I Certainly Felt Like a Private Dick… – Room: Detective Office – March 4, 2017

THE QUICK AND DIRTY

Play if… you like a good detective novel and have an affinity for the 1920s.

Avoid if… you can never remember the combination to your gym locker.


THE BASICS

Escape Room LoCo:

Address: 2A Cardinal Park Dr SE, Suite #103A, Leesburg, VA 20175 (click address for Google Map)

Contact and Website: 703-468-8538
http://escaperoomloco.com
contact@escaperoomloco.com

The Room

Description (from the company website): You and your teammates are a group of Private Investigators back in the 1920’s.  There have been a series of murders recently all with a mysterious calling card left at the scene.  All clues point to the fact that the next murder will occur in 60 minutes.  Try to solve the case and catch the murderer before time runs out!

Difficulty (1-10)8/10

Time Limit: 60 minutes

Cost: $29 per person

Identifier: R1

Party Size: 2-6

Staging Area: a very simple lobby with a few chairs and a coat rack. This place has a sample of each lock for you to practice on before entering the room.

Metro Access/Parking: it’s in Leesburg, so you gotta drive, but there is plenty of parking.


OUR EXPERIENCE

Here is the Facebook Live video before we entered the room:

And here is the video after we escaped the room:

Logistics:

Description of the room: a small Private Investigator’s office, set in the 1920s… and a whole hell of a lot of padlocks.

Understanding of the Mission: Investigate a series of murders and find the serial killer before he/she kills again.

Did We Escape: Yes

Time Remaining: 4:22

Our Suggested Party Size: 4-6

Did the room challenge the entire team? Yes and no. More on that later.

Members of our team (other than the ERG): Steph, Dalia, Alphonzo

Team Disturbed Friends (Jason, Mike, Dalia, Alphonzo and Stephanie) solved the murder and caught the serial killer!
Team Disturbed Friends (Jason, Mike, Dalia, Alphonzo and Stephanie) solved the murder and caught the serial killer!

Worth the time and money? yes

Where to Eat/Drink Before/After:

  • Dog Money Brewery – stop in for pub food and a flight their brews. Home-made pretzels and dipping sauces are awesome.

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