As Jer noted a few days ago, I opted to pick up last week's third best-selling PC game in the nation, "Nancy Drew: Danger by Design". While I'm not a PC gamer (I just don't have the time to throw another platform in the mix), I thought I'd give this little number a try, as I used to be a big "Nancy Drew" reader, AND I wanted to see how this title was so popular. By doing so, I discovered a few things.
1. I still love Nancy Drew (and Bess and George).
2. Point and click games can be a lot of fun AND quite satisfying.
3. Puzzles in these games meant for 13-15 year old girls are hard. In fact, they're some of the hardest puzzles I've ever had to solve in a game.
The difficulty of these puzzles made me realize that we're raising a very smart generation of girls AND this little game needs a walkthrough. It is for this reason that I have begun work (and almost completed) our LB 'Nancy Drew: Danger by Design' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide
. Please feel no shame in using it. Again, these puzzles are extremely difficult!
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