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Identifier: East 2-3
Area: Wooded Plateau
Puzzle Type: Main
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Backup is the third main puzzle in the Wooded Plateau area of The Talos Principle 2.

Puzzle elements


As you enter the puzzle, you see a driller in the middle of the room. Straight ahead is a green receiver controlling access to the progress wheel. To the left is a red receiver controlling access to a room with a connector and a red emitter. A part of the wall is made of copper. On the right is another room with a blue door controlled by a blue receiver. Inside the room is a blue emitter, a connector and an RGB converter. A part of this wall is made of copper as well.


A basic hint:

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Since the name of the puzzle is Backup, you will have to activate one of the elements in a primary as well as a backup way.

If you're unable to make enough holes:

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How can you make one of the sides self-sufficient, so that it does not need a hole?


[ solution ]