Prey 2017 Through a Glass Darkly Walkthrough Guide – Restore Looking Glass Servers, Finding Dr. Calvino, Watching the Video, Blackbox Side-Quest

Prey 2017 Through a Glass Darkly Walkthrough Guide will help you with Through a Glass Darkly mission with tips on how to sneak or fight your way through to complete your objective. Talos I is full of secrets and dangers and mimics can pop up from anywhere and will attack you but mimics are not the only threat aboard Talos I.

Prey 2017 is a first-person horror game which takes place in a near future aboard Talos I, a space station orbiting the earth. The station is a research facility that experiments on alien life form but things have gone terribly wrong and you (Morgan) is the only one who can stop Earth’s annihilation.

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Prey 2017 Through a Glass Darkly Walkthrough Guide

Morgan’s Office – How to Access

As you reach to Morgan’s Office head to the desk where are various collectibles including a keycard. Log in to the computer and access the video that January is talking about. The video will play behind you, however, before he is about to reveal critical information the video is cut by Alex. January will tell you that the connection to the server has been lost and suggests to search Dr. Calvino’s workshop in the Hardware Labs to re-establish the connection.

There is a safe near the desk search and move on. As you step outside the office, carry the turret to the doorway ahead, outside Teleconferencing Center’s door. Use the keycard that you picked up from the desk to unlock it, the door will open and mimics will attack but the turret will take care of them. As the area is clear go inside the Teleconferencing Center, exit the center from the door to the other side and cross the catwalk. The Hardware Labs doorway is partially obstructed by hardened GLOO destroy the GlOO with melee attacks and proceed ahead.

Now you have entered the hardware Lab and you need to find Dr. Calvino’s workshop. A waypoint will direct you to the workshop. Follow it but don’t rush as the area is crawling with mimics, instead use stealth to make your way through. There will be a map of the area in the security booth and download it and unlock the security locker. Go to the locker and carry the turret and deploy it, the turret will more or less take care of them and you will be free to go. The door ahead will be locked nad January will suggest finding another way inside. make your to Demonstration Theater, as you enter a scene will play out, once done search the body to gain the key card.

Descend to the lowest level of seats and drop off the ledge to access a small crawlspace. to your right is the maintenance access panel, crawl through it and your path will be blocked by fire. Use the GLOO gun to put it out. At the end of the corridor search Randall Wood’s body. There will be a high ledge use the GLOO gun to reach up. At the top, open another maintenance access panel to enter the Hardware Labs’ atrium.

Atrium – Finding Dr. Calvino’s Office

Be careful as this area is patrolled by a phantom before you go to Dr. Calvino’s workshop take care of the phantom. Grab the turret by the security checkpoint and deploy it in the atrium, lure the phantom to the current and assist by firing the GLOO gun. The door to the workshop will be locked. January suggests referencing the security station to find Dr. Calvino.

Make your way to the second floor of the Atrium by using the grav shaft near the center of the atrium. Once you reach the second-floor catwalk and enter the door leading to the Combustion Lab. Calvino’s body and keycard are floating on the other side of the window. Return to the first floor of Atrium and make your way to the Machine Shop. Use the GLOO gun to encase the junction to temporarily stop the arcs of electricity.

Enter the Machine shop and make sure to grab the turret before you do. The Machine Shop will be patrolled by corrupted Operators. Deploy the turret to defeat the enemies in the area. To acquire the propulsion system there will be a platform in the comer of the Machine Shop use GlOO gun to get up and retrieve the Artax Propulsion System fabrication license from Franklin Goode’s desk. Use the fabricator to create aArtax Propulsion System.

Airlock – Retrieving Dr. Calvino’s Keycard

Now it is time to spacewalk. Approach the airlock control panel and disengage the internal lock. When you’re ready for your spacewalk, interact with the large door leading to Talos I’s exterior. Approach the airlock’s outer door. It opens automatically as you approach. As you get outside the waypoint to Dr. Calvino’s body will appear. Dr. Calvino’s body is located inside the decompressed Combustion Lab. Retrieve the key card.

Breach Access Side Quest

After getting the keycard look for the damaged breach failsafe on the nearby wall. You can repair it if you have the Repair II skill. Repairing it will give you access to the Beams and Waves Lab inside the Hardware Labs. If you don’t have the spare parts then look around. Gaining access to the Beams and Waves lab is crucial, allowing you to retrieve the Q-Beam, a powerful energy weapon ideal for taking out Phantoms and more advanced threats.

Psychotronics Hull Breach – Establishing the Connection

There will be a hull breach near Jose Costa’s body, look for the breach and seal it using GLOO gun, this will open access to Material Storage in Psychotronics. This step is important if you want to complete Million Dollar Caulk Gun optional objective.

Follow the waypoint back to the Hardware Labs then head to the atrium and use the keycard to open the Dr. Calvino’s Workshop. Descent into the workshop, interact with the console to restore power to Looking Glass. Now interact with the console in the middle of the workshop. Choose Diagnose Network Servers to determine which server is disconnected and note the server name. Then select Network Utilities tab and select the name of the server that is disconnected to reconnect it. As the connection is re-established you can now watch the video and for that, you will have to go back to Morgan’s office.

Coffee Break Side Quest

There will be a “Custom Travel Mug email” on DR. Calvino’s workstation which makes reference to a special travel mug weighing exactly 170 grams. Locate Dr. Calvino’s tumbler and put it on the tabletop scale near the Looking Glass Station to open a secret area with a couple of Neuromods and few other goodies.

Beams And Waves Lab – Firing Q-Beam

If you have repaired the breach failsafe in the Combustion Lab during the spacewalk then you can access the Beams and Waves Lab on the second floor. Entering the lab will complete the objective and approach the Q-Beam console on the right. Select “Fire Q-Beam” and see the weapon in action and select “Unlock Q-Beam” and enter the testing chamber to retrieve the weapon. This weapon requires Q-Beam cells to operate a few of them can be found in the lab.

The Blackbox Project Side Quest

Access Lane Carpenter’s workstation in Beams And Waves Lab and read the email about Blackbox Shipment. According to the email, there is a problem pertaining to some Blackbox equipment in the G.U.T.S. and it never reached the Cargo bay. Also, security is unable to locate Lane’s coworker, Josh Dalton. The phantom trapped inside the nearby Blackbox Project room is Lane Carpenter. Locate Dalton using the nearest Security Station, in the foyer. Josh Dalton is dead and his body is located in G.U.T.S. As you are on the second floor of the Atrium proceed to the room with a large table. However, a Phantom will be there take it out and make your way to the Foyer. The Foyer might be patrolled by another Phantom so prepare for a fight or sneak past it and proceed directly to the Talos I Lobby.

Morgan’s Office – Watching the Entire Video

From the Hardware Labs cut through the Teleconferencing Center to the Executive Offices, but be careful of an unknown entity will be roaming. Sneak through the Teleconferencing Center without being detected and enter Morgan’s Office. Once inside the office access the workstation and resume the video. This time there will be no interruption and you will watch the entire video.

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