Archive for April, 2016


Intl Dance Day (And Weekend Puzzle #306)

I got a little excited when I saw that it was International Dance Day today. So I made this animated gif just for the occasion, featuring The Phantom of Venice. Here’s your weekend puzzle! It has to do with the upcoming Twitch party. We have a birthday to celebrate! -Little Jackalope

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Nancy Drew’s 86th Anniversary!

Hooray! Eighteen-year-old Nancy has turned 86! On this day in 1930, the first Nancy Drew book was released, The Secret of the Old Clock. The next couple of days was the release of the second and third book. Today we celebrate with solving mysteries AS Nancy Drew. If you are missing one of the Nancy […]

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Coloring & Creative Sentences

A fan shared with us a link on Twitter to a printable document of blown-up line art from the classic Nancy Drew books. You can print these out and color them! Click here to see the document. Today we posted another caption contest on Facebook! You only have one day to participate for a chance […]

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Twitch Alert: Party at Blackmoor

Guess what? I will be hosting another live stream party on Twitch next week! Mark your calendars and prepare yourselves for a nighttime mystery set in the cursed old English manor. We’ll be playing Nancy Drew: Curse of Blackmoor Manor, and along the way I will be giving away real-life KoKo Kringles. How? Join us […]

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Silly Titles: SAW

Yesterday we shared this game cover art and alternative title to Shadow at the Water’s Edge: If the Yurei (ghost girl) could talk, what would she say? Here’s the solution to the weekend puzzle: -Little Jackalope

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Codes & Clues in April (And Weekend Puzzle #305)

We have been working on the latest game for our younger audience: Nancy Drew: Codes & Clues for mobile devices. I’ve had the privilege of playing and replaying the game to grab updated screenshots and content to prepare and share. (I have the main theme song stuck in my head, which is really cute by […]

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Snooping Stealthily

This is one of my favorite memories from playing my first Nancy Drew game. In Message in a Haunted Mansion, you get to snoop people’s stuff. But beware! Abby will come back at 6pm, and if you are caught in her room… oh dear! If you haven’t played this game, you can get it for […]

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Touching Dangerous Things

I’m a terrible Nancy player! Guilty. I often like to make Nancy do terrible, dangerous things when I play. Why? Because there’s always a second chance! I will make Nancy jump across dangerous chasms, fall off balconies, touch hissing cobras, and eat terrible food. Can you relate to this? This one below is from The […]

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Vote for Drew!

Every time campaign season comes in the states, I often want to quote Holt Scotto from Danger on Deception Island. “Vote for Holt! Spread the word!” Of course, he’s only running for Harbormaster, not president. If Nancy Drew were to run for president, what do you suppose her campaign slogan would be? -Little Jackalope

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Bad Game Titles: Part 1

We make fun of ourselves sometimes, it’s one of the ways we show that we like to have fun and not take things too seriously. Here’s one way: renaming a game title by something silly and relevant to the story. Behold: (Artwork and title originally from The Haunting of Castle Malloy.) Here’s the solution to […]

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