A Landmark Achievement

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A Landmark Achievement

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Happy April Fools' Day! Much thanks to LordHoto for the mock achievement dialog code and for the Hand of Fate and Zak McKracken quotes. Thanks to ST, DrMcCoy, and Strangerke for all their input.



Due to high demand, ScummVM is extremely proud and thrilled to announce the introduction of achievements to various games. Games really have no replay value without achievements, so we hope that our loyal users will enjoy finally being able to play them again the way they've always meant to be played. They're finally ready for the 21st century!

The ScummVM team managed to put together a huge list of achievements that we wanted to see in various games, including some not-yet-supported ones. From there, we just plugged in our simple dialog and achievement tracking code, and were able to add it to all engines easily. Soon integration with the forums will be complete and you will be able to share all your achievements there.

LordHoto was really excited to work on this feature saying, "This is the coolest feature I've added to The Legend of Kyrandia." "First Steam's achievements came to Linux and now this? Linux gamers should be thrilled for all the achievements they can now earn!" added DrMcCoy.

We've gathered up some screenshots of some of our favorite ones:
Full Throttle Screenshot
The Legend of Kyrandia: The Hand of Fate Screenshot
The Curse of Monkey Island Screenshot
Geisha Screenshot
Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers Screenshot 1
Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers Screenshot 2
Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers Screenshot 3
Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders Screenshot
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Post by Collector »

So I take it that this is for tomorrow.

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I love the Zak McKracken one.

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Post by CaptainJei »

My favorite was the Geisha achievement.

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Post by GeorgeQGreg »

PROPOSAL: If ScummVM ever adds support for Softporn, we put that achievement there instead.

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Post by Morden »

Being a complete achievement whore myself, I'm glad you put no less than three achievements into a single Gabriel Knight scene.

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Post by rmartins »

Hmpf, when I saw the title I was really expecting the announcement of support for L. S. Larry 4. :(

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A certain "warez" site already released it, many years ago.

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Morden wrote:Being a complete achievement whore myself, I'm glad you put no less than three achievements into a single Gabriel Knight scene.
I actually wrote a joke for every line that Grace had in the intro.

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Post by Morten79 »

WEB: Retract New Developer. :roll:
I simply couldn't believe it. Hands up for a very good April Fools' joke lol.

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