Print+Cut+Escape - Mechanics of the Heart  London

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Mechanics of the Heart

  • Spend some quality time with your loved ones
  • Personalise the game with your own in-jokes
  • Include a special message for your fellow player(s)
  • More efficient design - less printing needed

Mission Brief

New to Print+Cut+Escape, and a first for any play at home escape game, hide a personalised message into the game to remind your friends or significant others how much they mean to you, and teach MM7 about the heart in the process! Mechanics of the Heart shows love to our planet with the fewest printed pages, while not compromising on the volume of puzzles. The timing of this new mission aligns perfectly with Valentine’s Day, but its story and how it brings you closer to those you love will stand the test of time.


Mr. and Mrs. Q’s helpful and reliable reconnaissance droid, MM7, is starting to ask questions all robots inevitably ask, “What is Love?” and “How do you know you’re loved?” You’ll be tasked to help MM7 decipher the complex and puzzling ways of love in our world in order to help focus him on our daily mission to save the world from the villainous network of the Evil Professor.

3.5/5 | 90+ | 16+ | 19

Available versions

Mechanics Of The Heart pages  London
Mechanics Of The Heart pages  London

Print & Post | £25

  • Quality print with rich colours
  • Silk, 120gsm paper
  • Custom folder, FREE postage

Print @ Home | £15

  • Black and white PDF file
  • Optimised for printing
  • Instant e-delivery

How it works

With Print + Cut + Escape you can enjoy an escape room experience from the comfort of your own home. Playing the game is easy. Simply print the file (or order the Print & Post version), cut out the puzzles and click on the secret link that we’ll send you!


Download and print the black & white PDF mission files at home. Or order the pre-printed version and we'll post it to you.


All you need are scissors. Cut out the game elements and group them by chapter.


Use your link to access the Online Game System. Assemble your team and solve the puzzles to escape.


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Rated by 1200+ players

Fun and enjoyable but a bit inconsistent

As with all of the ClueQuest puzzles my 8 year old daughter and I have played so far, we had a great time. The mechanics are fun, interesting, and require generally just the right amount of head-scratching to get through. This one was a little inconsistent, though, with some very easy and some requiring a little guesswork to interpret the clues. Nothing seemed wholly unfair but could be tweaked just a little and become a 5-star puzzle.

Perfect personalized puzzles

Puzzles were creative, not as difficult than in others, but given that most will be playing this over wine, that's probably good. They were fun. The level of personalization was higher than it has been in past CQ puzzles, which was lovely. Also there was queer representation which meant a lot to us as queers.

Valentines Fun - something different

Lovely valentines present. It was fun spending the evening working out clues together. Great way to spend the evening

family fun

over the Christmas holidays we spent a lovley rainy afternoon with Clue Quest, as always .... such a fun family activity


Lots of fun, the whole family got involved. We've played a few of these and loved this one. We finished it in 1 and a half hours

A fun thing to do at home, but a bit limited by home-printing

A fun and different set of puzzles, we enjoyed spending a couple of hours working through them. However, it relies on quality/accuracy of home printing (and cutting!) a little more than is ideal - some puzzles we understood but couldn't see the details in the print-outs. Some puzzles we got to the answer, but still don't feel they quite make sense in concept!

Really a fun experience!

Best online escape game I played! Love that you can add personalized messages and the variety of methods and interactivity!

Great fun for a couple

Inventive puzzles with quite a few nice options to customize the outputs for couples. Good hints as well.

good fun

Really great fun for the whole family! Everyone enjoyed themselves, and the variety of puzzles meant that you had to think in lots of ways. Very enjoyable for the family. Would recommend. We love you ClueQuest xxxxxxxxxxx

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