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gamEscape: Golden Cage

A solid room with a frustrating finale puzzle but otherwise generally fun. Great value for two people and a good option for a family.

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Escape Entertainment: Prohibition Pandemonium

Outside the room Note that, according to the manager, this game has been updated since I played it to deal with some of the issues I highlight below. They also told me that they change which puzzles are present, in order to deal with the variation in player numbers, which can range from 2 to 10. Back
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Incredible Midtown: The game

Outside the room When I booked Incredible Midtown, I really wasn’t sure what to expect. The prices (only £12 per person plus booking fee) suggested something on the treasure hunt end of the spectrum, but there were hints that it might be a little more impressive. Certainly the pedigree gave me high hopes – Secret
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Welcome to the December edition of my escape rumours post, and wow is there a lot to cover. Just last month I was worrying that I might start to run out of London escape rooms and have to go further afield, but how things change. Read on to find out more. Note that this is
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I’ve been asked by several people, mainly new escape room owners, what I think makes a good host, so I thought I’d write a quick blog post. I’ve been to a fair number of escape rooms now, and I’ve seen hosts ranging from the amazing to the ridiculous, and I can tell you that it
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Agent November: Murder Mystery

A game with the potential to be good but which was so badly managed on the day that we had a terrible experience. Get luckier with the hosting and coordination with the pub and accept that you can never meet the full quality of an escape room when it’s transported to a random venue, and I think you’ll have a good time.

This short page is to link together some of the resources that I’ve created that might be useful in creating an escape room or puzzle hunt: Mini escape games Tesla’s Teleforce Trail – a writeup of a simple laser escape style game, which requires a piece of wood and a laser pointer. Creating a mini escape room for my children General
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Clue HQ (Brentwood): Detonation

Outside the room So, we’d just come out of Bunker 38 with plenty of time to spare and were chomping at the bit to try Clue HQ Brentwood‘s other room. First though, they had to reset them, so the nine of us were sat in the waiting area without much to do (we couldn’t even talk about
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Clue HQ (Brentwood): Bunker 38

Outside the room I’ve been well aware of Clue HQ for a long time, partly because of their reputation of providing hard rooms, and partly because they first opened in Warrington, where I grew up. In fact, were it not for that reputation of providing tough rooms, I’d almost certainly have visited on a previous family
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Exit games does an excellent blog on UK wide escape rooms, with regular news updates. If you’re not already a reader, then I highly recommend you sign up. I still think it’s interesting to have a page dedicated to London’s scene though, that can talk in a bit more detail about what’s going on, and
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