SpeedIF 17 (2001-08-11) [4c] [Baf's]
The solutions below are by David Welbourn and are based on the specified release or version of each game. See also the SpeedIF pages at FourCoffees and Baf’s Guide.
Don't waste too much time; the bombs will explode on schedule, whether you get out of the building in time or not.
>i. x papers. x envelope. e. e. s.
>x people. x creeper. give envelope to creeper. x watch. n.
>x hors. take knife. w. w. s. w. sw.
>x junk. open toolbox. look in it. take wrench. ne. e. e. se.
>x cleaner. cut cord. x junk. nw. e. s. w.
>open window. x window.
>tie cord to wrench. tie cord to sink. throw cord at balcony. s.
>n. x window. x desk. x note. read note. x device. push button.
>about. i. x computer. x vent. push button. x contraption. n.
>x man. x hatch. x screwdriver. ask man for screwdriver. open computer. s.
>put screwdriver in contraption. take screwdriver. open computer. n.
>show computer to man.
When you examine the pipes, Zarathrusta will also point out the kitten. After that, you have about ten moves before the kitten falls in the nitroglycerine and kills you.
>u. d. x floor. u.
>x me. i. x axe. x Zarathrusta. x nitroglycerine. x grilles.
>x pipes. x kitten. take kitten. kill kitten with axe.
>demon, kill kitten. demon, eat kitten. u.
No puzzles in this one.
>x cup. x PA. x door. open door. i. z. (PA announcement)
>z. z. (cup explodes) z. (door explodes) e. s.
>about. x me. x crowd. s. n. e. x drinks. s.
>x photo. x Roy. x Rowena. kiss Roy. kiss Rowena. talk to Rowena.
>talk to Roy. g. g. n. w. x ball. xyzzy.
At this point, I'm not sure what to do. If you take the ball, you'll die the following turn:
>take bomb. z.
Or you can go back and talk to Roy again. Rowena leaves, and he defuses the bomb. Which is better, but you still die:
>e. s. talk to Roy.
There may be a third ending, where you leave the building in tears and let Roy and Rowena blow up. If so, I haven't found it yet.