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Cave Exploring

Have you been to New Zealand? I never have, but would LOVE to go someday! Our travel Tuesday moment is from Nancy Drew: The Shattered Medallion: Last weekend’s puzzle was a semaphore code. It read “Ice Cream please!” We have a birthday to celebrate! -Little Jackalope Save

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Blackmoor Memories

I was digging in the archives for some graphics inspiration and came across another great piece. Well… it’s not THAT great, but it is pretty cool! This was one of the concept ideas for the cover art of Curse of Blackmoor Manor. As much as I like it, I really like the final version much […]

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Royal Concepts and Weekend Puzzle #343

Flashback Friday! I found more fun behind-the-scenes art from Nancy Drew: Treasure in the Royal Tower! Check out these concept sketches for the cover art: Here’s your weekend puzzle! We have a birthday to celebrate! -Little Jackalope

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Nancy’s Placeholder

I went rummaging through some archive files, looking for something specific, when an idea struck me. Remember in Alibi in Ashes, the Police suspect board? Well, I am always amused at the clever ways we “hide” Nancy… but I was curious what was behind the sticky note as Nancy’s placeholder. Behold! Our artists just used […]

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Memorial Weekend 2017

First off, Spend time with loved ones this weekend and solve mysteries together! Lights! Camera! Curses! and Resorting to Danger! are both on sale. Shop before the end of Monday! ***Correction: the promo code is actually MEMORIAL2017. We apologize for the miscommunication!*** We have a new podcast! Subscribe to the Unlocked! Nancy Drew podcast on […]

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Graduation Shirt

Huzzah! Know someone who is graduating this year? This is a great gift! Shop here! Per a request, here’s the solution to last weekend’s puzzle: Rose = 2 Fish mallet = 6 Pink bouquet = 4 Whale charm = 10 Final equation: 10+6-4= 12 (CLK) -Little Jackalope

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It’s the Hi Life

We have a little-known T-shirt design available in our Amazon collection… That’s right, traveling the world, getting lost, solving mysteries, interrogating suspects, snooping in other people’s things, exploring and more… it’s the HeR Interactive lifestyle. Show your pride! Shop for this t-shirt on Amazon here! Also, we have a new coloring page for you! No […]

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Day 4 Twitch: The Silent Spy (Weekend Puzzle #342)

If you missed yesterday’s Twitch party, you can watch it on our YouTube Channel: Hope you all can make it for the finale tonight as we play Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy LIVE on Twitch! Follow us here. Don’t forget! Tonight’s the last night to gift or get Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy on sale! […]

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Day 3 Twitch: The Silent Spy

Today we posted a fun video. Tess and I had a little fun making this parody of Nancy Drew, a sort of confessional-style documentary on how Nancy does her detectiving. Enjoy! Tonight’s the night! Come party with us for a chance to win some prizes! Follow us at https://www.twitch.tv/nancy_drew_games and be sure to spread the […]

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Birding and Birthdays

Today’s Travel Tuesday moment is from Nancy Drew: Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake. Have you explored forests? Have you gone bird watching? We have a birthday to celebrate! Also, by request, I’m sharing this message that was posted to social media last week. -Little Jackalope Save

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