Scan each location carefully for areas you can explore,
while keeping a close eye on the cursor to see if it
changes to the Movement icon. Sometimes the "hot spot"
indicating a new location is quite small.
If the cursor changes to indicate that an item in the game
screen can be manipulated with an inventory item, try using
every item you have in your inventory, even if it doesn't
make sense. After all, this game doesn't make a lot of
Although you can play any of the four Ring segments in
any order you like, you can avoid some continuity issues
if you tackle them in this sequence: "Alberich," "Loge,"
"Siegmund," and "Bruennhilde."
Check out synopses of the four operas that make up the
Ring Cycle--The Rhine Gold, The Valkyries, Siegfried,
and Twilight of the Gods--to get a better idea of what's
going on in Ring. (Unfortunately, you'll also discover
how much has been left out of the game.)