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St Helens vs The Lizards

Outside the room Just occasionally the planets align in a way that makes me almost believe in fate. This was just such an occasion, as a trip up to visit my parents for the Bank Holiday weekend overlapped with a two week long run of an escape room called St Helens vs The Lizards, just round the
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Breakout Liverpool: Classified

A very solid escape room that I’d recommend to players with some experience, particularly those who aren’t too worried about how immersive their challenges are. Maybe a few too many padlocks but if you look past that you’ll find it a good experience, with some interesting challenges that stretch you in a variety of directions.

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Escape Hunt: Theft from the Laboratory

Outside the room After two previous visits to Escape Hunt, to play Kidnapping in the Living Room and Murder in the Artist’s Bedroom, it was finally time to complete the set, and go into the laboratory. This time there were six of us along for the ride, so we we’d booked both the rooms that host this game.
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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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So how have things moved on since July? Well, I did indeed visit Time Run. Tick. I also managed to escape from both of Lock’d’s rooms, which hadn’t been on the cards. Sadly, I haven’t managed to organise the Agent November outing though. It hadn’t occurred to me that they require daylight, so close early from September. The upshot
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London timeline

As the number of unvisited escape rooms in London dwindles, we’re left wondering how quickly more will open to satisfy our escape room hunger. The good news is that new rooms, games and venues have been opening reasonably frequently for the last year or so. Averaging over one game a month, and in some months as many
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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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Lock'd: Grandpa's Last Will

Outside the room Well, this is embarrassing. As you may have read in the last escape room post (on Museum Warehouse) we’d had a lot of fun and finished quite quickly. On escaping, our host said that since we’d got out so quickly, there was enough time for us to sneak into Grandpa’s Last Will before
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Lock'd: Museum Warehouse

A straightforward but fun escape room in Bermondsey. Plenty of puzzles, ranging from the very straightforward to the quite fun. A little bit of technology and lots of searching.

A Door in a Wall: The Life and Death of Paul Marrane

Before the event Back in May, I decided to branch out from the usual escape room events that I’d been attending and visit A Door in a Wall‘s event The Life and Death of Paul Marrane. I’d never heard of the company before, but what was clear to me was that they had a loyal following,
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