Take The Exit: Dollhouse

By | March 20, 2019

by Take The Exit (website)

Wyke Chambers, 7 Silver Street HU1 1HT

Kingston upon Hull

2-5 players

Languages: EN

60 minutes

Deaf friendly - contact the venue for details🐶
As paranormal investigators it’s your job to investigate the tragic events of the Mason family. Ever since poor Lucy Mason disappeared, the house on Silver Street remains empty except several dolls that appeared after she went missing…
You must work together to search for clues and investigate the nicknamed Doll House – before you are trapped in the house forever! Play time Is over in just sixty minutes…
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Overall rating

Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5

based on ratings from 5 users
combined with 1 pro review

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shona panks experienced rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Outcome: Successful escape!

Fun interesting theme but another room that was very small. Completed as a 2 and was small so a group of 6 may struggle. It flowed well but wasn’t too scary. I would recommend but it wasn’t amazing. 

TheSinger expert rated this:Rated between 25 and 25 out of 5
Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
broken techquite easy

Fairly simple layout and simple in puzzles for experienced players. The premise of the room is quite thought provoking but I didn’t quite get the wow whilst playing. Fairly frustrating being in complete darkness with tiny torches. One such puzzle requires a search for a tiny key on a tiny name tag, it was only after 4-5 minutes that we realised no such tag existed and had been dis-attached by team previous. 

Overall I think 90% of customers would enjoy it. Maybe I had an off day…   

The Monkey expert rated this:Rated between 25 and 25 out of 5

Not a great room but plays well. How you can fit more than two in though is beyond me

flyingoctopus expert rated this:Rated between 20 and 20 out of 5
Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
plainunimaginativequite easy

Played a few years back and I do believe this is now under new management, so things may be different now.

There seems to be a lot of misopportunities in this room. It has potential but seems a bit awkward. It doesn't really flow or make such sense. Very basic in decoration and puzzles. Most puzzles I had seen a lot of times before. 

Haven't returned to play anymore games due to this first impression. 

Scotus0 experienced rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 23/12/2018 Team size: 3 Time taken: 47:54 Outcome: Successful escape!

Dolls…So Many Dolls!

Then-marketed as Hull’s scariest escape rooms, I was excited to tackle the Doll House with my two friends from home.

Story

Investigate the disappearance of Lucy Mason. The website description leaves much to be desired.

Puzzles

They were all relatively straightforward; we breezed through a lot of them. The odd puzzle had us scratching our chins for a bit, but we only needed a single hint. A fair bit of searching had to be done, which was made challenging in this dimly lit room (but not to an unreasonable extent). It’s classed as ‘medium’ difficulty on the website, which is an accurate rating.

Mise-en-scène

Great! Although it wasn’t exactly clear where we were, the room was other-worldly. I genuinely felt tense when finding my way around the daunting collection of old, cobwebby, broken dolls. We could have been in somebody’s nightmare. There was only one actual ‘scare’, though, but it didn’t get me (honest!)

Final Comments

The ending to the story was anti-climactic. This room can be done as a pair but three certainly wasn’t a crowd!

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