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Madden NFL 12

Madden NFL 12 Achievement Guide

Guide By: TealPavelski
There are 36 achievements with a total of 1000 points.


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Overview:
- Estimated achievement difficulty: 2/10 for 1000
- Offline: 32 (875)
- Online: 5 (125)
- Approximate time: 5-8 Hours for 1000
- Minimum number of games needed: 1-4 (Most Achievements can be gained in one 15-Minute Quarter length game.)
- Missable achievements: None
- Glitched Achievements: 1 (This One is Easy)
- Does difficulty affect Achievements? No, but some Achievements require certain settings (Quarter Length, Game Mode, Specific Player(s), etc.)
- Unobtainable achievements: None
- Avatar Awards: None
- Unlockable Gamerpics: None
- Do Achievements unlock using two Controllers: Yes

Introduction:
Madden NFL 12 continues the rich tradition of the storied franchise by bringing fans closer to the NFL than ever before. Featuring all 32 teams, stadiums, and your favorite players, Madden NFL 12 is True to the Game. Whether battling your rivals on the couch or online, leading your favorite team to the Super Bowl in Franchise mode, or building the ultimate dream team in Madden Ultimate Team, Madden NFL 12 is True to the NFL, True to the Franchise, True to the Game.

Step-One:
From the Main Menu, select My Madden > My Settings > Player Skill and adjust the sliders for all of your Attributes to 100. Next, select CPU Skill and lower the sliders for all of the CPU's Attributes to 0. Lastly, select Penalties and lower Offside, False Start and Defensive Pass Interference to 0.

Step-Two:
You are going to want to edit your roster. Select any team. Edit the QB, RB, at least one WR, TE, LB and/or CB for Interceptions and your Kicker for the 'Dan Carpenter Award' Achievement. You also want to have Packers WR Greg Jennings on your team for the 'Put Da Team On My Back' Achievement, Browns RB Peyton Hillis for the 'Peyton Hillis Award' Achievement and Lions RB Jahvid Best for the 'Jahvid Best Award' Achievement.

From the Main Menu, select My Madden > NFL Rosters > Player Management. Highlight any player and press to select that player and then select Edit Player. Press to access the players Ratings and adjust all of the important attributes such as Strength, Agility, Speed, Throwing Power, Catching, etc. Press to accept the changes.

Step-Three:
Enter a game with the team who's Roster you adjusted, making sure to change the Quarter Length to 15-Minutes as well as the Difficulty setting to Rookie and Offside off. Most of the Achievements can be obtained in this one game.

Tips:
- You can earn most of the Achievement in one 15-Minute Quarter length game.
- You can use two controllers.
- SuperSim does affect your Achievements earned.
- You can edit any team's stats.
- Using SuperSim will disable achievements.
- You can change sliders and any settings to your favor.
- If you are having trouble causing fumbles (against the CPU), change the slider in CPU Skills to 0 (zero).
- If you are having trouble kicking the 60 yard field goal, go to Settings > Special Teams and turn up the Kick Power and Accuracy to 100.
- If you are having trouble with the rushing/breaking tackles achievements (against the CPU), change the sliders in CPU Skills down to 0 (zero) (Rush Blocking, Reaction Time, etc.).

[x360a would like to thank TealPavelski for this road map]



Kenny Britt Award25
Gain 225+ yards receiving with one player (No OTP or co-op) (9) 

Edit your WR's stats to 99, enter a game with the QB Accuracy, Pass Blocking and WR Catching sliders adjusted to 100. Select any Passing play and gain 225+ yards receiving with the same WR.

This Achievement can also be obtained with your RB by simply using a Screen Pass.

Tim Tebow Award30
Score a 40+ yard TD run with a QB (No OTP or co-op) (61) 

Edit your QB's stats to 99, enter a game with the Broken Tackles and Run Blocking sliders adjusted to 100. Select Pass > Hail Mary > Hail Mary. Press to hike the ball and instead of passing the ball, simply run the ball down field with your QB making sure to run at least 40+ yards before scoring a TD.

Arian Foster Award25
Rush for 231+ yards in a game with one player (No OTP or co-op) (9) 

Edit your RB's stats to 99, enter a game with the Broken Tackles and Run Blocking sliders adjusted to 100. Select any Rushing play and gain 231+ yards rushing with the same RB.

This Achievement can also be obtained with your QB.

Darren McFadden Award25
Score 4+ rushing TDs in a single game (No OTP or co-op) (8) 

Edit your RB's stats to 99, enter a game with the Broken Tackles and Run Blocking sliders adjusted to 100. Select any Rushing play and score 4+ TD's one with your RB.

This Achievement can also be obtained with your QB.

Michael Vick Award30
Rush for 130+ yards with your QB (No OTP or co-op) (11) 

Edit your QB's stats to 99, enter a game with the Broken Tackles and Run Blocking sliders adjusted to 100. Select Pass > Hail Mary > Hail Mary. Press to hike the ball and instead of passing the ball with, simply run the ball down field with your QB.

Santonio Holmes Award25
Catch a game winning TD pass in OT (No OTP or co-op) (16) 

Set the Game to 1-Minute Quarters and turn Offside off. When on defense, cross the line of scrimmage with your LB and stand directly in front of or behind the CPU Quarterback and sack the QB. Do this every time the CPU has possession of the ball, not allowing them to score.

When on offense, simply run out the clock and get the game to OT, tied at 0-0. Once in OT, score a TD on a passing play.

Matt Schaub Award25
Pass for 497+ yards in one game with one player (No OTP or co-op) (3) 

Edit your QB's stats to 99, enter a game with the QB Accuracy, Pass Blocking and WR Catching sliders adjusted to 100. Select any passing play and gain 497+ yards thrown with your QB.

Reggie Wayne Award25
Catch 14+ passes in one game with one player (No OTP or co-op) (4) 

Edit your QB's and one of your WR's stats to 99, enter a game with the QB Accuracy, Pass Blocking and WR Catching sliders adjusted to 100. Select any short yardage passing play and catch 14+ passes with the same WR.

This Achievement can also be obtained with your RB by simply using a Screen Pass.

San Diego Chargers Award30
Hold your opponent to under 67 yds of total offense (minimum 5 min. qtr., no OTP or co-op) (16) 

Set the Game to 5-Minute Quarters and turn Offside off. When on defense, cross the line of scrimmage with your LB and stand directly in front of or behind the CPU Quarterback and sack the QB. Do this every time the CPU has possession of the ball, not allowing them to gain any yards of offense.

Adrian Peterson Award25
Score on an 80+ yard TD run (No OTP or co-op) (5) 

Edit your RB's stats to 99, enter a game with the Broken Tackles and Run Blocking sliders adjusted to 100. Select any Rushing play, making sure you are at least at your own 20-yard line.

This Achievement can also be obtained with your QB.

Oakland Raiders Award30
Win by 45 points or more (No OTP or co-op) (31) 

Simply score as much as possible when on offense and when on defense, cross the line of scrimmage with your LB and stand directly in front of or behind the CPU Quarterback and sack the QB. Do this every time the CPU has possession of the ball, not allowing them to score.

Put Da Team On My Back50
Catch a 99 yard TD pass with Greg Jennings (No OTP or co-op) (50) 

Edit your QB's and Greg Jennings (Green Bay Packers, WR) stats to 99, enter a game with the QB Accuracy, Pass Blocking and WR Catching sliders adjusted to 100. Select Pass > Hail Mary > Hail Mary, making sure you are at least at your own 1-yard line.

Mario Manningham Award25
Catch a 92+ yard TD pass (No OTP or co-op) (10) 

See 'Put Da Team On My Back'

Bryan McCann Award30
Return an interception 100+ yards (No OTP or co-op) (35) 

Edit your LB's and/or CB's stats to 99, enter a game with the Reaction Time and Interceptions sliders adjusted to 100. You must Intercept a ball from your End Zone to return it 100+ Yards. When the CPU QB throws the ball, quickly hit until your selected defender is near the receiver. Hit to intercept.

Dan Carpenter Award50
Kick a 60+ yard FG (No OTP or co-op) (17) 

Edit your kicker's stats to 99, enter a game with the Kick Power and Accuracy sliders adjusted to 100 and kick a field goal from at least the 43-yard line.

Rob Gronkowski Award25
Catch 3+ TD passes with a TE in a game (No OTP or co-op) (7) 

Edit your QB's and your TE's stats to 99, enter a game with the QB Accuracy, Pass Blocking and WR Catching sliders adjusted to 100. Select any passing play and catch 3+ TD's with the same TE.

Leon Washington Award50
Return 2+ kicks for touchdowns in one game with one player (No OTP or co-op) (50) 

Return two kickoffs for TD's in one game. Can easily be done with edited Rosters, Adjusted Sliders and on Rookie Difficulty.

You could attempt this with two controllers, however an easier way is to simply edit your team as well as the CPU Team, adjust the sliders and play on Rookie Difficulty..

First, edit your players Speed to 99, then edit the speed of each player on the CPU defense to the lowest possible. That way you can simply out run them to the end zone.

New York Giants Award30
Record 10+ sacks as a team in one game (No OTP or co-op) (12) 

Turn Offside off and sack the CPU Quarterback 10 Times in one game.

We're Talking About Practice10
Complete a practice in Superstar mode (7) 

From the Main Menu, select Game Modes > Be An NFL Superstar. Load and existing Superstar file or create a New Superstar. Once in the Superstar Hub, select Training Camp. Select the first Pre-Season Training Camp, select Start Event.

*Note: Practice cannot be simulated. Simply complete 10 Reps to finish the Practice and the Achievement unlocks.

This One is Easy5
Create a MUT team (70) 

From the Main Menu, select Ultimate Team, press to skip the instructions and you will be asked to enter a Team Name. After entering your Team Name, the Achievement will unlock.

*Note: There seems to be a bug/glitch with this Achievement in which if you already have an MUT from past Madden games, this Achievement will not unlock because you will not be asked to make a New Team.

Winning10
Win a FA bidding in Franchise Mode (23) 

From the Main Menu, select Game Modes > Franchise Mode > New Franchise. Select any Team and advance to the Franchise Year 1 screen. Press and simulate the Pre-Season. Once the Pre-Season is simulated, advance to the Regular Season. Press and simulate the Regular Season. Once the Regular Season is over, simulate the Post Season, Pro Bowl and Super Bowl and advance to Front Office Mode Off-Season. Press to skip past the Front Office Mode, Player Retirements, Re-Sign Players and Combine Scouting. Press to advance to Free Agency. Once in Free Agency, select Start the Bidding, highlight any player and press to bid. Once the clock next to the player runs out and if you are the high bidder, the Achievement unlocks.
 

The Next Big Thing5
Create an NFL Superstar 

From the Main Menu, select Game Modes > Be An NFL Superstar > New NFL Superstar > Create Superstar. Edit your Players Info, Appearance, Equipment, Styles, Rating and Player Traits. Press to accept your Player, press to keep changes and the Achievement Unlocks.

This One is Hard50
Build an 80 rated MUT team (70) 

The best way to obtain this Achievement is buy trading for high rated Cards. To make this easier, you can trade cards with a friend. Please use the MUT Trading Card Trade Thread for help.

MUT Maniac40
Complete 20 MUT Games (11) 

From the Main Menu, select Ultimate Team > Play Game > Play Vs. CPU. Change the Quarter Length to 1-Minute and Advance to the game. Do this 20 times to unlock the Ultimate Veteran and MUT Maniac Achievements.

These games can be simulated using SuperSim, however it seems that game 11 must be played to unlock 'Ultimate Veteran' and you will have to play a 21st game to get 'MUT Maniac'.

Verizon Scoreboard Overload40
Score 50 points in one game (No OTP or co-op) 

Pretty straightforward. Simply score 50 Points in One-Game to obtain 'Happy 20th EA SPORTS!' as well as this achievement.

Wheel and Deal10
Make a MUT Trade (77) 

From the Main Menu, select Ultimate Team. Select Trades > Search Trades. Leave all Trade criteria to "All" and press to search for all available cards. Select any card and press to make an offer. You can also go to My Cards, select any Card and press to add the Card to your Trading Block. You must wait for someone to offer to trade for your card, or accept the trade you offered.

To make this Achievement easier, you can trade cards with a friend. Please use the MUT Trading Card Trade Thread for help.

* NOTE: You cannot trade any of the cards you begin MUT with, so you must buy new cards with Microsoft Points or Discard Cards to gain Coins to buy cards.

Ultimate Veteran20
Complete 10 MUT Games (6) 

See 'MUT Maniac'

Happy 20th EA SPORTS!20
Score 20 points in a game and celebrate 20 years of EA Sports! (No OTP or co-op) (7) 

See 'Verizon Scoreboard Overload'

Peyton Hillis Award25
Rush for 184+ yards in one game with Peyton Hillis (No OTP or co-op) 

Edit Peyton Hillis' (Cleveland Browns, RB) stats to 99, enter a game with the Broken Tackles and Run Blocking sliders adjusted to 100. Select any Rushing play and rush for 184+ yards in one game with Peyton Hillis.

DeSean Jackson Award25
Return a punt for a TD (No OTP or co-op) (16) 

Return a Punt for a TD. Can easily be done with edited Rosters, Adjusted Sliders and on Rookie Difficulty.

You could attempt this with two controllers, however an easier way is to simply edit your team as well as the CPU Team, adjust the sliders and play on Rookie Difficulty..

First, edit your players Speed to 99, then edit the speed of each player on the CPU defense to the lowest possible. That way you can simply out run them to the end zone.

DeAngelo Hall Award50
Intercept 4+ passes in one game (No OTP or co-op) (18) 

Edit your LB's and/or CB's stats to 99, enter a game with the Reaction Time and Interceptions sliders adjusted to 100. When the CPU QB throws the ball, quickly hit until your selected defender is near the receiver. Hit to intercept. This does not have to be done with one player.

David Bowens Award50
Have 2 pick 6's in the same game (No OTP or co-op) (12) 

Edit your LB's and/or CB's stats to 99, enter a game with the Reaction Time and Interceptions sliders adjusted to 100. When the CPU QB throws the ball, quickly hit until your selected defender is near the receiver. Hit to intercept and return the INT for a TD. This does not have to be done with one player.

New York Jets Award25
Gain over 100+ yards rushing with 2 RBs in the same game (No OTP or co-op) (11) 

Edit two of your RB's stats to 99, enter a game with the Broken Tackles and Run Blocking sliders adjusted to 100. Select any Rushing play, making sure to rush 100+ yards with both RB's.

Hey, Can I Talk to You?10
User complete one season's final cut day in Franchise Mode (9) 

From the Main Menu, select Game Modes > Franchise Mode > New Franchise. Press to select any Team, followed by to accept the Team and continue. Once in the Franchise Year 1 main menu, press  to simulate the first three weeks of Pre-Season and let the CPU Cut Players. Once in Week 4 of Pre-Season, press  simulate the week, when prompted to either let the CPU make cuts or manually make cuts, select Go To Cut Players Screen. Once on the Cut Days menu, select any player to cut by pressing and then press to accept the cut and the Achievement will unlock.

Tom Brady Award25
Have a passer rating of 149+ in a game (No OTP or co-op) (9) 

Set the Game to 1-Minute Quarters, enter a game with the QB Accuracy, Pass Blocking and WR Catching sliders adjusted to 100. Simply throw and catch at least 5-6 passes and finish the game.

* Note: I unlocked the Achievement while going for the Overtime win Achievement and I went 6-for-6 with a passer rating of 158.3.

Jahvid Best Award25
Gain 154+ yards receiving with Jahvid Best (No OTP or co-op) (10) 

Edit Jahvid Best' (Detroit Lions, RB) stats to 99, enter a game with the QB Accuracy, Pass Blocking and WR Catching sliders adjusted to 100. Select any Passing play and gain 154+ yards receiving in one game with Jahvid Best.


 
 
 
Game Info
Developer:
EA Tiburon
Publisher:
Electronic Arts
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Release:

US August 30, 2011

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