Why do you actually play escape rooms with only two people, when it makes the game much more expensive per person? The answer is clear: The smaller the group, the deeper you dive into the story and get involved in every puzzle. In this sense, the very varied game Distrito 111 grabbed us and from the beginning we were part of the story: Generally the game gets me from the first second, when the streets, the buildings around and also the entry of the room to play look a little lost in place….then the door opens and in that moment the game already starts.
The room was very tough for two and we needed a few times a discreet hint from the gamemaster. Nevertheless, the hints fit well into our flow – the timing from the gamemaster in that way was perfect.
The setting of Distrito 111 is very authentic and immersive. In one of the rooms in particular, we were flashed by all the settings and the equipments and we needed a moment to get an overview of what is relevant for the further course of the game. Several times during the game we had an aha experience and we were surprised by the twist within the game – where and how do we go to the next room, what is the next surprise that we didn’t expect? The 90 minutes of playing time are packed with creative and different puzzles and always require skill and teamwork. A really good and recommendable room to play in Barcelona.