Rarely does one endorse being locked in a room with a psycho.
But we suggest you do so, at Captvt, an immersive game that makes for one helluva good time, now open in Downtown L.A.
Located in a converted industrial building, Captvt offers you two different immersive games in two different rooms: the Psycho Room or the Spaceship Room.
In both experiences, you’re given a set of clues that lead to the key that unlocks the door.
The time limit: 45 minutes.
You’ll need to decode puzzles with MYST-level complexity. Sometimes you’ll need to search dead bodies for markings.
The rooms’ layout and furnishings are arranged with a set designer’s eye for detail.
Clues give way to secret rooms within the greater room. Just as often, the answers are hiding in plain site.
Each room holds 2-6 people, but many heads are better than one.
So group dates, guy’s night, or any other sort of situation where you want to test your crew’s mettle ... or determine whom to fire.
The best score for getting out is 42 minutes, and so far only 10 percent of participants have unlocked the door.
Your correspondent took a group of nimble-minded lads and though the house won, everyone still had a blast.
Time flies when you’re under the gun.
Nota bene: To make a night of it, go to Captvt first, then head to D’Vine Wine Cellar for wine, flatbread and live music.