Control the Escape: Astronomical Oxygen Disaster

After orbiting space for three months, you and your team of astronauts have found yourselves in a tricky situation – oxygen supplies are rapidly depleting! Somewhat fortunately, you are aware of a back up supply held elsewhere on the spaceship. Find the oxygen tanks and make sure it’s quick! Rating: A Real Treat!Completion Time: 30 minutesDate…

Bewilder Box / Eltham Escape Rooms: The B.R.U.C.E. Project Part 1

Pilot an experimental robot through 60 minutes of mind boggling challenges designed by the award winning team behind Eltham Escape Rooms and Bewilder Box Drag, drop, solve and sleuth your way through each interactive puzzle, with every action synced across your team. Rating: UniqueCompletion Time: 56 minutes 18 secondsDate Played: 30th July 2020Party Size: 4…

Escape Hunt: The Hollow Planet

The Doctor needs you… incoming signal from planetoid TG-88.3Ω, otherwise known as The Hollow Planet. Something (or someone!) has knocked out the local android population and taken over the mining facility built long ago on the planet’s surface. Rating:  Exciting!Completion Time: 65 minutesDate Played: 31st July 2020Party Size: 2 The Hollow Planet is the latest game in partnership…

Oblivity Podcast: The Profoctor Predicament

Rating:  Fantastic!Completion Time: 55 minutesDate Played: 30th July 2020Party Size: 1 The Profoctor Predicament … Or to call it by it’s full name The Profoctor’s perfidious, perilous, puzzling predicament! How to describe it? SO MUCH FUN. It’s brilliant, hilarious, charming, and doesn’t take itself too seriously. It’s immediately gone onto my Top Rated list and I can’t recommend…

Mystery Locks: Dream Hack

In 2083 things are quite different from today. The simple things in life were sacrificed for time efficiency. There was no time laugh, to love or to dream. Rating: DifferentCompletion Time: 29 minutesDate Played: 17th of May 2020Party Size: 1 Dream Hack by Mystery Locks wins my award for most interesting (and creative) theme! I…

Clue Cracker: Escape from Extinction Island

“Extinction Island is a man-made island, near to Mongolia, created especially to breed dinosaurs using old fossilised bones and a whole lot of science!” Rating: HilariousCompletion Time: 25 minutesDate Played: 9th of May 2020Party Size: 2 I LOVED THIS GAME SO MUCH! No seriously, let me repeat that louder for people in the back. It was fantastic. Escape from…

STL Fantasy Maps: Escape the Empire

*dun dunnnnn dun dun dun deee dunnnnn* ESCAPE THE EMPIRE! An play at home adventure from STL Fantasy Maps set in a galaxy far far away! Rating: OutstandingCompletion Time: 2 hours (over 2 days)Date Played: 2nd – 3rd of May 2020Party Size: 2 Since Escape the Empire took us about 2 hours over 2 different days –…

Escape Hunt: A Dalek Awakens

The Doctor needs you: A rogue Dalek, a spaceship on the verge of destruction and an impossible choice… Rating: BrilliantCompletion Time: 48 minutesDate Played: 9th of March 2020Party Size: 4 This week in Reading and Birmingham, international escape room company Escape Hunt launched a new game in partnership with the BBC – Doctor Who: A Dalek Awakens. As I’ve been…