James Hamer-Morton: Escape Room Puzzles

By | March 20, 2019

by James Hamer-Morton

πŸ““escape book
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I have no idea how to rate this book. Its introduction states that it is "different to any puzzle book you've encountered". Naturally, I dismissed that as marketing hyperbole, only to discover that it's entirely true. The introduction also tells you that "no puzzle in this book is truly easy". While that's not literally true, it conveys the truth that this is a very difficult book, and you should expect a challenge.
"Escape Room Puzzles" suggests a loose collection of stand-alone puzzles for yo...
Escape Room Puzzles is a bittersweet experience. By far the closest experience we have had to playing an escape room in a book but the mechanics of the puzzles let it down. If the same format had more straightforward puzzles, not easy, just straightforward this would have been a much, much better experience.

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