THE QUICK AND DIRTY
Play if… you ever wanted to work in a high-tech lab.
Avoid if… being in a white room for an extended period of time may remind you of your stint in a mental institution.
One Way Out Escape Rooms:
Address: 2264 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501 (click address for Google Map)
Contact and Website: 434-329-7329
The Room – The Experiment:
Description (from the company website): Dr. Prescott Joule, Physicist, has hired your team to look after his lab while he is away on a scientific mission! The moment you enter the lab you’re confident that something strange is going on. You may be in for more than you bargained for! Can you figure out what he is up to?
Time Limit: 60 minutes
Cost: $18 per person
Party Size: 2-10
Staging Area: a very large lobby with a reception desk, small fridge with bottled water (free to players) and some seating along the walls.
Metro Access/Parking: in Lynchburg, so you’ll have to drive or figure out the public transit system.
This is the video we took before we entered the room:
This is the video we took just after we completed the room:
Note: The ERG were given the opportunity to try out this room for free, with the understanding that we would continue to provide an honest review and follow the same process we’ve used on all of our other ratings.
Description of the room: You are in a high-tech lab with lots of scientific gizmos and doodads.
Understanding of the Mission: You and your team are hired to look after a lab for a wacky scientist. Little did you know that YOU have become part of his scientific research. Can you figure out what the experiment is and escape within 60 minutes?
Did We Escape: yes
Time Remaining: 13:00
Our Suggested Party Size: We had 3, which seemed to fit our group (but we’re good friends and work together pretty well). We’d likely recommend 4-5.
Did the room challenge the entire team? Yes
Members of our team (other than the ERG): Rohan
Worth the time and money? yes
Where to Eat/Drink Before/After:
- The Neighbors Place – had a great meal here in-between rooms
- Braüburgers Craft Burgers & Beers – delicious burgers and awesome selection of beer