Clue HQ Blackpool Promenade: A-I-9

By | March 20, 2019

by Clue HQ Blackpool Promenade (website)

Laser Quest Blackpool, 66-74 Promenade, FY1 1HB

Blackpool

2-6 players

60 minutes

Six months after the great inventor Professor Tepet’s death – M.I.6. gained access to the lab where he kept all of his greatest inventions. Among the files, they found an abandoned document called A-I-9 detailing an artificial intelligence peacekeeping program. Scientists finally managed to recreate the program, rolling it out across the nation. A type of robot (called ‘9bots’) were integrated into society. The NHS could diagnose patients before symptoms appeared while the army neutralised threats before they happened, the country thrived, for a time. 24 hours ago an anomaly appeared in the code shutting down internet and telecommunications worldwide and soon after chaos ensued. A-I-9 is corrupting the system from the inside. This was meant to be impossible. The only way to stop it is to destroy it before it can destroy us – can you get past their self-protection systems?
“The end of the world was always going to be man-made. The only question was how?” – Professor Errol Tepet
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Overall rating

Rated between 30 and 35 out of 5

based on ratings from 1 user
combined with 3 pro reviews

Player reviews

reviewed in Birmingham
Siân O'Brien says:

My first escape room. It was awesome. We did however manage to accidentally circumvent a puzzle. We didn't know, as it was our first Escape Room, but I don't feel like that should have been possible. Hopefully that will have been fixed by now, but because of it, I can't give a 5 star rating. 

Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5

Reviews by escape room review sites

I'm a sucker for most sci-fi themes, so with a choice of games for a morning slot at Clue HQ's Birmingham branch I went straight for A-I-9's story of battling a rogue artificial intelligence. Also, the alternatives were their Cell Block C and Bunker 38 rooms which have been franchised to a wider number of locations across the UK, so it made sense to go for the harder-to-find game.
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