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Various story elements and rewards appear to be stuck at the start, and are not incrementing.
The portal glyphs at traveller’s graves will give the first glyph, but won’t progress beyond that. No matter how many graves I visit, the traveller geves the same dialogue, and I get the first glyph. Since I already have it, it doesn’t show up in my inventory.
Abandoned buildings will not progress beyond the “It looked like a wound on the world” dialogue. Every abandoned building I visit is stuck at the start.
All transmitter towers I visit give the puzzle “1 - 2 - 6 - 24 - 120” (answer 720). They’re stuck at the first puzzle.
All crashed ship sites now show the opening graphics, with the Atlas orb in the distress beacon. They’re stuck at the start.
It seems there’s some counter, or set of counters, that’s supposed to increment these story elements to the the next stage - and it’s not working. Large parts of the game are stuck at the start.
I’ve included a picture of what I see at crashed ship sites - this is after 30 hours in NEXT.