The Logic Escapes Me

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Escape from the Room (Epsom): Chamber of Champions

A thoroughly enjoyable game that just kept delivering serotonin hit after serotonin hit with small wins that took us on our journey to the crown. If you like puzzle overload then this is the game for you.

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Escape from the Room (Epsom): The return of Old Maid Milly

A fun game that really demonstrates the step up that Escape from the Room has made over the last few years. With a thirty minute extension option, this is a particularly fun game for enthusiasts who want to take their time and savour the game.

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Cave Escape (Nottingham): Monuments

A game with plenty of highlights, whether it’s the story interludes, the beautiful set or the feeling of being on a virtuous heist. Well worth playing if you’re in the Nottingham area.

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Escapologic (Nottingham): Immaterium

Immaterium delivers a gritty but pretty set with fun, physical puzzles, although be prepared for that lack of user feedback to potentially leave you frustrated. I’d recommend it to anyone who’s in Nottingham, but especially Warhammer or sci-fi fans or those who like physical challenges.

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Cryptology (Nottingham): Daylight Robbery

Putting it simply, this is the best heist game I’ve played. This was an hour of adrenaline, packed full of as many puzzles as you could physically lay your hands on and topped off with a challenging and exciting finale. If you’re close to Nottingham, this game should be on your itinerary.

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Cryptology (Nottingham): Dreamscape

A great game and one that I’d strongly encourage enthusiasts to play. It hits way more often than it misses and, even where it misses, I appreciated what it was trying to do. It’s packed full of puzzles, you’ll get close to your full hour of game time, and there’s an adrenaline rush from start to finish.

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Sherlock: The Game Is Now (London)

A review of Sherlock: The Game is Now, one of the most expensive but also one of the most impressive games in London. If you’re a fan of the show, it’s well worth a visit and even if you’re not, it’s certainly something to consider if the price point doesn’t put you off.

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Escape Room Nederland (Bunschoten): The Dome

A very belated review of the game that’s been voted the world’s best on two separate occasions, and with good reason. It mixed high-quality puzzles, impressive set decoration and a sense of adventure to leave every other escape room trailing in its wake.

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De Gouden Kooi (Mechelen, Belgium): The Secret of Saint-Rumoldus

Intriguing narrative, great puzzles, an amazing set and a sense of flow that meant we were always looking forward made this one of the best games I’ve played. It might not be a well-known game in Europe but it deserves to be!