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    Quell for Android FAQ/Walkthrough
    
    by BHodges
    
    Version  1.4
    Created  04/03/12
    Updated  02/23/14
    
    This document Copyright  2012 - 2014 by Brian Hodges.  It may not be placed on
    any web site or otherwise distributed publicly without advance written
    permission. 
    
    Use of this guide on any other web site or as a part of any public display is 
    strictly prohibited, and a violation of copyright.
    
    All trademarks and copyrights contained in this document are owned by their
    respective trademark and copyright holders.
    
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    Table of Contents
    
    I.     Introduction
    II.    Basic Gameplay
             A.  How to Play
             B.  Objects
             C.  Basic Strategies
             D.  Hidden Jewels
    III.   Puzzle Solutions
             A.  Tutorial
                1.  Welcome to Quell
                2.  Can't Stop
                3.  A Different Space
                4.  Sideways
             B.  1928
                1.  Introduction
                2.  Easy Going
                3.  Side to Side
                4.  No Way Back
                5.  Look Sharp
                6.  The Blunt Truth
                7.  One Way
                8.  Frozen
                9.  A Certain Ring
               10.  Step in the Right Direction
               11.  At a Push
               12.  Push Comes to Shove
             C.  1937
                1.  Down to Earth
                2.  Illusion of Choice
                3.  More Haste
                4.  Worth its Weight
                5.  Tunnel Vision
                6.  The Trap
                7.  Open and Shut Case
                8.  Confined Space
                9.  Pure and Simple
               10.  Upside Down Under
               11.  Cushion the Blow
               12.  Trigger Happy
             D.  1939
                1.  New Tricks
                2.  Turning Point
                3.  Deception
                4.  Close Quarters
                5.  Falling to Pieces
                6.  Ivory Tower
                7.  Bear Trap
                8.  Prison
                9.  Buffer
               10.  Rock Bottom
               11.  Sharp End
               12.  Unwelcoming
             E.  1941
                1.  Herring
                2.  Either Way
                3.  Chute
                4.  Two's Company
                5.  All that Glitters
                6.  In the Loop
                7.  Ruins
                8.  Nimble
                9.  Change of Heart
               10.  Wrong Foot
               11.  Naive
               12.  Prescription
             F.  1943
                1.  On the Defensive
                2.  Resting Place
                3.  Seal the Exits
                4.  Behind Enemy Lines
                5.  Center of Attention
                6.  Lock In
                7.  Stuck in the Middle
                8.  Engagement
                9.  Maze
               10.  Fabrication
               11.  Stronghold
               12.  Pinball
             G.  1945
                1.  Weakest Link
                2.  Companionway
                3.  Leverage
                4.  The Arc
                5.  Look Ahead
                6.  Diamond
                7.  The Cage
                8.  Quadrant
                9.  Spot of Bother
               10.  Back and Forth
               11.  Chase
               12.  Spoilt for Choice
             H.  1946
                1.  Formation
                2.  The Oval
                3.  Fool's Gold
                4.  Labyrinth
                5.  Ultimatum
                6.  Unneighbourly
                7.  Positive
                8.  Run Around
                9.  Playground
               10.  Dilemma
               11.  Balancing Act
               12.  Short Supply
             I.  Secret Levels
                1.  U-Bend
                2.  Sorry
                3.  Cactus
                4.  Lock Pick
             J.  1957
                1.  Partnership
                2.  Shared Responsibility
                3.  Evolution
                4.  Rush
                5.  Blockade
                6.  Pulp
                7.  Bad News
                8.  Trio
                9.  Spare Change
               10.  Walled Garden
               11.  Venus
               12.  Jam
    IV.    Achievements
    V.     Game Review
    VI.    Version History
    VII.   Contact Information
    
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    I.     Introduction
    
    This is a FAQ/Walkthrough for the Android game Quell.  It contains solutions
    for all 104 puzzles and a mini-review.
    
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    II.    Basic Gameplay
    
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    A.  How to Play
    
    The object of the game is to collect all the pearls with your raindrop in the
    least amount of moves possible.
    
    You move your raindrop by swiping your finger across the screen.
    
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    B.  Objects
    
    Raindrop
    
    You move the raindrop around by swiping your finger across the screen.  Hitting
    a spike will burst your raindrop.
    
    Pearl
    
    Your goal is to collect all the pearls in the level with your raindrop.
    
    Spike
    
    If you hit the pointy side of a spike then your raindrop will burst.
    
    Switch
    
    Hitting a switch will cause some spikes to change direction.
    
    Block
    
    The blocks with the male/female symbols can be pushed.  Blocks will activate
    switches/gates if they pass through them.  Pushing two blocks together
    (irregardless of "gender") will cause them to disappear.
    
    Gate
    
    Passing through a gate will activate it, meaning you can't pass through it
    again.
    
    Shelf
    
    Each shelf hold three frames.
    
    Frame
    
    Each frame holds four levels.  A frame's color will change depending on your
    progress:
    
    Brown Frame = Not Complete
    Silver Frame = Complete
    Gold Frame = All Perfect
    
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    C.  Basic Strategies
    
    Basic Strategies
    
    -  Try working out the solution backwards i.e. figure out which pearl you'll
       have to collect last
    
    -  If you get stuck in a later level, go back and get some perfects in the
       early levels to earn hint tokens
    
    -  You can earn hint coins in the Quell: Reflect trial
    
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    D.  Hidden Jewels
    
    An update to Quell added Hidden Jewels to all levels (except the tutorials).
    Most Hidden Jewels are hidden inside of a block, the first time you hit the 
    block it will crack, letting you know there is a Jewel inside.  Hit it two more
    times to collect the Jewel.  Some Hidden Jewels can be found inside of Gates or
    even sitting out in the open.
    
    Two things to note: 
    
    -  You don't have to solve the puzzle, once you've got the Jewel it's yours.
    
    -  Once you collect the Jewel for a level it won't appear again.  
    
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    III.   Puzzle Solutions
    
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    A.  Tutorial
    
    Note:  You are not awarded hint tokens for perfect scores in the tutorial
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    1.  Welcome to Quell
    
    3/3
    
    Down, Right, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2.  Can't Stop
    
    5/5
    
    Right, Down, Left, Up, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    3.  A Different Space
    
    2/2
    
    Up, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    4.  Sideways
    
    5/5
    
    Right, Down, Left, Down, Right
    
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    B.  1928
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    1.  Introduction
    
    5/5 Solution:
    
    Right, Up, Left, Down, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:  
    
    Down, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2.  Easy Going
    
    7/7 Solution:
    
    Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    3.  Side to Side
    
    6/6 Solution:
    
    Left, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Down, Left, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    4.  No Way Back
    
    11/11 Solution:
    
    Right, Up, Left, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Up, Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Left, Down, Right, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    5.  Look Sharp
    
    5/5 Solution:
    
    Left, Up, Right, Down, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Up, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    6.  The Blunt Truth
    
    6/6 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Left, Up, Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Up, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    7.  One Way
    
    3/3 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Up, Left, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    8.  Frozen
    
    10/10 Solution:
    
    Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Up, Right, Down, Right, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    9.  A Certain Ring
    
    7/7 Solution:
    
    Up, Right, Up, Down, Left, Down, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Right, Up, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    10.  Step in the Right Direction
    
    6/6 Solution:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Right, Up, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    11.  At a Push
    
    8/8 Solution:
    
    Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    12.  Push Comes to Shove
    
    8/8 Solution:
    
    Right, Up, Right, Down, Up, Left, Down, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Up, Right, Down, Up, Left, Down, Right, Down, Right
    
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    C.  1937
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    1.  Down to Earth
    
    8/8 Solution:
    
    Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Right, Down, Left, Right, Up, Left, Right
    
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    2.  Illusion of Choice
    
    7/7 Solution:
    
    Right, Up, Right, Down, Up, Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Left
    
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    3.  More Haste
    
    4/4 Solution:
    
    Up, Down, Left, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left
    
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    4.  Worth its Weight
    
    26/26 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Right, Left, Up, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Left, Down,
    Left, Up, Left, Up, Left, Up, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right
    
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    5.  Tunnel Vision
    
    18/18 Solution:
    
    Up, Right, Left, Down, Up, Right, Left, Down, Left, Right, Up, Right, Down,
    Right, Up, Right, Up, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Left, Down, Up, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Up, Down
    
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    6.  The Trap
    
    6/6 Solution:
    
    Left, Down, Left, Right, Up, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right
    
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    7.  Open and Shut Case
    
    3/3 Solution:
    
    Left, Up, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Up, Right
    
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    8.  Confined Space
    
    4/4 Solution:
    
    Right, Left, Down, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Left, Down
    
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    9.  Pure and Simple
    
    3/3 Solution:
    
    Right, Up, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Left
    
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    10.  Upside Down Under
    
    5/5 Solution:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Left, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Up, Down
    
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    11.  Cushion the Blow
    
    10/10 Solution:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Left, Right, Down, Up, Left, Down, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Left, Down
    
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    12.  Trigger Happy
    
    12/12 Solution:
    
    Up, Left, Down, Right, Left, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Right, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Down
    
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    D.  1939
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    1.  New Tricks
    
    5/5 Solution:
    
    Left, Up, Down, Right, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2.  Turning Point
    
    11/11 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Up, Left, Right, Down, Left, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    3.  Deception
    
    8/8 Solution:
    
    Down, Right, Up, Left, Right, Down, Left, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Right, Up, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    4.  Close Quarters
    
    11/11 Solution:
    
    Left, Down, Left, Right, Left, Down, Right, Up, Right, Up, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    5.  Falling to Pieces
    
    10/10 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Up, Left, Up, Down, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Up, Right, Up, Down, Left, Down, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    6.  Ivory Tower
    
    12/12 Solution:
    
    Left, Down, Left, Down, Up, Left, Up, Left, Up, Left, Up, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Up, Left, Up, Down, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    7.  Bear Trap Solution:
    
    18/18
    
    Right, Up, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right,
    Up, Right, Up, Right, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    8.  Prison
    
    11/11 Solution:
    
    Down, Left, Up, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Left, Right, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Left, Up, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    9.  Buffer
    
    12/12 Solution:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Left, Right, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    10.  Rock Bottom
    
    10/10 Solution:
    
    Left, Up, Right, Left, Down, Right, Up, Down, Right, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Right, Up, Right, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    11.  Sharp End
    
    10/10 Solution:
    
    Left, Right, Left, Down, Right, Left, Down, Up, Right, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Left, Up, Left, Down, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    12.  Unwelcoming
    
    18/18 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Left, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Right,
    Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Down, Left, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Left
    
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    E.  1941
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    1.  Herring
    
    12/12 Solution:
    
    Left, Down, Right, Down, Left, Up, Left, Down, Left, Up, Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Down, Left, Down, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2.  Either Way
    
    18/18 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Up, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up,
    Down, Right, Up, Left, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Left, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    3.  Chute
    
    24/24 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Up, Left, Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Up,
    Left, Right, Down, Left, Down, Up, Right, Up, Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    4.  Two's Company
    
    10/10 Solution:
    
    Up, Left, Down, Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Right, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    5.  All that Glitters
    
    10/10 Solution:
    
    Right, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Up, Right, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    6.  In the Loop
    
    10/10 Solution:
    
    Left, Down, Left, Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Right, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Down, Left, Up, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    7.  Ruins
    
    14/14 Solution:
    
    Left, Up, Right, Up, Down, Left, Up, Right, Down, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Up, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    8.  Nimble
    
    7/7 Solution:
    
    Up, Left, Down, Left, Up, Right, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    9.  Change of Heart
    
    17/17 Solution:
    
    Up, Left, Up, Left, Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Down,
    Right, Down, Right, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    10.  Wrong Foot
    
    11/11 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Left, Up, Right, Down, Right, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Down, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    11.  Naive
    
    7/7 Solution:
    
    Right, Up, Right, Left, Down, Right, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Up, Right, Left, Down, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    12.  Prescription
    
    25/25 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Up, Left, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right,
    Down, Left, Up, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Up, Left, Up, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Up, Left, Right
    
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    F.  1943
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    1.  On the Defensive
    
    13/13 Solution:
    
    Right, Up, Right, Down, Left, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Left, Up, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Down, Left, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2.  Resting Place
    
    19/19 Solution:
    
    Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Left, Down, Up, Right,
    Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Left, Down, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    3.  Seal the Exits
    
    15/15 Solution:
    
    Left, Up, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Up, Right, Down, Up, Right,
    Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Up, Right, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    4.  Behind Enemy Lines
    
    12/12 Solution:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    5.  Center of Attention
    
    21/21 Solution:
    
    Right, Up, Left, Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Left, Up,
    Right, Up, Left, Up, Right, Up, Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Please note that unlike most other Hidden Jewels, you can't simply go back and
    forth to free this one from the block.
    
    Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down
    
    THEN Left, Up, Right, Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Up, Right, Up, Right,
    Down, Left, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    6.  Lock In
    
    15/15 Solution:
    
    Left, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Up, Right, Up, Right, Up, Right, Down,
    Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Up, Right, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    7.  Stuck in the Middle
    
    16/16 Solution:
    
    Down, Left, Down, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Up, Left, Right, Down, Left,
    Up, Down, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Left, Down, Right, Down, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    8.  Engagement
    
    16/16 Solution:
    
    Up, Right, Left, Down, Left, Up, Left, Down, Up, Right, Down, Right, Up,
    Left, Down, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Right, Up, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    9.  Maze
    
    29/29 Solution:
    
    Down, Right, Up, Right, Left, Down, Right, Down, Left, Up, Left, Up, Right,
    Down, Right, Up, Right, Up, Right, Left, Down, Left, Down, Right, Down, Left,
    Right, Up, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Right, Up, Down, Left, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    10.  Fabrication
    
    9/9 Solution:
    
    Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Up, Left, Down, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    11.  Stronghold
    
    6/6 Solution:
    
    Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    12.  Pinball
    
    17/17 Solution:
    
    Left, Up, Left, Up, Left, Down, Left, Down, Left, Up, Right, Down, Right, Up,
    Right, Down, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Up, Right, Up, Left
    
    ...............................................................................
    G.  1945
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    1.  Weakest Link
    
    17/17 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Left, Down, Up,
    Right, Up, Left, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2.  Companionway
    
    18/18 Solution:
    
    Left, Up, Right, Left, Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right,
    Down, Right, Down, Right, Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Up, Right, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    3.  Leverage
    
    26/26 Solution:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Up, Left, Up,
    Right, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Right, Down, Left, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    4.  The Arc
    
    5/5 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Left, Up, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Up, Right, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    5.  Look Ahead
    
    15/15 Solution:
    
    Left, Down, Up, Right, Down, Right, Up, Down, Left, Up, Right, Left, Down,
    Left, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Down, Up, Right, Up, Right, Down, Up, Down, Left, Down, Left, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    6.  Diamond
    
    24/24 Solution:
    
    Left, Up, Left, Up, Left, Down, Right, Down, Up, Left, Up, Left, Up, Left, Up,
    Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Down, Left, Up, Right, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    7.  The Cage
    
    20/20 Solution:
    
    Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right, Up, Down, Left,
    Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Left, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right, Down, Left, Up,
    Left, Down, Left, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    8.  Quadrant
    
    9/9 Solution:
    
    Left, Down, Left, Down, Right, Up, Down, Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Up, Left, Up, Right, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    9.  Spot of Bother
    
    12/12 Solution:
    
    Left, Up, Down, Right, Up, Left, Right, Up, Right, Up, Right, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Please note that unlike most other Hidden Jewels, you can't simply go back and
    forth to free this one from the block.
    
    Up THEN Right, Up, Right, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    10.  Back and Forth
    
    15/15 Solution:
    
    Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Left, Up, Right, Left,
    Up, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Left, Up, Right, Left,
    Up, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    11.  Chase
    
    24/24 Solution:
    
    Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Up, Left, Down,
    Left, Down, Left, Down, Right, Left, Down, Left, Up, Left, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right, Up, Left, Down,
    Left, Down, Right, Down, Right, Up, Left, Up, Left, Down, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    12.  Spoilt for Choice
    
    25/25 Solution:
    
    Left, Up, Left, Up, Left, Down, Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Right,
    Left, Up, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right, Down, Right, Up, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Left, Right, Down, Up
    
    ...............................................................................
    H.  1946
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    1.  Formation
    
    5/5 Solution:
    
    Down, Right, Down, Right, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Up, Left, Up, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2.  The Oval
    
    14/14 Solution:
    
    Down, Up, Left, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Up, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Left, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    3.  Fool's Gold
    
    11/11 Solution:
    
    Right, Left, Down, Left, Up, Right, Down, Right, Down, Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Left, Down, Left, Down, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    4.  Labyrinth
    
    29/29 Solution:
    
    Up, Left, Up, Right, Left, Down, Left, Down, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right,
    Down, Left, Right, Left, Down, Up, Left, Down, Up, Right, Up, Down, Left,
    Down, Left
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    5.  Ultimatum
    
    7/7 Solution:
    
    Left, Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Right, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    6.  Unneighbourly
    
    25/25 Solution:
    
    Up, Right, Up, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Left, Up, Right, Down, Right,
    Down, Right, Down, Up, Left, Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Right, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    7.  Positive
    
    16/16 Solution:
    
    Up, Left, Up, Right, Left, Down, Left, Up, Left, Up, Left, Up, Right, Down,
    Left, Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Up, Left, Up, Right, Up, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    8.  Run Around
    
    16/16 Solution:
    
    Down, Right, Up, Left, Up, Left, Down, Right, Down, Left, Up, Left, Right, Up,
    Right, Up
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Up, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    9.  Playground
    
    27/27 Solution:
    
    Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Right, Left, Down, Right, Down, Right, Down, Up,
    Left, Right, Down, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Left, Down, Left, Up, Right,
    Down
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    10.  Dilemma
    
    26/26 Solution:
    
    Up, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Up, Right, Up, Right, Left,
    Down, Left, Down, Right, Up, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Left, Up, Right, Left, Down, Left, Up, Left, Down, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    11.  Balancing Act
    
    14/14 Solution:
    
    Right, Up, Right, Up, Left, Right, Up, Left, Down, Left, Up, Right, Up, Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Down, Right, Down, Up, Right, Down, Right, Up, Left, Right, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    12.  Short Supply
    
    27/27 Solution:
    
    Right, Up, Left, Up, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right, Left, Up, Left, Right,
    Down, Left, Up, Down, Right, Up, Right, Up, Left, Down, Left, Right, Down,
    Right
    
    Hidden Jewel:
    
    Left, Down, Left, Down, Up
    
    ...............................................................................
    I.  Secret Levels
    
    Note:  To access the Secret Levels tap the paint box on the Title Screen
           three times.
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    1.  U-Bend
    
    14/14
    
    Left, Up, Left, Down, Left, Down, Left, Down, Right, Left, Up, Right, Up, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2.  Sorry
    
    13/13
    
    Right, Up, Left, Down, Left, Down, Left, Up, Left, Down, Right, Down, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    3.  Cactus
    
    29/29
    
    Left, Down, Right, Down, Left, Down, Up, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right, Left,
    Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Right, Down, Left, Down, Right, Down,
    Up, Left, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    4.  Lock Pick
    
    23/23
    
    Right, Down, Left, Down, Right, Left, Down, Left, Down, Right, Down, Up, Right,
    Left, Up, Right, Down, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Right
    
    14 Move Solution
    
    Chris Wasnetsky sent me a 14 move solution that will earn you the Better than
    us achievement:
    
    Down, RIGHT, Up, Left, Right, Down, RIGHT, Down, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up,
    Right
    
    The two "RIGHT" moves in all caps need to be performed the instant you land
    to get out of the way of the blocks.
    
    ...............................................................................
    J.  1957
    
    Note:  These 12 levels are actually a preview of the sequel Quell:Reflect
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    1.  Partnership
    
    8/8
    
    LEFT RAINDROP
    
    Right, Down, Left, Up
    
    RIGHT RAINDROP
    
    Right, Up, Down, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2.  Shared Responsibility
    
    8/8
    
    LEFT RAINDROP
    
    Down, Right, Down
    
    RIGHT RAINDROP
    
    Up, Down, Left, Up, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    3.  Evolution
    
    17/17
    
    Left, Up, Right, Up, Left, Up, Left, Down, Left, Down, Right, Down, Right, Up,
    Left, Down, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    4.  Rush
    
    8/8
    
    Right, Down, Up, Left, Right, Down, Right, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    5.  Blockade
    
    13/13
    
    LEFT RAINDROP
    
    Left, Down, Right, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right
    
    RIGHT RAINDROP
    
    Left, Up, Right, Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    6.  Pulp
    
    8/8
    
    RIGHT RAINDROP
    
    Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Left
    
    LEFT RAINDROP
    
    Right, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    7.  Bad News
    
    11/11
    
    Down, Left, Down, Left, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Down
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    8.  Trio
    
    10/10
    
    CENTER RAINDROP
    
    Left
    
    RIGHT RAINDROP
    
    Up, Left
    
    RIGHT RAINDROP
    
    Down, Right, Left, Up, Right, Down, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    9.  Spare Change
    
    10/10
    
    LEFT RAINDROP
    
    Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Left, Up, Left
    
    RIGHT RAINDROP
    
    Up, Right
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    10.  Walled Garden
    
    12/12
    
    BOTTOM-LEFT RAINDROP
    
    Down, Left, Up, Left, Up
    
    TOP-LEFT RAINDROP
    
    Right, Down, Left, Up, Left
    
    CENTER RAINDROP
    
    Up
    
    RIGHT RAINDROP
    
    Up
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    11.  Venus
    
    8/8
    
    Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Down, Left
    
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    12.  Jam
    
    10/10
    
    RIGHTMOST RAINDROP
    
    Down, Up, Down, Left
    
    2ND RAINDROP FROM RIGHT
    
    Down
    
    LEFTMOST RAINDROP
    
    Up, Right, Left, Down
    
    2ND RAINDROP FROM LEFT
    
    Up
    
    *******************************************************************************
    IV.    Achievements
    
    /=============================================================================\
    |                              ACHIEVEMENTS                                   |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    |  Achievement             |  Earn By:                                        |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Magpie                   | Collect 25 pearls                                |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Hunter                   | Collect 50 pearls                                |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Hoarder                  | Collect 100 pearls                               |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Pearl Jammer             | Collect 150 pearls                               |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Pearl Harboring          | Collect 200 pearls                               |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Learnt the Ropes         | Complete the 1928 shelf                          |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Apprentice               | Complete the 1937 shelf                          |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Excellent                | Complete the 1939 shelf                          |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Pro                      | Complete the 1941 shelf                          |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Expert                   | Complete the 1943 shelf                          |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Champion                 | Complete the 1945 shelf                          |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Complete                 | Complete every Quell level                       |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Minimalist               | Complete 3 levels perfectly                      |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Accomplished             | Complete 10 levels perfectly                     |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Flawless                 | Complete 20 levels perfectly                     |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Impeccable               | Complete 40 levels perfectly                     |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Precise                  | Complete a stage in perfect moves                |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Meticulous               | Complete a shelf in perfect moves                |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Perfect                  | Complete every Quell level in perfect moves      |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Keep Going!              | Play for 10 minutes                              |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Time Flies               | Play for 30 minutes                              |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | High Stamina             | Play for 1 hour                                  |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Suicidal                 | Die on a first move                              |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Ouch!                    | Spiked 3 times                                   |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Fearless                 | Spiked 10 times                                  |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Funeral Bill             | Spiked 20 times                                  |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Road to Nowhere          | Get stuck in a loop 5 times                      |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Groundhog Day            | Retry a level 20 times                           |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Matchmaker               | Push 2 sets of blocks together                   |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Tired                    | Push 10 blocks                                   |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Ring Leader              | Use the ring 5 times                             |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Quick Thinking           | Complete a level in under 5 seconds              |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Defiant                  | Take over 10 minutes to complete a level         |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Scenic Route             | Take twice as many moves as necessary            |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Better than us           | Beat our perfect number of moves                 |
    |--------------------------+--------------------------------------------------|
    | Merchant                 | Collect every jewel                              |
    \=============================================================================/
    
    *  Better than us can be earned on Lock Pick
    
    *******************************************************************************
    V.     Game Review
    
    Quell is a puzzle game available for Android, iOS, and webOS.  The goal is to
    move your raindrop around the board and collect all the pearls in the shortest
    number of moves.  
    
    The puzzles themselves are interesting and steadily increase in difficulty as
    you progress through the game.  Hint tokens can be earned by completing puzzles
    via the best solution and these can be spent to reveal a puzzle's solution when
    you get stuck.
    
    The graphics and music create a very relaxing atmosphere.  The graphics are
    simple but well done and the rain pattering on the window in the background
    is a nice touch.  The music has a nice, peaceful Oriental feel though the
    limited number of tracks means you'll have to listen to the same tunes over
    and over again.
    
    Like Angry Birds, Quell's controls and bite-sized gaming make it perfect for
    mobile devices.  I definitely recommend it to anyone with a smartphone or
    tablet.
    
    Pros
    +  Perfectly suited for touchscreens
    +  I love the atmosphere
    +  Hints keep you from getting stuck
    +  104 different puzzles
    
    Cons
    -  After a while the music will start to get on your nerves
    
    *******************************************************************************
    VI.    Special Thanks
    
    Special thanks go to lbroili for alerting me to the new Hidden Jewels!
    
    Special thanks go to Chris Wasnetsky for his 14 move solution to Lock Pick
    that earns the Better than us achievement!
    
    *******************************************************************************
    VII.   Version History
    
    1.4   02/23/14   Updated Lock Pick, Achievements, and Special Thanks sections.
    
    1.3   09/08/13   Added Hidden Jewel locations for 1941, 1943, 1945, and 1946.
                     Fixed a typo.
    
    1.2   08/11/13   Updated Hidden Jewels section.  Added Hidden Jewel locations
                     for 1937 and 1939.
    
    1.1   08/07/13   Added Hidden Jewels section.  Updated Achievements.  Added
                     Hidden Jewels solutions for 1928.  Added Special Thanks
                     section.
    
    1.0   04/03/12   Completed FAQ.
    
    *******************************************************************************
    VIII.  Contact Information
    
    You can contact me at Bhodges080@aol.com
    
    Please leave constructive comments.  I especially appreciate emails letting me
    know if I have made a mistake, missed anything, or if you have any ideas for
    improving this FAQ.
    
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