I could make you care (Rangefinder) NEED HELP *(SPOILERS)*

#1SanityGonePosted 10/23/2010 8:10:31 PM
Im supposed to activate a console and charge the range finder. I powered up the generator, the strategy guide says set it to Archimedes II. Done. Nothing happens. What the hell do i do? I some how managed to get it to advance to the part where i talk to veronica about further possibilities, but when i tried, she didnt even have the option. So i figure hey, maybe she would like to hold the range finder, so i give it to her. Nothing, i take it back, then the quest starts back to trying to find a way to charge it.

I set the power grid to every possible setting and when i go out side the solar panel control still says come back between a certain time.

What am i doing wrong?
#2SanityGone(Topic Creator)Posted 10/23/2010 8:14:34 PM
#3RavarynPosted 10/23/2010 8:16:50 PM
I have to ask: Did you actually try coming back at that certain time?
#4SanityGone(Topic Creator)Posted 10/23/2010 8:18:45 PM
ive tried 4 different days at that time, im at a lost and at wits end, im pretty sure the quest is bugged. Ive seen weirder things.... but im a big fan of the Brotherhood of steel and its gonna drive me crazy if i dont do all of the faction quests.
#5RavarynPosted 10/23/2010 8:20:50 PM
You reset the two terminals out in the field with the mirror arrays?
#6SanityGone(Topic Creator)Posted 10/23/2010 8:23:55 PM
i did one, the other says i need a science skill of like 60 or something insane like that.

The strategy guide says quote "Travel to Helios one, where Lt. Haggerty greets you at the door. This starts side quest: Lucky Old Sun. ------ For purposes of this Quest, However, you simply need to enter the facility."
#7RavarynPosted 10/23/2010 8:25:52 PM
You need to reset both terminals.
#8SanityGone(Topic Creator)Posted 10/23/2010 8:32:31 PM
now it just says i have to talk to Veronica about remaining options. She says nothing. Sigh. I guess its broken. Its a shame =(
#9RavarynPosted 10/23/2010 8:40:58 PM
If you sent power to somewhere other than ARCHIMEDES II when you started the mirror arrays up, then Helios One isn't an option for completing the quest anymore. Perhaps that's what happened?
#10nanostrongholdPosted 10/24/2010 6:59:49 PM
I am stuck here 2. I followed the quest through unaware that she wanted it to be set a certain way. Since "Fantastic" wants HELIOS set to provide power to the strip and the NCR base I set it to that. Now this quest just says return to brotherhood elder, which doesn't work, and talk to veronica about further possibilities, which you can't actually do.

I did get the quest to change to "Find a way to charge the designator" but that waymarker just points to the switch out on the observation platform, but I already turned that on and I can't turn it off :S.

Is this quest just completely broken then? I don't see why they would not either tell me this quest is failed if I picked the wrong option or actually put waymarkers in useful places/get Veronica to talk when she's supposed to.

Any help of getting this quest moving again would be great.
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