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Bess’s Podcast and Weekend Puzzle #344

There is a new podcast today! Listen to it here on iTunes! This one features a popular and well-loved character: Bess Marvin. Jennifer Pratt has been the voice actress for Bess for many games, and I got to meet her once for the recording of one of our recent mysteries. (I honestly forget for which […]

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Wisdom…er… Opinions

Today’s Wednesday Wisdom in not exactly wisdom… but rather an opinion I believe. Oh well! It’s a chance to quote someone on something interesting. This is Leela Yadav from Warnings at Waverly Academy. Do you remember who she was talking about? Also, because reasons and because holidays… It’s National Selfie Day. We sort of have […]

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Theatres and ND Book Summer Reading

Today’s Travel Tuesday features one of my favorite games: Nancy Drew: The Final Scene. I really enjoyed this game because I an a fan of theatres, and the hidden rooms and passages were intriguing! On a new topic, I’ve been re-reading the yellow Nancy Drew books this summer. It’s been many years since I last […]

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Fascinating Facts About Nancy

A great article was posted recently by The Daily Dot, called “12 Fascinating Facts About the Feminist Icon.” Click here or on the picture to read it. They had many great facts about the history of Nancy Drew, and I tend to scrutinize these things, but I need to remember; it’s the heart that counts. […]

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Day Two Twitch: ASH & Veggies

In case you missed yesterday’s party, here’s the video on our YouTube Channel: I hope to see you on Twitch tonight as we conclude Nancy Drew: Alibi in Ashes! If you can’t make it, you can still participate in the big Twitch contest: simply color this coloring page by end of day Sunday, June 18th […]

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Day One Twitch: ASH & Father’s Day

Tonight’s the night! Follow us at https://www.twitch.tv/nancy_drew_games and join the party for a chance to win the prizes below (and more). Spread the news and invite your friends and family! Also, you can get Nancy Drew: Alibi in Ashes (digital) on sale this weekend, starting today! Shop here. Just for fun, we’ve added this coloring page […]

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Deer on the Grounds!

We had a bit of excitement at the office today. A wandering deer appeared on the grounds: Reminder! Tomorrow we start our Twitch party! -Little Jackalope

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WHO & Monday Reminders

We had a busy weekend at the WA Homeschoolers Organization convention! It was great being able to talk to new people about the Nancy Drew games, and pointing out the various different educational elements to the games. Greek mythology, Mayan cultures, forensics, chemical mixing, Marie Antoinette, ancient Egyptian history and so many more topics are […]

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Podcast, Convention, and Deception Island

Check out our new podcast! Subscribe to the iTunes podcast here or listen to the video below: Also, if you are in WA State, come visit us at our booth at the Washington Homeschoolers Organization! Today and tomorrow at the WA State Fairgrounds. Learn more about the convention here. Indy went on a little trip […]

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National Chocolate Ice Cream Day 2017

Guess what? If you haven’t heard, it’s a holiday today. National Chocolate ice cream day! I tried to celebrate, but couldn’t locate chocolate ice cream, so I purchased the next best thing: chocolate-covered ice cream. What chocolatey flavor would you prefer to celebrate with? Would Bess Marvin approve? 😉 (You can eat all the ice […]

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