Escape games in San Francisco

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  • Travis
    Hayward, CA2 contributions
    Good theme good people.
    We barely made it.
    I am a man of few words but it was legit a great time. I cannot describe ...
    Written 2 October 2022
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  • Kelsey P
    San Rafael, CA46 contributions
    I've done two of the escape rooms, Houdini and Edison. Both of them are very fun and very different from each other. There are the typical solving combinations to locks but also word puzzles, physical clues around the room, games, and physical activities. The staff are very helpful and friendly and gave us a few extra minutes when we were close to finishing the room. Cannot recommend enough!
    Written 19 September 2022
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  • Josh P
    1 contribution
    We did the King Arthur escape room and it was amazing! Our game master Nana was very helpful, and she enthusiasticly guided us through the solutions we had the most trouble with after our game was done. It's nice to beat an escape room, but it's so much more fun when someone takes the extra time to explain things. We found the puzzle to be challenging in all the right ways and managed to finish successfully. This was our third and best escape room. Can't wait to return.
    Written 16 July 2022
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  • jwb122020
    Pacifica, CA1 contribution
    Wife and I had a wonderful time celebrating our anniversary and looking forward to doing another room!
    Written 16 April 2020
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  • mel260
    Murrieta, CA41 contributions
    My friends and I visited 2 escape rooms here- Wizard & Medieval. We had a great time as Wizards and enjoyed all the activities in this room. The room has a little wear and tear so some items give themselves away pretty easily but we had a great time! The Medieval room was another story. They do say it is scary and I found that to be very true. But it was more macabre (dead severed heads, creepy sound effects, and torture devices). If that's your thing- enjoy. That room was hard though- so hustle!
    Written 10 March 2020
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  • RangerR-Blue
    USA12 contributions
    Super fun activity. Challenging but not impossible. Unique experience with cool technologies. Really friendly staff. Went with a group from work, and would be just as (if not more) fun with group of friends. Highly recommend it.
    Written 2 October 2019
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  • Roman P
    San Francisco, CA42 contributions
    Took bunch of 12 years olds for birthday party. They all loved it. The guide was excellent with little tips, room is spacious, clues are challenging
    Written 5 May 2019
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  • Brian E
    Washington DC, DC1 contribution
    We had a great time at the Puppeteer's Workshop! Our group had very little experience with escape room style puzzles (three of us had done 1 room before...two of us had never done an escape room before). It's not the most cutting-edge, high-tech, polished experience...but that is more than made up for with smart, story-driven puzzles that are incredibly satisfying when your group has an "aha!" moment.
    Written 31 December 2017
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  • Clare J
    Norwich, UK18 contributions
    We played the Antidote game, the rooms were very authentic and really well set up just like a real lab. Great puzzles and flow to the game. Staff were friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend and we will be playing more with Escapology on our US road trip.
    Written 11 August 2022
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  • jiadar789
    San Francisco, California, United States2 contributions
    We had a fun day in SF then went to puzzle break. We had cocktail hour before but we quickly sobered up as we tried to solve all the puzzles. We went with 3 of our friends and joined another big group who all worked together. Still we worked as a team to solve a lot of complex puzzles and were 2 puzzles from getting out. We didn't escape but I think we would have if we had 10 more minutes. Urgency! Use every minute!
    Written 17 December 2014
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  • Lharper82
    Los Angeles, CA1 contribution
    We went to visit SF and discovered this content playground similar to ice cream museum but all about music. Also they used local artists and great merchandise in their gift shop
    Written 1 June 2021
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  • Cat108
    68 contributions
    This is the second escape room I've done and it was by far more fun than the first one. The two person team that ran it was awesome, and really got everyone in the mood to play. The clues themselves were pretty tricky, and we had to work with half a team that we didn't know. We all ended up melding well and got out with 4 minutes to spare! Great time and totally worth it!
    Written 28 February 2017
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  • makjms
    Eureka, CA288 contributions
    This game room was fun! It was a fun twist to start with our team split up. The game controller was very nice and very helpful. It was pretty hard to see the end puzzle due to the red light.
    Written 12 November 2018
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  • ClaireleecherrySFEB
    Oakland, CA2 contributions
    It was ok. Like everything else at Pier 39, it was overpriced. It is not child friendly. I would not take kids younger than 13. My 10 year old found it scary and ended up taking off the 3d glasses to endure the rest of the ride. We asked the people who were working there for recommendation on which was the least scary. I found their recommendation to be really scary and intense so I closed my eyes for many parts of the ride. I hate to think what other experiences are like. If you are an adult or teen who loves horror movies and video games, you may enjoy this. It is short and not cheap. I was hoping for Disney’s soaring type relaxing experience but this is a horror movie themed shooting game.
    Written 24 August 2022
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