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Least Earned Impossible Badges - New Stats! page 8

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The Least Earned Badges in order are DJManiax Imp, Sierra 7 Hard, Zening Hard, MaxMesiria2 Imp, Tarnation Hard, SS2 MMORPG Hard, Knightfall2, Tarnation Imp, Bible Fight Hard, MAD Imp.

Amusing. I own both the DJManiax and Sierra 7 badges, as well as MAD.

Oh well. :P

 
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Some Hard or Impossible Badges (Meat Boy & Pandemic) aren’t “too easy” they just are badges that are for long lengths of time. For Pandemics case I got it simply because there is a strategy for it.

 
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I didn’t really think Sierra 7 was that hard. Or Z-Rox.

 
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Thanks for the update, Sol; interesting data as always.

I’ll take this moment to shamelessly promote the badge spreadsheet, which I also update periodically:
https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AlTsA9IK477KdEt5aFRLdFRSMlNxdlNlWEZNaEFRN3c&hl=en

The music games seem disproportionately represented at the bottom of the list — in addition to the DJManiax imp being at the bottom, the Punk-o-matic 2 medium is by far the least earned medium, and the Santa Rockstar hard is also very low.

 
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I wish I was crazy and had the patience to earn every badge. I’ve attempted it like 5 times and I always stop at around level 30. :/

 
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Originally posted by plujan:

Thanks for the update, Sol; interesting data as always.

I’ll take this moment to shamelessly promote the badge spreadsheet, which I also update periodically:
https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AlTsA9IK477KdEt5aFRLdFRSMlNxdlNlWEZNaEFRN3c&hl=en

The music games seem disproportionately represented at the bottom of the list — in addition to the DJManiax imp being at the bottom, the Punk-o-matic 2 medium is by far the least earned medium, and the Santa Rockstar hard is also very low.

Wow, awesome spreadsheet. How did you get the data anyways? From the badge browser?

 
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Where is the Moneyseize badge!? That one should be on top! (i have it:P )
Edit: oh sry i looked at the 1st page

 
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Originally posted by Vizuna:
Originally posted by plujan:

Thanks for the update, Sol; interesting data as always.

I’ll take this moment to shamelessly promote the badge spreadsheet, which I also update periodically:
https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AlTsA9IK477KdEt5aFRLdFRSMlNxdlNlWEZNaEFRN3c&hl=en

The music games seem disproportionately represented at the bottom of the list — in addition to the DJManiax imp being at the bottom, the Punk-o-matic 2 medium is by far the least earned medium, and the Santa Rockstar hard is also very low.

Wow, awesome spreadsheet. How did you get the data anyways? From the badge browser?

Nope, it’s just from the badge JSON file (http://www.kongregate.com/badges.json). If anyone would like the (crude) script I use to turn it into a .csv file, just let me know.

 
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Whoa that’s a lot of badges!

 
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Originally posted by plujan:

The music games seem disproportionately represented at the bottom of the list — in addition to the DJManiax imp being at the bottom, the Punk-o-matic 2 medium is by far the least earned medium, and the Santa Rockstar hard is also very low.

I think this is more likely due to DJManiax being a horrible game with crap music, Punk-o-matic being glitchy, and Santa Rockstar having huge memory leaks than anything else. Other games like Music Catch 2 are quite well represented.

 
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Impossible badge is impossible.

 
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In case anyone is wondering about the large number of Streamline impossibles this time round, about 1100 of them were awarded while the hard was Badge of the Day.

 
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I think this is more likely due to DJManiax being a horrible game with crap music

This.

 
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Originally posted by burrito:

I think this is more likely due to DJManiax being a horrible game with crap music

This.

Except it objectively isn’t.

 
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Originally posted by LouWeed:

I didn’t really think Sierra 7 was that hard. Or Z-Rox.

The problem with Z-Rox is that mostly everyone uses a walkthrough to get the first 3 badges.

The last badge wouldn’t nearly be as difficult if someone legitimately played through all 100 levels.

 
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Originally posted by randomboy839:
Originally posted by LouWeed:

I didn’t really think Sierra 7 was that hard. Or Z-Rox.

The problem with Z-Rox is that mostly everyone uses a walkthrough to get the first 3 badges.

The last badge wouldn’t nearly be as difficult if someone legitimately played through all 100 levels.

I’ve gotton about halfway through Z-Rox without a walkthrough. If yu don’t use awalkthrough, that game is hell to play through.

 
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I’d just like to say that the impossible badge for Ultimate Assassin 3 is poorly chosen. I’m guessing by the ratio of hard badges to impossible badges earned for that game, that the impossible badge really just shows how many hackers are on this site. The awarded badge ratio is near 2:1. I’d expect with the difficulty of getting 450 achievements in that game versus the difficulty of completing the hard mission pack that I’d expect 20:1 or maybe 50:1.

 
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Originally posted by wattro:

I’d just like to say that the impossible badge for Ultimate Assassin 3 is poorly chosen. I’m guessing by the ratio of hard badges to impossible badges earned for that game, that the impossible badge really just shows how many hackers are on this site. The awarded badge ratio is near 2:1. I’d expect with the difficulty of getting 450 achievements in that game versus the difficulty of completing the hard mission pack that I’d expect 20:1 or maybe 50:1.

Do you even know how hard it is to earn all 450 achivements? It wouldn’t be surprising if it was a 500:1 ratio.

 
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Originally posted by DinDonSon:
Originally posted by wattro:

I’d just like to say that the impossible badge for Ultimate Assassin 3 is poorly chosen. I’m guessing by the ratio of hard badges to impossible badges earned for that game, that the impossible badge really just shows how many hackers are on this site. The awarded badge ratio is near 2:1. I’d expect with the difficulty of getting 450 achievements in that game versus the difficulty of completing the hard mission pack that I’d expect 20:1 or maybe 50:1.

Do you even know how hard it is to earn all 450 achivements? It wouldn’t be surprising if it was a 500:1 ratio.

Nope, I don’t :) I finished Hard pack with 195 achievements total. Only a masochist would go for all 450. Some of the later levels I expect would be an exercise in futility with all the luck that would have to be involved to get 5/5 achievements on them.

 
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Ultimate Assassin 3 wasn’t that horribly difficult. It’s extremely repetitive, and the worst levels require much more luck than skill, but it’s not impossible at all. I played it in multiple 20 minute sessions, and could usually get 2 or 3 fully completed levels per session on hard and pro.

For least earned badges, I’m not sure why Sierra 7 is on there. I had to go load the game just to remember what it was, meaning it wasn’t hard enough to even make an impression on me.

Originally posted by Godoful:

I wish I was crazy and had the patience to earn every badge. I’ve attempted it like 5 times and I always stop at around level 30. :/

Huh? If you’re trying to get every badge, wouldn’t it be easier if you didn’t keep starting over?

Finally, thanks, sol, for continuing to update this topic. It’s always interesting to me.

 
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I have no motivation if I don’t start over. Since that urge to do it only happens every few months it’s horrible to continue with an abandoned account.

 
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It looks like The End’s hard badge is verging on being one of the least earned badges ever. Less than 100 awarded in the three days it’s been up. That’s got to be some kind of crazy record. Sorry for the bump – but I think this topic is pretty useful and deserves to be bumped every once and a while.

 
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Originally posted by Flooded:

It looks like The End’s hard badge is verging on being one of the least earned badges ever. Less than 100 awarded in the three days it’s been up. That’s got to be some kind of crazy record. Sorry for the bump – but I think this topic is pretty useful and deserves to be bumped every once and a while.

Zenings hard badge has 2583 awarded and it has a 4.0 rating, people dont go for multiplayer game badges that much

 
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The End isn’t a multiplayer game.

 
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Originally posted by Flooded:

The End isn’t a multiplayer game.

Oh my bad, I thought it was cuz I believe I saw something that said multiplayer in that game before