Speed IF #2 is a Z-machine 5 interactive fiction game written with Inform 6 and is © 1998 by J. Robinson Wheeler. It was entered in the Speed-IF 2 event.
A cab has dropped you off on the street near Neil DeMause's apartment in New York. You're here because a jack o'lantern was left outside your door with a scary note inside saying that your meeting with your wife, Sarah, will be delayed... permanently.
This solution is by David Welbourn, and is based on Release 1 of the game.
On the Street
> i. x note. x jack. x bulb.
> open jack. look in jack. x tarantula. close jack.
In the narrow alleyway
> x dumpster. look in dumpster. x object. n.
On the Street
> x object. w.
Outside the apartment door
> x panel. push button. open door. w.
In the foyer
> x bulb. u.
2nd floor landing
> x door. open door. e.
Inside the apartment
> x table. x postcard. look.
*** You have won ***
This walkthrough is provided free of charge since I wrote this walkthrough prior to January 2015 when I began my Patreon account, and also because the work it's based on has less than fifteen locations (so I wouldn't have charged for it anyway). I've since reformatted this walkthrough to use my currently preferred style. I hope you enjoy it!
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