Tag Archives: Room-in-a-box

The Panic Room: Panic Room

Room-in-a-box, Feb 2021

Rated 3.5 out of 5
The Panic Room’s original eponymous game was about alien conspiracy theories, and this puzzle book follows the same theme, though I don’t believe there’s any cross-over in puzzle content with the physical room. As with the company’s other books, it’s… (more)

Unlock!: Mission #07

Room-in-a-box, Mar 2021

Rated 4 out of 5
In Unlock box sets the third game is normally the hardest; while it’s not always the best of the three it often is, and I’d say Mission #07 is the strongest of the Epic Adventures set. The deck of cards for this game is split into two halves with dif… (more)

Unlock!: The Dragon’s Seven Tests

Room-in-a-box, Mar 2021

Rated between 3 and 3.5 out of 5
Once every seven years the famous Master Li accepts new disciples to the Temple of the Gold Dragons – and that premise should give you an idea of this game’s theming, layered with absolutely every oriental stereotype you can think of, where inscrutab… (more)

Unlock!: The Seventh Screening

Room-in-a-box, Mar 2021

Rated 3 out of 5
The Seventh Screening – name chosen purely to shoehorn in the number ‘7’, to celebrate this being Unlock’s seventh box – is a tribute to the classic age of Hammer horror movies, and jumps between you as a cinema-goer and you as the movie’s protagonis… (more)

Enigma Emporium: Blowback

Room-in-a-box, Jan 2019

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Blowback, Enigma Emporium’s second play-at-home puzzle game and a sequel to Wish You Were Here, is at time of writing about to launch on Kickstarter. It works perfectly well stand-alone, though I imagine most players will tackle it having first tried… (more)