A guide for L.A. Noire case The Set-Up. Follow this guide to find all the clues, answer all the questions correctly, and get a five-star rating.
The Set-Up, your second case on the Vice Desk, starts at a boxing match. After the match, you need to look for clues about the boxer who fled. Check the boxer’s locker to find the clue: Bookmakers’ odds. Behind the locker on the bench is a newspaper. After viewing the newspaper story, use the telephone highlighted on your mini-map. On the way there will be a cut-scene. After the cut-scene, continue towards the telephone to get the address for the phone number you found. Go to that address to continue the case.
Hotel El Mar
When you arrive at the Hotel El Mar, go inside and talk to the man at the desk. He’ll tell you that nobody uses their real names at that hotel and produces a register for you to see for yourself. The name you’re looking for is Winston Churchill. Click on that name to get the room number: 207. Go upstairs, and it’s the room directly in front of you.
Once inside the room, it’s time to look for some more clues. On the floor between the chair and the dresser, you’ll find the clue: Telegram. Investigate the dresser to find another. On the left is the clue: Movie ticket stub. To the right of that is a heart-shaped box of chocolates–not a clue but interesting nonetheless. On the table to the right of the dresser, there is a newspaper on the table (but not the collectible kind of newspaper). Investigate it and scroll to the bottom right to find the clue: Magazine coupon. This will also give you the name Candy Edwards. Behind you on the night stand on the left side of the bed is another clue: Bookmakers’ payouts.
Those are all the clues at the Hotel El Mar. Next you will need to go to the address you found for Candy Edwards.
Candy Edwards Address (Aleve Motel)
Upon arrival at Candy Edwards Address, go inside and talk to the lady behind the desk to find her apartment number: 7. To get to the apartment, go back outside the door you came in and down the sidewalk to the stairs. Go up the stairs and to the left to get to number 7. (If you get lost, you can follow your partner.) When you get inside, you’ll have to brawl the man in the room; this is another good place to get the L.A. Noire Keep a Lid On Achievement if you don’t have it yet.
With Candy sulking and the man unconscious, it’s time to look for clues. You can investigate the man on the floor to find a book with a list of names in his right jacket pocket and a switchblade in his left jacket pocket, but these don’t give you any clues. You can look at the suitcase on the bed, but that won’t give you a clue either.
To start finding actual clues, go to the dresser. On the left is a postcard, which gives you the clue: Cunard Ascania. To the right of that is the clue: Bus ticket. After you find these clues, there is a brief cut-scene, and then you get to questionCandy Edwards:
- Whereabouts of Hammond >> Choose “Lie,” and use the clue Magazine coupon as evidence.
- List of odds recovered >> Choose “Lie,” and use the clue Bookmakers’ odds as evidence.
- Plans to leave town >> Choose “Doubt.”