Boston, Massachusetts: Room Escape Recommendations

Latest update: April 15, 2019 Looking for an escape room near Boston, Massachusetts? We go back and forth to Boston a few times a year and we try to sneak in a few escape rooms on each trip. These are our recommendations for Metro Boston. If you’re ok with traveling beyond Route I-95, check out our … Continue reading Boston, Massachusetts: Room Escape Recommendations

Boda Borg Boston Revisited – Potions

After two and a half years we finally returned to Boda Borg Boston… and there were some new games. What’s The Same? For the most part, Boda Borg was as we’d left it and discussed in great detail in our previous review. It was still: an automated physical challenge/ puzzle facility (now with 17 games … Continue reading Boda Borg Boston Revisited – Potions

Boston: Escape Room Fan Shindig on December 16

We’re hosting a get-together in Boston in December! This is a casual gathering for folks to meet each other and chat about escape rooms and other immersive entertainment. Details Sunday, December 16 10:30am – 1:00pm (yes this is in the morning) Talk at 11:00am Room Escapers (3 School St, Boston, MA 02108 inside The Old … Continue reading Boston: Escape Room Fan Shindig on December 16

Room Escapers – Panacea [Review]

Pandemic: Alchemy Location:  Boston, Massachusetts Date Played:  December 15, 2018 Team size: up to 8; we recommend 4-6 Duration: 60 minutes Price: $30 per player Ticketing:  Public / Private if you book at least 4 tickets Emergency Exit: Yes REA Reaction Room Escapers is at their best when the build large-team, puzzle-focused, humorous adventures. They checked all … Continue reading Room Escapers – Panacea [Review]

Trapology – Crush Depth [Review]

Crushed it. Location:  Boston, Massachusetts Date Played:  December 15, 2018 Team size: up to 8; we recommend 3-5 Duration: 60 minutes Price: $32 per player Ticketing: Public Emergency Exit: Yes REA Reaction Crush Depth was a great escape room. It had an intense, detailed, and imposing aesthetic. The puzzles were meaty and entertaining. The story put an atypical … Continue reading Trapology – Crush Depth [Review]

Trapology – The Retreat [Review]

Camping is in-tents. Location: Boston, MA Date played: September 20, 2017 Team size: up to 5; we recommend 2-3 Duration: 60 minutes Price: $33 per ticket Story & setting We were staying in an Airbnb-ed tent in the woods when we learned that previous guests had gone missing. We needed to determine their fate and escape it ourselves. The … Continue reading Trapology – The Retreat [Review]

Amaze Escape – Art of the Heist [Review]

“9-1-1 this better be good.” -Chief Wiggum Location:  Arlington, Massachusetts Date Played: December 15, 2018 Team size: up to 10; we recommend 3-5 Duration: 60 minutes Price: $30 per player Ticketing: Public Emergency Exit: Yes REA Reaction The Art of the Heist was a competent escape game with solid puzzle flow, good humor, integrated history, and a compelling, authentic … Continue reading Amaze Escape – Art of the Heist [Review]

Boxaroo – Conundrum Museum [Review]

The best security in escape rooms! Location: Boston, MA Date Played: July 1, 2018 Team size: 4-10; we recommend 4-8 Duration: 60 minutes Price: $29 per ticket Ticketing: Public REA Reaction Boxaroo is back in business after a long hiatus. Conundrum Museum was a puzzle-driven escape room that one of our teammates described over drinks as, “the most challenging escape … Continue reading Boxaroo – Conundrum Museum [Review]