Transmission Tower puzzle

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The subject of this article is from the initial release.
The information from this article is up-to-date as of 25 November, 2016.

Transmission Tower puzzles are a game mechanic.

An example of Puzzle 3

Summary[edit | edit source]

Transmission Towers contain an interactive terminal that provides the player with a numerical puzzle to solve, along with some (random) flavor text.

The Options for solving a puzzle are randomly sorted, but in this article the correct solution will always be the first entry, and will be Bolded.

Puzzle 1[edit | edit source]

This puzzle is the sequence of factorials, an = n! :
*2, *3, *4, *5, *6
1 - 2 - 6 - 24 - 120 - XXX

  1. 720
  2. 620
  3. 180

Puzzle 2[edit | edit source]

This puzzle is the sequence an+1 = 2 * an - 1 with a1 = 23 :
23 * 2 - 1 = 45
23 - 45 - 89 - 177 - XXX

  1. 353
  2. 186
  3. 392

Puzzle 3[edit | edit source]

This puzzle is the sequence an+1 = an - (7 + 1 - n) :
-7, -6, -5, -4
99 - 92 - 86 - 81 - XX

  1. 77
  2. 79
  3. 95

Puzzle 4[edit | edit source]

This puzzle is the sequence of factorials multiplied by two, an = 2 * n! :
*2, *3, *4, *5, *6
2 - 4 - 12 - 48 - 240 - XXX

  1. 1440
  2. 1240
  3. 1540

Puzzle 5[edit | edit source]

This puzzle is the sequence an+1 = 2 * an - 1 with a1 = 17 :
17 * 2 - 1 = 33
17 - 33 - 65 - 129 - XXX

  1. 257
  2. 258
  3. 261

Puzzle 6[edit | edit source]

This puzzle is the sequence an+1 = an - (9 + 1 - n) :
-9, -8, -7, -6
80 - 71 - 63 - 56 - XX

  1. 50
  2. 49
  3. 48

Puzzle 7[edit | edit source]

This puzzle is the reverse sequence of factorials, an = (8 - n)! :
/7, /6, /5, /4
5040 - 720 - 120 - 24 - X

  1. 6
  2. 8
  3. 12

Puzzle 8[edit | edit source]

This puzzle is the sequence an+1 = 3 * an - 1 with a1 = 5 :
5 * 3 - 1 = 14
5 - 14 - 41 - 122 - XXX

  1. 365
  2. 355
  3. 356

Puzzle 9[edit | edit source]

This puzzle is two interleaved sequences:
an+1 = n + 2 with a1 = 1 :
an+1 = n + 2 with a1 = 5 :
The next term will be the next term of the first sequence, which is 7.
1, 3, 5, 7
5, 7, 9,
1 - 5 - 3 - 7 - 5 - 9 - X

  1. 7
  2. 8
  3. 6

Puzzle 10[edit | edit source]

This puzzle is the Fibonacci sequence starting from 3,5 :
3 + 5 = 8
3 - 5 - 8 - 13 - 21 - XX

  1. 34
  2. 32
  3. 35

Puzzle 11[edit | edit source]

This puzzle is the sequence an+1 = an + (2 + n) with a1 = 56 :
+3, +4, +5, +6, +7
56 - 59 - 63 - 68 - 74 - XX

  1. 81
  2. 80
  3. 83

Puzzle 12[edit | edit source]

This puzzle is the Fibonacci sequence starting from 1,3 :
1 + 3 = 4
1 - 3 - 4 - 7 -11 - 18 - XX

  1. 29
  2. 28
  3. 27