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Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by ncf1 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:07 pm

A bit of fun, what would you consider your proudest gaming achievement? Clocking Game & Watch Donkey Kong seven times over? Beating the entire Resident Evil series on every format it ever came out on? Getting all the gold coins on Super Mario? Getting a black belt on IK+?

What would you consider to be your proudest gaming achievement ever?

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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by English Invader » Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:57 pm

Beating Green Hill Zone Act 1 on the Mega Drive in 26 seconds which I believe beat the world record back in the day (29 seconds) but a quick google shows that it's now been done in 18 seconds.

Unlocking the $35k shield in Ghostbusters on the Mega Drive. Had to go through the first 4 levels with the normal proton shot to make that happen.

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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by RetroMartin » Mon Dec 12, 2016 2:58 am

Similar to above but beating Emerald Hill Act 1 on Sonic 2 in 27 seconds as Tails.

That and still finding time to game around the newborn.
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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by Big Shoes » Mon Dec 12, 2016 6:22 am

Getting the achievement 'Perfect World Champion' on Street Fighter 2 Hyper Fighting' on the Xbox 360. Beating the game on the hardest level without losing a round. less than 5% of players have this achievement.

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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by Treguard » Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:06 am

Completing the Servernaya Bunker 2 mission on Goldeneye using just the throwing knives you can find in the drain at the start.

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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by joefish » Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:28 am

Looping Manic Miner for the first time.

Since I can do it leaving as many lives as I started with (if not more) and it doesn't get any harder next time around, how many times you can loop it is presumably dependent on how long you can stay awake. Come to think of it, since it animates your remaining lives, the more you get, the more the game slows down, making it easier to play!

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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by yakmag » Mon Dec 12, 2016 3:20 pm

Having a Video Game World Champion certificate for 3rd place (yes I know it makes me 2nd loser!) for the 1980 video game classic Polaris.

The wife still won't let me put it on the living room wall :lol:

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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by ianpmarks » Mon Dec 12, 2016 4:05 pm

Getting victory in Lords of Midnight using Luxor.
A monkey can beat the game as Morkin... just drop a ring in a pool, but it takes flipping ages to win as Luxor. Roaming around for hours collecting enough armies and Lords to defeat Doomdark.

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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by Matt_B » Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:08 pm

ianpmarks wrote:Getting victory in Lords of Midnight using Luxor.
A monkey can beat the game as Morkin... just drop a ring in a pool, but it takes flipping ages to win as Luxor. Roaming around for hours collecting enough armies and Lords to defeat Doomdark.
You should go for the big one next; defeat all of Doomdark's armies and recapture every keep and citadel, finishing at Ushgarak.

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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by mr jenzie » Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:14 pm

beating RIDGE RACER arcade .....

three races to beat first track
thirty races to beat second track
four MONTHS to beat third track

and the VERY NEXT PLAY i won the time trial by 0.01 seconds!!!
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also winning the royal rumble in WWE WRETLEFEST ..... still don't know how i did it!

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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by Katzkatz » Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:02 pm

Finally finishing Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge on the hard setting on the Amiga. I had to wait until WinUAE came along and do it that way. Really tough on the last track - but I just managed 10th - and that was enough. Pity that it was too late to claim the "Lotus Licence". :lol:

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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by ncf1 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:14 am

I see myself as an average gamer, so just beating a game is quite something for me. But if I had to choose, I would say my proudest achievements are :

Getting 280,000 on Donkey Kong arcade after never being able to pass the first screen for some 30-odd years. I wish there were more inspiring movies like King of Kong!

Getting to black belt on IK+. Only took me decades but finally I got there.

Winning the cup in Virtual Striker 2 arcade after a few games.

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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by gunbladelad » Wed Dec 14, 2016 12:17 pm

My proudest achievment is also my worst one.

Beating 3 of my friends on Goldeneye 007 on the N64 while unarmed and they were using power weapons. Since that day nobody I know is even willing to pick up a controller to play against me in game. All I did back then was using circle-strafing whereas they would often just stand still and shoot.

On a side-note, I did get a multiplayer game at this years Replay Expo in Glasgow against 3 strangers - and I found that I am severely out of practice - excusable since I've not had a Goldeneye multiplayer game in about 16 years now.
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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by Tabe » Thu Dec 15, 2016 2:23 am

Two:

More than doubling my all-time high score on Time Pilot at a pinball convention after more than two decades of not playing an actual arcade game of it.

My other came in college in the early 90s: I beat a friend of mine in NHL 93 or 94 - playing the entire game without a goalie. It was great!

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Re: Your Proudest Gaming Achievement?

Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Thu Dec 15, 2016 7:03 am

Beating Man Utd with Oxford on Psp Football Manager 7-0 with Jason Koumas scoring all 7 goals

COD 2 on the 360 on Veteran. That was a slog....
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