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Easiest way to get the “ride a pig off a cliff” achievement?

I'm having some difficulty getting this achievement - currently I am placing my saddle on a pig close to a cliff, but as soon as I jump on the pig always turns around and walks back towards safety.. ...
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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 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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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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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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Can I get credit for lewd gestures at people who are already trying to kill me?

In Saints Row 3, one of the Saintsbook challenges (and an achievement) is taunting gang members. I can go around and taunt enemy gang members, but I only seem to get a popup (and credit 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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How do I Beat the Catcher Chocobo Race

The Catcher Chocobo race is arguably the hardest part of Final Fantasy X. At least the achievement of completing it with a time of 0.0 seconds is. But it is required for getting the Sun Sigil for ...
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Which postcard is needed for the achievement “Shoplifting”?

There is an achievement in The Cave called "Shoplifting". The achievement text says: Saw a postcard stolen from the Gift Shop. I assumed it meant the postcard you could pick up from the Postcard ...
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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 delete PS3 trophies?

The demo for Super Stardust HD added its trophy list to my PS3. I don't plan on buying that game and don't want to see its list of trophies for the rest of my life. Any way to delete them? Update: ...
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How do I complete 'The United Federation'? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you collect all the crew types? One of the Kestrel achievements 'The United Federation' mentions having a member of 6 different species on your ship at the same ...
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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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Are statistics and achievements global or not?

Are Minecraft statistics and achievement stored somewhere on Mojang servers, or are they stored only locally on my computer? For example - if I logged into Minecraft on my friends computer, will ...
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Where can I find Report from Wortham and Villager's Journal?

I (and it seems like a lot of other people) am missing two quest lore reports for an achievement: "Report from Wortham" (the first) and "Villager's Journal" (the last). Where can I find them? By ...
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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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How to get the “Better Off Dead” achievement in Plants vs. Zombies

The "Better Off Dead" achievement can be completed if you get a streak of 10 in "I, Zombie Endless". I understand that much. This mode is really hard and I cannot get my streak near 10 games in a ...
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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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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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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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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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How did I get the “What does it mean?” achievement?

I was in The Highlands and just got the "What does it mean?" achievement. Followed by Handsome Jack hilariously reenacting the popular "Double Rainbow" viral video in a monologue. I have NO idea what ...
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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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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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Is using a Steam achievement manager against Steam rules?

First off, I'll give some background on why I'm asking this: I enjoy achievement hunting in my steam games, so I have no intention of unlocking all achievements. However, there are several games ...
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Walked the Path trophy on New Game+?

I completed The Witcher 3 on "Blood and Broken Bones" difficulty and want to try for "Death March" using my current gear (thankfully NG+ came along). Am I still eligible for the trophy for completing ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Which gods and game mode are most suitable for the 20 to 1 achievement?

In Smite there is an achievement for getting 20 kills and 1 death in a single game. Which gods, general strategy and game mode should I use to maximise my chances of obtaining this achievement?
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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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How do you get the “But How?” achievement?

There's an achievement for getting the armoured car to drop without shooting at it in the Slaughterhouse mission. Like the achievement says, but how?
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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?