8.3 / 10 Our Score
Summary
A journey to the heart of Tokyo, you and your team alongside private investigator James Murdock have been contacted by Miss Miharu about a robbery that has taken place in one of her many properties. A cruel and spiteful uncle that has torn her family apart is at the center of the mystery. Locked inside, you will have to home into all of your investigational skills to unfold the secrets, solve the crime and escape out of the locked room all in one hour!
Immersion9
Story & Puzzles10
Environment7
Other Items7

Hint Hunt loves immersion. Their rooms are 360 degrees of goodness with not only the walls but the doors, floors, and ceilings all designed and built to give you an uninterrupted visual experience. Even the HVAC and sprinklers which pose a challenge to so many other rooms have been thoughtfully integrated. Electronics are all hidden away including the speakers which are embedded throughout the room.

This room is a mix of traditional locks and electronic codes. One thing a team member pointed out is that you don’t know how long the codes are or necessarily which keypad a code may go with. This normally bugs the heck out of me but in this room it didn’t seem to be an issue and we were able to logically progress through the room without confusion.

The puzzles are a really good variety of physical, numerical (not math), spacial, and logical. The puzzles are very well integrated into the room. There is one game element where, if you don’t know the game, you’ll have to learn it, and that could be frustrating. There are a few pieces that I would consider red herrings in the room but if you stay focused on the problem to solve rather than the pieces in the room you’ll get through it.

We considered this an easy-medium room and completed it in the second fastest time with four people. This is a really well made room and you should check it out!

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