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Old 03-14-2009, 09:28 AM   #151
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I hate this Gorram achievement, not so much because its complicated, even though some of them are, its just that all the driving round and round in circles, and having to fight off bloody demons whilst trying to burn the roots gets really frustrating and boring so bloody quickly.

The game is awesome and everything about it is great, and the achievements are quality, except for this one.

Question, do you have to get all the achievements as you play through, or can I finish the game then go back and pick chapters to finsh off achievements like this one or the kill 100 humanz (if needed)?
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:42 AM   #152
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stuck on that same damn root! the one where the cable is hanging down and the ratz are climbing up an down it, how the hell do you reach the rope????
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Old 03-31-2009, 12:27 PM   #153
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stuck on that same damn root! the one where the cable is hanging down and the ratz are climbing up an down it, how the hell do you reach the rope????
You don't actually reach the rope. Make a sticky bomb with double-sided tape, throw it onto one of the Ratz, and then shoot it when the Ratz climbs up next to the root. Boom!
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Old 03-31-2009, 02:27 PM   #154
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Old 04-06-2009, 02:19 PM   #155
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I'm at the point where i have to get 30 spectral vision points, and so far I've got 29 and the last 3 are in the far right. When I go to the top it's on a elevated position and there's no way of throwing a bottle so far up. How do I burn that thing?

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Old 04-06-2009, 02:49 PM   #156
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I'm at the point where i have to get 30 spectral vision points, and so far I've got 29 and the last 3 are in the far right. When I go to the top it's on a elevated position and there's no way of throwing a bottle so far up. How do I burn that thing?

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I'm not sure exactly which one you're talking about, but if you check my updated guide in this forum, there's a walkthrough for all the Roots. Its possible that you might have to do something like jump your car off a ramp to get up to it or something along those lines.
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Old 04-28-2009, 05:10 PM   #157
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Funny...
I've found the first root (chapter 3) and burned it.
Then, I've finished the episode forgetting the other two.
Today, I went back to that chapter and went on to kill all the roots.
The first one wasn't there, so I assume that if you burn the roots once, it's done.
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Old 05-02-2009, 05:11 PM   #158
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Old 05-03-2009, 05:25 PM   #159
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I got'em, I got'em!!
I've 1000'd the game.
Thought it would be way more bothersome, really. Getting a few roots in episode 7
and them tackle them in episode 8 made it easy.

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Old 08-02-2009, 10:37 AM   #160
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Can I get this achievement after I finished the game by just jumping to the sequenzes? I didn't look for the roots and now I'm in episode 5 and didn't burn the roots in episode 3 and 4.
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Old 08-02-2009, 11:27 AM   #161
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Don't even worry about them until Epsiodes 7 & 8. You will have to burn a certain number of them at the beginning of both of those episodes to be able to progress in the game. There's about ten or so at the beginning of 7 so I burned all of those and then at the beginning of 8 the rest of them show up, so just drive around and burn them all then. I just finished it up today and I'm pretty sure that's the best way to do it
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Old 08-04-2009, 02:21 PM   #162
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Thanks for the advice. I've burned them all today
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Old 08-05-2009, 07:18 PM   #163
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Ok there should be another rock which looks like a ramp near the rock with the burning car on it, so what you need to do is drive a car of the rock which looks like a ramp and you should land on the other rock then the burning car should launch into the root. Hope i helped
my god i tried everything but that...lol,i even stuck a lit plastic bottle to the bumper and launched myself out of the car on take off,needless to say things didnt go according to plan.
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Old 08-06-2009, 05:02 PM   #164
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great help thanks!
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Old 08-27-2009, 07:39 PM   #165
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Completely stuck on something stupid.

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how do i get to roots 16, 15, 18, 19, and 20. I've circled this area three times and there is either spikes or water, how do i even get there?
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Old 10-05-2009, 05:48 PM   #166
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how do you get to number 9 every time i jump a car to the area its on a diy insterly and can't see any other way of geting to it? ive tryed throwing a car at it and shoting a the full but and dont burn down bin on this one for a few hours now can any one tell me what im doing wrong? plezs
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how do you get to number 9 every time i jump a car to the area its on a diy insterly and can't see any other way of geting to it? ive tryed throwing a car at it and shoting a the full but and dont burn down bin on this one for a few hours now can any one tell me what im doing wrong? plezs
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Old 10-06-2009, 02:06 PM   #168
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Completely stuck on something stupid.

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how do i get to roots 16, 15, 18, 19, and 20. I've circled this area three times and there is either spikes or water, how do i even get there?
theres a bridge at the top of that area
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how do you burn down root 5 its the last one ive got left ive read you use a bottle of full with tape and bullets but can't find the writh place to throw it from?
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how do you burn down root 5 its the last one ive got left ive read you use a bottle of full with tape and bullets but can't find the writh place to throw it from?
just work it out.
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Old 10-13-2009, 02:17 PM   #171
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Guys Im stuck,so by this map I cant burn the number 7.In upper left corner.Its one big statue or something like that and the top of it is the root.But I can't throw so high,what now ?
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Old 10-18-2009, 09:54 PM   #172
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You missed two actually. It's quite hard to see, but where you got the first one on the wall there is an electircal box. Connect the wire's to make a lift appear, take the lift and upstairs are two more roots (watch out for the fisure that will come at you).

was stuck for a while on this..thx alot for ur help man..
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Old 02-13-2010, 04:36 PM   #173
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I'm stuck on 4, appears to be an abandoned building with no entrance any ideas guys?
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Old 06-05-2010, 08:05 AM   #174
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Hi there,

I am having trouble with 2 last roots what i need to burn..


COPY FROM ACHIEVEMENT GUIDE:

8-7. Work your way back north to find another root on an elevated island in the middle of an open plain. You need to jump a car off of the earth ramp with the two fires at its base. This will launch you over the gap and onto the elevated island. Once there, you can burn the root however you like.


I am 100% sure that i try to jump from right place because as you are close to the root and that ramp it zooms in on that to give you hint that there you must make jump. Yesterday i attemted about 15-20 times and everytime soon as i land on the island i die for some reason. Where not able to jump out the car even. What the hell i am doing wrong there?

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7-2. Travel eastward on the main road until you get to the second root. When you get there, it will be on another ledge off to the right of the road. You’ll see a ruined piece of road between the road and the ledge with a burning car on it. When you’re facing the root, there’s a ramp of rock off to the right. Go back down the road to pick up some speed and jump your car off the ramp. If you do it correctly, the car will land on the ruined piece of road and fling the burning car up onto the root.


This one i try only few times and hit the car also, but it did not fly anywhere.. and if i look the area and positioning of these places in my mind i can not even picture how that burning car could fly to the root. What part exacly i should it on that car then? Any videos about that somewhere?

Thanks in advance for any kind of answers!
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Old 06-23-2010, 02:23 AM   #175
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Guys, i cant find roots locations on youtube. Help me with links.
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Old 10-03-2011, 10:23 PM   #176
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Does this have to be in one chapter and then reach checkpoint?
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Old 06-16-2012, 05:52 PM   #177
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Can tell this is proving quite frustrating amongst others. Not looking forward to finishing this all myself.
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Old 12-02-2013, 09:45 AM   #178
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It was the most frustrating thing to do in the game. Man I'm glad thats over.
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