• At Home Game

    The Curious Stairs of Mr. Hincks

    Review Game Description “Inventor Stephen P. Hincks didn’t always have a magnificently curious elevator. Go back in time and meet a pre-elevator Hincks in this prequel game. Solve enigmas by pairing mysterious physical materials contained in this cryptic parcel with clues from the online interface. Verify solutions online as you climb the steps to the Hincks Hall of Fame.” Personal…

  • Escape Room,  Online Game

    Miss Jezebel Online

    Review Game Description “You are cordially invited to the residence of a killer, an assassin of men who’s showing no signs of stopping. Can you and your friends survive her ‘hospitality’ and collect all the evidence against her before this bizarre black widow traps you in her web for good? Come experience 60Out’s wildest, weirdest, and raunchiest adventure against the…

  • At Home Game

    Escape the Plagues

    Review Game Description “Level up your Passover experience with Escape the Plagues! This family-friendly exploration of our modern plagues will spark discussion about how we can truly escape and what it means to be free.” Personal Experience I read about this game over on Room Escape Artist and was really intrigued by the concept. While I’m not Jewish, I strongly…

  • At Home Game,  Subscription Game

    Society of Curiosities: A Strange Compass

    Review Game Description “There has been an interesting twist in the plot of Captain Madok.  While transporting the items from your last mission, our ground team happened across a false bottom in what we had thought was an empty chest. Inside was a note that suggests Madok may have made his way back to England.” Personal Experience As a newer…

  • Blog

    Unlocking Colorblind Friendly Game Design

    For those of you who read my Puzzle Game Reviews blog, you may have noticed that I try to call out if a game is colorblind-friendly or not. When a game isn’t, I also like to indicate in the review how well it can be worked around. As someone with colorblindness, this is very important to me and, I hope,…

  • At Home Game

    Escape Room in a Box: The Werewolf Experiment

    Review Game Description “A mad scientist is plotting to turn you and your friends into werewolves. Only if you and your team members can solve 19 2D and 3D puzzles in an hour will you be able to escape with your humanness intact! You’ll have to work as a team—so put your heads together and let’s see if you can…

  • At Home Game

    The Curious Elevator of Mr. Hincks

    Review Game Description “Inventor Stephen P. Hincks has been tirelessly developing a set of confounding puzzles and he is now ready to present them to you. Solve his enigmas by pairing mysterious physical materials contained in this cryptic parcel with clues from the online elevator. Use the browser-based elevator to verify solutions and navigate through the floors. Are you ready…

  • Blog

    Chris Fairfield 3.0

    Welcome to the third version of my vanity site! This is the first post of my new, old-fashioned blog! I'm also launching a Puzzle Game Review blog, more information inside…

  • At Home Game

    Break In Alcatraz

    Review Game Description “You are the “outside man” breaking into Alcatraz to help a few of your buddies escape the inescapable prison. Throughout this collaborative experience, you must work together to follow a series of clues and solve puzzles to unfold multiple layers of the game and move deeper into the facility to find your friends! You’ll encounter many obstacles…

  • At Home Game

    The Hincks Gazette

    Review Game Description “Hello, Puzzler. I’m Mr. Hincks.​Are you up for a challenge? Excellent. Subscribe to my Mysterious Puzzle Newspaper and I’ll mail it right to your door. Grab a pen and maybe a friend, and spend an hour or two puzzling out its secrets. You may just add your name to the Hincks Hall of Fame! Until then!Stephen P.…