Good day, Austen fans! We have some tremendous news for you today: BBC Worldwide Digital Entertainment & Games and Legacy Games bring Jane Austen to life (again) with the release of Jane Austen’s Estate of Affairs for PC. So, what kind of adventures will you take part in? Well, hold on to your parasols because the Austen estate is in trouble! Take on the role [...]
We posted about this a couple of weeks ago, but it looks like the Bank of England has officially agreed to put Austen’s portrait on their 10 pound bank note! This is definitely an exciting day for Janeites everywhere! As Austen once said, “A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of”. Read the full story [...]
For our Austen fans eagerly awaiting the release of Jane Austen’s Estate of Affairs, we are excited to share with you new content art that was just released from the game! I’m excited to share this with you, because I think that Jane Austen’s Estate of Affairs will be one of the most mysterious and engaging games we’ve made yet! Meet Christiana’s uncles, Richard and Edward, [...]
Fellow Janeites! Think you’re alone in your love for all-things Austen? Never fear! This article in The Telegraph describes the lifestyle of truly dedicated Janeites. They have revived Regency culture by dressing in period clothing, attending balls, and speaking and writing in “fan language”. Many of these Janeites have replicated the structured, restrained culture that Austen describes in her novels. As [...]
There is uproar in England! The Bank of England’s retiring governor, Sir Mervyn King, recently announced that they would be fazing out Elizabeth Fry’s portrait on the 5 pound notes and replacing Fry’s with a portrait of Charles Darwin. Elizabeth Fry is only the third woman to be printed on the currency, aside from the queen and Florence Nightingale. This did not please [...]
Hello fellow Janeites! You may be wondering why our site has changed so much from what it used to look like. We are proud to announce that we are working on a full downloadable hidden object game coming to PCs and Macs later this year. Please subscribe to stay updated on the latest Jane Austen game.
Did you know this Sunday, December 16th is our Jane Austen’s birthday? She will be 237 years young! Celebrate her birthday and the holidays by decorating your manor with some of our Brand-New and Limited Time Only Seasonal Items!
Halloween is quickly approaching, and your favourite characters in Rogues & Romance are celebrating! Join in on the festivities by decorating your manor with exclusive and limited Halloween items. This will get you prepared to enter one of our TWO contests! Spookiest Halloween-Themed Manor Room: Make your room spooky, scary, and chilling! Would your manor room terrify your guests? Good! Jane’s [...]
The following is an excerpt from the Jane Austen Rogues & Romance article in the 2012 Sep./Oct. issue of Regency World Magazine. Jane Austen loved to communicate. She communicated with her readers through the printed page, with her family and friends through letters, and with us today through mediums that she could never have dreamt of in her lifetime – [...]
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