Tag Archives: archaeology

Mission Escape: Pharaoh’s Anger

Exeter, Jun 2017

Rated between 3 and 3.5 out of 5
Pharaoh’s Anger is the first of the three Mission Escape games in Exeter we played. Their take on the common Egyptian tomb theme is a game structured as a sequential series of chambers with chunky wooden puzzles.
The decor is very much the MDF style… (more)

iLocked: The Mummy

Nottingham, May 2017

Rated 4 out of 5
iLocked is one of a couple of large Russian escape game franchise companies that have spread into the rest of Europe. The Russian escaping scene is famously sophisticated, and the iLocked franchise has exacting design rules such as zero padlock use; … (more)

Escapologic: Crypt-ic

Nottingham, May 2017

Rated between 2.5 and 4 out of 5
This is a difficult game to review for me, because there was a great deal about it I thought was really good, but which I found to be undermined by a couple of huge flaws that saw us stuck on a single puzzle for well over half the time. In addition, … (more)

Room Escape: Indiana

Warsaw, Mar 2017

Rated 4 out of 5
I liked the welcome for their rooms; in this case, an expedition video with an Indiana Jones soundtrack to get us revved up before going in. We were then led in blindfolded and led into the the tomb.
On opening our eyes, the decoration was a mix of… (more)

Escapers: Tomb of the Dragon

Warsaw, Mar 2017

Rated 4 out of 5
Poland has a very established directory / rating site for escape rooms, and (at time of writing) Tomb of the Dragon holds the coveted number one spot in their list. For that reason we made the journey out to play it, even though it’s quite a long way… (more)