Heiner Stepen

The Toy Factory

The Toy Factory by Escape Room Antwerp in Zoersel, Belgium

An English translation of the Toy Factory is in progress. However, the owner, Wout, did not dare to give us a specific date. So be it! We didn’t want to wait any longer and luckily we found the second necessary Dutch-speaking player in Joyce. The toy factory, a family business […]

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Way to glory

Way To Glory by Show Time in Rishon LeZion, Israel

“Way To Glory” (or “Road to Fame”, both translate the same way) is a comedy fun room. Boris, the owner, runs a music school (where people learn piano and guitar etc.) that has some recording studios and rehearsal spaces. He built the room inside the real music school, and the […]

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Game Over

Game Over by Escape Mission in Ness Ziona, Israel

“Game Over” is another very popular family room. The owner’s third room after “Black List” (that closed down) and a “Lion King” themed room called “Hakuna Matata” that is still there. Board games are very popular in Israeli homes, and a board games themed room was easily popular. The room […]

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The Kami Temple

The Kami Temple by Escape Center in Rishon LeZion, Israel

Escape Center is considered a top company in Israel. The owners build the rooms themselves, and are known as industry perfectionists. They put a lot of value on finishing their rooms to the smallest detail.  “Sushi Ninja”, a culinary room themed as a Japanese restaurant where you make Sushi, was […]

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Cube by The Maze in Petah Tikva, Israel

“The Maze” has four rooms. „Cube” which was their 1st, „The Sting“ the 2nd, „Action!“ the 3rd, and „Heist Battles“ the 4th has just opened, which is a versus game with a minimum of 4 players (2 vs 2) and a maximum of 16 (for enthusiasts 3 vs 3 is […]

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The Six

The Six by Hype Esc. in Tel Aviv, Israel

This is Hype Esc’s second room. The first one was “Oz”, that was sold to another company and moved away to another city, leaving room to build Hollywood 117 in its place. The Six is not a typical escape room, it has a game show style format, where you cannot […]

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Megaburger by Panica in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Panica is a culinary room empire in Tel Aviv with currently seven stationary and eight mobile rooms. Whether pizza, burgers, sushi, pasta, falafel, ice cream or cocktails, there should be something for everyone. Mega Burger is the newest room from Panica, and the newest of all the rooms we played […]

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Infinitum by Eloria Erlebnisfabrik in Bottrop, Germany

Ein Forschungsteams hat versucht, eine neue Art des sagenumwobenen Eloria Falter zu schaffen. Doch, die Metamorphose ging mächtig in die Hose. Nun steckt das Labor in einer Zeitschleife gefangen und eure Aufgabe ist es, diese zu durchbrechen, in dem ihr die Bestrahlungsprozedur des Schmetterlings in seiner Puppenform korrekt durchführt. Hierfür […]

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Secret of Nikola Tesla

Secret of Nikola Tesla by Questum in Bratislava, Slovakia

We played four rooms at Questum. The Secret of Nikola Tesla was the last one, but we also unanimously liked it the best. I don’t know if it was because of the early morning hours, but the gamemaster seemed a bit sleepy and unmotivated. In addition, there was a power […]

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Frankenstein Jr.

Frankenstein Jr by Cogito Ergo Room in Rome, Italy

Frankenstein Jr. by Cogito Escape Room is a humorous adaptation of Mel Brook’s 1974 classic film Young Frankenstein, starring Gene Wilder as Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, Marty Feldman as hunchback Igor and Peter Boyle as the monster. Unfortunately, at the time we played it, the room had not yet been fully […]

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