Escape (Strategy)

Player Rating3.65/8

"#403 overall, #35 for 2014"
based on 127 ratings since 10/05/2014
played 1,205 times (finished 154)

Story Difficulty5/8

"run through the jungle"

Play Length3/8

"A nice jog down the driveway"

Maturity Level3/8

"must be at least this tall to play"
Contains content that may not be suitable for persons under age 10. If this were a movie, it would probably be between G and PG.

Tags

Puzzle

Challenging strategy game where you must use logic and planning to escape the maze. Perfect for people who are good at math, interested in logic, and enjoy taking risks! Level (of strategy): Very Easy - Easy - Medium - Hard - Difficult

Player Comments

All in all, quite a fun game, though I would place this in the 'Puzzle' category rather than the 'Everything Else'.

I did find one slight mistake where you coded a letter 'Q' instead of the letter 'O', but it wasn't a big deal since I could still understand the message. The math was fairly simple, though that was probably a good thing since difficult calculation problems would just make for a tedious playthrough. The difficulty level was about right for a wider audience. I also really appreciated how there are questions following even a wrong answer that give you a chance to go back, rather than a dead end plus an 'End Game and Leave Comments' link. These little glimpses of the additional work you put into this game were very much worth the effort.

I would advice including a bit more of a storyline to this, since the twist on the very last page was excellent and would be made even more surprising if you had some build up to it. A bit more foreshadowing, for instance, or just some flavor text on each page to add an overall atmosphere to the setting. Also, be sure to proofread and fix the pages with no links.

Still a fun game and better quality than the usual length 3 games due to its puzzle format. Great job, and I'll be looking forward to more games like this in the future.
-- the_quiller on 10/7/2014 1:11:24 PM
That was pretty fun! I liked your writing style as well. The only things I could really complain about, wass that it was much too short, and you seemed to really overuse the number=letter type of puzzles.

How you gave me a hint at the end was extremely helpful, otherwise I would've never gotten it, and figured out who you were... *shivers* Or who I was...

Keep writing!
-- Boringfirelion on 10/5/2014 11:38:13 AM
good
-- Skitikmahah on 11/21/2018 12:35:50 PM
Love it!
-- Supercaty18 on 5/24/2018 4:25:53 PM
First off: I really enjoyed this game! I think it deserves a slightly higher rating than it currently has.

There was a mistake near the beginning where the word "BOLD" was encoded as "BQLD", but other than that this piece of writing was fairly error-free. Overall I enjoyed the various ciphers/puzzles found on each page.

However, I think that this was a little too simple - the same standard number->letter cipher was used throughout the duration of the game, with a few extra simple maths equations thrown in. I think that some of the latter puzzles at least should've been made more difficult.

It would also have been a good idea to incorporate an actual plot into this, alongside the puzzles (an easy example would be that you are in the secret service etc.)

I didn't really understand the ending, because it didn't seem to make much sense to me, but it was interesting nonetheless.

All in all, this is not a bad attempt by any means, and I wish there were more of these types of stories on the site.
-- llImperatorll on 1/9/2018 6:59:49 AM
This is pretty good, slightly better than homework.(But it kinda is homework at the sametime because it works your brain.
-- Oj on 9/13/2017 10:10:29 PM
It was a fun math game. And I don't tell that to any math game because some of the suck, but this one didn't. I liked this game.
-- LeoCaesar on 9/10/2017 7:05:08 PM
Pretty good, however i found it quite predictable, plus you could have fleshed out the story alittle bit more, while it leaves mistery it felt rather cheap.
-- Karnkrit on 8/28/2017 9:51:30 PM
It was pretty easy but fun :)
-- Iquarius on 3/15/2017 8:32:46 AM
I rated it better than Reese's Cups, but only because it was kinda confusing. I mean, the path I took made those first numbers completely useless! But other than that, AMAZING.
-- MissMastertrucker on 2/28/2017 5:09:03 PM
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