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Nancy Drew: The Model Mysteries

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Mysteries combined with easy puzzles, but with tween themes.

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Great Game

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age 11+

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Nancy Drew: The Model Mysteries is a lighter version of the Nancy Drew mystery games developed by Her Interactive. The puzzles are typical of casual games including timed hidden objects puzzle where you must find a list of 10 objects in 3 minutes. There are also puzzles about finding the differences between two pictures, and locating specific details in a larger picture.

To solve the three mysteries, you must periodically interrogate suspects. You are limited to asking three questions at a time, so you may not get enough information. If you finger the wrong suspect, you have to go back and replay the act again, this time asking different questions. The replaying of the puzzles is actually fun because, while the placement of objects in the scenes doesn’t change, the list of what you must find does.

Game Details

  • Platforms: Nintendo DS , Nintendo DSi
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: THQ
  • Release date: February 16, 2010
  • Genre: Girl
  • ESRB rating: E10+ for Alcohol Reference, Violent Reference
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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