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There are a maximum of 95 Red Dead Redemption achievements (48 without DLC) worth 2,998 (1,500)

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The Gunslinger in Red Dead Redemption

The Gunslinger7 (5)

Score a headshot on any enemy using Expert targeting mode.

  • Unlocked by 102,752 tracked gamers (45% - TA Ratio = 1.49) 229,249  

Achievement Guide for The Gunslinger

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Layth DireBeard
113,863 (65,252)
Layth DireBeard
Achievement won on 19 May 10
TA Score for this game: 1,174
Posted on 19 May 10 at 11:47, Edited on 11 June 10 at 13:03
This solution has 80 positive votes and 4 negative votes. Please log in to vote.
Step 1
-Pause the game and select the options menu. Then change the targeting mode to expert.

Step 2 (I used a bounty specifically the First Bounty at MacFarlane's ranch)
-As you approach the general area of the bounty you should see red dots (enemies) on your mini-map.
-Stay far enough away that you are not detected but close enough that you can line up a headshot with your repeater carbine (any long range gun will suffice). Once you pull the trigger (RT) and the enemy dies, the achievement will unlock.

Note
-You can also use Dead Eye to make this easier.
-Don't forget to change the targeting mode back to your desired setting after the achievement unlocks.
-This must be unlocked in Single Player (Thank you Curtieson for confirming this)
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DeafAtheist
156,288 (99,302)
DeafAtheist
Achievement won on 24 May 10
TA Score for this game: 2,961
Posted on 25 May 10 at 07:15, Edited on 31 May 10 at 23:02
This solution has 81 positive votes and 5 negative votes. Please log in to vote.
The VERY easiest way to earn this achievement is to hogtie a hostile NPC and shoot him in the head while he's hogtied. He's not going anywhere and he won't be able to shoot back. To make it even easier you can use dead eye to slow down time and shoot him in the head that way.
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