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        Alan Wake Manuscript Guide: by Daicen
    
    
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    Alan Wake
    for the 360 and PC
    Remedy Entertainment
    Microsoft Game studios
    Gamefaqs.com
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          INTRODUCTION
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     There are over 100 manuscript pages to find, some of which are only
    discoverable if you play on the highest difficulty level (Nightmare
    Mode). These book pages provide a great deal of additional exposition
    and further information on the compelling world and storyline that the
    developers at Remedy have created for Alan Wake.
    
     Collecting 25 Manuscript Pages will unlock the “Paging Mr. Wake”
    Achievement that’s worth 20 GamerPoints that will be added to your 
    GamerScore upon completion. Whereas finding 100 Manuscript Pages
    will earn you a whopping 50G and the “Collector’s Edition”
    Achievement.
    
     In this guide, the manuscript pages are provided in the earliest
    order in which you can get them. The ones marked (Nightmare) are
    only available in Nightmare mode.
    
    
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           Episode 1
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    Manuscript Pages #1 and 2: “The Title Page of the Manuscript” and “Wake
    Attacked by a Shadowy Murderer” You will automatically acquire these two
    as you move down the path and into the light for a cutscene.
    
    
    Manuscript Page #13 (Nightmare): “Rose Is a Fan”
    Just before you enter the first logging camp via a log over a fence.
    Look towards the left side to find it laying on a log.
    
    
    Manuscript Page #3: “Wake Fights a Taken with Light”
    This one is inside of the first logging camp next to a large pile of
    pallets.
    
    
    Manuscript Page #10: “Rose Daydreams About Wake”
    Once you have climbed over a fence exiting the first logging camp you
    will come across a yellow crane on the road. Head in the direction to
    the left of it and up the hill. It will be on the wall inside of the
    shack up here. There is a tractor up here too.
    
    Manuscript Page #11: “Barry’s Arrival”
    When you have reached the river and proceed to cross the logs. Stay to the
    right side of these small islands and cross the logs to find it on a silver
    metal cabinet near the edge.
    
    Manuscript Page #4 (Nightmare): “The Dark Presence Wakes Up”
    This one is located when you are crossing the river on one of the boulders.
    It is close to the second logging camp.
    
    Manuscript Page #5: “Wake Attacked by Birds”
    When you are inside of the second logging camp, you will have to turn on the
    generator in order to proceed on to the next area. There is a log building
    right next to it, you will find it in here on a table.
    
    Manuscript Page #6: “Wake Finds Pages”
    Once you have climbed out of the second logging camp. You will come across a
    Safe Heaven. While proceeding on and up the hill, you will come across it
    laying on the ground on the path.
    
    Manuscript Page #7: “TV in the Gas Station”
    You will find it near some barrels on your way to the third logging camp. It
    will be laying on the ground just as you start to walk up the hill. A Safe
    Heaven will be at the top.
    
    Manuscript Page #8: “Wake Lies to the Sheriff”
    You will find it laying on the ground at the gated entrance at the third
    logging camp.
    
    Manuscript Page #9: “Stucky Taken”
    When you have reached Stucky’s Gas Station, it will be laying on the ground
    behind the parade float.
    
    Manuscript Page #12 (Nightmare): “Toby the Dog”
    Once you have reached Stucky’s Gas Station, it will be in the back of it to
    the left of the ladies restroom door on the wall.
    
    
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           Episode 2
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    Manuscript Pages #14 and #15: “The Sudden Stop 1” and “The Sudden Stop 2”
    They are on top of a pile of manuscripts on Wake’s desk in his office inside
    of his apartment.
    
    Manuscript Page #18: “Alice Sees a Shadow”
    It is laying on the carpet inside of the radio/break room of the Bright
    Falls’ Sheriff Station.
    
    Manuscript Page #16: “The Dark Presence in the Diner”
    This one is in “Bright Falls’ Sheriff Station” inside the jail cell on the
    bench nearest to the rear door. You will need to speak Sarah before you can
    access the jail cell area.
    
    Manuscript Page #17: “Wake at Lovers’ Peak”
    This one is behind the “Sheriff’s Station” on a small rock in a tall grassy
    area near the old broken truck. You have to go here to pick up Alice’s license
    as proof from the phone call you just received.
    
    Manuscript Page #19: “Barry Doubts Wake’s Sanity”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” outside of the cabin, head down the
    steps and you will find the manuscript laying on the ground near the rear of
    the yellow truck.
    
    Manuscript Page #31: “Rose and Rusty”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” laying on the wooden floor at the
    corner of a lookout point. It is halfway
    down the trail from Rusty’s cabin where you started.
    
    Manuscript Page #20: “Rusty Dying”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” on your way down the trail, just
    after getting #19. It is in the opened trunk of a vehicle parked off the
    road.
    
    Manuscript Page #21: “Rusty Attacked by the Dark Presence”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” on the corner of the low stone wall
    by the entrance steps to the Park Ranger’s Office.
    
    Manuscript Page #22: “Wake Reaches a Safe Haven of Light”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” laying on the ground inside of the
    Ranger’s Office at the end of the hallway. You first need to talk to Rusty
    to get the key to the Ranger’s Office.
    
    Manuscript Page #23: “Rusty’s Final Thoughts”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” on the log picnic table which is near
    the lookout platform and waterfall. This is just shortly after defeating Rusty
    whom was Taken.
    
    Manuscript Page #32: “Barry Meets Rose”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” laying on the ground near a picnic
    table which is by the waterfall vista. You will have just taken a detour by
    crossing the bridge, go right instead of left.
    
    Manuscript Page #24: “Wake Sees the Torch Symbol”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” is laying on the ground in front of a
    Lovers’ Peak sign. It is near a Safe Haven where you had to start the generator
    and just crossed the second bridge.
    
    Manuscript Page #25: “Nightingale’s Arrival”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” just behind the barricaded gate sitting
    on top of a rock on your way to Lovers’ peak.
    
    Manuscript Page #26: “Alice’s Fear of the Dark”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” laying on the rocky edge just after the
    cutscene with Mott. You will also be below Lovers’ Peak.
    
    Manuscript Page #33: “Sarah Thinks About Wake”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” laying the ground behind a log on the
    rocky edge overlooking the old mill. There is a picnic area right here as well.
    
    Manuscript Page #27: “Wake Hears a Chainsaw”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” laying on the ground at the entrance of
    a hut. There will be another hut here as well and a Safe Haven after defeating a
    few foes. Do NOT drop from the cliff here just yet, if you do you have gone too
    far.
    
    Manuscript Page #34: “Deputies at the Logging Site”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” laying on a bag outside on a partially
    enclosed balcony. This balcony is halfway up the old water mill.
    
    Manuscript Page #28: “Barry in Elderwood”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” just after #34 on the next floor on a
    pile of bags. It is just after you jump across onto the elevator system in the
    old mill.
    
    Manuscript Page #35: “Wake Feels the Dark Presence”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” on top of a closed chest inside of
    a storage barn above the old mill. You will have to jump on the chests and
    crates to get to it.
    
    Manuscript Page #29: “Nightingale Fires at Wake”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” laying on the ground next to a trash
    can by the entrance to the ladies restroom. This is in the campground’s area
    and a trucks headlights will be shining on you.
    
    Manuscript Page #36: “Wake’s Despair”
    This one is at “Elderwood National Park” laying on the ground in front of a
    jackknifed big-rig which is blocking the tunnel. Which is at the end of the
    main road on your back to Rusty’s cabin.
    
    Manuscript Page #30 (Nightmare): “Wake at the Dark Presence’s Mercy”
    On the trail back to Rusty’s cabin, you will just have had a phone call
    from Mott at this point. This will also just be after you have to exit the
    vehicle.
    
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           Episode 3
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    Manuscript Page #37: “Randolph Calls the Police”
    This one is in “On the Run” laying on the ground right after you come out
    of the trailer.
    
    Manuscript Page #38: “The Dark Presence Sleeps”
    This one is in “On the Run” on a log near the start of the trail after
    exiting the dry riverbed.
    
    Manuscript Page #44: “Rose Visited by the Dark Presence”
    This one is in “On the Run” laying on the ground at the end of the road
    near the crashed cop car. It is by the fallen tree and just after #38.
    
    Manuscript Page #45: “Rose Touched by the Dark Presence”
    This one is in “On the Run” laying on the ground of a rocky cliff near
    the edge. It is overlooking a Safe Haven you just were at, where there was
    a radio. When you cross the bridge you will be attacked by a few foes.
    
    Manuscript Page #39: “Nightingale in the Radio Station”
    This one is in “On the Run” pinned to a fence down the path of which you
    just dropped down to from the Radio Station.
    
    Manuscript Page #46: “Walter Fights Danny”
    This one is in “On the Run” on the concrete pad all the way up the hill at
    the radio mast/tower. You will reach a Safe Haven right after #39, instead
    of going straight towards a barn, head right.
    
    Manuscript Page #47: “Wake Attacked by a Bulldozer”
    This one is in “On the Run” pinned to a gate on the road near the barn. After
    the barn fight with the foes, instead of going towards the path that takes
    you to the train depot, head right.
    
    Manuscript Page #40: “Sarah Distrusts Nightingale”
    This one is in “On the Run” laying on a small boulder along the path to a
    view over the railroad tracks and before another Safe Haven.
    
    Manuscript Page #41: “Wake Attacked by a Possessed Object”
    This one is in “On the Run” laying on a tree stump at the trail junction
    overlooking the trail bridge. You would of just came from a Safe Haven and
    picked up manuscript page #40.
    
    Manuscript Page #48 (Nightmare): “Wake and Night Springs”
    It is stuck to a tree stump on the far right edge under the water tower. You
    will just have crossed the bridge, manuscript page #42 is near here too.
    
    Manuscript Page #42: “Wake and the Dark Presence in the Lodge”
    This one is in “On the Run” laying on the ground near a pile of rusting
    girders. A ladder up to the water tower foundation is close by.
    
    Manuscript Page #43: “Wake Attacked by the Dark Presence”
    This one is in “On the Run” on the banister post on the balcony as you exit
    the warehouse.
    
    Manuscript Page #57: “Mott on the Ferry”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” on a trunk at the top of the first mine tower
    you come across. This will just be after coming across a ranger station and
    proceeding down hill.
    
    Manuscript Page #49: “Sarah in the Radio Station”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” laying on the wooden walkway. This is by the
    entrance to the coal mine museum and to the right of a rusting tractor.
    
    Manuscript Page #50: “Thomas Zane in Love with Barbara Jagger”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” laying on the ground after jumping down from
    inside the building. It is also just before entering the train yard.
    
    Manuscript Page #51: “Wake Touched by the Dark Presence”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” at the corner of pile of timber wood covered by
    tarp. This is at the top floor of the second mine warehouse and just before
    exiting it.
    
    Manuscript Page #52: “Wake and Barry in the Cell”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” on a small rock on the path to the mine tunnel
    and sinkhole. Just shortly after exiting the gates of the mine warehouse area.
    
    Manuscript Page #60 (Nightmare): “Wake Reads a Page”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” on a rock by some debris at the entrance behind
    the Gray Peak Gorge Ghost Town.
    
    Manuscript Page #53: “Wake and Casey”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” on the edge of the wood on the bridge near a
    telegraph pole and inside of Gray Peak Gorge Ghost Town.
    
    Manuscript Page #59 (Nightmare): “Doc Examines Barry and Rose”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” laying on top of a log inside of a shack on the
    left side of the track. This shack is in Gray Peak Gorge Ghost Town after
    crossing the bridge.
    
    Manuscript Page #58: “Hunters Taken”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” laying on a small rock behind a large rock at
    the very bottom of the cave tunnel’s descent. When you reach the end it will
    be on your right side behind the large rock.
    
    Manuscript Page #54: “Nightingale in the Majestic”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” laying by a blocked tunnel inside of a circular
    chamber. This will be shortly after coming across manuscript page #58 and
    before a battle with some foes.
    
    Manuscript Page #61: “Tor Hits Nurse Sinclair”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” laying on top of the square vista platform at
    the very top of the mine mountain. When you exit the mine, head all the way
    up the stairs instead of down them.
    
    Manuscript Page #55: “Mott at Cauldron Lake”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” pinned to a rock on a narrow cliff path. It is
    near the small broken wooden bridge and on your way up the mountain to a
    house in ruins.
    
    Manuscript Page #56: “Wake Wakes Up in the Lodge”
    This one is in “Mirror Peak” laying on the stairs, halfway down them. You
    will have moments ago just came from the house in ruins in which a floor
    had caved in.
    
    
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           Episode 4
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    Manuscript Page #62: “Thomas Zane’s Writing and Assistant”
    This one is in “Cauldron Lake Lodge” will automatically be handed to you
    by Odin Anderson. Just after the conversation with Doctor Hartman inside
    of the recreation room.
    
    Manuscript Page #63: “Barry in the Lodge”
    This one is in “Cauldron Lake Lodge” laying against the pole at the top of
    the stairs. It will appear after you have gone to the typewriter and just
    as the commotion outside starts.
    
    Manuscript Page #69: “Mott Fails Hartman”
    This one is in “Cauldron Lake Lodge” sitting on top of a table in
    Hartman’s Interview Room.
    
    Manuscript Page #64: “Hartman Watches Wake Fall”
    This one is in “Cauldron Lake Lodge” will automatically be given to you
    during a cutscene when you walk into Doctor Hartman’s Office.
    
    Manuscript Page #65: “Hartman’s Mission”
    This one is in “Cauldron Lake Lodge” laying on a chair arm in a small room
    near a door and tv. You will have just came from the rec room with bears’
    blocking the doorway and having to use a flare.
    
    Manuscript Page #66: “Wake Sees the Old Gods Stage”
    This one is in “Cauldron Lake Lodge” laying on a rock at the base of a tree
    inside the maze.
    
    Manuscript Page #70: “Hartman and the Power Failure”
    This one is in “Cauldron Lake Lodge” on a bench inside of the maze right
    near the end of it.
    
    Manuscript Page #68: “Mott in Charge”
    This one is in “Cauldron Lake Lodge” laying on a pile of bags inside of the
    shed. This shed is next to a Safe Haven and shortly after the battle against
    Hartman whom was Taken.
    
    Manuscript Page #67: “Barry Attacked by a Taken”
    This one is in “Cauldron Lake Lodge” laying on the stone walkway just after
    heading under a small bridge and getting past a gate that was taken by
    the darkness.
    
    Manuscript Page #71: “Hartman Sedates Wake”
    This one is in “Cauldron Lake Lodge” laying on top of the wall overlooking
    the walled garden. It is in the opposite direction of where Barry is,
    collect this manuscript page before heading to him.
    
    Manuscript Page #77: “Walter at the Anderson Farm”
    This one is in “The Anderson Farm” pinned to a piece of wood at the end of
    a dead-end tunnel. This is inside the hillside by the mine yard and where
    objects are being possessed by the
    darkness.
    
    Manuscript Page #72: “Nightingale Arrests Wake”
    This one is in “The Anderson Farm” laying on the wooden platform right
    near the generator. You will need to turn on the generator to get by the
    possessed gates.
    
    Manuscript Page #74: “The Dark Presence at Large”
    This one is in “The Anderson Farm” laying on a rock after being talked to
    by the light omnipresence.
    
    Manuscript Page #73: “The Patients Escape the Lodge”
    This one is in “The Anderson Farm” laying on the ground in front of the
    house in ruins. This is just shortly after coming across manuscript
    page #74.
    
    Manuscript Page #79: “Hartman Considers Mott and Wake”
    This one is in “The Anderson Farm” laying on the porch rug of Walter’s
    Cabin. You can only get to the porch after exiting the cabin through the
    broken window on the first floor.
    
    Manuscript Page #78 (Nightmare): “Hartman During the Missing Week”
    This one is in “The Anderson Farm” pinned to the outhouse in the
    backfield near the small barn.
    
    Manuscript Page #80: “Mulligan Questions Nightingale’s Orders”
    This one is in “The Anderson Farm” stuck to one of the electrical
    breakers on the right side of the Gods of Asgard Stage.
    
    Manuscript Page #81: “Nightingale’s Finds the Manuscript”
    This one is in “The Anderson Farm” on a wagon cart in the far corner of
    the side field. This is close to the big barn.
    
    Manuscript Page #75: “The Anderson Brothers in the 70s”
    This one is in “The Anderson Farm” stuck to a small viking stone on the
    second floor of the big barn.
    
    Manuscript Page #76: “The Mystery of the Missing Week”
    This one is in “The Anderson Farm” laying on the ground in the upstairs
    landing in Andersons’ Farmhouse.
    
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           Episode 5
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    Manuscript Page #82 and #83: “Nightingale Reads the Manuscript” and
    “Nightingale Attacked by the Dark Presence” This one is in “Night Life in
    Bright Falls” laying on the floor directly in front of your jail cell after
    the cutscene has ended with Sarah and Nightingale.
    
    Manuscript Page #88: “Barry in the Sheriff’s Station”
    This one is in “Night Life in Bright Falls” pinned to the wall at the far
    left end of the dark corridor inside of the Oh Deer Diner.
    
    Manuscript Page #84: “The Dark Presence Set Back”
    This one is in “Night Life in Bright Falls” laying at the corner of the stage
    in the debriefing room inside of Bright Falls Town Hall.
    
    Manuscript Page #85: “Cynthia’s Work”
    This one is in “Night Life in Bright Falls” at the corner of the counter, at
    the back of Bright Falls Bookshop.
    
    Manuscript Page #89: “Barry in the General Store”
    This one is in “Night Life in Bright Falls” laying on the floor of the yellow
    haul truck container, on the street of where the Church is located.
    
    Manuscript Page #86: “The Dark Presence Hunts Wake”
    This one is in “Night Life in Bright Falls” sitting on the wooden pulpit,
    inside of Bright Falls Church.
    
    Manuscript Page #87: “Alice Trapped in the Dark”
    This one is in “Night Life in Bright Falls” at the corner of the picnic bench,
    sitting on the wooden lookout platform near the top of the hill.
    
    Manuscript Page #93: “Cynthia on Her Way to the Dam”
    This one is in “Bright Falls Light & Power” on the ground behind the first
    electrified transformer cables. When you first enter this area, you will see
    it but need to continue around in order to be able to pick it up from the
    ground.
    
    Manuscript Page #90: “Wake’s Plan”
    This one is in “Bright Falls Light & Power” on the red chair on top of a cargo
    container. It is at the end of the transformer yard, you cannot miss it as
    this is where you exit the yard at.
    
    Manuscript Page #95 (Nightmare): “Children of the Elder God Lyrics 1”
    This one is in “Bright Falls Light & Power” laying on the road by the side of
    the yellow bus. This is near the swing bridge and just after you exit the
    transformer yard.
    
    Manuscript Page #94 (Nightmare): “The Poet and the Muse Lyrics 4”
    This one is in “Bright Falls Light & Power” laying on a rock behind the mesh
    fence near the power plant security hut. You will need to speak to Cynthia
    inside of the power plant in order to go around the fenced area to get the
    manuscript page.
    
    Manuscript Page #91: “The Falling Helicopter”
    This one is in “Bright Falls Light & Power” laying on a rock just below the
    giant water pipe. This will just be ahead of you after the cutscene with
    Cynthia in the water pipes has ended.
    
    Manuscript Page #96 (Nightmare): “Children of the Elder God Lyrics 2”
    This one is in “Bright Falls Light & Power” laying on a fallen tree trunk in
    the middle. This fallen tree trunk is right near a Safe Haven. It is also
    before being attacked by birds and shortly before coming across the down
    helicopter.
    
    Manuscript Page #92: “Zane’s Shoebox”
    This one is in “Bright Falls Light & Power” on a rock in the curved trail
    behind the fence. Do not worry about missing this as you cannot. The fence
    is right behind the three large spools which will become possessed by the
    darkness. This will happen after holding the button for Sarah and Barry.
    Once they are inside, the door will slam shut forcing you to go another
    direction alone.
    
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           Episode 6
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    Manuscript Page #97: “The Dark Presence Wants to Stop Wake”
    This one is in “On the Road to Cauldron Lake” on the highway road just before
    a Safe Haven. You will have just gone into the tunnel during the daytime, and
    after the cutscene it will be nighttime.
    
    Manuscript Page #102 (Nightmare): “The Poet and the Muse Lyrics 1”
    This one is in “On the Road to Cauldron Lake” laying on the green couch inside
    the Majestic Hotel Entrance/Reception Room.
    
    Manuscript Page #103 (Nightmare): “The Poet and the Muse Lyrics 2”
    This one is in “On the Road to Cauldron Lake” on a shelf on the second floor
    of the garage barn. You will come across this barn just after encountering a
    possessed monster truck. The garage barn will be very well lit and can be
    easily spotted nearby.
    
    Manuscript Page #98: “The Trail of the Dark Presence”
    This one is in “On the Road to Cauldron Lake” laying on the ground at the end
    of the tunnel. Just right before a Safe Haven and in front of a red truck.
    
    Manuscript Page #105: “Sarah and Barry in the Well-Lit Room”
    This one is in “On the Road to Cauldron Lake” laying on a foot well of a
    parked green truck. This green truck is at the end of the road at the entrance
    of the blocked tunnel past the scrapyard.
    
    Manuscript Page #104 (Nightmare): “The Poet and the Muse Lyrics 3”
    This one is in “On the Road to Cauldron Lake” on a small table on the second
    floor, inside of the Yard Manager’s Garage.
    
    Manuscript Page #99: “Thomas Zane’s Last Drive”
    This one is in “On the Road to Cauldron Lake” on the rusting stove at the
    bottom of the small control tower in the scrapyard. You cannot miss this as
    you will need to climb the ladder to start the generator and to move on to
    the next area.
    
    Manuscript Page #100: “The Dark Place”
    This one is in “On the Road to Cauldron Lake” laying on the ground inside of
    the decrepit chapel. This chapel is at the far end of the Southeast Cliffs
    Ghost Town.
    
    Manuscript Page #106 (Nightmare): “Zane’s Poem”
    This one is in “On the Road to Cauldron Lake” pinned to the mesh fence
    surrounding the old generator, in the mine encampment.
    
    Manuscript Page #101: “The Way through the Dark Place”
    This FINAL PAGE is in “On the Road to Cauldron Lake” laying on the wooden
    elevator platform above the mine encampment. Just before this you will have
    started the generator to be able to use the elevator.
    
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