Partly Wicked

We know Escape Rooms like vampires know blood... They bring out the animal in us because we're not just fans, we're not just experts, we're predators. Don't just accept a vague opinion about a room when instead you can understand the entire art form, like we do, before tearing it apart. Victory always tastes better when you respect your prey.

UFO VIDEO – Gainesville, FL (Solo review, by MM)

UFO VIDEO – Gainesville, FL (Solo review, by MM)

Note: Conventional ratings don’t really do this room (one of my favorites anywhere ever) enough justice… take the numbers above with a grain of salt. People like me, who love obscure archives of odd videos, pirate radio broadcasts, and forgotten zero-budget TV shows, will love this venue. Archaeologists of such material scour flea markets, tag […]

Fair Use Rationale

Fair Use Rationale

Partly Wicked is a critique and commentary site, and a journalistic publication. Partly Wicked may occasionally use images and sections of artworks for which others hold a copyright, but which are part of the Escape Rooms about which we provide information. We do this in compliance with US law, as part of our commentary on […]

2017 Room of the Year: The Man from Beyond

2017 Room of the Year: The Man from Beyond

If we could do one room over again for the first time, it would be this one.

RATINGS GUIDE: What is “Care”?

RATINGS GUIDE: What is “Care”?

What does a business REALLY think of its customers?

2017 Room of the Year Award Nominees

2017 Room of the Year Award Nominees

Announcing the only Escape Room Award worth caring about.

TEASER: “Sherlock Studies”

TEASER: “Sherlock Studies”

We got a chance to Beta Test “Sherlock Studies”, an upcoming room from The Escape Effect. Surprisingly, we have committed to a level of secrecy we’re not used to. I hope it’s okay that I admitted that. We signed things… but we… is it okay for me to say I strongly recommend “Sherlock Studies”? I’m […]

Signature Color Series: Green is for Environmental

Signature Color Series: Green is for Environmental

In our ongoing Signature Color Series, Paul describes the most under-appreciated yet immersive of rooms.

REVIEW: At Odds with the Gods by The Escape Effect (Orlando, FL)

REVIEW: At Odds with the Gods by The Escape Effect (Orlando, FL)

Discover a room so good it’s actually offensive…

REVIEW: Vault 202 by Project: Escape (Marietta, GA)

REVIEW: Vault 202 by Project: Escape (Marietta, GA)

Paul learns that if he can’t solve a problem, he can always hit it with a hammer…

NEWS: A new venue might have the hardest room in Orlando, FL ; We welcome The Escape Effect

NEWS: A new venue might have the hardest room in Orlando, FL ; We welcome The Escape Effect

With Michael out of town, Paul spots new prey. But why is this new room 90 minutes long?

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