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scr3amsquad has won 965 Trophies in 85 games

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02
#1 The Importance of TrueTrophies
Similar to our parent site, TrueAchievements, TrueTrophies holds a very important role in the trophy hunting community. One of the biggest annoyances that I have with PlayStation's trophies are the XP level assigned to each trophy. It makes sense that a bronze would be less than a silver, gold or platinum, of course. I have no issue with that. The issue comes from being awarded a measly 15 XP for a trophy that is incredibly rare due to difficulty. While difficulty isn't something that can be measured on a scale that would make sense for achievement weights, the rarity is something that can be used to an advantage.

That's where the importance of TrueTrophies comes in. The adjusted weights for the trophies help to align players in what their actual stats would look like. In a way, it's good that there are static XP for the trophies to keep the playing field level, however, a high level player could easily cheese out visual novels, rack up on platinums and have a high level. If the level is intended to be an at a glance idea of a player's trophy collection, it is not working the way it should. At least in my mind.

Part of this lays on developers, too. Granted, they are at the mercy of Sony's rules, but assigning something that is outrageously time consuming or difficult to a fucking bronze is insulting to hunters.

Thankfully, TrueTrophies helps to create the balance necessary to feel the reward the achievement deserves. The argument can, and has, been made that achievements on the XBOX suffer the same as trophies do. In a cross platform game, that same bronze may be worth 5 GS, for example.

However, I think the bigger issue lies in that PlayStation utilizes this leveling system. If the leveling system were not even in place and all you had was a trophy count, I believe this would radically change the mindset of the trophy weight. If a bronze pops, okay, yeah, it's a bronze. That sucks, it should be silver or gold or whatever, but now you have the added knowledge of knowing that it's 15 XP, when all that time could have been used toward getting more trophies that would help to add to your level.

Anyway, this is something I've just been bouncing around in my head for a while. I've found it hard to fully articulate this in a manner that makes some sort of sense. I likely place too much emphasis in my head on the level on PSN, but it's pretty much front and center when you look at a card on the PlayStation HUD. It's something I feel can be improved upon greatly, but for now, TrueTrophies satisfies me enough.
Posted by scr3amsquad on 02 May 18 at 12:21 | There are 5 comments on this blog post - Please log in to comment on this blog.

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                Status change by Slayer1189 at 08:38 on 22 Oct 2018Slayer1189 status: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VR7Hl6SuXE
Comment by Slayer1189 at 08:40 on 22 Oct 2018

This is a brilliant video detailing the downfall of Telltale. Goes into the IP & Formula issues which are the reasons I expected but also has more researched details.

Comment by Slayer1189 at 08:42 on 22 Oct 2018

Also good for pointing out issues in the videogame industry that TT fell into as well as areas where TT made its own mess!

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DJbruce92Race The SunLindbergh trophyDJbruce92 won the BronzeLindbergh trophy in Race The Sun for 24 points
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Comment by StuTheChief at 19:57 on 21 Oct 2018

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Comment by The_Monk_BAD_iT at 23:09 on 20 Oct 2018

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Comment by The_Monk_BAD_iT at 23:09 on 20 Oct 2018

Nice dive

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Thanks, Monk!

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Comment by Funderballs_007 at 21:10 on 20 Oct 2018

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Comment by A_Tennis_Giraffe at 21:32 on 20 Oct 2018

Nice job!

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Flakk won 14 Trophies in FullBlast for 1231 points
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                Status change by Koding at 11:58 on 19 Oct 2018Koding status: A man who never eats pork buns is never a whole man!
KodingSleeping DogsKoding completed the game Sleeping Dogs and is the 2,606th gamer on the site to complete it
KodingSleeping DogsHong Kong Legend trophyKoding won the PlatinumHong Kong Legend trophy in Sleeping Dogs for 299 points
KodingSleeping Dogs5th Birthday ChallengeKoding won the GoldPure Gold trophy in Sleeping Dogs for 149 points in 5th Birthday Challenge (letter P)
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                Status change by Slayer1189 at 21:35 on 18 Oct 2018Slayer1189 status: Soul Calibur 6 may very well be the first entry worth picking up since SC2. Libra of Souls certainly seems interesting. I definitely won't bother
Comment by Slayer1189 at 21:36 on 18 Oct 2018

getting it early though. Probably pick it up way down the line. If Libra of Souls is better than Weapon Master that would be awesome, but I won't get my hopes up laugh

Comment by StuTheChief at 00:00 on 19 Oct 2018

I played the story mode a bit tonight, lots and lots of dialogue. I'll leave my review score before the weekend is out

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