A year in lockdown has given my other-half and I very little opportunity to visit escape rooms recently. It hasn’t ruled them out completely however, because there are now many escape-room-in-a-box experiences which can be completed in your own home.
These have been having a successful time on Kickstarter lately. In March I backed Calling Card, a detective-thriller where you must use evidence in both document and digital format to find a killer; along with The Paper Labyrinth, a choose-your-own-adventure book where the answers to puzzles lead you down certain paths. Back in August last year, I made a pledge to The Mystery Agency’s campaign for The Balthazar Stone and finally had a chance to play it last month after receiving my box in February.
A loose narrative binds it together as with most escape rooms and I have to say that story here is one of…
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