Mini-game 8 solved

Most Frequent Opening in the game.

Mini-game 8 walkthrough book hint

The hint in the walkthrough book

Mini-game 8 on-screen

The mini-game on screen.

12. Pub and Card Room

The Pub and Card Room.

The Pub Gomoku Puzzle (or Five-in-a-row Puzzle) is a Mini-game that has to be solved.

Level - 12. Pub and Card Room (level)


  • At the game table in the pub.


  • Josef must sit on the stool opposite the Pub Game Player and accept a game challenge; the mini-game will then appear on the screen.


  • Gomoku is similar to noughts and crosses (or oxo) but the player must get five-in-a-row in any direction to win.


  • The player must beat the Pub Game Player at the Gomoku game.


  • There are many random game starts and it is not possible to include every possible winning solution.
  • There is however a game that comes up quite frequently and a solution for this game is given here.
  • See the image ‘Most frequent opening’. If the game conforms from move 1 to move 3 the game is already won, just carry on following the instructions.