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arod89

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Need help figuring this puzzle out
« on: May 18, 2013, 03:42:00 PM »
So during Q3M2 (Elmore's Retreat during the flooded base mission) I found this secret room. The problem is I can't seem to figure out how to open up the giant column thing. I know it can be opened because my map shows there's an item inside. Does anyone know the trick? I uploaded a screenshot so you'll know what I'm talking about.


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Re: Need help figuring this puzzle out
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2016, 08:14:21 PM »
Well, whadyaknow, there's a topic just for the issue I mentioned in passing in the previous topic I posted in. Yes, this is a secret. There are a scroll and coins inside if memory serves, but the reason it doesn't open in 1.0 is because there's also a light fixture big enough to block part of the pillar, and so the engine refuses to open it. I'm assuming this didn't get fixed in 1.04 and needs to be on the TODO list - moving the light fixture may be enough to get it working. It's very much off-center in 1.0.

I'm surprised so many of these details didn't get a canonical reply as to what's happening and why...