Mile High Club: How are you doing?

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#1 Posted by Slaker117 (4873 posts) -

So, I know I can't be the only one who decided to boot up CoD4 and give a go at the Mile High Club on veteran after seeing Brad struggle through it for four hours. And yeah, it's hard, but I'm feeling pretty good about how I'm doing after only a few runs. I can constantly get up the stairs, and after that it's kind of toss up about how far I get.
I'm curious to hear other people's experiences and general strategies. How are you doing, and how are you doing it? I personally feel knifing bathroom guy, flashing the first room and using the pistol as much as possible early on is key, but other than that I've been playing by ear. I'm sure I'll get a more solid pattern down if I continue, though having already beaten it years ago, I don't have much motivation to go much longer.

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#2 Edited by EuanDewar (5160 posts) -

I had a go and it took me roughly 15 minutes.

That's less skill though and more the fact that over the years I've done it for myself and 3 of my friends.

Got that shit down son.

Oh and when you get up the stairs, just flash and fucking peg it across that hallway.

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#3 Posted by korwin (3883 posts) -

Got it 4 years ago, I see no reason to put myself through it again :P

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#4 Posted by Lemmycaution217 (1803 posts) -

It was pretty simple. My friend did it for me.

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#5 Edited by RandomInternetUser (6805 posts) -

I got it in 09 I think. I didn't attempt it until until Dec. 2008, I got to the end after 2 hours, shot the dude in the leg not knowing, raged like fuck, then didn't attempt it until Feb '09 when I got it. I got it entirely with the pistol until except for when I was in combat and switched to the MP5 instead of reloading. I found it much easier with a pistol. I kind of want to play it on PC now to see how easy it is compared to using the 360's game pad.

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#6 Posted by Justin258 (14757 posts) -

I have already put myself through that hell, no need to do it again.

Is there any chance we'll see this and Brad's reactions uploaded later for those of us that are too cheap to don't have the money to pay to see this stuff?

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#7 Posted by Slaker117 (4873 posts) -

Yeah, I don't want to do this anymore. Good thing I already have the achievement though, so I can back out without shame. Damn shotgun hallway.

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#8 Posted by NekuCTR (1712 posts) -

Did it in about 30 minutes back in the day, but hey, I was using videos. Bradly was going in raw.

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#9 Posted by BisonHero (10895 posts) -

@NekuCTR said:

Did it in about 30 minutes back in the day, but hey, I was using videos. Bradly was going in raw.

Going in raw AND ignoring the helpful advice provided by Norm (and Patrick, of all people). Brad was reasonably skilled at aiming, so there was really no need for that to take 4 hours without success, except that he only made one or two minor changes to his plan early on instead of the major changes he needed.

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#10 Posted by MEATBALL (4231 posts) -

Anyone know how many deaths Brad got to? When I left he was sitting on 411.

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#11 Posted by familyphotoshoot (713 posts) -

So did he ever actually beat the mission or what?

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#12 Posted by Slaker117 (4873 posts) -
@familyphotoshoot: Nope!
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#13 Posted by Animasta (14907 posts) -

I don't think I actually completed the campaign in modern warfare so hahah

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#14 Posted by ThePhantomnaut (6420 posts) -

Finished on a 3rd try.

1st floor is the most difficult part because flashbanging after the airplane hole event might not blind everyone.

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#15 Edited by SomeJerk (4077 posts) -
@believer258 said:

Is there any chance we'll see this and Brad's reactions uploaded later for those of us that are too cheap to don't have the money to pay to see this stuff?

Anybody uploading it would actually break a couple of laws.
$5 is a week of food for me and I'm on welfare because of ten years with really bad doctors who should be fired resulting in a broke-ass body unable to work but wtf some of these too cheap people..
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#16 Posted by Godlyawesomeguy (6421 posts) -

Fuck that level.

That is all.

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#17 Edited by Trilogy (3139 posts) -

So I decided to give it a try again. I hadn't ever really tried before because I always assumed that it was beyond my patience level. After about an hour of getting decent runs in (and a lot of cursing in as well) I got to the last bit after the stairs and got one MEGA flashbang off for the very last room. It hit every enemy and I just booked it past them with no bullets left in the clip (barely squeezing by.) My jaw was on the floor as I got a perfect headshot off on the last enemy and preceded to collect myself after jumping out of the plane with the achievement unlocked notification popping up.

I feel like I got a big weight off of my shoulders. I was never serious about Mile High Club but it felt good to get a genuinely difficult achievement without spending too much time on it.

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#18 Posted by Jothel (1017 posts) -

Did it after a few hours 4 years ago

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#19 Posted by inkerman (1493 posts) -

I reckon it took me 50 attempts with no help at all. Felt good to complete it.

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#20 Posted by natetodamax (19467 posts) -

I did it a while ago. Only took me around 15 minutes.

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#21 Posted by JTB123 (1244 posts) -

Got it a while ago, and I actually really enjoyed it, played through it quite a few times, I like the fact that there is almost no margin for error.

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