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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How can I ice other mobsters in Mafia Wars as a high-level player?

I am trying to get some of the achievements that require icing other people, but having a very hard time with it. I am winning most fights with ~25 damage on the other player, but no matter how many ...
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Is there a good reason to collect all the treasure chests?

I just completed Assassin's Creed 2 and so I'm looking at tying up loose ends (ie - finishing trophies/achievements). However, I'm surprised to find that there are no trophies for getting 100% of the ...
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How do I complete the “Outmatched: 4 Very Hard AI” achievement?

I am trying to complete the "Outmatched: 4 Very Hard AI" achievement: Win a 1 vs 4 Multiplayer Custom Game with no Allies against 4 Very Hard A.I. opponents. Any tips are welcome. Thanks. P.S. I ...
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Borderlands plumber style achievement

What is the 'kill an enemy plumber-style' achievement in borderlands? What exactly do I need to do?
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How do you 'outsmart 200 spiders' in Cut the Rope?

In Cut the Rope on iPhone, I have most of the achievements, except for "Spider Tamer" (outsmart 200 spiders) and "Calorie Minimiser" (lose candy 200 times). But I'm sure I should have both. I do have ...
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How to reach 100% total destruction with the Mighty Eagle in Angry Birds?

I recently purchased the Mighty Eagle in Angry Birds for iPhone. To use him, you toss out a can of sardines and the Eagle swoops down to retrieve it, destroying everything in it's path, including all ...
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What route did you use to earn the Stunt Superstar award in Burnout Paradise?

The Stunt Superstar Paradise Award in Burnout Paradise requires you to get a x40 multiplier in a stunt run. I'm looking for suggestions from those who've gotten it. Which stunt run did you use and ...
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Do achievement related bonusses apply in ME2?

I've recently started playing mass-effect again -- lost interest in it when losing my save file due to a hard disk crash --, seeing how reasonably well priced ME2 is and how it looks and as I want to ...
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Halo reach noble achievements

Do the halo reach noble achievements need to be completed on the halo reach noble map pack? Such as totally worth it? I know some are specific to the map pack such as the you blew it up achievement.
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Gaining the “I Believe I Can Fly” Achievement in Just Cause 2

I can't find the best place to Base Jump in order to get the "I Believe I Can Fly" Achievement in Just Cause 2. Any of the mountains I scale widen too quickly in order to me to find a clear path that ...
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How many people do we need to get the classic 25-man raid guild achievements?

I believe that we need 8 members to do the old 10-man raids for the guild achievements. I seem to vaguely recall a mention that 25-man would only need 8 people as well but I'm not sure if that made ...
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From Archaemennid to Safavid: What Golden Ages count towards the achievement?

Golden Ages started by Great People don't count as far as I can tell. Do all golden ages have to be from Happiness? What about from say Reformation or Rationalism, the cultural GAs?
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Does the DLC for Lara Croft & TGOL have trophies?

I was just wondering if the DLC for Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light offers any new trophies.
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How do I beat Insane AI in 5 minutes?

Here I asked how to beat AI in 5 minutes on medium level. I played as Terran. The key was to start barracks building close to opponent base (and use small map). I was successful on Medium, then on ...
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How do I beat medium AI in 5 minutes?

I would like to get 'beat medium AI in 5 minutes' achievement. Usually I am playing as terran. Is there special SMALL (TINY) map for that? What is strategy for that? Should I build 1st barrack on ...
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Where can I find all the Diamondbacks in the Great Train Robbery?

I'm once again working on my achievements, but haven't located all Diamondbacks. Does anyone have a map or something where I can find all of them? Bonus points if you can also pinpoint to the ...
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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 ...