Emergency Exit Escape Rooms: Virtual Exorcist

By | June 4, 2020

by Emergency Exit Escape Rooms (website)

12A George Street, OL6 6AQ

1-6 players

£60.00

Languages: EN

📹remote avatar
Winner of a 2020 TERPECA awardcurrently unavailable
The ancient legend has it that anyone who stays longer than 1 hour in this haunted house simply disappears! Follow the footsteps of a world leading demonologist to uncover the secrets of this spooky house and exorcise the demons. Do NOT outstay your welcome.
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Rated between 45 and 50 out of 5

based on ratings from 24 users
combined with 11 pro reviews

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Wei-Hwa Huang expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Played: 5/29 Team size: 3 Outcome: Successful escape!

The puzzles are a bit boring and uninspired, but the immersion factor really makes up for it.  The avatar character is very naturally believable, and the transitions between live and recorded video are very smooth.  One can easily believe that one is watching a documentary on TV and not a pre-rehearsed escape room.

Anonymous rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
🦡cipherdelic virtuoso rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5

Fabulous theming and great characters elevate this escape room to the outstanding score given. It really is a must play, preferably when its dark! 

egnor expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
A nicely made demon-hunting game, with a unique approach to avatar filming and presentation that works well.
Ron Kagan expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: May 29th 2020 Team size: 4 Outcome: Successful escape!
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Played: 8/15/2020 Outcome: Successful escape!
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
Extremely well done avatar led room that does a great job building a story and creating a vibe. It felt like we were watching and participating in a live ghost hunter show while we working through the game, and there were some great touches throughout the game that really made it stand. This is one of the rare cases where it feels like the online version of the game is probably significantly better than the in person version of the same game.
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
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Venues are still working out the best way to convert physical games to remote play. For an example of how to do it well, it’s worth looking at E-Exit’s games. Many good remote games still leave me with the impression of being an imperfect substitute for playing in person; Exorcist is one of the rare cases where I’d sooner play the avatar version.
The story is that you’re on a virtual tour of a mansion nicknamed Crowley Manor, and you’re in the narrative from the moment you connect, talking to a...
We loved everything about this game, and strangely lost all concept of time. We knew we had a time limit but we were so captivated by the game that time became a foreign concept. Exceptional hosting, great puzzles, and full on immersion.

Every time I think back to this room I smile. We have great memories of it, but I can't tell you why. It's a whole, the group, John, the riddles, the room, the choice of narrative. It all fits!


What makes The Virtual Exorcist by Emergency Exit Escape Rooms stand out is an incredibly likable avatar and the professionally staged cutscenes that make The Virtual Exorcist a great remote experience.

THE POWER OF CHRIST COMPELS YOU! THE POWER OF CHRIST COMPELS YOU… to play this game before it’s too late!

Thematically-speaking, the game goes for the "classical horror" vibe - no excessive gore, very few jumpscares (if any? I'm not telling ), just abandoned rooms with a gloomy vibe. The puzzles were fairly classic, and I'm guessing they must have taken out a few of them in this online version, because a typical group would surely find their way out in short time. Instead, thanks to our (pretty good) host, we were slowly exploring this spooky environment, learning lots of little details that made the setting even more believable. The game also makes good use of video recordings, and I can easily imagine a team getting properly unnerved by the adventure...

My first experience of an online escape room, and the bar has been set incredibly high.

Recently converted from the remote avatar version, Exorcist’s point-and-click version utilises Telescape for a 360 view of the room and easy to follow inventory management system. I did go into the game apprehensive, I mean just how scary can a non-hosted game really be? It turns out, quite scary indeed!

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