Arming ARCHIMEDES

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User Info: SleepyD281

SleepyD281
6 years ago#1
Well, I'm currently at Helios 1 and decided to go the ARCHIMEDES route. I routed the energy and armed it. I read that the surrounding NCR troops are supposed to die but, for some reason they don't in my game. All of them aggro'd and are shooting at me. Is this a glitch or am I doing something wrong?

User Info: IB_O_IR_ID_O

IB_O_IR_ID_O
6 years ago#2
Did you go down to the ground level and draw them out into the open? I did a save before deciding but I'm going the por-NCR route this playthrough so I just wanted to see what it did. It was like the hammer of dawn in gears of war.
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User Info: SleepyD281

SleepyD281
6 years ago#3
I targeted a lot of the troops with VATS before activating the solar panels. Most of them were just sleeping on their outdoor cots. After I activated it the big flash of light comes and still no dead soldiers.

User Info: Doopdroo

Doopdroo
6 years ago#4
Did you actually fire it on the outside platform, or just arm it in the inside room?

User Info: SleepyD281

SleepyD281
6 years ago#5
I activated the reflector panels outside of the tower. Is there another button I'm missing?

User Info: jk2l

jk2l
6 years ago#6
arming Archimedes and activate the Helos one defense system are two different thing, if you want to wipe out the NCR, you need to setup HELO1 defense system after you power up the Archimedes or set the energy point to any city

User Info: SleepyD281

SleepyD281
6 years ago#7
^So how does one arm the HELO1 defense system? Thanks for the clarification.

User Info: ZCrystalia

ZCrystalia
6 years ago#8
1.) Reroute power to archimedes
2.) Arm archimedes
3.) Go outside and flip the switch
4.) Watch as everything goes super bright when the station activates -> This is not archimedes firing
5.) Wait about 5 minutes until the station says "Archimedes firing in 5...4...."
6.) Enjoy lots of dead NCR
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Set fire to the man and he's warm for the rest of his life

User Info: steker16

steker16
6 years ago#9
you did the same thing i did when i tried to fire archimedes...back on that terminal you had to access there is another option now that everything is done, that will test fire it right ontop of helios 1
nomnomnom

User Info: SleepyD281

SleepyD281
6 years ago#10

From: Crystalia | #008
1.) Reroute power to archimedes
2.) Arm archimedes
3.) Go outside and flip the switch
4.) Watch as everything goes super bright when the station activates -> This is not archimedes firing
5.) Wait about 5 minutes until the station says "Archimedes firing in 5...4...."
6.) Enjoy lots of dead NCR


I waited on the platform for about 10 minutes and still nothing. Oh well, guess I won't be getting any service rifles yet. Thanks for the responses everyone.
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