Your team of special agents has a lot of top secret cases to choose from! Don't let the bombs, missile launches, unbreakable cipher codes or rival spies distract you from the main task: escape the room before the time is up!
I did Escape Oakland's newest room, The Spy Game, today and it was very challenging but also quite fun. It's their toughest room, with an 8-10% escape rate. (There seems to have been some misinformation on here stemming from another reviewer's description of the room difficulties based on their subjective opinion, but the website posts the % escape rates for each room.)Jennifer L.
I'd recommend The Spy Game for groups of experienced escape roomers. If your team has first-timers, you might want to consider one of their easier rooms instead. I think first-timers might feel a little frustrated by this one. It's not the flashiest room, but there are a ton of puzzles to chew on and lot of variety in types of puzzles. I think this is a great room to try if you're someone who is really in it for the puzzles and a good challenge. I'm not as into rooms that have Hollywood-movie-set-esque decorations but easy puzzles, so I'm glad I chose this one.
I was on the fence about giving them a 4 or a 5, but settled on 5 because they were patient with my team after we didn't escape the room in time. In addition to giving us like 10 minutes extra, they were nice about one of the guys who kept trying to continue to solve stuff when they were explaining the clues to us, etc.
My general feeling is that even though they are relatively new and don't have the super fancy bells and whistles of some of the larger and more established escape room companies, they seem dedicated to trying to make solid puzzles/rooms. I think they'll continue to improve their rooms and the experience overall.
Came here on a whim. Never did an escape room before. This place was a little tricky to find. It's upstairs of the building so head inside.YaoEun L.
Before we go into the room, we watch a screen with rules and the backstory of the escape room. Then we get a walker talkie in case they need to talk us or if we want to ask for a hint. There are cameras in the rooms for them to watch to make sure you follow the rules. We might have been reminded about some rules....
We did the special inquiry escape room. Since it was the first I've ever been to it took a little bit to figure out what needed to be done in there. It was pretty fun and it did get a little creepy. We didn't make it out... but it has inspired us to try another escape room.
I went there for my friend's birthday party. It was so fun. We played the Wrinkle of Wormhole. and get out of there in the last minutes. I played a few escape rooms in the bay area. So far this is the most challenging one. The room was dark and we have to interact in several different rooms at the same time. I love the story that a prodigy created the time machine and the last part was awesome. Unfortunately we cannot take a photo in there but it was so pretty. Base on the other reviews the other rooms are not that good but I'll definitely give a try.Wilma L.
I recommend to try the wormhole game. That game has a difficult logic in it. Players have to travel between two years to make things right. There were a lot of things to do and my testing team finished in 57:58. That was a completely different experience.Haoze L.
Great game - intelligent one! We were 75 ppl, the game was one of our team-building activities. Recommend for HR/Community managers to consider!Helen
Experienced “special ops” with a group of friends. Had a great time playing solving the puzzles. Staff was very pleasant and informative. Can’t wait to come back!Orlando D