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      |          A FAQ/Walkthrough for Darkstone (PC)         |
      |    Written by Michael Yellott (myellott@hotmail.com)  |
      |               Final Version (1/4/03)                  |
      |                Copyright 1999-2003                    |
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I N D E X

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1 - S T O R Y  E X P L A I N E D

2 - G E N E R A L  H I N T S

3 - W A L K T H R O U G H
   3.1- Ardyl Quests
   3.2- Marghor Quests
   3.3- Omar Quests
   3.4- Serkesh Quests
   3.5- Draak's Lair

4 - S I D E Q U E S T S

5 - T R I C K S

6 - C R E D I T S

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1 - S T O R Y  E X P L A I N E D

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!WARNING!  This section does give away the movie ending and a movie in
the middle of the game.  This section also explains(from what I think)
the story at the beginning of the game. Read at your own risk because
this has many spoilers!

Story-The Monks of Kaliba go to some old ruins and one of them invokes a
spell to summon Draak the evil dragon/wizard.  The head monk dude then
either tries to enchant a spell on him to stop Draak or try to "make a
deal" so to speak with Draak to stop all that evil stuff he is doing.
However, Draak doesn't like the deal and decides to toast all of the
monks.  Well now that the one hope of stopping Draak is gone who will
save Uma?

Monolith Movie-After you collect 4 crystals you'll see a movie next time
you enter the town where lightning strikes the ground.  That is Draak
calling up the "monolith" as it is called in the game which is actually
the Dark Stone.(hence the name of the game)  The Dark Stone has the
power to turn people to stone and it does so in the movie.  By the end
of the game all of people are turned to stone and you must stop it!

Death of the Beast Movie-This movie shows Draak dying after you kill him
using the Time Orb.  He simply falls down and his glowing eyes fade and
his skin melts away to just bones.  Poor Draak!  All he wanted to do was
take over the world and stuff like that, why is everybody so
judgemental!

Ending Movie-If you were looking for a cool ending sequence then this
isn't the game for ya.  This movie just shows how peaceful and happy
everyone is now that Draak is gone.  It starts off in the woods and then
shows the entire town and the sun is shining, ahhh, what a perfect world
it is:)  Now the real treat for beating the game is at the main screen
you'll see a new option called Movie Clip or something like that and it
is really a music video that is really cool!


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2 - G E N E R A L  H I N T S

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I always play as a wizard for this game so I'm afraid I don't have too
much information on the other classes but I'll try to help you.  This
section is for people that don't want an all out walkthrough for the
game but just some help to point them in the right direction.  I have
found that one of the first spells you get(spark) proves to be very
useful and powerful if you can get it to the 8th level.  I recommend in
dungeons to pick up EVERYTHING that is valuable.  It will help with
money problems in the game later.  If you get a quest early in the game
then you get the item but forget who gave you the quest just click on
the speech button and keep clicking back until you find the person that
gave you the quest.  Always carry at least 10 health potions if you
don't have the heal spell or 5 health potions and 5 mana if you do have
the spell.  Good luck with the game:)


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3 - W A L K T H R O U G H

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NOTE: These quest names are taken from the official guide because the
game doesn't name them.

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3.1- Ardyl Quests
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Genna's Disease
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This quest will start out when you see a small camp with a women in a
bed.  She is Genna and is dying, quickly.  So yo must help her out.
First, open the chest in one of the tents to get a letter.  Show the
letter to Gutrick who is also in the camp.  He will confess that he
poisoned Genna and he will agree to see the wizard Ger.  Ger will give
you a cup for the antidote for Genna.  Now you can go into the dungeon.
You need to find 4 crystals that will reflect light and make the
antidote for Genna.  One crystal is found on each level.  The 2nd level
in the dungeon has the Fountain of Light which you place the cup and the
4 crystals.  When you get the antidote return to Genna and give it to
her.  She will give you a crystal for your help.  Congrats:)

Reed's Song
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You'll come along a lake with a drum near it.  This is the beginning of
a quest for another crystal.  Click on the drum and a feary will give
you a hint for the quest.  Go into the dungeon and start looking for the
reeds.  There are 2 on the first level, 1 on the second, and 1 on the
third and 1 on the last level.  Go down to the last level when you have
all of the reeds.  You'll come to a green glowing room called the Mouth
Room.  Kill the snakes on the platform with Spark if you have it.  Then
put the reeds in the mouth from shortest to longest.  That will freeze
the snakes for about a minute or two.  Click on the plank to lower it
then go into the room.  Kill all the snakes and get the crystal.  If you
want a really big challenge then don't play the song and let the snakes
run free.  It also saves the time of getting all of those reeds:)

Riken's Ghost
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You'll find a village with wooden spikes all around it and some people.
Talk to the mayor and he will tell you that his people are starving and
you must get the Horn of Plenty which was stolen by a wizard.  Go down
in the dungeon to start your quest.  On the first level there is a room
that is glowing either blue or green.(I forget which)  Click on the
bones in the room and you'll meet the nice ghost Riken.  Now go down to
the second level.  In this level in the center you'll find the Fire
Golem's Lair.  Rikem will be outside and warn you that he died by this
creature.  Go into the room and kill the beast.  Take the sphere that he
drops and then make your way to the third level.  Again find the center
room and Riken will warn you again that this is the Ice Golem's Lair.
Well go in the room anyways and kill it and take the sphere he leaves.
Now go down to the last level.  Go around this center room and you'll
run into Riken again.  He will tell you there is no entrance but he can
help if you give him the two spheres.  Do it and he will give you a
special cloak.  Where it and you will be able to walk through the wall
and kill the wizard.  Grab the Horn of Plenty which is on a pedestal and
go back to the town.  Give it to the mayor and he will thank you.  What!
No crystal?  Walk furthur out and Riken will give you the crystal.
Yay:)

Stone People
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You'll know this quest by, duh, the stone people in a village.  Go down
the dungeon and make your way to the second level.  There you will find
a chest with a mirror in it.  Now go down to the last level where in the
center you will find a guy named Elas.  Give him the mirror and he will
give you the cursed mirror in exchange.  Now go back to the surface and
find a little path that takes you to a house where a witch is.  This is
the witch that turned the women to stone.  Give her the cursed mirror
and she will turn the women back to normal again.  Go talk to one of the
villagers and they will give you your earned crystal:)

Sun Cross
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You'll find a small village with wooden spears all around with a man
named Drakus.  He will set you on your way to find a lost artifact known
as the Sun Cross.  Go down into the dungeon.  There isn't anything of
interest on the first two levels and you can't access the monastery on
the third so go all the way down to the last level.  There you will meet
Gondoor who will take you through tests to become a Disciple of Kaliba.
When you enter the first room you will see 4 gates.  Three of them have
monsters and one has a chest.  There are also 4 switches that open
these.  Click on the bottom right one to open the one with the chest.
In it is a key.  If you want the experience open the other 3.  Use the
key to go into the next room.  Here Gondoor tells you to kill the
criminal.  If you do lots of spiders come out that will give you some
experience but if you don't need it click the switch on the wall and
only a few spiders will come out and you'll get the key.  Use it on the
door and you passed the test.  Choose a weapon and Gondoor will give you
an amulet to enter the monastery on the third level.  Go to the
monastery and open the door.  DO NOT grab the Sun Cross on the alter
because the monks will try to kill you.  Instead enter a secret passege
to the right to find Inoc's Tomb.  Kill Inoc(again) so he is REALLY dead
and you get the Sun Cross.  Head back and give the Sun Cross to Drakus.
Kill the spectre and the lizard guys to get a crystal.  Congrats:)

Unicorn
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You'll see a feary with a unicorn that has been chained to a post.  Who
would chain a unicorn!  That's just mean!:)  Anyways talk to the feary
and you'll get to keep her so she can help.  Go down in the dungeon with
the feary to start your quest.  This dungeon is easy because all you
need to do is head down to the last level.  Of course you want to get
all the treasure on the other ones but the main thing is on the last
one.  Here you will find a gate that you can't open.  Use the feary on
the gate and she will open it.  Oh no!  Felder captured her!  Go and
kill Felder then release the feary.  She will give you the key to unlock
her friend.  Go to the surface and do so.  The feary will give you a
crystal which she had all along!  Should have just killed her and taken
the crystal.(just kidding)

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3.2- Marghor Quests
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Baby
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"Baby, the other, OTHER white meat!" oh..um..anyways you'll find a
village(or what was left of one) and a woman that tells you lizard men
have stolen her baby!  Well go towards the dungeon and you'll find her
husband.  Give him a health potion and he will give you an invisible
scroll.  Go down the dungeon and make your way to the last level.  This
dungeon is great for experience so try to kill all the creatures.  When
you get there use the scroll and enter the temple.  Get the baby and
kill the lizatrd men if you want the experience.  Go back and return the
baby to the woman to receive another crystal:)

Hive
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Well guess what, folks, you're about to do a very, very hard
quest.  Make sure you have invisible scrolls.  Find a village with a
well in it.  Go down the well and you have entered the Hive.  Well,
since the first level is so small continue to the next.  Head down to
the third level to find weird things that spit out wasps.  There are two
mines that have these.  Destroy all of them in both mines.  In one of
them you'll find Rosso who will give you the only sword that can kill
the huge queen in the last level.  Head down there and equip the sword.
It will be wise if you killed the wasp producers and then went after the
queen.  After you kill her royal fatness you'll find a crystal that she
just happened to have.  Congrats at this dungeon.(I found it the
hardest):)


Horgan
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You'll start this quest when an old man complains about a bunch of orcs.
Leave and go to find the orc camp.  Kill all the orcs and get the
crystal they drop.  Give the crystal to Horgan and he will give you an
amulet and instructions for entering the dungeon.  If you wanted a
challenge and didn't make two characters just place a sword or something
heavy on the seal while you go to the door.  Enter the dungeon.  On the
first floor you will come to Gartol's Lair.  You will need to kill all
the skeletons then kill Gartol and take his sword.  Go down and you'll
eventually find another skeleton named Digmar.  After you kill him take
his sword.  I really wanted to keep these swords but alas you have to
use them in the quest.  Go to the last level and stab the two skulls
with the swords.  Kill the last skeleton, Hassen and get the crystal.
Yipee:)

Poison
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Some guy named Eraldus wants you to enter an evil lair filled with
spiders and save his wife.  No problem!  She is in the first level of
the dungeon.  BUT, you will need to get a key that is on the last level
of the dungeon.  You will need some antidote potions so get some then go
down to the last level.  Throw one in each pool and you'll get the
crystal.  You don't have to save Eraldus's wife.  All you get is a
special sword but I'm not going to post it now because I think it isn't
that great of a prize.  If you want it that badly just E-Mail me.


Shadire
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You'll find Shadire who tells you that there are some lizard eggs that
must be stopped before they hatch.  You can only do this by using the
Celestial Sword on them.  Enter the dungeon and on the first floor you
will find a prisonor.  Click on the switch to release him who gives you
the Celestial Symbol.  Go back up and you can now get the sword via the
Celestial Symbol.  Go back down and head to the egg room.  Destroy the
eggs then go back and talk to Shadire.  He will give you a special
dagger.  Go back to the dungeon and on the last level put the dagger in
the empty slot and grab the crystal.  JOY! We can now move on to Omar:)


Treasure
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A poor blind monk needs your help to let him see again.  Since you are
so nice and are willing to go out of the way to help you accept.  Plus
he also has a vital item to get a crystal.  Go in the dungeon and find
the Ocular Globes in two chests.  Put them in their place on that level
to get a statue.  Go down to find only one globe.  Go down again and
find two globes.  Go back up and put two in their place to get another
statue than go down to the last level and get the last globe.  Go back
up and put them in to get the last statue.  Go down to the last and
discover that it is like a clock.  If you read the clues you find out
you must place the gold statue on the seven o'clock position, the silver
on the ten o'clock, and the bronze on the three o'clock.  The chest
opens up to give you the Eye of Ra.  Give the eye to the monk.  He will
give you a magnifying glass.  If you ever played Zelda for the N64 then
you know that magnifying glasses come in handy:)  Go to Gar and get some
of his fish.  Take the fish and give them to Rhino who will fix anything
you want.  Take him back to Gar and make him fix a bridge to the island.
Read the sign.  I didn't know there were mines back then????  Oh well,
use the magnifying glass to read the sign to get specific instructions
that you must follow to get a bible.  Go to the Temple of Eras and put
some of your food in the plates.  Give Eras the bible and then take the
bible to the monk.  Go back to Eras and he will give you the crystal.
That was definetely a long quest but you did it:)

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Circles
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Enter the dungeon which is the City of the Dead I think or the Gate of
the Dead.  You will come to several teleportor blocks.  Keep going
around them until one transports you to a small room with a Flower of
Shade.  There is one flower on the first 3 levels.  You get all of them
the same way.  When you get all three go back and put one on each of the
circles of death which are just outside the dungeon entrance.  Go to the
circles of life and pick up each of the flowers that appeared.  Go back
in the dungeon all the way down to the last level.  Place one flower in
each little pyramid and you'll receive the crystal.  Congrats:)


Langolin
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You'll find a little house where a wife and a wizard are standing.  Talk
to Langolin to find out he is trying to save the woman's husband or
something like that. Yadda yadda yadda.  Anyways whatever you do DON'T
give him the crystal of wisdom.  He is really that spectre guy again.
Go in the dungeon and find the fountain of youth.  Kill all the spectres
and click on it.  You get a potion of youth and a potion of immortality.
You can drink the potion of youth yourself to make you one year younger
if your growing old.  Go down to the next two levels and do the same
thing to find the potions.  Go down to the last level and find Langolin.
Talk to him and he will reveal himself.  Kill him and any of his
goonies.  Use the crystal of wisdom to get the other crystal.
Congrats:)


Myth of Medusa
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Near the dungeon you find a friendly spectre(yeah right) that says he'll
help.  Go down in the dungeon and go in the library ignoring the
spectre's warning.  There you will find Atenus who will tell you some
information.  Go down a level and find the room where the spectre is.
Go to the door at the end and get the elixir of youth.  Go down again
and kill the medusa's in the vial room to get the two elixirs Atenus
needs.  Go back to Atenus to get the vial of spirits.  Go to the last
level and get the crystal.  The spectre will take it.(so much help he
was)On that level is the spectre's tomb where you will use the vial of
spirits to make him appear so you can kill him and get the crystal.
Yay:)

Templar
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If your tired of doing just seven quests think about typing out 21
quests!  Well anyways, when you are about to enter the dungeon a prince
asks for your help.  And like always, you will help.  Go down in the
dungeon and find the center room that Jasmine is held.  She cannot leave
because of a spell cast by a wizard.  Go down a level and find the
prince's other friend.  He will ask you to save the master and will give
you a key.  Go down again and use the key on the prison door.  The
prince will give you an item to give to Jasmine.  Go back and give it to
her.  She will give you the Horn of Roland.  A wizard appears that you
must kill.  Then use the item he drops to transport you to a graveyard.
Use the horn on the grave and kill the enemies that appear.  Get his
helmet and go down to the last level in the dungeon.  Put on the helmet
to see more of those technological mines:)  Go in another room and make
your way to the 3 levers to switch them to turn off the mines.  Now get
the crystal and either run like hell or try to kill the statues.  I've
only killed them once so don't feel bad if you die:)  Anyways you got
the crystal so good for you:)


Three Deamons
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You'll come across a camp of goblins that you must kill.  One of the
goblins will drop an axe that you must return to a guy named Gaetan.  He
will give you the shield of deamons which you will need for the dungeon
that you are about to enter.  When you enter go towards the the center
of the dungeon called the Road to Reason.  Hit the switch then run
really fast until you get across so the mines don't kill you.  Hit the
statue to get a gem then either kill the snakes for experience or go
down to the next level.  In the center is a maze you must dodge
fireballs then hit another statue to get another gem.  Go down to the
next level and find the huge worm in the center of the stage.  Kill it
then hit the statue to get the last gem.  Again snakes come out so be
careful.  Now go down to the last level towards the center and put the
gems in the pillars.  Put on the helmet and Shield of Deamons to get the
crystal and your outta there:)


Trial of the Damned
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At the entrance of this dungeon is a spectre you must kill to get the
key to enter the dungeon.  Do so and enter it.  In this dungeon you must
run passed spikes to find a cross.  Open the door with the key then go
down to the next level.  Use the key again to open the door then get
another cross.  Go down and do the same thing then make your way to the
last level.  Give all the crosses to the monster inside a cage.  He will
then try to kill you and you must kill him to get the crystal he had.
Pretty easy quest if you ask me:)

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Council of Druids
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Go down this lone dungeon in the land and make your way to a room with a
beam of light and a dying wizard.  He will give you the Holy Bow(which
you don't need if you have a long range weapon) and tell you to stop the
evil druids.  Go down a level and find a statue and destroy it to make
another beam of light.  Go down again and wake up the skeleton guard if
you want some experience but make sure you destroy this statue as well.
Go down and find the last statue with all the druids.  Kill them and
destroy the statue.  Go back to the first room and get the crystal:)
Now it's on to Draak!


Luxorius the Vampire
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Talk to the guy outside the entrance and get a torch.  Enter the dungeon
and find a room with a hammer that can break rocks.  Go back up and find
a camp full of rats.  Use the hammer on the boulder and kill the rats to
get a scepter.  Go back down and find another room via teleporter where
a guy turns into a vampire.  Simply kill him and go down to the last
level of the dungeon.  You'll find the vampire's lair and then give him
the scepter.  For your kindness he decides to kill you!  Kill him and
take the crystal when he dies.  Now on to Draak!:)


Number
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Get a scroll from a monk and then enter the dungeon.  Now you have to go
through a maze to find the crystal room.  The crystal isn't real
though:(  Go down to the next level and try to get this crystal via trip
plates.  This will give you 4 potions istead of a crystal:(  Don't give
up though:)  Go down and go into this crystal room.  Again, a fake but
you do get something:)  Go down to find a guy's body and find the holy
number.  Go to a statue and make the number 540(what's so holy about
that?) and get the final crystal:)  On to Draak!

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3.5- Draak's Lair
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Well you did it.  You got the 7 crystals and now you can get the time
orb and destroy draak.  Put the crystals in the tree stumps to get the
time orb.  Now go down to the third level of the dungeon.  The map WILL
NOT work here so just keep going around and teleporting to the rooms
till you find Draak.  Now keep hitting Draak until he is about 3/4 or
halfway.  Use the timeorb on him then unleash everything you got!  When
he dies get the key and unlock the door.  Wow!  This treasure is to help
if you play another game with this character:)  Take the astral hand and
go back to town.  Use it on the darkstone to end the game and save the
people.  After the credits go to the main menu and select an extra
option(i forget what it is called) to see a really cool music video of
the game.  Congratulations!  You have beaten Darkstone and had
absolutely no help, well, almost no help:)


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Here is a list of all the other items you can get.  Most of them will
give you 10,000 gold when you return them to the person that asked you
to get it.  There are also 3 quest to kill certain people.  In Draak's
Lair you can find about 3 of these quests!  I don't think you can get
all the quests in one game but I haven't tried it yet.  If you come
across a quest that ISN'T in this list please tell me because I don't
think I have goten all of them.  There are 19 quests total so I think
I'm only missing one but I could be wrong.  Hope this helps:)

People to kill quests:
Buzbal the Furious
Evil Garth
Nosferatu the Vampire

Items to get quests:
Bard's Music Score
Broken Vase
Celestial Harp
Claw of Sargon
Cursed Sword
Dragon Scale
Holy Grail
Magic Anvil
Medallion of Melchior
Path Book
Royal Diadem
Sacred Scroll
Shield of Light
Stone of Souls
Storm Flower
Unicorn's Horn


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5 - T R I C K S

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This trick was submitted by craige@accessone.com which is just a little
interesting thing so e-mail him if you have any questions about it.
After the Poison Quest(Part J) you'll find Eraldus and his wife(if you
save her) at a bridge.  Keep talking to him and he will eventually
attack you.  Kill him then talk to his wife.  She will attack you and
when you kill her she drops a scroll about the werewolf transformation.
I haven't personally read the scroll it but it sounds cool and I will
soon:)

These last three are submitted by FullMetalJ@yahoo.com so please direct
any questions about them to him.
Here is the process of the disposable hero system that might help you.
Please don't ask me how it works because I haven't sat down and looked
at it carefully enough:p
1:Create your would be hero
2:Create a Wizard/Sorceress and a Monk/Priestess
3:Create about 6 or 7 warriors/amazons
4:Start a game with your would be hero and the wizard
5:Hand over the wizards book,cash and equiment
6:Exit that game and remove the wizard Repeat this with the Monk
7:Now start a game with your hero and 1 warrior
8:Give your hero all of the warriors things (I use em cuz they got the
most stuff)
9:Repeat with the others delete them when done
10:Go slay Drak

Here are instructions to kill golems for fun and for profit.  But beware
that they are kinda strong.
1:have at least the level verion of Invocation
2:get close to one of those blue fountains
3:cast Invocation, Kill the golem, Refill Mana, Repeat

Everyone probaly knows this but I put it anyway when u right click
theHorn of Plenty It gives you a free chciken leg just take it and
dropabout 40 or 50 chicken legs in town and take a fw with you each
timeyou leave put poor perry outta bussiness


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-Special thanks to the following people for submitting pieces of info
for this walkthrough, it wouldn't be as good without you:
   ~ darkstonedm@hotmail.com
   ~ craige@accessone.com
   ~ fullmetalj@yahoo.com

-Special thanks to Reuben Kee for inspiring me to write this FAQ.

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