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Haunt Name: Tomb Explorer at Escape Room Pittsburgh Homestead
Review Team: Team Houdini
Review Date: April 14, 2018

Final Score: 9.7
Atmosphere & Customer Service
1: How easy was it to locate the attraction, park and navigate the premises? (25%) 10
There were nothing dangerous that we came across.
2: How safe was the attraction? (30%)

9.5
GPS and provided instructions were east to follow and easy to find. Signage was limited.
3: How professional, helpful and friendly were the staff members? (25%)

10
Everyone was very nice, enthusiastic and knowledgeable.
4: How comfortable & welcoming is the lobby area? 10
We did not sit in every seat but the lobby was clean and large.
5: How well did they promote a puzzle-solving environment? 9.8
They had little mini puzzles sitting out to help warm up your brain.
Atmosphere & Customer Service Score: 9.86
Immersion
How well was the room detailed? 10
As soon as you enter and the door shuts everything fits the themes, the floor walls ceiling decorations painting all fit ancient Egypt.
How well did they use sound effects? 8.8
Sound effects were good, there was a light Egyptian music playing in the background and certain puzzles provided additional sound effects. I think some additional sound effect would help out better.
How well did they use lighting effects? 9.4
The use of lighting was done well. Old fashioned stringed lighting fit the story of this tomb being excavated. Lanterns on the wall, the use of lighting for puzzles and surprises were very intriguing.
How creative and original is the story? 10
The story was excellent, the video at the beginning provides the back story and as you solve puzzles and reads clued the story unfolds more. It had the best twist ending,
How well was the them executed? 10
The theme was well done and consistent, thought out. As long as you pay attention to the story everything makes sense.
How well did they achieve suspension of disbelief? 9.1
The combination of story, d������cor, and lighting heled keep you in the mindset that you were in a whole other location.
Immersion Score: 9.55
Gameplay
1: How logical were the clues & puzzles? 9.2
The clues were logical. They required attention to detail, pattern recognition, special awareness and other basic problem solving skills.
2: How helpful was the Game Master and any hints, if provided? 9.5
The game master was very helpful. Josh would contact us when we were really stuck or if we asked for help. He provided cryptic answers with ought completing giving the answer away.
3: How interactive were the clues and puzzles? 9.6
The puzzles were very interactive, no basic lock pads here. One even required everyone to do a certain task at ponce.
4: How creative and original were the clues and puzzles? 9.7
The puzzles were very unique and fit this theme exactly. As Joe told us they create everything themselves and it definitely shows.
5: How easy was it to keep track of your remaining time? 8.8
This was a little bit difficult to grade. There was no count down timer in the initial rooms. We did ask for a time check on the walkie talkie and Josh provided us the remaining time….there is a certain point later on that does have a countdown timer…which fit that area. …perhaps a sand hourglass could be useful?
Gameplay Score: 9.39
Entertainment & Value (15%)
1: How entertaining was it, given the ticket price? 10
This is tied as my #1 rooms right now. The puzzles themes story and uniqueness, and quality were incredible.
2: How accurately was the room’s difficulty advertised? 10
This has a 30 percent escape rate and was definitely difficult. AN worthy challenge.
Entertainment & Value Score: 10

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Total Time (Minutes): 1
General Admission: 27
Ticket Prices: Tomb Explorer $27.00
Minutes Per Dollar: 0.45
This has a 30 percent escape rate and was definitely difficult. AN worthy challenge.