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Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
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  • This guide will not mention each time you have to zoom into a location; the screenshots will show each zoom scene.
  • Hidden-object puzzles are referred to as HOPs. This guide will not show screenshots of the HOPs, however, it will mention when an HOP is available and the inventory item you’ll collect from it.
  • This guide will give step-by-step solutions for all puzzles which are not random. Please read the instructions in the game for each puzzle.
  • Some skip buttons for the puzzles are located on different parts of the puzzles (A). Select the hint button (B) in those cases to view the instructions.

Chapter 1: The Castle

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Take the CLOSED LIGHTER (A), BRUSHWOOD (B), and SCISSORS (C).
  • Touch the paper 2x (A1) and then the seeds 2x (D); take the CONE OF SEEDS.
  • Use the SCISSORS (E). Pull out the Nutcracker; take the AMULET HALF and Nutcracker (F).
  • Give the CONE OF SEEDS (G); take the AMULET HALF (H).
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Touch the snowman parts in order (1-5).
  • Open the CLOSED LIGHTER; select it 3x to get the LIGHTER (inventory).
  • Place the 2 AMULET HALVES (I); rotate 3x for a HOP; play it to get the FIREWORKS box.
  • Open the FIREWORKS box; take the FIREWORKS (inventory).
  • Remove the packages; place the FIREWORKS (J) and use the LIGHTER on them.
  • Enter the Castle.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Remove the bow; open the box; take the PAINT (K).
  • Touch the buttons: 2-3-4-1.Touch the letter (L).
  • Touch the envelope 4x (M); take CHARLIE’S HEART; read the note.
  • Take the TIN SOLDIER MOLD (N). Touch the stocking (O).
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  • Take the HEART, TIN, and COAL EMBERS (P).
  • Place the BRUSHWOOD and use the LIGHTER (Q).
  • Open the TIN SOLDIER MOLD; read the note. Place the HEART and close it to get CHARLIE’S MOLD (inventory).
  • Put down CHARLIE’S MOLD (U); use the tongs (V) and place the TIN (W).
  • Touch the tongs; open the mold; take the SOLDIER.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Select the SOLDIER and place the PAINT on the scene. Touch the paint and then the area you want to apply it to (X). Talk to and then take Charlie.
  • Place Charlie (Y) for a puzzle.

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier

  • Solution, part one: A-Bx4-Cx2-D-E-F-G-H.
  • Solution, part two: Touch the ice pieces once near Charlie six times (I). Then follow: J-K-L-M.
  • Solution, part three: Nx2-O-P-O-Qx2-R-S-T-U. Take the ladder and pick up the rope. Then follow steps: V-W.
  • Go to the Backyard (X).
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Touch anywhere on the scene.
  • Take the SCARF (A); remove the snow on the briefcase and note the code. Read the note (A1).
  • Take the CODE WHEEL (B).
  • Remove the ice to take the CARROT (C).
  • Walk down twice.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the SCARF, COAL EMBERS, and CARROT on the snowman. Take the TREBLE CLEF (D).
  • Go to the Castle.
  • Place the TREBLE CLEF; open the box; take the FORK (E).
  • Go to the Backyard.
  • Use the FORK 3x (F).
  • Touch anywhere on the scene to talk to Charlie.
  • Select the Ole shop on the map.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Touch anywhere on the scene.
  • Take the CODE WHEEL (G), HOLLY (H), and COINS (I).
  • Walk down.
  • Place the 2 CODE WHEELS. Solution: 382 (top to bottom). Take the SWITCH HANDLE (J).
  • Walk down.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the SWITCH HANDLE (K) and pull for a HOP. Play it to get the HORSE.
  • Place Charlie on the HORSE to get the SOLDIER ON A HORSE (inventory).
  • Return to the Backyard.
  • Place the SOLDIER ON A HORSE; take the ZIPPER PULL (L).
  • Go to the Ole shop.
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  • Place the ZIPPER PULL; take the FROZEN MILK (M).
  • Walk down twice.
  • Put down the FROZEN MILK; take the THAWED MILK (N).
  • Return to the Backyard.
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  • Place the THAWED MILK (O); take the PUPPIES.
  • Go to the Ole shop.
  • Place the PUPPIES (P).
  • Take the HOLLY (Q).
  • Walk down twice.

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier

  • Place the 2 HOLLIES on the wreath. Take OLE’S HAT (R) and the 9 ingredients (orange).
  • Go to the Ole shop.
  • Place OLE’S HAT for a puzzle (S).
  • Solution (1-6).
  • Enter the Shop.

Chapter 2: The Shop

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  • Take the EYE AMULET (A); open for a puzzle. Solution: C-D-E-D-C-B-I-H-G-F-H-I. Press the button in the center; take the EYE LOCK.
  • Take the CAN OPENER (J).
  • Try to open the door (K).
  • Read the note (L); use Charlie and take the EYE LOCK (M).
  • Walk down.
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  • Place the 2 EYE LOCKS (N); take the BARON’S MAGIC AMULET (O).
  • Go to the Shop.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Use the BARON’S MAGIC AMULET (P); select all the conversation options. Take the LIST, CABINET HANDLE, MAGIC JAR 1/3, and MONOCLE as they appear in his hand (Q).
  • Place the CABINET HANDLE. Take the 3 INGREDIENTS (R); move the items and take the FIRE BEANS (S).
  • Use the CAN OPENER and then the LIGHTER on the FIRE BEANS (inventory).
  • Return to the Backyard.
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  • Place the FIRE BEANS (T) for a HOP. Play it to get the SECRET KEY.
  • Return to the Shop.
  • Remove the picture. Use the SECRET KEY in the keyhole; take the 3 INGREDIENTS (U). Move the items; take the MEDAL (V).
  • Open the INGREDIENTS and place the LIST (inventory). Choose the ingredients (1-3). You get the REAGENT.
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  • Remove the cobwebs. Place the MONOCLE (W); guide the star into the MAGIC JAR 1/3 by hovering over it.
  • Walk down twice.
  • Remove all the layers and place the MONOCLE (X). Guide the star into the MAGIC JAR 2/3 (X).
  • Walk down twice.
  • Remove all the layers and place the MONOCLE (Y).Guide the star into the MAGIC JAR 3/3.
  • Return to the Shop.
  • Place the REAGENT and the MAGIC JAR for a puzzle (Z).
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Solution 1-10. Take the POTION (it has 5 servings).
  • Use the POTION (A).
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Take the broom (B); use it on the soldiers.
  • Grab the GLASS CUTTER (C), PLANE AMULET 1/2 (D), and SCREWDRIVER (E).
  • Use the SCREWDRIVER; take the PLANE AMULET 2/2; read the note (F).
  • Place the PLANE AMULET (G); open the box for a HOP. Play it to get the TOY PLANE.
  • Put Charlie in the TOY PLANE (inventory) and place it (H). Use the POTION on the plane for a puzzle.

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier

  • Solution one (1-4).
  • Solution two (5-10).
  • Solution three (11-18).
  • Choose the Library on the map.

Chapter 3: The Library

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Take the BROKEN CRANE (I).
  • Remove the disk (J).
  • Open the booklet; take the MEDAL (K).
  • Return to the Workshop.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the 2 MEDALS (L). Take the CRANE PART (M).
  • Open then BROKEN CRANE (inventory); place the wheel, CRANE PART, and then Charlie on it. Take the TOY CRANE.
  • Return to Library Street.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the TOY CRANE; take the LIBRARY KEY (N).
  • Use the LIBRARY KEY (O); turn it once and enter the Library.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Take the PUPPET and PIN (P).
  • Take the BOX HANDLE and DOMINO BOX (Q).
  • Return to the Workshop.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the BOX HANDLE (R); turn it and take the PUPPET (S).
  • Return to Library Street.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the 2 PUPPETS for a puzzle. Solution (T). Take the TOY BOX (U).
  • Place the COINS (V); take the LION and WINDER (W).
  • Return to the Backyard.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the WINDER (X); take the GEAR (Y).
  • Place the GEAR; turn it and take the CODE RING (Z).
  • Return to the Shop.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the CODE RING; take the LIFE POWDER (A).
  • Remove the 4 latches and open the TOY BOX. Use the LIFE POWDER and place Charlie in the TOY BOX to get the TOY SOLDIERS (inventory).
  • Return to the Library.
  • Put down the TOY SOLDIERS; take the DIAMOND (B).
  • Place the DIAMOND on the GLASS CUTTER to get the DIAMOND CUTTER (inventory).
  • Walk down.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Use the DIAMOND CUTTER; take the FIR TREE AMULET (C).
  • Return to the Shop.
  • Place the FIR TREE AMULET; take the AWAKENING POTION (D).
  • Return to the Library.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Use the AWAKENING POTION (E). Exhaust all the conversation possibilities. Take the CODE (F).
  • Place the CODE for a puzzle. Solution: VI-VII-III-IV-II-V (G). Take the BOOK CHEST (H).
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Use the PIN on the BOOK CHEST; open it and take the QUILL (inventory).
  • Give the QUILL (I); take the FAIRYTALE PAGE (J).
  • Place the FAIRYTALE PAGE (J1) for a HOP. Play it to unlock the Secret Room.
  • Go to the Secret Room (J2).
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Touch anywhere on the scene.
  • Take the RATHEAD AMULET PART (K).
  • Place Charlie; talk to Harry and take the ISLAND (L).
  • Return to the Library.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the ISLAND; take the RATHEAD AMULET PART (M).
  • Walk down.
  • Place the 2 RATHEAD AMULET PARTS; take the FLUTE (N).
  • Use Charlie to get the NIPPERS (O).
  • Return to the Workshop.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Use the NIPPERS (P); take the WIRE (Q).
  • Unwrap the FLUTE and take it. Place the WIRE on the paper and bend it 4x. Take the LATCH KEY (inventory).
  • Return to Library Street.
  • Use the LATCH KEY (R); take the MOUSE FAMILY.
  • Return to the Mouse Hole.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the MOUSE FAMILY (S); exhaust all conversation options with Harry. Give him the FLUTE; take the WHISTLE (T).
  • Talk to Harry again.
  • Use the POTION in the hole for a puzzle.

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier

  • For the first part of the solution, follow steps 1-29.
  • For the second part of the solution, arrange the pieces as shown and touch the boat for a red arrow to appear. Follow the path marked in red (U).
  • Choose the Square on the map.

Chapter 4: The Square

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Touch anywhere on the close-up and then take the MAGIC BRUSH (A).
  • Take the UNLIT LANTERN (B) and ICE TOWER (C).
  • Place the UNLIT LANTERN (D) to get the LANTERN.
  • Place the LANTERN (E); use the MAGIC BRUSH and take the ICE TOWER (F).
  • Place the two ICE TOWERS; take the SNOW QUEEN (G).
  • Touch the picture (H); place the SNOW QUEEN for a puzzle.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Solution (I).
  • Go to the Square.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Use the WHISTLE on all the trolls (not pictured).
  • Take the POTION RECIPE (J).
  • Go to the Shop.
  • Give the POTION RECIPE to Ole. Talk to him and take the CROWN (K).
  • Return to the Basement.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the CROWN; take the RAT AMULET (L).
  • Place the RAT AMULET and then the POTION (M) for a HOP. Play it to get the MAGIC SEED.
  • Return to the Shop.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Give the MAGIC SEED (N).
  • Place the POTION (O). Take the GROWTH POWDER (P).
  • Go to the Square.
  • Use the GROWTH POWDER (Q).
  • Select the Square on the map.
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  • Play the HOP to get the GOBLIN MACHINE SCREWDRIVER (R).
  • Use the GOBLIN MACHINE SCREWDRIVER (S) and turn it.
  • Look at the door for a puzzle. Follow the sequence. The sequence is random (T).
  • Take the PEPPER BOX, REPAIR BOX KEY, and THREAD AND NEEDLE (U).
  • Go to the Square.

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier

  • Use the REPAIR BOX KEY; take the HAMMER AND CHISEL (V).
  • Return to Near City Hall.
  • Use the HAMMER AND CHISEL; take the BROKEN BLAZON (W) and read the note (W1).
  • Place the LION on the BROKEN BLAZON for a puzzle (inventory). Solution (X); you receive the CITY BLAZON.
  • Place the CITY BLAZON (Y); turn it and enter City Hall.

Chapter 5: City Hall

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Use the PEPPER BOX (A).
  • Open the door; take the BAS RELIEF PIECE (B) and DOMINO (C).
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the DOMINO on the DOMINO BOX for a puzzle (inventory). Solution (D). You receive the DOMINO.
  • Place the DOMINO (1) for a mini-game. Solution: 2-4-2-3-1.
  • Take the LUNCH BOX KEY (E).
  • Walk down.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Use the LUNCH BOX KEY; take the CAKE PIECE (I).
  • Go to City Hall.
  • Give the CAKE PIECE (J); take the GOBLIN MACHINE SCREWDRIVER (K).
  • Walk down.
  • Use the GOBLIN MACHINE SCREWDRIVER 3x and turn each time for a puzzle (L).

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier

  • Press a gear to move it to a highlighted position or to the next empty spot.
  • Some pieces will not be used. Form a solid line from one end to the next.
  • Solution 1 (M).
  • Solution 2 (N). You can move the sets of 4 gears as one unit as soon as they have space.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Talk to Charlie (O).
  • Go to City Hall.
  • Talk to Ole and exhaust all conversation possibilities to get the BAS RELIEF PIECE 1/3 (P).
  • Go up to the Clock Tower. Take the HALL DOOR PART (Q).
  • Place Charlie on the THREAD AND NEEDLE; take CHARLIE WITH HOOK (inventory).
  • Place CHARLIE WITH HOOK to get the HALL DOOR PART (R).
  • Place the 2 DOOR HALL PARTS for a puzzle (S).

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier

  • Solution, part one (@1): Rotate (A) the buttons and extend the striped rope (B). To undo a rope, hold the arrows until the rope retracts. You can also extend the rope and then flip it with the button (A). Follow the patterns in order: C-D, D-E, E-F, F-G, G-H. Arrange the Christmas balls as shown (I).
  • Solution, part two (@2): Follow the pattern: C-G, G-E, E-F, F-H, H-D. Swap the feathers: 5-3, 1-2, 4-1, 5-4.
  • Solution, part three (@3): follow the pattern: C-F, H-G, G-E, E-D. Solution: 6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14.
  • Solution, part four (@4): follow the pattern: C-G, G-D, D-H, H-F, F-E. Solution: pull the bars to the positions shown (J) to form the Santa Claus image (K).
  • Exit to the Street.

Chapter 6: The Finale

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Take the MAILMAN PASS and FLAG; read the note (L).
  • Walk down twice.
  • Place the MAILMAN PASS (M); take the MAILBOX KEYS (N).
  • Return to the Street.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the MAILBOX KEYS; and turn all three keys. Take the BAS RELIEF PIECE and read the two notes (O).
  • Place the two BAS RELIEF PIECES; take the BAS RELIEF PIECE 2/3 (P).
  • Touch the FLAG twice by the attachments; take the FLAG and FLAG POLE (inventory).
  • Return to City Hall.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Use the FLAG POLE; take the BAS RELIEF PIECE 3/3 (Q).
  • Place the 3 BAS RELIEF PIECES for a HOP (R). Play the HOP to get the UMBRELLA OF GOOD DREAMS.
  • Give the UMBRELLA OF GOOD DREAMS (S).
  • Go to the Street.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Take the SCOOP (T) and CORKSCREW (U).
  • Touch the goblin (V).
  • Use the SCOOP; take the HOOK (W).
  • Use the HOOK (X); place the FLAG (Y) and use the CORKSCREW (Z). Take the TARRED CLOTH.
  • Place the TARRED CLOTH and touch it (Z1).
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Touch the kite (A); take the ROPE.
  • Take the FLOWER POT (B).
  • Turn the handle (C); take the STAR 1/3 (C1).
  • Walk down.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Place the FLOWER POT; take the STAR 2/3 and MAGNET (D).
  • Place the ROPE on the MAGNET to get the MAGNET ON ROPE (inventory).
  • Go forward.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Use the MAGNET ON ROPE (E); take the ANCHOR AMULET (E1).
  • Place the ANCHOR AMULET; open the box and take the STAR 3/3 (F).
  • Place the 3 STARS for a puzzle. Solution: 1-2-3-4-5.
  • Play the HOP (G) to get the UMBRELLA OF BAD DREAMS.
  • Walk down twice.
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Give the UMBRELLA OF BAD DREAMS (H). Talk to Ole to receive OLE LUKOJE.
  • Place OLE LUKOJE (I).
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
  • Take NINA’S LOCKET (J).
  • Place NINA’S LOCKET on CHARLIE’S HEART. Touch both of them and open them to get the PAIRED AMULETS (inventory).
  • Give the PAIRED AMULETS (K).
  • Play the puzzle (L).

Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier
Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen's Toy Soldier

  • Solution, part 1 (M) (1-4).
  • Solution, part 2 (N).
  • Congratulations, you’ve completed Christmas Stories: Hans Christian Andersen’s Tin Soldier.

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