GuReview - BIGFOOT

St. Charles, US

by Gureviewer: rachelklepadlo


Game Played On: Friday, 28th September 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 , Beginners , Searchers

Live Actor: No

Public Transportation: N/A

Parking: Venue Free Parking

Parking lot directly in front of venue

Overview Notes:

This room hit our radar due to IPanic's advertising - an Escape Room that moves! Does it live up to the hype?

The Venue   

Venue / Lobby Info:

A large open area immediately when you enter grants ample space for waiting players to congregate. It reminded me of how laser tag waiting areas used to feel.

Public Restrooms: Yes

Refreshments: No

Notes for People with Disabilities:

Call prior to booking. This room involves stepping up into a container, another room may be a better option for those with mobility concerns.

The Game   

Game Introduction: We have an hour to uncover the mysteries of Bigfoot!

Operator Intro: OK

Theme: Fantasy / Fiction

Narrative: Gather Intelligence or Espionage

Main room first glance: Wow!

The game takes place in a modified shipping container (or this is how it looks..) Tight and cozy, you can immediately tell why this is a private booking game. The inside of the container looks like someone's run down trailer with an obsession for Bigfoot! Totally nailed it.

Flow: Bad Flow

Each hint we had to use within this experience was to help us discover the flow of the game. Puzzles are not intuitively connected, leaving several logic leaps.

Puzzles: Good puzzles

Most of the puzzles stayed on theme and were interesting. Some puzzles triggered a mega-event within the game, which was really exciting to see!

Game Strengths:

interesting concept - unique puzzles - fun in-game events

Game Weaknesses:

I was expecting more interactions with Bigfoot - poor game flow

Hints & Clues, Debrief   

Method: Other

Quality: Good (things made sense)

Closure & Debrief: Excellent (Catharsis)

Final Thoughts:

Bigfoot was marketed as a unique experience - a moving Escape Room! These in game interactions were exciting and lived up to the hype. The puzzles within this room need to be tweaked to provide a better flow. If you are in the area and looking for a unique Escape Room experience, Bigfoot may be what you're looking for - if you can find it!

Did You Escape: Yes


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