I got Escape the Crate for my family to play at our Christmas party this year and it was fantastic. We had 6 of us playing and everyone had something to do. The design of the box and all of the envelopes and supplies were beautiful and I loved that it was themed to the sinking of the Titanic. There were a few neat twists and turns in there too. This is certainly a difficult box that will keep your mind working, but it felt so good to beat all of the puzzles. Highly recommend.
This was a really fun crate, with a variety of puzzles so that many people could participate. You could do it alone, but it was fun with a group. Took less than an hour so it isn't a huge time commitment either. I would definitely subscribe for a monthly if you decide to increase production.
Just finished our first crate and it was so much fun! Some of the clues were a little tricky, but plenty of intrigue for my 14 and 13 year olds. Thanks for a fun family night!
Thank you for great entertainment value in this box !
Just finished the first mission: Escape The Confederate Spymistress. We had a ton of fun and were able to escape! Looking forward to our next mission!
We had the best time. All ages from 13+ showed off their skills. Everyone was involved and excited! Great family night entertainment!
A friend just gave us their copy of Escape: Outlaw and we LOVED it. It really feels like a real escape room, but this one doesn’t have to be timed, so we could actually finish everything. The puzzles were great. A good mix of logic and using actual objects. We just signed up for a subscription ourselves. So worth it!
we love the box we received. thank you
This has been THE perfect family game! We enjoy the challenge that both have offered!
I really enjoyed escape the crate! The puzzles were challenging and it was a perfect addition to a date night at home. I highly recommend!
What a great idea! An escape room you can do in your own house! All in one convenient box, which was very eye catching we couldn't wait to get into it. We were also more then thrilled with the theme of our first box (prehistoric dinosaurs) and how much I got to learn from it, meanwhile it was good review for my boyfriend who loves anything prehistoric. Can't wait for our next adventure!
This was our first 'Escape the Crate' adventure. We've played many of the other escape room board games and this equals the rest of them. We enjoyed it enough to purchase the retired games and look forward to more new releases.
This is a wonderful escape crate! It is so much fun, as well as challenging. We've gotten 3 boxes so far and loved every one of them.
Great fun for the family! Can’t wait for our next one to arrive!!
I've tried at least one of all / almost all of the Mystery Boxes offered on CrateJoy, and Escape the Crate is my favorite series. As the name suggests, it is closer to an Escape-Room-In-A-Box than a "find the killer" type mystery, which makes the puzzles very focused -- you are motivated to solve them to unlock the next door to continue your mission. There is a companion website you need to use, but you don't need QR readers or to give anyone your email address. The website works very well as the narrator tells a story as your advance through the box. The designers experiment with a lot of clever ideas both in the stories they tell and the puzzles to solve; for example some boxes have the team split up (or for solo/small group you can do both parts) to work on separate threads; one box was structured as a "find the killer" style box, where you picked one from a choice of clues to follow, and each step killed another suspect until you were able to accuse the killer.
If you like puzzle boxes with a story, this one will be great for you
Perfect for the winter and being snowed in. Really enjoyed the crate with my family. It's really detailed and transports you into the mission
Soooo beyond what we expected. Pre-COVID we loved escape rooms. I still don't understand how these guys got all they did in a small box, but it's without a doubt the best escape room puzzle experience you can have with no room to actually escape from. Great job guys! Changing my subscription to be in for the long haul!
Blacklight is useful for game... and for examining my local crime scenes and hotel rooms ;) Cats love it too!
Received as a gift and what a good time playing this game. Everyone enjoyed trying to beat the clock and solve the mystery. Lots of fun for our group of family and friends.
Very entertaining! Well done and difficult enough to not just be over in 15 minutes! We had a blast working through this - initially bought for a group game night and now thanks to isolating did it with just 2 people and was still great. We plan on passing it along to our friends to do next since we weren't able to do it all together. Can't wait for the next one! :)
I would recommend for anyone who enjoys escape rooms or mysterys. It was quite challenging, but that's what makes it so fun, lots of thinking and a nice change of pace from regular board games. Well worth the price and I look forward to receiving this every other month.
My Family loves these puzzle games. We have a lot of fun each time we sit down to open a crate.
Love these escape boxes!!!
Every time a new box comes from Escape the Crate my entire family gets pumped. We love going to escape rooms and the quality of puzzles and the experience is about as close as one could get in a box. Everything is always thoughtfully put together and have a variety of puzzles in each box so it is never one person dominating and solving each puzzle.
We have done three boxes now and have enjoyed each and every one. The puzzles are sometimes challenging, but that is what makes it enjoyable. The props that come with each box are unique and make the challenges even more fun. Would recommend this to anyone looking for something new to do during quarantine life.