Archanists Tower problem

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Archanists Tower problem

Postby caamora » Thu Apr 20, 2006 8:41 am

I cannot get the portal to work. I keep on getting a message that says that I am using it in an inappropriate place. Where am I supposed to use it? I smashed the chest that it was in. Does that make a difference? Please help.

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Postby promethius9594 » Fri Apr 21, 2006 9:25 am

ah, because it's been awhile since i played that part of the game, provide some background. where exactly are you at in the game?

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Postby caamora » Fri Apr 21, 2006 11:14 am

In SOU Chapter 2, in the Shadow Realm you have to fight the shadows to get to the Archanists Tower and fight the LIch (to get the Shadow Orb, I think - or dark orb, I forget which). You have to get the portal door from the trapped chest in the ARchanists room, and put it on the floor to get into the room with the Lich. It just keeps on saying that I am using it in an insufficient or inappropriate place, even though I am using it right where I got it. I have tried several different places but I still cannot seem to make this thing work.

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Postby mr_sir » Fri Apr 21, 2006 3:12 pm

you don't place the door on the ground, you activate/use it like an item

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Postby caamora » Fri Apr 21, 2006 5:23 pm

I know, I'm not dropping it, I am right clicking on it and trying to use it. But should I have left it in the chest?

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Postby mr_sir » Fri Apr 21, 2006 6:37 pm

no, i always just put it on my quick slot and used that to activate it whenever i wanted to use it.

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Postby caamora » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:13 am

Ok. Thanks. I will try that and see if it works. Can I use it anywhere?

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Postby caamora » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:22 am

Nope. When I click on it and try to use it, it is still saying "This is is an unsuitable location for use of the portal door." Is there a specific place I have to stand in the tower for it to work?

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Postby promethius9594 » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:53 am

yeah, i had to put it in my quickbar as well. for some reason it didn't work for me to not do it that way.

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Postby mr_sir » Sat Apr 22, 2006 2:21 pm

[QUOTE=caamora]Nope. When I click on it and try to use it, it is still saying "This is is an unsuitable location for use of the portal door." Is there a specific place I have to stand in the tower for it to work?[/QUOTE]

Its been a while since I played SOU but if I remember right, you should be able to use it anywhere as after that bit of the game you can access the portal whenever you want as there is a guy in there you can buy stuff from.

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Postby promethius9594 » Sat Apr 22, 2006 5:33 pm

okay, well, when i first used it, i cast it in the big blue circle of the bedroom floor and that worked... but i didn't do anything special otherwise and i would assume it works elsewhere too. Do you have all the updates for the game installed?