Back From Emptiness
I'm assuming that Back From Emptiness is a point'n'click game in the "escape the room" style. I say assume, as about all there is to see at first glance is a locked door and a window, other than that all there appears to be is a room full of emptiness. With some frantic clicking I have found a discarded match and part of a window blind, but boy is it hard to find anything. Good luck [subbed by Cynthia, Nicop, Tim & winniethepooh].

Entry 1951, Sunday, June 4th 2006, Filed In Games
Rating(46%)

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Naomi

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first!!!!

Comment 1, Sunday, June 4th 2006 04:01:00 PM

Naomi

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2nd!!

Comment 2, Sunday, June 4th 2006 04:01:00 PM

Carla

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should only type 1st/2nd if you completed it IMHO...[insert eyeroll here]

anyhoo ... played this a few days ago ... pretty good game ... can be tricky in a couple of spot tho ...

good luck all :P

Comment 3, Sunday, June 4th 2006 04:03:00 PM

Cindy

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i have:

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found 6 discarded matches well hidden in the carpet.
keep clicking on the doorknob and you will get it.
make the matches into a star on the dark hole looking area in the corner on the first screen right from door. i can open the shades but cant seem to do anything with them yet.

Comment 4, Sunday, June 4th 2006 04:12:00 PM

Cindy

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ps. you will have one match left after making the star.

Comment 5, Sunday, June 4th 2006 04:13:00 PM

Carla

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Cindy:


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you need something to hold the shade up

Comment 6, Sunday, June 4th 2006 04:16:00 PM

Phil

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How mant match sticks are there? Ive found 6 but cant do anything with them!

Comment 7, Sunday, June 4th 2006 04:20:00 PM

Carla

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Phil ... you have to be in a specific part of the room to be able to utilize the sticks .... and there are only 6.

Comment 8, Sunday, June 4th 2006 04:23:00 PM

Toch

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Once you get the doorknob, you can
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use it to get the nail out of the molding in the screen one to the right of the window.

Comment 9, Sunday, June 4th 2006 04:48:00 PM

Chippie

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which part of the window do you have to click to get the moulding out with the doorknob? nothing is happening and the blind doesn't stay up.

Comment 10, Sunday, June 4th 2006 05:04:00 PM

Cheezy

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walkthrough =]


SPOILER: (click box to reveal/hide)
1. Click on the Bottom Right corner of the Right Blind to pick up a chip of the blind.
2. Turn Left once, look for a match on the floor, left hand side of your screen. Look for a 2nd match in the corner (center screen).
3. Turn Left once, look for a match just to the right of the hole in the corner. And the 4th match is just behind the hole in the corner (Center Screen).
4. Turn Left once, click on the doornob 11 times to unscrew it. Use the blind chip on the bottom left corner of the door. If the scrapings do not appear on your blind chip, they will be on the floor. Make sure you grab them with the chip.
5. Turn Left once, pick up Match #5 to the right of the corner (Center Screen).
6. Turn Left once, pick up Match #6 to the left side of the screen and use the doornob on the nail just to the right of the corner (Center screen). It is sticking out of the baseboard.
7. Turn Right 3 times to the Hole in the floor. Stick 5 matches around the hole. They should have to be done in a certain order, so if it won't go, use another match. When you have all 5 matches down, stick the blind piece with the scrapings on it.
8. Turn Left once, place the HEAD of the match in the keyhole.
9. Turn Right once, place the HEAD of the match in the pentagram. This should blow up the room. Ignore the blood, I'm sure it's yours...
10. You should now be facing the window. Turn Left Twice (Door) and look for the cobweb in the upper right hand corner of the screen.
11. Turn Left Once and use the nail on the center brick of the left most cluster of bricks. Take the brick.
12. Turn Left Once and use the nail on the center brick of the right most cluster of bricks. Take the brick.
13. Turn Right Once. Drop one of the bricks on the ground, place the nail on the brick, use the 2nd brick on the nail. Take the smashed nail.
13. Turn Right 4 times (To the window). Use the cobweb on the top of the left blind to hold it in place. Use the flattened nail on the handle and take the handle.
14. Turn Left Once, take the cracked baseboard from the corner here.
15. Turn Left Twice, use the baseboard piece on the wire beside the door.
16. Turn Left Once, use the handle on the brick on the floor, use the 2nd brick on the handle. Take the handle. Use the wire on the doornob, then use the handle on the wire ends (Strip them).
17. Turn Right Once, use the handle on the wire ends that are sticking out of the wall where you ripped the wire from...it's hard to see them. Look below the bricks left of the door. Connect the Doornob wire to the wall wire to magnetize the nob. Stick the nob-wire-tip to the base of the door to get the key.
18. Use it on the door, and you're done!

Comment 11, Sunday, June 4th 2006 05:05:00 PM

Lily

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They mean the "screen" to the right of the window.
There's a nail sticking out from the molding.

Comment 12, Sunday, June 4th 2006 05:06:00 PM

JJ

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you can get a piece of the shade on the bottom right corner, keep clicking

Comment 13, Sunday, June 4th 2006 05:36:00 PM

Myira

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i cant
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get the door knob on the nail....

Comment 14, Sunday, June 4th 2006 06:38:00 PM

Myira

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nvm i got it

Comment 15, Sunday, June 4th 2006 06:40:00 PM

James

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What is the point of pulling the blind up...or the star shaped matches? Logic?

Comment 16, Sunday, June 4th 2006 07:48:00 PM

Paul

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Thanks, Cheezy, for the walkthrough. I would never in a million years have figured that out.

Comment 17, Sunday, June 4th 2006 08:54:00 PM

Laverne

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So is it supposed to have suddenly been a broken link or am I hallucinating?

Comment 18, Sunday, June 4th 2006 09:11:00 PM

Maximus

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the head of the match would be the black part of the match in this case, correct? because if it is...

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i can't get the head of the match to go in the keyhole or whatever...nothing is happening...i have done everything else up to that point...

Comment 19, Sunday, June 4th 2006 10:07:00 PM

Robo

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Chip of the blind won't stick to the star ... what am I doing wrong??

Comment 20, Sunday, June 4th 2006 10:15:00 PM

Foob

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Everytime I try to magnetise that pesky doornop/wire thing, I just get zapped and turned a 180 degrees.. it's not bloody magnetised at all, and I can't attract the pesky key either.. grr grr...frustrating.

Comment 21, Sunday, June 4th 2006 10:39:00 PM

Anticon

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Cheezy, how on earth did you figure all that out? that was crazy.

Comment 22, Monday, June 5th 2006 03:42:00 AM

Lurker

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Foob,

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you have to use the handle, not the doorknob, on the wires first so they go that orangey colour, then put the doorknob on to magnetise. I made that mistake for ages!

Comment 23, Monday, June 5th 2006 10:26:00 AM

Papi MaC

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how/where do you drop the brick?! I've been dragging bricks all over all the screens!

Comment 24, Monday, June 5th 2006 01:41:00 PM

Papi MaC

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aargh got it... nvm

Comment 25, Monday, June 5th 2006 01:43:00 PM

Tafkam

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OMFG. "Leave a room. It is very simple." why on EARTH
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did you have to put the matches in a specific shape? what were the shavings from the door? what caused the explosion? why did you have to hold up the blind to get the handle? and why did a cobweb hold it up? why did running a current through the doorknob magnetize it? and why did you need a magnetized doorknob to get the key? and what was the key doing hidden in the base of the door?

and who in Hades could have figured that out? it's interesting that the walkthrough linked to on the site (which Cheezy cut and pasted) is the only English entry -- everything else is in Russian.
i suspect "Angel Ann" made the game in the first place.

Comment 26, Monday, June 5th 2006 04:27:00 PM

Jelly

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i couldn't do it ............ the last step and i couldn't do it
sigh another day in Jelly hood

Comment 27, Monday, June 5th 2006 10:33:00 PM

Tess

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Jelly you have to first drag the handle down to the wires to make the ends turn orange then drag the doorknob down to the wires and that will magnetize it, then just use the doorknob on the bottom of the door to get the key:^)

Comment 28, Tuesday, June 6th 2006 12:10:00 AM

Jelly

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thxs tess

Comment 29, Tuesday, June 6th 2006 01:54:00 AM

Jellybean

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I have a doorknob tied up in wire. I have orange ends on the wire. If the cursor is on the wire in the wall when I click, I get zapped and turn around to look at the window. If I don't click the cursor on the wire in the wall, nothing happens. How the heck do you do this?

Comment 30, Wednesday, June 7th 2006 02:27:00 AM

Bojangling

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Jellybean-

HINT: (click box to highlight/fade)
Wires have 2 ends



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You have to make sure you strip both ends of the wire, both on the doorknob and on the wall. Use the handle on both to strip. Now you will see orange ends on the doorknob in your inventory and orange ends on the wire in the wall.

Comment 31, Wednesday, June 7th 2006 05:25:00 PM

Champ

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where is the stupid nail!???

Comment 32, Thursday, June 8th 2006 12:40:00 AM

Katelyn

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ughhhh someone please help...i have done everything magnetized the nob and can't place it on the door to get hte key for soome odd reason. please help!!!!!!!!!!!

Comment 33, Thursday, June 8th 2006 11:51:00 PM

Katelyn

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omg nvm i had the key and didn't know...wow....

Comment 34, Thursday, June 8th 2006 11:53:00 PM

Sc

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help!!!!!!!!! can't even find the stupid wire everybody's talking about!

Comment 35, Friday, June 9th 2006 01:00:00 AM

Sc

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that is... the wire beside the door that you're supposed to use the baseboard on.

Comment 36, Friday, June 9th 2006 01:03:00 AM

Kat

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Fun little game. I cheated, of course. But still...I liked it when you could zap yourself. Hehe. Also, Russin looks like a very complicated language...

P.S: Katelyn, you spell your name as I do! I haven't met many Katelyn's that spell it that way. Normally there is an i, c, or...who knows whatever else crawling about in there. :D

Comment 37, Friday, June 9th 2006 05:52:00 PM

BILLIEBABES

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good game, bit annoying, and by the way the walkthrough that cheesy gave out was a cut and paste plus it was missing stuff as well and wasnt very well explained i always read the comments after playing a game to see wat others thought of it, oh well, oh and i got a bit worried about the ill-logical side of things if u had lost that much blood you would be dead for example loads of faults but all in all good could have been a bit more complex though.

Comment 38, Friday, June 9th 2006 09:36:00 PM

Visual

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FIN!

Sweeet.. that passed some time..

Gotta love the help you ppl give so freely! Cheers..

Comment 39, Saturday, June 10th 2006 10:29:00 AM

Deschain

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I'd call it a ridiculous game design. Unless it's just me, how is anyone supposed to know what to do with hidden matches and random spots on the carpet and all the rest of it. I don't know how you could finish the game without help...

Comment 40, Saturday, June 10th 2006 10:56:00 AM

Alison

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god i can b so dumb both the wall wires and doorknob wires need stripping but at least i did it in the end! YAY!

Comment 41, Sunday, June 11th 2006 12:03:00 AM

Chrissy

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I must be doing something wrong I can't get anything to work I pick up the Matchis. But can't see the invatory {Not sure if I am even supose to be able to}. So if anyone can help and tell me what I am doing wrong. I would love to know.

Comment 42, Saturday, June 17th 2006 04:50:00 AM

Sioneld

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Ok. There is no way in hell I'd have figured that out without a walk through! Sometimes these games are too hard, too intuitive.

Comment 43, Tuesday, June 20th 2006 05:50:00 AM

Sioneld

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Oh and Chrissy - to access your inventory press any key on the keyboard. Comes up looking like a cloud.

Comment 44, Tuesday, June 20th 2006 05:52:00 AM

Chrissy

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Thank you I got it I AM FREEE!

Comment 45, Tuesday, June 20th 2006 07:02:00 AM

Karen

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Here's my crappy unrealistic explanation (storyline) about the early logic behind it...do not take it seriously XD (let's just say I'm way too bored)


SPOILER: (click box to reveal/hide)

The main character (you) was preparing to move out the room. When he was in the room, he accidentally dropped his keys outside the room and locked himself in the room.

Which means? HE HAS THE ESCAPE THE ROOM~ MUHAHH

So he looks around and found matches all around the place (because he's a smoker) An idea popped up and he thought about the rituals from the five pointed star. By making a five pointed star in one of the corners and putting scraps of dust (paint in this case, but think about it, dust is pratically made out of anything) into the center of the star then light it up, it absorbs the energy in the spiritual world and transfers as a physical energy in our world. However, the energy is too strong. And hence you see the blood. (or maybe the energy of the star saved him?)


So the rest you can figure out because I NEED TO SLEEP XD

Comment 46, Wednesday, June 21st 2006 04:05:00 AM

Kristy

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Man...that was horrible!!! I'm all the way at the end, with the help of the spoilers/walkthrough of course, and even with my "magnetized knob" i can't get the key!!! pooey!

Comment 47, Tuesday, June 27th 2006 01:53:00 AM

Sherylynne

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That was really dumb. Usually with these games there's some kind of logic behind it so you can figure things out, but this one was just weird and incomprehensible. Thanks for the walkthrough - couldn't have done it otherwise.

Comment 48, Sunday, July 2nd 2006 01:37:00 AM

Me,myself,and i

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I CAN'T GET THE KEY!!!!
I KNOW HOW TO I JUST CAN'T GET IT!!!!!!
SOME ONE HELP ME PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!

Comment 49, Tuesday, July 4th 2006 09:36:00 PM

Kitsomae

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@ Kristy- I'm having the same problem. The magnetized knob is working perfectly, but I can't seem to reach for the key.

I can see it. *___* It's. Right. There. But whenever I try to reach for it, the screen blinks back to the door. D:

I even clicked the key. O_O; The same result. Am I suppose to have something else?

It's really irritating.

Comment 50, Sunday, July 16th 2006 04:12:00 PM

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