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Inspector Kaine's Cases

Inspector Kaine is an reoccurring NPC from both BW1 & BW2. In BW1 he strongly resembled Horatio Caine of CSI, but now seems to be favoring a Sherlock Holmes look. Regardless of how he dresses, Kaine is an intelligent go-getter and mainly utilizes you to locate clues while he figures out how they fit into the huge tapestry of the case. When you finish a case, his agency building get some decorations, just hover the mouse on items to get more information.

The Mystery of the Missing Cows

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Location: The Commons / The Desert Ranch / The Henderson's Ranch
Prerequisite: Complete the Detective Agency and reach The Desert Ranch

The town crier will alert you that Kaine needs your help, and this starts the quest

Mission Task Reward
The Desert Investigation Find Investigator Kaine at the Desert Ranch 50 XP
Meet Investigator Kaine in the Desert Ranch zone. Something's amiss! The Desert Ranch zone is right after the Rocky Decline zone on the first island.
Desert Ranch Clues Find the Strange Sand Pile

Find the Conspicuous Cow Bell Find the Suspicious Footprints

Find the Ratty Lasso
50 XP
Cows have been disappearing from the Desert Ranch and Investigator Kaine is looking into it. Search for clues around the Desert Ranch. Talk to Investigator Kaine if you need help
Follow the Footprints Follow the Footprints Talk to Investigator Kaine 50 XP · Unlocks The Henderson's Ranch
You've found a series of footprints leading north from the Desert Ranch. Follow them!
The Abandoned Ranch Find a clue in the Cow Pen 50 XP
You've followed the footprints to the Henderson's Ranch, but it seems to be abandoned. Complete the puzzle in the cow corral while Investigator Kaine searches the house.
It's All Uphill from Here Find a clue on the Hill behind the House 50 XP
Investigator Kaine would like your help searching the field on the hill north of the Henderson's House. Complete the puzzle to reveal the next clue.
Searching for Signs of Life Find the Broken Suppressor

Find the Abandoned Campsite

Find the Cow Skeleton
50 XP
You've found three cow bells now, but still no sign of a cow or whoever is taking them. Search the hills in the norther part of the Henderson's Ranch for more clues.
Emergency Repairs Repair the Broken Suppressor 1000 Gold · Personal Suppressor ·
Sand Worm Hat · 50 XP
You've found the source of the missing cows: a massive, voracious sandworm! Solve the puzzle in the field near the broken suppressor to repair it and scare off the sand worm.

The Mystery of the Creepy Tower

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Investigator Kaine needs your help with another mystery! If you've solved the Mystery of the Missing Cows and progressed far enough through the Evergreen Forest, you can talk to the Town Crier in the Commons to get the down-low on Kaine's latest puzzling adventure. In this installment, a Creepy Tower has mysteriously appeared in the Evergreen Forest. Where did it come from, and what spooky creatures lurk within? Find out now!

Location: The Commons, The Hermit's House, The Creepy Tower, The Creepy Tower Interior, The Creepy Tower Basement
Prerequisite: Complete The Mystery of the Missing Cows and reach The Hermit's House

Mission Task Reward
The Evergreen Investigation Meet Investigator Kaine at the Hermit's House XP  · The Creepy Tower
Meet Investigator Kaine in the Hermit's House zone. Something's amiss! The Hermit's House zone is right after the Narrow Sea in the Evergreen Forest.
The Mystery of the Creepy Tower Head to the Creepy Tower XP or Gold 10x Level
A Creepy Stone tower has apparently appeared near the Hermit's House. Head into the forest with Investigator Kaine.
Investigate Every Angle Find 20 Machetes XP or Gold 10x Level
They are too many weeds to get around to the back of the Creepy Tower. Find machetes on the nearby field in order to clear the tower's base so Investigator Kaine can check the back of it.
Searching For Another Way In Solve the Puzzle XP or Gold 10x Level
There's no obvious way into the tower. Solve the puzzle in the nearby field to see if you can find a non-obvious way in.
A Simple Slide or Two Solve the Sliding Puzzle XP or Gold 10x Level · The Creepy Tower Interior
The puzzle that the field revealed seems to be linked to the tower in some way. Solve it by shifting the tiles around to form the image of the tower, with the blank tile ending up in the bottom right corner.
Downstairs Dash Solve the Puzzle XP or Gold 10x Level · The Creepy Tower Basement
You've got to follow the mysterious figure! Solve the puzzle in the Creepy Tower to make the stairs re-appear.
Defeating Darkness Find 30 Torches XP or Gold 10x Level
It's too dark to properly investigate the entire lower level of the Creepy Tower. Find torches in the field to help illuminate the area.
24 Piece Slider Puzzle Solve the Sliding Puzzle 5,000 Gold  · 1 Sapphire  · 1 Ruby  · 1 Jade
Locating the additional torches has revealed an even bigger sliding puzzle than the one you solved to enter the tower. Beyond it, you see a treasure chest behind a barred gate; perhaps solving the puzzle will let you claim the chest. (Place all the numbers in order, left-to-right and restarting at the left with each row to solve).
Where'd He Go? Solve the Field's Puzzle XP or Gold 10x Level · Tunnel to The Hermit's House
Investigator Kaine thinks he has found a hidden doorway in the back wall of the Creepy Tower's lower level. Complete the puzzle to see if he's right!
Secret Tunnel Talk to Investigator Kaine XP or 1,000 Gold  ·
Unlit Torch  · Overgrown Pillar
Follow Investigator Kaine through the secret tunnel to solve The Mystery of the Creepy Tower

The Mystery of the Swamped Family

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Location:The Voodoo Huts  · The Northern Swamp  · The Swamp Detour
Prerequisite: Complete The Mystery of the Creepy Tower and complete all regular areas up to and including The Deep Swamp. The town crier will alert you to meet Kaine

Mission Task Reward
The Swamp Investigation Talk to Investigator Kaine Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Meet Investigator Kaine at The Voodoo Huts in the Swamp. A family traveling through there has reported strange goings-on in the swamp!
The Mystery of the Swamped Family Talk to the 3 members of the Tyler Family Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
A family travelling through there has reported strange goings-on in the swamp! Talk to them to hear their story, then report back to Kaine.
To the Swamp Detour! Head to The Swamp Detour Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Follow Kaine to the Swamp Detour Zone, where the Tyler family got lost during their trek through the Swamp. To get to the Swamp Detour, you must go North from The Voodoo Huts and then West from The Northern Swamp
Searching for Swamped Clues Solve the Puzzle in Field 1 Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Complete the Puzzle in the first Swamp Detour field to find a clue to the mystery surrounding the Tyler Family
Playing Fetch Find 30 Dog Bones Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Whack bushes in The Swamp Detour Zone to find Bones for the Tyler family dog you just found.
Odd Tastes Find 30 Coffee Cups Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Whack bushes in The Swamp Detour Zone to find Coffee Cups for the Tyler family dog you just found.
Sniffing Out More Clues Solve the Puzzle in Field 2 Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Complete the Puzzle in the second Swamp Detour field to find another clue.
If The Potion Fits Find 30 Potion Ingredients Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Whack bushes in The Swamp Detour Zone to find Remnants of the Potion Ingredients that went into the Cauldron that you just found.
The Swamp Hunch Solve the Puzzle in Field 3 Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Investigator Kaine thinks he's figured out what happened. Complete the final puzzle in The Swamp Detour to confirm his suspicions
Love's Never Lost Talk to Investigator Kaine XP · Gold ·
Love Potion · Level 15 Pet Treat
It's a little confusing, but the mystery has been solved. Love is a tricky thing, I guess... So are Witch Doctors, though.

The Mystery of the Massive Mammoth

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Location:The Avalanche Runout  · The Fisherman's Ice Lake  · The Ice Lake Cave
Prerequisite: Complete The Mystery of the Swamped Family and reach The Avalanche Runout

Mission Task Reward
The Snowy Mountain Investigation Talk to Investigator Kaine in the Avalanche Runout ?
Meet Investigator Kaine at The Avalanche Runout in the snowy mountains on the second island
The Fortunate Fisherman Head to the fisherman's house by the ice lake.
Speak with the fisherman
Speak with the fisherman's wife
Speak with the fisherman's son
Report to Investigator Kaine
Gold 10x Level · XP · Field 1
Head to the Fisherman's Ice Lake north of the first field in Avalanche Runout.
Something Smells Fishy Whack bushes until you discover clues about the frozen mammoth
Follow the footprints!
Whack bushes until you discover a way into the ice cave
Talk to Investigator Kaine
Gold 10x Level · XP · The Ice Lake Cave
Solve puzzles in the Fisherman's Ice Lake zone, then follow the clues they reveal!
The Ice Lake Cave Navigate past the ice maze
Whack bushes until you find a path past the
Inspect the ice mirror
Insepct the mammoth doll
Inspect the ice wall
Exit the ice cave
Gold 10x Level · XP
Search the Ice Cave in the Fisherman's Ice Lake zone for more clues about the frozen mammoth.
Chill Out The Tourists Find 30 Hot Cocoa Gold 10x Level · XP
Whack up some hot cocoa in the Fisherman's Ice Lake zone to calm down the tourists.
Putting This Mystery On Ice Speak with the fisherman
Speak with the fisherman's wife
Whack bushes to reveal the fisherman's son
Gold · XP · 4 Large Energy Pack · Mammoth Doll
Achievement Unlocked:Snowy Sleuth
Speak with the fisherman's family in the Fisherman's Ice Lake zone and solve the mystery of the massive Mammoth.

Curious about Kaine's slightly cryptic parting words? Find the details on The Fisherman's Ice Lake's page!

The Mystery of the Mansion Murder

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Location:The Old Mansion
Prerequisite: Complete The Mystery of the Massive Mammoth and complete the "Haunted Forest Supply Run!" quest in The Settler's Thicket

Mission Task Reward
The Haunted Forest Investigation Find Investigator Kaine in Port Black Wood. XX
Meet Investigator Kaine at Port Black Wood. There's been a horrible murder! Port Black Wood is right after The Creepy Crevice on the second island.
Meet at the Mansion Speak with Police Chief Piggum in the mansion. XP · Gold 10x Level
Head down the path near the eastmost house in Port Black Wood and speak to Police Chief Piggum in the mansion to get the lowdown on the Mansion Murder Mystery.
Interrogate the Suspects Interrogate Professor Purple
Interrogate Mrs. Blue
Interrogate Reverend Green
Interrogate Colonel Yellow
Interrogate Miss Red
Speak with Investigator Kaine
XP · Gold 10x Level
Speak with all 5 suspects to hear their alibis.
Mansion Clues Find the Empty Beverage Containers in the Chess Room
Find the Empty Fruit Bowls in the Kitchen
Find the Lost Pipe in the Study
Find the Mug of Hot Chocolate in the Lounge
Find the Sangria Bowl in the Hall
Find the final clue
XP · Gold 10x Level
Search the mansion for clues that prove or disprove the suspects alibis
J'accuse! Talk to Investigator Kaine and make an accusation. Unlocks Title: Investigator
Unlocks Achievement: Haunted Sleuth!
Gold 10x Level · XP · Old Gold Bars x2 · Large Energy Packx4
Make an accusation against the right suspect.

The Mystery of the Missing Island

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Location: Feeshi Island  · The Missing Island
Prerequisite: Complete The Mystery of the Mansion Murder and reach Feeshi Island

The official Codename blog for this adventure is here.

Mission Task Reward
The Island Investigation Meet Kaine at the Feeshi Island dock. XP · Gold 10x Level
Meet Investigator Kaine at the docks in Feeshi Island. The missing island has been found!
Lost and Found Look around the island.
Talk to Kaine
XP · Gold 10x Level
Search the "missing" island for clues.
Out of The Deep Blue Search the new island for clues. (Complete the 56-piece puzzle.) XP · Gold 10x Level
Another island has appeared overnight. Maybe it will have some clues.
The Second Island Search around the second island for clues XP · Gold 10x Level
The island has disappeared, and another has turned up. Once again you were asleep during the change.
Drugs Are The Solution Find 30 Bottles of Medication XP · Gold 10x Level
You found an old man rambling about swimming islands. Find his medication to calm him down.
The Third Island Search the third island for clues XP · Gold 10x Level
Yet another island has appeared, and again the previous island is gone. Find some more clues.
Altar Natives Practices Find 32 Candles XP · Gold 10x Level
You found a mysterious altar. Search for something that might have been used with it.
Four Too Many Islands Search the fourth island for clues. (Complete the 56-piece puzzle.)
Inform Kaine
XP · Gold 10x Level
You really want the ground to stop shaking. A fourth island has appeared. Search it for clues.
Case Closed Talk to Kaine on Feeshi Island 16,000 Gold  · Sea Turtle Egg ·
4 Large Energy Pack · Achievement: Tropical Sleuth
You've solved the mystery. The disappearing island was actually a giant sea turtle! Speak with Kaine back on Feeshi Island to wrap things up.

The Mystery of the Evil Hat

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It's time for another Investigator Kaine mystery! If you've solved Kaine's previous mysteries, and you've completed the main storyline through all of Agrabush, you can talk to the Town Crier in The Commons to get started. No spoilers!

Location: The Commons, The Desert City Gate, The Crumbling Palace, The Agrabush Alleyway, Schoolhouse Interior
Prerequisite: Complete The Mystery of the Missing Islands and reach The Desert City Gate.
Subsequent prerequisites including completing The Crumbling Palace to 100%.

The official Codename blog for this adventure is here.

Mission Task Reward
Meet Kaine near Agrabush Meet Investigator Kaine. Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Meet Investigator Kaine in The Desert City Gate zone near the docks. He's investigating that apparently evil hat you found while chasing the Princess!
To the Crumbling Palace! Meet Investigator Kaine. Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Unlocks: The Agrabush Alleyway
Head to The Crumbling Palace zone and meet Investigator Kaine in the area where you freed the Princess.
Searching the Alley Solve the Puzzle
Investigate the Apple Barrels
Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Follow Investigator Kaine into The Agrabush Alleyway and help him search for clues as to the whereabouts of the Princess's evil hat.
Side Alley Segue Solve the Puzzle
Investigate the Gold Stars
Investigate the Chalk Dust
Investigate the Pencil Tins
Talk to Investigator Kaine
Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Search the field in The Agrabush Alleyway to reveal more clues, then investigate each of the clues with the assistance of Investigator Kaine.
Back Alley Priorities Solve the Lower Puzzle
Solve the Upper Puzzle
Confer with Investigator Kaine
Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Solve the puzzles in the upper and lower fields in The Agrabush Alleyway to help Investigator Kaine find more clues in The Mystery of the Evil Hat.
The Key To It All Find the Special Key
Return to Investigator Kaine
Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Find the Special Key by whacking bushes in The Agrabush Alleyway. Bring the Key to Investigator Kaine once you've found it.
Back to Common Ground Talk to Investigator Kaine in The Commons
Enter the Schoolhouse
Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Return to The Commons and meet Investigator Kaine near the Town Crier.
A Learning Experience Find 19 Anti-Detonators
Return to Investigator Kaine
Leveled XP or Gold 10x Level
Whack up Anti-detonators in the Commons Schoolhouse in an attempt to stop all the TNT from exploding! Return to Kaine once you've found enough anti-detonators.
The Mystery of the Evil Hat Talk to Investigator Kaine Leveled XP or 30 x Level Gold ·
Schoolhouse Diorama  · Gold Star
Achievement: Desert City Sleuth
You've solved the Mystery of the Evil hat and rescued Mrs. Robinson from its evil clutches. Unfortunately, the schoolhouse is a complete loss. Talk to Investigator Kaine in front of the crater to wrap up the case.

The Mystery of the Missing Heir

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Locations: The Jungle Temple and The Jungle Island
Prerequisite: Complete The Mystery of the Evil Hat and complete the second puzzle of the third field in The Jungle Temple.

Our intrepid Inspector has been asked to solve a mystery in the depths of the Jungle Zone, and find a missing heir so that they can claim their rightful family inheritance. Of course, it's never quite that simple if Kaine is asked to get involved!

The official Codename blog for this adventure is here.

I've decided to put all quest, etc. information in the The Jungle Island page. If you can explain why any of it should also appear on this page, please leave a comment.

The Mystery at the Center of the Earth

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Locations: The Molten Core and The Centre of the Earth
Prerequisite: Complete the Mystery of the Missing Heir, and complete the second field in The Molten Core.

Investigator Kaine was thrilled to hear about an amazing discovery by his good friend and colleague, Professor Linden! Talk to the Town Crier to join Kaine in the Center of the Earth to be one of the first to see Linden's ancient proto-caveman! Ooga-booga!

The official Codename blog for this adventure is here.

I've decided to put all quest, etc. information in the The Centre of the Earth page. If you can explain why any of it should also appear on this page, please leave a comment.

The Mystery of the Restless Ghosts

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Locations: The Castle Interior and The Servant's Quarters.
Prerequisite: Complete the Mystery at the Center of the Earth, and reach the kitchen area of The Castle Interior.

Investigator Kaine needs your help again, Bush Whackers! This time a troupe of restless ghosts are causing trouble in the castle area!

The official Codename blog for this adventure is here.

I've decided to put all quest, etc. information in the The Servant's Quarters page. If you can explain why any of it should also appear on this page, please leave a comment.

The Mystery of the Missing Mer-Booty

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Locations: Mermaid City and The Mer-Palace Grounds
Prerequisite: Complete the Mystery of the Restless Ghosts, and finish the first puzzle in the fourth field of the Mermaid City.

Investigator Kaine's latest mystery takes him (and you) underwater, to a place few outsiders are allowed. Can you deduce who stole the infamous Mer-Booty before it's too late?

The official Codename blog for this adventure is here.

The Mer-Palace Grounds has information on quests, spoilers, etc.

The Secondary Caldera Conundrum

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Locations: The Torrid Top and The Secondary Caldera
Prerequisite: Complete The Mystery of the Missing Mer-Booty, and The Ring quest from Pompeii and environs.

From the in-game news item: Have you helped Investigator Kaine with his underwater mystery? Have you also saved the village of Pompeii from impending doom? Well then, it's time to do Investigator Kaine's Volcano Mystery! Talk to the Town Crier in the Commons to get started, then head back to the Volcano for some hot, hot, hot fun!

The official Codename blog for this adventure is here.

The Secondary Caldera has information on quests, spoilers, etc.

The Mystery of the Mushroom Malady!

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Locations: The Mushroom Core and The Agaric Mire
Prerequisite: Complete The Secondary Caldera Conundrum and The Mushroom Core

From the in-game news item: Trees don't just turn into Mushrooms overnight! Something must have caused the mysterious curse that overcame the Fungal Forest, and if something caused it then something must be able to reverse it! Investigator Kaine is on the case!

The official Codename blog for this adventure is here.

The Agaric Mire has information on quests, spoilers, etc.

The Mystery of the Missing Heirloom

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Locations: The Summer Village and An Innocuous Clearing / The Ant Hill
Prerequisite: Complete The Mystery of the Mushroom Malady! and reach The Summer Village

From the in-game news item: It's time for another exciting Investigator Kaine mystery! This time you're needed in the Seasonal Forest, where an old family Heirloom has gone missing. You'll need to have completed Kaine's Fungal adventure and have unlocked the Summer Village zone before this quest will show up on the Town Crier in the Commons.

This adventure was released on September 2, 2015. Here is the official Codename blog.

An Innocuous Clearing has information on quests, puzzles, etc.

The Mystery of the Mythological Heist

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Locations:The Stratus Incline and Mount Olympus
Prerequisite: Complete The Mystery of the Missing Heirloom and the Cloudland Nate adventure Nate's Mythological Heist.

From the in game news item: Kaine's Cloudland Mystery! Something has been stolen from Mount Olympus! Investigator Kaine needs your help in Cloudland, Bush Whackers! If you've finished Kaine's previous mysteries and the Nate Cloudland Adventure, talk to the Town Crier in the Commons to get started. In this mystery, you and Kaine try to track down a thief who stole something from Zeus's Castle. Hmm, that sounds familiar for some reason, but I can't put my finger on it...

This adventure was released on January 8th 2016. Here is the Official Codename Blog.

The Mystery of the Infecting Machines

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Locations: The Plagued Plains and Infected Plains
Prerequisite: complete The Cloudland Mystery and reach the second field of The Plagued Plains.

From the in-game news item: Kaine's Infected Plains Mystery! Investigator Kaine needs your help in the Infected Plains! If you've completed his Cloudland Mystery and have reached the second field of the Plagued Plains, talk to the Town Crier in the Commons to get started. In this mystery, you'll need to push your problem solving skills to the max, as you and Kaine explore an off-the-beaten-path copse filled with strange machinery.

This adventure was released on March 11, 2016. The official Codename blog for this adventure is here.

The Mystery of the Infecting Machines has information on quests, puzzles, etc.

Kaine's Crystal Cavern Conundrum

Kaine's Crystal Cavern

Locations: The Spine of the World and Crystal Caverns
Prerequisite: Complete the Infected Plains Mystery and reach the second field of The Path Through the Mountain.

From the in-game news item: Kaine's Crystal Cavern Conundrum! A child has gone missing in the Spine of the World! Investigator Kaine needs your help with puzzling circumstances in the Spine of the World! If you've completed the Infected Plains Mystery and have reached the second field of The Path Through the Mountain, talk to the Town Crier to get started. In this mystery, you'll be testing your puzzle skills, as you and Kaine track down a lost child through a winding icy cavern.

This adventure was released on October 14, 2016. The official Codename blog for this adventure is here.

SPOILER: Solution to the plank puzzle

The Henderson's Ranch · The Creepy Tower · The Creepy Tower Interior · The Creepy Tower Basement · The Swamp Detour · The Fisherman's Ice Lake · The Ice Lake Cave · The Old Mansion · The Missing Island · The Agrabush Alleyway · Schoolhouse Interior · The Jungle Island · The Centre of the Earth · The Servant's Quarters · The Mer-Palace Grounds · The Secondary Caldera · The Agaric Mire · An Innocuous Clearing / The Ant Hill · The Mystery of the Infecting Machines

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