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Record Breaker

Score 1000000 points

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How to unlock the Record Breaker achievement

  • I Krueg II Krueg I293,698
    14 Apr 2012 14 Apr 2012
    49 1 10
    Some people have said that the exploit has been patched. I can confirm that it has not been fully patched, or that I have found a new exploit. After beating the game I started a new game and played to level 6 where I tried to get the three balls achievement. This is where I found it. Make sure you hit new game so you have no upgrades. On the way to level 6 I only upgraded my paddle size. When you get to level 6 throw the ball into the area and let it bounce around and BEFORE all the bricks are broken, quit out to the main menu and then continue. All your points will be saved and you can essentially farm points like before. Just make sure you don't lose any balls and don't lose all your lives. I was able to get 1 million points this way in about 15-20 minutes.

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    bennjjeeThanks man. Worked a treat!
    Posted by bennjjee on 23 May 15 at 22:43
    Sir PaulygonI've scored over one million, but the achievement fails to unlock.

    You stated in your solution to "make sure you don't lose any balls," so unsure if that's negating the exploit or something.
    Posted by Sir Paulygon on 02 Dec 19 at 22:58
    PhillipWendellWorked for me and I lost several in the process. Great solution! Level 6 was the easiest one to farm.
    Posted by PhillipWendell on 19 Dec 19 at 15:54
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  • litepinklitepink295,183
    18 Aug 2011 18 Aug 2011 18 Aug 2011
    21 3 7
    This game has a unique scoring system. You get 9 lives, and unlimited continues. However, you lose points when you lose lives, and a substantial chunk of points when you use a continue. Things will get easier as you earn XP and upgrade your arsenal. At the same time, when you have massive upgrades like fully upgraded Chain Reaction, you don't get all the points for destroying blocks in one explosion.

    So, if you go on a good run, you might make it there on your way to Leviathan or fully upgrading your weapons. There is an exploit you can use if you're all done with everything else:

    By the time you beat the game all the way through, you'll be upgraded pretty well. You can hit "Continue Game" after you've beat Leviathan to start from level one upgrades in tact, making them much easier to complete. At anytime in a level, you can quit out, keeping any score you already earned. When you continue your game the level resets, essentially letting you farm points on easy levels.

    The exploit is a bit of a grind though, so hopefully you can get this achievement during your regular run.
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    tractakidewwww, achievements should not become harder after upgrading your paddle!
    Posted by tractakid on 14 Mar 12 at 22:25
    HoffmanSo here's the dillyo - If you can manage to lose your ball and get your paddle killed by a red capsule (the one that has bullets in it) at the same time when you're on your last life, you'll have -1 lives left. Rather than hitting continue and losing 25% of your points, when you hit continue you'll start the game with -1 life. If you die, it takes you back to the start menu with whatever points you have and one more negative life. Just click continue again. I ended up with -29 lives by the time I popped this achievement and beat Leviathan.
    Posted by Hoffman on 21 Mar 12 at 23:41
    SkrypekI got this by simply playing the game for the first time. The cheevo popped during the final boss fight. I died and hit "continue" like a hundred times and lost like a gazilion points in the process, but still got around 1 mil at the finale.If you don't quite make it, you can still continue from the first level with all your power-ups and have several milion points in no time. Piece of cake, nothing to worry about, just enjoy the game for like half an hour.
    Posted by Skrypek on 10 Apr 12 at 00:10
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