Puzzle Hunt Jigsaw
Location: at home
Date Played: July 9, 2021
Team size: we recommend 1-4
Price: about $44 (jigsaw puzzle prices are running high during the pandemic)
The Laboratory may be the most interesting Ravensburger Escape Puzzle we’ve played to date.
The picture was fairly unremarkable, but reasonably fun to assemble. We greatly appreciated the improvements that Ravensburger has made to the edge design in the new batch of Escape Puzzles.
The interesting part of The Laboratory was the puzzles hidden within the image, which ranged from common to challenges that only a puzzle hunter would find reasonably solvable without lots of hints.
This product is easier than others in the line in terms of jigsaw puzzle assembly, and far more challenging in terms of puzzling. This isn’t necessarily a bad decision. I think it might increase the appeal for some in the puzzling community, but it will be jarring to anyone who isn’t experienced.
I enjoyed this one, but I cautiously recommend it… as some of those puzzles are doozies.
This review only covers details specific to this individual Ravensburger Escape Puzzle.
For a detailed explanation of the concept and mechanics, and a general analysis of the entire product line, check out our Ravensburger Escape Puzzle Overview.
Of note, The Laboratory had only 368 pieces. The previous escape puzzles we’ve reviewed had 759 pieces.Continue reading “Ravensburger – The Laboratory Escape Puzzle [Review]”