eileen July 31, 2009 4:53 PM replied to Ferriswheels

Ferriswheels - Water towers only increase your capacity for storing water, they don't produce it. You'll need a few wells also.

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I can't figure out how to make an outpost. Everything left to do revolves around it! Help!

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eileen August 6, 2009 12:15 PM replied to kelly

Kelly - Have you done the quest to plant the trees by the shack near the bridge? Once you've planted the trees near the river, you can click the broken outpost (North part of the map along the trail) to open a pop-up box where it tells you the cost to repair the outpost. Does this help?

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I did the tree thing but I don't see a broken outpost. There's something with a platform but it's full and I can't fix it! Ugh. i am going to check again though, thanks for the help

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eileen August 6, 2009 4:05 PM replied to Kelly

Kelly - What do you mean its full? The thing with the platform is probably the broken outpost. What happens when you click it?

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I figured out the last thing, thanks for your help! I'm now stuck on how to get the smuggler challanges? I don't know how you find them. Thanks!

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Check the walkthrough ...Resource smuggling. I think this is what you are talking about.

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I can't seem to unlock the bank so that I can deposit the $800.
I already have the blacksmith. Help.

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eileen August 18, 2009 2:52 PM replied to D

D - Do you have the required materials and experience points to unlock the bank?

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Eileen,

I have all of the materials needed, so it must be the experience points.
What can I do to get more experience points? It's getting boring just hanging around this town.
Thank you for your quick reply earlier.

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Laurianna August 18, 2009 7:13 PM

A way to male the Wanted Poster challenges a breeze, usually with taking little or no damage to your deputies.

Send your hero out alone to trigger the bandits and walk past them and stop. Let your hero fight and die while you gather up the rest of your troops and bring them close, but not into the fight. Wait until your hero revives and the bandits backs are to your deputies. Bring your deputies into the fight but the bandits won't turn around until your hero dies if they die at all. This will usually work until the last battle when there are too many bandits to fight, then you'll take some damage but you'll have picked up some healing kits so you shouldn't lose anyone.

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eileen August 18, 2009 7:41 PM replied to D

D - Experience points can be acquired by building any building for the first time, completing quests, and doing the trading post and bounty poster (with the sheriff's office) quests. Good luck!

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Laurianna August 20, 2009 2:17 PM

How do you get the Indian headress hat? Its the only hat I'm missing.

Thanks

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To get the Indian headdress hat...

You get the Indian headdress hat after you defeat McAllister then run him out of the state after the election.

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I'm stuck on Saving the Mechanic. I've repaired everything but I can't get the ok to blow up the rocks to get the bandits to open the gate.

The town is repaired and been defended.

I've done this before but am missing something and can't figure out what.

Thanks

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Have you bought the dynamite? Look at the walkthrough.

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How do you upgrade the platform to an outpost in the gold side challenge?

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eileen August 30, 2009 3:51 AM replied to Theresa

Theresa - Just click it (maybe right click?) and a pop-up window should appear telling you the cost in wood and gold. Then you can just select the repair option.

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Ok, so I just finished the game...and apparently I missed something, because I didn't get offered any missions about finding 3 keys, or a haunted town....and who knows what else I missed out on. How did that happen?? I thought you had to finish ALL the quests to finish the game. Apparently I don't...Anyone have any ideas/suggestions on how this happened?

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eileen August 31, 2009 2:12 PM replied to Mara

Mara - Those are the two optional treasure quests that aren't necessary to finish the game.

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Hi, I have all 9 hats for sale/on display at the hatshop but have not been awarded the fashion designer trophy. Has anyone else encountered this is it a glitch? Thanks in advance.
Rivka

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I am playing in Sandbox mode - Cottonmouth Canyon - and I can not figure out how to get to the little area under the big bridge(west area) that has a treasure chest, some seeds, etc... It's right by a river access so building a bridge across to it isn't working. Any hints?

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helps pls..i dont know how to give the 10 food the pioneer is asking..i'm just a beginner

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To give the pioneer food...You just have to wait until your farm produces it. Build a granary if you can. This will help you stockpile food. If you get stuck, just consult the walk though at the top of the page.
Good Luck!

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marilyn2009 September 12, 2009 4:43 AM

Trading Post Quests
How do you open fences or gates. I can't get into the area with the supplies laying on the ground. In another I can't get to the island to get the supplies.

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marily2009
Please have a look at the FAQ section above the comments. You will find the needed answers there :).

Greetings, Kayleigh

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marilyn2009 September 12, 2009 2:09 PM

Thanks, but I don't see any help with my question. Do you mean the WalkThrough? I've read every one and all the comments too. I got lots of good tips, but... I tried dynamite but it didn't work. Any specific help would be appreciated on getting through gates and fences. Also it's too expensive to build a store to buy dynamite in the challenges where there is a set time limit.

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Maria Petre September 23, 2009 10:09 PM

How do you collect hats? One trophy is for nine hats and in the hat shop there are six hats,how you can get the other three?

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Request helps on 2nd town treasure...

I have done in sequence as required for 2nd town treasure, but still could not proceed further... (New bugs???)

1) I have blown the tree -> Tree fell and hit the switch -> Door open
2) Accessed to the chest, and the notes said the spare key is hidden at the river entrance.
3) Go to the door entrance at the riverbank and a box pop up.
4) Click on the box, the notes saying something like ring of rocks and also old entrance dry up.
(Until here it is still fine)
5) Go to the ring of rocks and built a well. Then nothing happen. No matter how I drag the hero to the well, or click the well, or put the hero next to the well, nothing happens...

(I have been following the sequence but still no further response from the well. Is this a new bug???)

I did not built anything on the circle or rocks before. Someone please help.

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Someone asked this question previously, but I couldn't find the answer. Can you have more than 40 people? I have two sheriff buildings, and I have built houses and a hotel, but no one else will come to town.

Do I need to finish the quests first? There must be something that I'm missing.

Also, I have three farms w/cows, but no butter churn. Again, do I have to finish the trading post quests first?

All I have left to do is finished the trading post quests and the disaster town quest. This is my second or third time around. The first time I missed the smuggling challenge so I'm trying to get everything there is to get from this game. I love it!!!

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eileen October 2, 2009 5:42 PM replied to wonks

wonks - Yes, 40 is the maximum population. You can have more than 40 if you have housing to accommodate Redd's family before they arrive.

To get the butter churn,

.. you must finish the trading post quests.

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help!!!! i'm trying to get the second key for the rabbit treasure. i can't build a bridge to the pool with the fish and the crate. i've blown up the rocks in the river but everytime i try to build a bridge a message appears saying my hero can't reach the endlink something something of the bridge. i can't finish the bridge but i can't get rid of it either!!! help!!

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marilyn2009 October 3, 2009 7:12 PM

How do you get quests in sandbox mode? thanks

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In the Haunted Town, if you dont put anyone on the farm, the horsemen doesnt know what to do when he comes after about 4-5 times, he just sits at the farm, waiting.. so then I could complete the whole scenerio and not have any more people possesed.

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Anonymous October 12, 2009 3:24 AM

I have found all 15 eggs, but the one in front of the cave SW, I just can't grab. I have tried to zoom in and out, but this doesn't help. Does anyone know how I can take it?

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Walk down into the water and pick it up.

Good Luck!

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Please I need help! I can't figure out what I need to reach 20 people in my town. I have the sheriff's office, outhouse, flowers, lamp post, and I can't get past 18 people. I have the bank, ranch, 2 farms, saw mill, blacksmith, and lumber mill, saloon, general store, and trading post as well. I have done all the side quests from the sheriff's office and the trading post. What else do I need to do? Thanks for your help in advance.

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Anonymous October 14, 2009 6:33 AM

I know you can only take the egg from in the water. I can't grab it, no matter what I do. What is the problem?

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Do you have enough cabins for 20 people?

As for the Easter egg...you may have a bug in the game. Contact the vendor you downloaded it from.

Good Luck!

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Thanks Boopbug. I will try that but it's not showing that I can have 20 people in my town along the top of the screen.

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I don't know how to hire another gunslinger. I have the 3 from the first run in with the grim reapers, but I'm being told to hire one more. I'm lost.

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eileen October 15, 2009 2:10 AM replied to bid

bid - To hire gunslingers, build a saloon, employ it, and click it to hire guns. You can also hire deputies by building a sheriff's station.

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Thank you so very much for the time and effort that went into making this walk through! I am a stroke survivor and am almost completely housebound and the Virtual Villager games and these Westward Bound games are a great escape from my own issues.
There have been many points already that I've been completely stuck and you have saved me with your hints!!
Your effort is greatly appreciated. Thanks for taking the time to help others!

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Thank you very much. You guys are a great bunch. =)

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marilyn2009 October 17, 2009 10:29 AM

I finished the quests. Thanks for all the help and spoilers!!!

Now I'm trying Sandbox mode, but all that I get is trading post and sherrif challenges. Are there quests? What is the difference between the 3 sandbox modes? Thanks.

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i'm stuck at the professional challenge. how do i go with the sheriff and deputies to the bandit camp to retrieve the crate?

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HELP please!!! i've built a bridge to get to the biggest tree for the professional challenge and tried to talk to the guy at the damaged cabin (assuming it's the old outpost) but nothing happened. he didn't talk to me and i couldn't cross the bridge that is right behind him. how do it get to the bandit camp because i need this to complete the professional challenge? do i need to build a bridge or something? no matter which direction (left or right)i want to reach the bandit camp to get the crate my hero and the lawmens would get stuck and move forward. i can't go any further. please help!

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To Kill the bears make sure you go after them with a posse, I used my hero 3 gunslingers and a sheriff and 3 deputies and they fell quick. Make sure you have the tannery first or your wasting you time killing them

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The screen shot for eggs #12 & 13 isn't working. Anybody got an idea where the two on this shot are located? I can't tell how many I have, and I found all the ones in the other screen shots. The descriptions don't help me much, unfortunately. I've tried to figure it out just by the directions, but pictures are sooo much better, lol!
Also, how do you turn the screen around? You'd think I'd remember after playing this game a half dozen times start to finish, but I'm having a blonde moment!

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Hi Lainey, sorry about the missing screenshot for easter eggs 12 and 13. It should be fixed now, I just finished uploading it. :)

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Thanks for the fix, Jay, I found the two. Now, about turning the screen around? Anyone tell me how to do that cuz I'm still missing some eggs and I am having trouble finding them, even with the screenshots. I remember finding one behind a tree last time, so I've been blowing up all the trees, but to no avail! :)

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Hi i am 2 votes shy and not sure how to get them Also how do i hire my Hero as the mayor and i think that will give me the last votes i need. Also do you need hero hired as mayor and all votes before you can get on the train?

Main question is how do i get hero to be the mayor?

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Found the tree I had to demo to find the last egg, hallelujah!! I was running out of trees, lol!

Tim, you have to have a Town Hall and make Jake the mayor. If you have one already, fire who you currently have as mayor and put them somewhere else and put Jake in charge. If you don't have one, build one and hire Jake. That should give you what you need and yes, you need all the votes and Jake as mayor before you can board the train. Good luck!

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This is probably really stupid.. but this is what happens when an addictive game keeps me up all night:
I have completed all of the tasks, won all of the trophies, unlocked all the secret stuff. It seems like everything that needed to be done is done, but the game just won't end. I've got almost $100,000 in the bank and have 40 people in the town as well as all the gunslingers a saloon and three sheriff's buildings can get, not to mention pumpkinhead.
The only thing I can think of that might be keeping this going is that I haven't done things in the sandbox that weren't needed for trophies..

I guess what I really want to know is, does this game ever REALLY end? Or is my town just gonna keep on thriving while I sit here bored of my butt?

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This may sound stupid but I can't find Willy across the river. Any help would be appreciated.

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Lainey, though you've gotten the eggs, you might want to know:

To turn the screen, hold down the space bar and move the mouse around (you don't need to hold down the mouse button). When you release the space bar, the view will snap back to normal.

I had to look for a few minutes on the Web to figure that one out. I like this game, but it could use a little more documentation -- that key/mouse combo wasn't on Sandlot Games' website, but on another games site. The Mac version also is a little buggy. (If you're playing the Mac version, save before you build a bridge, as a couple of times my hero would start a bridge and then I'd get an error message and the bridge wouldn't build. I'd also still be out the gold and lumber and I'd have a bridge landing just sitting there.)

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You will find Willy on the far left of your screen about in the middle. He will be just a little north of the pond.

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I don't know if anyone else was having this problem, but..

I finished Earthquake Valley 3 times, but each time when Harris Pilton would show up, I was unable to talk to him to complete the quest (a conversation bubble never popped up).

Solution:

I had placed a well right by the signposts where Harris was supposed to land to be able to speak. They were in the way, so he wasn't able to 'hit his mark' to have the speech bubble pop up. Moving the well enabled me to finish the level.

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vagabondpixie2 December 1, 2009 7:42 PM

I'm playing the Trading post quest. I get 30 food and it doesn't recognize it at the end of the 3 minutes. Is there something else I should be doing?

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maggie koh December 1, 2009 11:52 PM

Hi, I have played the game 3 times already. But I did not seem to have all the trophy. Max was 16. Have difficult with the followings:
1) What are the 3 special general store items. Only manage to have the boot.
2) as for the disaster or bandit showdown mode, do we have to chose the most difficult mode in order to earn the trophy. I have tried disaster challenge but the easiest mode, completed it but no trophy was awarded.
3) How do we employ the 3 prospectors at the same mine?
4) Do you have the name for the full list of the 24 trophies?
Thanks

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maggie koh December 3, 2009 12:30 PM

Hi, it's me again. I have read through 6 pages of comments and lost my patience as I am so eager to go and play the game. So figure out the fastest way to have my answers is to ask.

I have manage 19 trophies. Still short of 1) prospector trio 2) Disaster challenge 3) Bandit showdown 4) fashion designer. ( got 7) 5) treasure hunter (got the 2nd treasure)

How do I get them? Don't seem to see the relevant tips , especially on the prospector trio. Thanks.

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Maggie koh

to get the prospector trio trophy-

just employ 3 prospectors at the same gold mine, the prospectors are those worn out, hungry looking guys with a long white beard

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The only problem bugging me is how to get the deer hat.
I've got every possible trophy except the fashion designer one(where I'm missing the one and only deer hat). Please heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeelp!

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For the deer hat

You need to build a tannery and employ someone there

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I'm in the Haunted Town...I killed the bandits...I built the cemeteries, and pumpkinhead is just hanging out behind the saloon!! I go to talk to him, and nothing happens! what am I doing wrong?

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Click on the quest tab at the top and be sure you have done everything you are supposed to do.

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Keighlynn December 8, 2009 1:19 AM

Okay, so I went to go build a bridge, and it started building it from the opposite side, which is where I can't reach...so I now officially can't chop down the biggest tree, or get 3 black bear skins, or plant the trees to fix the landside!!! I don't know what to do!? Please someone help me!

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MickyTeddy December 12, 2009 6:41 AM

Ummmm!!
I have completed the Easter Egg quest and a towns person commented on one egg being bigger etc and it was an ostrich.

So where is the ostrich and how do I raise them on a ranch?

Fantastic help here (a big thank you to all have contributed!!) but I have read all the comments page by page and cannot seem to find anything about telling me where the ostrich is or how to farm it!!!

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MickyTeddy December 12, 2009 6:46 AM

This is a superb site. Thanks!

Hooked on this game and hope
Westward 4 for Mac will soon be out!

Would be grateful for help with the ostrich please!
Found all the eggs and a towns person commented about one being bigger etc..
But....
So where is this ostrich and how do I raise them on the ranches to get the trophy?!!

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Help!

I am on the Earthquake Quest, I have been on it for over an hour and my people count has reached 15 but will not go any further, this has happened before on a preivous one that I saved over. Am I doing something wrong?

Please Help! Thank you!

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daisycakes4 December 18, 2009 5:32 PM

Help!!!

I am on the Earthquake Quest, my human count can not go over 15 people. This has happened to me before on another one that I saved over (because I though starting over might help...). Am I doing something wrong?

Please Help! Thank You!

daisycakes4

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You will need to build a sheriff's office to get your population over 15. Be sure to save every time you build something or repair something.

Good Luck!

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chicadepearl December 21, 2009 3:39 PM

Can someone please tell me how to (re)build the outpost? Is it a secret building? I have done everything I need to be ABLE to build it (planting trees, etc.) but can't seem to find it. Do I need to blow up the other one?

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Drag your hero to the outpost and click on the outpost. If you have enough money and wood, you will rebuild it.
Good Luck!

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Drag your hero to the outpost and click on the outpost. If you have enough money and wood, you will rebuild it.
Good Luck!

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chicadepearl December 21, 2009 4:51 PM

How much money and wood is needed? (still not working)

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chicadepearl December 21, 2009 4:53 PM

Nevermind, it decided to let me. :)

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darn im having trouble here...
im short of 7 votes :|
uhhh am i stuck? @_@

there are no more quests for me to do :(

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darn im stuck here...
IM short of 7 VOTES
uhhh
and there are no more quests for me to do...
uhhh what should I do?

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I built the lightpost but I still cant get into the cave to the haunted town. HELP!!

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Put the light post as close to the cave opening as possible, then drag your hero onto the opening.

Good Luck!

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Please help! I have finished the game but Jose Foran is still standing in front of his cabin and when you click on him, the circle under his feet is yellow. I have completed every quest and do not know what is wrong. Thank you.

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If the circle is yellow, you can't interact with him.

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I know I cannot interact with him. But I have completed all the quests and do not understand why he is yellow.... what did I miss? Should I do something? It has been a looooooonnnnngg time that he has been there!

Also, where do I go to see if I got all the trophies?

Thanks

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To see your trophies, go to the main menu and click on awards.

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I know I cannot interact with him. But I have completed all the quests and do not understand why he is yellow.... what did I miss? Should I do something? It has been a looooooonnnnngg time that he has been there!

Also, where do I go to see if I got all the trophies?

Thanks

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So i've built 20 stables and still no black horse. Does it show up in the one of the stables or running around or next to the last one built? I saw one answer that said see FAQ, but i don't know where that is...

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Sam Kennedy January 12, 2010 7:07 PM

Getting stuck and the game won't let you continue whn you've met all th critieria, save game and then load the game you just saved. I advise you save two games alternating to which one you save to this gives you options to go back a shorter distance rather than going back to the begining. save often.

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i have get the white rabbit but every time i click on it when the hero is highlighted and gets close to it, it just runs away. anyone get any ideas.

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I have all the hats except the cheese hat. I have the butter churn, completed all the quests, but no cheese hat. How do I get that?

I also do not have the special items in the general store. All I have are the boots. What are the other two and how do you get them?

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@janine
Just click on the rabbit instead of the hero. That will crate it for your hero to pick it up.

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Help! I can't get the fruit hat! I have the winery, and am selling wine at the general store. I tried building three wineries (a la the butter churns to get the cheese), but to no avail. Thanks!

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With the Sunken Treasure, it said

"you found 600 gold and a note"

But I didn't recieve it, is this supposed to happen?

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delonakay January 27, 2010 2:13 PM

im trying to get sunken treasure built well but she wont jump in????

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Delonakay:

click on hero, then right click on the well you built.

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Just a general tip here.

When you run into a strange happening in the game (it won't finish a quest or other strange bug like issues) save the game, quit out of the program, reopen and reload. Most issues are fixed this way.

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Missing piece to earning the Fashion Trophy is selling all nine hats, as well as collecting them

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Hi. Im hoping that my issue can be fixed and I don't have to restart.

I went through into the Haunted Town, then came out. When I attempted to go back again, this had locked and shows in the Quests screen as a red X (instead of a green tick)and is greyed out.

Is this a bug or am I doomed to restart?

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Where is the last easter egg... the screen shots for #14 and #9 are the same and there isnt one for the supposed white egg in the first set of spoilers

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Now that I know how to handle the haunted town, I can't get back in. I've finished everything else (so far) and tried the haunted town a couple of times already. Now my character just stands there and won't enter the tunnel. Have the light, been thru before but now he won't enter. Any hints?

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