The best escape room board games 2024

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List with the best Escape Room board games 2024

Enclosed is our recommended list of the best Escape Room games to buy 2024:

This list was last updated on July 8, 2024. We compared 593 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Unlock! Kids: Detective Stories

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    Unlock! Kids: Detective Stories brings the beloved Unlock! game system to younger audiences, allowing families to enjoy the thrill of escape rooms from the comfort of their homes. This edition is tailored for children aged 6 and up, offering a simplified experience that encourages teamwork, problem-solving, and imaginative play without the need for an app.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 60 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Unlock!: Timeless Adventures

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    Unlock! Timeless Adventures offers a trio of captivating "escape room" scenarios packed into one tabletop game. This cooperative card game draws players into immersive adventures requiring teamwork, puzzle-solving, and quick thinking, all facilitated through a blend of physical cards and a digital companion app.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Unlock!: Heroic Adventures

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    Unlock!: Heroic Adventures brings the excitement and challenge of escape rooms into your home with a card game that is both cooperative and imaginative. This set includes three unique scenarios, each offering a distinct adventure that requires players to solve puzzles, discover objects, and crack codes to progress through the story. Utilizing a simple yet engaging system, along with a companion app for clues and timing, players are drawn into thrilling narratives that test their problem-solving skills and teamwork.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Exit: The Game – Advent Calendar: The Hunt for the Golden Book

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    • 1 - 99 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Unlock!: Escape Adventures

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    Unlock! Escape Adventures is a cooperative card game that captures the essence of escape room challenges. Using a unique combination of card play and a companion app, players work together to search scenes, combine objects, and solve riddles. The game offers a tabletop escape room experience, providing immersive adventures that require strategic thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Exit: The Game – Advent Calendar: The Mystery of the Ice Cave

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    • 1 - 99 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Exit: The Game – Advent Calendar: The Silent Storm

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 800 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Unlock!: Secret Adventures

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    Unlock! Secret Adventures brings the escape room experience right to your tabletop with three unique adventures. This cooperative card game challenges players to solve puzzles, combine items, and crack codes using a mix of physical cards and a companion app.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Unlock!: Mythic Adventures

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    Unlock!: Mythic Adventures takes players on a journey through captivating scenarios that blend mythological tales and whimsical inventions. This edition of the popular escape room game series challenges up to six players to solve puzzles, uncover secrets, and overcome obstacles within an hour, using a combination of physical cards and a companion app that enhances the experience with clues, timers, and interactive elements.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Unlock!: Mystery Adventures

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    Unlock! Mystery Adventures is a cooperative card game that brings the exhilarating challenge of escape room adventures right to your table. This game series stands out for its innovative integration of a digital companion app with physical card gameplay, offering a unique, immersive experience.

    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Unlock!: Game Adventures

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    Unlock! Game Adventures brings the thrill of escape rooms to the tabletop, combining the enigmatic puzzles and cooperative gameplay of the Unlock! series with the universes of three iconic board games. This expansion introduces a trio of scenarios, each immersing players in the worlds of Mysterium, Ticket to Ride, and Pandemic, offering unique challenges that blend the mechanics and themes of these beloved games with the puzzle-solving and teamwork of escape rooms.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. Unlock!: Heroic Adventures – Insert Coin

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    Insert Coin transports you into a thrilling virtual reality where every decision and action propels you through increasingly challenging levels. Embrace the spirit of classic arcade and video games as you navigate through this immersive adventure.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Exit: The Game – The Sunken Treasure

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    Exit: The Game – The Sunken Treasure immerses players in the captivating world of puzzle-solving and adventure, akin to the thrilling experience of an escape room. This installment, part of the acclaimed Exit series, introduces players to the mysteries of a sunken treasure, offering a gateway to the series with a beginner-level difficulty.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. Star Wars: Unlock!

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    Star Wars: Unlock! transports players into the expansive Star Wars universe, offering three distinct adventures that span across familiar locations and scenarios. This cooperative card game replicates the escape room experience, challenging players to solve puzzles, combine items, and unravel mysteries with the assistance of a companion app.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Exit: The Game – The Abandoned Cabin

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    Exit: The Game – The Abandoned Cabin plunges players into an immersive escape room experience in the form of a board game. Trapped in a cabin with barred windows and a locked door, players must rely on their collective wits to find a way out.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Kennerspiel des Jahres 2017

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  16. Escape Room: The Game – Puzzle Adventures: Secret of The Scientist

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    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 150 Minutes
    • 16+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Escape Room: The Game – The Legend of Redbeard's Gold

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    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 16+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Exit: The Game – Kids: Jungle of Riddles

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. Unlock!: Escape Adventures – Squeek & Sausage

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    Unlock! Squeek & Sausage immerses players in a cartoonish world where they race against time to foil the dastardly plans of Professor Noside. This entry in the Unlock! series captures the essence of escape rooms without leaving your table, blending card play with a free companion app that guides you through each scenario, offering clues and tracking time.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Exit: The Game – The House of Riddles

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    🔥 Deal: 10% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. Exit: The Game – Advent Calendar: The Missing Hollywood Star

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    • 1 - 99 Players
    • 45 - 800 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The House on the Hill

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    The House on the Hill immerses players in a chilling adventure where they explore an abandoned, cursed house. Part of the Unlock! series, this game combines card-based gameplay with a digital app, creating an engaging escape room experience at your table.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Deckscape: Escape from Alcatraz

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  24. Tatort Meer Fall 1: Die Vogelinsel

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    🔥 Deal: 17% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 90 - 150 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. Decktective: Nightmare in the Mirror

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. Escape Room: The Game – Secret Agent

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    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 16+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. Unlock!: Legendary Adventures

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Exit: The Game – The Haunted Roller Coaster

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Exit: The Game – Dead Man on the Orient Express

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    Exit: The Game – Dead Man on the Orient Express is a captivating addition to the popular "Exit: The Game" series, which simulates the escape room experience in a board game format. This particular edition draws inspiration from the classic mystery setting of the Orient Express, offering players a challenging and immersive puzzle-solving adventure.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. Deckscape: Test Time

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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