Buried in Time Walkthrough

23 July 1995

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Location Abbreviations

				CD-ROM
BH: Blackwood Home		  2
FL: Farnstein Lab		  1
CI: Chichen Itza		  3
CG: Chateau Gaillard		  3
DVS: Da Vinci Studios		  3
MS: Missile Silo		  2
KH: Krynn Habitat		  2

Direction Abbreviations

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Time Zone Interdependencies

                Cheese
Start -----> BH ------> FL #1
                 Girl

   Cheese        Water
BH ------> FL #2 -----> CI (Rain) ---------------->+
    Girl                                           |
                                                   |
    Copper       Hammer      Rope                  |
CI ---------> CG ------> DVS ----> CI (Wealth) --->+
   Medallion   |          |                        |
               |          | Preserved              |
               |          +----------------------->+
               |              Heart                |
               | Arrow                             |
               +------> CI (War) ----------------->+
                                                   |
                                                   |
+--------------------------------------------------+
|
|
+---> CI (Dead) ---> BH ---> MS ---> KH ---> Endgame

Blackwood Home (BH)

See shelf figure to enable Jump Menu
Watch Environ unit (Interactive News Network) to get codes for Cheese Girl (625-94-978) and Translator biochip (689-22-378)
Use kitchen replicator unit to get Cheese Girl and Translator biochip


Farnstein Lab (FL)

Requires Cheese Girl from BH

Put Cheese Girl on right-hand side of space station
From Hydroponics hatch, LDFFFFF to Capacitance Array hatch (open)
FLL
Get Metal Bar if desired
RRDF
Engineering Hatch
RUF
Zoom in on Atmosphere Controls panel
Pressurize Capacitance Array location (blue circle at upper right)
Zoom out
RUF
Open Docking Bay hatch
FRF
RAX ION at far left
RF
DICOM and MAGELLAN CORPORATION
LF
POP LOC
RRRFRR
Center tiremark
F
DOCKING CONTROL/SCIENCE WING on left
LF
Yellow/black floor rectangle
RF
Open Scanner Room hatch
F through hatch
At Arthur's prompt, F to move into room
Say Yes to intrusive scan
Say Yes to Biochip download
LLU
Zoom in on manual override panel
Enter code: 32770
Click on handle
Click on green hatch
Nexus puzzle (exchange red & green lights):

	1
	2
	3
	4
	5
	6
	7
Solution: 3,5,6,4,2,1,3,5,7,6,4,2,3,5,4 (Cf. Locusts puzzle in Jewels of the Oracle)

Second Visit (replenish Cheese Girl from BH):

From Hydroponics hatch, RDF into Atmosphere Mining lift
Open Atmosphere Mining hatch (audio override code)
Get Explosive Charge
F
Click green (ENABLED) light
RRD & open hatch
F
Press up button on lift
R
Zoom in
Click left text: RUN MINING CYCLE
DL
Zoom in
Click right text: RUN O2 EXTRACTION
Zoom out
L
Press up button on lift
RRF
Press green (ENABLED) button
RRD & open hatch
FFLU
Zoom in
Click on leftmost orange circle (Biomass Processing)
Click orange circle to Pressurize
Zoom out
DRRD
Open Biomass Processing hatch
FFFLD
Zoom in
Set frequency on black dial to 11 kHz
Press green bar for POSITIVE REPONSE
Zoom out
U
Click green sphere
Mission complete
LFDF, open hatch
LF, open Atmosphere Mining hatch
FDR
Get empty water canister
LU
Click green (ENABLED) button
RRD, open hatch
F
Press down button on lift
RRR
Zoom in
Attach water canister to blue spigot
Turn circular yellow valve
Remove water canister
Zoom out


Chichen Itza (CI) Part 1

Requires Translator Biochip from BH

Set Calendar to 3 Tree (God of Fire) -- up arrow once on smaller circle
Put Ceramic Bowl on Choc Nool statue
Copper Medallion is from second skeleton in cavern
Jump to Chateau Gaillard


Chateau Gaillard (CG)

Requires Copper Medallion from CI

Get Bloody Arrow from dead guard
Exit tower one floor down (LU at first stop)
Get Grappling Hook from garderobe to the right of tower
Return to straight battlement, proceed to end
Turn left, wait for explosion, then go down
Go right to smithy, get Hammer next to doorway
Turn Copper Medallion into Copper Key (mold under brick, move large handle by hood to increase heat)
Get evidence at moat
Go through moat
Use Grappling Hook on central tower window
Cloak
Press hatch release at right-hand side of tapestry in King's bedroom
If desired, visit King's study for Burned Letter in fireplace & Roger de Lascz's journal next to throne
Go to cellar
Go to storage chest on left
Use Copper Key on chest
In cellar, RRRFRD & use Evidence chip
Get evidence [Richard I's sword]
Mission complete
URFDR & get Gold Coins


Da Vinci Studios (DVS)

Requires Hammer from CG

Get evidence on left-hand studio floor
Get Balcony Key from door
Go out on balcony to get more evidence
Elevator operation:

Get coil of rope
Get Drive Assembly
Put into dark platform: Pick up Siege cycle
Using cross-shaped knob underneath, turn crossbow to face tower
Aim crossbow at central tower window, fire using center vertical lever
Put Seige Cycle on ropes
Open tower door with Balcony Key
Locate Lens Filter with Evidence chip
Get Lens Filter
Use Lens Filter on Codex Atlanticus
Mission complete
Get Preserved Heart from cabinet on left

Map:

                                 locked door
                                      o
                                      |
          Table Saw                   |
              o  Drive                o------------o
              |  Assembly             |            |
              |                       |            |
              o-----o               do|or          |
                    |                 |            |
                    |                 |            | Coil of Rope
                    o-----------------o easels     o---------------o locked door
                    |                 |            |
                    |                 |            |
Diagram o-----o-----o               do|or          |
        |           |                 |            |
        |           |                 |            |
  o-----o           o                 o------------o
  |     |           |                 |
  |     |           |                 |
  |     o   Diagram o Wooden Pegs     o
  |  Ladder  Wood platform (dark)  Bottom of
  |             Wheel Assembly     Elevator
do|or
  |
  |
 AAA

         o-----o               AAA
         |     |                |
Crossbow |     |                |
         |     o          o-----o
         o    / \ cannon /      |
             |    ---o--        |
             |       | bolo     o push board
             |       |          |
             o gun   |          |
                     |          |
                     o----------o


Chichen Itza (CI) Part 2

Set Calendar to 3 Tree (God of Fire) -- up arrow once on smaller circle
Put Ceramic Bowl on Choc Nool statue

God of War:
Get Bloody Arrow from CG
Get Skull from Cavern from base of cavern entrance
Enter God of War cave using Bloody Arrow
Get Skull from Entry from floor
Put Skull from Entry into right-hand serpent to stop first spear set
Click on left-hand serpent head in cave entry
Wait for Navigation arrows to blink
RF
Now have entered Spear Room with one skull in inventory
Move forward to next set of serpents (midpoint)
Put Skull from Cavern into left-hand serpent to stop second spear set
Move forward and get Skull from Spear Room on left (above skeleton)
Return to midpoint
Remove Skull from Cavern from left-hand serpent (spears restart)
Put Skull from Cavern into right-hand serpent to open door back to entry
Return to entry and put Skull from Spear Room into left-hand serpent to open back door
Return to midpoint
Move skull from right-hand to left-hand serpent to stop second set of spears
Note: all doors now accessible
Get Obsidian Block

God of Rain:
Get Water Canister (full) from FL (offering)
Cross bridge and come back to activate swinging
Timing: hit KP5 (F) at center of swing
Get Limestone Block
Jump to CI to avoid recrossing swinging bridge

God of Wealth:
Get Gold Coins from CG (offering)
Get Coil of Rope from DVS
Lower entrance can be seen from gold room platform; use rope on right-hand serpent
Get Jade Block

The Dead Land:
Get Preserved Heart from DVS
Get evidence at entrance
Insert:

Use Evidence chip on pool of blood in altar
Put Preserved Heart into pool of blood
Click on Mayan puzzle box
Using Translate biochip, solve Mayan puzzle box (The Breath of Itzamna)
Mission complete
Get Environ Cartridge
Recall to BH
Put Environ Cartridge into Environ unit and watch it (10 minutes)

Chichen Itza Cavern:

               The Dead Land
                     o
                     |
                     |
God of Wealth  o-----+
                     |
                     |
  God of Rain  o-----+-----o  God of War
                     |
                     |
                     o
                  Entrance


Missile Silo (MS)

Map:
Plasma Tools
     o INN viewport    o Generator Core
     |                 |
     |                 | Generator
     o--------o--------o Burned-Out Core
         Matter \      |
    Transmitter   -----o suit-holder
       (circle)
Michelle's password: GRAVBALL
Replace Burned-Out Core with (fresh) Generator Core
From Plasma Tools, Transport Code is 6572-5519-0235 (diplomatic orbital link)
From INN: Symbiotry Technology Discussions | Translator commercial | Ambassador Icarus story | S.P.B. story | Ministry story | Appeal for Dismantling | Krynn, Alien Prefix is 272
Use these two codes in matter transmitter


Krynn Habitat (KH)

Requires Explosive Charge from FL
            Junction
Program <======o---------o---------o Artifact storage
Hangs        T |
             W |
             I |
             S |
             T |       trap
               o--------o
                        |
                        |
                 control|panel
 inorganic o------------o----------o inorganic
                        |
                        |
                        o
                      Start
Entering tunnel to artifact storage room:
At Junction,

Artifact storage:

                   Interactive Sculpture

Codex Atlanticus                           Richard I's sword
Mayan Puzzle Box                           Cheese Girl (NA)

                     Environ Cartridge
                             |
                         Entrance
Use Explosive Charge to release Richard I's sword
Use Richard I's sword to release and obtain other items (except Cheese Girl)

Returning to transporter room:

Endgame...
Congratulations screens
Shortest-Route Score: 13600/15000 (less research)
Program terminates with BIT816 error


Inventory List

Balcony Key
Biochip (AI) - Arthur
Biochip - Blank
Biochip - Cloak
Biochip - Evidence
Biochip - Files
Biochip - Interface
Biochip - Jump
Biochip - Translate
Bloody Arrow
Burned Letter *
Burned-Out Core
Ceramic Bowl
Cheese Girl
Codex Atlanticus
Coil of Rope
Copper Key
Copper Medallion
Drive Assembly
Environ Cartridge
Explosive Charge
Generator Core
Geno Andrews Single *
Gold Coins
Grappling Hook
Hammer
Interactive Sculpture
Jade Block
Lens Filter
Limestone Block
Mayan Puzzle Box
Metal Bar *
Obsidian Block
Preserved Heart
Remote Control *
Richard I's sword
Skull from Entry
Skull from Cavern
Skull from Spear Room
Water Canister (full)
Wheel Assembly
Wooden Pegs

*: unused


Scoring

Critical Evidence 4/4 x 1000		 4000
Supporting Evidence 7/7 x 500		 3500
Puzzles Solved 20/20 x 200		 4000
Research Bonus 15/15 x 100		 1500
Completion Bonus			 2000
Hints 0 @ -50 ea.			    0

Total					15000

Notes

Program uses middleware -- mouse not responsive, frequent partial screen repaints

Program hangs in Krynn Habitat

Endgame terminates with BIT816 error

Frequent infinite HD access loops (hard reboot required)

Cannot configure to skip introduction

Sometimes have mouse trails (multiple images) when dragging inventory item

Starring Richard Dreyfuss as Arthur
Starring Charlton Heston as Richard Farnstein


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