10 Days to Save the World: The Adventures of Diana Salinger Walkthrough

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Welcome to the 10 Days to Save the World: The Adventures of Diana Salinger Walkthrough!

The amulet Diana found two years ago in the Marianas Trench has begun to glow and shake, coinciding with inexplicable cataclysmic events around the world! Help Diana as she joins her father and sister in the search for Atlantis!

Whether you use this document as a reference when things get difficult or as a road map to get you from beginning to end, we’re pretty sure you’ll find what you’re looking for here.

Help yourself to our handy 10 Days to Save the World: The Adventures of Diana Salinger game walkthrough, featuring annotated screenshots from actual gameplay!

We hope you find this information useful as you play your way through the game. Use the walkthrough menu below to quickly jump to whatever stage of the game you need help with.

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Walkthrough Menu

  1. General Tips & Information
  2. July 27th
  3. July 28th
  4. July 29th
  5. July 30th – 31st
  6. August 1st
  7. August 2nd
  8. August 3rd
  9. August 4th

General Tips & Information

  • This game may be played in full screen or windowed mode.
  • There is a brief tutorial at the beginning of the game to explain how to play.
  • This game is not timed and there are no penalties for missed clicks.
  • Hints are unlimited, but you must wait for the hint to refill.
  • To use a hint, click on the magic ring.
  • During game play an eye icon or sparkles indicates that you can look or take action.
  • A blue arrow indicates movement is possible in that direction.
  • Selecting the target button will show your current task.

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  • From the map screen you can access the main menu.
  • Click on play to advance to the next location.
  • Select the story button to read the journal and replay the movies.
  • You may also access the journal from the main menu.
  • The Map screen is only accessible when changing locations.

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July 27th

  • Find the laptop on the upper left shelf.
  • Click on the laptop for a close-up view.
  • Press the power button to discover that the battery has been drained.

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  • Take the cable from the left side of the desk. It will go automatically into your inventory.
  • Use the cable on the laptop.
  • Click on the laptop and the power shorts out.
  • Take the flashlight.
  • Move the engraved panel on the bottom left to find the generator.
  • Click on the generator for a close-up view.
  • Take the funnel and the gas can.

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  • Click on the generator for a close-up view.
  • Use the funnel on the gas cap.
  • Use the gas can on the funnel.
  • Press the power button.

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  • Look at the laptop and discover that a password is needed.
  • Move the carved stone to the left and locate the safe.
  • Click on the safe to find that a key is required.
  • Take the key from the wall.
  • Use the key on the safe.

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  • Inside the safe is a picture puzzle.
  • Click on two tiles to swap them and complete the picture.
  • Pull the lever to open the internal safe.
  • Take the password.

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  • Look at the laptop.
  • Use the plus keys to enter the password.

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  • An instant message arrives from Henry Frost.
  • Click OK to acknowledge the message.

July 28th

  • From the map screen, select ‘Play’ to travel to the next location.
  • Look at the stone idols to discover each is missing a piece.
  • Walk up the steps to the next area.

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  • Take the spade.
  • Use the spade on the dirt pile.
  • Locate the four statue pieces.
  • Return to the stone idols.

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  • Replace the four missing pieces on the stone idols.
  • After the pedestal rises, you have to turn the stone idols so they all are sending light to the center stone.
  • From left to right, letter the statues A-D and click in the following order:Bx2
    Cx2
    Ax1
    Dx2

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  • Look at the green slab that rose from the pedestal to learn you need to find the missing mosaic pieces.
  • Walk up the steps to the next area.
  • Use the shovel on the dirt piles.
  • Locate all the mosaic pieces.

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  • Return to the mosaic.
  • Place the pieces on the mosaic to open the mini-game.
  • Place the mosaic pieces into the grid to complete the picture.
  • Place the amulet in the upper slot.

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  • Collect the items on the list.
  • Click on the bureau for a closer look.

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  • Open the desk area and take the matches.
  • The drawer is locked.
  • Exit the close-up and look at the microscope.
  • Look at the teddy bear. There is something inside the bear.
  • Take the knife and use it on the teddy bear.
  • Take the key.
  • Return to the close-up of the bureau and use the key on the drawer.
  • Take the brush and the dynamite.

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  • Locate the four food items.

July 29th

  • Use the knife four times on the center growth and once on the left, to remove the plants.
  • Use the hammer on the right statue.
  • Take the key from inside the broken statue.
  • Move the statue near the right bottom of the door and take the key.
  • Locate the remaining four keys.
  • Place the keys in the color corresponding hole on the door.

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  • Look at the center hole of the door.
  • Use the brush to clear away the dust.
  • Place the amulet in the center hole.
  • The door mechanism breaks and you must blow up the door.
  • Use the drill on the door to make holes for the dynamite.
  • Place the dynamite in the holes.
  • Place the detonator on the floor.
  • Use the cord on the dynamite.
  • Click on the detonator to blow up the door.
  • Walk forward through the hole in the door.
  • Take the pitcher with oil and use it on the wall lamps.
  • Use the matches to light the wall lamps.

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  • Use the knife to cut away the vines from the wall carving.
  • Look at the carving and make note of the statues.
  • Locate the four stone statues.
  • Place them on the pedestals from left to right: yellow, red, green, and blue.

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  • Look at the new opening on the pedestal to learn how to perform the rite.
  • Collect the items on the list.

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  • Use the pitcher on the water.
  • Place the cauldron on the stand.
  • Use the matches to light the fire under the cauldron.
  • Pour the water into the cauldron.
  • Put the four herbs and then the four pots into the cauldron.
  • Click on the center red stone to activate a mini-game.
  • The object of this Memory style mini-game is to find animal pairs.
  • Click on two tiles to view the animals. Matches will stay revealed.

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  • From the map, click play to travel to the next location.

July 30th – 31st

  • Locate the items needed to repair the truck from the items list.
  • Take the air pump and use it on the tire.
  • Try to take the backpacks, but there are too many bugs.
  • Click on the beehive, but there are too many bees.
  • Take the logs and the water.
  • Place the logs under the beehive.
  • Use the matches to light the logs.
  • Pour the water on the fire to make smoke.
  • Wait for the bees to leave.
  • Use the beehive on the ants covering the backpacks.
  • Take the backpacks.

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  • Locate the hidden objects from the item list.
  • Click on the truck to start it, but it needs fuel.
  • Locate the funnel and the gas can.
  • Place the funnel in the gas tank and pour in the gas.

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  • Click on the truck again, but there is still something wrong.
  • In this mini-game, the object is to swap the places of the spark plugs.
  • Numbering the spark plugs from left to right, the green ones will be G1, G2, G3, and the purple ones will be P1, P2, P3.
  • Click on the following spark plugs: G3, P1, G3, P2, G3, P3, G1, P3, P2, G2, P1, G1, P1, G1, P2, G2, P3, G2, P3, G1, P2, P3, and G1.

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August 1st

  • Click play from the map to continue to the next location.
  • Use the hammer on the four pottery items on the floor.
  • Push up the movable tile.
  • Pull the lever.

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  • Locate the snake tile pieces.
  • Place the tile pieces into the mosaic.
  • Find the three snake circles.
  • Place the snake circle onto the wheels by color from left to right, red-green-blue.
  • Turn each wheel to match the snake tiles below.

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  • Pull the door lever, but it is still not working.
  • Click on the right edge to reveal a gear puzzle mini-game.
  • The object of this mini-game is to place all the gears so that they will pull the chain and open the door.

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  • Go through the gate to the next location.
  • Look at the hanging stones and locate the 4 statues.
  • Place each statue on its matching hanging stone.
  • Look at the five bowls on the ground.
  • Find the five levers.
  • Finding the fifth lever will activate a mini-game.
  • The object of this mini-game is to darken the three-by-four grid on the floor.
  • Numbering the levers 1-5, from left to right, click on levers 2 and 5.

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  • Locate the 15 “grits” or stained glass pieces.

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  • Place the glass pieces on the window to activate a mini-game.
  • The object is to place the glass pieces back into the picture.
  • The window will glow when complete.
  • Exit the close-up and return to the main scene.

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  • Click on the activated center green monolith.
  • The object of this mini-game is to match groups of similar items.
  • Click on each set of 5.
  • There are: 5 heads, 5 columns, 5 vases, 5 helmets, and 5 symbols.

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  • From the map, click play to move to the next location.

August 2nd

  • Use the knife to cut away the excess foliage.
  • Take the blue tarp and the backpack from the canoe.

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  • Locate the hidden objects on the items list.
  • Take the pump and use it on the air mattress.

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  • Locate the logs, bucket and kettle.
  • Light the fire under the kettle.
  • Use the bucket on the river to get water.
  • Pour the water into the kettle.
  • Take the notebook from the canoe.
  • Look at the recipe on the table.

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  • Collect the 5 flowers.
  • You can refer back to the recipe on the desk at any time.

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  • The last flower can only be found at night.
  • Place the 5 flowers into the kettle to trigger a mini-game.
  • In this mini-game match pairs of flowers until only the moon flower remains.
  • Take the moon flower and place it into the kettle.

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August 3rd

  • Locate the 10 bananas.
  • Give the bananas to the monkey.

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  • Use the knife to cut away all the foliage.
  • Locate the eight face parts.
  • A Simon-like mini game will appear.
  • Repeat the pattern by pressing on the blocks in the correct sequence.
  • Numbering the symbols 1-8, the three sequences are:3-2-5-6
    1-2-4-3-5
    3-8-4-6-5-7-3

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  • Place the amulet in the mouth of the giant face.
  • Walk forward and enter the cavern.
  • Use the matches on the two torches and the four lamps to illuminate the room.

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  • Zoom in to look at the bottom half of the shrine.

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  • Collect the mosaic pieces.
  • Look at the right glowing orb.
  • Back out to the main scene.

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  • Zoom in to look at the upper half of the shrine.
  • Look at the statue depiction.
  • Take the statue and the mosaic pieces.

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  • Zoom into the lower half of the shrine.
  • Place the mosaic pieces on the grid it activate a mini-game.
  • Move the mosaic pieces to form a picture.
  • Take the Atlantean rod and the star.
  • Use the rod on the glowing blue orb.
  • Take the crystal ball.
  • Exit to the main scene.

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  • Zoom into the upper half of the shrine.
  • Place the statues according to the diagram.
  • Place the star in the center hole.
  • Place the crystal ball below the star, on the steps.

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  • You are automatically returned to the main scene.
  • Go down the newly appeared steps in the center of the room.
  • Look at the shell impression on the steps.
  • Locate the eight shells.
  • Place the shells into the matching impressions.
  • A piece of the right wall will fall, revealing a mini-game.

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  • Click on the wall mini-game.
  • The object of this mini-game is to rotate the rings to form a picture.
  • Once you complete the pattern, the skull’s eyes will begin to glow.
  • Exit the mini-game to the main scene.

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  • Locate the six skulls.

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  • Return to the mini-game.
  • Place the skulls on the color corresponding location.
  • Take the Magic Hammer.
  • Exit the mini-game to the main scene.

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  • Use the Magic Hammer to break the two back vases.
  • Take the shell parts and place them on the two back shells on each side of the doors.
  • Place the amulet at the base of the blue monument.
  • Click on the monument to activate a mini-game.
  • The object of this mini-game is to match pairs until the board is cleared.

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  • From the map, select play to travel to the next location.

August 4th

  • To enter the temple, there is a mini-game.
  • The object of this Memory mini-game is to match pairs until all are found.
  • Click on the tile to turn over two at a time.
  • Matching pairs will remain turned over.

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  • Look at the indentation in the floor.
  • Take the fret part and place it into the indentation to extend the walkway.
  • Walk forward over the precipice.

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  • Look at the double doors to discover you need to find the pieces.
  • Locate the mosaic pieces.

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  • Place the pieces on the door to trigger a mini-game.
  • Find the differences between the right and left pictures.
  • Keep in mind that the images are reversed.
  • You may click on the difference on either side of the images.
  • Exit to the main scene.

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  • Look at the left dais.
  • Take the statue from over the double doors and place it on the dais.
  • Turn the left and right statues to face each other.

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  • Place the crystal ball into the center stand to unlock the right picture.
  • Click on the tiles to swap until the picture is a reflection of the left picture.
  • Place the amulet into the door.
  • Go forward through the door.

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  • Use the fire extinguisher on the flames.
  • Look at the indentations on the statues on each side of the door.
  • Walk forward into the next room.
  • Clicking on a statue will cause a gate to raise.
  • Use the hammer on the left statue.
  • Take the two blue gems and place them in the wall recesses to light the room.

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  • Look at the upper right wall to see a figure is missing.
  • Click on the center of the floor to open a secret compartment.
  • Take the bird and place it into the indentation.
  • Click to lower the secret compartment.

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  • Click on the grate to activate a mini-game.
  • The object of this mini-game is to open the lock.
  • Each lever controls a different amount of teeth.
  • Pull levers 1, 3, and 4.

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  • Look at the gears controlling the dragons.
  • Use the magic rod on the gears.
  • Take the fish figurine.
  • Look at the door.
  • Locate the 12 puzzle parts.
  • There are 4 in this scene.

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  • Return to the previous room and locate the 4 pieces.

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  • Return to the first room and place the fish in the left statue.
  • Locate the 4 remaining pieces.

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  • Walk forward twice and return to the door.
  • Place the puzzle pieces on the door to trigger a mini-game.
  • This is a Sudoku style game.
  • There needs to be one of each piece in each column, row, and square.
  • Click on an empty space and chose the piece you want.

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  • Walk forward into the fourth room.
  • Take the crystal cat.
  • Look at the mirror and discover that statues are needed.
  • Take the cat statue.

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  • Walk down to the third room and take the cat statue.

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  • Walk to the second room and take the cat statue.

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  • Walk to the first room.
  • Place the crystal cat into the right column.
  • After the column moves to the left, take the cat statue.

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  • Walk forward three times to the fourth room.
  • Place the cat statues in front of the mirror on the pedestals.
  • Look at the mosaic behind the broken mirror.
  • Locate the four image pieces.
  • Return to the third room.

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  • Locate the four image pieces.
  • Return to the second room.

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  • Locate the four image pieces.
  • Return to the first room.

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  • Take the four image pieces.
  • Return to the fourth room.

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  • Place the image pieces on the mosaic behind the broken mirror.
  • The object of this jigsaw type mini-game is to piece together the mosaic.

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  • The Atlantean Elder appears and beckons you forward.
  • Walk forward and you are entrusted with a great task.

Congratulations! You have just completed 10 Days to Save the World: The Adventures of Diana Salinger!

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Margie B is the Strategy Guide Editor for Big Fish Games, working on the East Coast. She has been creating guides for the past 7 years and has several hundred guides under her belt. In her spare time she enjoys playing games on her iPad, going to the movies, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.