Do trophies have points values?

#1 Posted by CenturionCajun (1461 posts) -

I was looking in the Dead Space strategy guide at work a couple days ago and noticed something interested. In the breakdown of the trophies for the game it listed a points value for each one. 15 for Bronze, 30 for Silver, and so forth. I don't think I've ever seen this again anywhere else. Basically, do trophies have points values or is this just something that particular strategy guide made up?

#2 Posted by Vinchenzo (6192 posts) -

The strategy guide probably had the numbers for achievements. Maybe you haven't heard, but Dead Space is on the Xbox as well.

#3 Posted by TwoOneFive (9459 posts) -

lol ^

XD
#4 Posted by CenturionCajun (1461 posts) -
@Vinchenzo said:
" The strategy guide probably had the numbers for achievements. Maybe you haven't heard, but Dead Space is on the Xbox as well. "
I'm not going to make a snide remark comment in reaction to that. I'm fighting the urge.

No, these were on the trophies part of the guide. They do not match the values given for the achievements on the Xbox. Every Bronze trophy had the same value and so on.
#5 Posted by DragoonKain1687 (702 posts) -

Thats correct, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum each carry a % or value. Call it XP. Once you reach an X amount of points, you lvl up in your profile. But unlicke 360, not all games carry the same amount of points in their trophies.

#6 Posted by AuthenticM (3732 posts) -
@DragoonKain1687 said:
" Thats correct, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum each carry a % or value. Call it XP. Once you reach an X amount of points, you lvl up in your profile. But unlicke 360, not all games carry the same amount of points in their trophies. "
Sony should make these "experience points" viewable.
#7 Posted by DragoonKain1687 (702 posts) -
@AuthenticM said:
"
@DragoonKain1687 said:
" Thats correct, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum each carry a % or value. Call it XP. Once you reach an X amount of points, you lvl up in your profile. But unlicke 360, not all games carry the same amount of points in their trophies. "
Sony should make these "experience points" viewable. "
Yep, they should, at least to let us focus on the ones we prefer, since we cant know if 2 bronze trophies give the same XP etc, etc. I guess its part of the system being just copied from the 360, thus achievements that have a wide range of values, have to be placed into a X amount of XP and 3 different categories.
#8 Edited by KillaMaStA (859 posts) -

Yea they do, but only on the back end. I saw a breakdown of the system a while back which showed how many points you need for gaining levels and how much the individual trophies count for.

I dont remember most of it tho

EDIT: Found the thing.

Trophy Point Value
Bronze - 15
Silver - 30
Gold - 90
Platinum - 180

Level Point Requirements
Level 1 - 0
Level 2 - 210
Level 3 - 600
Level 4 - 1,200
Level 5 - 2,400
Level 6 - 4,000
Level 7 - 6,000
Level 8 - 8,000
Level 9 - 10,000
Level 10 - 12,000
Level 11 - 14,000
Level 12 - 16,000
Level 13 - 24,000
Level 14 - 32,000
Level 15 - 40,000
Level 16 - 48,000
Level 17 - 56,000
Level 18 - 64,000


#9 Posted by DragoonKain1687 (702 posts) -

I dont think that can be right though. I mean, Im lvl 7, but I dont really think I have more than 6k points.

#10 Posted by KillaMaStA (859 posts) -

Add up your trophies using the guide and you should have around 6000. Im level 7 (30%) And I have 6700 "points"

#11 Posted by get2sammyb (6412 posts) -
@KillaMaStA: Oh wow I never knew this.

I have 19170 "points".

#12 Posted by trophyhunter (5800 posts) -
@get2sammyb said:
" @KillaMaStA: Oh wow I never knew this.I have 19170 "points". "
I got like 14,200
#13 Posted by MrPerfect (436 posts) -

I am not even to a thousand yet, I only got around five or six trophies. I just got my PS3. 

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