The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World Walkthrough

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Welcome to the The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World Walkthrough!

Miranda Calomy and her robot Sprocket are setting off on an adventure! Help find Miranda’s parents who mysteriously disappeared!

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 The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World game walkthrough featuring annotated screenshots from actual gameplay!

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General Tips

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • From the main menu you can look at cut scenes, the credits, adjust options like full screen and sound, and manage your profiles.
  • The hidden objects in the game are somewhat randomized. You may see different objects when you play the game.
  • The INVENTORY OBJECTS that you find are not randomized however.
  • There are three different types of cursor icons.
  • The hand icon (1) shows that you can pick up something.
  • The gears icon (2) shows that something can be interacted with. Sometimes you will need to do other steps first before you can interact with this object.
  • The magnifying glass icon (3) shows that you can investigate this area further. It usually brings up a new scene.
  • Some scenes in the game are zoomable or scrollable.
  • You can click and drag to zoom or scroll the screen. Also you arrows at the bottom of the screen to move around (4).
  • Hidden objects may be spread out between multiple scenes in a zooming scene and in a scrolling scene they may be hidden behind objects in the foreground.
  • There is a map in the bottom right corner that you use for movement.
  • Beside the map is your journal. Most of the puzzles can be finished by looking in this book for clues.
  • Also inside the journal you will see outlines in red of the objects that you need to interact with next.
  • Above the journal is the list of tasks that you are currently working on.
  • The inventory in this game is at the top of the screen.
  • There are hint buttons on the left side near the robot’s head.
  • The top button is used during hidden object scenes and finds one object for you.
  • The second button is also used during hidden object scenes and shows you the shape of an object.
  • The third button is used for hints during the rest of the game and the mini-games.

Prologue: The Mine

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Click on the journal in the bottom right corner to get a hint at what you need to do next.
  • Pick up the CROWBAR (A).
  • Use the CROWBAR on the area circled (B).

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This scene is zoomable.
  • Zoom in by clicking in the middle of the screen or the button at the bottom (C).
  • Click on the train (D).
  • Click on the empty coal bin and take the PAIL to get your next task (E).

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Return to the first scene and find all of the hidden objects.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • There will be some objects in the middle scene as well.
  • The objects may be randomized in your playthrough.
  • You will receive a MATCHBOOK and some COAL. These will not be randomized.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Use the PAIL under the pump (D).
  • Pump the pump to fill the pail and the handle will fall off (E).
  • Take the PAIL again.
  • Go to the next scene with the map to the left of the journal (F).
  • Click on the Village Stream.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This scene is scrollable to the left and right.
  • Find the hidden objects in the scene.
  • You will receive an IRON BAR and a LANTERN.

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  • Use the PAIL on the water in the middle of the scene (H) to get the PAIL WITH WATER.
  • Return to the mines.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Zoom in on the scene and use the METAL BAR on the control panel (I).
  • Pull the levers and the bar until they look like the screenshot. This will unblock the train’s path.
  • Enter the train (J).

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  • Use the PAIL OF WATER on the water tank to the left (L).
  • Use the COAL and then the LANTERN on the inside of the coal burner (M).
  • Use the MATCHES to light the furnace (N).
  • Close the doors (O).
  • Pull the brake lever to take off (P).

Chapter 1: London, England

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Enter your Parents’ House on the map.
  • Find all of the hidden objects.
  • You will receive a journal and a photo in your journal.
  • Click on the rug to see some loose floor boards.
  • Use the map and go to your Parents’ Attic.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This is a scrollable scene.
  • Find all of the hidden objects.
  • You will receive a HAMMER.
  • Go back to your Parents’ House with the map and use the HAMMER on the boards under the rug.
  • Click the treasure chest.

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The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Use the map to go to the Cemetery.
  • This is a scrollable scene.
  • Find all the hidden objects.
  • You will receive a bunch of FLOWERS.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Put the FLOWERS between the graves (B).
  • Click on the left grave (C) then click on the 9 in the date on the grave (D).
  • Solve the puzzle by clicking the buttons in the correct order so that all of them stay down (E).
  • Then click the 9 to spin it so that it says 6 instead.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Return to your Parents’ Attic with the map.
  • Find the hidden objects.
  • You will receive a HEART SHAPED OBJECT.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Return to the Cemetery.
  • Click on the statue in the middle (F).
  • Use the HEART SHAPED OBJECT on the hole in its chest (G).
  • Take the KEY from the other grave (H) when it pops out.

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  • Return to your Parents’ Bedroom.
  • Use the KEY on the chest in the floor (I).
  • Take the CYLINDER and the NOTES (J).

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  • Use the map to go to the Professor’s Office.
  • Find all the hidden objects.

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  • Investigate the pieces of paper on the floor.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Arrange the puzzle pieces to create a postcard.
  • Click and drag a piece to move it around.
  • Drop it near other matching pieces to stick them together.
  • Use the edges of the puzzle at first to help you put it together.
  • See the screenshot for the complete puzzle.
  • You will receive the postcard once you put it back together.

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  • Click on the safe in the background.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • The postcard in your journal should have all of the clues you need to finish this puzzle.
  • There is a list of books and a number on the card.
  • Use the numbers with the list of books to find out what symbols need to be turned to in the correct order to open the safe.
  • The correct order is Whale, Monkey, Cross, Trojan horse, Rabbit and then Raven.
  • Take the 3 OBSIDIAN SCROLLS and the letter.

Chapter 2: Ballyscath, Ireland

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Enter the Village Square.
  • Click on the man sitting (A).
  • Use the map (B) to go to Farmhouse.

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The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This is a scrolling scene.
  • Find all of the hidden objects.
  • You will receive a WOODEN CAGE, a TROWEL and a TRUMPET.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Use the WOODEN CAGE on the squirrel (C). It will be placed in the scene.
  • Travel to the Village Stream.

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The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This is a scrolling scene.
  • Find all of the hidden objects.
  • You will receive a PILE OF ACORNS.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Use the TROWEL on the dirt pile to the right.
  • Collect the ANIMAL BONE.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Return to the Village Square.
  • Use the ANIMAL BONE on the dog (D).
  • Take the BALL OF YARN.
  • Use the BALL OF YARN on the cat and receive the STRING (E).
  • Take the WOODEN STICK from where the cat was.
  • Go back to the Farmhouse.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Use the STICK on the cage (1).
  • Then use the STRING on the cage (2).
  • Then use the ACORNS on the cage (3).
  • Lastly, once the squirrel is inside the cage, pull the string to catch it (4).

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Find all of the hidden objects.
  • You will receive a CUP OF TEA.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Return to the Town Square.
  • Use the TRUMPET on the sleeping man (F).
  • Use the TEA on the man once he has awakened (G).
  • Click on the fishing pole to start the next hidden object scene.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Find all of the hidden objects.
  • You will receive the FISHING POLE.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Use the FISHING POLE on the tiny scarecrow in the tree.
  • Take the TINY SCARECROW and go to the farmhouse.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Use the SCARECROW on the CROW (I).
  • Take the RUSTED KEY from its roost (J).
  • Take the RING that falls from its mouth off the ground (K).
  • Use the RUSTED KEY on the drawer to the very right of the screen (L).

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Find all of the hidden objects inside the drawer.
  • You will receive a FISH HOOK.
  • Go to the stream scene again.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Use the FISH HOOK on the FISHING POLE in your inventory.
  • Use the FISHING POLE on the stream to get another OBSIDIAN CYLINDER.
  • Go to the Town Square.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Give the RING to the man sitting on the bench.
  • You will receive MARTHA’S CHARM.
  • Return to the Farmhouse.
  • Give Martha her CHARM.

Chapter 3: Underground

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This is a scrolling scene.
  • Scroll all the way to the right and use the CROWBAR to open the chest.
  • Look inside the chest.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Find all of the hidden objects.
  • You will receive a BRUSH and a PICKAXE.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Scroll all the way to the left.
  • Use the PICKAXE on the ice multiple times to free the relief.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Find all of the STONE DISKS circled in red in the scene.
  • There is one STONE DISK in the chest as well (A). Read the note behind the disk.
  • Look at the mosaic (B).

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Use the BRUSH multiple times to dust off the mosaic.
  • Find all of the MOON SHAPES in the mosaic.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Return to the relief on the left.
  • Arrange the MOON SHAPES in the correct pattern around the edge of the puzzle.
  • The correct order is small, medium, and then large in a repeating pattern.
  • Start at the dark grey shapes, because they cannot be moved.
  • After placing the moons you can place the large DISKS.
  • Place them in the correct position and the click on the edge of the disk to rotate it.
  • Clicking on the middle will pick it up again.
  • See the screenshot for the correct solutions.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Click on the winch to end the chapter (D).

Chapter 4: The Lost World

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This is a scrolling scene.
  • Find all of the hidden objects.
  • You will find a BONE KNIFE and a LADDER.
  • Go to the Forest area.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This is a zoomable scene.
  • Find all of the hidden objects.
  • You will receive WOODEN TWEEZERS.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Zoom in and use the LADDER on the tree to the right (A).
  • Take the SLINGSHOT from the top of the tree (B).
  • Take the MUD from the ground (C).

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Zoom out and take the STONES from the basket (D).
  • Go to the desert area using the map.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This is a scrolling scene.
  • Find all of the hidden objects.
  • You will receive a MORTAR and PESTAL.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Use the TWEEZERS on the cactus to collect its NEEDLES (E).

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Travel to the Rainforest area.
  • Click on the door (F).
  • Use the SLINGSHOT on the beehive (G).
  • Enter the door.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This is a scrollable scene only vertical instead of horizontal.
  • Find all of the hidden objects.
  • You will receive BAMBOO POLES and a DRINKING CUP.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Scroll to the very top of the screen.
  • Use the BONE KNIFE (H) on the STRANGE PLANT to collect it (I).
  • Use the STRANGE PLANT on the MORTAR AND PESTAL to get the poison (J).
  • Cut the BAMBOO POLES (K) with the KNIFE.
  • Use the MUD (L) on the NEEDLES (M).

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Return to the Tundra.
  • Use the CUP (O) on the ICICLES (N) to collect them.
  • Go to the Desert.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • When you enter the Desert the ICICLES will turn into WATER.
  • Use the WATER CUP (Q) on the MORTAR AND PESTLE (P).
  • Use the DARTS (R) on the MOTAR AND PESTLE.
  • Use the DARTS on the BLOWGUNS (S) made from bamboo.
  • Go back to the tundra.

Chapter 5: Total Eclipse

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Travel to the Desert.
  • Take the DISK.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Travel to the Tundra.
  • Take the DISK.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Travel to the Woodland.
  • Take the DISK.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Travel to the Jungle.
  • Take the DISK.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Travel to the Overlook.
  • Click on the stone outcropping.
  • Use the 4 DISKS on the puzzle.
  • To solve this puzzle you must connect the symbols from the outside ring to those on the inside ring with lines.
  • All the symbols must connect and there cannot be any dead ends.
  • Start from the outside and line up the lines with the symbols. There should only be one way this lines up correctly.
  • Then work in from there to the rings on the inside. There is only one answer.
  • See the screenshot for the correct positions.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Travel to the Jungle.
  • Inspect the panel (A).
  • Use the CYLINDER on the top of the panel to open it (B).
  • Click on the panel (C).

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Click on the air sign circled in red to start the air blowing.
  • In your parent’s notebook there is the solution to this puzzle, by the air glyph.
  • Click on the areas circled in green to switch the height of the two columns on either side.
  • Match the columns with the heights in the drawing.
  • See the screenshot for the final solution.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Take the AIR SYMBOL and the METAL SPHERE.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Travel to the Woodland.
  • Inspect the panel.
  • Use the CYLINDER on the hole above the panel then click on the panel.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This is the earth contraption. Use the notes from your parent’s book to solve it.
  • Use the METAL SPHERE on the contraption to add one more sphere.
  • Click the spheres to pick them up and place them so that the number of spheres in each column matches the notes from your parents.
  • Next use magnets to change the location of the spheres in the column.
  • A magnet on the bottom top will make the spheres travel to the top.
  • A magnet on both sides will make them stop in the middle.
  • A magnet on the bottom or no magnet will make them stay on the bottom.
  • Arrange the magnets so that the spheres match the positions on the note.
  • See the screenshot for the correct solution.
  • Take the EARTH SYMBOL from the panel once finished.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Travel to the Desert.
  • Inspect the panel.
  • Use the CYLINDER on the hole above the panel then click on the panel.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This is the water contraption. Use the notes from your parent’s book to solve it.
  • Click on the buttons with the water symbols on them to send water into the middle.
  • If there is no tile in the junctions, the water will stop there.
  • If there is a tile with an opening where the water is coming from the water will travel through the tile.
  • Line up the tiles in a way that it will draw the pattern in your parent’s notes.
  • Use the tiles like in the screenshot and click the button circled in red to finish the puzzle.
  • Take the GLASS PIECE and the WATER SYMBOL.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Travel to the Tundra.
  • Inspect the panel.
  • Use the CYLINDER on the hole above the panel then click on the panel.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • This is the fire contraption. Use the notes from your parent’s book to solve it.
  • Use the GLASS PIECE on the puzzle to start.
  • When a glass piece is placed on the board it will glow brightly and the squares touching it will glow faintly.
  • If two pieces are next to a space it will glow brightly.
  • Make all of the squares except for the middle one glow brightly to finish the puzzle.
  • See the screenshot for the answer.
  • Take the FIRE SYMBOL once finished.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • After the cut scene use the LADDER under the small hole.
  • Click the hole to inspect it.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Place the SYMBOLS from your inventory in the correct order to finish the last puzzle.
  • The order is hinted at in the text of the large note you found much earlier.
  • The correct order is EARTH, AIR, FIRE then WATER.

The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

  • Enter the building and then click on the stairs on the inside.
  • Congratulations you have finished The Clockwork Man – The Hidden World!

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