Down in the Dumps walkthrough
down in the dumps walkthrough
Animated Adventure by PHILIPS
In every scenario, and before you do anything else, trip
all the locations picking up what you can (not all items
and seeing all the possibilities. Scour the screen carefully
the hand icon, and be aware that sometimes the characters
obscure important items.
There is more than one solution to the same problem, but
I will give
you only one of them; you can always experiment for yourselves.
There are no end of red herrings.
THE BLUB, THE RAT
Pick up the cheese, go up and up again. You need the rope.
down to where the weight is, use the rope on it, click on
motion button, drop the cheese near the weight, pull the
Watch what happens. In the new location, go down, pick up
up left, get the thimble and the crayon. Use the crayon
post. Out, up right. Get all the pills, though you only
blue ones. Click on the toy. Inside the bottle, use the
the whisky, leave, use the post on the yoghurt tab and,
when the bad
guy comes, use the various pills on the thimble and hand
it to him
for a bit of fun. The blue pills knock him out and you get
you were after. Watch. End of this particular cartoon.
THE HYPNOTIC MACHINE
Go around all the locations, spotting and collecting items.
need the curtain, the paint pot, the paint brush, the wooden
the oil and the soap. You will need to push the TV set to
get to a
trap door. Once you've got all these items, do the following.
outside where the moles have ruined the vegetables and use
on the ground. When they come back, they slip and you get
frame and the moles. Go inside, get into the lift and go
up to the
third floor. Use the paint brush on the wall. Go through
and you get into a dreary game. Save before you start. If
you are losing heavily, start again or you'll be at it forever
next time you'll know some of the answers. You will win
a fog horn. When you do, you'll be returned home. Go to
floor, where the washing machine is, and use the soap on
Use the fog horn and the nutter comes in and gets knocked
the washing machine to clean the blood stains. Now go and
grandpa. He wants various things. Since you've got them
up to the 4th floor and start handing him items, such as
curtain, the wooden stick, the bike frame and the moles.
That's this one finished.
THE ABOMINABLE ROBIN BLUB
Start by going into the castle and talking to the king
(talk to the
secretary first); if you don't get the right answers, try
possibilities. Basically, you want him to tell you about
Out and go through the door to the right. Talk to the bad
Out. Leave the castle and go "south". Get on the
train and choose
the forest. To get across the pen you have to fight. Actually,
watch the guy and go left or right according to which way
(you'll soon learn to go in the opposite direction to his).
Eventually you'll win, he'll embrace you and you can go
forest and become one of the merry men. Look inside the
get what's inside. Leave and go to the station. This time,
On arrival, go into the igloo and talk to the eskimo. Get
Out. Use the rod on the skating animals, you get the skates.
them on yourself. Watch. Inside the fish, click on the king
he'll whistle you a tune. You have to reproduce that tune
hitting the glands. Hit them in the following order: 53142.
king's spell is broken and you get back to the pond. Enter
igloo and get the eskimo's clothes. Go to the forest to
king. He tells you about a secret entrance to the castle.
look in the chest, if you like. Enter the hole under the
go left. Save here because you'll have to be quick. Use
lever and a door will open. Go through it and upstairs.
the chest - it's locked. Go through the balcony to the princess'
room. Let her kiss you and she will give you a key. Go through
door and unlock the chest with the key. Watch.
After the herald tells you about the tournament, go left
some candy. Move on and sign to join the tournament. Watch
listen carefully to the instructions. It's just a matter
but keep an eye on the guy to the left (i.e., on the right
screen); if he has a piece of the body you have to construct,
it for one you don't need. Don't worry if you lose, you
automatically start again. Eventually you will win - watch
happens. End of story.
This part is unnecessarily complicated because there are
characters in play and it is difficult to decide which one
have which items or to do what. The first aim is to get
characters onto the Bum. This can be done in various ways.
walk around to see what there is without picking anything
To get the boy up: get the girl to go to the left (up)
the bag (in the screen with the can and not much else, before
get to the bird chasing the maggot). Get her to take the
back to the Bum's shoe, pick up the plank and the prospectus.
the prospectus and use the plank on the cork to set up a
Now change to the boy, get him to pick up the spring where
is and get him to sit on the see-saw. Change to the girl
the other side of the see-saw. The boy gets thrown up above.
him to use the spring and he will leap onto the ear. Going
hole and talking to the spider (the word "audience"
is the key) will
get him up on the scalp of the Bum.
To get the boy up: get him to pick up the pin-up and the
go to the pet in the water, use the pin-up on him, have
him blow up
the balloon and then grab the balloon.
To get the girl up: have the boy pick up the matches from
and get him to where the cannon is. Get him to shake hands
baddie. Have the girl enter the cannon. Back to the boy,
to pull the flower three times and then light the wick with
matches. The girl gets shot onto the Bum. By the way, it's
fun to get the boy to use the matches in different locations.
To get the girl up: have her go into the bag and pick up
reel. Go to where the bird is and use the doll on the baddie.
to Hubert and take him. Use the cotton reel on him. Get
the bird. At the end of the sequence, have her use the maggot
the head of the Bum.
Take your pick. Once they are up there, have the boy go
talking to everybody and taking the rattle, car and toy
will also need the basketball to deal with the mother louse's
guardian. You will have gathered that you need to neutralize
cop and find an amplifier. When the boy has been everywhere,
to the girl. Have the girl speak to the mother louse and
then go to
the bar. Have the boy go to the bar and, in the presence
girl, hand to the baby the rattle, car and toy soldier.
automatically retrieves the baby and takes him home, thereby
a tape of lullabies. Get her back to the bar.
Have her hand the tape to the boy (grab the tape and click
on the boy icon above the play screen). Have the boy go
to the room
on the right and listen to the tape on the apparatus to
Watch. At the end, grab the amplifier by the sobbing guy.
Take it to all the characters, including the Beastie with
basketball and the grannies, and show it to them. Now go
room to the left of the grannies, where all the characters
congregated. Look at the switch and put the chewing gum
floor (you can do this at any time during this cartoon,
looking at the amplifier to the left of the screen will
give you the
Now talk to Elvis, show him the amplifier again and talk
once more. Watch. At the end of the sequence, walk to the
You can now go down into the Bum's Ear. The girl will automatically
follow. Inside the dark room, have one of them work the
move the hand icon till you find something to activate).
of the characters use the electric handshake on the monster
club. Now go back out the way you came in, in search of
part. The rest of the action is automatic. At the end, click
the ship to find out what shape it's in. That's it. No finale,
the end all the same.