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River City Ransom (NES)

Developer:Technos
Publisher:Technos (N. America, Japan), Infogrames (Europe)
Genre:Beat 'Em Up (Multiplanar, RPG)
First released:April 1989
Title ScreenhotIn-game Screenshot

Achievements

There are 48 achievements worth 550 (4096) points.
Authors: (41), (7).

 
Beating a Dead Moose
 
won by 435 (288) of 1112 (39.12%)
(7)
Defeat Moose.
Runaway Duo
 
won by 263 (198) of 1112 (23.65%)
(19)
Defeat Benny and Clyde
Was That a Midboss?
 
won by 249 (189) of 1112 (22.39%)
(20)
Defeat Rocko.
Whip vs Blade
 
won by 207 (159) of 1112 (18.62%)
(23)
Defeat Blade.
The Party Zombie
 
won by 223 (167) of 1112 (20.05%)
(22)
Defeat Turk.
Groovy, baby~!
 
won by 228 (175) of 1112 (20.50%)
(21)
Defeat Mojo.
Zombie God
 
won by 187 (145) of 1112 (16.82%)
(25)
Defeat Thor.
The Runaway Duo... again?
 
won by 196 (152) of 1112 (17.63%)
(60)
Defeat Bonnie and Clyde.. Again.
Gate Keeper
 
won by 186 (144) of 1112 (16.73%)
(63)
Defeat Ivan and enter River City High School.
Cleanup Time
 
won by 189 (145) of 1112 (17.00%)
(24)
Defeat Otis.
Shopping Emergency!
 
won by 133 (109) of 1112 (11.96%)
(16)
'Rescue' Cyndi.
Messing with Tex
 
won by 34 (29) of 1112 (3.06%)
(284)
Find and defeat Tex
Twin Dragons
 
won by 179 (140) of 1112 (16.10%)
(64)
Defeat the Randy and Andy.
Honor Student
 
won by 190 (147) of 1112 (17.09%)
(62)
Defeat Simon and win the game.
Advanced Honor Student
 
won by 19 (18) of 1112 (1.71%)
(1017)
Complete the game on Advanced difficulty
Rock Hard
 
won by 288 (210) of 1112 (25.90%)
(9)
Learn the 'Stone Hands' Technique.
Sweet Chin Music
 
won by 288 (207) of 1112 (25.90%)
(9)
Purchase and learn the 'Dragon Feet' Technique.
The Boy Wonder!
 
won by 208 (159) of 1112 (18.71%)
(11)
Purchase and learn the 'Acro Circus' Technique.
Olympic Training
 
won by 148 (120) of 1112 (13.31%)
(30)
Purchase and learn the 'Javelin Man' Technique.
Dirty Fighting
 
won by 166 (131) of 1112 (14.93%)
(27)
Purchase and learn the 'Fatal Steps' Technique.
Hardcore Champion
 
won by 164 (129) of 1112 (14.75%)
(27)
Purchase and learn the 'Grand Slam' Technique.
Maybe just a smile?
 
won by 856 (499) of 1112 (76.98%)
Sushi Tonight!
 
won by 268 (175) of 1112 (24.10%)
(9)
Acquire $60
Sushi Every Night!!
 
won by 240 (161) of 1112 (21.58%)
(20)
Acquire $90
Do you even lift brah?
 
won by 162 (137) of 1112 (14.57%)
(28)
Max out Strength.
Come at me Bro
 
won by 168 (140) of 1112 (15.11%)
(27)
Max out Defense.
Air Bender
 
won by 170 (140) of 1112 (15.29%)
(27)
Max out Agility.
Fisting Master
 
won by 154 (129) of 1112 (13.85%)
(29)
Max out Punch.
Trial of the Dragon
 
won by 169 (138) of 1112 (15.20%)
(27)
Max out Kick.
Blunt Force Drama
 
won by 151 (126) of 1112 (13.58%)
(29)
Max out Weapon.
Up Up and Away
 
won by 155 (130) of 1112 (13.94%)
(29)
Max out Throwing.
John Cena Mode
 
won by 219 (171) of 1112 (19.69%)
(22)
Max out Will Power.
Vigorous!
 
won by 197 (157) of 1112 (17.72%)
(24)
Max out Max Power.
Jujutsu Master
 
won by 111 (94) of 1112 (9.98%)
(38)
Perform the ultimate secret technique!
Get Back Up!!!
 
won by 892 (470) of 1112 (80.22%)
(1)
We all get our asses kicked sometimes..
Banged Up
 
won by 145 (118) of 1112 (13.04%)
(12)
Hit a single enemy 20 times in a row.
Garbage Day
 
won by 133 (111) of 1112 (11.96%)
(16)
Defeat 10 enemies with a trash can
Grudge Match
 
won by 186 (145) of 1112 (16.73%)
(25)
Defeat over 100 enemies throughout the game
Mercy Rule?
 
won by 115 (98) of 1112 (10.34%)
(36)
Defeat 5 enemies using other enemies
Fistful of Fingers
 
won by 32 (30) of 1112 (2.88%)
(117)
Defeat 25 enemies in a row with Stone Hands [No kicking or picking up weapons!]
Dragon Your Feet
 
won by 33 (31) of 1112 (2.97%)
(113)
Defeat 25 enemies in a row with Dragon Feet [No punching or picking up weapons!]
River Cityvania
 
won by 24 (23) of 1112 (2.16%)
(160)
Defeat 25 members of The Zombies (The Plague) with the chain equipped.
Left My Books at Home
 
won by 14 (13) of 1112 (1.26%)
(650)
Defeat all bosses inside River City High without techniques learned
Fully Stocked
 
won by 129 (111) of 1112 (11.60%)
(16)
Gather 5 Karma Jolts in the last 5 inventory slots.
Everything is Bigger..
 
won by 155 (126) of 1112 (13.94%)
(29)
Purchase and equip a pair of Texas Boots.
Welcome to the Velvet Room
 
won by 187 (153) of 1112 (16.82%)
(10)
Find Merlin's Mystery Shop.
Late for School
 
won by 12 (10) of 1112 (1.08%)
(755)
Get from the first screen to inside River City High without entering shops, fighting, or taking damage.
Dat Ass
 
won by 204 (159) of 1112 (18.35%)
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Recent comment(s):
28 Jul 14:47 2015
Anyone else have a problem getting "Shopping Emergency!" to trigger? Does it have to be on the hardest setting?
6 Oct 17:27 2015
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.
6 Oct 21:56 2015
Oh, thanks! I always thought she was the girl on the roof!
10 Oct 8:12 2015
I linked both the Street Gangs and the Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari roms to this profile/entry.
23 Sep 7:16 2016
Why no achievement for advanced difficulty?
20 Nov 5:21 2016
I normally don't like beat 'em ups but this game is so wacky and fun!
3 Dec 19:53 2016
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.
1 Jul 3:06 2017
I would like to suggest a cheevo: type a password correctly. :-)
23 Aug 15:34 2017
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 2017
I noticed I had problems getting the boss achievements to pop if I was on Advanced. I switched to Novice and boom, it worked.
1 Sep 10:27 2017
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.
1 Sep 14:44 2017
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.
5 Sep 0:25 2017
(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.
5 Sep 0:26 2017
(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.
5 Sep 2:37 2017
Yea, that's pretty much what I did too.
10 Jan 15:14 2018
Unlocked all the achievements but jujutsu master. I know in general what you're supposed to do but can't pull it off! Is my timing off or is there something I'm missing here?
8 May 11:16 2018
is there a trick to hitting an enemy 200 times without them dying? Do i need to have horrible stats and attempt to beat on a boss that blocks all my moves or something? Thanks for any help
22 Jul 15:13 2019
I got a guy in the corner, I started hitting him repeatedly with a pipe or wood stick whatever it is, no achievement. I thought okay well maybe I can't use a weapon so I start using my fists no achievement. How do you do those achievements
25 Sep 18:58 2019
yo! I forgot televandalist worked on a revision for this game! let's play it!
20 Nov 3:16 2019
<3 this game.

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