Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries Walkthrough

Posted on March 12, 2010 in Walkthroughs -- Share:

Welcome to the Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries Walkthrough!

Jump into Hidden Object action in Doors of the Mind – Inner Mysteries!

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.

This document contains a complete Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries 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.

Remember to visit the Big Fish Games Forums if you find you need more help. Have fun!

This walkthrough was created by Chie.

Walkthrough Menu

General Tips

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • From the main screen, you can Change User, Play, Quit, or access the Options menu to adjust music and effects volume, and video mode.
  • The objects are not randomized in this game, but some of the puzzles are.
  • The objects that you need to find are not always the same as their pictures in the list. They man be seen from a different point of view, or rotated and slightly covered up in the scenes.
  • Sometimes you will need to fit objects from your inventory into a scene. The two objects will always have some relationship, like a star and a Christmas tree.
  • After finishing a hidden object scene you will usually get an inventory item. These items are used later to start the puzzles that open the doors you must get through.
  • You can skip dialogue and puzzles at any time with the Skip button in the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • When you get stuck, many times you can use the Back button to go to another scene, and come back to the first scene later. You can also use the Hint button in the bottom left corner.
  • When you click too many times, the screen will start to get blurry.

Day 1: The Opening Session

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • You need to find 20 objects that correspond to the list of pictures in the bottom of the screen.
  • When you get stuck and can’t find any more objects, use the Hint button in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • After using a hint, you have to wait until the hint reloads. The button will fill up as this happens.
  • First, find 10 objects that are highlighted in yellow in the screenshot.
  • Next, find 10 objects that are highlighted in light blue in the screenshot.

Childhood Bedroom

Doors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click on the right door with the crown picture to open it.
  • Find 20 objects in this scene.
  • When you click on a word in the hidden object list, its shape will be shown to you.
  • You can use the Back button in the bottom right corner of the screen if you want to try another room.
  • When you click on a name in the list, you can see the shape in the bottom left corner of the screen.

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • After finding all 19 objects, click on the carousel twirling in the middle of the screen.
  • When you place your cursor on the CAROUSEL, your cursor will change to a hand.
  • Click on the CAROUSEL to put it in your inventory.

Dining Room

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click on the left door with the picture of silverware on it.
  • Find 10 differences between two pictures.

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • After finding all 10 differences, you can collect the BALANCE on the right side of the screen.

Balance

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click on the BALANCE and the CAROUSEL from the inventory in the bottom of the screen and place them on the central door.

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Place all of the carousel weights from the inventory so that the weights are equal on both sides.
  • Place the number 1 and 4 weights in the screenshot to the left plate.
  • Place the number 2, 3 and 5 weights in the screenshot to the right plate.
  • The door will then open for you.

Parent’s Bedroom

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Find 24 objects, highlighted in green in the screenshot.
  • You can see only eight object names in the list at the same time.

Kitchen

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Place 8 items from your inventory in the related area of the scene.
  • Items and related areas are circled with the same color in the screenshot.
  • When you click and drag an item to the ’drop item’ button in the bottom left corner of the screen, you can get a hint.
  • Sometimes the objects will go with similar objects, other times the objects are part of the same theme, like a boat and a life preserver.

Closet

Doors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click on items that could be inventory items in this scene. Pick up the LADDER, SCRAPER, and CROWBAR.
  • After you get the items, they will go into the inventory list at the bottom of the screen. Click and drag them to the correct places in the scene.
  • When you place your cursor on an item, sometimes your cursor will change to eye icon. You can then have a closer look.
  • The hand cursor means you may get something from the area underneath it.
  • Collect the SCRAPER at the bottom of the screen.
  • Collect the LADDER in the middle and place it on the wall, this will help you reach the crowbar.
  • Click on the CROWBAR in the upper side of the screen.
  • Click on the CROWBAR from the inventory; then click four boards on the door, on the right side of the screen.
  • Click on the white spot in the wall to zoom in.
  • Use the SCRAPER from the inventory to get the key from the wall.
  • Place the key from the inventory on the shelf in the upper right corner of the screen to open it.
  • Click on the golden board to start the puzzle.

Dials

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click on the three rings; line them up using the cracks through them to guide you
  • Clicking each dial will move all the dials inside of them in the opposite direction.
  • To solve the puzzle, click the outside dial highlighted in light blue seven times.
  • Then, click the middle dial highlighted in yellow for five times.
  • Lastly, click the center dial highlighted in red once.

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • After solving the puzzle, the shelf will open.
  • Collect the brown book and paper with a picture.

Day 2: The Certificate

Living Room

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Find 15 objects, highlighted in green in the screenshot.
  • You can see only eight names of objects in the list at one time.
  • After finding 14 objects, the name of the object, “Bow,” will appear in the list. Find the Bow in the upper right corner.
  • Click the painting that was behind the red curtain in the upper right corner to start the puzzle.

Painting

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Find the five necessary items. To use an item, click it from the inventory and place it in the area where you think it will work.
  • Place the items from the inventory on the cannon in the middle of the screen in the correct order.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Attic

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Go up the stairs on the left side of the door first.
  • Find 16 items, highlighted in green in the screenshot.
  • After finding 15 objects, the name of the object, “HAT,” will appear in the list. Find the HAT on the right side of the screen.
  • Finishing this scene will return you to the previous scene.

Garden

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click on the right door with ivy that has been unlocked.
  • Find 18 items, highlighted in light blue in the screenshot.
  • After finding 17 objects, the name of the object, “GLOVES,” will then appears in the list. Find the GLOVES on the right side of the screen.

Attic

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Go back upstairs on the left side of the screen.
  • Place items from the inventory in the related areas of the scene.
  • Items and related areas are the same color in the screenshot.

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Find 10 differences between two mannequins.

Garden

Doors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Find the necessary items in the screen and place them in the correct spots of the inventory.
  • Find the HAMMER highlighted in green and drag it on the rock to crack the rock.
  • Collect the SHOVEL HEAD highlighted in purple in the screenshot.
  • Click on the faucet in the middle of the screen and place it on the PIPE on the left side.
  • Find the TAPE, HOSE, and WRENCH highlighted in red in the screenshot.
  • Place the HOSE on the faucet in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • Place the TAPE between two hoses in the bottom side to connect them.
  • Click and drag the WRENCH to the faucet to open it and let the water out.
  • The HANDLE of the shovel will then fall from the top of the fountain. Collect the HANDLE.
  • Click the grave to zoom in.
  • Click and drag the SHOVEL from the inventory to dig up the box.
  • Collect the box and take the certificate of death from inside the box.

Day 3: Love Letters

Father’s Place of Work

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click the right door with the books.
  • First, find 10 objects highlighted in green in the screenshot.
  • Next, find 10 objects highlighted in purple in the screenshot.
  • After finding all 20 objects, collect the COIN in the middle of the screen.

Playroom

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click the left door with the dart board on it.
  • Find 20 objects, highlighted in green in the screenshot.
  • After finding all 20 objects, collect the GUN in the middle of the screen, inside the TV.

Basement

Doors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click the middle door with the gate to start the puzzle.
  • Click the GUN part and drag to the hole in the middle of the screen.
  • Insert the COIN from the inventory.
  • The machine will then be fixed.
  • Click on the four icons in the upper side of the screen to find the correct combination.
  • After you arrange all four symbols, click on the lever on the right side of the screen.
  • You will then see green and red lamps. The green lamp means an icon is correct and in the right place. The red lamp means an icon is correct but in the wrong place.
  • The solution will be different every time.
  • You must find the correct solution within eight tries.

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Find 20 objects, highlighted in green in the screenshot.
  • The last item, the BILLS BOOK, is highlighted in red in the screenshot.

Father’s Bedroom

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Place eight items from the inventory in the related areas of the scene.
  • Items and related areas are the same color in the screenshot.
  • You can place the bucket, highlighted in green, only after placing the faucet, highlighted in white in the screenshot.

Father’s Study Room

Doors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click on the paper in the middle of the screen.
  • Find four books highlighted in yellow in the screenshot.
  • Click on the bookshelf highlighted in light blue to zoom in.
  • Place the books from the inventory in the correct order: H, e, l, d.
  • Click on the lion’s head to open up a secret safe.
  • Click inside it and collect the picture and the paper.

Day 4: Sale Cancellation

Bedroom

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click the right door with the paper toy on it.
  • Find 20 objects, highlighted in yellow in the screenshot.
  • After finding all 20 objects, click on the wooden shelf in the middle of the screen to start the puzzle.

Jigsaw Puzzle

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Assemble the image to finish this puzzle.
  • Place the corner pieces and edge pieces first.
  • You don’t need to rotate pieces, because all of the pieces are already facing the correct direction.
  • Click on the MARBLES.

Theater

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click the left door with the film reel on it.
  • Find 22 objects highlighted in red in the screenshot.
  • Collect the FILM in the middle of the screen.

Film Puzzle

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Place the FILM and then the MARBLES on the center door; this will start the film puzzle.
  • Click the knob on the right to spin the right wheel clockwise.
  • Click the knob on the left to spin the left wheel counterclockwise.
  • To finish the puzzle you will need to get the red marbles on the left side, the yellow marbles on the right, and the blue marbles in the middle where the two wheels overlap.
  • You can solve the puzzle easily if you watch carefully and repeat the order of the moves in the opposite direction.
  • When you cannot copy the moves directly, try putting all of one color on the correct side first. Then work on getting the other side in the correct position. At some point you will find the right combination.
  • Click the reset button at any time to start from the beginning. Each reset will mix the puzzles differently. Some mixes are easier to work with than others.

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Find 22 objects, highlighted in green in the screenshot.

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Place 8 items from the inventory in the related areas of the scene.
  • Items and related areas are the same color in the screenshot.
  • You can place the ice cube, highlighted in light blue, only after placing the orange, highlighted in yellow, in the bottom right corner of the screen.

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click on the match to get a small area of light.
  • You might have to click the match again, because the light will go out after awhile.
  • Collect the BUTTON in the bottom left corner.
  • Collect the red CABLE in the middle of the screen.
  • Click on the fuse box.
  • Place the BUTTON, and the CABLE from the inventory, on the fuse box to turn the lights back on.

Doors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click on the safe in the middle of the screen to open it.
  • Collect the hammer inside the safety box.
  • Take out the nails, highlighted in green, with the hammer.
  • Collect three wooden boards, highlighted in red.
  • Place the three boards in the gap in the middle of the screen.
  • Drag the nails to the boards.
  • Use the hammer to fix the gap.
  • Collect the picture and paper on the wall.

Day 5: The Last Representation

Play Room

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Place 8 items from the inventory in the related areas of the scene.
  • Items and related areas are the same color in the screenshot.
  • You can place the crow, highlighted in red, only after placing the key, highlighted in orange, on the bird cage in the upper right corner of the screen.

Kitchen

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click on the right door with candy cane on it.
  • Find 23 objects in the screen.
  • After finding all 22 objects, the CANDY BALL will then show up above the pot in the middle of the screen. Collect the CANDY BALL.

Kitchen

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click on the left door with the chain and sign on it.
  • Find 20 objects in the screen.
  • After finding all 19 objects, the TICKET will show up from the jack-o-lantern in the bottom of the screen.

Maze

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Click and drag the Candy Ball, and the TICKET, to the central door.
  • Move the ball through the labyrinth by clicking the two buttons to the left and right.
  • The button on the right spins the maze clockwise and the left button spins it counterclockwise.
  • Each new level of the maze has one way to the next inside level and one dead end.
  • Rotate the maze until the ball is above the next hole each time.

Living Room

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Find 26 objects in the screen.
  • Click the red curtain above the fireplace to start the next puzzle.

Gear Puzzle

Doors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Place the gears in the correct positions and push the red button on the right side of the screen to turn on the machine.
  • The easiest way to finish the puzzle is to push the button before setting down the gears.
  • Start placing the gears near the moving gear on the left. This way you will know when you place the wrong gear, because it will not move.

Doors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner MysteriesDoors of the Mind: Inner Mysteries

  • Collect the OIL on the right side, on the red stairs.
  • Click and drag the OIL from the inventory to the toolbox at the bottom.
  • Collect the SCREWDRIVER from the tool box.
  • Click on the vent in the bottom left corner of the screen to zoom in.
  • Use the SCREWDRIVER on the screws in the corners to take them out.
  • Click the briefcase to zoom in.
  • Enter the correct number in the lock. The code is 9251.
  • Collect the NEEDLE for the clock, and the KEY, and check the clock in the picture.
  • Click on the Back button in the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • Click on the wall clock to zoom in.
  • Place the NEEDLE in the center of the clock and the KEY in the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • Set the clock to 10:10.
  • Click the twist handle.
  • The stuffed bunny will then show from inside the clock. Click it and collect the letter and jewels.

Congratulations! You finished the game!

Written by