Sunset Overdrive

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Title Update 2

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Title Update 2

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Hardcore!: Buck Stops Here

Beat the score of 600,000 on the Challenge "Buck Stops Here."

Hardcore!: Buck Stops Here0
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Achievement Guide for Hardcore!: Buck Stops Here

  • My Name is BaRtMy Name is BaRt696,506
    05 Jan 2015 20 Jan 2015 20 Jan 2015
    182 6 20
    For this achievement make sure you have a fully upgraded hairspraybomb with the second amendment amp. Once you start up the challange Buck stops here equip the hairspraybomb and do the first 4 challanges 5 melee kills, 10 grind kills, 5 bounce kills and kill a winger. Now the herker will spawn do not kill him just keep killing the normal OD that spawn on the other side of the herker they will always spawn in the same spot and you can easily spawnkill them and get 600.000 points.
  • ProscalineProscaline687,647
    20 Jan 2015 20 Jan 2015 08 Feb 2015
    48 6 6
    A bit more in depth:

    Note - if you previously met this score requirement prior to the update, it will automatically unlock upon playing the game. No need to get it again.

    You are required to get a score of 600,000. The challenge is a green icon on your map to the left of your Downtown base. Fast travel would be your fastest way of getting there.

    This achievement may seem daunting considering a gold medal is 250,000 points, but is actually the easiest in the Title Update DLC. As with the "I should get paid for this" achievement, I would not recommend attempting this until later in the game when your weapons are upgraded and you have access to more amps/overdrives.

    Start with your overdrive setup:

    (Lvl. 4):
    • OD Rival
    • Weapon Damage – Deployables
    • Weapon Damage – Single-shot
    • Ammo Capacity - Deployables
    • Ammo Capacity – Single-shot
    • OD Killer

    For weapons, I would choose from the following:

    • Acid Sprinkler
    • Turret Copter
    • TNTeddy (Nuke Explosions)
    • Pulse Mine or Proximity Mine
    • Hairspray Bomb



    Spamming your weapons is the way to go with this achievement. I completed the first 3 challenges up to kill a winger which in order are: Melee Kills, Grind Kills, Bounce Kills. Without completing any challenges, the OD don't increase in numbers and you probably won't end with a high enough score. Plus completing them gives you a nice little score bonus.

    Once you have the winger attacking, you will probably notice that there are two main spawns of OD. I focused all my firepower towards the spawn on the left side of the gas station (when facing it). I bounced on a car and occasionally shot turret copters at the other spawn which is on the right of the gas station.

    I used the hairspray bomb and turret copters for the duration of this challenge. When fully upgraded, the turret copter will last quite a long time. The combination of both of these weapons got me this achievement on my first attempt.

    That's it!

    Please be sure to vote and comment if you give me a negative so I can improve this guide! :)

    Edit: some are saying it's better to go an extra round and kill the winger which brings out a herker. I found it easier not wasting any more time looking at the sky than I had to considering the herker charges and throws objects. Give it a try though and let me know which method you liked better.

    Edit 2: Clip of me unlocking

  • togethawiistandtogethawiistand334,266
    24 May 2016 29 May 2016 09 Jun 2016
    24 6 16
    My method is cheap, but really easy as 1, 2, 3. Try beating my personal best score (863300) while doing it! ;)

    1) As soon as the round starts, jump on the rail on your left and start sliding back and forward while mashing cn_B. That way you'll perform melee kills in a much easier way. After just 5 kills, you're done.

    2) Now it's time to get kills while grinding. So, stay sliding on the rail and use a nice weapon such as the Hair Spray Bomb to speed things up or simply keep mashing the cn_B buttom. Doesn't matter what weapon you choose, just keep sliding and get to kill 5 more enemies.

    3) Now is where the cheap sweet stuff begins. Go to the building next to the "Parking" sign and you should notice that A LOT of OD are coming out of one particular window. Start jumping on one of those cars parked in front of that window. When in the air, press cn_B to dive bomb. Then jump again and press cn_B afterwards. Jump, press cn_B. Just keep doing that until the time ends. Don't worry about performing the suggested challenges (killing the Winger in the air, etc), otherwise you might not reach the score goal in the time given.

    If this solution helps you get this achievement, please leave it a thumbs up to let me know. Thanks!
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