i hate freaking multiplayer achievements

#1 Posted by phrali (646 posts) -

Play in a co-op team of 4 different playable characters.
Play with 10 different co-op partners for at least 15 minutes each.
Complete 5 quests in a single co-op game with the same partners.
Complete 5 quests with 3 co-op partners.
Complete 25 quests while playing with at least one co-op partner.
 
WHY DO THEY PUT THIS CRAP IN GAMES SO FREAKING ANNOYING RRAAAAARRRRRHGGGGHHHHH

#2 Posted by Vinny_Says (5681 posts) -

I thought Dead Island is supposed to be co-op....

#3 Posted by TwilitEnd656 (617 posts) -

As mentioned, it IS a game with co-op being a good part of its advertisement... It's not unreasonable that they would have multiplayer achievements. And it's not as if it's asking you to go above and beyond just playing the game for fun... Unless you're achievement happy, but you have an unstable/slow connection.

#4 Posted by benjaebe (2783 posts) -

How dare they include achievements to encourage people to play online in the cooperative mode in a game based primarily around co-op.

#5 Posted by believer258 (11554 posts) -

Possibly because that's an important aspect of the game that the developers want you to play? 
 
Yeah, I know, you don't like multiplayer. And, to be honest with you, I think their inclusion should be a lot less (see: Quake 4's or Timeshifts' achievements list). But it's something the developer worked on and they wanted you to play it. 

#6 Posted by phrali (646 posts) -

yes, i am achievement happy.
 
yes, i have a bad connection.
 
and if it's co-op, i should be able to get any of them in splitscreen. but NNNOOOOO i have to find 10 different racist little kids to play laggy laggy games with
 
RRRAAAARRRGGGGHHHHH

#7 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@phrali said:
Play in a co-op team of 4 different playable characters. Play with 10 different co-op partners for at least 15 minutes each.Complete 5 quests in a single co-op game with the same partners. Complete 5 quests with 3 co-op partners. Complete 25 quests while playing with at least one co-op partner.   WHY DO THEY PUT THIS CRAP IN GAMES SO FREAKING ANNOYING RRAAAAARRRRRHGGGGHHHHH
Its a co op game. Stop bitching. Those are all real easy ones. 
#8 Posted by TearsInRain (269 posts) -

I hate online multi player almost always.  I prefer local co-op or versus or just single player games.

#9 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5137 posts) -

Those achievements aren't bad.  Multiplayer achievements only get annoying for me when they cause people to boost.

Online
#10 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5369 posts) -

I like these co-op achievements.

#11 Posted by haggis (1677 posts) -

Yeah, I kind of agree with the OP, but if the game is partly about co-op, that's the way it's going to be. I do sort of wish they could have separate multiplayer and single-player achievement gamerscores, but in the end achievements simply aren't important enough to get very upset over. It's only really irritating when a game is primarily single-player and a few multiplayer achievements make s-ranking the game impossible. As much as I love achievements, this sort of thing never gets more than a shrug from me.

#12 Posted by Redbullet685 (6017 posts) -

These are easy, and if you plan to play Dead Island by yourself, then you're crazy. Its gonna be like playing L4D by yourself.

#13 Posted by ninjakiller (3405 posts) -

@Redbullet685 said:

These are easy, and if you plan to play Dead Island by yourself, then you're crazy. Its gonna be like playing L4D by yourself.

Is Dead Island essentially a L4D clone? Cause I love me some L4D 1&2.

#14 Posted by Muerthoz (345 posts) -

I am also not a fan of online multiplayer achievements. If there's something you can get from playing local co-op then I'm OK with those. Also, what if you wait and buy a game used and try to get some of the online multiplayer done after most of the other players have moved on, that sucks too.

#15 Posted by Redbullet685 (6017 posts) -
@ninjakiller said:

@Redbullet685 said:

These are easy, and if you plan to play Dead Island by yourself, then you're crazy. Its gonna be like playing L4D by yourself.

Is Dead Island essentially a L4D clone? Cause I love me some L4D 1&2.

No. Many sites have said it's like Oblivion or Borderlands with zombies (It's an open world RPG). From what I've seen, it looks boring by yourself. And who wants to go through a zombie apocalypse alone anyway?
#16 Posted by bobafettjm (1385 posts) -

These don't seem so bad as they are just for playing the game in co-op. I hate online achievements when they are for either playing an insane amount of time or for being really good when they are in a game that has almost nobody playing. 

#17 Edited by RavenX302 (258 posts) -

I'm not huge on achievements, but they can add some value and some times help to explore a game a little more. I only find multiplayer achievements annoying when they become utterly ridiculous and sometimes almost impossible. The one that always comes to mind is the Ghost Recon one where you had to be top player on the leader boards or something like that.
 
 I think prefect dark had one that was along the lines of play 2500 games online or something like that. If someone played that game for 2500 match's online then they deserve some sort of frozen cherry flavored treat.

#18 Posted by TotalEklypse (1000 posts) -
@phrali said:
yes, i am achievement happy.  yes, i have a bad connection.  and if it's co-op, i should be able to get any of them in splitscreen. but NNNOOOOO i have to find 10 different racist little kids to play laggy laggy games with  RRRAAAARRRGGGGHHHHH
 
 
O you mean Xbox live. 
 I don't have that problem.
#19 Posted by phrali (646 posts) -
@TotalEklypse said:
@phrali said:
yes, i am achievement happy.  yes, i have a bad connection.  and if it's co-op, i should be able to get any of them in splitscreen. but NNNOOOOO i have to find 10 different racist little kids to play laggy laggy games with  RRRAAAARRRGGGGHHHHH
  O you mean Xbox live.  I don't have that problem.
i have a ps3 too and there's just as many racist little kids there
 
but you know what? i never care about trophies on ps3 for some reason. but i get obsessed with achievements on 360 for some massively stupid reason
#20 Posted by TotalEklypse (1000 posts) -
@phrali said:
@TotalEklypse said:
@phrali said:
yes, i am achievement happy.  yes, i have a bad connection.  and if it's co-op, i should be able to get any of them in splitscreen. but NNNOOOOO i have to find 10 different racist little kids to play laggy laggy games with  RRRAAAARRRGGGGHHHHH
  O you mean Xbox live.  I don't have that problem.
i have a ps3 too and there's just as many racist little kids there  but you know what? i never care about trophies on ps3 for some reason. but i get obsessed with achievements on 360 for some massively stupid reason
O I'm sorry. You thought I meant PSN... Lol. 
#21 Posted by spankingaddict (2655 posts) -
@phrali said:
@TotalEklypse said:
@phrali said:
yes, i am achievement happy.  yes, i have a bad connection.  and if it's co-op, i should be able to get any of them in splitscreen. but NNNOOOOO i have to find 10 different racist little kids to play laggy laggy games with  RRRAAAARRRGGGGHHHHH
  O you mean Xbox live.  I don't have that problem.
i have a ps3 too and there's just as many racist little kids there  but you know what? i never care about trophies on ps3 for some reason. but i get obsessed with achievements on 360 for some massively stupid reason
Well , that's not true. No ps3 user has a mic !  ; )
#22 Posted by shadystx (182 posts) -

I pay for xbl and i rarely play online games, At first i enjoyed it for the first year or so of 360's launch but with so many games coming out and me having all systems and a pc I find I am always playing catch and never have the time to invest in one games MP to get good at it, i prefer to play single player story based games, Infact I like racing games and still play them in single player but i do like the leaderboards and what not, The only game i have consistently played online is fifa. 
 
Also my achievements are just through normal play, i never actively play to get achievements so thats another reason why these achievements dont bother me. 
 
I agree that the high pitched voices of the racist little kids online can get real annoying.

#23 Posted by The_Nubster (2035 posts) -

I have no problem with local multiplayer achievements. Personally I have no problem with online ones, but as a matter of principal I dislike online multiplayer achievements, since it isn't possible for a shockingly large group of people to get and that's just unfair.

#24 Posted by supermike6 (3530 posts) -

I didn't know people still gave a shit about achievements.

#25 Posted by scarace360 (4828 posts) -

beat the game in 4 player co op ON LAN! 

#26 Posted by hoossy (932 posts) -
@phrali said:
yes, i am achievement happy.  yes, i have a bad connection.  and if it's co-op, i should be able to get any of them in splitscreen. but NNNOOOOO i have to find 10 different racist little kids to play laggy laggy games with  RRRAAAARRRGGGGHHHHH
... or... don't get them... BAM!!!!   Did I just blow your mind?!?!? 
 
Who cares if you don't have these achievements?  For that matter, why care about achievements at all?  Is that going to go on your tombstone?  Just enjoy the game.. and you win overall
#27 Posted by Yanngc33 (4496 posts) -

I thought Dead Island was supposed to be a singleplayer experience...

#28 Posted by jayjonesjunior (1085 posts) -

at least they are co-op.

#29 Posted by MrKlorox (11197 posts) -

Great. Definitely not gonna s-rank this one.

#30 Edited by Bribo (589 posts) -

Only crazy people care about acheivements. They occupy the same weird subset that cares about zambie games.

#31 Posted by phrali (646 posts) -
@TotalEklypse said:
@phrali said:
@TotalEklypse said:
@phrali said:
yes, i am achievement happy.  yes, i have a bad connection.  and if it's co-op, i should be able to get any of them in splitscreen. but NNNOOOOO i have to find 10 different racist little kids to play laggy laggy games with  RRRAAAARRRGGGGHHHHH
  O you mean Xbox live.  I don't have that problem.
i have a ps3 too and there's just as many racist little kids there  but you know what? i never care about trophies on ps3 for some reason. but i get obsessed with achievements on 360 for some massively stupid reason
O I'm sorry. You thought I meant PSN... Lol. 
well i didn't think you meant PC that's for sure, you're so smart, clever PC guy. 
 
i didn't know there were 10 people period playing PC games, let alone racist little kids. see i can be a smartass too
#32 Posted by Godzilla_Sushi (1084 posts) -

I have zero issue with co-op achievements, especially if the game supports split-screen,

But since the 360 came out, the worst thing ever was the achievement for competitive multiplayer. You have dozens of sports games right now that no longer work online. Some achievements.....impossible at this point. Many shooters following launch don't have activity anymore. Those are the ones that frustrate me the most and really don't bare any responsibility for it. No developer is going to know if their game will set the world on fire or not. Gears of War had its multiplayer jammed in there and people still play that.

This is totally not the right topic for my rant! But now that I typed it, let me say.....co-op achievements are not so bad. There is someone here on Giantbomb that wants to play whatever game you might want to. ;)

#33 Edited by TotalEklypse (1000 posts) -
@phrali said:

@TotalEklypse said:

@phrali said:
@TotalEklypse said:
@phrali said:
yes, i am achievement happy.  yes, i have a bad connection.  and if it's co-op, i should be able to get any of them in splitscreen. but NNNOOOOO i have to find 10 different racist little kids to play laggy laggy games with  RRRAAAARRRGGGGHHHHH
  O you mean Xbox live.  I don't have that problem.
i have a ps3 too and there's just as many racist little kids there  but you know what? i never care about trophies on ps3 for some reason. but i get obsessed with achievements on 360 for some massively stupid reason
O I'm sorry. You thought I meant PSN... Lol. 
well i didn't think   
 
And there we go.  
 
EDIT: Just for fun towards the stupid little comment you blabbed out about " i didn't know there were 10 people period playing PC games, let alone racist little kids. see i can be a smartass too" 
 
I come bringing stats and charts. Everyone loves stats and charts. 
 
http://store.steampowered.com/stats/
#34 Posted by HydraHam (1338 posts) -

@phrali said:

Play in a co-op team of 4 different playable characters. Play with 10 different co-op partners for at least 15 minutes each.Complete 5 quests in a single co-op game with the same partners. Complete 5 quests with 3 co-op partners. Complete 25 quests while playing with at least one co-op partner. WHY DO THEY PUT THIS CRAP IN GAMES SO FREAKING ANNOYING RRAAAAARRRRRHGGGGHHHHH

Don't have any online friends?

And who cares? achievements mean nothing, it doesn't pay your bills, feed you and take care of you when you're sick, it's ok to want to get achievements but to get pissed over them is just kinda pathetic, i am glad i never bought and will never buy into the stupid achievement/trophy thing, if it's your bag then cool i guess, far too busy enjoying games to care about my score.

And these are some of the easiest achievements i have seen, just invite a few people and do 25 quest.. it's not like you need to kill 90000000000000 people.

#35 Posted by StLucifer (94 posts) -

They are easy. Unlike the world champion achievement in ghost recon... :('

#36 Posted by pornstorestiffi (4908 posts) -

Broseph those point will not make your life any richer. Forget about the online points, enjoy the game.

#37 Posted by Djratchet (668 posts) -

I usually hate MP trophies/achievements in games, but I think these are ok. At least it isn't rank grinding. Those are the real MP achievements I hate.

#38 Posted by phrali (646 posts) -
@TotalEklypse said:
@phrali said:

@TotalEklypse said:

@phrali said:
@TotalEklypse said:
@phrali said:
yes, i am achievement happy.  yes, i have a bad connection.  and if it's co-op, i should be able to get any of them in splitscreen. but NNNOOOOO i have to find 10 different racist little kids to play laggy laggy games with  RRRAAAARRRGGGGHHHHH
  O you mean Xbox live.  I don't have that problem.
i have a ps3 too and there's just as many racist little kids there  but you know what? i never care about trophies on ps3 for some reason. but i get obsessed with achievements on 360 for some massively stupid reason
O I'm sorry. You thought I meant PSN... Lol. 
well i didn't think   
 
And there we go.  
 
EDIT: Just for fun towards the stupid little comment you blabbed out about " i didn't know there were 10 people period playing PC games, let alone racist little kids. see i can be a smartass too" 
 
I come bringing stats and charts. Everyone loves stats and charts. 
 
http://store.steampowered.com/stats/
oh hey look the PC version is a complete joke because not even developers care about PC gaming, i win.
 
actually, i don't win, you just lose.
#39 Posted by SteamPunkJin (1286 posts) -
@phrali said:
yes, i am achievement happy.  yes, i have a bad connection.  and if it's co-op, i should be able to get any of them in splitscreen. but NNNOOOOO i have to find 10 different racist little kids to play laggy laggy games with  RRRAAAARRRGGGGHHHHH
You can LAN it. Go buy a second Xbox and quit your bitchin! 
 
Seriously though - I had the same complaints about Borderlands, but at least you could Split Screen a decent bit of those.
#40 Posted by TEHMAXXORZ (1199 posts) -
@phrali said:
@TotalEklypse said:
@phrali said:

@TotalEklypse said:

@phrali said:
@TotalEklypse said:
@phrali said:
yes, i am achievement happy.  yes, i have a bad connection.  and if it's co-op, i should be able to get any of them in splitscreen. but NNNOOOOO i have to find 10 different racist little kids to play laggy laggy games with  RRRAAAARRRGGGGHHHHH
  O you mean Xbox live.  I don't have that problem.
i have a ps3 too and there's just as many racist little kids there  but you know what? i never care about trophies on ps3 for some reason. but i get obsessed with achievements on 360 for some massively stupid reason
O I'm sorry. You thought I meant PSN... Lol. 
well i didn't think   
 
And there we go.  
 
EDIT: Just for fun towards the stupid little comment you blabbed out about " i didn't know there were 10 people period playing PC games, let alone racist little kids. see i can be a smartass too" 
 
I come bringing stats and charts. Everyone loves stats and charts. 
 
http://store.steampowered.com/stats/
oh hey look the PC version is a complete joke because not even developers care about PC gaming, i win.  actually, i don't win, you just lose.
And your definition of win is?
#41 Posted by MistaSparkle (2148 posts) -
@Vito_Raliffe said:
I like these co-op achievements.
Yeah I don't see the problem. Be glad its not something as crazy as like Play 2,000 ranked matches

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