Sunday, 21 December 2014

Xbox Catch-up List Builds Momentum

After slipping behind on my goal of earning achievements on 200 different games across the year, December 12th saw the remaining total at around 50 games so I did a few stints on some random games.

One for allAll for oneFirst up was a co-op session with Tonyboykid on Need for Speed: The Run which saw two achievement starting with All for one (15G) unlocking after completing a group objective while One for all (50G) popped up after completing five group objectives.


Five Star RatingThese cars are Laud! Next up was a go on F1 2013 which also saw two achievements which began with These cars are Laud! (25G) for setting lap times at Brands Hatch and Jerez with the Ferrari 312 T2 with Five Star Rating (20G) following for setting clean lap times on five different circuits.


BLITZIN!WindmillThe afternoon saw a quick workout via Fruit Ninja Kinect which saw three achievements earned starting with Windmill (10G) for becoming a blur on screen via a combo with BLITZIN! (10G) popping up after scoring with a Combo Blitz.


Does Not ComputeWinning!The stint ended with the unlocking of Winning! (10G) after beating a friend on the weekly leaderboard. Next up was a quick go on Pool Nation which led to two achievements being earned starting with Does Not Compute (10G) after a first win against the AI in Versus.

Sand Trap VictorBack to the FutureBack to the Future (10G) soon popped up after using a Flashback and later on, I debuted Titanfall with the help of Tonyboykid which saw us gain two achievements starting with Sand Trap Victor (5G) for winning a match on Sand Trap.


Final noThe Bigger They AreThe Bigger They Are (30G) popped up after killing two Titans as a Pilot in a single match on Sandtrap and the day came to an end with the co-op session continuing onto Monopoly Deal which saw two achievements beginning with Final no (90G) for countering a 'Just Say No' card with a 'Just Say No' card.
Wild wild set
Business masterBusiness Master (200G) unlocked after using a 'Double The Rent' card on the full dark blue set of properties with a house and a hotel and the session continued into the next day which Wild wild set (80G) popping up for having a full set composed of 'Property Wildcards'.


I want those ones.SelectiveSelective (40G) unlocked after winning a game without having a 'Property Wildcard' in any full set and the game itself was completed with the popping up of I want those ones. (120G) for winning a game without playing any property cards.

 The day itself was the milestone 350th of my achievement win streak but another milestone came later on in the form of my 6000th non-app achievement as I earned seven in a session on Hitman Absolution.

Blood MoneyFirst ContractBlood Money (20G) unlocked after completing the Contract Basics Tutorial with First Contract (20G) popping up after completing the Creating Contracts Tutorial. 


Partners in CrimeCompetitive SpiritCompetitive Spirit (20G) unlocked after creating a contract competition and was soon followed by Partners in Crime (20G) for playing a contract made by a friend.


Thumbs UpThumbs UpSelf-improvement (20G) unlocked after purchasing a weapon upgrade and was followed by Thumbs Up (20G) for liking a contract.



Eureka!ContenderThe day ended with the unlocking of Contender (20G) for participating in a contract competition. December 14th saw a split session between Stick it To The Man and Kinect Sports Rivals. The former saw two achievements beginning with Eureka! (60G) for giving poor Ron the perfect idea for a date.

Food for ThoughtShooting ChampFood for Thought (60G) unlocked after reading the mind of an eaten fish and later on, I went on Kinect Sports Rivals for an online session with Tonyboykid which led to two achievements starting with Shooting Champ (20G) for winning a Target Shooting event over Xbox Live.

Bowling ChampThe day and the session ended with the popping up of Bowling Champ (20G) for winning a Bowling event over Xbox Live.