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Lock up 15 Escape Room Enthusiasts…. And put them to work

On a bitter cold Monday in the first week of February, 15 escape room enthusiasts were gathered in the new basement venue of Escapologic in Leicester.  Due to open its doors to the public on 19th February, we had been… Continue reading →

Howitz
Escapologic - Nottingham

On to our second game at Escapologic after we completed Curio.  Personally, I was reluctant to do Howitz, because I’m not a fan of horror.  But it was Chris’s birthday choice and so in we delved. Another well designed and… Continue reading →

Curio
Escapologic - Nottingham

We had been wanting to get to Escapologic Nottingham for quite some time, so a last minute booking for Curio and Howitz was a delightful afternoon. Escapologic have their own culture within the Escape Room industry.  Dark basement areas, eerie… Continue reading →

Spellbound

This room is a great theme with interesting and well designed puzzles – and the whole team really enjoyed it.  The story is based on actual events of the 1607 witchcraft trials, and you have to find spell words and… Continue reading →

The Escape Room Industry Conference 2017 – Part One

On October 16th over 150 people gathered for the first Escape Room Industry Conference in Nottingham. If you missed this event, then I wholeheartedly suggest you make sure you don’t miss the next – because it was wonderfully worthwhile. Primarily… Continue reading →

Alien
iLocked - Nottingham

This is a newly opened game, the second at ilocked, and we were happy to get a last minute booking as we were passing through Nottingham. I have to say first of all, that the game is set on a… Continue reading →

Location… Location… Inspired Location

Robert Schofield has willed his way to becoming the guardian of the Secrets of South Lodge.  Certainly, you cannot enter the domain of this wonderful place of mystery without feeling inspired about its potential for escape room offerings. Positioned right… Continue reading →

The Creative Art of an Intelligent Thinker

Meet Dr Alex ‘Bones’ Mulhall a PhD qualified Archaeologist who has just opened his first escape room in Swindon.  Alex has used his academic background to create a wonderful themed room that fully utilises his knowledge and skills.  But most… Continue reading →

Professor Dunstan and the search for the Ancient Statuette

We are so glad we had the opportunity to go and play this newly opened game. We were invited to explore the case of missing archeaologist Professor Dunstan. The arrival into this industrial/business/retail complex just has to be ignored because… Continue reading →

The Swindler
Excluesive Games - Newbury

Exclusive Games is based on an industrial type estate, tucked away behind a car wash. But once you arrive, a cosy reception awaits you and a warm greeting from the owner, Janos. The Swindler is a room about ‘Lady Humbug’… Continue reading →

Detonation - Swindon
Clue HQ - Swindon

The Swindon branch is not ClueHQ’s finest hour.  Sharing a place within a ‘leisure centre’ inside the Laser Quest complex, it’s a heavy atmosphere with a sense of herd them in-herd them out.  There’s no semblance of comfort or welcome… Continue reading →

Casino Heist
Escape Live - Coventry

We had a really good time at Escape Live’s Casino Heist. We had been wanting to go for quite a while, and a last minute opportunity arose, and we’re glad we took it. The Coventry location for Escape Live is… Continue reading →

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