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       Tomb Raider Chronicles Secrets Locations for Playstation
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                |By:          Saturn                 |
                |E-Mail:      992adx@oninet.pt       |
                |Created:     04/05/2001             |
                |Last update: 11/08/2002             |
                |Version:     4.2                    |
                |Based in the European PAL version   |
                |of the Playstation game             |
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       Disclaimer
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       Always check www.gamefaqs.com for the latest update.
      
    
       Author's notes 
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       Hi! This is the first time I'm doing a Faq. I hope you
       like it! I tried to do it simple and clear, so feel free
       to E-mail me your opinion. I will also include some 
       questions in this Faq, so E-mail me if you can't find
       something, when you have a doubt or if you simply want 
       to contribute with something (but be clear). There are 
       some e-mails that I will not reply: flaming, off-topic, 
       questions already answered in the "Frequently Asked
       Questions" section (unless you need to know more details
       about something) and foreign languages (I only know 
       English and Portuguese). One more thing: please, never 
       send me pictures or any other things like that by E-mail.
       And thanks for reading my Faq! 
    
       If you want to use this Faq in your page, send me an 
       e-mail asking permission. Make sure you include the 
       adress where my Faq will be posted. If everything's OK, 
       I'll give you permission.  
     
       I'm glad to say that I was able to answer most of the 
       e-mails I received. Unfortunately, I can't say "all"
       because sometimes when I send an answer I receive an 
       e-mail saying that there was an error and the e-mail I
       sent was not delivered. I don't know if it is because of 
       my server, but this error ocurred three times so far and
       it is useless to send it again because the same happens.
       I'm sorry for those who didn't get an answer.
     
       
       What's new?
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       Version 4.2
       -Added general info to some secret locations
       -Updated author's notes (if you're planning to e-mail me,
        please read the third paragraph in this section)
       
      
       Next Update
       Now I have some more free time and I am playing this 
       game again to make sure I can answer the questions the 
       best way I can. I am getting all the secrets again and 
       thanks to that I found some mistakes in the locations.
       I am currently correcting them. I was also thinking 
       about creating a section for key items locations in
       order to help you going through the game, but I believe
       it is off-topic and I gave up on the idea. If you need
       to know anything just write. And please pay attention to
       the next updates, because I might be changing my e-mail
       adress soon. I'll let you know the new adress as soon as
       possible. 
    
             
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      | Content                                                |
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       1.  About the Secrets
       2.  Rome levels    	
             A) Streets of Rome
             B) Trajan's Market
             C) The Colosseum
       3.  Russian Base levels
             D) The Base 	
             E) The Submarine
             F) Deapsea Dive
             G) Sinking Submarine
       4.  Black Isle levels
             H) Gallows Tree
             I) Labirynth
             J) Old Mill
       5.  Tower Block levels
             K) The 13th Floor
             L) Escape With The Iris
             M) Red Alert
       6.  Special Movements list
       7.  Weapons
       8.  Cheats
             A) Playstation version
             B) Dreamcast version 
             C) PC version (to be updated)
       9.  Playstation Beta version
       10. Frequently Asked Questions
       11. Credits
    
       
      
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      | 1. About the Secrets				   |
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       If you played any of the previous games, then you must 
       know what they are. A Secret usually consists in a hidden 
       area/room with many useful items that will help you during 
       the game. Whenever you find one, you hear a chime. In Tomb
       Raider I, III and The Last Revelation, Secrets were just
       areas with many items. In Tomb Raider II this is a bit 
       different. Although they are also hidden in secret rooms,
       the secrets consist in small coloured dragon statues. Each
       level has three statues, and if you find the three statues
       in one level you receive many items as well. In some of 
       the games, finding all secrets unlock a better bonus...
    
       ...and  that's exactly what happens in Tomb Raider 
       Chronicles. But I don't want to spoil it. When you 
       were playing Tomb Raider Chronicles, you might have 
       found some golden roses. That's a secret. There are
       a total of 36 roses all over the game (each level has
       3 roses). This guide tells you the locations of all 
       the roses you will find in the game.
    
    
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      | 2. Rome Levels 					   |
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       A) STREETS OF ROME
    
       
       -SECRET 1: At the beginning of the level, there is a 
        training area to your left. There is a room in this
        training area where you have to tightrope walk (you 
        have to walk a little before you get there). In that 
        room there is another small room in the lowest area. 
        Go there and find the shelf at the top right corner. 
        Push it twice to reveal a secret room to the left and
        collect the secret from the shelf inside that room.
     
       -SECRET 2: After you reach the area with the big gate, 
        go to the left. Before climbing the stairs where you
        find the Revolver, there is a room and a locked door to 
        the left. The secret is inside the secret room behind 
        that door. To open the door, you have to shoot the bell 
        at the bell house first. After that, go back to that door 
        and after killing the dog collect the secret from the
        shelf.     
        
       -SECRET 3: When you get to the bell house, after 
        shooting the bell, you have to jump to a room at your
        left and press a switch there. In this room there are
        two secret doors (one to the left, another one to the
        right) that will open after you move the two crystal 
        birds inside the bell house. The secret is in one of 
        them. You must go there before entering the last door 
        you opened with the two crystal birds. 
    
    
       B) TRAJAN'S MARKET
    
    
       -SECRET 4: In the room with the gears, there is a 
        trapdoor near the room's entrance (in the opposite 
        corner of the gears). This trapdoor will open after 
        you move the big wheel that is blocking a room. Go 
        there and collect the secret among other items.
       
       -SECRET 5: Kill the machine that shoots a laser from 
        its eyes against you. Go to the next room, climb to the 
        metal platform and jump to the top of the red machine. 
        The secret is there.  
    
       -SECRET 6: There is a closed gate to the right in the 
        main area of this level (where you start the level). 
        You can see the secret inside. This gate will open when 
        you fight the Knight. After beating him, exit that room
        through the broken window and go get the secret.  
    
        
       C) THE COLOSSEUM
    
    
       -SECRET 7: This one's tough to find. At the very 
        beginning of the level (before the corridor where the
        ground falls), examine the rocks to the right along the
        way. There is a secret block with a ring you have to
        push to find the secret.
      
       -SECRET 8: After exiting the room with the timed puzzle
        (where you have a few seconds to get the Gemstone Piece 
        in the top), you'll see an opened gate, but you will fall
        before passing it. After the scene with Pierre, you have 
        to go back to the room with the timed puzzle. To do that,
        you need to use the rocks to reach an entrance to the 
        right. Be careful, you have to use the right rocks to get
        there. Go back to the opened gate you saw and collect the
        secret inside.
        
       -SECRET 9: At the very end of the level, don't pick up 
        the Philosopher's stone. Instead, save your game and 
        jump to the closest platform. Keep jumping from platform 
        to platform until you find the crawling space where the 
        secret is. Then go back using the platforms one more time
        and pick up the Philosopher's stone to finish the level.
    
     
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      | 3. Russian Base levels				   |
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       D) THE BASE
    
    
       -SECRET 10: At the beginning of the level, in the crates 
        hall, get the key inside the locker. Use it to open one 
        big door hidden behind some crates. Climb the stairs and
        kill the guards at the top. Collect the Swipe card, the 
        Uzis inside the locker and return to the boxes hall.
        Now go to the two big doors with the card reader in the 
        crates hall and use the Swipe card in the left door. 
        Inside, kill the dogs and look for the broken ventilation 
        shaft in the right wall. Shoot it to reveal a secret 
        opening with the secret inside. Then simply use the Swipe
        card in the right door to continue the level.
    
       -SECRET 11: When you first get out to the area with snow, 
        use the hanged box in the middle of the area to jump to
        the top of the boxes at the left. The secret is there.
           
       -SECRET 12: Enter the shower room (the big room with water 
        and many lockers). Examine the left area with shallow 
        water to find a trapdoor in the right corner. Save your
        game here. Now you have to swim a lot until you find the
        secret room. Collect it and swim back to the shower room.
        You can also see the room with the secret near the
        submarine when you go outside to the area with the hanged
        box, but you cannot get the secret from there.  
        
    
       E) THE SUBMARINE
    
    
       -SECRET 13: After escaping the prison, walk inside the 
        air shaft until you find a hole with electricity in the
        bottom. You can go down the hole, since it has 
        climbable walls. Go down the hole to find a secret
        passage to  the left. Collect the secret and get out.
        For some reason, I died once when I dropped down from
        the secret entrance to the bottom. You can do t
    
       -SECRET 14: In the room where you find the Aqualung and 
        the Shotgun there is a box at the right of the entrance
        that can be opened with the crowbar. The secret is 
        inside.
    
       -SECRET 15: Before reaching the room where the Battery (+)
        is, you have to climb to a box and open a trapdoor on the
        top to reach the ventilation shaft once again. Inside 
        the ventilation shaft you can stand up over the second 
        ventilator. Use a flare to find a secret platform where 
        you have to climb to get the secret. 
    
    
       F) DEEP SEA DIVE
    
    
       -SECRET 16: Swim forward. And then you should swim a bit 
        to the right. After passing the rocks swim left and 
        you'll find the secret in a small opening deep in the 
        sea. 
        
    
       G) SINKING SUBMARINE
    
    
       -SECRET 17: First, you have to turn the electricity 
        off. After that, go back to the kitchen (which is near  
        the dining room)and catch the secret in the ground.
    
       -SECRET 18: This is hard to find. It took me ages to find
        it. After collecting the Oxygen canister, exit the room.
        Two guys will be waiting for you. Kill them. One of them
        has a key. Use the key to open the door in the same room 
        where you turned the electricity off.
        
    
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      | 4. Black Isle levels 			           |
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       H) GALLOWS TREE
    
    
       -SECRET 19: A bit hard to get. At the beginning, jump
        to the rocks in the other side of the abyss. Grab the 
        ledge and go to the left. Release the ledge at the end
        and jump to the sliding rock to your right. Hold the edge
        of the rock before falling, and then release it. You'll 
        land in a safe platform. But don't move too much, because
        you may slip and you'll have to climb to the top and do
        everything again. Now jump to a cave at your right. 
        Before that, you may want to save the game (because it's 
        a hard jump). Collect the secret inside the cave and then
        fall down to the lower area and climb back to the top.      
    
       -SECRET 20: After slipping to the tree where you find
        the strange creature, use the sliding ledge at the 
        left of the entrance to get to the top of the column 
        where the secret is. You have to jump backwards after
        climbing to the ledge.
    
       -SECRET 21: Go to the area where there are a lot of 
        crypts and find the entrance to the underground path. 
        Be carefull here, there is a spot where the ground 
        falls and there are spikes. Go to the right inside this 
        cave and go down to the lower level where the spikes are.
        Crawl across the spikes and collect the secret in the 
        small crawling space.
    
    
       I) LABIRYNTH
    
    
       -SECRET 22: In the church where the skelletons attack
        you, open the door with the Bone Dust. Enter the door
        and climb to a hidden platform at the top. Press the
        switch to open a new passage. Examine the wall at the 
        end of the passage to get the secret
    
       -SECRET 23: After falling in the water from a long fall,
        climb up and go through the first opening. There is a 
        bridge here. At the entrance of the brige, check the 
        left side. You'll see an opening in the wall. Do a 
        running jump and hold the edge in the corner, then go 
        right and climb up when you can. Now jump to the next
        platform and collect the secret inside the opening. Do 
        the reverse way to get out.
    
       -SECRET 24: After collecting the Bestiary Book and exiting
        that area, you'll see a white spirit floating around 
        that will guide you through the rest of the level. Ignore
        it for now. Climb to the first platform, then jump to the 
        other one. From here, jump forward to the overhead frame 
        (under the higher platform)and monkey swing to the  
        crawling space where the secret is. Quickly release and
        hold the "Action" button to grab the crawling space's 
        edge and climb up. Collect the secret at the end. Be
        careful with the spikes in the middle of the crawling
        space.
    
    
       J) OLD MILL
    
    
       -SECRET 25: Go to the area with the rope in the middle, 
        where the Imps are throwing stones against you. Jump to
        the rope, turn around and use the rope to jump to the 
        left platform. Collect the torch and return to the cave 
        you came from. At the end of the cave, you can light 
        the torch. Go back and do a running jump to the area 
        where the Imps are. Leave the torch near them and crawl 
        through the small tunnel to the left to get the secret.
    
       -SECRET 26: At the entrance of the windmill area, there
        are two crawling caves to the left. Enter the second one.
        Collect the medipack and save your game here. The path 
        is blocked with fire, so you'll have to dash through the
        fire and fall in the water before your energy bar is 
        empty. Climb up to collect the secret, and don't forget 
        to heal with the medipack you just found. Exit this area
        by using the other crawling space to the left. 
    
       -SECRET 27: After stopping the windmill, the water will 
        slow down. Swim behind the house where the knight went
        and you'll find a small entrance that will take you to
        the secret. You can also get this secret while the
        water is still running , but it's harder to enter in the
        small entrance. Start swimming from the left side of the
        house and try not to pass the entrance because the stream
        is very strong. I recommend you to get this secret after
        stopping the stream. 
      
    
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      | 5. Block Tower levels			           |
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       K) THE 13th FLOOR
    
    
       -SECRET 28: At the beginning, go to the left and shoot 
        the air duct's grating. After that, crawl through the
        air duct until Zip contacts you. You can see the secret
        during the sequence with the guard. Now move forward
        and you have to pass the lasers (careful not to fall
        in the hole with more lasers). After passing the lasers,
        shoot another grating to the left. Follow the air duct
        and you'll have to pass another laser. After that, you
        will get inside the room. Don't forget to collect the
        Hammer in the room to the right after that.  
    
       -SECRET 29: After getting the acess code disk, you have
        to go back to the floor where you started the level and 
        operate the computer to open the air duct. Now you have 
        to go down using the pole. Be carefull with the 
        explosions (you should save your game before going down).
        At the middle of the pole, jump backwards and you should
        land in a secret entrance. Collect the secret and go 
        down without using the pole (simply fall to the ground).
        Use your medipacks if you lost some energy with the
        explosions.         
        
       -SECRET 30: Later in the level, there is a U-shaped room
        where you kill a guard and Zip tells you not to kill the
        scientist. You should save your game before entering 
        this room. After that, kill the scientist. Don't get 
        too close to him, otherwise a sequence will start and
        you will not be able to get the secret. Use the rifle 
        and sniper ammo to kill him. He will see your gun and 
        he will start running around, but try to kill him. A new 
        door will open near this room's entrance. You'll have to 
        deal with several guards and the machine guns are
        activated, so heal whenever you need. Your energy will 
        drop very quickly. Go to the new opened door and go to 
        the left when you see the laser. The secret is at the end 
        of the corridor.
    
    
       L) ESCAPE WITH THE IRIS
    
    
       -SECRET 31: After entering the elevator shaft for the  
        first time (by using the trapdoor in the bathroom), 
        save your game and go down the climbable wall. Go down as 
        much as you can, then release. You should land inside the
        secret entrance. It's a bit hard to do it, because most 
        of the times you will land on a slipping ledge. Then
        collect the secret and get out by climbing the elevator
        chain. 
    
       -SECRET 32: After exiting the elevator shaft once and for
        all, you'll have to run from an armed guard (you don't 
        have weapons yet). You'll see a big aquarium there with
        the secret inside. If you stand between the guard and 
        the aquarium, the guard will certainly hit the glass of 
        the aquarium. Collect the secret and run. You may lose 
        some energy here, so be carefull. 
    
       -SECRET 33: After collecting the previous secret, a 
        sniper will shoot against you. Run to the other side 
        and climb up the wall at the left of the door. Run to the 
        other side once again. There's a small fire estinguisher
        there (near the switch that opens the door below). The
        sniper must shoot it, so run around it until that happens.
        The explosion will reveal a secret entrance with the 
        secret inside.
    
    
       M) RED ALERT
    
    
       -SECRET 34: At the begginig of the level, kill the guard 
        and keep going upstairs. The choper will destroy some of
        the stairs and you'll have to jump. After a running jump,
        the next stairs will fall below your feet, so make sure 
        you jump before you fall with them. After that, climb 
        down the stairs that just felt to get to the secret
        entrace at the left side. Collect the secret and get out.
    
       -SECRET 35: The hardest secret to get. It took me a few
        tries, and you may have to practice before doing it. 
        After using the elevator (inside the building), kill 
        the guard. There is a large corridor to the left and two 
        doors in front of you. Enter the left door, equip your
        rifle with sniper ammo and save the game. Press the 
        button to start the shooting game. Try to shoot all the
        targets before they pass the middle line. If something 
        goes wrong, reset and try again. If you did it fine, the 
        lamp will light up and the other door will be opened. 
        Save your game. You have to shoot all the targets again,
        but this time is harder. After pressing the button, the
        room will be filled with gas and the exit door will only
        open if you shoot all targets before they pass the middle
        line. Then heal yourself from the gas and go up the 
        corridor to collect the secret in the opened room to the 
        left.
    
       -SECRET 36: The last secret, and very easy to get. At the
        end of the level , you have to go inside the gas chamber.
        Save your game before that. The secret is near the first
        switch, in a crawling space to the right.
    
    
       Congratulations! You have found all the secrets in the 
       game. Now go to the last door and save your game there.
       After the final credits, don't turn the console off yet.
       A new option called "Special Features" will be available 
       in the main menu. Enjoy your reward!
    
    
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      | 6. Special movements list 		                  |
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       I'll list some moves that are not listed in the game's 
       manual or explained during the trainig level. Some of 
       them are useless, but great looking, and most of them also
       exist in the previous games.
      
       -Swan dive: press "Walk" button while performing a
        forward jump.
       
       -Swan dive with rotation: Only works when jumping from
        very high places. Perform a Diving jump, then press and
        hold the "Roll" button. 
       
       -"Upside-down": While holding a climbable edge, press 
        "Up" to climb up and hold the "Walk" button.
    
       -Somersault: Near an edge, press/hold the "Crouch" button
        and then press "Jump". This movement is only used to
        enter the small house in "Old Mill" level, but works 
        any time.   
    
    
    
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      | 7. Weapons						    |
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       -Pistols:
        Lara uses the two pistols at the same time, although 
        she will only use one when an enemy is out of range from
        the two. It is possible to kill everything with the 
        pistols in the levels where you can use them, even if
        they are the weakest weapon. The good thing about them is 
        they have unlimited ammo. Whenever you want to save ammo 
        for your stronger weapons use the pistols. They are useful
        to kill weak enemies, like dogs. You start the game with 
        them and they are available for the Rome and Russian Base 
        levels.
    
       -Revolver:
        Cool weapon that can be combined with a laser sight.
        Good to kill human enemies. Can be used in a sniper
        style for long-disntance shots. Found in the first 
        level at the top of the stairs on the left side of 
        the area where you meet Pierre and Larson.  
    
       -Shotgun:
        A strong weapon that uses two types of shells, Normal 
        and Wideshot. the shotgun is the best weapon against
        stronger and bigger enemies, like lions, knights and
        the three big snakes. Can be found in Trajan's Market,
        after coming out of the water in the room where you 
        fight the first knight and in The Submarine, in the room
        with a lot of wooden boxes where the Aqualung is.
    
       -Uzi:
        The Uzi is only effective because it is very fast.
        It wastes a lot of ammo in no time and it is not that 
        powerful. Use it only when you really need it. To find 
        it, just before entering the room with the timed puzzle in
        The Colosseum go up the ramp at your right and enter at 
        the top. You'll be attacked by a gladiator and by a lion,
        so kill them and examine the room to find it right next 
        to a Large Medipack. Also found in "The Base", inside the 
        locker in the room where you get the first swipe card, and
        in the "Sinking Submarine" in a room to the left of the 
        path with fire.
     
       -Desert Eagle:
        This weapons is good against human enemies. It is pretty
        much the same as the revolver in terms of power and speed.
        Found in the the shower room (the large room with shallow 
        water and the trapdoor for secret 12)  inside a locker
        ("The Base" level) and in the room with a lot of water where 
        the Nitrogen Canister can be found ("Sinking Submarine" 
        level)
    
       -HK Gun:
        A cool weapon that you will use in the Block Tower levels.
        It has three types of ammo. In Sniper mode, it takes time
        to reload and are slow, but great for head shots and 
        other one-hit kills. The lasersight it has makes it cooler.
        Burst mode is great because it shoots some damaging 
        bullets at a good speed. Speed Mode is a bit like the 
        Uzi: a lot of ammo wasted in a couple of seconds for 
        less damage but since it is so fast it is good against
        multiple enemies. You will have several different 
        situations that will require you to use all the modes 
        available for this weapon. You start the first level of 
        the final adventure with it. 
    
       -Grappling Gun: 
        You can't even kill a fly with this. It is only used to
        shoot some hooks with ropes to grattings in the 
        ceiling to help you in certain situations, like reaching
        certain places that are too far or too high. Obtained in 
        the room with all the weapons that you open after 
        clearing the target-shooting room in "Red Alert" level.
    
       Note: I don't know if there are alternative places to find 
       the weapons if you miss them the first time like it happens 
       in the previous Tomb Raiders (although I highly doubt)
       because I always pick them up as soon as I can, like it
       happens in the previous Tomb Raiders (although I highly 
       doubt). But if anyone found a weapon in a different 
       location than the ones you see here please tell me.      
    
    
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      | 8. Cheats						    |
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       ----------------A)PLAYSTATION VERSION--------------------
    				  		
       -Unlimited medipacks and ammo: 
        While playing, go to the inventory screen (by pressing
        Select) and highlight the "Timex". Press 
        R1+R2+L1+L2+Down+Circle and then press Triangle. Check 
        the inventory screen to confirm.
            
    
       -Unlock "Special Features" option: 
        After entering the "Unlimited medipacks and ammo" cheat,
        quit the game. "Special Features" option should be
        available in the main menu.
    
       
       -Unlimited health, ammo and weapons*: While playing, go to
        the inventory screen and highlight the "Timex". Press
        R1+L1+L2+UP+Circle and then press Triangle. Check the 
        inventory screen to confirm.
       *Note: this cheat only gives you the weapons available in
        the level you use it.  
       
       -Unlock all items in current level: 
        While playing, go to the inventory screen and highlight 
        the "Timex". Press R1+R2+L1+L2+Down then press Triangle.
        Check the inventory screen to confirm.
       
       -Adventure selection: 
        In the main menu, highlight "New Game" and press the
        following buttons to play in any adventure.
        >Russian Base (second adventure): L1+Up
        >Black Isle   (third  adventure): L2+Up
        >Tower Block  (fourth adventure): R1+Up
        Then simply press "X" while holding the two buttons.
      
    
           
       ----------------- B) DREAMCAST VERSION* -----------------
        
       Select Adventure:
       In the main menu, highlight "New Game" and press and hold
       the following buttons to start at any adventure.
       >Russian Base (second adventure): L2+R2+Down
       >Black Isle   (third  adventure): L2+R2+Left
       >Tower Block  (fourth adventure): L2+R2+Right
    
       Unlock "Special Features" menu:
       Highlight the Timex, press and hold "Y". The number of
       secrets should go up to 36. Then quit the game and return
       to the main menu. "Special Features" option should be
       available.
       
       
       *Credit goes to Bianca LLuberes for telling me that these
       cheats work
       
    
    
       -------------------- C) PC VERSION ----------------------
    
       
       Thanks to Edx for sending me the cheats for the PC. I
       couldn't try them. If anyone has the PC version, please try
       them.
    
       -Unlimited Large Medipacks: you must use this cheat when your 
        health isn't completely full and you must have only one 
        Large Medipack in your inventory. Press "Esc" to bring the 
        inventory screen and highlight the Large Medipack. Press and
        hold "Look" (numeric "0" by default) and "9" (not in numeric       
        pad) buttons. After that use the Large Medipack, exit and
        re-enter the inventory screen and see if you have unlimited
        Large Medipacks.
    
       -Unlimited Small Medipacks:you must use this cheat when your 
        health isn't completely full and you must have only one 
        Small Medipack in your inventory. Press "Esc" to bring the 
        inventory screen and highlight the Small Medipack. Press and
        hold "Look" (numeric "0" by default) and "0" (not in numeric       
        pad) buttons. After that use the Small Medipack, exit and
        re-enter the inventory screen and see if you have unlimited
        Small Medipacks.
        
        
     
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      | 9. Playstation Beta version            		    |
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       What is the Playstation Beta version? 
       It is a version of the game that was created as a 
       promotional version before the final version was released.
       This version has some "bugs" that were corrected in the 
       final version, and one of the secrets was changed, as well 
       as the cheats. Usually, this version can only be obtained
       by piracy or as prize in several contests. 
    
      
       Cheats: 
       The final version cheats don't work in this game,
       but these ones work fine. And yes, I've tested them. 
    
       -Adventure selection:
       In the main menu, highlight "New Game" and press the
       following button to start at any adventure:
       >Russian Base (second adventure): L1   
       >Black Isle   (third  adventure): L2
       >Tower Block  (fourth adventure): R2
       While holding the button, press "X".
         
       -View FMV: 
       In the main menu, press Select+R2. A new option should 
       appear.
    
       -Unlimited Medipacks and ammo*:
       While playing, open the inventory and highlight the Small
       Medipack. Then press L1+L2+R1+R2+Up. Exit the inventory
       and check it again. You should have everything unlimited.
       
       -All key items in current level*:
       While playing, open the inventory and highlight the Large
       Medipack. The press L1+L2+R1+R2+Down. Exit the inventory
       and check it again. You should have all the key items. 
          
       *Note: you can't do this cheat if you don't have the 
       medipack in the inventory.
    
    
      
       Secrets:
       The only difference is one secret in "The 13th Floor" 
       level in the Tower Block. I'll give you the correct list
       of the secrets in this level.
       
       -SECRET 28: At the beginning, go to the left and shoot 
        the air duct's grating. After that, crawl through the
        air duct until Zip contacts you. You can see the secret
        during the sequence with the guard. Now move forward
        and you have to pass the lasers (careful not to fall
        in the hole with more lasers). After passing the lasers,
        shoot another grating to the left. Follow the air duct
        and you'll have to pass another laser. After that, you
        will get inside the room.
    
       -SECRET 29: After opening a door by shooting the lock, 
        slide down and kill the guard. Climb up to the air shaft
        again. There are a lot of explosions here, and the secret
        is in the other side, so run and avoid getting caught by
        an explosion.
      
       -SECRET 30: After getting the acess code disk, you have
        to go back to the floor where you started the level and 
        operate the computer to open the air duct. Now you have 
        to go down using the pole. Be careful with the 
        explosions (you should save your game before going 
        down). At the middle of the pole, jump backwards and you
        should land in a secret entrance. Collect the secret and 
        go down without using the pole (simply fall into the
        ground). Use your medipacks if you lost some energy with
        the explosions.   
    
    
       Any more differences?
    
       Well, yes, but I'm not sure about this. I didn't test it,
       but my friend says he was "trapped" because of this. At the 
       "Red Alert" level in the Tower Block, you have to collect 
       the grappling gun before entering the next room. If you 
       enter the next room without collecting this gun, the door
       will be locked forever and you cannot get out because you
       need the gun to continue.  
      
       
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      | 10. Frequently Asked Question			    |
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       Q: I have the game for Playstation and I can't find secret
          number 29.
       A: There is a different PAL version of the game which  
          isn't exactly the final PAL version. Check the 
          "Playstation Beta version" section for more details.
    
    
       Q: I cannot get the secret 11 in the Russian base. Every
          time I try to jump to the boxes from the hanged box,
          I always fall in the ground.
       A: The same happened to me, and I still don't know why.
          Do a Swan Dive (press the walk button when performing 
          a running jump) to get there easily.
       -Additional info (credit goes to Surplus Boy): 
          "The only way this has worked for me is to refrain from
          pressing X, thereby landing on the feet rather than
          pulling up from the corner. The same was true of the
          final long jump in the Black Isle adventure."   
    
    
       Q: Your cheats for Playstation don't work. What's wrong?
       A: Again, the cheats for the Beta version are different 
          from those in the final version. If the final version
          cheats don't work with you, try the beta version 
          cheats.
     
      
       Q: I'm stuck. I don't know what to do. If I send you an e-mail
          asking for help about the game (but not the secrets), will 
          you answer me?
       A: Of course. I will not include a walkthrough in this
          faq (only cheats, secrets and related things), but I've 
          finished the game a few times. I wouldn't say "no" if I can
          help you! 
    
     
       Q: You say there are three secrets in every level, but
          there are two levels in the Russian base with one or
          two secrets. 
       A: The "Deep Sea Dive" level (which has one secret) is more
          like a "sub-level" of the "Sinking Submarine" level 
          (which has two secrets). That makes three secrets.
    
    
       Q: In the "Streets of Rome" level how do I shoot the bell 
          at the bell house to get the second secret and continue
          the level?
       A: You must get both Revolver and Laser Sight. Combine 
          Laser Sight with the Revolver, press and hold the 
          "Look" button and aim the bell. Then simply shoot it.
     
    
       Q: I'm in the room with the gears in Trajan's Market and
          I don't know how to reach the top left area with the
          second rope. How do I get there?   
       A: From the top right room where the first rope is, jump
          from platform to platform until you are close to the
          room. You can jump directly to the last platform, but if
          you're having trouble then look to the right wall before
          the entrance. You should see an opening. Jump to that 
          opening and from there you can jump to the platform near
          the entrance.
    
    
       Q: How do I kill that Soldier head in Trajan's Market?
       A: Combine the Lasersight with the Revolver. You have to
          shoot both his eyes. In order to to that, stay still
          and wait until he starts charging the laser. When that 
          happpens jump left or right and shoot his eye. Repeat 
          the process to destroy the other eye. You can destroy 
          both at the same time if you like. 
       Additional Info (credit goes to PRNCSANGL14): "If you are 
          going into the octopus room and find the manhole, there 
          is a raised block. Stand directly facing the block and
          the octopus will shoot over your head and miss. This 
          worked for me and I don't know if it works all the time."
        
    
       Q: I'm having trouble with the timed puzzle in  "The
          Colosseum" level. Can you help me?
       A: It only depends on your skills. This puzzle is easy if
          you can control Lara correctly. Here's a small walkthrough
          with all the steps. It is kinda hard to explain everything,
          but I tried my best:
          -Push the string three times while facing the middle 
           platform where the gemstone piece is;
          -Jump to the right. You'll slide down a little bit;
          -While running down the stairs count 4 steps and jump to
           land in a platform.
          -Keep running forward and jump after the 5th step to 
           land in that sort of pillar. Keep running forward.
          -Now you have to run 4 steps and jump a litttle bit after
           the 4th step while pressing "Action" in the air to grab 
           the platform on the other side. If you couldn't jump far
           enough to reach the platform you jumped too soon. If you
           ended up falling from the pillar you jumped too late. 
          -Climb to the platform and run 10 steps while turning left.
           Jump just before the platform's limit and grab the final
           platform where the Gemstone Piece is waiting for you.
    
    
       Q: How do I reach the crane control room in the crates 
          room? ("The Base" level)
       A: After opening the right door with the swipe card, do
          the following: 
         -Climb the stairs and once you are on top you have to 
          jump to the first crate with a wooden box on top;
         -Turn right and climb to that box. Do a running jump 
          to the nearest crate (the one a  bit to the right);
         -From there jump to the other set of crates and boxes
          to the left and climb to the highest box to the right;
         -Do another running jump to the crate with a wooden box
          over it and climb to that box.
         -Finally do a running jump to the balcony on the other 
          side (press "Action" while in the air) and then you can 
          open the door to enter the crane control room. 
    
          
       Q: In the Submarine level, I'm in the kitchen with the guy
          with the knife and I don't know what to do. I don't have
          the weapons yet. Is there a way to kill him?
       A: Yes. You have to enter the kitchen slowly so he doesn't
          hear you and walk behind him (you can't run). Once you
          are behind him select the Crowbar and Lara will knock him
          out. Collect the key he drops and open the righ door. 
          Collect another key and the Pistols inside. Use the key in
          the left door to exit the kitchen.  
     
    
       Q: In the "Old Mill" level, how can I reach the top of the
          small house to finish the level?
       A: After you turn the wind mill off and the water stops, you
          can swim in the water in the left side of the house where
          the horseman went. You'll find an entrace in the rocks at
          your left that will take you to the roof of that house. 
          Now try to reach the other side of the roof by jumping to
          the areas where you don't slide. You have to do one final
          jump to reach the roof of the small house. This jump might
          be a bit hard and you may fall some times.
    
    
       Q: And how do I get in? 
       A: There are two ways to do that:
          1-Press and hold "crouch", move backwards to the window
            and press "Action" to enter normally (sometimes it's
            hard to enter this way);
          2-Use the "Somersault" move (Check "Special movements
            list" section for detail).
    
    
        Q: I am having trouble opening certan manholes and 
           trapdoors but I don't know why! What do I have to do
           to open them?
        A: I got this question a few times for several different 
           trapdoors/manholes. I never had such problems, but what 
           I can say is that you have to stand over the trapdoor/
           /manhole lock facing the right direction and then press 
           the "Action" button to open it. If you still can't
           open it you should try facing several different directions
           and you should open it soon or later. If you really can't
           open it no matter what you do make sure you are trying to
           open something that is supposed to be opened.
            
          
    
    
       
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      | 11. Credits		    				    |
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       -Thanks to CJayC for posting my Faq and for making a great
        site;
    
       -Thanks to my friend Nuno (lacerda_nuno@hotmail.com) for
        testing the PC cheats 
        
       -Thanks to my friend Rui who has the Beta version and 
        tested the cheats for me. They work!
    
       -Thanks to Mamdouh Haidar for telling me about the
        somersault move; 
    
       -Thanks to Surplus Boy for adding some useful info to the 
        Secret 11 in the Russian Base;
    
       -Thanks to Bianca LLuberes for testing the Dreamcast cheats
        and telling me they work;
    
       -Thanks to Edx for the PC cheats;
    
       -Thanks to SuezArty56 for all the kindness and support;
    
       -Thanks to PRNCSANGL14 for sending me some tips;
    
       -Thank you for reading this Faq!    
    
    
    
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