Lost Temple of Yumiko – Trapp’d – Northampton

This was a grudge match – Teenage Avenger and his crew went and played this game without me last year, escaping in 58 minutes. So I gathered my own team of intrepid explorers and set off to the perilous badlands of central Northampton to see if we could do any better.

Read how we got on here…

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…

The Fourth Samurai – Escape Hunt – Milton Keynes

I suppose the clue is in the name here, we probably should have only had four samurai, rather than our slightly unwieldy team of sorta six. In our defence though, we had no idea we were going to be playing THIS game until seconds before we stumbled through the door of the room itself. Find out how all that happened by reading more 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…