The Gunstringer achievements

The Gunstringer

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Strings of Steel in The Gunstringer

Strings of Steel684 (50)

Beat every play in one session. On Hardcore Mode. Also, never die.

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Achievement Guide for Strings of Steel

315,498 (165,997)
Achievement won on 16 Sep 11
TA Score for this game: 3,755
Posted on 17 September 11 at 12:26, Edited on 22 July 13 at 13:53
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Welcome to my Video Walkthrough of the achievement Strings of Steel! For this achievement, you will need to beat the game from start to finish without dying to hardcore. So this include : Prologue, Play 1, 2, 3, 4 and epilogue. This must be done in one sitting without going back to the dashboard.

First, i know that my videos that i made looks not so great, especially the first half of them ( because i forgot to put the deinterlace on). But i did what i could with what i had! I just hope that you appreciate them :)


What awaits you on hardcore?
More enemies, bullet to avoid and traps! Also, you take twice the damage.The bosses at the end of the play arent much different except that they are a bit more fast. The dragon tho, is a different story! ( See the third tip )

4 IMPORTANT TIPS before you start your playthrough!

1- Find someone with who to play! The game is way more easier in 2 players, it exactly the same except you got 2 guns permanently to defend yourself instead of 1! If you cant find someone tho, dont worry the game is managable alone too.

2- Be sure to master the infinite shoot trick! You can target up to 6 enemies before shooting. BUT when you start shooting, if you target more enemies before the last bullet is shoot, it'll keep shooting until you cant more! You must master this for the last play if you want to be able to destroy the skull walls and the horde of zombies without getting hit!

3- ABSOLUTELY practice the play 3-3 ( Dragon boss fight ) it is the hardest boss in the game and he will KILL you if you come unprepared. So instead of losing hours of your time, before starting your hardcore playthrough, go stage select and do 3-3 on hardcore a few times until you can beat him 3 times in a row without dying. Trust me, if you dont, you will regret it!

4- There is a trick to make this achievement a lot more easier and forgiving! You can restart a stage if you know you arent doing well and that you are about to die. As soon as you get down to 1 heart, say : Xbox Pause, it will pause the game and from there you can restart the stage without risking dying.

(Credit goes to Fall of Zebes & Ham Salad for this tip ) Thanks!

Are you ready!? Launch your game, go in the shop first if you didnt buy the hardcore mode yet. Then start from the prologue and be sure to put hardcore mode ON!

Good Luck!

The first 15 seconds of the video Play 1-1 & 1-2 look weird but it get normal after that.

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