Escape Virtuality - "Goblin's Quest: The Uprising"
Updated: Dec 9, 2020
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* Please note we went to the location pre-pandemic and above are the information for back then. Please check on their website for their recent policy on booking type and pricing.
📖 THE STORY
You and your friends have been imprisoned by The Goblin King and you must communicate and work together to escape. Along the way, you'll encounter other goblins to help you rise up again the king!
🎯 HIT THE BULLSEYE
So far, we've only played about a handful of virtual reality escape games. This game stood out for us mainly because we felt like we were physically stimulated by the virtual world we were in. The doorways felt like they were really there and at times we had to really step over them carefully like we would in real life. When we play escape rooms, we love prison-themed games that start us off in separate cells forcing us to communicate in order to escape and in the "Goblin's Quest: The Uprising", they provided this type of play virtually!
The CGI was truly amazing and all of the details (goblin's skin, fireballs, jail cell, etc...) all felt so real. We must've spent about 5 minutes just standing there analyzing each other's goblin features. Of course mine was prettier...
All of the challenges from beginning to end really completed the package. There were so many fun obstacles that we had to work on as a team mentally and physically. The amount of space really allowed us to explore and since we were playing wirelessly with backpacks on as opposed to being tethered, we moved around quite comfortably.
🧩 MISSED THE MARK
In the beginning we started off in separate prison cells. Would've loved to see how we ended up there or even if we were blindfolded and placed in there virtually.
Perhaps it's the puzzle lover at heart but it would be great to see more of that aspect being added into the game.
🏹 TAKE A SHOT?
This VR game was so much fun that we completely forget where we were! We felt like were transported into the fantasy world of Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings. If you're a fan of VR games and escape rooms, "Goblin's Quest: The Uprising" does a great job at combining both worlds. This game is also great for team building and communication.
* Check out our YouTube video above for a sneak peek of the location, interview with the owners, the rooms, and more!
** We don't want to go into detail and ruin any surprises for you, but if you'd like more information on the room, feel free to email us.
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Disclosure: We thank Escape Virtuality for comping our tickets for this game. Although complimentary admission was generously provided, it does not impact our opinion on the review whatsoever.
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