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Least Earned Impossible Badges - New Stats! page 8

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The Imps sorted by number earned from March 23 to June 30, 2011.
Ultimate Assassin 3 was Badged with an Imp today; no Badges awarded yet.
The Fantasy Online Hard gained 1645 for 5224 total awarded; graduated from the list.
The Hards for Sierra 7 and Knightfall 2 may enter the next list.
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.

48 = 2852->2900 - MAD: Mutually Assured Destruction
52 = 4340->4392 - MechanicalCommando
58 = 4114->4172 - Cell Warfare
60 = 2800->2860 - Bible Fight [2nd Hard]
60 = 3180->3240 - colourPod 2: dimensionPod
62 = 3317->3379 - Frantic
74 = 3762->3836 - Fold
83 = 2513->2596 - Max Mesiria Chp2 RPG
83 = 2712->2795 - Tarnation [Imp]
84 = 2442->2526 - Zening [Hard]
84 = 2604->2688 - Tarnation [Hard]
88 = 4186->4274 - Super Stacker 2
89 = 4024->4113 - Zunderfury
99 = 3919->4018 - Orbular
109 = 7582->7691 - Line Game
110 = 4819->4929 - Pyro
126 = 3937->4063 - Balloon Invasion
131 = 4546->4677 - Hexiom
132 = 6793->6925 - Gravitee
162 = 4284->4446 - Bubble Tanks Tower Defense
163 = 5032->5195 - Meat Boy (map pack)
167 = 3689->3856 - The Space Game: Missions
170 = 8271->8441 - Super Crazy Guitar Maniac Deluxe 3
177 = 4403->4580 - Tower of Greed
179 = 11597->11776 - Monsters' Den
185 = 6040->6225 - Dino Run
193 = 5583->5776 - Vector Runner
212 = 13064->13276 - Desktop Tower Defense 1.5
227 = 6497->6724 - Moneyseize
239 = 2473->2712 - Sacred Seasons 2 MMORPG [Hard]
242 = 3043->3285 - Z-Rox [Hard]
248 = 8478->8726 - 99 Bricks
251 = 4980->5231 - Elona Shooter
268 = 5677->5945 - Warlords: Heroes
272 = 14172->14444 - Super Crazy Guitar Maniac Deluxe 2
280 = 950->1230 - DJManiax [Almost new]
282 = 6071->6353 - Epic Battle Fantasy 2
312 = 3213->3525 - MARDEK RPG: Chapter 3
340 = 18084->18424 - The Necronomicon
388 = 16591->16979 - Dolphin Olympics 2
507 = 14499->15006 - Amorphous+
663 = 23461->24124 - Meat Boy
756 = 12024->12780 - Sonny 2
1557 = 13221->14778 - Streamline
2372 = 33580->35952 - Pandemic 2
3374 = 0->3374 - Run 2 [New]

The April 3 to June 9, 2010 list starts 105 MAD, 108 MechanicalCommando, 114 colourPod2, 119 Fold, 127 Frantic. For these 5 games, 573 were awarded in 67 days (8.5/day) last year compared to 296 in this 99 day period (3/day). This could be from less interest in getting Imps, but is likely because these frame-based games' difficulty depends on computer speed (more difficult on faster computers.)
 
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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.