Trails and Traces: The Tomb of Thomas Tew Trophy Guide

Trophy Roadmap:

Difficulty: 2/10.
Estimated time to Platinum: 20 – 30 Mins.
Trophies: 13. 40-platinum 1 / Gold 11 / Silver 1 / Bronze 0 .
Missable trophies: None.
Glitched trophies: None.
Difficulty related: None.
Playthrough: One. 

Introduction:

Welcome to the Trails and Traces: The Tomb of Thomas Tew Trophy Guide!
Trails and Traces: The Tomb of Thomas Tew is a Point & Click adventure story developed by Because Because Games and published by Ratalaika Games S.L.. It follows the investigation of Detective James Labbett on their missing person case and leads to a strange twist feature Tew’ himself…

Roadmap:

Step 1: Play through the Story
There is not a lot of backtracking between areas within the story, so there is not too many ways in which you can get stuck. All trophies are story related as a result of performing an action required to progress, so there is nothing missable.
If have provided a full Text Walkthrough below should you require some assistance along the way.

You’ll be earning these trophies:
Silver UNPAID DETECTIVE WORK
Gold NEW CASE
Gold HOLLY!
Gold STORE OPEN
Gold CASE CLOSED?
Gold TEW’S KEY
Gold SLEEPING ON THE JOB
Gold A SHORT FUSE
Gold GETTING AWAY WITH IT
Gold SAFE TRAVELS
Gold A GOOD REMINDER
Gold TURNING OVER A NEW LEAF
40-platinum TRACED THE TRAILS

Video Walkthrough:

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Text Walkthrough:

New Game
Skip Dialogue With
Select Cardboard box & Hold > Investigate Box
Inventory – Click on Key > Drag to the Red Box on the Left > Use Small Key on Locker
Select the Crowbar that falls (Close to Oil Spill) > Take Crowbar
Select Steel Drawers on the Right > Open Drawers
Inventory – Combine Oily Crowbar & Cloth
Inventory – Crowbar > Drag to the Door > Use Crowbar on DoorSilver UNPAID DETECTIVE WORK
Skip Dialogue – Gold NEW CASE

Select Book of Haiku from the floor > Pick up Book
Select Wallet from the floor > Pick up Wallet
Select Hook from table > Pick up Hook
Inventory – Wallet > Open Wallet
Select Computer > Use Computer
Select “Password Reminder” > Leave Computer
Select the guy Will Clements > Talk to Will
Exhaust all the Dialogue
Select Clippings on the wall behind Will > Look at Clippings (Top Option)
Select Computer > Use Computer
Select “Super Bang Seven
Select Exit > Use Exit

Walk Right by clicking on the floor
Select Back Alley just before “Adam Brooks Estate Agents” > Walk down Alley
Select Entrance to “Trend” > Enter Trend
Select Bartender > Talk to Bartender
Exhaust all the Dialogue
Select Drunk > Talk to Drunk
Select Bag of Popcorn > Pick up Popcorn
Select Exit to City > Use Exit to City
Select Exit to Main Street > Walk to City Street

Walk Left by clicking on the floor
Select the Shop Entrance of “Bazington’s” > Go Inside
Skip Dialogue
Inventory – Popcorn > Drag to Microwave > Use Popcorn on Microwave
Select Microwave > Operate Microwave
Select Pet Carrier > Open Pet Carrier DoorGold HOLLY!
Select Staff Member > Talk to Staff Member
Exhaust all the Dialogue
Select Exit > Go Outside

Walk Right by clicking on the floor
Select Back Alley just before “Adam Brooks Estate Agents” > Walk down Alley
Select Entrance to “Trend” > Enter Trend
Inventory – Smelling Salts > Drag to Drunk > Use Smelling Salts on Drunk
Select Drunk > Talk to Drunk
Select “I’m informed you know Wayan Clements?
Skip Dialogue (Careful not to progress too quickly)
Select “The engraving on his shovel’s handle is..
Select “The Letter W.
Select “His last dig was in.
Select “Madagascar.
Select “His favourite fizzy drink is..
Select “I’ll get back to you on that.
Select “Gotta go.
Select Exit to City > Use Exit to City
Select Exit to Main Street > Walk to City Street

Walk Left by clicking on the floor
Select the Shop Entrance of “Bazington’s” > Go Inside
Select Staff Member > Talk to Staff Member
Select “Does a guy called Wayan Clements buy drinks from here?
Select “See ya later.
Select Exit > Go Outside

Walk Right by clicking on the floor
Select Back Alley just before “Adam Brooks Estate Agents” > Walk down Alley
Select Entrance to “Trend” > Enter Trend
Select Drunk > Talk to Drunk
Select “His favourite fizzy drink is..
Select “Pexi Min Cherry.
Select “Can you tell me about Wayan’s friend yet?
Select “Gotta go.
Select Exit to City > Use Exit to City
Select Exit to Main Street > Walk to City Street

Walk Left by clicking on the floor
Select the Entrance of “Dhanak Fine Art” > Enter the Art Gallery
Select MegaPhone > Take MegaPhone
Select Gallery Owner > Talk to Gallery Owner
Select “Can I borrow you megaphone?
Select “Nevermind.
Inventory – Hook > Drag to Gallery Owner > Use Hook on Gallery Owner
Skip Dialogue
Select Exit > Use Exit

Inventory – Crabb’s Megaphone > Drag to Window (Top Left of “Music Zone“) > Use Crabb’s Megaphone on WindowGold STORE OPEN
Select Record Store Entrance of “Music Zone” > Enter Record Store
Select Record Store Owner > Talk to Record Store Owner
Select “I’m informed you know Wayan.
Skip Dialogue
Select Record Store Entrance of “Music Zone” > Enter Record Store
Select Jukebox > Operate Jukebox
Select Police – Sirens “Play” > Press Button
Skip Dialogue – Gold CASE CLOSED?

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Select Front Door > Use Front Door
Select Statue (On the Right) > Move Statue
Select “Push the arm up.
Select Statue (On the Left) > Move Statue
Select “Push the arm up.
Select Top Ring (In the Middle) > Rotate Top Ring
Select Top Ring > Rotate Top Ring
Select Top Ring > Rotate Top Ring
Select Middle Ring > Use Middle Ring
Select Lower Ring > Use Lower Ring
Select Lower Ring > Use Lower Ring
Select Exit > Use Exit
Select Fountain > Enter Fountain

Select Chain (Located Behind the Pirate) > Use Chain
Select Stairs > Use Stairs
Select Toolbox > Use Toolbox
Select Fountain > Enter Fountain
Inventory – Saw > Drag to Chain > Use Saw on Chain
Select Statue > Use Statue
Select Chest > Open ChestGold TEW’S KEY
Skip Dialogue

Select Backpack > Use Backpack
Inventory – Lavender > Drag to Stockade > Use Lavender on Stockade
Select Entrance > Use Entrance
Select Pirate > Talk to Pirate
Select “What sort of attractions do you have here?
Select “What about the stocks..
Select “Could you pose in them so I can take a photo?
Select Stockade > Lock StockadeGold SLEEPING ON THE JOB
Select Keys > Pick up Keys
Select Entrance > Use Entrance
Select Cannonball > Take Cannonball
Select Rammer > Take Rammer
Select Rope > Take Rope
Select Entrance > Open Door

Select Torch > Take Torch
Select Screwdriver > Pick up Screwdriver
Select Exit to Reception > Go to Reception
Select Exit > Go Outside
Inventory – Pirate Museum Keys > Drag to Panel (On the Left) > Use Pirate Museum Keys on Panel
Inventory – Screwdriver > Drag to Panel (On the Left) > Use Screwdriver on PanelGold A SHORT FUSE
Select RC Pirate Ship > Take RC Pirate Ship (You only take a Fuse, not the whole thing)

Select Entrance > Use Entrance
Select Entrance > Open Door
Inventory – Pirate Museum Keys > Drag to Cabinet (On the Left) > Use Pirate Museum Keys on Cabinet
Select Gunpowder > Take Gunpowder
Select Cloth (On the Statue) > Take Cloth
Inventory – Bag of Gunpowder > Drag to Cannon > Use Bag of Gunpowder on Cannon
Inventory – Rammer > Drag to Cannon > Use Rammer on Cannon
Inventory – Cloth > Drag to Cannon > Use Cloth on Cannon
Inventory – Rammer > Drag to Cannon > Use Rammer on Cannon
Inventory – Cannonball > Drag to Cannon > Use Cannonball on Cannon
Inventory – Screwdriver > Drag to Cannon > Use Screwdriver on Cannon
Inventory – Fuse > Drag to Cannon > Use Fuse on Cannon
Inventory – Torch > Drag to Cannon > Use Torch on CannonGold GETTING AWAY WITH IT
Skip Dialogue – Gold SAFE TRAVELS

Inventory – Tew’s Book > Drag to Thomas Tew > Use Tew’s Book on Thomas TewGold A GOOD REMINDER
Dialogue cannot be skipped – Gold TURNING OVER A NEW LEAF & 40-platinum TRACED THE TRAILS

Trophy Guide:

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TRACED THE TRAILS
Get all other trophies.

Get all other trophies.

UNPAID DETECTIVE WORK upscale-245262160018212
Help the homeless man.

Follow along the Walkthrough above to obtain the Trophy once you use the Crowbar on the door.

New Game
Skip Dialogue With
Hold Cardboard box > Investigate Box
Inventory Key > Drag to the Red Box on the Left > Use Small Key on Locker
Select the Crowbar that falls > Take Crowbar
Select Steel Drawers on the Right > Open Drawers
Inventory – Combine Oily Crowbar & Cloth
Inventory – Crowbar > Drag to the Door > Use Crowbar on DoorSilver UNPAID DETECTIVE WORK

NEW CASE Gold
Start a new case.

This trophy will pop during the cutscene dialogue proceeding Silver UNPAID DETECTIVE WORK 

New Game
Skip Dialogue With
Hold Cardboard box > Investigate Box
Inventory Key > Drag to the Red Box on the Left > Use Small Key on Locker
Select the Crowbar that falls > Take Crowbar
Select Steel Drawers on the Right > Open Drawers
Inventory – Combine Oily Crowbar & Cloth
Inventory – Crowbar > Drag to the Door > Use Crowbar on DoorSilver UNPAID DETECTIVE WORK
Skip Dialogue – Gold NEW CASE

HOLLY! Gold
Liberation!

You need to obtain the Popcorn from the Drunk and make you way into “Bazington’s“. This is done as part of stating the Gold NEW CASE.
If following the walkthrough above the events leading up to the trophy pop are listed below – 

Select Back Alley just before “Adam Brooks Estate Agents” > Walk down Alley
Select Entrance to “Trend” > Enter Trend
Select Bartender > Talk to Bartender
Exhaust all the Dialogue
Select Drunk > Talk to Drunk
Select Bag of Popcorn > Pick up Popcorn
Select Exit to City > Use Exit to City
Select Exit to Main Street > Walk to City Street

Walk Left by clicking on the floor
Select the Shop Entrance of “Bazington’s” > Go Inside
Skip Dialogue
Inventory – Popcorn > Drag to Microwave > Use Popcorn on Microwave
Select Microwave > Operate Microwave
Select Pet Carrier > Open Pet Carrier DoorGold HOLLY!

STORE OPEN Gold
Ready for business.

You need to obtain the Megaphone from the Gallery Owner in “Dhanak Fine Art” and make you way to the “Music Zone“.
If following the walkthrough above the events leading up to the trophy pop are listed below – 

Select the Entrance of “Dhanak Fine Art” > Enter the Art Gallery
Select MegaPhone > Take MegaPhone
Select Gallery Owner > Talk to Gallery Owner
Select “Can I borrow you megaphone?
Select “Nevermind.
Inventory – Hook > Drag to Gallery Owner > Use Hook on Gallery Owner
Skip Dialogue
Select Exit > Use Exit

Inventory – Crabb’s Megaphone > Drag to Window (Top Left of “Music Zone“) > Use Crabb’s Megaphone on WindowGold STORE OPEN

CASE CLOSED? Gold
Found the missing man.

Once you are able to operate the Jukebox you’ll need to interrupt the hold up by playing out the sequence as per below – 

Select Record Store Entrance of “Music Zone” > Enter Record Store
Select Jukebox > Operate Jukebox
Select Police – Sirens “Play” > Press Button
Skip Dialogue – Gold CASE CLOSED?

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TEW’S KEY Gold
All this trouble for a key.

Located inside the Fountain later in the game, you will need to tackle some Indiana Jones style traps in order to obtain the Key. If following the walkthrough above the events leading up to the trophy pop are listed below – 

Select Fountain > Enter Fountain
Select Chain (Located Behind the Pirate) > Use Chain
Select Stairs > Use Stairs
Select Toolbox > Use Toolbox
Select Fountain > Enter Fountain
Inventory – Saw > Drag to Chain > Use Saw on Chain
Select Statue > Use Statue
Select Chest > Open ChestGold TEW’S KEY

SLEEPING ON THE JOB Gold
He wasn’t busy anyway.

You’ll firstly need the Lavender, and then you’ll have to entice the Pirate out of the ship and into the Stockades.
If following the walkthrough above the events leading up to the trophy pop are listed below – 

Select Backpack > Use Backpack
Inventory – Lavender > Drag to Stockade > Use Lavender on Stockade
Select Entrance > Use Entrance
Select Pirate > Talk to Pirate
Select “What sort of attractions do you have here?
Select “What about the stocks..
Select “Could you pose in them so I can take a photo?
Select Stockade > Lock StockadeGold SLEEPING ON THE JOB

A SHORT FUSE Gold
Ruin the boy’s fun.

Obtained when you remove the fuse from the Panel and spoil the poor boys’ fun with his RC. You’ll be able to obtain the Keys from the Pirate once the have fallen asleep in Gold SLEEPING ON THE JOB.
If following the walkthrough above the events leading up to the trophy pop are listed below – 

Select Keys > Pick up Keys
Select Entrance > Use Entrance
Select Cannonball > Take Cannonball
Select Rammer > Take Rammer
Select Rope > Take Rope
Select Entrance > Open Door

Select Torch > Take Torch
Select Screwdriver > Pick up Screwdriver
Select Exit to Reception > Go to Reception
Select Exit > Go Outside
Inventory – Pirate Museum Keys > Drag to Panel (On the Left) > Use Pirate Museum Keys on Panel
Inventory – Screwdriver > Drag to Panel (On the Left) > Use Screwdriver on PanelGold A SHORT FUSE

GETTING AWAY WITH IT Gold
Cause destruction in the pursuit of your adventure.

Proceeding Gold A SHORT FUSE, you will need to make your way back inside the Pirate Ship and place all relevant items inside the Cannon to make it fire.
If following the walkthrough above the events leading up to the trophy pop are listed below – 

Select Entrance > Use Entrance
Select Entrance > Open Door
Inventory – Pirate Museum Keys > Drag to Cabinet (On the Left) > Use Pirate Museum Keys on Cabinet
Select Gunpowder > Take Gunpowder
Select Cloth (On the Statue) > Take Cloth
Inventory – Bag of Gunpowder > Drag to Cannon > Use Bag of Gunpowder on Cannon
Inventory – Rammer > Drag to Cannon > Use Rammer on Cannon
Inventory – Cloth > Drag to Cannon > Use Cloth on Cannon
Inventory – Rammer > Drag to Cannon > Use Rammer on Cannon
Inventory – Cannonball > Drag to Cannon > Use Cannonball on Cannon
Inventory – Screwdriver > Drag to Cannon > Use Screwdriver on Cannon
Inventory – Fuse > Drag to Cannon > Use Fuse on Cannon
Inventory – Torch > Drag to Cannon > Use Torch on CannonGold GETTING AWAY WITH IT

SAFE TRAVELS Gold
What could possibly go wrong?

The trophy will be obtained automatically during the dialogue cut scene proceeding Gold GETTING AWAY WITH IT.

A GOOD REMINDER Gold
Jog someone’s memory.

Following on from Gold SAFE TRAVELS, you simply need to complete the last part of the story as per below –

Inventory – Tew’s Book > Drag to Thomas Tew > Use Tew’s Book on Thomas TewGold A GOOD REMINDER

TURNING OVER A NEW LEAF Gold
Finish the game.

The trophy will be obtained automatically during the dialogue cut scene proceeding Gold A GOOD REMINDER.

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