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…

Escape Hunt: School of Magic

Wands at the ready, Witches and Wizards! Brackendel School of Magic needs you! Rating: MagicalCompletion Time: 32 MinutesDate Played: 8th of June 2020Party Size: 3 I’m having a very Harry Potter week! First, watching a few of the films on my birthday, then later becoming obsessed with the Lego Harry Potter PS4 game (seriously it’s…

Unlock!: The Island of Doctor Goorse

The day had started off well. After weeks of hesitation, you finally accepted the invitation of Archibald Goorse, the eccentric billionaire, archaeological rarities collector. You’d been flown to his private island, located a few miles from the Bahamas, in an old twin-engine. Rating: DifferentCompletion Time: 65 minutesDate Played: 23rd of May 2020Party Size: 2 The…

Deadlocked: The Insiders

The Wexell Corporation has a problem right now. There’s a mole in the company, working against us with some very sensitive information and we need YOU to find out who’s been sneaking around where they shouldn’t. Rating: UnmissableCompletion Time: 6.5 hoursDate Played: 16th – 23rd of May 2020Party Size: 4 The Insiders is without a…

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…

Escape Kit: The Mysterious Murder

“On Sunday, November 15, at around 9 p.m., the Berkshire police received an alarming call from an anonymous guest who stayed at the Thompson’s Mansion where wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Thompson took place. Mary Thompson was found dead in her room. Cause of death : unknown. No signs or break-in….” Rating: ExcitingCompletion Time:…

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,…

ClueQuest: Stolen IQ

Agent Lisa Hammerschmidth has discovered Professor Blacksheep’s evil plan. For some time now, the despicable sheep has secretly been kidnapping top scientists, and forcing them to join his attempts at world domination. Rating: BrilliantCompletion Time: 70 minutesDate Played: 12th of April 2020Party Size: 2 Our second play at home escape room in a week! Maybe being quarantined isn’t quite…

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…

Escape London: Escape the Seven Seas

Legend speaks of a treasure, The envy of all those who admire, A treasure that’s said to grant any sailor a wish that so desires. Rating: BrilliantCompletion Time: 39:15Date Played: 29th of February 2020Party Size: 4 Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum! Games at Escape London just do not disappoint. Today marks #2 with the company –…