Lost HK: Exodus [Review]

IMG_6570Location: Lost HK, Causeway Bay (near Times Square), Hong Kong

Date completed: Jan 2016 (2 players). Succeded escaping (with extra time).

Creativity: 8.5; Difficulty: 6; Atmosphere: 6.5; Fun: 7.5

Requirements:

  • Basic English
  • 2-10 players
  • 45 minute room
  • Musical training (singing or instruments) not required, but can assist

Religous texts say Moses and his people escaped from the Pharaoh, left Egypt, and wandered in the desert for 40 years until they found the Promised land. Exodus, in Lost HK, proposes to replay that story in a bit more than 40 minutes. You will lead your people through this treacherous journey in this Old Testament escape room. What?! Come again?!

At first, Trapspringer and I didn’t know how to react at this room. We’d certainly never seen a religiously inspired one until now. Was it even serious? We talked to the gamemaster at the venue, who recomended it as her favorite room in the place. We had had good runs with Castiglione and Aokigahara, so we decided to try Exodus to satisfy our curiosity. It proved to be a really fun and elaborate room, with the craziest application of a technological device we’ve seen until now.

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