Dark Parables: The Thief and the Tinderbox: Chapter 1 Trunk

Dark Parables: The Thief & the Tinderbox Walkthrough has lots of tips & screen shots to solve this mystery.


  • Enter the tree trunk.




  • Examine the note; collect the guardian sword & use it 3x’s on the vines.
  • Collect the blue eye & utility belt.
  • Click the pockets of the utility belt; collect the long pin & guardian figurine.
  • Move to the Keeper’s Hall.




  • Collect the locker knob; click the light & the stone.
  • Place the guardian figurine; collect the fish weight.
  • Click the flowers & stone.
  • Use the long pin to collect the light tile.
  • Move down once.




  • Place the fish weight and click ABC.
  • Click the hidden objects area.




  • Find the items.
  • Move to the Arched Hallway.




  • Collect the silver goblet.
  • Insert the light tile and arrange them correctly.
  • Collect the general figurine.
  • Attach the locker knob & click the 3 tiles.
  • Examine the note & click the skeleton.
  • Collect the map & nail puller.
  • Move down once.




  • Use the nail puller to collect the perfume bottle & apple gem.
  • Move to the Keeper’s Hall.




  • Insert the general figurine; collect the fire tile & green eye.
  • Click the bell & the plaque.
  • Move to the Arched Hallway.




  • Insert the blue & green eyes to trigger a mini- game.
  • Solve the game by assembling the masks correctly.
  • Collect the jaw spreader.
  • Insert the fire tile; click the tiles to all flames.
  • Select the guardian’s sword to combat the monster.
  • Click the light; collect the essence sword.
  • Move down once.




  • Use the jaw spreader; collect the lever.
  • Move to the Arched Hallway.




  • Examine the symbols.
  • Attach & click the lever; collect the stone flower.
  • Click the hidden objects area.




  • Find the items.
  • Collect the ocarina.
  • Move to the hall of murals.




  • Click the scene.
  • Select the perfume bottle & ocarina.
  • Click them both to combat the monsters.
  • Select the essence sword to remove them completely.
  • Click the light to collect the charged sword.




  • Collect the ancient helmet & resin.
  • Place the silver goblet; collect the shield tile & the stone bowl.
  • Click the ancient helmet; collect the visor.
  • Attach the stone flower; collect the figurine legs & the empty plaque.
  • Move down once.




  • Attach the stone owl; collect the broken gem & the tree inlay.
  • Select the apple gem to repair the broken gem.
  • Move to the Keeper’s Hall.




  • Select the charged sword to use on the pedestal.
  • Click A: 2x’s – B: 2x’s – C: 2x’s
  • Insert the tree inlay; collect the moon amulet.
  • Collect the glowing key.
  • Insert the moon amulet into the empty plaque.
  • Move to the Hall of Murals.




  • Speak to the statue.
  • Insert the apple gem & moon plaque.
  • Select the glowing key to trigger a mini game.
  • Solve the game by untangling the lasers.
  • Collect the tinderbox.
  • Move ahead.




  • Click the photo 2x’s.
  • Move ahead once.