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THE SOLUTION TO THE PAWN by Math Claessens

It has taken me a very long time to play "The Pawn", but now I am 
very  proud  to offer you the solution.  With the  help  of  this 
solution,  you  get to see all the pictures and you will get  310 
points.
I wish you lots of luck solving this magnificent game!

(ON THE PATH) [PATH]
E
(GRASSY WILDERNESS) [GRASSY WILDERNESS]
SAY HELLO, GET NOTE, ASK KRONOS ABOUT THE WRISTBAND, GET CHEST, E
(STONE BRIDGE) [STONE BRIDGE]
E
(ON THE BRIDGE)
E
(PALACE GARDENS) [PALACE GARDENS]
MOVE MAT, GET KEY, GET METAL KEY, GET ROSE, GET CHIT, UNLOCK DOOR 
WITH METAL KEY, OPEN DOOR, ENTER DOOR
(IN THE SHED)
GET ALL, GET TROWEL, LOOK UNDER WORKBENCH, GET POT, NE

(PALACE GARDENS)
GET PLANT, PLANT PLANT IN POT WITH TROWEL, E
(GATEWAY)
GIVE NOTE TO GUARDS,  WAIT, WAIT, WAIT, WAIT, WAIT, GIVE CHEST TO 
ADVENTURER, TAKE OFF ARMOUR, GET ARMOUR, WEAR ARMOUR, W
(PALACE GARDENS)
W
(ON THE BRIDGE)
W
(STONE BRIDGE)
W
(GRASSY WILDERNESS)
W
(ON THE PATH)
W
(RANK FOREST) [DYING FOREST]
DROP POT, DROP TROWEL, DROP METAL KEY, N
(MOUNTAINOUS HILLS)
NW
(LARGE HILL)
DROP SHIRT, TAKE SHIRT, USE SHIRT TO COVER WRISTBAND, ENTER HUT

(INSIDE THE HUT) [GURU]
GET RICE, LEAVE HUT
(LARGE HILL)
S
(ROLLING HILLS)
E
(MOUNTAINOUS HILLS)
SE
(ON THE PATH)
N
(ON THE PATH)
N
(FOOTHILLS) [LARGE BOULDER]
UNTIE SHIRT,  FIX HOE TO RAKE WITH SHIRT, LEVER BOULDER WITH HOE, 
UNTIE SHIRT, WEAR SHIRT, NW
(NARROW TRACK)
CLIMB ROCK
(NARROW TRACK)
NE
(NARROW TRACK) [PATH WITH ICY TOWER]
U

(PLATEAU)
FILL BOWL WITH SNOW, D
(NARROW TRACK)
SW
(NARROW TRACK)
D
(NARROW TRACK)
SE
(FOOTHILLS)
S
(ON THE PATH)
S
(ON THE PATH)
NW
(MOUNTAINOUS HILLS)
W
(ROLLING HILLS)
N
(LARGE HILL)
DROP SHIRT, GET SHIRT, USE SHIRT TO COVER WRISTBAND, ENTER HUT
(INSIDE THE HUT)
GIVE BOWL TO GURU, LEAVE HUT
(LARGE HILL)
S
(ROLLING HILLS)
E
(MOUNTAINOUS HILLS)
SE
(ON THE PATH)
S
(ON THE PATH)
DROP HOE, DROP RAKE, UNTIE SHIRT, WEAR SHIRT, S
(ON THE PATH)
S
(ON THE PATH)
W
(RANK FOREST) [DYING FOREST]
W
(RANK FOREST) [CLIMBABLE TREE)
N
(FOREST CLEARING) [FOREST CLEARING]
GET POUCH, OPEN POUCH, MIX RED,GREEN AND BLUE, S
(RANK FOREST)
U
(UP THE TREE)
UNLOCK DOOR WITH WOODEN KEY, OPEN DOOR, D
(RANK FOREST)
E
(RANK FOREST)
E
(ON THE PATH)
N
(ON THE PATH)
N
(ON THE PATH)
DROP WOODEN KEY, N
(ON THE PATH)
N
(ON THE PATH)
N
(FOOTHILLS)
NW
(NARROW TRACK)
CLIMB ROCK
(NARROW TRACK)
ENTER CAVE
(CAVEMOUTH)
E
(CAVERN)
E
(CAVERN) [CAVERN]
D
(SMALL CAVE)
E
(CORRIDOR)
E
(LAVA RIVER)
DROP ALL, U
(VERTICAL SHAFT)
U
(RIVERSIDE CHAMBER)
BREAK WALL
(CORRIDOR)
E
(LAVA RIVER)
GET ALL, N
(CAVERN)
MOVE PEDESTAL, GET KEY, S
(LAVA RIVER)
W
(CORRIDOR)
W
(SMALL CAVE)
U
(CAVERN)
W
(CAVERN)
W
(CAVEMOUTH)
W
(NARROW TRACK)
NE
(NARROW TRACK)
U
(PLATEAU)
S
(PLATEAU)
W
(PLATEAU) [SNOWMAN]
THROW WHITE AT SNOWMAN, GET WHITE, NE
(INSIDE THE TOWER)
W
(STORE)
WEAR BOOTS, E
(INSIDE THE TOWER)
SW
(PLATEAU)
THROW WHITE AT SNOWMAN, GET WHITE, E
(PLATEAU)
N
(PLATEAU)
D
(NARROW TRACK)
SW
(NARROW TRACK)
D
(NARROW TRACK)
SE
(FOOTHILLS)
S
(ON THE PATH)
S
(ON THE PATH)
S
(ON THE PATH)
S
(ON THE PATH)
S
(ON THE PATH)
W
(RANK FOREST)
W
(RANK FOREST)
U
(UP THE TREE)
ENTER DOOR
(TREE TRUNK ROOM)
CLOSE DOOR, MOVE BOARDS, D
(STAIRCASE ROOM) [STAIRCASE ROOM]
D
(LOW CEILING ROOM)
E
(WHITE ROOM)
N
(OFFICE)
MOVE RUG, LOOK SAFE, S
(WHITE ROOM)
E
(VOTING BOOTH) [VOTING BOOTH]
W
(WHITE ROOM)
W
(LOW CEILING ROOM)
W
(CROSSROADS)
SW
(PASSAGE)
OPEN DOOR, W
(LOUNGE) [LOUNGE]
WEAR HARD HAT, MOVE CUSHIONS, GET COIN, W
(KITCHEN)
GET TEAPOT, GET CARROT, EAT CARROT, E
(LOUNGE)
E
(PASSAGE)
NE
(CROSSROADS)
NW
(PASSAGE)
PRESS BUTTON,  LOOK DOOR,  LOOK DOOR,  LOOK DOOR, LOOK DOOR, PULL 
DOOR, N
(LIFT)
GET ROPE, PUSH DOOR, PRESS SECOND BUTTON, LOOK, PULL DOOR, OUT
(ROCKFACE)
SCRAPE LUMPS WITH BOOTS, N
(LIFT)
PUSH DOOR, PRESS FIRST BUTTON, PULL DOOR, LOOK, OUT
(PASSAGE)
SE
(CROSSROADS)
E
(LOW CEILING ROOM)
U
(STAIRCASE ROOM)
U
(TREE TRUNK ROOM)
OPEN DOOR, ENTER DOOR

(UP THE TREE)
D
(RANK FOREST)
E
(RANK FOREST)
E
(ON THE PATH)
N
(ON THE PATH)
N
(ON THE PATH)
N
(ON THE PATH)
N
(ON THE PATH)
N
(FOOTHILLS)
NW
(NARROW TRACK)
CLIMB ROCK
(NARROW TRACK)
ENTER CAVE
(CAVEMOUTH)
E
(CAVERN)
E
(CAVERN)
D
(SMALL CAVE)
N
(DAMP PASSAGE)
N
(LABORATORY) [LABORATORY]
GIVE RICE AND LUMPS TO ALCHEMISTS, S
(DAMP PASSAGE)
S
(SMALL CAVE)
U
(CAVERN)
W
(CAVERN)
W
(CAVEMOUTH)
W
(NARROW TRACK)
DROP TEAPOT, DROP COIN, DROP SHIT, NE
(NARROW TRACK)
U
(PLATEAU)
S
(PLATEAU)
W
(PLATEAU)
THROW WHITE AT SNOWMAN, GET WHITE, NE
(INSIDE THE TOWER)
U
(LANDING)
UNLOCK DOOR WITH KEY, OPEN DOOR, ENTER DOOR
(ROOM OF INCARCERATION) [PRINCESS]
GIVE  ROSE  TO  PRINCESS,  TIE ROPE  TO  BED,  OPEN  WINDOW,  GET 
PRINCESS, E
(WALL)
DROP  PRINCESS,  W (Editorial remark:  Personally,  I  think  the 
makers  of  "The Pawn" went too far here.  I  know,  females  are 
inferior to men in some respects,  but that's still no reason  to 
start throwing around with them!)
(ROOM OF INCARCERATION)
UNTIE ROPE, S
(LANDING)
D
(INSIDE THE TOWER)
SW
(PLATEAU)
THROW WHITE AT SNOWMAN, GET WHITE, E
(PLATEAU)
N
(PLATEAU)
D
(NARROW TRACK)
SW
(NARROW TRACK)
GET ALL, D
(NARROW TRACK)
D
(FOOTHILLS)
S
(ON THE PATH)
S
(ON THE PATH)
S
(ON THE PATH)
DROP TEAPOT, E
(GRASSY WILDERNESS)
E
(STONE BRIDGE)
E
(ON THE BRIDGE)
E
(PALACE GARDENS)
E
(PALACE GARDENS)
E
(GATEWAY)
GET ADVENTURER, W
(PALACE GARDENS)
W
(ON THE BRIDGE)
W
(STONE BRIDGE)
W
(GRASSY WILDERNESS)
N
(GRASSY PLAIN) [GRASSY PLAIN]
LOOK BEER BOTTLE,  BUY BEER BOTTLE WITH CHIT, LOOK WHISKY BOTTLE, 
BUY WHISKY BOTTLE WITH COIN, W
(ON THE PATH)
N
(FOOTHILLS)
NW
(NARROW TRACK)
CLIMB ROCK
(NARROW TRACK)
E
(CAVEMOUTH)
E
(CAVERN)
E
(CAVERN)
D
(SMALL CAVE)
N

(DAMP PASSAGE)
N
(LABORATORY)
NE
(STORE ROOM) [STORE ROOM]
CAST SPELL ON TOMES, READ BOOK, SW
(LABORATORY)
DROP COIN, NE
(STORE ROOM)
GET ALL, SW
(LABORATORY)
NW
(PASSAGE)
W
(HIGH LEDGE)
N
(ROPE BRIDGE) [ROPE BRIDGE]
N
(ROPE BRIDGE)
N
(HIGH LEDGE)
NE
(TUNNEL) [TUNNEL]
N
(ROOM) [PAPER WALL ROOM]
OPEN CUPBOARD, TIE ROPE TO HOOK, CUT PAPER WALL WITH BOOTS, CLIMB 
DOWN
(LEDGE) [LEDGE]
DROP ROPE, S
(PASSAGE)
KNOCK WITH KNOCKER, KNOCK WITH KNOCKER, KNOCK WITH KNOCKER, KNOCK 
WITH KNOCKER, KNOCK WITH KNOCKER, GIVE WHISKY BOTTLE TO PORTER, E
(SHAFT) [SHAFT]
D
(SHAFT)
N
(ANNEXE) [JERRY LEE LEWIS]
GIVE BOTTLE TO JERRY, S
(SHAFT)
INSERT WHITE IN POUCH, CLOSE POUCH, E
(CHAMBER)
N
(CAVERN) [DEMONS]
E
(HELL) [THE DEVIL]
ASK DEVIL ABOUT WRISTBAND
(ROPE BRIDGE)
GET BOTTLE, N
(ROPE BRIDGE)
N
(HIGH LEDGE)
NW
(CHAMBER) [JEWELRY]
OPEN POUCH, GET WHITE, POINT THE SHADOWS TO THE DRAGON, SHINE THE 
WHITE AT THE SHADOWS, DROP ADVENTURER, N
(WORKSHOP) [WORKSHOP]
THROW POTION BOTTLE AT KRONOS,  PRESS NOZZLE,  GET CLOTHES,  WEAR 
CLOAK,  WEAR HAT, WEAR POINTY HAT, LOOK BOOKCASES, GET WAND, LOOK 
RACK, GET WANDS, S
(CHAMBER)
GET ADVENTURER, SE
(HIGH LEDGE)
NE
(TUNNEL)
N

(ROOM)
GET ROPE, CLIMB DOWN
(LEDGE)
DROP ROPE, S
(PASSAGE)
E
(SHAFT)
D
(SHAFT)
INSERT WHITE IN POUCH, CLOSE POUCH, E
(CHAMBER)
N
(CAVERN)
E
(HELL)
GIVE AEROSOUL TO DEVIL, W
(CAVERN)
S
(CHAMBER)
W
(SHAFT)
U
(SHAFT)
OPEN POUCH, GET WHITE, W
(PASSAGE)
N

(LEDGE)
GET ROPE, CLIMB UP
(ROOM)
UNTIE ROPE, S
(TUNNEL)
S
(HIGH LEDGE)
S
(ROPE BRIDGE)
S
(ROPE BRIDGE)
S
(HIGH LEDGE)
E
(PASSAGE)
SE

(LABORATORY)
GET COIN, S
(DAMP PASSAGE)
S
(SMALL CAVE)
S
(ENTRANCE)
OPEN DOOR, S
(CORRIDOR)
KNOCK DOOR, SAY NO, ENTER DOOR
(ROOM)
LOOK LISTING, DEBUG

This  is  it  -  the  solution to  "The  Pawn".  With  a  bit  of 
improvising, you might even be able to get more points!

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