Game Introduction – Flux Family Secret: The Book of Oracles

Welcome to the Flux Family Secret: The Book of Oracles walkthrough on Gamezebo. Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles is a hidden object adventure game created by Skunk Studios. This walkthrough includes tips and tricks, helpful hints, and a strategy guide on how to complete Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles.

General Tips

  • When starting a game for the first time, you can choose between one of two difficulties: Casual or Advanced. Casual Difficulty features fast Hint and Skip recharge, lots sparkles and glints, as well as an in-game tutorial. Advanced Difficulty features slow Hint and Skip recharge, no sparkles, and no tutorial.
  • In the lower left corner of the screen, you will find the Journal. Story elements and clues you uncover while you play can be found here. Also located in the lower left corner of the screen, is the Menu button. You may choose to access options or pause your game, or access the main menu at any time by clicking this.
  • Located in the lower right corner of the screen is the Hint button. Hints are unlimited, but will require time to recharge.
  • At the bottom of the screen is the Inventory. Here you can view items you will need to find, in addition to items you have already collected. Item pieces shown in blue cannot be collected until an additional action has been completed. Inventory items are identified with CAPS in the guide below.
  • Throughout each level of the game are hidden Factoids. Collect these to uncover additional information about the Flux Family. Once collected, you may also choose to view these Factoids from the Bonus Content section of the Main Menu. They are circled in purple in the guide below.
  • Puzzles may be skipped, however an allotted amount of time must pass before you can skip them.
  • Later in the game, you will obtain an item called the Ring. This will be located in the lower right corner of the screen and will glow when you’re near a Time Portal.

Chapter 1: Back to the Future

Bedroom

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the room. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Click on the painting of the three men on the left for a closer view. Remove it, then click on the PAPER to add it to your inventory.
  • Once you’ve collected all the green items, the UMBRELLA will be added to your inventory.
  • Click on the hidden object area in the lower drawer on the right.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the THUMB LATCH will be added to your inventory.
  • Click on the doorknob for a closer view. Use the THUMB LATCH on the door to open it, then proceed outside.

Garage

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Click on the hat on the table on the right to reveal the KNOBS and add them to your inventory.
  • Click on the Factoid on the wall on the upper left to collect it.
  • Return to the Bedroom.

Bedroom

  • Take a closer look at the cabinet marked “WB” on the right. Use the KNOBS on the cabinet in the close up to reveal another hidden object area.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the KEY will be added to your inventory.
  • Use the KEY on the cabinet on the left to open it, then click on the PRINTER’S INK inside to add it to your inventory.
  • Go back outside to the Garage.

Garage

  • Use the UMBRELLA on the black object wedging the doors shut at the top to remove it. You will obtain the CYLINDER RECORDER.
  • Click on the Garage door to open it, then click on the round component that appears on the press on the left to collect it.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Return to the Bedroom.

Bedroom

  • Take a closer look at the phonograph near the door. Use the CYLINDER RECORDER on it and listen to the message that plays. When it’s finished, click on the remaining TYPE BLOCK that appears to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Return to the Garage.

Garage

  • Use the TYPE BLOCK on the printing press on the left to trigger a puzzle.
  • Click on two blocks to find a match. Match all the Greek type blocks to prepare Lucenti’s message for printing, and you’ll be one step closer to learning how to get back to the future. Solutions are randomized. Upon completing the puzzle, the type block component of the press will be properly assembled.
  • Take a closer look at the printing press. Use the PRINTER’S INK on the type blocks, followed by the PAPER.
  • Click on the blue cylinder press twice to roll the ink onto the paper, then click on the GREEK NOTE to add it to your inventory.
  • Place the GREEK NOTE on the print review surface to the left of the Garage door.
  • The lights inside the Garage are now on. Click on the remaining component of the TRANSLATOR to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Use the TRANSLATOR on the GREEK NOTE to trigger a puzzle.
  • Use the translation device to interpret the note from Lucenti. Once you’ve read the note and are ready to move on, click the check button. The puzzle solution is as simple as moving the translator over the text and listening.
  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the NICKEL that appears to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Take a closer look at the large wooden device to the right of the open Garage door. Use the NICKEL on the device, then watch the movie that ensues. Once finished, click to collect the final component of the TIME PORTAL KEY.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • When the man appears on the left, click the piece of Paper in his hand to collect it and add it to your Journal.
  • Use the TIME PORTAL KEY on the Portal Base in the Garage doorway to activate it, then proceed through to the next area.

Chapter 2: House of Flux

Chamber

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon collecting all the objects from the first square, the PIPE WRENCH will be added to your inventory.
  • Don’t forget to also collect the Factoid here, shown in the screenshot above.
  • Take a closer look at the large pipe going into the floor on the left. Use the PIPE WRENCH on it to shut off the flow of water.
  • Examine the area of rubble just to the right of the pipe you just shut off. Click on the CIRCUIT RING to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Examine the circuit breaker leaning to the left ahead. Use the CIRCUIT RING on it to trigger a puzzle.
  • Align the circuit rings so that the symbols on them match the sequence of symbols displayed at the bottom. Click on the right or left side of a ring to rotate it in that direction. Each ring affects the other rings in various ways. When all rings correctly align to match the sequence displayed at the bottom, the circuit will be bypassed, and it will be safe to search the other side of the chamber. The way to get to the solution is randomized, however the completed solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, proceed to the other side of the Chamber.

Rubble

  • Click on the hidden object area ahead.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, the STRAIGHT RAZOR will be added to your inventory.
  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon collecting the items in the second box, the AIR TANK will be added to your inventory. Attempt to pick up the last item and it will be blocked off by fire.
  • Proceed forward to the Elevator.

Elevator

  • Click on the large gear on the left side of the doorway to remove it. Collect the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Use the AIR TANK on the slot ahead to reactivate the Elevator. Proceed up to the next area.

Attic

  • Use the STRAIGHT RAZOR on the large square of brown wrapping paper covering the wall on the right to remove it, then click for a closer view. Click on the CLOSET HANDLE to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Back in the main area, click on the objects needed throughout the area to add them to your inventory. One of them, as well as the TAPE, are located in the circuit box next to the diagram on the wall.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Enter through the wall half-doorway ahead to access the next area.

Study

  • Click on the Factoid and the objects needed throughout the area to collect them. Turn on the lamp to get the final piece of the CLOCK HANDS and add them to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Take a closer look at the round, green clock face on the right, below the blackboard. Use the CLOCK HANDS on it to trigger a puzzle.
  • The goal is to select each Greek letter. The clock hands will point to the letters you can select. The color indicates how the clock hands will react. Red will move the clock hands 1 slot from the letter you click. Green will move them 2 slots. Purple will move them 3 slots, and Blue will move them 4 slots. If both clock hands land on completed letters, you will have to start over. Complete the game to uncover the hidden safeguard. Click on the letters in the order shown in the screenshot below to solve the puzzle.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, the safeguard will be revealed on the wall on the right. Click on the ORACLE BOOKLET to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Back in the main area, take a closer look at the doors at the back of the room to the left. Use the CLOSET HANDLE on the doors to open them, revealing a hidden object area.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the SCALE WEIGHTS will be added to your inventory.
  • Return to the Attic.

Attic

  • Use the SCALE WEIGHTS on the scale on top of the black safe, sitting on the crate on the left, to trigger a puzzle.
  • Place weights into the tray one at a time. Find the proper combination to balance the scale and open the safe. When the red arrow and green arrow line up, you will have balanced the scale. The solution is shown below: the weights you will need to use are circled.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, the safe will open. Click on the DISKETTE inside to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Take a closer look inside the safe. Use the TAPE on the cassette player and press play to listen to it.
  • Back in the main area, examine the Oracle poster on the upper right. Use the ORACLE BOOKLET on the poster to trigger a puzzle.
  • The goal is to interpret the oracular statement delivered by the Sibyl. You must match each bold word in the oracular statement to a word provided in the key at the top of the screen. Select a word and drag it onto the bold word you think corresponds to its meaning. If you are correct, the interpretation of the entire line will be revealed. Match all the bold words to interpret the oracular statement and reveal a clue. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Once you read the solution, note the number 20 in the bottom right corner before exiting.
  • Return to the Rubble.

Rubble

  • Click on the hidden object area over the pile of rubble.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the GAS VALVE HANDLE will be added to your inventory.
  • Back in the main area, take a closer look gas valve next to the flames on the left. Use the GAS VALVE HANDLE on the close-up, then click on the lever to shut off the flames. Click on the final component of the ANCHOR BALL to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Return to the Study.

Study

  • Examine the safeguard in the wall on the right. Take a closer look at the number dial to the left of the screen to trigger a puzzle.
  • Move each digit until you match the Safeguard ID sequence found on the diagram next to the elevator and the Oracle note. The solution is as follows: 07272001.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Next, use the DISKETTE on the slot at the top of the screen. This will cause a Card to be printed. Pick up the Card located near the lower left corner of the screen and place it in the slot beneath the green “Insert Card Here” sign on the right.
  • Click the red switch to the left of the green “Insert Card Here” sign. Next, use the ANCHOR BALL on the round slot in the tube on the left side of the Safeguard, then close the hatch. Click the lever above it to trigger a cutscene.

Chapter 3: Lost in Time

Lucenti’s Bedroom

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below. Upon completing the 1st, the 3rd, and 4th boxes, the PENCIL SHARPENER, the 1920’S WATCH, and the LUCENTI NOTE will be added to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Click on the round box in the doorway on the left to move it, revealing a portal base.
  • Use the LUCENTI NOTE on the wooden desk through the doorway to trigger a puzzle.
  • Replace the missing sections of the note written by Lucenti. Read it thoroughly, as there may be a clue hidden within his note for you. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the final component of the Ring to collect it. The Ring is located in the lower right corner of the screen and will glow when you’re near a time portal.
  • Click on the drawer of the desk on the far left to open it, triggering another puzzle.
  • Use the clue from Lucenti’s note to turn the combination dial to the correct sequence of numbers. Once you find a correct number, the dial will lock and turn the next ring of numbers. The puzzle requires a little bit of arithmetic: To find the next number, subtract the current correct numbers from the next number you must find. That will give you the next digit to find on the dial. The solution is as follows (from inner to outer ring): 6-16-50.
  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the PORTAL KEY to add it to your inventory.
  • Use the PORTAL KEY on the Portal Base in the middle of the doorway to reveal a new portal. Proceed through to the next area.

Hangar

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below. Don’t forget to also collect the Factoid here.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Take a closer look at the open case sitting on the back of the car in front of Amelia. Use the 1920’S WATCH on the case to trigger a puzzle.
  • Help get Amelia’s watch working for her big trip by arranging the gears so that the sprocket on the left side of the watch turns. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, the SCARF will be added to your inventory.
  • Enter through the doorway on the left to access the next area.

Office

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below. Click on the blinds on either side of the door to open them.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Notice the dirty poster in the upper left corner of the screen. Use the SCARF on the poster to trigger a puzzle.
  • Clean the poster to uncover a clue and find something helpful. Click and hold Amelia’s scarf to remove the dust and debris. Once all the debris is gone, you will uncover something helpful. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the PLANE KEY to add it to your inventory.
  • Click on the suitcase in front of the doorway to close it, revealing a Portal Base.
  • Return to the Hangar.

Hangar

  • Use the PLANE KEY on the small door towards the back of the plane to reveal a hidden object area.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the BOX CUTTER will be added to your inventory.
  • Back in the main area, use the BOX CUTTER on the cardboard box sitting on top of the crate on the far left. Click on the final component of the FLAG inside to add it to your inventory.
  • Place the FLAG on top of the crate on the other side of the doorway, then click on the circular component inside to collect it.
  • Next, use the BOX CUTTER on the straps holding the spare tire to the back of the car. Click on the final component of the GLOBE to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Go through the Portal on the right to return to Lucenti’s Bedroom.

Lucenti’s Bedroom

  • Use the GLOBE on the circular stand on the table towards the right. Click on the PORTAL KEY that appears to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Return to the Office.

Office

  • Use the PORTAL KEY on the Portal Base in the doorway behind the suitcase. Proceed through the portal to the next area.

Street

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below. Click on the Factoid here to collect it.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed forward through the archway.

Front Door

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon collecting the final component of the 1st box, the CARTRIDGE will be added to your inventory.
  • Pick up the 4 in the upper right corner and place it in its proper location on the door to open it. Proceed up the stairs to the Apartment.

Apartment

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the 4th box, the TOYS will be added to your inventory.
  • Click on the hidden object area over the cabinet.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the DULL PENCIL will be added to your inventory.
  • Click on the painting in the far corner of the Apartment. Click on the component inside to collect it.
  • Place the PENCIL SHARPENER on the left side of the table, then take a closer look at it. Use the DULL PENCIL on the Pencil Sharpener to obtain the SHARP PENCIL for your inventory.
  • Make your way back to the Office.

Office

  • Take a closer look at the colorful toy stage to the left of the doorway. Use the TOYS on the stage to trigger a puzzle.
  • Correctly assemble the Best Friends Babes characters based on the poster on the wall. You can place character pieces on the three platforms in front to give you room to arrange the characters. Arrange all four and release the Balloon Clown to earn something special. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, the SWISS COIN will be added to your inventory.
  • Make your way back to Lucenti’s Bedroom.

Lucenti’s Bedroom

  • Take a closer look at the projector on the floor. Use the CARTRIDGE on the slot on the right, then click on the close-up to obtain the ORACLE KEY.
  • Go through the Portal to the Hangar.

Hangar

  • Click on the hidden object area inside the plane.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the WALL DECOR will be added to your inventory.
  • Return to the Front Door.

Front Door

  • Take a closer look at the large wooden box towards the right. Use the SWISS COIN on it to view a movie.
  • Enter the Apartment.

Apartment

  • Use the ORACLE KEY on the poster on the table to trigger a puzzle.
  • The goal is to interpret the oracular statement delivered by the Sibyl. You must match each bold word in the oracular statement to a word provided in the key at the top of the screen. Select a word and drag it onto the bold word you think corresponds to its meaning. If you are correct, the interpretation of the entire line will be revealed. Match all the bold words to interpret the oracular statement and reveal a clue. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the Document in Einstein’s hand to add it to your Journal.
  • Return to the Street.

Street

  • Take a closer look at the locked cellar doors to trigger a puzzle.
  • Using the clue from the oracular statement in Einstein’s room, enter the proper sequence of Greek letters to open the cellar doors and look inside for something useful. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the hidden object area that appears.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the CRYPTEX will be added to your inventory.
  • Return to the Front Door.

Front Door

  • Use the WALL DECOR on the second square down on the right side of the door to reveal the final component of the TELEGRAPH, which will then be added to your inventory.
  • Go up to the Apartment.

Apartment

  • Place the TELEGRAPH on top of the small cupboard on the right. Click on it to trigger a puzzle.
  • Correctly mimic the Morse Code to reveal a secret compartment and something useful. Click on the telegraph arm once to get a dot. Click and hold the arm to get a dash. When the Morse Code appears in the center crosshairs, perform the correct action. Upon completing the puzzle, click on the MAP to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Make your way back to the Office.

Office

  • Use the MAP on the rectangular tray towards the lower left, then use the SHARP PENCIL on it to trigger a puzzle.
  • Piece together the jigsaw pieces to assemble the map and enable Amelia to locate Howland Island for the last leg of her worldwide trip. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the final component of the ANNUS PAPERS to add them to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Click on the Paper in Amelia’s hand to add it to your Journal.
  • Make your way back to the Apartment.

Apartment

  • Place the ANNUS PAPERS on top of the book on the right side of the table. Then, click on the CELLAR HANDLE in Einstein’s hand to add it to your inventory.
  • Return to the Street.

Street

Take a closer look at the Cellar. Use the CELLAR HANDLE on the door at the base of the cellar entrance to open it, triggering a cutscene.

Chapter 4: Full Circle

Side Path

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed down the path to the next area.

Mansion Rear

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Collect the Factoid here as well. Their locations are shown below. Upon collecting the final component of the 1st box, the LANTERN will be added to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Use the LANTERN on the dark area at the corner of the house on the right to reveal a hidden object area.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the SLINGSHOT will be added to your inventory.
  • Return to the Side Path.

Side Path

  • Use the SLINGSHOT on the metal post sticking up out of the ground straight ahead to trigger a puzzle.
  • Scare the owl into knocking the jar down. Pull the slingshot down and angle it to lob the grapes over the shutter and onto the owl’s head. Hit the owl three times to send him off, knocking the jar down for you to take a look inside.
  • Upon successfully completing the puzzle, click on the LOCK BUTTONS and the FEATHER to add them to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Return to the Mansion Rear.

Mansion Rear

  • Take a closer look at the cellar doors. Use the FEATHER on the lock to open it, then place the LOCK BUTTONS into the compartment. This will trigger a puzzle.
  • Click on two tiles to swap their positions. Swap tiles until all tiles are in their proper positions and create the image to unlock the cellar doors. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, proceed down into the Cellar.

Cellar

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Don’t forget to also collect the Factoid here. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon collecting the final component of the last box, the MUSIC will be added to your inventory.
  • Take a closer look at the table head. Place WALDORF on the right side of the table, then exit for now.
  • Examine the fuse box next to the door at the back of the room. Click on the lever on the left to turn on the lights.
  • Back in the main area, continue right to the newly lit area.

Wine Rack

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon collecting the final component of the 2nd box, the LEAF BLOWER will be added to your inventory.
  • Take a closer look at the white box beneath the wine rack on the far wall. Click on the PORTAL KEY inside to add it to your inventory.
  • The lights will go out. Make your way back to the Mansion Rear.

Mansion Rear

  • Use the LEAF BLOWER on the pile of leaves on the left, revealing a Portal Base. Use the PORTAL KEY on the base to activate the Portal, then proceed through to the next area.

Theater

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Don’t forget to also collect the Factoid here. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed left to the next area.

Dressing Room

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Don’t forget to also collect the Factoid here. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon collecting the final component of the 1st box, the STAGE PROPS will be added to your inventory.
  • Use the MUSIC on the upper portion of the balcony at the top of the screen to trigger a puzzle.
  • Hit the colored pulses until you fill up the meters on either side. Click a colored tambourine at the bottom when a corresponding color pulse intersects it. Correct clicks fill the meter, and incorrect clicks drop the meter. Upon completing the puzzle, click on the final component of the GLOBE SCROLL that appears to add it to your inventory.
  • Back in the main area, take a closer look at the boxes at the back of the room, straight ahead. Click on the final component of the DELPHI BASE inside to add it to your inventory.
  • Click on the Wine Bottle that appears at the back of the room to collect it.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Return to the Theater.

Theater

  • Take a closer look inside the open crate towards the bottom of the screen. Place the STAGE PROPS inside. You will be awarded with an additional Wine Bottle. 2 to go!
  • Use the GLOBE SCROLL beneath the middle 1st balcony, then click on the TASSEL that appears to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Return to the Dressing Room.

Dressing Room

  • Speak with the man standing at the back of the room. He will give you the ORACLE KEY.
  • Use the ORACLE KEY on the poster hanging on the left to trigger a puzzle.
  • Interpret the oracular statement to reveal a clue. To interpret the statement, select a word from the key list and drag it to one of the bolded words in the statement. If you choose the correct word, the line will be interpreted. If you choose incorrectly, the word will return to the key page. Correctly match all the bolded words, and you will be able to read the interpreted statement and find a clue. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Back in the main area, use the TASSEL on the left side of the far right curtain (to the right of the man) to open it, revealing a hidden object area.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the FUSES will be added to your inventory.
  • Return to the Cellar.

Cellar

  • Take a closer look at the table. Place the DELPHI BASE in its proper location in the middle, then click on the final component of the MANUSCRIPT that appears inside Waldorf to add it to your inventory.
  • Back in the main area, take a closer look at the fuse box at the back of the room. Click on the numbers on the front of the fuse box so it reads “16”- this will cause it to open. Place the FUSES inside and click on the lever on the left to restore power.
  • Back in the main area, proceed right.

Wine Rack

  • Click on the hidden object area over the shelves.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, the SCREWDRIVER will be added to your inventory.
  • Make your way back to the Dressing Room.

Dressing Room

  • Place the MANUSCRIPT on the table. Shakespeare will give you a Wine Bottle. Just 1 to go! Don’t forget to also click on the Paper he offers you afterward to add it to your Journal.
  • Use the SCREWDRIVER on the suit of armor on the lower right to open it, then click on the final Wine Bottle inside to obtain the FLUX WINE for your inventory.
  • Make your way back to the Wine Rack.

Wine Rack

  • Use the FLUX WINE on the wine rack on the back wall to trigger a puzzle.
  • Your goal is to place three wine bottles in a row horizontally, diagonally, or vertically. Select an empty slot to fill it with a bottle of Lucenti’s homemade wine. First to get three in a row wins the game. Win two games to win the match!
  • Once you’ve completed the puzzle, examine the bulletin board in the upper right corner of the screen. Click on the envelope marked “Jesse” to read it, then use the ORACLE PIECES from your inventory on the torn poster in the upper left. This will trigger a puzzle.
  • Replace the ripped pieces of the Oracle statement by selecting a piece and placing it where it belongs. Start with the pieces that fit the ripped pieces at the top. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Watch the cutscene that follows.

Chapter 5: A New World Idea

Cellar

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed up the steps to the next area.

Mansion Rear

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Don’t forget to also collect the Factoid and the EMPTY JAR. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed forward to the next area.

Pond

  • Use the EMPTY JAR on the log on the right to trigger a puzzle.
  • Use the jar to catch all the fireflies to create a makeshift lantern. Fireflies disappear quickly and fly behind objects, so be quick. The jar of fireflies may help you illuminate some dark areas. Simply move your cursor with the jar over fireflies to catch them.
  • Once you’ve completed the puzzle, the GLOW JAR will be added to your inventory.
  • Place the GLOW JAR on the metal hangar on the side of the box on the left. Click on the Scrap of Paper caught inside the box to collect it, further illuminating the entire area.
  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

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  • Proceed up the steps on the right toward the next area.

Gate

  • Click on the hidden object area over the bushes on the right.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the GARGOYLE WINGS will be added to your inventory.
  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Use the GARGOYLE WINGS on the statue on the left. This will cause the hanging lantern on the right to move, revealing the GARGOYLE EYES. Click on them to add them to your inventory, then use them on the statue on the left to restore them.
  • Proceed through the gate to the next area.

Well

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon collecting the final component of the 3rd box, the GARDEN TOOLS will be added to your inventory.
  • Proceed up the steps to the next area.

Vault Entrance

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon finding the final component of the 1st box, the LEWIS & CLARK MAP will be added to your inventory.
  • Go back to the Well.

Well

  • Click on the OIL CAN at the bottom right corner of the steps to add it to your inventory. A Portal Base will be revealed.
  • Use the OIL CAN on the hanging plant on the right, then click on the FISH FOOD to add it to your inventory.

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  • Return to the Pond.

Pond

  • Use the FISH FOOD on the pond to trigger a puzzle.
  • Your goal is to intersect a set number of fish by creating a series of ripples. Click anywhere on the water to start a ripple. When the ripple hits a fish, they’ll create their own ripples. Create a chain reaction to hit the target number of fish. You only get one click, so pick your spot carefully. An example solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, the PORTAL KEY will be added to your inventory.
  • Return to the Well.

Well

  • Use the PORTAL KEY on the Portal Base located at the lower right corner of the steps to activate it, then proceed through.

Star Chamber

  • Use the GARDEN TOOLS on the basket on top of the pillar next to the chairs ahead. This will activate a switch, revealing the GREEK FIRE in a secret compartment. Click on it to add it to your inventory (circled in red in the screenshot below).
  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed forward to the next area.

Mantle Steps

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed up the steps to the next area.

Desk

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. You can also find a Factoid and the FOOT STOOL (circled in red) here. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Go back to the Mantle Steps.

Mantle Steps

  • Use the FOOT STOOL on the right side of the fireplace, then click on the lamps on the mantle to trigger a switch. Click on the BANNER SCROLL revealed in the secret compartment to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Go back to the Star Chamber.

Star Chamber

  • Take a closer look at the large, tall middle window on the left. Use the BANNER SCROLL on the close-up. Back in the main area, this will trigger a hidden object area to appear within one of the window seats.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the FLUX EMBLEM will be added to your inventory.
  • Make your way back to the Pond.

Pond

  • Take a closer look at the stone marker located at the upper right corner of the pond. Use the FLUX EMBLEM in the slot to open a secret compartment, then click on the CYLINDER RECORD, the WALKING CANE, and the POSTER PIECES to add them to your inventory.
  • Return to the Cellar.

Cellar

  • Use the POSTER PIECES on the upper portion of the frame on the left to trigger a puzzle.
  • Assemble the ripped pieces to form the picture of the Delphic Oracle and uncover a clue. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Once finished, take a closer look at the completed picture and note the numbers on the woman’s arm.
  • Take a closer look at the phonograph on the far right. Use the CYLINDER RECORD on it to listen to a message.
  • Once you’re done listening to the message, click on the component revealed behind the phonograph to collect it.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Click on the lock pad on the corner of the crate on the far right, upon which the phonograph is sitting. Input the code “12-21-20-12″ to open it, then click on the WALL ORNAMENT inside to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Use the WALL ORNAMENT under the green decor on the ceiling, to the right of the steps. Click on the PORTAL KEY that’s revealed behind the painting on the right to add it to your inventory.
  • Make your way back to the Gate.

Gate

  • Place the GREEK FIRE within the hole in the middle of the stone in the lower left corner.
  • Return to the Star Chamber.

Star Chamber

  • Click on the hidden object area over the window seat.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the CRANK ARM will be added to your inventory.
  • Go to the Desk.

Desk

  • Click on the final component of the POLYGRAPH to add it to your inventory, then use the CRANK ARM on the mechanism on the left to move the chandelier and reveal another object you’ll need. Don’t forget to also collect the TEA CUP on the desk for your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Return to the Star Chamber.

Star Chamber

  • Use the TEA CUP on the table on the right, then click on the spigot of the tea urn to empty out the hot tea. Click on the HOT TEA and the final component of the MEDALLIONS inside to add them to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Make your way back to the Vault Entrance.

Vault Entrance

  • Use the MEDALLIONS on the slots on the door to trigger a puzzle.
  • Arrange the four pieces of each medallion by clicking two pieces to swap their positions. Place all pieces in their proper positions to unlock the doors to the pavilion. Each medallion slot has a reference hint next to it. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Enter the Vault.

Vault

  • There’s nothing much you can do here at the moment, but before you leave, click on the MATCHSTICK to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Make your way back to the Gate.

Gate

  • Use the MATCHSTICK on the hanging lantern on the left to light it, then use it on the fuse on the lower left to blow the rock away, revealing a Portal Base. Use the PORTAL KEY on the Portal Base, then enter through to the next area.

Yard

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. A Factoid can also be found here. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Use the WALKING CANE on the window straight ahead to pry it open, then proceed through to the next area.

Foyer

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Next, use the LEWIS & CLARK MAP on the frame in the hallway to trigger a puzzle.
  • Click to rotate each square of the Lewis and Clark Expedition until all the squares line up properly to reveal this important trail sanctioned by Thomas Jefferson. Completing this will reveal something useful to you. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the BLANK PAPER and the CLOCK HANDS revealed in the compartment in the wall to add them to your inventory.
  • Place the HOT TEA on the saucer sitting on top of the open book on the left side of the table. Click on the magnifier to lower it closer to the tea, then click for a closer look and note the letters “TJM” on the lens.
  • Take a closer look at the device at the top of the doors on the left. Click on the dials so that they spell “TJM”. Upon completing the puzzle, a hidden object area will be revealed.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the BUCKET will be added to your inventory.
  • Back in the main area, click on the Tassel to collect it. 2 more to go!

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed forward to the next area.

Drawing Room

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area, as well as the Factoid. Their locations are shown below. Upon finding the final component of the 3rd box, the NEW ATLANTIS will be added to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Use the CLOCK HANDS on the clock face at the back of the room to trigger a puzzle.
  • The goal is to select each Greek letter. The clock hands will point to the letters you can select. The color indicates how the clock hands will react. Red will move the clock hands 1 slot from the letter you click. Green will move them 2 slots. Purple will move them 3 slots, and Blue will move them 4 slots. If both clock hands land on completed letters, you will have to start over. Complete the game to uncover a hidden item. Click on the letters in the order shown in the screenshot below to solve the puzzle.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the Tassel that appears inside the grandfather clock to collect the final component needed to acquire the CHANCELLOR’S BURSE and add it to your inventory.
  • Go back to the Foyer.

Foyer

  • Place the POLYGRAPH in the middle of the table, then use the BLANK PAPER on the Polygraph and click to activate it. The CRYPTIC CLUE will be added to your inventory.
  • Click on the final component of the JEFFERSON DISK to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Return to the Drawing Room.

Drawing Room

  • Place the JEFFERSON DISK on top of the bookshelf between the clocks at the back of the room, then use the CRYPTIC CLUE on it to reveal a clue.
  • Return to the Yard.

Yard

  • Click on the green cobblestone on the pathway on the left to move it, then click on the final component of the PULLEY beneath to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Make your way back to the Well.

Well

  • Use the PULLEY, followed by the BUCKET on the well. Click on the Pulley to lower it, then click again to raise it. Click on the final component of the GAZING POST to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Make your way back to the Mantle Steps.

Mantle Steps

  • Use the CHANCELLOR’S BURSE on the pedestal beneath the painting in the far corner of the room to reveal the final component of the CABINET DE CURIOSITIES to be added to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed up the steps to the next area.

Desk

  • Place the NEW ATLANTIS on the center of the desk. Sir Francis Bacon will return and give you a component you’ll be needing. Be sure to collect it from him.
  • Make your way back to the Vault.

Vault

  • Place the GAZING POST in the middle of the pedestal, then click on it so that the beam is pointing to the upper right, and illuminates the back of the room. Speak with the little girl, then click on the final component of the DECLARATION DRAFT to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Make your way back to the Drawing Room.

Drawing Room

  • Place the DECLARATION DRAFT on the small table. You will be given the ORACLE KEY by Jefferson in return.
  • Backtrack to the Desk.

Desk

  • Use the ORACLE KEY on the poster on the desk to trigger a puzzle.
  • Interpret the oracular statement to reveal a clue. To interpret the statement, select a word from the key list and drag it to one of the bolded words in the statement. If you choose the correct word, the line will be interpreted. If you choose incorrectly, the word will return to the key page. Correctly match all the bolded words, and you will be able to read the interpreted statement and find a clue. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, return to the Gate.

Gate

  • Click on the code panel towards the upper left to trigger a puzzle.
  • Using the clue found from interpreting the Oracle Note, adjust the sliders up and down to position them correctly to open the plaque. Moving one slider will affect others. The solution is as follows and is shown below: move the first column up twice, then the second column down once.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the SCALE WEIGHTS inside to add them to your inventory.
  • Return to the Mantle Steps.

Mantle Steps

  • Click on the foot stool so that it’s on the left side of the fireplace, then use the SCALE WEIGHTS on the ship model on the mantlepiece to trigger a puzzle.
  • Place the prop weights into the ship one at a time. Find the proper combination to balance the scale and open a secret room. When the two pieces of the British crest line up, you will have balanced the ship. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, a secret passageway will be revealed in the fireplace. Proceed through to the next area.

Curiosity Room

  • Place the CABINET DE CURIOSITIES on the back wall beneath the masks to reveal a secret compartment. Click on the Factoid and the final component of the DELPHI CPU to collect them.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Backtrack to the Cellar.

Cellar

  • Use the DELPHI CPU on the base on the table towards the left, then click on the Oracle painting on the left. Click on the BOOK OF ORACLES VOL.1 to add it to your inventory.

Chapter 6: The Well of Knowledge

Basement

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area, as well as the Factoid. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed left to the next area.

Basement Corner

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area, as well as the CIGAR and the RAGS (circled in red) to collect them. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed forward through the arches to the next area.

Dumbwaiter

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area, as well as the EMPTY POUCH and the HOURGLASS BIRD (circled in red) to collect them. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon collecting the final components of the 1st and 2nd boxes, the PUZZLE and the LIGHT BULB will be added to your inventory.
  • Click on the cardboard box in the lower right corner to move it aside, revealing a Portal Base.
  • Return to the Basement Corner.

Basement Corner

  • Use the HOURGLASS BIRD on the small pedestal to the right of the hourglass on the table, then click for a closer view. Click on the bird until it breaks a hole through the glass, then use the EMPTY POUCH on the leak to obtain the FULL POUCH and add it to your inventory.
  • Return to the Dumbwaiter.

Dumbwaiter

  • Place the FULL POUCH at the top of the dumbwaiter where you originally found it. The hatch will open, revealing a hidden object area inside.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the PUMP HANDLE will be added to your inventory.
  • Go back to the Basement.

Basement

  • Take a closer look at the gold pump in front of the print at the back of the room. Use the PUMP HANDLE on it, then click it to pump water. The SERRATED WHEEL will be added to your inventory.
  • Use the RAGS on the running water coming from the pump to obtain the WET RAGS.
  • Proceed left.

Basement Corner

  • Take a closer look at the yellow can opener lying on the table. Use the SERRATED WHEEL on it, then click on the CAN OPENER to add it to your inventory.
  • Use the CAN OPENER on the paint can on the table nearby to open it, then take a closer look inside. Click on the PORTAL KEY to add it to your inventory.
  • Go forward to the Dumbwaiter.

Dumbwaiter

  • Use the WET RAGS on the large dirty frame towards the right to clean it. Once clean, use the PUZZLE on it to trigger a puzzle.
  • Select two squares to swap their positions. When a square is replaced to its proper position, it will fade darker. When all squares are properly replaced, you will be complete and see the Samia Sybil unlocking an oracular statement to interpret. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Use the PORTAL KEY on the Portal Base on the lower right to activate it, then proceed through to the next area.

Workshop

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area, as well as the Factoid. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed forward to the Office at the corner of the room.

Office

  • Click on the objects needed here. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Since the power is out, there’s nothing more you can do here for now. Exit back to the Workshop.

Workshop

  • Take a closer look at the add-on to the workshop, to the right of the Office in the corner. Use the LIGHT BULB on the right side of the window, then exit for now.
  • Continue forward to the far left side of the Workshop.

Workshop Corner

  • Use the screwdriver to pry the DOOR KNOB out from the machine on the left and add it to your inventory (red in the screenshot below).
  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area, their locations are shown below. Upon finding the final component of the 2nd box, the PHONOGRAPH will be added to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Click on the lever to the left of the yellow machine on the left to power it again, then click on the door at the back to open it and proceed through to the next area.

Pool

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area as well as the Factoid, the CYLINDER RECORD and PORTAL KEY are circled in red. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Return to the Office.

Office

  • Use the DRAWER KNOB on the upper drawer on the left to open it, then click on the final component of the CASK FAUCET to add it to your inventory.
  • Place the PHONOGRAPH on the end of the desk on the left, then use the CYLINDER RECORD on it to listen to it. Once finished, click on the final component of the X-RAY TUBE that appears to add it to your inventory.
  • Make your way back to the Dumbwaiter.

Dumbwaiter

  • Use the CASK FAUCET on the large barrel, then click on it to reveal a secret passageway. Proceed forward to the next area.

Hall of Books

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area as well as the Factoid. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Note the location of the Portal Base on the lower left.
  • Proceed forward.

Bookshelf

  • Place the BOOK OF ORACLES VOL.1 on the book stand on the left to trigger a cutscene.
  • Click on the DRAWER KEY, the RECORD, and the final components of the NOBEL PRIZE to add them to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Go back to the Hall of Books.

Hall of Books

  • Use the PORTAL KEY on the Portal Base on the lower left, then enter through to the next area.

First Aid Vehicle

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed forward to the next area.

War Rubble

  • Find the objects needed throughout the area, including the Factoid. Their locations are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Use the NOBEL PRIZE on the stand on the left to restore it, then click on the ORACLE KEY given to you to add it to your inventory.
  • Proceed forward (towards the left) to access the next area.

Bombed Building

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area, including a Factoid. Their locations are shown below. Upon collecting the final components of the 1st, 2nd and 4th boxes, the KINETOSCOPE, the ARMATURE, and the TRUCK TIRE will be added to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Take a closer look at the phonograph on top of the crates. Use the RECORD on the phonograph to play it. Afterward, click on the final component of the 4th box as shown above.
  • Click on the hidden object area in the inside corner of the building.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the BAYONET will be added to your inventory.
  • Place 3 rubber tires into the furnace on the left.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Go back to the First Aid Vehicle.

First Aid Vehicle

  • Use the TRUCK TIRE on the missing wheel on the rear right of the vehicle, then click on the back doors to open them and take a closer look inside.
  • Inside the vehicle, click on the round switch on the side of the cabinet on the left, then click on the screen at the back to lower it. Use the X-RAY TUBE on the gap in the hose above the screen at the back, then exit for now.
  • Back in the main area, use the BAYONET on the top first aid box ahead to cut it open. Click to open it, then click on the DIESEL FUEL inside to add it to your inventory.
  • Return to the Bombed Building.

Bombed Building

  • Use the DIESEL FUEL on the furnace on the left, then ignite it with the CIGAR. Click on the final component of the WEED KILLER that appears just outside the door of the furnace to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Backtrack to the Dumbwaiter.

Dumbwaiter

  • Use the ORACLE KEY on the bottom portion of the large poster towards the right to trigger a puzzle.
  • Interpret the oracular statement to reveal a clue. To interpret the statement, select a word from the key list and drag it to one of the bolded words in the statement. If you choose the correct word, the line will be interpreted. If you choose incorrectly, the word will return to the key page. Correctly match all the bolded words, and you will be able to read the interpreted statement and find a clue. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Once the puzzle is completed, proceed back to the Basement Corner.

Basement Corner

  • Use the WEED KILLER on the plants to the left side of the room to kill them, then click on the X-RAY ITEM behind the bars to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Return to the First Aid Vehicle.

First Aid Vehicle

  • Take a closer look inside the back of the vehicle. Use the X-RAY ITEM on the screen at the back towards the right, then exit for now.
  • Return to the Bookshelf.

Bookshelf

  • Click on the brick labeled “12” on the left to reveal a secret compartment at the top of the bookshelf. Click on the FILM CAN to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Return to the Workshop.

Workshop

  • Use the DRAWER KEY on the locked top drawer on the right to open it. Click on the item inside to collect it.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Proceed to the Workshop Corner.

Workshop Corner

  • Use the KINETOSCOPE against the wall on the right, then take a closer look at it. Use the FILM CAN on it to trigger a movie.
  • Once finished, click on the final component of the PEDESTAL KEY that appears to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Use the ARMATURE on the missing generator space to the right of the complete one in front of the window.
  • Return to the Office.

Office

  • Click on the red button to restore power, then exit back to the Workshop.

Workshop

  • Take a closer look at the addition where you placed the light bulb earlier. Click on the DRAWER HANDLE that’s revealed to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Make your way back to the Bookshelf.

Bookshelf

  • Use the DRAWER HANDLE on the gray metal drawer towards the bottom of the bookshelf, then click on the final component of the X-RAY SLIDE inside to add it to your inventory.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Use the PEDESTAL KEY on the stand on the right, then click to open it.
  • Return to the First Aid Vehicle.

First Aid Vehicle

  • Take a closer look inside the vehicle again. Use the X-RAY SLIDE on the screen and item towards the rear right corner, then click on the switch on your immediate right, below the red gauge. This will trigger a puzzle.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Click on the X-ray tube and move it around the slide until the X-ray is complete. This will reveal a clue to help you find the missing Book of Oracles. Simply move your cursor with the X-ray tube all around until the image beneath is fully revealed.
  • Upon completing the puzzle, the X-RAY CLUE will be added to your inventory.
  • Make your way back to the Pool.

Pool

  • Click on the red pump on the right to drain the pool, then click on the hidden object area that appears.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the area, the SAFE will be added to your inventory.
  • Return to the Workshop.

Workshop

  • Place the SAFE on the table immediately in front of you, then use the X-RAY CLUE on the safe to trigger a puzzle.
  • Rotate the rings until they form the proper picture based on the X-ray clue. You need to line up the picture so that lines are connecting to each light bulb. Once all light bulbs are lit, the safe will be unlocked. The solution is shown below.

Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles

  • Upon completing the puzzle, the BOOK OF ORACLES VOL.2 will be added to your inventory.
  • Return to the Bookshelf.

Bookshelf

  • Use the BOOK OF ORACLES VOL.2 on the book stand on the right to open it and trigger a cutscene.

Chapter 7: Star Light, Star Bright

Chamber

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. There’s a Factoid here and also a PORTAL KEY circled in red. Once you’ve collected all the components of the 1st box, the TELLURIAN will be added to your inventory. Their locations are shown below.

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  • Click on the switch lever to the right of the large green screen to reveal a hidden compartment on the lower right containing a Portal Base. Use the PORTAL KEY on the base, then proceed through to the next area.

Outside Steps

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. The locations of the LADDER and the MALLET are shown in red. Their locations are shown below.

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  • Proceed up the steps to the next area.

Threshold

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area, including the Factoid and the SLIDE BOLT circled in red. Their locations are shown below.

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  • Use the MALLET on the top knob of the banister on the right to smash it down, opening the door. Proceed through to the next area.

Observatory

  • Click on the hidden object area over the shelves on the right.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

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  • Upon completing the area, the FOLDED TOWELS will be added to your inventory.
  • Click on the objects hidden throughout the area, including the Factoid. Their locations are shown below. Upon finding all the components of the 1st and 3rd boxes, the VENT HANDLES and the GOLD MEDAL will be added to your inventory.

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  • Place the TELLURIAN on the box on the table on the left, then click on it to rotate it. Examine the drawer beneath for a closer view and click on the final component of the TELESCOPE SM inside to add it to your inventory. Don’t forget to also view the planet under the magnifier on the right side of the tellurian, which reveals an important clue.
  • Return to the Chamber.

Chamber

  • Use the VENT HANDLES on the component beneath the large circular grate on the wall to trigger a puzzle.
  • Move all the vent handles into the center position to turn off the steam vents. Move the mouse above or below and click to move a handle in that direction. Each handle may move another handle to a different position. The solution may vary, but ours was to move the 1st lever up and the 4th lever down.
  • Once you’ve completed the puzzle, use the FOLDED TOWELS on the puddle of water on the floor to obtain the WET TOWEL. Use the WET TOWEL on the bars of the large circular grate, then use the SLIDE BOLT on the bundle to pry open the bars.
  • Proceed through the tunnel to the next area.

Security Room

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below.

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  • Note the Portal Base on the lower left, then continue forward.

Desk

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area, including the Factoid and the CYLINDER RECORD circled in red. Their locations are shown below. Upon collecting the final components of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th boxes, the FLUX KEY, the ROYAL MINT, and the PRINCIPIA will be added to your inventory.

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  • Take a closer look at the drawers on the left side of the desk, then the top rightmost drawer. Input the correct code by clicking on the slides. The solution is shown below.

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  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the PORTAL KEY revealed inside the drawer to add it to your inventory.
  • Exit to the Security Room.

Security Room

  • Use the PORTAL KEY on the Portal Base on the right to activate it, then proceed through to the next area.

Courtyard

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below. The CRANK HANDLE and the AXE are circled in red.

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  • Click on the basket on the ground towards the lower right to reveal a Portal Base.
  • Use the LADDER to gain access to the protruding window. Click to open it and proceed inside.

University

  • Click on the hidden object area over the bookshelf.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

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  • Upon completing the area, the CRACKERS will be added to your inventory.
  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area, including the Factoid and the PORTAL KEY circled in red. Their locations are shown below.

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  • To obtain the second component of the 3rd (yellow) box above, place the PRINCIPIA on the back book stand straight ahead to reveal a hidden compartment in which you will find it.
  • Go out to the Courtyard.

Courtyard

  • Use the PORTAL KEY on the Portal Base towards the right to activate it, then proceed through to the next area.

Garden

  • Find the objects needed, including a Factoid. Their locations are shown below. Upon finding the final component of the 2nd box, the TELESCOPE LG will be added to your inventory.

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  • Use the AXE on the barrel with the hole in it on the left, then click on the LOCK PICK inside to add it to your inventory.

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  • Use the LOCK PICK on the front door to trigger a puzzle.
  • Lock all of the cylinders in the up position. Move the lock pick beneath each cylinder. When a cylinder reaches its apex, click to lock it in that state. If you click at the wrong time, all cylinders that have been locked will drop. Lock them all up to unlock the door.
  • Upon completing the puzzle, enter the Manor.

Manor

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area. Their locations are shown below. Upon gathering the final component of the 3rd box, the PRISM will be added to your inventory.

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  • Place the TELESCOPE SM on the table, then click to adjust it, triggering a puzzle.
  • Use the two knobs to bring the telescope into focus. Once in focus, you’ll be able to see a component of the 4th box, then click on it to collect it. The solution is shown below.

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  • Back in the main area, place the ROYAL MINT on top of the table with the cupboard on the right. Click on the final component of the AURORA LEIGH inside to add it to your inventory.
  • Return to the University.

University

  • Place the PRISM on top of the stand between the bookshelf and the blackboard on the right.
  • Exit for now and return to the Security Room.

Security Room

  • Give the CRACKERS to the parrot in the cage, then listen to the clue it reveals.
  • Click on the box on the wall on the right to trigger a puzzle.
  • Arrange the digits of the panel to form an input pad. Click on a button adjacent to an empty spot to move it to that location. Click on the numbers in the following order to solve the puzzle: 7, 8, 4, 6, 3, 2, 1, 4. Upon completing this portion of the puzzle, input the code “1984” to complete the puzzle.
  • Go back to the Chamber.

Chamber

  • Take a closer look at the lower section of wall with the emblem on the left. Use the FLUX KEY on the close-up and click to lower a book stand.
  • Return to the Security Room.

Security Room

  • Use the CRANK HANDLE on the lower left corner of the blackboard on the left, then click on the hidden object area that appears.
  • Find the objects listed at the bottom of the screen. Objects are randomized. Objects listed in blue require an additional action before they can be collected. The Key Item is circled in red and the additional action areas are shown below.

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  • Upon completing the area, the CABLE will be added to your inventory.
  • Go forward to the Desk.

Desk

  • Use the CABLE on the back of the upper receiver box on the left, then examine the monitors that turn on.
  • Return to the Garden.

Garden

  • Take a closer look at the wooden cart on the left. Click on the MAGNIFIER inside to add it to your inventory.

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  • Return to the University.

University

  • Attach the MAGNIFIER to the silver pole on the left, then click on it to lower the angle, causing a rainbow-colored reflection to appear on the board on the right.
  • Click on the compartment with the rainbow colors on the front at the top of the screen to trigger a puzzle.
  • Using the color spectrum revealed on the chalkboard, place the colored tiled in the correct order to open up a secret compartment. Select two tiles at a time to switch their positions. The solution is shown below.

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  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the final component of the FLUX GEM revealed in the compartment to add it to your inventory.
  • Return to the Security Room.

Security Room

  • Use the FLUX GEM on the panel on the wall on the right to trigger a puzzle.
  • Click and drag the pieces to slide them along the tracks. Unscramble the pieces so that the red pieces are in the top column, the green pieces are in the bottom left column, and the blue pieces are in the bottom right column. Be sure to slide the pieces as far down each column as they’ll go. An example solution strategy from start to finish is shown below.


  • Upon completing the puzzle, return to the Threshold.

Threshold

  • Take a closer look at the phonograph on the right. Use the CYLINDER RECORD on it to listen to a message.
  • Next, take a closer look at the open trunk on the left. Place the GOLD MEDAL inside.
  • Pick up the final components of the CONTROL PANEL to add it to your inventory.

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  • Enter the Observatory.

Observatory

  • Use the TELESCOPE LG on the top of the base in the middle of the room to trigger a puzzle.
  • Identify a set of constellations by rolling your mouse over the moving stars to get an outline. Grab the matching constellation from the tray at the bottom and place it on the star area before it leaves view. Replace all the constellations to earn a valuable clue. An example is shown below.

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  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the ORACLE KEY offered to you to add it to your inventory.
  • Return to the Security Room.

Security Room

  • Use the ORACLE KEY on the poster on the left to trigger a puzzle.
  • Interpret the oracular statement to reveal a clue. To interpret the statement, select a word from the key list and drag it to one of the bolded words in the statement. If you choose the correct word, the line will be interpreted. If you choose incorrectly, the word will return to the key page. Correctly match all the bolded words, and you will be able to read the interpreted statement and find a clue. The solution is shown below.

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  • Proceed forward to the Desk.

Desk

  • Place the CONTROL PANEL on the desk, then click on it to trigger a puzzle.
  • First enter the access ID found by interpreting the oracular statement. Click on each digit slot in the lower right corner until you enter the proper ID. The object is to depress all the buttons to divert the energy needed. Enter the access ID “415”, then push on the 2nd and 4th buttons at the bottom to solve the puzzle.
  • Upon completing the puzzle, click on the CHEST KEY to add it to your inventory.

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  • Return to the Outside Steps.

Outside Steps

  • Take a closer look at the top box on the steps. Use the CHEST KEY to open it, then place the AURORA LEIGH inside and click on the BOOK OF ORACLES VOL.3 to add it to your inventory.
  • Return to the Chamber.

Chamber

  • Place the BOOK OF ORACLES VOL.3 on the book stand on the left, then watch the cutscene.

Hall of Books

  • Once the cutscene is finished, place the FLUX AMULET in the center of the pedestal to trigger a puzzle.
  • Rotate the amulet until it is properly aligned, clockwise to counter-clockwise and back using the left and right clicks. The light will glow green when correct. The solution is randomized. Ours was as follows: Clockwise-V, Counter-Clockwise-VII, Clockwise-III.
  • Watch the cutscene that follows.

Chapter 8: The Beginning of the End

Hall of Books

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area, including a Factoid. Their locations are shown below.

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  • Proceed forward towards the green screen.

Control Panel

  • Click on the objects needed here. Their locations are shown below.

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  • Exit to the Hall of Books.

Hall of Books

  • Proceed right to the next area.

Basement

  • Click on the objects needed throughout the area, including a Factoid. Their locations are shown below. Upon collecting the final components of the 1st and 2nd boxes, the LANTERN and the COIN will be added to your inventory.

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  • Use the COIN on the frame in the upper right corner to trigger a puzzle.
  • Rotate the plaque medallions into their proper positions. Some medallions affect others when rotated. Therefore, you should rotate them into position (they will glow if correct) in the following order: Fish (Pisces), Archer (Sagittarius), Ornate (bronze), Aries (small silver). The solution is shown below.

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  • Upon completing the puzzle, the bars in the archway below will lower. Use the LANTERN on the passageway to illuminate it.
  • Before you leave the area, click on the table on the left in the far background for a closer view. Click on the DELPHI to add it to your inventory.

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  • Proceed through the passageway on the right.

Hilltop

  • Click on the objects needed to collect them, including another Factoid. Their locations are shown below. Upon collecting the final component of the 4th box, the TYPE KEY will be added to your inventory.

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  • Examine the circular slot on the right side of the base of the post ahead. Use the DELPHI in this slot.
  • Return to the Control Panel.

Control Panel

  • Use the TYPE KEY on the empty space on the keyboard to trigger a puzzle.
  • Enter the proper sequence. Click the Greek symbols in green that you think are part of the sequence. If correct, the symbol will appear on the monitor. If not, it’ll be a strike against you- 4 resets the puzzle. The correct solution is shown below.

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  • Back in the main area, flip the red switch to the right of the monitor. Click on the final component of the CONSOLE that appears to add it to your inventory.

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  • Return to the Hilltop.

Hilltop

  • Use the CONSOLE on the top of the device to trigger a puzzle.
  • You’ll need to identify the correct stars and lock their frequency. Click on a twinkling star. If correct, you will see a frequency indicator. Grab a Greek symbol and move it onto the star. If correct, the star will be locked. If not, try another until you find the right one. Repeat this process until all stars needed are locked. The solution is shown below.

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  • Watch the cutscene that follows.

Congratulations! You’ve completed Flux Family Secrets: The Book of Oracles!