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Adventure Game Hints
Part One: On the Earth
Front of House - illustration by Rod Lord
How can I prevent my house from getting demolished?
1. There's a tried and true method for stopping bulldozers and other unwanted construction apparatus.
1. How do I turn on the light after I wake up?
2. I can't reach anything from the bed! What do I do?
3. Why am I having trouble picking things up?
4. How can I get out of the bedroom?
5. What will I need to bring with me when I leave the bedroom?
6. Is the pile of mail important?
7. What's that bulldozer doing in front of my house?
8. Is it important to stop my house from being destroyed?
9. How can I prevent my house from getting demolished?
10. What should I do when Ford Prefect shows up?
11. Should I go with Ford to the Pub?
12. Should I go with Ford to the Cinema?
13. What should I do in the Pub?
14. How much beer should I drink?
15. Is the jukebox important?
16. How can I buy beer?
17. How can I buy a packet of peanuts?
18. How can I buy a cheese sandwich?
19. How can I buy some whiskey?
20. What should I do about the dog?
21. What should I do when my house is destroyed?
22. What should I do when the Vogon fleet arrives?
23. The Earth keeps getting destroyed by the Vogon fleet, and me along with it!
24. I died from shock during matter transference. What did I do wrong?
In the Dark
Play Edition One
Play Edition Two
Introduction - How to Play the Game
Game Hints Index
Why Two Editions?
The History of the Game
Building the New Edition
Interview with Steve Meretzky
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