Easy as Pie achievement in Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection

Easy as Pie

Columns: Get 20,000 points only on Easy Mode

Easy as Pie+0.3
4 guidesOffline Game ModeSingle PlayerDifficulty Specific

How to unlock the Easy as Pie achievement

  • OnEdEcKOnEdEcK957,973
    16 Feb 2009 17 Feb 2009
    87 3 12
    There is a lot easier way to get this achievement - go to options, change the difficulty to easy then go to menu and start a single player game on novice snd start on level 5.
    This makes it a hell of a lot easier. In arcade mode I could only get around 12-13k, but using this method I ended up with over 100k! w00t!

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    WhytePantherA big part of the reason this seems to work, is that this particular mode gives you less colors to match versus the arcade mode, thus making it easier to keep the stacks low, and to randomly have matches occur when you might not be planning them out. Worked like a charm.
    Posted by WhytePanther on 25 Feb 13 at 02:03
    wolfsburgrazI'm years late to this but thanks for the solution. I have always been trash at Columns. laugh
    Posted by wolfsburgraz on 05 Oct 19 at 04:35
    Done it twice, still locked
    Posted on 23 Dec 20 at 05:37
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  • Cosmic KatamariCosmic Katamari62,108
    03 Jun 2009 04 Jun 2009
    21 0 1
    From the main menu go to
    Menu
    Original Game - 1 Player
    Class - Novice
    Level - 0
    Time Trial - No

    Another trick I came across is whenever it starts going stupid fast. Bring up the menu and make a save, for some reason the game will be a lot slower and controllable for about a minute or so.

    Hope this helps!
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    OmfamnaI couldn't get more than 6 or 7,000 in this game, I followed this solution and I was able to get the 20,000 easily, Thank you!
    Posted by Omfamna on 21 May 11 at 02:00
  • The T113The T113104,884
    16 Apr 2010 17 Apr 2010
    9 0 0
    One additional note is that this CAN be accomplished on the difficulty level "Easiest" in the options. The "Easy" refers only to the setting in Arcade mode, but as people have noted it can be done in the Menu mode as well.
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