Nancy Drew is the most important game series no one talks about

Nancy Drew is the most important game series no one talks about

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This post is part of Mashable’s You’re Old Week. Break through the haze of nostalgia with us and see what holds up, what disappoints, and what got better with time.

I will never forget the first time I became Nancy Drew.

As a little girl, I wasn’t allowed to play video games — which meant I played video games, but only through well-executed schemes. At the crux of my early, forbidden play experiences was the Nancy Drew computer game series. I’d sneak them into the Scholastic book order forms we’d get at school, right under my parents’ noses.

While the rest of the house slept, I sleuthed until night turned into dawn. By the light of the blue screen, I squinted at hastily written notes scrawled down in a notebook about potential leads. I questioned suspects with a balance of skepticism and open mindedness, because that’s how you got to the bottom of things. Read more…

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