Hardcore Achievement

#1 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

I started the game on Hardcore but I think I may have changed the difficulty on Eden Prime once, I'm not sure it was a long time ago, I'm just starting back up again. But before the train part I changed it back too hardcore. It was only on normal for a total of maybe 5 minutes. Will I still be able to get the achievement or should I just restart?

#2 Posted by Bigandtasty (3204 posts) -

As long as you were on hardcore before you left Eden Prime and it stayed that way, you're fine.

#3 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -
@Bigandtasty said:
" As long as you were on hardcore before you left Eden Prime and it stayed that way, you're fine. "
Alright, that's what I thought.
#4 Posted by sickVisionz (1268 posts) -

I don't know.  I played the entire game on Hardcore, beat it and didn't get the achievement.  You might not get it.  Achievements in this game are glitchy.

#5 Posted by atomic_dumpling (2482 posts) -
@sickVisionz said:
" I don't know.  I played the entire game on Hardcore, beat it and didn't get the achievement.  You might not get it.  Achievements in this game are glitchy. "
Yeah, I played through the PC version twice on the highest difficulty but it just didn't register. All other achievements worked fine though.
#6 Posted by SpawnMan (748 posts) -

You've only just started, so I'd restart from the beginning just to be safe. I've had achievements like that before where I've done everything seemingly correct only to find out a few weeks later that I'd screwed it up so completely!

#7 Posted by keyhunter (3207 posts) -

The achievement is for beating the game on hardcore without changing the difficulty, so I would say "No."

#8 Posted by Trojan (23 posts) -

Yeah I'm guessing you won't get the achievement because you're supposed to play through w/o ever changing the difficulty.

#9 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -
@Trojan said:
" Yeah I'm guessing you won't get the achievement because you're supposed to play through w/o ever changing the difficulty. "
I did get the achievement.
#10 Posted by mikesmith (31 posts) -

change difficulty before you land on eden prime, confirmed in bioware forums i believe

#11 Posted by Creamypies (4091 posts) -

This game on hardcore was just a pain in the arse.

#12 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7617 posts) -

If you were ON Eden Prime, you should star over.  But while you're on the Normandy, about to start the mission you can play around with the difficulity all you like.
 
@creamypies said:

" This game on hardcore was just a pain in the arse. "
Hardcore wasn't too bad, it's insanity that's the problem.  Not because it's difficult, just because all of the enemies take so long to kill because of immunity, especially the krogan.  I remember numerous occasions having all three party members firing shotguns in their faces, close range, while they were on the ground, and it still takes forever for them to die.  I'm very happy they made ME2 actually challenging.
#13 Posted by DavidStrauss (37 posts) -

well poop. i landed on EP and changed it to Hardcore... ugh

#14 Posted by Bam_D_Leprechaun (795 posts) -
@WinterSnowblind said:
" If you were ON Eden Prime, you should star over.  But while you're on the Normandy, about to start the mission you can play around with the difficulity all you like.
 
@creamypies said:
" This game on hardcore was just a pain in the arse. "
Hardcore wasn't too bad, it's insanity that's the problem.  Not because it's difficult, just because all of the enemies take so long to kill because of immunity, especially the krogan.  I remember numerous occasions having all three party members firing shotguns in their faces, close range, while they were on the ground, and it still takes forever for them to die.  I'm very happy they made ME2 actually challenging. "
finished hardcore, not too bad, only problem is im doing it as well as the ally achievs, so it's more of a pain to go around doing everything

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