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View Poll Results: What is your current Gamerscore?
0-10,000G 7 5.30%
10,000-25,000G 6 4.55%
25,000-50,000G 33 25.00%
50,000-75,000G 33 25.00%
75,000-100,000G 14 10.61%
100,000-200,000G 34 25.76%
200,000-300,000G 4 3.03%
300,000-400,000G 1 0.76%
400,000-500,000G 0 0%
500,000G+ 0 0%
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Old 03-03-2013, 08:06 PM   #31
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I'm 200 points shy of 100k. Completion rating of 40-50% I've never focused mainly on achievements. I'll play the game and grab the few easy ones before moving on. Only time I look for collectibles is when they give me in-game perks like Prototype 2 or the game is just really good.
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Old 03-03-2013, 09:24 PM   #32
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I'm at 112,125 GS as of this moment. I'm a completionist, so my gamerscore builds up naturally when I complete each game. I'm currently at 133 completions with a 99% completion percentage. I also tend to avoid playing easy games. The more difficult the game is, the more satisfying the completion is IMO.
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Old 03-03-2013, 10:17 PM   #33
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Currently on 62,759, I'd like to say I'm a completionist but I give up on too many games to even be considered as such
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Old 03-03-2013, 11:19 PM   #34
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:30 AM   #35
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Thank you so much to the people that have already voted in the poll and commented on the reasons why acheivements are good and/or bad.

I will be back in the UK in about 6 days time just had to go to Saudi Arabia with my work JOY!
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:47 AM   #36
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I enjoy achievements, as they allow me to go about playing a game, that I otherwise would not think of.
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Old 03-04-2013, 01:09 PM   #37
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Currently at 72'111 GS.

I enjoy trying to get as many of a games achievements as i can and maintaining a decent completion %.

Having said that gameplay comes first so if i don't enjoy the play required to get an achievement then i usually don't bother with it. (eg, lots of multiplayer achievements & crap like Gears Seriously)

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Old 03-04-2013, 02:43 PM   #38
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Just shy of 30k, and I enjoy getting the achievements, but I'm not gonna spend hours upon hours to gain a 10gs for collecting something. I only have one or two complete games, and that's fine. I game, for the games, not the gamerscore. The gamerscore is a bonus, and thus, I do go after the achievements that I know are obtainable.
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Old 03-04-2013, 02:46 PM   #39
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165k..nearly 80% average completion.
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Old 03-04-2013, 03:03 PM   #40
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I'm between the 100 - 200.000 mark. I've only really played / completed games that i would enjoy.
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Old 03-04-2013, 04:16 PM   #41
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165k..nearly 80% average completion.
I'm 105 shy of 166k . You've got me beat on overall completion though where I'm at around 67%. If/When I hit 200k I'll probably go back at try to get it to at least 75%. Some games I have one or two achievements that I have no desire to go back to so we'll see what happens.
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:36 PM   #42
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30,615 for me right now. I really enjoy getting them-- adds extra play value to games and gives me a little more sense of accomplishment-- but I will not go way out of my way for really tough or grindy ones, and I don't go for online ones. Completion % isn't too big a deal for me, as I tend to try stuff out then set it aside in the backlog pile indefinitely if it doesn't grab me. I'm at 59.8% right now.
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Old 03-06-2013, 04:21 PM   #43
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I'm currently a bit shy of 10K GS, which is a lot lower than most people here. I used to be primarily a PC gamer for RPGs and have also played numerous MMO's, but have been playing games more and more on the 360. I don't really like sitting at a desk for long periods of time anymore and love the 360 controllers. (I even bought one specifically for my PC.) Achievements have also been a bonus for me on the 360 as they give me more goals to pursue in the game than playing the same games on other platforms.

I'm a goal-oriented player and also very much a completionist in spirit. Even without achievements, I've always wanted to complete every quest, collection, activity, etc. within a game. Since many of these games are RPGs, I'm still working at it even years later. I make very slow progress, but tend to get the most out of my games. Achievements give me a nice shiny badge for many of the things I would have done anyway. I'm probably one of the very few people who actually enjoyed finding all the flags in AC1 & 2, or the ingots in Fallout 3 Pitt DLC.

Sometimes achievements will clue me in on something I didn't know I could do in the game, such as swinging from the moose head in Earthworm Jim. Yippee!
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Old 03-08-2013, 06:11 AM   #44
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At the moment it is 0 but once I get my Xbox in the mail I will have 1,000 in 2 weeks
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Old 03-08-2013, 06:52 AM   #45
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171k. Play to finish and do a little afterward and then continue playing. Mine just came from playing all sorts of games.
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:11 AM   #46
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Not sure if the next gen will reignite my addiction or not, I'm hoping not since I am enjoying gaming more without worrying about the achievements.
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Achievements were starting to feel like busywork.
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Old 03-08-2013, 01:47 PM   #47
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I'm sitting at 138K at the moment.

When I first started getting achievements, it was no big deal. I got a lot of them offline and didn't have many games. As I got more into 360 (was still on PC a lot back then around 2005-ish), I got more into getting achievements. Got higher numbers, and more achievements.

It's a viscous cycle. Now I can't stop!
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Old 03-08-2013, 02:14 PM   #48
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Old 03-08-2013, 03:01 PM   #49
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I have 48,000 right now very close to 50,000 and can easily get it but just don't have enough time anymore, and when I do I just usually play multiplayer
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Old 03-08-2013, 06:33 PM   #50
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There is a problem if you have 50,000 which do you pick? (not me in general).
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Old 03-09-2013, 01:51 PM   #51
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Would have a hell of a lot more if I decided to nail out the last of the achievements on several games.
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Old 03-09-2013, 02:45 PM   #52
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I'm just over the 100k mark at the moment, I wouldn't say I'm much of a completionist overall but I do have periods where I do enjoy trying to 100% a game. I started out not caring but rapidly started to love going for achievements. I've slowed down a lot recently because of other things and I'm just trying to slog through my backlog at the moment with achievements being a second thought I will probably go back to some games when I have made a dent in my backlog.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:00 AM   #53
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My gamerscore is currently just under 40,000. At first, I really disliked achievements. A few of my friends were addicted to getting them and I thought it ruined the point of gaming. Way back when, we'd play the older systems for hours on end simply for fun, not for some virtual award.

Recently I gave it some thought and I actually like achievements now. Without them, there are many games I would've breifly played once then quickly forgotten. I find they help to extend the life of some games, and the satisfaction of getting 100% (and bragging rights to your friends) doesn't hurt.
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Old 03-10-2013, 04:42 PM   #54
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I'm chilling at a solid 18,000 currently. I love getting achievements but I don't really have the cash to spend on a bunch of games that I probably will play once and just allow it to collect dust afterwards.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:34 PM   #55
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I think it would be interesting to know not only the current gamescore, but how long it took people to reach that score... Just a side thought to throw out there for you.
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:10 PM   #56
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Currently sitting on a healthy 77928 which I started round about Nov 2007. Hoping to mop up and push over 100K for my own odd satisfaction
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