Want To Escape: Conspiracist

By | October 30, 2019

by Want To Escape (website)

40a Newton Road, NN10 0HD

Rushden

2-7 players

60 minutes

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Your friend has travelled the world investigating great conspiracy theories - from the pyramids to JFK. He has vanished, no doubt because of the secrets he has uncovered. It's your job to search his house to find out what he discovered that got him in so much trouble - can you finish his work and uncover the ultimate mystery? He was a paranoid guy, I bet his covered his tracks quite well...
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Rated between 35 and 40 out of 5

based on ratings from 5 users
combined with 2 pro reviews

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Anonymous rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Team size: 5 Outcome: Successful escape!
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
immersivestory-drivenbroken tech

Very interesting game - as others have mentioned, the first half just flies by and the second involves a bit more head-scratching. The one thing that lets this room down is a physical puzzle that is irritatingly difficult to complete due to flawed tech. We were offered to bypass this element for a penalty, but I'm too stubborn for that and we escaped with just 4.5 minutes to spare! Would be 1000% better if the physical puzzle was just slightly simplified and the tech worked.

๐Ÿฆกcipherdelic virtuoso rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
๐Ÿ”James Bloodworth expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: 6 Sep 2021 Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
๐ŸŒตJuliette B expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 05/09/2020 Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!

Surprisingly, we've not played an entirely-themed conspiracy game before and these covers several of those bases. Good mix of search/logic/skill - clear flow in the first half, a couple of mental/search blocks for us later in the game caused a little frustration on our part, but this was more on our own abilities rather than the game - would recommend if in the area, owner happy to spend time chatting about the game design/games generally at the end also. 

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If I had to pick a game at Want to Escape that was the most โ€œtraditionalโ€ in the style of escape rooms, it would be Conspiracist, and I loved it because of it.
I wasnโ€™t prepared for just how good this room turned out to be. Youโ€™re in the study of your friend, the missing Conspiracy Theorist, and you have to retrieve the mystical egg (donโ€™t laugh, itโ€™s a very nice egg)...

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