General Tips and Game Play Advice

  • You will play as multiple characters. It does not matter in which order you choose to play a character.
  • Location Cleared means you are finished with a location.
  • This is a hidden object adventure game.
  • Adventure aspect: To advance the game, you have to gather objects in order to solve puzzles and perform actions such as unlocking doors/gates/boxes, adding ingredients to make spells, etc. Gathered objects go into your inventory (located at the bottom of the screen). You can scroll through the inventory.
  • Your cursor will change to tell you what needs to be done.
    • Closer Look – magnifying glass. Means you can zoom in on an interactive area.
    • Curious – question mark. You can solve a puzzle.
    • Pickup – grabbing hand. Take the item to add to your inventory.
    • Move – walking man. Move from location to location.
    • Item Missing – puzzle piece. This means you don’t yet have the proper inventory item. Keep investigating.
    • Tool Required – use one of Henry’s tools.
  • Hidden object aspect: A list of items to find in the scene will appear at the bottom of the screen. Within the scene, click on items to cross them off the list. Each hidden object area has one item that is added to your inventory.
  • There is no timer, point system or trophies. There are no penalties for using hints or skipping puzzles.
  • At each scene, move your cursor to all areas to find inventory or action items.
  • If you are zoomed into an area, once you have completed or found all puzzles/objects, the area will close.
  • Action areas sparkle.
  • Revisit locations.
  • Hint system: At the top of the screen is a text box with hints on what to do in the location/scene. You can keep them on for automatic help or you can click No and they’ll disappear.
    • Note: The hints aren’t always that obvious so don’t worry about them ruining your game.
    • Note: You can turn them on and off whenever you want.
    • Hidden object aspect – Dust will swirl around an item.
  • Puzzles can be skipped after a bit of time has passed.
  • All inventory items in this walkthrough will appear in bold.

Walkthrough

  • Click Start to start the game.
  • Choose whether or not you will be using 3D glasses.
  • Note: This does not affect game play.
    • *** Play the tutorial. ***
    • Glyph vision goggles – Detect metals. Lets you see what you can interact with in a location. Only available for Francis’ use.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Click on the painting to take a closer look.
  • Note the text box at the top of your screen. This text box will always appear to provide assistance unless you click No. You can turn it on again at any time.
  • The curious cursor appears (see above in General Tips and Game Play Advice for further information on the different types of cursors).
  • Click on the hieroglyphics.
  • A puzzle is started. Click on a hieroglyphic below and click on the matching, moving hieroglyphic. You solve the puzzle once all the moving hieroglyphics are completed.
    • Note: When you click a hieroglyphic on a moving hieroglyphic, all the hieroglyphics in on the screen will be completed so be strategic.
    • Right-click to discard a selected hieroglyphic.
  • Notice the painting has suggested actions.
  • Francis tells Emily to examine the bust “over there.”
  • Click Close to leave the close-up.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Click on the bust to take a closer look.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Click the eyes, then click the top of the headdress. The bottom of the bust opens. Pick up the Time Amulet.
    • Time Amulet – Use this to compare the current location. The Time Amulet displays a scene as it should look, without inventory objects, etc. Only available for Emily’s use.

Location cleared!

  • Leave the location through the far door (centre-left of screen).

Escape the Lost Kingdom

West Grounds

  • Click on Jinxie.
  • Follow the cat.

Valley of the Kings

  • Click south of the scene to return to the West Grounds.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Click the base of the altar for a closer look. A hidden object search is launched. Once completed, you get the journal, two pieces of rope and a brush.
  • Laura’s journal – Check it for clues on what to do. Only available for Laura’s use.
  • Click the tent near the jeep. A hidden object search is launched. Once completed, you get a hammer, a key (sun shaped), rope and sulphur.

Location cleared!

  • Go north.

Valley of the Kings

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Place the key in the slot on the left throne.
  • Click on the legs on the statue sitting on the right. Tool Required – Click on Henry’s Tools and use the crowbar to clear the rocks lodged in the statue’s knee bend.

Location cleared!

  • Go through the entryway.

Pyramid Tunnel

  • Click the sparkling pile of debris.
  • Use Henry’s shovel to clear the debris (about three clicks).

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the pulley.
  • Click on Jinxie (the yellow eyes in the doorway).
  • Watch the cutscene.

Chapter complete!

Now you must choose a character to play. Your choice does not affect game play. There is no wrong choice.

Laura and Henry

Temple of Light

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the crystal ball, the three ladder pieces and the four mirrors.
  • Click on the scorpions in the centre of the screen (Closer Look).
  • Pick up the pyramid map.
  • Place the crystal ball in the holder. Scroll through your inventory items and use the brush to clean the crystal ball.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Place the ladder in front of one of the four empty slots. Click the slot (Closer Look), place the appropriate mirror, then use the brush to clean it. Take the ladder back and repeat this for the three others.

Location cleared!

  • Go south.

The Courtyard

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the wooden plank and torn painting shard.
  • Click on the small doorway. Use Henry’s hammer to break the lock. Pick up the eye (green gem). Go through the door.

Toy Maker’s Chambers

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the wooden plank, torn painting shard.
  • Click the vase on the table for a Closer Look.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the two blue ivory key pieces.
  • Click the shelf to start a hidden object hunt. Once completed, you get a flail, key, four key pieces and a beetle.
  • Click the dresser drawer to start a hidden object hunt. Once completed, you get a staff, a key piece, a beetle, a crank handle and a disc.
  • The Torture Key is created.
  • Click on the back wall. Use Henry’s hammer to smash the wall. Pick up the eye (green gem) and flail.

Location cleared!

  • Go south.

The Courtyard

  • Click on the right door. Use the Torture Key in the lock. Click on the key. Go through the door.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Torture Chamber

  • Check the journal.
  • Pick up the wooden plank.
  • Click on the iron maiden (item in front of the right-hand statue). Pick up the staff. Place the disc on the pegs (right), click to close the door. Click to open the door and take the disc, now a gear.
  • Click on the snake statue’s eye (either side). Place the eye (green gems) in the empty socket. Do this for the other eye. Close the window that opens.
  • Click on the snake statue’s open mouth. Pick up the stone. Use Henry’s hammer to knock out the upper left tooth. Pick up the tooth.
  • Click on the door on the far right. Put the gear on the pegs, then place the crank handle on the centre peg.
  • Click on the gear. Click on the cage. Place the tooth inside it. Click the gear to move the cage. If the cage doesn’t move, click the gear again until the cage raises to ground level. Click on the cage. Use Henry’s hammer to smash the blackened took. Pick up the Priest’s Key.

Location cleared!

  • Go south.

The Courtyard

  • Click on the left door. Use the Priest’s Key in the lock. Click on the key.

Location cleared!

  • Go through the door.

Priest’s Chamber

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • ***Do this first*** Use Henry’s hammer on the left wall. This opens up other active areas.
  • Pick up the wooden plank, torn painting shard.
  • Click the shelf at the back.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Find the 24 puzzle pieces.
  • Click the altar. From your inventory, click on the puzzle pieces and click on the puzzle window. Place the pieces in the correct position.
    • Note: When you click on a piece, its actual size is shown, this makes it easier to position it.
    • Note: Start with the larger, obvious pieces first.
    • Note: If pieces seem missing, some pieces are at the top of the window.
    • Note: The small pieces go inside the snake-like thing to the right of the eye.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Location cleared!

Chapter complete!

Select Emily.

Emily

The Hallway

  • Go through the right-hand door.

Princess’ Chambers

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Click on the hole that just got knocked into the wall. (Only happens if you’ve already played Laura and Henry.)
  • Pick up the feathers, torn painting shard and wooden plank.
  • Click the base of the skinny brass pedestal (left of the table with the pot on it). Pick up the gem.
  • On the large pot on the table, use the three pieces of rope (you’ll have to click the rope on it three times). Click the pot to tip it.

Location cleared!

  • Go south.

The Hallway

  • Go through the left-hand door.

The Library

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Use the Time Amulet to see how the room should look once you are finished this chapter.
  • Pick up the torn painting shard.
  • Click on the slab to launch a puzzle. Click to rotate the pipes so the water can drain from one side to the other.
    • Note: The pipe pieces have to touch each other. If there is a slight space, they are not connected and water cannot flow through.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Click the block on the right.
  • Pick up the wooden plank from the slap (you have to have completed the pipe puzzle first).
  • Go south.

The Hallway

  • Go through the middle door.

Ceremonial Halls

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the feathers and the wooden plank.
  • Go through the door behind the middle statue.

Hallway

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • ***Note the arrow on the ground.*** There are two south exits. They will be indicated as left south exit and right south exit. This exit is the right south exit.
  • Go north.

Burial Chamber

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the feathers and the wooden plank.
  • Click the six pink circles at the base of the pedestal (far left corner) to launch a puzzle. All the discs must become blue. As you click the discs, take note of what moves. Strategize how you click.
  • Once completed, click on the sarcophagus that just opened (right).

Chapter complete!

Select Francis.

Francis

Hieroglyph Chamber

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the torn painting shard.
  • Click the hieroglyphic on the far right to start a hidden object hunt. Once completed, you get key pieces, beetles and charcoal.
  • Click the nine circles on the floor to start a puzzle. Click to repeat the sequence shown to you. Pick up the key pieces.
  • Click the hieroglyphic on the far left. Once completed, you get key pieces, beetles and saltpetre.

Location cleared!

  • Click on centre door. Go through it.

Alchemy Chamber

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the fuse, dog head, wooden plank and spoon.
  • Go north.

Embalmer’s Chamber

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the torn painting shard, and wooden plank.
  • Click the vase on the back shelf. Pick up the mixing bowl, then click on the vase and pick up the Disc of Isis.
  • Go south.

Alchemy Chamber

  • Click on the paper on the table (closer look).

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the gem and flail.
  • Put the mixing bowl on the circle (left). Add the charcoal, saltpetre and sulphur. Use the spoon to mix. Pick up the mixture (now called flammable paste).
  • Put the flammable paste on the door on the left. Attach the fuse.
  • Click on the fire (right).

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the staff and gem. Put the spoon in the fire.
  • Use the lit spoon on the end of the fuse.

Location cleared!

  • Go north (not through the new door), then north, then north again until you reach the Burial Chamber.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Click the six pink circles at the base of the pedestal (far left corner) to launch a puzzle. All the discs must become blue. As you click the discs, take note of what moves. Strategize how you click.
  • Click on the sarcophagus that just opened.

Chapter complete!

Emily and Francis are now together.

Emily and Francis

  • Go south.
  • Take the left south exit.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Click on the pedestal in front of the sarcophagus. Take the two gems.
  • Go south, then go out the new door on the left (from the Alchemy Chamber).

Library

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the gems.
  • Click the slot above the shelves. Take the key piece, then put block in the slot.
  • Go south, then north, north, then right south exit.

Ceremonial Halls

  • Use the Glyph Vision Goggles to rearrange the tiles on the columns so they are in the right position.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • The column pieces that are red must be rotated by clicking and dragging. When they glow green, they are in the right position.
  • Click on the statue on the right’s upturned bowl. Take the monkey head and pharaoh head.
  • Click on the statue on the left’s upturned bowl. Take the torn painting shard and the two gems (on either wall).

Location cleared!

  • Go south, then go through the left door.

Library

  • Click on the nine holes on the wall. Take the gems from your inventory and click anywhere in the window. Then place them in the appropriately coloured slot.
    • Note: The gem will only go in the right position so if it doesn’t fit, keep trying.
  • Click on the bust.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the flail and the key piece.

Location cleared!

  • Go south, then through the middle door. Go north (middle statue). In the Hallway, take the left south exit.

Embalmer’s Chamber

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Click the altar in front of the sarcophagus. In the following order, place the pharaoh head, monkey head, and dog head on the appropriate pedestal.
  • Click on the stairs in front of the pedestals. Pick up the two headdresses.

Location cleared.

  • Go north, then north again.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Burial Chamber

  • Use the key on the sarcophagus. Go through the newly opened sarchophagus.
  • Guide Jinxie out of the maze. Click on the arrows to move Jinxie. She has to walk over each of the lights.
    • Note: You can use the arrow keys.
    • Note: Start with the lights on the left and work your way up and then your way down.

Chapter complete!

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Throne Room

  • Pick up the feathers, wooden planks, and column blocks.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Click on each of the large statues and place a flail and staff in their hands.
  • Place the headdresses on the dog statues.

Location cleared!

  • Go through the newly opened doorway.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Hall of Gods

  • Pick up the feathers, wooden planks, and column blocks.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Temple Gates

  • Pick up the feathers, wooden planks, and column blocks.
  • Click on the statues faces. Click to open their mouths. Pick up the birds.
  • Click on the slots that just appeared above the door. Take the four feathers.
  • Go south.

Hall of Gods

  • On the pedestals on the back wall, place the column blocks on the pedestals. Each column is a person so start with the feet and work your way up.
    • Note: Use the Time Amulet to see how the columns should look, then click the Time Amulet to close it and stack the column blocks.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Once a column has been properly completed, it will move the block above its head. Click on it to take a knife. Then click on the block above the door way. Take the knife and pulley.

Location cleared!

  • Go north.
  • Click on the eye on the door. Place a knife in each slot.

Location cleared!

  • Go north.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Interior Temple

  • Click the middle wall (between the two columns). Place a beetle in each slot. Then pick up the beetle gems.
  • On either side of the column, click the ankh cut-outs. Place the beetle gems in each slot (three on each side).

Chapter complete!

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Interior Temple

  • Pick up the wooden plank.
  • Go through the left door.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Burial Chamber

  • Pick up the feathers, wooden planks, torn painting shard and heart.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Click the right bookshelf to start a hidden object hunt. Once completed, you get a pulley.
  • Click the left bookshelf to start a hidden object hunt. Once completed, you get oil.
  • Click the far left bookshelf to start a hidden object hunt. Once completed, you get iron filings.
  • Use Henry’s crowbar on the sarcophagus to start a hidden object hunt. Once completed, you get a stone.
  • Click the table against the wall (middle). Place the heart on the scale.

Location cleared!

  • Go out the door on the right, then through the door on the right.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Queen’s Throne Room

  • Pick up the feathers and wooden plank.
  • Click on the statue of the queen. Place the red feathers and green feathers on her wings and the Disc of Isis on her headpiece.

Location cleared!

  • Go through the newly opened door (north).

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Puzzle Room

  • Click the bust on the shelf on the left wall to start a hidden object hunt. Once completed, you get glyph blocks.
  • Click the table below the bust to play the game.
  • Use Henry’s crowbar on the sarcophagus to start a hidden object hunt. Once completed, you get inlay blocks.
  • Click the hieroglyphics on the right side wall. Solve the same puzzle as earlier in the game except this time you have to place a piece on each slot.
  • Click the slot that opened up above the hieroglyphics to start a hidden object hunt. Once completed, you get glyph blocks.
  • Click the area above the door. Place the inlay blocks to fill the space.
    • Note: The Journal shows exactly how to place the blocks.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Pick up the glyph squares.
  • Take note of the order of the glyphs. Click Close.
  • Click on the door. Put the glyph squares in the same order as the inlay block puzzle.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Location cleared!

  • Go through the newly opened door.

Entrance to Treasure Room

  • Use the Time Amulet. Where the bridge should be, put the iron filings, then lay some wooden planks until you can cross.
  • Click on the door. Place the birds in the slots, then click the plank above.

Location cleared!

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Treasure Room

  • Starting from left to right, click the three chests to start hidden object hunts. Once completed, you’ll get a pulley.

Location cleared!

  • Go south four locations to the Interior Temple, then through the left door and through the left door again.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

Boat Room

  • Pick up the torn painting shard.
  • Use the Quest Map and go back to the Burial Chamber.
  • Click on the top part of the north wall. Place the torn painting shards on the area, then piece together the painting.
  • Pick up the Staff of Time and stone.
  • Head back to the Boat Room.

Escape the Lost Kingdom

  • Click on the broken stone (path leading to boat). Place the stones in the hole.
  • Use the oil on the ramp.
  • Click on the boat and place the remaining wooden planks on the hole.
  • Click on the underside of the boat. Use Henry’s shovel to cut the ropes.
  • On the back area, behind the boat, click a wooden peg. Place the pulley in the slot, then click to activate. Do this with the three remaining pulleys.

Cut scene.

Game over!