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Review: Henry Fortune's House of Illusion - Escape Quest, Macclesfield

Room Story - from Escape Quest

For 30 years his parents toured the world with their famous House of illusion magic show.

Henry would wait patiently backstage during the shows, wishing for the day he'd be allowed to take his place in the limelight, and maybe one day he might even be the star of the show. Unfortunately Henry's parents didn't think he was good enough to be included in the act.

show more.... Henry grew up bitter and disillusioned with the world, the anger he felt at his parents slowly turned to hatred, and then.....they suddenly disappeared never to be seen again! Henry's girlfriend and his Aunt and Uncle have also disappeared. Henry claims they have all gone abroad to continue the show without him, but Henry's Grandfather suspects something terrible has happened to the missing family members.

Henry has built his own private theatre. The shows he put on have not gone well, and ticket sales have dried up entirely, so Henry's decided to hold audi…

Review: Facility X - Breakout, Manchester

Room Story - from Breakout

You arrive at an unknown location for a once in a lifetime opportunity; a conference held by the critically acclaimed, Dr. Andrews. His work is widely known throughout the research circles, but he has remained hidden in the shadows for years. What you don’t know, is that Dr. Andrews has gone mad, creating a string of tests that have gone disastrously wrong. You have one hour to escape his maze of tricks and games, before you become his final experiment...


Key Stats

Room NameFacility XVenueBreakoutLocationManchester, UKDate26/09/2018Escape Time50:57Team Size4My Recommended Team Size2 - 4
Review

For a work night out, we took 3 teams of 4 people to play at Breakout Manchester. I’d previously played at Breakout Chester, but this was my first visit to Manchester. We enjoyed the game we played at Chester so I had similar expectations of Manchester. It’s worth noting, Breakout has two locations in Manchester; the majority of their games are based at their High Street…