Through this portal is a realm where the happiest dreams are made. But the mischievous witch, Hilda, has taken away all the good magic of this once cheerful place. She has been replacing it with only dark magic and nightmares. The spirits of the forest can no longer cast dreams to the human realm. While the witch is away, adventurers can explore the forest and try to undo Hilda’s wicked tricks. Are you brave enough to unravel the witch’s dark magic to free the forest spirits?
The experience starts as soon as you walk in the door, and continues down the hall, down the stairs, and all throughout the venue. Even the washrooms have two themes that have more thoughtful immersion than I’ve seen in a lot of other venues, complete with custom sounds and lights. The host was cheerful and did a great job of explaining everything to us. You could tell she really enjoyed sharing the story of the room.
This room is not just an immersive experience – it’s an art installation. And because of that, everything is crafted REALLY well. The puzzles are seamlessly integrated into the room and props. The props are really good quality and purpose-built. I really enjoyed the presentation of each puzzle and how logical and linear it was. There’s also a lower number of puzzles in this room. It takes away some of the chaos of the room and lets you enjoy the experience which is what you want in a room like this.
The lighting is very well thought out as is the audio. The initial audio recording could be a little better, but the rest was great. We didn’t end up using the hint system but they do give you an adorable little box to carry into the room with you. The ending needs a little bit of a change – the door should open after the audio recording and not before.
This is a great room for 4 or 5 people. I would recommend having someone with some escape room experience but we were able to escape in time with just two. This was an easy-medium room.
This was the perfect room to celebrate our 75th escape room! I can’t wait to do their next room!