The Studies of Dr Becker

This is a review of the Escape Room “The Studies of Dr Becker” offered by Emergency Exit in Ashton-under-Lyne, UK.
  • ⭐️ 9/10
  • 🌡 Medium
  • ⏳ 60 Minutes
  • 👥 2 – 7 Person

The year 2022 started with the eagerly awaited news, that the award winning company „Emergency Exit Escape Games“ came up with a new chapter: „The Studies of Dr Becker“ is their third online available Escape Game after „Exorcist“ and „The Beast“. And with them both still being No. 1 and No. 4 on our Top-List (since 20 month and after many more games played) …the expectations were high! And we weren’t disappointed!

Before the mission begins, you are brought up to date with a short intro and reminded of the previous events, before you find yourself in the doctor’s current “patient conversation” with the host, whom we have already met and loved in the “Exorcist”. He is in serious trouble (obviously) and needs our help (of course) to escape the doctor and his dubious intentions.

This Escape Adventure is again a brillant mixture of immersive theatre, puzzles and interaction. It’s horror themed but not too dark and scary. It’s really funny, has it’s tense moments and it is not boring for a second! Again a perfect mixture of it all – We loved it!

In the previous missions, apart from the great and likeable hosts, which were brillant in their roles, we were particularly impressed by the camera work with an additional cameraman in the room, and the spot-on use of videos, which blurred the boundaries to reality in a special way. The mixture of live and recorded scenes was once again used outstandingly successful in this case. And that’s what makes this experience so special and different to others.

It’s not quite necessary but highly recommended to play the „Exorcist“ online first, not just because you’ll probably find and recognize a lot of hidden and funny links to this first chapter. And maybe eventually – justice for Liam!?

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Heiner Stepen