Seriously 3.0 achievement in Gears of War 3

Seriously 3.0

Reach level 100 and earn every Onyx medal.

Seriously 3.0+0.6
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How to unlock the Seriously 3.0 achievement

  • Nikke84Nikke841,256,096
    09 Dec 2011 15 Sep 2011 21 Aug 2013
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    You do not need to have participated in the beta or be Lv100 in Gears 2 to earn this achievement.

    Not all of the numbers from the official strategy are confirmed to be true. Please shout out if you find an error or if there are is any information you want to provide.

    NickHawkeye made a spreadsheet to keep track easier, feel free to use it: Click here.


    In total there are 65 onyx medals you need to earn in order to unlock the Seriously 3.0 achievement, you will also need to rank up to LV100 but that will most likely come automatically while going for the onyx medals (I'm Rank 59 and have only unlocked 2 onyx medals so far.). See my video for campaign boosting for a great way to earn XP. The medals have tiers, kind of like challenges in Halo: Reach, it goes bronze > silver > gold > onyx.

    The information about every medal will look something like this:

    NAME OF THE MEDAL
    DESCRIPTION ( BRONZE / SILVER / GOLD / ONYX )
    EXPLANATION/SOLUTION



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    VERSUS MEDALS

    Every versus medal can be earned in private matches with custom settings VS casual bots or friends, I recommend you to set the number of bots to "Fill" if you're going to play the matches otherwise you will not be able to earn any of the important ribbons. However, if you are afk playing, it helps to put the bots at 1 or 2 cause you will still earn progress to most of the medals.
    Also remember that you can choose what weapons will spawn on what place, if you're going for fire kills for example, set everything to hammer of dawns or scorchers.

    VENGEFUL
    Execute (10/20/50/100) nemeses.
    A nemesis is an enemy who killed you 5 times in a row without you killing him in the same match.
    I don't have a super good method for this, I have been using 2 controllers and killed myself with the 2nd controller 5 times then executed the 2nd controller.

    CAPTOR
    Kill (50/200/500/1000) enemies with a captive.
    Press X while standing next to a downed enemy to take them as captive, you can only use melee and your pistol like this. You can knock out a great deal of these while going for leader captures.

    WAR SUPPORTER
    Play in (5/10/20/30) Gears events.
    Weird medal, been reported to unlock in private matches with different settings. The correct way to earn it is to play online during 30 different Gears Events, to check what events are coming up, go to the "Event Calendar" option in the main menu.

    MVP
    Earn (5/25/100/500) MVP ribbons.
    You get the MVP ribbon by finishing a match with the most points. If you plan on playing vs bots, this will come way way way before you finish the 18,000 matches you need to play. Must be done with bots set to "Fill" or in a match full of players.

    FIELD SERVICE
    Reach Level (25/50/75/100).
    You gain EXP from pretty much everything in Gears 3. You get the most points out of playing Ranked Matches, however expect your opponents to be more skilled than in quick match. If you don't turn off your console you never lose your consecutive bonus either.

    VETERAN
    Play (100/500/2000/4000) matches.
    Create a private match of Execution or Warzone, set it to 1 minute and fill it with bots. Make sure your controller doesn't go inactive by using a wired one or a battery charger cable. If you don't have any cables you can pull out your battery pack during the countdown screen before the matches begin. Go sleep or go to school/work and when you come back you'll have tons of matches played.

    MATCH WINNER
    Win (50/250/1000/3000) matches.
    Same as "VETERAN" except you can play the matches yourself if you really want to win every one of them. You can also plug in a 2nd controller for the other team to even out the odds.

    HEADSHOT
    Get (100/500/2000/4000) headshots.
    You can score headshots with most single-fire weapons. Easiest for me is to down someone, then fire 2 rounds in their head with the snub pistol.

    HEAVY WEAPONS
    Get (100/500/2000/6000) heavy weapon kills.
    One-shot, Mulcher and Mortar counts as heavy weapons.

    EXPLOSIVES
    Get (100/500/2000/6000) explosive kills.
    Grenades, Boomshot, Torque Bow and Digger counts as explosives.

    FINISHER
    Get (100/500/2000/6000) executions.
    You execute someone who is downed by pressing Y or X (meat shield) while standing next to them, chainsaw-kills and bayonet-charges also counts as executions and stack with kills for that weapon.

    SKUNKER
    Skunk enemy team (25/100/500/2500) times.
    Win without letting the enemy team win a single round, cannot be won in 1 round matches. Recommend you to go for these while going for "Sovereign" and "Leader" medals or if you want them done as quick as possible, Warzone set to 2 rounds will be best. Must be done with bots set to "Fill" or in a match full of players.

    LEADER
    Earn (10/50/150/300) Untouchable ribbons.
    You get the untouchable ribbon by finishing a round of CTL as leader without letting the enemy capture you at all. There is a trick to make you leader every round, you need to have 2 controllers and a dummy profile. Make your dummy profile the main player by pressing start with the 2nd controller at the "PRESS START"-screen, this will make your dummy profile the main player and you the secondary player. Start a match of CTL with rounds to win at 1 and cap time at 10, the key here is to put both you and your dummy profile on the same team vs 5 bots. The first match you start will have the dummy as a leader but every match after that you will be the leader! Must be done with bots set to "Fill" or in a match full of players.

    ABDUCTOR
    Capture (25/100/250/500) enemy leaders.
    Earned in CTL by grabbing the other teams leader for as long as it takes to win the round. Must be done with bots set to "Fill" or in a match full of players.

    ASSISTANT
    Get (125/500/2000/5000) assists in Versus multiplayer.
    Damage an enemy and let a teammate get the kill. Will surely come by itself if you plan to play in real matches online, if not, wait till you knocked out all the kill medals, then play KOTH or CTL with insane bots, find a place with a good view of the map and just spot and spray with your lancer, letting the bots do the killing.

    MEDIC
    Revive (50/250/600/1200) squadmates.
    Press X while standing next to a downed teammate. These will most likely come while going for all the other medals, just revive whenever you have the chance. If you really want to knock these out fast, play CTL with bots and turn friendly fire on. Keep hitting/shooting your leader till he goes down, then revive him, rinse and repeat.

    COVER
    Earn (10/50/200/600) Buttoned Up ribbons.
    You earn the Buttoned Up ribbon by spending the most time in cover in a match, using a meat shield will also count as cover. If you have a turbo controller you can get these while you let your game sit by putting something heavy on the a button. You'll get this medal every match this way. Must be done with bots set to "Fill" or in a match full of players.

    ACTIVE RELOADER
    (500/2500/10000/25000) perfect active reloads.
    Will most likely come naturally while going for kills, otherwise, the snub pistol is the fastest gun to reload, master it and spam reloads.

    LANCER
    Get (100/500/2000/6000) Lancer kills.
    Chainsaw kills counts as well.

    HAMMERBURST
    Get (100/500/2000/6000) Hammerburst kills.

    RETRO LANCER
    Get (100/500/2000/6000) Retro Lancer kills.
    Retro charge kills counts as well.

    GNASHER SHOTGUN
    Get (100/500/2000/6000) Gnasher Shotgun kills.

    SAWED-OFF SHOTGUN
    Get (100/500/2000/6000) Sawed-off Shotgun kills.

    PISTOLS
    Get (100/500/2000/6000) pistol kills.
    Snub, Gorgon and Boltok are the pistols. Try to pick up a meat shield so you can work on "CAPTOR" at the same time.

    SPOTTER
    Spot (250/1000/5000/12000) enemies.
    Aim at an enemy and press your left stick will spot them. Try to do this as often as you can while working on Rifle kills etc.

    PYRO
    Kill (50/300/1000/3000) enemies with fire.
    Scorcher, Hammer of Dawn and Incendiary grenades are the fire-based weapons.

    SAPPER
    Destroy (10/50/200/1000) enemy grenades.
    Shoot a grenade that is tagged to a wall or to the floor by an enemy. Easy, but tedious, to boost with a 2nd controller, just tag the smoke grenade you start with and shoot it with your main profile. You can also team up with a buddy for it, ViiETx made a video for that. Click here to watch the video.

    GUARDIAN
    Rescue (50/250/600/1200) leaders in CTL.
    Make an enemy release your leader by throwing a smoke grenade at him/her or kill/down him/her. Chances are these won't come naturally, then you can put yourself and a casual bot on one team, a second controller on the other team. Put the bleedout to 5. Make it so the bot is the leader by finishing the first round (if he's not leader from the beginning.) then you just have to keep capturing him with your second controller and rescue him with your main profile. You can team up with a buddy to replace the bot if you want this to go smoother.

    CTL
    Play (100/300/1000/3000) CTL matches.
    Same as VETERAN, except you can't set a time limit but set the capture time to 10 seconds. If you're going to idle play you can plug in a 2nd controller and set the number of bots to 1, make it so it's you and the bot vs the 2nd player. This will end the matches swiftly and you'll always win thanks to the bot on your team.

    KOTH
    Play (100/300/1000/3000) KOTH matches.
    Same as VETERAN, except you can't set a time limit but set the ring score to 60. If you're going to idle play you can plug in a 2nd controller and set the number of bots to 1, make it so it's you and the bot vs the 2nd player. This will end the matches swiftly and you'll always win thanks to the bot on your team.

    WARZONE
    Play (100/300/1000/3000) Warzone matches.
    Same as VETERAN. I always fill these with bots and maybe even put the time limit at 2 to earn as many "Last Man Out" ribbons, you need 3000 of these for the "HARD TARGET" medal.

    EXECUTION
    Play (100/300/1000/3000) Execution matches.
    Same as VETERAN. I always fill these with bots and maybe even put the time limit at 2 to earn as many "Last Man Out" ribbons, you need 3000 of these for the "HARD TARGET" medal.

    TDM
    Play (100/300/1000/3000) TDM matches.
    Same as VETERAN, except you can't set a time limit but set the stock to 10. I always fill these with bots and maybe even put the time limit at 2 to earn as many "Last Man Out" ribbons, you need 3000 of these for the "HARD TARGET" medal.

    WINGMAN
    Play (100/300/1000/3000) Wingman matches.
    Best method is to use 2 controllers, put them on one team, make the amounts of bots 2 so it will be a 2v2 match. Set the time limit to 2 (For those really big maps like sandbar) and disable all weapon pick ups. The bots will rush and kill you almost right away for some reason, ending the match in 4 rounds.

    ALLFATHERS
    (Bronze/Silver/Gold/Onyx) Medal in all game modes.

    MASTER-AT-ARMS
    (Bronze/Silver/Gold/Onyx) Medal with all 5 starting weapons.

    RIFLEMAN
    (Bronze/Silver/Gold/Onyx) Medal with all 3 starting rifles.

    HARD TARGET
    Earn (100/300/1000/3000) Last Man Out ribbons.
    Be the last person on your team to die, cannot be obtained in KOTH, Wingman or CTL. You'll knock out a great deal of these while afk-playing TDM/Execution/Warzone. If you still need more, turn on friendly fire and play private Warzone games vs bots. As soon as the spawn protection is over, kill all your team mates with the Gnasher and you'll earn a Last man out ribbon. Finish the match by suiciding or just kill everyone on the opposing team. Must be done with bots set to "Fill" or in a match full of players.

    SHOCK TROOPER
    Earn (100/300/1000/3000) First Blood ribbons.
    Score the first kill of the round, can be earned in horde and beast as well but only once per session, not every wave. Must be done with bots set to "Fill" or in a match full of players.

    OLD SCHOOLER
    Curb stomp (50/250/1000/3000) enemies.
    Press Y (don't hold) next to a downed enemy to execute them with a curb stomp. Stacks with "Finisher" medal.

    BATTLE MISTRESS
    Play as a female in (25/100/500/1000) matches.
    The female characters are Sam, Anya, Civilian Anya (COG) and Myrrah (Locust). See VETERAN for quick method.

    SOVEREIGN
    Win (25/100/250/500) CTL rounds as leader.
    Almost the same as untouchable, except you can get picked up, you get credit as long as your team wins the round.

    SPECIAL TEAMS
    Get (100/500/2000/6000) map-based weapon kills.
    Every weapon that is not among the 5 starting weapons count as a map-based weapon.


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    HORDE MEDALS


    FOR THE HORDE!
    Completed all 50 waves of Horde on (Casual/Normal/Hardcore/Insane).
    I have no good method for this yet, but playing with the mutators "Infinite Ammo", "Super Reload" and "Instagib" on helps A LOT. Read about a solo method here: For The Horde! Solo Method. MadmanRAB also made a video for it. Click here to watch the video.

    HORDER
    Complete (100/500/1000/2000) waves of Horde.
    Cumulative, you can do the first wave on casual as many times as it takes if you want.

    ARCHITECT
    Earn Founder ribbon (10/50/150/300) times.
    You earn the Founder ribbon by building a base, it's the tower like structures that you have to build to even start playing horde. Cannot be earned solo and only once per session per person.

    SQUAD LEADER
    Earn Point Man ribbon (50/150/300/500) times.
    You earn the Point Man ribbon by finishing a wave with the most points, cannot be earned solo. Easy with a 2nd controller.

    FIELD ENGINEER
    Complete (100/250/500/1000) fortification modifications.
    Barriers, decoy, turrets etc all counts as fortifications. Building/repairing/upgrading/reloading counts towards this. These will come naturally while going for the 2000 completed waves. Here is a fast method.

    BIG MONEY
    Earn $(100k/500k/1mil/5mil) cash in Horde.
    Everything that gives you points gives you the same amount in cash, completing challenges also earns you cash. It's probably best to keep playing boss waves with mutators on.

    LOOT COURTESAN
    Complete (10/20/50/100) challenges in Horde.
    If you complete 3 waves in a row without dying, your next wave will have a bonus challenge for you. It can be different side objectives like getting a certain amount of headshots, executions, chainsaw-kills, turret kills etc.


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    BEAST MEDALS


    I'M A BEAST!
    Complete Beast without failing on (Casual/Normal/Hardcore/Insane).
    There are 12 waves and you start with 1 minute on each wave, every kill you get will add time.

    BEASTLY
    Complete (60/180/360/600) waves of Beast.
    Cumulative.

    MOTIVATOR
    Heal or revive (250/300/750/1500) teammates in Beast.
    You have to play as the Kantus or Armored Kantus for this. Press X for your heal/revive scream. My method for these have been to join standard public games and play the savage drone until the Kantus is unlocked, then I just play the Kantus and spam X, can't heal all characters though, only those who are marked with a Locust emblem. You'll be surprised how fast this one goes up!

    DISMANTLER
    Destroy (150/500/1500/3000) fortifications in Beast.
    The humans will build decoys, barriers, turrets etc. Destroy these by meleeing or walking through them. The Berserker is awesome for this purpose.

    RUTHLESS
    Kill (125/325/650/1100) humans in Beast.

    INVESTOR
    Earn $(100k/250k/500k/1mil) cash in Beast.
    Same as horde, points = money.

    HIGH ROLLER
    Ready for the Heavies ribbon (5/15/35/75) times.
    You get this ribbon by unlocking the final tier of locusts in a game of Beast, cannot be obtained solo. The more points you get, the faster you unlock new tiers. Unlocks at around wave 5 if using a 2nd idle controller. You have to actually buy and play with one of the highest tier locusts for this ribbon to count.


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    CAMPAIGN MEDALS


    KING OF COG
    Earn (1mil/2mil/5mil/7.5mil) total points in Arcade mode.
    You'll get this naturally while going for all the other medals, if not, replay chapter 2-7 on insane as many times as it takes. See Afficionado video.

    NUMBER 1
    Number 1 in Arcade (20/60/120/240) times.
    Load up Act II chapter VII or the prologue and make sure you play splitscreen with a idle 2nd controller, shoot anything or everything to ensure you get more points than the 2nd controller. See Afficionado video.

    WARMONGER
    Complete all Arcade chapters on (Casual/Normal/Hardcore/Insane)

    FORCE MULTIPLIER
    Maintain max multiplier in (10/30/60/100) chapters of Arcade.
    Act II chapter VII again, can be done in less than 3 minutes.

    SURVIVALIST
    Complete (20/60/120/240) chapters without dying.
    Act II chapter VII or the prologue again. You need to play co-op for these to count. See Afficionado video.

    AFICIONADO
    Play (50/150/300/500) chapters of Arcade.
    Act II chapter VII or the prologue again.

    DOORMAN
    Manipulate (200/500/1000/2000) objects in campaign.
    You earn credit towards this medal every time you press a button, pull a lever or open a door etc.
    Load up Act I Chapter I, after the cutscene with Jace you will climb up a staircase and open a door, right in front of you will be a piano. Walk up to it and press X to "play" it. There's also a piano right in front of you if you load up act 5, chapter 5. You can stop at any object scattered over the campaign really, like the Thrashball tables, co-op doors (if you're playing co-op) or buttons. Mash your X button for about 1.5 hours and you will have the easiest and fastest onyx medal in the game!

    TOUR OF DUTY
    Complete campaign on (Casual/Normal/Hardcore/Insane).
    Stacks with Warmonger and if you complete it on insane right away you won't have to redo it for the lesser valued medals.


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    Thanks for providing information goes to: rockinout69, Prowutski, Vindicator51, specularblinky, tigersrule, Foxfire49.

    Another big thanks goes out to Z3RO 37 for helping me format the guide, making it a lot easier for the eyes!
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    AC Skywalker XCurrently 4 / 65 onyx. Long way to go. Those beast ones I think are going to be my main problem
    Posted by AC Skywalker X on 28 Oct 20 at 11:35
    Avenge El ChapoCurrently glitched again, as the War Supporter medal is now unobtainable again.
    Posted by Avenge El Chapo on 24 Feb at 15:20
    xxHAWKBITxxIs there any chance to get the war supporter medal?
    Posted by xxHAWKBITxx on 21 Apr at 15:14
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  • Strategy OneStrategy One672,763
    05 Apr 2012 18 Jun 2012 04 Apr 2015
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    BEST WAY TO GET FIRST BLOOD KILLS, HEAVY WEAPON KILLS, EXPLOSIVE KILLS, PYRO KILLS PLUS CURB STOMP KILLS:

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    I made it to #4 in Private Execution using this method!
    Even now a week later im still #8!

    If you load up private execution with Time limit 2 minutes, Fill bots, casual difficulty, Classic stalemates (OFF), Friendly Fire (OFF), Doesn't matter on weapon respawn.

    HEAVY WEAPON KILLS:
    *** Spoiler - click to reveal ***


    EXPLOSIVE KILLS:
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    PYRO kills:
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    These Methods really helped me get my Seriously achievement out of any other methods. Another great thing about these methods is, you can stop any moment, unlike in King Of The Hill (Which I was in the top 800) you cannot if you have it set at 15 rounds. I also recommend playing music while doing these methods, it really helps get your killing done and you enjoy it alot more.

    GOOD LUCK GUYS, HAPPY KILLING

    I would like to also Give my method for IDLE boosting the Game type Medals:

    First off you can mix some of these medals up WITHOUT a Turbo controller, but before anything I would recommend 2 wired controllers, and 1 rubber band. In every match or gametype make sure to have all weapons on boomshot, bots fill, Friendly fire (ON) and bots on INSANE.
    The rubber band should be placed on at least one controller to keep your guy constantly moveing. If you don't you will be dropped.

    There is 2 methods for each, 1 if you have skunker and 2 if you dont have skunker. (CTL has a method to gain Untouchable ribbons(FOR LEADER MEDAL) with IDLE BOOSTING) Also if you want free XP and Battle Mistress medal put all your characters female (Cannot put female for Wingman)

    NOTE: YOU NEED 2500 SKUNKS WHICH IN TOTAL IS WINNING 2500 CONSECUTIVE 2 ROUND GAMES

    CTL IF YOU NEED SKUNKER MEDALS:
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    CTL IF YOU DONT NEED SKUNKER MEDALS: '
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    CTL IF YOU NEED LEADER MEDALS (UNTOUCHABLE RIBBONS):
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    KOTH IF YOU NEED SKUNKER MEDALS:
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    KOTH IF YOU DONT NEED SKUNKER MEDALS:
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    NOTE: you will get HARD TARGET off WARZONE, EXECUTION, and TDM if you have bots on FILL, Im sure you will get it just by following the below methods, my hard target is at 5381 when only 3000 is needed.

    WARZONE AND EXECUTION IF YOU NEED SKUNKER MEDALS:
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    WARZONE AND EXECUTION IF YOU DON'T NEED SKUNKER MEDALS:
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    TDM IF YOU NEED SKUNKER MEDALS:
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    TDM IF YOU DON'T NEED SKUNKER MEDALS:
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    WINGMAN:
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    OVERALL THIS IS POSSIBLY NOT THE FASTEST METHODS BUT IT STILL IS DANG CLOSE. I left my xbox on almost every night while I was boosting my kills, and this will take a very long time, I have used an XBOX slim for every single night, and it has never had problems. but 1 thing is also recommended DO NOT DO THIS IN AN ONLINE PARTY IF YOU THINK YOUR CONNECTION WILL DISCONNECT OVERNIGHT. IF SO TURN YOUR PARTY LOCAL BY HITTING SELECT ON MENU, IT WILL NOT CHANGE ANYTHING BUT PROTECTS YOUR MATCHES FROM ENDING BY DISCONNECTION.

    GOOD LUCK YOULL NEED IT FOR THESE.

    HERE ARE SOME OF THE OTHERS I DID:
    ALSO NOTE: This may not be the best way for getting these medals but this is how I got them, and I felt like it was much better than boosting with people. I feel like boosting kills with people is a waste of time when you can just kill bots very easily. But this is depending on the person, I choose music over people talking, and I also prefer getting kills without giving kills. (When you can beat bots on easy difficulty)

    VENGFUL:
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    HEADSHOT ,CAPTOR , AND PISTOL KILLS (SPOTTER IF YOU WANT TO TRY IT):
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    AFTER YOU GET CAPTOR:
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    FINISHER:
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    SchizoPsycho74For Wingman, I used 2 controllers with 2 bots on insane. I also disabled all the weapons so that the bots will come kill you almost instantly. The amount of matches doubles this way.
    Posted by SchizoPsycho74 on 31 Oct 20 at 12:16
    Xenolith666I feel like they changed something.. I come back to this game from time to time.. still doing explosive kills.. and I load up the Mercy map, set the Boomshot for the Torque and Digger spawn.. and it shows up at the Grenade spawn location every other round. I set the Longshot to be Boomshot on Gridlock, and it just doesn't spawn at all. Anyone else experience this?
    Posted by Xenolith666 on 15 Apr at 15:26
    Jamone the AfroXenolith666 I also experienced this when grinding heavy weapon kills on mercy. Previously you could knock out around 75 kills a game and get a ton of xp doing it, but they changed something back in January 2021 I wanna say, as been boosting with a group of people and they have all had the same thing, they no longer get the same amount of xp as before, now its barely anything. I noticed the mortar would no longer spawn at the torque and digger, had to be amended to the grenades, so I moved to the gridlock map, changed the longshot and torque bow to mortar and worked fine, even better than mercy in my opinion, and now working the same tactic with the boomshot. They have definitely done something to the servers to mess it up recently
    Posted by Jamone the Afro on 21 Apr at 06:56
  • SnrmSnrm351,406
    26 Feb 2012
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    Considering this is most likely to take A LOT of time, there is a high chance of you accidently getting reset at some point since there are probably a million different ways to get reset in Gears. Call me stupid now but it happens to a ton of people because they accidently quit games at wrong times ETC. Believe me, you are going to want to backup your player save every now and then. Below is how to do it.

    1. Use USB or cloud storage. I feel that USB is a lot easier.
    2.Launch Gears and instead of choosing where you normally save your Gears file, choose your alternate device. (USB or Cloud).
    3. Now you should have your original rank on there with all your ribbons, stats, medals and everything.
    4. Start a private 1 round warzone match against bots.
    5. Playthrough the match really quick, this makes the game save your file.
    6. From there you are done! If your rank ever gets reset just startup the game from this file and you will have your rank back on the Gears of War servers!
    7. If you want to re-backup your file then just delete your backup player save on your alternate storage device and repeat the steps!

    NOTE: Getting RESET in Gears also means losing all medals, ribbons and stats!
    You have been warned!
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    Matt the VictorThank you! Thank you! Thank you!

    I was on 52 Onyx medals and 94% towards completing Seriously 3.0 and left Xbox on over night to idle boost TDM and when I woke up..... 0 Onyx medals and 0(ish)% completion.

    This is still an issue and I cannot stress how relieved I had a backup!

    Big thumbs up!
    Posted by Matt the Victor on 06 May 14 at 19:55
    rafa1000houseI've just receceived a reset cry

    Fortunately I create a back up every 7 days, and I lost 6 days of work :(
    Posted by rafa1000house on 20 Feb 15 at 04:47
    x athiktos xI have done this in the past successfully, but I tried last night and each time I did it from the title screen all my stats were gone, rank was 1. They continue to load up from the HDD fine but my stats seem to only be associated with the HDD from this point in the game.

    Instead, I had to load my player data using the HDD from the title screen. Once you're in the game, select "OPTIONS" using the start button. Scroll down to "STORAGE LOCATION" and select your alternate backup location. This allowed me to carry my stats into the game and backup my files.
    Posted by x athiktos x on 14 Sep 20 at 15:19
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