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Broken Age (previously known as Double Fine Adventure) is a point-and-click adventure video game.

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Was Shay artificially aged to become a teenager, or is this his natural age?

In the PC version of Broken Age (AKA Double Fine Adventure) there is a room on Shay's ship that contains mementos and keepsakes from his childhood, as well as various notes and documents. There is ...
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Broken Age, how to get the yellow egg from bird by the clowd shoes place

How do i get the bird to move my show shop so i can get the last yellow egg from it? When i try to make it move it just stays.
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Broken Age, with Shay "breaking out"

Hello I just purchased Broken Age and I've really enjoyed it so far but I've come across a glitch and I can't work past it. I'm currently trying to put the omicron inhibitor on the fusion orb in the ...
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Switching Character View

My question involves minor spoilers. So I decided to play through Act 1 of Broken Age again before jumping into Act 2. I played all the way through Vella's side of the story first and now I'm playing ...
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How do I wire up my hexipal?

I've got the wire from Car'l Carol, but I can't figure out how to work out the wiring. I'm guessing the clue is somewhere in Vella's side of the story, but What do I need to do?
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How do I solve the knot puzzle?

I'm trying to help F'ther undo the knot, but I'm not getting anywhere. I've sketched out a big state-diagram, but even that hasn't helped - I think I've covered every transition and I still can't find ...
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How can I connect the pipes?

I'm playing Vella's first scene in act 2. I've recovered the helmet, but I can't find a way to connect the pipes. I can't cut the hose from the bottom, and if I climb it, it won't let me cut from the ...
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Should Broken Age acts 1 and 2 be played simultaneously?

I've just started Broken Age, and am in the middle of finding the knife in act 1. When I was looking for useful things in my inventory, I clicked on the picture of a boy, and this took me to a whole ...
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Issue With Cloud Shoes

On Broken Age I didn't realize that you needed to put the cloud shoes on the ladder, and I put them on myself. Do I need to start all over now or is there a way to take them off?
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Broken Age - How to Access Backer Content if missed campaign?

How can one access the backer content for Broken Age, if they missed the original Kickstarter campaign? As seen here http://www.doublefine.com/dfa Looks like they had a 'Slacker Backer' option, but ...
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Is the Double Fine Adventure Documentary publicly available?

Being lame, I missed out on backing the Double Fine Adventure, which would go on to produce Broken Age. I am still curious about some of the behind-the-scenes stuff, a la Indie Game: The Movie, but I ...
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How to get back to fullscreen in Broken Age on OS X?

On OS X, after switching away from the Broken Age application in fullscreen mode, the game goes windowed and I can't find a way to go back. It is not among the options, neither in the menus. Does ...
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Does the order in which you finish Broken Age (Act I) affects the ending?

Again, I must stress, severe "Broken Age" spoilers. I've finished Broken Age (Act I) by first playing with Vella, switching to Shay near the end, and after finishing with Shay - getting back to the ...
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Getting past the snake in the forest in Act 1?

I know you can escape back the way you came, but is there a way to actually get past the snake in the forest?
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What is the solution to the riddle of Yorn?

I've tried every item, tried talking to everyone, even everyone in Meriloft, but I'm getting no closer to solving the riddle. None of the items I have seem to be the answer, am I missing something?
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How do I get the golden egg from the jerk bird?

I'm stuck as Vella in Meriloft in Broken Age. I already have the golden eggs from Jessie and the nest near M'ggie. How do I retrieve the golden egg from the nest with the jerk bird?
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How do I increase my range from the space walk?

My air tube is tying me down! How do I extend or cut the hose so that I can jump higher/longer?
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Why does Broken Age crash on launch?

Broken Age opens for a few moments; then, before the end of the Double Fine logo, it gives me a "This program has stopped responding" message. Any ideas?
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How do I fail the train mission?

I'm trapped in an endless, monotonous cycle. The only mission left is the train mission, but I can't work out how to fail it. All I can do is wake up the mountain and then I win. What do I need to do?
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Where is mother's knife?

I've found out the grampa has hidden it, and tried plying him with cupcakes, but I can't seem to locate the knife. Do I need to do something with the towel?
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Does it matter what cereal I eat?

I am being presented with a large array of cereals, does it matter which one I choose? I've clicked through at least 10 different options but keep just being presented with another?