Games I’ve Played

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Berlin

1 The Room – Escape from East Berlin – For me this set the standard and still my favourite *****

2 The Room – The Beast of Berlin – amazing attention to detail and super immersion *****

London

3 Clue Quest– Plan 52 – one of the better games in the Uk at the time of playing ****

4 Secret studio – – Loved this game. Everything just worked **** (now at a Different Venue)

Istanbul

5 Istrapped -library – Walk straight in and begin a very high quality old school game **** (closed)

6 Odadan Kacis – The Story of Belis- Amityville meets Mensa, one of the best horror themed rooms around****

7 Odadan Kacis – House of Horrors -try the super scary option on this. You won’t be disappointed **** – closed

8 Istrapped artist – Is it an actual gallery or an escape room?  Why can’t it be both? The most opulent room around***** (closed)

9 Cage404 Escape From Alcatraz – I enjoyed this room a lot. Clever, immersive,just Brilliant*****

10 Quest – this nearly knocked the room off the top slot ***** (thank goodness this is still open)

U.K. Birmingham

11 Key Hunter – Double crosses – read the reviews *

12 Key Hunter – Pearl – Got out in 12 minutes, a lament more than a brag *

Nice

13, Fox in a Box -Zombie lab – lots of potential, not my favourite but solid***.5

14, Fox in a Box -Bunker -An above average game with a great setting ****

15, Fox in a Box -Bank – this room felt real, everything made sense without being intrusive****

U.K. London

16, Hidden Room -Chain reaction – Ecletic room, strong puzzles, now defunct ***

17, Hidden Rooms – Prison Break – An atmospheric room sadly no longer with us ***.5

18 Hand Made Mysteries –Lady Chastity’s reserve – unusual game, the human interactions gives it an extra star ****

19 Escape Entertainment – Prohibition Pandemonium – Felt like a battery hen, didn’t enjoy **

21 Sherlock unlocked, not a fan – went into administration last year *

22 Sherlock unlocked see above *

Singapore

23 Captivate – Blackout – solid, enjoyable game play, a few really impressive touches ****

24 Lockdown – Final Escape – I didn’t really like it at all **

KL

25 Escape room – The Great Chocolate Vault ***** Couldn’t really fault it in any way

26 Breakout -the greatest show on earth Oswald- ****

27 Breakout – the murder at Westwood ****

Penang

28 Mission Q – The Missing Corpse- fast paced, active rooms, enjoyed ***.5

29 Mission Q Quantum – enjoyed it, some novel puzzles****

30 flee60 – Prison Break – quite enjoyable ***.5

31 flee60 – The Time Machine – Ok but a bit dull ***

32 flee60 – The Dark Room – Strong game ***.5

33 flee60 – Agent 008 – made excellent use of space – ***

34 flee60 – Rush Hour – best room of the 5 ****

35 Break the Code -Lost in Georgetown – really, really hated this game *

Prague

36 Questerland – Escape from Harry’s Magic Room- ****

37 Questerland – Bank – I connected with the game. Only one weakness****

38 Chamber – hackers nest– stronger contender for my favourite game*****

39 Chamber –The office – held together well but lacked anything special ***.5

Budapest

40 Claustrophilia – The Wickelwood Heritage***

41 Claustrophilia- Voodo – looks like this isn’t around anymore, shame it was way better than Wickelwood ****

42 Exit point – Rabbit hole – potential but bad execution ( no longer available to play) **

43 Exit point – Madness – take that Nash guy with you from A Beautiful mind – The Maths was way too hard ** – (they seem to a revamped everything)

44 Pirate Cave – like Mary Poppins, practically perfect in very way*****

45 Gozdsu Mission – the White Room – pure puzzle fest****

46 Eexit -1984- it was ok, nothing amazing ***

47 Eexit -circus- liked the first part, didn’t like the second **

48 Gozdsu Mission -Mafia- big, big fan, stylish with strong unique puzzles ****.5

Bletchley Park

49 A Great Escape – Enigma – room moved to the Panic Room family

Gran Canaria

50 Fox in a Box – Prison Break ***

London

51 – Escape Games London -Escape the Theatre- would have rather have not gone * (looks like they have repackaged as Sinister Cinema an Stephen King’s IT rework claiming less padlocks)

52 – Enigma Quest – Million pound heist – played in Beta Testing but still really enjoyed it ****

53 Escape London –Da Vinci – atmospheric, well designed puzzles****

54 Escape London –Casino– death by padlocks ** ( they seem to have ditched this room)

Mexico

55 Anomalia -Munro Maya- really engaging game, fully immersive, cool EM ****.5 (Closed)

London

56 – Cluequest – Revenge of the sheep – you will walk away stunned ****.5

Andorra

57 Claustrophobia – an avalanche of oblivion – totally amazing room, made little sense but amazing *****

London

58 – Quest Room – Prison game – average game no longer with us ***

59 – Inside out – Sherlock- Goodish game, held its own but didn’t wow ***.5

60 Breaking -Heist – excellent game with strong ****

61 Breakin -Sherlock’s despair- wasted a lot of time on a puzzle that was unclear but overall good ****

62 Breakin – Butcher lair ***.5

63 Breakin – War on Horizon Alpha – big fan of this room only one tenuous puzzle imho ****

64 Breakin – Blackwing’s Cave – there is a lot to enjoy in this room but a frustrating skill game was annoying ****

Stockholm

65 Exit Games – Mission Undercover – solid but lacked that spark***.5

66 Exit Games -The collector – genuinely scary, loved it ****

67 Fox in a Box -Tesla- the game was better than I was ****.5

68 Fox in a Box -zodiac- a masterpiece of escape room engineering and story telling*****

Helsinki

69 Escape Room – The dinner party – lovingly created and beautifully told ****

Tallin

70 Claustrophobia – Gravity – 100% immersion, limited puzzles but that’s to ensure you get to the finale ****

London

71 Adventox – Alcatraz – No way out – very enjoyable game , nothing made me go – what? ****

72 Adventox – felt like they ran out of money a bit on some of the wow factors. Wow factors were great ***.5

73 City Mazes – Bamboozled – judge me by my ceiling **.5

74 City Mazes – The Lost Cabin – Ok, but lacked coherence **.5 ( I think this has been repackaged as The Runner)

Hong Kong

75 Freeing – Abandoned Hospital – Super hard for 2, many puzzles left you asking ‘Why?’ **

76 Freeing – Galaxy Sonic – Had potential but kept on breaking*, only time I have asked for my money back

77 Lost -Mausoleum- hit and miss, more hit than miss ***.5

78 Lost – Castilione- great start, weak ending***.5

79 Lost – Inferno – Excellent game, enjoyed it a great deal ****.5

80 Lost – Aokigahara – Decent enough, didn’t wow me though( suicide forest) ***

Bangkok

81 Ticket to Mystery – Ripper London 1888 – enjoyed it a lot but no wow ***.5

82 Ticket to Mystery – Curse is The Pharaoh – Decent room, had a nice wow factor but everything else was repetative ***.5

83 Escape room – Up – A good intro for young children, a bit basic ***

84 Puzzle Rooms -Lost Symbol- The puzzle Queen’s new favourite room ****.5

85 Puzzle Rooms -Star Wars- you need not be a Star Wars nerd to enjoy and do well at this ****

86 Escape room -CSI – a bit dull and tedious **

87 Puzzel Room – Prison – I loved it, a perfectly executed room ****.5

London

88 Archimedes Inspiration – beta testing their new immersive story – definitely go

Milton Keynes

89 Escaper MK – Cabin in the Woods – I liked the atmosphere ***.5

90 Escaper MK – Alien Abduction – I liked the puzzles ***.5

London

91 Time Run – Lance of Longinus – the Mary Poppins of Escape Rooms, practically perfect in every way. ***** (now closed)

92 Time Run – Celestial Chain – In some ways I enjoyed this a tiny bit more, ***** (now closed)

93 Poppa Plock’s wonky workshop – enjoyable, good variety of puzzles, fun interaction with the host ****

94 Breakin – The Flying Dutchman, hugely impressive build quality, logical, solid linear puzzles, I don’t like skill games!!!! ****

Salisbury

95 Live Escape Salisbury – Spectre – I was hugely impressed by this game, strong puzzles and big wow factors – *****

96 Aim – Revolutionary Escape Room – Hang Over – had to be postponed due to another team breaking stuff

97 Aim – Revolutionary Escape Room – Patient Zero – impressive build, didn’t quite deliver top marks on game play due to technical hitches****

98 Aim – Revolutionary Escape Room – Psychopath’s Den – super game, magical build, strong puzzles and game play *****

Hastings

99 Abducted Extreme  The escape room was varied but busy.  The extras in the extreme version more than made up for the short comings of the Room.  Warning it is extreme and definitely not for the faint of heart. ****

Graves End

100 Panic Room – Loop – Completely connected with the game, great mix of traditional engineering, tech, wow factors and story.  Most impressive part was the conceptual nature of the game.  Escaped in 32 mins *****

101 Panic Room – Old Father Time – Beautiful story, lovingly set with strongly linked puzzles ****

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