Tag Archives: space

Let Me Out: Spaceship

Brussels, Jan 2018

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Let Me Out’s sci-fi game places you aboard Hermes, a spaceship whose crew have vanished following possible foul play. Your task is to find out what happened and recover a critical document.
I found the set simultaneously impressive and very low-tech… (more)

mostly harmless…: Lifeboat

London, Feb 2018

Rated between 3 and 3.5 out of 5
Each winter the tunnels under Waterloo station host the VAULT festival with a huge array of fringe and alternative events, sometimes including shows that edge from immersive theatre to game experiences. This year one of the events is a 30 minute esca… (more)

Fluchtweg: Voyager 2076

Hamburg, Nov 2017

Rated between 3 and 3.5 out of 5
Sci-fi games often have particularly sophisticated sets. After all, if you’re going to build the interior of a spaceship or something equally futuristic, that’s an excuse to go all out, right? Not this game – here the decor is closer to a 60s low-bud… (more)

Claustrophobia: Gravity

Tallinn, Jul 2017

Rated 4.5 out of 5
A year ago I visited Tallinn’s Claustrophobia branch and saw the beginnings of their Gravity game under construction. It sounded so remarkable and unique that this year while playing games in Riga, we tacked on a return visit to Tallinn expressly to … (more)