It’s all about masks Walkthrough

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Welcome to the It’s all about masks Walkthrough!

Travel to 19th century Europe in this mysterious Hidden Object game! Discover who is behind the mask and unravel the case!

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 It’s all about masks 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, and is protected under US Copyright laws. Any unauthorized use, including re-publication in whole or in part, without permission, is strictly prohibited.

Walkthrough Menu

General Tips

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  • There are two types of scenes in this game, Hidden Object Scenes and mini-games.
  • The Hidden Object Scenes are almost always random, except for inventory items.
  • Click the statue at the top right of the screen to use hints to find objects that you are having a tough time locating.
  • You sometimes will need to use inventory items from the bottom right of the screen.
  • Some scenes can be played in a different order, but it does not affect the storyline at all.

Introduction

Room- London

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.
  • Use the hint button in the top right corner if you cannot find the object that you are looking for.
  • The hidden objects are randomized, so you may see different objects in your play-through.

Part 1

Yacht Victoria

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in blue in the image.
  • Some items of the list may include find 3 or 5 objects of the same time.
  • After finding the objects there will be a glowing object on the table.
  • Click on the object to bring up a table with cards. Clicking on each card will bring you to a different scene.
  • This guide assumes you click the card on the right first, but you can do them in any order.

Cabin of Mr. Milos

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.
  • After finding all the objects you will receive a CANE and a NOTE that says “HOMEBREW” on it.
  • You will then go back to the card selection screen. The places you have already finished will be grayed out.

Chief Cabin

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in blue in the image.
  • After finding all of the objects you will receive another inventory item, the 4 square PUZZLE PIECES.
  • Click on the box on the table again to start the slider puzzle mini-game.

Mini-game- 4 Squares

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  • Place the 4 square puzzle pieces in the correct order to spell a word and solve the puzzle.
  • The pieces can be rotated by clicking the right mouse button and placed in one of 8 different slots.
  • Clicking one stone on another will switch their places.
  • The correct answer is in your inventory on the NOTE: “HOMEBREW”.
  • Refer to the screenshot for the solution of the puzzle.

It's All About Masks

  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.

Part 2

Room- Venice

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.
  • Once you have found the objects you will be taken to a table with cards. Clicking on each card will bring you to a different scene.
  • This guide assumes you click the card on the left top first, but you can do them in any order.

Room- Mrs. Hampton

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.
  • After finding all of the objects and reading a short dialog, click on the glowing object on the couch to play the next mini-game.

Mini-game- Sewing Jigsaw

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  • Reassemble the pieces of the rose image to finish the puzzle.
  • Pick up the pieces by clicking them and place them in the correct place according to the black and white image in the bottom left corner.
  • Use the gray edge to guide where you place the pieces.
  • When a piece is put in the correct place it will be added to the background and you will not be able to pick it up again.
  • Refer to the image for the final solution.
  • After finishing the puzzle you will receive a SAFETY PIN.

Room- Mr. Rockston

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.

Room- Colonel Turner

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.

Room- Ms. Hampton

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.

Room- Mr. Gerting

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.

Room- Bureau

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.
  • Once you find all of the objects you will receive an inventory item, the LOCK PICKS.

Room- Mr. Gerting

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.
  • Once you find all of the objects you will receive an inventory item, another NOTE.

Part 3

Room- San Polo

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  • Find the 5 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in blue in the image.
  • Once you have found all of the objects, click on the glowing steins on the shelf to play the next mini-game.

Mini-game- Steins

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  • Pour the beer into two separate, equal amounts, in two separate steins.
  • Only the middle and right steins are large enough to carry the halves of the liquid, in the final solution both with have 4 parts each.
  • Click on one stein and then the other to transfer all the liquid that will fit into it.
  • Use the different sizes of the steins to get different amounts.
  • Refer to the screenshot for one possible solution, click on the steins in the order provided.

Room- San Polo

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  • Find the 8 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.
  • Once you find all of the objects you will receive an inventory item, the GEM.

It's All About Masks

  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.

Mini-game- Lock Pick

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  • Chose a combination of two lock picks that will unlock the door.
  • There are two parts of the lock pegs, light white and gray. When all of the white parts are level with the middle of the lock, you will be able to open the door.
  • The lock picks can overlap each other.
  • Click the two lock picks shown in the screenshot and then click the door knob to finish the puzzle.

Room- Bedroom

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  • Find the 11 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.
  • Find the 7 pieces of paper circled in red in the image as well.
  • The locations of the paper are not random.
  • Once you find all of the objects you will receive an inventory item, RIPPED UP PIECES OF PAPER.

Room- Bureau

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.

Mini-game- Letter Puzzle

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  • Reassemble the pieces of the letter to finish the puzzle.
  • Pick up the pieces by clicking them and place them in the correct place according to the black and white image in the bottom left corner.
  • Some pieces of the letter are already fixed in place. Build the rest of the puzzle from these pieces, using the edge as your guide.
  • When a piece is put in the correct place it will be added to the background and you will not be able to pick it up again.
  • Refer to the image for the final solution.

Room- San Polo

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  • Find the 11 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in blue in the image.

Part 4

Mini-game- Maze

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  • The point of this mini-game is to follow the man in the distance through the maze and to the end.
  • Click on the green arrows to move your character in the same direction as the man you are following.
  • Refer to the screenshot for the correct path.

Room- Stairs

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  • Find the 11 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.
  • Find the 23 keys circled in red in the image. These objects are not randomized.

Mini-game- Keys

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  • Search for pairs of keys within the 23 keys you found in the previous scene.
  • After finding 11 pairs there will be one key left without a mate and the puzzle will be finished.
  • The keys are randomized every time so your solution will differ from the screenshot.

Room- Boats

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.

Mini-game- Keyhole

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  • Use the PIN from your inventory to click on the lock hatches in an order that opens the lock.
  • First click the latches until you find the one of retracts when you click it.
  • Next click all of the latches that are the same shape as the first latch.
  • Once all of the latches of the same type have been removed, try one of the other latch types.
  • If you click the wrong order, you will have to start over from the beginning.
  • Refer to the screenshot for one possible answer.
  • The answer is randomized every time.

Muscleman Office

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.

Part 5

Room- Colonel Turner

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  • Find the 11 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.
  • Find the 6 daggers circled in blue in the image. These items are not randomized.
  • After you are finished click the cat to continue.

Fish Market

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.
  • Click the fish in the bottom left corner to continue.

Mini-game- Dice Rolling

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  • The object of this game is to roll the dice, add them together, and not go over 21. You will go first and compete against the fishmonger.
  • Click the cup and click again to roll the dice. Click the “STEND” button to save your score and let the fishmonger roll.
  • The game keeps track of you and the fishmonger’s points on the right side of the screen.
  • If you roll a perfect 21 you win automatically, if you roll over 21 you lose automatically.
  • You will win after you beat the fishmonger more than he beats you.
  • You will receive a FISH in your inventory.

Room- Colonel Turner

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.
  • Once you have found all the objects, get the FISH from your inventory and give it to the cat on top of the box. The cat will then disappear.
  • Click on the box to enter the next scene.

Inside the Box

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.
  • After finding all of the objects, you will receive a SCRAP OF PAPER in your inventory, which says “c’py ain nby xiwm, May 12”.
  • You will also receive a KNIFE.

Part 6

Count Wilmanzi’s Study

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.
  • After finding all of the objects, you will receive a CODE BOOK, a BOTTLE OF GREEN LIQUID, and a CODE WHEEL.

Mini-game- Codes

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  • When you first enter the mini-game click the code wheel, and it will turn itself to the correct day and month, as provided in the NOTE: May 12.
  • After that you will get a number written on the bottom right side paper: 6.
  • Click on letters in the code book to solve the puzzle.
  • Each letter has a number associated with it.
  • The answer for each letter is plus 6 from the letter in the original NOTE.
  • Refer to the screenshot for the answer.
  • Once you finish the puzzle you will get the translated NOTE in your inventory.

Laboratory

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  • Find the 11 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.
  • Find the 7 test tubes circled in green in the image. These items are not randomized.
  • After you find all the objects, you will get a PETRI DISH, DROPPER, and a RACK OF TEST TUBES.

Mini-game- Test Tubes

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  • Click on the test tubes one at a time to add the dye to the PETRI DISH. You cannot add the same color more than once.
  • The final combination of three colors can be in any order.
  • Once you pick three colors, you will be shown in the notebook which one is wrong. If there are more than two wrong only one will be shown with an “x” through it.
  • Change the colors until you none of them have x’s over them, and the puzzle is solved.
  • Refer to the screenshot for one possible solution. The final solution is randomized each time.

Count Wilmanzi’s Study

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.

Dressing Room

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  • Find the 11 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.
  • Find the 13 masks in the scene circled in blue in the image. The locations of the masks are not randomized.
  • After completing the scenes, you will receive 8 MASKS in your inventory.

Laboratory

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in yellow in the image.

Mini-game- Label the Masks

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  • Slide the name tags around so that the images on the tags match the images to the left of the masks.
  • The “Earl Milmanzi” tag needs to be on the mask that you found on the body two scenes ago. The symbol on the tag will not match.
  • There will be one unmatched tag left at the end as well: “Mr. Milors” goes with the mask at the bottom with the spade image.
  • Refer to the screen shot for the correct solution.
  • After finishing the puzzle you will receive two more MASKS.

The Stage

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in green in the image.

Passing out Masks

  • Take the masks from your inventory one at a time and give them to the glowing portraits.
  • Give the mask to the correct person by matching up their names and the symbols.

Part 7

Venice

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  • Find the 12 hidden objects listed on the right side of screen, in any order, circled in red in the image.

Congratulations! You Finished the Game!

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