Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove: Chapter Five: Derek

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  • Select the furniture wrench to remove the cover.
  • Collect the wire and the 1st glass cutter part.
  • Attach the wire and the nippers; click the wire 5x’s to collect the lock pick.
  • Move to the Pharmacy.



  • Attach the register buttons.
  • Click 9 – 6 – 2 and click the handle.
  • Collect the ring.
  • Move to Derek’s House.


Lock Pick

  • Select the lock pick and click the handle to open the lock.
  • Use the following sequence: B – A – B x 2 – A – B x 3 – A – B x 3 – A – B x 4 – A
  • Move ahead.


Glass Cutter

  • Collect the glass cutter base.
  • Click the glass; collect the family picture.
  • Place the ring and click it once.
  • Collect the library entry box and the valve.
  • Examine the box; collect the tweezers.



  • Collect the clock hands.
  • Select the brush to remove the cobwebs.
  • Move to the Sitting Room.


Clock Hands

  • Attach the clock hands and click the face.
  • Collect the skull.
  • Move to the Staircase.



  • Insert the skull and collect the 2nd glass cutter part.
  • Attach the glass cutter base and the 2 glass cutter parts; collect the glass cutter.
  • Move to the Shop.



  • Select the glass cutter to collect the dog food.
  • Move down once and ahead once more.


Dog Food

  • Give the dog the dog food.
  • Lay the board and collect Thunder.
  • Move to the Old Tree.



  • Give Thunder to Ted.
  • Collect the handsaw.
  • Move to the Square.



  • Select the tweezers to collect the 3 brass circles.
  • Move to Derek’s House.



  • Select the handsaw to collect the cable.
  • Move ahead.



  • Select the cables to place onto the cabinet doors.
  • Click the cable and open the doors.
  • Click the box; collect the lead toy and Samuel’s notes.
  • Collect the saltpeter and the unloaded gun.
  • Place down the coal, the sulfur and the saltpeter; click the mortar.
  • Place the brass circles.
  • Click each one once then place the lead toy.
  • Click the mortar, the lead cap and the case to create the bullet; repeat this 3x’s.
  • Collect the ammo and insert it into the unloaded gun.
  • Collect the loaded gun.
  • Move to the Street.



  • Shoot the loaded gun toward the phone booth to trigger a hidden objects area.



  • Find the items.
  • Select the emblem and place it onto the cap; collect the postman’s cap.
  • Select the coin and place it into the slot; dial the number and collect the crystal.
  • Select the pencil to complete and collect the badge.
  • Collect the torch base.



  • Click the snow then click the skeleton.
  • Collect the message to Mistwalkers and the hotel drawer key.
  • Move to the Hotel Hall.


Torch Hose

  • Insert the hotel drawer key and collect the torch hose.
  • Select the torch base, hose and valve and place them together along with the fueled lighter to create the torch.
  • Move to the Shop.



  • Select the torch to melt the ice and create and opening; click the door.
  • Collect the hint.
  • Place the hint along with the box; click the runes based on the clues.
  • Collect the Derek figure.
  • Move Inside the House.



  • Place the Derek figure to trigger a mini game.


Derek Game

Derek Game

Derek Game

Derek Game

  • Select the gold ball and place it into the pin ball game; guide it
  • Click the starfish, the fish and the bumpers as shown; click start (yellow).
  • Click the green shield 5x’s (pink).
  • Click the blue shield 2x’s (pink).
  • Click the purple shield 3x’s (pink).
  • Move the fox (blue).
  • Click the fox 2x’s; click the crow (blue).
  • Move the colored pieces of the bear to the far left column (orange).
  • Place the flashlight near the reflectors and adjust them as shown (light blue).
  • Collect the key and insert it into the mouse (pink).
  • Move the paths as shown and click the button (purple).
  • Move the paths as shown and click the button (purple).
  • Move the paths as shown and click the button (purple).
  • Switch the tiles around to collect the scissors (white).
  • Select the Scissors to cut the ship tassels (green) and use it to tie back the stage curtain.
  • Insert the tile and restore the carving (dark blue).
  • Click the stag and move it to the stage (aqua).
  • Click the (blue-green) arrows once.
  • Adjust the candles into the position shown (yellow-green).
  • Click the shields (yellow) 3 – 6 – 1 – 4 – 5 – 7 – 2 / 2 – 7 – 5 – 1 – 3 – 2 – 4 – 6 / 2 – 3 – 1 – 4 – 7 – 5 – 6 / 6 – 2 – 1 – 5 – 3 – 7 – 4
  • Click the hidden objects area.




  • Find the items.
  • Collect Derek’s sign.



  • Click the investigation board and click deduction.
  • Move to the Old Tree.



  • Speak to Samuel.
  • Move to Derek’s House.