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    Scarlet Envelope: Tale of a Golden Dragon

    Review Game Description “Once upon a time, in the small but mighty Kingdom of Severin, the Princess acquired the egg of a golden dragon. When the dragon came of age, he escaped the castle and beat a path of destruction across the countryside, burning down villagers’ homes. 🔥 Terrified, the royals announced a generous reward for saving their kingdom, with…

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    Doomensions: Pop-Up Mystery Manor

    Review Game Description “As a newly commissioned paranormal investigator, gather your thick scrapbook of evidence and pay a visit to the three-dimensional Mysterious Manor – no assembly required! Secrets may lie hidden in every dark corner, behind every closed door, making repeated exploration of the manor crucial to your investigation!” Personal Experience I love at-home puzzle games that play with…

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    Threads of Fate (The Tale of Ord Remastered)

    Review Game Description “Threads of Fate is a remastered version of PostCurious’ acclaimed debut game, The Tale of Ord. Taking on the role of a private investigator, you will be tasked with finding two missing professors from the Emerens Institute, but when information is uncovered about a mysterious relic found by an archaeological team, you will have the opportunity to…

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    The Emerald Flame

    Originally Published Jan. 25th, 2023. Updated Jan. 4th, 2024. Review Game Description “Commissioned by an organization shrouded in mystery, players take the role of a historical expert embarking on a quest to piece together the recipe for a fabled elixir by investigating maps, drawings, alchemical diagrams, and mysterious artifacts.” Personal Experience I tried for the better part of two years…

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    Murder on the Ornament Express

    Review Game Description “Six train cars, six suspects, and a snowman melted before his time. It’s up to you to crack the case and save Christmas in this holiday whodunit by CU Adventures. Follow the rail of clues to uncover the loco-motive …for MURDER!” Personal Experience CU Adventures makes some of my favorite puzzle games (both in-person and at-home) so…

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    Scarlet Envelope: Screaming Venice Art Heist

    Review Game Description “Venice, 2000. The Scream, Edvard Munch’s famous painting, disappears right before the opening of a posh Art Biennale. Was it stolen for ransom? Or to cover up a larger mystery? You are now hired by the Italian Art Gallery’s President, and he’s got some game-changing insider intel for you… Delve into the world of art crime, recover…

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    Enigma Fellowship: The Submerged Sentinel

    Review Game Description “An experimental submarine, the ISS Sentinel, carrying a revolutionary new energy device and the world’s leading scientific experts has missed several scheduled check-ins. The Enigma Fellowship has been contacted for help. Given the lives and scientific knowledge at stake your mission is to not only find the submarine but also rescue the crew.” Personal Experience Like many…

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    Scarlet Envelope Holiday Puzzle Cards

    Review Note: Scarlet Envelope provided a complimentary copy of this game for review, but that has in no way affected the content of this review. Game Description “Santa’s Wish: Ditch your typical cheesy Christmas card and impress your loved ones with our puzzle card! Your goal is to decipher Santa’s New Year’s wish hidden in a cheerful Christmas poem and…

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    The FairyTale Files: The Curious Case of the Poisoned Apples

    Review Game Description “Once upon a time, there was a murder. In fact, 3 murders – well, technically, the victims are not quite dead, but in a land that prided itself on happily ever-afters, it was quite disturbing. 3 princesses who were set to participate in the upcoming Fairest Of Them All competition ate poisoned apples and fell into a…

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    Double Major

    Review Game Description “An unexpected envelope arrives containing evidence that makes you question everything you know to be true. After a second mysterious mailing, the sender vanishes and you receive a box of seemingly unrelated artifacts. You are left to make sense of it all before another person disappears.” Personal Experience I played the first two Crack-A-Nut games pretty early…