Popular Post Bienie Posted November 20, 2021 Popular Post Report Share Posted November 20, 2021 (edited) Story: Quote This evening I got a message from a courier, one of the orphan boys who runs with the Bloodied Bulldogs in East Brooksdale. The note said the gang are in a tight spot and they need someone discrete to fix the situation for them. It's been a few months since I had any solid work, so the coffers are looking a bit bare. The Bloodied Bulldogs gang has a special -arrangement- with the local Tanner's Guild. The guild protects the gang from being targeted by the City Watch or the Builders, and throws some scratch to the gang leaders. The gang in return keeps workers from striking, and deals with anyone that irks the Guild, outside of the yoke of law. Recently, an unknown new player in this part of town seems intent on disrupting that dynamic. In what is probably an attempt at making the Bulldogs look bad, a job was announced for the abduction of Amanda, the Guildmaster's daughter. Sources say that an independent from a couple boroughs over has taken on the job. The Bulldogs don't want a word of this to leak to the guild, naturally. My mission is to stop the abduction from taking place, make sure the Guildmaster and his household are none the wiser, and bring the would be kidnapper back to the gang's hideout for... questioning. Something tells me Longsword Logan and Clive the Cleaver ask their questions pretty hard. An unenviable position to be in to say the least. I would like to keep on the right side of their temper, lest I end up in that same chair. So I don't feel like I have much of a choice but to come to their aid.\n\nI normally try to steer clear of the gangs and stay independent, but it can be a lucrative opportunity from time to time. As they say, sometimes you need to set a thief to catch a thief... Thanks: Thanks to my beta testers datiswous, Cambridge Spy, Aluminum Haste, Acolyte Six, madtaffer, wesp5, SuaveSteve and prjames. Additional thanks to Dragofer and Bikerdude who helped with scripting and assets. Download: Quote Available in the in-game downloader (soon), or at the below locations. Dropbox taaaki.za.net (soon) fidcal.com (soon) southquarter.com (soon) Gallery: Quote Thank you for playing! What did you think of the mission? I look forward to your honest feedback! Hints, Tips, Walkthroughs, Spoilers(!): - This mission will greatly reward those taffers who like to explore a mission thoroughly. It is possible to go directly for your objectives, but you will be missing a lot of content. - Many windows are openable, leading to new areas or private residences. - If an area seems hard to navigate due to patrols, chances are you can circumvent it. - Those who like a challenge and some extra replay value owe it to themselves to visit the apartment high above the tunnel entrance at Cobb St. (above the last pic in the gallery) FAQ: Spoiler Main Objectives: I'm having trouble getting in to the manor, the door is lit up and I have to pick it with the archer overhead! Spoiler There are two other ways to enter the manor, one through the garden south of the main entrance on the square and all the way from the other side of the map if you take the thieves' highway at the south east end of Cobb St. I'm in the manor, but I can't find the thief I'm supposed to knock out. Spoiler He's on the top floor, in the south east corner in a deep shadow. He's trying to open the door to Amanda's room. I've got the thief, but am having trouble finding where to go or how to get there with him. Spoiler You need to bring him down to the basement of the Bloodied Bulldogs. This is near the south west corner of the map on Cobb St. You'll see a staircase leading down to a door, bring him to the room on the right that has a bunch of torture equipment and drop him there. As for how to get there with a body on your back. The back way to Cobb St. is out of the question since you can't climb to the balcony. That only leaves Fulke St. or the sewers from the Leaky Keg bathroom. The latter is considerably safer if you have not knocked out the street guards. I'm having trouble meeting my loot objective! Spoiler If you are playing on Normal or Hard, at the time you start struggling to find loot it might be enough to visit Odbert's Cellar once you find his key to the security cage (in his house just south of the manor). His house also contains a fair amount of loot. If you are playing on Expert, you will need to find a large percentage of the loot. You will definitely need to hit Odbert's house and shop, and probably figure out Willard's secret stashes (Earle St. 2nd floor). If you are still coming short you'll want to hit the various apartments along Fulke and Cobb streets. They are; above the Fulke/Earle st tunnel, directly to your right when you first enter the streets, above the locksmith's, above the door that the city guard pounds on intermittently and the attic directly across from Odbert's rooftop terrace. Additionally you could try to find your way in to the cult hideout in the sewers (see the Detective Challenge), and find all secrets (see just below) Secrets: Spoiler Can I have some hints for where to find the secrets? Gentle hints: Spoiler 1. The guy who's running off to Fiddler's hill has stashed away a necklace in his apartment. 2. There's a purse just above your head when you're walking to Earle St. from Fulke St. 3. Ever the gentleman, Willard has left a little something for the thieving crows as well. 4. It seems someone on the staff of the Leaky Keg are stashing some of the profit for themselves. 5. Somebody has carelessly left a ring on their windowsill high up above Cobb St. 6. A certain child has found a way to a land of fantastical magic. 7. One of the Bloodied Bulldogs have dropped a ring in the basement. 8. The attic across from Odbert's rooftop terrace has some "buried treasure". 9. Odbert has misplaced a small brooch somewhere in his apartment. 10. One of the unlucky sods who were abducted in Lower Brooksdale swallowed their ring before the end. Just tell me!: Spoiler 1. In the apartment that is on the second floor to the right from the starting area, on top of a bookcase. 2. Go to the north end of the Fulke St. tunnel, here is a rope you can climb up to an apartment. Instead jump to the beam opposite the window and on the south end is a purse. 3. As you emerge on Earle street from the tunnel go to the grassy area on the left, and climb the vines on the wall. Under the table on the balcony is a ring. 4. In the Leaky Keg, go into the kitchen and climb the table. In a kettle in the corner on the shelf is a purse. 5. As you emerge on Cobb street from the tunnel go to the right where there is a movable crate in an alcove. Bring this out slightly so you can mantle the bay window on the left. From here jump to the awning on the other side of the street and finally grab onto the edge of the roof back above the bay window, walk along this roof and there is a ring on a window sill to your right. 6. Enter Lucy's apartment by mantling the Locksmith sign and going through the window. In the storage room there is an openable wardrobe. Crouch and go through the tunnel to Narnia, here is a golden lion in the middle. 7. As you enter the Bulldogs' hideout, ahead and to the right is a pile of crates and junk. At the bottom is a wooden bucket that has a ring in it. 8. Mantle the straw roof and jump across the alley to the edge of the roof, and go through the window. On the left is a big pile of movable junk. Move the globe, bucket and crate and crawl all the way in, on your left is an openable book in a crate. 9. In Odbert's apartment on the bookshelf facing his desk on the bottom shelf behind the movable scrolls is a brooch. 10. Go to Bernard's place (see secret #2) and flick the switch on the left side of the fireplace. This opens his stash behind the painting which contains the key to the hideout. In the south east corner of the sewers is the door. Go to the cells, the open one with the skeleton has a ring in the pelvic area. Discoverable Objectives: Spoiler I'm trying to find all the objectives, but I don't know how to discover them! Spoiler There are 3 side missions you can take on in this mission. Two of them you will find on the poster board on the north end of Earle street, in the little grassy alley. The last one is found in the apartment that is to your right as you first enter the streets. Read the note on the desk. Specific mission walkthrough: Spoiler I'm supposed to find a wedding ring, but I have no clue where it is! Spoiler The ring was stolen by your neighbor Guy Badby. In his little crate stash next to the fireplace. Take it to the north end of the Fulke street tunnel and plop it into the vase on the windowsill. This is basically in the north west corner of the map. I'm supposed to find a pet rat that ran away, where is he? Spoiler He's where rats normally like to congregate, the sewers! Enter the pipe either from the Cobb St. substation or the Leaky Keg bathroom, when you get to a 4-way cross look to the east and you'll be able to pick him up. Leave him on the doorstep that is close to the Locksmith on Cobb St. I have a birthday present, but I'm not sure where to place it. Spoiler Go to the Locksmith sign on Cobb St. and jump on top of it, go through the window to the west and leave it on the dining room table. Challenges: Spoiler The Ghost Challenge failed as soon as I took it! Spoiler Sorry, you will have to restart the mission and make sure you do not alert anyone before reading the scroll, after this you will notice the objective fail only if you alert somebody, allowing you to reload. I'm having trouble finding all the loot for the Greed Challenge, is there a loot list I can use to check what I am missing? Spoiler Certainly, you will find it on the Dark Mod wiki page for this mission (once it's created). I'm having trouble finishing the Completionist Challenge. What am I missing? Spoiler Look through the Discoverable Objectives section and you should be able to tell what you have not done yet. It requires you to: Find and return the fool's gold wedding ring, Find and return Marshal the rat, Deliver the birthday present and find all secrets. Aside from your main objectives, that is. Where do I find the evidence I need to finish the Detective Challenge? Spoiler This is a step by step walkthrough: Step 1 Spoiler Go to Bernard's apartment (see secret #2), in his desk is a readable that is a clue Step 2 Spoiler Open Bernard's secret stash which is controlled by a switch on the left side of the fireplace. Grab the key to the hideout. Step 3 Spoiler Go to the large part of the sewers and use the key to open the door in the south east end. Step 4 Spoiler Grab the key off the patrolling cultist and open the chest in the barracks. Read the readable. Step 5 Spoiler Go to Odbert's apartment (just south of the manor) and hit the little switch on the clock by the fireplace, grab the key from the stash. Step 6 Spoiler Back to the hideout, in the ritual room use the high priest key to open the door to the study. The book on the desk is part 1 of the evidence. Step 7 Spoiler Move the large crate in the corner to reveal a passageway into Odbert's basement. On the bookshelf by the stairs is a rolled up scroll that is evidence #2. Leave these on the desk in the challenge room to complete it! Disclaimers, Player Information. Spoiler This mission is free of spiders and undead but some horror elements can be found behind a locked door in the sewer. Sensitive players can safely avoid this area, as the readable next to the key will hint at what's to come. There is no mention of prostitution, nudity or coarse descriptive language. There is no mention of drug use, but some depictions and readables describing alcohol/alcoholism. Edited April 10, 2022 by Bienie 10 1 Quote My Fan Missions: Series: Standalone: Chronicles of Skulduggery 0: To Catch a Thief The Night of Reluctant Benefaction Chronicles of Skulduggery 1: Pearls and Swine Langhorne Lodge Chronicles of Skulduggery 2: A Precarious Position Chronicles of Skulduggery 3: Sacricide Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
Join the conversation
You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.