Gaming I wish the DS had achievments

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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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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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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.

Well, since you have 41 freakin' thousand nerd points, I highly doubt that you have friends that have beaten games that you haven't.
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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.


Well, since you have 41 freakin' thousand nerd points, I highly doubt that you have friends that have beaten games that you haven't.
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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.
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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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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.

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.
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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.
 

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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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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
 
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