In this small game, you play as one agent of many tasked with searching French cities for the stolen spirit of SpeedIF. You're in the French Quarter in New Orleans, and headquarters can go get stuffed. You're here to party.
This solution is by David Welbourn, and is based on Release 2 of the game.
> z.(If necessary, wait repeatedly until someone gives you some beads.)
> x beads. e.
> x bakery. e.
Ye Eccentrique Bakery Shoppe
You can offer either the beads or your soul to Vorn; he'll take either and give you a crème brûlée. I strongly suggest keeping your soul and giving your beads. And he'll only make one trade with you.
> i. x soul. x Vorn. ask Vorn about puff.
> give beads to Vorn. x brulee.
> w. w. n. n. e.
> give brulee to goat.
> x phlogiston. take it.(Can't. You need a suitable container.)
> e. s. e.
Hall of History
> x ashtray. x butt. take ashtray. take butt.
> w. n. w.
Make sure the ashtray is empty when you take the phlogiston.
> take phlogiston.(using the ashtray)
> e. n. e.
Hall of Horrors
> e.(The sideshow is closed.)
> x vat. x homonculus. x fluid.
> x homonculus. take it.(You won't.)
> put phlogiston in vat.
*** You have won ***
An especially fearsome goat blocks the way past the carnival gate.
Vorn the Unsqueakable is the proprietor of Ye Eccentrique Bakery Shoppe. He looks like an Elder God with all the facial tentacles, but shorter.
In the prologue: Fellow agents are searching for the Spirit in other cities.
In the parade: There are revelers, one of which gives you some beads. But they're not otherwise implemented.
In the epilogue: It's revealed that the Spirit of SpeedIF was asleep in the guise of the preserved homonculus.
You have tasted defeat, and it is delicious if you eat the crème brûlée.
You have died if you put the phlogiston into the ashtray while the cigarette butt is still in it.
You have won -- BUT AT WHAT COST? if you put the phlogiston into the vat, awakening the homonculus, but you don't have a soul anymore.
You have won if you put the phlogiston into the vat, awakening the homonculus, and you still have your soul.
your soul. It appears in your inventory when you first enter Ye Eccentrique Bakery Shoppe. Keep it. Do not give it away.
a string of beads. A reveler puts them on you after you've been in a parade location at least three times. Give them to Vorn in the bakery.
a nine-dimensional crème brûlée. In the Bakery, Vorn gives this pastry to you if you give him anything else (soul or beads). I suggest giving the beads to Vorn. Give the brûlée to the goat at Carnival Gate.
a Tang dynasty ashtray. It's in the Hall of History. Take it. Take the cigarette butt out of the ashtray before taking the phlogiston, using the ashtray as a container for it.
a cigarette butt. It's in the ashtray and still glowing a little. Take it out of the ashtray before filling the ashtray with phlogiston; you don't want those two things together.
some phlogiston. It's at Carnival Gate after you give the brûlée to the goat. Take the phlogiston with an empty ashtray. Keep the cigarette butt away from the phlogiston; phlogiston is highly flammable. Put the phlogiston into the vat in the Hall of Horrors.
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