I have level 3 on everything, have the idol, have enough room for more people. No matter how many times I drop a mom and baby in the lagoon I am not getting the golden child, any ideas?

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Gail -

Are you still talking about Virtual Villagers 3? You need to take the question over to that forum. http://jayisgames.com/archives/2008/05/virtual_villagers_3_hint_through.php. In the meantime, do you have a chief? If you drop the chief on the food bin they can create a little bit of food every 24 hours.

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Katt -

Have you built the temple as well? If you have both the temple and the idol done, and level 3 fertility, then you should get the golden child if you drop a mom and baby in the lagoon. If you don't get the golden child then this may be a bug in the game. Your best bet is to contact the vendor where you purchased the game to see if there is a fix.

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The golden child does water the field and the butterflies never disappered in my game. He is annoying with the partying...LOL

Thanks for the tip n using abuilder to unbury the treasure. Other tips said any villager, and I have been working on it for days...

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What happens if you drop a mother with twins in the lagoon?

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I have solved all the puzzles, have 90 population, have 500k food and have many tech points with nothing left to spend them on. My villagers seem contended, spending most of their time relaxing and partying. Apart from coping with natural disasters when they happen, what is there left for me to do?

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grammajoe October 24, 2009 1:43 PM

I can't get anyone to stay at the lily, rose, and plant by the lagoon to study at it. I kept putting them back, and they still keep going to the cactus. How can I get them to finish with the other plants?

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Bill -

Not much, other than to make sure they keep reproducing and cope with natural disasters. It can be fun to see how long you can keep a village going.

grammajoe -

Well, you can just keep dropping them on the lily, rose, and other plant. However, if you've already gotten the trophy for researching all of the plants, then all you really need to train doctors is to drop them on the cactus. That will train them up just fine, they don't really need to study the other plants.

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hey cathy! you need to have the golden child before being able to have more than 90 people.
hey alaska! i put a nursing mother with twins into the lagoon and got my golden child.
hope this helps you guys! xP

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I've gotten the Golden Child. He moved the boulder, and replenished the crops and berries. But my butterflies seemed to have disappeared too. Anyone know how I can fix this?

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ive noticed alot of people asking about the butterflies with people giving just very little info like, get the golden child and wait for them to follow him. well to everyone who ask, once you have the golden child and flowers blooming where the dead patch once was, drag him onto the flower patch and he'll start to call the butterflies. After they come, pick him up and set him on top of the orange plant right next to the lagoon and theyll pollanate it and produce fruit which keeps your villagers heathly and allows them to live longer. the fruit also never runs out, so if you have alot of villigers and your low on food and are afraid that they'll die before your crops grow or you get enough fish, just drag each villager to the bush and theyll eat the fruit and be full. hope this helps :)

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Ok i'm i have 4 different games going on my first one is my problem everyone died but 2 women (i hope i can get the toddler thing because i need them XD) so they are most likely gonna die funny thing is when i started them i forgot about them, came back 2 weeks later and no one had died yet and 5 of the milestones were done! i was so surprised! then they started dying lol. Anyways i wanted to ask about the golden Child... Ok i have all of the tech but every time i put the woman with the baby in the lagoon she just stands there and when she does do something shes just walking out of the water to stand and do nothing in the center of the village (i'm guessing i'm not the only one with this problem) Anyone know why?

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to get rid of the skeletons all I did was put an adult on top of it and he went to bury the dead

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More than 90 people died but there are only 50 people's grave in the graveyard.Why they don't show more graves.

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Hello fellow Virtual Villagers Gamers. I need help! What do the four plants do???

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I could restore the Temple with Level 2 Spirituality...

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Meep -

The four plants do two different things: (1) they are the solution to one of the puzzles, so have a villager study each one (set them to healer when you do), and (2) they help train the healers (doctors).

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Camille March 4, 2010 8:24 AM

Ok, so I'm confused on the max population thing. Is there anyone who has actually over 90? Some people say you need the goldern child to have as many as villagers as you want, but that isn't the case with me. I think those screenshots with 300+ villagers may be photoshopped and are not actually real, so I really am interested to know if someone has done it. If you have I want to know how!!!

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Camille -

There are ways to get the population slightly over 90, but the golden child doesn't affect population size at all. For instance, if you are at a population of 89, and one of your adept mothers gets triplets, you will end up with a population of 92. It is also possible to add between 1 and 3 more if you get the "babies in a barrel" event pops up, or if someone from the old country shows up on a raft. There may be a cheat to get 300+ villagers, but I've never heard of it, and the golden child doesn't cause it.

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This is a really fun game. Is the Puzzle with the flower and stars dependent on the golden child?

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sgp -

Yes, it is.

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Revenwyn March 12, 2010 9:45 PM

Are some women just infertile? I have had one guy chasing a 22 year old woman, they've woohooed at least 100 times, and there have been no babies. I only have a population of 30 and have enough housing to support everybody.

Currently I have four other mothers nursing (including a 65 year old!) so I don't know what the problem is.

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Revenwyn -

Sometimes, they just won't have kids.

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anonymous. R March 13, 2010 7:27 AM

Hey i need a bit of help.
half of my villagers have been weakened.
how do i get them healthy again??

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Anonymous.R March 13, 2010 7:34 AM

Hey

I really need someones help.

Nearly all my villagers have been weakend.
How do I get them healthy again????

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Anonymous.R -

How is your food situation? You can drop a villager on the food bin to make them eat, that will make them a tiny bit healthier. They'll "feel better" after having eaten.

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Anonymous.R March 13, 2010 5:19 PM

Thanx for your help grinnyp
:D

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Anonymous.R March 13, 2010 5:25 PM

One more thing.
Can the Golden child Die??
Because im thinking about leaving my game running all night.
The 1st time i left it running every single villager died.

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Anonymous.R -

As far as I have observed, the golden child never ages and never dies. Just make sure that there is plenty of food if you're going to leave them alone for the night. If you don't want to pause the game, perhaps turn the time down to "slow" in the options menu.

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Anonymous.R March 14, 2010 9:56 AM

i have all my tech done but i cant seem to find the treasure.
i keep dropping a villager near the food bin and temple but i cant find the treasure.
and thats the only puzzle i have left to complete.

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Anonymous.R -

Hover your builder (it needs to be a builder) around the area and watch the caption at the bottom. It should say he (or she) see something, then try dropping them. It can take a while to find the precise spot.

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Anonymous March 19, 2010 4:10 PM

I don't think that this game is appropriate for all ages of players. It is very subjective that dragging characters together can make them reproduce babies.

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I got an island event where one of my people found a book. When I let her read it, though, she disappeared off into a path the "villagers hadn't noticed", and she disappeared forever... She was my favorite female villager, too! T.T

Anyway, didn't see it in the guide, so I thought I'd share this with y'all.

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So I didn't see the event in the list, but I received an event that had a book in it? When given to the researchers the book disappeared before anyone else saw it...

Had to restart the game later and got the same event, read the book instead and damn if the guy didn't leave my tribe!

Do I ever find him and get him back or is he really gone for good??

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Butterflies:

drag the golden child into the garden to get the butterflies, then him with them (they will follow him) to the strange fruitless plant to get the butterflies to pollinate it

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Dana -

Sorry, you've lost that villager for good.

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LoonyLizard April 7, 2010 3:53 AM

Walkthrough Correction:

Villagers can breed as young as 18, just like it is with every other game in the series.

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LoonyLizard April 7, 2010 6:04 PM

The Golden Child's Special, Random Abilities:

1) Makes a Party - Has a golden moment in Village Center, preceded by everybody else freezing in their activities while the Golden Child dashes to the center of town. Everybody stops work and goes to Village Center to dance. Seems to increase villager contentment.

2) Berry Boost - Has a golden moment by the Berry Bush, nearby children gather around Golden Child to dance. Restores berries on the bush by 400. My bush currently has over 2,000 berries on it, so there may be no upper limit.

3) Crop Boost - Has a golden moment by the Crop Field. Boosts crops available by 400, to a maximum of 800.

4) Food Boost - Has a golden moment by the Food Bin. Gives increase of 400 to available food.

5) Tech Boost - Has a golden moment in between the Lab & School. Boosts tech points by 400.

If there are any that I missed or where I got the data wrong, please feel free to share.

~~LoonyLizard

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LoonyLizard -

You forgot to mention how annoying that party is, especially when you're trying to complete the last task (treasure) and he throws a party every 10 minutes. :-)

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antique1944 April 8, 2010 11:56 AM

I found a way to keep the kids away from villager u have meditating. Drop a kid on a group of kids and they will run to the waters edge for a jumping contest!

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Anonymous R April 24, 2010 8:31 AM

Mama Mia, im in deep trouble.
all my adult villagers have died apart from 1 who is 66.
i have 81 children running wild and they all are under the age of 14.
I think when my adult villager dies the golden child will keep supplying food in the food bin.
im not sure.
can someone please confirm my theory is right please

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Anonymous R -

Well, the golden child will certainly add food to the bin, but it is random so you can't count on it. Your best bet is to collect multiple mushrooms ruthlessly until someone hits the age of 14 and can start fishing. When a mushroom appears, hit pause, then drop as many kids as you can on it (5 at least), then unpause. All of the kids should then carry a mushroom to the bin. Don't take too long doing this or the mushroom will disappear before they can pick it up.

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hey i love virtual villagers 1, 2, and 3 i have played all i have finished all the puzzles and still don't understand what is the mysteries of the game it is still not clear the message in the end of the game 1 when u uncover the hiden cave it gives you a message which does not expalin anything it just makes u more curious the same happens in the 2 with gong so someone please explain to me what is the point? what are the mysteries? i am not criticizing the game i absolutely love it all but i want to now... thanks waiting for a good answer. from anyone.

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when one of my villagers drank a blue liquid, it made them younger!

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Nekozawa May 10, 2010 11:28 AM

Hiya! To get the golden child to attract the butterflies you shove him in the garden! :P Then once the beautiful butterflies love him, you drag him over to the plant!! :D Huzzah!

I love this game sooo muchness! ;)

Also, if you drag the builder under the food bin, level with the temple, you get the treasure. Hooray!! :D

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hi all
every time i place one of my villagers on the patch of dead flowers, they water it once and nothing grows. i have the lagoon but the garden never grows. any solutions?

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I went through the entire game using as few outside hints as possible. I had a healthy population of 90 until the Golden Child arrived. I closed off the game at half speed, figuring they'd live happily ever after and I'd look in on them now and then. A week later I found 32 skeletons near the well. The remaining villagers instantly went to work burying the dead. Had there been a plague? There were no women with babies. I set some younger people on "breeding" but without dragging them on top of each other, as some of them had breeding skill already. 2 days later there were more dead people. My population was down to 28, and still no babies. This time I set more of them on breeding and dragged them together. When I came back there were seven babies. If I hadn't come back, the whole population would have died off and the golden child would be doing her thing by herself. I noticed that whenever I set them to work on something, the g.c. would throw a party and everyone would drop what they were doing, ensuring that no progress would be made. It's possible her parties were interrupting those who were going indoors. Has this happened to anyone else -- that people stop breeding when the g.c. arrives?

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alex cahill May 16, 2010 8:48 AM

laura,you need to use a builder or they only water the garden once

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Someone asked "What would happen if you put a mother with twins in the lagoon?" and I got curious - I tried it. If anyone cares, the other baby disappears and the golden child celebrates like some sort of sadistic babykiller. ;(

Also, this guide was very helpful. MUCH THXNESS!

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I bought the game on CD a few years ago and immediately loved it. The biggest thing wrong with it (IMO) is that the requirements for the quests were not that clear.

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So I have level 3 farming, but whenever I try to drop one of my master farmers into the lagoon to get the fish, they come out empty handed!The description always says: *blank* is hunting a strange fish! but they never get it.HELP!!

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princess18 June 17, 2010 1:42 PM

i just can't finish the last puzzel.
how can i find the treasure?
can some one pleas help, it's the only thing i'ive left to do.

so HEEEEEEPL :) plz

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HiImNew July 2, 2010 12:09 PM

Freeing the whale gives you lvl two on spirituality, or 3 if you were lvl two before.

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I love this game. I can be over at a friend's house and be sooo worried about my little villagers even I know they can take care of themselves for awhile. Cuz you never know if they're gonna get sick or the food will be destroyed. I feel really odd thinking about villagers on the computer but I can't help it!

Also, I don't know how to get the Golden Child. Any help there?

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Hi; I read somewhere that moms stop producing in their 50's. I have moms in there 70's, one with twins.

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i need some help with how to level up my scientists experience i have 2 trainies but all others are farmers builders healers doctors and parents i keep on putting them in the research area and exitthen head foward a few hours(so that way i can go forward in the game quicke) but the are not even leveling up much at all ok mabey just like the message "this villager has improved at research" but their not going up to adept i have the rock removed the gold child hut one well beach cleared lagoon opened idol and tempel built all herbs studied. but i just cant get the two trainies to level up to adept i want to build the G*D D*MN SCHOOL!i need big help

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for all the people coming back to the game with skeletons lying around even if you have a healer trained this game needs you to make the villagers do most like if you leave builders and they finish they dont move onto the next task so even if you have a healer they dont always heal the villagers without you helping them thats the same way for all the skills exception being science since that never runs out of things to do

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Please help!!
I have everything on level 3, (the construction and science as well), and all my puzzles completed, except the buried treasure. I tried to put a builder, and almost everyone between the temple and the food bin, but nothing happens, i even tried to put them farther, but nothing. Could you help me please, what should i do??
(sorry for my bad english.)

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i got one thing to say, you can speed up stuff

by changing the time and date preferably 3-4 hours at a time to much will kill them

Chao

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Family Girl September 19, 2010 11:49 AM

never played this game before! I started on no. 2 for some reason?!

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Family Girl September 21, 2010 11:58 AM

Yesterday I started a new game and followed the walkthrough (above) then when everyone was a trainee at their job, i left them for 24 hours and when i came back they were still alive! Also they didnt age much and it was set to X2 spped!

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Family Girl September 21, 2010 12:01 PM

*speed

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I Just started playing the first VVA~A New Home~ It has come quite a long way with the new VV4, this one is much easier, and I hear that a new VV5 is on the way, it continues from VV4....Cant wait going to try to play all 4 before it comes out!! Thanks for listening! =8) And I thank this site for all the walkthroughs! xoxo

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I hope someone is still checking these comments.

My problem is that one of my male villagers keeps "going indoors" with all the females. I'll pay constant attention for like ten minutes then go get some food from my kitchen and come back to see there are three babies! He's breeding me out of my food stock and my crops/fishing can't keep up.

I know you cannot kill the villagers on purpose but does anyone know a good way to get them sick or how to stop him (besides constant attention?).

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OK so I've been trying to get my villagers to water the field, and they've been at it for a very long time. I tried putting just farmers, and it didn't work. I also tried putting just builders, but that didn't work either. Is it supposed to take this long for the flowers to bloom? Oh and I also have the game running at 2x the speed, so it can't be that... Help please?

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Smashleigh December 23, 2010 3:43 AM

Ok, Shena, did you check his details to see if he is set to do anything?? If he is not give him some work to do.

An Adept or Master Builder should work just fine but try to assign your best Builder.

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If any one is still checking.
I've ran out of food and I don't have enough tech. points to get farming level 2, Should I restart or just wait till I do?

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When i went back to my game in the morning and turned it from pause i found that my person that was nursing-for 114 minutes last i checked- wasn't nursing anymore and that there was a two year old, a 7 year old and an 8 year old!

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when i first played this game i ended up with 4 skeletons. i bareley knew anything so i tried to make my villagers bury it or at least inspect it and it said "that villager is dead!" but my villager became an adept doctor. i'm not sure how this happend. but i decided she was my healer. i don't know what happend after that but a few months later i found out there was no graveyard... anyway does anyone know about the skeleton-villager-adept doctor thing?

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PunkAyame36 March 1, 2011 5:15 PM

Okay when I put a person on the research table after a while their health keeps getting worst how do I stop that!?

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What happens now? I have everything but level 3 healing. Do I need that? I read someone's post on another site, but they weren't sure what to do, just something about soup and 3+3+6, but they had no idea what that means. HELP!!!!!

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Anonymous May 14, 2011 10:31 AM

Anna-

I have lvl 3 healing, it doesn't make a difference, I never heard anything about 3+3+6 or soup.

If a villager is weakened, does feeding them help? Also, what does the Fruit of Life do? The plant that the butterflies pollinate. I tried feeding it to an old villager to increase their lifetime, but it didn't do anything.

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Seriously does anyone know anything about a stew? i have seen posts about a cauldron and a stew, but i have no clue how to get them!

Also, if anyone needs the golden child:

You need lvl 3 fertility, the idol, and the temple built. Drag a nursing mom into the lagoon and you get a golden child! Also, if you use twins or triplets, they become one child.

Anna

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i paused the game yesterday and then this morning, i found three women with babies (one with twins). why did that happen??

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christina, you need lvl 3 fertility, not spirituality. if you have that and it still doesn't work then build the idol and to do that you need to build the temple.

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the plants cant get researched my person keeps saying that perhaps more research is needed and walks away confused what do i do?

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debrake May 22, 2011 1:59 PM

Had another event when "A man in a boat shows up at the island and asks one of the children if he can take some seeds from the plants on the island"

He gently takes samples of plants and some seeds and leaves the island with a bottle of antibiotics. The tribe gains healing.

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saphire June 2, 2011 11:41 AM

is it me or does the golden child look like aang off the cartoon avatar the last airbender lol!

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Anonymous June 8, 2011 1:17 AM

is there a way to change the villagers clothes?

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In my game I got the golden child to make fruit on the fruitless plant.Below is how it was done.

after you have dropped the golden child on the garden, butterflies will appear that will follow the golden child for a while. Drop the golden child on the fruitless plant. He will run off but the butterflies will stay and pollinate the plant. It will take a couple of tries

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Had alot of trubble whith the garden it took to Long! how long does it take?

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I need help! okay mymaster scientist fixed the school or wht every but i click the little drum thing and my kids just sit there i dont know how to teach them or anything? help please how do i do it?1

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samantha July 14, 2011 8:42 PM

how do you move the rock? or boulder thing?

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TANKGERL July 22, 2011 7:23 PM

I made the school and have almost everything done but my school still says it can but upgraded.
What do I need to do to convert it?

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I like this game very much.But i think i finished playing it bcoz i found all the puzzles and hav full tech points also.I opened the cave also.Is this game over after completing the 16 puzzles or still its continuing? Pls help me bcoz i am so much addicted to this game and i'll be vry happy if it continues and goes to another island! I got the rank number 1 in finding out all the 16 puzzles!!! I'm so happy about it!!! =) =D

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did you know saving the whale gives you a level up in spirituality (hope i spelt it right)

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There were a couple things off that I saw with the walkthrough. The strange straight rocks can be done after construction lvl 3 not spiritual & drinking the red vial will poison the entire tribe...learned the hard way

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I have problems with finding the hidden treasure..I have level 3 on everything and I have the golden child..

Anyone who can help me?

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Hello,

One of my villagers is weakened. How do I cure this? Eating doesn't help and when I drag a trainee doctor to him they start to embrace???

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I've got 2 builders watering the field for a couple of hours now, but still nothing grows. What's wrong?

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hello i complete most of the game but still not know how to find hidden grave..i used earthquak but no use..and second at right side a dry place where no grass one mud hut..i dnt know what to do with that..pls help..thnx

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How do i get my villagers to fish. Everytime I drop one on the ocean it says your villagers dont know how to fish. HELP PLEASE!

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you know that thing where you pause the game and put multiple kids on a mushroom and then they all collect one, well I put 7 on a reddish one(not tan) which must get you more or something because i got 200 more food. from 1 mushroom!! thanks for telling me that little trick! :D

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I opened a crate that was extremly well sealed and 20 kids were added to my population :D

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nyancatfananatic November 20, 2011 9:33 AM

i'm trying to clear away debris on the beach and my builder wanders off looking for something else to do after he puts down a piece. i can't tell if i'm making progress or not. can someone help me?

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OMG i love this game!!!!!!!! But, i am stuck on the part about the treaser (however you spell it) And the whale And i NEED lv 3 spirit thingy to get the golden child!!! HELP PLEASE

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Okay so I have a problem haha. I have half of the puzzels completed, but I went on today, and ONE of my MALE people is only alive...): I still need the Golden Child, but I don't have a female to you know, have a kid with him. He is 45 and I think he will die soon. Any suggestions?:)

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He won't die soon, elders are mostly over 66 (my oldest died at 71).

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Savanna -

Unless you get a random island event like babies in a barrel, you might have to start over. Without females to reproduce, your villager will eventually age and die.

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How do you change the villagers clothes?

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