Cryptic Escape: The Treasure of Green Beard

By | March 20, 2019

by Cryptic Escape (website)

Augustine Steward House 14 Tombland, NR3 1HF


2-5 players

60 minutes

Green Beard, the notorious and ruthless pirate, famed for stealing valuable treasures throughout the Caribbean. He would usually sell or trade these valuables, however, there is one item he kept for himself, an amulet, which is rumoured to hold immense power. Many have searched for this amulet, none have succeeded or returned to tell the tale.
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Team size: 2 Outcome: Failed 🙁
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Since this review is inevitably going to degenerate into a rant about 'good' difficulty versus 'bad' difficulty in escape rooms, let's start on a more positive note. The Treasure of Green Beard is nicely presented, a traditionally structured escape room that puts puzzle solving ahead of narrative, with a wide array of nautical knick-knacks used inventively. The structure is somewhat non-linear, with a number of tricky-ish search targets in a way that sets it up well to keep a medium or large tea...

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