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Asteroids & Deluxe

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Hero in Asteroids & Deluxe

Hero77 (15)

Have 4 lives in hand Asteroids DeLuxe - Normal difficulty

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Taco Bob
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Taco Bob
Achievement won on 19 Jun 09
TA Score for this game: 311
Posted on 19 June 09 at 19:58
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This one can be a bit confusing, because in the evolved version it shows your current life along with the rest of your lives; however it does not count as a life in hand. Basically what you need to do is have 5 lives at once, including your current one.

The easiest way to do this is to reach 20,000 without dying. I recommend using the retro version, as there are fewer explosions and flare so the screen doesn't get so busy. The best way to get points fast is to kill satellites (the triangles that follow you). These appear when there are a certain number of asteroids left on each stage. On the first stage they appear when there are 2-3 asteroids left, regardless of size, the second stage 3-4, third stage 4-5, etc.

What I found works, is to try to get as many points as possible on the first stage. Begin by completing destroying one of the large asteroids, so that only 3 large asteroids remain. You have to do this fast, otherwise a saucer will come and likely start destroying your other large asteroids. If you do it fast enough, a satellite should appear. Kill it and if you managed not to hit any of your asteroids (the three large ones are still intact) another satellite will appear. Continue to do this, and if you accidently shot an asteroid (or a saucer does) just try to get it back to only 3 asteroids on screen. You might want to keep your eyes out for saucers as well, killing them as fast as possible, as they will likely mess up your setup. You should have at least 10,000 points, giving you an extra life, by the end of the first stage. From that point, just play normally trying to survive long enough to get another 10,000.

It will take some practice, but you should get it eventually. Remember to use your shield (X button), when you know you can't escape a situation.
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