101 Achievements for Playing an RPG


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So, recently-ish we saw this set of RPG Achievements. Here are a couple examples of ones I used from that list (some are slightly modified)

1. "He's dead, Jim" (Be the first to die during a game)

2. "Your mother was a hamster" (Taunt an enemy to get his attention)

3. "It belongs in a museum" (Take an Artifact from a dungeon)

4. "A wizard is never late" (Be the last person to arrive at the game)

5. "Today is not that day" (Get Healed from 0 HP during an encounter)

Here's the list.
So, let's hear your RPG Achievements!


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6. "Did I do that?" (Injure another party member through incompetence, or intent)


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"What are you so mad about? I opened the sealed sarcophagus that none you could!" Said just before the lights went totally out and the vampire arose from the coffin.

Scarab Sages

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Oh, some deep cuts of Nerd lore in that list. I Speak Jive indeed.


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7 "They know not what they do"
Unleash/awaken an ancient evil/big bad without understanding the implications.

8 "Apocalypse Now?!"
Accidentally trigger the end of the world.

9 "Guaranteed Fulfillment"
Cause a prophecy to come true by your actions.

These are all events from my games.


My example is from an actual 2e game I was playing in back in the late 80s.

Scarab Sages

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10. "The Corak Maneuver" (sacrifice yourself to kill the BBEG)

11. "'I Leave You Now, And Dodge Your Sorrow....'" (survive a premature encounter with the BBEG)

12. "Kallak's Treehouse" (be sent on a quest by something that shouldn't normally be be capable of talking)

13. "'Oh Look - MORE Lembas Bread!'" (subsist for at least a month on nothing but trail rations)

14. "'Igor Allergic to Avocado'" (subsist for a week or longer on rations of a distinctly unappetizing variety)

15. "I Fought The Law, The Law Won" (shift your alignment to Lawful)

16. "Nowhere Man" (shift your alignment to Neutral with regard to Law and Chaos)

17. "Any Way The Wind Blows" (shift your alignment to Neutral with regard to Good and Evil)

18. "'Let Me Look On You With My Own Eyes....'" (shift your alignment to Good)

19. "'Why Couldn't She Be The Other Kind of Mermaid?!?'" (back out of a sexual encounter with a monster)

20. "'I. Am. Captain. James. Tiberius. Kirk!'" (boldly go all the way in a sexual encounter with a monster)

21. "'Play The Marseillaise!'" (non-violently resolve and prevail in an encounter with known, hated enemies)

22. "'We'll Always Have Paris'" (lose the campaign, but with the possibility that things can be set right in the future)

23. "'I Think This Is The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship'" (add a new party member after the game has started)

24. "'I Am Shocked - SHOCKED!'" (corrupt an authority figure)

25. "A Hill Of Beans" (permanently divide the party)


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26. "Wait, No, they're....never mind!" (Be the one who charged to attack NPCs who may NOT be foes. Until now.)

27. "The sunburned speed bump." (Survive a set charge against oncoming double mekillot chariot under the Dark Sun.)


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28. "Well, now what?" Kill the BBEG much earlier than adventure intended.
29. "If only there had been another way!" Kill a good-aligned NPC in self-defense after a misunderstanding, loot their body.


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30. "It is a good day to die, and the day is not yet over." (Make it all the way to the end of combat and be at 0 hit points.)


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31. "That's what they all say." (Fail a bluff or diplomacy check to convince the law of your innocence.)

32. "Judge, jury... Executioner." (personally execute a helpless or cowering opponent that you have seen commit a crime.)

33. "Dead men do tell tales." (obtain an important bit of information from a Speak With Corpse spell.)

[edit: major ninja'd! Number fix!]

Scarab Sages

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34. The Corbomite Maneuver (pull off an epic, possibly campaign breaking bluff)

35. Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal! (Be betrayed by the shifty NPC everyone knew was going to betray you)

36. Listen, do you smell that? (Execute a really stupid plan)

Scarab Sages

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37. "'Bishop.'" (Be betrayed by the shifty PC everyone knew was going to betray you)

38. "'I've Got A Jar Of Diii-irt!'" (taunt the BBEG with the campaign maguffin)

39. "Knowing Is Half The Battle!" (learn something especially valuable/important from a divination spell)

40. "'Who Takes Improved Initiative?'" (show up a power-gamer with a character they're convinced is "gimped" because it operates on a level beyond their stultified understanding of the game - better still if you're a new or comparatively-new player)

41. "They Call Me Cuban Pete!" (force your enemies to start dancing, whether through the irresistible dance spell or some other method)

42. "PHENOMENAL COSMIC POWER!" (cast wish)


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43. "BA...BY...RUTH?" (Befriend an already hostile monster, without magic)

44. "Neo maxi zoom dweebie." (Succeed on 100 knowledge checks)

45. "Could you describe the ruckus?" (Be unable to act during 5 surprise rounds in a row)

Scarab Sages

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46. "Itty-Bitty Living Space!" (magically imprison or bind a powerful enemy)

47. "'Did Somebody Roll A 5 Or An 8?'" (free, deliberately or otherwise, someone or something who has been magically imprisoned or bound)

48. "Oogie-Boogie" (turn a crappy roll into a good one by slamming your fist on the table)

49. "'My Bugs! My Bugs! My Bugs....'" (defeat a swarm)

50. "I AM The Pumpkin King!" (return to your original alignment after having significantly shifted)


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48. "Oogie-Boogie" (turn a crappy roll into a good one by slamming your fist on the table)

First things first. Kudos on the Nightmare Before Christmas (just watched that yesterday!)

Second.... This is an actual rule at my table. Players get 1 Oogie-Boogie per session. Except if it's a worse roll, even worse things happen. ^_^


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51. "My clan will hunt the night!" (Defeat enough of a single type of opponent that creatures of that type can start making Knowledge checks about YOU. Can be gained multiple times.)

52. "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." (Heal and/or be healed 1000 hit points through potions, scrolls, or other methods besides direct casting)

53. "Trainwreck Effect" (Fail so spectacularly at something that it becomes a net positive to the party somehow.)

54. "Heaven's Revolving Door" (Be raised/resurrected/reincarnated 10 times)

55. "Knock Knock Knocking on Heaven's Door" (Fall into the negatives 10 times without dying)


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56. "Boom today!" (Trigger detonation from two extradimensional spaces)
57. "I thought you checked on him" (Enemy dies from suffocation in extradimensional space)
58. "100 bullets" (Use up five quivers of arrows/cases of bolts in a single combat)
59. "They're not real, are they?" (Cause summoned creatures to die from a known trap)
60. "Maybe we can still get a reward?" (Kill off someone you needed alive)

Scarab Sages

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61. "One Small Step For A Man...." (travel to another plane)

62. "There's No Place Like Home" (return to the Prime Material Plane from somewhere else)

63. "What Dreams May Come" (travel to an Outer Plane)

64. "We Are Stardust" (travel to an Elemental Plane)

65. "The Light Fantastic" (travel to an Energy Plane)

66. "Carpenter's Walk" (travel to the Ethereal Plane)

67. "'It's Full Of Stars....'" (travel to the Astral Plane)

68. "The Twilight Zone" (travel to the Plane of Shadow)

69. "Fan-Fiction Writers, Start Your Engines!" (travel to an alternate cosmology)

70. "88 MILES PER HOUR!!!" (time-travel a long distance)

71. "It's Just A Jump To The Left...." (time-travel a short distance)

72. "Awake" (travel to the Far Realm)


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73. "Soul Survivor, so-o-oul sur-vi-vor". Survive an otherwise TPK.
74. "Fire! Dah-nah-nuh!" Survive being set on fire or encounter with significant fire using opponent.
75. "you're as cold as ice!" As above but cold.
76. "Why you're Greased Lightning!" As above but Lightning.
77. "Caught between a Rock and a Hard Place" As above but earth type damage.
78. "Too impatient he is" Get the party in a load of trouble through impatience.
79. If we turn, turn, tu-hrn, turn, turn, turn!" Channel against a large number of undead.


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80. How much Xp for the peasant? (annoy the GM by killing comoner NPC for no reason)
81. Overkill (waste a high lvl spell to kill forementioned commoner)
82. FATALITY! (defeat outright kill an enemy with a confirmed critical hit)
A friendly NPC LUMBERJACK, cleaved a pirate with such.
83. Boomtown (lay waste to a town by explosions)
84. As i had foreseen (scry on your enemy and mock him for knowing his plans all along)


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85. "Missed it by THAT much!" Fail an important roll by 1.

86. "Would you believe..." Fail an attempt to bluff an opponent into surrendering.

87. "Sorry about that, Chief." Decrease an authority figure's attitude towards you.

88. "And LOVING it!" Accept a suicide mission.

89. "If only he'd used his powers for niceness." Defeat a main villain.

90. "Second-biggest" Defeat a Colossal creature.

91. "Cone of Silence" Affect an allied spellcaster with silence.

92. "Agent 13" Successfully disguise yourself as an inanimate object.


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93. "First time!!!!!" (finally rolls higher than 12 and hit something after a spectacualrly long run of bad rolls.)
94. "The Greyhawker" (loots bodies even down to removing the teeth out of NPC bodies to sell on the local dental market and bones to sell to Knackery/glue factory)

Scarab Sages

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95. "BOO!" (resolve/overcome/bypass a combat encounter entirely by way of illusions)

96. "We Recycle" (cast animate dead)

97. "Be Our Guest!" (cast animate objects)

98. "When In Doubt, Draw A Door" (cast plane shift)

99. "DAY-O!" (cast magic jar)

100. "Avada Kedavra!" (cast finger of death)

101. "IT'S ALIIIIIIVE!!!" (create a golem)


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102. "I'm fallingggggggggggggg..." Take significant falling damage.
103. "Down but not out." Survive to pursue enemies.


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104. "Shouldn't we stop now?" (Set a numerical goal for something, reach it, and then just keep going)


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105. Castle Anthrax (set up a bio-hazardous brothel within a keep)


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106. “Fetchez la vache” – Successfully throw (or catapult) a large farm animal over a wall.

107. “I’ve got a bad feel about this” – Successful Perception check detecting an ambush.

108. “Is it cold in here, or is it just me?” – Be the only one who failed their saving throw during a cold based, area of effect attack.

109. “Is it hot in here, or is it just me?” – Be the only one who failed their saving throw during a fire based, area of effect attack.

110. “Do you smell ozone?” – Be the only one who failed their saving throw during an electricity based, area of effect attack.

111. “THHWIPP!” – Affect all INTENDED targets with a web spell.


These are so much fun. :) Keep it up! I especially like the "Fetchez la vache"

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Some of these are gonna be reposted from my previous achievements thread post, which was (a few years ago). =p

Athasian
Kill 100 enemies with the Plant type.

Back to the Time War, Rassilon
Kill 100 enemies with the Outsider type.

Bleaching
Kill 100 enemies with the Gnome subtype.

Boatmurdered Memorial Achievement
Kill 100 enemies with the Dwarf subtype.

Butterfingers!
Every attack you made in one session was an automatic miss.

Crippling Overspecialization
Take every weapon-specific feat (Weapon Focus, Weapon Specialization, Greater Weapon Focus, Improved Critical, and Greater Weapon Specialization) and apply it to one weapon.

Dammit, Who Has the Most Hit Points?
Take over 400 damage during a single combat without dropping unconscious.

Elemental Ailment
Kill 100 enemies with the Elemental subtype.

Hide Behind the Mountain of Dead Bards
At least five party members died during the campaign.

Holy Crap Your Not Serious Are You
Take one level in the alchemist, arcanist, barbarian, bard, bloodrager, brawler, cavalier, cleric, druid, fighter, gunslinger, hunter, inquisitor, investigator, magus, monk, oracle, paladin, ranger, rogue, shaman, skald, slayer, sorcerer, summoner, swashbuckler, warpriest, witch, and wizard classes.

I Am Villain! Now I Am Badass
Shift your alignment to Evil.

I Attack the Darkness
Successfully make twenty attacks in total darkness and/or against invisible foes.

I Cast a Spell
Kill one person with a maximized CL 9+ magic missile spell.

I *Crawl* Down the Corridor
Accidentally set off five traps you are aware of.

I Never Asked For This
Fill every available cyberware slot.

It's Plus Nine Against Ogres
Kill 100 enemies with the Monstrous Humanoid type.

Join the Scout Service, They Said
Have your character die due to your party's badly misaimed spells.

Just Take a Level of Fighter Already
Successfully attack five opponents despite having a total attack bonus of -1 or worse.

Kain the Wrecker
Kill 100 enemies with the Construct type.

Kender, Halfling, What's the Difference?
Kill 100 enemies with the Halfling subtype.

Krud Kut
Kill 100 enemies with the Ooze type.

Like Rabbits
Kill 100 enemies with the Human subtype.

Not So Great Fortitude
Fail 100 Fortitude saves.

Not So Pretentious NOW
Kill 100 enemies with the Elf subtype.

OhhHhHHHHHHhhhh, OH! Fumble!!
Fail five saving throws that would only fail if you rolled a 1.

PeTA's $#&+ List
Kill 100 enemies with the Animal type.

Plasticine Will
Fail 100 Will saves.

Ponderous Reflexes
Fail 100 Reflex saves.

Rip and Tear
Deliver 200+ damage with a single melee attack.

Save That Die!
Every attack you made in one session was a critical hit.

Siegmund's Legacy
Kill 100 enemies with the Dragon type.

Sent Back to the Dark One
Kill 100 enemies with the Goblin subtype.

Shoulda Stayed in the Bottle
Kill 100 enemies with the Fey type.

Sneaky Petey
Every attack you made in one session was a sneak attack.

The Exact Opposite of WAAAAAGH
Kill 100 enemies with the Orc subtype.

The Morning Sun, Come to Vanquish the Terrible Darkness
Kill 100 enemies with the Undead type.

Too Stupid to Live
Kill 100 nonswarm enemies with the Vermin type.

Trigger Unhappy
Survive ten firearm explosions.

Unimproved Initiative
Have a positive Initiative modifier only because of traits and/or feats.

Way to @$#%ing Kill Me, Dude
Be directly responsible for killing five fellow party members!

What a Horrible Night to Have a Curse
Suffer from at least four variants of Bestow Curse at the same time.

What the Hell Are YOU?
Kill 100 enemies with the Aberration type.

You Need a 23 on a Twenty-Sided Die
Succeed at five saving throws that would only succeed if you rolled a 20.

You're Gonna Sneak Attack With a Ballista?
Sneak attack one opponent with a siege weapon.

You're Not There, You're Getting Drunk
Successfully kill an enemy while drunk.

Yuna Was Here
Kill 100 enemies with the Magical Beast type.


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Hail to the king Baby. (Defeat 50 undead and seduce a woman)


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158: "Does whatever a spider can." - Climb a wall under the effect of Spider Climb and cast Web, entangling an enemy.


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I lost it at "Boatmurdered Memorial"


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Not sure what number it's up to.

"I'm the real Korben Dallas" - Catch someone trying to impersonate you while they're trying to impersonate you.
"Negative, I am a meat popsicle" - Successfully bluff the authorities.
"Four on the right, two on the left" - Kill at least one enemy during the surprise round.
"BIG BA-DA-BOOM" - Survive a 200 foot fall without using magic.


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"Strange women lying in ponds" - Ascend to the throne of a kingdom.
"And the kitchen sink" - use improvised weapons for 5 consecutive rounds but use each one for only one round apiece.

Please keep that imgur gallery updated and edited, I really want to use these in my home game


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"You do what you want, I'm gonna go slay that dragon." Charge into absolutely overwhelming odds.


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"Introducing the Maquis de Carabas" - form and maintain an outlandish second identity.
"Tools of the enemy" - Disarm or steal an enemy's weapon and use it against them 10 times.
"The runaround" - Defeat an enemy with a melee weapon without them ever starting their turn with you in their threatened area.

Dark Archive

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"It isn't like he needs it anymore..." Loot a fellow player's character's body.

"Seppuku for Dummies" Accidentally kill yourself on your turn

"Extradimensional Bomber" Put a portable hole inside a bag of holding or vice-versa.


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"Put on the glasses!" - Win a fight that lasts longer than 10 rounds.
"Behind a blade of grass" - Use evasion to avoid damage from AoE spells 10 times.
"All out of bubblegum" - Successfully intimidate 10 opponents in combat.
"To the Pope!" - Have a high level cleric in a church bring you back from the dead on five consecutive days.
"Out of order" - Fail 10 use magic device checks on one item without a mishap.
"I think it's broke" - Suffer 5 use magic device mishaps.

Liberty's Edge

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Along For the Ride
Successfully drag 50 enemies.

And You're the Chump
Successfully use dirty tricks against 50 enemies.

Boot to the Head
Successfully overrun 50 enemies.

Faceplant
Get tripped by 10 enemies.

I Am Not Left-Handed
Successfully feint 50 enemies.

Just Hit Him With Your Sword
Successfully grapple 50 enemies.

Like Crappy Potato Chips
Successfully sunder 50 enemies' gear.

Linebacker Shoulders
Bull rush 50 enemies at least 10' (2 squares) each.

Martial Grease Spell
Successfully disarm 50 enemies.

Mine!
Successfully disarm 20 enemies by taking their weapons.

On Yer Backs
Successfully trip 50 enemies.

Shir of the Winds
Successfully steal from 50 enemies during combat.

This! Is! &c.
Successfully reposition 50 enemies.

Wait, What? Whatever
Actually use the Combat Expertise feat as intended.


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"Another Shrubbery!" - Receive second quest from the same npc.


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"I think I jogged him too hard" - One shot the npc you intended to intimidate


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"I am not left handed" - win a losing battle by changing tactics


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'He's only MOSTLY dead' aka 'HUPPERDIIIIINK' - convince npc to resurrect a fallen party member without paying for it


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"Strange women lying in ponds" - Ascend to the throne of a kingdom.

"And the kitchen sink" - use improvised weapons for 5 consecutive rounds but use each one for only one round apiece.

Please keep that imgur gallery updated and edited, I really want to use these in my home game

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If it were mine to update, I would, but sadly, it's not. I just got the idea from that imgur thing. If you want, I can put the ones here all tricked out up on my tumblr though.


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'ROUS's? I dont think they exist.' Survive an attack by giant vermin


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" To the pain" - Capture the enemy using bluff check


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"Over the albino, I think" - retrieve loot that was originally passed over as useless


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"He didnt fall? Inconceivable!" - survive trap during climb checks.


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"Puny God" - defeat an encounter of superior cr using cmb grapple

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