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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Escape from the Jail – SCRAP (Review)

Escape from the Jail by SCRAP / Real Escape Game is a polished jail-themed escape room that follows the usual successful SCRAP formula. However, the core mechanic is frustrating, which holds back this room from being one of SCRAP’s best.     Story and Background This is SCRAP’s fourth escape room in San Francisco, following 1. …

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Roosevelt Escape Room – Palace Games (Review)

The Roosevelt Room is the best escape room game out of the 100+ that I’ve played. Yes, this tops even its predecessor, Houdini Room, which comes at a close second. Story and Background The Roosevelt Room is the sequel to Palace Game’s original room: Houdini Room. It’s located in the same building inside the historic Palace …

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Blind Tiger – EscapeSF (Review)

Blind Tiger by EscapeSF is one of the best small-group escape room in the San Francisco Bay Area. Great especially for small groups of friends, couples, and tourists! Story and Background Blind Tiger is the third and newest game by EscapeSF, an escape room company located on the edge of Chinatown. This game is in their basement …

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Future Technology Escape Room – REASON (Review)

Future Technology Escape Room by REASON embeds fun demos of future technology in an satisfying 80-minute escape room experience. Story and Background This game is founded by a group of people with a background in accelerating / incubating “future tech” startups. They’ve accumulated quite a few “future tech” toys and have transformed a part of their office …

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