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Project Avatar avoid Chickman

Project Avatar is a unique first person game in which you guide your way through rooms of a Magic Pawn store avoiding Chickman the owner. Become the hero of the game Avatar. Avatar is a time traveller from a parallel world. The task is simple to direct the Avatar with voice commands, explore abandoned locations, solve puzzles, and complete the mission. Only one thing stands between Avatar getting home and that is Chickman.

Courtesy of Project Avatar I was gifted to play their game along with some of my friends. Boldness and determination was required to get Avatar back to his world.

Project Avatar

Project Avatar is a unique first person game which is played online.
It is a hybrid of escape room, video game and performance rolled into one. Players become the hero of the game whilst they help Avatar in real time, in real life. Avatar is a silent traveller from another world. The task is to direct the Avatar with voice commands, explore, solve puzzles, and complete the mission. There is only a baseline scenario and the storyline depends on players’ actions.

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clueQuest Print + Cut + Escape Timequest for kids

clueQuest Print + Cut + Escape TimeQuest is a great way to introduce your children from 8 years of age to the world of code cracking and puzzle solving thanks to clueQuest’s print at home missions. Just print, cut and escape (complete) within 60 minutes.

I was kindly gifted courtesy of clueQuest their newest kids Print + Cut + Escape game of TimeQuest to play with my niece Lottie aged 9.

clueQuest

clueQuest run a host of games from escape rooms, VR experiences to missions to play at home with each of their games having a specific theme, storyline and different difficulty level, so there is a game suitable for everyone.

Escape Rooms

  • PLAN52 – One of their secret locations has been compromised and the need you to find out who betrayed Mr Q and swapped sides.
  • Operation BlackSheep – Infiltrate Professor BlackSheep’s command centre and destroy his mind controlling satellite.
  • Revenge of the Sheep – Stop Professor BlackSheep and his evil sidekick, Kevin, by deactivating their vicious SheepMutator.
  • cQ ORIGENES – Shrink your way into Mr Q’s original base and sabotage Professor BlackSheep’s plan to leak agents’ identities and classified information.
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Crystal Maze ‘Start the fans please!’ online fan based version

Start your fans please, this fan based version of The Crystal Maze set up by Robert who usually hosts escape rooms has set up fun challenge type puzzles to tackle whilst sitting in the comfort of our own homes to play along with friends and/or family via Zoom.

The fan based version of Crystal Maze is completely FREE to play. Head over to https://www.facebook.com/crystalmazeonline to book your game slot.

Crystal Maze for those who don’t know what it is

The Crystal Maze is a British game show which was devised by Jacques Antoine, in which a team of six contestants take on a range of challenges set within a labyrinth of the same name consisting of four time zones, winning a time crystal for each one they successfully complete. Reaching the centrepiece of the Maze, The Crystal Dome, the team work together collecting a certain amount of gold tokens to win a prize, with the allotted time inside the Dome. However there are silver tokens as well which will result in deducting gold tokens collected making it harder to accumulate the amount of gold tokens needed to win the game and win a prize.

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The Panic Room CSI Grounded who killed Avery Stone and why?

The Panic Room CSI Grounded is about the murder of Agent Stone which took place on a plane. I and some other members of Love Pop Ups London were given the task in helping with the investigation in hand to solve who killed Avery Stone and why?

The Panic Room

The Panic Room was set up few years back in Gravesend by a married couple who loved escape rooms and are now one of UK’s Largest Escape Room venues! and have been honoured back in 2017, 2018 & 2019 by TripAdvisor for Excellence, winning 2 Golden Key awards back in 2017 & 2018 and won the Gravesham Business Awards in 2018!

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Escaping Hypersomnia within Modern Fables

Modern Fables brings to London their newest escape room Hypersomnia within their new location in Hackney which they have recently relocated to.

I and some other members of Love Pop Ups London were invited on a complimentary basis and was led through a world of dreams where we had to rediscover and awaken ourselves from a Hypersomnia state.

Modern Fables

Modern Fables is an award-winning escape room which is located just off Broadway Market in Hackney, East London. They produce exciting, enticing, nerve-jangling adventures that will give all fond memories and one that you won’t forget in a hurry.

They set themselves apart from other escape rooms by creating intriguing stories that immerse you right from the very beginning. You’ll meet odd characters who set the scene, immersing you in a story that feels like an adventure – not just a set of puzzles.

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Becoming Sherlock – The Game is Now

Sherlock is out of the country and a rash of break-ins are rippling across London, one thing is clear his brilliance is required, or in this case our’s as Sherlock is absent.

With Sherlock away, Mycroft Holmes put out a call as The Network seeks recruits with sharp eyes, keen wits and a hunger for adventure.

A group of us from the Love Pop Ups London community were invited down on a complimentary basis via Mycroft to become detectives for the evening to help solve the crimes. 

Question is can we make Mycroft and Sherlock proud?

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Firewall attack – clueQuest: cQ ORIGENES

Heading into London and feeling a bit like a sheep standing on the tube I headed to clueQuest to play their newest escape room cQ ORIGENES.

I was invited down courtesy of clueQuest to write up along with some others from Love Pop Ups London community on their latest room.

Throughout my blog I will try not to give too much away but there could be some potential spoilers so be warned before reading any further.

clueQuest

clueQuest has four escape rooms. Each room has a specific theme, storyline and difficulty rating.

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Where is the caterpillar I ask the White Rabbit? – The Hunt for the Smoking Caterpillar with BuckBuck Games

I attended BuckBuck Games preview of their latest immersive humorous Alice in Wonderland type game The Hunt for the Smoking Caterpillar in which I got to follow a white rabbit to hunt for Russell the smoking caterpillar on a complimentary basis.

BuckBuck Games

BuckBuck Games have been designing and running unique immersive experiences since 2014.

Their storywriters, actors, puzzle designers, model makers and art directors all work toward one goal and that is FUN.

Their latest game is The Hunt for the Smoking Caterpillar.

This brand new immersive game debuts at Owl & Hitchhiker pub in Holloway, combining immersive theatre, escape rooms and murder mystery together. Guests will be competing, cooperating, trading, bribing and blackmailing their way through curious characters, clues and contraptions as they hunt down the smoking caterpillar.

The Hunt for the smoking caterpillar is “Crystal Maze on crystal meth” and this latest trip certainly does promise to plunge teams down into the rabbit hole!

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A purrfect escape room – Omescape Kingdom of Cats

I went along the other night with some others of Love Pop Ups London to play Omescape escape game Kingdom of Cats which which is based in their second base in Aldgate, with many more new escape rooms to follow.

Who are Omescape?

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Fear the dungeon – Komnata Quest Saint Angelo’s castle

If you love escape rooms, horror and history then you’ll love Komnata Quest Saint Angelo’s castle dungeons which can be found under the roads of Drury Lane.

Komnata Quest

Komnata Quest is an international company who provide interesting promenade walking tours as well as escape rooms. They started out in 2014 and since then they have grown with over 111 escape games to play which are dotted over 11 countries and 45 cities all over the world. Continue reading

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