Archive for January, 2010


Weekend Puzzle 39

Woo hoo weekends! Here’s the puzzle to close out this Friday. – Puzzle 39 – One hundred and eighteen tiny lands,span the area where this game stands. Thirty eight parishes, one and all,reduced once, by a short general. Petrified wood holds it all in place,building on piles in too close a space. The damage of […]

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En Route

With all the hubbub around the Cover Contest, we’ve been thinking about packaging a lot… in particular, TOT. No, I don’t have any concepts to show you just yet, sorry. 🙁I would like to jaw a bit about an early aspect of the process, choosing a color. For each game we pick a color to […]

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Meeting Us

If you came to visit right now, you might think all we do is have meetings. And you’d be mostly right. Somewhere in this great machine we have amazing people designing characters that actually live and breathe in Nancy’s world, or developing new puzzles for a Nancy-caliber intellect (AKA “you.”) For a few of us, […]

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Aussies are Awesome

If you think today is just another day, you’re only half right. I’d be remiss in my duties if I didn’t point out a rather grand celebration happening on the Southern Hemisphere. Today is Australia Day! People all over are celebrating the beginnings of nationhood in the land “Down Under!” For a land with such […]

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Solving A Monday

Monday rides again. We’re back in the working world, heading steadily towards a future full of sleuthing possibilities, in games and stories alike. I hope everyone is getting on well. This week is brimming with potential, and we’ll just have to see what I can unleash. ^.^ I’ll start off light by congratulating the puzzle-players. […]

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Puzzle Thirty-Eight

I hope your Friday has been spiffy. Here’s the weekly puzzle to keep you on your game! – Puzzle #38 – 10: 010100 001111 010100(Or)1000: 24 17 24(Or)10000: 14 0F 14 — Good luck and have a great weekend! – Novel –

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What to do…

I hate to say it, but the week has been pretty… bland… We’ve been doing lots of research this month, trying to determine what kinds of things we want to try and accomplish this year. I imagine the D2P blog has hinted at it a bit. We’re working hard to come up with the best […]

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Cookies, what else is there?

Thank goodness for Wednesday! There was a small invitation on the counter today and soon we’ll be in cookie bliss. Cookies and making games, there’s nothing better. Don’t let anyone fool you, they go together like peanut butter and jelly. Quick quiz though: What’s the HI favorite Girl Scout brand of cookie? (here’s a hint) […]

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Nothing and notes on #37

I overheard the art department talking about outtakes this morning. Sounds like they’re putting some excellent goodies into TOT. To be frank, I’m a huge fan of outtakes. Yep, I’m that guy that stays in his seat after the movie is over just to see if there’s a little extra. Often, they’re in that weird […]

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Working Titles

Welcome back to the week. We had a thought-filled weekend, some in office, some in home. I noticed some great discussions on the Message boards. I love the lively chatter. Also there’s been a great deal of entries for the Cover redesign contest along with many, many questions. I’ll keep answering the questions if you […]

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