Archive for June, 2012


Weekend Puzzle #156

Woot, Friday! We celebrate with leftover fudge, yum: Weekend puzzle! Enjoy, and feel free to post your thoughts and solutions to the message board here. “When solving a mystery, always go undercover. Snooping like sly foxes gains a sleuth valuable insight. Hiding behind a magazine prevents others from suspecting your sleuthing skills.” ~Little Jackalope~

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A Play on Names: Louis

I discovered and learned something today that I did not know before! (So excited, I had to share.) I had to look up the word chandelier to make sure I was spelling it correctly, and the dictionary said that the word of origin was “chandler”. I thought, “Hey, wasn’t that Louis’s last name in Message […]

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Recording in June, Part 2

Remember the post Recording in June from last week? To follow up with that, today Phoenix posted the video of some of the recordings from then! Check it out on our YouTube channel. Do you recognize the voices? Only one voice is new to the studio, but I’ve heard it plenty of times before. Perhaps […]

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Scrapbook and Collages

In many of the Nancy Drew games (#14-25) you can view Nancy Drew’s scrapbook of all her past cases. She has a collection of memorabilia, quotes, stickers, photos, and more on each page spread documenting her adventures and memories. Besides her scrapbook, Nancy also journals, as you can read in the games. She takes good […]

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Old Tricks and New Craftiness

Hope you all had a great weekend, for many of you students this means school is either out already, or will be out soon. Yay, summer! I wanted to share with you something one of our Twitter fans, Maddie J. has made from The Captive Curse. It looks SOOO cool! I love it! (^_^) Thanks […]

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Weekend Puzzle #155

FRIDAAAAY! Hooray. I’ve  played Tomb of the Lost Queen three times, so I’m thinking of playing Last Train to Blue Moon Canyon this weekend for a change. It’s been a while since I’ve played that one (the last time I played it, it was in French) and I’d like to make more cheeseburgers. 😛 If […]

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Recording Studio in June

Yesterday was an incredibly fun day for me and Phoenix! We got to tag along with our Writer and Designer to the voice recording studio! It was one of the last sessions to record the phone characters, the last to go into the game. (Meanwhile, our artists were animating and lip-syncing the dialogue for the […]

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Beware of the sneaky ones…

Wanted to give a quick shout-out to one of our fans from England: Natasha, who is celebrating her sweet 16th birthday! We noticed a comment on one of our YouTube videos from a loving fan: And my first reaction was: But then I thought: “Not if I get to it first, replace them with fakes, […]

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Real Game Content

Although the Nancy Drew games feature fictional characters, fictional stories, instances, fictional brands and such, a lot of the game content is derived from real world… stuff. Some history and actual facts are indeed real: Marie Antoinette, Harry Houdini, ohm resistors, shanghaied sailors etc. Or they were real… or had existed at one time. Some […]

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Nancy Drew Spaces

We have been *cough*purposefully*cough* keeping you in suspense for a few days with the secret YouTube video. Cue evil laughter: Mwahaha! Cut evil moment: The “private” video on intern Phoenix’s play list is now viewable! Check out our YouTube channel and subscribe to stay informed on all the latest uploads she adds. 😉   This […]

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