Jewel Heist: Newcastle Edition

Jewel Heist Newcastle - a Bafflements Game

24 hours ago a daring £1.6m jewel robbery took place in the heart of the city. The police apprehended the culprits but didn’t recover the jewels – they believe the crooks stashed the treasure for their accomplices, leaving clues across the city to help them to locate and recover the loot. Can you and your crack team of specialist investigators follow the clues and pinpoint the location of the stolen jewels?


What: An exciting game for players from 8-80, solving clues to find the location of the stolen loot, along a flat 1.5 mile walk on good pavements.
When: Anytime during daylight hours.
Duration: 90 minutes average (no time limit).
Starts from: Laing Art Gallery 
Difficulty: Easy

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.