The Blackwell Legacy

The Blackwell Legacy

Year:  2006

Genre:  Mystery

Links:  Moby Games, Steam, Adventure Gamers, GOG

The Blackwell Legacy is the first in a series of adventures starring the Blackwell family and a ghost by the name of Joey Malone. Each game explores the back story of the characters as well as a standalone mystery. In this game, Rosa Blackwell investigates a suicide in a student's dorm. There are 8 Steam Achievements, all documented in the walkthrough below. The series continues with Blackwell Unbound.

Game Setup

Start by turning on both the Classic Commentary and Updated Commentary in the Options menu of the game. Leaving these turned on for the entire game will get you an achievement at the end Hear Me. Throughout the game, do not speak to Joey outside of your apartment at all Crowd Control. Both of these achievements will only appear after watching the entire credits sequence.

Day One

Rosa's Apartment

Talk to the teenager in front of your building, who won't let you inside, but tells you to find your next door neighbour. Leave the apartment block by heading left.

Washington Square Park

Head left to reach the fountain area, and try to talk to Nishanthi, but you don't want to interrupt. Lead the dog (Moti) in a circle around the post and you will meet Nishanthi. She will get you inside your apartment building.

Rosa's Apartment

Open the door and enter your apartment. Answer the telephone when it rings. Look around your apartment, then go back out. Knock on Nishanthi's door and talk to her about Washington Square Park. Now leave.

Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital

Go right and talk to the security guard behind the desk, then talk to Dr Quentin about your aunt and your grandmother. You can now leave the office and the hospital.

Rosa's Apartment

Head back into your apartment. Pick up the envelope from the floor and read the 25 pages of letters, then look at the two photographs in your inventory. Answer the phone when it rings, then you will automatically take the notebook from beneath your teddy bear. Leave the apartment again.

Brittany Hall Dorm

Knock on the RA's door and talk to Adrian about everything. Next, go left and knock on JoAnn and Kelly's door and talk to Kelly about everything. Go back and speak to Adrian about everything again, then look at your notes. Combine "Kelly sleeps elsewhere" with "JoAnn slept all night" in the notebook. Now talk to Kelly again and get a photograph from her. You can leave by heading to the left.

Rosa's Apartment

Use your computer to write your article, and you will end up meeting Joey and collapsing Hello Joey. Talk to him when you wake up and go with him to the park, then you will go back home to sleep.

Day Two

Rosa's Apartment

Talk to Joey as much as you can, making sure you have asked him about his ghostly powers, then leave your apartment. Visit Nishanthi's apartment again and ask her about sensing, then leave.

Brittany Hall Dorm

Knock on JoAnn and Kelly's door and head inside. Look at the bulletin board to see the 3 photos and the name Davenport. Talk to Kelly, then use her telephone and talk to Joey. Ask for his performance, and while Kelly is distracted, take JoAnn's notebook from the desk. Look at the notebook and messages in your inventory. In your notes, combine "Alexander" and "Davenport", then combine "Alexander Davenport" with "Adrian". Walk down to leave the room.

Washington Square Park

Enter the dog walk area and get Joey to speak to the girl about everything possible.

Rosa's Apartment

Use your computer to do some research on Alli and Susan. Next look in your notes and combine "Deacon" and "Ouija boards".

Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital

Talk to the security guard - ask about Susan Lee, then blame the system and pretend to be Alex Davenport Medium Lie. In Susan's room, talk to her as much as you can. Talk to the guard to get back into Susan's room, and she will give you one of her pills. Leave the hospital once you have this.

Rosa's Apartment

Go to Nishanthi's apartment. Combine the pill with the dog biscuit in your inventory, and give this to Moti - you will end up in the park, setting Alli's spirit free. Go back to your apartment. Look at the wedding and Christmas photos in your inventory and see Joey appear in them. Now talk to himi again about everything Family Historian.

Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital

Walk over to the security guard and wait for Joey to join you - his presence will interfere with the radio, distracting the guard. Quickly take the fuse box key from the end of the desk. Head left and open the fuse box, then flip the switch to turn off the lights. Quickly stand in the alcove next to the phone and wait for the guard to walk past. Duck through the doorway and around the corner to Susan's room. Wait for a few seconds and the Deacon will appear. When given the option, don't let Joey handle it, but instead keep asking questions yourself Pacifist.

When you end up on the other side, talk to the Demon and the Deacon. In your notes, combine the "Deacon's sins" with the "Deacon's flask". Talk to the Deacon and get him to drop the flask, then pick up the cobblestone and use it to break the flask Savior.

You will automatically end up back on the Brooklyn Bridge with Joey Medium Well Done.