Break Free Escape Barrow: Ascension

By | May 15, 2019

by Break Free Escape Barrow (website)

Unit 1, 331 Rawlinson Street, LA14 1BS

Barrow-in-Furness

2-6 players

60 minutes

You are trapped inside a seemingly harmless house after accepting to a request to retrieve an old pilotโ€™s cap with a special badge attached to it from a young boy. However, this particular house owned by a grumpy old man; is strangely filled to the brim with balloons of various shapes, colors, and sizes. You only have 60 minutes to retrieve badge before the house floats away; permanently lifting you off the ground and into the skies.
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based on ratings from 4 users
combined with 3 pro reviews

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Flick rated this:
Played: 20 Apr 2024 Team size: 2 Time taken: 0 Outcome: Failed ๐Ÿ™
turned awayvery easy
Paid and travelled to area to do this escape room only to be turned away in arrival as โ€˜we wonโ€™t enjoy itโ€™.  Presumably this was because we were two adults (although it is marked as a family friendly room but not a children only or anything if that nature).  There was no other explanation given. They offered that we could do any of their other rooms (all were free) but they all had a dark theme. Total waste of time
๐Ÿฆกcipherdelic virtuoso rated this:Rated between 25 and 25 out of 5
Snapymon rated this:Rated between 25 and 25 out of 5
Played: 2 Feb 2023 Team size: 2 Time taken: 60 Outcome: Successful escape!
plain

Okay but very plain

Kieren experienced rated this:Rated between 25 and 25 out of 5
Team size: 2 Time taken: 28 Outcome: Successful escape!

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This is the first of a couple of reviews of rooms played from a somewhat different perspective from normal. On visiting my parents up in Grange-Over-Sands they were curious as to what this whole escape game thing that I spend so much time talking about was. As anyone who has ever tried to answer the question โ€œwhatโ€™s an escape game?โ€ will attest, itโ€™s fair easier to show than tell, and so we head off to The Escape Room Barrow to play Ascension, their only game without a horror theme.

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