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Thursday, May 28, 2015

June Games with Gold

Check out @majornelson's Tweet: https://twitter.com/majornelson/status/603954395307442176?s=09

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Achievement Unlocked: Sniper Duel

So I thought I might try something new, achievement walkthroughs, short ones with helpful tips to unlock tricky achievements.

For the first one, I've picked 'Sniper Duel' from Minecraft (X360 & XOne).

Kill a Skeleton with an arrow from more than 50 meters

Firstly, one block it's equal to 1 meter, so you'll need 50 blocks between you and the skeleton, at least. On Easy, it take up to 3-4 hits to kill an unarmored archer, so bring as many arrows as you can (and save before you start). 

Make sure you measure the 50 squares before, so you don't need to do so when Creepers, Zombies, and other enemies are out.

When I earned the achievement, I setup a pen to keep the skeleton from chasing me, as they usually do.

A small pen is fine, 2x2, 2x3, 2x2, and the last side should be open. Use fence posts like I did to trap the skeleton in, leaving it open lets you trap him easier.

When nightfalls, lure a skeleton to the pen and smack him in, quickly finish the fence, and he'll be trapped with no escape. >:)

You'll need to aim a good distance above the skeleton, 3 or 4 crosshairs worth. Keep trying until you kill him, and if you were 50 squares away, you'll get the achievement.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Game with Gold (May)

Normally I'd personally write this, giving scores and personal opinion on the GwG games, but I'm not feeling too well today, so I will post Major Nelson's blog entry instead.

Xbox Live Games with Gold for May 2015

"For the month of May, Xbox Live Gold members will receive three new free games on Xbox One and Xbox 360 as part of the Games with Gold program.

On Xbox One, Gold members can download CastleStorm: Definitive Edition ($14.99 ERP) for free during the month of May. Pool Nation FX ($13.99 ERP) is also being offered for an additional month.

On Xbox 360, starting Friday, May 1st, Mafia II ($19.99 ERP) will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through May 15th. 

Then on May 16th, Xbox Live Gold Members can download F1 2013 ($39.99 ERP) for free through May 31st."