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Is there a way to know which achievement to go for next?

Is there an Achievement tool that tells me which achievements I should go for next in Team Fortress 2? e.g. the easiest one or the one that that will give me my next milestone. A similar service for ...
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Is there any trick to win the “Within one hundredth” trophy?

The trophy "Within one hundredth" is "Win a race by a margin of 0.01 seconds or less." It's seems almost impossible for me to be so precise, is there any (legal) trick to win it?
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Do I Have to Finish Just Cause 2 on ALL Difficulty Settings for the PS3 Platinum Trophy?

On the PS3, Just Cause 2 has 3 trophies for finishing the campaign at different difficulty levels: Top Agent (Bronze): Bonus for completing the game on Normal difficulty. Heroic Agent (Silver): Bonus ...
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Does changing the ini file stop you from getting achievements?

I started playing Skyrim and got the 'Unbound' achievement. I was having a couple of performance issues, so I exited and tweaked the SkyrimPrefs.ini file, but now I've just completed Bleak Falls ...
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Does using console command mark you as cheater? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do console commands affect Steam achievements? If I use console commands in Skyrim do I risk to be marked as "cheater" by the game and preclude me some possibilities or ...
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Can I gain all of the achievements in one playthrough?

Are all of the achievements in Elder Scrolls: Skyrim able to be acquired in a single playthrough, or will I have to save at strategic times to be able to step back to earlier points? I'm assuming ...
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Where are the 13 Standing Stones?

Skyrim's got 13 standing stones erected in various spots around the province. They can be activated for various bonuses, and discovering them all nets an achievement (Standing Stones). Where are each ...
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How can I clear Steam achievements for Portal 2?

My brother has played Portal 2 on my account and got a decent chunk of the achievements without specifically trying for them. Shamefully, I haven't yet played it, but I want to of course. I really ...
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Sanctum - can't shoot strawberry fish

In sanctum (for steam), there's three achievements related to shooting strawberry fish, but no matter how much I shoot them, or what game mode, I never get any progress towards any of the ...
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Are the MVP achievements in Battlefield 3 stacked?

There are 3 MVP achievements in Battlefield 3, They are: Most Valuable Player Finish as MVP in a ranked match 1st Loser Finish as 2nd MVP in a ranked match It's better than ...
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What are all the moves required for Perfect Freeflow 2.0?

In Batman: Arkham City, there is an achievement/trophy called Perfect Freeflow 2.0, described as Perform a perfect combo including all of Batman's combat moves (any play mode). What are all the moves ...
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With proper aim can an Ambassador always one-shot a sniper?

I'm working on my Skullpluggery achievement for Spy. For a while I thought it was straight-forward -- just point, pause (for accuracy), and fire. Worked everytime, until lately, where my lucky streak ...
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Portal Achievements Not Unlocking

I have limited internet access and played through Portal without being online. As a result, several of the achievements didn't unlock. I later went back and played through a second time online to try ...
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How to unlock Eve's Dead Bird?

The achievement description says: Make 2 deals with the devil in one play through. My only question is, does it count if I make two deals with the same appearance of the devil? When you meet the ...
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Which achievements are missable in Batman: Arkham City?

Before I get started with games, I always like to know beforehand if there are missable achievements, especially regarding the storyline. For example, in Arkham Asylum, there was the Party Pooper ...
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What are some tips to get the “blow up 3 enemies” achievements?

I've just played through rage, and while I am not crazy enough to go after some of the achievements, I was actually aiming for Three Birds, One Bomb Car and Hat Trick. However, try as I might I ...
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Civilization 5 Elizabeth-specific achievement domain?

The achievement specifically tied to Elizabeth (that's the English) is as follows: Ruler of the Seas As Elizabeth, sink and destroy 357 enemy naval units, across any number of playthroughs. So my ...
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How do I know how many meals I've cooked with a given utensil?

In Glitch there some achievements that require you to cook __ meals with a Frying Pan (for example) How do I know how many I've chopped, fried, blended, etc? Related: Where have I been?
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How can I change from Blood to Tears? (Repentance / Reversal achievement)

So after many months of battles, I've finally accrued the 1,000 blood reputation needed to reach Blood level 2. At the moment, however, I'm at Tears Level 1, and it is not obvious to me how one goes ...
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How do I go to hell?

I go once, squish grapes, eat to brush off pooped, then do stuff to get my energy to 0, but can't get back to hell. What am I doing wrong? I'm trying to work on the achievements for visiting hell.
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Starcraft 2 Global Achievements Statistics

Is there a way to see Global Achievements info? i.e. "% of all players" for each achievement? Similiar to the way you can see in Steam. It's kinda interesting for achievement collectors to see how ...
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Can I skip levels to get the “no damage” achievements?

Several items in the Binding of Isaac allow you to skip a level without facing the boss (We Need to Go Deeper and the Teleport! item, though teleporting is a less reliable form of level skipping). ...
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What's the quickest way to get all of the achievements in StarCraft 2?

As the title says, are there any shortcuts to getting all of the achievements in the game (preferably without cheesing through games, etc.)?
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How do I get the “Sniper Duel” achievement in Minecraft?

The "Sniper Duel" achievement in Minecraft requires me to kill a skeleton from 50 meters away. Is this equivalent to 50 blocks? What is the easiest way to do this? I've recently located a skeleton ...
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Good way to obtain all the 'Cooperative' achievements (Patch 1.4.1)

I'm looking for a guide to obtain all the cooperative achievements in SC2. The whole process is extremely time-consuming and it would be nice to do that in an optimized and quick way. There are many ...
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I'm thinking of leaving Wellspring, can and will I be able to return at some point?

During the campaign of Rage you eventually are given the opportunity to leave Wellspring and the Wasteland to a different location (hopefully this isn't a spoiler). The character you are talking to ...
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Can the “Enriched and Fortified” achievement in Gears of War 3 be obtained by staggering the waves?

Can this achievement be obtained by staggering the waves? For example, if one night I complete waves 1-10 and the next day I start from wave 11 and complete up to wave 40, and the next day I complete ...
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Is Portal 2 Talent Show Achievement disabled?

I and my friend just completed that chamber and we did not lose any cube and we didn't get the Talent Show achievement. We repeated the chamber, not losing the cube again and we still didn't receive ...
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Where have I been?

I'm trying to earn my Completist badges, but can't figure out how to tell where I have and haven't been. I thought I saw a gameplay tip flash across the screen at one point about unvisited streets, ...
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Are there any traps that reset in Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom?

Are there any traps that can be reset in Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom? Once a trap is triggered, it does not seem to be reset. Are there any I can reset? I am just a few trap kills short of the Trap ...
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Can I get Good Listener through multiple playthroughs?

The Good Listener trophy in El Shaddai says I must Obtain all of the Freemen's notes. If I happen to miss them in my first playthrough, can I just pick up the ones I missed in playthroughs on other ...
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Does a turret going to “hostile” state, but not opening fire, disqualify the user from Foxiest of the Hounds?

I'm about half way through my second playthrough of the game now, and realised that on the first mission at Milwaukee Junction a turret did see me. My minimap went to "hostile", but the turret did not ...
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How do I earn the Tornado Valley achievement in Tropico 4?

What is the easiest way to unlock the achievement Tornado Valley (Survive a tornado outbreak with no human causalities)? I always seem to have multiple buildings destroyed along with numerous citizen ...
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How do I earn the Pacifist Achievement?

There have been some extended discussions on what will or will not break your eligibility for the Pacifist achievement, but nothing conclusive as to what actually is taken into account. What actions ...
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Are Dead Island's achievements counted across playthroughs and play modes?

I want to know if the achievements can be acquired across multiplayer playthroughs/characters and through singleplayer and co-op. I'm mostly wondering because the achievement Busy, busy, busy says ...
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Can I still get the Pacifist achievement if an NPC accidentally commits suicide?

Here I am playing on the hardest setting and trying to get the pacifist achievement also. I just finished the "Black Hawk Down" scene when you arrive back in Hengsha. After 5 MILLION retries I finally ...
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Are the gas cylinders the same as gas grenades in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

I'm doing a new run in Deus Ex: Human Revolution (going for Pacifist and Foxiest of the Hounds) and I was wondering if the gas cylinders you find lying around count as the knock out gas found in the ...
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Will giving Windmill a gun disqualify me for the Pacifist achievement?

Reprogrammed turrets which kill people will disqualify you for the pacifist achievement, so I'm forced to wonder if giving Windmill a gun will result in the same thing. If I give Windmill a gun, ...
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Gemcraft Labyrinth — Obtain challenge medals in free version?

Several fields in Gemcraft Labyrinth have "Challenge Medals" listed; goals such as "Deal a total of 2,000,000 damage in one battle on field XY" or "Kill a total of 7,000 monsters in one battle on ...
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Where are the ebooks for the Doctorate achievement? Is it possible to miss one?

In Deus Ex: Human Revolution I've been finding quite a few ebooks. Reading some of them awards me with a "Scholar" popup and grants 200 xp. I notice that there is an achievement for reading all 29 ...
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Do turrets and robots killing enemies count for the Pacifist achievement?

The pacifist achievement text says: Complete Deus Ex: Human Revolution without anyone dying by your hand. (Boss fights don't count.) What about me hacking a security system and setting ...
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What is the criteria of “Foxiest of all Hounds”?

The Achievement text is: Complete Deus Ex: Human Revolution without setting off any alarms. But what alarms are counted? If I throw a box to lure away a guard and put them in "alarmed" mode, ...
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How do I get past the first turret in Deus Ex Human Revolution?

I'm trying to get past it without it going hostile so I can get the Foxiest of the Hounds achievement, but I can't get to the door across the hallway (not the one with the concussion mine next to it) ...
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How do I pass through a door with the Mech, in NOVA 2?

I am on one of the first levels of NOVA 2, where I entered in a factory, and jumped in a Mech. I am then taken in a room where I have to destroy six tanks, and four Mechs; from there, I have to go in ...
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Alien Swarm: how should we go about Oustanding Execution?

I've got most Alien Swarm achievements under my belt. In fact I'm missing: SynTek residential speed run (time limit on a map) Nuke from orbit (kill 100,000 swarm) Outstanding execution (complete the ...
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How do I get the Balls Achievement in Deus Ex?

How do I get the Balls achievement? I can't figure this one out. The description is: Seems you like playing with balls, eh?
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Does killing in the opening sequence count against the Pacifist achievement?

In Deus Ex: Human Revolution, is it possible to get the pacifist achievement even if one kills enemies in the opening sequence? Boss fight kills do not count against the achievement, so I'm wondering ...
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Can I complete Dragon Age 2 without getting Darkness Falls?

The Darkness Falls achievement says it's granted when you switch the map from day to night. I noticed that at some points in the game, the day-night transition is done automatically (Haunted starts at ...
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How do you achieve the 'Know Thy Enemy ' achievement in CIV V?

It says you must 'Consult the Oracle 2 times in a single game', but I haven't any idea what that means!
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Do I have to get each collection achievement from the Claptrap DLC in a single playthrough?

I'm trying to get the following achievements: The Lubricator Bobble-Trap It's so realistic What a party! It is taking forever to get some of these. Do I have to do this with in one playthrough? ...