Parents' Guide to

Nancy Drew: Danger by Design

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

It's no mystery -- this Nancy Drew is a winner!

Game Windows 2006
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age 10+

danger by designs is the best!!!! :)

it is the best game you could ever play i never played a game like this in my whole life! :) i dont think there is a problem with it like other people think that it is messed up well its not.

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As with all the previous Nancy Drew software mysteries, these visual environments are stunning. But while Her Interactive continues to refine how to create photorealistic environments and characters, they haven't advanced the technology of their gameplay. To move, players click and wait for the computer to advance the scene. This low-tech method of exploration works well in this setting because it allows players the time to determine which objects they want to explore more closely.

Danger by Design is great fun for families, and especially girls, to play together. Younger children can play on the Junior Detective level, with easier puzzles and more hints. Another kid-friendly feature is the "Second Chance" option, which allows you to restart from wherever you fail.

Game Details

  • Platform: Windows
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Her Interactive
  • Release date: August 25, 2006
  • Genre: Role-Playing
  • ESRB rating: E
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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