Clue Hunter Valencia: Murder in the Train [Review]

IMG_5450_2Location: Clue Hunter, Valencia (city centre), Spain

Date completed: May 2015 (4 players). Failed escaping… sort of!

Creativity: 8.5; Difficulty: 9; Atmosphere: 7.5; Fun: 8.

Requirements:

  • Game can be set to either English, Spanish or Italian. Once set, there is a lot of reading throughout the game.
  • 3-5 players.

Murder in the Train  places players in a similar situation of a famous novel in which a murder happens in a certain famous train and you must solve it before it reaches the next stop, in one hour.

This room requires players to not only solve puzzles for the sake of getting more clues and opening up new areas, it also requires them solve an actual crime. Where? When? Who? How? Why? There are some very unique elements to this game and it is a good challenge for full teams.

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Clue Hunter Valencia: Caught in the Basement [Review]

IMG_5450_2Location: Clue Hunter, Valencia (city centre), Spain

Date completed: May 2015 (4 players). Succeeded escaping!

Creativity: 8; Difficulty: 7; Atmosphere: 8; Fun: 8.

Requirements:

  • Briefing can be given in English, Spanish or Italian. No language skills required during the game.
  • 3-5 players.
  • Not recommended for kids under 14 (minors accompanied by adults).

Being Caught in the Basement of a serial killer with only one hour to get out, before he comes back. That is the simple (but effective) premise of this escape room from Clue Hunter. Think of it as a lighter version of escaping a dungeon from Saw.

What is that in the fridge?!

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Clue Hunter Valencia: Mystery in Prof. Wachowski’s Office [Review]

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Location: Clue Hunter, Valencia (city centre), Spain

Date completed: May 2015 (4 players). Succeeded escaping!

Creativity: 7.5; Difficulty: 7; Atmosphere: 7.5; Fun: 9.

Knowledge requirements: Game can be played in English, Spanish or Italian. Like any lab, knowing science helps!

Other requirements: 2-5 players

You’d think that being locked in a room with in-laws for an hour,  with multiple native languages (Trapspringer – English, everyone else – Portuguese), would be the basis of some sort of crazed comedy. Add a mad scientist really angry at you and only one hour to escape his office! What? We have secondary objectives as well?  

Clue Hunter’s Mystery in Prof. Wachowski’s Office, in Valencia (Spain), is a good example of how creativity can make even a seemingly boring environment (an office) an exciting, fast paced race against time.

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