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All Star in Pool Nation FX

All Star706 (45)

Complete all the challenges in the career

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Achievement Guide for All Star

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Achievement won on 04 Apr 15
TA Score for this game: 8,040
Posted on 01 April 15 at 18:42, Edited on 04 April 15 at 15:49
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I recommend doing this in the 9-ball career as the 9-ball career is quicker gameplay-wise than the 8-ball career.

There are three challenges for each non-qualifying round in each tournament.

The various challenges will be varieties of the following:

Jump Shot - Pot a ball whilst using a jump shot. Note that it will ONLY count as a Jump shot if the cue ball actually jumps a ball. This will not count if you just make the cue ball jump on the table, but not over a ball.
Bank Shot - Pot a ball which target ball hits a cushion (NOT pocket edges) and bounces into a pocket.
Kick Shot - Pot a ball where the cue ball has first come off of a cushion (NOT pocket edges) before hitting the target ball, which has then been potted.
Combo Shot - Pot a ball using a 'plant'. E.g. Cue Ball hits the 1-ball, which is the target ball, and the 1-ball bounces into the 2-ball, and the 2-ball gets potted.
Swerve Shot - Pot a ball by swerving the cue ball around another ball to get to the target ball. This will not count if you just make the cue ball swerve on the table, but not around a ball that is in the way of the target ball.
Score - Have a total score of the given amount by the end of the match. This is where you CAN use jump shots, swerve shots, kick shots, bank shots, and all other manners of tricks to boost your score, even if you don't need to jump a ball, swerve a ball, or bounce off of a cushion.
Shot Score - Get the given amount of points in a single shot. The highest requirement I've seen for a shot score is 10,000 points. The best way I found to do this was to use a jump & swerving shot to bounce off of either end cushion to perform a Combo Shot. This gets around 13,000 points if it's a good shot.
Pot Streak - Highest I've seen for this is 7. All you have to do is pot the given number of balls without missing a shot or fouling.

Note that challenges will NOT be completed if you do not win the game/match. You must win the game/match that you complete the challenge in.

Furthermore, when you complete a 'Final' in an area, and you've done all the challenges, do NOT worry if the tournament stats says 12/15 for challenges - it's just not counting the three you've done in the final. However, if you go back to the stats page for the final after you're back in the match selection, you can see that the challenges have indeed counted.

Hope this helps.
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Dr Marty
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Dr Marty
Achievement won on 11 Mar 18
TA Score for this game: 8,040
Posted on 11 March 18 at 01:09, Edited on 12 March 18 at 20:26
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This solution should hopefully maximize your chances of getting this achievement (and ease your worries about the 40,000 point challenge).
For how specific challenges work, refer to Dwaggienite's solution.

When I read the comments and talked to people, everyone got me worried about the 40,000 points challenge. But this challenge is easy. You don't even need to get all 40K in one frame, but rather the whole match, which can last up to a max of 3 frames (lose 1 and win 2). All points you get are added to your total match score at the end (This has been tested and confirmed). Just make sure you ultimately win the match.

You should be able to easily get 40,000 points in 1 to 1.5 frames. Here is how:

1. First of all, of course use extended aiming and play on easy. This needs to be set when you start the career and can't be changed after you've begun.
2. Play 8-Ball. NOT 9-Ball. In 9-Ball you are forced to play the next ball in the sequence, which limits your shot options significantly. In 8-Ball you can choose which ball you will pot next and you have many of the AI's balls to swerve around and jump over.
3. Learn how to swerve and jump:
A good starting point for jumps is to press cn_RT all the way, and set your power to around 75% (lock it with cn_RB). Then play around with the settings until you have the perfect shot. You can also add front/back spin (cn_up/cn_down).
For swerves you just add a spin with cn_left or cn_right to what you did above for the jump. (To get a good swerve you need to have a jump in your shot.)
4. This point is specifically for the get "X points in one match" challenges: Don't play the ball closest to you. Try to set up a shot that includes a jump as well as a swerve and traverses the entire table. Preferably, the ball that you are aiming for will be behind some other balls. Don't be afraid to bounce of a bank as well for a kick shot bonus. All this shouldn't be a problem with the extended aiming assist on.

Hope this helps. I got this the first time I tried.

EDIT: It has been brought to my attention that some people had Tournament 6, Round 1 require you to get 40.000 points in 1 frame. This was not the case for me. That round only required 30.000 points and Tournament 6, Round 2 (which has 2 frames), required 40.000 points.
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