SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough Steamworld Dig Intro

September 12, 2016 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

This SteamWorld Dig walkthrough is divided into 21 total pages.

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Steamworld Dig Intro

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 0
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 0

The game begins with a brief intro video as you arrive in town.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 1
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 1

Shortly after the video, you meet Dorothy and the game begins.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 2
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 2

Dorothy tells you to find your Uncle, so head left.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 3
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 3

Press X to jump over the gaps and continue left.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 4
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 4

When you find your Uncle, press Up on the D Pad to interact.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 5
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 5

It's from your Uncle that you obtain your first weapon and tool ...

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 6
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 6

... the old Pickaxe.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 7
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 7

Use Circle to dig and make yourself a path back the way you came.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 8
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 8

Head back to Dorothy and press Up on the D Pad again to talk.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 9
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 9

Your next objective is to find the switch to leave this area.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 10
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 10

Continue to dig down towards the red dot shown on your mini map.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 11
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 11

As a general rule in Steamworld Dig, it's best to dig straight lines where possible, sticking to the sides when possible.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 12
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 12

Continue downwards towards the switch.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 13
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 13

Press Up to interact with the switch and open the area exit.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 14
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 14

Climb back up using the wall jump ...

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 15
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 15

... repeatedly pressing X and aiming towards the wall.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 16
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 16

Head back up the way you came, and exit the area.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 17
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 17

Press Up to climb the ladder ...

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SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 18

... and welcome to Tumbleton.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 19
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 19

Chat to Dorothy again.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 20
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 20

Head back down the ladder to begin your mining career.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 21
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 21

Aim for any loot you see as you dig downwards.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 22
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 22

Continue finding loot until the game tells you to sell it.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 23
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 23

Head back up and sell your loot to Dorothy.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 24
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 24

Levelling up in Steamworld Dig is based on the amount of loot you sell, so always maximise loot pickups.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 25
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 25

You'll now have unlocked the Sharp Pickaxe upgrade.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 26
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 26

Speak to Cranky - he deals with the upgrade in Steamworld.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 27
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 27

Purchase the Sharp Pickaxe upgrade.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 28
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 28

Head back to talk to Dorothy.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 29
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 29

New objective - Explore Cave.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 30
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 30

Dig downwards towards the cave, marked on your mini map.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 31
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 31

Head back up to Dorothy whenever your pouch becomes full.

SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 32
SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 32

You should shortly level up and unlock the Lamp.

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SteamWorld Dig Walkthrough - SteamWorld Dig 33

A useful upgrade is to buy a bigger pouch when possible so you can carry more loot on each run.

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This SteamWorld Dig walkthrough is divided into 21 total pages.

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