Play at Home

Here are all my reviews for games I’m classing as “Play at Home”
e.g. Boxed, Printable, Digital, Remote, Virtual etc.

Unlock!: The Nautilus’ Traps

The Nautilus Traps brings you to the bottom of the sea. When a sea monster attacks your submarine at the outset of the adventure, its up to you to make your way through the depths and back to the surface if you’re going to escape before your oxygen runs out. Rating: Tricky!Completion Time: 80 minutesDate…

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…

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…

Puzzle Post: The Missed Flight

You gave your message to Lucy Kingston to deliver. She’s been travelling around Europe but has been caught up in some unscrupulous business. She’s hasn’t done anything wrong, but someone’s after her and she’s gone into hiding. Rating: Brilliant!Completion Time: 32 minutesDate Played: 26th July 2020Party Size: 1 The Missed Flight is a brand new gift concept from the…

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…

Houdini’s Secret Room

The 150-year-old house that belonged to the most famous illusionist Houdini is now a museum. You decide to go there and learn some of his greatest tricks and illusions. Walking around, your curiosity leads you to a secret room, one in which no one has set foot for over a century… Rating: Mysterious & Quirky!Completion…

ClueQuest: Humanity 2.0

Agent Crimson and MrQ have destroyed the Alpha Brain System, but not before Professor BlackSheep managed to escape. But the Professor no longer needs that old piece of machinery. He’s now setting his sights on a new vision, Humanity 2.0, a world order where humans only have access to the intelligence they deserve. Rating: Outstanding!Completion…

Keyhole Escapes: Camping Crisis

Having driven for seven hours to reach the beautiful Cliffside Campsite, you pull up to the barrier and the guard asks for your booking confirmation pack. It’s not in the door and its not in the glove box or under the seat… Rating: CreativeCompletion Time: 28 minutesDate Played: 14th of July 2020Party Size: 1 Camping…

Mobile Escape: Missing Person

After a harrowing cliffhanger in Episode 1, we’re back with cousin JJ in Episode 2. Rating: Brilliant!Completion Time: 39 minutesDate Played: 12th of July 2020Party Size: 2 This review passively discusses the ending of Episode 1: Family Secrets. Only read on if you don’t want that to be spoiled for you! …And we’re back! The…

ClueQuest: Alpha Brain System

Professor BlackSheep is developing a weapon called the Alpha Brain System, capable of hijacking humanity’s brain power. Agent Crimson is moving further into The Cube to find it – will you help her? Rating: Exceptional!Completion Time: 1hr 8minDate Played: 28th of June 2020Party Size: 2 Here’s a representation of me, playing this game, happy like…

Escape from Home: Darkwood Manor

Following the death of Emily, Master Darkwood locked up Darkwood Manor and never returned. You stumble upon the house and realise the ghost of Emily is stuck inside. You must find her and set her free. Are you brave enough to try? Rating: MysteriousCompletion Time: 30 minutesDate Played: 21st of June 2020Party Size: 1 The…

Bluefish Games: The Curious Elevator of Mr. Hincks

Inventor Stephen P. Hincks has been developing a set of confounding puzzles and he is finally ready to present them to you. Rating: Outstanding!Completion Time: 1 Hour 30 MinutesDate Played: 19th of June 2020Party Size: 2 This has to be one of my most awaited play at home games of the season! In the current period,…

Escape Live: Rogue Agent

Whilst saving the world from all manner of terrorists and threats, a Rogue MI5 Agent has been growing his personal art collection and not entirely legitimately. The unknown agent has been stealing art and sculptures from across the globe. Rating: InterestingCompletion Time: 1 Hour 8 MinutesDate Played: 16th of June 2020Party Size: 6 Rogue Agent…

Lock Paper Scissors: Rebel Revolt

A treasonous escape room kit that transforms your home Into a daring Adventure. Rating: BrilliantCompletion Time: 60 MinutesDate Played: 13th of June 2020Party Size: 2 Rebel Revolt is one of the many escape game / party kits available from Lock Paper Scissors Co. recommended for teams of up to 4 players. I’m specifically calling it…

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