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Ask Questions First, Shoot Later in Alpha Protocol

Ask Questions First, Shoot Later31 (15)

Refrain from killing in cold blood.

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Achievement Guide for Ask Questions First, Shoot Later

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KroganKeller
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KroganKeller
Achievement won on 30 May 10
TA Score for this game: 1,681
Posted on 02 June 10 at 17:23, Edited on 31 May 14 at 01:09
This solution has 10 positive votes and 5 negative votes. Please log in to vote.
Ok, this was my first solution back in the day and I'm thinking it has six neg votes now because of it's simple explanation, so I'm going to expand it a little bit:

Also, feel free to read this solution if you haven't finished the story yet as it's major spoiler-free.

First of all, get a manual save before going on a mission. This way, if you screw up killing someone ingame or between a conversation and forgot to save before, you can replay the level and not the entire game until that point.

You can't kill anyone while in conversations (Option "execute" or similar) but instead let them live fot this achievement to pop. This include not ordering someone to kill a guy/girl for you (For example, in the end, you can order some person -it's random, depend on your story choices- to kill a character. Choose the option "WAIT" instead of his/her name). Also, It doesn't matter if the character you're speaking with attacks first and you act in self defense. For example, the guy in the ice cream shop in rome. If you have to kill him because of bad conversation choices, you will have to replay this level.

In the playthrough I got this, I didn't kill any enemy on the missions, but I centainly did stun a lot of enemies with martial arts with CQC or stealth stun, and the achievement did pop without problems.

I did also stun some of the enemies with the tranquilizer rounds from the pistol (NOT BULLETS, ONLY THE ONES WHICH PUTS THE BAD GUYS TO SLEEP), but in the comments Talvalin said he use the tranquilizers from the pistol at the american embassy and it counted as kills. I got the achievement on normal using the tranquilizers, so I don't know if the difficulty affects. I suggest getting it on a easy/normal playthrough so you can stun enemies with CQC moves and keep the use of the pistol as low as you can. Don't try it on hard.

The cheevo will pop up at the end of the game.

PS: Thanks to the guys who commented on this solution. Because of them I was able to think my solution wasn't as good as it could be. I was planning back in the days I wrote this to be a simple solution. Maybe it was simple, but not explained enough.

PS2: If you think this solution could be better, say it in the comments so I can improve it. Thanks again.
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