The Oregon Trail (WP) achievements

The Oregon Trail (WP)

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There are a maximum of 20 The Oregon Trail (WP) achievements worth 263 (200)

2,103 tracked gamers have this game, 631 have completed it (30.00%)

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Gold digger in The Oregon Trail (WP)

Gold digger36 (20)

Collect 50 pounds of gold and 8 diamonds without gettin' any bad stones on yer way to Oregon

  • Unlocked by 643 tracked gamers (31% - TA Ratio = 1.80) 2,103  

Achievement Guide for Gold digger

Aggie CMD
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Aggie CMD
Achievement won on 20 Jan 11
TA Score for this game: 263
Posted on 27 January 11 at 02:15, Edited on 17 February 14 at 21:08
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Superior Solution by Fire Hawk D

Ok, I tested it. It only unlocks on Very Hard. Also, two things:

- I never played the game on Hard, nor did I even unlock Hard or the Very Hard difficulty. Maybe it's just my game, but I mashed the 'Very Hard' button on the New Game screen and it went through. So, you don't have to play on Hard, it seems.

- Get to North Platte River (the first place you can collect gold and diamonds). Play the game and choose 'Take a Risk'. Collect all the gold and diamonds you can. Finish, go back to the 'Cross the river!' button and hit the 'Windows' button to go back to the Start screen of your phone. When you boot the game back up, you'll be able to search for gold again so repeat the above steps. I can confirm collecting and reloading saves your gold and the achievement popped for me after doing this three times.

Should make this much easier to get. Only hard part is getting to the river because your family is pretty lame.


Original Comments

I won't pretend to understand the mechanics of this Achievement, but seeing as I am the only person to have unlocked this achievement, I'll share my sequence of events.

I got in on my fourth play through:
1st PT (Normal): Picked up at least one bad stone.
2nd PT (Normal): Picked up at least one bad stone.
3rd PT (Hard): Picked up more than 8 diamonds, an unknown quantity of gold, no bad stones, and at least one leaf.
4th PT (Extra Hard): Unlocked the achievement at the first river crossing with the opportunity to collect gold.

If I had to guess, I am to conclude that the achievement is to collect 50 lbs of gold and 8 diamonds without a bad stone. Leaves are OK and the achievement can span games.
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