Recommendations Guide: Play On-Demand Online Escape Games

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These are escape games you can play whenever you want, wherever you are.

You don’t need to book in advance. There is no live host. It doesn’t matter what time zone you’re in. You can simply purchase and play the game immediately.

There are a variety of styles available.

If you’re in the mood to play an escape room right now, here are our recommendations.

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Listed alphabetically by style

Point-and-Click Adventure Game


Light Puzzle Hunt


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Are These Escape Games?

It’s a loose definition, sure, but our answer is yes.

These games all make use of escape room style solving in different ways:

  • aha-moments combined with process puzzles
  • an element of discovery
  • collaborative solves requiring teamwork
  • mission-based adventures

Plus, many of these games are created by escape room companies, some even as extensions of the world of their real-life escape games.

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