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Ogunquit Inn – My Room

Last weekend when I traveled to Ogunquit, Maine for the 2017 Nancy Drew convention, I didn’t stay in the main hotel. I stayed at the other end of town in the Ogunquit Inn. The front parlor was once a school room and the building was built in the 1800s. Today, I will focus on my […]

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Return from Ogunquit

Hey all, if you haven’t been following, you may not have known that I went to the Nancy Drew convention this last weekend. The convention is put on by ndsleuths.com President Jennifer Fisher each year. If you want to attend the 2018 convention in April, be sure to register by March 1st. And the sooner, […]

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Fan Art from Social Pages!

We have more fan art to share today! As for the weekend puzzle that I missed talking about, here’s the solution: once you properly identify each game, count the letters in the game title to find your answer. It says [“Halloween Contests“]. -Little Jackalope

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Remembering Last Year’s Classes

We shared this picture over the weekend… does anyone else feel… I don’t know… like you are drawing a blank on the first day of class? Eesh! The weekend puzzle was a rail fence cipher. You read it top to bottom, left to right. It says [Thinking about Halloween already!] And therefore I shall share […]

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Danger by Design – Concept art

Today during my work I was listening to video walkthroughs of Danger by Design, and pondered a question someone asked me about JJ Ling. I went searching for the answer, (and found it) but discovered concept art of the characters I hadn’t seen before! So I have to share them with you! I love the […]

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Eclipse Day at HeR’s Office

We had a brief distraction from our work today at the office. As many of you are clearly aware – the solar eclipse happened today! Here in Washington State, the view of the sun was only covered by about 93%, so we always had a bit of light. (Honestly, if we didn’t suspect anything, we’d […]

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Cookies, Podcast, and Weekend Puzzle #348

As if you needed a needed another excuse to eat chocolate… it’s National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. 😉 You can bake a single cookie at a time in Warnings at Waverly Academy, but you get to make Mint chocolate chip cookies in Danger by Design, so we have a sale on it today! Today is […]

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Memes and Poster Art

We shared this picture over the weekend from Nancy Drew: The Final Scene… It was mentioned in the last podcast with Max Holechek. Our artists at the time had a sense of humor and created their own masterpieces. I dug these out of the archive for you to see them up close and enjoy the […]

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Podcast, Nancy Drew Stories and Weekend Puzzle #347

Huzzah! Our new podcast features Max Holechek, who was the creative director  for Treasure in the Royal Tower, The Final Scene, Secret of the Scarlet Hand, Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake, The Haunted Carousel, Danger on Deception Island, The Secret of Shadow Ranch, and is accredited to Curse of Blackmoor Manor. He also voiced miscellaneous […]

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In Between Games & Travel Moments

Here in the marketing team, we don’t work directly on making the games. When a game is finished, we present it in the very best red-carpet presentation that we think befits the game title. We get it ready, tease it out, put sales and holiday celebrations around the older ones, and find every way to […]

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