More Fun Facts: Easter Eggs and Hidden Brains

A ton of research goes into each episode of the Society of Curiosities. Some ideas never see the light of day and some are present in the backstory, but barely visible. We wanted to feature a few more fun facts that we’ve recently come across. Hidden Brain! Some say that Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam on… View Article

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A Tea Themed Drink for Your Mystery Game!

We are releasing the second mystery with The Society of Curiosities: The Posey Ring and the Chapbook. You travel to Victorian England to start your adventure – and what better way to celebrate than with some tea – and alcohol. The Aldora Palmist If you’ve played our solve the mystery game, you’ll know that Aldora… View Article

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Hawthorne Effect In Play Testing: Game Design Diaries

Let’s jump right in: The Hawthorne Effect causes people to behave differently when they know they’re being observed. A Little History The Hawthorne Effect was named after a study at an electric plant, Hawthorne Works, in the early 1920s. Researchers wanted to determine how lighting impacted productivity and found that all lighting changes increased productivity…. View Article

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