I wish the DS had achievments

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  1. Moots
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    Nothing in a very long time has extended games replayability for me quite like the 360's achievments.

    I heard disney was doing something similar, but I wish the ds had a uniersal achievment type feature like the 360.
    God how my games would stretch longer.
     


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    achievements meaning what exactly?
     
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    that would keep the game going for those that want to get every possible thing. but me, i get so many 360 games i move to the next before ever finishing them.

    its like being in a food court of a mall and trying the samples but cant decide what to get lol.

    one game i am hooked on is rainbow 6 vegas man that game rocks.
     
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    I agree I think the achievement system on the 360 is a great feature. I always tried to finish games on other systems 100%, but after I did there was nothing to show that I had completed them, unless I loaded up the save just to look at it.

    Now with my 360 I can see what I have done in my games, like a history of my time playing.

    It's also great coupled with LIVE because if you are stuck in a game you can check if any of your friends have beaten the game and you can chat with them for advice.
     
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    Only trouble is too many people would cheat the system with using something like the R4. Just look how the action replay cheats have ruined online gaming.
     
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    Man nothing like going 1000/1000 on a 360 game though.
     
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    Well, since you have 41 freakin' thousand nerd points, I highly doubt that you have friends that have beaten games that you haven't. [​IMG]
     
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    41000?!?!?!?!? Wow, I thought I was a score whore(as we affectionately call one another) but I am at a weak 27000
     
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    [​IMG] It's not that many, I have owned my 360 for like 2 years, so that's only like 20 games per year, which is in turn about 2.5 weeks per game. Very easy to finish games in that much time, especially when it's my major hobby. [​IMG]

    When I first started out I asked people for help on Oblivion, and more recently I asked a guy for help on Crackdown.
     
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    Do you boost, or do you go all legit?

    I suggest renting avatar and TMNT if you already havent. easy 2000 right there, avatar only takes 6 minutes. I rented it, got the achievment, went back to the store and said the box behind the game must have been wrong because I did not mean to rent avatar I meant to rent condemned and they just swapped em out.
     
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    No I don't boost multiplayer achievements or use game saves, I try to play the games for fun and if I get gamerscore then great. [​IMG]

    The only boosting I have ever done was on games where the multiplayer was dead and nobody was playing it any more. Even then it wouldn't amount to much.

    I've finished TMNT but I wanted to play that, at this stage I have no desire to play Avatar, maybe later if I'm really bored.
     
  13. Awdofgum

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    achievements have got to be the biggest waste of time, if you are only playing to unlock achievements
     
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    AW do you own a 360?

    I thought the same thing until I got my own, and starting unlocking achievments.
     
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    ya i agree with the header of this topic. i watched my friend play assassins creed 360 and he like i dont know "shove" a villager and got an achievement. that would be sick for ds.

    like pokemon D/P:
    "you ran into 300 bidoofs in the last month"
     
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    Oh god, when I hear that little achievement unlocked click its like magic.
     
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    I do like getting achievements, but I don't like having to do stupid things to get them.
     
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    The dumb achievements are the best ones.
     
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    Personally I find the whole concept of achievements fairly pointless and I am usually a great fan of messing around trying to get the game to do stupid things.
     
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    I used to think they were pointless aswell, then I got my own. For the first week I didn't care, then I saw that I had a couple thousand points and something just clicked. I started replaying through all of my older games, and cursing at my TV as I attempt to get the mile high achievement for COD4