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The Red Lantern Cheats & Tips


Cheats, Tips and Questions for The Red Lantern

Last Updated: by Dennis

The Red Lantern is a narrative driven survival action-adventure game set in the Alaskan snow and mountains. You play the role of the 'The Musher', a woman who has decided to leave her city life behind, adopt a team of dogs, and move out into the remote Alaskan wilderness to pursue her lifelong dream of competing in dog sled races. The Red Lantern is a resource management game where you need to keep track of and be cautious with your supply of bullets for your rifle, food, fire starters, and med kits. Choosing the right dogs may mean the difference between getting to your destination safely or starving to death to become food for wolves. The Red Lantern is available on Xbox One, Switch, and PC. Take a look at our tips to get help in the game.

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Explore the Terrain for Rewards

You begin The Red Lantern in the cabin of 'The Musher's' friend somewhere in the Alaskan mountains and from there you need to learn the terrain and place. In order to do this you need to map out the game making sure you don't get lost in the process which is easy to do with white never-ending snow everywhere. It is essential that as you expore you monitor your hunger and temperature levels and also keep an eye out for threats in the wild. There are over 100 completely different encounters in The Red Lantern and they each offer rewards by means of exploration.

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Prevent Dogs from Dying

Poor decisions in The Red Lantern can result in unfortunate consequencess for your sled team in that the dogs can actually die. There is however if you prefer a setting on top of the 'Options' menu that can be toggled that prevents any dogs from dying. This option which can be toggled is called 'Dogs Always Live'. As this is a survival game toggling this option to on can be considered cheating.

What is The Red Lantern

'The Red Lantern' is the name of an award given to the person who finishes last in the Iditarod Race, it represents the perseverance and determination they had to finish the race. The Iditarod Race is an annual event that takes place on the first Saturday in March in the Alaskan Wilderness where dog teams compete while pulling a sled driven by a 'musher'.

How to Assemble the Best Dog Sledding Team in The Red Lantern

If you decide to play without the 'Dogs Always Live' option toggled to off you need to ensure that you protect the dogs you decide to adopt and do everything possible to keep them alive. Each of the eight dogs you can choose from in The Red Lantern has different strengths, weaknesses, and will have their own events show up. Any event that takes one of your dogs out of commission will halve the max energy of the entire dog team. The video below will show you how to assemble the best dog sledding team to survive the Alaskan Wilderness in The Red Lantern.

How to Assemble the Best Dog Sledding Team in The Red Lantern


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