Testing Facility – Escape Chronicles (Review)

Escape Chronicles first game, Testing Facility, is a fun experience featuring clever and clean puzzles. Story and Background Here is the official story from the website. The story is light and fun, and people who’ve played Stanley Parable or Portal may see some parallels. The set is a simple office, and there are quite a …

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Castle Under Siege – SCRAP (Review)

This is a classic SCRAP escape room that will be a delight for Attack on Titan fans. Story and Background This is an official calibration between SCRAP and Attack on Titan. The escape room takes place in their Japantown location, in the former space that Real Zero Escape / Time Travel Lab occupied. You and your …

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Resident Evil Escape Experience (Review)

A disappointing Resident Evil escape room from CAPCOM and iam8bit. We can’t recommend it to either escape room enthusiasts or Resident Evil fans (and we are both). Story and Background This was an official Resident Evil-branded escape room. The original version of this was launched in Los Angeles as a promotion for the video game, Resident Evil VII. …

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Den of the Occult – Escapedom (Review)

The Den of the Occult by Escapedom is a fun, supernatural-themed escape room in Los Angeles. Story and Background The objective of the game involves sneaking into the sanctuary / office of occultist Maya Conway to extract the ancient Crystal of Death. Here’s the official blurb from the website: The Crystal of Death. An ancient …

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Rise of the Mad Pharaoh – Hourglass Escapes (Review)

The star of the show is the life-size high-tech sarcophagus in the middle of the room. Story and Background The plot centers around Dr. Carter and his discovery of the ancient Mad Pharaoh Ah-Ramen Twostep’s tomb. Dr. Carter is stuck in the tomb while you, as a group of adventurers, are tasked with unlocking the sarcophagus …

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The Castle – Quest Factor (Review)

The Castle at Quest Factor in Seattle (formerly Conundroom Seattle) is a beautifully decorated escape room with simple puzzles. Story and Background At the time of writing, The Castle is the first escape room by Quest Factor. Quest Factor was formerly known as Conundroom Seattle, but the two locations have become indepedent and the Seattle location is now …

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Escape from the Time Travel Lab – SCRAP (Review)

Escape from the Time Travel Lab by SCRAP is both one of the first and one of the best escape rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area. This is the most impressive out of SCRAP’s 4 available escape rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area due to a time travel mechanic that’s a whole lot of fun. Note: This …

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