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The Darkside Detective – Cases Walkthrough

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Cases Walkthrough

Case 1 – Malice In Wonderland

Outside, in the rain

Go inside

 

Living room

Talk to Mr Jones, “Where were you last night?”

You get MATCHES

Go to hallway

 

Hallway

Try to enter the study, it’s locked

Enter the closet

 

Closet

Search the box of junk, get BLACKLIGHT BULB

Go back to the hallway

 

Hallway

Go back to the living room

 

Living room

Go upstairs

 

Upstairs

Enter daughter’s bedroom

 

Daughter’s bedroom

Look at pens, get BLACKLIGHT MARKER

Leave the room

 

Upstairs

Enter master bedroom

 

Master bedroom

Search the bed, get STRANGE PAGE

Talk to nanny, choose “Say, you’re the nanny…”

Get STUDY KEY

Leave the room

 

Upstairs

Go downstairs

 

Living room

Go to hallway

 

Hallway

Use STUDY KEY on the study door

 

Study

Take the LANTERN from the bookshelf

Leave the room

 

Hallway

Enter the living room

 

Living room

Go upstairs

 

Upstairs

Pull the black cord to enter the attic

 

Attic

Take the PAINT THINNER

Put the BLACKLIGHT BULB into the broken lamp

Use STRANGE PAGE on Darkside doorway

Drag and drop the missing symbols to their right places

From top to bottom – third from the right, sixth from the right, fourth from the left

Use MATCHES on LANTERN

Use LIT LANTERN on dark side doorway

 

Darkside attic

Talk to Alice

In the conversation with the nanny, choose “Once Dooley wakes up, you and your scheme will be done for.”

 

Attic

Use the PAINT THINNER on the demonic doorway

 

CASE CLOSED

 

 

Case 2 – Tome Alone

Outside, in the rain (again)

Go inside

 

Lobby

Enter the office

 

Office

Search the office supplies, get SCISSORS

Look at coat rack, get BUTTON

Leave the room

 

Lobby

Take the elevator

 

Elevator

Press 2

 

Sci-Fi and Fantasy/Children hallway

Go left, to Sci-Fi and Fantasy

 

Sci-Fi and Fantasy

Look at the rocket, get METAL STRIP

Take the LIBRARY CARD on the bottom left

Go back to hallway

 

Sci-Fi and Fantasy/Children hallway

Go to the children’s section

 

Children’s section

Take the red VIEWMASTER from the bookshelf on the right

Go back to Sci-Fi and Fantasy/Children hallway

 

Sci-Fi and Fantasy/Children hallway

Take the elevator

 

Elevator

Press 3

 

Third floor hallway

Go left to reading room

 

Reading room

Enter the microfilm room

 

Microfilm room

Use SCISSORS on the box of microfilm

Use VIEWMASTER on cut-up microfilm

Click on the arrow a couple of times

Leave the room

Reading room

Talk to Yeats

Enter the microfilm room

 

Microfilm room

Talk to Crowley

Leave the room

 

Reading room

Talk to Raxa, get ADMIN PASSWORD

Enter microfilm room

 

Microfilm room

Use ADMIN PASSWORD on the computer

Talk to Crowley

Leave the room

 

Reading room

Talk to Yeats

Go to third-floor hallway

 

Third-floor hallway

Go to hobby/DIY

 

Hobby/DIY

Pick up GLUE

Talk to Gail

Combine BUTTON and METAL STRIP, get CONDUCTIVE BUTTON

Give CONDUCTIVE BUTTON to Gail

Go back to the third-floor hallway, enter the elevator

 

Elevator

Press the BUTTON (4)

 

Fourth-floor hallway

Go right

 

Horror section

Look at the K – L shelf

Talk to Edgar Allan Poe

Go back to the fourth-floor hallway

 

Fourth-floor hallway

Take the elevator

 

Elevator

Press 2

 

Sci-Fi and Fantasy/Children hallway

Go right

Talk to Enid Blyton

Go back to Sci-Fi and Fantasy/Children hallway

Take the elevator

 

Elevator

Press 1

 

Lobby

(Talk to the librarian, “I’d like to borrow that book you’re reading.”

Show the LIBRARY CARD you found to the librarian)

Enter the office

 

Office

Use the photocopier, get PHOTOCOPY

Use GLUE on LIBRARY CARD, get STICKY LIBRARY CARD

USE PHOTOCOPY on STICKY LIBRARY CARD, get FAKE LIBRARY CARD

Leave the office

 

Lobby

Show FAKE LIBRARY CARD to the librarian, get TRASHY NOVEL

Take the elevator

Push the BUTTON (4)

 

Fourth-floor hallway

Go right

 

Horror section

Give TRASHY NOVEL to Poe

Go back to fourth-floor hallway

 

Fourth-floor hallway

Take the elevator

 

Elevator

Press 2

 

Sci-Fi and Fantasy/Children hallway

Go right

 

Children’s section

Talk to Enid Blyton, get LOVECRAFT NOVEL

Go back to Sci-Fi and Fantasy/Children hallway

Take the elevator

 

Elevator

Push the BUTTON (4)

 

Fourth-floor hallway

Go right

 

Horror section

Put the LOVECRAFT NOVEL back on the K – L shelf

Pull the lever

Enter the spooky doorway

 

Secret room

Try taking the RITUAL BOOK

Take the SKULL from the shelf

Use SKULL on crawl space

Leave the secret room

 

Horror section

Go left

 

Fourth-floor hallway

Take the elevator

 

Elevator

Press 2

 

Sci-Fi and Fantasy/Children hallway

Go right

Get the ROOF KEY

Go left

Take the elevator

 

Elevator

Push the BUTTON (4)

 

Fourth-floor hallway

Use the ROOF KEY on the window

 

Roof access

Climb the ladder

 

Roof

Examine the junction box

 

Junction box

Connect the left red cable to the lower right red cable

Basically, get all the horizontal pieces to the bottom

 

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Roof

Go back down

 

Roof access

Go back inside

 

Fourth-floor hallway

Go right

 

Horror section

Enter the spooky doorway

 

Secret room

Close the book

 

CASE CLOSED

 

 

Case 3 – Disorient Express

Some street

Go downstairs

 

Stairs

Crawl underneath the barrier on the right

 

Platform left

Talk to the conductor, “…ticket?”

Go right

 

Platform, right

Search the janitor cart, get a HANDLE

Search the bin, get RECEIPT

Enter the toilets

 

Toilets

Enter right cubicle, talk to spooky hoverer/Shaq

Enter left the cubicle, take TOILET PAPER

Enter right cubicle, give TOILET PAPER to Shaq

Get OCCULT COIN

Leave toilets

 

Platform, right

Go left

 

Platform left

Go upstairs

Stairs

Use OCCULT COIN on the ticket machine, get TICKET

Go downstairs

 

Platform left

Give TICKET to conductor

Board eerie train

 

Darkside train

Go right, to tracks

 

Tracks

Go right, through the portal

 

Darkside tracks

Go right, to train

 

Train

Go to platform

 

Darkside platform, right

Go upstairs

 

Darkside stairs

Take FUZZY MOULD

Go outside

 

Darkside outside

Enter costume shop

 

Darkside costume shop

Give RECEIPT to shop keeper, get SWIMMING CAP

Go back outside

 

Darkside outside

Go downstairs

 

Darkside stairs

Go to platform

 

Darkside platform, right

Combine FUZZY MOULD with SWIMMING CAP, get BAD DISGUISE

Use BAD DISGUISE on McQueen

Talk to ghost cop

Go left

 

Darkside platform left

Enter toilets

 

Darkside toilets

Enter right cubicle, examine the toilet

Get PLUNGER HEAD

Combine HANDLE and PLUNGER HEAD, get PLUNGER

Leave toilet

 

Go all the way back to the light side toilets

Put the key back (if you picked it up) before trying or McScream won’t let you go through

 

Lightside toilets

Enter middle cubicle, use PLUNGER on the tentacle

 

Go all the way back to the darkside platform, left

 

Darkside platform left

Enter control room

 

Darkside control room

Take KEY

Leave room

 

Darkside platform left

Enter toilets

 

Darkside toilets

Enter middle cubicle, give KEY to tentacle

Use PLUNGER on the tentacle

Leave toilets

Go all the way back to the lightside toilets

 

Toilets

Enter middle cubicle

Take KEY from tentacle

Leave toilets

 

Platform, right

Use KEY on control room

 

Control room

Look at computer

Eject the disk, get CURSED DISK

Click on “escape”

Leave room

 

Go all the way to the lightside train on the darkside tracks

 

Train

Give CURSED DISK to Raxa

Click on bottom-right, top-center, bottom-left to complete it in three moves

 

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Receive ANTIVIRUS DISK

 

Go all the way back to the lightside control room

 

Control room

Use ANTIVIRUS DISK on computer

 

CASE CLOSED

 

 

Case 4 – Police Farce

McQueen’s office

Leave the office

 

Offices hallway

Go right

 

Bullpen

Enter debriefing room

 

Debriefing room

Take CAN OF WHIPPED CREAM

Leave the room

 

Bullpen

Take BUST FIRE EXTINGUISHER and HEADPHONE WIRES

Enter debriefing room

 

Debriefing room

Combine BUST FIRE EXTINGUISHER and CAN OF WHIPPED CREAM, get FIXED FIRE EXTINGUISHER

Use FIXED FIRE EXTINGUISHER on the pile of gifts

Examine the pile of gifts

Leave the room

 

Bullpen

Go left

 

Office hallway

Examine bust ceiling fan, get FAN MOTOR

Get a COFFEE from the coffee machine

Enter McKing’s office

 

McKing’s office

Take the HELMET TROPHY

Leave the room

 

Office hallway

Go right

 

Bullpen

Go right

 

Stairwell

Go to the garage, bottom left

 

Garage

Go left

 

Construction site

Get MONKEY WRENCH from the toolbox

Use water valve

 

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Go right

 

Garage

Use MONKEY WRENCH on airvent

Take HOOD

Go right

 

Stairwell

Go to the shooting range, bottom right

 

Shooting range

Put the HOOD in front of the bullet hole

Go left

 

Stairwell

Go top right

 

Reception

Take LAXATIVES from the first aid kit

Go right

 

Holding Cells

Take the HOSE

Look inside holding cell three, talk to Tam

Get KNIFE

Look inside holding cell two, talk to Mr Jones

Get MATCHES

Go left

 

Reception

Enter dispatch

 

Dispatch

Search the drawers between the dispatcher and the gremlin, get BOBBYPIN

Talk to gremlin

Leave the room

 

Reception

Go left

 

Stairwell

Go to the shooting range

 

Shooting range

Use MATCHES on sprinklers

Pick up the SHOOTING RANGE GREMLIN, go left

 

Stairwell

Combine COFFEE with LAXATIVES, get SPIKED COFFEE

Give SPIKED COFFEE to McKing

Use BOBBYPIN on FAN MOTOR, get MAGNET

Use MAGNET on evidence room

 

Evidence room

Take MAGICAL TOME

Take GAS GRENADE

Combine HOSE with HELMET TROPHY, you get DIVING HELMET

Use DIVING HELMET on McQueen

Throw GAS GRENADE at the gremlin

Pick up EVIDENCE GREMLIN

Leave the room

 

Stairwell

Go to the garage

 

Garage

Use KNIFE on junction box

Use HEADPHONE WIRES on junction box

 

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Go right

 

Stairwell

Go right

 

Reception

Enter dispatch

 

Dispatch

Pick up DISPATCH GREMLIN

 

McQueen’s office

Put the gremlins in the urn Dooley is carrying, get GREMLINS

Leave the room

 

Go all the way to the construction site

 

Construction site

Pick up a pot of clay, get CLAY

 

Go all the way back to the office hallway

 

Office hallway

Use CLAY on the water cooler, get WET CLAY

Enter McKing’s office

 

McKing’s office

Use WET CLAY on the pottery wheel, get URN

Combine MAGICAL TOME with URN, get MAGIC URN

Put GREMLINS in MAGIC URN

 

CASE CLOSED

 

 

Case 5 – Loch Mess

Outside of Camp Site

Go left

 

Yard

Read the sign, get WOODEN PLANK

Go right

 

Campfire

Go right

 

Rec building exterior

Enter the building

 

Rec building hallway

Enter dorms

 

Dorms

Examine the pillow of the right lower bunk bed, get MARSHMALLOWS

Open the props chest, get PROPS

Leave the room

 

Rec building hallway

Enter office

 

Office

Use the PC, look at the recycling bin to get the password

Use the oscilloscope, *input password*

“What was the signal Dooley found?”

“I need that info, if you won’t tell me, I’ll have to *commandeer* it.”

Move the marker across the map to find spots the signal went through

Click and hold the arrow buttons on screen

Get a MAP

Leave the room

Rec building hallway

Go left

 

Canteen

Take a POT

Take the TUBING hanging from the aquarium

Go right

 

Rec building hallway

Leave the house

 

Rec building exterior

Go right

 

Lakeside

Take the EMPTY GAS CAN

Try to use the boat

 

Go all the way left to the yard where you parked your car

 

Yard

Combine EMPTY GAS CAN and TUBING, get SYPHONING KIT

Use SYPHONING KIT on a cop car, get FULL GAS CAN

Go right

 

Campfire

Put the MARSHMALLOWS in the POT, get POT OF MARSHMALLOWS

Use POT OF MARSHMALLOWS on fire, get MELTY MARSHMALLOW GLOOP

 

Go to the lakeside

 

Lakeside

Use FULL GAS CAN on the boat

Combine MELTY MARSHMALLOW GLOOP with WOODEN PLANK, get STICKY PLANK

Use STICKY PLANK on the boat

 

Jetty

Go right

 

Forest

Go right

 

Cave mouth

Enter badly hidden cave entrance

 

Lair

Search the arts & crafts table, get INK

Take the STICKY TAPE

Go back outside

 

Go to the jetty

 

Jetty

Combine INK with MAP, get FAKED SIGHTING

Give FAKED SIGHTING to the reporter

Take CAMERA

Go right

 

Forest

Give PROPS to the kids

Use CAMERA on “Big Foot”, get PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE

 

Go all the way left to the lakeside

 

Lakeside

Show Barry and Larry the PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE

Search the cooler, get TINFOIL

 

Go all the way right to the lair

 

Lair

Combine TINFOIL with STICKY TAPE

 

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You get a TINFOIL HAT

Give TINFOIL HAT to Nigel

 

CASE CLOSED

 

 

Case 6 – Don Of The Dead

Debriefing room

Leave the room

 

The three locations on the map can be visited and completed in any order

 

Chinatown

 

Outside Wang’s

Look at the trash, get BROKEN RACKET

Go inside

Take HEALING CRYSTALS

Take DREAMCATCHER

Use HEALING CRYSTALS on DREAMCATCHER, get STRING

Combine STRING with BROKEN RACKET, get NET

Open the large trunk

Use NET on undead trinkets, get MONKEY PAWS

Put MONKEY PAWS inside a large trunk

“What happened here?”

“Tell me more about the robbery.”

“Floated in?”

 

Mansion

 

Beach

Approach mansion

 

At the front door

Examine strange equipment, get BATTERY

Enter mansion

 

Foyer

Go right

 

Kitchen

Take CANDLE from the open cupboard on the right

Look at cup, get STEEL WOOL

Back to foyer

 

Foyer

Put the candle on the side table

Combine BATTERY with STEEL WOOL, get FIRESTARTER

Use FIRESTARTER with CANDLE

 

At the front door

Talk to Raxa

“Is this your equipment?”

“So, what do the readings say?”

 

Museum

 

Outside the museum

Go inside

 

Prehistoric

Go right

 

Anthropology

Go right

 

Ancient Egypt

Take SCEPTRE

Go back to Prehistoric

 

Prehistoric

Use SCEPTRE on dinosaur

Pick up BIRD BONES

Go right

 

Anthropology

Use BIRD BONES on curiosity cabinet

 

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Take BRAIN JAR

Go right

 

Ancient Egypt

Put BRAIN JAR inside sarcophagus

Look at the smashed cabinet

 

New location: Graveyard

 

On hill

Look through telescope

Go down

 

Front gate

Search squad car, get NIGHTSTICK

Use NIGHTSTICK on zombies, get ZOMBIE ARM

Go right

 

Right side

Look in dumpster

Use ZOMBIE ARM on OIL CAN

Back out

Use OIL CAN on the dumpster

Climb to the broken railing

 

Sewers

Go right until you reach workers, talk to them

Pick up KANGO HAMMER

Go further right, use KANGO HAMMER on sewer gate

 

Graveyard

Go to shed

 

Shed

Talk to gravedigger

“Who are you?”

“You’re a military man – can you help gear me up for the fight?”

Take GASMASK

Look at, and get BOOTS

Leave

 

Graveyard

Go right

(It’s important that they shoot at you)

Go left

 

Water tower

Take SCAFFOLDING

Combine BOOTS with SCAFFOLDING, get STILTS

Put on STILTS

Go left

 

Front of church

Climb through the broken window

 

Pews

Go either left or right

 

Altar

Talk to Chief Ghouley

“Are you okay?”

Climb the bell tower

 

Belltower

Examine sports bag, get SCUBA TANK

Talk to priest

“What was that about?”

“Can I have some holy water?”

Get HOLY WATER

“I came to save you. Are you okay?”

Climb back down

 

Altar

Give HOLY WATER to Chief Ghouley

(Talk to Chief Ghouley

“Feel better now?”)

Go either left or right

 

Pews

Look out the cracked window

Talk to McScream

Look out the cracked window again

Go either left or right

 

Altar

Enter the vestry

 

Vestry

Take the LETTER OPENER

Use the shredder on your coat

Leave the room

 

Altar

Use the LETTER OPENER on the censer

Climb the stairs

 

Bell tower

Talk to the priest

“Can you use your face paints to make me look undead?”

Climb back down

 

Altar

Go either left or right

 

Pews

Leave the church through the main gate

 

Front of church

Talk to the zombies

Choose whatever “brains” variants you like best

Go right

 

Water tower

Go right

 

Graveyard

Go right

 

Crypt exterior

Pick up CAR KEYS

Enter crypts

 

Crypts

Pick up LADDER

Use LADDER on the hole in the floor

Combine GASMASK with SCUBA TANK, get SCUBA KIT

Give SCUBA KIT to Dooley

Leave crypts

 

Go all the way left and climb the bell tower

 

Bell tower

Talk to priest

“I need you to bless the water tower for me.”

Get LIFE RING

 

Go all the way back to the crypt exterior

 

Crypt exterior

Use CAR KEYS on mafia car

Enter crypts

Pick up paint, get MAGIKKAL PAINT

Combine LIFE RING with MAGIKKAL PAINT

 

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Get IMPROVISED PORTAL

Use IMPROVISED PORTAL on Don Corpsone

 

CASE CLOSED

 

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