My opinion on why I dislike achievements.

#11AceAndJunpeiPosted 7/8/2014 4:00:50 PM
LooksLikeRain posted...
AceAndJunpei posted...
Wait, what's this about getting a discount for having over 75k GS? I have 78k and have never noticed a discount.

I want a discount! Tell me more!


http://rewards.xbox.com/vip/


Thanks! I guess I already signed up for this and didn't even know! I like this site though, tracks my most played game last month (Forza 5 FYI), Achievements last month (an embarrassing 740), etc.

What is 5,000 reward credits worth by the way?
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#12TenzhiPosted 7/8/2014 4:09:44 PM
I can see how being OCD could lead one to hate achievements.
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#13SxmfctPosted 7/8/2014 4:11:55 PM
achievements are terrible, its just an excuse for devs to artificially lengthen games
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#14wrettcaughnPosted 7/8/2014 4:13:29 PM
AceAndJunpei posted...
LooksLikeRain posted...
AceAndJunpei posted...
Wait, what's this about getting a discount for having over 75k GS? I have 78k and have never noticed a discount.

I want a discount! Tell me more!


http://rewards.xbox.com/vip/


Thanks! I guess I already signed up for this and didn't even know! I like this site though, tracks my most played game last month (Forza 5 FYI), Achievements last month (an embarrassing 740), etc.

What is 5,000 reward credits worth by the way?


$5
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#15AceAndJunpeiPosted 7/8/2014 4:17:48 PM
wrettcaughn posted...
AceAndJunpei posted...
LooksLikeRain posted...
AceAndJunpei posted...
Wait, what's this about getting a discount for having over 75k GS? I have 78k and have never noticed a discount.

I want a discount! Tell me more!


http://rewards.xbox.com/vip/


Thanks! I guess I already signed up for this and didn't even know! I like this site though, tracks my most played game last month (Forza 5 FYI), Achievements last month (an embarrassing 740), etc.

What is 5,000 reward credits worth by the way?


$5


Oh, nice. Just in time for the Ultimate Games Sale too!
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#16LooksLikeRainPosted 7/8/2014 4:27:20 PM
AceAndJunpei posted...
wrettcaughn posted...
AceAndJunpei posted...
LooksLikeRain posted...
AceAndJunpei posted...
Wait, what's this about getting a discount for having over 75k GS? I have 78k and have never noticed a discount.

I want a discount! Tell me more!


http://rewards.xbox.com/vip/


Thanks! I guess I already signed up for this and didn't even know! I like this site though, tracks my most played game last month (Forza 5 FYI), Achievements last month (an embarrassing 740), etc.

What is 5,000 reward credits worth by the way?


$5


Oh, nice. Just in time for the Ultimate Games Sale too!


Yeah man. I didn't know about it either, then like $11 showed up in my MS account.
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#17Juzten76Posted 7/8/2014 4:30:11 PM
LooksLikeRain posted...
It is, in fact, possible to only go after the achievements you want to get.


Not a bad idea.
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#18regsantotomasPosted 7/8/2014 4:34:22 PM
I only go after achievements that are interesting. I have no need or obsession to absolutely get every last one.
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#19NinjaGamer_23Posted 7/8/2014 4:37:39 PM
Achivemnts were a great thing for the xbox 360 but now adays it nothing to me, just something I can unlock and earn.

The ones who can get those hard to earn achievements are someone I can say good job to.
#20uniquebadgerPosted 7/8/2014 4:42:09 PM
I hate it when games pretty much let you get 1000/1000 for just playing it normally. I think achievements should be hard to earn, not just given out for normal play as this cheapens them.