Adventure Escape Mysteries – Psychic Squad: Chapter 8 Walkthrough Guide

Adventure Escape Mysteries – Psychic Squad: The Italian Affair
By: Haiku Games

Haiku Games is back with a new Adventure Escape game, called Psychic Squad: The Italian Affair. You play as Jacqueline Falco, who talks to ghosts, and Khaled Nasab, who sees the future. Together, they solve crime for Interpol’s Psychic Squad. This walkthrough guide should help you if you get stuck on any of the puzzles in Chapter 8. Feel free to ask for extra help in the comments section.

See all my other Adventure Escape guides here.

Walkthrough:

Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6 | Chapter 7 | Chapter 8

Chapter 8, The Amalfi Coast:

You can watch my video for Chapter 8 or continue below for my step-by-step guide:

1. You’re at the honeymoon hotel where Bernardo took Zeudi. We have to get in! Knock down the flowers. Then grab the bent metal bar that was being used as a hook. Use it to pry open the front door of the car.

2. Look inside the car. Grab the key. Pick up the radio and match the frequency.

3. Press the button to open the trunk. Also, use the key to open the glove compartment and take the card.

4. Take the suitcase from the trunk. It’s locked, so we can’t open it yet. Use the card to open the gate. Khaled will pull up behind you. It turns out he was kidnapped just like you were! Head through.

5. Move the lions and pick up the statuette.

6. Now, notice there are 8 buttons on the door. There are also 8 sections in the stone carvings on each side of the door. There are five bunches of leaves, counting from 1 – 5. Pay attention to the location of each and press the corresponding buttons on the door. So it goes 22486.

7. Ruffalo comes out and says that Bernardo and Zeudi are already married. Show him the statue you picked up and he tells you Bernardo prays to it and it’s a statue of Venus.

8. Go back outside and enter VENUS into the suitcase to unlock it and get the suitcase evidence.

9. Show Ruffalo the evidence. He’ll believe it and lead you inside to the honeymoon suite.

10. Ruffalo head’s over the bridge, but Bernardo cuts it and Ruffalo falls to his death! Now we have to figure out a different way to get to Bernardo. We’re going to climb! First, we need two helmets, two ropes, two pairs of gloves, and two carabiners. Grab the two ropes, the gloves, and then the helmet off the bust. Open the right closet door and notice the t-shirt colored green, white and red like the Italian flag. Also, grab the carabiner below it. Last, look at the photos of hotel staff activities. Tap the photo that’s hidden so you can see it. Now count the number of green shirts, white shirts, and red shirts. You end up with 224. Enter that into the lock to open the left door and also get a second carabiner.

11. Grab the gloves and helmet from the closet. Then put them all on Khaled to prepare for the climb.

12. Now we have to solve the Climb the Cliff puzzle. There are two parts to it. In each, you have to move Jacqueline and Khaled’s circles up the cliff, but they’re tied together, so you have to move them each bit by bit.

I made a second video on my iPhone because the solution from my iPad doesn’t seem to work on there. The rope doesn’t stretch enough for it. So use whichever solution works for you.

13. Tap on the bench to see that it’s screwed down. Zeudi will appear at the window and give you a screwdriver. Use it to unscrew the bench. Now you, uh, have a heavy bench in your bag.

14. Notice the lock on the door and the word over it, AMORE, the Italian word for “love.” Look at the roses overgrown on a plaque. Move the roses aside to see some Latin that translates to “This temple is dedicated to Venus Physica.”

15. To open the lock, count the number of times you see the letters A M O R E on the plaque. You get:

A = 5
M = 1
O = 1
R = 0
E = 5

Enter 51105 into the door lock to open it.

15. The door is barricaded from the inside, so use the heavy bench to break it down.

16. Now we have to Trap Bernardo. This puzzle is a little annoying, but you can follow my video below if you need help.

17. Use the rope to tie up Bernardo. Pick up the Roman sword. Open the drawer and grab the white wine. Move the bed and grab the letters panel. Grab the ancient pedestal from the compartment in the back of the room. And last, move the TV and remove the red tablecloth. To reveal a shrine.

18. Place the ancient pedestal on top of the shrine. Then add the statue of Venus.

19. Go back outside and use the sword to remove the plaque to Venus Physica. Then go back inside.

20. Place the plaque to Venus Physica in the slot in the wall. A new slot will open on the shrine. Place the letters panel down and then use the wine to clean it off.

21. Now tap on the letters panel and spell out VENUSPHYSICA. You can go every which way between letters, including diagonal.

22. Now Bernardo has to stand trial. Talk to all the witnesses to see how they might be useful. Then talk to the Priestess of Venus and choose which ones to be witnesses during the trial. Depending on your choices, you’ll then have more options as far as Bernardo’s sentence goes. Here’s how to choose to get all the options:

To establish Bernardo’s identity, I call… Galvani.
Bernardo’s past history of crime: Teodor
To prove Bernardo’s most recent crimes: Ruffalo
To establish Bernardo’s flight risk: Zeudi

Now you can choose his fate or restart the whole trial. Then watch the ending you chose!

This is what “Loss of wealth and charm” looks like:

This is what “Loss of wealth and charm, plus 75 years in an Italian prison” looks like:

This is what “Loss of wealth and charm, plus 1000 years in a statue” looks like:

This is what “Loss of wealth and charm, plus 4000 years in the underworld” looks like:

“Stripped of immortality and immediately executed” results in lightning striking Bernardo down on the spot. Not much to show!

And that’s everything! Congratulations!

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Danielle
3 months ago

Where do I go after I use the keycard on the gate

just
Reply to  Danielle
3 months ago

go into thru the gate

LawrenceTheAkita
3 months ago

I had him executed for his crimes, as that would give an eternity of the underworld, and loss of immortality.
Unfortunately I didn’t get a screenshot, but the priestess asks him to prepare for his death, and he is struck by lightning

Paola
3 months ago

I didn’t think to take a screenshot… I chose Aeliana, the friar, then I would choose zeudi, but I made a mistake and I chose the actress, then I chose Ruffalo. At the end I decided to chose the second ending. Now Bernardo is in an Italian prison, but maybe for more than 75 years, because all the documents about him went lost…

Solange
3 months ago

Please help I am so stuck. I’m stuck on the rock climbing one. I tried both your options and the rope just doesn’t stretch as far for me on either

Shena
Reply to  Solange
3 months ago

Same for me. So frustrating.

Maahir
Reply to  Shena
2 months ago

hello

Barbara
Reply to  Solange
3 months ago

Don’t worry about falling off. You have to go right to the end of the line.

Para
3 months ago

I did the “Loss of wealth and charm” ending. While I didn’t get to take a screenshot it’s basically Bernardo tries to get into a cheap nightclub but (for some reason) forgot all his wealth was taken and get surprised and angry that that happened.

Really the writing in this story was weird. Like it’s implied that Venus was the one who gave Bernardo immortality and charm powers, but it’s never explained why she did that or why she sort of just ignored what Bernardo was doing with it. Why have Aeliana explain that Bernardo used to be a good person, but then have Bernardo’s motivation be completely nonsensical. Why have all the male ghosts described as handsome in the episode previews, as they’ll actually be love interests for Jaquie?

It’s not the worst writing in Adventure escape for me (that would probably be Allied Spies) it’s just kind of strange.

Nurya
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
3 months ago

I got screenshots for this ending but don’t know where to send them :S

ngannsubo
Reply to  Para
3 months ago

Ikr? Since they did a great job in Haunted Hunt I thought they would be good at this type of genre. They also had a race for it so I got my expectations up…kinda disappointing if you ask me. Everything was so cliché it’s just ‘meh’

Karolina
Reply to  ngannsubo
3 months ago

They do have other great games tho

Red
Reply to  Para
2 months ago

It did explain what happened to Bernardo. After Princess Aeliana’s non-murder death, Bernardo went crazy with grief. Later, Bernardo himself explained that he repeatedly married women and killed them in hopes they WOULDN’T die, meaning that one is also immortal. He said he actually does grieve (although that’s debatable), then waits a generation and tries again.

ArienNaxos
Reply to  Para
2 months ago

It is really weird. But what got me is that Bernardo got them fired by calling Interpol first! Like “hi, I know you want to arrest me, but it’s only because YOUR AGENT, WHO YOU KNOW AND HIRED, is crazy for me, A GUY YOU KNOW NOTHING ABOUT. So listen to me, I’m totally not lying, pinky promise” xD

marimaru
Reply to  Para
1 month ago

do u rly care about the ghosts being called handsome?😂 i didn’t see any problems with this game. it didn’t imply Venus did that to him at all.

Karolina
3 months ago

I used the same people for trial but in a different order and I also got all the options

MaximumRide
3 months ago

the last option (to execute him) was [locked] for me – how do you unlock it? I wanted him struck by lightning! (…not vindictive at all…. shh)

p.s. thank you so much for doing all of this, your walkthroughs have got me through many a tight spot in many an ‘escape’ game. Couldn’t have completed the sticky ones without you/this site.

CMR
Reply to  MaximumRide
3 months ago

I used different people in a different order and got all the options as well.

To establish Bernardo’s identity, I call… Teodor
Bernardo’s past history of crime: Galvani
To prove Bernardo’s most recent crimes: Ruffalo
To establish Bernardo’s flight risk: Khaled

Quinn
3 months ago

There are multiple ways to get unlock all the endings. My first setup was Aeliana – Theodor Zeudi – Jacqueline which unlocked the first four options, then I did it a second time with Theodor – The 1800-ish man you meet after the prison – The actress (because whoops misclick) and then Ruffalo. The second setup gave me all 5 options and I blew him into bits.

No regrets

Khan
3 months ago

In my game, Khaled not appeared in front of Cliff to equip the gloves and helmet, what i do?

Yoongi
Reply to  Khan
2 months ago

You have to move all the pictures aside and click on the mountain team in green, after the dialogue Khaled will appear.

Beth
3 months ago

How do I get back outside after tying Bernardo up and building the shrine. I have clicked everywhere on the screen!

Cece
Reply to  Beth
2 months ago

Hit the back arrow in the top left corner of the screen

Jdog
Reply to  Beth
2 months ago

Arrow in corner

Amanda
Reply to  Beth
2 months ago

Same for me, I’ve been stuck on this one thing and I even restarted the chapter to check if it was a glitch. Literally nothing.

minty
2 months ago

For me I did:
1. Teodor
2. Galvani
3. Valentina, actress
4. Khaled

And I got all choices

Last edited 2 months ago by minty
Maahir
2 months ago

wow i like game such such much

Red
Reply to  Maahir
2 months ago

It’s even better with this blessed walkthrough to get through the more… let’s call them “non-intuitive” puzzles. 🙂

Red
2 months ago

I didn’t understand the leaf pillar puzzle at first, even with the walkthrough explanation (although I do appreciate having the answer available!) I finally got it, so maybe this will help somebody else:

The leaf BY ITSELF is #1, and is on the SECOND block of the right pillar. 2
The PAIR of leaves is #2, and is on the SECOND block of the left pillar. 2
The group of THREE leaves is #3, and is on the FOURTH block of the left pillar. 4
The group of FOUR leaves is #4, and is on the EIGHTH block of the left pillar. 8
The group of FIVE leaves is #5, and is on the SIXTH block of the right pillar. 6

So #1 is 2, #2 is 2, #3 is 4, #4 is 8, and #5 is 6. [22486]

RainbowBright
Reply to  Red
1 month ago

I love you for this. Could not find where the 22486 came from. Phew!

Red
2 months ago

I called:
Aeliana to establish his identity (since she knew him first),
Teodor to recount his criminal history (since he had studied Bernardo in depth, and was also killed by him),
Ruffalo to talk about his recent activities (since he was Bernardo’s right hand committing half those acts), and
Khaled (who predicts the future, and has a background in criminal investigation and profiling) to comment on Bernardo’s probable future.

The option to have Bernardo stripped of immortality and executed was locked with this combination.

I’m rather disappointed the latent attraction between Khaled and Jacqueline isn’t resolved. Poor guy.

Sian
Reply to  Red
1 month ago

I’m hoping for more Physic Squad games to explore their relationship more

marimaru
Reply to  Sian
1 month ago

IKR! i’m a big fan of Detective Kate series n ship Kate n Murphy but also want this series to be continued n explored more.

bees
2 months ago

I also got all the endings, but I picked Galvani, Consolata, Ruffalo, and myself.