Tag Archives: Online

ClueQuest: Mechanics of the Heart

Online, Apr 2022

Rated 4 out of 5
Okay, sure, April is a pretty weird time to be reviewing a Valentine’s themed game. The real reason is of course that I got to it later than planned, but I’ll claim the excuse that a game based around romantic love is suitable for any day I’d the yea… (more)

Mr Tippleys: Murder At The Moulin Rouge

Online, Jul 2021

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Moulin Rouge is a digital game set in Paris, where you’re investigating the murder of a young lady. This is a paid game with a guideline time of two hours, but note that there’s a free 15 min game from the company if you want to get a feel for the st… (more)

Puzzle Room: Score-settling

Online, May 2021

Rated 3.5 out of 5
The game name might have lost something in translation from the Portuguese; I didn’t notice much score-settling going on. Instead, the story is that you’re helping a young guy escape from the hideout of a notorious motorcycle gang before they return…. (more)

Beyond Breakout: An Elfin Mistake

Online, Dec 2021

Rated 3.5 out of 5
The second of only two Christmas pop-ups I played this year, An Elfin Mistake is available for in-person play, but since I didn’t have the chance to nip over to Wales I played it as a remote avatar game; and on careful consideration, that might actua… (more)

Escape Manor: Cabin 13

Online, Apr 2021

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Creepy cabins mostly fall into ‘psycho’ and ‘supernatural’ sub genres; Escape Manor‘s is the latter, with a nasty case of demonic possession to sort out. In the original in person game it seems there would have been an in person actor; this version a… (more)

Locked In Home: Relive The Moments

Online, Feb 2021

Rated between 3 and 3.5 out of 5
The name of this game is a big clue to its play style and target audience. It’s a Harry Potter story where the framing device is looking back via Dumbledore’s Pensieve at the events narrated in the books; and if you have no idea what a Pensieve is, t… (more)