# Moon Particle Hints

Below are staggered hints for the puzzles in the game The Moon Particle.

Please be warned, that if you click on the solution, the answer is immediately revealed.

### Card one

## Hint 1

*You should recognise Roman numerals from the top.*

## Hint 2

*Translate each, using the top or bottom line as a guide that there is a new number there.*

## Hint 3

*The correct solution is 3, 8, 9, 1, 2, 6, 5, 4,10, 7.*

## Solution

*The final message is ‘Stare South’*

### Card Two

## Hint 1

*Look at the symbols along the top they are built upon each other.*

## Hint 2

*Notice the symbols pointing out where the letters are.*

## Hint 3

*This will indicate to collect every other top.*

## Hint 4

*The correct solution is 10, 3, 1, 9, 7, 5, 8,6, 4, 2*

## Hint 5

*Work out which is the first and which way the symbols progress.*

## Hint 6

*Notice the symbols pointing out where the letters are.*

## Solution

*The final message is ‘towards the’*

### Card Three

## Hint 1

*The sequence is missing a number at the very start, but then has addition and subtraction symbols and a grid with some boxes shown.*

## Hint 2

*Use logic to work out which number it begins and then follow the equations up and down.*

## Hint 3

*The starting number is nine.*

## Hint 4

*The finishing sequence for card three is 9, 2, 3, 10, 4,8,6,7,1, 5.*

## Hint 5

*There is a phrase at the bottom which says ‘we are all looking’*

## Hint 6

*Where are all the adults looking on that card?*

## Hint 7

*They are all looking towards the right hand side middle space*

## Solution

*The message you will have is ‘Sun Eclipse’*

### Card Four

## Hint 1

*This uses all of the other cards’ story content.*

## Hint 2

*It says a series of words and you have to identify the card number which has those words on them.*

## Hint 3

*The correct sequence is 945762813 10.*

## Hint 4

*If you look carefully, the U is emphasised by being double typed as is the U on the left hand side second from bottom.*

## Hint 5

*That is the place you will collect your letters.*

## Solution

*The message for card for is ‘during next’*

### Card five

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## Hint 1

*This has a series of lines and strange symbols, but look closely at those symbols.*

## Hint 2

*Do they seem familiar in any way?*

## Hint 3

*They are the either the left or right hand side of the word numbers that you are seeking.*

## Hint 4

*Simply identify which word it could be and write down the sequence.*

## Hint 5

*The sequence for five is 3,10, 5, 8, 9, 2, 1, 4, 6, 7.*

## Solution

*The message for card five is ‘Whitsun Eve’*

### Card Six

## Hint 1

*Card Six has a strange alphabet covering the top and bottom sections.*

## Hint 2

*Look closely at it. You should by now know that there is a pattern of numbers at the top.*

## Hint 3

*Identify the numbers with three letters and you should be able to start working out which letters are represented by which symbols.*

## Hint 4

*It is important to recognise that there is a zigzag pattern to these messages, so choose the first one on the left hand side, then the bottom on the left hand side, then go back to the top line and so on.*

## Hint 5

*The number sequence you will reveal is 4, 1, 10, 2, 9, 5, 8, 3, 7, 6.*

## Hint 6

*Decoding the message at the bottom points you towards the bottom left hand corner (south west).*

## Solution

*The message you will find there is ‘encounter a’*

### Card Seven

## Hint 1

*Card Seven has a simple sequence using clock hands. *

## Hint 2

*Each of the symbols indicate an hour hand. Use your knowledge of clock faces to place our hands correctly.*

## Hint 3

*The correct sequence for card seven is 8, 4, 10, 5, 6, 9, 2, 7, 3, 1.*

## Hint 4

*Look at the hands under certain letters in the text.*

## Hint 5

*All the one o'clock positions spell out 'left'*

## Hint 6

*The location is revealed as 'left second top'*

## Solution

*The message for card seven is ‘most deadly.’*

### Card Eight

## Hint 1

*There is a sequence of Jigsaw-like pieces with numbers on them and you have to place them together.*

## Hint 2

*Look closely at the pieces and see which fits where.*

## Hint 3

*You may notice that there is an arrow by 10 So start with 10 and proceed from there.*

## Hint 4

*The correct order for card eight is 10, 2, 7, 9, 5, 4, 8, 3, 1, 6.*

## Solution

*The message you will find is ‘war heading.’*

### Card Nine

## Hint 1

*This has another number pattern sequence. It begins with a small circle, which has eight legs protruding from it.*

## Hint 2

*The number of legs continues to change throughout the sequence.*

## Hint 3

*Some of the circles are white, whilst others are black. Which colour represents add to and which represents subtract?*

## Hint 4

*Use your knowledge of the number systems from one to 10 to solve this puzzle.*

## Hint 5

*he white circles indicate in addition and the black circles indicate a subtraction.*

## Hint 6

*The correct sequence is 8, 10, 6, 3, 5, 9, 4, 2, 1, 7.*

## Hint 7

*The only placing on the sides which has not been used now is the middle left space, starting with e.*

## Solution

*The message for card nine is 'Earthbound.'*

### Card Ten

## Hint 1

*Card 10 uses all the cards and has a sequence of symbols that helps you to identify which order to go in.*

## Hint 2

*Begin with four which is at the top and follow the line which leads on card for to the next number.*

## Hint 3

*Carry on following this chain all the way through until you get to the last number - you will need to use all the cards physically.*

## Hint 4

*The correct sequence for Card Ten is 410 67298531.*

## Hint 5

*To identify where the message is, look at the symbol that has been used in this puzzle. And then look at all of the cards that you have in order - some of the letters will be circled with a line going off, as per the ordering sequence.*

## Solution

*The message for Card Ten Is ‘evacuation’ - Congratulations on completing the Moon Particle!*