View Full Version : Spinal Tap?

11-20-2008, 03:28 PM
Is there any trick to this? I have come up behind pleny of zombies that have not detected me or just had not reacted yet and killed them with one-shot melee attacks. A splat of blood and down they go. What am I doing wrong?

Hot Juicy Pie
11-20-2008, 03:43 PM
make sure your flashlight is off. Just because it isnt reacting doesnt mean it doesnt know you're there. Especially on the braindead zombies in the apartments. Make sure you've got the angle just right as well.

11-20-2008, 04:02 PM
Yea, I have had the light turned off too. This is a stupid cheevo to be struggling with. Oh well, I still have about 49,000 more zombies to kill. Plenty of chances to hit that sweet spot, I gues..

11-20-2008, 07:07 PM
Try to aim for the back of the head, I was having the same problem at first until I did that.

The Remdizzle
11-21-2008, 12:44 AM
i got it by walking into a building, turning a corner and a zombie was facing the other way so i smacked him real quick and got it. its very easy to catch them off guard if you enter a room like that, as opposed to spotting them out in the open

11-21-2008, 01:13 AM
Yeah, I got this one completely by accident too. I just charged into a room and saw a zombie and instinctively hit LT and -bleep bloop-

I didn't hit it in the head, though. It was around mid-back to the neck area. It is called Spinal Tap so I'd say aim for the spine if you're having trouble.

good ol boy366
11-21-2008, 01:20 AM
i also had a lot of trouble with this for some reason...but i just kept trying and it unlocked eventually.

Lucent Beam
11-21-2008, 01:24 AM
I got this by accident.. and I really think my flashlight was ON at the time... but again, I wasn't going for it or even paying attention, so maybe it was off.

03-12-2009, 06:15 PM
How I got it was aiming up high, just over a zombies head from behind, then doing the melee. The melee struck in the back of the head and it unlocked.

Boiled Frogs
03-12-2009, 08:33 PM
melee to the head from behind, simple as

03-12-2009, 08:46 PM
Got this one pretty quickly... Flashlight doesn't have to be off but it probably helps. I'd say don't bother aiming for this achievement, just continue meleeing zombies as you see them.

03-12-2009, 09:42 PM
:lockedeveryone keeps posting the same response.

03-12-2009, 10:43 PM
Your kidding right?

03-13-2009, 01:00 AM
It's funny...If you stop trying to get it...you'll probably get it on accident. I got mine when I left the safehouse in the subway

03-13-2009, 09:30 AM
I did actually go out trying to get this and got it first time I whacked a Zombie on the back. Try crouching as you come up behind them and then POUNCE!

03-13-2009, 06:34 PM
Just run around a group of zombies melee'ing them, it's how i got my achievement for it.

03-13-2009, 07:15 PM
This one will just pop randomly. I bet it was just one of those "oh I think we need one more achievement" achievements.

Sick l Gator
03-14-2009, 01:43 AM
All you have to do is aim in the lower part of the back and swing away