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laorj Feb 1, 2016 @ 4:55pm
Bug at the Marsh / Swamp? [spoilers?]
Here's the situation: I cannot access downstairs puzzles, because I cannot move the L-shaped bridge nor can I move the bridge you come across when you enter the area and do the tutorial. Both of the doors leading to the area are also closed. I'm thinking this might be a bug, or maybe I just screwed up something.

Here's a link to an album with images of the situation. http://imgur.com/a/JzzvW

Thanks for the help!
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mpeijzel Feb 1, 2016 @ 5:22pm 
If you have been there before (and used the bridge), then either:
1. You used the boat to leave from there (just use the boat again, and land at that area, to regain access)
2. You left through the back exit (not shown in your images).

If you have never been there before, then it is indeed a strange situation, as neither of the shown bridges should be in that state initially.
laorj Feb 1, 2016 @ 5:33pm 
Indeed I have been tere before and I do get away from there. The problem is, that I can't finish the area with the bridges like this. I have used the yellow bridge when I entered the area (that's the reason it's like that) and also the L-shaped bridge once when I was doing the above ground puzzles in the area. I assume, that there are multiple correct answers for the L-bridge's movement, I just picked the wrong one and hopped off the platform while it was still moving. The result is, that the bridge is in that position and I cannot access the panel from anywhere. Some of the area's underground panels are in the area limited by the two now-unaccessable bridges. I would hate to load my previous game, since I had been playing about ten hours straight when the bug occurred. I'm not sure if there's anything I can do to regain access to the bridges.
Cccactus Feb 1, 2016 @ 5:34pm 
Did you get off the rotating one while it was moving and get it trapped in an unreachable position?? Uh-oh...

You can fix the other one by uing the boat then walking back.
Last edited by Cccactus; Feb 1, 2016 @ 5:36pm
laorj Feb 1, 2016 @ 5:34pm 
To clarify, I cannot access the middle part of the area from both seaside nor the mainland.
laorj Feb 1, 2016 @ 5:35pm 
Cccactus: Yep, that's what happened.
mpeijzel Feb 1, 2016 @ 5:39pm 
Well, if you jumped off while it was moving, you might be in trouble - I'd have to check it some more. See if you can still get to the other side of that bridge by using the boat, or the back entrance (since you were able to leave, and you did not leave through the first moving bridge, you must have taken either the back exit or the boat).
The boat can be called to appear from several places on the map (among others: the pier near the bay/monastery/first area, and from the workshop where you can repair boats, as well as from the sawmill).
Cccactus Feb 1, 2016 @ 5:41pm 
Originally posted by laorj:
To clarify, I cannot access the middle part of the area from both seaside nor the mainland.

Ah, I see. So you didn't unlock the shortcut either? :/ IThere must be a way... I'm looking in my game.
Cccactus Feb 1, 2016 @ 5:43pm 
http://i.imgur.com/rT1IsTB.jpg

I've got it, you should be able to use this panel if you get a bit closer.
Last edited by Cccactus; Feb 1, 2016 @ 5:44pm
laorj Feb 1, 2016 @ 5:51pm 
mpeijzel - the L-shaped bridge isn't accessible by boat, since it's more inlands from the dock. And the yellow seaside bridge is ok, so I can use the back of the mountain to exit the area. Exiting the area isn't the problem, accessing the middle part of it is. To my knowledge the boat only goes in the specific places on the map, and the middle part of the swamp area isn't one of them.

Cccactus - Yes, I can access that panel, but the combination to bring the bridge back to it's original position is virtually impossible to draw from that distance.
Cccactus Feb 1, 2016 @ 5:55pm 
Originally posted by laorj:
Cccactus - Yes, I can access that panel, but the combination to bring the bridge back to it's original position is virtually impossible to draw from that distance.

But it is possible and is likely the only way.

https://i.imgur.com/p3rGW5z.jpg
Last edited by Cccactus; Feb 1, 2016 @ 6:00pm
mpeijzel Feb 1, 2016 @ 6:12pm 
Good news: if you are able to get to both the blue and the black exits, with the 'bridge' piece stuck on red and purple, then you'll only miss one optional puzzle (in purple area).

Assuming that you can access the area itself (either through back entrance or through boat), you should be able to use pathways to walk around that area - the L-shaped bridge is only optional - I never needed it, and only used it once to check the other two pathways.
mpeijzel Feb 1, 2016 @ 6:17pm 
Originally posted by laorj:
To clarify, I cannot access the middle part of the area from both seaside nor the mainland.

Did you try taking the path from the boat docking place, walking along the shore (towards the houses in the trees), along the same path that you took earlier?

Note: in order to get the L-shaped bridge powered, you need to have unlocked a certain door, then walked through a path that feels like it is "outside" the area, near the waterfront, towards the "boat docking" area there. So you should have access to the yellow bridge by first using the boat, and then walking that road (stick to the waterfront, walk counterclockwise).
mpeijzel Feb 1, 2016 @ 6:21pm 
Originally posted by laorj:
mpeijzel - the L-shaped bridge isn't accessible by boat, since it's more inlands from the dock. And the yellow seaside bridge is ok, so I can use the back of the mountain to exit the area.

I just saw this comment: if you can exit the area, and enter the area through that yellow bridge, then you are standing next to the boat dock. From there (don't take the boat), you should be able to walk along the shore (counterclockwise, towards the houses in the trees), and reach the first yellow bridge that way.
Let me know if you still can't do it, then I'll upload some printscreens.
laorj Feb 1, 2016 @ 6:32pm 
mpeijzel - I think you mean the path that leads to this door. http://imgur.com/ZW0QFBz The door is locked.
Cccactus Feb 1, 2016 @ 6:35pm 
Originally posted by mpeijzel:
Originally posted by laorj:
mpeijzel - the L-shaped bridge isn't accessible by boat, since it's more inlands from the dock. And the yellow seaside bridge is ok, so I can use the back of the mountain to exit the area.

I just saw this comment: if you can exit the area, and enter the area through that yellow bridge, then you are standing next to the boat dock. From there (don't take the boat), you should be able to walk along the shore (counterclockwise, towards the houses in the trees), and reach the first yellow bridge that way.
Let me know if you still can't do it, then I'll upload some printscreens.


He didn't unlock the shortcut door. The only way into the middle section is through that door or either the bridges. The only solution is to use the bridge panel from a distance as in my screenshot.
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