Carmen Sandiego, Oregon Trail Coming to Facebook; Classic Games to Launch in February (VIDEO)

Carmen Sandiego, Oregon Trail Coming to Facebook; Classic Games to Launch in February (VIDEO)

Carmen Sandiego, Oregon Trail Coming to Facebook; Classic Games to Launch in February (VIDEO)

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Jan. 27 2011 3:23 PM

Carmen Sandiego, Oregon Trail Coming to Facebook; Classic Games to Launch in February (VIDEO)

Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?  Well, soon she'll be on Facebook.

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The wildly popular 1980s mystery detective video game is trending on news that it will be rolled out on Facebook in early February, along with another blockbuster retro game, Oregon Trail .

Both games earned distinction as  "edu-tainment," with their emphasis on problem-solving, looking for clues, and quirky historical challenges like  dysentery.

The games are expected to trigger a huge wave of nostalgia on Facebook and to open new frontiers for users burnt out on Farmville .