Chapter 1: Occam's Apartment
Introduction: BILL OCCAM WAS DEAD. THEY SAID IT WAS OPEN-SHUT: TEXTBOOK SUICIDE. WHILE YOU DIDN’T AGREE, YOU JUST WANTED TO PUT THIS NASTY CHAPTER BEHIND YOU. JUST CLEAN OUT HIS APARTMENT AND MOVE ON WITH YOUR LIFE.
THE HALLWAY SEEMED NEVER-ENDING. TO MOST PEOPLE, IT WAS JUST ANOTHER HALLWAY LEADING TO ANOTHER RUNDOWN APARTMENT. TO YOU, WELL, YOU MIGHT AS WELL BE FALLING DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE. YOU STAND FROZEN OUTSIDE OF HIS DOOR AS A FEELING OF DREAD WASHES OVER YOU. “WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME? THERE IS NOTHING TO BE AFRAID OF,” YOU THINK. YOU STEEL YOURSELF AND OPEN THE DOOR…
Location: Evil Genius Escape Rooms
Parking: Street Parking
Date Completed: December 17, 2017
Number of Escape Artists: 2
Hint System: Unlimited via Telephone
Result: ESCAPED - ~52 minutes
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 2-4 escape artists
- Simply and challenging puzzles
- Have a good nose ;)
- Immersive AF
- Amazing story and game master
This escape room was simply amazing due to it's structure. They had an option to have an "immersive experience" by purchasing both chapters provided by Evil Genius. The time left from Chapter 1 would be bonus time for Chapter 2. I also believe that you still get to experienced Chapter 2 even if you fail Chapter 1.
The room was incredibly and was I fully intrigued by the story. This escape room actually made my girlfriend and I closer, due to the nature of the challenging puzzles and how well we had to communicate to push through.
The puzzles were simple, yet challenging. The ending of the room was quite exhilarating and one of the best endings to any of the escape rooms we have played. The transition to Chapter 2 was flawless...(continue to Chapter 2: Norcross Art Gallery)
UPDATE: April 2018
I was able to see my friends complete the seamless experience and I was honored to have the chance to chat with Jackie and Patrick as they GM'd. They are very sweet siblings and very passionate in what they do. Please support this escape room! It's one of LAs best!