Contests

This October, join us for a Cosplay Contest! Get out your makeup kit and piece together a Nancy Drew-themed costumed! Who (or what) will you be–a spooky character like Charlotte, a reoccurring character like Joe Hardy, or someone/something completely unexpected? Please read the following instructions and rules carefully. If you’re still not sure about something, please email us at: contest@herinteractive.com.

Categories (and Examples)

1. Makeup + Special Effects: show off your cosplay skills with movie makeup or special effects. Example: dress up as the Creature from Castle Malloy. (Picture or Video submission. One winner chosen.)

2. Best Costume: this could be the most Nancy Drew themed, the funniest, or the most creative costume. Example: you could be Professor Hotchkiss eating 50 chicken wings or the sword Nancy brings Ned from Iceland. (Picture or Video submission. One winner chosen.)

3. Video Submission: create any costume, but present it in a creative video form. (One winner chosen.)

 

What and Where to Submit. Please submit your photo or video entry via one of the following methods:

(a) post to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/nancydrewpcgames),

(b) post to our Twitter account @HeRInteractive;

(c) tag us on Instagram @nancydrewpcgames, or

(d) email it to us at contest@herinteractive.com.

Each entry must include:

  • One picture or video of your costume
  • The hashtag #NancyDrewCosplay
  • The name or a quick description of your costume
  • The game(s) your costume is themed after (we will accept game numbers/abbreviations/acronyms)
  • The category(ies) you are entering; feel free to refer to them by their numbers indicated above

Please note if you email us your entry, you understand and agree that we may post it to either or both of our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram accounts. Entries that do not contain all the required information will not be considered.

Unlimited Entries. You may submit as many entries as you like and you may submit the same entry for judgment in multiple categories. Go nuts! However, please do not submit the same entry more than once.

Prizes

Each of the three categories will have one winner who will receive: one $200 gift card to Etsy, one $100 gift card from Sephora, one Nancy Drew Cosplay themed merchandise item, mug, and bucket hat, and a dozen Fall Dipped Fancy Strawberries from Shari’s Berries.

See Full Rules here.

 

Summer Cookoff Contest

Congratulations to this year’s Summer Cook-Off Winners!

 

 

It’s time to Cook Up a Mystery with Nancy Drew Games! Get out your baking gear and kitchen gadgets and make some Nancy Drew-themed dishes! We love seeing your creative cooking around our Nancy Drew Games, so we decided this summer is a perfect time for a Nancy Drew themed cooking contest. Please read the following instructions and rules carefully. If you’re still not sure about something, please email us at: contest@herinteractive.com.

CATEGORIES TO ENTER

 

Categories (and Examples)

1. Main Course: such as roast chicken or sandwiches. (Picture or Video submission. One winner chosen.)

2. Desserts/Baked Goods: such as bread, ice cream, pie, etc. (Picture or Video submission. One winner chosen.)

3. Healthy Game Food Fun: typical foods made with healthier ingredients, vegetarian options, gluten-free options, etc. (Picture or Video submission. One winner chosen.)

4. Video Submission: create a video of any food or drink, but present it in a video form. (One winner chosen.)

 

What and Where to Submit. Please submit your photo or video entry via one of the following methods:

(a) post to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/nancydrewpcgames),

(b) post to our Twitter account @HeRInteractive;

(c) tag us on Instagram @nancydrewpcgames, or

(d) email it to us at contest@herinteractive.com.

Each entry must include:

  • One picture or video of your food
  • The hashtag #NancyDrewCooking21
  • The name or a quick description of your food
  • The game your food is themed after (we will accept game numbers/abbreviations/acronyms)
  • The category(ies) you are entering; feel free to refer to them by their numbers indicated above

Please note if you email us your entry, you understand and agree that we may post it to either or both of our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram accounts. Entries that do not contain all the required information will not be considered.

PRIZES

 

Each of the four categories will have one winner who will receive: one $100 gift card to Cozymeal for Online Cooking Courses, one $200 gift card from Williams Sonoma, one Nancy Drew-themed apron, and one Nancy Drew-themed mug.

Contest Page Prizes

Full Summer Cook-Off Rules Here

 


Nancy Drew Mystery Adventure Games Holiday 2020 Cookie Contest Winners

Tis the season for the Nancy Drew Cookie Contest!

This contest has ended. Congrats to our winners!

With so many terrific entries, we wanted to showcase some great honorable mentions!

       

Thanks everyone for participating! Stay tuned for more contests in the future!

 

Preheat your ovens! It’s time for our annual Nancy Drew Cookie Contest! What are the guidelines? First, come up with a creative concept for cookies that ties into Nancy Drew Games or into Midnight in Salem. This can be anything from making cookies that you’ve made in-game or designing cookies that look like characters or elements from our games. Once you have your brilliant idea planned out, it’s time to start baking! After you pull them out of the oven and style them with a creative background or other fun props, snap a picture or create a fun video and post it on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter with the hashtag #NDCookie20 and be sure to tag us! The Contest begins on Friday, December 4, 2020, at 9:00 am Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) and ends on Friday, January 1, 2021, at 11:59 pm PST. Happy baking!

This year there will be two categories and four (4) prize winners!

Grand Prize:

  • $200 cash gift card

Second Place:

  • $50 cash gift card

Third Place:

  • $25 cash gift card

Special Category: Midnight in Salem

  • $100 cash gift card

 

To submit your Nancy Drew Cookies on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram your post/tweet must include the following four elements:

  • Attach a picture or video of your baked cookies
  • A brief description of how the cookies are connected to Nancy Drew
  • Tell us if you’re entering the main or the Midnight in Salem category
  • The hashtag: #NDCookie20 and tag our social handle
  • Lastly, make sure you’ve liked our Facebook page or are following us on Twitter or Instagram

You may enter as many times as you like!

We will notify potential winners on January 8, 2021, via direct message to their accounts on the platform they used to enter and, if potential winners emailed us their entries, to the email address used to send the entry.

Click here for full contest rules, and then submit your #NDCookie20 entry today!

Alternative Entry: If you do not have a Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account, you may send your entry via email to contest@herinteractive.com. Please note that HeR Interactive may post/tweet your email entry.

Need some inspiration to get started? Here’s a look at last year’s winners!

past cookie contest winners

 

 

nancy drew pumpkin carving contest

It’s time to announce the 2020 Nancy Drew Pumpkin Carving Contest winners!

We had so many incredible entries to choose from but these three pumpkins came out on top. Congratulations, to the creative pumpkin artists who carved them. We also want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated this year. Stay tuned for future contests!

1st Place – Will receive one (1) Nancy Drew gamer blanket, one (1) Nancy Drew: Midnight in Salem blanket, one (1) mug from our merchandise store on Teespring, one (1) Morning Candle Gift Box (Anthropologie), one (1) promotional code for Nancy Drew: Midnight in Salem, and one (1) $200 gift card for Pottery Barn.

pumpkin contest prizes

2nd Place – Will receive one (1) Nancy Drew gamer blanket, one (1) mug from our merchandise store on Teespring, one (1) Mini Tapered Candle Set (Anthropologie), one (1) promotional code for Nancy Drew: Midnight in Salem, and one (1) $25 gift card for Starbucks

pumpkin contest second place prize

3rd Place – Will receive one (1) Nancy Drew gamer blanket, one (1) mug from our merchandise store on Teespring, one (1) promotional code for Nancy Drew: Midnight in Salem, and one (1) $25 gift card for Starbucks

Full rules and terms and conditions can be found here.

nd_pumpkin

 

 

Nancy Drew Games Summer Cook-Off Celebration Cooking Games

Congratulations To Our 2020 Winners!

 

Category 1: Snacks and Appetizers Winner

Evelyn R.

Inspired by Shadow at the Water’s Edge

“Bento sushi rice animals need a nice garden made with green bean, ham, seaweed, strawberry due to of the lock down order. Life can be challenging during this time, but it’s all good as long as I have Nancy Drew game and a beautiful garden at home.”

 

 

 

Category 2: Main Course

Liz C.

Spaghetti inspired by: Danger by Design!

“I’m entering this into the main course category. I spent about 8 hours cooking, dying and arranging spaghetti noodles to create this “painting”.”

 

 

 

 

 

Category 3: Dessert or Baked Goods

Candace L.

Secret of the Old Clock Lilac Inn Cherry Pie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Category 4: Healthy Food Fun

Rebecca B.

“Some vegan Israeli couscous to satisfy Professor Hotchkiss’ “powerful craving,” (because who says healthy food can’t be as comforting as 50 drumsticks?)

From Treasure in the Royal Tower, an adventure that inspired me during my own move to Wisconsin.”

 

 

 

 

 

Category 5: Midnight in Salem

Catie

“Midnight in Salem Johnny Cup Cakes – my take on the Johnny cakes, complete with a syrup shot.”

 

 

 

 

 


Nancy Drew Mystery Adventure Games Valentine Card Contest

**Contest is Over**

Thanks to all who participated!

Check out our honorable mentions!

 


 

**Contest has ended.**

The office has voted! Congrats to our three winners!

We had a few honorable mentions to share, too. We love seeing everyone’s creative work!

Thanks to all who entered! Stay tuned for more contests in the future!

 

 


**Contest is now closed** Thanks to all who participated!

Congrats to our winners, Sara M., Salina Cecilia R., Alexandra R.!

Nancy Drew Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners!

 

These contest entries came really close, and we wanted to show off the terrific runners up:

Nancy Drew Pumpkin Carving Contest Honorable Mentions!

 

Thanks to all who participated! This was a really tough choice and there were so many great entries!

 

 

 


Nancy Drew Mystery Adventure Games Ghost Contest

**Contest is now closed** Thanks to all who participated!

Congrats to our winner, Elizabeth C. for her Yurei entry!

Nancy Drew Adventure Games Go for Ghost

These contest entries came really close, and we wanted to show off the terrific runners up:

Nancy Drew Adventure Games Go for Ghost

Hannah S.

 

Nancy Drew Adventure Games Go for Ghost

Elizabeth R.

 

Nancy Drew Adventure Games Go for Ghost

Kit Khat

Thanks to all who participated! This was a really tough choice and there were so many great entries!

For more information about the Nancy Drew Conventions, click here!

Nancy Drew Mystery Adventure Games Convention

 

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