Part 3: The Arrest
Walk to the County and you’ll be shown a map of Thimbleweed County where you can select your location.
Make your way to the Hotel. Enter through the main entrance and Natalie will have a chat with you.
Have a look at your To Do list in your inventory. Walk into the hotel and speak with the Manager. Walk to the right and speak with the Annoying Kid. He can’t hear you so use the Boombox to turn it off and then have a chat with him.
Ask him about everything else but don’t tell him to turn of the music. When asked to prove that that you’re not a dweeb, respond:
“I know this gnarly dude who…”
“Was on MTV and…”
“tells me what’s wicked and what’ll gag me with a spoon.”
He’ll agree to trade you his disguise if you can find him something new. Give the Pink Bear to the Annoying Kid and trade it for his glasses (Nose Glasses). He’ll also give you some Chewed, Sticky Bubble Gum.
Walk up the stairs, out of sight of the manager and use the Nose Glasses. Walk back down and speak with the manager. Ask him to check in and say your name is Frank Zappa. He’ll give you a room on the 8th floor.
Use the elevator call button and go to the 8th floor. Use your Keycard on hotel room 806 (second door to the right from the elevator).
Look at your To Do list to see the additional things that you need to do. Look at the stationery on the small circular table and then take the Stationary. Leave the room and enter the elevator. Go to floor 10.
Look at the HotelTron and pick up both of the Example Photos of a Hotel Room. Go into all of the rooms on this floor and pick up the Stationary from all of them.
Go back to the elevator and take it down to the lobby (L). Speak with the manager and ask him if he does photocopying. Tell him that you have Stationary and that you want to copy the Prospectus Document. The manager will return in a second and give you a Copy of the Prospectus Document.
Take the elevator back to your room on the 8th floor. Use the Chewed, Sticky Bubble Gum on the HotelTron 3000. Then use the Example Photo of a Standard Room on gum on the HotelTron 3000. Use the Telephone.
You’ll continue the conversation with Natalie. Ask her a few times what she’s doing here and she’ll reveal a man will a large nose going by the name Zappa checked into the hotel at the same time Franklin went missing.
Walk to the right and speak with the manager. Ask him about everything and he’ll give you the Franklin’s Keycard. Enter the elevator and pick up the Speck of Dust. Look at the Keycard of the Victim in your inventory. Look at the buttons and go to the 11th floor.
Use the Keycard for Hotel Room 1105 on the door to the right. Pick up the Pillow Bear from the bed and the Passport from the table. Head into the elevator and go to the 8th floor.
Use Franklin’s Keycard on room 806 and go inside. Have a look around and then leave. Franklin’s ghost will come out. Switch characters to Franklin’s Ghost.
Look at the To Do List in your inventory. Leave the room and Zap the elevator call button. Look at the buttons and take the elevator down to the lobby. Walk to the right and when the Annoying Kid takes a drink from the fountain Splash the drinking fountain to scare the kid. Change character to Agent Reyes.
Take the elevator down to the lobby. Walk over to the fountain and use the drinking fountain to take a drink. Switch characters to Franklin’s Ghost.
Go over to the drinking fountain and Splash the water to frighten Agent Reyes. After the ghost meeting switch back to Reyes.
Leave the hotel. The door will be fixed now. Pick up the Speck of Dust just outside the revolving door. Use the Map to go back to Main St.
Enter the Town Hall and go to the Coroner’s Office. Use the Fingerprint Book on the FingerTron 3000. Use the Passport on the FaceTron 3000. Pick up the Identity Report.
Leave the Town Hall and use the Map to travel to the Old Circus. Walk to the left and use the Circus Clown Horn.
When Ransome the Clown arrives ask him about everything. When he leaves you’ll be able to switch over to him.
Ransome the Clown
Look at your To Do List. Open the refrigerator and pick up the Moldy Cheese. Open the microwave. Pick up the Attempted Delivery Notice on the lower right side of the notice board.
Pull the poster to reveal the safe. Open the safe. Pick up the Joke Book and all of the Pages. Use each Page on the Joke Book to stick the pages back where they belong. Pick up the Ransome the Clown Comic just under the bed.
Pick up the Speck of Dust just to the right of the comic book. Look at the mirror to try and take the makeup off again.
Leave the trailer and head into the backstage entrance. Pick up the Speck of Dust. Look at the dresser and pick up the Box with a crank on it and the Itch Cream.
Walk to the stage door and pick up the Speck of Dust on the stage.
Exit the circus tent and walk to the left. Look at the popcorn stand and take the Popcorn Bag. As you walk back to the right pick up all of the Popcorn along the way.
The bag of popcorn isn’t full yet so head into the Big Top entrance and place the Moldy Cheese in the mouse hole just under the stage.
Wait for the mouse to come along. When the mouse drops the popcorn to eat the cheese pick up the Popcorn.
Leave the Big Top tent and then return. Now there will be a pile of popcorn by the cheese. Pick up the Popcorn. Head back to your trailer and use the Popcorn Bag with the hamster. Leave your trailer again.
Leave your trailer and go to the circus grounds. Exit the park to the right. Walk to the right to the country road and fast travel to A St.
Enter the US Post Office and speak with the postal worker George. Ask about the delivery and he’ll give you a Package. Leave the post office and open the Package. It’s contains Ransom’s Wallet and Candy Dispenser.
Head back to Main St. and walk to the Town Outskirts to the right. enter the Quickie Pal and take one of the County Maps. Have a chat with Leonard and then exit the store.
Look at the Map and fast travel to the Quickie Pal.
Ransome the Clown
Give Wallet to Reyes.
Walk into town and then go down A St. Walk to the right and speak with Willie. Give him Ransome’s new Wallet in exchange for his old Wallet.
Go back to Main St. and enter the Town Hall. Go to the Coroner’s Office and use the Wallet with the BloodTron 3000. Pick up the Blood Report.
Leave the Town Hall and look at the Map. Fast travel to the Edmund Mansion. Walk through the gates and pick up a Gas Can to the right of the mansion entrance.
Open the front door and speak wih Delores. She’ll tell you it’s not a good time to chat. Leave the mansion. You can now select Delores as a playable character.
Fast travel to the Bridge. Take another look at the corpse and then walk all the way to the right. Use the Gas Can with the Chainsaw and then the Chainsaw with the old tree.
Enter the Sewer. Open the light box and the push the light switch to turn the lights on. Walk to the right and then down the Tunnel to the north. Walk to the right and pick up the Speck of Dust just past the next Tunnel.
Continue walking to the right. At the end of Main St. there’s another Speck of Dust. Walk right once more to the gate for another Speck of Dust.
Walk to the left and go up the first tunnel. This is B St. There’s only dust here. Walk to the right, picking up a Speck of Dust along the way. Walk to the north up the second Tunnel. Pick up another Speck of Dust next to the wall to the left and then go up the Tunnel. Pick up a Speck of Dust next to the wall on the right and then go back to the left. Walk to the left and go up the first Tunnel. Pick up the Speck of Dust and go back. Walk to the left back to Main St.
Walk to the left and up the next tunnel, A St. Walk all the way to the right. You’ll find 2 Specks of Dust along the way to the fridge at the end. Walk to the left and up the first Tunnel you come to for another Speck of Dust. Go back to A St. and continue to the left. Head up the next Tunnel for another Speck of Dust and then north to yet another Tunnel.
Walk to the right for 2 Specks of Dust and north up the first tunnel. It looks like someone’s made their home here.
In the large cardboard box you’ll find an Ice Pick. This could be the murder weapon. Pick it up and use the Fingerprint Kit on the Ice Pick. Use the Sticky Tape with the Ice Pick. Pick up the Magic Mushrooms on the right side of the room and the Speck of Dust by the entrance.
Leave the room. Walk to the right and up the next tunnel for another Speck of Dust. Return and walk right to the end. Walk right to take you back to A St.
Walk left back to Main St. and continue walking left. Walk up the next tunnel and then go right. Pick up the Speck of Dust before the giant skeleton. Walk left back to the Tunnel and continue walking left.
Head up the next tunnel if you want another 2 Specks of Dust and then come back again. Continue to the left and up the Tunnel to the Sewer entrance. Look at the County Map and fast travel to Main St.
Enter the Town Hall and go into the Coroner’s Office. Use the Fingerprint from Ice Pick that’s on the Sticky Paper on the Fingertron 3000. Pick up the Fingerprint Report. The Fingerprint belongs to Willie T. Wino.
Walk into the Sheriff’s Office.
Look at her To Do List. Walk up the stairs and into Delores’ room for a Speck of Dust by the door. Leave and head into Uncle Chuck’s old room. Pick up the Speck of Dust to the left and then pick up the Receipt on the desk to the right. Pick up the Journal that was under the receipt and look at it to read it.
Look at the Shelves. On the second shelf from the top you’ll find a strange device. Pick up the Strange Device. Push the painting by the door and it will lift up. Behind it is a FingerprintReaderTron 3000. Pick up the Key just next to it and then look at the Key in your inventory.
Look at the large vacuum tube to the left of the shelves. Pick up the AT-25 Tube. Leave the office.
Walk half way down the hall stairs and go into the library. You will be confronted by Lenore who wants to start the reading of Chuck’s will.
Speak with Lenore about everything. She won’t let you talk to anyone else. You need to call a lawyer. Luckily Ransome has a business card.
Ransome the Clown
Look at the Lawyers Business card in your inventory to get his name, Brant Bailiwick, JD.
Look at the phone book to get the number for the Brant. His number is 4837. Use the telephone and call the lawyer (4837). Brant’s out so that’s all Delores can do here at the moment.
Leave the library and walk down the stairs. Enter the kitchen and grab the Can of Poopsi from inside the fridge. There’s also a Speck of Dust on the floor in the top right corner.
Leave the mansion and pick up the Speck of Dust on the path towards the front gate. Head out the gates and walk to the right. Fast travel to the Quickie Pal.
Enter Quickie Pal and pick up a County Map. Talk to Leonard about everything. Leave.
Walk to the Town Hall and enter the Sheriff’s Office. Look at the ArrestTron 3000. Use the AT-25 Tube on the ArrestTron 3000. Delores will need a tube puller to fix it. Leave the Town Hall.
Look at the County Map to fast travel to the Hotel. Enter the Main Entrance and switch characters to Franklin.
Talk to Delores about everything.
Walk to the right and go down A St. Go into Nickel News and talk to Natalie about everything. Now head to B St. and enter You Tube. Talk to Ricki Lee. Ask about the old receipt for a Tube Puller. Exit.
Walk back to Main St. and then to the right to Quickie Pal. Use the Tube Puller on the Vacuum Tube on top of the Movietron machine to get the TX-1138 Tube.
Head back to the Town Hall and enter the Sheriff’s Office. Use the AT-25 Tube on the ArrestTron 3000. Switch to Agent Reyes.
Use Identity Report on the ArrestTron 3000. Use Blood Report on the ArrestTron 3000. Use Fingerprint Report on the ArrestTron 3000.
Play good cop/bad cop with Agent Ray and Willie will confess.
Next: Part 4 – The Will