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Gespielt am: 12 Nov 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 58:20 and all loot Ergebnis: Entkommen!
preis-leistungs-verhältnisraffiniert

I always like a heist room, as they encourage you to make the most of your time instead of escape as quickly as possible, and make the most of our time we certainly did. One puzzle was genuinely unfair - it involves using a function of an item that you're not told that it has - but the rest were clever, inventive, and satisfying. Hopefully that one puzzle will be altered, but with that caveat, a terrific room. 

Gespielt am: 14 Oct 2023 Teamgröße: 4 Benötigte Zeit: 45:15 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
originalraffiniertheftig

A nice start that splits your team in two, forcing you to communicate, and an intense rush to the finish. If only the music had been quieter - it made it so hard to concentrate. Turning the volume down would have been worth half a star! 

Gespielt am: 14 Oct 2023 Teamgröße: 4 Benötigte Zeit: 45:43 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
raffiniertimmersivtolles hosting

One of the escape rooms everybody tells you you have to play, and understandably so. A fabulously immersive setting and wide variety of puzzles, giving each of our team of four a chance to contribute. Unsurprisingly, we recommend it unreservedly. 

Gespielt am: 13 Oct 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 42:53 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
raffinierttolles hosting

A good variety of clever and satisfying puzzles, with a well-integrated method of delivering hints in the DAVE character. The intro speech did drag on a bit - as dedicated (and deeply, deeply in character) as our host was, it could have stood to have been rather shorter! But once we got into the room, we had a fantastic time. 

Gespielt am: 13 Oct 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 45:15 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
hightechoriginaltolles hosting

Immersive, original nightclub setting, with ridiculously enthusiastic hosting and good use of space and tech. 

Gespielt am: 3 Sep 2023 Teamgröße: 3 Benötigte Zeit: 45:35 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
😨gruselig

Great fun to run around this creepy carnival setting and try not to upset the ghosts. Good theming and some clever puzzle design. Plump for the live actor! 

Gespielt am: 6 Aug 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 45:43 Ergebnis: Entkommen!

Great theming and use of space - it's a little claustrophobic, but you're supposed to be on a submarine, it fits. Reasonably satisfying puzzles, some of which have Crystal Maze-like physical components. But a word of advice - have at least three people in your team! Our team of two struggled badly with a couple of puzzles that are just too demanding, and we needed help from the GM. We had the solutions, but they weren't possible to execute between two people. 

Gespielt am: 6 Aug 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 56:52 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
😨gruselig

Nice scene setting and tech, but some unsatisfying puzzles, some of which required imaginative or logical leaps that felt unwarranted, or which were along the lines of "notice a thing and copy it somewhere else". A shame because the whole setup was promising and entertainingly creepy. 

Gespielt am: 9 Jul 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 27 mins Ergebnis: Entkommen!
tolles hostingziemlich leicht
As our speed suggests, one of the easier rooms we've played (though we still got stuck by missing something!) , but enjoyable and with the nice hook that you're finding five diamonds along the way. This would make a good room for novices, there's a decent variety of puzzles and the setting isn't likely to throw you off with red herrings. (A nice way of saying it's a little sparse, perhaps, but it works.) 
Gespielt am: 9 Jul 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 56:10, all 15 bars Ergebnis: Entkommen!
preis-leistungs-verhältnistolles hosting

A lovely heist game that has you solving a set of puzzles to crack into safe deposit boxes for gold bars. As with the other rooms here, economical set design and decor that isn't overloaded with detail - but you'll find yourself running all over the place to investigate it. Really good fun. I can imagine with a larger group it would be total chaos too. 

Gespielt am: 9 Jul 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 42 mins Ergebnis: Entkommen!
tolles hosting

Lots to do and a wide variety of puzzle types in this room. Love the use of a glass wall to tease you about things you can't access. 

Gespielt am: 1 Jul 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 55ish? Ergebnis: Entkommen!
raffinierttolles hosting😨gruselig
Gespielt am: 1 Jul 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: Scored 29 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
preis-leistungs-verhältnisoriginalraffiniert

Loads to do and some extremely clever puzzles, some damn near impossible to get but none unfair. As with most collection rooms, frustrating when you finish and find out what you missed, but thoroughly enjoyable and you'll fill an hour in there easily. 

Gespielt am: 18 Jun 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 52ish Ergebnis: Entkommen!
raffiniert

A satisfying, efficient room with some clever puzzles, tech that works well, and plenty to do in quite a concise area. 

Gespielt am: 19 Mar 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 47:03 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
hightechfamilienfreundlichcharming

A delightful place to be, in a garden full of gnomes and a talking dog. Loads of puzzles of many different types, with some really lovely physical components, things to move and play with. Kids would love this room. 

Gespielt am: 19 Mar 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 42:13 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
originalstory-getrieben

An unusual and effective setting inside a rock star's dressing room, trying to figure out where he's gone before he's due to go on stage. A wide range of puzzles including one or two concepts I hadn't seen before, and a nice story to follow throughout. Recommended! 

Gespielt am: 19 Feb 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 38:31 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
immersiv

Good setting as I'm used to from Clue HQ. The puzzles are to some extent on the simple side, or at least they're unlikely to engage the lateral thinking of an experienced team, but there are a lot of them to work through and I think it would be a good room for beginners. 

Gespielt am: 19 Feb 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 32:04 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
originalraffiniertimmersiv

Terrific, immersive set design and great use made of a small space. 

Gespielt am: 12 Feb 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 50:32 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
hightechraffiniertimmersiv

A couple of puzzles might be unintuitive if you're not mathematically inclined. Fortunately, I was, and enjoyed getting stuck into them. The room as a whole is an immersive place to be, and the tech it employs works well and makes for a satisfying experience. Might be a bit of a squeeze for larger groups, but it suited my team of two perfectly. 

Gespielt am: 12 Feb 2023 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 46:19 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
hightechimmersiv

Great use of space and technology, and just lovely to play a very high quality room that doesn't muck about and has plenty of nice puzzles. Similar feeling to Hellavator in Birmingham, but without the horror. 

Gespielt am: 11 Dec 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 80:23 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
hightechimmersivstory-getrieben😨gruselig

Clever puzzles that make you proud of yourself for figuring out, and excellent use of technology to make everything work. 

AI Escape: MAD in South London (geschlossen)
Gespielt am: 11 Dec 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 59:43 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
originalimmersivstory-getrieben😨gruselig
Gespielt am: 5 Nov 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 47 mins Ergebnis: Entkommen!
schlechtes hostingüberteuert

The good parts: Good build quality and nice visual design. It sells the Mayan, Indiana Jones feel nicely. And a couple of puzzles were decent and imaginative.

The bad parts: While the room is themed nicely, the puzzles are kind of assorted, not as integrated into the theming as they could be, and mostly don't require much insight to solve. Two puzzles in particular really did our heads in. One could use subtly better cluing in order to give you the push in the right direction - I'm not saying it's impossible to make the leap you need to without that, but what you were supposed to notice was pretty slight. The other was easy to work out, but because the technology involved is either glitchy or far too hard to activate, we were left wandering around for some five to ten minutes wondering what else could have been involved. Eventually a hint confirmed that we were right but the tech was a nightmare, and we were able to move forwards. 

A couple of torches we were given were lovely to have - nothing worse than an unnecessarily dark room, and it's fun to have torches to play with. Sadly one of them was underpowered to the point of uselessness, and the other kept turning itself off for apparently no reason. Perhaps it was low on battery? Either way, it was a big frustration, and our vocal complaints were met by silence. You get the feeling that the reason they ask you to do a silly pose to ask for hints is because they're not paying you any attention otherwise. 

There's potential here, because the room has real plus points. But it could use some significant finessing to say the least, as could the hosting. 

Gespielt am: 13 Mar 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: Scored 230 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
preis-leistungs-verhältnisimmersivfamilienfreundlich

This room was new when we played it and we were determined to get the highest score available, top the leaderboard, and ruin the dreams of all children yet to play it. And we did. Great fun and I think kids would love this room. 

Gespielt am: 13 Mar 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 44:40 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
immersivtolles hosting
Gespielt am: 20 Aug 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 50 mins Ergebnis: Entkommen!
kaputte technik

We suffered tech problems with this game in addition to a long wait for it to start, and we weren't crazy about the game design either. A shame because the other games at ClueHQ Birmingham have been great. But these things happen and we were offered a free game to make up for it. 

Gespielt am: 18 Jun 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 50:09 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
Gespielt am: 13 Aug 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 52:31 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
raffinierttolles hosting
Gespielt am: 2 Jul 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 53:55 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
immersiv

Got mega stuck on pretty much the first puzzle of the game, but things went fairly smoothly after that. 

Gespielt am: 2 Jul 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 49 mins Ergebnis: Entkommen!
immersiv
Gespielt am: 27 Aug 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 43:53 Ergebnis: Entkommen!

Creative puzzles and a lovely endgame. 

Gespielt am: 27 Aug 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: £580,000 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
preis-leistungs-verhältnisheftigziemlich schwierig

Loads to do! 

Gespielt am: 2 Oct 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 53 maybe? Can't remember Ergebnis: Entkommen!

Not a great experience, unfortunately, with one physical puzzle that was so fiddly to complete that the GM essentially let us give up on it after ten minutes of having known what the solution was with no success in executing it. Some of the other puzzles are also on the tedious side, but it's not a room devoid of enjoyment, as the production values are decent and there's a variety of things to play with, lots more than just locks and keys. Might make a reasonable room for beginners and people with young children. If they make the fiddly puzzle a bit less fiddly. 

Gespielt am: 2 Oct 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 56 mins Ergebnis: Entkommen!
immersivheftig🧟schrecklich

Very scary and immersive! Not too tricky although the GM did tell us we'd had little trouble considering how scared we were. Had no real trouble with any puzzles, we just refused to execute solutions once we'd worked them out because we knew something scary would happen once we did

Gespielt am: 14 May 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 47 mins or so Ergebnis: Entkommen!
👻unheimlich
Gespielt am: 11 Jun 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 46:33 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
Gespielt am: 21 May 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 52:08 Ergebnis: Entkommen!
Gespielt am: 18 Jun 2022 Teamgröße: 2 Benötigte Zeit: 38 mins Ergebnis: Entkommen!