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Go for the Gold

Win 8 gold Daily Challenge badges

Go for the Gold0
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MC0REBEMC0REBE565,239
01 Mar 2015 14 May 2015
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Hey all,
This achievement will take you at least 8 months to complete and will require you to complete most, if not all, challenges found on a single day. I figured I'd post all solutions I could find for all challenges starting March 1st, 2015. These will mostly only consist out of the harder ones I can find on YouTube, but they should help you nevertheless. If you find another solution, feel free to add them into the comments or send me a PM and I'll gladly paste it in.

Sashamorning mentioned that you are able to rewind the clock to December to complete those challenges as well. As such, I thought it would be useful to add video guides for those as well. Instead of the spoiler as I did with the current month, I've created a playlist. These will be updated once YouTube is up and running again since it seems those servers are down at the time of writing

December 2014 solutions (not created yet)

January 2015 solutions (under construction)
Note: No solutions found for the following days: 1,

February 2015 solutions
Note: No solutions found for the following days: 5, 6, 24, 27 and 28
Note: The video for 15/02/2015 says FreeCell but is actually Spider

March 2015 solutions

April 2015 solutions

May 2015 Solutions

Edit: Instead of linking actual videos, I'll be linking a playlist with all solutions. In case one of them doesn't get recorded, let me know and I'll search for a link or create it myself.

Thanks compute
MC0REBE
Raven 80 NLI'm no cardgame-wizzard, but I have had some trouble with the Pyramid one from 2nd of March. Not sure if there is some sort of website somewhere were they have all solutions for all the cardgames. The first pyramid almost seems unsolvabale
Posted by Raven 80 NL on 03 Mar 15 at 07:11
MC0REBEThe key to Pyramids is to use as much cards as possible already on the table to get the "13". It takes a bit of puzzling, but it's manageable. Once you got that figured out, future games will be really easy.
Posted by MC0REBE on 03 Mar 15 at 17:05
bean is not proi wanna give you an upvote for every day you update this. so far so good!
Posted by bean is not pro on 04 Mar 15 at 14:31
SashamorningI've been able to rewind my clock back to January and February and work on those medals too.
Posted by Sashamorning on 04 Mar 15 at 17:21
MC0REBE^How? :D
Posted by MC0REBE on 04 Mar 15 at 18:29
bean is not projust click on your clock and then select "change time and date settings". this worked with minesweeper; will probably work here too.
Posted by bean is not pro on 05 Mar 15 at 19:01
The AchievemanGreat guide ! Thanks to give us the videos about the difficult parts ^^
Posted by The Achieveman on 05 Mar 15 at 20:14
SashamorningActually, I've been able to back to December, too. That's 4 months in one fell swoop, if people have had it installed. I haven't tried November yet, that might be pushing it.
Posted by Sashamorning on 06 Mar 15 at 03:04
MC0REBE^I'll be updating this solution with video guides from December, January and February. Let me know if previous months work. Thanks for letting me know mate
Posted by MC0REBE on 06 Mar 15 at 12:46
SwagRaptorJonesI'm just having so much trouble even with the easy challenges. Could we start messaging the Voranc guy to do a video for each challenge. I was good at Minesweeper, but Solitaire is starting to kill me inside.
Posted by SwagRaptorJones on 08 Mar 15 at 17:31
MC0REBE^All it takes is a few tries for the easier ones. I've sent him an odd one about a few Freecell challenges but Solitaire and Spider should be doable.
Posted by MC0REBE on 08 Mar 15 at 20:01
Sgt Malarkey Br9th march not workingg
Posted by Sgt Malarkey Br on 09 Mar 15 at 21:39
MC0REBE^Should be all good to go now mate
Posted by MC0REBE on 09 Mar 15 at 22:09
Sgt Malarkey BrThanks man !!! Still working on freecell of march 10th (médium)
Posted by Sgt Malarkey Br on 10 Mar 15 at 21:04
Sgt Malarkey BrAnynews on Spider for March 15th.
Posted by Sgt Malarkey Br on 15 Mar 15 at 20:00
Sgt Malarkey BrAnd Klondike on the 16th March.
Posted by Sgt Malarkey Br on 16 Mar 15 at 15:51
bean is not prowould be awesome if he could do all the challenges for just ONE month
Posted by bean is not pro on 17 Mar 15 at 01:32
icytower38^couldnt agree more. It would be so nice if someone who's better at solitaire could do all challenges for at least a month. Some of these medium & even easy are still tripping me up.
Posted by icytower38 on 17 Mar 15 at 16:09
icytower38^couldnt agree more. It would be so nice if someone who's better at solitaire could do all challenges for at least a month. Some of these medium & even easy are still tripping me up.
Posted by icytower38 on 19 Mar 15 at 04:23
icytower38^couldnt agree more. It would be so nice if someone who's better at solitaire could do all challenges for at least a month. Some of these medium & even easy are still tripping me up.
Posted by icytower38 on 19 Mar 15 at 18:25
icytower38^couldnt agree more. It would be so nice if someone who's better at solitaire could do all challenges for at least a month. Some of these medium & even easy are still tripping me up.
Posted by icytower38 on 20 Mar 15 at 00:18
icytower38^couldnt agree more. It would be so nice if someone who's better at solitaire could do all challenges for at least a month. Some of these medium & even easy are still tripping me up.
Posted by icytower38 on 20 Mar 15 at 00:29
AciD237I'm working on February and March now, but does anyone know how far you can go in time? Before December??
Posted by AciD237 on 20 Mar 15 at 11:56
icytower38^couldnt agree more. It would be so nice if someone who's better at solitaire could do all challenges for at least a month. Some of these medium & even easy are still tripping me up.
Posted by icytower38 on 20 Mar 15 at 23:53
icytower38^couldnt agree more. It would be so nice if someone who's better at solitaire could do all challenges for at least a month. Some of these medium & even easy are still tripping me up.
Posted by icytower38 on 21 Mar 15 at 21:00
icytower38^couldnt agree more. It would be so nice if someone who's better at solitaire could do all challenges for at least a month. Some of these medium & even easy are still tripping me up.
Posted by icytower38 on 21 Mar 15 at 22:48
SashamorningFebruary 27 Tripeaks is here: http://datab.us/TjfPnpH__Iw#Microsoft Solitaire Collection\Daily Challenges\20150227\TriPeaks

Took me forever to find it. That one was a bear.
Posted by Sashamorning on 22 Mar 15 at 01:34
SashamorningAlso the furthest I could go back as of last night was December. I'd suggest doing that if you can before the end of March.
Posted by Sashamorning on 22 Mar 15 at 10:10
Aardvark VulgarI'm unable to get the title update for this game. I have Windows 8.1 (and have done all of Minesweeper), but it says the windows store is not working and that I should refresh my windows; ie have it restored and only save photos and documents, but lose/re-install things such as games, apps, ect... I have a huge list of games and apps and would rather not lose my Steam library and other downloaded files. Is there anyway around this? I just need the update to start unlocking the achievements.
I don't need the achievements now, but if I do the requirements and later on down the road refresh my windows, or play on another windows pc that has the update, will I get the achievements? I mostly talking about the 12/10/8 months ones and the every day achievements. I want to go back and Gold all of Dec/Jan/Feb but do not want to waste my time if it will not save. Any help/suggestions appreciated. I do not want to lose all my files either warning
Posted by Aardvark Vulgar on 25 Mar 15 at 23:16
SashamorningThe video for the February 18 Spider is no good. He couldn't finish it. However, I did find a good solution here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkqZgh-heHk

That was a REAL pain. Yeesh.
Posted by Sashamorning on 27 Mar 15 at 03:41
SashamorningFebruary 7 - Klondike. There's a trick I learned elsewhere that helped me a lot, and could have helped that solution by about 10 minutes. That 80 move limit for TWO kings is crazy. I'll post it since I think it'll help people out with the move challenges.

At 8:02, the game starts wanting to put the 2-3-4 of hearts to the top. Don't let it. Rewind until just the ace is there (since you have to move it for the K of diamonds). From then on, every time you make a move, rewind back to that ace. The game is trying to use up your moves, but you don't have to let it. Doing this let me finish from that point to the end, one move at a time. I think I hit it on 79, but I can't remember.

The point is to abuse the rewind to keep the automatic cards from using your moves. You can do this anytime you have a moves challenge, especially the Expert ones. toast
Posted by Sashamorning on 27 Mar 15 at 04:18
AciD237Someone has videos for January?
Posted by AciD237 on 01 Apr 15 at 22:52
MC0REBEUpdated with April 2015 solutions
Posted by MC0REBE on 02 Apr 15 at 15:21
MC0REBEA every late update from my part, but May 2015 solutions are now included as well
Posted by MC0REBE on 14 May 15 at 12:27
NomstuffMarch and jan don't exist
Posted by Nomstuff on 27 Jun 15 at 18:39
Invincible666Went to smash some of these out and the Playlists for March, April and May are all dead links. Videos no longer available?
Posted by Invincible666 on 03 Aug 15 at 08:54
Fuzzmeister JThe video creators like to delete everything soon after a month is over. You pretty much have to stay on top of it.
Posted by Fuzzmeister J on 06 Aug 15 at 00:10
Aardvark VulgarHow challenging is it to get gold without the help of the guides? I am able to do all easy, most mediums, and some hards without the help of videos. Will this be enough to get the golds with ease? I'm thinking of going back a few months and trying for some gold medals but don't want to get close and not be able to get it.

The hardest modes for me are multi deck spider and freecell.
Posted by Aardvark Vulgar on 20 Sep 15 at 21:44
HolyHalfDeadIt took me 3 weeks start to finish to get this achievement by going back to February 2015 (December 2014 is as far back as I could go for Bronze medals), so this achievement is going to take a while, one way or another. I managed to solve all challenges without using videos. I don't why but I enjoy Spider the most, I even do all multi-suit challenges for the month first. For the harder Klondike timed challenges, I get a pack of cards and deal them out face up, including the deck.

My advice for Pyramid is to pair up ALL THE CARDS, not just those already dealt. That way you will only ever have a single card left in the deck for the last card on the board. You do this by counting the cards on the board before you make a single move. For each of the 6 different pairs, there are always 8 cards. If there are 4 cards on the board, then there are 4 cards in the deck (they will be easy). If there are 2 cards on the board then you need to pair 4 cards in the the deck, leaving 2 cards in the deck to clear the 2 cards on the board. If there are 6 cards on the board, then you need to pair up two of those, because you only have 2 cards in the deck (they can be harder). Look out for pairs on the board that are on top of each other, as you will need to use another pair to remove them. If you ever see two or more pairs on top of each other, then the board may not be solveable. Once you learn to spot this you can save time and just deal the deck 3 times to get the next board, unless you are trying to get a certain card in which case get as many as you can first.
Posted by HolyHalfDead on 21 Sep 15 at 12:10
Raven 80 NLJust as a reminder. On youtube a user called Voranc had solutions as far as 3 months back. To get it done as quickly as possible Bronze takes 5 days. Silver 10 days and gold 18 days of getting all challenges every day.
Posted by Raven 80 NL on 18 Oct 15 at 15:52
JamPound32Just an fyi I put my clock back to august and the challenges are gone, you get an error. I can do October still, haven't tried September yet. I slacked for a few months so went back to try. Anything from at least august back are now gone.

To clarify, the medals I got count but you are unable to do previous challenges from those months.
Posted by JamPound32 on 06 Nov 15 at 18:32
JamPound32Septembers challenges are gone.
Posted by JamPound32 on 06 Nov 15 at 21:39
ZSquared8080It's unclear to me how far back you can go. JamP0und wasn't able to go back more than 2 months. As of today, I just finished getting Gold in March and wanted to go back to get some more medals. I tried August, September and October 2015 and they didn't load. November seemed to load fine. So maybe 4 months prior to the current month are available?
Posted by ZSquared8080 on 27 Mar 16 at 22:08
JamPound32There's no set time, it's just whenever they decide to get rid of the challenges from whatever server it's on. Before that last post I was able to go back a whole year.
Posted by JamPound32 on 27 Mar 16 at 22:10
Homunculus FuryThis guy on YouTube does every daily challenge https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQ7k7f-qO9lnqpnOseniSsn...
Posted by Homunculus Fury on 31 Mar 16 at 23:51
King GBFI am still able to go back to october 15.
Posted by King GBF on 09 Aug 16 at 11:25
J4CKA1so can you go back anymore or no?
Posted by J4CKA1 on 29 Mar 19 at 17:14
VisibleRaptor5You can if you have the Windows 8.1 app installed on a Windows 10 PC. Disable auto updates of your time on your PC to set back the clock and disable auto updates of your Store apps. Remember to set back your time when you are done.
Posted by VisibleRaptor5 on 02 Jan at 15:34
segagamerThe playlists don't exist anymore :(
Posted by segagamer on 22 Jan at 18:06