Key & Compass presents:
The Right Tool
by Christopher Huang

The Right Tool is a Z-machine work of interactive fiction written with Inform 7 and is © 2011 by Christopher Huang. It was an entry in the PAX East 2011 Speed-IF event.

You play as a gravedigger. You and your fellow gravediggers have buried the ancient tool, but unfortunately, the tomb's tablet is blank and after all the construction delays, everyone's forgotten what the ancient tool actually was. So, uh, how are you going to find out what tool it was?

This solution is by David Welbourn, and is based on Release 1 of the work.


BesideThe Tomb GraveyardGates

Beside The Tomb

> x tomb. x tablet. x tree.

> x Kevin. x Jim.

> ask kevin about tool. ask jim about tool.

> ask kevin about tree. ask jim about tree.

> ask kevin about tomb. ask jim about tomb.

Kevin and Jim decide to blow up the tomb with a huge pile of C4 explosives.

> take c4. x it. s.

Graveyard Gates

Morty doesn't respond to questions, so don't bother.

> x Morty. n.

Beside The Tomb

> ask kevin about morty. ask jim about morty.

Jim gives you a pomegranate to show Morty.

> x pomegranate. x it. s.

Graveyard Gates

> show pomegranate to morty. (Morty/Pluto turns into a zombie chicken.)

> take chicken. (No.)

> n.

Beside The Tomb

> ask kevin about chicken. ask jim about chicken.

> s.

Graveyard Gates

> give c4 to chicken. look.

> take chicken fingers. x fingers.

> n.

Beside The Tomb

> give fingers to tree. (The tree tells you what the tool is.)

*** You have won ***





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