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Exit Madrid: Cold War - Double Agent

Outside the room Our weekend was rapidly coming to an end, but before heading home I had one last escape game to bring the total to five in 24 hours. After a brief breath of fresh air, it was back indoors with a new group to play Exit Madrid‘s “Cold War – Double Agent”. Having just broken their record
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Exit Madrid: The Laboratory

Outside the room The third company that I’d selected for the weekend was Exit Madrid. Same reasons as before – good reviews on TripAdvisor (in fact, I think they were top) with experienced players rating them highly. Not too far from the centre, and as luck would have it, perfectly placed on the way to the airport,
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Fox in a Box Madrid: Zombie Lab

Outside the room Conveniently, on our Saturday night in Madrid we’d booked a restaurant just off Gran Vía and our reservation ended at 10:45pm. Convenient, because Fox in a Box is situated just a block or two away and has an 11pm slot – the latest in Madrid. No doubts what I was going to be
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The Rombo Code: Casanova

Outside the room Half an hour after I’d left their other room I was back in the Rombo Code to play “la fuga de Casanova”. This time round it was a bit different because it was our teambuilding event. We’d split 18 people into six groups and then lined up the groups in pairs to play the “battle
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So how have things moved on since the last update in August? Well, I did indeed visit Escape Hunt – Theft from the Laboratory, Breakout Liverpool – Classified, St Helens vs the Lizards, Code to Exit: Blueprint, Breakout Manchester – Virus, Escape Plan – The Adventure Begins and City Dash: Code Red. Phew. And, unbelievably, it only gets busier… October (in fact – I’m so late with this
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The Rombo Code: Capítulo 43

Outside the room Some things just work out incredibly well. I’d been put in charge of organising a team building trip to Madrid for the forty or so people in my team. Naturally (although not at my suggestion, I hasten to add) we’d ended up with an escape room as one of our activities. In
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Background When I’m not escaping, working or spending time with my family, you’ll most likely find me running. Unlike with escaping, it’s been a slow burning romance, where I started off hating it, started to like it, then love it, and eventually became addicted to it. I’m a bit of a loner though and most of my runs are early morning affairs
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Escape Plan Ltd: The Adventure Begins

Outside the room A combination of holidays and other activities had delayed our visit to Escape Plan Ltd till well after it opened. That meant that we’d seen plenty of positive reviews appear on Trip Advisor, and so had good expectations. It’s a little bit of a trek for us, but after reaching Elephant & Castle
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I’ve got a bunch of things backed up (Escape Plan visit, City Dash, and a mini “escape room” type thing I created for my children), four escape rooms booked for this weekend, and a couple of articles I wanted to write covering the treasure hunt that we ran today at work. By the time I get round to finishing them
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Background Perhaps this should be entitled “How I got into escape rooms”, because, back in 2013, this was what started me on the path. I’d been tasked with organising a trip to Brussels for 120 people, and I needed to put together various activities to entertain them on the Saturday. Go karting, beer brewing and
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