Brink of Consciousness: The Lonely Hearts Murders Walkthrough

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Welcome to the Brink of Consciousness: The lonely Hearts Murders Walkthrough

Olivia has been kidnapped by the mysterious Lonely Hearts Killer who murders those suffering from a shattered love. Save her!

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Brink of Consciousness: The lonely Hearts Murders

  • This is the official guide for Brinks of Consciousness: The Lonely Hearts Murders.
  • Hints are unlimited, but you must wait for the meter to refill (A).
  • Your inventory (B) is located in the lower panel; select an item to use it.
  • The inventory auto-hides; move your mouse down to reveal the panel.
  • Select the ‘Map’ button to view the map (C). The orange indicates your position; an ‘X’ shows an area of interest, while an exclamation point indicates your current objective.
  • Hover your mouse over a location to see the name.
  • Hidden-object scenes will be referred to as HOS in this walkthrough. Items listed in red are hidden or require additional steps.
  • HOS and mini-games are often randomized – your solution may vary.

Chapter 1: Olivia

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  • You will have the option of some interactive help.
  • Take the WOODEN CRESCENT (A).
  • Take the 1st pair of SHOES (B).
  • Take the TOWEL (C).
  • Walk forward (D).

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  • Take the 1st MECHANISM HANDLE (E).
  • Look at the wardrobe and place the WOODEN PIECE in the center (F).
  • Drag the center circle to complete the design (G).
  • Select the wardrobe for a HOS.

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Open the case to find the medal (H).
  • Drag the crown to the statue to make the queen (I).
  • Open the drawer; drag and patch to the pants twice to create the mended pants (J).
  • You will earn the TRAY HANDLE.
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the desk and use the TRAY HANDLE on the drawer (K).
  • Take the FRONT DOOR KEY (L).
  • Walk forward.
  • Look at the door, use the FRONT DOOR KEY in the lock (M), then turn the handle (N).

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  • Look in the fireplace and use the TOWEL on the cauldron to get the BOILED WATER (O).
  • Use the BOILED WATER on the teapot, then take the HOT TEA (P).
  • Look at the table and use the HOT TEA on the cup (Q).
  • Walk out the front door.

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  • Look in the gatehouse and take the 2nd pair of SHOES (R).
  • Talk to Logan (S).
  • Note the gate on the right (T).
  • Walk forward.

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  • Take the GEAR (U).
  • Walk forward (V).

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  • Talk to each of the 4 people at the table thoroughly (W).
  • Look at the cabinet on the left and open the doors for a mini-game (X).

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  • Place the 2 pairs of SHOES on the shelves to trigger the mini-game.
  • Move the shoes so each adjacent shoe has a matching characteristic (A).
  • Select 2 shoes to swap positions; lights will show if they have a characteristic in common.
  • Take the FAMILY MEDALLION from the center (B).
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the statue’s shield and place the FAMILY MEDALLION in the center (C).
  • Look at the shed and remove the chain (D).
  • Look inside the door and take the CHAIN (E).
  • Exit the close-up and walk down.

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  • Look at the gatehouse and place the GEAR, then the CHAIN in the box (F).
  • Pull the lever to open the gate (G).
  • Walk right, through the gate (H).

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  • Try to enter the park (I).
  • Note the street (J).
  • Take the ELECTRICAL TAPE and the 1st VALVE HANDLE (K).
  • Enter the police station on the right (L).

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  • Take the HAMMER (M).
  • Talk to the officer to learn you need a permit (N).
  • Walk down, then walk between the 2 buildings towards the right.

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  • Look at the gate and use the HAMMER to break the wood (O), then slide the latch (P).
  • Select the gate for a HOS.

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Tip the can of paint to make the red apple (Q).
  • Squeeze the mouse so the black cat pops out (R). Note: the black cat will appear in different locations.
  • You will earn the TOKEN.
  • Walk down, then enter the police station on the right.

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  • Look at the machine and place the TOKEN in the slot (S).
  • Take the 1st FRAME CORNER and the CAN TAB (T).
  • Walk down twice, then go forward.

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  • Look in the shed, then look at the toolbox (U).
  • Use the CAN TAB on the lock (V).
  • Take the LOTUS MEDALLION (W).
  • Walk forward.

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  • Look at the wall, place the LOTUS MEDALLION on the lotus (X), then push the medallion (Y).
  • Take the 2nd MECHANISM HANDLE and the 2nd FRAME CORNER (Z).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Look at the left door and place the 2 MECHANISM HANDLES on the device (A, B).
  • Pull one of the handles down to open the compartment for a mini-game.

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  • Use the 2 steam controls (green) to move the ball (C) to the hole in the upper right (D).
  • Raise the ball with steam, then blow it to the next section.
  • Press the arrow buttons to move the controls into position (pink).
  • Press the plus and minus buttons to control the amount of lift steam (E).
  • Press the red button for a quick puff of steam to the right (F).
  • Continue this process until the ball is in the hole.
  • Take the GATE HANDLE (G).
  • Walk to the right, then go right, between the 2 buildings.

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  • Look at the gate on the right; place the gate handle in the control, then pull down the handle (H).
  • Walk to the right.
  • Look at the control and take the SCREWDRIVER (I).
  • Use the ELECTRICAL TAPE on the wires (J).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • After the cut-scene, look at the billboard and use the SCREWDRIVER on the screws (K).
  • Take the 3rd FRAME CORNER (L).
  • Walk left into the park (M).

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  • After the cut-scene, you will earn the POLICE STATION PERMIT.
  • Note the body (N).
  • Talk to the officer and Mr. Ross (O).
  • Walk down, then enter the police station on the right.

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  • Give the POLICE STATION PERMIT to the officer (P).
  • Walk forward (Q).

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  • Look at the safe and take the 4th FRAME CORNER (R).
  • Look at the box and drag the knob down (S).
  • Take the HOSE (T).
  • Walk down 4 times, then select the wardrobe on the right for a HOS.

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Open the drawer to find the ballet slippers (U).
  • Turn the pages of the book to find Olivia’s portrait (V).
  • Use the match on the candle to find the gloves (W).
  • You will earn the 1st SAFE KEY.
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the painting on the wall and place the 4 FRAME CORNERS into the corners (pink).
  • Slide the buttons in the track to restore the torn painting (red).
  • Take the LENGTH OF PIPE from the compartment (X).
  • Walk forward twice.

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  • Look at the pipes and take the 2nd VALVE HANDLE (A).
  • Place the LENGTH OF PIPE in the open space (B).
  • Zoom in and take the 2nd SAFE KEY (C).
  • Walk to the right, enter the police station, then walk forward.

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  • Look at the safe, place the 2 SAFE KEYS in the locks, then turn both keys (D).
  • Take the MAGNET (E).
  • Walk down twice, then enter the park on the left.

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  • Look at the manhole and place the MAGNET over it (F).
  • Drag the magnet down until you hear a click.
  • Take the CIRCUIT BREAKER LEVER (G).
  • Walk down, forward, then right to return to the dead end.

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  • Look at the breaker box and add the CIRCUIT BREAKER LEVER (H).
  • Pull the lever down.
  • Look at the electrical box on the light pole for a mini-game (I).

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  • Use the arrows to change the numbers to reflect the answer to the equation (J).
  • Push an arrow button until the correct bars are showing for that section.
  • The answer to the fist equation is 29 (K), the second equation is 63 (L), and the last is 75 (M).

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  • Take the MAILBOX KEY (N).
  • Walk down 3 times, then walk forward.
  • Look at the mailbox, use the MAILBOX KEY in the lock, then turn the key (O).
  • Take the FISH (P).
  • Walk down, go right, then enter the park on the left.

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  • Look at the cats and give them the FISH (Q).
  • Take the 3rd VALVE HANDLE (R).
  • Walk down, then go forward.

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  • Look at the device; add the 3 VALVE HANDLES and the HOSE (S).
  • Pull the lever (T).
  • Aim the hose at the ladder (U).
  • Climb up the ladder (V).

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  • Take the FIRECRACKER (A).
  • Walk down, then walk to the right.
  • Look at the wall and place the FIRECRACKER into the crevice (B).
  • Pull the detonator cord (C).
  • Take the SCALES of JUSTICE (D).
  • Walk down and select the left gate for a HOS.

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Use the poster on the horse to make the riding cowboy (E).
  • Use the straw on the scarecrow head to make the scarecrow hat (F).
  • You will earn the 1st PUZZLE DISC.
  • Walk down, enter the police station on the right, then walk forward.

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  • Place the SCALES OF JUSTICE in the statue’s hand (G).
  • Look in the safe; take the 2nd PUZZLE DISC and the GOLDEN CUCKOO (H).
  • Walk down 5 times.

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  • Look at the grandfather clock and place the GOLDEN CUCKOO on the right (I).
  • Take the SILVER RIM (J).
  • Walk forward 4 times to Charlotte’s living room.

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  • Look at the portrait; place the SILVER RIM on it, then open the portrait (K).
  • Take the 3rd PUZZLE DISC (L).
  • Walk down twice, walk right, go forward, then up the ladder.
  • Look at the lock on the wardrobe for a mini-game (M).

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  • Place the 2 PUZZLE DISCS into the device to activate the mini-game.
  • Rotate the 3 dials so the 3 pictures in the center are related like chef, bread, and oven (N).
  • The matches are color coded; there are 7 sets.

Chapter 2: The Wharf

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  • Take the QUEEN OF HEARTS (A).
  • Enter the tavern (B).

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  • Look behind the bar and take the CHAIN CUTTER (C).
  • Note the machine by the window (D).
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the door and use the CHAIN CUTTER to remove the chains (E).
  • Select the door for a HOS.

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Place the meat in the grinder for ground meat (F).
  • Use the brick on the window, then grab the pigeon as it flies past (G).
  • Push the egg off the edge to create the broken egg (H).
  • You will earn the OLIVE OIL.

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  • Look at the elevator and use the OLIVE OIL on the gears (I).
  • Push the red button (J).
  • Walk to the right (K).

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  • Take the ROPE WITH A HOOK (L).
  • Walk forward (M).

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  • Take the LEVER (N).
  • Take the KING OF HEARTS (O).
  • Note the body (P).
  • Talk to the policeman (Q).
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the box, place the LEVER on the end, then drag it to the left (R).
  • Take the SPRING (S).
  • Walk down, then go left into the tavern.
  • Look at the machine by the window for a mini-game.

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  • Place the SPRING into the left slot to trigger the mini-game (T).
  • Use the pin (U) to push the bar (V) to the top (W).
  • The bar will swing between pegs, depending on where you hit it with the pin.
  • A light will show which end of the bar the pin will hit.
  • Take the KEY (X).
  • Walk down, then go to the right.

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  • Look at the door on the boat and use the key in the lock (A).
  • Turn the key, then go through the door.

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  • Open the left cabinet and take the ROUND HANDLE (B).
  • Open the right cabinet and take the 1st SPARK PLUG (C).
  • Note the round table (D).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Look at the bridge control and place the ROUND HANDLE on the right (E).
  • Turn the handle, then push the button (F).
  • Walk forward.

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  • Take the ACE OF HEARTS (G).
  • Note the mini-game on the mine door (H).
  • Walk forward.
  • Take the SIEVE (I).
  • Walk forward.

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  • Use the ROPE WITH A HOOK on the tree house (J).
  • Select the tree house for a HOS.

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  • Locate all the items.
  • Use the can opener on the can to find the fish (K).
  • Use the crowbar on the 5 nails on the chest; remove the lid to find the kaleidoscope (L).
  • You will earn the JACK OF HEARTS.
  • Walk forward.

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  • Look at the cabinet on the left and place the ACE, KING, QUEEN, and JACK OF HEARTS into the cabinet (M).
  • Open the center and take the JOKER FIGURINE (N).
  • Note the heart and moon panels (O).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Look in the gazebo and place the JOKER FIGURINE in the center of the table (P).
  • Take the DOOR BOLT HANDLE (Q).
  • Walk down twice, go to the right, then go forward to the loading docks.

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  • Look at the door and use the DOOR BOLT HANDLE on the center (R).
  • Slide the bar, then enter the warehouse.

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  • Take the 2nd SPARK PLUG (S).
  • Place the SIEVE in the grinder (T).
  • Take the ROUND MAGNET (U).
  • Walk down twice, then enter the boat.
  • Look at the round table for a mini-game.

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  • Place the ROUND MAGNET in the center to trigger the mini-game.
  • Move the animal icons to the hemisphere where they normally live (V).
  • Select an icon to move it into position.
  • Take the COMPASS ROSE from the center (W).
  • Walk down twice, then walk forward across the bridge.

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  • Look at the box and place the COMPASS ROSE in the lock (A).
  • Take the LOCKPICK (B).
  • Walk forward twice.

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  • Look at the cellar door, then look at the lock (C).
  • Use the LOCKPICK on the lock for a mini-game (D).
  • Push up the 2nd, 3rd, and 5th pin (E).
  • Take the SHOVEL and the 3rd SPARK PLUG (F).
  • Walk down.

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  • Use the SHOVEL on the mud (G).
  • Look in the hole and take the GEAR WHEEL (H).
  • Walk down twice, then select the door on the left for a HOS.

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Place the scrap with the poster to make the donkey (I).
  • Wait for the rat to pop out of a drawer then grab him (J).
  • You will earn the HEDGEHOG PLAQUE.
  • Walk to the right.

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  • Look at the door and use the GEAR WHEEL in the center (K).
  • Turn the gear to open the door, then go inside (L).

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  • Place the 3 SPARK PLUGS into the machine (M).
  • Take the WRENCH (N).
  • Walk down, then go forward.

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  • Look at the controls and use the WRENCH to remove the bolts (O).
  • Take the CONTROL HANDLE (P).
  • Enter the warehouse, then look at the mini-game on the back wall (Q).

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  • Place the control handle on the device to activate the mini-game.
  • Move the tiles from the left to the right based on the design on the tile.
  • Drag the tiles into position (R).
  • Take the CROSS-SHAPED KEY from the compartment (S).
  • Walk down 3 times, then enter the tavern.

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  • Look at the crate; place the CROSS-SHAPED KEY into the lock, then turn the key (T).
  • Take the CAT PLAQUE (U).
  • Walk down, then go forward twice.

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  • Look at the box; place the CAT PLAQUE and the HEDGEHOG PLAQUE into the indentations (V).
  • Take the HEART PLAQUE (W).
  • Walk forward twice.

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  • Look at the cabinet and place the HEART PLAQUE in the top (A).
  • Take the CABINET KEY (B).
  • Walk down and select the tree house for a HOS.

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Use the chalk on the blackboard to make the family (C).
  • Turn the fishing reel until the boot appears (D).
  • You will earn the MOON DISC.
  • Walk down 3 times, go to the right and enter the door on the left.

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  • Look at the medicine chest and use the CABINET KEY in the lock (E).
  • Take the GLASS CUTTER (F).
  • Walk down, then enter the boat.

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  • Look at the porthole and use the GLASS CUTTER on the glass (G).
  • Take the MOON CRESCENT (H).
  • Walk down twice, go forward 4 times.

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  • Look at the cabinet; place the MOON DISC and the MOON CRESCENT into the bottom section (I).
  • Open the cabinet and take the PUZZLE PIECES (J).
  • Walk down 3 times and look at the mine door for a mini-game.

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  • Place the PUZZLE PIECES in the device to activate the mini-game.
  • Find the piece in the bottom section (K) that matches the outline on the wheel (L).
  • Select a piece using your mouse, then place it on the wheel.
  • Drag the wheel to make another outline available. Continue until you have used all the pieces.
  • Walk left to enter the tunnel.

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  • Look at the box.
  • Pull the 3 controls down (M).

Chapter 3: Chinatown

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  • Take the FLOWER (A).
  • Look at the kiosk and take the LEFT EYE (B).
  • Walk forward on the right road (C).

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  • Look at the column and place the FLOWER into the niche (D).
  • Take the STONE HORN (E).
  • Walk forward.

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  • Note the path to the Chinese garden (F).
  • Select the hutch for a HOS (G).

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Slide the head and the body to the feet to make the panda (H).
  • Manipulate the clay several times to make the clay tower (I).
  • You will earn the RIGHT EYE.
  • Walk left to the Chinese garden.

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  • Look at the left statue and take the MINIATURE KEY (J).
  • Look at the dragon statue; add the RIGHT EYE, LEFT EYE, and the STONE HORN (K).
  • Take the 1st MAP FRAGMENT (L).
  • Walk down 3 times, then go forward on the left road.

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  • Note the front of the train engine (M).
  • Look in the phone booth, then look at the book (N).
  • Use the MINIATURE KEY in the lock (O).
  • Turn the key, open the book, then take the 2nd MAP FRAGMENT (P).
  • Walk forward into the hotel (Q).

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  • Look at the grate and take the STAR (R).
  • Walk up the stairs (S).

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  • Note the door on the left (T).
  • Look at the table for a mini-game (U).

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  • Place the 2 MAP FRAGMENTS on the table to activate the mini-game.
  • Find two identical elements on the map, then move the arrows (green) to those numbers.
  • The first number is on the vertical slide (A), and the second number is the horizontal slide (B).
  • As you enter sets of numbers, more of the board will be revealed.
  • With the first number as the vertical and the second number as the horizontal, the combinations are: wagon (10, 3), lake (3, 6), flag (2, 12), tree (15, 8), and tent (11, 15).
  • Take the 1st LION HEAD (C).
  • Enter the room on the left.

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  • Take the LIGHTER (D).
  • Note the wardrobe (E).
  • Walk down 3 times.
  • After the cut-scene, walk down, go to the right, then walk forward.

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  • Look at the lantern, open the cover and use the LIGHTER on the candle (F).
  • Remove the brick and take the 2nd LION HEAD (G).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Look at the kiosk and place the 2 LION HEADS on the box (H).
  • Take the KEY TO LOCKBOX (I).
  • Walk to the left, then enter the hotel.

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  • Look at the boxes and use the KEY TO LOCKBOX on box 22 (J).
  • Turn the key, then take the HEAVY KEY (K).
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the back of the train and use the HEAVY KEY on the lock (L).
  • Take the CART WHEEL (M).
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the cart and use the CART WHEEL on the awning (N).
  • Turn the wheel to open the awning.
  • Select the cart for a HOS.

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Open the chest to find the PLIERS (O).
  • Use the drill on the pipe to make the FLUTE (P).
  • Place the lemon seeds into the pot; open the bottle, then pour it into the pot to make the lemon tree (Q).
  • You will earn the PLIERS.
  • Walk to the right.

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  • Look at the right column and use the PLIERS to pull out the METAL HOOK (R).
  • Walk down, go left, then enter the hotel.
  • Look at the grate and use the METAL HOOK to take the PUNCHED CARD (S).
  • Walk upstairs.

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  • Look at the right door and use the PUNCHED CARD on the lock (T).
  • Look inside the door and take the PRESSURE GAUGE (U).
  • Walk down twice.
  • Look at the front of the train for a mini-game.

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  • Place the PRESSURE GAUGE into the center to trigger the mini-game.
  • Use the 3 numbers to make the needle reach the gold marker (A).
  • You must use all 3 numbers; there are 5 sets to complete.
  • For 8, press +1, +3, and +4.
  • For 3, press +7, -5, and +1.
  • For 2, press +6, -5, and +1.
  • For 6, press +3, +5, and -2.
  • For 4, press +7, -5, and +2.
  • Take the MANHOLE HOOK from the nose of the train (B).
  • Walk down, go right, then forward.

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  • Look at the manhole and use the MANHOLE HOOK on the edge (C).
  • Walk forward to enter the sewers (D).

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  • Take the 1st LATCH (E).
  • Note the mini-game by the ladder (F).
  • Walk forward (G).

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  • Look at the chest and use the STAR on the lock (H).
  • Take the LION’S PAW (I).
  • Walk down 4 times, go left, enter the hotel, walk upstairs, then enter the room on the left.

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  • Look at the wardrobe and place the LION’S PAW in the lock (J).
  • Press the paw to open the lock, then open the doors (K).
  • Move the coats aside, then take the STONE NECKLACE (L).
  • Walk down 4 times, walk to the right, then go forward.
  • Select the hutch on the left for a HOS.

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Use the smoking stick on the hive to get the honey (M).
  • Place the 7 mirror pieces (orange) into the frame to make the whole mirror (N).
  • You will earn the YIN.
  • Walk left to the garden.

Brink of Consciousness: The lonely Hearts Murders

  • Look at the left statue and place the STONE NECKLACE on him (O).
  • Take the YANG (P).
  • Walk down 3 times, go to the left, enter the hotel, go upstairs and enter the room on the left.

Brink of Consciousness: The lonely Hearts Murders

  • Look in the wardrobe; place the YIN and YANG into the design (Q).
  • Take the 2nd LATCH and the CARVED PLATE (R).
  • Walk down 4 times, then walk to the right.

Brink of Consciousness: The lonely Hearts Murders

  • Look at the box and place the CARVED PLATE on the left (S).
  • Take the PUZZLE ELEMENT (T).
  • Walk forward twice to the sewers.
  • Look at the mini-game by the ladder.

Brink of Consciousness: The lonely Hearts Murders

  • Open the doors, then place the PUZZLE ELEMENT into the device to trigger the mini-game.
  • Use the arrows to move the pieces up (U) or down (V), then rotate the round pieces in place to complete the patterns.
  • The gauges will be green once all elements in a row are correct (W). You will hear a brief noise when a piece is in the correct orientation.
  • Take the 3rd LATCH (X).
  • Walk forward.

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  • Look at the gate and place the 3 LATCHES on the left (A).
  • Slide the latches all the way to the right (B).
  • Walk forward.

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  • Take the LOCK COMPONENT (C).
  • Take the CROWBAR (D).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Look at the door and place the LOCK COMPONENT into the mechanism (E).
  • Pull the lever (F).
  • Look inside the door and take the POTTERY FRAGMENT (G).
  • Walk down 3 times, then go to the left.

Brink of Consciousness: The lonely Hearts Murders

  • Look at the rubble by the train and use the CROWBAR on the boards (H).
  • Open the case and take the FANCY KEY (I).
  • Note the cube mini-game (J).
  • Walk down, go to the right, then walk forward.

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  • Zoom into the door and use the FANCY KEY on the lock (K).
  • Enter the tearoom.
  • Look at the pot and place the POTTERY FRAGMENT on the lid (L).
  • Take the PUZZLE PIECE (M).
  • Walk down 3 times.
  • Select the cart for a HOS.

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Use the HAMMER on the bottle to find the toy carriage (N).
  • Move the mahjong tiles atop a matching tile to make pairs, once the tiles have been eliminated, take the Chinese character (O).
  • You will earn the 1st FOLDING FAN.
  • Walk to the left.

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  • Look at the rubble on the left and place the puzzle piece in the cube (P).
  • Swap the tiles to form a gear symbol (Q).
  • Take the WOODEN GEAR (R).
  • Walk down, go right, then forward 4 times to the beachfront.

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  • Look at the door and place the gear in the lock (S).
  • Pull the handle to open the door (T).
  • Enter the fisherman’s house.

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  • Take the HARPOON (A).
  • Note the chest mini-game on the table (B).
  • Walk down twice.
  • Look in the pipe and use the HARPOON on the box (C).
  • Take the BEAK (D).
  • Walk down twice, then walk to the left.

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  • Place the BEAK on the crane (E), then take the FEATHER (F).
  • Walk down 3 times, then go to the left.
  • Look at the rubble on the right and place the FEATHER on the carving (G).
  • Take the TOY SHIP (H).
  • Walk down; go to the right, then walk forward 6 times to the fisherman’s house.
  • Open and look at the chest on the table for a mini-game.

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  • Place the TOY SHIP next to the other ship to trigger the mini-game (I).
  • Push the blue button (J) as fast as you can so the blue ship makes it to the end first.
  • Do this 3 times, then take the 2nd FOLDING FAN (K).
  • Walk down 4 times, then enter the tea room.

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  • Look at the door and place the 2 FOLDING FANS into the indentations (L).
  • Walk forward.

Chapter 4: Archie’s Estate

Brink of Consciousness: The lonely Hearts Murders

  • Look in the bag; take the CAN OPENER and the KEY (A).
  • Exit the carriage (B).

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  • Look at the trunk; use the KEY in the lock, then take the ROPE (C).
  • Look at the slab and take the 1st LOTUS FRAGMENT (D).
  • Move the leaves and stand up the winch (E).
  • Use the ROPE on the winch (F).
  • Turn the winch handle.
  • Look at the slab again and take the PUZZLE FRAGMENT (G).
  • Look at the front door for a mini-game.

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  • Place the PUZZLE FRAGMENT into the device to trigger the mini-game.
  • Restore the picture by swapping the tiles (H).
  • You can only swap tiles that are connected by the metal links (I).
  • Once a row is correct, the lock bar will release (J).
  • Walk forward.

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  • Take the 1st SPICE EMBLEM (K).
  • Walk up the stairs (L).

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  • Take the 2nd LOTUS FRAGMENT (M).
  • Look at the table and use the CAN OPENER on the can, then take the 2nd SPICE EMBLEM (N).
  • Walk to the left (O).

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  • Take the 3rd SPICE EMBLEM (P).
  • Note the typewriter (Q).
  • Walk down twice, then walk left to the kitchen.

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  • Look at the cupboard and place the 3 SPICE EMBLEMS into the niches (R).
  • Take the MUSICAL KEY (S).
  • Look at the cellar door (T).
  • Walk down, then go up the stairs.

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  • Look at the piano and place the MUSICAL KEY on the emblem (U).
  • Push the emblem in.
  • Select the piano for a HOS (V).

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Turn the pages of photos to find the dry rose (W).
  • Zoom into the keys and play the keys in numerical order (1-7), then take the spring (X).
  • You will earn the INK.
  • Walk to the left.

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  • Look at the typewriter and use the INK on the receptacle (A).
  • Press the keys (B), then take the MAZE MAP (C).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Look at the column and place the MAZE MAP on the board (D).
  • Place the magnet on the board to trigger the mini-game (E).
  • Drag the magnet through the maze to get the SMALL KEY (F).
  • Walk left to the kitchen.

Brink of Consciousness: The lonely Hearts Murders

  • Look at the cellar door and use the SMALL KEY on the lock (G).
  • Turn the key, then go down to the cellar (H).

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  • Take the 3rd LOTUS FRAGMENT (I).
  • Note the cupboard door (J).
  • Select the drawer for a mini-game (K).

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  • Arrange the images in each row from smallest to largest actual size (L).
  • Select 2 tiles to swap positions.
  • Take the STONE SHARD from behind the panel.
  • Walk down 3 times.

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  • Look at the planter and replace the STONE SHARD (M).
  • Take the STOVE LOCK FRAGMENT (N).
  • Walk forward, then go to the left.

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  • Look at the stove and place the STOVE LOCK FRAGMENT into the lock (O).
  • Take the 4th LOTUS FRAGMENT and the CANDELABRA PIECE (P).
  • Walk right, go up the stairs, and walk to the left.

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  • Look at the candelabra and replace the CANDELABRA PIECE (Q).
  • Take the 5th LOTUS FRAGMENT (R).
  • Walk down.
  • Look at the glass doors and place the 5 LOTUS FRAGMENTS in the lock (S).
  • Walk to the right.

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  • Take the KNOB (T).
  • Note the jester door (U).
  • Walk down and select the piano for a HOS.

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  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Move the pirate flag to the boat to make the pirate ship (V).
  • You will earn the 1st JUGGLING BALL.
  • Walk down, go left, then enter the cellar.

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  • Look at the cupboard, place the KNOB in the hole, then turn the knob (W).
  • Take the PADLOCK RING (X).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Look at the cabinet and place the PADLOCK RING on the lock (A).
  • Turn the lock to open the doors.
  • Take the ELEVATOR LEVER and the 2nd JUGGLING BALL (B).
  • Walk left to the kitchen.

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  • Look at the elevator and place the ELEVATOR LEVER into the switch, then pull the lever (C).
  • Take the 3rd JUGGLING BALL (D).
  • Walk back, go up the stairs, then walk right.

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  • Look at the door and place the 3 JUGGLING BALLS in the holes (E).
  • Take the UNUSUAL BOOK (F).
  • Walk down, then go to the left.

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  • Place the UNUSUAL BOOK on the shelf (G).
  • Look at the door for a mini-game (H).

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  • Rotate the outer circle of each heart so the edges point out (I).
  • Rotate the inner circles so the pieces will fill the empty space (J).
  • Press the center buttons (K) to form 3 hearts (L).
  • Congratulations! You have completed Brink of Consciousness: The Lonely Hearts Murders!

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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.