Darkestville Castle

Darkestville Castle

Year:  2017

Genre:  Comedy

Links:  Moby Games, Adventure Gamers, Steam

Darkestville Castle is a dark comedy adventure by Epic Llama. It sees you control Cid the demon in a story that initially pits you against your arch-enemy in the town of Darkestville, but takes several unexpected turns along the way. There are 6 Steam Achievements, all documented in the walkthrough below, and all achieved just by playing through the chapters of the game.

Prelude: Old Enemies

Castle

Pick up the cane from the corner of the room, then head downstairs to the hall. Take the bicycle chain from the bicycle and the old coat that is hanging on the wall. Next search the drawers to get a multi-bit screwdriver without any bits. Approach the door to the yard, and you will see Dan Teapot is just outside. Talk to him about everything, and you will end up with the basement key. Back inside, use this key on the basement door, then go through.

Pick up the bathroom key and screwdriver bit from on top of the wardrobe to the left. Go back upstairs and combine the screwdriver and bit in your inventory, then use this to remove the horn from the bicycle. Go back upstairs to your bedroom. Use the bathroom key on the bathroom door, then head inside. Try to open the medicine cabinet, but it is stuck shut. Pick up the non-abrasive soap from the floor. Use your bicycle chain in the bath to get a lubed chain, then return to the bedroom. Use your screwdriver on the old clock to the left, then take the cogs from inside.

Go all the way back down to the basement. Look at the broken trap door mechanism, then use your lubed chain and cogs to fix it. Go up to the hall and pull the trap door lever to the left of the front door to capture Dan. Sworn Enemy

Chapter 1: The Fish in Distress

Castle

Go out to the yard. Search the trash cans to find an iron rod and a biology book, then leave this area.

Town Center

Walk to the right and talk to the blind tourist Martin. Next enter the tavern to the left. Take the peanuts from the table. Talk to Giovanny the barkeeper, then to Walrus Romero, who is sitting at a table by himself. Leave the tavern and return to the map screen.

Mayor House

Search the liquor cabinet on the left and you will take a bottle of whiskey.

Town Square

Talk to Jeffrey, then give him your whiskey and take his bottle of glue solvent. Look at the suspicious bench to the right, then put your peanuts on the bench. Pick up a feather after the explosion.

Castle

Go inside, upstairs and into the bathroom. Use your glue solvent on the medicine cabinet, then take the toilet paper and sleeping pills from inside.

Town Center

Give the toilet paper to Martin, and you will end up with his cup.

Castle

Go up to the bathroom again and use your cup on the tap to fill it with water. Combine this with your sleeping pills.

Town Center

Enter the tavern on the left. Give your cup to Walrus Romero, then search him to get his key and a rabbit's foot.

Town Alley

Try to close the door on the kennel, then use the cane to close it. Use your iron rod on the door to keep it closed. Now you can walk to the right and take the giant chicken's leg out of the wooden trash can. Pick up some sugar cubes from next to the horse on the right. Look at the hotdog sauces and the ink sauce, then talk to Pedro and ask for some of his ink sauce. Give him your old coat and you will get the ink. Combine this with the feather in your inventory.

Graveyard

Use your giant chicken leg on the puddle of mud, and your non-abrasive soap on the wooden ramp. Now talk to the weird little guy on the right, who turns about to be Mongoose Romero. Keep talking and you will convince him to enter the crypt. Pick up his wallet and you will also get his key.

Mayor House

Talk to Mrs Johnson, who will not let you in to see the Mayor. Use the bicycle horn on Mrs Johnson, then pick up the Mayor's agenda. Use your quill and ink on the agenda to modify it, then give it back to Mrs Johnson. Talk to her again and you will be allowed in to see the Mayor. After you are kicked out again, talk to Foxy Romero. Give her the rabbit's foot and wallet, and she will leave. Search her backpack to get the last key, then use the keys on the demon chest. You will automatically make your way back to the castle.

Castle

Talk to the demon inside the castle. Vengeful Spirit

Interlude: Oh My, The Irony

Castle

Use your screwdriver on the metal plate inside the cell. Try to repair the mechanism here, but you will break it some more. Now pull the hidden lever to your right and a cable will fall down. Take the cable and combine it with your cane, then use this on the hole directly above you to climb out.

Chapter 2: Expect the Unexpected

Castle

Talk to the weird little demons outside the castle.

Graveyard

Enter the crypt and talk to Foxy and Mongoose about everything. Search the box on the right to get some mushroom fertilizer and a party horn. Return outside and talk to the giant vegetable monster, and you will receive Little Timmy. Take a bone from the pile here before leaving.

Town Center

Talk to the werewolf. Give him the bone and pick up the green lizard tail that he brings back.

Mayor House

Talk to the giant pig, Mr Piglenton. Enter the Mayor's office on the far left. Take the llama's tongue on the left, then talk to the Mayor about everything. Pick up the anti-gullibility pills from the table after your conversation. Use your green lizard tail in the barrel of ink to the right before leaving.

Town Alley

Go right and talk to Pedro about everything to end up receiving a hot dog card.

Castle

Give your hot dog card to the demons. Use your mushroom fertilizer on the mushroom garden to the left, then grab the spores.

Town Alley

Pick up the piece of bread from the ground, then combine it with your llama tongue to make a tongue sandwich. Go and talk to Pedro, who will give you a free sausage.

Town Center

Enter the tavern and talk to the demons playing dice. Offer your sausage as a wager with the demons, then use your sugar cubes on the table and you will win a lot of money. Give Giovanny the money, then talk to him about a recipe, for which you will need to find 4 ingredients. Head outside and talk to the ugly female fly on the right. Examine your biology book (in particular Biology Lesson 9). Use the mushroom spores on the fly, then talk until you receive a soufflé. Grab the fly to get some hairs. Talk to the "something fishy" in the river and you will get some piranha scales.

Town Square

Talk to the sailor demon to get a paper boat.

Town Center

Enter the tavern again and give Little Timmy, the piranha scales, the anti-gullibility tablets and the paper boat to Giovanny. You will receive the coffee. While you are here, talk to Giovanny again and order both something vegetarian to eat (salt) and something to drink (fernet).

Graveyard

Enter the crypt. Give the coffee to Walrus, then talk to him. Now give Foxy the purple lizard tail, fly hair and bowl of salt.

Mayor House

Give the worm soufflé, glass of fernet and tongue sandwich to Mr Piglenton. You will automatically head to the graveyard.

Graveyard

Enter the crypt and talk to Foxy, then you will automatically follow the Romeros around town, ending up back in your castle. Double-Face

Second Interlude: To the Other Side

Dan's Basement

Talk to Dan, then look at the door on the right and note the serial number is 4134. Talk to the door and you will get the password incorrect. Talk to the door and select the following options:

  • I'd like to contact customer support!
  • 1
  • 1
  • I want a plan that adjusts to my daily needs!
  • I would like to go back to the previous menu.
  • 3
  • I'm not Agent Purple Cobra. This sounds really irregular. I should probably call the police or something!

Talk to the door again and this time select the following options:

  • I'd like to contact customer support!
  • 2
  • My dimensional gate isn't working properly.
  • I don't know... it doesn't do anything...
  • It's grey
  • I will enter the number.
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • 4 (your new central number is 2431)
  • I'd like to contact customer support!
  • 3
  • Of course!
  • De La Morte.
  • 2
  • 4
  • 3
  • 1
  • Mr. Sabado (your new password is "latinlover200")
  • I want to input my password!
  • Latinlover200

You will automatically go through the door. Small Time Con Man

Chapter 3: A Brave New World

Portal Room

Search the dead explorer on the left to find a "Survivalist" magazine. Examine this in your inventory to find a discount coupon. Continue left to leave this room.

Castle

Talk to the rhino guard and the imp.

Market

Enter the bar on the right. Approach the bar and take the dish towel when the bartender's back is turned. Back outside, take the old book from on the far left. Move the trailer and climb down to the sewers. Head left and pick up the ID card from the path. Pick up the letter from further to the left. Examine the old book, ID card and letter. Now look at the door and try to open it, then use your dish towel on the door. Go through the door into a suspicious room.

Talk to Dark Alberto about everything, then look at the chalk board. Pick up some nails from on the table, and a snake from the jar. Head back up through the sewers to the market. Talk to the giant spider humanoid and you will find out that he has a broken VHS player and remote control to sell.

Lavafall

Talk to Vulture Man, then show him your ID card and give him your few gold coins - you will receive a lucky cat.

Market

Enter the bar and talk to the worker, whose name is Beto. Use your party horn on him, then pick up his hammer. Talk to Toad Man, then use your lucky cat on the small drum on the table. Next talk to the bartender and order a diamond vodka to drink, then pick it up. Repeat this twice more so that you end up with 3 diamonds. Head back outside and give your discount coupon to the giant spider humanoid, then give him your 3 diamonds and you will get the broken VHS player and remote control.

Lavafall

Walk out to the bridge in the background. Combine your hammer and nails, then use this combination on the broken bridge to repair it. Walk left to reach a beach (which is now accessible from the map).

Beach

Talk to the barman and order a drink, then go and use it on the pelican to the left to get an empty glass. Look at the crab on the ground here and then pick it up. Now talk to Gill-Man in the deckchair and he will eventually turn off the radio. Steal the radio, then combine it with your remote control. Grab the coconut tree to shake it, then pick up the coconut from the ground.

Market

Climb down to the sewers and take some red hair from the dead giant wild boar. Use your empty glass with the sewer water coming out of the grating to the left.

Beach

Give the sewer water to the pelican and pick up the dead fish.

Lavafall

Use your device on the cascade of lava, then go through the opening into a cave. Look at the map on the wall, then grab it and pull the lever that is revealed. Pick up a photo from the pile of photos, and take an evil juice bottle from the nearby box. Head through the next cave opening. Talk to the Romeros, then pick up the dead rat that Mongoose throws out of the cell. Go back outside.

Beach

Use your dead rat in the lava sea to make it carbonized.

Market

Dip you rhinoceros picture in the glue bucket, then stick it to your letter.

Castle

Give the rhinoceros love letter to the rhino guard. After you are forced to leave, come back and pick up the metal horse from the ground. Show the imp your ID card and ask for a vanilla cookie.

Portal Room

Read your ghosts book, particularly the page on "Summoning a ghost". Use your giant wild boar red hair, coconut and vanilla cookie on the dead explorer. After talking to Ghostly, show it your plush snake and it will turn blue. Grab Ghostly and you will end up with some ghostly ectoplasm.

Lavafall

Give your ghostly ectoplasm to Vulture Man, trading it for the voodoo bear.

Portal Room

Combine the dead fish and metal horse, then insert this combination into the first slot. Put your voodoo bear into the second slot, then the dead rat in the third slot. Pick up the potassium chloride and detonator, and add your rubber crab and evil juice bottle to make explosives.

Lavafall

Enter the cave and go through to the room with the Romeros. Use your explosives on the padlock. Evil Without Frontiers

Final Act: Cid's Payback Time

Vigo is constantly chasing after you during this chapter, so you must do specific actions in each room quickly become he comes in and chases you out.

Treasury

Grab the golden medal from the pile of gold on the left, and use your screwdriver on the ruby eye of the gargoyle on the right.

Laboratory

Put your big ruby into the laser on the left, and take a walnut pie from the refrigerator on the right.

Library

Take some cat hair from the couch on the right. Now use the cat hair, walnut pie and golden medal on the mounted zombie bear on the left. Talk to the cute ghost bear and say "GROAR!" to scare it, then grab it to get some ectoplasm.

Laboratory

Use the super computer on the left, then use your ectoplasm on the chicken mutagen drums in the background. The Best Villain