This is the official guide for Left in the Dark: No One On Board.
This guide will not mention each time you have to zoom into a location; the screenshots will identify each location.
Hidden-object puzzles are referred to as HOPs in this guide. Items listed in blue are hidden or require additional actions to locate. Interactive items in HOPs are color-coded.
Mini-games and HOPs are sometimes randomized; your solution may vary.
Refer to your Journal for notes, objectives, and map (A).
Use your map to see where actions are available and quickly travel (B).
Prevent your inventory from auto-hiding by selecting the lock (C).
Select the lantern for a hint (D).
You will have the option of some interactive help.
Talk to the Mayor and the Harbormaster (A).
Take the LANTERN from the Harbormaster (B).
Take the PASS from the Mayor (C).
Note the entrance to the shack (D).
Take the BOATHOOK (E).