Da Vinci's Challenge
Introduction: You live in Italy, in the year 1493. The name of the Master Leonardo Da Vinci is known all around the world. Hundreds of students start follow him, hoping that grand inventor will take them under his wing as an apprentice. There are so many young hopefuls, that Da Vinci built a room specifically designed to select candidates. Only the students capable of exiting this room in 60 minutes will be granted the honor to learn from Master Leonardo!
Location: Quest Room
Parking: Small parking next to facility
Date Completed: December 26, 2017
Number of Escape Artists: 5 (including 1 newbie)
Hint System: Unlimited via Speaker System
Result: ESCAPED - 38 minutes 52 seconds
Fun Factor: 5
Note. For OVERALL means, 1 = WTF?; 2 = Take a gander; 3 = You can book it; 4 = You should book it now; 5 = OMG! You should've booked it yesterday!
- Recommend 4-6 escape artists
- Immersive AF
- Fun and satisfying puzzles
- Puzzles are fairly challenging
- Good use of technology
Even before you step into the escape room, you are given a cloak to make you feel like you are a student of the great Da Vinci. To begin, your group will be split into two groups, so I advise knowing how you are going to divide your group. The moment you step into the escape room, you feel like you are in Da Vinci's time era. The puzzles are challenging. It's a good mix of technology, old-school pulleys and abstract thinking.
The best part of the escape room are the hidden compartments that appear when triggered and the associations you have to make when solving problems. There is a lion box that is a "bonus" objective which your team can do. There's yummy treasure in there!
This escape room is very well designed. You can tell that Quest Rooms have a big budget to make their rooms incredibly immersive.