You’re Trapped In An Arcade With An Idol And You Must Escape

By Spencer . November 2, 2012 . 2:15pm

bowl1Japanese game developer Intense specializes in making "escape the room" genre of games. The Escape Trick series throws players in haunted hospitals and abandoned schools, but I prefer the escape scenarios where you’re locked in a convenience store for some odd reason. @Simple DL Series Volume 6 – Escape Trick: Play Paradise Kumadonaru Bowling Chapter has a wacky setup.


So, you hear an idol group will have a concert at the Kumadonaru Bowling Center, the largest entertainment complex in your region, and you decide to get a part time job there to catch the show. Instead of working at the concert you have to sweep the bowling alley on the day of the event. Bummer. Then you spot a young girl… wait is that one of the idols, A-chan? Yes, it is! Oh, she’s lost well maybe you can take the elevator and escort her to the concert…


… wait the button isn’t working? Now, you’re trapped with an idol in this giant arcade complex and instead of playing a Guitar Freaks clone together you have to escape.


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Like other escape the room games you have to gather items and solve puzzles to complete the game. Intense added an in-game notebook so players can jot down notes and included five difficulty levels that give different hints.


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Parts of the game use the 3DS’ gyroscope…

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… and microphone too.

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Escape Trick: Play Paradise Kumadonaru Bowling Chapter comes out in Japan as a Nintendo eShop download on November 14 for 500 yen ($6.20).

  • I’m sure there are plenty of people who’d prefer to do… other things… in that situation.

    • XiaomuArisu

       Dont give them ideas!

    • Elemiel

       I know what you mean, dawg. I’d use one of the bowling balls from the bowling alley to break open the claw machines and steal the prizes as well.

      • Ditto! And Ditto agrees as well!

      • Andar

        “…but I was looking for clues to help me escape!”

      • Göran Isacson

        See the problem there is that you WORK there, so they’ll suspect you first. That’s why you tell the idol you want to take a few pictures of her, and manipulate HER into being the one to break open the claw machine.

        Just as planned.

        • Elemiel

          “Oh thank goodness you’re here, officer! It was terrifying! A-chan just started throwing those bowling balls all over the place! She’s a maniac I tell you!”

          • Göran Isacson

            Exactly. It’s the perfect crime.

    • Astrotrain

      You mean SEX?

    • Juan Andrés Valencia

      That’s true but Nintendo or morality itself wouldn’t allow it.

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    Trapped with an idol…. and why does i need to look for a way to escape there? Isn’t that like dream come true lol.^_^

    • Hidayat246

      i wonder what are u doing went trapped like that??? <,<

      • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

        You know what i wanted to do don’t you?^_^

        • Hidayat246

          ^0^ ohhh human!!!!!!!!

  • Shadowman

    Uuuhhh….Why do you want to escape?  

    •  how about we change it a bit… the idol wants to leave and you have to constantly set up blocks to slow her down.

      • Shadowman

        Let change it up a bit the Idol is crazy and in love and your trying to escape the arcade. And she has a chainsaw.

        • Nee Nee

          Yandere is pretty good. No reason to leave, I’d stay.

    • almostautumn

       Lol! Seriously; young man and young woman get locked in? All it takes is some Scrabble, Wine (or at least some kind of juice), and a lone flashlight for you to play with and of course share in the fright of the dark, and BAM! Sex.

      I can get down with this game, I think

  • Göran Isacson

    … If it turns out that the idol is some super-freaky massmurderer and you have to escape the Arcade because otherwise she will para para on your entrails, I will buy this game immediately.

    Or, how about this little gem: if the Idol isn’t returned in proper time to her concert, a mob of enraged otaku and neet will storm the mall you’re in. And if they find you in there with her they will immediately think you’ve soiled their precious little princess and then? Then all hope is lost. So get her out of that mall as fast as you can, or face the consequences!

  • Juan Andrés Valencia

    OK, after reading this I just had a great idea for a game: This guy and a pop idol wake up chained in this arcade and there’s a singing sumo in the middle (That haves a horrible voice) so they find a tape recorder where he haves to dress up as a member of Girls Generation and sing The Boys while the pop idol needs to beat Dodonpachi with 1 credit unless they want to die due to his horrible singing.

  • MiniTaurus

    Room escape games ❤

  • And then its turns out tht there a mastermind who actively tries to stop you to leave and when you finally escaped you discovered tht a idol witch hunt is happening xD

  • Ace.Of Hearts♥

    But if a fangirl is trapped with her idol…theres no telling what she would do…I know I would lock my idol in a glass cabinet and stare at him forever, make him go on dates with me, play video games together <3 .err I'm perfectly sane and normal :P

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