ThinkFun Escape The Room: Secret of Dr. Gravely’s Retreat

By | March 20, 2019

by ThinkFun Escape The Room (website)

60 minutes

The year is 1913 and you are the lucky winner of a free stay at Foxcrest Retreat, where the famed Dr. Gravely has improved upon the latest in spa treatments and relaxation for those of high social standing. You take a long all-expense-paid train ride to the retreat. Upon your arrival, however, you and your fellow guests may find the "health retreat" is not what it seems...
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There are now several boxed escape games on the market, but this is the first one our group had tried, so we weren't entirely sure what to expect. The first and most important question is: does it work as a substitute for an escape room? The answer, for me at least is - kinda.
Naturally, the game is limited by what it can fit into a box, and by keeping the costs to a level that allows mass production. Despite that, the game includes some puzzles that were unexpectedly and pleasingly physical. O...
ThinkFun's second escape room in a box was good, somewhat brief, fun but suffered in comparison to their first outing and at times felt a little repetitive.

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