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River City Ransom (NES)

Developer:Technos
Publisher:Technos (N. America, Japan), Infogrames (Europe)
Genre:RPG Beat
First released:April 1989

Achievements

There are 41 achievements worth 400 (1080) points.
 
Beating a dead Moose
 
won by 176 (111) of 473 (37.21%)
(7)
Defeat Moose.
Runaway Duo
 
won by 108 (81) of 473 (22.83%)
(21)
Defeat Bonnie and Clyde
Was that a mid-boss?
 
won by 100 (75) of 473 (21.14%)
(11)
Defeat Rocko.
Whip vs Blade
 
won by 84 (63) of 473 (17.76%)
(26)
Defeat Blade.
The Party Zombie
 
won by 87 (66) of 473 (18.39%)
(25)
Defeat Turk.
Groovy, baby~!
 
won by 88 (73) of 473 (18.60%)
(25)
Defeat Mojo.
Zombie God
 
won by 76 (60) of 473 (16.07%)
(28)
Defeat Thor.
The Runaway Duo... again?
 
won by 82 (64) of 473 (17.34%)
(40)
Defeat Bonnie and Clyde.. Again.
Gate Keeper
 
won by 80 (63) of 473 (16.91%)
(27)
Defeat Ivan and enter River City High School.
Cleanup Time
 
won by 75 (59) of 473 (15.86%)
(28)
Defeat Otis.
Twin Dragons
 
won by 76 (60) of 473 (16.07%)
(42)
Defeat the Randy and Andy.
Shopping Emergency!
 
won by 57 (47) of 473 (12.05%)
(17)
'Rescue' Cyndi.
Honor Student
 
won by 81 (63) of 473 (17.12%)
(54)
Defeat Simon and win the game.
Rock Hard
 
won by 114 (84) of 473 (24.10%)
(6)
Learn the 'Stone Hands' Technique.
Sweet Chin Music
 
won by 121 (91) of 473 (25.58%)
(6)
Learn the 'Dragon Feet' Technique.
The Boy Wonder!
 
won by 91 (75) of 473 (19.24%)
(7)
Learn the 'Acro Circus' Technique.
Olympic Training
 
won by 64 (53) of 473 (13.53%)
(9)
Learn the 'Javelin Man' Technique.
Dirty Fighting
 
won by 70 (57) of 473 (14.80%)
(9)
Learn the 'Fatal Steps' Technique.
Hardcore Champion
 
won by 71 (56) of 473 (15.01%)
(9)
Learn the 'Grand Slam' Technique.
Maybe just a smile?
 
won by 361 (204) of 473 (76.32%)
(10)
Acquire $25
Sushi Tonight!
 
won by 150 (85) of 473 (31.71%)
(17)
Acquire $60
Sushi Every Night!!
 
won by 137 (79) of 473 (28.96%)
(36)
Acquire $90
Banged Up
 
won by 56 (46) of 473 (11.84%)
(10)
Hit a single enemy 50 times in a row.
Bar Fight
 
won by 52 (44) of 473 (10.99%)
(11)
Hit a single enemy 100 times in a row.
Grudge Match
 
won by 53 (45) of 473 (11.21%)
(11)
Hit a single enemy 150 times in a row.
Mercy Rule?
 
won by 51 (44) of 473 (10.78%)
(11)
Hit a single enemy 200 times in a row.
Do you even lift brah?
 
won by 72 (61) of 473 (15.22%)
(44)
Max out Strength.
Come at me Bro
 
won by 77 (65) of 473 (16.28%)
(42)
Max out Defense.
Air Bender
 
won by 76 (64) of 473 (16.07%)
(42)
Max out Agility.
Fisting Master
 
won by 68 (57) of 473 (14.38%)
(46)
Max out Punch.
Trial of the Dragon
 
won by 74 (62) of 473 (15.64%)
(43)
Max out Kick.
Blunt Force Drama
 
won by 68 (57) of 473 (14.38%)
(46)
Max out Weapon.
Up Up and Away
 
won by 70 (59) of 473 (14.80%)
(45)
Max out Throwing.
John Cena Mode
 
won by 100 (78) of 473 (21.14%)
(34)
Max out Will Power.
Vigorous!
 
won by 90 (73) of 473 (19.03%)
(37)
Max out Max Power.
Fully Stocked
 
won by 57 (48) of 473 (12.05%)
(71)
Gather 5 Karma Jolts in the last 5 inventory slots.
Get Back Up!!!
 
won by 427 (214) of 473 (90.27%)
(5)
We all get our asses kicked sometimes..
Jujutsu Master
 
won by 48 (39) of 473 (10.15%)
(83)
Perform the ultimate secret technique!
Everything is Bigger..
 
won by 63 (52) of 473 (13.32%)
(9)
Acquire a pair of Texas Boots.
Welcome to the Velvet Room
 
won by 82 (69) of 473 (17.34%)
(13)
Find Merlin's Mystery Shop.
Dat Ass
 
won by 89 (69) of 473 (18.82%)
(17)
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Recent comment(s):
05 May 02:19
Arek1985
I don't think the secret technique activates if it's the rolling kick pictured
05 Jun 15:33
Rimitto
Just a heads up, for all the boss achievements, you will have to let their coin actually spawn. Don't be impatient.
05 Jun 17:57
Rimitto
also it does arek, you have to "master" it.
22 Jul 03:16
Jornalero
Dat Ass
28 Jul 14:47
SuperScopeSix
Anyone else have a problem getting "Shopping Emergency!" to trigger? Does it have to be on the hardest setting?
06 Oct 17:27
Schlimtor
After you beat the Dragon Twins, enter one of the classrooms on the left before heading up to the roof to fight Simon. She's being held captive in one of those rooms.
06 Oct 21:56
SuperScopeSix
Oh, thanks! I always thought she was the girl on the roof!
10 Oct 08:12
Mutawarrior
I linked both the Street Gangs and the Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari roms to this profile/entry.
23 Sep 07:16
JaredRyan
Why no achievement for advanced difficulty?
20 Nov 05:21
soulrider25
I normally don't like beat 'em ups but this game is so wacky and fun!
03 Dec 19:53
Rimitto
because advanced difficulty only changes the groups you fight and can be modified at any point in time in the game. There would be no logical, feasible, or reasonable reason to make or attempt to make such an achievement.
01 Jul 03:06
meleu
I would like to suggest a cheevo: type a password correctly. :-)
23 Aug 15:34
JagOfTroy
Having issues with Rocko's achievement currently. I wait for the dialogue and the coin to spawn but hasn't been working.
25 Aug 17:05
JagOfTroy
I noticed I had problems getting the boss achievements to pop if I was on Advanced. I switched to Novice and boom, it worked.
01 Sep 10:27
twin0mega
Boss achievements aren't working for me. Just finished the game on novice. Only got a couple boss achievements. Seems somethings wrong with it. And yes, I waited for he coin to drop and I collected it.
01 Sep 14:44
JagOfTroy
I just did this recently. They were working fine once I changed the difficulty. Not sure besides that how to get it working properly but it does. I think it has something to do with the spec. amount you get when you pick up the coin from the boss.
05 Sep 00:25
twin0mega
(part1) Here's how I got it working. Started out in Advanced, switched to Novice in-game (not sure this part matters). But here's where I got it working. I waited till the bosses finished their speech entirely before attacking.
05 Sep 00:26
twin0mega
(part2) After I killed them, I let the coin sit and bounce for a bit...then the achievement popped up. Then I collected the coin. Seems to work on all bosses.
05 Sep 02:37
JagOfTroy
Yea, that's pretty much what I did too.
25 Sep 03:28
blooddogg757
Does anyone have a copy of his ROM? No luck on emuparadise

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Rimitto
800
2
ImpliedKappa
800
3
SirPunchington
800
4
shindt
800
5
Schlimtor
800
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infpgamer
800
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Zeta
800
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Spekfresser
800
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Vintagegames
800
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Groomperoo
800

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