3. Decay - The Mare Story walkthrough

Episode 1

Select new game, episode 1. After the introductory cut scene (which you can skip by pressing cn_A and this is true for most scenes in the game) press cn_B to skip the tutorial.

You will start off in your room. Look at the table in front of you with cn_A and on the plate is some medicine. Select the medicine and take the medicine.

After the cut scene you will be in your room still. cn_down to turn around and go through the door.

Get Out

Get out from your own room.

Get Out
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cn_right and move forward to the doors. Enter the door on the left.

Ahead of you there will be a bunch of boards nailed to the wall to block your path. At the bottom of the boards is a hole. Go forward to zoom in on the hole and to the left of this hole is a coin(1/5). Select the coin and pick it up.

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Got Item

Pick up an item.

Got Item
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Go through the opening and go forward all the way to the door. When you select the door you will get a short cut scene. After the scene go through the door and forward two more times. cn_right, forward down the stairs and go through yellowish door in front of you. There will be a hole in the wall in front of you and a note on the wall above it. Pick up the note.

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cn_right and go through the door. Forward two times and you will see a note on the wall next to a white door. Take the note which is a list of names.

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cn_left and enter the door. On the right wall are some pictures. Look at the pictures.

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The eyes will blink in a sequence. cn_B to back out cn_down and through the door to exit the room. Down the stairs and through this door in front of you.

Go through the door directly in front of you and cn_left. There will be a red butterfly flapping his wings on a closet door. Select the butterfly two times to zoom in on it.

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Red Butterfly

Meet the red butterfly.

Red Butterfly
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cn_B to back out from the butterfly. cn_left and through the door. There is a chair to the right of the door. Zoom in on the chair, then the wooden handle and pick it up.

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cn_B to back out. Now go through the door on the right.

In front of you will be a stack of boxes with a white head on top. Zoom in on the head and examine it. You will now need to click the eyes in the order they flashed on the paintings earlier.

Left, right, left, left, and right. You will hear a squeak and automatically be turned around to face the door when the eyes are pressed in the correct order.

The Blinking Eyes

Complete the blinking eyes puzzle.

The Blinking Eyes
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On the wall to the left will be a wall safe that has opened for you. Examine the safe and take the key that is inside.

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cn_B to back out. Pass back through the orange door in front of you to the chair hallway. cn_down and through the door to return to the top of the stairs. cn_right and move forward.

Select the door on your left. cn_Y to open your inventory. Scroll over to the key with cn_right and cn_A to use it. Enter the door to an odd room with pictures all over the walls.

There are a couple of things to do in this room. First, to the right there is a brown end table. Zoom in on it and open the drawer. Pick up the coin (2/5) and cn_B to back out.

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cn_right and you will be looking close up to the wall with pictures. Take one of the leftmost photos towards the top.

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cn_Y to open your inventory and select this photo with cn_Y again to inspect it. Use your cn_LS to rotate it to the back. Remove the note taped to the back. There are hints here to the next puzzle if you are interested. Now cn_B to back out two times and cn_right. We are now going to enter and leave this room several times. Through the door, cn_down, open door on left, cn_down, and rinse/repeat. On my third entry (counting my original entry) the large table fell apart. This may actually take more than three times so just leave and reenter the room until it does fall apart.

Broken Table

Get the table near all the photos to break.

Broken Table
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Looking at the broken table, cn_down and through the door. cn_down again and open the door directly in front of you (with a light above it). cn_left and through the next door. cn_left one more time and through a door next to the creepy eye drawings.

There is a red machine in this room and we need to zoom in on the dials of this machine.

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Move your cursor to each individual dial from left to right setting the numbers to 9, 6, 1, 5 using the cn_A to advance each dial one number at a time. Once the numbers are lined up press cn_X to use the handle. A short scene will play.

The Fan

Complete the fan puzzle.

The Fan
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Pick up the envelope that is now on the floor.

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cn_Y to open your inventory and select the envelope with cn_Y to examine it. Open the envelope to receive a bloodstained key. cn_B three times to back out to where you are looking at the machine again and cn_down. Open the door and go forward once. Select the door on the left, cn_Y to open your inventory and then use the bloodstained key on the door and enter a new room.

On your left is a wooden chair. Examine the chair and take the metal block from it. There is a coin leaning against the wall next to the leftmost leg of the chair. Take that as well (3/5).

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cn_B then cn_down and take the note to the right of the door.

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cn_Y to go into your inventory. Scroll over to the wooden handle and press cn_X. Now scroll over to the metal block and press cn_A to get a sledgehammer.

The Sledgehammer

Get the sledgehammer.

The Sledgehammer
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cn_B to exit your inventory and go through the door. Forward once and cn_right and down the stairs through the door. Short cut scene will play. cn_right, through the door, forward twice, cn_left, through another door, cn_left and forward to the brick wall. cn_Y to open your inventory and scroll over to the sledgehammer if it isn't already selected. cn_A to use the sledgehammer on the wall to reveal a pipe.

Break the Wall

Break the brick wall.

Break the Wall
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Inspect the pipe and you will get a note that you couldn't see. Pick that up. Back out, cn_left, and go through the door. Go down the stairs, through the door to the chair hall and through the next door directly in front of you.

You will be where the red butterfly was. If you missed the red butterfly you have to replay the chapter as it is no longer here and has been replaced with something else entirely. A brief glimpse of the closet will play. cn_left and examine that closet door. You will now have a disturbing conversation with a bloody bag. Choose cn_A (No, I am not your mother) then cn_X (Who are you?).

The Bag

Finish the conversation with the bag in episode 1.

The Bag
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Now, cn_right and through the door. You will now be in a maze.

cn_left, through the door, through next door in front of you

cn_right, through the door, cn_right, through door

cn_right, through the door, through the next door in front of you

cn_left, through the door, cn_left, through the door, and finally through the door in front of you.

The Maze

Find your way through the maze.

The Maze
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In the upper right corner of this room is a small set of steps with a red carpet leading up. Examine this area and move forward to the bars. Note the time for another puzzle. Back out two times to where you are looking at the room with all the paintings. cn_down. On the left are some papers on a wooden table. Examine the table and pick up the four drawings. Back out, cn_down and zoom in on the dining table in front of you. There is a coin on the blue mat to the upper left so take it (4/5).

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cn_Y to open your inventory and select the drawing of a flower and an arrow here.

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cn_B to back out and cn_down and through the door. There will be a small table in front of you. Examine it, move your cursor to the round ring on the table to zoom in on it and cn_Y to open your inventory and use the drawing of the flower and the eye here.

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Back out and cn_down. Then through the door. Short cut scene.

The Chair

Visit the hidden room with the empty chair a second time.

The Chair
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cn_down and through the next door. At the top of the stairs, cn_left and through the next door.

In this room you will see a white table and on the right will be another red ring. Zoom in on the ring, cn_Y and use the drawing of the flower and fire.

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Back out and cn_down and continue back through the door. Move forward and through the door with the light above it. cn_left, through the door to the top of the stairs, and cn_left to look at the wall with the eyes on it. Underneath the eyes is another red ring. Inspect it, cn_Y and use the final drawing of a flower and water here.

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Master of Drawings

Complete the drawings puzzle.

Master of Drawings
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Back out and cn_right, down the stairs and through the door. Inspect the ventilation shaft in front of you and enter it. You will now be looking at a clock. Examine the clock and choose to adjust the clock hands. The hour hand (shortest, fattest with an arrow head for you digital clock enthusiasts) should be set to three. Change to the minute hand (long, medium thickness with an arrow head) should be set to 7 using the cn_LS. Set the seconds hand (long and skinny with no arrow head) to the 9 position.

Time is an Illusion

Complete the clock puzzle.

Time is an Illusion
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A short cut scene will play. Now cn_down and look in the corner. Halfway up there is a cross section of molding. In the corner of this is a coin, pick it up (5/5).

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Coin Collector 1

Collect all coins in the first episode.

Coin Collector 1
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Go back through the opening, cn_left, through the door, cn_right, forward two times, and enter this door. Now go forward three times and through the hole in the bottom of the wooden barricade.

Go through the door in front of you, cn_down and examine the door on the right. Examine the view slot.

Decay Master 1

Complete the first episode.

Decay Master 1
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Episode 2

cn_down and try the door. cn_down and look at the shelves on the left. On the middle shelf still intact is a coin. Pick that up (1/10).

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Go through the metal door in front of you. cn_right and through this door. To the right in this room is a ladder. Inspect the ladder and to the right of the hole is a coin. Pick this up (2/10).

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There is also a newspaper article on the wall here for you to take. Climb down the ladder. Zoom in on the trap door. Next to the trap door on the right is a camera. Pick that up. To the left is a coin, pick that up as well (3/10).

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Back out, cn_down, and climb back up the ladder. cn_down, cn_Y and scroll over to the camera to use it and find some hidden text (1/4).

First Shot

Take your first shot with the camera.

First Shot
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cn_B to exit the photo and through the door in front of you. cn_Y and use the camera again. Here you will see the numbers 6, 0, 44 on the paintings on the right. cn_B to exit the photo. Zoom in on the keypad to the right of the door. Enter 6044 on the keypad.

Code Finder

Unlock the first door in episode 2.

Code Finder
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Enter the now unlocked door. On the right is a card table and on top of it is a coin. Pick that up (4/10).

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There is a large white box in the back of this room that may be a large freezer. Zoom in on it and take the key hanging to the left of it. It will be labeled with a "2". Back out and cn_down. cn_Y and use the camera to see a hidden message (2/4). cn_B to exit the photo. Go through the door, cn_left, through the next door, and down the ladder on the left side of this room. Zoom in on the door to the left and grab the note to the left of the door.

cn_Y and use the the key numbered "2" on this door. Pass through the door. Examine the corkboard on the wall above the desk. Take the four colored papers from the board. Just below the board is a long drawer. Open this drawer to find a coin (5/10).

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Back out two times and through the door to the left. There is a wooden pallet leaning up against the wall to the left. In between the top and second board is a coin (6/10) so pick that up.

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There is a large white control panel in this room. Inspect this. The left-most button will be considered number one and the last on the right will be number 6. Press them in this order: 1 3 2 5 4 6.

Button Master

Complete the buttons puzzle.

Button Master
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cn_down, go through the door, cn_down, and go through the next door. Zoom in on the door in this room. Towards the upper right corner of the screen there is a nail in the wall. Moving your cursor over it will turn it into the hand icon when you find it (1/4).

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Back out, cn_down, and climb up the ladder. Go through the gate, cn_right, and through the door. Climb down the ladder and look at the trap door on the floor. Pick up the key labeled with a "3" and back out and cn_down. On the pallet leaning up against the wall on the board closest to you is a nail so pick that up (2/4).

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Climb back up the ladder, cn_down, through the door, cn_left, through the gated door, climb down the ladder, and cn_down. On the floor beneath the portrait of the older woman is a trap door. Zoom in on the trap door and there will be a coin on the left side. Pick this up (7/10).

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Just below this is a square plate with a bunch of squares on it. Pick this up as well. cn_Y and use the key with the "3" on it to open the trap door. Climb down the ladder.

Walk towards the door on the right. On the bookshelves, the last thin wooden shelf on the bottom is a nail, pick that up (3/4).

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On the floor, to the right of the door is another coin so pick that up as well (8/10)

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Examine the keypad to the right of the door. cn_Y and use your camera to see the number locations are changed on the keypad. cn_B to exit the photo and enter 8 2 1 2 on the pad.

Numbers

Complete the second code lock puzzle in episode 2.

Numbers
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Go through the door. Look at the table in the middle of this strange hall. Pick up the monocular (telescope) from the table. Now, looking from the front of the table on the right hand side, on the first full vertical bar just above the table is a nail, pick that up (4/4).

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Nail Collector

Find all the nails.

Nail Collector
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cn_down and through the door. Go through the white door to the left up the short flight of steps. On the left is a painting on the wall, look at it and then remove it. cn_Y and use the monocular. You will see the number 1686. You will also see a red butterfly. This butterfly will not net you the achievement from the first chapter if you missed it.

Back out two times to the view of the entire room and on a television tray on the right is a lock box. Zoom in on it. Enter 9 8 9 1 (1686 if turned upside down) and collect the key labeled "Home" from inside.

The Metal Box

Unlock the metal box in episode 2.

The Metal Box
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There is also a coin inside for you (9/10).

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Back out and cn_down, through the door, and through the door to the right. Go forward twice. cn_Y and use the key labeled "Home" and enter the door. cn_Y and use your camera. Travel forward-left (you will need to move your cursor around until you find where it turns into a magnifier) and use your camera again. Move straight ahead and use your camera again. You can now enter the door in front of you.

In the back of the room to the right is a refrigerator. Zoom in and open the door to discover a box. Open the box and select the head in the box for a conversation.

Meet Jack

Talk to Jack.

Meet Jack
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Back out and look at the table on the other side of the room. Zoom in on the teddy bear in the bag's grip for a quick few words from our friendly handbag. cn_Y and select the nails.

Hurt Teddy

Put the four nails in Teddy.

Hurt Teddy
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After the bag is done "talking" take the plate that was underneath teddy. cn_down and on the molding in the middle of the left wall is a coin so pick that up (10/10).

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Coin Collector 2

Collect all coins in the second episode.

Coin Collector 2
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There is also a newspaper article to the left of the door so take that as well. Go through the door in front of you. You will need to use your camera to go through this area again so cn_Y and use it. Go straight ahead and use it again.

Jack's Body

Find Jack's body.

Jack's Body
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Straight ahead again and use the camera for a third time. This time you will be able to go through the door into the light.

Go straight ahead two times and through the door. cn_Y and use the camera again to reveal some hidden text (3/4). cn_B to exit the photo, cn_down, cn_Y and use your camera yet again to reveal more hidden text (4/4).

Hidden Text

Find all the hidden text in episode 2.

Hidden Text
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Climb up the ladder, cn_down, and climb up the next ladder. Go through the barred door and then through the next door in front of you. Zoom in on the big freezer in the back of the room. cn_Y and select use the plates. You can only do one at a time as these don't stack in your inventory like the coins and nails. Now zoom in on the plates on the top of the freezer.

Move your cursor over the leftmost plate and rotate it 3 times with cn_A. Rotate the middle plate a single time. Rotate the right plate 3 times. Press the red button.

Plate Master

Complete the puzzle with the plates in episode 2.

Plate Master
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Back out, cn_down, and go through the door in front of you. cn_left, through the barred door, cn_down and through this door. A short cut scene. cn_down and through the door.

Decay Master 2

Complete the second episode.

Decay Master 2
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Episode 3

cn_down and open the door. cn_left, walk forward, and enter the door on the left. Zoom in on the writing on the wall ("Tory was here"). cn_down and go through the door in front of you. Zoom in on the refrigerator and inspect both messages ("A good appetite needs no sauce." and "Real Fun").

Back out and walk forward towards the blue door with the lit "EXIT" sign one time. Zoom in on the first door on the right (Number 2 above it when you zoom in). Open the sliding window on the door for a conversation. Go through all of your conversation options and back out from the door. Move forward one time and select the door on your right ("1" above it). Enter this door. cn_down and you will see a pocket watch hanging in front of you so take it.

cn_down and on the window sill very near the bottom of the screen you will find a coin (1/10) so pick that up.

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On the right in this room is a table and on the table is a rectangular wooden box. Select it and examine it. Back out, and zoom in on the trap door in the ceiling. Back out, cn_Y and use the pocket watch.

Time Traveller

Use the pocket watch to travel in time.

Time Traveller
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Go through our brand new door. Go forward two times and on the ground in front of the chair and right door is a coin (2/10) so pick that up.

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Select the chair and pick up the knife handle from the seat. Go through the double door now and straight ahead through the next door. On the wall to your left is a cabinet. Zoom in on it, then on the knob to open it and take the coin (3/10) on the middle shelf leaning up against the right side.

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Back out two times and on the right wall is a gray door that is a bit hard to see. Go through it. At the lower left corner of the fan is a coin (4/10) so pick that up.

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Enter the door on the right and cn_down. On the frame of the door right near the middle on top is a coin (5/10).

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Go through the door, cn_down, and back through the metal door. There is a shovel on the shelf in front of you, pick it up. cn_right and through the door in front of you.

On the table in the back of this room is a box for you to examine. Examine the top for a picture puzzle. We are going to make only right hand turns here. Outer ring turn 4 times with your cn_LSr, Press cn_A 3 times. cn_LSr 6 times, cn_A and cn_LSr one time.

Circles

Unlock the box with the circles in episode 3.

Circles
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Inside you will find a key with a pig key chain so pick it up. Back out, cn_down, and on the cardboard box in front of you is a coin. Pick that up as well (6/10).

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Head through the door and then through the metal door on the left. There is a large gray cabinet with the word "pig" scrawled on it. Zoom in on it, cn_Y, and use the key with the pig keychain. Inside is a flashlight and a cane for you to pick up. Back out two times, cn_down, and go through the metal door again.

cn_right and go through this door again. Go through the brick doorway on the right. cn_Y and use your flashlight. On the ground in front of you is a VHS tape for you to pick up. Back out, cn_down, and through the door again. Go through the door directly ahead of you and climb the ladder that just dropped into the room. On the floor to your left is a coin, so pick that up (7/10).

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Walk forward once and then inspect the chair. cn_down and open the door. cn_left and forward one time. There is a little wooden table in front of you. Zoom in on it and open the drawer to find another coin (8/10).

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Back out twice, go in the door to your left (bathroom), cn_down, exit the bathroom. Look at the refrigerator for a nice new message ("funeral"). Back out, move forward one time and zoom in on the first door to your right. Open the viewer for a new conversation with Rafael. Back out, cn_right, and enter the door ("3" above it).

Go through the door, ahead through the double doors, and up the ladder. Move forward to the hanging body and go through the conversation options starting with cn_A.

Rafael's Confession

Reveal the history of Rafael.

Rafael's Confession
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A magnifier will hit the ground. Pick that up. Back out, cn_down, and go down the ladder on the left. cn_down, through the door in front of you, through the door on the right, and through the door to the right. cn_Y and use your pocket watch. Approach the painting, cn_Y, and select the magnifier. Move down the left side of his face (the blank side) inspecting the hidden text.

Detective

Use the magnifier on the painting in episode 3.

Detective
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Back out twice, cn_down, and go back through the door. cn_down, through the door, cn_left, and through the door. Go through the double doors, through the door directly ahead of you, Look up at the trap door in the ceiling and cn_Y, and use the cane. Back out and pick up the yellow ball that fell out of the trap door.

Go through the door, straight ahead and through the double doors, and click on the ladder. Back out and pick up the red ball that dropped. Go through the door directly in front of you and pick up the gray ball that will roll out on the floor. Go through the metal door to the right and zoom in on the black board in the back of the room. Take the green ball.

Ball Collector

Collect all of the balls in episode 3.

Ball Collector
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Back out, cn_down, and through the metal door. cn_left, go straight through all the doors directly in front of you until you come to the room with the box on the table (after the door under the flashing light). Examine the box on the table.

cn_Y and select the gray ball. You will now need to put them in the right holes. Gray in the left most hole. The next hole gets green, next is red, and yellow in the rightmost hole.

Colors

Complete the puzzle with the colored balls.

Colors
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A drawer will open and you can then pick up the key labeled "tv". Back out and go through the door. Zoom in on the door to the right. cn_Y and select the key labeled "tv" and open the door. Zoom in on the VCR that the TV is sitting on and cn_Y. Select and use the VHS tape. Watch the video (less than 30 seconds) until it stops.

Zombie of the Dead

Watch the scariest movie ever!

Zombie of the Dead
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Back out, cn_down and leaning against the wall in the corner is a crowbar for you to pick up. In the opposite corner is a coin for you to pick up (9/10).

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Go through the door, through the double doors, go forward once, cn_down, and you will find yourself in another conversation with the bloody handbag. Go through your conversation options. Directly in front of you is a big gray trap door. Zoom in, cn_Y, and use the crowbar. Climb down the ladder.

There will be a small gray box in the middle of the wall on your right. Zoom in on it. Change the top left symbol to a triangle, top right to a star, and bottom left to a moon.

Symbols

Complete the puzzle with the symbols in episode 3.

Symbols
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There will be an opening now on that right wall. Examine it and pick up the key and knife blade. Back out, cn_Y, move over to the knife blade and cn_X then scroll over to the knife handle and cn_A.

The Knife

Get the knife in episode 3.

The Knife
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Back out of your inventory and move forward to the wooden doors in front of you. cn_Y and select your shiny new key to open the door. cn_Y and use the shovel. Now gaze into the hole you have just made.

Tory

Find Tory in episode 3.

Tory
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Once you get through all of the conversation, look back in the hole. In the left eye socket (on your right) is the last coin (10/10) so pick that up.

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Coin Collector 3

Collect all coins in the third episode.

Coin Collector 3
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Back out, cn_down, and enter the trap door in the ceiling. Go forward twice.

Enter the door. This time, take option cn_A as it is the shorter ending.

Bad Ending

Get the bad ending in episode 3.

Bad Ending
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Decay Master 3

Complete the third episode.

Decay Master 3
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You will have some cut scenes that you can't really speed up, but when it is over and the credits start rolling press cn_B and select "Continue"

Look in the hole for a replay of the conversation. cn_down and go through the trap door. Go forward twice. Open the door and choose cn_X for a much longer ending.

Good Ending

Get the good ending in episode 3.

Good Ending
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