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#108517 - 05/13/05 03:56 PM NECRONOMICON...?
SOLVER Offline
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Registered: 01/24/04
Posts: 915
Loc: Elk Grove Il.
Greetings Boomers...

I'm about half-way through this game and the
eye-strain is beginning to be a bit much...
I am in the Lab and have prepared the furnace to
'power up' the Lab...except I can't seem to find
the 'generator-valve' on the floor...
Hunted high and low...here I need a clue..please!

I am using Tally Ho's excellent walkthrough...
SOLVER

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#108518 - 05/13/05 04:02 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
texaslady Offline
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Sonic Boomer

Registered: 06/02/04
Posts: 27907
Loc: Texas
Solver, did you go back and look near the entrance to the laboratory?

Sue
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#108519 - 05/13/05 04:16 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
SOLVER Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 01/24/04
Posts: 915
Loc: Elk Grove Il.
Hello Sue...

Oh yes...but this game is so lacking in light
that I could stumble over a cow and not see it...
but yes, I have followed all the proper steps...
SOLVER

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#108520 - 05/13/05 04:20 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
texaslady Offline
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Sonic Boomer

Registered: 06/02/04
Posts: 27907
Loc: Texas
LOL, stay away from the cows Solver. Can you adjust the lighting of your computer to alter this at all?

Sue
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#108521 - 05/13/05 04:25 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
texaslady Offline
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Sonic Boomer

Registered: 06/02/04
Posts: 27907
Loc: Texas
You are using TH's walkthrough and he has stated specific steps. So if you face the door, step left once and turn left, you don't get any kind of cursor that lets you know you are near anything?

Sue
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#108522 - 05/13/05 04:34 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
SOLVER Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 01/24/04
Posts: 915
Loc: Elk Grove Il.
Hey Sue...

I have the 'Brightness' turned up real high and
I have taken all of TH's steps and I'm looking
for the spy-glass cursor...
but so far 'no soap'...SOLVER

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#108524 - 05/13/05 05:15 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
SOLVER Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 01/24/04
Posts: 915
Loc: Elk Grove Il.
My Dear Sue...

No..No..No...I have solved my problem...
After preparing the furnace, TALLY HO says...



My Dear Sue...

After preparing the furnace, Tally Ho says...
"Open the valve and the steam starts flowing"
I hadn't seen that...
So I am now good to go...I told you I would need
your 'sweet patience'...SOLVER


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#108526 - 05/14/05 01:02 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
SOLVER Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 01/24/04
Posts: 915
Loc: Elk Grove Il.
Here I go again...
I've got the 'Brain' talking, in fact he has
repeated everything at least six times...
Must I keep him talking until he shuts down
before I can proceed?...

I went to the herb-cabinet...looked in the botany
book at Euphorbia...clicked on the lower-right
quadrant of the cabinet trying to find the
Charcoal drawer...but I get no cursor...

Believe me..this time I read and reread the W/T
four times not to miss anything...
Please clue me as to what I DID miss!..SOLVER

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#108527 - 05/14/05 01:42 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
Melanie1 Offline
BAAG Specialist

Registered: 01/11/04
Posts: 5041
Loc: Bay Area, CA
I had a hard time finding this drawer too, Solver. If you're sure you're in the right cabinet, keep moving your mouse slowly and click on every drawer there.

You did read the book of the dead spell book first, didn't you? If not, that could be the problem.

Good luck.

Melanie
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#108529 - 05/14/05 02:16 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
SOLVER Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 01/24/04
Posts: 915
Loc: Elk Grove Il.
Hello Melanie...
I have examined all the furniture in the Lab and
the only cabinet that seems logical is the one
next to the little desk with the Botany book on
it...am I correct?
I have read the'SPIRITS OF THE DAY' and the 'BOOK
OF OATHS'[for good measure]...

What do you suppose they mean when they say...
"lower right quadrant"?...I always thought a
quadrant was 1/4 of something...SOLVER

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#108530 - 05/14/05 03:35 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
Tally Ho Offline
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Registered: 08/11/00
Posts: 5090
Hi solver -

I'm home for the evening if you still need help. The charcoal drawer is indeed in the lower right section of the drawers. The label should be visible. It's the Euphorbia that is harder to determine, because the label is worn off, probably because that drawer gets used the most.

(I'm busy writing a walkthrough for a game called NiBiRu, but will check this board from time to time.)

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#108531 - 05/14/05 03:50 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
SOLVER Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 01/24/04
Posts: 915
Loc: Elk Grove Il.
Perhaps I should stop posting...
[asking for assistance]...

I finally located the 'cabinet' sitting on a
table [not the one I originally thought]...
I collected the 'fixins'...opened the lock...
got the ashes...and I'm on my way...

Thank you for all your 'help'...SOLVER

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#108533 - 05/14/05 04:15 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
Melanie1 Offline
BAAG Specialist

Registered: 01/11/04
Posts: 5041
Loc: Bay Area, CA
I'm glad you found it, Solver. smile This room was a little confusing, partly because it was so hard to see in it.

Have fun with the rest of the game. smile

Melanie
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#108535 - 05/14/05 08:06 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
SOLVER Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 01/24/04
Posts: 915
Loc: Elk Grove Il.
Greetings Tally Ho...
Everytime I think I'm making headway I hit a snag

I'm in the Library...have recovered all the books
but one...'Language of Initiates'...found it on
the shelf under the window...
I get the spy-glass to read the title but I donot
get the hand cursor to, as you say "take it to
the office"...
Some advice would be most welcome...SOLVER

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#108536 - 05/14/05 11:38 PM Re: NECRONOMICON...?
Melanie1 Offline
BAAG Specialist

Registered: 01/11/04
Posts: 5041
Loc: Bay Area, CA
Hi Solver,

Try talking to the librarian again and then taking the book. I remember that some conversation was necessary before picking up at least some of the books. This might be that spot.

Melanie
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