A real blood bath
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Date Played: December 16, 2021
Team size: 2-8; we recommend 3-5
Duration: 60 minutes
Price: from $45 per player for teams of 2 to $35 per player for teams of more than 7
Accessibility Consideration: You may experience dim lighting, fog, and small space entries.
Emergency Exit Rating: [A+] No Lock
Physical Restraints: [A+] No Physical Restraints
The Asylum: Playtime, formerly known as The Asylum: Chapter 2, functions as a completely standalone game from The Asylum: The Doctor’s Secret. However the two games are mechanically connected in a really nifty way if you book them back-to-back.
The standout component to The Asylum: Playtime was the hint system… it was brilliant, playful, and allowed the gamemaster and the players to creatively engage with one another. For our team, the best moments of the game were born of these interactions.
From a gameplay standpoint, The Asylum: Playtime felt traditional, with some of the components feeling worn or dated.
Overall, The Asylum: Playtime has changed a bit in recent months, and we’re told by Lost Games that they plan to make more adjustments.
The reason to play The Asylum – both games – is for the atmosphere and experience. So, if you’re in Las Vegas and looking for a few escape rooms, playing both of the Asylum games back-to-back is a good way to do it.
Who is this for?
- Adventure seekers
- Puzzle lovers
- Best for players with at least some experience
- Players who don’t need to be a part of every puzzle
- Strong actor-driven moments
- A wonderful hint system
- Traditional escape room puzzle play
Following the events of The Doctor’s Secret, we’d saved ourselves from one problem… and found another. With the threat of an impending lobotomy, we had to free ourselves from the asylum’s rec room.Continue reading “Lost Games – The Asylum: Playtime [Review]”