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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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Which achievements are disabled when changing difficulties mid-game?

When trying to change the difficulty during a game a warning is shown that "some achievements will not be unlocked". Which achievements are affected by a difficulty change?
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Does killing Brent Radford fail the Pacifist achievement?

I am doing the side quest "Acquaintances Forgotten", where I have come across an individual named Brent Radford who is severely injured after being beaten by some guys who're after information on you. ...
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How do I get 'The Throwdown' achievement in Deus Ex Human Revolution?

The Throwdown is an unlisted achievement that doesn't show in the Steam achievement list until you have completed it which involves getting William "Bill" Taggart to reveal the location of his ...
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How do you open the door to Mr. Burke's office without being detected?

I am currently doing a Factory 0 playthrough of "The Missing Link" and I need to get into Mr. Burke's Office. Now when I get there, there is a camera pointing at the door and one guard. I am unable ...
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How do I complete the Montreal mission without killing any guards?

I can't figure out how I could complete the Montreal mission without killing guards. They all stay together so if I stun one they wake him back up. I tried a YouTube search but didn't see anyone do it ...
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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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How do I earn the Pacifist Achievement?

There have been some extended discussions on what will or will not break your eligibility for the Pacifist achievement, but nothing conclusive as to what actually is taken into account. What actions ...
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Can I still get the Pacifist achievement if an NPC accidentally commits suicide?

Here I am playing on the hardest setting and trying to get the pacifist achievement also. I just finished the "Black Hawk Down" scene when you arrive back in Hengsha. After 5 MILLION retries I finally ...
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Are the gas cylinders the same as gas grenades in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

I'm doing a new run in Deus Ex: Human Revolution (going for Pacifist and Foxiest of the Hounds) and I was wondering if the gas cylinders you find lying around count as the knock out gas found 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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Where are the ebooks for the Doctorate achievement? Is it possible to miss one?

In Deus Ex: Human Revolution I've been finding quite a few ebooks. Reading some of them awards me with a "Scholar" popup and grants 200 xp. I notice that there is an achievement for reading all 29 ...
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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 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 do I get past the first turret in Deus Ex Human Revolution?

I'm trying to get past it without it going hostile so I can get the Foxiest of the Hounds achievement, but I can't get to the door across the hallway (not the one with the concussion mine next to it) ...
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How do I get the Balls Achievement in Deus Ex?

How do I get the Balls achievement? I can't figure this one out. The description is: Seems you like playing with balls, eh?
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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 ...