Agent November – Mind Heist [Hivemind Review]

Mind Heist is an avatar-led, livestreamed escape room, created by Agent November in the United Kingdom.

First person view, a pair of hands holding two security badges in front of a locked box with a timer on it.

Format

Style of Play:

  • Online native experience (can NOT be played IRL)
  • Avatar controlled by the players

Required Equipment: Computer with internet connection, pen and paper

Recommended Team Size: 2-5

Play Time: 60 minutes

Price: £14 per person

Booking: book online for a specific time slot

Description

Mind Heist was a standard avatar-led escape room. Player decisions affected the story and the difficulty of the puzzles. It was a choose-your-own-adventure-style virtual escape room.

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Agent November – Virtual X-Caper [Hivemind Review]

Virtual X-Caper is an escape game played digitally through an avatar livestream, created by Agent November in London, United Kingdom.

A man handcuffed to a cabinet. The soles of his shoes read, "HELP ME"

Format

Style of Play: avatar-based livestream of a real room, but designed specifically for online play

Required Equipment: computer with internet connection, and some reviewers also recommend pen and paper

Recommended Team Size: 2-4

Play Time: 60 minutes

Price: £12 per ticket and a private booking option (6 players) for £66

Booking: book online for a specific time slot

Description

This is an avatar-led live playthrough of a low-tech, homemade escape room with a delightful character. It is a fully original game for remote play, but it takes place in the same narrative universe as some of Agent November’s real-life games.

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