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Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

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Be Quick or Be Dead in Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

Be Quick or Be Dead33 (10)

Snipe 50 enemy vehicle drivers.

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Achievement won on 01 Jun 11
TA Score for this game: 1,866
Posted on 01 June 11 at 22:59, Edited on 19 June 11 at 16:39
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THIS METHOD IS FOR THOSE WHO ARE CURRENTLY GLITCHED OR THINK THEY ARE GLITCHED [Theories on why/how this achievement gets screwed up haven't been proven to 100% but for those that are starting this game fresh try and get this achievement ASAP]

After almost literally 2 years [Last achievement I got in this game I got on 6/19/09] I finally 1k'd this game on 6/1/11...

From my experience in playing other games that save stats to your profile and from reading how others unlocked achievements that were glitched... [C&C 3 Tiberium Wars, Sniper: Ghost Warrior, Army of Two: 40th Day etc...] I thought I'd try it out on this game as it uses the premise of saving stats to your gamer profile [And 3 of those games are published/created by EA] Now I don't take credit for this method as it was created by someone else (so many people have stated they created it but I have no clue who exactly first came up with this method for those other games)

Stuff I did that I doubt had any affect but I did just to speed the process along but I am writing it here just in case something I did helped...

1. Deleted all OLD saves...
2. Cleared System Cache
3. Installed Game to Hard Drive [I do this because I hate hearing the disc spin]
4. Started NEW GAME and played until I unlocked the PIRATES and did the first mission (the one you raced around the jetski)... This unlocks the Jug Delivery Mission... Which is where I prefer to get the headshots. SAVE HERE


1. Put Gamertag on a USB Stick or Classic Xbox 360 Memory Card.
2. From the DASHBOARD launch the game and let the EA intro play.
3. When you get to the part that it says PRESS START, Unplug your memory card/usb stick.
4. You will see a message to reinsert you memory card/usb stick. IGNORE THIS for now...
5. Press Start and LOAD/CONTINUE. Wait till it loads or is almost done loading then REINSERT memory card/usb stick... [Press the guide button and left one menu and make sure your gamerscore is there if it says 0 or you get disconnected you waited TOO long. Restart from step 2.]
6. Get 50 Kills

So it seems from responses from a few people that what got it to work for them using this method was to not be connected to EA's servers ( I honestly don't remember if I was connected to EA's servers or not ). So if you don't care about timestamps on your achievements just do this exact method but without ur network cord unplugged... If you do care about timestamps do this method but make sure you are not connected EA's servers. I believe (don't quote me as this is just an assumption) if you are on the dashboard (Step 2) and unplug your network cable and and follow the steps until you reach the end of Step 5 and replug your network cable + log back into Xbox Live (press your guide button on your controller), you should get this to work...

I did it on the jug delivery mission and the reason I chose this was because drivers come fairly quickly + they never seem to get out of their vehicles even if their cars are on their side. I started the mission and took a jet ski across the waterway and cleared out the area BEFORE I got in the jeep... After the area is cleared out I got in the jeep and drove it behind the shipping containers so it would not get damaged while I did my killing... Now just kill the UP drivers as they come 2-5 at a time.

For those who will probably ask...
All 50 kills were SCOPED.
Most were STATIONARY vehicles.
I did it all in ONE sitting.
I did it all in ONE LIFE - no retries...


6/3/2011 - Gotten a few responses over XBL from people who have said this method worked for them... So it does work but you have to get the timing right. Of the responses I did get 1 was a NEW game and the rest were loading previous saves [All were done in ONE sitting]... Please reply below or send me a message over XBL so I can update this thread with more information...

6/5/2011 - User stated that not connecting to EA's servers ( while doing this was what got it to work for him.
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