2019 : Walkthrough by: Louis
Koot and Dick Leeuw
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Red is the 12th game in the Carol Reed series, made by Mikael Nyqvist.
Carol Reed you investigate the so-called suicide of a woman named Louise.
in all games, you can first follow a tutorial, but no changes have been made to
you can skip this and Carol starts with the usual speech.
is happy that it is summer again, last winter Carol took guitar lessons.
start the game in Carol's apartment.
start in Carol's study, her guitar is on a chair and on her desk is a box with
bottles of wine.
a few notes on the guitar and zoom in on the box of wine.
playing the guitar and zipping some the wine, turn to the right and click on the door handle
and you will enter the living room.
to the left to the windows and you will see Carol's electric guitar in the
the seats is the amplifier of the guitar.
cell phone is on the amplifier, zoom in on the amplifier and grab the cell
on the mobile and you will receive a text message from girlfriend Stina who has
a new job and is now working in the Amalia’s House, a hotel in the city.
asks Carol to visit her at the Amalia House today because she has to ask Carol
something and it is urgent.
location of the Amalia House is now on the map.
away the text by left clicking and then click the mobile to your inventory.
a look around in the apartment, next to the dresser you will see a socket. You
will need this later.
the kitchen you can open a cupboard and there you will find an Ajax window
cleaner bottle. Carol is not taking it now because she cannot use it yet. When
you have viewed everything, look for the front door and leave the flat and you
will see the map.
via the map to Stina in the Hotel:
white door of the reception is open, click 2x forward and turn to the left. Go
in through the slanted arrow.
is nobody in the reception so click on the bell and….
Stina appears. Talk to Stina through all the call options you get.
hotel has received a disturbing text from one Louise.
is not known at the hotel,but by calling the number Stina know that it is Louise
only person with the same last name known to the hotel is Walther Elliot.
doesn't have a telephone number from Walther Elliot but they do have an address,
this is now on the map.
the conversation and go outside.
to the street twice forward and then turn left or right and click on exit.
arrive at the map, click on the name Walther Elliot and you are at Walther
all the options in the conversation again and you have 2 new locations: The
Azure Cliffs and the address of Sven Olsen, Louise's friend.
the conversation and you are back on the map.
Now go to
Click 1x forward and then turn to the right.
the left of the tree you get a magnifying glass, click with it and you will find
a magnetic card.
this from Louise?
around and look up, is this the cliff Louise fell off?
down again and turn to the left, click forward once and then click on exit.
go to , via the map to
to Sven Olson about everything
then have a key and the address of Louise's apartment, and you will also receive
a photo of her.
to the Louise apartment via the map.
go forward once and then turn to the right, there is a letter in the cupboard
under the window.
in on it and get the letter, this is for Sven. Click on the letter and you will
find a photo.
is a photo of Amalia’s House, turn the photo over and read the letter.
out and turn around, there is a box on a table next to the door.
in on the box and click on it, zoom in again and Carol then says that a button
out 2x and click on the door, you are now in Louise's study.
is a metal box on the desk, zoom in but you need a key.
out and turn to the left, there is a tablet in the cupboard.
on the tablet and then click on the on / off button, you have to enter a code
but which one?
back to the hotel:
talk to Stina again.
for the Victoria Suite and follow all the conversation options, you will also
hear that Louise has received the key to the tool shed.
now wants to look in the suite.
outside .. go forward 1x and turn left.
forward once and turn to the right, click on the door handle and you are in the
forward once and then zoom in on the metal doors of the stove, click on the
latch and the doors will open.
on the matchbox, click on the box again and you will find a key in this box.
Zoom out and click on the doors to close them.
out and turn to the right
see the bed and the 2 bedside tables, zoom in on the left cupboard and pull the
the mobile phone from the drawer, it is now on screen. Turn the mobile around
and you will see that it has no battery.
the phone to your inventory, zoom out and turn to the right. To the left of the
door is a bag.
in on the bag, then click on the toilet bag and pick up the scissors you find
out and turn to the right, click 1x forward and you are at the bank. Turn to the
the right you see a stove / oven, on the floor is a trash can and above that you
see a telephone / game boy on the shelf.
can zoom in on the oven but you cannot open it now.
in on the trash and grab the photo in it.
see a finger that point to a cushion on the couch, you can view the game boy / phone
but you need a code for that.
left to the couch and now you can move the cushion, there you will find an
article about "The Graffiti Plant".
the card over and you will read about golden symbols.
have to look for 3 golden symbols there, you see what shape they have.
around and go back into the bedroom, turn to the right and leave the Suite.
forward once to the red barn and zoom in on the lock on the left door.
the key that you have just found from your inventory and click it on the lock.
the shed you will find a screwdriver against the yellow crate, click it to your
outside and turn around, click forward once and you are at the door of the
inside, go forward once and then turn left and turn right at the bank.
in on the oven door.
the screwdriver from your inventory and click on the oven door lock.
will find a box / case there, take the case and you will see 6 symbols and a
have seen 3 of these symbols on the back of the article about "The Graffiti
the box to your inventory and close the door.
to the right, 1x forward and turn to the right. 1x forward and click on the door
left and go down the stairs, left and forward once. Then left or right and then
click on exit.
via the map to
The Graffiti Plant
Turn left and go forward 1x.
turn left and zoom in on the coloured boulders, you can't do anything with it.
out and turn around and go through the opening,
go forward 1x.
to the left and..........
you'll see a ladder at the back of the wall, go forward 1x and
grab the ladder.
the ladder to your inventory.
around and go forward 1x, turn left and go forward 1x.
left and you will see 1 of the golden symbols on a pillar, zoom in and note
which symbol you see.
out and turn right, 1x forward and turn left. Zoom in on the golden symbol.
which symbol you see.
out and turn to the right, 1x forward and turn to the left.
forward through the opening in the wall.
around and you will see the third golden symbol on the wall.
in and note which symbol is here.
out and go forward 2x through the opening, turn left and go forward 2x.
to the left and zoom in on the square hole in the wall.
now know which symbols you need, right-click on the box.
So go to the box in inventory and then
click on the 3 golden symbols and then on the button above it.
will now find a code in the box: 5238, write this down.
to the left again, click 7x forward and you are outside again.
to the left, go forward once and then turn to the right. Click on exit
back to the Victoria Suite at the Amalia’s House.
forward, turn right and again 1x forward. Turn right and you are at the door of
inside and then go to the telephone / gameboy at the oven.
in and click on the device, enter the code 5238. You will now see a screen with
12 question marks.
now have to play a game of Memory, find 2 identical symbols each time.
you have found this, click on the arrows, you will see a picture of the hole you
just visited in the factory.
have to go back to that.
outside and turn left, below you go left again and on the street again left or
on exit and go back to the Graffiti Plant via the map.
left, forward once and turn right. Through the opening, 7x forward and turn to
in on the square hole and click on what is in it,
it is a battery for a mobile
the phone with the battery in your inventory.
right click on the phone and it is now in your screen.
click on all keys and you will see a number in the screen at 4 keys, 1 to 4.
click in sequence 1 to 4 on the corresponding keys: 6401.
now see a photo of a switch box with a smiley on it, you have to look for it.
back to the entrance and turn to the right, there is the switch box on the wall.
in on the cupboard, take the screwdriver from your inventory and click on the
will find a card for 7 massages there, and you will also see another location.
the card, you have also heard that Carol wants to ask Sven this.
outside and click on exit and go to Sven Olsen via the map.
to Sven and you will now see the location of Scandium Insurance Group.
all options again.
to the Scandium Insurance Group via the map.
Scandium Insurance Group
door is closed, zoom in on the box in the middle of the door. That is a card
the card that you found in the forest from your inventory and click it on the
to the right and you will see a card reader with a number slot, the card you
have does not work here.
the wall you see a push button, zoom in on it. With that button you can open the
access but you cannot reach it.
around and go forward 3x, left and forward 2x again.
Turn to the right,
unfortunately both doors are locked.
around and go forward 1x, turn to the left and zoom in on the desk.
the letter and get the key next to it, click the key to your inventory.
out and then zoom in on the box with the roller shutter. Take the key from your
inventory and click on the lock in the top right corner.
will see a pink note on the shelf, zoom in and you will find a code: 1759. Click
the note to your inventory.
the roller shutter and zoom out, turn to the left and go forward 1x.
and then 2x forward, right and then 3x forward.
are back at the door.
outside and turn left or right and click on exit.
to the Louise apartment via the map.
to the study, to the cupboard with the tablet, you have just found a code.
the code 1759 and you will see a number of spicy photos on the tablet, click the
tablet to your inventory.
the apartment and go to Sven Olsen,
talk to Sven again and he tells about the
Adam & Eve club.
get a key from the club and the club is now also on the map.
to the club and go inside.
Adam & Eve club
the right you will find the changing room with the lockers, on the left you go
forward once and go to the left behind the bar, at the cash register there is a
note with a clue.
the note you see two dices pointing at a box
to the right and you will see a key box, you cannot get a key yet.
forward once and turn left. Go forward once and turn to the right.
diagonally to the left, the stairs to the top are closed. Continue diagonally to
turn to the left and enter the room, there are a few dice on the table.
look like the dice on the note, you will need them later to find a color code.
around and you will see a clock hanging on the wall, zoom in on the clock.
is stopped at 15 minutes past five, remember this.
to the left and there you will see a swimming pool.
forward once and turn to the right, take the floor wiper that is in the corner.
Click this to your inventory.
to the right and go forward 1x, then turn to the left.
forward 1x and zoom in on the round table and grab a moisturizer.
diagonally left. You then stand in front of a room behind a fence.
the room and on the right side of the couch you will find a box, zoom in on it
and then click on the box.
will see a circle with coloured circles, for which you still have to find the
out 2x and turn to the right, there is a bank on the right. Go forward 1x and
zoom in on the massage table.
zoom in on the cushion and slide it aside, there you will find an MP3 player
with a camera.
on the screen but a moment later the battery is empty.
out and turn to the left and go forward 1x, there is the Darkroom, Carol does
not continue because it is too dark.
out and turn to the right, then go right in the corner diagonally to the right.
again diagonally to the right.
forward 2x again and you are at the bar.
forward one more time and you're at the changing room, then turn to the right
and click on exit.
you click again on exit.
go to Scandium Insurance Group.
inside and turn to the right, you look at the stairs again.
you could not continue here because you could not press the button.
take the floor wiper from your inventory and click on the button,
the glass gate
will open and you can go up.
forward once and turn to the right, click on the door handle.
are now in the room where Louise gave massages, turn to the left and you are
standing in front of a cupboard.
the cupboard, you will see a letter. Read this letter, Louise has a summer cabin.
back down and go outside.
to Sven Olsen and ask for the summer cabin, Sven gives the address and it is now
on the map.
via the map to the summer cabin of Louise.
Chapter 2 of the walkthrough.
2010 : Walkthrough door: Louis
Koot and Dick Leeuw
English text by Dick Leeuw and
screenshots made by Louis Koot