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Old 09-26-2010, 04:51 AM   #1
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Marathon Tips

Just got the achievement and wanted to share some small tips that I picked up from all those hours of practice. Once I could make it to Underground (level 5) regularly it wasn't too terrible. The biggest pain is restarting on levels 2, 3, or 4 when you want to get to and past Underground. First let me say that levels 5 (Underground) and 8 (Jolly Jumper) are the hardest and must be practiced on their own. You should also have level 19 (Groundhog Returns) well-practiced before attempting the marathon.

Level 2: Stock Market - at the last checkpoint, instead of risking the wooden rail, just fall off to the right and balance yourself . Patience and this tactic on the last checkpoint should get you to level 3 regularly.

Level 3: Mother of all Jumps - at the checkpoint before the big ramp where you can choose to fall down to the rocket boost, stop yourself right at that checkpoint. Then accelerate from there off of the ramp and do not touch the brake or gas while in the air! You should land on the top platform and bounce over the next platform onto another then bounce over another. Just balance yourself. Get speed for the big final jump and pull back right before the finish line to better handle that little ramp at the end of the level.

Level 4: Breakdown - at the very beginning go about 75% speed and pull back to navigate the first section. The rest of the level is straightforward.

Level 5: Underground - practice this one! You should have a plan for every section.

Level 8: Jolly Jumper - practice this one! You should have a plan for every section.

If you get past level 8 with 0 faults then the pressure is on. The only formidable opponent remaining is level 19 Groundhog Returns.

Finding the balance between not too slow and not too fast is key. For instance I once made my first fault on Smooth Jumps right at the beginning because I was too slow off the first jump.

Level 12 - Tried Hill opens with a ramp you can take at normal speed, but the rest of the level you can crawl through.

Level 16 - Dreamscape is easy if you creep through it slowly.

Good luck!
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Old 10-09-2010, 09:58 PM   #2
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My biggest problem was just simply cracking under the pressure. I would make it to the last couple of EASY levels and just go way too slow then eat it in the lamest way possible...its almost funny looking back now..almost
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Old 10-22-2010, 11:43 PM   #3
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can anyone give me a full list of the levels on this? just so i can go one by one and practice (although some are fairly straight forward and easy)

i think it might help some ppl...even though you mentioned a few up top...it would be greatly helpful for ppl like me....lol
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Old 10-23-2010, 03:23 AM   #4
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Once I nail this I will input a bit of a guide. My best is 2 faults, grrrr...
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Old 10-23-2010, 09:06 PM   #5
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same for me, now up to 1 fault
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Old 10-23-2010, 11:05 PM   #6
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lol...well i loaded up the game on another profile and wrote down the list of tracks for the ultimate tourney marathon chievo:

Hello World
Stockmarket
Mother of all jumps
breakdown
underground
upwardly mobile
groundhog begins
jolly jumper
easy wheelin
smooth jumps
container rush
the big ride
tired hill
logsplosive
trippin the plywood
building blocks
dreamscape
middle name: danger
groundhog returns
basic bumps

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Old 10-23-2010, 11:12 PM   #7
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thanks - down to 2 faults...need to keep trying while they patch Super Meat Boy
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Old 10-25-2010, 01:13 AM   #8
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thanks for the tips, almost want to get back to this, it's my last achievement and i'm a kind of a completionist, not that hardcore but i try to finish what i start, however, i'm not gonna pass on a good game just cause the achievements are hard

i will probably try to play a couple attempts avery day until i get pretty close
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Old 11-07-2010, 08:29 PM   #9
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got it!!

thanks for the inspiration, i started playing everyday until i got it. i started my sessions by practicing groundhog return, jolly jumper and underground, a couple times each until i made no fault, then i would do the tournament, starting over everytime i made a fault.

couple tries every day, when i made it past underground without making a fault, i finished the tournament to try to beat me recors, i had 11 faults, then 8, 7 and 4

just fot a prefect run today, glad i'm finished with this hell of an achievement
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Old 11-13-2010, 06:33 AM   #10
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I'm now down to the one fault, got it on groundhog returns. What a bastard
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Old 12-07-2010, 08:15 PM   #11
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one little tipp..
try to practise the tracks as if you were doing the tournament. i mean yh you might practise a track to get it perfect every time, but when you are trying to get the achievement you will try your best to not bail out, and that might make you fail it.
Middle Name: Danger is the perfect example of this. i was surpised by how many times i failed that one after i had already failed it 2 times while doing the tournament. and its the first level of the game aswell x.x
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Old 12-08-2010, 12:46 PM   #12
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oh also one thing i forgot to mention..
the bike i used was the Scorpion. ..yh i know the Phoenix is much more agile, especially for Underground and Jolly Jumper, but all other tracks come from Beginner and Easy.the Scrorpion is so much steadier which takes the risk of bailing out by mistake away.
its still up to you which one you will choose, but you should make the decision pretty early, cuz if you want to change after having already practised with the one bike, it would be a huge waste of time
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Old 05-22-2011, 04:29 AM   #13
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I finally got this last night, i found it much easier with the scorpion over the other bike, i found it much easier to go real slow over most parts, there are obviously sections were speed is required to make a jump etc. but for the most part i just cruzed it. I found my biggest problem was freaking out once i got past a track i was having trouble with, so the key for me was keeping calm so i didnt make any unforced errors. Hope this helps someone, best of luck with this one.
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Old 07-10-2011, 12:40 AM   #14
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Got it now after 5 hours! What I did first was practising the three harder tracks, Underground, Jolly Jumper and Groundhog returns. After I did that I started the tournament and keep restarting when I did any fault because any other tracks aren't that hard. But if I failed at some parts I quit and practised them separately then I started all over again and keep retrying till I got it!
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Old 08-16-2011, 08:22 PM   #15
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my tip for mother of all jumps is to go down the rocket route. crawl up and over the pyramid and hit the wooden platform before dropping and you should clear the rocket boost. I only post as this was my nemisis for a lomg time as i could not get the scorpion onto the ramps consistently.
ps. Groundhog Returns can suck it! i can complete this no problem but under the pressure i crack! 1 faults are boring boring boring! anyway thanks for listening, back to it! x
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my tip for mother of all jumps is to go down the rocket route. crawl up and over the pyramid and hit the wooden platform before dropping and you should clear the rocket boost. I only post as this was my nemisis for a lomg time as i could not get the scorpion onto the ramps consistently.
Agreed - if you want that achievement, you need some consistency, and this is by far the most consistent route on that track.
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Old 11-05-2011, 03:04 PM   #17
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Finally got this cheevo after two freaking years of playing. The only tips I can give is to take your time, it can't be said enough. My biggest issue was Jolly Jumper, after that all the tracks are easy ones and if you take them slow, you'll make it.
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Old 12-16-2011, 08:48 AM   #18
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I found getting platinum on every level before trying this achievement really helped!
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:36 PM   #19
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Got it now after 5 hours! What I did first was practising the three harder tracks, Underground, Jolly Jumper and Groundhog returns. After I did that I started the tournament and keep restarting when I did any fault because any other tracks aren't that hard. But if I failed at some parts I quit and practised them separately then I started all over again and keep retrying till I got it!
for anyone coming back to trials or attempting this achievement fresh, this here is the best advice i have come across. I have been following this word for word and gradually getting closer and closer to the achievement. This method ensures constant practice of all tracks (including easy ones), so when you do eventually pass jolly jumper, the subsequent tracks are familiar.
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Old 05-21-2012, 12:25 AM   #20
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Just painfully failed on container rush after breezing through all the earlier tracks. It's so easy to miss one little jump when you're playing scared like a child.
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:45 PM   #21
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I've got the achievement, and I used the method by restarting at the first fault. I also used the Scopion.

My bogey track was Jolly Jumper, apart from that they were all pretty easy.
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:57 AM   #22
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Marathon was my last achievement needed to complete trials HD and i've been going for the complete since 2009, march 9th 2013 was a good day.
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