A Guide to Escape Room Board Games


Originally published at: https://thecodex.ca/2017/04/03/guide-escape-room-board-games/

Back in August, 2016, the Room Escape Divas had a podcast with Donald Dennis about board games from an escape room perspective.

However, there were a few we did not cover that are marketed as Escape Room Board Games. I have not played them all, unfortunately, but I have collected reviews for you to peruse for yourself!

Note: Press the green plus sign to expand for more information and review links. I have only linked to reviews from escape room reviewers because I’m elitist like that.

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By all means, if you know of any other escape room board games, or other reviews I have not included here, please contact me!


Excellent overview! Will this be periodically updated? Rumor is Escape Room in A Box: The Werewolf Experiment may be shipping in May 2017. According to unnamed person in the Slack chat, they are “holding their manufacturers to a very high standard” which has caused some delays.

The Game Room completed the Kickstarter but hasn’t released. There’s another review of their game here: https://opinionatedgamers.com/2016/09/24/dale-yu-preview-of-the-game-room-part-2-mr-boddy-spoiler-free/


We also have to update it with Unlocked as well as Escape the Crate.

I will get on that…