Badges, medals, records, distinctions, achievements: who doesn't love spending hours carrying a garden gnome along with you from start to end of a game just to unlock the precious flair?

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Why am I taking damage after timing out Senator phase 2?

I'm going for the no-damage achievement against the Senator, and I'm aware that to avoid damage in phase 2 I have to time it out. But both times I've managed to trigger the unavoidable move that ...
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After unlocking several feats on Humble version, how do I get the achievements on the Steam version?

I've been playing the Humble version of Shovel Knight a number of times before switching to the Steam version. They both share the %APPDATA%\Yacht Club Games\Shovel Knight for storing settings and ...
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Statistics refresh rate

In which rate are the statistics being refreshed? Do all of the stats refresh at the same rate? I'm observing that statistics don't refresh in fixed periods and different stats have different refresh ...
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Origin of achievements

Achievements have become pretty standard in games (and other gamified content, like Stack Exchange) these days. However, they definitely weren’t part of “classic” gaming, in the arcade/8-bit/16-bit ...
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How do you get the 'Renaissance Man' achievement?

Wondering how to obtain this achievement. Clear a stage by building all types and all levels of towers. I understand what it says but I've tried what I have interpreted it is asking me to do. ...
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What do the multiplied defense stats mean?

The stats "Max Time Portal Held", "Max Time Link Maintained", and "Max Time Field Held" are pretty easy to understand but "Max Link Length x Days" and "Largest Field MUs x Days" are a little ...
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The effect of Successful Portal Submissions being Removed from an Agent

If you discovered and submitted a Portal, and it got approved and added to the world, you then get x amount of AP, as well as +1 on the progress for the Seer Achievement. It could be, however, that ...
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Achievements not copied with world save directory

I currently have a world that I've been playing on the 1.8 snapshots on my PC (currently 14W30C), and I wanted to play this world on my laptop, so I copied the 'World' directory from the ...
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How can I get the 80 Coins & 1000 Stars Achievement?

In Geometry Dash you can Unlock new icons with achievements. Some of those are "Collect 80 Secret Coins" or "Collect 1000 Stars". Now when I look at the Levels I only see 15. Each of them has only 3 ...
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Where is the easiest spot(s) to get DFA kills?

I am trying to get the DFA (Death From Above) kills achievement for SR4. I think the best spot for other superpower/weapon kill grinding is in E.T.D. DLC, mission 2 specifically. However, the DFA ...
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Where can I see my perfect games in steam?

In my achievement showcase there is an item which says that I have 1 perfect game (which means 100% of the achievements gathered). So I browsed my games game by game and was still unable to find that ...
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Big Bank Job - 12 Angry Minutes

In the Big Bank Job, there is an achievement for accomplishing the entire job in 12 minutes. What pre-planning options and actions within the bank are essential to finish this job as per the ...
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How is portal ownership decided?

I have a portal where this happened: Player A conquered the portal, placed one resonator. Player A was listed as owner. Player B, C and D placed more resonators. B is listed as owner. Currently ...
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Do Steam's global achievement stats sample from users who have launched the game or from all owners? [closed]

Are Steam's global achievement statistics out of all owners or only those who have launched the game? The latter would make more sense, but Universe Sandbox has an achievement awarded upon first ...
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How do I get the Troupple Acolyte achievement?

The in game feats list state "Discover the secrets of the Troupple King." I have talked to the Troupple Acolyte in the cellar in the city. I have also visited the Troupple King and bathed and fished ...
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What is the easiest way to get the “Midnight Launch” achievement?

I've been Halo achievement hunting, and I realized the hardest one will be Midnight Launch. I've been searching and there are many methods, but what's the best way to get it.
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How do you get “I Killed Them All” in Titanfall?

In Titanfall there is an achievement: I Killed Them All Killed all pilots during the evacuation single-handedly This seems almost impossible: None of your team mates can get any of the ...
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What is the easiest way to 'Goose' in Titanfall

In Titanfall there is a challenge and an achievement: Gooser Shoot X pilots while they are ejecting Ejecting pilots are very quick, often cloaked, at medium to long range and always at full ...
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How to achieve the Fuuu achievement?

In the game Le Ninja for iOS, there is a Game Center achievement that asks you to "annoy the Black Ninja". Problem is, I don't know what they mean by this! How do you annoy the Black Ninja?
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Fixing unearned achievements in Fallout New Vegas

I completed Old World Blues and managed to get my brain back. Yet, I received neither Make up your Mind or Outsmarted on my Steam achievements. I did not use console (on purpose or by accident) to ...
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Started game before trophy support; after update (which adds trophies), they still can't be earned?

First off, sorry for the vague title, but I can't find a good way to describe this situation in brief. Recently my brother and I began playing Uncharted on PS3 (yes I realize we're 7 years late.) ...
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What Cosmetic Items can you get for free?

I recently completed a quest, The Death of Chivalry, and unlocked the cosmetic armors "Dulcin Armour" and "Templar Armour", which got me to wondering... What other cosmetic items can be unlocked ...
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How will trophies work if I play Borderlands 2 on PS Vita after playing it on the PS3?

Let's say that I have earned 100% of the trophies in Borderlands 2 on the PS3. If I were to play the PS Vita version, would it register as a new game on my PSN, therefore allowing me to earn all the ...
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Where do the Act 5 Unique monsters spawn for the Special Assignment / Irreplaceable You achievements?

It looks like there is a great list for acts 1-4 here: Where do the enemies for the unique enemy achievements spawn? However, I couldn't find a list for the new Act 5 achievements added in Reaper of ...
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How do you unlock an alternative ending in Battleblock Theatre?

I've seen a few YouTube videos with the title 'all endings' for Battleblock. I decided not to watch these until I manage to get it unlocked on my own playthrough. My thinking is that it's probably ...
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Prince of Persia Classic iOS Hidden achievement

I have gotten 17 of the 18 game center achievements in Prince of Persia Classic HD on my iPad. The last achievement is hidden, and I have searched the Internet on how to unlock it, to no avail. Does ...
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Is there a way to tell how many buildings have been destroyed in SC2 - The Dig?

Been playing StarCraft 2, and I'm wondering if there is a way to tell how many buildings you have destroyed in the level "The Dig" working towards the achievement for destroying 50 buildings with the ...
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Did playing Hearthstone during the beta grant any benefits that can't be matched by playing the game later?

Playing Hearthstone during the beta might have granted players more experience as well as more cards to play with. These are both benefits that may be matched by playing more later. However, some ...
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Skyrim Legend Acheivment

In Skyrim the lLegend achievement is unlocked when you defeat a legendary dragon. I know I have to be at least level 70 in order to encounter one. Where should I go to find a legendary dragon?
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How can I find out the rarest Steam achievement?

Having completed the most difficult achievements for a couple of games, I started wondering how difficult the worst achievements can be. One well-defined measure for difficulty of an achievement is ...
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Sightseeing: Tollifer's Last Stand

The Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls achievement Sightseeing says to "complete all of the following events in Westmarch." There are sixteen events to complete in Westmarch Commons and Westmarch Heights. The ...
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How do I earn the “I am a genius!” Achievement?

I recently bought Surgeon Simulator from the App Store and there are a list of achievements you can earn. I was scrolling through the achievements and I happen to see an achievement where you have to ...
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XBox 360 - NBA 2K13 MyCareer: Which achievements still work?

Yesterday I figured I would go back and work through some of the achievements I missed in MyCareer. With the NBA2K13 servers gone now, I figured this may be problematic. It appears some of them work ...
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How do I perfect my gemology?

I've noticed that you need twelve designs to get the acheivement "perfect gemology". But there are only five different kinds of gems with two designs each, so that gives 10 designs to find. I've ...
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Why didn't I get the Army of Four achievement in XCOM: Enemy Unknown? Did I miss something?

Today I finished my 3-day long, Classic+Ironman run and aimed to get these 4 achievements: "Earth First", "Ain't No Cavalry Comin'", "No Looking Back" and "An Army Of Four". All my soldiers lived ...
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Titanfall “I've seen it all achievement” still track if you regenerate (prestige)

At level 50, I've unlocked all equipment for the "All the Hardware" achievement and kept track of the levels I've played so far but i want to make sure I can now regenerate. Looking around I've found ...
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Space Dementia Wizard Achievement

What is the easiest way to earn the Space Dementia achievement? Space Dementia Damage 30 enemies with one Black Hole cast.
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how many achievements are there in Halo 4? [closed]

I want to get all of the achievements, even on veteran. How many are there and how long would it take to get them all? What do I have to do for some of the hardest ones?
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How do I lick a plane?

A friend of mine told me that I would get an Achievement if I managed to lick the plane that's flying around in the world but, he won't tell me how to get close to it. I tried many different things. ...
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Associate offline profile with existing Live profile

I've had an xbox for ages racking up playtime on a variety of games. I never played online, so I left it as a plain local profile (with the intention of associating it with my LiveID as soon as I ...
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Are pro versions of the contracts considered separate for all achievements?

There are many achievements for completing all contracts on a certain difficulty or from a certain contractor and some of them mention pro jobs, such as: OVERKILL Salutes You! Complete all ...
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How can I obtain the “Perfect as Tears” and “Like Stars in the Sky” achievements?

These two achievements require crafting a Radiant Star gem of the four original types: topaz, ruby, emerald, and amethyst. Finding the recipes is no longer an issue because in the 2.0.1 patch, all ...
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In order to get the Massacre achievement, do you need to kill all civilians as well?

The description for the Massacre achievement for Monaco on Steam says Kill everyone on a single mission On some missions, there are civilians as well as guards that you can kill. Now I know you ...
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What counts as crowd control during bossfights?

With Patch 2.0 Some achievements were removed, some other achievements were added. A couple of these new achievements are basically "Kill boss X without using crowd control". What counts as crowd ...
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How to get the Owl 6 achievement?

The Owl 6 achievement is described as: The owls sing a song that they learned in the lobby of a castle on a remote island. It's more or less obvious it can be achieved by playing a specific song ...
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Who's in charge? I want to fart on some authority figures to speak truth to power

Working on rounding out my accumulation of achievements, it seems that I may have been insufficiently diligent in my quest to fart on everyone in South Park. I say this because I've finished the game, ...
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Can I see individual achievement progress for Half Life 2 Episode 2?

I've started working on the Get Some Grub achievement, it requires me to kill 333 antlion grubs throughout the first 2 chapters. From reading some guides I gather I should be able to track my progress ...
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Three musketeers flanking achievement - Civ5

Playing as Napoleon/French in Civ5, I am struggling to get the "Three Musketeers" achievement. I suspect the answer is somewhere in what is considered to be "flanking" (How do you flank an enemy?), ...
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“Moral Victory” Trophy Prologue Knockout

There is a trophy/achievement in Thief called "Moral Victory" with the description "Finish the game without a single kill or knockout". Does the tutorial knockout in the prologue not count towards ...
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Is it possible to reach the other side of the heart pit on the second world of GBC croc?

I began playing Croc again for the first time since I was a kid, and I suddenly encountered something I spent a long time trying to defeat in my youth. There's a ledge to the left of the heart pit ...