Breakout Chester: Forsaken

By | March 20, 2019

by Breakout Chester (website)

42 Bridge Street Row, CH1 1NN


2-5 players

60 minutes

You and your friends have been invited to your family cabin by a distant relative. As you start to look around you realise things aren't as they seem. You have been invited to a ceremony you never wanted to be a part of…
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Rated between 2.5 and 4 out of 5

based on ratings from 20 users
combined with 2 pro reviews

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Anonymous rated this:Rated between 25 and 25 out of 5
Played: 3 Aug 2023 Team size: 3 Outcome: Successful escape!
illogicalpoor hostingplain
EscapeCarrtists rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 25 Jun 2023 Team size: 2 Time taken: 59:59 Outcome: Successful escape!
immersiveintensevery difficult😨creepy

At the time we played this it was a 30 degree heatwave. We were hot and sweaty which added to the stress and pressure of this immersive cabin. Difficult puzzles a lot to do would definitely rate this a 5 star difficulty rather than 4 and we were lucky to escape by the skin of our teeth. Brilliant room otherwise

matt_keds expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 26 May 2018 Team size: 2 Outcome: Failed 🙁

#6 / #56

One of the best rooms Breakout Chester has to offer in my opinion. We were so close to escaping but spend the last two minutes with the final clue scratching our heads - our fault, not theirs! A creepy vibe to this room really sets the atmosphere, was a lot of fun if a little difficult for novices. Definitely recommend this!

- After a return visit a few years later, we managed to escape! Still holds up, worth a visit.

Ollie C rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Team size: 3 Outcome: Successful escape!

Loved this room. The theming was great and the room had a great creepy atmosphere. The story and puzzles flowed well and all fit the theme of the room. Only thing I would say is to up the creepiness further but that's down to personal taste. Great fun room!

grogu42 experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
thehermit experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Team size: 4 Outcome: Successful escape!

Forsaken was one of my first ever breakout rooms and left me with a really good memory of breakout, it's definitely a theme that's been done before but really enjoyed this interpretation as well as a few good puzzles.

Philip & Gemma rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Played: 30 Dec 2017 Team size: 2 Outcome: Failed 🙁
immersivepoor hostingquite difficult😨creepy

The set for this escape room was impressive, with a cabin theming.

There were a variety of puzzles to complete and going between different sections of the cabin to complete them (although it's not a very big space).

Our main issue with the game was that we had completed 99% of the puzzles and were stuck on the last element for the last 10 minutes of our time. We were so close to the end but were not given clues to help us finish. We think this is because of the building that Breakout Chester is in, where the games master has to climb multiple floors/steps between the game and where they are observing. Out host was standing outside the door at 60 minutes whilst we stood like lemons not knowing what to do next for a long time. It was a rather frustrating end when we had one element left of the whole game. 

Looking back, we left feeling very bitter as it was our first ever loss and felt unjustified but we have since recovered from the saltiness (just about...).

lizratesrooms experienced rated this:Rated between 25 and 25 out of 5
Played: 4 Jun 2022 Team size: 2 Time taken: 54 Outcome: Successful escape!
roberts0502 experienced rated this:Rated between 15 and 15 out of 5
Played: 9 Sep 2022 Team size: 2 Time taken: 60:00 Outcome: Failed 🙁
illogicalpoor hostingplainquite difficult😨creepy
MartinStrong76 experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Team size: 2 Time taken: 49.35 Outcome: Successful escape!
immersivegreat hostingquite difficult😨creepy

A little on the tricky side, and maybe we were just having a good day and only needed on hint throughout the game. I really enjoyed it, but the wife not so much. Theming is pretty good for a small use of space. Lad that ran our game was very theatrical and set the scene.

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