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Review: Who Stole Christmas? - Lakes Escapes, Workington

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Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, bickering erupted, who knows what about. One by one the family went out for air and when they came back, under the tree was bare.

You have 60 minutes to figure out who stole Christmas and save the day for everyone. Can you do it?



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Room NameWho Stole Christmas?VenueLakes EscapesLocationWorkington, UKDate08/11/2019Escape Time31:06Team Size2My Recommended Team Size2 - 5
Review

This is a pop-up Christmas room and is only running for a limited time.

Last year we only played a single festive escape room, and it seemed like there weren’t too many around. According to this post from Escape The Review there are over 50 games this year! We’ve got 3 booked so far – and we kicked off the festive escape room season with the fantastic Who Stole Christmas? at Lakes Escapes in Workington.

After a household argument where all the presents went missing, we had to figure out who stole Christmas and restor…
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Review: The Outfitters - Tulleys Escape Rooms

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It's 1926 here in Chicago, and depression is still rife. Jobs are few and far between and the Prohibition has been in force for six years now. Everyone still drinks, nothin' has changed. But now the mob control the streets, the supply and the money. The influence of the Outfit is far reaching. Most of the cops are even under their control. Who can put them in the joint? You can, that's who.

The Commissioner has put together a special task force of straight, trusted cops and you're on the team. You've spent the last few months infiltrating their network and now tonight is the night to get the evidence you need to put them away forever. But it won't be easy, your cover might be blown!

Do you have what it takes?


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Room NameThe OutfittersVenueTulleys Escape RoomsLocationCrawley, UKDate17/08/2019Escape Time55:44Team Size3My Recommended Team Size3 - 6
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The Outfitters was our 2nd game at Tulleys. After playing Mutiny and a brief…

Review: Safe House - Lucardo, Rawtenstall

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Notorious gangster Tommy Neil is one of the most wanted criminals in the country. You have been chasing his tail without success for nearly ten years, his luck seems to be running out - his right-hand man has turned himself in to the authorities. He is currently in a safe house before being entered into witness protection. As the lead investigation team in this highly coveted case, it is your job to interview the witness and extract everything possible to finally convict Tommy. Be prepared for twists and turns in this epic game.


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Room NameSafe HouseVenueLucardoLocationRawtenstall, UKDate01/09/2019Escape Time46:46Team Size3My Recommended Team Size2 - 4
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Lucardo Rawtenstall is one of our favourite venues, so we were really excited when they announced the opening of their 4th game. Safe House is set in the same “world” as their other game, Corruption.

As always at Lucardo, there’s an interesting and theatrical start to the game as you make your way …

Review: Escape 999 - Time Race, Bury

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Terrorists are suspected to be behind an outbreak of a man-made virus. You and your elite team of immunologists have just 30 minutes to identify and cure the deadly pathogen before it spreads from patient zero.

The terrorists have sabotaged your ambulance, so you'll need to work twice as hard. Will you save a life before you arrive at the hospital?


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Room NameEscape 999VenueTime RaceLocationBury, UKDate01/09/2019Escape Time25:14Team Size3My Recommended Team Size2 - 3
Review

Escape 999 is a 30 minute game set in an old decommissioned ambulance. There were three firsts when we played this game. It was our first vehicle based game. It was our first 30 minute game. And it was the first time we’d set a record for a game (it’s a very new game so once other enthusiasts play I’m sure we’ll be quickly eclipsed!).

It’s very hard to compare a 30 minute experience in a limited space to some of the epically themed adventures we’ve played with sprawling amou…

Review: Mutiny - Tulleys Escape Rooms

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It's the year of our Lord 1672, and you be right in the height o' the golden age o' piracy…

After years of sailin' the high seas, you and your crew have succeeded in your fair share of ambushes, and as a result – your ship is teamin' with bounty.

Yet you're still suffering beneath the cruel wrath o' Captain Starling - a notoriously bloodthirsty buccaneer, and your shipmates have decided you all shall take matters into your own hands. After all… you fought for the gold, so the gold is yours for the taking, aye?

Once the old seadog has retreated to his berth for the night, you make your move. Get in, get the treasure and get out. You won't have long before he starts to stir – and Starling shows no mercy to ANY soul…


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Room NameMutinyVenueTulleys Escape RoomsLocationCrawley, UKDate17/08/2019Escape Time48:28Team Size3My Recommended Team Size2 - 6
Review

All of the games we’ve played have been clustered around the East Midl…