The Escape Game Online: Prison Break

By | August 7, 2020

by The Escape Game Online (website)

4-8 players

Β£0.00pp $30.59pp

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The year is 1955. You’ve been wrongfully accused of a crime, and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Your new β€œhome” is a cell that onced belonged to an inmate who disappeared without a trace…or did he? Some claim he escaped. Others swear he was murdered by the infamously cruel warden. No one actually knows… can you escape before you suffer the same fate?
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Schteeeve experienced rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Team size: 5 Outcome: Successful escape!
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msilcox expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 13 Nov 2021 Team size: 5 Time taken: 33 minutes Outcome: Successful escape!
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This is the second game we've played from The Escape Game Online.  Although this one was ranked as a bit more difficult than the Gold Rush game, we actually finished it even more quickly.  As with this company generally the inventory system is excellent, and the hosting is strong, with both an in-room host, and a GM keeping an eye.  A generally enjoyable experience, but most of the puzzles were of types pretty familiar to escape room regulars.  We had a good time nonetheless, and felt a warm fuzzy sense of superiority that we finished so quickly πŸ˜‰

gaia00 expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 5 Dec 2020
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🦑cipherdelic virtuoso rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Blackvision rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 15/02/22 Team size: 5 Time taken: 59:03 Outcome: Successful escape!
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Good game, well hosted and led-through by our Informant as an online game.

Suffered somewhat as an online one since some puzzles were difficult to see/do remotely in that manner - the inventory page was a good way round this, but it still deducts from the sense of discovery somewhat when things just ping straight into that rather than having the fun of spotting it yourself - even if you do need it because it's not always clear.

This was particularly noticeable with using the camera to find particular solutions, requiring out host to go to greater lengths to work on it.

Also felt limited because we only had one pair of hands - even with the inventory management, we could only test or try one thing at a time which I could see being problematic with more than a few people playing as it can leave some people less able to interact or having one person lead all the time.

Still an excellent experience, however, and a great standard for new or experienced players alike, and very friendly and experienced staff, ready to help but also letting you work your own way through things.

Do recommend, especially in the current Pandemic times!

evan experienced rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 1 May 2018 Outcome: Successful escape!

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