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Among Windows 8's many goals is a stronger emphasis on gaming. One way of doing this, is adding achievements to Solitaire, Minesweeper, and Majong.
Xbox360Achievements.org has all all three titles listed with their achievements. Solitaire and Minesweeper each have four achievements for 50 points, and Majong has three for 25.
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I wish I could come achievements.
I always find it amazing that almost no one I know knows how to play Minesweeper & win. It's really not that hard at all.
Ehhh, I'm not interested
NO. NO NO NO.
Minesweeper and Solitaire are boredom distractions, and they need to stay that way. I don't want some stupid achievements overbearing the games, it's supposed to be a simple open up, close out of kind of thing.
Achievement Unlocked:Started Windows for 100G...
Achievement Unlocked:Use Google Search for 50G...
Achievement Unlocked:Use Facebook for 50G...
Achievement Unlocked:Visit Gameinformer.com for 1000G...
Achievement Unlocked:Play Minecraft for 500G...
Achievement Unlocked:Play Minesweeper for some reason,for 0G...
Achievement Unlocked:Windows Shut Down for 100G.
Apparently Microsoft decided to put on it's big boy pants and put in an overhaul on it's games for windows program.
Hmmmmmm... this is kind of puzzle
Why would Minesweeper, Solitaire, & Mahjong need Achievements...? Can we win lousy t-shirts from them? ;P
As if these games actually need them... ;-)
oh yeah easy GS!
This a pretty funny, self-referential joke on Microsoft's part, right guys? Just good-natured self-parody, right? It's not real...right?
Microsoft's "focus on gaming" is NOT making actual, innovative games, but instead to turn their operating system into a series of "meta-games." Hey, you used the Calculator app - here's 15 points!
"OH BOY! I got so many points."
"What do you do with them?"
"How did you get them?"
"They might as well not exist, couldn't they?"
Next we'll have Windows 8 desktop themes going for arbitrary amounts of Microsoft Points, but just enough so you can always have 20-40 left over. To make sure you're always coming back to check on Microsoft's newest and hottest offers!
What a joke. I'm so glad I dumped my Xbox years ago, and I will never upgrade to Windows 8.
adam cannot be happy about this.
I used to like minesweeper when it had the little smiley face