Escape the Room: Secret of Dr. Gravely's Retreat
A free stay at a hoity-toity spa & relaxation retreat sounds ideal right? But in Secret of Dr. Gravelys Retreat, set in 1913, this amazing trip goes quickly awry.
This is a one time mystery game, but can be reassembled and played with a different group of people who have not played.
4 Sealed Envelopes
Secret Items (inside the 4 sealed envelopes)
A Party Event for Gatherings of 3 to 8
What are "Escape the Room" games?Escape the Room games began as digital adventures and quickly turned into real-life events all around the world where players are locked in a room and must uncover clues and hidden objects to escape. ThinkFun's version of Escape the Room allows you to bring all the excitement of these experiences into your very own home! The Mystery: The year is 1913 and you are the lucky winner of a free stay at Foxcrest Retreat, where the famed Dr. Gravely has improved upon the latest in spa treatments and relaxation for those of high social standing. You take a long all-expense-paid train ride to the retreat. Upon your arrival, however, you and your fellow guests may find the "health retreat" is not what it seems... The Objective: Work with your guests to discover the dark secret of Dr. Gravely's retreat by finding clues and solving puzzles. But be carefulin the story, the doors have shut and locked behind you. Will you and your guests discover the secret and escape the room before time runs out?
If a good mystery is right up your alley and you are up for a challenging cooperative game, try out Escape the Room! If you're unfamiliar with the concept, this game began as a digital version, was transformed to play in real-life locations around the world, and is now also available as a game you play at home. There are two versions available. Mystery at the Stargazers Manor is set in an old manor in the year 1869. There are mysterious happenings that you and your friends decide to investigate, but you end up locked inside a room in the old manor. A free stay at a hoity-toity spa & relaxation retreat sounds ideal right? But in Secret of Dr. Gravely's Retreat, set in 1913, this amazing trip goes quickly awry. Can you Escape the Room! in time? Each game is packed into sealed envelopes in which you and your fellow players must find clues and solve puzzles to unlock and reveal. Unlike some mystery events where one player sets everything up and cannot participate, even the host doesn't have the answers here! Get ready for an evening of fun! 3-8 players, 90 minutes.
Our family has long enjoyed playing co-operative games from Family Pastimes. We play competitive ones, too, but enjoy fostering team spirit as we all work toward achieving a goal. If you haven't tried this alternative to playing together, here's an assortment of some of our favorites from this company.