Unescapable Escape Rooms: Tommy

By | March 20, 2019

by Unescapable Escape Rooms (website)

25 Wardwick, DE1 1HA

Derby

2-6 players

60 minutes

We need to test that this portal works properly, we’re pretty sure that it does but we just need to be certain! From what we can gather Tommy has landed somewhere in the midst of the Western Front in 1917. There is a very significant chance/the slight possibility that the portal could break when you go through (but it probably won’t don’t worry) If it does though, don’t panic, your team are just going to have to fix the time portal before the bridge collapses and you’re trapped in the past forever.
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Overall rating

Rated between 30 and 40 out of 5

based on ratings from 2 users
combined with 6 pro reviews

Player reviews

Escapetopus experienced says:

Very atmospheric decor, very enthusiastic hosts who kept the story going even outside the room itself. A strong narrative with several dramatic moments and touches of humour.

The only problem when we played this game was that there just didn’t  seem to be quite enough content - we solved everything quickly and escaped in forty minutes despite not being particularly experienced at this stage.

Arjay Henshall rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5

Reviews by escape room review sites

With Unescapable's other game we swapped the ghostly frights of Edith for a First World War trench in Tommy. They again provided a much more entertaining and immerse start to the game than simply stepping through a doorway. The room looks great, with good props enhanced by skilful use of lighting and audio, and once again the environment turned out to be more complicated and interesting than a simple square room or two.
Your mission is to go through a time portal to 1917 for a quick five-minute...
The theatrical background of the Unescapable team shines through in what they've produced: a beautiful, sprawling experience which immerses you in the story from well before you enter the room right to the very end.
Take a quick look, if you would, at the first photo on this review. Maybe click it to enlarge it. See that? That’s not composite art, nor is it a photo from inside the room. No, that’s Unescapable’s lobby. They’ve built a giant time machine in the building’s multi-story atrium. As first impressions go, Unescapable hits a home run.
Unescapable is an immersive venue from the moment you enter. We loved the theatre and overall ‘story’ of the venue, but we felt Tommy was just too short and too simple.

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