In February, the once elusive Carmen Sandiego will get way easier to find. The edutainment computer game that first launched in 1983 will make its debut on Facebook along with another old favorite, The Oregon Trail.
But, wait a minute. Is this really a good idea for a criminal mastermind? Isn’t Carmen’s effectiveness as a villain directly related to being difficult to find? While the game doesn’t launch until Feb. 9, 1,160 fans have been keeping up with Sandiego’s every dastardly move on Facebook for months now. She may as well be using foursquare: