City Mazes Oxford: Control Room 54

By | March 20, 2019

by City Mazes Oxford (website)

Unit 5 Ozone Leisure Park, Grenoble Road, OX4 4XP


2-10 players

60 minutes


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Rated between 10 and 20 out of 5

based on 3 pro reviews

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I should note up-front that there was a third of this game that I didn't directly see, since for a large part of it the team is divided between two rooms, and I was shut in one small office while my two team-mates dealt with the adjacent area.
As you'd guess from that, Control Room is a communication-heavy game, for this first half. A telephone handset is provided so the two halves of the team can talk, although in practice it was simpler to just shout through the closed door.
Communication ta...
A review of four games at City Mazes in Oxford, none of which I'd recommend. While there were interesting moments in some of the games, they were easily outweighed by major flaws.
So after playing Pandora’s Escape and having a weird experience where we physically incapable of solving one puzzle, our hopes were still high. That first room wasn’t bad, it just made a single huge fuck-up. There’s very little chance of that happening twice, right?

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