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FAQ/Walkthrough by TangoBunny

Version: 1.1 | Updated: 11/22/10


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[CONTENTS]
#0# - Boring Revision Information
#1# - Brief Info of Game and Guide
#2# - General Hints (Spoiler-Free)
#3# - FAQs - Solving common problems! (Spoilers)
#4# - Full Path Guide
#5# - Items/Knowledge and Their Uses
#6# - Enemy List
#7# - Mysteries that are Still Unsolved
#8# - Credits/FAQ Usage/About the Author


---
#0# [Boring Revision Information]
---
Current version: v1.1
22/11/2010 - v1.1 - Added Haradornes, Nudging, and Copyright info.
01/10/2010 - v1.0 - The first version of the FAQ!


---
#1# [Brief Info of Game and Guide]
---
An Assassin in Orlandes is a digital gamebook that can be very cruel to
newcomers of the genre.  Simply put, these kinds of games require trial and
error, plenty of restarting, and putting together choice outcomes like a puzzle
to find the most optimal route.

This guide is intended to both provide hints for the explorers out there, as
well as provide a full guide of everything contained in the game. It's highly
recommended that you stick with the hints alone the first time you play!
The actual guide is more useful for the achievements, and using the guide
before you've reached the true ending by yourself will cause you to miss out on
a lot of the gameplay and storyline.  Part of the fun actually comes from
failing, witnessing the crazy things that occur when everything goes wrong,
and knowing how to prevent that from happening the next time you play.

You should also remember that the game itself has a bookmark feature which will
help you solve the gamebook yourself without the need for a guide.  Recent
versions of the game have several difficulty levels, giving you the option of
starting with 10 bookmarks, but disabling the cheat unlockable if you beat the
game on those settings.  Feel free to use these modes to experiment with
routes, then when you have a plan, go for it in classic mode!

Now, some important notes about the guide itself!

I'll be using these abbreviations throughout the rest of the FAQ:
VIT = Vitality
OFF = Offense
DEF = Defence
Bad End = A bad ending where the plot is not resolved
True End = Winning the game and getting the best ending

Page numbers will not be listed (as they have no tangible use in a digital
gamebook), and instead, I'll title each 'room' with a vague description, which
will look something like this:

EGG SHAPED ROOM: Find a pony.
 Ride the pony: Perform a fitness check.
  Success: Get 'A Pony', Go to FLOWERY MEADOWS.
  Fail: -2 VIT, Go to LESS INTERESTING ROOM.
 Ignore the pony: Go to LESS INTERESTING ROOM.


If there is an enemy to fight, their statistics will be listed in brackets
after their name, in the same order as the game shows them.

FLOWERY MEADOWS:
 Fight Bees (3/2/1)
  Win: Go to LESS INTERESTING ROOM.

This would mean that the enemy 'Bees' have 3 VIT, 2 OFF, and 1 DEF.

There's no 'Lose:' paths listed for enemies, because losing to an enemy will
always lead to a description of how the enemy beat you followed by a Bad End.

I'm sure you'll get the hang of things!


---
#2# [General Hints (Spoiler-Free)]
---
Take Notes
----------
You want to know the reason why I decided to put together a guide for a
gamebook?  It's because this game gave me an excuse to sit down with gel pens
and notepads and jot down all the outcomes, and by the end of the game, I had
mapped out so many alternate paths that I knew the entire game by memory!

You should try it too!  Even if you don't have any real notepads handy, just
fire up your computer equivalent and type things to help you remember what
happens when you choose certain options.

You only need to note down 'Go North = +3 gold, Go to Puffin Enclosure' once,
and then when you reach that point next time, you'll know exactly where you've
been, what items you'll get, and what new things to try.


Dice Nudging
------------
When rolling dice, you can either tap or 'shake' to roll.  If you see results
you don't want, give your iDevice a quick shake, and you should be able to get
a free re-roll!  You can only 're-roll' once in most cases though, so it's not
a guaranteed cheat, but it certainly gives you a higher chance.

Personally speaking, I tend to play on an iPad on my desk with dice roll
animations turned off for speed, so nudging isn't really convenient for me...
but hey, it's certainly something that might help you!


Achievement/Art Tips
--------------------
All of the achievements in the game are pretty self-explanatory, but if you
can't figure out how to reach a particular location/character, just try
different routes or, failing that, look up the name of the location or
character in the full path guide after you've beaten the game at least once.

The only vague art description is for the 'Nurrothian Mercs', who can be found
in one of the taverns in Orlandes.


Fitness Tips
------------
When you're first playing the game, and enjoying the storyline and curiosities,
rolling a low fitness score can still be fun to play with.  Failing fitness
checks can often lead to new routes and puzzle opportunities which can easily
be missed if you're playing with a very high fitness score (such as Novice
mode).  A low fitness can lead to a lot of enjoyable side-quests to experiment
with!

However!  If you've played the game long enough to know exactly how to get to
the true ending in the best possible way, there is absolutely no reason to play
with a fitness of anything lower than 12 (the maximum). If you just need to
hit the ending, keep re-rolling a character until you get that maximum fitness!
At the very end of the game, the weapons and armour can require you to have a
high fitness to even use them, and battles will require you to roll fitness
just to get the chance to damage enemies.

In short, any fitness will do when playing for fun and exploration!
However, the best possible fitness is near-necessary to survive reaching the
true ending.


Always Try Different Routes!
----------------------------
It can be easy for someone new to gamebooks to be misled into sticking to 'bad
routes' every time they play, and never trying the other (possibly better)
choices.

Here's an extra silly hypothetical example!:
"You're reading in the study hoping to find some clues, when all of a sudden, a
giant ogre casually balancing four nuclear bombs on his head bursts through the
door!  Do you: A) Hide in the cupboard?  Or do you:  B) Ready your weapon?"

A new player may naturally decide to hide in the cupboard, where it may say:

"The ogre passes by without a hassle.  Inside the cupboard, you find a really
pretty pink cake (+10 VIT), a box of matches, a pair of new shoes (2 DEF), and
a secret passage leading to the next area."

Awesome!  Right?  The player clearly made the correct choice there!  It would
have been stupid to try and attack that ogre, so every time you play the game,
you should ALWAYS hide in the cupboard!   ...Unfortunately, the truth is, the
other option might have actually said:

"The ogre notices your weapon and frowns. 'How will you get out of here alive
with that pitiful thing?  You should take my spare shotgun.  Oh, and here's a
key I found.  I don't know what it's for, but I hear it's for the locked door
right at the end of the game.'  After taking the shotgun (6 OFF) and key, you
bid the ogre farewell and head out the door on the opposite side."

Sure, the matches might have come in handy for a single fitness check somewhere
later in the game, but they're no match for the key and shotgun.  It always
pays to experiment with different routes, no matter how counter-intuitive they
might seem.


---
#3# [FAQs - Solving common problems! (Spoilers)]
---

Q: Is there any use in the '2 OFF' and '2 DEF' equipment, considering you
   start with these stats anyway?
A: Unless that item is magical-but-unappraised, then no, there's no tangible
   use.  The only difference it will change is the equipepd item description
   in your inventory.

Q: Where can I find a shield?
A: In this first Gamebook Adventures title, there are no shields in the game.
   It's listed in the inventory screen as the game has been updated to the
   engine used in later Gamebook Adventure titles.

Q: In the Hall of Records, how do I obtain both the victim's name and the
   assassin's name and whereabouts?
A: Simply put, you can't.  In all versions up to V2.1, this 'false choice' was
   left in the game as a red herring to trick players.  In future versions,
   this will reportedly be changed so that you only need either the victim's
   name, OR the assassin's name and whereabouts, at which point you will be
   directed to the Lower Storey of the Hall of Records.

Q: What is the Silver Statue of Haradornes all about?
A: It's part of Orlandes mythology, and plays a part in Gamebook Adventures 2:
   Siege of the Necromancer'.  Haradornes is a protective spirit in the form of
   a three-headed red dragon, that was once commonly worshipped.  It has no
   use in the game, but adds a little to the lore of Orlandes!

Q: What is the Necklace used for?
A: Nothing at all!  It's another red herring in the game, a cheap marketplace
   trinket that serves no purpose other than conning tourists out of a couple
   of gold coins.  Personally speaking, I quite like the idea of the main
   protagonist running around wearing a pretty necklace, but your imagination
   may vary.

Q: Is there any way to avoid the trap in the ravine?
A: The ravine is the first point in the game where you're forced to roll a
   fitness check with no other option, and failing that fitness check will
   result in a bad end.  It's entirely luck-based.


---
#4# [Full Path Guide]
---

STARTING TAVERN:
 Drink: -1 Gold, Become 'Drunk', Temporary -4 FIT, Go to THE ATTACKING MAN
 Ask: Go to THE ATTACKING MAN
 Leave: Go to THE ATTACKING MAN


THE ATTACKING MAN:
 Observe: Fight Well-Dressed Thug (14/2/1)
  Win: Go to VICTIM DIES (without the 'Chase' option)
 Attack:
  Drunk: -4 VIT, Fight Well-Dressed Thug (14/2/1)
   Win: Go to VICTIM DIES
  Not Drunk: Fight Thug (wounded) (12/1/1)
   Win: Go to VICTIM DIES


VICTIM DIES:
 Chase (if you didn't observe) = Fitness check
  Success: Learn Eltane's name, and the direction he's heading,
           Go to STALKING MAN
  Fail: -2 VIT, Go to STALKING MAN
 Search: Get 'Stiletto Dagger' (2 OFF), Learn Ronas Fedor's name, +7 gold
  Take Eagle Ring: Get 'Fedor's Eagle Ring'
   Wear Eagle Ring: To Keep searching/Leave options
   Keep searching: Go to GUARD CHASE
   Leave: Fitness check
    Success: Go to STALKING MAN
    Fail: Go to GUARD CHASE
  Don't Take Eagle Ring:
   Keep searching: Go to GUARD CHASE
   Leave: Fitness check
    Success: Go to STALKING MAN
    Fail: Go to GUARD CHASE
 Lodgings: Go to STALKING MAN


GUARD CHASE:
 Right: -2 VIT
  Fight the Guards: Bad End
  Pry open the sewer cover: Go to SEWER
 Left (Alleys):
  Open doors: Go to WORKSHOP
  Keep running: Attacked by guards (-6 VIT), Go to GAOL
 Straight:
  Sharp Right: -2 VIT, Go to TIMBER YARD
  Straight: Fitness check
   Success: Go to STALKING MAN, or if already encountered, Go to LODGINGS
   Fail: -6 VIT, Go to GAOL


TIMBER YARD:
 Fight guards: Bad End
 Pry open sewer: Go to SEWER


SEWER:
 Fight Medius the Cannibal (24/2/1)
  Win:
   Stay: +5 VIT, +3 Gold, Get 'Sharp Knife' (2 OFF), Go to STALKING MAN
   Turn back: -6 VIT, To Gaol


WORKSHOP:
 Search: Get 'Hand-Axe' (3 OFF), Get 'Bullseye Lantern'
  Upstairs: Fight Gromlin Thief 1+2 (10/2/1) (8/2/1)
   Win: +6 Gold, Get 'Healing Potion', Go to STALKING MAN
  Leave: Go to STALKING MAN
 Wait for guards to leave: Go to STALKING MAN


GAOL: Lose all belongings, +4 VIT
 Own Fedor's Ring: Bad End
 No Signet Ring: Regain items, -3 Gold, Go to STALKING MAN (or if already been
                 to the stalking man, Go to LODGINGS)


LODGINGS: +5 VIT (Only +2 VIT if you went to gaol), -3 Gold,
          Go to STALKING MAN or, if already been, Go to ELTANE/FEDOR SEARCH


STALKING MAN: Learn that Kari was captured
 Evade: Go to LODGINGS
 Attack: Fight Footpad (14/2/1)
  Win: Learn Eltane's name, +2 Gold
   Slept: Go to ELTANE/FEDOR SEARCH
   Not yet slept: Fitness check
   Success: Go to LODGINGS
   Fail:
    (If already performed guard chase): -6 VIT, Go to GAOL
    Explain you were attacked:
     Mention the murder: Fitness check
      Success: Go to GUARD CHASE
      Fail: Go to GAOL
     Otherwise: Go to LODGINGS
    Run for it: Go to GUARD CHASE


ELTANE SEARCH:
Hall of Records: -1 Gold
 Highest Storey: Nothing
  (Keep searching):
    Know Fedor, Eltane, and Eltane's Location: ??? (Impossible to choose!)
    Don't know: Go to MARKET
 Lowest Storey: Learn of beggars, Go to BEGGARS


MARKET:
 Stall-Holders:
  Buy necklace: -4 Gold, Get 'Necklace', Go to BEGGARS
  Continue questioning:
   Demand: Fight Bodyguard (18/2/2)
    Win: Go to TAVERNS
   To taverns: Go to TAVERNS
  Go to taverns: Go to TAVERNS


TAVERNS:
  Buy round: Learn of beggars, Go to BEGGARS
  Discreet: Bad End


FEDOR SEARCH:
 Question people: Get 'Black Silk Armband', Go to FEDOR COMPOUND
 Straight to Fedor Manse: Go to FEDOR COMPOUND


FEDOR COMPOUND:
 Ask guards to enter:
  Wearing Black Armband:
   Make up a story:
    Broach subject of murder:
     Leave now:
      Eltane lead: Go to ELTANE SEARCH
      No other leads: Bad End
     Reason with Lady Fedor: Fight Guard Dog 1 (9/2/2) and Guard Dog 2 (10/2/1)
      Win:
       Eltane lead: Go to ELTANE SEARCH
       No other leads: Bad End
    See what happens: Go to FEDOR STUDY
   Tell the truth: Broach subject of murder (see above)
  No Black Armband: Choice to Bribe/Climb the walls
 Bribe the guards:
  Eltane: Go to ELTANE SEARCH
  No other leads: Bad End
 Climb the wall: Fitness check
  Success: Go to FEDOR STUDY
  Fail: Fight Guard Dog 1 (9/2/2) and Guard Dog 2 (10/2/1)
   Win:
    Eltane lead: Go to ELTANE SEARCH
    No other leads: Bad End


FEDOR STUDY:
 Desk: Learn Eltane's name, Learn graveyard location
  Leave:
   Elsewhere: Go to MARKET STALLS
   No new leads: Bad End
  Bookshelves: Search Desk or Elsewhere in the room
  Elsewhere in the room:
   Wearing Signet Ring: Fight Angry Guard (17/4/1)
    Win: Get 'Short Sword' (4 OFF), Go to OUTSIDE FEDOR MANSE
   Not wearing Signet Ring:
    Elsewhere: Go to MARKET STALLS
    No new leads: Bad End
 Bookshelves: Search Desk or Elsewhere in the room


OUTSIDE FEDOR MANSE:
 Main Compound Gates:
  Elsewhere: Go to MARKET STALLS
  No new leads: Bad End
 Servants Quarters: -2 VIT
  Elsewhere: Go to MARKET STALLS
  No new leads: Bad End


BEGGARS: Fitness check
 Success: Learn about Graveyard, -2 Gold, Go to MARKET STALLS
 Fail: Bad End


MARKET STALLS:
 Buy:
  Healing Potion (6 Gold)
  Suit of Leather Armour (3 DEF) (10 Gold)
  Silver Statue (2 Gold)
  Short Sword (4 OFF) (7 Gold)
  Elixir of Health (7 Gold)
  Bullseye Lantern (4 Gold)
   After buying, Go to THIEF CHASE
 To Lodgings: Back to lodgings (+4 VIT), Go to GRAVEYARD


THIEF CHASE:
 Chase: Fitness check
  Success: Fight Trav Thief (10/2/2)
   Win: Get 'Healing potion', Back to lodgings (+4 VIT), Go to GRAVEYARD
  Fail: Back to lodgings (+4 VIT), Go to GRAVEYARD
 Low Profile: Back to lodgings (+4 VIT), Go to GRAVEYARD


GRAVEYARD:
 Main Gates:
  Read Epitaphs:
   Follow distant glint: Go to HOODED MAN
   Investigate askew grave: Fitness check
    Success: -2 VIT, Fight Skeleton (15/2/3)
      Win: Get 'Silver Ring', Go to HOODED MAN
    Fail: Fitness check
      Success: -2 VIT, Fight Skeleton (15/2/3)
       Win: Get 'Silver Ring', Go to HOODED MAN
      Fail: Bad End
  Main Path: Go to HOODED MAN
 Smaller Hedge Gate:
  Stride: Fitness check
   Success: Go to HOODED MAN
   Fail: -4 VIT, -1 FIT, Go to HOODED MAN
  Sneak:
   Clear undergrowth: Get 'Ivory Brooch', Go to HOODED MAN
   Continue: Go to HOODED MAN


HOODED MAN:
 Call out:
  Here to see Eltane: Fight Hooded Figure (28/4/2)
   Win: Go to CRYPT ENTRANCE
  Here for money: Learn about Castle Eltane near Lago Rojo,
                  Fight Axe-Man (19/3/4)
   Win: Get 'Hand Axe' (3 OFF), Get 'Chain Shirt' (4 DEF), +3 gold,
        Get 'Candle', Go to CRYPT
  Remain silent: Learn about Castle Eltane near Lago Rojo
   Follow: Go to CRYPT ENTRANCE
   Wait: Fight Angry Axe-Man (19/3/4)
    Win: Get 'Hand Axe' (3 OFF), Get 'Chain Shirt' (4 DEF), +3 gold,
         Get 'Candle', Go to CRYPT
 Cautious:
  Ambush attack: Fight Hooded Figure (Wounded) (24/4/2)
   Win: Go to CRYPT ENTRANCE
  Wait and watch: Learn about Castle Eltane near Lago Rojo
   Attack: Fight Axe-Man (19/3/4)
    Win: Get 'Hand Axe' (3 OFF), Get 'Chain Shirt' (4 DEF), +3 gold,
         Get 'Candle', Go to CRYPT ENTRANCE
   Wait: Go to CRYPT ENTRANCE


CRYPT ENTRANCE:
 Fitness Check
  Success:
   (If Axe-Man is not a problem) Go to CRYPT
   (If Axe-Man went in first) Fight Unarmed Axe-Man (19/1/4)
    Win: Get 'Hand Axe' (3 OFF), Get 'Chain Shirt' (4 DEF), +3 gold,
         Get 'Candle', Go to CRYPT
  Fail: -3 VIT, Fight Hidden Axe-Man (19/3/4)
    Win: Get 'Hand Axe' (3 OFF), Get 'Chain Shirt' (4 DEF), +3 gold,
         Get 'Candle', Go to CRYPT


CRYPT:
 Right passage:
  Door:
   Keep searching: Healing Balm, Fight Arachnidos (15/4/2)
    Win: Go to WALL SYMBOLS
   Other exit: Fight Arachnidos (15/4/2)
    Win: Fitness check
     Success: Go to SKELETAL GAME ROOM
     Fail: Fight Spider Arachnidos Hatchlings 1+2 (8/3/1) (11/3/1)
      Win: Go to SKELETAL GAME ROOM
  Continue along: Go to WALL SYMBOLS
 Left passage (Cavern pier):
   Own Bulls-eye Lantern: Go to SKELETAL GAME ROOM
   Forward-Right: Go to SKELETAL GAME ROOM
   Straight ahead:
    Row to wall: Bad End
    Row to wall in deeper water:
     Right: Fitness check
      Success:
       Straight across: To Straight ahead (see above)
       Veer left: Go to SKELETAL GAME ROOM
      Fail: Bad End
     Left: Go to SKELETAL GAME ROOM
   Forward-Left: Fitness check
    Success:
     Straight across: To Straight ahead (see above)
     Veer left: Go to SKELETAL GAME ROOM
    Fail: Bad End


WALL SYMBOLS:
 Lantern: Go to TRAP CORPSE
 No lantern: Fitness Check
  Success: Go to TRAP CORPSE
  Fail: Bad End


TRAP CORPSE:
  Check corpse: +4 Gold, Learn '3 must follow 2', Go to SKELETAL GAME ROOM
  Continue: Go to SKELETAL GAME ROOM


SKELETAL GAME ROOM:
 Choose 2, then 3: +9 VIT, Go to COFFINS
 Otherwise: Bad End


COFFINS:
 Right coffin: Get 'Silver Dagger' (2 OFF until appraised), Go to COFFINS
 Left coffin: +5 gold, Go to COFFINS
 Continue: Fight Rats (9/3/2 and 7/3/2)
  Win: Go to ALTAR WITH RECESSES


ALTAR WITH RECESSES:
 Ignore: Fight Bone Golem (17/3/3)
  Win: Go to RAVINE
 Pray: +6 VIT, Go to RAVINE


RAVINE:
 Hurry: Fitness check
  Success: Go to GLADE
  Fail: Bad End
 Examine:
  Run: Fitness check
   Success: -2 VIT, Go to GLADE
   Fail: Bad End
  Jump:
   No/leather armor: Go to GLADE
   Armor: Fitness check
    Success: Go to GLADE
    Fail: Bad End


GLADE:
 Axeman defeated:
  Know where quarry is heading: Go to MONASTARY
  Not know: Bad End
 Axeman not defeated: Fitness check
  Success: Fight Mysterious Axe-Man (19/3/4)
   Win: Hand Axe (3 OFF), Chain Shirt 4 DEF, +3 gold
    Know where he is heading: Go to MONASTARY
    Not know where he is heading: Bad End
  Fail: -3 VIT, Fight Mysterious Axe-Man (19/3/4)
   Win: Hand Axe (3 OFF), Chain Shirt 4 DEF, +3 gold
    Know where he is heading: Go to MONASTARY
    Not know where he is heading: Bad End


MONASTARY:
 Investigate:
  Barn: Get 'Food Rations'
  Narrow Building:
   Leave immediately: Go to TWO TRACKS
   Explore room: +3 Gold, Get 'Pewter Stein', Fitness check
    Success: To Barn, Belltower or Leave
    Fail: -10 VIT, Temp -4 FIT, Inflicted with the Plague
     Own Elixir: Must drink, +4 VIT, Plague removed, choose to Leave, or go to
                 Barn or Belltower
     No Elixir: Choose to Leave, or go to Barn or Belltower
  Belltower:
   Ground floor: Learn of disease in narrow building,
   Upper storey: Fitness check:
    Success: Boulder trap -2 VIT, Find out the bandits went northeast,
             +4 VIT, Get 'Map to Lago Rojo'
               Identify Brooch (Charm of Protection),
               Identify Silver Ring (Ring of Sustenance)
    Fail: Boulder trap -10 VIT, Find out the bandits went northeast,
          +4 VIT, Get 'Map to Lago Rojo'
           Identify Brooch (Charm of Protection),
           Identify Silver Ring (Ring of Sustenance)


 WIDE BERTH:
  Attack two figures: Fight Older Man (9/3/2) and Younger Man (11/2/3)
   Win:
    Search bodies: +4 Gold, Fight Woods Bear (36/4/3)
     Win: Go to TWO TRACKS
   Continue through glade:
    Investigate tracks to lightning-blasted tree: Fight Woods Bear (36/4/3)
     Win: Get 'Short Sword' (4 OFF), +4 Gold, Go to TWO TRACKS
    Avoid: Fitness check
     Success: Go to TWO TRACKS
     Fail:
      Stand ground: Fight Woods Bear (36/4/3)
       Win: Go to TWO TRACKS
      Flee: Fitness check
       Success: Go to TWO TRACKS
       Fail: Fight Woods Bear (36/4/3)
        Win: Go to TWO TRACKS


TWO TRACKS
 Northeast: Temp -2 FIT, Fight two Plague-Infected Bandits (22/2/3) (20/2/3)
  Win:
   Plague: +6 VIT, +6 Gold, Get 'Holy Book', Go to RIVER
   No Plague: -4 VIT, temp -4 FIT, Inflicted with the Plague
    Elixir: +4 VIT, Go to RIVER
    No Elixir: +6 Gold, Get 'Holy Book', Go to RIVER
 Northwest: Temp -2 FIT, Fight Wild Dog (24/3/2)
  Win: +6 VIT
   Swim upstream: Temp -2 FIT, Fight River Python (27/2/2)
    Win: Go to NORTH SHORE
   Cross downstream: Fitness check:
    Success: Go to NORTH SHORE
    Fail: Bad End


RIVER:
 Risk Ford: Fight Shark with -2 FIT (32/4/2)
  Win: Go to NORTH SHORE
 Swim Downstream: -4 VIT, Go to NORTH SHORE


NORTH SHORE: All food ruined
 Ring of Sustenance: Go to JOURNEY TO PEAKS OF FIRE
 No Ring:
  Collect purple fruit:
   Charm of Protection: Get 'Poisonous Fruit Rations',
                        Go to JOURNEY TO PEAKS OF FIRE
   No Charm of Protection: Bad End
  Hunt for meat: Fitness check
   Success: Get 'Rabbit meat', Go to JOURNEY TO PEAKS OF FIRE
   Fail:
    Charm of Protection: Get 'Poisonous Fruit Rations',
                         Go to JOURNEY TO PEAKS OF FIRE
    No Charm of Protection: Bad End


JOURNEY TO PEAKS OF FIRE:
 Map to Lago Rojo: Go to FOOTHILLS TO PEAKS OF FIRE
 No Map: Go to NOMAD SETTLEMENT


NOMAD SETTLEMENT:
 Ask to see a Holy Man:
  Silver dagger: Appraise dagger into 'Ehrlich Dagger'
  No silver dagger: +7 VIT
 Seek to trade:
  Pewter stein: Get Drahvin healing potion
  No pewter stein: To Holy Man or Herdmaster
 Speak with Herdmaster: Learn to stick to valleys to avoid jackal
  No Map: Speak to Herdmaster about getting a map
   Pay 20 Gold: +5 VIT, Go to FOOTHILLS TO PEAKS OF FIRE
   Don't Pay 20 Gold: Fitness check
    Success:
     Set off on foot: Bad End
     Turn the horses loose: Go to FOOTHILLS TO PEAKS OF FIRE
     Steal a horse: Bad End
    Fail: Bad End
  Use Map to Lago Rojo: +5 VIT, Go to FOOTHILLS TO PEAKS OF FIRE


FOOTHILLS TO PEAKS OF FIRE:
 Valley: To deserted town
  Investigate: Fight Spitting Beetle (13/4/4)
   Win: To Saloon, Large House, or Leave Town
  Pass through quickly: Go to ELTANE'S CASTLE
 Ridge:
  Stand ground and await attack: Fight Albino Jackal (27/4/3)
   Win:
    Have plague and holy book: +4 VIT, Cure Plague, Go to ELTANE'S CASTLE
    Not afflicted or no book: Go to ELTANE'S CASTLE
  Try to make it to the other side: Fitness check
   Success:
    Cut the ropes: Fitness check
     Success: Go to ELTANE'S CASTLE
     Fail: Fight Albino Jackal (27/4/3)
     Win:
      Have plague and holy book: +4 VIT, Cure Plague, Go to ELTANE'S CASTLE
      Not afflicted or no book: Go to ELTANE'S CASTLE
    Receive creature's attack: Fight Albino Jackal (27/4/3)
     Win:
      Have plague and holy book: +4 VIT, Cure Plague, Go to ELTANE'S CASTLE
      Not afflicted or no book: Go to ELTANE'S CASTLE
   Fail: Fitness check
    Success: To Cut the ropes (see above)
    Fail: Bad End


SALOON:
 Get 'Bottle of Brandy', and 'Hemp Ale' (Healing), Go to LARGE HOUSE,
 or Leave Town (Go to ELTANE'S CASTLE)


LARGE HOUSE:
 Use directions to Go to MINE, or Leave Town (Go to ELTANE'S CASTLE)


MINE:
 Ehrlich Weapon: Fight Goblyn Trickmaster (22/2/2)
  Win: +8 Gold, Get 'Acid vial', Go to ELTANE'S CASTLE
 Another Weapon: Fight Animated Tumbleweed (8/2/2)
  Win: Fight Rock Monster (40/3/5)
   Win: Fight Goblyn Trickmaster (22/2/2)
    Win: +8 Gold, Get 'Acid vial', Go to ELTANE'S CASTLE


ELTANE'S CASTLE:
 Plague: Bad End
 No Plague:
  Approach from front gatehouse: Fitness check
   Success: Fight Hunchback (32/4/3)
    Win: Get 'Short sword' (4 OFF), To Stride/Creep/Climb options (below)
   Fail: -4 VIT, Fight Hunchback (32/4/3)
    Win: Get 'Short sword' (4 OFF)
     Stride bravely across courtyard: Fitness check
      Success: Go to CASTLE ENTRANCE HALL
      Fail: -7 VIT, -2 FIT, Crippled leg, Go to CASTLE ENTRANCE HALL
     Creep around the side of courtyard:
      Leap up and peek in window: Go to CASTLE ENTRANCE HALL
      Get to main doors quickly: Go to CASTLE ENTRANCE HALL
     Climb steps to gatehouse:
      Burst through door: -4 VIT, To Creep around the side
      Inch it open slowly: To Stride bravely, or To Creep around the side
  Approach via the depression: Fitness check
   Success:
    Climb up to cave mouth: Fitness check
     Success:
      Hide behind timbers: Fitness check
        Success: Go to Use Bulls-Eye Lantern (see below)
        Fail: Fight Armoured Guard with Axe (36/5/5)
         Win: Go to the win condition for 'Use Bulls-Eye Lantern' (see below)
      Rush around corner: Fight Armoured Guard with Axe (36/5/5)
       Win: Go to the win condition for 'Use Bulls-Eye Lantern' (see below)
      Use Bulls-Eye Lantern: Fight Armoured Guard (Unarmed) (36/1/5)
       Win: Get Heavy-Axe (5 OFF), If FIT 8+ get Half-Plate Armor (5 DEF)
        Continue down passageway:
         Rush at Guards: Bad End
         Lure them out: Fight Armoured Guard 1+2 (36/5/5) (35/2/5)
          Win: Get Heavy-Axe (5 OFF), If FIT 8+ get Half-Plate Armor (5 DEF),
           Find Kari
            Surrender: Go to KARI SURRENDER
	    Attack man holding Kari hostage: -5 VIT, Go to KARI SURRENDER
        Search storage chamber: Get 'Healing herbs', Get 'Lockpicks'
         Fight Armoured Guard with Axe (39/5/5)
	  Win: Find Kari
           Surrender: Go to KARI SURRENDER
	   Attack man holding Kari hostage: -5 VIT, Go to KARI SURRENDER
     Fail: Bad End
    Return the way you came: Go to Approach from front gatehouse (see above)
   Fail: -3 VIT, Go to Approach from front gatehouse (see above)


CASTLE ENTRANCE HALL
 Corridor to left:
  Enter apothecary: Get 'Healing infusion', To Continue through corridor
  Continue through corridor: Find Kari
   Surrender: Go to KARI SURRENDER
   Attack man holding Kari hostage: -5 VIT, Go to KARI SURRENDER
 Stairs to landing: Fitness check
  Success: Go to UPPER FLOOR
  Fail: -10 VIT, To Corridor to left (above)


UPPER FLOOR:
 East Wing (right hand): Fight Armoured Guard (20/4/3)
  Win: Find Kari, Go to KARI SURRENDER
   Nothing useful in pockets: Bad End
 Main Keep (left passageway):
  Examine bookshelves: Learn Wizard's name (Cabrera), Go to KARI SURRENDER
  Look at table:
   Take ring: Get 'Eltane Signet Ring'
    Examine books: Learn Wizard's name (Cabrera), Go to KARI SURRENDER
     Leave: Find Kari, Go to KARI SURRENDER
   Don't take ring: Look at bookshelves/table/leave


KARI SURRENDER:
 If acid in pockets: Go to ESCAPE FROM CELL
 If lockpicks in pockets: Go to ESCAPE FROM CELL
 Nothing useful in pockets: Bad End


ESCAPE FROM CELL:  Lose all items, Get Short Sword (4 OFF)
 Kill guard: If 8 or more FIT, Get Half-Plate Armor (5 DEF)
  Try to find Eltane: Go to LOST IN CASTLE
  Escape from castle: Go to STABLE AND COURTYARD
 Wake guard: Learn where items are stored, learn about Eltane's Sanctum
  To armoury:
   Sneak inside: Fitness check
    Success: Get the best weapon 'Long Sword' (6 OFF)
     Fight Malbrou (fatigued) (40/2/2)
     Win: If 10 or more FIT, Get the best armour, 'Plate Mail' (6 DEF)
      Get all items back
       Escape from Castle: Go to STABLE AND COURTYARD
       Try to find Eltane: Go to ELTANE'S ROOM
    Fail:
     Fight: Fight Malbrou (fatigued) (40/2/2)
      Win: Get the best weapon 'Long Sword' (6 OFF)
       If 10 or more FIT, Get the best armour, 'Plate Mail' (6 DEF)
        Get all items back
         Escape from Castle: Go to STABLE AND COURTYARD
         Try to find Eltane: Go to ELTANE'S ROOM
     Run from armoury: Go to STABLE AND COURTYARD
   Throw open door: Fight Malbrou (fatigued) (40/2/2)
    Win: Get items back, Find best weapon and armour (6 OFF/6 DEF)
	  Escape from Castle: Go to STABLE AND COURTYARD
	  Try to find Eltane: Go to ELTANE'S ROOM
  To Eltane's inner sanctum: Go to ELTANE'S ROOM
  Escape from castle: Go to STABLE AND COURTYARD
 Leave before guard wakes up:
  Try to find Eltane: Go to LOST IN CASTLE
  Escape from castle: Go to STABLE AND COURTYARD


LOST IN CASTLE:
 East: Go to ELTANE'S ROOM
 West: Go to WEST WING
 South: Go to CASTLE LIBRARY


ELTANE'S ROOM:
 Know Wizard's name: Go to VAST HALL
 Don't know Wizard's name: Fight Captain of the Guard (65/6/5)
  Win: Get Long Sword (6 OFF) and if FIT 8+ get Half-Plate Armor (5 DEF)
   Give 15 Gold: Go to VAST HALL
   Not willing/Not enough Gold: Fitness check
    Success: Go to VAST HALL
    Fail: Bad End


WEST WING:
 Speak with Kari: Fight Kari's Guard (27/4/4)
  Win: Bad End
 Ignore Kari: Go to STABLE AND COURTYARD


CASTLE LIBRARY:
 Look up history of Eltane: Info about Eltane's backstory
  Leave castle immediately: Go to STABLE AND COURTYARD
  Search for records about the castle: (see below)
 Search for records about the castle: Find out where Eltane's sanctum is hidden
  Route through servants quarters: Go to ELTANE'S ROOM
  Main hallways and corridors: Go to WEST WING


STABLE AND COURTYARD:
 Investigate stable: Fight Squire (10/2/1)
  Win:
   Meet demands: Bad End
   Do not meet demands: Fitness check
    Success: Bad End
    Fail: Bad End
 Cross courtyard and escape: Bad End


VAST HALL:
 Wearing Eltane Signet Ring: Bad End
 Not wearing Eltane Signet Ring: Fitness check
  Success:
   Carrying Ehrlich: Fight Kari (54/6/4)
    Win: True End
   Not carrying Ehrlich: Fight Eltane (disguised as you) (29/2/4)
    Win: Bad End
  Fail: Bad End


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#5# [Items/Knowledge and Their Uses]
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Weapons:
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Dagger (2 OFF)
Stiletto Dagger (2 OFF)
Silver Dagger (2 OFF) (Unappraised)
Hand-Axe (3 OFF)
Short Sword (4 OFF)
Ehrlich (4 OFF) (Magical)
Heavy-Axe (5 OFF)
Long Sword (6 OFF)

Armor:
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Leather Jerkin (2 DEF)
Suit of Leather Armour (3 DEF)
Chain Shirt (4 DEF)
Half-Plate Armour (5 DEF)
Plate Mail (6 DEF)

Items:
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Ronas Fedor's Eagle Signet Ring (If worn, makes you a suspect of murder)
Bulls-eye Lantern (Helps light the way in the crypt, and can blind a guard)
Necklace (Useless!)
Black Silk Armband (Helps you enter the Fedor Manse)
Silver Statue (Useless!)
Elixir of Health (Cures the Orlandes Plague)
Silver Ring (Can be appraised into a Ring of Sustenance)
Ivory Brooch (Can be appraised into a Charm of Protection)
Candle (For a small amount of light exploring the crypt)
Food Rations (Possibly for the Ring of Sustenance?)
Pewter Stein (Can be traded in Nomad Encampment)
Map to Lago Rojo (Helps you reach Lago Rojo)
Charm of Protection (Prevents poison)
Ring of Sustenance (Prevents hunger)
Holy Book (Details how to cure the plague)
Poisonous Fruit Rations (Removes hunger when wearing Charm of Protection)
Rabbit Meat (Removes hunger)
Bottle of Brandy (Useless!)
Acid Vial (Burns through locks)
Lockpicks (Picks locks)
Eltane's Signet Ring (Bad End if wearing upon finale)

Knowledge:
----------
Eltane's name (To follow Eltane's lead)
Location that Eltane is heading (Used in the Hall of Records)
Ronas Fedor's name (To follow Fedor's lead)
Kari has been kidnapped (The reason for your adventure!)
Beggars (The beggars give a further lead for you to follow)
Graveyard location (The location you follow Eltane through)
Castle Eltane is near Lago Rojo (The whereabouts of Castle Eltane)
'3 Must Follow 2' (Advice for the skeletal game)
Wizard's Name (Useful when approaching Eltane's Room)
Know where items are stored (Allows you to approach armoury)
Know where Eltane's Sanctum is (Allows you to approach Eltane's Sanctum)

Healing Items:
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Healing Potion
Healing Balm
Gromlin Healing Potion
Drahvin Healing Potion
Hemp Ale
Healing Herbs
Healing Infusion


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#6# [Enemy List]
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Well-Dressed Thug (14/2/1)
Thug (wounded) (12/1/1)
Medius the Cannibal (24/2/1)
Footpad (14/2/1)
Bodyguard (18/2/2)
Guard Dog 1 (9/2/2)
Guard Dog 2 (10/2/1)
Angry Guard (17/4/1)
Trav Thief (10/2/2)
Skeleton (15/2/3)
Hooded Figure (28/4/2)
Axe-Man (19/3/4)
Angry Axe-Man (19/3/4)
Hooded Figure (Wounded) (24/4/2)
Unarmed Axe-Man (19/1/4)
Hidden Axe-Man (19/3/4)
Arachnidos (15/4/2)
Arachnidos Hatchling 1 (8/3/1)
Arachnidos Hatchling 2 (11/3/1)
Rats 1 (9/3/2)
Rats 2 (7/3/2)
Bone Golem (17/3/3)
Mysterious Axe-Man (19/3/4)
Older Man (9/3/2)
Younger Man (11/2/3)
Woods Bear (36/4/3)
Plague-Infected Bandits (22/2/3)
Plague-Infected Bandits (20/2/3)
Wild Dog (24/3/2)
River Python (27/2/2)
Shark (32/4/2)
Spitting Beetle (13/4/4)
Albino Jackal (27/4/3)
Goblyn Trickmaster (22/2/2)
Animated Tumbleweed (8/2/2)
Rock Monster (40/3/5)
Hunchback (32/4/3)
Armoured Guard with Axe (36/5/5)
Armoured Guard (Unarmed) (36/1/5)
Armoured Guard 1 (36/5/5)
Armoured Guard 2 (35/2/5)
Armoured Guard (20/4/3)
Malbrou (fatigued) (40/2/2)
Captain of the Guard (65/6/5)
Kari's Guard (27/4/4)
Squire (10/2/1)
Kari (54/6/4)
Eltane (disguised as you) (29/2/4)


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#7# [Mysteries that are Still Unsolved]
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Why is the Marlbrou always fatigued?
Are the food rations actually needed for the Ring of Sustenance?
Which item/enemy variants are missing?

If anyone can help out with these, please do e-mail me!

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#8# [Credits/About the Author/FAQ Usage]
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CREDITS:
All Tin Man Games employees for creating this game!

Special mentions to Neil Rennison and Brewin' (Andrew Drage) for being so
kind and helpful in e-mails!



ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
TangoBunny is an odd 13 year old with a love for young adult fiction,
videogames, anime, manga, and comics.  Whilst she was obsessing over An
Assassin in Orlandes, she has also been watching Haruhi, enjoying GiantBomb
videos and various Let's Plays, loving the SAW Alive horror maze, and talking
waaayyy too much on IRC.

If you want to get in touch with her, for whatever reason, just e-mail
tiffanysherrum  at  gmail  dot com!  Mail is a wonderful thing to receive!
Alternatively, you can view her website at http://tangobunny.webs.com.



FAQ USAGE: This FAQ may only be published on any non-profit website, as long
as it remains completely unmodified with all information intact.  The original
unmodified copies can be found on GameFAQs and Tiffany Sherrum's personal
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Copyright 2010 Tiffany Sherrum
All trademarks and copyrights contained in this document are owned by their
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