3.6

Review of Parliament’s Bomb Escape Room

Review of Parliament’s Bomb
at Amaze in Ottawa

Guy Fawkes of the Gunpowder Plot, a man known for plotting the assassination of the English King by means of destroying the parliament. In 1604 was involved in a radical movement targeting the overthrow of the Royal Family.

3.6Overall Score
  • Puzzle Quality
    4.0
  • Environment
    3.0
  • Story Integration
    3.5
  • Staff Involvement
    4.0
  • Overall Immersion
    3.5
  • Overall Fun
    3.5


At first, this room is quite intriguing. A lot of elements went into the spaces that make up this room.  The puzzles are very intelligent and well laid out.  However, there is more to making a great atmosphere than an abundance of props.

We visited in the winter and the space was very cold.  It is already in a very hidden location down an ally and it would be nice to feel a welcoming vibe on arrival.  Although the staff attendant there was great, the bare, cold, and dim environment doesn’t make you excited to have arrived.

That being said, clearly, a lot of thought has gone into the puzzles themselves.  This room can handle a larger group of 4 to 6 people and indeed probably needs more than 2 as we were unable to complete the room in the time provided.

 

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