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Will killing animals ruin achievements?

Can I kill animals, such as the dogs, and still get the achievements? I'm looking at one achievement that says I can kill "no one". I'm not sure if that includes the animals or not.
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What can I do with Xbox Gold?

When I unlock achievements on Xbox LIVE, I get rewarded with Gold. Here is an example of Gold giving achievements in Wordament worth 10-20G: Collectively, from different games, they accumulate on ...
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How does one obtain these achievements in Black Mesa: Source?

Taken from enter link description here Quantum Capacitance: Overcharge it anyway. Remote Detonation: Kill a Barnacle with a Satchel. Unified Coupling Theorum: Help the Barnacle and ...
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What are the various enemy types in Guild Wars 2?

There is a daily achievement called Daily Kill Variety. I'm curious if there is a list anywhere of what the different enemy types are and what enemies belong to each type. Today I killed a Ram, a ...
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What are the hidden achievements in XCOM: Enemy Unknown?

Steam lists the game as having 60 achievements, but only ~38 actually show up in the achievement list to start with. What "secret" achievements are there, and what are the requirements to unlock ...
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Do the side missions stack between playthroughs?

I am after the Did at all achievement which states complete all side missions. I have completed all the side missions apart from killing terramorphous. I am level 34 and not strong enough to take on ...
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On what is the Directness badge based in Anomaly Warzone Earth?

I've just finished level 3 in Anomaly Warzone Earth using the (by my knowledge) shortest path available. Unfortunately I still didn't get a golden Directness badge, but only silver. Is there any ...
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What do I need to do for the 'Polyformic Acid Science' achievement?

I only need one final achievement for the Parndarian Dungeon Hero achievement, and that achievement is Polyformic Acid Science: Defeat bosses around Pandaria while under the effects of Polyformic ...
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How do I complete the 'Attention to Detail' achievement?

There is an achievement for Scholomance Heroic called 'Attention to Detail' Attention to Detail Defeat Jandice Barov without ever eliminating a false image in Scholomance on Heroic ...
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What are the birthday rewards for Xbox Live's “MyAchievements” promotion?

This week, Xbox Live released their promotion thing that turns achievement points into direct benefits per tier. Each tier says you get a "A Special Gift* during your birthday month." Does anyone have ...
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Can I update offline earned Xbox360 achievements to Live without recovering my gamertag? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I recover my offline lost achievements and saved games? About 4 years ago I connected to Xbox Live for the first time. I attained around 4000G before my family ...
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Where can I catch each of the fish required to earn the 'Pandarian Angler' achievement?

On the island of Pandaria, there is a variety of aquatic life forms and an achievement to capture them all. These fish are used in a variety of recipes for cooking and other things, in addition to ...
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Is it possible to achieve Conscentious Objector as a solo player?

The Conscientious Objector achievement is earned by playing from Home Castle to Barbarian Boss without attacking any enemies. Considering that you can't advance each battle until all enemies are ...
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How do I complete the achievement 'Ling-Ting's Herbal Journey'?

How do I complete the achievement 'Ling-Ting's Herbal Journey'? Ling-Ting's Herbal Journey Collect all 30 Golden Hoplings hidden around the Stormstout Brewery on any difficulty.
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Quarrelsome Quilen Quintet?

What is the location of all of the Jade Quilen in the Mogu'Shan instance for the Quarrelsome Quilen Quintet achievement? Quarrelsome Quilen Quintet Collect all the Jade Quilen located ...
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What achievements/challenges are missable?

I found (annoyingly) that the "Up High, Down Low" challenge for giving Claptrap a high-five is one time only. Before I miss any one-chance challenges later in the game, what other ...
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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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Black Mesa achievements

What are the achievements in the new Half-Life 2 mod Black Mesa?
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Giving Claptrap a high five

How do I give Claptrap a high five for the "Up High, Down Low" achievement? I found Claptrap in Sanctuary after Roland's house and it had a "high five" dialogue option after I finished its mission, ...
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Where is Donkey Mong?

Where does Donkey Mong spawn for the "Definitely an Italian Plumber" achievement?
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Where is Michael Mamaril?

In tribute to a Borderlands fan by the real name of Michael Mamaril who died from cancer at a young age, Gearbox immortalized him as an NPC vault hunter who offers you guns to help you out (source). ...
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How do I get the “Ethically Questionable” achievement in Black Mesa?

I've almost completed Chapter 3 "Unforeseen Consequences" and haven't seen anything which looks like it could be related to this achievement. What do I need to do in order to unlock this achievement?
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What's the easiest way to gain the Master of Patience achievement?

One of the Federation Cruiser's ship-specific achievements is Master of Patience: Use only the Artillery Beam to destroy an enemy ship while taking no hull damage. What is the ...
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How do I view the achievements for a particular ship while in game?

Sometimes I forget what the exact achievements are to unlock different ship layouts while playing, but I can't seem to figure out how to view them again without quitting the current game. How can I ...
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Completing the Star Player challenge

I've had a few matches recently (Sabotage) recently where I ended with a greater than 5:1 Kill/Death ratio. The Star Player challenge is unlocked, but neither match completed it. The actual numbers ...
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Show progress of achievements post 5.0.4?

So now that we've got account-wide achievements for all the characters, you can seemingly no longer toggle the convenient achievement tracker with the progress bar on your characters anymore. Though ...
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Will loading a level from the title screen mess up achievements/endings?

Here's my problem; I'm in the Trolley Combat section of Chapter 4. I am just past the part where you see the Panzer for the first time and then there are a ton of people on the left shooting at me. ...
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How do I get the “Experience without Dying” portion of the monthly achievement?

For experience without dying, what counts as dying? If I'm downed, but rally myself, does that reset the counter? What if I die completely, but someone else revives me before I return to a waypoint? ...
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Do the new ribbons (Gun Master, Tank Superiority, and Domination) count toward Decorated?

I haven't yet unlocked the "Decorated" achievement for Battlefield 3 on the Xbox 360. Description: Obtain one of each ribbon in the game This achievement was part of the original game. The ...
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Are there achievements for the Hearthfire DLC?

I just saw that the Hearthfire DLC for Skyrim came out today exclusively for the Xbox 360. It looks like it will only be available for 30 days before it gets pulled from the Live Marketplace. I want ...
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Out of 25 Steam achievements, I can fulfill only 20 in Duels of the Planeswalker 2013. How can I get the rest?

Regarding Duels of the Planeswalker 2013, I see 25 achievements in Steam. I completed 20 of them, but I can't complete any of the five following though I met the requirements for some. Here's the ...
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Which search parameters do I need to get the 'Conspiracy Theorist' achievement?

I'm early on in the Mass Effect 3 DLC 'Leviathan' and I have been asked to search a lab. I have found all of the clues and I'm trying to get the achievement 'Conspiracy Theorist': Conspiracy ...
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How can I recover my offline lost achievements and saved games?

Some years ago I logged in XBox Live for first time in my XBox, for some reasons I stopped using it in Live and only played offline. One day I recovered my gamertag in a friend's console, but that was ...
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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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Do I have to complete all weapon upgrades in one playthrough to get Man-At-Arms?

I'm still on my first playthrough of Bastion. If I want the Man-at-arms achievement, can I finish it up at leisure in New Game+ or do I have to upgrade every weapon before I go in for the final ...
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How can I get the Abusive Jerk achievement?

I'm being too nice to *Hyun-ae, dammit! I can't figure out how to be an abusive jerk to her. What's the trick here?
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Where are “10 Days of Swampy” and “Hearts and Crafts”?

Two of the achievments in Where's My Water? are for "tri-ducking" "10 Days of Swampy" and "Hearts and Crafts". I have searched and searched in the game and can't find these worlds anywhere. Where ...
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Does an accidental enemy death count as a kill against the PEACE WALKER achievement?

Does an accidental enemy death count as a kill? Specifically, if I tranq an enemy then he dies as a result of the action of another party (someone else shaking the bridge or an animal or something ...
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Where is the Purple Tootfish?

The "Can of Worms" achievement requires that you "Find the Purple Tootfish". There are a lot of different scenes in this game, and I've yet to find it or any sign of it. In one level there are a ...
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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 complete “Pieces of the Past” after killing everyone in Dawnstar?

I am playing through Skyrim on the Xbox 360 and have 49/50 achievements competed. Earlier in the game, to gather a 1000 gold bounty in every city, I went into Dawnstar and slaughtered the first few ...
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Did I forfeit 'Foxiest of the Hounds' if hacking a turret set an alarm off?

I'm on my first non-Pacifist stealth play trying for the Foxiest of the Hounds achievement. I'm inside the legendary FEMA encampment and I made to that one room where there are like 5 guards in a row ...
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How many vitrified doors are there in Portal 2?

I'm trying to get the Door Prize achievement in Portal 2, by investigating vitrified doors. I don't want spoilers to their locations or areas, but I would appreciate knowing How many vitrified ...
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What is the easiest way to find a Juanito in Tropico 4?

I would like to find a Juanito (someone named Juanito) in Tropico 4, what is the easiest way to do so? I am trying to go through the list of all tropico born citizens, but it is just takes too long, ...
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How to get the “offline mode” log entry in Anno 2070?

In Anno 2070, you can collect "log entries", small hints and tips for new players. I know one exists for "offline mode", but I am unable to get it (I tried playing offline for a bit, but didn't get ...
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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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How do you get the “Discriminating Buyer” achievement in CoD MW3

A friend and I are trying to get the "Discriminating Buyer" achievement that is available with the DLC pack that include the "Special Delivery" Spec Op. The achievement text says: Use exactly one ...
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Cannot get Shen's “God or Man” conversation

Having troubles getting the "God or Man" conversation from Covetous Shen, our beloved jeweler. Other post on this site (like ALL other sites of the internet) state the conversation should appear ...
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How can I melt your face?

In Borderlands there is an in-game trophy system. The very first trophy is titled 12 Days of Pandora and involves killing lots of things in many different specific ways. One of these ways is ...
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Is it possible to unlock achievements multiple times on your Windows Live account if you have multiple copies of the game?

I have two copies of Batman Arkham Aslyum. A windows live version I bought from WalMart, and a steam version. I've already unlocked all of the achievements with the version I bought from WalMart, but ...