Evolo Room Escape: Secrets of the Jungle [Review]

logo-evoloLocation: Evolo Room Escape, Hobart, TAS, Australia

Date completed:  March 2018 (2 players). Succeeded escaping!

Creativity: 7.5; Difficulty: 6; Atmosphere: 7; Fun: 8

Requirements:

  • 2-6 players
  • Acute senses

There was something mysterious and somewhat terrifying about the relic found by Sherwood Bloxham in the depths of the jungle. After years of search, the eccentric and brilliant researcher completed his pursuit and took the relic with him to the hut in which he lived for years, away from civilization. But madness overtook him, and he fled his hideout leaving no trace of his destination – except for a note wishing someone passionate for the jungle would take over his discoveries.

As a duo of enthusiastic explorers, Trapspringer and I were invited to try this game, designed by the team of Evolo Room Escape, and decipher  the Secrets of the Jungle.

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Evolo Room Escape: International Fugitive [Review]

logo-evoloLocation: Evolo Room Escape, Hobart, TAS, Australia

Date completed:  March 2018 (2 players). Succeeded escaping!

Creativity: 7.5; Difficulty: 6.5; Atmosphere: 7; Fun: 8.5.

Requirements:

  • 2-6 players
  • Acute senses
  • Full mobility (mainly to access the room)

There is an international fugitive on the run, and intelligence indicates that he is hiding in Tasmania! Of all places in the world, who would guess he would go to that lovely island on the extreme south of Australia? Maybe it was the food there… or the whisky… But players must be quick and catch him before he departs to his next destination. The mission in this game is to capture the fugitive and to find out where his next hideout would be.

We were invited by the designers of Evolo Room Escape, Lauren and Nick, to try their games during our stop in Hobart earlier this year. Kinda in theme with the game, we were also on the move – but not as fugitives, we swear! The city was a scheduled stop for our cruise ship. Hobart is a great touristic (unfairly underrated) destination, and it just became better with escape rooms!
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