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How to collect all Diablo 3 conversation achievements? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the fastest way to complete “The Art of Conversation” achievement? I want to collect all the conversation achievements in one thread so it is easier ...
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When can I get Covetous Shen's conversations for the Everybody Loves Shen achievement?

The achievement says to "Listen to all of the Jeweler's conversations." Because Shen's conversations seem to change quite frequently, it seems like it would be easy to miss a lot of these, so I'd ...
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Where are the Act 1 lore books?

What are the locations of the Act I lore books needed for the achievements A Quick Study, Taking Notes and Historian of Tristram?
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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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How do I earn “No One Left Behind” with as few squadmates as possible?

In Mass Effect 2's conclusion, you finally go on the suicide mission, but despite the name, it is possible for everyone to survive. What I am looking for is a method to succeed (i.e., everyone ...
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What are the feats of strength in Diablo 3?

Like the title says - what are the known feats of strength in the game?
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Do White Bolts NOT Count as Being Detected?

Can anyone confirm, for sure, that having an enemy get just the 'white bolts' over their head does NOT count as being detected (for the "Ghost" achievement)? I've read places where people say that, ...
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Where do I find Leah's journal?

I found Part 1 of Leah's journal in her room of the Slaughtered Calf Inn. Where do I find the remaining parts? And how many parts are there?
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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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What is the fastest way to complete “The Art of Conversation” achievement?

I know from reading this question how to finish up the follower conversations, however to get "The Art of Conversation" I need to complete almost all conversations in the game (I believe there are a ...
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Where are the Act 3 lore books?

D3's lore books are broken into People, Quest, Bestiary, and World lore book categories, though they are discovered in areas/zones, not by those categories. You'll see the one I'm missing below ...
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Where are the Act 2 lore books?

D3's lore books are broken into People, Quest, Bestiary, and World lore book categories, though they are discovered in areas/zones, not by those categories. I'm missing "Missive to Maghda, Part 1" and ...
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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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Does Rakinishu's Blade have a special purpose?

I found Rakinishu's blade at an event in act II, does it have any purpose, or is it just a sort of Easter egg / in joke?
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When can I get Lyndon's conversations for 'To Catch A Thief' achievement?

I would like to have a complete list of Lyndon's talk options and when to do them for his talk achievement.
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At what quests/points in time do each of Deckard Cain's talk options become available?

I'm missing some of the talks with Deckard Cain and want to know when they can be made. To make this question more informative, I ask for all the different conversations that are needed for the ...
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What happens to my campaign progress if I uninstall StarCraft 2?

I need to repave my machine. I've made progress in the StarCraft 2 Wings of Liberty Campaign that I don't want to lose. I believe the achievements I've unlocked are tied to my battle.net account and ...
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What do those different symbols on achievements mean?

When I look at achievements, some of them have additional symbols next to the "achievement points". I know the 10 is the number of "points" (though I have no idea what those points are for). But ...
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When can I get Eirena's conversations for the Secret of Ages achievement?

Is there a complete list of Eirena's talk options needed for the achievement, and the most convenient time to do each?
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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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How do I get the “You're My Hero!” achievement?

To get "You're My Hero!" you must finish all of the challenges listed in the Saintsbook. This is probably one of the more involved achievements in the game. What's the best way to clear each ...
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Where have I been?

I'm trying to earn my Completist badges, but can't figure out how to tell where I have and haven't been. I thought I saw a gameplay tip flash across the screen at one point about unvisited streets, ...
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Wheel of Misfortune

What are the 10 possibilities for Wheel of Misfortune? And what is the best way to farm them?
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Can the Steam achievements be gained also offline?

If I play, for example, Plant vs Zombies or Toki Tori on Steam when I am offline, can I get achievements? Are these re-synchronized when Steam returns online?
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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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When can I get The Stranger/Tyreal conversations for the It's Just Us achievement?

I just realized the achievement title was a pun on "Justice." The achievement says to "Listen to all of the Tyrael's conversations." Because Tyrael is always running off and disappearing, making it ...
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How do XBox Live Achievements Work if You're Offline?

If you're offline when your game would normally assign you an achievement, what happens? Are you notified, and it syncs to your profile later when you are online? Do you just miss out on it?
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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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How do I get the Ride the Wind achievement?

I distinctly remember Bastion having 20 Steam achievements, because it's a nice even number, and I had them all. Now, however, there are some more, a new one being Ride the Wind, with no explanation ...
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What is the criteria of “Foxiest of all Hounds”?

The Achievement text is: Complete Deus Ex: Human Revolution without setting off any alarms. But what alarms are counted? If I throw a box to lure away a guard and put them in "alarmed" mode, ...
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How can I complete the “Yippee-ki-yay…” achievement from “The Dig” mission in Starcraft 2 without Vikings?

The title pretty much sums it up. I am replaying some missions in Hard mode to complete achievements, and I am stuck with this one ("The Dig" mission in Hard mode). I watched this video series: ...
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Does using console command mark you as cheater? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do console commands affect Steam achievements? If I use console commands in Skyrim do I risk to be marked as "cheater" by the game and preclude me some possibilities or ...
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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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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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When can I get Kormac's conversations for the For the Order achievement?

The achievement says to "Listen to all of the Templar's conversations." Most of his conversations seem to be available up until the end, but there are a few that are missable so I would like to know ...
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How do I earn SC2's “Hurry up, it's raid night” achievement?

The "Hurry up, it's raid night" achievement in Starcraft 2 involves "beating Wings of Liberty, on normal, in 8 hours or less." Is there a recommended mission path to take? Which mission should I take ...
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What are the locations of the traveling merchants for the Market Research achievement?

The "Market Research" achievement requires that you meet the following traveling merchants: Wandering Tinker Rodger the Alchemist Vendel the Armorsmith Adenath the Curio Vendor Kyr the ...
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Where is The Lyceum?

The Lyceum is listed as one of the objectives for the No Stone Unturned achievement, yet nobody seems to know where it is. Where is it?
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When can I get Haedrig's conversations for the Hassling Haedrig achievement?

The achievement says to "Listen to all of the Blacksmith's conversations." Because some of these are missable, I'd like to know when Haedrig's conversations first become available and if and when ...
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What are the two 'hidden' achievements, and how do I get them?

In BrowserQuest, the achievements list includes 2 that are denoted only as ??? / ??? I've already defeated the 'final boss' and completed all of the other achievements (Ignore the 16/20 there, the ...
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How do I get the “Merry Christmas” achievement in DEFCON?

I have a feeling the new Merry Christmas achievement is going to become significant in a bit, and therefore I'd like to unlock it. However, I have no idea how. The description doesn't help at all: ...
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Are Tacos Delicious? What happens if I eat 7,460 of them?

Satan gave me a taco once. It made me mighty sick. So naturally, I was suspicious when I met a rather terrifyingly friendly demon-looking-creature in the markets of London who was all too happy to ...
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Binding of Isaac achievements and Steam in-game not working

I can't get achievements in this game, also the Steam In-game function doesn't work. May this problem related to the fact that the game is in Flash? Anyone has the same problem?
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Bashiok nerfed my class. I want to kill him. Where do I find him?

I have the Blade. I want the achievement. And besides, Bashiok is a smug jerk and killing him would be satisfying. I know he's a rare spawn, but what kind of mob is he a variant on? In which ...
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How can I obtain the “Perfect as Tears” and “Like Stars in the Sky” achievements?

These two achievements require crafting a Radiant Star gem of the four original types: topaz, ruby, emerald, and amethyst. Finding the recipes is no longer an issue because in the 2.0.1 patch, all ...
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Diablo 3 conversation achievement from Merchants “Sales and tales”

The achievement says to "Listen to all of the towns merchants conversations." Where are all these merchants located and are there any criteria to start the conversation (e.g. quests etc)?
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Does using the difficulty glitch in “The Last of Us” unlock the Survivor+ trophies?

It is apparently possible to switch from your first playthrough (where you unlock Survivor difficulty) directly to a Survivor+ playthrough via a glitch with Chapter Select. Does completing a ...
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When can I get Adria's conversations for the Bewitched achievement?

The achievement says to "Listen to all of Adria's conversations." In order to not miss any, I'd like to know when Adria's conversations become available and if and when they become unavailable.
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How much time do I have to spend in hell to earn the “Medium Well” achievement in Super Meat Boy?

So, during the Steam Summer Sale 2011, Super Meat Boy was updated and has a new achievement: "Medium Well". It's description is only, "Spend as little time in hell as possible" How do I earn this new ...
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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 ...