Beyond a Steel Sky: Complete Walkthrough Guide

Beyond a Steel Sky
By: Revolution Software

Beyond a Steel Sky is the sequel of Revolution Software’s classic point-and-click adventure, Beneath a Steel Sky. It’s a 3D third-person game instead of 2D, and you’re move around using an invisible joystick. But as with the original, there are lots of puzzles to solve. So this walkthrough guide should help you if you get stuck. Feel free to ask for extra help in the comments section.

Walkthrough:

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Part 11:

In this video, I take you through these steps:

Talk to Joey to get some ideas. Then head inside towards the elevator and use the intercom to talk to Astrid. She tells you she won’t let you up to the control room and she won’t come down.

Talk to Raquel near the VIP lounge and find out what you can from her. She doesn’t remember you!

Go downstairs and the fireworks projector. Then hack it and swap it with one of the holo ads to shut it off. It’s not enough, as no one really notices.

Use the sprinkler controls to turn them on. Alonso will then go and shut them off. While he’s here, notice that the nearby holo ad changes to one for Alonso about vermin.

Hack the Spankles machine to make the alarm go off instead of giving a Spankles. Again, Alonso will show you to deal with it and again the vermin ad will show up on the holo ad nearby.

Hack the holo ad with the next one that gets you closer to the projector. Swap the vermin ad so it’s closer to the projector. Do this a few times until you can swap the vermin ad to the fireworks projector. Then you’ll get a giant gang-gang!

Astrid will come down and now you can take the elevator up to the control room.

Once in the control room, use your crowbar to remove the vent cover. Climb through and follow the shadowy figures.

Along the way, you’ll have an option to watch the Aspiration speeches. I chose to listen, but I only heard Tarquin’s speech, I guess because Reginald didn’t want to recite his private poem. I was hoping he would have no choice.

When the speech ends, continue on for some cutscenes. I ended the video as I took control of Joey.

Part 12:

In this next video, I take you through these steps:

We’re now playing as Joey in the Reflections Spa. Head down the stairs and examine each of the rooms. Notice Foster and Ember are in room 3.

Use the console on the center of the room. Switch to room 5 to see that one of the kids in there is Milo!

Now, choose one of the rooms that the android isn’t close to and power down one of the empty chairs.

Then quickly run to that room and go behind the chair and press the button. The android will come to fix it. While he’s on the railing, push him down!

Head back to the main room. Orana will come down and then you’ll be playing as Foster again after a cutscene.

Joey wants to show you Milo, so follow him for another cutscene.

Then leave the room again for another cutscene. At the end, they decide that you and Joey should leave to find Leet while Ember and Orana stay with the kids.

Head towards the exit and continue along the path. You can examine the windows you pass. Eventually you’ll just be automatically taken back to the recycling center.

Head to Leet’s place and swap out Joey’s motherboard to the stunning robot to give him an upgrade.

Walk around and notice Leet is dead. After talking to Poppy, sit in the LINC Interface chair to enter MINOS again.

Follow the path and use the navigation tool to open up a path to the Qdos area. Head through the door.

Talk to Leet’s hologram to hear the message he left before dying. I’m still working out the Qdos-balancing puzzle, so I stopped the video here.

Part 13:

In this video, I take you through these steps:

I figured out the Qdos puzzle! If you divide by 0, you get infinity. So give ALL CITIZENS infinity Qdos! Now the kids should be able to board the train.

Back in the real world, talk to Joey and then try to leave the recycling center. Two droids appear so you need a distraction!

Open the moonshine tap and let it spill out onto the floor. Then ask Joey to light it on fire.

Once you have control again, head towards the exit and you’ll bump into Poppy. Then you’ll automatically be back at the city gates with the truck full of children. Milo is here and safe!

You need to find a way to open the gate. Talk to everyone if you want. Then hack the elevator controls so you can get inside. Then take it up.

Head outside through the door to the left. Then head down the several flights of stairs until you come to an office door. Alonso is inside there with Songbird!

Take out your hacking device and walk around a bit with it until you get three things together that you can hack — Storm Shutters, Anemometer, and Gun Controls. Swap the Green and Red and then swap the Manual Fallback and Send Shutter Alert. That will cause the storm shutters to close and Alonso and Songbird will come out.

After another cutscene with Alonso, head inside the office.

Head towards the screens and get your hacking device out. Hack the Land Train Doors with the Signal System and swap Land Train with Main Gate.

If you go near the left window, you can see there’s a satellite. But if the blinds are closed and it doesn’t show up when you hack. So head back outside and hack the Storm Shutters again so the window blinds open.

Go back inside and test your scanner to make sure the satellite appears on it. Then head to the other side of the room where there’s a toaster. Hack the Toaster with the Satellite Dish and swap Heat with Transmit to Land Train Fleet. Then press the lever on the toaster. (NOTE: In my video, loading an old save opened the window blinds, which I didn’t notice. That’s not supposed to happen. You need to do it manually.)

After a very long cutscene, you’ll be with Orana at the entrance of the Citadel. Go through and meet the Council.

Then the droids head towards you, quickly pull out your hacking device and use it to tell the stalkers to attack the androids.

Then there’s another cutscene and I stopped the video in the Overmann Chamber.

Part 14 – The End:

This is the end of the game. Just go through the door and then sit in the Overmann Chair to enter MINOS again and face Joey one last time. Solve each of the rotating cube puzzles and then watch the ending.

And that’s everything!

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Lou
6 months ago

im stuck on how to get the Deet off big steve. I’ve tied to lure him but where?

Kristy Wighton
Reply to  Lou
6 months ago

Lure him to the waterfall

smjjames
6 months ago

@lou: Throw the sausage at the fake waterfall. Have to have him lured first.

Last edited 6 months ago by smjjames
Al marks
6 months ago

Totally stuck in the apartment. I’ve read everything on the terminal, interacted with everything, climbed toilet, I even hacked the bathroom. It WILL NOT allow me into the interview!

Al Marks
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
6 months ago

😔 considering restarting the game, maybe it has glitched….

Xmasishere98
Reply to  Al Marks
6 months ago

Did you click the upper left corner for the qdos history in the terminal? It took me a minute to see it.

fregadev
Reply to  Al marks
6 months ago

Read the description of the ministries again

Noboby
Reply to  Al marks
6 months ago

The top left of Minos screens

Will
Reply to  Al marks
6 months ago

Same thing happened to me. I have read and interacted with every single item in the apartment I can. Read through every section of the terminal multiple times. It must be a glitch right?

Mr. Meeseeks
Reply to  Al marks
6 months ago

I was stuck too until I realized that when using the computer in one of the rooms, there’s a link you can click at the top left to find your Qdos score. It’s one of the things you need to know.

Dave
Reply to  Al marks
6 months ago

I had the same problem. Very frustrating. I eventually ended up restarting the game, and when I got to that point the second time I had no issues. The only thing I can think of that I did differently is on my first go-around, I had already looked at the Civic Guide on Minos when I was outside the city, whereas on my second go, I hadn’t looked at Minos at all until I got to the apartment.

Donovan
6 months ago

great job! now we’re stuck on joey’s arm in the museum to get an aspiration brooch and we need your help!

Donovan
Reply to  Donovan
6 months ago

Figured it out…don’t suppose you’ve gotten the box from outside the window?

Al marks
Reply to  Donovan
6 months ago

You can’t get the box until after the interview, just gotta ask the robot to open the windows and use the stank sausage to shoo the bird away

Mr. Meeseeks
Reply to  Donovan
6 months ago

It’s a sort of puzzle swap using the hacking scanner. Use the scanner and notice that there’s a “mood” associated with many of the exhibits and robot. Find a way to get the right mood to the arm. I’ll leave it at that.

Al marks
6 months ago

So far I’m finding that this game has some major glitches in it. NPC’s able to walk on each other. The wife sitting at the computer with the chair facing the opposite direction. Sometimes the Minos terminals glitch as if it were some sort of puzzle, for example the tab with all of the different classifications with allow you to highlight multiple classes as if it were going to unlock something if done in the correct sequence. Hopefully some of this gets resolved on updates, I want to love this game.

Mia
6 months ago

How do you turn off the furnance in the recylicing centre ? I tried to use the valve, but the valve broke and I’m stuck now.

Yak
Reply to  Mia
6 months ago

You have to use the unicorn you get from the thumbs guy. First you’ll see a rusted box before getting to the valve. Use the crowbar on it. Then turn the power off. Then put the unicorn in the powered off light fixture. Then turn power back on.

Keiron Annesley
6 months ago

Im Playing on Apple tv and the game says it auto saving but when i come back to play i have to start from the beginning! anyone else having this problem??

Keiron Annesley
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
6 months ago

Yep, deleted and downloaded again! same thing happens… save it, shut it down and come back to new game. No resume or load game tab to be found! could it be lack of storage on Apple TV??

Ike
Reply to  Keiron Annesley
6 months ago

Am playing on TV and it’s saving ok to iCloud. I switch between playing on my iPad Pro 12.9 and the  Tv. However am stuck at the museum trying to distract the guard. Not very clear how to get the droid to malfunction.

Ike
Reply to  Ike
6 months ago

Oh figured how to distract the guard but not like AppUnwrapper did. I had hack the Joey boot, distract the guard, freed the mouse and then broke into the Joey booth to steal his memory. Now unto next stage.

Last edited 6 months ago by Ike
Ike
Reply to  Ike
6 months ago

So got the droid now.

Keegan
6 months ago

That’s the thing, in ur video after ur done talking to everyone it allows u to leave Graham’s apartment, but it doesn’t allow me and I have tried every verbal option and everything I can interact with. What do I do, I have even restarted the game from scratch and got same result

Keegan
6 months ago

I am stuck at Graham’s apartment there’s no way to get around I have engage in every verbal action and every interaction with in the game possible there’s nothing else I can do and I’ve even restarted the game and I got the same results keeps telling me to look for more information on Graham’s contact but there is no more information what do I do?

Jj
Reply to  Keegan
6 months ago

Did you go on his computer? Did you use the health thing in the bathroom? Soft toy interaction?

Becky Stephen
6 months ago

Please help. I’m at the ending and cannot get number 0 back in my inventory it disappeared somehow to divide 0 to all citizens.

Becky Stephen
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
6 months ago

The auto save I have doesn’t take me far enough back I feel I maybe stuck here and can’t go further

Becky Stephen
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
6 months ago

My auto save doesn’t go back so if it isn’t saved you can’t go further

Jeanette
6 months ago

how did you get the hololens?

Hans
Reply to  Jeanette
5 months ago

Where exactly is it? Can’t find it. Already thinking my save is broken

DankKnight
Reply to  Hans
5 months ago

Go to bathroom in your apartment put down the toilet seat. You’ll find it.

Jason
6 months ago

I’m stuck trying to give Tarquin the broach with the poem on it. He keeps saying “…That is…a thing you have shown me” and I can’t even have a conversation with him. When I try talking, the only option is “bye”.

Jack
Reply to  Jason
5 days ago

I am also stuck here. Did you ever find a solution?

Dave
6 months ago

I’m stuck. I’ve pushed Pixel on the roundabout twice, but he still won’t tell me about his brother. He will occasionally ask me about pushing him on the swing, but Foster automatically declines.

Dave
Reply to  Dave
6 months ago

Never mind, I sorted it. I had to close the game down and reopen it before it would let me interact with the roundabout again.

Becky Stephen
6 months ago

Anyone know where to go to get support?

Rose
6 months ago

i can not connect the satalite and toaster the satalite doest seem to connect to the hacker

Rose
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
6 months ago

i tryed that and the hacker still only connects to the toaster

Keiron Annesley
Reply to  Rose
6 months ago

I went back out and reopened the shutters! i was able to connect the satalite and hack it with the toaster!

Stephanie
6 months ago

The satellite in the office refuses to come up on my hacking device! 😔 I’ve killed the app, I’ve also loaded from a previous point. I can see the satellite but it will not come up on my hacking device. Please help.

Keiron Annesley
Reply to  Stephanie
6 months ago

Try opening the shutters back up!

Tom
Reply to  Keiron Annesley
3 months ago

I’m stuck in the controls room as well. The blinds won’t open, so I can‘t connect to the satellite. I switched the alarm for the blinds many times, but they just won’t open. How can I open them manually?

Tom
Reply to  Tom
3 months ago

I found the solution. Step further out of the room to get a third device with GREEN and switch it with RED. The shutter will be open when you go back to the room.

Graham
5 months ago

If you give Songbird bilby and the picture you don’t have to lie, you’ll go to the party with her

nargoon
5 months ago

Can you prevent Joey (the little one) from death by guns by hacking the guns somehow? I saw they were responsive to the device.

Graham
5 months ago

If you give the droid the private poem, everyone is so offended (boo!) that the poet is blamed and sent home and he still doesn’t read his poem

DemonFangs
5 months ago

I’m stuck at the brooch part, I took the Aspiration Gala Poem in the brooch and then whenever I tried to give it to the Droid, it keeps saying “It’s something you’ve shown me”. There is way too many bugs for a game like this. If anyone has a solution let me know.

Last edited 5 months ago by DemonFangs
Doomsaber
5 months ago

Converting the little disc in minos would unlock Robert Foster’s classic outfit from Beneath a Steel Sky. I only noticed this when I went on to Graham’s apartment for the Gala outift and his classic outfit there; when I went to Minos later in the game and converted the disc again, the dialogue to the likes of “retro fashion has been delivered to your dormitory” is said by the Minos ai.

Taylor B
5 months ago

Can somebody please tell me where the broken gem for the holo-plinth is? I can’t decipher the message without it

Oop nvm I found it. Anyone else stuck here, look around in the bathroom.

Last edited 5 months ago by Taylor B
Elena
2 months ago

WOW, you are a genius gamer!!!! Amazing hints!