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|“||A handheld device used for storing messages.||„|
|~ Item description|
The Logbook is a handheld terminal that belongs to the captain of a shipwreck under Europan ocean.
Logbooks are considered an electrical item as they are used to store data digitally, though they do not require batteries or any power supplies to function.
Other than storing recorded transmissions and the ability for the player to store their own data, Logbooks have no other functions besides providing insight as to what went down in the shipwreck.
It can be sold at the Store for 100 marks.
The Logbook can be held in one hand. When equipped, its GUI similar to that of the Terminal appears onscreen showing any data within it and allowing any inputs from the user.
Picking up the Logbook outside of containers also triggers the GUI to appear, despite the user not equipping it in their hand.
The player may come across an intact Logbook containing Messages left behind by the deceased onboard crewmate when investigating a shipwreck. There are two types of Messages: one that can shed some light on what happened to the wrecked vessel and one containing highly sensitive data.
Day 1 of the expedition out of Meltwater. We're navigating through a newly discovered gap in the ice, trying to find a shorter route to Novaya Moskva.
|> Replaying last outgoing transmissions.
> [2451-3-4 11:33] DG-35 calling for Tara colony. Do you read?
> [2451-3-4 11:35] Tara colony, do you read? We're taking heavy hits to our topside!
> [2451-3-4 11:35] Look at the size of that thing!
> [2451-3-4 12:02] We managed to take down the attacker, but the hull is heavily damaged. Requesting rescue from anyone who receives this call.
> [2451-3-4 12:06] Hello?
|> This message will be both my farewell and confession. I was tasked to smuggle this sonar beacon on board and turn it on when we were a safe distance away. It turns out it was set to a frequency that attracts monsters. I was promised a shuttle was picking me up when the task was done but they never showed.
|The Logbook containing the Encrypted Data is only available during the Wreck Salvage Mission, which can be retrieved inside the Mission designated wreck on the sonar. Usually another Logbook with normal Messages is also available inside the wreck. Acquiring and returning the correct Logbook, which is the encrypted one, completes the Mission.