Enter The Fifth Column

Use this Companion Guide to check your solutions as you play by selecting Check Solutions & Unlock the Story below. Sometimes, the story will progress as you check your solutions. The Companion Guide can also be used to view hints. Most players use at least a few hints to get through the entire game.

Below is the list of items you should have for each part. If you are missing the punch cards (Part I), map (Part I), ID (Part I), posters (Part II), or floor plan (Part II), please email us at support@puzzlingpursuits.com so we can mail you a physical copy. If you are missing anything else from The Fifth Column, you can download an electronic copy that you can print at home by clicking here.

To begin with, you should have a 'Read Me First' pamphlet for The Fifth Column.

The Fifth Column - Part I

  1. An envelope addressed to you, the "Agent", with a one-page letter enclosed
  2. A set of 5 punch cards
  3. A folio with the following items: a telegram card, newspaper sheet, Navy poster, and map of Manhattan
  4. A military ID with a photograph
  5. A cipher set comprised of a small and large square

The Fifth Column - Part II

  1. A part II introduction card
  2. A single sheet of notes
  3. An "Evidence" envelope with two identical items and one sheet of paper
  4. An "Open When Instructed" envelope that includes three posters and a building plan