Escape the Crate Escape Alcatraz review

Escape Alcatraz Review

Before we get to Escape Alcatraz review, here is a little information about Escape the Crate.

Check out our What is Escape the Crate page if you don’t know how the missions work.

About Escape the Crate

Escape the Crate is an escape room type adventure delivered to your home bi monthly. The Clockmaker sends you a mission box to go back in time and fix issues in a certain time period. Each Mission is a new theme that includes codes to break, clues to find and mysteries to solve. Use the box to solve the puzzles.

  • $29.99 plus shipping, for a bi monthly subscription, $39.99 for retired missions.
  • 1-4 players.
  • 1-2 hour game.
  • Internet access needed.

Escape Alcatraz Review

Escape the Crate Escape Alcatraz review


Escape Alcatraz has two missions in this box. First you have to escape your cell without the guards catching you. In the second mission you have to return and rescue your boss, then escape again and get off the island

Escape the Crate Escape Alcatraz review contents

Thoughts on this mission:

Alcatraz was suppose to be impossible to escape from. Because of that it has often appeared in movies, tv shows and video games. So an escape mission from Alcatraz is a great theme.

The kits always have some interesting elements that are clues and used to solve the puzzles. Included with this kit: toothbrush, plastic handcuffs, marker, gloves and a spoon.

Capone was on the list of prisoners. I love that they included real prisoners and I am curious if all the prisoners they included are real.

I feel pretty dumb when I can’t even get by the first puzzle without using a hint. But overall I was able to figure out the puzzles and didn’t use as many hints as I usually have to.

Some puzzles will continue from the first mission into the second, they will let you know which ones.

Each kit has different puzzles. The variety makes it interesting and keeps you thinking trying to figure them out.

Subscribe to Escape the Crate and get a new box every other month here.

Check out our reviews of other Escape the Crate missions.

You can get Escape Alcatraz as a retired mission here.

I am not affiliated with Escape the Crate, I just enjoy the mysteries. I subscribe and buy these myself.


3 thoughts on “Escape Alcatraz Review

  1. That looks like a fun activity! Do you escape by yourself or is it something that you can do with friends (once the evil pandemic ends!)? I know that there have been all sorts of movies about escaping from Alcatraz, which, I understand is as hard to escape from as Devil’s Island!

    1. You can do this with friends or by yourself. I subscribe to Escape the Crate and they have a new mystery every other month. I also do other mystery boxes that I will be writing about also.

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