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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Can you use the Single Player mode on Team Fortress 2 to get Achievements?

There is now the option for one player mode, which is good for people to hone skills, and whatnot, but can you get achievements/drops in One Player? If so: how?
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Does a Mutation count as a campaign?

In left 4 dead 2, there's currently a mutation called Four Swordsmen, where you can only use a sword to play the level. I was wondering if finishing a level would award me the Confederacy Of Crunches ...
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Do Super Jumps count toward your total when in a race?

In Burnout Paradise, there are several progressions you can make in the game, such as smashing through shortcuts, finding super jumps, and driving through certain billboards. When you perform these ...
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How do you get the secret achievements in Valet Hero?

I have been playing the game Valet Hero for 6 months, but have (as of yet) failed to get any of the secret achievements. What are the secret achievements in Valet Hero?
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If I play Fallout 3 via Steam, will I still be able to obtain Live achievements?

Since Steam usually has it's own achievements system and there is no mention of it on the page of the game, is it still possible to obtain Live achievements, or are they not availble in the steam ...
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Secret achievements in Monkey Island: SE

Does anyone know what the secret achievements in Monkey Island: SE are, and how to get them? (I love Monkey Island, and was somewhat shocked to just now look at my achievements and see that not only ...
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What are the 25 ways to die in Crackdown 2?

In Crackdown 2 for the 360 there is an Xbox Live Achievement (possibly the same as a PS3 trophy) which requires you kill yourself in 25 different ways. Does anyone know the list?
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In Red Dead Redemption, can you still get the Spurred to Victory achievement if your horse dies?

The description says that I have to complete 20 story missions without switching to a new horse at a hitching post. If my horse dies, and I wait for a respawn, will it be considered a "new" horse? Or ...
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How can I get the 'Moustachio' achievements in Left 4 Dead 2?

There are two achievements related to 'Moustachio' in Left 4 Dead 2. These are the descriptions: Gong Show - Prove you are stronger than Moustachio. Stache Whacker - Prove you are faster than ...
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How to get the 'Guardin' Gnome' achievement in Left 4 Dead 2?

How can I get the 'Guardin' Gnome' achievement in Left 4 Dead 2? The text of the achievement is the following: Rescue Gnome Chompski from the Carnival. So I suppose it has to be done in the ...
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'Messer Sandman' and 'Sweeper' achievements in Assassin's Creed 2

I've been trying to get the 'Messer Sandman' (Stun 4 guards at once by throwing sand in their face) and 'Sweeper' (Sweep 5 guards at once by using a Long Weapon) achievements for a while and just ...
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How to get bullet penetration kills in MW2?

What do you have to do to get a bullet penetration kill in MW2? I've been stuck trying to complete the extended mags challenges because I'm not getting the penetration kills required.
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Hard mode and challenge mode trophies on same play-through in R&C:A Crack In Time?

Is it possible to get the "Q-Force Champion" trophy (for completing the game on hard) during a challenge mode play-through? I completed the game on medium difficulty, and it gave me the trophies ...
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“Under the Radar” achievement in GTA4?

Under which bridges do I have to fly to get the "Under the Radar" achievement in GTA4?
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How can I check which coop missions I have gold medal in Red Dead Redemption?

In the coop missions from the "Outlaws To The End" DLC.
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How do I recover lost achievements?

A few weeks ago my cousin recovered his Gamertag on my Xbox 360 because we were playing Xplosion Man at my place and he wanted to get the achievements. Some time after, he started playing Red Dead ...
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Getting the $1T and $10T achievements in Mafia Wars

Are there any tricks to getting the "That's with a 'T'" and "Nest Egg" ($1T and $10T) Achievements in Mafia Wars on Facebook? Or do you just have to play for a very long time?
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If I play Left 4 Dead 2 through Steam, will I still get Live achievements for it?

Since Steam has it's own achievements for the game, do they replace the Live ones or can I earn both?
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How can I obtain Steam achievements in Torchlight after “finishing” the main story?

I finished the main story of Torchlight way before Steam introduced achievements. Now I have my Level 50 character and am doing quests. Is the only way to get some of the achievements (such as "Over ...