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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In World of Goo, how do you get OCD on “Impale Sticky”?

The "Impale Sticky" level of World of Goo is so difficult! How in the world is it possible to get OCD on this level??? I can barely get the minimum goo balls required to beat the level!
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What are all of Batman's combat moves in Batman: Arkham Asylum?

The Freeflow Perfection trophy/achievement in Batman: Arkham Asylum requires you to use all of Batman's combat moves in one freeflow combination. What are all these moves? What controller buttons ...
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Are Shadowrun stats saved on a server?

I just bought Shadowrun from Games for Windows, and I've had this game for Xbox 360 for a long time now. I'm trying to get the achievement for playing 100 matches as each class and I was wondering if ...
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Obtaining the “I Would Have Been Your Daddy” Skull on Halo 3

I followed the guide at http://flamesoffeenix.wordpress.com/2007/09/27/halo-3-skull-locations/ in order to get the Skulls in Halo 3. The last Skull mentioned is the "I Would Have Been Your Daddy" ...
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Can I start the campaign again to get conversation-related achievements?

I didn't accomplish "Find out why Tychus Findlay is always in a Marine suite" achievement. If I start the campaign again will I be able to get it?
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How can I complete all “armory” achievements?

I've almost completed campaign, bought all upgrades for infantry (and earned additional achievements, I don't remember it's name, let's name him "infantry armory achievement")... and discovered, that ...
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Does cannibalism count as food?

I'm going for the Desert Survivalist achievement, and throughout my Fallout experiences, I've never taken the Cannibalism perk. I'm thinking that, since I'm playing a very evil character this time, I ...
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Look, No Hands Achievement in Kinect Sports

I'm having difficulty getting this achievement. By "open play", does this mean just the regular competitive mode against the computer? Does this need to be on a specific difficulty? I've tried ...
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Is Sunset Sarsaparilla food?

Specifically regarding the Desert Survivalist achievement (trophy in PS3 parlance): Does Sunset Sarsaparilla count as food toward the requirement to "heal 10,000 points of damage with food?"
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Is there any way to see progress towards achievements in Civ 5?

Is there a way to see how much more I have to do to achieve the various achievements? For example, Merchant King is Trade 100 resources over any number of playthroughs... I'd love to know how close I ...
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Ruler of the Seas, how to do it?

How do I sink a million ships? Well, not a million, 357 for the achievement? What is a good setup? I set up a huge archipelago game with epic game length and raging barbarians... but ships still ...
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Emitting sparks in Pac-Man Championship Edition

In Pac-Man Championship Edition for the iPhone, one of the achievements is something like "emit sparks for 5 seconds". How do you emit sparks, and what effect does it have?
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Advice on gaining the Steam Bollywood Achievement

Steam Bollywood Achievement: As Gandhi, win a cultural victory with 3 or fewer cities in your empire. I wish to do this achievement on a Pangaea Standard map size or larger and on Prince ...
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Why did I lose my Xbox achievements?

When I first got my Xbox, 5 or so years ago, I didn't have an Xbox Live account. I wasn't even registered for a free Silver Membership. I played games on it; then, a few months ago, I got a Gold ...
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Is the Atomic Wrangler necessary for The Courier Who Broke the Bank?

OK, I just got the Courier Who Broke the Bank achievement, having taken just a hair over 15,000 caps from the Ultra-Luxe. (I have a lot of patience, and like blackjack.) Thing is, I'd already broken ...
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Conquest of the world

As Alexander, defeat every known player by 350BC. Is there something tricky w/ this one? I've done it w/ no mods on a Duel sized pangea map Without Getting the Achievement... Is there a minimum size ...
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Hi-res Achievement and Trophy Images

Hey there. I'm working on an app which uses achievement and trophy images. Are there public APIs (one for PS3 and one for Xbox 360) which I can make use of to get hold of these? I understand this is ...
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Do mods prevent you from achieving achievements?

If you play w/ a mod, will it prevent you from getting an achievement in the game? I'm a huge fan of the Luxury display mod, and would hate to have to play w/out it... but I do want to try and get the ...
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What do you need to do for the Magellan achievement?

I've explored the entire map. I've played an earth map, and circled the world in a sub. I've played a Pangaea and circled the globe by land. I can't think what else could be needed to accomplish this ...
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Starcraft 2: Custom achievements?

I thought I'd be sneaky and try getting the custom achievements playing "the fastest map possible". Just beat 7 insane AIs in FFA, but didn't get the "Insane FFA" achievement... why not? Does it have ...
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What does FIFA 2011's secret 100 pt. achievement entail?

Anyone know what this achievement entails? I have never seen someone who has it.
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Are some of the Civ 5 achievements bugged?

I seem to be having trouble getting the Magellan achievement, but I see a LOT that still have 0% on the global statistics for the game. Does anyone know if some of the achievements are bugged, or if ...
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What should I do to get the Outmatched: 2 Insane AI achievement?

What should I do to get the Outmatched: 2 Insane AI achievement? I've watched like dozen of online tutorials, where is shown how to do that. The only problem is that those cannon/spine rushes worked ...
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Do mods or console use disable achievements for Fallout:New Vegas?

I've heard mixed information on this and I'd like to get a straight answer, for two reasons: The widely reported Quicksave/Autosave bug is annoying and, quite frankly, has terrified me into ...
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What are the precise requirements of the “Model of a Modern Major-General” achievement in Civilisation 5?

Model of a Modern Major-General Train all Units, across any number of playthrough. Is it known what the precise requirements are for this achievement? Do you actually need to train all ...
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How to complete “If They Came To Hear Me Beg” Achievement

What level and where can I complete If They Came To Hear Me Beg Halo:Reach Achievement? Performed an Assassination against an Elite to survive a fall that would've been fatal.
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Do custom games of a higher difficult count for those below it for the custom games vs AI achievement?

For the Custom Game achievements (i.e. get 10 wins as zerg vs medium AI opponant in a 1v1, etc etc) do you actually need to grind out a bunch of games vs a medium AI or can you just fight the hardest ...
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Total points from achievements

What is the maximum possible achievement point/score total in StarCraft II?
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How do I get the Score Addict achievement in Angry Birds?

I recently finished getting three stars in all stages across all three worlds of Episode 1 in Angry Birds. I have approximately 3 800 000 points. I need 4 000 000 points to get the Episode 1 - Score ...
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Which level should I play to get the Nom Nom Nom achievement?

The Nom Nom Nom achievement requires stopping the zombies using only the Sunflower, Wallnut, and Chomper. I've tried playing the first level a few times with just those plants, but the zombies get ...
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Mass Effect: How to grind singularity?

I played through Mass Effect (1) as an Engineer. Bad choice, as it doesn't suit my play style. I want to play through again as a Vanguard with Singularity as his bonus and take that character through ...
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Are puppet cities counted towards the limit of 3 imposed by the “Bollywood” achievement in Civilization V?

Bollywood As Gandhi, win a cultural victory with 3 or fewer cities in your empire. Do puppet cities count towards this limit or not? I'd assume they probably are (since you do get ...
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What bonuses does a “deity” level AI get and how do I deal with them?

The "Deity" difficulty level of Civilization V says that "the AI receives heavy advantages". In Civ IV this meant that the AI started with more units, 2 settlers, etc. So my question is two-fold: a) ...
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What are the requirements for the Hot Shot feat of strength?

So, I got awarded the "Hot Shot" feat of strength and I would like to know what I have done to earn it. The only thing I can find about it is people saying you have to win all 5 placement matches ...
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Daily Challenges Post Times

I am in the EST time zone and completed a challenge after midnight and wondering when are challenges posted?
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What determines the number of dolphins chasing my unicorn?

The "Dolphin Dancer" achievement requires that I get three dolphins to appear on screen. It seems that the longer I run, the more likely I am to get more dolphins, but I'm curious what actually ...
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Can the Test of Faith achievement in Mirror's Edge be done piecemeal?

Test of Faith is the achievement for completing the game without shooting anybody. I completed the game and was careful not to shoot anyone, but did not get the achievement. So I was wondering if I ...
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What are all the Secret Achievements in Fruit Ninja?

What are all the Secret Achievements in Fruit Ninja? I've been playing for a while but only got the one for getting a score of 99.
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Halo 3: ODST Achievement - Killing things that are new and different is bad/good

When I played through Halo 3: ODST I saw the "squids" and killed them when I saw them, and got a counter (1 of 10, 2 of 10, 3 of 10, etc) toward the achievement Killing things that are new and ...
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How exactly can you get the “Liberty Completionist: Hard” achievement?

I was having problems with one particular mission so I played it in normal after getting really frustrated. If I finish the rest of the missions in hard, and then I come back and replay that mission ...
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What settings do I need to get the outmatched achievements on Starcraft 2?

This is not a tactics question. I choose the "Versus A.I." option from the main screen and then a custom on Megaton vs 2 Medium A.I. However, after beating them, I don't get the achievement. What ...
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Blutsauger without any Medic achievements?

I just started playing TF2 and the only Medic-related achievement I have is Play Doctor. Yet, after only 2 hours of play, not all of which were as the Medic, I've already received the Blutsauger. The ...
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What is the best way to get the x Blitz achievements?

Anyone got these achievements for all difficulties? As the title says, what is the best way to defeat an AI in under five minutes?
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Can I get the Morticulturalist achievement if I sell plants from my Zen Garden?

I'm trying to get the Morticulturalist achievement in Plants vs Zombies: Game of the Year edition on Steam and I have filled all of the slots in both my Day and Night time Zen Garden, however, I am ...
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Starcraft 2 : getting gold on Psionic Assault

I'm having a hard time reaching gold in the Psionic Assault challenge in Starcraft 2. I managed to get silver using combinations of force fields and psionic storms, but it seems that leaves me with ...
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For Couch Surfer, do I have to watch the entirety of the broadcast?

Do I have to watch broadcasts in their entirety or am I able to click the TV screen and then press Esc? Does the screen always show static if I've viewed all broadcasts so far? How many unique ...
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Achievements I should know before I start Final Fantasy XIII

I recently picked up Final Fantasy XIII for the 360 and I wanted to know if there are any achievements I should know about a head of time so I don't screw up and have to play through again.
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What will happen with unearned online trophies when servers taken offline?

Not actually interesting but maybe soon it'll be. What will happen with unearned trophies that can be awarded by some kind of online activity when multi-servers taken offline? Is it possible that i'll ...
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Do you ever need DLC to get the Platinum trophy for a game?

The description of the Platinum trophy for each PS3 game can vary (as with any trophy description). When you're looking at a trophy list and there are trophies for DLC sometimes it is not clear ...
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Do I lose my achievements if I recover my Gamertag?

I was thinking about moving my Gamertag over to another storage device, but I'm afraid of losing all my achievements. If I just change the storage device and Recover Gamertag on the same Xbox, do I ...