CryptX: The Jewellery Heist

By | March 20, 2019

by CryptX (website)

Plough Suite, Glebe Farm Campus, CB23 4GG


2-7 players

60 minutes

I, Reginald Walpole-Harrington, managed to work my way into the confidence and resulting employment at the exclusive and impressive Knapwell Jewellery store. It was always a ruse, a way of examining the merits of stealing the expensive jewels therein. In fact, I've got even more lucky, but more on that later.
I've been tasked to organise a little staff away day, which I'll conveniently do when you've organised your troops.
All you need to do is turn up with your group and I'll have done the rest! This is the one we've been waiting for - a real haul to set us up for life. If you agree, I'll send you more details - just let me know when you can make it. Oh, and make sure you bring the details with you - no use not knowing the score!
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Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5

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Located half an hour's drive outside Cambridge city centre, Cryptx isn't the easiest location to get to but from their booking calendar seem to manage to attract a steady stream of teams nonetheless. They emphasise that they're an enthusiast-run operation with all games designed in-house, and periodically switch out older games for new.
They're also experimenting with the standard escape game format: Heist is a game based on points not time. There are three parts to it, in fact. The first set o...
© ErikvanB / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0 (not a picture of the actual room) Outside the room Cryptx is an unusual venue. It's eschewed the usual city centre or industrial outskirts and instead opted for a location that's pretty much in the middle of nowhere. It's a bold move that suggests a certain confidence in their games,
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