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Sharp Shooter in Birds of Steel

Sharp Shooter35 (10)

This is a rare achievementDestroy 5 enemy planes on Realistic difficulty in the "Battle of the Eastern Solomons" mission.

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Achievement Guide for Sharp Shooter

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FailedSeppuku
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FailedSeppuku
Achievement won on 29 Mar 12
TA Score for this game: 1,692
Posted on 29 March 12 at 11:04, Edited on 29 March 12 at 11:22
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Realistic is fun isn't it? Add a glitchy achievement and it doubles the fun. Don't worry, Failed is here to help!

To make this achievement easier you can make a Custom Difficulty which the game thinks is Realistic but falls somewhere between Simplistic to Realistic.

First you'll want to set up a Custom difficulty like this:
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Walkthrough:
Take Off and head to Waypoint
Straight away fly in a big circle so your behind your bombers. This will give you a great opportunity to shoot fighters down as they chase your bombers.
Destroy aircraft attacking your bombers, try to stick with the bombers (or the achieve won't pop), you have 18 and if it drops to 8 you fail.
Don't break off to chase anyone and if they're falling out the sky with black smoke, don't follow them down. You'l get the kill when they hit the water.
Destroy 5 planes as fast as you can, the achievement is slightly glitchy and sometimes doesnt' pop. Wether this is because your too far away or because the bombers have reached the boats i'm unsure of.
Achievement pops straight away, but it took me 3 goes.
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