Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds Walkthrough

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Welcome to the Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds Walkthrough!

The newly formed Special Enquiry Detail, Brody LaMonte and Cathy Turino, are investigating the murder of Carmody, the daughter of wealthy philanthropists. Investigate the clues and suspects to find the murderer and unveil the secrets and deceptions of those involved!

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General Tips & Information

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • The options menu allows for the adjustment of music and sounds volume (A).
  • You may play this game in windowed or full screen mode.
  • The custom cursor may be disabled.
  • From the main screen you may manage player profiles (B).
  • The Extras menu has the game videos that unlock as you play the game (C).

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • The help button on the main menu provides a quick reference on the different aspects of game-play.
  • Refer to this page for the basics on the different areas.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Click on the badge to use a hint.
  • Hints are unlimited, but you must wait for the meter to refill.
  • You may skip mini-games, but you must wait for the skip meter to fill.
  • The Inventory hides behind the hidden object lists.
  • Click on the Inventory bar to make it appear.
  • Talk to people by clicking on their picture in the upper left corner.
  • Look at the task list to see the current tasks.
  • Select the map to move to other areas.

Chapter One: The Murder Scene

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Acquire the inventory items, MAGNIFYING GLASS, SCALPEL, MEASURING TAPE. TWEEZERS, STICKY TAPE, TEST TUBE, and FLASHLIGHT.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Look at the close-up of the bullet hole on the wall.
  • Use the TWEEZERS to remove the BULLET.
  • Click, hold and drag the mouse left and right to edge the bullet from the wall.
  • Click on the body to investigate closer.
  • Click on each of the sparkling areas until they are gone.
  • Select Will Sheng’s icon in the upper left corner, he will automatically take the BULLET.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Select the sparkling tool case on the bed.
  • Place all the tools from your inventory into the matching niches in the case.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Collect all the hidden objects on the list.
  • Speak to both Mr. Phelps and Mrs. Phelps.
  • From the map, select the Supervisor’s place.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Collect all the hidden objects on the list.
  • Take the STEP LADDER.
  • Talk to the supervisor.
  • Select the Alley from the map.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Place the STEP LADDER under the drainpipe and collect the DIARY.
  • Collect all the remaining hidden objects on the list.

Chapter Two: On The Trail Of The Boyfriend

  • After you speak with the Buckley’s, locate all the hidden objects on the list.
  • Select Ryan Buckley’s apartment on the map.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects including the 10 drug packets.
  • Select the bathroom door.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Examine Ryan and you will automatically call 9-1-1.
  • Examine his head wound and hands.
  • Look at the bullet hole in the wall.
  • Locate all the hidden objects on the list.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects on the list.
  • Find the FINE POWDER, MEMORY CARD, and ROLL OF PLASTIC FILM.
  • Click on the camera for a close-up view.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Place the MEMORY CARD into the camera.
  • Place the DIARY onto the white area.
  • Take photos of the front and back covers as well as the inside of the diary.
  • Click on the sparkling corners to turn the page.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • With the diary open, use the ROLL OF PLASTIC FILM on the diary.
  • Wave the UV Wand over the diary to create an electrostatic charge.
  • Dust the diary with the FINE POWDER until Will says you need to take a photo.
  • Press the button to take the photo and take the MEMORY CARD from the camera.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Select the monitor on the desk.
  • Insert the MEMORY CARD into the drive.
  • Click on the program Image Enhance 3 to open.
  • Drag picture number 4 to the program.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Slide the 4 levers under the image to uncover the writing.
  • From the map, select the SED Squad room.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects on the list.
  • Find the KEYBOARD and MOUSE.
  • Place the KEYBOARD and MOUSE on the desk in front of the monitor.
  • Select the monitor.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Select the envelope icon in the lower right corner to open the email program.
  • Click on the item in the in-box.
  • Look at each of the 4 photos.

Chapter Three: The Victim’s Best Friend

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • After speaking with Mai’s mother, locate all the hidden objects.

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  • Select the sparkling box on the coffee table for a mini-game.
  • Restore the picture on the box.
  • Left-click on two tiles to swap positions.
  • Once the puzzle is solved, click on the clasp at the bottom to open the box.
  • Take the PANDA KEY CHAIN from the box.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects on the list including the 12 lucky cats.
  • Talk to Mai the show her the KEY CHAIN from your inventory.
  • Talk to Mai again.
  • From the map, select Carmody Phelps’s locker.

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  • Locate all the hidden objects on the list.
  • Collect the TORN PHOTO as evidence.
  • Select the Lee Apartment Living Room from the map.

Chapter Four: The Murder Weapon

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects on the list including the 9 CASE FILE PHOTOS.
  • Check the email on both computers by selecting the monitors.
  • Look at the close-up of the bulletin board for a mini-game.

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  • Place each CASE FILE PHOTO with the note that best describes it.
  • From the map, select the Phelps’s Apartment Building.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • After speaking with the reporter, locate all the hidden objects.
  • Press the doorbell to go to the Phelps’s apartment.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to Mr. Phelps and receive the key to the study.
  • Once at the map, select Carmody’s Room.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Turn on the laser.
  • Look at the card the laser beam is hitting.
  • Once at the map, select Phelps’s Study.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Click on the painting on the left wall for a mini-game.
  • Rotate the rings to restore the picture.
  • Start at the center and work your way out.
  • Left-click, hold and drag each ring into place.
  • The rings will lock when correctly aligned.

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  • Use the KEY to unlock the gun case.
  • Take the LETTER.
  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to Mr. Phelps.
  • Select the sparkling bookshelf for a mini-game.

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  • Left-click, hold and drag each book off the shelf.
  • Examine the torn tape that held the spare key.

Chapter Five: A New Suspect

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to the manager, Pete.
  • When Pete leaves the room, get on the elevator.

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  • You must get to Jake Foley’s apartment without being seen.
  • If you are caught, the puzzle will reset.
  • Left-click to walk and look at doors.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Look at the luggage.
  • Talk to Jake Foley.

Chapter Six: The Homeless Refuge

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Investigate the photos.
  • Look at the barred window.
  • Talk to Mrs. Phelps and Mr. Daniels.
  • From the map, chose the Refuge Alley.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Click on the large gray dumpster.
  • Left-click, hold and drag the garbage around to uncover the weapon.
  • Click on the gun to take it into evidence.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Once at the map, select the Refuge Lobby.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Find the 8 LETTER CARDS.
  • Talk to Mai Lee.
  • Click on the bulletin board for a mini-game.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Place the 8 LETTER CARDS onto the board to spell out a phrase.
  • Click on the “X” in the upper right corner to exit.

Chapter Seven: A Vital Clue

  • Select the Hospital Room on the map.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to Ryan.
  • Back at the map, select the Lee Apartment Living Room.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to Mrs. Lee.
  • Click on the sparkling wood box for a mini-game.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Click on two tiles to swap position.
  • Swap the tiles to restore the picture.
  • Click on the clasp at the bottom to open the box.
  • Take the KEY.
  • Click on the door on the left to return to Mai’s room.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Click on the sparkling cabinet for a mini-game.
  • Use the KEY to unlock the mini-game.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Slide the wood pieces so that the sparkling pieces of wood can be moved out of the grid.
  • Take Mai’s computer.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Look at the photo on the wall.
  • Compare the torn piece of photo to the photo on the wall.
  • Select Will Sheng’s Forensic Lab at the map.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Place Mai’s computer on the desk.
  • Look at the laptop to trigger a mini-game.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Look at the symbol on the bottom row and find the matching symbol above.
  • There are seven symbols to match.
  • Select the sparkling monitor on the desk.
  • When the screen what data to search for, enter GAMES.
  • Select the SED Squad Room from the map.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Click on the blue screened monitor and check th email.

Chapter Eight: Secrets at the Refuge

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to Mai Lee.
  • Select the Office of Lenora Mendez from the map.
  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Select the Refuge Lobby from the map.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Use the HAIRPIN to unlock the door.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to Felix Vega.
  • Back at the station, talk to Felix Vega again.
  • Select the Refuge Main Hall from the map.

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  • Select the sparkling area on the table for a mini-game.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Repair the torn note.
  • Left-click to take or place a piece and right-click to rotate the piece.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Look at the close-up of the safe.
  • Place the safe code on the sparkling area.
  • Turn the dial to enter the letters from the paper.
  • An example is: “H” plus 7 letters brings you to “O”.
  • Another example is: A drawing of a cat with a 3 means use the 3rd letter- “T”.
  • Click on the items in the safe.

Chapter Nine: The Drugs Connection

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Take the inventory items: FINE POWDER, FINGERPRINT BRUSH, FLASH DRIVE.
  • Look at the close-up of the camera.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Place the FLASH DRIVE into the camera.
  • Place the DRUG PACKETS on the center surface.
  • Place the FINE POWDER on the right counter.
  • Take the FINGERPRINT BRUSH and dip it into the FINE POWDER.
  • Brush the packet until the prints are clear.
  • Take a photo, then take the FLASH DRIVE.
  • Select the monitor and insert the FLASH DRIVE in to the slot on the lower left.
  • Once at the map, chose the SED Interview room.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to Taylor Breem.
  • From the map, select the SED Squad room.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Report your findings to the Captain.
  • Select Phelps’s Living Room from the map.
  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Question Mr. Phelps.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Talk to the reporter.
  • Look at the phone records on the desk..
  • Click on each of the highlighted numbers to investigate.

Chapter Ten: Conspiracy to Murder

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  • Click on the sparkling fuse box for a mini-game.
  • Click on each square to rotate the wire pieces until each color is completely connected.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Find the GUN, SAFE KEY and CELL PHONE PARTS.
  • Look at the close-up of the coffee table.

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  • Place all the CELL PHONE PARTS onto the table.
  • Reassemble the phone.
  • Exit the close-up and examine the body.
  • Select the Select Will Sheng’s Forensic Lab from the map.

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  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Find the COTTON SWABS and the DILUTE NITRIC ACID.
  • Return to the map and select the Autopsy Room.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Collect the TWEEZERS.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Look at the upper body of the victim.
  • Use the TWEEZERS to remove the bullet.
  • Use the mouse to twist and pull the TWEEZERS.

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  • Look at the hand of the victim.
  • Place the DILUTE NITRIC ACID on the table.
  • Use the SWABS on the acid then swab the entire hand.
  • Once at the map, select the forensics lab.

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  • Use the SWAB on the left sparkling machine.
  • Use the BULLET on the right sparkling machine.
  • Click on the monitor to read the ballistics report.
  • Exit to the map and select the SED Squad Room.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Click on one of the monitors to check email.
  • Select the SED Interview Room from the map.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to Mr. Phelps again.

Chapter Eleven: A Summons From The Mayor

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to the Mayor.
  • Select the Office of Lenora Mendez from the map.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to Lenora Mendez.
  • Select the Piermont Hotel Lobby from the map.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to hotel security.
  • Return to the SED Squad Room via the map.

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  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to Lenora again.
  • Select the Piermont Hotel Lobby from the map.
  • Speak with hotel security once again.

Chapter Twelve: Hunting Down The Killer

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Talk to Mr. Phelps again.
  • Select the Phelps’s Study from the map.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Look at the laptop to learn you need a password.
  • Ask Mr. Phelps for the password.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Look at the close-up of the laptop and type on your keyboard: sselemoh.
  • Read the email to learn that Mrs. Phelps has booked a flight.
  • Exit to the map and select the airport.

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Look at the information kiosk and select today’s flights.
  • Exit the close-up view.
  • Select the Hospital ER Cubicle from the map.
  • Locate all the hidden objects.
  • Question Mrs. Phelps.

Congratulations! You have completed Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand That Feeds!

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