Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock achievements

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

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There are 59 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock achievements worth 4,672 (1,000)

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Buy a Guitar Already in Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

Buy a Guitar Already48 (15)

Play through a career on the Hard or Expert difficulty using a standard controller

  • Unlocked by 13,849 tracked gamers (10% - TA Ratio = 3.21) 143,514  

Achievement Guide for Buy a Guitar Already

910,764 (538,350)
Achievement won on 31 Dec 07
TA Score for this game: 2,677
Posted on 06 September 08 at 21:39, Edited on 23 March 12 at 02:34
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There are 2 ways to get this achievement; the "easy" way and the legitimate way:

1) Easy Way: Beat the career on Hard (including the battle with Lou) with a guitar, let it save and turn off your console. Now turn on you xbox, and start the game with a controller, select career from the main menu and the profile that you had beat hard using the guitar, and the achievement will now unlock, without ever playing using the controller.

2) Legitimate Way: To do this legitimately, you will need to use the controller. Hard difficulty won't start off too bad, but Tier 7 and 8 will be huge pain (literally) as some songs have fast strum sections that are nearly impossible using the controller. I wish you lots of luck, practice, and all the patience in the world. You can always use the guitar method (in way #1) if you are struggling with a song and are decent at guitar to help you move on to the next song. The method above will work if you mix your completed songs with guitar + controller as well.
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