Bombshell is one of the best games in Albuquerque. Here are our other recommendations for great escape rooms in Albuquerque.
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Date Played: December 14, 2021
Team size: 2-6; we recommend 3-4
Duration: 60 minutes
Price: $28 per player
Accessibility Consideration: If the transition sequences don’t work for you, you can bypass them.
Emergency Exit Rating: [A+] No Lock
Physical Restraints: [A+] No Physical Restraints
Have you ever just connected with a game? I connected with Bombshell. Maybe it was because I live in New Jersey, and the villain strongly reminded me of my neighbor… or maybe it was the noir vibes, beautiful set, and the clever way that New Mexico Escape Room massaged escape room tropes into the narrative of this game.
Whatever it was… I got really into it.
Another thing that I loved about Bombshell was that things had weight to them. The props, transitions, lighting… so much of this game had a playful gravitas. When you picked up props, they required a bit of oomph; the story felt the same.
Where Bombshell lost me from time to time were in a few puzzles that required a bit more repetition than was necessary. Those “ok, I get it…” moments weren’t numerous, but in such a smooth game, they stood out.
Bombshell is another one of those must-play games in Albuquerque… so if you’re anywhere nearby, go play it.
Who is this for?
- Adventure seekers
- Story seekers
- Scenery snobs
- Noir fans
- Any experience level
- A strong narrative-driven game
- Phenomenal set design accentuated by lighting
For decades Vittorio Bosargio had ruled crime in this city as the Don of Dons. No one questioned his judgment… until recently. He seemed to be losing it, becoming chaotic, violent, and mad. As the leaders of our respective crime families, we’d gathered to put an end to his reign, but Bosargio knew what we were up to…
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