Back to School 2018 achievement in State of Decay: Year-One

Back to School 2018

Earn 20 skill stars in September.

01 Sep 2018 until 01 Oct 2018

Back to School 2018
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How to unlock the Back to School 2018 challenge

  • mcnichojmcnichoj204,984
    01 Sep 2018 01 Sep 2018 03 Sep 2018
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    Update: You may notice either no progress pop up or even a delay unlocking this achievement.
    Just get the twenty stars and then leave the game alone, it should unlock randomly a day or two later.

    You can play any mode but I'll be playing Breakdown.
    Now you can use any character but I'll specifically be using Curubani Kaur. (You'll have her unlocked if you purchased the game on the Xbox 360.)
    Upon loading kill five zombies with either your gun or with melee cn_X and you'll get a star. After getting both of those focus on only killing with melee to get two more FIGHTING stars. You'll probably unlock a REFLEX star while going for the three FIGHTING stars.
    This process should take maybe roughly seven minutes depending on luck and amount of zombies that spawn around your starting area. A car is usually close by, so use that if you need to get to a area with zombies.
    Quit out once you have the five stars and then start a new breakdown game and repeat the above. Upon your fourth or fifth new game you should have unlocked your 20th star.
    This all together should take less than half an hour.

    If you don't want to start a new game then feel free to check out the guides from the version of the Challenge that happened three years ago:
    State of Decay: Year-OneBack to SchoolThe Back to School challenge in State of Decay: Year-OneEarn 20 skill stars in September.


    You can also try the guide from last year which will have you restarting the story mode, it may or may not be faster than my method:
    State of Decay: Year-OneBack to School 2017The Back to School 2017 challenge in State of Decay: Year-OneEarn 20 skill stars in September.
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    BBIAJSeems to be working now?

    Although it didn't track in-game, it randomly popped just now in the middle of playing the Valkyria Chronicles 4 demo.
    Posted by BBIAJ on 03 Sep 18 at 04:12
    mcnichojYeah and of coarse it gives me the wrong time stamp.
    Sacrificed sleep and social plans for nothing.
    Posted by mcnichoj on 03 Sep 18 at 12:48
    NendoShisuThis challenge is definitely a slow burner I got the notification at 01:30am on the 6th September but looking at the timestamp this was officially completed on the 4th Sept at 21:24. I used Lifeline.
    No tracking while going for the challenge so best thing to do is to track it on a piece of paper.
    Posted by NendoShisu on 06 Sep 18 at 09:51
    Car56Spot on! Played it out, marked down everytime I was awarded a star, got to 20 (took about an hour), 2 days later it popped.
    Posted by Car56 on 10 Sep 18 at 23:15
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