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Ice Flakes in Motionsports

Ice Flakes694 (40)

This is a rare achievementWin Diamond medals in every Ski challenge.

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MemoriesOfFinal
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MemoriesOfFinal
Achievement won on 19 Jul 12
TA Score for this game: 10,584
Posted on 19 July 12 at 19:40, Edited on 13 September 12 at 09:38
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Skiing takes some time to get used to. It won't feel right at first and it probably won't feel right when you're done.
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My method to simplify this was to use a Kinect friendly chair, which I will refer to as the chair method. The chair method is used Course 2,5,6,7

If you've ever played The Gunstringer while sitting down and the controls worked fine then, it'll work here as well. Basically its a chair that lets you sit up right and still reads your motions. (can't slouch back)

What this does for you here is that when you sit down on your chair, the Kinect will think you're staying fully crouched. This will save wear and tear on your knees as well as automatically earn you tiny gradual idle boost gauge and boost for you as well when applicable.
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A typical race will start with you pushing off 3 times followed by sitting down and gently steering.

Course 2 is the hardest ski course in the what am I supposed to do? category. Course 5 is the hardest ski course in the technical skill category.

Bounty Super G (Course 1)
Final Score 409pts
Gold Tokens 24/30 240pts
Silver Tokens 43/76 129pts
Bronze Tokens 4099 40pts

Course Score 332 pts is a Silver.

Course Tips: You have to turn wildly to kill your speed so that you can inch your way into the medals. Gold is worth the most by far but don't underestimate the value of a straight line of silver or bronzes.

Ski Cross (Course 2)
Final Time 01:13:15

Course Time 01:14:31 is a Platinum

Course Tips: Take everything you know about skiing in this game and forget it...

You want to start with a semi-slow start so all 3 of them are in front of you at the start but not to the point where you aren't within inches of catching them. You don't want them to ram you from behind in the start of the race.

Afterwards, you want to cut every corner possible. All staying on path does is give you more boost for each flag you pass. However, boosting = maybe 1-2 second better time? You get more for cutting corners and you'll eventually get boosts using the chair method. Its not to say to miss every flag on purpose but it is definitely not a priority.

Bounty Ski Cross (Course 3)
Final Score 282pts
Gold Tokens 14/16 140 pts
Silver Tokens 34/57 102 pts
Bronze Tokens 40/95 40 pts

Course Score 268 pts is a Platinum.

Course Tips: A tougher, stricter version of Course 1. The key is to learn the placement of the gold medals and how to get them while still being able to get most of the silver and bronze.

Ski Jump (Course 4)
Final Score 262pts

Quick and painless. Its practically a free Diamond. Well, you'll get the diamond if you try for the Go Ahead and Jump achievement. Basically you want it so that your boost ends just before you jump.

Super G (Course 5)
Final Time 01:05:51

Course Time 01:06:34 is a Platinum

Course Tips: Please refer to the chair method above. The less you move, the better (while still taking the turns) as turning slows you down.

You can go off course and cut corners as long as you make it back in before the flags. There is only one real spot you can do that in this course, the gentle long left turn.

Super G Extreme (Course 6)
Final Time 01:21:35

Course Tips: Chair Method. More of the same as Course 5, only easier.

Ski Cross Extreme (Course 7)
Final Time: 01:12:41

Course Tip: Play Course 2, if you Diamond that one, this will be a cakewalk. Just cut corners, avoid collisions and whatnot and you'll be fine.

Whenever you go under 35-40 mph, you can push off to speed up a tiny bit more. It doesn't always work but it does help when it does work.
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