Ben Jordan Case 5 Ben Jordan Case 5

Land of the Rising Dead

Year:  2006

Genre:  Mystery

Links:  Moby Games, Adventure Gamers

Ben Jordan Case 5: Land of the Rising Dead is the fifth in a long-running series of point-and-click adventures starring Ben Jordan, and created by Grundislav Games. This follows after Ben Jordan Case 4: Horror at Number 50. In this game, you are investigating a series of deaths in Japan that are thought to be related to zombies. The series continues with Ben Jordan Case 6: Scourge of the Sea People.

Day 1

Hotel

Ask Simon about everything, then go through the door on the right. Take the robe from the right, and read the newspaper. Return to the main room, then leave through the door to the left.

Police Dept

Talk to the desk sergeant and ask to see Inspector Yoshi. Give him Percy's business card, then ask again. Go through the door to the right. Look at the bulletin board and all of the notes, and take the note from Inspector Yoshi. Go through the door on the right and you will automatically sit down. Ask Inspector Yoshi about everything, then leave his office and go through the left door into the Crime Lab.

Talk to the attendant here and ask about evidence retrieval - he will give you an ER Form. Next talk to the lab technician about everything. Go out to the hallway and combine the note and form in your inventory to forge Inspector Yoshi's signature, then return to the evidence room and give the signed form to the attendant. After the name list appears on the counter, use the notepad from your inventory on it.

Hotel

Give the victim list to Simon to get the names of two men who are still alive.

Shinobi

Go through the doors on the right and ask Mr Shinobi about everything, then leave and head outside by using the elevator call button.

Yamamoto

Ask the desk clerk about everything, and she says to come back tomorrow.

Hotel

After a brief chat with Simon, the day will end.

Day 2

Hotel

Pick up the crime scene kit and examine it in your inventory to remove the fingerprint set and syringe. Enter the bathroom on the right and read the newspaper, then leave the hotel.

Yamamoto

Talk to the desk clerk again, then press the elevator call button. Ask Yamamoto about everything, then press the call button on the wall to leave again.

Shinobi

Ask Inspector Yoshi about everything. Use your fingerprint set on the sword, then leave the office and press the call button.

Police Dept

Go through to the Crime Lab. Give the fingerprint to the lab technician, who will need a second one.

Yamamoto

Use the call button and talk to Yamamoto about Shinobi's murder. Press the call button on the wall to leave.

Hotel

Alice will talk to you and then take you to a new location.

Asuka

Ask the teenager everything, then head through the gate. Continue left, then knock on the door of the house and talk to the woman about everything. Go left again to find a graveyard. Pick up the basket, then examine it in your inventory to take the flowers. Combine the empty basket with the robe to make a priest outfit. Go back to the house and use the priest outfit on yourself. Once you are inside by yourself, open the doors on the left. Use the syringe on the dead man to get a blood sample, then leave.

Day 3

Hotel

Enter the bathroom on the right and read the newspaper. Leave the bathroom and ask Simon about everything.

Police Dept

Go to the Crime Lab and give the blood sample to the lab technician. Return to the hallway and go through the door on the right, then talk to Inspector Yoshi about everything.

Yamamoto

Use the call button and talk to Yamamoto about everything. Press the call button on the wall to leave.

Sushi Bar

Ask the sushi chef about everything, and order "Today's Special" to end up with a hook. Try ordering everything else on the menu. Go through the large white curtain on the right. Enter the men's restroom (the left brown door). Move the trash can over to the left, then stand on it and look through the vent. Back out of this view, then leave the restaurant.

Asuka

Walk through the gate and further to the left. Use the priest outfit on yourself, and you will end up inside once more. Look at the empty shelf, then use your fingerprint set on one of the other swords. Leave the house and this area.

Police Dept

Go through to the Crime Lab and give the new fingerprint to the lab technician, who will give you an evidence report. Now go and visit Inspector Yoshi. Talk to him, then give him the evidence report. Leave the police department.

Hotel

After a brief chat with Simon and Alice, the day will end.

Day 4

Hotel

Enter the bathroom on the right and read the newspaper. Leave the bathroom and then the hotel.

TV Studio

Ask the desk clerk about everything. Once you are on the television show, answer the questions as follows:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Harry Haller
  • A Daughter
  • Ehrich Weiss
  • Cats
  • Venus
  • Tiddlywinks
  • The Human Brain

For winning the show, you receive a trophy, a chain and a camera.

Police Dept

Head to the Crime Lab first, and the lab technician will tell you he needs a bigger poison sample. Go and talk to Inspector Yoshi about Yamamoto.

Sushi Bar

Talk to the sushi chef and order some fugu from the menu. Go through the large white curtain and enter the men's restroom again. Climb on the trashcan and look through the vent. Look at the fish in the tank, and at the fugu remnants in the trash can. Combine the hook and chain in your inventory, then use this to get the fugu remnants. Back out of this view, then leave the restaurant.

Police Dept

Go to the Crime Lab again and give the fugu to the lab technician. Head to Inspector Yoshi's office and talk to him again.

Hotel

In the alley, quickly use the camera on the zombie. After a brief chat with Simon and Alice, the day will end.

Day 5

Hospital

Leave the hospital.

Hotel

Talk to Simon about everything, then give him the photographs.

Police Dept

Knock on Inspector Yoshi's door, but there is no answer. Go back out to the front and talk to the desk sergeant to get a spare key. Use this on the door to Yoshi's office. Look at the fugu on the desk, then leave.

Hotel

Save your game if you want to see both endings. Talk to Simon, and then choose either to ask Simon to come along, or go to Yamamoto's alone. Follow the appropriate section of the walkthrough below.

Yamamoto (With Simon)

Try to reach the vent, then ask Simon about everything and you will get into the building. Use the hatch of the A/C unit 3 times and the door will break off. Head through the left door then talk to Simon about the keypad. Walk down and through the left door into an office. Look at the right computer, then take the loose wire hanging from it. Return to Simon and give him the wire and the door. When the gas is released, quickly use the Doorsucker 2000 on the vent.

Yamamoto (Alone)

Climb down the manhole. Walk up through the sewers, then up the stairs. Walk down along the corridor. Note the painting on the wall here with 11 sumo wrestlers, then go through the right door. Note the fish tank containing 3 puffer fish. Leave this room, then go through the left door. Note the large painting on the wall here with 5 people eating dinner. Search the filing cabinets on the left, finding a note that says "Fugu, Sumo, Dinner". Go back out to the hallway and walk down. Use the keypad and enter the code 3115 (based on the note and the numbers of each item). When the gas is released, quickly use the Doorsucker 2000 on the vent.