The Deadly Device Archives


Weekend Puzzle #230

Howdy all! I have a few things to point out today, and some are just reminders.First, we have a sale going on for The Deadly Device this weekend! Also, we will still be posting more game duels for Nancy Drew Madness on our Facebook page over the weekend, so check back every day to participate. […]

Read More »

Gummy Bear Craze

Have you played The Deadly Device? (Excellent game because it’s entirely indoors and there is snow outside, so it’s a wintry type of game). One of our fans, Rozanna also created these for the cookie contest. Of course I had to share it with you! Gummy bears are awesome! It reminded me of this bag […]

Read More »

Going Through the Trash

Can any of you identify with this Nancy Drew Moment? How excited we get when playing a Nancy Drew game when the opportunity arises to rifle through a character’s trash! There is often something of interest in there, and it is an excellent skill to be observant in every area of an environment. Thankfully most […]

Read More »

Schrödinger’s Birthday

Wow, late posting today could mean only one thing at this time: I am working on something very important today. Did you know that today was Erwin Schrödinger’s birthday? I bet some of you have blank or curious looks on your face right now. Schrödinger was a physicist best known for his interpretation of quantum […]

Read More »

Sonny Does His Research

In Ransom of the Seven Ships, Sonny’s notebook becomes very helpful to Nancy. His research notes from being out in the field, studying the terribly clever Vervet monkeys, helps you understand how to play their games, and ultimately get you rewards that you will need later. Wow, Sonny has been to this remote island in […]

Read More »

Girls and Technology

Not too long ago I posted about how Nancy Drew games are made for everyone: girls, boys, and adults, young and old. Now I would like to point out why we focus on and continue to encourage girls. Yes, you may see that our company name is “Her”, and our web site is now pink, […]

Read More »

Father’s Day Weekend!

Happy early Father’s day to all the dads out there! We love our dads, and I find it really awesome when dads (and moms) get to sit next to you when playing a Nancy Drew game. Two heads are always better than one, so solving a mystery the first time with a partner-in-crime makes the […]

Read More »

Art from the Games

If I may say so, I personally really like the cover art for Ghost of Thornton Hall. 🙂 So much so that I bought a kindle case from our own merchandise store with this art on it: And while I was there I also had to get the Sonny Joon notebook design (from Ransom of […]

Read More »

The Music of Egypt and Science

Nobody panic! If you’ve checked out our web site or have noticed the conversation on the Message Boards… we are not retiring Warnings at Waverly Academy, in fact we updated our site today to better clarify. Once the physical box copies of WAC are sold out, we will not be re-stocking them. The digital download, […]

Read More »

Gummy Bear Theatre

Number 3 clue in the post 13 Hints for 2013 has been revealed! Gummy referred to Gummy Bear Theatre, which can be found in the BONUS EDITION of The Deadly Device, in the end game outtakes. (Those who pre-ordered the game during pre-order period received this edition). We posted the video below to our YouTube […]

Read More »

archives