It was almost 1 year to the day that I played my first escape room in Berlin. The Room, is perhaps one best escape rooms in the world or at least on 2 continents. It was perhaps fitting that I should celebrate by playing a couple of rooms at The Chamber.
The Chamber is within walking distance of the old town in the Jewish quarter. It’s opposite a cool South American bar that does excellent cocktails. There is a flag flying above the door. We were greeted by a very enthusiastic host who took us a waiting area. She explained the rules of escape rooms very and clearly talked us through the back story.
We played the mysterious office first, a classic escape room that didn’t fail to deliver on all the key measures. Coherent, well thought out puzzles that tested logic and brain power, the room itself placed a high premium on attention to detail, and the a number of a wow factor that left you satisfied in the victory of escape. This is an above average game and certainly would be a good introduction to any novice.
You may have noticed that escape rooms are popping up all over the place, lots of prison breaks, bank heists, virus outbreaks and secret agent mysteries. This half term I tried to book unusual rooms and that is certainly what you get with Hackers Nest. It is not just something different, it is something very special. The Hackers Nest is able to perfectly blend, high tech room design, logical puzzles and a high volume of wow factors that leave you desperate to play again. The level of detail will astound you and make many other rooms just look weak. I’m not giving anything away by saying take a moment to study the door. It is the escape room equivalent of the Iron Throne.
If you play one room in Prague, then play this one. If you are in Prague in the next few weeks you will get the chance to visit the new games the Chamber is opening. I will return next year hopefully to play them too.