Questions tagged [achievements]

Badges, medals, trophies, records, distinctions, skill points or achievements, they provide players milestones to work towards, goals to complete, and can instill a sense of accomplishment for completing them. Use this tag if your question is about earning a particular achievement.

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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 for ...
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How do I restore the glory of the Thieves Guild?

One of the achievements for the Thieves Guild says "Restore the Thieves Guild to its former glory." Brynjolf doesn't say anything to me, I can't seem to find Karliah, and as far as I can tell, I am ...
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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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Can steam create an overview of all my achievements?

I play several games on Steam and I love the achievement system. It would be great to get an overview of all the achievements ever gained in Steam games. Does Steam support this? I haven't found such ...
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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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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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Do mods or console use disable achievements for Fallout:New Vegas?

I've heard mixed information on this and I'd like to get a straight answer, for two reasons: The widely reported Quicksave/Autosave bug is annoying and, quite frankly, has terrified me into ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to see all Steam achievements in one account? [duplicate]

I want to check which of my games need the least achievements to achieve a perfect status. The only way to see the game stats that I know of is to go to the games list from a player profile but that'...
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How do Goliath enemies work?

There is an Achievement for "Goliath, Meet David - Allowed a Goliath to level up four times before killing him" but I don't know how Goliaths work to figure out how to do this. When I've come across ...
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Can I earn Steam achievements while offline?

If I play, for example, Plants vs Zombies or Toki Tori on Steam when I am offline, can I earn achievements? Are these re-synchronized when Steam returns online?
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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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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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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 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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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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How can I earn achievements I completed while achievements were disabled?

For some reason, Blizzard opted to disable achievements on launch day (or their achievement system broke). I said screw it, and powered through the campaign anyway. I hit level 70 while achievements ...
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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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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 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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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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In what zone does each event occur in?

There are numerous achievements about completing special events (which are small side quests you can do without impeding on your current quest progress). Also, most if not all include some kind of XP/...
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How can I find the House of Curios?

... and what other secrets and achievement goodies are located in the zone? The House of Curios is one of the dungeons for the No Stone Unturned achievement, and also (according to DiabloWiki) the ...
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Is it possible to achieve the “Unachievable” achievement in “The Stanley Parable”?

I know that according to the text it should be impossible, but global achievement statistics suggest otherwise. Is there a legitimate way to get this 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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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 2 ...
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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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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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Can I get the “Diamonds to you!” achievement in singleplayer?

How can one get the "Diamonds to you!" achievement in singleplayer? The achievement list cannot be completed without it. Perhaps it can be possible by passing a diamond to a zombie?
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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.