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Murder, She Wrote 2: Return to Cabot Cove

Murder, She Wrote 2: Return to Cabot Cove

Book 3: Finnegan's Fake Walkthrough




Welcome to the third case of Murder She Wrote 2: Return to Cabot Cove.

Jessica visits St. Brigid's college in Ireland and walks into another murder mystery! It is up to you as Jessica to find who would want this victim to meet such a terrible fate. This walkthrough will facilitate your way through the case from A to Completion or be used as an extra hint to a puzzle.


This walkthrough is for Book 3: Finnegan's Fake and features annotated screenshots from actual gameplay!


Library




Examine the victim's body and find his wallet (A).


Check the wallet. The content found in the wallet is added to the journal.


After checking the contents of the wallet (1), a pop up showing a key will appear.


Take note of the key and close the pop up. The key will be retrieved later.


Check the book on the floor near the body (B).


The content under the book (2) will be added to the journal.


Leave the Library.


College Grounds




Shamus's Office is across the Library.


Go to Shamus's Office.


Shamu's Office




Click on the bulletin board (A).


Use the List on the bulletin board (B) to start the puzzle.




In order to complete the puzzle, none of the strings should cross each other.


The strings will turn grey when the strings are not crossing any other ones.


The strings will turn blue when the strings are crossing one or more other strings.


Note: There are multiple ways to lay out the names and clippings to complete the puzzle.




After solving the puzzle, a picture of Shamus will be added to the journal.




Click on Shamus's Desk (C).


Take note of the photograph and the necklace. The gentleman in the picture will be seen soon.


Click on the Hidden Object Scene (HOS) (D)




The items in the screenshot may differ from your game.


The typewriter letters are circled in yellow.


The hidden objects are circled in green.


After completing the hidden object scene, you are rewarded with the Gate Key item.


Leave Shamus's office.


College Grounds




After exiting Shamus's office, the Inspector will give Jessica a Preliminary report (A) of the autopsy.


Click on the gate in the background and use the Gate key (1) on the gate (B).


Go through the gate into Keating Street.


Keating Street




The Hotel and Green Gaelic Pub cannot be accessed at the moment.


Go into the Ulysses Club (A).


Ulysses Club




After talking to Conor, click on the picture frames sitting on the fireplace (A).


Pick up the Batteries (1) in front of Conor's photo.


Close the pop up and click on the lower right corner of James Joyce's portrait (B)


Pick up the Magnet (2) in the pop up.


Click on the HOS (C) on the left side of the room.




The items in the screenshot may differ from your game.


The typewriter letters are circled in yellow.


The hidden objects are circled in green.


After completing the hidden object scene, you are rewarded with the Stethoscope item.


Leave the Ulysses Club and go back to Shamus's Office.


Shamu's Office




Click on the fisherman on the trophy case (A)


Use the Magnet on the fishing pole (B).


The fisherman will reel up wire cutters. Pick up the Wire cutters (1).


Leave Shamus's Office and go to the Library.


Library




Click on Johan's body (A)


Use the Wire cutters on the key ring (B) and you will receive the Hotel key item.


Leave the Library and go to Keating Street.


Keating Street




Click on the Hotel (A) building at the end of the street.


Use the Hotel key on the door (B).


Enter the Hotel after using the Hotel Key.


Hotel Room




Click on the drawers with the television (A)


Use the batteries on the remote (B) and cover the remote with its battery cover.


Pick up the remote (1).


Take note of the number code (2) on the paper underneath the remote.


Check the briefcase on the bed (C).




The code that was under the remote is used for unlocking the briefcase.


When Dial 1 is clicked, Dial 2 will move as well.


When Dial 2 is clicked, it does not move.


When Dial 3 is clicked, it only moves itself.


When Dial 4 is clicked, Dial 1 will move.




Step 1: Click Dial 4 three times.


Step 2: Click Dial 1 five times.


Step 3: Click Dial 3 five times.




After the briefcase is unlocked, an HOS (D) will become available.




The items in the screenshot may differ from your game.


The typewriter letters are circled in yellow.


The hidden objects are circled in green.


After completing the hidden object scene, you are rewarded with the Student memo item.




Use the remote (1) on the closet door (E).


Check the closet door (F).


Pick up the Crumpled Paper (2) and the Tweezers (3) in the closet.


Leave the hotel room and go back to the Library.


Library




Click the computer on the left side of the room (A).




Use the student note (1) on the computer.


Click "Search Student" (2) to begin the puzzle.


The puzzle will give four sticky notes of clues and with the process of elimination, the mystery student is revealed. The solution with the final answer is in the screenshot below.




After eliminating all the IDs in the puzzle, click on the final ID.


Click "OK" on the computer screen and the student's profile will go into the journal.




Click under the table with the book stand (B)


Use the Tweezers on the Torn Cloth (1).


Click on the HOS (C) above the computer in the Library.




The items in the screenshot may differ from your game.


The typewriter letters are circled in yellow.


The hidden objects are circled in green.


After completing the hidden object scene, you are rewarded with the Lens item.


Leave the Library and go to Shamus's Office.


Shamu's Office




After the conversation with Shamus, you will receive a Pass.


Leave Shamus's Office and go to Keating Street.


Keating Street




Michael will join Jessica in her investigation at this point.


Use the Pass on the gate (A) to the Gaelic Pub.


Click on the door (B) to the Gaelic Pub to enter it.


Gaelic Pub




After talking to Ian, select the HOS behind the bar (A).




The items in the screenshot may differ from your game.


The typewriter letters are circled in yellow.


The hidden objects are circled in green.


After completing the hidden object scene, you are rewarded with the Iron Key item.


Leave the Gaelic Pub and go back to the Library.


Library




Click on the door (A) at the back of the Library.


Use the Iron Key on the door (B) and enter the Security Room.


Security Room




Click on the painting (A) on the wall to reveal a secret safe.


Use the Stethoscope on the safe (B)


Click the dial on the safe until the door opens.


Use the Torn Cloth on the Sweater (1).


Pick up the Sweater after patching it up.


Pick up the paper with Symbols (2).


Leave the Surveillance Room and go to Shamus's Office.


Shamu's Office




After talking to Shamus, hand him the Sweater (A) from the Security Room.


Click on the trophy case (B) at the right side of the room and place the Symbols into the pop up.


To open the case, click the symbols in the correct order. The correct order is numbered 1-6 in the screenshot.




After opening the trophy case, pick up the Screwdriver (1) and 1 of 2 Trophy Fragment (2).




After picking up the items, click on the table with the Microscope (C).




Place the Crumpled Sheet (1) on the table and place the Lens (2) on the microscope.


Click on the switch on the lamp (D).


Click on the lens on the microscope (E) to adjust it and trigger a puzzle.


In order to complete the puzzle, the lenses must be rotated to reflect the light to the blank paper on the table.




After completing the puzzle, you are rewarded 1 of 2 Memos.


Leave Shamus's Office and go to the Library.


Library




Select the window (A) on the left side of the Library to begin an HOS.




The items in the screenshot may differ from your game.


The typewriter letters are circled in yellow.


The hidden objects are circled in green.


After completing the hidden object scene, you are rewarded with the second Trophy Fragment item.




Click on the area at the back (B) of the Library.




Place the 2/2 Trophy Fragments on the table.


Put the broken trophy back together by picking up the pieces and placing them on the trophy's frame.


After completing the puzzle, the Preliminary Report will change to an Updated Report.


Leave the Library and go back to Shamus's Office.


Shamu's Office




After talking with Shamus, hand him the Updated Report (A).


Select the sparkling area next to Shamus's desk (B) and complete the HOS.




The items in the screenshot may differ from your game.


The typewriter letters are circled in yellow.


The hidden objects are circled in green.


After completing the hidden object scene, you are rewarded with a Knitting Needle item.


Leave Shamus's Office and go to the Ulysses Club.


Ulysses Club




Select the lower right corner of James Joyce's portrait (A).


Use the Screwdriver on the Screw (B). The Screw will be added your inventory.


The James Joyce quote will be added to your journal.


Leave the Ulysses Club and go to the Library.


Library




Select the ladder on the right side of the Library (A).




Use the Knitting Needle (B) on the hole in the Ladder. A Bead will drop out from the Ladder.


Select the ladder step (C) to straighten it.


Insert the Screw (D) into the hole of the ladder.


Use the Screwdriver (E) to secure the screw on the ladder.




After the ladder is repaired, select the camera (F) above the ladder to get the Surveillance Disc.


Leave the Library and go back to Shamus's Office.


Shamu's Office




Select Shamus's desk (A).


Place the Bead on the broken bracelet (B).


Pick up the Bracelet (1) and go to the Security Room by going through the door inside the Library.


Security Room




After talking with Colleen, hand her the Bracelet (A).


After talking with Colleen some more, select the computer (B) on the desk.


Open the disc tray (C) and place the Surveillance Disc in the disc tray to trigger a puzzle.


In order to solve the puzzle, rearrange the images in the footage to where the sequence of events makes sense.


The pictures are labeled in numerical order with red numbers in the screenshots. The photos are arranged left to right, top to bottom.






Take note of what is going on in the photos. The photos are arranged randomly and may not appear in the same way as the screenshots.


After completing the puzzle, you are given a Surveillance Shot.


Leave the Security Room and go see Ian at the Gaelic Pub.


Gaelic Pub




After talking with Ian, hand him the Surveillance Shot (A).


After talking with Ian, select the HOS (B) behind the bar.




The items in the screenshot may differ from your game.


The typewriter letters are circled in yellow.


The hidden objects are circled in green.


After completing the hidden object scene, you are rewarded a Brochure item.


Leave the Gaelic Pub and go to the Ulysses Club.


Ulysses Club




Select the mantle area (A) of the fireplace.


Place the Brochure (B) next to Conor's photo to trigger a puzzle.




In order to solve the puzzle, the images in the travel brochure need to match different areas in Conor's photo.


In the screenshot, the brochure pictures are matched with the circled areas in Conor's photo by numbers.


After matching all the brochure pictures, you are rewarded with Matching Pictures.




After completing the puzzle, Conor will confront Jessica.


After talking with Conor, hand him the Matching Pictures (A).


Once the conversation is finished, Conor will hand the player a Pendant item.


Select the cabinet area (B) on the left side of the room to see an HOS.




The items in the screenshot may differ from your game.


The typewriter letters are circled in yellow.


The hidden objects are circled in green.


After completing the hidden object scene, you are rewarded with a Manuscript Photo item.


After completing the HOS, leave the Ulysses Club and go to the Hotel Room.


Hotel Room




Select television area (A).


Use the knob item on the red box (B) to open it and pick up the second Memo. You should have 2/2 Memos at this point.


Select the closet (C) to trigger a puzzle.


In order to solve the puzzle, you must spot 8 displaced items in the closet that are circled in the photo on the right.




In the screenshot, the displaced items are circled in red.


After completing the puzzle, leave the hotel room and go to the Gaelic Pub.


Gaelic Pub




Select the crumpled paper on the table (A).


Click on the crumpled paper (B) to flatten it to see what is on it.


Place the 2/2 Memo on the table to trigger a puzzle.




In order to complete this puzzle, click on the letter tabs on the dictionary that match the symbol highlighted in the message.


The first letter of each symbol is the letter that is used in the coded message.


After deciphering the message, the message will be added to the journal.


Leave the Gaelic Pub and go to the Ulysses Club.


Ulysses Club




Break up the fight by taking the cane away from Conor (A).


After taking away the cane, select the wall (B) behind Conor.


Place the Manuscript Photo next to the framed text (C) to trigger the puzzle.


In order to solve the puzzle, you have to find the listed words in the Manuscript Photo.




Congratulations! You solved the case of Finnegan's Fake!




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