Don't Starve: Giant Edition achievements

Don't Starve: Giant Edition

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There are 10 Don't Starve: Giant Edition achievements worth 4,752 (1,000)

5,461 tracked gamers have this game, 61 have completed it (1.12%)

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The Puppetmaster in Don't Starve: Giant Edition

The Puppetmaster1,549 (200)

Unlock Maxwell

  • Unlocked by 91 tracked gamers (2% - TA Ratio = 7.74) 5,465  

Achievement Guide for The Puppetmaster

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Achievement won on 16 Dec 15
TA Score for this game: 4,752
Posted on 15 December 15 at 04:25, Edited on 27 December 15 at 03:59
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This achievement isn't nearly as difficult as its high ratio/low completion implies. Tough, yes, but definitely doable by anyone who enjoys the game and has a modicum of patience and skill. While the procedurally-generated nature of the game makes a precise walk-through impossible, I have a few specific suggestions that should help anyone struggling with this.

Unlocking this Achievement
Maxwell is unlocked by surviving 5 random, challenging worlds in Adventure Mode without dying. This mode is accessed after starting a game in Survival Mode and locating Maxwell's Door on the map. Once you enter the door, you'll spawn in one of 5 random worlds with no possessions (excluding any a character initially spawns with) and have to find the 4 things (crank, box, ring, and metal potato) while surviving the unique challenges these worlds throw at you. Dying in any of these worlds without having a touch stone activated, a meat effigy built or a life-giving amulet equipped will result in a game over and being punted back into Survival Mode right outside of Maxwell's Door.

General Suggestions
*Disable the Reign of Giants DLC*
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*Use WX-78 as your character*
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*Pre-build structures before moving to the next world*
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*Winter Tips*
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*Mushroom, Mushroom*
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*Fully prepare before moving to the next world*
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*Be fast, not furious*
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*Take Back the Night*
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Stage Specific Tips
A Cold Reception
May appear chapters 1-3
Difficulty: 3.5/5
Days to complete: 10-12
Weather: Starts with 6 days of rainy summer followed by 3 days of winter, then repeats. Always at least one resource that will be rare.
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The Game is Afoot
May appear chapters 1-4
Difficulty: 3/5
Days to complete: 18-20
Weather: Starts with 10 days of winter followed by an endless summer.
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I'll update with stage-specific tips as I go (replaying this now on my Xbone for the cheeves and to refresh my memory), but I'll happily answer questions in the comments or via msg for anyone who asks. My first guide, so be gentle and if you have suggestions/additions, post them in the comments. Cheers!
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