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                               PLAYING GUIDE

CLERIC'S QUESTS

                                Mission One

A.  Find the temple of Tempus and talk to the Master; he will inform you of
your task and give you your first lead.

B.  Leave the town and head for the Trading Post. Talk to the Trader and he
will inform you of the movements of certain characters.

C.  Ride  to  the  Big Tree. Search the maze, opening chests as you go. You
should find a dead body in one of the chests.

D.  Return  to  the  Temple  of  Tempus. Once again, talk to the Master and
inform him of your findings.

E. Head back to the Trading Post and talk to the Trader.

F.  Ride  to  the  Old  Hermit's  House.  There  you should search the maze
collecting   items  as  you  go.  Eventually,  you  will  locate  the  Holy
Scriptures.

G.  Return  to  the Temple of Tempus and talk with the Master. He will take
the Scriptures and reward you for your efforts.

                                Mission Two

A. Having rested, talk to the Master of the Temple of Tempus.

B.  Locate  and  enter  one  of  the Town's sewers. When opening one of the
chests  you  will  discover  a  small  Thief. Do NOT report him to the town
guards; instead show pity in order to receive your next clue.

C.  Find  the Dragon's Lair Pub, treat yourself to a meal and listen to the
local gossip, especially that concerning the Haunted Mansion.

D.  Walk  to  the Haunted Mansion and break in. Search the chests until you
discover a note.

E.  Leave  town and head for the Hut. Again, search the chests. Eventually,
you will come across an Old Man who will give you your next clue.

F.  Locate  the  Old  Ruins  and open the various chests. You should find a
bottle of Incense.

G.  Finally, return to the Temple and seek an audience with the Master. You
will be rewarded for your help.

                               Mission Three

A.  Having rested, leave the Temple and search directly outside it for your
first clue.

B.  Re-enter  the  Temple and talk to the Master. Having donated some money
you'll eventually be given your next clue.

C.  Head  for  the Mage's Tower. Enter it and search the chests. You should
find a Wand with blue runes carved on it.

D. Take the Wand to the Master of the Temple.

E. Once again, search outside the Temple for a clue.

F.  During  the  hours between 8pm and 10pm visit the Rat's Nest Pub. While
there, listen to the local gossip until you meet a Woman.

G. Return to the Pub and listen to the gossip again.

H. Return to the Temple and have another chat with the Master.

I. Revisit the Pub and listen to yet more idle banter.

J. Once more, return to the Master of the Temple for a quiet word.

K.  Make  for  the Rock Quarry; you can find it by using a secret path from
the  Hermit's  House. Open the various chests until you find the dead woman
and a new hint.

L.  Explore  the  Haunted  Mansion  and  open the chest to find the missing
Ring.

M. Return to the Master of the Temple to end the third mission.

FIGHTER'S QUESTS

                                Mission One

A. Locate the Fighter's Guild where you should approach the Master for your
first hint.

B. Attend the Archery Range where you'll need to improve your skills by two
levels in order to gain another clue.

C. Return to the Guild and have a word with the Master.

D. Head for the Arena and defeat the Red Minotaur for a clue.

E. Again, visit the Master at the Guild.

F. Enter the Cemetery and open the chests until you receive another clue.

G. Break into the Jail where you should search the chests until you uncover
the Documents.

H.  Take the papers to the Master of the Guild where you'll be rewarded for
your troubles.

                                Mission Two

A. Talk to the Master of the Guild.

B. Search around the outside of the Great Castle.

C.  Visit  the  Rat's  Nest  Pub  and  listen to the gossip relating to the
sewers.

D.  Descend  into  a  sewer and open the chests until you meet a Beggar who
will give you a hint about the Arena.

E. Defeat the Orc in the Arena for a vital clue.

F.  Travel  to the Hermit's House and open the chests in order to uncover a
Poster.

G. Freshen up at the Rat's Nest Pub and buy the Barmaid a beer while you're
there.

H.  Enter  the Haunted Mansion and search the TOP LEFT portion of the maze.
Hidden  in one of the LEFT HAND walls is a Secret Passage. Enter the Secret
Room and locate Jared. Help this character to proceed.

I.  Enter  the  Fighter's  Guild  and  talk to the Master to end the Second
Mission.

                               Mission Three

A. Talk to the Master of the Guild.

B. Search the building next door to the Stables, until you meet a character
called Hector.

C. Search the Cemetery and open the chests until you find a Map.

D. Leave town and head for the Big Tree where you should open the chests in
order to locate a dead body.

E.  Return to the Archery Range where you must reach the FIFTH level before
getting another clue.

F. Return to the Master of the Guild for a talk.

G.  Enter  the Arena and fight until you've managed to defeat Taurus to get
another clue.

H.  Freshen  up  at  ANY  Inn.  While you're there, listen to local gossip,
especially the information about the Healer.

I.  Walk  to  the Healers in the SOUTH of the town. There talk to the owner
for yet another hint.

J.  Make  for  the Rock Quarry; you can find it by using a secret path from
the Hermit's House. Open the various chests until you find a Bonnet.

K. Return to the Guild and talk to the Master.

L. Rest up at ANY Pub. Again, listen to the gossip until you hear something
about the Guild.

M. Confront the Master at the Guild.

N.  Leave  town  and  head  for  the Ruins. Search there until you discover
Ariana.

O. Finally, return to the Master of the Guild.

MAGE'S QUESTS

                                Mission One

A. Find the Mage's Guild and have a chat with the Master.

B. Leave town and head for the Trading Post.

C.  Ride  to  the  Shipwreck; once there, take the hidden trail to the Dead
dragon where you must locate the Squid's remains.

D. Return to Hillsfar and enter the Magic Shop where you should talk to the
owner.

E. Return to the Dead Dragon for a hint about the Hydra's Den Pub.

F. Visit the Hydra's Den Pub and listen to the gossip about the Trader.

G. Ride to the Trading Post and chat with the Trader.

H. Return to the Magic Shop and, once again, talk with it's owner.

I.  Walk to the Guild and request an audience with the Master to finish the
First Mission.

                                Mission Two

A. Have a word with the Master of the Guild.

B.  Leave  town  and  ride to the Trading Post where you should have a chat
with the Trader.

C. Find the Bookstore and have a talk with the owner.

D.  Return to the Magic Shop and obtain a hint about the Archery Range from
the owner.

E.  Attend the Archery Range and reach the THIRD level in order to obtain a
new clue.

F.  Take a walk to the Hydra's Den Pub. There have a beer and listen to the
gossip, especially that concerning the Ruins.

G.  Visit  the  Ruins where you must unlock the chests until you discover a
Gold Pendant.

H. Return to the Hydra's Den Pub where you should charm the Barmaid.

I.  Make  sure  that  you  have  500 Gold Pieces or more and stagger to the
Dragon's Lair Tavern. When there charm the Barmaid.

J.  Finally,  return  to  the  Guild where you should talk to the Master in
order to end the quest.

                               Mission Three

A. Rest up before talking to the Master.

B. When it is closed, visit the Magic Shop and locate the Red Liquid.

C. Make your way back to the Guild and have a word with the Master.

D. Attend the Archery Range, where you will need to attain the FOURTH level
in order to win a clue.

E.  Head  for the Ruins and then take the hidden path to the Wizard's Lair.
Open the chests taking all that you find.

F.  Head  for the Mage's Tower. In the TOP LEFT portion of the maze, hidden
in  one  of  the LEFT-HAND walls is a Secret Passage. Enter the Secret Room
and open the chests found there.

G.  Leave town for the Hermit's House; once there, open the chests in order
to find the next clue.

H.  Return  to  town  and enter the Arena. In order to get a clue, you must
beat Taurus.

I.  Take  a  walk to the Cemetery. There open the chests in order to find a
clue.

J. Attend the Shipwreck and when there open the chests to obtain a clue.

K.  Locate and enter the Haunted Mansion. Find the Secret Room and open the
chests found there to get the information you need.

L. Finally, return to the Guild Master in order to complete the mission.

THIEF'S QUESTS

                                Mission One

A.  Ride  to Hillsfar and locate the Rogue's Guild. When there, talk to the
Master.

B. Walk to the Magic Shop where you should chat to the owner.

C.  Descend  into a sewer and when there open the chests in order to find a
Fungus.

D. Return to the Master of the Guild for a quiet word.

E.  Travel to the Hermit's House where, upon opening the chests, you should
locate a White Liquid.

F. Finally, return to the Guild and seek an audience with the Master.

                                Mission Two

A. Awake and talk with the Master.

B. Enter a Pub and listen to the gossip concerning the loss of an Amulet.

C.  Descend  into  the  sewers  and search the chests until you find a Torn
Note.

D. Visit the Dragon's Lair Pub and listen to the gossip about the Hut.

E. Travel to the Hut and obtain a useful hint.

F.  Return  to  Hillsfar and enter any pub. There you should listen to more
tales.

G. Walk to the NORTHWEST part of the city where you should enter the sewer.
Open all the chests until you encounter a Dead Thief.

H. Return to the Guild and talk with the Master.

I. Walk to the Temple of Tempus. There, find the Secret Room and unlock all
the chests.

J.  Head  for  the  Healer's  Shop  in the SOUTHWEST part of the city. Once
there, have a chat with the owner.

K.  Leave the city and ride to the Hermit's House, where you should uncover
his Diary.

L.  Using  the  secret  route,  travel to the Quarry. There you must find a
Rusty Old Pick.

M. Ride back to Hillsfar and the Castle. Enter the Castle's Secret Room and
locate the Amulet in a chest.

N. Finally, return to the Guild and talk with the Master.

                               Mission Three

A. Talk to the Guild's Master.

B. Visit the Magic Shop when it is closed and uncover a strange Pick.

C. Enter a Pub and listen to the local gossip about the Trading Post.

D. Ride to the Trading Post and talk to the Trader.

E. Return to the city and visit one of the watering holes. There, listen to
gossip about the Orc in the Arena.

F. Take a walk to the Arena. You must beat the Orc to gain the next clue.

G.  Take  a trip to the Bugbear's Cave Pub. Here you should hang around and
listen to the chit-chat.

H. Move to the Archery Range where you must improve by at least FOUR levels
to get the next hint.

I. Search the area outside the Guild.

J. Enter the Secret Room in the Mage's Tower and recover the Book of Arcane
Lore.

K. At 4pm, search outside the Dragon's Lair Pub.

L. Report to the Guild Master with your news.

M. Duck into a local Pub  to listen to the latest gossip.

N.  Ride  to  the Shipwreck and then, using the hidden trail, onto the Dead
Dragon. Open the chests to uncover another strange Pick.

O.  Visit  the  outside  of  the Dragon's Lair Pub and search the immediate
vicinity.

P.  To  end  the last mission, visit the Guild and have a private word with
the Master.

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