Unit 5 Ozone Leisure Park, Grenoble Road, Oxford OX4 4XP ()
This was our second experience of an escape room. I'm not sure how it relates to Pandora's box itself since there's no story attached the quest. We figured out the first puzzle within 5mins. We were then confronted with loads of red herrings and real clues. It seems that, whereas other escape rooms bombard you with puzzles, this escape room bombards you with red herrings to keep you in the room longer. It's frustrating because you're not trying to use your brain to work something out, instead you're just staring at a collection of 'could be' clues. We half cheated to get past the first room, which I'm pretty sure you shouldn't be able to do. The second room isn't related to the first at all. They're two separate escape rooms basically. This one had a big easy puzzle that would have taken 15mins to solve if you weren't in a dark strobe lit room, desperately trying to see the numbers on the padlocks and interpret clues in the split second the lights went on. This was not a good escape room.Angelique
Take a look beyond the highly scrubbed surface and you might find an escape into an alternate world. Where music and lights are there to immerse you and make you unaware of the universe in which all possession once belonged. Suddenly, the assets which people may have longed for become redundant, and all you are left with are the senses you were born with.
Pandora's Escape takes you into a space where no matter how much money is in the bank, or how many trinkets you own, all you need is your mind in order to get away from the facade, into the dream space, and out the other side.