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Secret Sound Recording

Today could have been any other day. But it wasn’t, it was one of the two special times of the year when we record our character voices. Our writer and designer let me tag along this time, and it was so much fun! Shh, don’t tell anyone, but this is the secret lair: an unmarked […]

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Her Interactive in the Spring

In the Pacific Northwest we are known for odd weather, and many of us in the office like it that way. This weekend it became very warm and sunny and made everything look beautiful. Check out these snapshots I took of the entrance to our building today: ~Japanese Magnolias, known for the flowers that come […]

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Character Voices…and Dylan!

Looks like the weekend puzzle gave you a little challenge, and so far one person has cracked it. (Nice job!) I will give the rest of you another day to try it once more with this clue: [vertical, then horizontal]. From what I’ve heard so far, everyone’s interested in Dylan Carter from Tomb of the […]

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Weekend Puzzle #144

Happy Friday! It’s also Easter weekend, and we have a sale going on: get 25% off any digital game (excluding Tomb of the Lost Queen pre-orders) using promo code HOPPY25. Sale ends 11:59PM PST Sunday, April 8th. Also, if you have not checked out the official trailer for Tomb of the Lost Queen, head over […]

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Posted in: Sale, Weekend Puzzle

Why Thursdays Are Cool

In the Her Interactive office, Thursdays are typically “meeting” days. Sales and Marketing meet in the morning, the designer and writer are always meeting, I meet with the Lead Tester to make sure that the weekend puzzles are….well…solvable. But the first Thursday of each month we do something special. Lovingly titled by our creative writer, […]

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Posted in: meeting

Day 2: TMB Pre-orders

It is day 2 of pre-orders. Only 26 days more days until you can digitally download your game, and the boxed games ship out. It seems sooo far away! And yet, here in the office I’m sure the days will just fly, since we are always focusing on it. Have you decided to pre-order Tomb […]

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Tomb of the Lost Queen: Pre-orders Are Live!

It was a very exciting and busy morning today at the office! Pre-orders have gone live for Tomb of the Lost Queen and we have been scurrying to get all the last-minute touch-ups, testing and announcements done. We sent out a newsletter for this as well. Have you signed up for our newsletter on our […]

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Tomb of the Lost Queen: Pre-order Facts

Tomb of the Lost Queen pre-orders are now live! Head over to purchase your copy and receive the *Bonus Edition. The Bonus Edition includes these fun features: An extra Metagame award at the end Cell phone games Extra translation hotspots Cell phone charms Ability to call S.P.I.E.D. (Strange Phenomenon Inspectors: Extraterrestrial Division) for secret recorded […]

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Posted in: Dare to Play Blog

The Day Before Pre-Orders

Being the day before pre-orders, we have been super busy preparing for Tomb of the Lost Queen. Tomorrow at noon, PST, you will be able to pre-order our Egyptian adventure game, whoo-hoo! In celebration of TMB finishing up here in the office, we had a company lunch meeting. The entire team then got to view […]

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Interview with Creative Director, Tim

We interviewed our Creative Director, Tim, who designed the new User Interface for Tomb of the Lost Queen!   Her Interactive: How long have you worked at Her Interactive? Tim: About 14 ½ years.  Probably longer than some of our players have been alive…gulp. Her Interactive: How did you get into the game industry? Tim: […]

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Posted in: Dare to Play Blog

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