You can only get full skill points if you play on the hardest level and complete the arcade sequences perfectly. This walkthrough will give full wisdom points and full soul points, however. (Er, I think. I don't recall if I've actually checked the totals...)


Castle Camelot

Go to your own room (the room you are standing on). Pick up your purse from the table. Go behind the protruding wall at the bottom left corner of the screen and change clothes. You will automatically wear your armor and pick up your shield and sword. Leave the room and go to the smallest tower at the east. Look at everything in the room. Examine the map. Click on each of the cities. Open the chest and get the lodestone. Look at the scroll and read it. Examine the map. Ask Merlin about the Grail, Galahad, Gawaine, Lancelot, Southampton, Glastonbury Tor, and Ot Moor. Leave Merlin's room and go to the large eastern tower (the Treasury). Ask the Treasurer about Gawaine. Give him your purse, and get gold coins. Get your purse back. Leave the treasury and go to Gwenhyver's bower, the small rectangle near the north tower. Ask Gwenhyver about Lancelot. Kiss Gwenhyver. Pick the rose from the bush. Leave the bower and go to the west tower, the Chapel of the Two Gods. Look at the symbols of Mithras and Christ. Kneel at Mithras' altar and give a gold coin, then do the same at Christ's altar. Go to the courtyard. Ask the guard to the left of the gate about Galahad. Give him a gold coin. Return to the Treasury, give your purse to the Treasurer, and refill it with all three kinds of coins. Get your purse back. Return to the courtyard, stand at your horse's left side, and mount. Ride out of the gate and go to Glastonbury Tor.

For Your Amusement:
In the treasury, type ham and jam and spam a lot. (...it is a silly place.)


Glastonbury Tor

Ride up to the shrine. Give copper to Widdershins. Ask Merlin about the shrine. Go west. Ask the man about the forest. Give him a copper coin. Ask him about Gawaine, the Black Knight, boars, and the spear. Buy the spear with a gold coin. Save the game and ride west. (Don't worry about your mule for now.) Press the spacebar to thrust the spear. It takes you a second to make the move, so press the spacebar when the boar is a little bit in front of your horse's legs. When you have killed the boars, go west again. Look at the large tree at right. Talk to it. Approach the skeleton. Answer yes to the crow's challenge. Ride up to the skeleton and examine it. Take the bit of silk. Ride east. Save the game.

Answer yes to the Black Knight and joust with him. One technique that usually gets good results is to move your lance all the way down and to the right, then to quickly move it diagonally up and across as the Black Knight approaches. After you have won, continue east. Dismount. Cut shackles to free Gawaine. Ask him about the monk. Give your horse to Gawaine. Go east. Walk into the circle of stones. Give the sleeve to the hag. Read the inscription left behind on the pedestal. Walk through the trilithon at northwest. Approach the five stones one by one and talk to them. (Don't get too close or you'll get zapped.) Answer the riddles.

All about, but cannot be seen… air, wind
At the sound of me… music, song
Bright as diamonds… waterfall
Each morning I appear… shadow
Glittering points… icicle
I am always hungry… fire
I am only useful when I am full…sieve
I am seen in the water… blue
I drive men mad … gold
I go around in circles… wheel
I turn around once…key, lock
If a man carried my burden… snail
If you break me… heart
  Lighter than what I am made of… iceberg
Look you in the eye…mirror
Lovely and round… pearl
My life can be measured… torch, candle
Three lives have I… water
To unravel me… riddle
Until I am measured… time
Weight in my belly… ship
When I am filled… glove
When set loose… arrow
You can see nothing else… mirror
You heard me before… echo
Young, sweet in the sun… wine, grape

When you have answered all five, walk between the stones. Go south from where you are teleported to. Approach the well. Ask the monk about the well or the Grail to drive him off. Look at the well and the tree. Go south. Look at the altar. Ask Merlin about the altar. Wander about on the Tor until you run into the three monks. Save the game. Draw your sword. Try to get your back against a bit of the ruins. Swing your sword whenever one of the monks approaches you. When you have killed the real monk, the other two will disappear. Go to the altar. Ask Merlin about the Old Ones. Call the Old Ones. Give five silver coins. Take the key they leave behind. Go one screen north, unlock the well, and open it. Drink. Search the water. Go south and you will be back at the riddle stones. Exit to the south (your mule will now follow you). Go to Ot Moor.

For Your Amusement:
On the screen with the dead knight, pick the red and white mushroom growing under the tree on the left side of the screen.


The Lady of the Lake

Go east, then north onto the ice. Recite the Message of the Rose: love is my shield. Keep yourself within the cloud of rose petals and it will lead you safely across the ice. Enter the palace. Give the crystal heart to the Lady. Ask her to free Lancelot. When she leads you to the other room with the flowering bush, walk up to it and begin test. Examine the bush.

For its sweet sake…forget-me-not (true love)
If a dream is abandoned…anemone (afterthought)
In time of grief, it gives relief…poppy (consolation)
It alleviates all pain and sorrows…daffodil (death)
It can be sweet on the tongue…yellow lily (falsehood)
Known to the priest and nun…cornflower (chastity)
Oh it is splendid… sunflower (haughtiness)
Surrounded by giants…buttercup (childhood memories)
When light is dim… almond blossom (hope)
Wise are those who seek it… chrysanthemum (truth)

After you are teleported back across the ice, go west two screens to leave the moor. Go to Southampton.


The Desert

Ask the harbormaster about Galahad, destinations, and price. Book passage to Gaza for three gold coins. When you arrive in Gaza, ignore Jabir and go with Hazm. Eat figs and drink qahwah. Ask Al-Sirat about the Grail, the Goddesses (taking note of their symbols), Galahad, guardians, and Jerusalem. Stand and leave. Ignore Jabir a second time and proceed south. Go east, south, and east again. At the wadi, notice that your mule refuses to drink the water. Look at the skeleton. If Jabir appears, draw your sword to scare him off. Go behind the rocks and proceed east, then north. Climb up the steps, then down to the Pool of Siloam. Drink. Ask Merlin about the Pool and about Hezekiah. Leave the Pool and go north two screens. Approach the gate. Give the man four copper coins. Go west, north, and west. At this gate, simply draw your sword to scare off Yasser. Enter the city.


The Bazaar

There's no way to prevent the theft of your purse. Walk up to the man and talk to him. Sell him your mule. Go east, then south. Talk to the apple seller. Ask her about Galahad, the Grail, and apples. Give her one gold coin to buy the Apple of Truth. Go east. Go up to the woman on the right. Talk to her. Give her one copper coin to buy a falafel and give it to the urchin. Buy another and eat it yourself, if you like. Talk to the man at the textile shop. Go west. Talk to Tariq at the lamp shop. Ask him about the oath and the broom. Buy herbs for 1 silver and charcoal for 2 copper. Go west again. Talk to the butcher, then to the man in the relic shop. Buy a relic (enter any name you like). Ask him about the Grail. Buy the "Grail" from Ismail. Go west. Look at the door and the symbols. Go south. Talk to the beggar. Give him the charcoal. Also give him a copper coin. Go west. Knock on the inn door. Go west again. Talk to the fishmonger. Give him the herbs. Talk to the man in the pottery shop. Ask him about mirrors. Buy a mirror for 2 silver. Go west. Call Mari. Talk to her. Throw her the mirror. Call her again. Ask her about the veil. Go south and give the veil to Ibrahim. Go west and give the relic to Tariq. Go south. Talk to the man at the grain shop. Buy grain for three copper. Go east. Knock on the inn door. Give the broom to Achmed. Enter the inn. Go south. Buy a cut of lamb for 6 copper. Go east two screens and give the lamb to Sarah. Go south. Talk to the girl. Scatter grain. Go south and west and talk to the Seeress. Go west two screens and knock on the door. Talk to Fatima. Answer no to both her questions. Ask about the Goddess and the test. Give her your purse. Enter the inner room. Click on each empty niche, then select the correct symbol and click there again. (Yes, mythology buffs, I'm as annoyed as you are that they seem to have gotten the Greeks and the Romans mixed up in several cases.) When you have passed the test, leave and go south. Walk up to the beggar. Ask him about Galahad and the Grail, and open catacombs.

According to Greek legends, she was born from the forehead of Zeus.... Athene
Among her other names were Astroarche, Attar-Samayin and Ishtar... Astarte
Another title for her is Giver of Life.... Isis
Another title for her is The One Who Is All.... Isis
Her hearth fire is thought to be the center of the earth. ... Vesta
Her major festival was celebrated on April 19th. ... Ceres
Her priestesses were famous for their skill in astrology.... Astarte
Her priests and servants were known as Pastophori.... Isis
Her sacred day is Friday on which day her followers would eat fish.... Venus
Her sacred element is copper.... Venus
Her sacred fire was tended by six women who took vows of chastity for thirty years. ... Vesta
Her sacred women were titled Matronae and ruled Rome for hundreds of years. ... Ceres
In Greek, her name was Kore or Demeter. ... Ceres
In the ancient language of Sanscrit, her name means "shining."... Vesta
King Solomon built a sanctuary in her honor in Jerusalem.... Astarte
Mirrors are considered her sacred objects.... Venus
One of her most important shrines was on the island of Cyprus.... Venus
She gave birth to the sun and granted immortality to rulers.... Isis
She had a great shrine at Aphaca.... Astarte
  She is the guardian of home and hearth. ... Vesta
She is the Guardian of Innermost Things. ... Vesta
She was a guardian of grains and the field. ... Ceres
She was earlier known as a Goddess in the country of Libya.... Athene
She was known to the Romans as Hestia. ...Vesta
She was renowned as The Lawgiver and her priestesses helped to found the legal system of Rome. ... Ceres
She was renowned for her wisdom, which was often represented in the form of an owl sitting upon her shoulder.... Athene
She was the Goddess of Byblos.... Astarte
She was the patron of architects, sculptors, spinners and weavers.... Athene
The element of brimstone was associated with her.... Athene
The Israelites burned incense, offered wine and baked cakes in her honor.... Astarte
The Morning Star and Evening Star are named for her.... Venus
The name of her major temple means "virgin-house."... Athene
The Romans knew her by the name Aphrodite.... Venus
The yearly flood of the Nile was caused by the tears she cried.... Isis
To the Egyptians, she was known as Hathor.... Isis
To the Romans she was known as Mother of the Harvest.... Ceres


The Catacombs

Be careful to stay away from the mummies or you will get (prematurely) bitten by a rat. Examine the mural. Go north. Look at the symbols over the doors. Ask Merlin about the Gnostics and Sophia. Go east. Again look at the symbols. Look at the small mummy on the left. Get medallion with sword. Return north, then go north again. Approach the sarcophagus. After the thing inside is scared away, look in the sarcophagus. Take the apple. Read the lid. Go west, east, east. There's nothing you can do to prevent being bitten here. Walk up to Galahad and give him the elixir. Return west, then go north, north, east. Look at the mural. Go south. Save the game and put the golden apple in the statue's hand.

In the kingdom of flora… apple
In the kingdomof fauna… dove
Of what was the statue made…ivory
To what people… Greek
Upon what did Hippolytus ride…chariot
Upon whom did Theseus call…Poseidon
What did Aphrodite give to the statue… life
  Who ended the dispute…Zeus
Who fell in love with Adonis… Persephone
Who transformed into a boar…Ares
Who was dragged to death…Hippolytus
Whom did Aphrodite love…Adonis
Whom did Pygmalion worship? Aphrodite
Whose company… women

Take careful note of the directions the statue gives you, because she will not repeat them. Follow the directions the statue gave. Use the lodestone in each room so that you are sure to go in the real direction, not the apparent screen directions (which until this point were sufficient). At the end you will reach a staircase. Look at the mural and spirals, then go up the stairs.


The Temple of Aphrodite

Walk through each of the temple screens. In the fourth you walk into, you will encounter the Saracen. Eat the apple. Save the game. Wear the helmet. Of course, you must beat the Saracen. When you have done so, use the dove. Follow it. Look at the spiral. Count pillars from left to right across the south side of the screen until you reach the sixth. (It's at the right of the next screen, between two broken ones.) Push that pillar. Holy Grail, Batman! And holy thief! Chase the Thief. When you read the dead end, show him mercy by taking the Grail, and watch the ending.

 

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