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Murder Hunt II (Murder_Hunt_II.txt)

MURDER HUNT II
by Craig Davies
Bodkin Software (re-released by Moonchild Software and Zenobi Software)
Spectrum 48

This is a straightforward game. Collect all objects you find. You can 
examine many objects but few give you clues. HELP is available at some 
locations.

You are Father Murphy. INVENTORY (nothing), EXAMINE TABLE, OPEN DRAWER 
(locked), EXAMINE BED (you find a key beneath the pillow), TAKE BLUE KEY, 
EXAMINE BLUE KEY (to open the main door of Finchley Hall), OPEN WINDOW, E 
DOWN, N, UNLOCK DOOR, DROP BLUE KEY, OPEN DOOR, IN, EXAMINE RACK (Ashley's 
and the butler's coats are missing), EXAMINE STAND (Ashley's walking stick 
is missing), W, S, EXAMINE MAP (the area is graced with chalk pits), N, N, 
EXAMINE TELEPHONE (wires have been cut), S, W, EXAMINE BASKET (it's 
Bertie's), N, EXAMINE PAINTINGS (the eyes move), S, S, S, EXAMINE SINK, 
TAKE KNIFE, EXAMINE KNIFE, EXAMINE CHEST (heavy), N, UP, E, N, EXAMINE 
PHOTO (Ashley and Bertie), S, S, W, EXAMINE DRAWER (signs of a search).

Go E, S, N, N, E, S, EXAMINE BATH (drops pf blood), EXAMINE BASIN (the 
water is stained pink), N, E, DOWN, E, N, NE, NW, W, W, N, E, TAKE SPADE, 
W, W, N, EXAMINE MARROW, S, E, S, W, SW, S, S, OPEN DOOR (locked), S, W, 
EXAMINE LAGONDA, EXAMINE RACK, TAKE HACKSAW, E, SE, SW, S, E, TAKE 
HOSEPIPE, W, W, E, N, NE, NW, N, N, N, N, W, W, W (the gate is secured with 
a padlock), CUT CHAIN, DROP HACKSAW, W, W, N (you see a mound of freshly 
dug earth), DIG (you find the body of the housekeeper), EXAMINE BODY (you 
see chest wounds and a key), TAKE KEY, DROP SPADE, S, W, W, S, S (you see 
Bertie), EXAMINE BERTIE, N, N, W, W, N, W (you see something), N, W, 
EXAMINE TREE, TIE HOSEPIPE.

Go DOWN, S (you see Ashley), EXAMINE ASHLEY (you see Ashley has been 
stabbed and get a key), W, EXAMINE LAWNMOWER, TAKE ROPE, E, N, UP, E, S, E, 
S, E, E, E, E, E, E, E, E, E, S, S, S, UNLOCK DOOR, OPEN DOOR, W, TAKE 
LADDER, E, N, E, UNLOCK DOOR, OPEN DOOR, W, N, NE, E, E, DROP LADDER, UP 
LADDER, S (you see Aunt Matiland dead in her bed), EXAMINE AUNT 
(strangled), EXAMINE TABLE (you see a jewellery box), OPEN BOX, TAKE SILVER 
KEY, N, DOWN, E, SE, SW, S, N, NE, E, E, E (you hear something), E, E (the 
butler attacks you; you attack the butler, drop the knife, but the butler 
drops something as well), TAKE BLACK KEY, EXAMINE BLACK KEY (to the master 
bedroom).

Go E (you talk to the postman and he raises the alarm), E, W, W, W, W, W, 
W, SW, S, IN, UP, S, UNLOCK DOOR, OPEN DOOR, S (you are back at the master 
bedroom), UNLOCK DRAWER, OPEN DRAWER, TAKE TORCH, EXAMINE TORCH (press 
button to operate), N, N, DOWN, W, W, S, S (you have to hide), OPEN 
TRAPDOOR, HIDE, PUSH BUTTON, TIE ROPE (across the steps), PUSH BUTTON 
(silence), PUSH BUTTON, OPEN TRAPDOOR, UP (you need to lure the butler 
here), N, W, W, N (the butler runs toward you), S, E, E, S, DOWN (you 
negotiate the stairs and turn off the torch; the butler rushes down and 
hits the floor), UP, CLOSE TRAPDOOR, PUSH CHEST, N, N, E, E, E, N, NE, E, 
E, (you hear sirens). You are finished. Score: 250%.

Terri Sheehan
2008-01-12

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