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Thursday, July 22, 2010

SPOILER: ALL AWARDS

This is the walkthrough for Nancy Drew Trail of the Twister Awards: SPOILER!!! Remember you achieve awards for taking the time to do extra things in this game. If you are not a patient person, then complete the game and move on, but if you are like me and want to win every available award to feel a sense of accomplishment then this walkthrough will probably be helpful.

This is a very detailed walkthrough to achieve all 12 of the awards as follows (I read somewhere that if you pre-ordered you would receive an additional award slot but I pre-ordered and did not receive it – so sorry to those who need help with that 13th star…I cant help with that :(



#1.) Big Spender - You achieve this award by purchasing the box on the counter to the left of Pa, at Ma & Pa’s for $99.90 (See #4). I have found the quickest way to get the Pa Pennies is by continuously playing and winning level 4 of the Land Rush Video Game in the Ma & Pa’s Store, it costs 5 Pa Pennies to play. (If you ever run out of Pa Pennies, you can get additional ones by going around the farm house or other stops on the GPS map and clicking randomly around on the screen until you see a brief glimmer, click on the glimmer and you will receive a small amount of Pa Pennies. You can also get Pa Pennies by working on the Weather Balloon Circuit Boards for Chase in his garage at the Farm House. (See Picture Below for location of box)



#2.) Candy Dispenser – You achieve this award by offering everyone (Including Pa – who refuses your offer) each kind of candy. The candy is located on the right wall when you enter Ma & Pa’s Store (see picture below for location of candy). You will again need to earn a lot of Pa Pennies to purchase each kind of candy. You will need to give each kind of candy to each person so you will be purchasing 4 of each candy to achieve this award.


#3.) Couch Potato – Okay, so this one is a bit tricky. I have found that you have to hit this one early on, or it is a no go. You should watch at least 3 of each episode to earn this award.

#4.) Easter Egg – Confidential - So far I have found 3.

1.) FIRST EGG - You achieve this award by purchasing the box on the counter to the left of Pa, at Ma & Pa’s for $99.90, inside is the coin to the Jackalope Fight display, an Easter egg, and a really cool gadget globe thing. (See #1). I have found the quickest way to get the Pa Pennies is by continuously playing and winning level 4 of the Land Rush Video Game in the Ma & Pa’s Store, it costs 5 Pa Pennies to play. (If you ever run out of Pa Pennies, you can get additional ones by going around the farm house or other stops on the GPS map and clicking randomly around on the screen until you see a brief glimmer, click on the glimmer and you will receive a small amount of Pa Pennies. You can also get Pa Pennies by working on the Weather Balloon Circuit Boards for Chase in his garage at the Farm House. (See Picture on #1 for location of box) (See Below)



2.) SECOND EGG - You can achieve this award prior to return the divining stick. Go to the farmhouse and go to the empty Prairie Dog lot. Open your inventory and click on the divining rod, click on all the different holes that light up the rod and once you click 6 times an Easter Egg will appear, click on it to pick it up and click again to put it into your inventory. (See Below)



3.) THIRD EGG - You can achieve this award by putting a piece of cheese down in front of the springhouse door. Simply click on the grocery bag from your inventory (make sure you have a piece of cheese from the candy section in it) select the cheese and then click on the bottom of the springhouse door and it will place the cheese under the door. Go out of the screen drive to Ma & Pa’s and then come back when you do there will be an Easter egg waiting for you. Click on it to pick it up and click again to put it into your inventory. (See Below)



#5.) Glass Half Full – You can get either this award or Glass Half Empty by answering others requests positively or negatively. But be sure to choose one mood response or the other and stick with it to receive this award.

#6.) Homesteader – Staking claim to your lands – This one is earned by playing the Land Rush Video Game in Ma & Pa’s Museum. You must win all 4 levels to get this award. HINT: Beating level 4 is also the easiest way to make Pa Pennies.

#7.) Quiz Whiz - for acing the test -
The following are the answers to the trivia questions – you must get them all right the first time to receive this award.

1.) C. Tornado Warning
2.) C. 1,000
3.) D. F-Scale
4.) B. A Large Room
5.) A. Disaster Kit
6.) C. Downburst
7.) A. 1%
8.) D. Flying Debris

#8.) Sightseer – Repeated touring of the OK Plains
This one is a given, you need to REPEATEDLY go to all the different locations more than 3 times each to achieve this award.

#9.) Storm Spotter – for tracking down all the clouds

For Task #8 you will need to take Frosty and photograph all the different cloud types, the following are pictures of the different cloud types. HINT: I have found that it is easier to find the cumulus and it cirrus cloud on sunny days, and all the rest on stormy days, if that helps. 2nd HINT: You can find each kind of cloud all around or just keep driving into the same place over and over again and you can also get the different cloud formations. (As you notice, most of my pictures are from the Meadow (Top cloud on right side of GPS screen). The only cloud that has a set location is the final cloud Cirrostratus. It will only be found at the windmill, but you wont be able to find this formation until towards the end of the game with Frosty’s help.

Mammatus



Roll



Wall



Shelf



Scud



Cirrus



Cumulus



Cirrostratus – this is the last one you will find, it wont be until towards the end of the game when you can find it. You will talk to Frosty and tell him that you are having a hard time finding the Cirrostratus and he will tell you that if you go to the windmill it is optimum conditions to find the cloud formation you are looking for.



#10.) Super Sleuth – Snooping in every corner
I have found that every corner not only means just that, but also means finding every Pa Penny. I have listed these at the following links.
HINT: There are some corners that are unlocked only after day 3 and day 4 so keep an eye out!

SPOILER: ALL PA PENNY LOCATIONS
SPOILER: ALL HIDDEN SPOTS


I have not included pictures of these areas, just a list. If you are in need of pictures, shoot me an email and I will do what I can to help. J

#11.) Sweet Tooth – For repeatedly sampling the candy. You get this award for eating every type of candy (including the cheese) TWICE!!! If you eat it all at once you will get sick and the screen goes green briefly but you bounce back quick and it does not effect the game at all.

#12.) Trivia Tamer – Once you get to the end of the game, Nancy will read her letter out loud. Right before the credits you will get one last trivia question. You get this award for answering the final trivia question correctly:

So far I have gotten 8 trivia questions. (See Below)
















17 comments:

  1. The 13th star is "Penny Pursuer: For tracking down all of the special Pa Pennies." It has nothing to do with pre-ordering it, though. I just played again and got it after finding a ton more coins throughout the game!

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  2. Thank you for the information!!! If you find any other Pa Penny Spots, please post them on the "Pa Penny Location" page comment box. Thank you, Anonymous!

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  3. Hi, could you take a screenshot of the specific shots that count for the clouds? The way I'm doing it isn't very efficient. :| (I'm taking like 5 pictures in different zoom levels and panned in different areas, since I'm not sure exactly which spot to aim for.)
    Thanks for making such a thorough walkthrough! :D You're the only one I've found so far with pictures of which screens have which clouds in them!

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  4. "You can find each kind of cloud all around or just keep driving into the same place over and over again and you can also get the different cloud formations. (As you notice, most of my pictures are from the Meadow (Top cloud on right side of GPS screen). The only cloud that has a set location is the final cloud Cirrostratus. It will only be found at the windmill." That quote is taken from my #9 hint. You do not need to zoom your camera at all. All You need to do is either drive around or go in and out of the screen where these clouds are, click on your camera and take a picture. DO NOT ZOOM! That wont help at all, you are looking for the different formations, it takes some patience but you will get it. See #9 information. The pictures are what you are looking for, the formations all look the same behind a different scene depending on where you are. Let me know if you need more information, and I will try to help as soon as I can!!!

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  5. Hi, I totally got stuck after fixing the TV! Need your help!!! I am going to the basement to confront Frosty about the camera shots and this is not happening 9Nancy is not asking the right question). Do you have any idea what am I missing?

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  6. Remember to return items, rat cage and vacuum, go and talk to everyone including Pa. If that doesnt help let me know and we will try again. Hope that helps!!!

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  7. Thanks Toad, but when I am checking the inventory there is no vacuum. I am trying to leave the mice trap back to its place in the museum (next to the head on the right of the dust bowl), but it doesn't allow me to leave it there... !? Should it go somewhere else? I caught all the mice possible (the last few were in the museum).

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  8. First of all you did dump the mice out, right? Then, did you talk to pa first for him to tell you to put it back? Be sure he doesnt have something else for you to do.

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  9. OK, I was waiting for your answer by yesterday, and finally started it from the beginning, and guess what - only one thing was obviously missed the previous time (to download the fluffy clouds picture from the first days, because the day to fix the TV is rainy). But, unfortunately that didn't help and the game get to the same point where everything is done as it should be, but Frosty is not responding. thanks for your suggestions anyway. i am very disappointed by this Nancy Drew game.

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  10. Hi, I'm stuck after fixing the tv as well... I already caught all the mice and dumped them at the spring house. I went back and gave pa the divining stick but he didn't give me anything else to do or say anything about giving him back the mouse trap. I've already spoken to everyone but I can't confront frosty about what I saw on the TV at all. HELP! I DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO!

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  11. I had that problem too! I fixed it though because I found a clue that we need in order to confront Frosty. Go around to the side of the barn near where you dumped the prairie dogs. There should be a rose bush. If you click on the side of the rose bush there should be a metal box. Read the inside the box and then you should be able to go down and talk to Frosty. Choose the first option of what to say. You should be able to go to bed after that.

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  12. dear Toad-hopper, playing the game I could not find almost all of the pa pennies you listed!
    They just weren't there or it would not let me in
    those areas. Any idea why? please help!
    confused

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  13. Hi, I can't get to hiddenspot in museum right of
    swinging door on the floor! Also I can't get most of pa pennies listed by Toad-hopper.
    please help out! Confused

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  14. THANK YOU MOLLIE! i could NOT figure it out. you were very helpful. thank you.

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  15. Why can't HER interactive have a "click for how to get this award" button. Anyhow, thanks for the award guide! I found all pennies by the way ;) There's also a secret in "Land Rush", first; once you get to level four, click (1) square. Then quickly exit. IT MUST BE EXACTLY 1! Then collect like 100-300 pennies or something.
    Random face:
    ('_')
    -|-
    / \

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  16. Hi I need help finding all of the Pa Penny location?

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  17. Hey! I have a question about the hidden spots. I continuously don't get the super sleuth award and I think it's because I can't find a hotspot by the swinging door. I've found one, but here it mentions there are two. Any ideas as to what I'm missing?

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