Tag Archives: archaeology

The Game: The Lost City

Skopje, Mar 2020

Rated 3 out of 5
The Game had two escape rooms available, of which only one is playable by a team of two – although I’d probably have picked Lost City anyway. because the promo pictures looked pretty. Those pictures were not misleading – it has some lovely jungle dec… (more)

No Exit: The Tomb of the Pharaoh

Bolton, Apr 2019

Rated 2 out of 5
Squeezing in a quick extra escape room in Bolton my choices were limited. No Exit purchase their game designs, and I’d played three of their four games at other venues, so Tomb of the Pharaoh was the only option. The friendly gamemaster gave us their… (more)

Clue Finders: The Tomb

Liverpool, Sep 2018

Rated 4 out of 5
The second room at Clue Finders is Egyptian themed, and has you in search of a secret tomb. I was a little cast down to find that we’d entered a room decorated as a study rather than anything more ancient in appearance, but the game has secrets to un… (more)

Clue HQ: The Betrayal of Cluetankhamun

Wirral, Sep 2018

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Two of the many things I’ve learned from escape games are: if you enter an ancient tomb it’s certain to be trapped and/or cursed; and any such trap or curse will take precisely sixty minutes to take effect. Clue HQ’s Egyptian theme is one of their mo… (more)