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Location: the Internet
Date Played: April 4, 2020
Team size: 1-4; we recommend 3-4
Duration: 90 minutes
Price: $30 per team (regardless of player count)
Emergency Exit Rating: [A+] No Lock
Physical Restraints: [A+] No Physical Restraints
We enjoyed YouEscape games even before we could only play puzzle games from home. YouEscape games were puzzley and creative. Their delivery was rudimentary, but charming.
In the middle of a pandemic, these games are a delight.
Electromagnetic Fields had the charm of previous YouEscape games and some unusual interactions that we’d never see in a real-life escape room.
I’d still love to see YouEscape refine the props further. Additionally, Electromagnetic Fields had a rough final puzzle that felt like it was floating in the strange gap between puzzle and outside knowledge… but it still managed to work.
Overall, YouEscape remains a charming want to play games with friends that you can’t physically see. YouEscape has no shortage of competition at the moment, but while many of these remote games will disappear when escape rooms can reopen, we expect that Nick will continue streaming from his table.
Who is this for?
- Puzzle lovers
- Players with at least some experience
- Interesting puzzles that you wouldn’t see anywhere else
- The always charming delivery of Nick, YouEscape’s creator
Everyone had said that we couldn’t build our own submarine… but we’d done it anyway.
Unfortunately while on a voyage, our compass had broken. If we didn’t get it fixed, that little problem would prove our detractors right by killing us. We couldn’t have that now, could we?Continue reading “YouEscape – Electromagnetic Fields [Review]”