Brisbane Escapes: Murder in the Barber Shop @ Escape Hunt

We step into the room. A desk, a barber’s chair, a barber pole. As Brisbane detectives, it is up to us to search for the clues that will tell us who perpetrated the Murder in the Barber Shop. General Details Escape Hunt, West End 60 minutes 2-5 players Difficulty: Medium Website How We Played 5 […]

Brisbane Escapes: Haunted Academy @ Puzzled Room Escape

We stepped into the pitch black. Eerie noises echoed through the space, shadows flickered and vanished as our weak candles flickered in our hands. Would we be able to solve the disappearances and escape from the Haunted Academy? General Details “Haunted Academy” Puzzled Room Escape, 1177 Logan Rd., Holland Park West 60 minutes 2-6 players […]

On The Table: Pandemic Contagion

This review was originally posted on Tyson’s blog back in 2014 at www.morphmandude.com here   I recently came into contact with a new pandemic that Z-man Games has released upon the world… hmm maybe I should rephrase that. Pandemic: Contagion is a new game in the Pandemic line published by Z-man games. I made the […]

Brisbane Escapes: Venue Profiles

Here I provide a series of venue profiles outlining what to expect from the different venues around Brisbane. Where relevant, I provide links to reviews of specific rooms. I will update these profiles with new information as it comes. At the end, I provide brief descriptions of some venues outside Brisbane. Within Brisbane Exitus Location: […]

Brisbane Escapes: “Dream Catcher” @ Fort Locks

Something about the room seems wrong. We are caught in between sleeping and waking, and feel a creeping anxiety settle in. We must escape from the “Dream Catcher” or we risk remaining suspended in eternal slumber. General Details “Dream Catcher” Fort Locks, 12/887 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley 90 minutes 3-6 players allowed Listed difficulty: N/A […]

Brisbane Escapes: “Missing Missy” @ Solve and Unlock

As members of the school’s puzzle club, we are concerned when our friend Missy doesn’t show up. Stepping into her foreboding home, we wonder if we will find the Missing Missy in time. General Details “Missing Missy” Solve and Unlock, 3 Zamia Street, Sunnybank 60 minutes 2-8 players allowed Listed difficulty: N/A Website How We […]

Brisbane Escapes: “Puzzle Tech Murder” @ Puzzled Room Escape

ID cards in hand, we stand against a bloodstained wall. We are all suspects, we are told, in the Puzzle Tech Murder. But who was responsible for Head of Finance, Benjamin Pierce’s death? We have only 60 minutes to solve the mystery and escape from our captivity. General Details “Puzzle Tech Murder” Puzzled Room Escape, […]

Brisbane Escapes: “Locked Locker” @ Fort Locks

The bare room contains a series of lockers, some posters, and a door. Somehow we must work together to open up all of the lockers, solve the puzzles and earn the golden trophy hidden in the final locked locker. General Details “Locked Locker” Fort Locks, 887 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley 60 minutes 2-6 players allowed […]

Brisbane Escapes: “Jail Escape” @ Fort Locks

Trapped in our jail cell, we look around. A small desk. Some books. A shelf. And locks. Lots and lots of locks. It looks like it’s time for a jail escape. General Details “Jail Escape” Fort Locks, 887 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley 60 minutes 2-6 players allowed Listed difficulty: Level 1 (I think – difficulties […]

Brisbane Escapes: “Forensic” @ Exitus

Here we are, a team of forensic experts tasked with tracking down a serial killer. Suspects are listed on a board on the wall, and we are all painfully aware that the killer knows we are on their trail… and that if we don’t catch them in the allotted 50 minutes, we will be their […]