Two difficulty levels and plenty of hints bought from a fortunetelling machine (collect coins when playing games such as darts) help beginners enjoy the mystery.
The addition of learning a bit about Ireland and topics such as the zodiac constellations make the game an ideal choice for not just Nancy Drew fans but tweens looking for an intelligent adventure.
• Joseph Szadkowski’s ROMper Room is a place for children and their parents to escape the world of ultraviolent video games and use that gaming system or computer to actually learn something while having fun. Send e-mail to email@example.com.
A graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in communications, Joseph Szadkowski has written about popular culture for The Washington Times for the past 17 years. He covers video games, comic books, new media and technology.
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