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Cluecapers, Winchester -Mission to Winchintzy

Published on September 12th, 2018 | by Dean Love

As a reviewer of escape games, the “job” as it were, is to describe the experience of playing a game, then try and dig into why your experience was like that. In this, Mission to Winchintzy ... Read More


Elusion Escape Rooms, Southampton – Seven Sins

Published on September 10th, 2018 | by Dean Love

There’s an interesting divide in escape rooms about where the “game” itself actually begins. At some locations, you’ll be greeted fully in character by the staff. At others, it’s not until the briefing begins. In others, ... Read More


The MacGuffin Project, Bournemouth – The MacGuffin

Published on September 6th, 2018 | by Dean Love

The MacGuffin project currently features three games, but neatly they all share the same universe: that of a spooky, abandoned carnival. This is emphasised by having the dramatic, in character briefing being done in a large ... Read More


Live Escape Salisbury – Spectre

Published on September 4th, 2018 | by Dean Love

Live Escape Salisbury has perhaps the most comprehensive briefing email I’ve ever seen, for reasons that soon become apparent. It’s pretty amusing, with lines like “don’t turn up drunk – you’ll just get frustrated that you ... Read More

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