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Srikandi
08-09-2004, 09:55 PM
How many "memories" (amulet flashback spots) did you guys find? I had the following:

- Fireplace where you find the amulet (video)
- Painting (audio)
- Haven journal (audio)
- Plaque on deck (audio)
- "security seals" in linking chamber (audio)

That's a lot for such a small area -- wonder if they'll be that dense throughout the game?

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Srikandi
08-09-2004, 09:55 PM
How many "memories" (amulet flashback spots) did you guys find? I had the following:

- Fireplace where you find the amulet (video)
- Painting (audio)
- Haven journal (audio)
- Plaque on deck (audio)
- "security seals" in linking chamber (audio)

That's a lot for such a small area -- wonder if they'll be that dense throughout the game?

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brilers
08-09-2004, 09:59 PM
That's all I've found...

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ArienMalfoy
08-09-2004, 11:27 PM
I've found all but the "security seals". I'm not sure what those are. Where can I find them?

mrm3fan
08-10-2004, 09:16 AM
Arien. if you solved the fireplace puzzle you go down to the room containing the chamber with the linking books to the prison ages. As you leave the fireplace there is a broken out window in front of you. If you approach it the amulet will begin to light up (it's not really a seal but a window that was pulled out of the wall).

ArienMalfoy
08-10-2004, 09:59 AM
Ah, well I'm still working on the puzzle.

Thanks!

Srikandi
08-10-2004, 04:38 PM
I believe it actually was a seal... my interpretation of that whole area is this: (could be wrong of course http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif )

Catherine and Atrus wanted to see the boys, but they didn't want to let them get back to Tomahna, where they would be free to wreak havoc like they did before. So they constructed the special sealed underground chamber so that if the boys managed to get back to Tomahna via Atrus & Catherine's linking books, they wouldn't have the run of the place.

However, something happened... there was an explosion. (We see this in one of the videos.) You can see from the bedroom deck that one of the walkways is broken (my guess is that getting to the bedroom in this state is a puzzle in iteslf), and the rubble and dust in the linking cave make it seem that the explosion was fresh. One of the seals has been blown out of the wall... and that's how whoever it is manages to get into Tomahna and pursue Yeesha.

Just a guess, but it seems to fit with the voiceovers.

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TheThunder55
08-10-2004, 05:02 PM
i believe it is a seal, its frame fits an open frame on the rim of the cave with the linking books.

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Elbasunu
08-11-2004, 12:46 AM
Having that book read to me by atrus was PHENOMINAL! Man! One of the coolest things in MYST yet. And he even did a good job of sounding like a Young atrus(since he wrote that book a long time ago)

Nice work Rand! I hope the other books are just as good!

Daniel from Atrus Shard.

brilers
08-11-2004, 05:47 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Srikandi:
You can see from the bedroom deck that one of the walkways is broken (my guess is that getting to the bedroom in this state is a puzzle in iteslf)<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
I think we may experience the breaking of the walkway ourselves, or in a amulet flashback - in most all the trailers I've seen of it, I'm reminded of the scene in Tomahna where it looks like we're standing on that walkway and it starts to buckle and the light post falls over it...

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_ Paula _
08-11-2004, 07:48 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Srikandi:
I believe it actually was a seal... my interpretation of that whole area is this: (could be wrong of course http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif )

Catherine and Atrus wanted to see the boys, but they didn't want to let them get back to Tomahna, where they would be free to wreak havoc like they did before. So they constructed the special sealed underground chamber so that if the boys managed to get back to Tomahna via Atrus & Catherine's linking books, they wouldn't have the run of the place.

However, something happened... there was an explosion. (We see this in one of the videos.) You can see from the bedroom deck that one of the walkways is broken (my guess is that getting to the bedroom in this state is a puzzle in iteslf), and the rubble and dust in the linking cave make it seem that the explosion was fresh. One of the seals has been blown out of the wall... and that's how whoever it is manages to get into Tomahna and pursue Yeesha.

Just a guess, but it seems to fit with the voiceovers.

http://members.cox.net/srikandi/Uru/<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I think it is a seal also....in the flashback that's activated at this point Atrus says something about the seals are almost in place.

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aria505
08-18-2004, 05:11 PM
I LOVE the amulet. I was blown away when i was just visiting the demo again after completing it and discovered that i could use it to hear Atrus read the journal to me and access other flashbacks and memories.

I think it is one of the best things to happen to the series. It creates a real atmosphere of mystery as you try to piece the story and memories together that you find. Its like a whole new form of telling the story, just like how the journals were all we use to have to help discover most of the story.

This game will be amazing. I haven't been this excited since i first saw Riven being played by a friend the day it came out.

dawnadunn
08-20-2004, 12:05 PM
I'm not sure if I'm having one of my "senior" moments...or...one of my "blonde" moments...and...I sure as heck hope I'm not having a combination of the two them...but...

across the bottom of the screen (in the demo)...there is (from left to right) the camera, your journal, the amulet. I cannot figure out what the button on the far right is..?

I press it...and it looks like I get a kind of "flim strip"...all with blank frames. Does anyone know what it is...or how it will be used in the actual game..?

I'm feelin' kinda dumb right now...so...please be gentle with me. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/35.gif

Akky_Kitsune
08-20-2004, 01:02 PM
http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/blink.gif Isn't that the Zip-mode? http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/blink.gif

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ArienMalfoy
08-20-2004, 01:08 PM
Don't feel bad Dawnadunn. I was wondering that myself.

dawnadunn
08-20-2004, 01:55 PM
akky...

I think you may have it. Makes too much sense. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/11.gif


Arien..

Thank you. You do my old heart good.

Because I haven't seen anyone else ask the question...I assumed that I was missing something.

The anticipation builds..!

jetuserX
08-20-2004, 04:42 PM
yeah its the zip mode.. i remember reading somewhere about that.. i think the revelation site has a video about that

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Srikandi
08-20-2004, 05:11 PM
Yep, it's the zip mode http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

I think the demo is too small for it to be operative, but if you click it, it LOOKS like there are three "slots", big enough for little screens -- suggests you'll have multiple options for where to "zip" to, which is cool.

In the earlier games, you could only zip to a visible point -- here, using the little images, perhaps we'll be able to zip clear across the Age.

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ArienMalfoy
08-20-2004, 08:02 PM
Thanks for clearing that up! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Taerun
08-20-2004, 08:32 PM
I remember hearing that you could zip clear across the game. If you get stuck in Haven, for example, you can zip back to Tomahna and try out Spire.

But I could be wrong. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/53.gif

Khatie_
08-21-2004, 10:44 AM
It's my impression that you can zip within an age, but not into another age. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

And yes, it's zip mode and yes, the demo is too small for it to put in any pre-ordained spots you can zip to. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

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