Tag Archives: archaeology

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)

Get Out: The Curse of Horus

Lille, Jun 2018

Rated 4 out of 5
Compulsively looking for another game to squeeze into our schedule before heading back to the U.K., we found Get Out happy to find us a slot at short notice, and also friendly about advising us on which of their five rooms we should play. On their re… (more)

The Room: The Lost Treasure

Berlin, Nov 2017

Rated between 4.5 and 5 out of 5
I’ve seen more than one enthusiast describe Lost Treasure as the best escape room in Europe. Of course, tastes vary, and no one person can play more than a selection of the games available, so clearly any such claim is only a matter of subjective opt… (more)

Game Over: Forbidden Temple of Montezuma

Derby, Oct 2017

Rated 3.5 out of 5
With a gap between games, we rang Game Over’s doorbell on the off chance they had a slot free, and they were able to oblige with Montezuma, which they described as their hardest game.
The backstory involves following in the footsteps of your vanishe… (more)