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Ned Kelly: The Last Stand

Ned Kelly: The Last Stand H.M.Pentridge Prison’s ‘C’ division, where Ned Kelly was held captive, was demolished back in the early 1970s but the prison continued to operate until 1997, housing Australia’s most notorious ‘bad guys’ and infamous criminals. Considering the paths that many individuals took to end up in the [...]

By | 2017-05-08T16:47:38+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Things to do in Melbourne with kids

    I don’t have kids, but from what I’ve seen out there amongst my parent friends, I’m pretty sure it’s easier to row oceans than keep them occupied with things to do.  There are of course some parents out there who have rowed oceans as well, but I suspect it was having kids that [...]

By | 2017-04-12T23:16:18+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Live Games Live – Outside the Cloud

I have written previously about how live games are becoming more and more popular as people try and escape the screen and venture into the real world. Over the last 2 months a group of people have been tasked with protecting Melbourne from the uprising of Unity. This is not a secret police force or [...]

By | 2017-03-24T14:23:06+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mystery Review: Shadows Over Camelot

As an owner of many board games, choosing which one to review can be a challenge. Shadows Over Camelot makes sense, not just because it’s theme closely matches one of our rooms, but also because its co-operative divide-and-conquer nature is similar to how most escape rooms can be approached.  In Shadows Over Camelot you play as [...]

By | 2017-03-24T09:13:36+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments