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Spoony Bard
05-05-2010, 07:59 AM
On Achievements, I mean. Was it when that first one popped or did it happen later, and if so what lead to it?

For me it was about 2-3 months after first getting my 360. I had finished my first batch of games and was looking for something new. Among the new titles I picked up, I grabbed a copy of The Simpsons Game. Some of the Achievements were funny, like pressing start for 5 points, which got me curious about other games with interesting/weird ones. From there I started trying out lots of new games and somewhere along the way I found myself addicted.

Yay 100th post! And just in time for my soon to be 100k+ gamerscore.

05-05-2010, 08:05 AM
well it was some time in 08 i got interested in achievements and played avatar:eek: but i didnt get serious about them until the later months of 09, i set a goal to be at 40k by the end of 09. I hit it and exceeded my goal by 2k. i then started thinking that my goal should be get to 100k this year. Doing well i would say

05-05-2010, 08:33 AM
when i first got my 360 (back in novemeber of 2006) i got my first few achievements in COD 3 and GOW 1, it used to be a cheap thrill, untill i started aiming to get just that one achievement. it grew into an addiction... next thing i know, i was playing games like lost and avatar...

05-05-2010, 11:10 AM
I think I got interested in the achievements when I bought Assassin's Creed. DMC4 was my first 360 game and I didn't care for the achievements at all, also because I didn't see the point of going online with the console. The achievements for AC weren't too difficult so I decided to give it a try.

Nearly 2 years since I bought my 360, I still don't consider myself to be an achievement fanatic, but I usually check the guides here to see what achievements I can pick up on the way.

05-05-2010, 11:29 AM
Played prolly 20 or so games without ever really taking notice of the achievement system, but when I was playing through Bully: SE, I happened to notice that I'd acquired most of them already, so looked up what was required for the others, got them, been hooked since.

05-05-2010, 11:37 AM
i would say i would rather have that one hard one the 50 easy ones so i would say during cod 4 getting mile high < the one i wont help my friends get they need to earn that one :)

Infection Ftw
05-05-2010, 11:47 AM
Well first I didn't even know what achievements were. I got the pop-up message and I was like what...ok w/e and I even had Overkill in Halo 3 and I was wondering why I didn't get the Killing Frenzy because I didn't understand the part has to be done in Ranked FFA. I did browse played games from friends though and I saw some who had all those completed 1K games and I wanted to get that too.

05-05-2010, 11:52 AM
Quite recently actually, I decided to go through my older games and get as much g as I can on them. So I tend to get the new releases a while after when the price falls, unless they're must buys.

05-05-2010, 05:25 PM
It was the first time i played a 360 before i got mine it was at a friends house it was right after i unlocked my first one.

05-05-2010, 06:15 PM
I believe I got hooked the day I got the Xbox :p

05-05-2010, 06:23 PM
Officially when I realised that a full 1000/1000 in Halo 3 got you a Katana, did them all & had the Katana for 2 weeks Then TU2 rolled out and Lost it for 2 Months :(, But now i got it back and it's keeping my Recon Happy :)

05-05-2010, 06:48 PM
Assassin's Creed and COD:WaW

Assassin's Creed was where I first really noticed it. That sing song sound when you accomplish something like collecting a flag or take down a target, coupled with the achievement popping sound at the same time....was like crack. Crack I tell you!

Before then I'd already played quite a few games and never even noticed they were even there.

Then came the fun ones from COD:WaW. Sniping the general with a pistol, 7 kills with 5 bullets without reloading and taking out 10 guys in the subway with the lights off...all sounded fun as hell and were. Got me into the habit of going back into games after finishing them and seeing what else I can do.

They've actually made me challenge myself to play differently than my normally mediocre tactics, try games on harder levels and see how I fare.

It's been all downhill since looking for fun achievements to do.

05-05-2010, 06:50 PM
After my first achievement, because then I knew everyone could look and see how pro I am at video games... lawl.

05-05-2010, 07:31 PM
My buddy got a 360 first back in February 2006 and we got Perfect Dark, Fight Night Round 3 & Call of Duty 2. After I played COD2 and FNR3, I HAD to get a 360. A few months of saving and I got mine late April 06.....I think it was when I beat COD2 on normal I noticed the achievements and then I noticed I only had like 300/1000. I was like, "huh?? I didn't finish it??" I then played it on the hardest difficulty for the achievements and it felt really, really satisfying to have them on my gamercard showing that I beat the game on the hardest difficulty. A sense of accomplishment I guess. That's when I was hooked :)

05-05-2010, 09:27 PM
achievements help me better for instance playing on halo while i try for the achievements i play better

05-05-2010, 09:35 PM
I became hooked the second day i had my 360. I got one of the first 360's released and i completed Oblivion in like 5 days. I started on Dead Rising next but a storm took out my system and it took me a long time to get a new system.

05-05-2010, 11:46 PM
Probably around when I first got Xbox Live back in March 2007. I didn't care much about achievements before then. But once I got Live and started playing Gears of War online, I just became addicted to trying to get all the weapon achievements and what not as well as trying to have more G/S than my friends.

I've sort of settled down since then. I used to be pretty mad when I couldn't get achievement before. Now, I accept the fact that there are achievements out there that I will never get. I still like getting achievements though.

05-06-2010, 12:22 AM
Nothing like seeing a nice round 1000 next to a title. I refuse to play Hannah Montana though!

05-06-2010, 12:27 AM
The first time i got one i was hooked its a neat feeling:locked

05-06-2010, 12:41 AM
August-October 2008.

05-06-2010, 01:02 AM
for me, it didn't come until about 6 months ago....roughly 3 years after picking up my first X360. I bought Borderlands, and met a new friend. This guy had like 88,000 GS then, and within a few weeks he picked it up to like 95,000. Now he is almost to 105,000 GS, and it just make me sick. He's been on XBL less than a year too, its crazy!! But yea, he made me, lol!!!

RudeBoy TK
05-06-2010, 02:10 AM
I can not sleep before i have complete a a achievement, EVERY DAY lol:locked

05-06-2010, 02:35 AM
about 2 years ago when i moved to denver.

Xylon Uxkid
05-06-2010, 02:50 AM
I dont remember exactly when it happened, but since the beginning I wanted to have 5 digits in my GS.

05-06-2010, 08:12 AM
It pretty much started right when I got the Xbox 360. I got it right around launch and my first games was Call of Duty 2, then Perfect Dark: Zero, then Condemned: Criminal Origins. I originally was going to just go for beating every game that I put in my 360, and that caused my achievement score to raise, which in turn caused me to hunt for achievements for the longest time. I remember logging about 10,000,000 hours of PDZ with one of my best buddies. Good times!

05-06-2010, 11:44 AM
Some months after I got my Xbox. I haven't even played online with my Xbox the first months. Then I played Tony Hawks American Wasteland and I got hooked.

05-06-2010, 12:08 PM
I think it started when the topic of achievements came up in random conversation between friends. One of them just said [Bragging] 'So err, I've got the most gamerscore out of all of us'. From the moment he said that a little friendly competition began over who could get the most gamerscore ;)

I'm not addicted, that's just when I started trying to get achievements.

05-06-2010, 03:50 PM
Well I thought they were really awesome about 2 years before I had an Xbox. So when I got one about 6 months ago, I thought I'd want a bunch, but never knew how far it was going to go. In the last week and a half I've got about 2500 new gamerscore, and about 3 days of that I wasn't doing anything but playing Halo Reach Beta. Now, my score is probably going to go up really fast...

05-06-2010, 04:38 PM
hooked beacuse i have a need to 100% a game.

o COV I JA x
05-06-2010, 04:44 PM
once i hit 1000 i was hooked

Rowey 94
05-06-2010, 04:55 PM
Yeah once i hit 1000 after playing CoD3 and PGR3 i was obsessed!

05-06-2010, 05:01 PM
Started off playing GoW with a school friend back in January '07, he had afew easy games like NFS:MW etc and was going up the GS quickly-ish.

Joined up here, and got going.

Mind you I haven't really played in over 2 years now.

05-06-2010, 09:13 PM
probly when my 1st one popped, I got a Wii on launch day, got bored with it after about a month, moved to 360, and was instantly hooked

05-06-2010, 10:18 PM
I'd say I became hooked on achievements about I week or so after I bought my 360, when I decided to play Call of Duty 4 on veteran for the achievements. I was so determined to get all the achievements, and after about 100 or so attempts at Mile High Club, I finally unlocked the last achievement. The sense of accomplishment and satisfaction I got from that meant that I was hooked on achievements from then on.

Since then I have always tried to get as many achievements as I can on every game I play, and it always makes me smile when that 'Achievement Unlocked' message pops up.

xI C0uch P0tat0
05-07-2010, 02:30 AM
Before I had Xbox Live I played the 360. I noticed when achievements popped up but it meant nothing to me. Once I signed up for Live, I really got into it.

05-07-2010, 02:37 AM
When I beat Need For Speed: Most Wanted and figured out that it actually was possible to get 1000 points for games without doing idiotic and mundane tasks I started to get into it. I'm more of a person who goes after 1000/1000 or 200/200 or whatever on every game I play then a get a big as possible achievement score.

05-07-2010, 08:01 AM
Me and my friend on xbox always compete for more so I think ever since tghat rivalry ha

05-24-2010, 09:52 AM
The Firt 1000 which would be Alone in the Dark. I lked the way it looked, so I started trying for my other games, and then I met people that boost to get them easier and then I was like wooa now this is pretty cool
I will never play Avatar or any other real real real easy 1000. I like to have my 100s be actual gamess that you have to think during gameplay

05-24-2010, 12:43 PM
A few days after I got my Xbox, I just thought 'cool, I got a score to keep again'

05-24-2010, 03:33 PM
For me it was almost half a year after I got my 360 that I started to think that achivements were fun to catch and started going after them.

05-24-2010, 06:39 PM
That's a tough question to answer. Hmmm, I think it was probably when I did my first achievement on Beijing 2008.

I was totally obsessed getting them and now, want them all!

05-24-2010, 07:24 PM
"Campaign Complete: Normal" for Halo 3, I beat it and one of my friends came in and said "yeah, but have you beat it in Legendary? You know you get two achievements if you do that." Bam. Hooked.

l Absolution l
05-24-2010, 08:56 PM
Just the thought of being able to have something to shoot for besides gameplay. It adds a lot of replay value in my opinion and causes me to explore the game thoroughly.

I guess it started with Oblivion, when I explored all of the different guilds.

05-24-2010, 09:58 PM
Mine was around this time last year when I got 1k for tales of vesperia. I don't go crazy over them, but I do go out of my way to get some of them.

05-24-2010, 10:46 PM
right when i got my 360. madden nfl 06 and quake 4 were my first games. quake 4 was too hard for me at the time though, and the achievements are painful

05-24-2010, 10:53 PM
First achievement. Because now everyone can see just how bad I am at games :(
They're still fun though.

05-24-2010, 11:24 PM
When I first got my 360 and played Fable II I remember the achievements popping up and I had no idea what the point of them were. But than once I got my internet hooked up to the 360 and I started playing Halo 3 online with a friend, that's when they caught my attention.

And let me just point out that i'm not "obsessed" with getting achievements, but I like to go for them. But I don't go far out of my way to get one though.

05-24-2010, 11:36 PM
For me it happened somewhere between playing Tetris Evolution and Crackdown back in March of 2007. By the time I wrapped up the DLC achievements for Crackdown, I was curious if some games had easier achievements than others. So I went on Easy360achievements.com and found Madden '06 with a detailed step-by-step map on how to get all 1000gs in less than a day. After that I found my new non-narcotic addiction.

05-25-2010, 12:03 AM
once I got like 5000 I realized I enjoyed getting them, But only in games that are enjoyable to play...

05-25-2010, 01:38 AM
my obsession started shortly after I befrended a couple of people i worked with that had 30k+ gamerscores. I started buying a rediculous amount of games and bet them 20 bucks that I could beat them in score. I eventually beat one of them and just surpassed the other friend just recently...but have failed to get my $40...

05-25-2010, 12:10 PM
The minute me, and a offline friend, competed with this guy we met online to get the highest gamerscore outta the three of us.

I admit we got obsessed cause we all started buying easy games just for the score, now i have 86k and just buy games that i like.

05-25-2010, 12:13 PM
christmas 07 the first one was harry potter5. instantly hooked, but now prefer online. i still enjoy getting achievements though

05-25-2010, 07:26 PM
playing burnout revenge with a former friend...and then seeing assassins creed collectables achievements. Ive always tried to play a game to its fulllest and now i just have even more of a reason to do so

JoshYo 16
05-25-2010, 07:29 PM
Once I joined this site I was hooked. Seeing so many people that I was able to compete against, drew me right in. I stopped caring though.

05-25-2010, 07:29 PM
When i randomly got into a boosting match with 4 diehard completionists on gears 2. Started hearing the Bleeop-Bloop noise and i was hooked.

Made me love achievements and get my Ach% from 60-90%

Filter x360a
05-25-2010, 07:34 PM
Early 2007 for me. The first game I actually tried to get 1k in was NHL 07. I was living with a friend while working out of town who was/is really into 360 and achievements. Found this site, the rest is history.

05-25-2010, 08:12 PM
It wasn't until I got online with my 360 (I couldn't at first in my old apartment) that I really became interested in them; in addition, I became very obsessed with Oblivion after getting my 360 and spent a ton of time on it just messing around. My score is still very low, and I don't go too far out of my way for achievements (only try for reasonable ones) but addicted to them now and very interested in increasing it!

05-25-2010, 08:32 PM
The first time i saw one unlocked i was playing at a friends house and we were playing nhl 2k7 and he unlocked it. We were all sitting there like what was that and curious. So we looked online and at the gamer profile and realized the score went up and my friends were pumped about the thought of achievements. I on the other hand wasnt as excited i was more like whatever lets just keep playing. Soon time passed and we all got perfect dark to play online together and i ended up unlocking several online achievements during the game and it felt like an accomplishment getting it for beating actual ppl online and then it was all over for me lol

05-26-2010, 03:01 AM
Once I joined this site I was hooked. Seeing so many people that I was able to compete against, drew me right in. I stopped caring though.

This site definitely is an enabler for me with achievements.

Always Ready
05-26-2010, 04:25 AM
Yea, 'bout sometime like couple months after I got my 360 I saw people with seriously high amounts and I said " Why don't I do that?" and I started getting achievement's after that and I've been hooked.

Emcee Shadow
05-26-2010, 04:36 AM
I really didn't get into achievements till i was getting close to 10k. I started going through all my old games just to squeeze out few from each one. I still play for em but, not as much as i was. A prime example was heading to Gamestop for Prey :P

05-26-2010, 12:00 PM
first achievement that popped for me was in tony hawks American Wasteland, kept playing that then didnt bother with the sick achievement.
Think King Kong was my first full list.

Lord Montymort
05-26-2010, 01:38 PM
I was "hooked" when I got my first 1000/1000GS on LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga, before that I didn't care too much about GamerScore and/or Achievements.

05-26-2010, 04:25 PM
I first got hooked about 5 months after I got it. I got my first 1000 in WaW. Then I got hooked on getting achievements. Now I have been hooked since :P

05-30-2010, 04:19 AM
I don't 1000 very many games or they come out with dlc and ruin my 1000, but I got hooked to getting the most achievements I could get in one play through when I got Gears of War 2 and that was 09 when I got my xbox, but I just got live recently so I couldn't really grind to 1000 on most games

Lady Greaver
05-30-2010, 09:47 PM
I got hooked by the first achievement.

05-30-2010, 09:50 PM
I think I've been "hooked" on achievements ever since I first got my 360 and Halo 3 (my first game). Just the achievement system as a whole was so very appealing and pleasing.

05-31-2010, 05:26 AM
I think the first game I really worked on was Bioshock. Still been meaning to play the second one...hmmmmm.

05-31-2010, 05:33 AM
Hmm maybe this time last year. Yehh, around that time anyway. Up until about christmas i think. Then i died off a bit.. for a good while, now im pretty much back into it, not as hard tho lol :P

06-07-2010, 08:20 PM
I got into them recently after wanting to max out a game because i hadnt maxed out one yet. so i decided i should max out Call of duty 4 since only one i had ben missing was mile high club, so i got the 1000g. then i decided well i have 850gamerscore for madden 09 so i got 1000gamerscore for that. then i did oblivion and fable2 also

06-07-2010, 08:21 PM
Once I got Xbox live all I could think about was achievements. 0.o

06-07-2010, 09:30 PM
Achievement 1 on Saints Row and I was hooked. Become a member of the Saints i think it was. Beginning of the end for my education mind.

06-07-2010, 10:00 PM
About a year after getting my 360, I got hooked. Just about 2 months ago I stopped caring though. I'm selling off all of my games except the online multiplayer ones that I play with my friends.

06-07-2010, 10:04 PM
First day I played my Xbox, Just Case 1, "Achievement Unlocked", "Achievements? Wtf?", Press Guide button.

So the answer is within an hour of the xbox being turned on :D

06-07-2010, 10:06 PM
For a while I honestly didn't care much for Achievements until a little over a year ago.

I got my first 360 about 3-4 years back, and played just fine for about two years. Whenever I got an achievement it was cool, but I didn't strive to get any. Then, the inevitable happened, my 360 started overheating and I gave it to a friend because he fixed it up, put lights in it with a cool clear skin.

I got a new one in January 2009 and I started a new account(The one I have now) the first game I put in it was Halo 3. I played the Campaign and did the score achievements etc and I really liked trying to get them all. So it really just went from there. I put in Oblivion and 100d that and I kept going.

To this day, I refuse to buy/rent a game just for the points. It has to be at least a 6/10 for me to play it. Regardless of how easy the achievements are.

I do hope they mean a bit more with the next console. I know, they are really just for braggin' rights or w/e... But it would be nice to be rewarded more than just a number next to your name. I feel like a day would come when I will just stop caring about getting them.

06-07-2010, 11:25 PM
I became hooked on achievements when I started playing on the xbox through my boyfriend's account. I've always been a fan of collecting things and the system of collecting virtual points intrigued me. I helped him collect a couple dozen achievements when I realized that I should be spending the time collecting my own. Now I'm furiously trying to catch up to his gamer score though my account is only a year old.

06-08-2010, 02:56 AM
When I started noticing them pop up in my first game, I can play games and not get one but its nice to get them though.

v SnOwMaN v
06-08-2010, 03:59 AM
Mine is when I HAD got up to 30k.

06-08-2010, 04:04 AM
ok, so i had my acc. Dave212kill, and i played games alot, but achivments were no issue, i would hardly go out of my way for em. even for MW2 which i spent at least 4 hours a day playing i had not 1000'd,,,,,so i had my gf make this acc to make her feel special. then like 2 days later my acc gold ran out and instead of buying a new year card right away i just took over hers(she doesnt have an xbox she plays at my house) and after i had played like my fav 3 games, and had pretty much, 800 675 900, and only those 3, it bugged me so i maxed em, it felt GREAT, so ,,,sometime after that i got super hooked,,,

renting games and buying cheap ones just for an eaasy 1000 =) and stuff

Starstrukk X360A
06-08-2010, 05:52 AM
I started getting hooked around the time I realized that timestamps were awesome.

Rock Band was my first game, and even then I'm like "Oh. Hey. That's cool I guess."
But as I tried more and more games, that little blip bloop sound became my heroin. I even have it as my new text notification sound on my phone :D

siamese snake
06-08-2010, 06:18 AM
I got hooked as soon as that first achievement popped up.Never looked back since,although the ex didnt appreciate it that much.
oh well.......

06-08-2010, 10:39 AM
i started on my ps3 i put gta in an was a update then wen played a trophy popped up and i was like wtf is this, but ignored it, stayed at my mates uni and after a night out my mate was tryin to get achivements and i took a intrest in tryin to challenge myself to get them and get something else out the game so i was doing it on my ps3 tryin to platinum games then i decided get a xbox in my room so i moved from ps3 to xbox and on achivement hunts right now

Shin Saken
06-09-2010, 05:45 PM
Well not to get off topic but the first time i got hooked on xbox was about a year after halo 2 came out when i first started playing and i got hooked the instant i got one from Ninety-nine knights..my first game or one of my first...

06-09-2010, 10:01 PM
It wasn't as my first one poped up... but soon after I got a few with the games that came with my bundle, Forza 2, I was in...

06-09-2010, 10:06 PM
November 2009, i had about 5k gamerscore... and now it is slowing rising, trying to get 20k by my graduation

Avenged Remains
06-10-2010, 01:07 AM
I've always been a completionist freak, felt the need to 100% any game I've played. Back before achievements this meant that I'd even go about fully completing the GTAs.

So I guess that means from Christmas 2007 when I got my Xbox :p Although I never really started boosting until I played Shadowrun and got to know about this site through a few people I was playing with on there. Didn't even know what boosting was until they mentioned it ;)

Blah 2k
06-10-2010, 01:19 AM
Call of Duty 2 did it for me, once I hit 1,000 for it. I was goin through games like a mad man, one 1,000 right after the other, slowing down here and there of course :)

06-10-2010, 01:20 AM
Pretty much i thought they were gonna be stupid then when i got the 360 on day one and got my first one i was hooked and also i'm competitive so i like to have higher scores then my friends.

Some of them i don't but thats because there rich and have like 200+ games were i have like 40-50 so i take pride in that when they like to bitch how there still ahead in score:)

Blah 2k
06-10-2010, 01:22 AM
I even have it as my new text notification sound on my phone :D

Woohoo! I'm not alone then, i've had it as my text alert for close to a year now lol

Bronx Paladin
06-10-2010, 03:04 AM
Was hooked from the start, first game was Elder Scrolls: Oblivion. Was such a fan of the series I had to do it all. Felt nice to have something list your accomplishments.

06-10-2010, 03:05 AM
From the moment I got my Xbox. Ingenious idea.

06-10-2010, 04:04 AM
I've always been interested in them, have only hunted them probably since December 09.

06-10-2010, 07:40 PM
Gears 1 started it for me. Though the game I still have to work on is Dead Rising. Got quite a # of them but still need the 5 and 7 days suvivor and a few escort ones. That game is addictive.

06-10-2010, 08:28 PM
Quite recently actually, I decided to go through my older games and get as much g as I can on them. So I tend to get the new releases a while after when the price falls, unless they're must buys.

Yeah, same thing for me. Lately I've been going back and playing my old games to get the 100% completion on the achievements. It seems to add an extra level of difficulty to the games I have in addition to adding to the replay-ability of all the games I have.

06-10-2010, 08:40 PM
Sometime at the end of last year. I never cared about achievements until I came from World of Warcraft, had been playing for years, got bored and started on my xbox again.
I looked through my old games and started collecting achievements and score :)

06-10-2010, 08:40 PM
when i first got my 360 (back in novemeber of 2006) i got my first few achievements in COD 3 and GOW 1, it used to be a cheap thrill, untill i started aiming to get just that one achievement. it grew into an addiction... next thing i know, i was playing games like lost and avatar...

same here lol but Lost omg the one level where you have to go past the black smoke or whatever was soooo hard.

SuperNova X2X
06-10-2010, 08:44 PM
From day one of getting my Xbox. Although it's a habit I hate, I never play games for fun anymore, it's all about achievements. I just wish I didn't have to see my completion rate every 5 minutes :(

06-10-2010, 08:47 PM
When my friend made fun of me for having a low gamerscore. :'(

06-11-2010, 01:30 AM
Tbh at first I didnt care so much for them so Ive end up with 4-5 games that I hardly have any at all in but they are good games so now Im replaying them just for the achievments.

But since Resident Evil 5, Final Fantasy XIII, Alan Wake and Read Dead Redemption Im more into it, to get as many as possible on first playthrough without spoiling the gameplay and fun. Then when I aint got much else to play like now untill Alan Wake DLC gets out Im getting abck to the games and do the achievment thats not too much pain in the ass ;)

The Mizster
06-11-2010, 01:05 PM
I became hooked when I first discovered this site. This was around early 2007 when I didnt have a clue about achievements. I came onto this site and realised there was a whole world for achievements and how to get them. From then I became addidcted. Ever since Ive been off LIVE, I havent been getting much as I used but it just makes me want to get back on Live again.

Niall K
06-11-2010, 01:54 PM
I think for me it was when I realised I'd had a 360 longer than most of my mates, yet had a lower score than them, then I became competitive, now I'm the "fag" for having a higher score than them, time well spent :P

06-11-2010, 03:30 PM
Before I even owned a 360 I liked the idea. Saw them while playing friends 360s and was very interested, one of the reasons I decided to buy one was for achievements.

06-11-2010, 06:18 PM
I can't remember what game/achievement it was exactly, but i relly wanted to complete it, and for the life of me i just couldn't. That's when i discovered this glorious website and got hooked!

06-11-2010, 08:43 PM
Didn't really get into it straight away, came some time after when my girlfriend mocked me for my lack of points :(

Nick Mnemonic
06-11-2010, 11:11 PM
I was hooked as soon as I got my first achievement. I got Gears of War when I bought the console, and I remember reloading my gun during the prison breakout and hearing the famous blee-boop. I unlocked "Zen and the Art Part 2". That was my gateway achievement!!!

Bearded Bugs
06-13-2010, 07:44 PM
A few summers ago my friend and I started playing Crackdown in co-op almost every day, and the more achievements we unlocked the more I enjoyed the feeling of completing each part of a game: from there I was "hooked" (but not addicted ;))!

06-13-2010, 11:32 PM
Since I first played Kameo when 360 came out. I played on a friend of mines xbox that he won from the mountain dew give away. I didnt own an xbox until 2 years later but always knew I wanted one. The combination of the Lost Odyssey tv spot/White Rabbit and I couldnt pass it up.

06-14-2010, 12:31 AM
From back in the day, playing my neighbour's SNES. Starfox and Zelda, I believe.

06-14-2010, 12:48 AM
The moment I got my 1st 100% completion, I then started borrowing easy 1000's, going on to complete my older games and I believe I also started using this site too.

However, achievement hunting comes with a price for me, the moment I 1000+ a game I lose all motivation to play it again until more DLC comes out, both Single Player and Multiplayer. :(