Southport School for Wizards is one of the best games in Portland, Maine. Here are our other recommendations for great escape rooms in Portland, Maine.
The New England Branch
Location: South Portland, ME
Date Played: October 15, 2021
Team size: 2-8; we recommend 4-5
Duration: 60 minutes
Price: $30 per player (Friday through Sunday and holidays the price for just two people to play a room is $90)
Emergency Exit Rating: [A+] No Lock
Physical Restraints: [A+] No Physical Restraints
Crammed with solid puzzles, and classic escape room gameplay, Southport School for Wizards was the Harry Potter-inspired game that a lot of escape room creators strive (less successfully) to create.
Maine Escape Games captured the vibe and allure of Harry Potter without using any of the names or props… and did it with style.
If you’re visiting Portland, Maine, Dr. Jem’s Time Trap is the must-play game. However, if you’re looking for a second game (or you love Harry Potter!), make it this one.
Who is this for?
- Adventure seekers
- Puzzle lovers
- Scenery snobs
- Harry Potter fans
- Any experience level
- Players who don’t need to be a part of every puzzle
- Variety of interactions for different skills and types of intelligence
- Balances unusual interactions well
- Charming Harry Potter-esque game
Wizarding school was in session, and it was time for us to earn our wands. We had to prove our competence in four wizarding skills: transmutation, evocation, divination, and conjuration… and of course, we had to keep an eye out for the nefarious activity of an unnamed evil wizard.Continue reading “Maine Escape Games – Southport School for Wizards [Review]”