An Escape Guide – The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan

After moving the box and entering the corridor, Fliss, Julia, and Alex will attempt to escape in Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan. This starts the next chapter called An Escape. Consult our An Escape guide below to find all collectibles and give the best responses.


  • There are five collectibles in this chapter:
    • Guard Duty Roster.
    • Private Reed’s Letter.
    • Engineer’s Logbook.
    • Journal.
    • Black Framed Picture #2: In the Offing.
  • Choices made in this chapter do impact the outcome of the game.

An Escape (Playing Alex)

In the corridor you really only have one way you can go which is down a hallway. Follow the path and stop to collect the various collectibles along the way.

Collectible: Secret #14: Guard Duty Roster

Image showing the location of Secret #14 Guard Duty Roster.
The Guard Duty Roster collectible.

As soon as you take control of Alex head into the room on your left. Inside you will find the Guard Duty Roster collectible on the desk inside. Approach it to trigger the interact prompt. Interact with it to collect it. Return to the corridor.

Collectible: Secret #45: Private Reed’s Letter

Image showing the location of Secret #45 Private Reed's Letter.
The Private Reed’s Letter collectible.

Continue down the corridor until you see Julia standing in front of a door. Go in the door to the left here into the washroom. Make your way to the stalls and you will find the Private Reed’s Letter collectible on the ground. Pick it up when prompted. Return to the corridor.

Collectible: Secret #7: Engineer’s Logbook

Image showing the Secret #7 Engineer's Logbook.
The Engineer’s Logbook collectible.

Make your way forward along the metal walkways until your reach Fliss. You will enter a Bunk Room. Leave through the left exit and walk onto the walkway over to the wood desk. Grab the Engineer’s Logbook off the desk and read it. Turn pages to unlock.

Collectible: Secret #11: Journal

Image showing the location of the Secret #11 Journal.
The Journal collectible.

Make your way along the metal walkway into the bunk room. On the left side of the bunk room you will find the Journal. You need to turn the pages to unlock this collectible.

Collectible: Black Framed Picture #3: In the Offing

Image showing the Black Framed Picture #3 In the Offing location.
The In the Offing collectible

After you walk across the metal walkway you will enter a bunker room. In a corner of the bunk room on a shelf is the Black Framed Picture #2: In the Offing. Once you’ve grabbed all the collectibles make your way out of the bunk room using the far right exit.

  1. DUBIOUS: “We need to be careful”

No matter what you do in this chapter Fliss will always be taken by the pirates. Once Fliss is taken the chapter ends and the next chapter called Caskets begins.

This guide is part of HTR’s much larger The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan walkthrough and guide. Visit the hub page to find a variety of guides for this game including each mission and the different collectibles in them.

This ends our An Escape guide. Drop any comments you have below.


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