The Room: Old Sins review

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The Room: Old Sins

The Room: Old Sins is the fourth installment in the popular puzzle game series created by Fireproof Games. This escape room-style game has players exploring dark and mysterious locations as they solve puzzles to build a bigger picture of the puzzle. It was released on mobile platforms in January 2018, and the Windows version was released in February 2021.

Perfectly Crafted Puzzles Await

It embraces its horror theme with an eerie soundtrack and eerie visuals to match. Players explore strange and twisted locations, searching for clues and unlocking secrets. It is set in a 19th-century mansion and its strange attic. As you explore, you are confronted with puzzles of increasing complexity that must be solved to progress. The puzzles vary from manipulating physical objects to deciphering ancient symbols and solving riddle-type puzzles. It keeps players intrigued as they try to deduce what the puzzles are revealing.

Atmospheric Visuals

It utilizes a unique combination of lighting, sound, and visual effects to create a suspenseful atmosphere. The visuals are rich and detailed, and the controls are easy to use. Players have the option of using both the virtual joystick or the mobile device’s touch screen for movement. The objects in the game are tactile and realistically rendered. It is a delight to explore the mansion and attic, from the old furniture to the dusty antiques.

Gameplay features

It introduces several new features that make this puzzle game stand out from its previous titles. Furthermore, it has a hint system to help players progress or avoid getting stuck and a clue scanner that shows the player where to look for a new clue or puzzle. It also has a tracking system, so the player can keep track of how far they have progressed in the game.

Hints and Tips

The Room: Old Sins is a great game for those who are looking for a challenge. Its puzzles are well-crafted, and the atmosphere is engrossing. Here are a few tips and tricks to keep in mind as you explore the mansion and attic:

  • – Take your time and study the puzzles to determine the best way to solve them. 
  • – Pay attention to the objects, as they can reveal hidden puzzles. 
  • – Use the hint system if you are stuck and need help figuring out the solution. 
  • – Look for symbols and visual clues that can help you progress.


The Room: Old Sins offers an engrossing and challenging experience with unique puzzles and plenty of atmosphere. Its visuals and sound design provide a great sense of the eerie environment, and the hints and tracking systems help players when they are stuck. While the game is difficult, it is rewarding and a great way to pass the time.


  • Unique and absorbing puzzles and mysteries to explore
  • Atmospheric visuals with rich and detailed objects
  • Great sound design and score
  • Variety of puzzles, from physical to riddle type
  • Hint system for those who are stuck
  • Clue scanner to find hidden puzzles
  • Tracking system to keep track of progress.


  • It has very few locations and puzzles compared to other games in the series
  • Can be quite difficult and require a lot of trial and error.
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Author: Fireproof Games
Latest Version: 1.0.1
Size: 48M

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