Escape Rooms are big, both in real life and in board games. One major player is Unlock! This is the complete list of Unlock! The Game Series Escape Room games. Of all the players in the space, this series from publisher Space Cowboys is one of the best. Here you can see all the scenarios, descriptions, when things come out and how popular everything is.
Unlock Escape Room games focus on more fantastical adventure settings that you would never experience in real life. The other big player in the game, EXIT, focuses more on real life scenarios that are more thrilling and at times filled with horror. Same concept but very different spaces.
This franchise is a series of escape adventures for up to six players. With one hour on the clock, players work through a deck of sixty cards as a team, searching for clues, combining objects, and solving puzzles. The free Unlock! companion app runs the timer while also providing clues, offering hints, and confirming successes. Once the team has reached a solution and entered the correct code into the app, they will escape and win the game! There are many, so get ready for this complete list of Unlock! The Game Series Escape Room games.
SEE ALSO: Complete List of Exit: The Game Series Escape Room Games
Unlock! Escape Room Game List Release Timeline
- Unlock!: Escape Adventures (2017)
- Unlock!: Mystery Adventures (2017)
- Unlock!: Secret Adventures (2018)
- Unlock!: Heroic Adventures (2018)
- Unlock!: Timeless Adventures (2019)
- Unlock!: Exotic Adventures (2019)
- Unlock!: Epic Adventures (2019)
- Unlock!: Star Wars (2020)
- Unlock!: Mythic Adventures (2020) *Announced
- BONUS: List Of All 21 Unlock! Scenarios Ranked
#01 | Unlock!: Escape Adventures
POPULARITY RANK: #2 of 7
Scenario 1: The Island of Doctor Goose
Visit the island of an eccentric antique collector billionaire and overcome its traps!
The day had started off well. After weeks of hesitation, you finally accepted the invitation of Archibald Goorse, the eccentric billionaire, archaeological rarities collector. You’d been flown to his private island, located a few miles from the Bahamas, in an old twin-engine. Unfortunately, the aircraft had been caught in a storm and you only just had time to bail out with a parachute before seeing the plane crash land in the middle of the jungle. After losing consciousness, you wake up on a windswept beach. Fortunately, despite some bruises, you have nothing broken. Instead, your group is now split in two teams.
How are you going to join forces to successfully leave this cursed island?
Scenario 2: The Formula
Enter a secret laboratory to recover a mysterious serum that has been developed by a scientist…
The Department is concerned by the lack of recent reports from Dr. Hoffmann. This genius chemist is involved in the MK project. In his last report, he claimed that his “truth serum” was close to the required reliability. We want Hoffmann and his formula.
The team will be taken to the subway station (CLASSIFIED) and will infiltrate the lab, which opens with the code (CLASSIFIED). You make your way through the maze of New York subway tunnels. In the middle of the tracks, you find a
trap door in the ground. It’s open and light shows through it.
Scenario 3: Squeek & Sausage
Thwart the plans of the despicable Professor Noside in this cartoon-style adventure!
Blasted Professor Noside! Once again, your old enemy has stirred up an evil plan, but you have courageously slipped into his headquarters to prevent it. While you wander in the corridors of this old shack, a trap door opens beneath your feet and you fall into a dark and damp dungeon. Your screams will not help you: you’re prisoners of the professor. The world is lost forever… Unless you get out of here and sabotage the plans of Noside. You are our last hope.
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#02 | Unlock!: Mystery Adventures
POPULARITY RANK: #3 of 7
Scenario 1: The Nautilus’ Traps
Hunt down by a sea monster during a dive, you find shelter when open an old hatch. Find a way to resurface!
You dive on the outskirts of Lincoln Island when, suddenly, a sea monster attacks you. You have no choice but to hide in a submarine tunnel. While behind you, the walls are being smashed by the tentacles, you dive towards the depths and the unknown. Your gas supply is dangerously dropping. Will you find your way out and reach the surface on time?
Scenario 2: The House On The Hill
What is going on in this run-down manor? Explore its sinister rooms and thwart the curse which haunts this isolated place.
For the past three days, paranormal activities have increased: apparitions, flying objects, possessed children… After investigation, it has been uncovered that a group of youngsters who came to have fun in the abandoned house on top of the hill read an excerpt from the Book of the Dead, thus unleashing these phenomena. The mayor relies on your group of experts to get into this house, find the book and put a stop to the curse!
Scenario 3: The Tonipal’s Treasure
Capitain Smith hid his treasure on Tonipal Island. Dig it up before another treasure hunter gets hold of it!
The treasure of Captain Smith, the greatest Caribbean pirate, is on Tonipal Island! You were on his trail when the Governor of the island had you arrested and thrown in a damp prison. Meanwhile, Johnson, the famous treasure hunter, is also on his way to Tonipal, determined to find the hoard before you. You have no choice but to escape, eliminate the competition and dig up the treasure!
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#03 | Unlock!: Secret Adventures
POPULARITY RANK: #4 of 7
Scenario 1: A Noside Story
A thick smoke lingers over the region. Another dirty trick of Noside? Stop him before it’s too late.
Scenario 2: Tombstone Express
The train transports a precious package and you have a hunch that this trip will hardly be restful.
You are a sheriff and your mission is simple: ensure the train reaches Tombstone in less than an hour, at all costs. A marshal is on board and carries a precious package: a gem that could seal a peace treaty with the Apaches. So, you station yourself on the open wagon that is behind the locomotive, ready to defend the train, no matter what.
Scenario 3: The Adventures of Oz
Rediscover the Wonderful Land of Oz! Visit its Wizard and challenge the Wicked Witch of the West!
Your eyelids are heavy, you briefly fall asleep, when all of a sudden, you are woken by the barking of your dog, Toto. The walls of your house are shaking: no doubt, Dorothy, you are in the eye of a tornado and you fly away, far far away from Kansas!
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#04 | Unlock!: Heroic Adventures
POPULARITY RANK: #1 of 7
Scenario 1: Insert Coin
Beat all the levels in this virtual adventure. Escape or it’s Game Over!
It’s been raining for hours and your phone battery is now flat. This day doesn’t look too good unless… Hey! you know a way to kill boredom: you just have to climb up the ladder to the attic where your grandpa’s dusty old arcade machine is stored.
Scenario 2: In Pursuit Of The White Rabbit
Discover Wonderland and all its strange inhabitants. Hurry, Alice is running out of time!
This is the unfinished manuscript of an astonishing adventure I have in mind. It is entitled ‘Alice in Wonderland’. Please, help me write an end to it… and help Alice out of the mess I so maliciously got her into…
Scenario 3: Sherlock Holmes – The Scarlet Thread Of Murder
The master of detectives has a peculiar case ahead of him. Can you help him find his way through this investigation?
London, 1889. Mr. Hall has been killed. The murder weapon: a statuette used to crack his skull. Your team of sleuths will assist Sherlock Holmes in his investigation. You start at the MORGUE, where the investigation’s first pieces of evidence and the body await you.
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#05 | Unlock!: Timeless Adventures
POPULARITY RANK: #5 of 7
Scenario 1: The Noside Show
The Diosen Circus is coming to town but Professor Noside has prepared a great sabotage act! Stop him. The show must go on!
All afternoon, the promotional truck criss-crossed the streets of town while a man bellowed into a loudhailer, announcing the arrival of the Diosen Circus.
Wonderful! Young, old, and everything in between, each resident has received their admission ticket for the first performance!
Scenario 2: Arsène Lupin and the Great White Diamond
Experience a jewel race in the early 20th century Paris and take up the challenge of Arsène Lupin!
You are all the residents of a Parisian orphanage. Your days are dull and most often, your stomach growls. However, all could change. Today, one of you has found a mysterious letter nailed to the door…
Scenario 3: Lost In The Time Warp
Professor Alcibiades Tempus’ time machine works erratically. You must return the timeline to normal!
The sky is still rumbling when you arrive in front of your friend’s house, the eccentric Professor Alcibiades Tempus. A scientist obsessed with time in all shapes and forms, he asked you to meet him at his home so that you can experiment with his latest invention! Once there, however, you can’t find him anywhere. Neighbors tell you that lightning struck his house.
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#06 | Unlock!: Exotic Adventures
POPULARITY RANK: #7 of 7
Scenario 1: The Night Of The Boogeyman
The Boogymen have invaded William’s dreams! Unite your forces to chase them and soothe the little boy.
Little William has been having restless nights recently. The poor child has been attacked by nightmarish monsters: the boogeymen. Under the cloak of darkness, you open William’s door to look for the monsters. Be careful: the child is sleeping and it would be unfortunate to wake him up.
Scenario 2: Expedition Challenger
Explore a valley full of dinosaurs and save the members of Professor Challenger’s latest expedition!
A young woman knocks at the door of your PI agency. “My name is Gladys Ungerton. My friend, Ned Malone, has gone missing. You probably heard about him: he is one of the members of Prof. Challenger’s expedition! They recently returned from the Lost Valley full of strange creatures. I just received this notebook and this odd message. I don’t understand a word of any of it. Can you please go to the offices of Prof. Challenger? If you are true to your reputation, you will bring Ned back to me!”
Scenario 3: Scheherazade’s Last Tale
The ultimate tale of the Arabian Nights. The sultan is going to sentence Scheherazade to death. Fly to her rescue!
Princess Scheherazade is in great danger. In an hour, she must tell one last story to the Sultan to save her life. Unfortunately, she is out of ideas. So, she asked her friend the scribe to help her, but he didn’t show up at the appointed time, and now the princess may very well end up in the hands of the executioner. Prisoner of the palace, she begs you to find the scribe and bring him back as soon as possible with a tale…
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#07 | Unlock!: Epic Adventures
POPULARITY RANKING: 6 of 7
Scenario 1: The Seventh Screening
Grab your popcorn! Tonight, the horror movie “The Werewolf’s Final Night” premieres. Will you get through unharmed?
“The werewolf’s final night” : with such a title, the movie can only be a masterpiece! The plot summary is promising: a mysterious ghost terrorizes the inhabitants of a manor. So, you head for your small neighborhood movie theater.
Scenario 2: The Dragon’s Seven Tests
The gold Dragons temple welcomes every seven years new disciples. Be worthy of Master Li’s teachings.
Every seven years, Master Li opens the gates of the temple of the Gold Dragons for one day to accept new disciples. His teachings are famous and the Master forges the most brilliant souls of the Empire. But rare are those who are accepted for they first must pass the tests of the disciples. Today is the big day! You climb the mountain, your hearts pounding, and you reach the gates of the legendary temple of the Gold Dragons.
Scenario 3: Mission #07
EAGLE, the secret organization has been infiltrated. Agents, it’s up to you to identify the mole!
Agents BOBCAT, COBRA, HERCULES BEETLE, and MORSE, we believe there is a double – agent within our EAGLE Agency. Your mission, should you accept it, is to identify and arrest that double-agent. He/she is probably working for the RACCOON dreadful organization and has infiltrated us to use our resources. His/her identity
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#08 | Unlock!: Star Wars
POPULARITY RANKING: NA
Scenario 1: Rebels
Escape from the ice planet Hoth! The Empire’s forces are about to attack Echo Base. Warn the Rebels and help them escape before it’s too late!
Scenario 2: Smugglers
Break out of an Imperial Star Destroyer! You’re locked in the cells of an Imperial Star Destroyer. You must find a way out and evade the Empire!
Scenario 3: Imperial Agents
Recover kyber crystals on the ancient moon, Jedha! You are an Imperial agent tracking down a crashed Imperial ship to secure kyber crystals.
*This one is coming out in France right now and everywhere else soon.
#09 | Unlock!: Mythic Adventures
POPULARITY RANKING: NA
The next chapter in the Unlock series was announced on September 27th. The cover art and scenario titles have been made available so far.
Scenario 1: Around the World in Eighty Days
Scenario 2: Greek Mythology
Scenario 3: A Noside story sequel
*The Game is coming soon so more details are forthcoming. The complete list of Unlock! The Game Series Escape Room games will continue to evolve and be updated, so check back!
BONUS: List of All 21 Unlock! Scenarios Ranked
Clicking will take you to the scenario description and particular Unlock! game version that contains it.
- In Pursuit Of The White Rabbit (Heroic)
- The House On The Hill (Mystery)
- The Island of Doctor Goose (Escape)
- Insert Coins (Heroic)
- The Noside Show (Timeless)
- A Noside Story (Secret)
- Sherlock Holmes – The Scarlet Thread Of Murder (Heroic)
- Tombstone Express (Secret)
- The Adventures of Oz (Secret)
- The Night Of The Boogeyman (Exotic)
- The Nautilus’ Traps (Mystery)
- Squeek & Sausage (Escape)
- The Seventh Screening (Epic)
- The Tonipal’s Treasure (Mystery)
- Lost In The Time Warp (Timeless)
- The Formula (Escape)
- Expedition Challenger (Exotic)
- Mission #07 (Epic)
- The Dragon’s Seven Tests (Epic)
- Scheherazade’s Last Tale (Exotic)
- Arsène Lupin and the Great White Diamond (Timeless)