ThinkFun Escape The Room: Mystery at the Stargazer’s Manor

By | March 20, 2019

by ThinkFun Escape The Room (website)

📦play at home
It’s 1869 and the town’s well-respected astronomer has not been seen since the untimely passing of his wife. Recently, strange things have been happening at his manor – loud and unfamiliar noises, an unpleasant smell, and smoke billowing from the observatory. It’s up to you and your guests to solve the mystery at the Stargazer’s Manor!
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Stargazer's Manor is the second ThinkFun boxed escape room we played, but is the first one they released, since in a fit of anarchic rebellion we decided to play them in reverse order.
Many of the comments on their other game apply here too, of course. It's inevitably lower energy and less of a buzz than a real escape room, since it involves less movement and no searching. While the game text is well written, it's up to you to create the atmosphere, and it's well worth choosing suitable music, ...
This escape room in a box massively exceeded my expectations and highlighted what a poor job some real life escape room do. A good theme and puzzles made this an engaging 45 minutes for four people. Expect to see more of these in the future!

The Stargazer's manor is where the town's well-respected astronomer Richard Harrison and his wife lived. After his wife's passing, the astronomer became very strange. He fired everyone, even his trusted caretaker! After awhile, neighbors started to complain about the noise and smoke that's coming out of his house. The caretaker decided to gather a group of brave souls to venture inside and check on Mr. Harrison's well being...

Like something you’d expect to find in Wonderland, a 10.5″ x 8.5″ x 2″ box hides an entire escape room ready to play in the comfort of your own home!
A fun and immersive play-at-home experience with good quality puzzles and high production values
As the City adventurers are unable to actually visit escape rooms, I am going to add my reviews of Escape Games in a box that can be played at home. Mystery At the Stargazers Manor The Mystery At the Stargazers Manor is another escape room in a box. Made for 3-8 players, this one is by

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