Prepare your lab coats, nerds.
Location: Franklin, TN
Date Played: February 10, 2018
Team size: 2-6; we recommend 2-4
Duration: 60 minutes
Price: $28 per ticket
Antidote was a straightforward puzzle game in a lab environment. It wasn’t particularly exciting, but it played well, with satisfying solves.
Who is this for?
- Puzzle lovers
- Any experience level
- Puzzle flow
On our first day of work at BTC Laboratories we were immediately exposed to poisonous gas. We had one hour to create the antidote or our life insurance policies would kick in.
Antidote was a lab game that felt a little like a doctor’s office. It was clean, sterile, and contained lab equipment. A few puzzles and locks notwithstanding, it looked believable, which wasn’t the most exciting setting.
Antidote was a standard search-and-puzzle escape room with a heavier emphasis on puzzling.
One early effect upped the excitement and helped set the stage.
The puzzles in Antidote felt at home in a lab.
Antidote clearly laid out what was expected of us. The puzzles flowed well as we checked items off a list towards accomplishing our goal. This too felt lab-esque.
Locked: Escape Game Franklin added a lovely personalized touch to the game.
The set was bland. With the exception of one effect, the gamespace was kind of forgettable.
While the puzzles worked, they weren’t exciting. The gameplay was emotionally level. The solves lacked memorable moments.
Tips for Visiting
- There is parking out front.
- We enjoyed The Tin Roof 2, especially their signature sandwich.
Book your hour with Locked: Escape Game Franklin’s Antidote, and tell them that the Room Escape Artist sent you.
The next Room Escape Conference is taking place in Nashville, TN from July 27-29, 2018. The conference organizers sponsored our trip to Nashville, Murfreesboro, and Franklin to play this game and others in the region. We strive to help conference attendees visit the room escapes that are best for them.