• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • Online Game

    The Bewitched Circus

    Review Game Description “The Society has been tracking strange events around Lone Tree, a small town renowned for its witch history. Dispatch your team to Lone Tree and track down the source of these strange events. You will communicate with your team on the ground via text message to guide them, search the web for clues, and immerse yourself in…

  • Online Game,  Subscription Game

    Society of Curiosities: Mysterious Map Heist

    Review Game Description “An ancient encrypted journal has come into your possession. The Society of Curiosities believes it may lead you to the lost treasure maps of fabled pirate Capt. Madok! Unlock the secrets of the journal and dispatch your team on the ground to retrieve the maps! You will communicate with your team on the ground via text message…

  • Puzzle Hunt

    Cryptex Hunt 2021

    Review Game Description “The 2021 Cryptex Hunt is an online puzzle hunt for beginners.” Personal Experience While I had heard of the famous MIT Puzzle Hunt, I had never heard of an online-only one before a friend posted about the 2021 Cryptex Hunt on Twitter. In a really fortuitous coincidence, this year’s hunt was designed to be a good on-ramp…