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                        FAQ - Walkthrough v1.0
                       Shad (shad@microtec.net)
                          Updated:01-15-1999
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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1. Updates Information
2. Story (Not available yet)
3. Characters description
   3.1 Hero and NPCs
   3.2 Enemies
4. Items
   4.1 Normal Items
   4.2 Weapons and Ammo
   4.3 Puzzle Items
5. Silent Hill Walkthrough (Demo Version)
   5.1 Scene 1
   5.2 Scene 2 (Soon available)
6. Silent Hill Walkthrough (Full Version)
   6.1 Not Available until Silent Hill ships in February
7. Silent Hill Maps
   7.1 Wrightwood
8. Buildings Maps
   8.1 Midwich Elementary School
9. Hints
10. About


1. UPDATES INFORMATION
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Version 1.0 (01-15-1999)
 * First FAQ on Silent Hill ever!
 * Added Characters, Items, Walkthrough, Maps, Hints and About sections

Coming soon:
 * Silent Hill Story
 * More in-depth characters descriptions
 * Full Version Walkthrough (When Silent Hill will ship!)
 * Scene 2 demo walkthrough
 * And MORE!!!


2. STORY (NOT AVAILABLE YET)
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3. CHARACTERS DESCRIPTION
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3.1 HERO AND NPCs (Non Playing Characters)
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- Harold "Harry" Mason
  He's the character you control in the game.

- Cheryl Mason
  Harry's daughter, seven years old.

- Cybil Bennett
  A police officer who came to Silent Hill to search for the lack of
  any communication.


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3.2 ENEMIES
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- Baby zombie
  Walks slowly with a knife in his hand. 4 handgun bullets are enough
  to kill him. Don't forget to stomp on him before you leave or he'll
  regain his senses.

- Cockroach
  Usually attack in group. Big version of this common insect, kill it
  with 1 handgun bullet.


4. ITEMS
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4.1 NORMAL ITEMS
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- First-aid Kit
  Desc: For treatment of wounds.
  Note: Recovers 100% Health

- Flashlight
  Desc: Can be turned on/off in one action.
  Note: Very useful in dark areas! Turn it on/off by pressing Circle
        button. I don't know yet if it require batteries.

- Radio
  Note: Hey do you have a Stereo TV? If yes you can hear from where
        the enemy is coming.

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4.2 WEAPONS AND AMMO
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- Handgun
  Max.Ammo: 15
  Note: Use it wisely since you'll have to save a lot of bullets for
        later purpose like in Resident Evil.

- Handgun Bullets
  Desc: Ammo for the Handgun.
  Note: Save them!!! By the way, since when an elementary school got
        supplies and supplies of ammo?

- Petty Knife
  Desc: A cooking knife.
  Note: Base weapon, pretty useless unless you're out of ammo!!!

- Steel Pipe
  Desc: A pipe made of steel.
  Note: Great way to save ammo, for use on a single zombie only.

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4.3 PUZZLE ITEMS
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- Gold Medallion
  Desc: A picture of a clock tower is carved in the front.
  Note: Put it on the clock tower outside of the school where it's
        written "A Golden Sun". Will advance time to 12:00.

- Lab Chemical
  Desc: "Sulfuric acid" written on the label.
  Note: Use it on the "Statue of a hand".

- Silver Medallion
  Desc: A picture of a clock tower is carver in the front.
  Note: Put it on the clock tower outside of the school where it's
        written "A Silver Moon".


5. SILENT HILL WALKTHROUGH (DEMO VERSION)
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Note: The demo was available on Official Playstation Magazine no. 16
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5.1 SCENE 1
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Silent Hill - Ghost Town
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The game starts with Harry getting out of his trashed car, maybe he got
a real serious crash. He then see that his little girl, Cheryl, isn't
here, so he's going to seek for her. After walking a little in front
of you the game'll stop and Harry will hear footsteps, he'll chase them
by himself and see a little girl, is it Cheryl? The girl starts running
in the fog, but you can see a little shadow of her and pursue her.
After a little while he'll stop again and see her changing direction,
chase her again and she'll eventually enter a little passageway.

The Passageway
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After entering the passageway it's really straightforward, follow the
passage and somewhere you'll have to light up your lighter because 
it'll be too dark to see. Continue your way and the game'll pause to
show a dead body attached after a chain wall. Some baby zombies will
attack you and you don't have no other choice except dying because you
can't escape...

Restaurant
Items: Flashlight, Knife, Radio, Neighborhood map
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A FMV will start showing you having a nightmare and wake up in a
moment. Cybil will introduce herself and talk you. After a while you'll
decide to go after Cheryl again and she'll stop you and give you a gun.
After this she'll go outside. Search the restaurant for items and go to
the door. The radio will ring as hell and you'll go see what's going on
with this radio. The window behind you break and some flying zombies 
pass through the window (TO BE CONTINUED). It's the end  of the SCENE 1
demo. Nice heh?

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5.2 SCENE 2
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6. SILENT HILL WALKTHROUGH (FULL VERSION)
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NOT AVAILABLE YET!


7. SILENT HILL MAPS
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