Escape-the-room games
September 28, 2007 7:30 AM   Subscribe

Shut In: A collection of escape-the-room games. Friday Flash Fun.
posted by saladin (10 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite
The creators of the site have also created a compendium of tower-defense style games, appropriately named Defend Base.
posted by saladin at 7:41 AM on September 28, 2007 [3 favorites]

Doesn't seem to be working here. does resolve to an IP address, but it's not responding.
posted by Malor at 7:47 AM on September 28, 2007

Works here. And I love/hate these stupid games.
posted by DU at 7:51 AM on September 28, 2007

DU: Works here. And I love/hate these stupid games.

Me too. I got bored of them for a while, but I played this one a few days ago and thought it was particularly good (in so much as I actually felt like I was making progress by myself, as opposed to just reading a walkthrough five minutes in).
posted by afx237vi at 8:09 AM on September 28, 2007

Working now, site must have been down briefly.
posted by Malor at 8:21 AM on September 28, 2007

Yeah, White Rabbit was really good at giving a sense of progress. A lot of these games have just 3 objects and they're all 1 pixel wide. Not fun.
posted by DU at 8:33 AM on September 28, 2007

Byt the way, I highly recommend "Gateway" (scroll down the link). Very eerie.
posted by Pastabagel at 9:07 AM on September 28, 2007

It's more like an escape-the-room adventure with many, many levels, but MOTAS was pretty amazing. Did it on a Sunday afternoon once with a friend, and I still remember how fun it was.
posted by DMan at 10:03 AM on September 28, 2007 [1 favorite]

Look in the mirror. See what you saw. Take the saw. Cut the table in half. Two halves make a whole. Jump in the hole and you're out!
posted by yeti at 2:38 PM on September 28, 2007

Some of these are neat (I like the Submachine ones I've looked at so far), but the ones created by the guy who runs the blog are awful.

It’s nearly impossible to see, but click along the right side of the keyboard near the middle. Eventually you’ll find the scissors lying there, just out of view, clicking the correct spot will cause you to pick them up.
— walkthrough for "Trapped Episode One"
posted by revfitz at 3:26 PM on September 28, 2007

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