The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark – walkthrough

The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark – walkthrough 1 - steamlists.com
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Full text walkthrough with pictures where appropriate, no achievement help

 
 

Misc

 
Raxa, like Dooley, has something to say on every single screen 
 
 

Case 1: Missing, Presumed Darkside

 
TV Studio 
Go right 
 
TV Station Hallway 
Talk to Mystic Lady 
Take the STAR STAR out of the bin 
Enter the Dressing Room 
 
Dressing Room 
Take the Crystal, get MELLITE 
Take the DIDGERIDOO 
Look at Fan Posters, talk to Psychic 
(Try to take the Key) 
Leave room 
 
TV Station Hallway 
Go right 
 
TV Station Reception 
Take DELIVERY BOX 
Open DELIVERY BOX with STAR STAR, get GLASS BOWLS 
Go outside 
 
TV Station Parking Lot 
Give GLASS BOWLS to any one of the kids 
Pick up BAG OF NUTS 
Go back inside 
 
TV Station Reception 
Go left 
 
TV Station Hallway 
Enter the Dressing Room 
Take the LOCKBOX KEY 
Go back out 
 
TV Station Hallway 
Go left 
 
TV Studio 
Combine DIDGERIDOO with BAG OF NUTS, get NUT CANNON 
Use NUT CANNON on Squirrel 
Go through the door 
 
TV Station Storage Room 
Open the Lockbox with the LOCKBOX KEY, get GO BAG 
 
Go all the way to the parking lot 
 
TV Station Parking Lot 
Give GO BAG to Psychic 
 
Switchboard Building Exterior 
Get CRIME SCENE TAPE from the car 
Use CRIME SCENE TAPE on entrance 
Enter the building 
 
Switchboard Building Interior 
Examine the Switchboard 
Go upstairs 
 
Switchboard Building Roof 
Search the toolbox, get SKETCHY ADDRESS 
 
Go back outside, enter the construction worker office 
 
Construction Worker Office 
Talk to Tyrese, get MANIFEST 
Combine SKETCHY ADDRESS with MANIFEST 
Leave the office, drive off with the car 
 
Go to the Auction House 
 
Auction House Exterior 
Examine the stall, get STALE PIZZA 
Enter the building 
 
Auction House Showroom 
Take the Faberge Acorn from the bin 
 
Leave the building, drive off 
 
Pier 13 
Give MELLITE to the bear, get ROBOTIC BIRDS 
Examine SOVIET TECH, get VHS 
Go through curtain 
 
Black Market 
Look at Transceiver 
Talk to Wang, “I need that transceiver” 
 
Go back to the car, drive off 
 
Junkyard Exterior 
Enter 
 
Junkyard 
Take OLD TUBE OF SOLVENT 
Go right 
 
Machinery 
Throw STALE PIZZA on crusher/conveyor 
Go left 
 
Junkyard 
Take broken console, get BROKEN JOYCHILD™ 
 
Leave, drive off 
 
Pier 13 
Give the BROKEN JOYCHILD™ to Mark, get FIXED JOYCHILD™ 
 
Enter the Black Market and go all the way right 
 
Alleyway 
Give the FIXED JOYCHILD™ to Man In Big Coat 
Go through the vent 
 
Cookie Bakery 
Take SEA HAG COOKIES from the box 
Leave the room, go left 
 
Cookie Shop Exterior 
Give SEA HAG COOKIES to Man With Tiny Hammer, get AUCTION GAVEL 
 
Go back to the car, drive off 
 
TV Station 
 
Go all the way to the Dressing Room 
 
Dressing Room 
Use make up on the ROBOTIC BIRDS, get PAINTED BIRDS 
 
Go back to the car, drive off 
 
Pier 13 
 
Go all the way to the bakery 
 
Cookie Bakery 
Switch PAINTED BIRDS with the real ones 
 
Go back to Wang 
 
Black Market 
Talk to Wang, “I did the thing”, get TRANSCEIVER 
 
Go to the car, drive off 
 
Auction House 
 
Go to all the way right 
 
Bidding Room 
Show AUCTION GAVEL to guard 
Go through door 
 
Backstage 
Take SOVIET MANUAL and LOOM 
 
Go back to the car, drive off 
 
TV Statiion Reception 
Give VHS to receptionist 
Go outside to the parking lot 
 
Go to the hallway, enter the left door 
 
Edititing Room 
Use OLD TUBE OF SOLVENT on the FAKE FABERGE ACORN, get REAL FABERGE ACORN 
Give REAL FABERGE ACORN to Marv 
Look at tape 
 
Go to the car, drive off 
 
Pier 13 
Talk to Mark, get SOVIET TECH 
 
Drive off 
 
Junkyard 
 
Go all the way right 
 
Machinery 
Interact with the door 
 
Office 
Get TANGLED WIRES 
Take art from the fridge, get GREMLIN ART 
 
Go back to the car, drive off 
 
Switchboard Building Exterior 
Enter construction worker office 
Use mug of tea on GREMLIN ART, get REPLACEMENT PAGES 
 
Go to the car, drive off 
 
Auction House 
 
Go to the Bidding Room 
 
Bidding Room 
Use REPLACEMENT PAGES on podium, get PHONEBOOK PAGES 
 
Go back to the car, drive off 
 
Switchboard Building Exterior 
Enter the building 
 
Switchboard Building Interior 
Use TRANSCEIVER and PHONEBOOK PAGES on Switchboard 
Combine TANGLED WIRES with LOOM 
Yellow (uppermost left) one up, blue (bottom left) down, yellow all the way up, green(second from bottom) down, red (second from top) up 
Get UNTANGLED WIRES 
Use UNTANGLED WIRES on Switchboard 
Use Switchboard 
Set the wires the the last shape (screenshot coming), then hit dial 
Get DOOLEY’S CLUES 
 
Go to the car, drive off 
 
Apartment Exterior 
Enter the building 
 
Apartment Interior 
Take GYM BAG, search the coat to get CHALK, take CANDLES 
Use DOOLEY’S clues on Conspiracy Board 
 
Unselect (turn grey) all locations besides Laundromat, then click the green circular button 
 
Leave Apartment 
 
Apartment Roof 
Use CANDLES, CHALK, and GYM BAG on the raised block 
 
CASE CLOSED 
 
 

Case 2: Twilight Years

 
The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark - walkthrough - Case 2: Twilight Years 
 
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No “go there” this time due to having a map and location headlines 
 
Parking Lot 
Go inside 
 
Reception 
Go to Nanny’s Room in the West Wing 
 
Reception 
Talk to Receptionist, exhaust all options 
 
Bins 
Pick up box, get MEDICAL STICKERS 
Climb Ladder 
 
Roof 
Grab a BROOM from the collection of brooms 
(Talk to the Fair Maiden) 
 
Kitchen 
Grab the POTS AND PANS 
Take the SCISSORS 
 
Courtyard 
Go left, enter the shed 
Take the HAMMER 
 
Go right to the fountain 
 
Use the BROOM on the burning mannequin 
Put POTS AND PANS on the mannequin 
Hammer the POTS AND PANS 
Take the armour off of the mannequin, get MAKESHIFT ARMOUR 
Grab the fountain topping, get BROKEN FOUNTAIN ORNAMENT 
 
Laundry 
Grab TEDDYBEAR 
 
Reception 
Use SCISSORS on stack of magazines, get MAGAZINE CLIPPINGS 
 
Rec Room 
Give BROKEN FOUNTAIN ORNAMENT to Pastor Farrelly, get SUPER SOAKER 
 
Dining Room 
Use SUPER SOAKER on either old person 
Take balloons, get WATER BALLOONS 
 
Nurse’s Station 
Combine MEDICAL STICKERS and MAGAZINE CLIPPINGS, get DOCTORED (HAHA!) CLIPPINGS 
Give DOCTORED (HAHA!) CLIPPINGS to nurse 
Take DICTAPHONE 
Use WATER BALLOONS on vat of denture gum, get GUM BALLOONS 
 
Parking Lot 
Throw GUM BALLOONS at squad car 
Grab discarded banner, get BANNER 
 
Roof 
Give MAKESHIFT ARMOUR to Fair Maiden 
 
Dining Room 
Press the switch 
Put DICTAPHONE in TEDDYBEAR, get POSSESSED TEDDY 
Combine POSSESSED TEDDY with BANNER, get POSSESSED TEDDY WITH ROPE ATTACHMENT 
Put POSSESSED TEDDY WITH ROPE ATTACHMENT on fan 
Press the switch again 
 
Rec Room 
Use the storage door 
 
Storage 
Take the PAPER and the SELF-ASSEMBLY TABLE 
 
Nanny’s Room 
Get CUPS OF TEA and SANDWICHES 
Take the CREDIT CARD from the shelf 
Open the closet 
Grab the knitting needles and twine, get KNITTING NEEDLES 
Talk to Upsidedown Man In Closet, exhaust options 
Leave the room through either door 
 
Burning Fountain 
Use CREDIT CARD on lit-up door 
Take RED SHIRT 
 
Laundry 
Put PAPER in gap under door 
Use KNITTING NEEDLES on closet, get CLOSET KEY 
Use CLOSET KEY on closet 
 
Grab GARLIC 
Grab photo, get CLASS PHOTO 
Search dresser, get SMELLY KEYS 
 
Bins 
Use SMELLY KEYS on bins 
Search the third bin, get FILM PREVIEWS 
 
Nanny’s Room 
Combine CLASS PHOTO with FILM PREVIEWS, get EVIDENCE 
Show EVIDENCE to Upsidedown Man In Closet 
 
Leave the room and go right once 
 
Staff Room 
Take the keys, get HEX KEY 
Search the toolbox, get SCREWDRIVER 
Take the animal throw, get WHITE THROW 
 
Laundry 
Put RED SHIRT and WHITE THROW in the washing machine 
Use the washing machine, get DYED THROW 
 
Rec Room 
Use SCREWDRIVER on lights, get DISCO LIGHTS 
 
Roof 
Put DISCO LIGHTS on lightning rod 
 
Courtyard 
Go left 
Put DYED THROW in bandstand 
Put SELF-ASSEMBLY TABLE in carpeted bandstand 
Assemble the SELF-ASSEMBLY TABLE by putting the parts in the right spots on the left, get BĂ–RKED TABLE 
Combine GARLIC and SANDWICHES, get GARLIC SANDWICHES 
Put CUPS OF TEA and GARLIC SANDWICHES on BĂ–RKED TABLE 
 
CASE CLOSED 
 
 

Case 3: Druid’s Delight

 
To be continued… 
 

Written by XBL Laberbacke

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