Lost Cartridge – Cold Read – How to Get All Hidden Dead Ends

This guide describes how you can get all of the hidden dead ends in the game.

Guide to Get All Dead Ends

Note: Credit goes to Hex

Playing With Fire

  • Light the furnace up using the lighter and walk towards the fire.

Wrong Door

  • In the backrooms, walk to the door on the right (the door that leads to the area behind the front desk (the area where people return books)).

Feed Me, Mitch!

  • Attempt to grab the library card from the plant.

The Cutting Edge

  • Attempt to break the vending machine using the fire extinguisher.

The Reassuring Statistic

  • Attempt to use the rope on the vending machine.

Untimely Demise

  • Attempt to use the rope on the clock.

Easy Prey

  • Step on a bear trap set by the eye monster.

Unwanted Guest

  • Get caught by the eye monster.

High and Dry

  • Step on the rope trap set by the eye monster.

Wire Snake Food

  • Get eaten by the wire snakes in the room under the trap door.

Conductive, but Not Productive

  • Attempt to cut the colored wires without pluging them out on the other side (computer room, audio room & VHS room).

Poor Craftsmanship

  • Attempt to climb down the ladder revealed under the trap door without using a rope.

Iron Mitch

  • Get chewed by the sleeping monster in the hidden room right next to the toy room.

Foolish Fantasy

  • At the moment, there is no way to play that death tape. You are wasting your time.

This is the End, Friend

  • Get caught by Jackie (in Ending 2).

Waiting to long in the cold means…

  • When you start a new game, skip the cutscene and go past the car to reach the exterior part of the library.
  • Then don’t do anything and just wait. Eventually you’ll freeze to death and get the achievement.

Sugar Rush

  • Go to the audio room and give Bepis cans to the hole in the wall 5 times.

Hands Outstretched

  • Attempt to take the handle from the doll by force.

Nowhere to climb

  • Attempt to hide in the room under the trap door while being chased (needs to have rope).

Surrogate Reaper

  • Get caught by the static monster during a chase.

Replacement Parts

  • Take too long while doing the 2nd part of the puppet puzzle in Pietro’s play.
  • Might have to switch around between your body and the puppet for a few times.

Eye on the Prize

  • Attempt to climb the ladder without using the hot kettle.

Lunch Thief

  • Attempt to eat the employee’s lunch.

War Flashbacks

  • Put the toy block in the stove (in the kitchen).


  • Hide in the coffin (in the VHS room) during a chase.

Anti-Bullying PSA

  • Force mitch to look at the rope over and over again (without taking it).

♥♥♥♥♥♥ Way to Go

  • Use the toilet and go out without washing your hands.


  • Get eaten by a bug (in the basement where the fortune teller is).
  • Previously was possible to obtain through other means but they were removed.
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A lifelong gamer Jan Bakowski, also known as Lazy Dice, was always interested in gaming and writing. He lives in Poland (Wrocław). His passion for games began with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time on the Nintendo 64 back in 1998. Proud owner of Steam Deck, which has become his primary gaming platform. He’s been making guides since 2012. Sharing his gaming experience with other players has become not only his hobby but also his job.

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