ESCAPE ROOM REVIEW – THE QUICK AND DIRTY
Play if… you enjoy the spookiness of camping out at night.
Avoid if… the smallest noise when camping overnight causes you to lie awake in terror.
Rush Hour Live Escape Games:
Address: 1, Towne Centre Blvd #3100, Fredericksburg, VA 22407 (click address for Google Map)
Contact and Website: 540-684-6695
The Room – Something Wicked:
Description (from the company website): A malevolent evil radiates from the woods of Deep Creek Forest. People are disappearing without explanation, including a team of paranormal investigators who were sent in. You and your team have been called in to find the source of this supernatural power that has been inhabiting the forest. Be prepared, because all indications show that something WICKED has moved in!
You have 60 minutes!
(Website description above has been merged from two sightly different descriptions on the website.)
Time Limit: 60 minutes
Cost: $25 per person
Party Size: 6-8 players
Staging Area: There is a huge lobby with plenty of couches to relax before your experience. There are also lockers for your convenience to store your stuff while you are in the rooms.
Metro Access/Parking: Plenty of parking since the location is in a shopping center.
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 enter a forest that has a small campground surrounded by trees, a small cemetery, a wood cabin, and fenced-in garden. It’s dark and creepy.
Understanding of the Mission: Find the source of the evil that has been inhabiting the woods and if there is a way to banish it.
Did We Escape: Yes
Time Remaining: 15:30 remaining
Our Suggested Party Size: We had 7 and that seemed to work just fine
Did the room challenge the entire team? Yes
Where to Eat/Drink Before/After: We didn’t have time to grab food or drinks, but you’re in a shopping center, so you have plenty of options.