First Big Score achievement in Guitar Hero III

First Big Score

Score 250,000 on a song

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How to unlock the First Big Score achievement

  • Czech FalconCzech Falcon382,425
    16 Jan 2009 16 Jan 2009
    28 3 4
    Go to Quickplay > Easy > Bonus Songs

    Play 'Through the Fire and Flames' by Dragonforce and just play it normally but don't miss any notes and use star power whenever you can. By the end of the song you will have over 250,000 points on the song, and if you manage to 100% the song you will also get the 100, 200, 500 and 1000 note streak achievements as the song has 1,102 notes in total.

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    Pixel BrainIf you drop a couple of notes (although <5), and get 99% notes hit, you still score alittle over 250k!
    I kept trying to get 100% so I could get 1000 note streak, but my ageing guitar dropped one or two, and my finger slipped on another :( I suppose I need to perfect it more.
    Posted by Pixel Brain on 22 Apr 09 at 11:19
    SpectreSubZeroThis is not as easy as it sounds lol. I found it easier to just do story of my life on medium, but I'm gonna keep trying this one, just so I can say I did it lol!
    Posted by SpectreSubZero on 01 May 09 at 17:40
    Selly49I managed it on TTFAF on Easy (I can barely finish the song on Medium) but it took 99% and using star power wherever I could!
    I was also going for the 1000 note streak but dropped a note at 750; however, that streak was enough to push me over the 250k threshold. A previous attempt with a 572 streak got me just under :(
    Posted by Selly49 on 09 Mar 11 at 22:01
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  • MK UL7RAMK UL7RA51,483
    20 Apr 2009 21 Apr 2009
    17 0 0
    You can get over 250k on Metallica "One" on medium, I would consider myself a pretty average player and I managed to achieve this quite easily...

    On a whole the song is not to difficult just alot of single notes one after another, there is quite a tricky bit at the end but even without hitting most of those notes I still managed to do it...
  • SpectreSubZeroSpectreSubZero284,029
    03 May 2009 03 May 2009
    15 0 2
    Many ways of doing this. I just unlocked this achievement. I played Story of My Life on Medium. You have to hit every note. You have to use the Whammy Bar on all the long held notes, and use star power as soon as you have all 6 of those glass things lit up. Doing all this I scored 251,175. Without using Whammy Bar and missing one note I scored 145,265. So you see how important it is to hit all notes and WHAMMY away!
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    SpectreSubZeroto get extra points, like i would suggest with any song is tape the whammy bar down
    Posted by SpectreSubZero on 04 May 09 at 12:45
    Rocha12I only used whammy on the star power bits to gain extra juice, and got it with 2000 points to spare :)
    Posted by Rocha12 on 21 Feb 13 at 18:07
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