Code to Exit: The Dark Ages

By | March 20, 2019

by Code to Exit (website)

143 Manchester Road, WA14 5NS


2-6 players

60 minutes

This team game takes you back to the time of the Legend of Camelot. By revealing the secrets of the castle, you will be able to rescue the mystical Excalibur. Once you have the mythical sword you are only a step away from acquiring the Holy Grail. You need team work, skills and excellent powers of observation to complete the mission in time and escape the room.
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Overall rating

Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5

based on ratings from 1 user
combined with 4 pro reviews

Player reviews

Arjay Henshall experienced says:

My fav of the 3 rooms they currently have to offer and yet their original game. 

A very home made feel to the room, but a lot of things to do in such a small space (Although the largest room in their catalogue)

There is a little bit of free roam, however the majority will be strictly linear meaning its not that suitable for larger groups as people may be sat around for a while waiting for things to be completed. 

The puzzles were not ground breaking and often contoured to traditional escape room puzzles, however there a few clever elements and its still a really fun game to play 

Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5

Reviews by escape room review sites

A beautiful room packed full of fun physical puzzles with the wonderful goal of retrieving the sword from the stone.
Code To Exit is based in Altrincham on the outskirts of Manchester, about half an hour by car from the city centre, built and run by a couple of Hungarian business partners. There's a particular style of escape room that I think of as Hungarian, being games that emphasise puzzles over story, with plenty of hand-made wooden components and a use of skill-based puzzles, all of which are true of The Dark Age.
The setting is a search for the Holy Grail, and follows a knights and chivalry theme. The ...

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