I was afraid that I wouldn’t have anything to show today, but I managed to scrap together something a few hours before this blog post. Here’s a new puzzle, based on a gigantic combination lock.

You have to choose four 1-digit numbers, where each number is different. For example, 8673 is a valid combination, but 4077 is not (the 7 is repeated). The order of the numbers does not matter. Choose the right ones, and the lock will open. Otherwise, just try again.

If I did the math right, there are 210 possible combinations, so pure trial and error would not be very feasible. Fortunately, you will be able to see the inner mechanisms of the lock change after you choose each number. With some logic, you’ll be able to figure out a pattern and therefore get the solution.

Originally, I was planning to have a very simple puzzle where all you had to do was memorize some values, but of course that wouldn’t be very interesting. This new version is more difficult than the 7 seals puzzle, but it should be doable.

It’s actually possible to figure out the solution just by looking at the screenshot I’ve given here. It seems like there are two solutions, but there’s actually only one since I’m evil and some of the mechanisms are fake. If you have no idea how to approach it, don’t worry about it. It will make a lot more sense when you start experimenting with the lock in the mod itself.

I guess that’s all I’ve got to say for this week. See you all next time.