No fish and chips, just death and taxes... – Room: Murder in London – November 29, 2020 - The Escape Room Guys


Play if… you get pleasure from fixing murders, need to be a Bobby, and like climbing via home windows..

Avoid if… you dislike phone cubicles, bars, or alleyways.


Time Emporium Escape Rooms:

Address: 391 Denver Ave, Loveland, CO 80537 (click on deal with for Google Map)

Contact and Website: 970-619-8639

The Room – Wizard’s Tower:

Description (from the corporate web site): There’s been a sequence of murders in the dead of night alleyways of London. We suppose it has to do with one other time medallion that we’ve situated. The assassin may even be in possession of this medallion. A Scotland Yard detective was murdered on the nook of Commercial and Hanbury streets. Start by looking out there for any proof the police might have missed.

Difficulty (1-10)Medium

Time Limit: 60 minutes

Cost: $28

Identifier: R1

Party Size: 8 Max

Staging Area: Small ready space with merch and a sofa.

Metro Access/Parking: There’s a car parking zone for the power and the adjoining retailer. Unsure about metro entry.


This is the video we took earlier than we entered the room:

This is the video we took simply after we accomplished the room:

As I’ve stated just a few instances in latest reminiscence, I’m apparently forgetting to do the put up room video.

Note: The ERG got the chance to check out this room without cost, with the understanding that we might proceed to supply an trustworthy evaluate and comply with the identical course of we’ve used on all of our different rankings.


Description of the room: You begin off in an alley alongside facet a bar, brick partitions, home windows, and all.

Understanding of the Mission: Retrieve the Time Medallion by fixing this homicide thriller earlier than you turn out to be the following sufferer.

Did We Escape: Yes

Time Remaining: A couple of minutes, IIRC.

Our Suggested Party Size: 6ish would work.

Did the room problem your entire group? Yes

Members of our group (apart from the ERG): Steph D

We tried are darnedest to name dwelling, however there was nowhere to place 1 / 4.

Worth the money and time? Yes

Where to Eat/Drink Before/After:



JASON says:
Overall Expectation (Summary)
Having simply (barely) escaped the Wizard’s Tower then interviewing our hosts, we launched into a homicide thriller, attempting to unravel the homicide of a Scotland Yard detective. Based on our expertise only a half hour or so earlier, we anticipated this room to be equally effectively constructed and puzzled, and we weren’t dissatisfied (fortunately). 
Story (Rating)
Before being transported to 1889 Victorian London, you’re advised there have been 3 murders believed to be serial in nature. You then discover out that sufferer 4 was considered one of Scotland Yards greatest detectives, who had been assigned to the case.

You return in time to cope with this serial killer and recuperate his/her time medallion within the course of. You hope. Else you turn out to be sufferer 5 and don’t make it again in any respect.

Rating: 7.5/10

Mission (Rating)
Following 4 grisly murders, you’ve been tasked as the following detective on the case. Go to the nook of Commercial and Hanbury, examine the scene of the crimes, piece every part collectively, and see if yow will discover one thing that earlier detectives missed to catch this killer. Your life is in your individual fingers right here, for should you don’t determine who the killer is, you may simply find yourself being sufferer quantity 5.

Rating: 8.5/10

Puzzle Diversity (Rating)
We began off a bit sluggish right here, as has been occurring currently, however as soon as we started discovering gadgets, issues began to click on. This room does really make you play as should you’re a detective. As you progress, you’re going to have to remember issues and backtrack to search out the references (identical to the Ripper room). There’s a small variety of hidden gadgets, just a few pad locks, loads of magnetic issues (that is 1889 in any case), and a bit little bit of…physicality, if you’ll. All in good enjoyable, although.

No puzzle kind was repeated (nothing even just like what we encountered in Wizard’s Tower) and there’s a good unfold. From black-light to chess, magnets, and a few affiliation, there was a bit for everybody on this room (even some novices).

Rating: 9.5/10

Puzzle Complexity (Rating)
Let’s begin off with this: this room is listed as Medium to Wizard’s Tower’s Hard. I discovered this room tougher, however your mileage will fluctuate, in fact.

There’s so much to search out on this room, however one little trace I’ll give is that gadgets on this room aren’t Pokémon, should you catch my drift. We have been stumped for a bit, however the overly useful disembodied voice from Wizards Tower adopted us to London to provide additional steerage. The puzzles have been a very good mixture of frequent sense and significant pondering. The affiliation puzzles have been really fairly difficult right here, which is mostly the alternative of how they’re. Make certain you’re further observant on this room, too. There was some extent the place I knew I had seen one thing however couldn’t keep in mind the place and I’m certain Sam was like, come on, you already know you’ve seen it…

We even obtained stumped on the top sport puzzle, to retrieve the Time Medallion. We shouldn’t have, however we did.

BTW, the unfold right here, not counting the seek-and-find moments, was roughly 4-8.

Rating: 8/10

Flow/Cohesiveness/Uniqueness (Rating)
Let’s discuss décor first. As you possibly can see from our group photograph, there’s an actual telephone sales space in there. The ‘room’ is designed to be an alley and it’s very effectively accomplished. You’ll really feel such as you’re working down an precise alley. (And sure, I do imply working as a result of yeah, I ran backwards and forwards a number of instances.) Now, I don’t know what a London flat would have appeared like again within the late 1800s, however it was very…British.

The puzzles maintain you shifting all through the room, so ensure you’ve been following Rule #1 (no, not that rule 1, this one). And you greatest be limber (or have somebody in your group that’s). There was just one factor to me that appeared misplaced when it was first encountered, however within the grand scheme of issues, I perceive why it was the place it was.

There have been instances that we have been working collectively on puzzles and others the place she (or I) have been doing issues on our personal. I’m certain there’s a puzzle or 3 that I utterly missed as a result of Steph had completed it earlier than I completed one which I used to be engaged on. Ah sure, teamwork!

Rating: 8.5/10

Fun/Amusement (Summary)
This room made us suppose in several methods from Wizards Tower, however we had fun nonetheless. There’s additionally a pleasant little tchotchke for you on the finish.
Game Master (Summary)
Sam was our GM once more and he saved it actual for us on this one, although we wanted extra assist than final time.
How Helpful Were Any Clues Given, if any (Summary)
I positively had extra of these “dammit, we didn’t want a touch on that” moments on this room (not that we obtained that many hints…).
RAGE Meter Score
Label me irritated right here, primarily as a result of I used to be anticipating this to be simpler than Wizards Tower. I assume that’s my very own fault (effectively, they did inform us that AND it’s listed as simpler than the Tower on their website). But nonetheless, it was enjoyable and a very well accomplished tackle the Ripper.

Rating: 👊👊


Final Thought: Now that we’ve accomplished 2 rooms at this location (we’ve but to do Secrets of the Pharaohs, however from what I gathered from Sam, it’s going to be just like this room), I can safely say these guys are the true deal. As I stated within the evaluate of their different room we’ve accomplished, should you’re in Colorado, you owe it to your self to examine this out. Their subsequent room must be prepared within the coming months, so keep tuned and comply with our website for a evaluate of once we check it (I hope!).

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