Alan & Craig unlock the mysteries of achievements. It’s mainly monkey brains and a music montage.
(A rewarding 14.7 Mb, 31:51)
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00:28 Guitar Hero is put out to pasture
01:48 Google’s definition of Achievements and the Fall of Man
02:45 Achievements as little challenges and not so little highscores
04:28 The highest achievement score in the world: 535,648G (Stallion83)
07:09 Achievements are everywhere. Some of them even have their own blogs: 360voice.com
08:21 Have achievements killed off cheats?: AchievementHunter.com
10:51 All achievements are not born equal: TrueAchievements.com
12:32 Why achievements work: All we have is monkey brains
15:59 How achievements help us
17:12 How achievements hurt us
19:55 The worst achievements
22:00 The best worst achievements of all time
24:50 Hi I’m Craig and I have a problem
26:03 Fast-talking music montage! If Old Games Had Achievements
28:56 Our most proud achievements
31:25 Outro: Send us suggestions at firstname.lastname@example.org and leave us an iTunes review!
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