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Starcross walkthrough

STARCROSS (Infocom)
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(You begin in your bed aboard your space ship) GET OUT OF BUNK, GET TAPE, E, 
PRESS RED (the alarm is silenced), E, GET LINE AND SUIT, W, READ SCREEN, SIT 
DOWN, FASTEN BELT (order the computer by going, COMPUTER,RANGE IS x, etc), 
COMPUTER, CONFIRMED, WAIT (10 times. The ship is captured by the foreign 
vessel), UNFASTEN BELT, STAND UP, OPEN DOOR, S, CLOSE INNER DOOR, WEAR SUIT, 
OPEN OUTER DOOR, U, PUSH FOURTH BUMP, PUSH TINY BUMP (a black rod slides out), 
GET ROD ('Red Airlock' is opened), U, CLOSE OUTER, REMOVE SUIT (the air is 
fine), OPEN INNER, U, W, N, N, W, LOOK AT PROJECTOR THROUGH BLACK (you see a 
clear rod), GET CLEAR, E, S, S, OPEN INNER DOOR, D, CLOSE INNER DOOR, OPEN OUTER 
DOOR, D, S, S, GIVE TAPE TO SPIDER (you receive a yellow rod in return), GET 
YELLOW, N, N, U, CLOSE OUTER DOOR, OPEN INNER DOOR, U, S, W, GET GUN, LOOK IN 
GUN (you find a silver rod), GET SILVER, E, N, N, E, N, E, THROW GUN AT NEST 
(the ants run away. The nest shatters and the red rod is free), GET RED AND GUN, 
W, S, W, S, U, S, OPEN HATCH, D (you are in an engine room, of sorts), INSERT 
YELLOW ROD IN YELLOW SLOT ('Yellow Hall' will be lit when you turn on the 
computer), INSERT RED RED IN SECOND RED SLOT (the sign represents oxygen! The 
air is renewed), GET SQUARE, U, N, D, E, N, N, E, E, S, OPEN PANEL, INSERT 
SQUARE IN SLOT, TURN ON POWER (the computer is switched on. A gold rod falls 
out), GET GOLD, N, E, S, S, OPEN INNER, D, PUT GOLD IN BASKET (a new pocket is 
opened in the basket), PUT CLEAR AND SILVER IN BASKET, GET BASKET, CLOSE INNER 
DOOR, WEAR SUIT, OPEN OUTER DOOR (it is stuck), AGAIN, D, TIE LINE TO SUIT, TIE 
LINE TO HOOK, W (using the line you stay with the ship), GET PINK, E, UNTIE 
LINE, U, CLOSE OUTER DOOR, REMOVE SUIT, OPEN INNER DOOR, U, S, S, E, GET RED 
DISK AND BLUE DISK, DROP RED DISK, PUT BLUE DISK UNDER GLOBE, PUT GUN ON GLOBE, 
TURN DIAL TO 4 (the gun falls through the globe, pulls the blue along and 
materializes on the red disk via the blue one - _complex_!!!), TURN DIAL TO 2, 
PUT PINK ROD AND BLACK ROD IN BASKET, GET ALL, W, N, E, N, N, U, DROP GUN, D 
(around now you should meet the mouse. When that happens: ) DROP RED DISK (the 
mouse picks it up), FOLLOW MOUSE (till it disappears through a hole), DROP BLUE 
DISK, WAIT, STAND ON IT (you wind up in 'Garage', where the mouse dumps its 
trash), GET RED DISK, SEARCH TRASH, AGAIN, AGAIN (you find a green rod), GET 
GREEN, N, E, N, E (you are in the middle of a village. Everybody is staring at 
you), E, WAIT (the chief enters. He wants your space suit), GIVE SUIT TO CHIEF, 
POINT AT BROWN (reluctantly he hands it to you), FOLLOW CHIEF (through the 
village till you reach 'Green Airlock'), D, CLOSE INNER DOOR, OPEN OUTER DOOR, 
D, W, W, N, MOVE SKELETON (a violet rod falls out), GET VIOLET, S, E, E, DROP 
RED DISK, STAND ON IT (back in the garage), N, W, N, N, U, GET GUN, S, S, W, U, 
U (at the top of the tree there is no gravity), JUMP (you land on 'Drive 
Bubble'), INSERT SILVER ROD IN SLOT (the door opens), IN, PUT BROWN IN BASKET, 
GET WHITE ROD, INSERT IT IN SLOT, OUT, U, JUMP, FIRE GUN AT DRIVE BUBBLE (the 
recoil sends you towards 'Control Bubble'), AGAIN, AGAIN (you land on the 
bubble), D, INSERT GOLD ROD IN SLOT (the hatch slides open), IN, INSERT CLEAR 
ROD IN SLOT (5 new slots appear), INSERT BROWN ROD IN BROWN SLOT, INSERT BLUE 
ROD IN BLUE SLOT, INSERT PINK ROD IN PINK SLOT, INSERT GREEN ROD IN GREEN SLOT, 
INSERT VIOLET ROD IN VIOLET SLOT (the five rods form an image of the nearest 
part of space), PRESS LARGE SQUARE (now it shows the solar system), PRESS BROWN 
SPOT, AGAIN, AGAIN, AGAIN (Earth is highlighted), PRESS VIOLET SPOT, AGAIN, 
AGAIN (a line is formed from the ship to Earth, where it ends in an ellipse - 
ie., an orbit!), PRESS GREEN SPOT, AGAIN (the line is formed by quickly flashing 
dots), PRESS BLUE SPOT (Finally - you're headed for Earth! This ranks you as 
'Galactic Overlord')

RODS: White - in 'Drive Bubble'
      Red - in 'Nesting Cage'
      Yellow - by the spider
      Black - in 'Red Dock'
      Silver - in the gun
      Clear - in the projector in 'Observatory'
      Gold - in the computer
      Pink - in the alien's hand by 'Yellow Dome'
      Green - in the trash in 'Garage'
      Brown - around the chief's neck in 'Village'
      Violet - in the skeleton lying in the space ship in 'Green Dock'
      Blue - in 'Laboratory' inside the globe
                                                            
Jacob Gunness - May 1989

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