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    The Emerald Flame

    Review Game Description “Commissioned by an organization shrouded in mystery, players take the role of a historical expert embarking on a quest to piece together the recipe for a fabled elixir by investigating maps, drawings, alchemical diagrams, and mysterious artifacts.” Personal Experience I tried for the better part of two years to get a chance to play one of the…

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    Society of Curiosities: The Last Masquerade

    Review Game Description “The Society has acquired an invitation to a secret society masked ball and has hired a mysterious agent to infiltrate the event. She will need your help to access – and survive! – this secretive gathering. Guide her through the vast mansion, avoid detection, explore ancient archives, and retrieve a stolen artifact!” Personal Experience The Society of…

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    Escape Room in a Box: Flashback

    Review Game Description “To beat this exciting escape room game, you and your friends have 90 minutes to decipher clues, solve puzzles, crack codes and flee the mad scientist werewolf, Doc Gnaw!” Personal Experience It was about this time last year that I played Escape Room in a Box: The Werewolf Experiment, which I enjoyed enough to order this sequel…

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    Solve our Shirts: The Treasure Trove of Pirate Cove

    Review Game Description “Solve the mystery of Pirate Cove, master pirate challenges, and discover secret treasure in this full-length puzzle game T-shirt! This double-sided shirt is filled with hidden details, secret information, and other surprises. These clues help you solve a series of puzzles and challenges as you search for lost pirate treasure.” Personal Experience Solve our Shirts: Escape from…

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    The Vandermist Dossier

    Review Note: Diorama Games provided a complimentary copy of this game for review, but that has in no way affected the content of this review. Game Description “My name is Helena Vandermist. My sister Abigail went missing in August of 1979. Everyone around me drew the obvious conclusion years ago, but I was never able to. With this letter you…

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    Society of Curiosities: The Memory Stone

    Review Game Description “A 100-year old cold case is revived. Follow the voyage of a former Society member and unravel a story that will take you from the jungles of Brazil to the heart of Europe in this solve-a-mystery game. Dispatch your team on the ground and retrieve the fabled Memory Stone!” Personal Experience I was pleasantly surprised when this…

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    Spielburger Box Set

    Review Game Description “Stephen Spielburger has hidden five secret burgers amongst his cinematic works. You, as hopeful “Bunters” (Burger Hunters) must delve into the digital worlds of Spielburger’s movies to discover the burgers. If someone finds all five secret burgers, it is said that they will gain Stephen Spielburger’s greatest treasure. The Spielburger Box Set includes five main sections: “Mandibles”,…

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    Scarlet Envelope: Breakfast for a Serial Killer

    Review Game Description ““Extraordinary Weekly”, 1956: “The death of a waitress at Stanley’s Diner, is being investigated in connection to similar cases…” This time, you work as a cop in the fifties. Bring justice to the victims of a serial killer who clearly has a thing for junk food! Expect case files, coroner’s reports, & footage of suspects’ interrogations with…

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    Society of Curiosities: The Posie Ring & The Chapbook

    Review Game Description “You receive a mysterious envelope filled with clues and artifacts: an ancient constellation map, old photographs, a locket, a wax-sealed letter, and more! Deep-dive into the ancient objects, articles, and expert resources to track down the location of an ancient alchemical manuscript!” Personal Experience After the stellar first chapter of Society of Curiosities—still my favorite at-home puzzle…

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    Scarlet Envelope: Distress Call from Outer Space

    Review Game Description “The year is 2220, a century into human colonization of Mars. Your spaceship picks up the distress call from a Martian spy who has discovered a dark secret that can stop the war between Earth and Mars! Now, encrypted Martian files are in your hands, along with the fate of our Galaxy. Will you accept the challenge?”…