You’re never short of things to do in Manchester, but if you’re looking for something a little different—something that will teach you a thing or two about the city’s cultural heritage while challenging your brain—we’ve got just the thing for you. Questo specialises in outdoor urban exploration games, and it has to be the most original way to discover a city. By mixing a fictional storyline with real elements of folklore and local history, their outdoor games will take you on unique and unusual adventures where you’re guaranteed to see Manchester in a whole new light.
In this particular exploration game, you will be sent on a mission to discover the truth behind a Manchester student who was killed by a notorious (fictional) serial killer who would prowl the canals of Manchester. Known as The Pusher, the murderer has hidden his victims bodies in Albert Hall, and it is your job to release their ghosts. Meanwhile, you will be guided to some of the most frightful places in the city, following step-by-step instructions in order to solve clues.
Alone or with others, this game will take you on a journey along the streets of Manchester, through a maze of open-air puzzles and mysteries. It’s available directly from your smartphone, so you’ll have all of this at your fingertips. Just start the quest, follow the challenges given by the application, and score points as you unlock the clues allowing you to resolve the scenario! The games and puzzles are designed by Questo, with help from local creators who will reveal their own secrets to you along the way. Are you ready to go on an adventure?