Tag Archives: prison

John Doe: The Prison of Blue Castle

Lille, Jun 2018

Rated 3.5 out of 5
John Doe’s company name comes from their overarching story device, which is that they’re a secret agency whose entire agent roster has recently been compromised; since their professional agents have all been outed, they’re reliant on you, promising m… (more)

Chambers: Electric Chair

Bucharest, May 2018

Rated 4 out of 5
Should I ever turn to a life of crime and find myself in gaol, I’m going to be sorely disappointed when the cell doesn’t contain an array of hidden messages to help me escape. Most iterations of the jailbreak theme never bother to give an explanation… (more)

Final Escape: Prison Break

Berlin, Nov 2017

Rated between 4 and 4.5 out of 5
There is a limit to how many ways one can plausibly break out of prison. More than pretty much any of the other common escape game scenarios, it’s constrained in the types of object and furniture that can plausibly be used for puzzles without looking… (more)

Room Lockdown: Prison Break

London, Sep 2017

Rated 3 out of 5
Next up at Room Lockdown was Prison Break, which naturally involves you breaking out of gaol. Expect a split team start and some impressively authentic restraints.
As with their Doll game, this was a game that I enjoyed playing despite what sometime… (more)

Lock and Code: Breakout!

Weston-super-mare, Aug 2017

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
Breakout! is Lock and Code’s third game, the first in their town centre branch, and the most ambitious of their three so far. It’s set in a future dystopia with post-apocalyptic overtones, with more than a few sly nods to the Fallout computer game se… (more)