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Le Trésor Maudit d'Hochelaga
   60 Minutes
   2 - 3 Players
   23.00$ Per Player
   Website
Scenario
(No English version)

1580, La Petite Hermine entreprend un nouveau voyage sur le Saint-Laurent. Avant le départ de Jacques Cartier en 1536, la tribu iroquoise d’Hochelaga avait pris possession du navire dont l’explorateur avait dû se départir pour effectuer son voyage de retour.

Les troupes huronnes souhaitent prendre le contrôle de cette immense voie maritime, elles s’attaquent à la tribu iroquoise d’Hochelaga. Le chef du village ordonne l’évacuation et confie ses proches ainsi que le “trésor” du village au guérisseur, son grand conseiller. À la barre de La Petite Hermine, ce dernier part en mission, laissant le chef du village protéger leur fuite et ralentir l’avancée des troupes huronnes.

Le voyage se déroulait paisiblement vers de nouvelles terres jusqu’à ce que le navire se heurte aux rapides indomptables du sault St-Louis [ Rapide de Lachine]. La coque du bateau sévèrement endommagée, l’équipage et la famille se voient contraints d’abandonner rapidement l’embarcation s’il ne veulent pas couler et périr avec elle. Ils n’ont pas plus d’une heure pour sauver les richesses de la tribu et se mettre à l’abri des assaillants hurons qui viennent de percer les défenses dressées par le guerriers du village.

Parviendrez-vous, avec votre équipe, à sauver le trésor du village d’Hochelaga avant qu’il ne soit trop tard et que le trésor ne sombre à jamais?
Rating
59%
Lobby & Staff
75%
Presentation
60%
Ambiance
60%
Challenges
50%
Pleasure
50%
Review
This game felt a bit more of a pirate themed room than anything else. The theming was ok, it wasn't bad, but nothing to write home about. The actor we had for this room was the first time we actually enjoyed having him around. He did a decent job staying in character even when coming in for hints.

The puzzles started off great but then quickly became sour. A few trial and error puzzles and others with more than way to look at it which could all be right. The craftsmanship in the game for a couple of props was cool. We apprecaited the time and effort put in the think about and create the prop but sadly the good ends there. Once again, like every other Echappe Toi game, they end with a near impossible puzzle and refuse to help you figure it out. There are way too many Red Herrings. I think Echappe changes games but uses the same rooms, so lots of times you have things that belong to the preceding game on the walls. They just say they are red herrings but they are very annoying.

All in all, the game wasn't their worst one but with so many other escape rooms in the district, I would go elsewhere. If you REALLY enjoy having actors in your games and having them come into the room to give hints then you might want to try it out but if you really care for immersion and puzzles, Echappe Toi is not a place to go to.
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