Tag Archives: abstract

Trapped: What If?

Bucharest, May 2018

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
Many of the escape game owners I chatted to in Bucharest were themselves enthusiasts, who gave mostly overlapping recommendations for games to play in the city. Trapped’s What If? was an exception to that, a game that was mentioned usually as a ‘love… (more)

Porto Exit Games: Lost Memories

Porto, Nov 2017

Rated 4 out of 5
Lost Memories was the second game we played at Porto Escape Game, and we were surprised to be ushered into the game without any briefing and without even depositing our belongings anywhere. That was because the briefing happened by video after we’d e… (more)

Trapp’d: The Monosphere

Northampton, Aug 2017

Rated between 3 and 3.5 out of 5
Trapp’d’s Northampton branch (and only now do I notice how awkward their name is to apostrophise) has two games at time of writing, and the first one we tried was Monosphere. This game has the original premise that you are… in an escape room. Howev… (more)

City Mazes: Operation Spaced X

Oxford, Feb 2017

Rated 2 out of 5
You start this game in an empty white room, with no visible puzzles or clues. This is the second game I’ve played that used this idea, which I believe is ‘inspired’ by a famous room in Budapest, and of the two I’ve done this is the more successful im… (more)

Hidden Rooms: Invisible Space

London, May 2016

Rated 1 out of 5
I hope to never see such a shoddy escape room again. Both our teams completed it in an absurdly short time, and while I’d like to claim that was due to our genius I’m pretty sure it was the room’s fault. Both our teams encountered multiple puzzles th… (more)