The Real Escape: The Guardians of the Elixir

By | March 20, 2019

by The Real Escape (website)

257-259 Commercial Road, PO1 4BP


2-6 players

60 minutes

Wheelchair suitable - contact the venue for details
Enter the Wormhole and face 22 Challenges in One Hour to Find the Elixir of Immortality and Return Back to Tell the Tale!
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Guardians is an unusual, single concept game. The backstory has you unlocking the mystical secrets of the 22 brightest stars in the sky to retrieve a magical elixir. This slightly abstract theme translates to a room decorated mainly in black with an array of locked cabinets, each labelled with a star name.
Each uses an identical three digit lock, and I had a nasty premonition of having to try each potential solution in each of two dozen different locks. Fortunately that's not required. Each sta...

In The Guardians of the Elixir, as I understand it the digital version is a direct copy of the real life escape room (which I have not played!). This means if you have played it before you won’t be able to play this one – but the inverse is also true! If you’ve been eyeing up playing the escape room version but can’t travel / don’t have the money / literally any other reason, this is almost the same experience!

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