Robin of Lockskey – Escapologic – Nottingham

Cute name, cute game, a fun physical quest for a medieval golden arrow. An amazing venue with enthusiastic staff, incredibly creative sets and unique gameplay. Truly the stuff of legends. Read more about how we got on (can you tell we liked it?) here…

Inbound – Escape Hub – Maidstone

It has been bugging me what this game reminded me of. Have finally worked it out – Kirkgate, a recreation of a Victorian street, in the York Castle Museum, which made a strong impression on me as a kid. I could see this immersive World War II set game providing families with some equally good memories. Read more here…

*Chernobyl Light Vol 1 & 2 – Wild Child – Home Play Game*

An intriguing and sometimes challenging entry into the puzzle world – not an online Escape Room by any stretch of the imagination, but an offering that would probably be appreciated by those who enjoy those kind of games, both real-life and virtual. A complex product around a tragic subject… read more here

Our Finest Hour – Escape Hunt – Watford

Our first Real Life Room back after lockdown and we have to defeat the Nazis to save the country from total annihilation. No pressure. Did we use our hiatus to fine-tune our Alan Turing-levels of genius? Or were we “Don’t tell him, Pike” kind of rusty? Find out here…

*The Warp Core Part II (Dungeons of Camelock) – Clue HQ – Home Play Game*

Got a backlog of reviews to post, so apologies for the incoming Spam-a-lot. Let’s start with a bit of Camelock – not imprisoning dromedaries, rather a fun time-travel spin back to the Knights of the Round Table. Read more here

*Clue Kingdom – The Panic Room Online – Home Play Game(s)*

Dear reader, a bargain for you today – six reviews in one. Bit of a cheat, but I have rolled up all of The Panic Room Online’s multi-part Clue Kingdom series into one easily digestible word bundle. This fantasy puzzle saga is an excellent long-play option for ….well, read more about it here...

The Secret Hut – Don’t Get Locked In – Bedford

Gimlet. Negroni. Vesper. Aviation. Gibson. Tom Collins. Long Island Iced Tea. Singapore Sling.

Just making plans about what to do with our prize. If you like the sound of these cocktails, and if you just tried to make an anagram with their initial letters, then we have the game for you – click here to find out more.

Egyptian Tomb – LockHouse – Cambridge

A rare child-free review from a child-friendly venue… Aunty Ant visited LockHouse/Lockhouse in Cambridge.

We picked Egyptian Tomb as there was just the two of us, Armageddon is a good room for large groups and Secret Agent is the hardest room, so it seemed our best option…read on here…