I got my mind on my puzzles and my puzzles on my mind.
Location: Brea, CA
Date Played: March 5, 2022
Team size: 2-8; we recommend 3-4
Duration: 60 minutes
Price: $35 per player
Accessibility Consideration: There are toy guns in this game.
Emergency Exit Rating: [A+] No Lock
Physical Restraints: [A+] No Physical Restraints
Peih-Gee Law, my lovely podcast co-host, regularly says how much she wishes that there were more escape rooms with an urban appeal. The risk that’s associated with that is that someone does it poorly… or in a way that feels disconnected or dishonest. That was not the case in The Mad Rapper.
Scenario Escape Room made a hip hop themed escape room that felt authentic and uniquely Los Angeles.
The Mad Rapper was a classic-style escape room done right. What stood out most to me in the gameplay was the variety of challenge types. There was a lot to take in and do, but it was all approachable and creatively produced.
It’s exciting to find an escape game that has a unique story and feels like it was crafted with love. There wasn’t anything mind-blowing in the The Mad Rapper, but it all felt great. I wholeheartedly recommend checking out The Mad Rapper if you’re in the area and seeking a classic game built around a different concept. I truly enjoyed it.
On a more personal note, it was a rare pleasure for me to find a grill in an escape room…
My brother designs 🤯 grillz for a living (and to clarify, no part of this a joke)… and seeing a grill in an escape room made me smile.
Who is this for?
- Old school hip hop fans
- Puzzle lovers
- Any experience level
- Unusual and compelling theme/ story
- Strong and varied puzzles and challenges
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