Tag Archives: London

Modern Fables: Hypersomnia

London, Oct 2019

Rated 4 out of 5
When I played Modern Fables’ first game they were based down in south Bermondsey, but they’ve since moved to the east side of Shoreditch. Our confirmation email came with extensive instructions for how to find their entrance, and yet we still ended u… (more)

Escape London: The Cabin

London, Jul 2019

Rated 3.5 out of 5
The premise of The Cabin is that while you were camping in some remote location, someone has raided your tent, stolen some of your possessions, and left you a threatening note challenging you to come to his cabin and get them back. And of course you … (more)

Hint Hunt: The Safe

London, Apr 2019

Rated between 3 and 3.5 out of 5
In the rapidly evolving escape room industry, there’s a constant pressure for each new game to be larger, more high-tech, more immersive or more pretty to look at; and as individual owners and designers gain experience, each new game at any given ven… (more)

Hint Hunt: Submarine – Deep Down

London, Apr 2019

Rated 3.5 out of 5
It is deeply weird to walk into an escape room that you’ve played just a few days before, with all the pre-game intro causing serious déjà vu. But Deep Down is the alter ego of Torpedo, the two Submarine games being Hint Hunt’s ambitious attempt to c… (more)

Hint Hunt: Submarine – Torpedo

London, Mar 2019

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Having opened the UK’s first escape room back in 2012, Hint Hunt’s London branch then continued quietly doing business with their two games while the industry exploded around them, until finally adding some new options to their line-up in 2018. Two o… (more)