Tag Archives: atmospheric

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)

Escaped: Zygote

Athens, May 2019

Rated 4.5 out of 5
When researching games for our weekend in Athens, several people mentioned Escaped in general and Zygote in particular, as an impressive and challenging game. Athens has plenty of long games, and at 100 minutes Zygote is substantial even by local sta… (more)