City Labyrinth: Newcastle Edition

City Labyrinth Newcastle - a Bafflements Game

An emergency lockdown has left Max trapped, buried deep in the heart of of a labyrinthine council building. While researching Newcastle’s past, the lights went out, the security system shut down, the doors slammed shut and the locks activated. His only hope is you! Can you find the answers he needs to unlock the doors that stand between him and freedom?


What: A glorious challenge combined with a fun and informative stroll through Newcastle’s past. Ideal for anyone aged 8 to 80 to discover this beautiful city and its historic highlights.
When: Anytime during daylight hours.
Duration: 90 minutes average (no time limit).
Starts from: Newcastle Civic Centre
Difficulty: Medium

What do I need?

  • A fully charged smartphone (Android or iOS).
  • A team of enthusiastic detectives (any number can play, with up to 6 phones linked to the same game).
  • The Roamr app, a free download from the App Store or the Google Play Store.

This is a self-guided game played on the Roamr mobile app. An exciting challenge and intriguing story are combined with images and directions, taking you to key points around the location to find the solutions to a series of puzzles. You can play the same game on up to 6 phones per team, with the next puzzle unlocking automatically as each one is solved. Hints are available to help you out if you need them, so you’ll never get stuck.