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SOLUTION TO BUREAUCRACY (Infocom adventure).


(c) 1992 Erik Futtrup, Denmark (email: futtrup@daimi.aau.dk)
    and Twan Lintermans, Holland


The commands are separated by a '-' sign and [] include comment
and tips to understand the solution better! >> is used in front
of answers to questions that people ask you in the adventure.
Let's start:

w - take all - e - open door - give us excess card to man - [if
this doesn't get you the bag of llama food, type: give beezer to
man] - take bag - w - press button - e - open door - e - open
mailbox - take leaflet - read leaflet - [notice there is a stamp
on it!] - n - w - examine software - ask clerk about software -
>>yes - examine cartridge - open case and take adventure - give
adventure to clerk [1 POINT] - put recipe in case - e - drop bag
- e - wait - [answer the questions any way you want to order your
meal] - wait - [order again] - wait - take burger - s - w - n -
take bag - eat burger [1 POINT] - n - e - knock on door - s -
give stamp to man - take mail [1 POINT; write down what letter is
printed on the postal service sticker, you'll need it later] - n
- w - w - give letter to agent [1 POINT] - take ticket - e - s -
s - e - s - examine door - open door - w - listen [the macaw
seems to be interested in politics!] - e - n - w - s - examine
door - ring doorbell - n - e - s - w - s - take painting - n -
show painting to macaw - take mail [1 POINT; write down what
letter is printed on the postal service sticker again] - e - n -
w - s - s - read notice - examine mailbox - open mailbox - look
in mailbox - examine trough - open bag - empty bag in mailbox -
take mail [1 POINT; don't forget the letter again!] - s - look
[until the voice on the intercom says: "Unfortunately, there's a
radio connected to my brain"] - n - w - look [the weirdo should
appear now] - say "Unfortunately, there's a radio connected to my
brain" - wait - [the weirdo will give you the answer: "Actually,
it's the BBC controlling us from London"] - e - s - say
"Actually, it's the BBC controlling us from London" - s - [answer
the questions here, using the paranoia magazine from your
exquisitely designed game package or be doomed forever if you
haven't got an original!!] - examine door - cut bar with hacksaw
- [the weirdo will hand you a knife] - examine knife - press
button - pull lever - examine power saw - plug saw in generator -
examine generator - take power saw - give power saw to woody -
sit on generator - n - u - take mail [1 POINT] - n - n (6 times)
- [you should be in the Bank now; if it's closed, wait until it
opens and enter] - fill out withdrawal slip - go to deposit
window - give withdrawal slip to teller - give cheque [with -$75
on it!] - show passport - fill out withdrawal - give withdrawal -
show passport - [1 POINT and $75 now] - s - s - w - w - open
address book - read last page - call xx [xx is the number of the
cab company] - e - e - [wait for the cab and enter it] - wait
[until you arrive at the airport] - pay driver $17.50 - n - n - s
- s - [go w or e until you find the only sign that does not have
the name 'Air Zalagasa' on it] - n - n - [when you loose your
address book, don't bother; when you loose anything else, you can
find it at Lost and Found] - wait (4 times) - give ticket to
clerk - >>direct - [1 POINT] - s - climb pillar - u - examine
speaker [aren't you tired of the stupid messages?] - pull red and
black - connect red to black [1 POINT] - open grate - u (4 times)
- open grate - e - controllers, stop flight 42 [1 POINT] - w - d
(6 times) - [this should get you into the airplane] - stand - sit
in 3C [you'll find out why later in the game] - look - take
safety card - read safety card [notice that a piece is missing] -
take headphones - wear headphones - plug headphones in - push
light [notice this controls the recline function] - take
headphones off - drop headphones - wait [until your meal arrives]
- >>filet - >>yes - >>yes - stand - s (5 times) - sit on 8D -
press light [this controls the recline function of seat 2C, to
which the table with your meal on it is connected; if you eat
your meal or wait too long, you'll die] - stand - n (5 times) -
sit on 3C - put all in your pocket - take piece of card - stand -
[attendant says there's a phone call for you] - s (7 times) -
[phone rings] - pick up phone - >>yes - >>yes - >>no - read piece
of card - [notice the message in fat capitals: STINGLAI KA'ABI] -
attendant, STINGLAI KA'ABI - open hatch - lift handle - pull
handle - e - e - e - [1 POINT] - wait [until you see the
attendant with her back to the window] - knock on window - pull
ripcord - wait - take parachute off [1 POINT] - put eclipse in
computer - take eclipse - put recipe in computer - [1 POINT] -
get out of pot - examine locker - read sign - turn left and
middle [100] - turn left and right [001] - turn left and middle
[111] - open door [1 POINT] - w - take key-card - examine
key-card [notice the letters R.Q.H.] - e - put unlabelled in
computer - ? - [NOOZ gives the story behind Bureaucracy] - [use
the PRINT commands in the same order as you found the pieces of
mail with the letters on them; that's why I had you write them
down in the start of the adventure!; in this solution:] - PRINTC
- PRINTD - PRINTE - PRINTB - [read the message on the screen from
top to bottom and left to right; it says: "To find the entrance
to Headquarters, upon entering the first numbered room, go in any
direction. Thenceforth, substract the number of the previous room
from the number of the current room. Take the last digit of the
difference. If it is zero, go East; if one, go South; if two, Up;
if Three, North; if four, Down; if five, West. For example, the
first numbered room is 64; the second is 105. The difference is
41, making the last digit one; you should go south in this case.
Failure will return you to the antechamber."] - QUIT - e - [use
the instructions above to get to Headquarters] - [you should be
in the Airlock now] - put key-card in airlock slot - open door -
again (4 times) [your rising bloodpressure gives you strength] -
n - [1 POINT] - w - w - w - examine left screen - w - examine
computer [notice the modular jack] - examine address book - read
first - [notice the changes in fat capitals: RANDOM Q HACKER and
RAINBOW TURTLE] - connect modular plug to computer -
RANDOM-Q-HACKER - RAINBOW-TURTLE - ? - WHO - TYP - DVH2.HAK - RUN
- PLANE.EXE [this runs a program which requests for a plane to
get you home eventually] - [watch the screen and find out what
file the nerd is going to use next; we will call this file
'filename'] - DEL filename - REN - DVH2.HAK - filename - [this
will cause the nerd to use the file DVH2.HAK without knowing it]
- DIR - WHO - [the nerd will use the file 'filename' and crash
his own system] - [1 POINT] - w - u - wait - wait - [2 POINTS] -
w - s - s - w - read letter [1 POINT; this gives you 21 out of 21
points and you've completed the adventure!].

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