Survive the Night

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Survive the Night

  • Played October 28, 2015
  • Brampton

  • 60 minutes
  • 1-10 players
  • $22
  • 3 hints

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This is not your typical escape room, it is more of an experience so keep that in mind when considering the scores of this review.

So the premise of the game is that you are in a cursed village and you need to find a way to escape the village. This room is not for the faint of heart, as it is pretty scary, especially at the start. As you start to get more immersed in the experience it becomes slightly less scary, but those first 15 minutes make for a pretty big adrenaline rush!

First off, there were only 4 of us in the ERA group and we were matched up with 6 other people, one of which had done the room twice already, TWICE. As soon as we got in the “village” he immediately solved the first two puzzles without telling anyone else how he did them or what they meant, so within the first minute 8 of us had no idea what was going on. That one guy really ruined a lot of the room for our entire group; after the room was done he was all everyone was talking about (so hopefully you get a good group). There also were not very many puzzles within the room and it turned into mostly a scavenger hunt (once we knew what we were doing). I know the lighting is a critical part in setting the ambiance of the room, but our group of ten was only given 4 lanterns, which made splitting up awkward and made seeing really tough. There was also a point in the room where we solved a puzzle and were only given a single tool which bottlenecked the whole game causing everyone to follow around a single person (sorry this is hard to describe without spoilers!) On the other hand, the immersion was good; it really did feel like we were in a small village. The entire experience was pretty positive and overall I had fun, but I think there is some room for improvement. That being said this is one of the first experiences like this that I have ever attended so it is pretty novel in its approach. The best part for me was the live actors; they did a phenomenal job, I was super impressed with their ability to adapt to our group and never break character, and of course they were creepier than a corn maze on a full moon!

Final Verdict:

7/10

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