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 do I know I still on track for the Achievements?

I am trying to get the pacifist and stealth achievements right now, but I am unsure how to track if those achievements are still on track. For example: something exploded (A bot I think) shoving a ...
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Why won't my PS4 give me my trophy?

I was playing Assassins Creed 4 when PSN logged me off but I kept playing and defeated all the legendary ships which is supposed to give you a trophy and I got no trophy. So I signed back in but still ...
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Turn off sound for friendlogin on xbox 360 but not for achievment pop?

Is it possible to just turn off sound for friendlogin on xbox 360 but not for achievment pop?
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Statistics refresh rate

In which rate are the statistics being refreshed? Do all of the stats refresh at the same rate? I'm observing that statistics don't refresh in fixed periods and different stats have different refresh ...
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Is it possible to get the trophy “SHARDCORE” in inFamous 2 while you're still limited to the first part of the city?

I ask this because Ive already gotten the trophy for 50% of the Dead Drops. It stands to reason I would probably be able to also get 50% of the Blast Shards (which is how you get the trophy ...
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Why do my Achievements constantly reset?

My Achievements frequently 'forget' that I've accomplished any of them and reset as if I've never played before. Why does this happen, and is there some kind of fix for it?
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Why am I taking damage after timing out Senator phase 2?

I'm going for the no-damage achievement against the Senator, and I'm aware that to avoid damage in phase 2 I have to time it out. But both times I've managed to trigger the unavoidable move that ...
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How to get the Astronomically Low Odds achievement?

This achievement is: "Fail to evade 5 shots in a row with a full powered and upgraded engine." What is the best way to get the achievement? Can I increase the posibilities by not using a manned ...
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Can I transfer my achievements along with my save?

A few days ago I went to a friend's house for a sleepover and he let me play Skyrim. I made a lot of progress. He sent me my saved game via email because I'm buying Skyrim. When I load my saved game, ...
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How do I unlock 'Hungerer of Knowledge' and 'Conversationalist' on the XBOX 360?

Is there any way I can get these achievements after I beat the game? Perhaps a challenge/replay mode? Do I have to delete all of my progress from my account and replay it if I wish to acquire ALL of ...
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How can i switch PS4 Trophies to Offline Mode?

I was testing out my PS4 on Christmas with Knack, when i tried to view my trophies it wouldn't show me any unless i was online. I remember this happening with the PS3 when they changed how Trophies ...
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How do I get the Happy Snap achievement on Android?

I'm currently trying to complete all the achievements, but this one's giving me trouble because I don't get what it's telling me: How exactly do I save an "action shot" to my "camera roll"?
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Will skipping a quest prevent me from getting an achievement?

In Knightmare Tower for iOS, you have the ability to skip/bypass a quest by paying gold coins. If I skip a quest by paying for it, will that not allow me to get the Conqueror achievement, which is ...
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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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Big Bank Job - 12 Angry Minutes

In the Big Bank Job, there is an achievement for accomplishing the entire job in 12 minutes. What pre-planning options and actions within the bank are essential to finish this job as per the ...
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Can I get the “It's Good” achievement once the “Recover ID Drive” quest has been accepted?

Once I have accepted the "Recover ID Drive" quest, and then travel to the Ark, the Authority have blocked off the road near the bottom-level entrance to the Wasted Garage. This makes it impossible to ...
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Origin of achievements

Achievements have become pretty standard in games (and other gamified content, like Stack Exchange) these days. However, they definitely weren’t part of “classic” gaming, in the arcade/8-bit/16-bit ...
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After unlocking several feats on Humble version, how do I get the achievements on the Steam version?

I've been playing the Humble version of Shovel Knight a number of times before switching to the Steam version. They both share the %APPDATA%\Yacht Club Games\Shovel Knight for storing settings and ...
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How to get the “Overkill” achievement on Minecraft?

I'm having some problems to get the "Overkill" achievement. The achievement's description says: Deal eight hearts of damage in a single hit. So to achieve this achievement I built a Diamond ...
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What's a good strategy to kill the Brutalisk with lava in The Devil's Playground?

I've tried to lure him into the lava with my reapers with 30 seconds before the next flow, but he always scampers back to his little corner right before it comes up. What's the best way to kill him ...
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How to achieve the Fuuu achievement?

In the game Le Ninja for iOS, there is a Game Center achievement that asks you to "annoy the Black Ninja". Problem is, I don't know what they mean by this! How do you annoy the Black Ninja?
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How do you get the 'Renaissance Man' achievement?

Wondering how to obtain this achievement. Clear a stage by building all types and all levels of towers. I understand what it says but I've tried what I have interpreted it is asking me to do. ...
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What is the easiest way to 'Goose' in Titanfall

In Titanfall there is a challenge and an achievement: Gooser Shoot X pilots while they are ejecting Ejecting pilots are very quick, often cloaked, at medium to long range and always at full ...
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How can I get the 80 Coins & 1000 Stars Achievement?

In Geometry Dash you can Unlock new icons with achievements. Some of those are "Collect 80 Secret Coins" or "Collect 1000 Stars". Now when I look at the Levels I only see 15. Each of them has only 3 ...
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What do the multiplied defense stats mean?

The stats "Max Time Portal Held", "Max Time Link Maintained", and "Max Time Field Held" are pretty easy to understand but "Max Link Length x Days" and "Largest Field MUs x Days" are a little ...
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Do console commands affect Steam achievements?

I've painted myself into a corner and am forced to choose between abandoning a couple hours' progress or cheating my way out of it. Unfortunately, I can't find hard data on if/how the use of console ...
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The effect of Successful Portal Submissions being Removed from an Agent

If you discovered and submitted a Portal, and it got approved and added to the world, you then get x amount of AP, as well as +1 on the progress for the Seer Achievement. It could be, however, that ...
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Achievements not copied with world save directory

I currently have a world that I've been playing on the 1.8 snapshots on my PC (currently 14W30C), and I wanted to play this world on my laptop, so I copied the 'World' directory from the ...
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How is portal ownership decided?

I have a portal where this happened: Player A conquered the portal, placed one resonator. Player A was listed as owner. Player B, C and D placed more resonators. B is listed as owner. Currently ...
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How do you unlock an alternative ending in Battleblock Theatre?

I've seen a few YouTube videos with the title 'all endings' for Battleblock. I decided not to watch these until I manage to get it unlocked on my own playthrough. My thinking is that it's probably ...
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Where do the Act 5 Unique monsters spawn for the Special Assignment / Irreplaceable You achievements?

It looks like there is a great list for acts 1-4 here: Where do the enemies for the unique enemy achievements spawn? However, I couldn't find a list for the new Act 5 achievements added in Reaper of ...
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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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Where is the easiest spot(s) to get DFA kills?

I am trying to get the DFA (Death From Above) kills achievement for SR4. I think the best spot for other superpower/weapon kill grinding is in E.T.D. DLC, mission 2 specifically. However, the DFA ...
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Can I fully complete (100%) Gears of War 3 without the Beta medal?

There is a medal which is locked for me as I did not take part in the beta tests. "Beta Tester - Participated in the Beta" Does this mean that I cannot complete the game to 100%?
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Where can I see my perfect games in steam?

In my achievement showcase there is an item which says that I have 1 perfect game (which means 100% of the achievements gathered). So I browsed my games game by game and was still unable to find that ...
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Why didn't I get the Army of Four achievement in XCOM: Enemy Unknown? Did I miss something?

Today I finished my 3-day long, Classic+Ironman run and aimed to get these 4 achievements: "Earth First", "Ain't No Cavalry Comin'", "No Looking Back" and "An Army Of Four". All my soldiers lived ...
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How do I lick a plane?

A friend of mine told me that I would get an Achievement if I managed to lick the plane that's flying around in the world but, he won't tell me how to get close to it. I tried many different things. ...
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Do Steam's global achievement stats sample from users who have launched the game or from all owners? [closed]

Are Steam's global achievement statistics out of all owners or only those who have launched the game? The latter would make more sense, but Universe Sandbox has an achievement awarded upon first ...
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Skyrim Legend Acheivment

In Skyrim the lLegend achievement is unlocked when you defeat a legendary dragon. I know I have to be at least level 70 in order to encounter one. Where should I go to find a legendary dragon?
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How do I get the Troupple Acolyte achievement?

The in game feats list state "Discover the secrets of the Troupple King." I have talked to the Troupple Acolyte in the cellar in the city. I have also visited the Troupple King and bathed and fished ...
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How do you get “I Killed Them All” in Titanfall?

In Titanfall there is an achievement: I Killed Them All Killed all pilots during the evacuation single-handedly This seems almost impossible: None of your team mates can get any of the ...
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Where is the “Burial Wishes” Act 4 lore book?

I've been through the Act many times and have not seen this drop. Where is it?
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What is the easiest way to get the “Midnight Launch” achievement?

I've been Halo achievement hunting, and I realized the hardest one will be Midnight Launch. I've been searching and there are many methods, but what's the best way to get it.
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How do I earn the “I am a genius!” Achievement?

I recently bought Surgeon Simulator from the App Store and there are a list of achievements you can earn. I was scrolling through the achievements and I happen to see an achievement where you have to ...
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How do I perfect my gemology?

I've noticed that you need twelve designs to get the acheivement "perfect gemology". But there are only five different kinds of gems with two designs each, so that gives 10 designs to find. I've ...
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Fixing unearned achievements in Fallout New Vegas

I completed Old World Blues and managed to get my brain back. Yet, I received neither Make up your Mind or Outsmarted on my Steam achievements. I did not use console (on purpose or by accident) to ...
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Started game before trophy support; after update (which adds trophies), they still can't be earned?

First off, sorry for the vague title, but I can't find a good way to describe this situation in brief. Recently my brother and I began playing Uncharted on PS3 (yes I realize we're 7 years late.) ...
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What Cosmetic Items can you get for free?

I recently completed a quest, The Death of Chivalry, and unlocked the cosmetic armors "Dulcin Armour" and "Templar Armour", which got me to wondering... What other cosmetic items can be unlocked ...
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Punching Diablo?

One of the Diablo 3 achievements simply says "Punch Diablo." How exactly does one achieve this? Is it a matter of removing all weapons, or is it a class/skill-based feat?
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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 ...