THE VOYAGE OF THE NAUTILUS

Company: Cloak and Dagger Escape Rooms

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The Story

You and your team will be enjoying a routine cruise aboard the fabled submarine, the Nautilus. Suddenly the submarine is attacked by a giant octopus! After fighting off the attack, you realize that you must get all systems back on line before running out of air!

Audience
  • Special Events
  • Friends & Family
  • Team Building
  • Dating
  • Students
  • Gamers
  • Tourists
Difficulty Group
Parking
Payment Methods

More Information

Number of Players:

1 to 10

Room Accepted Currency:

USD

Cost per Player:

27.99$

Game Duration in Minutes:

60

GuReview - THE VOYAGE OF THE NAUTILUS

by Gureviewer: rachelklepadlo

Overview


Game Played On: Sunday, 4th March 2018

Recommended Team Size: 2-4 Players

Kid Friendly: Yes

Game Duration: 60 Min.

Booking Method: Online

Start Time: On Time

Who is this for: Families, Enthusiasts, Searchers

Live Actor: No

Public Transportation: N/A

Parking: Venue Free Parking

Ample free parking in adjacent parking lot

Overview Notes:

This game has a LOT going on at the same time - there is enough to keep a group of 3-4 enthusiasts busy. It's kid friendly, and large enough for a group of 6-7 kids to have a lot of fun! I would recommend ages 12+. I wouldn't recommend this room for first time players.

The Venue   


Venue / Lobby Info:

Upon arrival, there is a large desk to the right side of the space for checking in. There is a 'standby room' off to the left side for debriefing/waiting. The space is rather large, and can easily facilitate groups of 15 people waiting.

Public Restrooms: Yes

Refreshments: No

Notes for People with Disabilities:

Please call venue prior to booking

The Game   


Game Introduction: Our submarine has been attacked, and we have one hour before we run out of air!

Operator Intro: Exciting - takes you into the story

Theme: Future / Technological

Narrative: Escape a Specific Unpleasant Place

Main room first glance: Nice & Neat!

The main room looks like you're in a museum - lots of plaques along the walls, tons of photos and items to look at. The initial feeling of this room is 'Do NOT touch' - which adds to the feel and difficulty of the game.

Flow: Good Flow - one thing leads to another. Sometime not clear

There is a lot going on in this game, but at times it was very difficult to tell what we had to do next or where we needed to be. Some of this was due to choppy flow, some of it was because we were being too delicate (going back to the 'museum' feeling of the room).

Puzzles: Some of them were great (matched promised level)

Most of the puzzles were well executed. As per our team's usual failures (we are horrible at searching!) most of the puzzle issues came from our weakness. Language note: This is the heaviest 'English' room I have played to date. A strong knowledge of the English language is required to play this room, as several puzzles involve the ability to deduct clues and answers from lengthy texts/plaques/items. Glasses note: Usually, I can get away without wearing glasses while playing (I always tend to drop them or get them dirty..) In this game, make sure to wear your glasses/contacts.

Game Strengths:

Beautiful, large set design - excellent use of space - several puzzle paths at points - engaging storyline

Game Weaknesses:

Lots (and lots) of reading required - puzzle flow not always clear

Hints & Clues, Debrief   


Method: Other

Quality: Excellent (They have advanced the game, built-in escalation, no answer-disclosing)

Closure & Debrief: Excellent (Catharsis)

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New Jersey 33 691
Hamilton Township 08619 NJ US
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Final Thoughts:

If you're looking for a challenging escape room to keep a large group entertained in NJ, The Voyage of Nautilus is an excellent choice. It's engaging, interesting, and was a lot of fun! Enthusiasts note: There is a duplicate Nautilus room elsewhere in NJ. Keep this in mind when booking.

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