Arches 20 & 21, Lionel Street, B3 1AG
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The set is gorgeous and surprising, and there is a good range of puzzles.
However, this game irritated me because, with a minor tweak, our experience would have been incredible. The final room is beautiful but very very very dark, so dark that we couldn't see the padlocks and had to resort to the lights on our watches. A few other minor gripes too, but this was the biggest issue for us.
Despite this, I would definitely recommend this game because we had a great time, but I would advise a light source unless you have been loading up on the carrots!
I loved this. This has been my favourite so far (our of 6). There was a nice big surprise for us in this room, which I don't want to spoil here! There was one puzzle that annoyed me, as the maths involved ignored BODMAS, so I feel like it was dumbed down. I really like that this game has an option to escape, or stay to win treasure!! We stayed. We nearly got locked in because of it, but we did escape with the treasure!
I think this is my favourite game so far (ever). The theming is very well done, and it's just really good fun. The puzzles were the right amount of annoying!
Only minor quibble is that we did manage to irretrievably lose a component that meant we had to be given the solution to that puzzle, although I imagine they've addressed that since we did the room.
One of our favourite rooms so far! (played 14 rooms). Much better than Clue HQ's other offerings. Sturdy construction, outstanding theming and great story. Nothing particularly, individually challenging- just so much content to get through! Our only criticism was the lighting levels caused us issues at more than one point throughout the game - including the finale in which we had to have a clue (which we try to avoid) as to where the item(s) even was that had already been revealed as it was too dark for us to see.
Fun pirate room with multiple rooms. Great scenery, scents and game flow.
My favourite from the Clue HQ franchise.
Free flowing, great story and immersive!