made by brooklynites for brooklynites
Hunter and Gil in early 2018 were having a discussion on what the F they were going to do when the L closes. “How are we going to get the F to work.” “Should we F’n move?” “How F’d are we gonna be.” And so on.
Their first thought to make light of the situation was to create an Escape room where people have to get out of an abandoned L train and get to work. But, they thought, that’s way too hard to pull off, so let’s just make a board game instead. And Escape From Hell was born.
The game is Illustrated by Josh J Lewis.
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The New Yorker: Andrew Cuomo and the Unwinnable L-Train Game
The New York Times: More fun than a year without subways
New York Post: This board game helps Brooklynites prepare for looming L-train shutdown
AM New York: L train shutdown board game is coming to help you through your commute
Bushwick Daily: Yes, There's a Board Game to Help You Cope with the L Train Shutdown
Bowery Boogie: ‘Escape from Hell’ with this L-Train Shutdown Board Game