Unlock!: The Tonipal’s Treasure

The Tonipal’s Treasure, sets you at the start of a hunt for the treasure of Captain Smith, hidden somewhere on Tonipal Island. As your adventure begins, you’ve been arrested by the Governor and thrown into prison from where you’ll need to escape quickly, especially since Johnson, a famous treasure hunter, is also on his way…

Russell Tolley: Endgame

Step back in time to 1991, the Cold War is coming to a close and peace spreads across Europe … But will a deadly plot bring about World War Three, or will you be able to stop the missile launch in time? Rating: CharmingCompletion Time: 55 minutesDate Played: 14th August 2020Party Size: 2 How to talk about Endgame?…

Escape Party: The Crypt

Tread in the footsteps of Christian Stapleton, the explorer lost in the crypt many years ago. Find the clues and solve the puzzle of the crypt in order to escape. Rating:  SpookyCompletion Time: 60 minutesDate Played: 1st August 2020Party Size: 1 The Crypt by Escape Party reminded me that I should definitely put a cryptic puzzle that takes my…

Extraordinary Investigations: The Morgan File

A missing investigator … A lost treasure … A sinister conspiracy. Rating: HistoricalCompletion Time: 3 Days (DNF)Date Played: 26th of July 2020Party Size: 1 (+2) Before I begin the review, I want to issue a quick content trigger warning! This game is set in the immediate post-WWII era and uses real historical people in it’s…

Society of Curiosities: Mysterious Map Heist

Step into the 1700s and search for a mysterious map on the first step of your epic treasure hunt. But can you crack the cipher, uncover the documents, and bid your way to success in time? Rating: FantasticCompletion Time: 36 MinutesDate Played: 13th of June 2020Party Size: 1 I present the Mysterious Map Heist from…

The Panic Room: My Dearest Emily

“Months go by and John sends his letters back home to his dearest Emily.“ Rating: FunCompletion Time: 45 minutes (with breaks)Date Played: 7th of May 2020Party Size: 1.5 My Dearest Emily really surprised me – it feels less like an escape room and more like a beautiful story told through the medium of letters. John,…

Mobile Escape: Family Secrets

A mysterious cousin … Who is he? What does he want? Where has he gone? Rating: OutstandingCompletion Time: 42 minutesDate Played: 29th of April 2020Party Size: 2 Mobile Escape NAILED IT! Admittedly, it took us a while to stop giggling about how funny the opening letter is… A long lost cousin who your family have…

Escape Hunt: Treasure of the Aztecs

Can you decipher the ancient Aztec clues and find Montezuma’s long lost treasure? Rating:  ExcitingCompletion Time: 39 minutesDate Played: 26th of April 2020Party Size: 2 The second play at home escape room I’ve played since quarantine started, and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. The play at home genre is just so cool? A great…

Modern Treasure Hunt: The V.O.C. Treasure

Sunk on a mysterious V.O.C. (Dutch version of the East India Company) ship, join the Van Amstel family and claim your family’s rightful inheritance! Rating: CreativeCompletion Time: 50 minutesDate Played: 7th of January 2020Party Size: 3 In this time of quarantine – you have to get creative and play an “at home” escape room. Now there are TONNES…

Exit the Game: The Pharaoh’s Tomb

The excursion to the Valley of the Kings is the highlight of your vacation to Egypt. As you crawl through the narrow passageways, you lose the rest of your tour group. You enter a mysterious burial chamber. A massive stone door closes behind you.  Rating: FunCompletion Time: 58 minutesDate Played: 17th of August 2019Party Size: 3 3 weeks…