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No Man's Sky is a game about exploration and survival in an infinite procedurally generated universe.

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No Man's Sky - Transmission Tower puzzles

Athayus

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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