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Gold Medal

Earn a Gold Medal Rank for a combat mission in Single Player.

Gold Medal+0.1
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How to unlock the Gold Medal achievement

  • Doctor CaligariDoctor Caligari87,696
    19 May 2010 19 May 2010 16 Jul 2010
    450 6 44
    I found this easiest to do with "Political Realities in Armadillo", the first mission from Marshal Johnson. You can replay this at anytime from the pause menu. Just go to stats, then mission and select it. There are three categories that you must do well in to get a gold. (Time, Accuracy, and Head Shots). These three DO NOT have to be completed on the same run through of a mission so you can replay it several times.
    Here's how to accomplish each category

    Time: Must be 2:34 or lower.
    Skip every cutscene with the "A" button
    When the mission starts tap "A" repeatedly to run ahead of the marshal to the saloon.
    After skipping the scene, whistle to your horse and get on it as fast as possible and then race to Pleasance House, the marshal will keep up.
    Shot everyone as fast as possible (use Casual targeting mode) and I found it fastest to just shoot the main guy in the head instead of the leg.

    Accuracy and Headshots: 100% and 5 headshots
    These can be done on the same run through. Very simple, just make sure that you use Dead Eye to line up the headshots.

    *Edit: Thanks to everyone who confirmed the time.
    **Edit: Changed time again (lol) to 2:34 or lower. Thanks again guys for the times and all the positive feedback.

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    TIGERSHARK27Damn... first attempt was 2:35 with 100% and 5 headshots and no Gold... ):
    Posted by TIGERSHARK27 on 07 Jan 15 at 23:02
    Warboy925+1 from me!!
    Posted by Warboy925 on 06 Jun 16 at 02:48
    Toastie GhostThanks for this guide buddy. Worked perfectly for me :D
    Posted by Toastie Ghost on 11 Jul 16 at 17:10
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  • NathaelGNathaelG33,932
    26 May 2010 26 May 2010 26 May 2010
    117 3 15
    I had a hard time getting my gold medal in "Political Realities in Armadillo", so I tried "Old Swindler Blues" and I got the achievement on my second try. Since you can retry few times to get the gold medal, one walkthrough you go as fast as you can without killing anyone (you should be able to do it in under 2:00), the second time you use your dead eye and head shot the 4 enemies that attacks you and just enjoy the ride to Armadillo. Ding ... achievement won. :)
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    boxandthefuzzTook me 3 tries. 1st one was time of 1:04. 2nd was 4 head shots with 90% accuracy. 3rd one was 100 % accuracy then achievement popped. You do not have to get 100 % and 4 head shots in one shot.
    Posted by boxandthefuzz on 04 Mar 11 at 04:58
    SkinstakovicAce, worked a treat
    Posted by Skinstakovic on 14 Jun 11 at 22:04
    AngeluzsXWorked like a charm for me! Thanks friends ;)
    Posted by AngeluzsX on 10 Apr 12 at 17:03
  • Manthing1Manthing1169,211
    23 Jun 2010 24 Jun 2010
    47 1 8
    I made this video based on (Doctor Caligari guide).<-credits ...

    Political Realities in Armadillo.
    the first mission from Marshal Johnson.
    Mission time: 2:30
    Shot Accuracy: 100%
    Headshots: 5
    hope it helps
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    Serge GoujonYep, loved the music AND the video of course!
    Posted by Serge Goujon on 08 Jul 12 at 22:14
    oWxlkerThanks for the help, i beat your score by 1second!
    Posted by oWxlker on 18 Jul 12 at 12:32
    works for me very easy
    Posted by CoPeLiTo on 02 Aug 14 at 10:28
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