How to Play

1. Choose a game

Choose one of our themed, immersive games, where you play a role in the story. Play in the City, and make the journey part of your adventure, or Play at Home and bring the experience to you.

2. Gather
Your Friends

Organise your group into teams of up to 5 players. Split large groups into multiple teams to play head to head.
Play in the City team limit: 2-5 players.
Play at Home team limit 1-5 players.

3. Book

Sign up online. Some games require a booking date. You have full flexibility. After booking you can add or remove players, change the date of your game, or get a full refund if your circumstances change.

4. Start your game

On the day of your game, begin by texting the word “start” in reply to your Welcome text.
If you’ve chosen to Play in the City, head to the start location and make sure you are ready to play before sending “start”.
If you have multiple teams you can stagger their start times. When the game begins all teams will be sent a holding message. Once they’re ready to go they just need to text “Go” and their timer will start.
If you've chosen to Play at Home, you can start your game whenever you like.

5. Begin your

You’ll start to receive messages from a character in the story.
Embark on a journey with them as each response takes you deeper into their world.
When you Play in the City, you also have a physical journey - decoding cryptic clues will navigate you across the city as you uncover secret locations.

6. Solve Clues

There will be clues to decipher and puzzles to solve.

7. Complete

When you have an answer, text back.
If it’s correct you’ll move on to the next clue. If you get stuck you can request help.
Want to see how it works? Try Professor Moriarty's test now from home, or wherever you are. Text "I'M HERE" to 07723 482512.

8. Choose your

Work your way through the clues, and journey through the story.
(When you Play in the City, there are built-in break points for food and drink along the way.)
And don’t forget - you are the hero. How the story ends is in your hands...