This is a comprehensive System Shock guide detailing a way of getting for all achievements in the game. If you have never played this game or are just hunting for achievements, this guide will show you how to get them all.
Work in progress: work on this guide is still ongoing. Maybe now it looks like just a list of achievements, but it will not be so for long. Very soon, I will update each achievement with a detailed description and a screenshot or video explaining how to unlock it.
Once a prime corporate research facility, Citadel now teems with mindless cyborgs, robots and terribly mutated beings, all programmed to serve SHODAN, a ruthless A.I. There’s scarcely time to unlock all achievements before it unleashes the first terror…Explore the Citadel Station.
System Shock is a trendsetter in the immersive sim genre. The Citadel station is just huge in its size and you are free to go wherever you want if you can find the right path. Behind every turn you can be pressed by an opponent, a trap, a riddle, a secret door, or something interesting. If you explore this lifeless station, your search and curiosity will be rewarded not only with useful items, but also with achievements..Move slowly. Use your advantages.
The station is full of enemies, and your protagonist is far from the most invincible hero. If you try to run through the levels of the station quickly, you will be instantly punished. Deal with opponents carefully, use everything in your arsenal or enviroment around you, think carefully about the next step and be smart with your inventory management to survive the next fight.Think outside the box
Modern games have taught us to think that any problem can be solved simply by shooting it with some big gun. But here you have variability and several ways to achieve the desired task. Be smart and logical, come up with unusual solutions to your problems and some achievements will not keep you waiting.Destroy cameras, search for collectibles
There aren’t many collectible achievements in the game, but the ones that do exist will haunt you for most of the game. Look for audio logs, destroy cameras through which Shodan is watching you and collect some other items, because this will not only help you in your gameplay and reveal the game’s story, but also you will also unlock some achievements for this.Spoiler Alert
A large number of achievements in this game are related to progress in the story. The further you progress through the story, the more achievements you will unlock.
Since I will need to tell you exactly how to get certain achievements, then be prepared for spoilers. Go through the game on your own if you don’t want to spoil your gaming experience, reveal the plot and come back when you need help or you`re okay with spoilers.
- Difficulty level of achievements: Medium.
- Total achievements: 46 (100%).
- Offline achievements: 46 (100%).
- Online Achievements: 0.
- Estimated time to complete all achievements: 30-40 hours.
- Minimum number of passes for 100%: 1-2.
- Glitchy achievements: No.
- Missable Achievements: Yes.
- Achievements with difficulty levels: Yes.
- Required DLCs for 100% achievements: None.
Story & Walkthrough
Before starting the game, you have the option to adjust the difficulty of the game. The difficulty setting consists of 4 separate components that operate independently of each other: combat, mission, cyber, puzzle. Each of these components can be set to easy (1), normal (2), and hard (3).
To get Look at you, Hacker achievement, you just need to complete the game from start to finish. And for the Don’t Forget To Salt The Fries, you will need to set all 4 components of difficulty to the maximum and also complete the game.
Playing on the highest difficulties level means for you:
- Enemies can be found everywhere, they are more alert and make lots of damage
- You have to beat the game under 10 hours or you will permanently die with losing all your progress
- Dying in Cyber mode killing you in real life
- Much more complex and hard puzzles to solve
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