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River City Ransom (NES)

Developer:Technos Japan
Publisher:Technos Japan, Infogrames
Genre:Beat 'Em Up (Multiplanar, RPG), Role-Playing Game, Beat 'em Up
Released:April 1989
Title ScreenhotIn-game Screenshot

Achievements

There are 48 achievements worth 575 (1773) points.
Authors: Rimitto (41), televandalist (7).

 
Beating a Dead Moose
 
won by 804 (519) of 1851 (43.44%)
(6)
Defeat Moose.
Runaway Duo
 
won by 495 (350) of 1851 (26.74%)
(16)
Defeat Benny and Clyde
Was That a Midboss?
 
won by 466 (341) of 1851 (25.18%)
(17)
Defeat Rocko.
Whip vs Blade
 
won by 395 (297) of 1851 (21.34%)
(18)
Defeat Blade.
The Party Zombie
 
won by 431 (314) of 1851 (23.28%)
(18)
Defeat Turk.
Groovy, baby~!
 
won by 435 (319) of 1851 (23.50%)
(18)
Defeat Mojo.
Zombie God
 
won by 369 (279) of 1851 (19.94%)
(19)
Defeat Thor.
The Runaway Duo... again?
 
won by 384 (286) of 1851 (20.75%)
(48)
Defeat Bonnie and Clyde.. Again.
Gate Keeper
 
won by 362 (274) of 1851 (19.56%)
(50)
Defeat Ivan and enter River City High School.
Cleanup Time
 
won by 357 (271) of 1851 (19.29%)
(20)
Defeat Otis.
Shopping Emergency!
 
won by 239 (194) of 1851 (12.91%)
(12)
"Rescue" Cyndi.
Messing with Tex
 
won by 206 (160) of 1851 (11.13%)
(75)
Find and defeat Tex
Twin Dragons
 
won by 339 (257) of 1851 (18.31%)
(52)
Defeat Randy and Andy
Honor Student
 
won by 358 (269) of 1851 (19.34%)
(50)
Defeat Simon and win the game.
Advanced Honor Student
 
won by 94 (86) of 1851 (5.08%)
(253)
Complete the game on Advanced difficulty
Rock Hard
 
won by 512 (357) of 1851 (27.66%)
(8)
Learn the 'Stone Hands' Technique.
Sweet Chin Music
 
won by 526 (369) of 1851 (28.42%)
(8)
Purchase and learn the 'Dragon Feet' Technique.
The Boy Wonder!
 
won by 374 (276) of 1851 (20.21%)
(9)
Purchase and learn the 'Acro Circus' Technique.
Olympic Training
 
won by 276 (212) of 1851 (14.91%)
(24)
Purchase and learn the 'Javelin Man' Technique.
Dirty Fighting
 
won by 308 (234) of 1851 (16.64%)
(22)
Purchase and learn the 'Fatal Steps' Technique.
Hardcore Champion
 
won by 314 (233) of 1851 (16.96%)
(22)
Purchase and learn the 'Grand Slam' Technique.
Maybe just a smile?
 
won by 1499 (846) of 1851 (80.98%)
Sushi Tonight!
 
won by 458 (300) of 1851 (24.74%)
(9)
Acquire $60
Sushi Every Night!!
 
won by 425 (285) of 1851 (22.96%)
(19)
Acquire $90
Do you even lift brah?
 
won by 288 (228) of 1851 (15.56%)
(22)
Max out Strength.
Come at me Bro
 
won by 302 (238) of 1851 (16.32%)
(22)
Max out Defense.
Air Bender
 
won by 319 (246) of 1851 (17.23%)
(21)
Max out Agility.
Fisting Master
 
won by 277 (217) of 1851 (14.96%)
(23)
Max out Punch.
Trial of the Dragon
 
won by 316 (244) of 1851 (17.07%)
(21)
Max out Kick.
Blunt Force Drama
 
won by 272 (217) of 1851 (14.69%)
(23)
Max out Weapon.
Up Up and Away
 
won by 277 (222) of 1851 (14.96%)
(23)
Max out Throwing.
John Cena Mode
 
won by 411 (302) of 1851 (22.20%)
(18)
Max out Will Power.
Vigorous!
 
won by 371 (282) of 1851 (20.04%)
(19)
Max out Max Power.
Jujutsu Master
 
won by 196 (170) of 1851 (10.59%)
(28)
Perform the ultimate secret technique!
Get Back Up!!!
 
won by 1471 (801) of 1851 (79.47%)
(1)
We all get our asses kicked sometimes..
Banged Up
 
won by 311 (231) of 1851 (16.80%)
(9)
Hit a single enemy 20 times in a row.
Garbage Day
 
won by 285 (234) of 1851 (15.40%)
(11)
Defeat 10 enemies with a trash can
Grudge Match
 
won by 487 (345) of 1851 (26.31%)
(17)
Defeat over 100 enemies throughout the game
Mercy Rule?
 
won by 186 (161) of 1851 (10.05%)
(29)
Defeat 5 enemies using other enemies
Fistful of Fingers
 
won by 152 (130) of 1851 (8.21%)
(35)
Defeat 25 enemies in a row with Stone Hands [No kicking or picking up weapons!]
Dragon Your Feet
 
won by 166 (136) of 1851 (8.97%)
(34)
Defeat 25 enemies in a row with Dragon Feet [No punching or picking up weapons!]
River Cityvania
 
won by 118 (102) of 1851 (6.37%)
(43)
Defeat 25 members of The Zombies (The Plague) with the chain equipped.
Left My Books at Home
 
won by 77 (67) of 1851 (4.16%)
(158)
Defeat all bosses inside River City High without techniques learned
Fully Stocked
 
won by 224 (190) of 1851 (12.10%)
(13)
Gather 5 Karma Jolts in the last 5 inventory slots.
Everything is Bigger..
 
won by 288 (223) of 1851 (15.56%)
(23)
Purchase and equip a pair of Texas Boots.
Welcome to the Velvet Room
 
won by 348 (274) of 1851 (18.80%)
(8)
Find Merlin's Mystery Shop.
Late for School
 
won by 65 (56) of 1851 (3.51%)
(373)
Get from the first screen to inside River City High without entering shops, fighting, or taking damage.
Dat Ass
 
won by 386 (287) of 1851 (20.85%)
💬Official forum topic
Recent Players:
UserWhenActivity
Monhunzer2022-05-23 23:06:36Alex is barfing through Oak Hill Mall, Novice Difficulty, $57.30, 63/127 HP
cositapoca2022-05-23 03:16:20Alex is barfing through Burb Village (Squids' Turf), Novice Difficulty, $63.30, 63/11 HP
N30V3N0M2022-05-20 00:27:54Ryan is barfing through Waterfront Mall, Novice Difficulty, $18.0, 63/0 HP
Corra2022-05-17 18:19:51Playing River City Ransom
FanatykWedkarstwa1232022-05-12 20:18:33Alex is barfing through Sticksville (Frat Guys' Turf), Difficulty, $11.0, 63/62 HP
Kapoia2022-05-05 19:42:56Alex is barfing through Capital Ave. Bridge, Novice Difficulty, $7.85, 63/4 HP
DrChillZone2022-04-11 14:52:12Alex is barfing through Cross Town High (Generic Dudes' Turf), Novice Difficulty, $21.0, 63/63 HP
grgjcksn2022-04-10 05:58:44Playing River City Ransom
The1Ross2022-03-31 05:44:42Alex is barfing through Downtown (Home Boys' Turf), Difficulty, $7.25, 42/52 HP
SugarAddict2022-03-19 08:08:24Ryan is barfing through Burb Village (Squids' Turf), Advanced Difficulty, $99.99, 63/0 HP
Recent comment(s):
23 Sep 2016
7:16
Why no achievement for advanced difficulty?
20 Nov 2016
5:21
I normally don't like beat 'em ups but this game is so wacky and fun!
3 Dec 2016
19:53
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 2017
3:06
I would like to suggest a cheevo: type a password correctly. :-)
23 Aug 2017
15:34
Having issues with Rocko's achievement currently. I wait for the dialogue and the coin to spawn but hasn't been working.
25 Aug 2017
17:05
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 2017
10:27
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 2017
14:44
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 2017
0:25
(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 2017
0:26
(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 2017
2:37
Yea, that's pretty much what I did too.
10 Jan 2018
15:14
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 2018
11:16
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 2019
15:13
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 2019
18:58
yo! I forgot televandalist worked on a revision for this game! let's play it!
20 Nov 2019
3:16
<3 this game.
17 Apr 2020
19:59
this game makes me want to go back and change all my previous 5-star ratings to 4
16 Nov 2020
7:41
This achievement is really dumb and super glitched out. I just put in the pass and ran through the entire game never getting hit, never entering a shop... mind you I was save state scumming, the only thing I accidentally did was do the Jujitsu move.
28 Feb 2021
5:44
Yeah Qubec version
29 Jul 2021
6:12
YEAH!!!! My favorite and top #1 game on NES finally MASTERED!!!! TY GUYS

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