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Analysis / Video Game Achievements

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Listed below are common Video Game Achievement templates.

By method of acquisition

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Gameplay Mechanics

  • Reached the Character Level Cap
  • Maxed out a Skill Score (times noteworthy skills)
  • Used a specific skill N times (times noteworthy skills)
  • Used the gimmick game mechanic N times
  • Dealt an extraordinary amount of damage with a single attack
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  • Chained together an extraordinary long and/or complicated combo
  • Got very unlucky (sorry for the bad luck, here is an achievement)




  • Joined a multiplayer game session
  • Won N multiplayer matches of specific type (times multiplayer modes)
    • Repeat any number of times, increasing N by a factor of 10 every time
  • Played a specific multiplayer mode for N hours (times multiplayer modes)
  • Scored N hundred kills online (repeat up to an arbitrary N)
  • Scored N kills with a specific weapon (times weapons)
  • Played an online game with/against a player who already had this achievement



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