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Escape Boats: Convicts

Dublin, Oct 2019

Rated 4.5 out of 5
I need to start this review with one very large caveat. Convicts is designed as a versus game for 4-10 players, where one half of the group competes against the other. Each half plays a similar but different sequence to the other, sometimes with some… (more)

Escape Boats: SOS

Dublin, Oct 2019

Rated 4.5 out of 5
Escape Boats must have had an easier time than most escape room companies when thinking up a name for their business: they have an obvious distinguishing feature, with their games set inside a boat moored in Dublin’s Grand Canal. The boat hosts two g… (more)

Escapepolis: Cosmos 05

Athens, May 2019

Rated between 4.5 and 5 out of 5
I’m a sucker for spaceship and sci-fi games. (My teammate, not so much.) And one of the great defining classics of movie sci-fi is 2001: A Space Odyssey, which pretty much created the trope of the coldly homicidal computer in a story that’s inspired … (more)

Escapepolis: Avissos

Athens, May 2019

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Avissos is a deep sea adventure: deep in the Marianas Trench, the scientists at an underwater laboratory have mysteriously vanished, and you’ve been tasked with discovering their fate. As an extra complication, seismic readings indicate that there’s … (more)