The Good, the Board, and the Ugly: The Sallen Coefficient - Escape Room Games

The Good, the Board, and the Ugly: The Sallen Coefficient - Escape Room Games

Are you a seasoned gamer that struggles to understand how anyone could purchase a game fully intending to dispose of it after a play? Are you new to board games and wondering what all this talk is about Escape Room games? Are you an indifferent observer watching this video because you lost a bet? Joe discusses some of the big escape room games released from a broad perspective. More videos are planned to deal with each game series separately, but here's a great place to start.

"Most esteemed viewers,

Sorry for the interruption. I couldn't help myself.

-Bogart the poodle"

The main discussion will focus on escape games from three different series: Exit by Kosmos, Unlock! by Space Cowboys, and Escape the Room by Thinkfun. These games were released from 2015 to the present, with new games on the way.

Intro
Why escape rooms? 2:30
Why escape room games? 11:15

Comparisons of Escape Room Game Series
Exit the Game 15:20
Unlock! Escape Adventures 22:20
Escape the Room 30:30

Critical Comparisons

Robinson Crusoe (Scenarios) 34:30

Time Stories 36:40

Eldritch Horror 42:15

Betrayal at House on the Hill 43:30

Legacy Games: Pandemic Legacy, Gloomhaven 44:45

Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective 46:05 

Actual Escape Chambers 47:45


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