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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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Is there a mission timer in StarCraft II?

I'm working on some of the achievements in the single-player Wings Of Liberty campaign. Several of them are in the form of "Complete the mission in X minutes or less". Is there any in-game way I can ...
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How can I become the Hero of Caldeum?

I've tried this segment two or three times now, with and without allies. I can't seem to save enough of the peasants to get this achievement. If I stop long enough to kill off the enemies, they ...
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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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Do you keep campaign achievements earned during an unfinished mission in StarCraft 2?

Thus far every time I have earned a campaign achievement in StarCraft 2 I have also finished its associated campaign mission. This is fine when playing a mission for the first time but on subsequent ...
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Daily kill variety. How to tell?

Is there any way to know what type of monsters have I already slain for the daily kill variety achievment? I randomly kill mobs untill I have it completed (10 different type of creatures), but some ...
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Is there any achievement related to Whimsyshire?

To get to the Happy Rainbow Unicorn Candy Land we have to go through the time-consuming and expensive construction of the Staff of Herding. Is there any in-game recognition of our effort, in form of ...
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How do I get the “Instant Karma” achievement?

I have managed to get him to kill some of his minions by standing in the mob and not doing too much damage, but it takes way too long just for a couple of kills. What is the ability he uses that can ...
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How do I get the Midnight Launch achievement?

The description for the achievement Midnight Launch is In mission 2, get significant air in the warthog at midnight. Is "midnight" supposed to refer to a location in the level, or do I actually ...
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Is it possible to get the “Catch” achievement on PC?

While looking around for information on other achievements, I've found this one that doesn't show up in the Steam achievements list. Thinking that it was a "secret" achievement, I've tried to do as ...
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Which achievements can be permanently lost in Skyrim?

My goal is to get all the Skyrim achievements with a single character. I got many of them already by simply playing along and completing certain quest lines. I discovered today that it is possible to ...
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In Rusty Hearts, how do I get the “A Simple Task” mission to complete the “All I Want for Christmas is Sewers” achievement?

Apparently, the achievement has something to do with the B3 Sewer level, which is the very first level in the game. This is the achievement's description: Complete the quest "A Simple Task" from ...
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“Professor Portal” achievement in Portal 2

I achieved almost all of Portal 2 achievements, except "Still Alive" and "Professor Portal". The first one is not a big problem but second one is, since my steam friends who have Portal 2 have already ...
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In Scribblenauts Unmasked, how do you unlock the “No Evil Shall Escape My Sight” achievement?

I've been trying to achieve this one forever now. Does anyone have a clue on how to do this?
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Does accomplishments progress carry across multiple playthroughs?

Mass Effect 3 has several "Do X Y times" accomplishments for example, the "Bruiser" accomplishment which requires a certain number of melee kills. Do these accomplishments require me to complete all ...
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How do I sync my Skyrim achievements with Steam if I use SKSE?

In my other question, I asked if I could get the Steam overlay in Skyrim if I use the SKSE .exe file. (Reference Question: How can I get the Steam overlay on Skyrim, if I am using the SKSE.exe to ...
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Game completion achievements and multiplayer

If you complete the main quest in a multi-player game, do all the players get the achievement for completing the quest as the character they are currently playing? Or does only the host get the ...
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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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Hot Shot Feat of Strength

I see everywhere that the Hot Shot Feat of Strength can be unlocked by winning 5 placement matches. I've did this with a friend in 2v2, but none of us got the achievement. Can anyone confirm that it ...
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After the StarCraft 2 beta is over will achievements earned carry into the retail version? [closed]

I was lucky enough to accepted into the StarCraft 2 beta. I've earned a few achievements from normal game play. Some of the achievements are a bit harder to earn and will take effort. If those ...
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Does equipping or obtaining bone charms void “Mostly Flesh and Steel”?

Mostly Flesh and Steel Finish the game without purchasing any supernatural powers or enhancements, besides Blink Does obtaining or equipping one of the bone charms you can find throughout ...
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What is the full list of log entries in Anno 2070?

In Anno 2070, you can collect "log entries", small hints and tips for new players. When you have collected all of them, you get a secret achievement "Training Completed". However, I cannot find a ...
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Why doesn't Blowin' in the Wind's count update?

Why doesn't the achievement Blowin' in the wind update? I keep breaking objects with Whirlwind but alas nothing happens on the count. Could the objects be specific or is it only updated once or ...
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How do I kill lagomorphs for the Monster Hunter achievement?

The achievement Monster Hunter reads Find & somehow slay at least 7 lagomorphs, you jerk, Lagomorpha being the order the hare and rabbit family (Leporidae, if anyone cares) belongs to. So, it's ...
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Is the “Sage” (get all books) achievement broken in AC:R?

I have completed every book quest, renovated every book shop and bought every book they have. I've also gone back to Cappadocia by replaying memory 7-2 and bought all the books there. I still don't ...
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Black Ops Care Packages - Killstreak Challenges

If I get a care package, which contains a spy plane, does using that spy plane count towards my spy plane killstreak challenges?
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Black Mesa achievements

What are the achievements in the new Half-Life 2 mod Black Mesa?
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What is the difference between the Crafting achievements 'Like Stars In the Sky' and 'Perfect As Tears'?

Both of them ask for crafting each of the 4 different Radiant gems, I am very far from having a single one but they seem to be duplicates to me - are there any differences?
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What are N7 Missions?

I've seen a few achievements ("Tourist" and "Explorer") that required playing a couple of "N7 Missions". What are these?
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How do I get the achievement for Sector 3?

In Q.U.B.E., how do I get the achievement "Sector 3, Completed"? I have completed all 7 sectors, and I got all of the corresponding achievements except the one for sector 3. I then played through ...
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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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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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Missing trophies in Assassin's Creed Brotherhood

I almost completed AC:B but the game suddenly stopped tracking trophies. For example, I just discovered the shrine in Saint Peter's Basilica (which should unlock the Amen trophy) and nothing happened. ...
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I can't get the Knight's Honor trophy

Knight's Honor trophy will not come up. I've looked all over the net and I have all the weapons. Can someone give me the full list of what they are, please? I need to know if the trophy is glitched or ...
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Is it possible to see a user's achievements through the Battle.net web interface?

... or any other interface that would not require to log into a Battle.net game (World of Warcraft, Starcraft 2, Diablo 3) ? I can't seem to find it by logging in Battle.net, but perhaps I'm missing ...
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How can I sync achievements for Steam games bought through another vendor?

Unreal Tournament 2004 and Quake Live are installed through my PC, but not through Steam. How can I sync achievements with my Steam profile for these and other games which Steam sells but which I ...
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I've missed the use the wind achievement. How can I get it without losing my save file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I use the Skyway in the Wharf District? This achievement requires you to leave the first level properly, by making use of the skyway at the end, rather than just ...