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Happy Easter Detectives!

Sunday was Easter and for many fans this was a time of celebration. There are all sorts of colorful decorations for the celebrations of these holidays, and for this season in particular there were a lot of pastel colors.  Whether you have walked down a store aisle, or made a huge mess with your artistic […]

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Enjoying Yellow Chicks

Today was off to a rocky start, but our little experiment yesterday with the duck lamp inspired us to see what would happen to a yellow marshmallow chick, which cheered us up a little. Unfortunately, the duck lamp favors chicks over bunnies, and decided to let the chick live. The chick toasted, but didn’t melt. […]

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April Newsletter

Click here if you are unable to view this newsletter   Copyright © 2011 Her Interactive, Inc. HER INTERACTIVE and DOSSIER are trademarks of Her Interactive, Inc. The HER INTERACTIVE logo is a registered trademark of Her Interactive, Inc. NANCY DREW and HARDY BOYS are registered trademarks of Simon & Schuster, Inc. Licensed by permission […]

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A Message from Megan on Mom 2.0 Summit

I attended the Mom 2.0 Summit for blogger’s last week in New Orleans to evangelize on behalf of our Nancy Drew Shadow Ranch gamebook app. The attendees were 400 of the savviest American Mom Bloggers.  It was such a joy to meet so many of them.   What an inspiration listening to everyone’s passion and creative ideas! As […]

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Shadow Ranch Goes LITE!

Nancy Drew Mobile Mysteries: Shadow Ranch now offers a free sample of its gamebook experience! Released on April 4th Shadow Ranch LITE is a free download on the iTunes App Store for the iPad™, iPhone® and iPod touch®. This smaller version gives you a taste of what the Nancy Drew interactive gamebook offers, including its mini-games, rich […]

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Nancy Drew Cake Design Contest!

Welcome to the Nancy Drew Cake Design Contest!  Please read the following instructions and rules carefully. We want to be fair, and don’t want to disqualify anyone. Here's the drill… (and if you're still not sure about something, please email us at: feedback@herinteractive.com) Timeframe: Contest Starts: Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Contest Ends: Tuesday, April 26th, […]

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April Fools from Sonny Joon + Weekend Puzzle #97

Whoo-hoo! Happy April Fool’s day! Has anybody pulled a few jokes today? Remember last year’s prank when we told you that Sonny Joon was getting his own game? That was awesome. Unfortunately there still aren’t plans for that, but who knows, maybe we’ll hear from him in upcoming games.   ~Sonny’s first Easter Egg design~ […]

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More on beautiful environments.

It is an absolutely gorgeous day today at the office! Spring is good here; the rain does quite a good job at keeping everything green and colorful, fresh and new, so when the sun comes out, everything shines gloriously! I made a comment to a fellow worker about how the sun coming up behind the […]

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Hands on the Ranch

We interviewed our Executive Producer on the creation of the Nancy Drew Mobile Mysteries: Shadow Ranch, the new series’ first gamebook, for an inside look on how the story came together. “For [Shadow Ranch] one of the challenges in the creation process was trying to think of what the tone would be. We decided to […]

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Nik and Cathy: Interview with Our Writer and Designer

We interviewed our game designer Cathy, and writer Nik!   Her Interactive: How do you come up with the game ideas? Cathy "We look at the recent games for the types of mysteries, characters and locations used in them and then start to brainstorm ideas that would be a nice contrast or haven’t been done […]

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