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    Walkthrough by Anonymous

    Updated: 01/01/70 | Printable Version | Search This Guide

    
    
    			Adventure - The Colossal Cave
    
    
    1. Enter building. Get keys and lamp.  The lamp appears here should you have to 
    be reincarnated.
    2. Unlock gate (with key).  Get cage.
    3. Try the magic word, XYZZY.  Try it again.  Get rod.
    4. Drop rod. Get bird. Get rod.
    5. Wave rod. Drop rod. Go get diamonds and gold.
    6. Release bird. Drop cage. Grab coins and silver. Note: Dwarves are lousy 
    shots, but sometimes, unfortunately, they can get lucky.  Carry the ax, as you 
    may encounter up to five of these critters.
    7. Try the magic word PLUGH also. Drop silver, gold nugget, diamonds, jewelry, 
    and coins. If you haven't already, you will soon encounter a thieving pirate. 
    Not to worry, he's got to rob you at least once if you're to win all the 
    marbles.
    8. Carrying food, ax, bottle of water, key (all for later) and lantern, visit 
    the software den (Microsoft Version only). Don't mess with anything--Software 
    types are a weird lot.  Get magic word LWPI.  Works only from here.
    9. Water plant twice. Get water for the second pass at the waterfall.
    10. Attack dragon. Yes. Get rug.
    11. Get oil (in now empty bottle). Climb the plant.
    12. Oil door. Open door. Drop bottle. While here and while carrying golden eggs, 
    enter FEE, FIE, FOE, FOO, one word at a time. Check your inventory.  Go back to 
    where you first found the eggs.
    13. Throw eggs (to troll).  Cross bridge before the FEE, FIE, whatever.
    14. Feed bear.  Unlock chain (with key).  Get golden chain. Drop key.  Get bear.  
    Don't forget the rare spices.  At volcano view, read and remember the words of 
    fire.
    15. Release bear.  Don't try crossing the bridge with him on the chain.
    16. Open oyster (with trident).  Pearl will roll down into the cul-de-sac.
    17. Insert coin to get a replacement battery for your lamp, if necessary.  Coins 
    are a treasure, however, and you won't ge them back, so try beating the game 
    with the original batteries only.
    18. Never drop vase unless you have already dropped the pillow.
    19. Drop everything in order to enter.  Get emerald.
    20. Say PLOVER.  Get pyramid.  PLOVER, PLUGH and pi-tooie!
    21. You must traverse the maze to get Pirate's Treasure Chest, which doesn't 
    appear until he's robbed you.  Return via the Pit and XYZZY.  Drop all treasures 
    in the House.
    22. Drop magazine in Witt's End for a point.  Get out by entering all different 
    directions except north.  It may take a while.  Slog around in various and 
    distant locations until a voice announces that the cave is now closed.  At this 
    point you are teleported to the two-room Master's Game.
    23. Get black rod (with the rusty marks, not the star).  Drop rod in the 
    northeast room.  Retreat to the southwest room. Type blast. Alternate endings 
    are possible, but will not yield sufficient points to earn you the rank of 
    adventure grandmaster.
    
    Treasure List
    What								Where
    Golden Eggs						Giant Room
    Trident							Magnificent Canyon
    Pearl							Clam Room
    Pirate's Chest						Pirate's Maze
    Platinum Pyramid					Dark Room
    Emerald							Plover Room
    Ming Vase (and Pillow)					Oriental Room
    Rare Spices						Chamber of Boulders
    Persian Rug						Dragon's Den
    Golden Chain						Bear's Chamber
    Diamonds						West Side of Fissure
    Jewelry							South Side Chamber
    Gold Nugget						Gold Room
    Silver Bars						North-South Passage
    Coins							West Side Chamber