Virtually Impossible achievement in Metal Gear Solid HD Edition: 2 & 3

Virtually Impossible

Complete all VR and Alternative missions

Virtually Impossible+5.7
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How to unlock the Virtually Impossible achievement

  • Dat Boi TreezyDat Boi Treezy816,974
    08 Apr 2012 08 Apr 2012 15 Apr 2012
    61 1 58
    Joocifer's solution has got pretty much everything covered. What I'd like to do here is offer a slightly different approach to the tough VR missions you will have to pass as Snake in his MGS1 form.

    For starters you will need to pass all of the other VR Missions as Snake (MGS2), Pliskin and Tuxedo Snake before taking on the Classic Snake VR Missions. As expected Classic Snake missions are very hard and to add on to the difficulty, the radar is switched off for ALL of Classic Snake's missions! To aid anyone struggling with these missions, I have made videos with commentary covering almost every Classic Snake mission.
    I know that you can find anything you need via YouTube but what I try to do with my videos is make the missions as straight-forward, simple and easy as possible for those viewing, kind of like a Snake VR Training for dummies, or should I say rookies in this case. Of course, you will need to be skilled enough just to reach this set of missions so all shouldn't be so bad if you've made it this far.

    I won't post up all the videos separately as I do have each individual set of missions in a handy playlist via YouTube (ie. Elimination Mode, Bomb Disposal Mode etc etc), instead, I'll just post up the first mission of each category.

    I hope these videos do help people out and if anyone needs help with the earlier stages of Snake, I can make more videos if you'd like me to (to a certain extent). Here's the links to each of the playlist:

    Sneaking - Sneaking Levels as Snake (MGS1)

    Sneaking - Elimination Levels as Snake (MGS1)

    Weapons Level(s) as Snake (MGS1)
    Weapon levels are purely skill-based and don't really allow for much advice besides aim & shoot. If anyone is really struggling with a particular weapon I'd be happy to try and help out.

    Variety Mode as Snake (MGS1)

    Bomb Disposal Mode as Snake (MGS1)

    Elimination Mode as Snake (MGS1)

    Hold Up Mode as Snake (MGS1)

    Good luck!

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    ISnip3rwolfIThese missions were not fun.
    Posted by ISnip3rwolfI on 03 Jul 21 at 17:58
    Desi ShinobiDamn, how was MGS1 Snake? Haven’t gone back to this game. Hardest thing I ever encountered in my gaming life
    Posted by Desi Shinobi on 04 Jul 21 at 22:28
    TrombonafideThis is my next project after finishing Arkham City.

    I'm scared.
    Posted by Trombonafide on 16 Jul 21 at 02:17
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  • JoociferJoocifer521,860
    06 Dec 2011 06 Dec 2011 25 Jul 2012
    35 5 23
    you dont need to get the highest score or even score in the top 3, but be aware that there are hundreds of missions and they may start off easy, but they get "virtually impossible" :P
    as giving you tips for every single mission would cause this site to crash :p, this video should help you as it did me (atleast with the later missions)
    goodluck! :)
    PS: the video is 7 hours, but it took me 26Hrs 32Mins, just a heads up.
    PPS: if you dont wanna have to scan thru that long video every time you hit a snag, there are plenty of guides out there on youtube that are much more specific 8)
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    Wolfie9985Just got this one. Only took 37hours...
    The hanging-drop ones I found the hardest, although it did take me 126 attempts to beat MGS1 Snake Variety1 :/
    I didnt use the 7hour video, I just searched on youtube for a characters missions and it shows a few results.
    Tip for MGS1 Snake Zako survival against the Tengus...use the coolant and M9. Never would of thought of that, but it works beautifully every time!
    One of the few achievements that truely feels "achieved".
    Posted by Wolfie9985 on 01 Apr 12 at 20:24
    UziRyder38PPS thumbs up!
    Posted by UziRyder38 on 07 Apr 12 at 19:39
    I experienced a bug in MGS1 VR variety 1 where only 30 enemies spawned. So I had to do that one again. It seems to be an uncommon bug which exists on the PS3 version too. So be prepared that you might have to do it twice, as I had to.
    Posted on 04 Jul 12 at 11:29
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