ESCAPE ROOM REVIEW – THE QUICK AND DIRTY
Play if… you ever wanted to be one of the “Ghost Hunters”.
Avoid if… old dolls creep you out. (Note: Mike did not know this prior to entering the room.)
One Way Out Escape Rooms:
Address: 2264 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501 (click address for Google Map)
Contact and Website: 434-329-7329
Room – The Shuttered Room: RETIRED
Description (from the company website): The Shuttered Room is a murder mystery where you play the part of a paranormal investigation team that’s been called in to investigate a creepy old mansion under new ownership. The new owners got more than they bargained for in the purchase. They’re at their wits’ end and you’re their only hope.
During your investigation you’ve discovered a hidden room in the cellar that seems to be the source of the disturbance. You’ll need to uncover the clues and solve the mystery before time runs out. Are you up for the challenge?
Time Limit: 60 minutes
Cost: $18 per person
Party Size: 2-6
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:
Description of the room: You are in a creepy hidden room in the basement of a house with old toys and junk strewn around the room.
Understanding of the Mission: You are a team of paranormal experts who have been hired by the new owners of a very old house to find out what all the spooky disturbances are and how to get them to stop.
Did We Escape: Yes
Time Remaining: 10:35
Our Suggested Party Size: We had 3, which seemed to fit for our group (but we’re good friends and work together pretty well). We’d likely recommend at least 4.
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