Etrix Appeal (Complete)

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Etrix Appeal (Complete)

Post by Etrix » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:48 am

Hi 100-Pals-Team and other hunters reading this,

I want to try and appeal for the many achievements that I cheated in.
To be honest I already tried once to get appealed in the past which was on the astats forum, which I can't access anymore, otherwise I would have gladly linked to the threat.
I cancled the appeal last time because I was told that I had missed some achievements in my list, if I remember correctly.
Back then however I did not want to spend a lot of time searching for the missing achievements to relock, because I wanted to focus on school - that's why I told them to forget about my appeal & keep my account disabled.
Now that I'm done with school I want to take the time to come clean again.

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Games:
•TF2: Used an achievement server back in the day, mainly to get some of the achievement items - Relocked all achievements but a few are unlocked after playing a bit afterwards, I hope that that is ok, otherwise I’ll relock those again as well.

•BO2 - MP: Big Leagues: Spawned it in after league play was broken, I think - Relocked it.

•Gelu: Not sure if I cheated in those levels. – Relocked them all.

•Grim Legends The Forsaken Bride: Finisher, I think because I skipped a puzzle very early in the game and did not want to replay it all… - It's relocked now.

•Metro: Last Light: Survivalist: When revisiting the game in 2017 I completed most of the achievements that I missed in the levels, by quickly loading a level completing the achievement that I was missing in it and changing to the next one, but couldn't be asked to replay the game on Ranger Hardcore I think - It's relocked now.

•Road Madness: Couldn't be asked to play the game beyond a few minutes – Set the game to 0% again.

•Viscera Cleanup Detail: Shadow Warrior: Mr. Two Million Dollars: After searching for a long time I just couldn't find the I guess last bundle of money for it to work and couldn’t be asked to replay the whole level for it... - Relocked

•Food From The Sky: Got to level 9 but playing the game for just ~30 min made me feel really uncomfortable and I just wanted to be done with the game, so I cheated in the level 10 one... - No longer 100%

•The Adventures of Mr. Bobley: Played it for a bit got bored and just wanted to be done witht the game. – All of them are locked again.

•Alliance of Valiant Arms: I think I just played it for a TF2 item as well and cheated all of them in - All are gone now.

•Time Clickers: Cheated a bunch to speed the game up until I got softlocked - Now I got nothing.

•Skyrim (Normal Edition): I used console commands to unlock the last few achievements quicker, I read that this is generally allowed but just wanted to make sure - if necessary I relock them. The achievements in question being "One with the Shadows", "Soul Tear", "Master Criminal","Lost to the Ages","Dragon Rider", "Legend" & "Master Architect" I think.

•Poker Night at the Inventory: All of the special item ones, since I wanted them unlocked in TF2 - They are locked again.

•Barrier X: I used Cheat Engine to make the game slower and therefore easier. But I don't remember which ones I got legit and which ones by cheating - All of them are relocked.

•Spec Ops: The Line: MFWIC, I think I was unable to beat the last mission on FUBAR but wanted to get the game of my disk. - Relocked.

I went through the entire list of games that are in the started, in progress & complete category on completionist.me and tried to remember if I cheated in it or not by looking at the pictures of the games which leads me to believe that I must have gotten all of them.
However in the following days I will search my libary even further to make sure that I haven't missed any.

Thanks for allowing people like me to try and get a second chance and for taking time out of your day to check whether or not I qualify already.
Oh and ofc I'll stop cheating in achievements in the future.

With kind regards,
Etrix or Alex

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Re: My Appeal

Post by Etrix » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:48 am

Thinking about it I'm not quite sure if I really only cheated in the one achivement in Metro: Last Light, therefore I'm relocking all of the achievements which I'm uncertain of that I unlocked in 2017 when revisiting the game.
Them being:
•Walking Bank
•Forgotten
•Businessman
•Musician
•Published
•Shadow Ranger

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Re: My Appeal

Post by Allalinor » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:48 am

Hey Alex,
Please check your steam profile link since it seems like there was an error with the one you linked.
Also make sure that you start all those games once to make sure the locked achievements stay locked.
Hope you have a nice week.

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Re: My Appeal

Post by Etrix » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:48 am

Allalinor wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:53 pm
Hey Alex,
Please check your steam profile link since it seems like there was an error with the one you linked.
Thanks for letting me know @Allalinor.
I fixed the link on my profile and I'll leave the correct link here as well: https://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198064914811/

I'll start the downloads now and will post again once all of the games have been started once.

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Re: My Appeal

Post by Etrix » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:48 am

I won't be able to redownload A.V.A. (Alliance of Valiant Arms) on steam since they removed the option to download it on steam.
I could get it from: http://ava.enmasse.com/ but I don't think that that is needed, since the new version got no steam integration - right?

Also I fear that I could have cheated in the trophy achievements in Poker Night 2 for the same reason as in Poker Night at the Inventory - will lock them as well & see if they stay locked.

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Re: My Appeal

Post by Xeinok » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:48 am

Anything else other than Poker Night 2? Did that get locked and tested okay?
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Re: My Appeal

Post by Allalinor » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:48 am

A.V.A is fine.
Since it isn't even possible to download and start it anymore there is also no risk of the achievements unlocking again.

Just let us now when you think you have everything relocked and tested.

Hope you have a nice day

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Re: My Appeal

Post by Etrix » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:48 am

I went through the list of games that I know I cheated in and launched all of them.
For all the games except two the achievements kept being locked after launching the game.
The two exceptions being:
"Barrier X" & and "Spec Ops: The Line"
I already relocked those achievements again and will search for the save location in order to keep them from unlocking in the future.

Poker Night 2 has also been successfully relocked & tested.

As for potential other games I cheated in:
I will use the weekend to look through my library once more and try to remember if I used to cheat in those games or not.
By next week I should be certain that there are no more games I cheated in that haven't been listed in this post, had their achievements relocked and were tested.

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Re: My Appeal

Post by Etrix » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:48 am

Update:
I managed to find and delete the save files for both games and override the cloud save with a clean one.
The achievements stayed locked for both games after launching them again.
So Spec Ops: The Line & Barrier-X are now fixed.

After starting to search more thoroughly I suspect that I also cheated in the following games:
Super Hexagon: Probably used a speed hack in order to make it easier like in Barrier-X - Relocked & Tested
Rogue Legacy - Invulnerability and the like to make progression easier. - Relocked & Tested

After finding those 2 games after a short search I will make sure to take a closer look at all my games again, especially for rogue-likes like Rogue Legacy.

PS:
In the original post from today I also failed to mention that I didn't download & test "The Adventures of Mr. Bobley" since my anti-virus blocked the .exe-File because it suspects it to contain a virus.
How am I supposed to proceed in this case? Should I disable my anti-virus and run the game to make sure that the achievements stay locked or is it ok if I just forget about that game all together and just never run it again?

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Re: My Appeal

Post by Allalinor » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:48 am

Take your time, best to be as thorough as possible.
In the mean time I will check out "The Adventures of Mr. Bobley" and let you know.
Enjoy your weekend ^^

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