Which witch was which?
Location: Pomona, CA
Date Played: December 19, 2021
Team Size: 2-8; we recommend 2-4
Duration: 60 minutes
Price: $40 per player for 2 players to $32 per player for 8 players
Emergency Exit Rating: [A] Push To Exit
Physical Restraints: [B] Mechanical Release
Quest Tavern is an escape room company centered around a fun premise: in a RPG-esque fashion, adventurers gather at the town’s tavern, and from there they are sent off on a variety of fantasy-themed quests.
The Witch’s Cauldron was Quest Tavern’s first attempt at designing an escape room, and their lack of experience showed. A loose story premise about obtaining a cure from a local witch’s abode very quickly fell apart in the actual game. The set was sparse and showed its age. Nevertheless, the puzzles were simple and logical, and the game flowed quite nicely overall.
While Quest Tavern’s first quest wasn’t the grand adventure we’d hoped for, it demonstrated the early seeds for Quest Tavern’s newer and more ambitious experiences: The Last Supper and The Bridge Between. With the continued addition of more tech, more varied sets, and more ambitious narratives, I’m excited to see where Quest Tavern ventures next.Continue reading “Quest Tavern – The Witch’s Cauldron [Review]”