Scotland travelled from Wellington to Auckland on Tuesday hoping pastures new would help them focus on Saturday's do-or-die World Cup battle with England and overcome their heartbreak against Argentina.
A 13-12 Pool B loss to the Pumas means Scotland must beat England by seven or more points - otherwise England would claim a losing bonus point - to progress to the quarter-finals.
"It's very hard to accept losing that game, but we have to, because it's done - we've got to move on," said fly-half Dan Parks.
"It's the most heartbreaking thing I've been through, rugby-wise.
"Someone asked me about looking forward to England. It's really hard to look beyond this one, but the reality is you have to.
"It's still heavily weighing on the mind. The hardest thing to accept is it was on the biggest stage and it was the most important game we've had for a very long time.
"We've had discussions and there is obviously still hope we can still get through."
Parks has been key to some memorable Scotland wins in recent times - over Australia, Ireland, South Africa and in Argentina - and is seeking victory at Eden Park against England.
He added: "We are capable of pulling out big results and there's going to be none bigger than this week. We've proved we can win games and that (against Argentina) was a game we know we should have won.
"It's a very, very tough thing to take because it was all set up for a big finish. It was just one of those things. It possibly wasn't meant to be."