Last year some of the City Adventurers signed up for Red Herring Games virtual cruise. It included a murder mystery spread over two days, a cookery demonstration, an art workshop, a talk by three eminent mystery writers plus a Virtual Escape Room run by Simon Conrich from WildGoose. At the time we had not played … More Our First Virtual Escape Room on Zoom
Following the success of their Print + Cut + Escape games, Cluequest now have a Print + Cut + Escape game aimed at a younger audience. They suggest secret agents aged 8 – 13 be dispatched to solve the Time Quest challenge, but were happy to let us “middle-aged P’s” have a go. So we … More TimeQuest Kids
The 2020 pandemic has got us constantly thinking Hands – Face – Space. But who knows what other unprecedented events may lie ahead and how we will be expected to act to save ourselves. Hopefully whatever happens won’t involve mad scientists, vampires or zombies……but just in case, Cluequest have a survival training experience to help … More Could you use some Survival Escape Training?
Loading up with Christmas goodies in Sainsbury’s (other supermarkets are available) I came across their Mini Escape From The Museum Game. 12 puzzles to solve for 1+ players. As “Anto Sharp” would say, “Ooh, that’s going straight in my basket”. The box contains a pack of cards, plus a map of the museum, inventories, a … More Escape from the Museum
Over Christmas we took a woodland walk and discovered a delicious mushroom. Taking a tiny bite, our world started to spin and we realized that the mushrooms were poisonous! Falling into a large hollow, we found ourselves in a witch’s woodland kitchen. But would we be able to find an antidote to the mushroom and … More Witch’s Kitchen
City Adventurers were challenged to “Escape The House” set in the Sydney Opera House. This virtual escape room was designed by Escape This Podcast. The puzzles are fairly difficult but completing them gives you a real sense of achievement. The story begins when your show finishes and the audience are leaving the building. Instead of … More Trials of Wisdom
The City Adventurers are quite proud of their detective skills and so we settled down to play “Who Dunnit? – Mystery at the Museum” by YULU. The box said suitable for 2 to 4 players but actually it meant 2 players, or 4 players playing as 2 teams. The story goes that, during a blackout, … More Who Dunnit!
Ghost Hunting South Africa invited the City Adventurers to undertake an investigation at a Haunted Manor House. Mrs Grimborn had recently moved into her dream home; a 17th century manor house on a historic wine estate in the Western Cape. However, there had been strange happenings in the home since Mrs Grimborn’s arrival. These included … More Haunted Manor House
For a limited time the Enola Holmes Adventure was available from Escape Hunt. This print-and-play puzzle game was designed to tie in with the new Enola Holmes film. There was a good mix of puzzles. Great fun to play as you followed a trail around London trying to find Enola Holmes. While this particular game … More An Enola Holmes Adventure
In the window of a local charity shop I spotted another mystery puzzle. This one was “University Games Map Mysteries Mystery Jigsaw Puzzle Egypt”. The box announced that once you had completed the 1000 piece puzzle you would have to solve the clues in the border to uncover a mystery in Egypt. So far, so … More Map Mysteries Jigsaw Puzzle