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Marathon Man Achievement.
 
Itachi_Uchiha  posted on Apr 11, 2008 3:54:06 AM - Report post

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Can somone please tell me how to get this achivement. I've gotten all the terminals lots of times, but I've never gotten the achievement. Is there anything specific I need to do, like play on a certain difficulty, or beat the whole level?
 
Darkish  posted on Apr 11, 2008 5:06:46 AM - Report post

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There are a total of eight terminals in the game. You only have to find the first seven, however, to get the achievement titled "Marathon Man". The last terminal is unlike the others and makes reference to Eric Nylund's book, "The Fall of Reach", a small Easter Egg.

If you are not all that interested in the storyline of Halo, just skip over the terminals instead of reading them. The purpose of these terminals are to delve deeper into the storyline of Halo, and to award you an achievement.

So, the first three terminals are on the level "The Ark". The second set of three are on the level "Covenant" and the seventh terminal is on the level "Halo".

IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to get the achievement, you MUST view THE FIRST SEVEN terminals from START to FINISH. This means that you must activate the terminal and watch it until the green arrow on the botton turns red, or until it says "Fragment Ends".

 
SuperSkyline89  posted on Apr 11, 2008 8:16:47 AM - Report post

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You have to be on at least Normal difficulty and like darkish said wait until the whole thing turns red and you get redirected to another screen.

[Edited by SuperSkyline89, 4/11/2008 8:17:31 AM]

 
Itachi_Uchiha  posted on Apr 11, 2008 2:05:07 PM - Report post

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thanks, I just needed to watch the terminal a little longer.
 
SuperSaiyan4  posted on Apr 12, 2008 8:11:45 AM - Report post

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*sigh* too late to help a worried gamer
 
xXSephirothXx  posted on Apr 12, 2008 8:58:18 AM - Report post

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you have to get all the terminals in order 123 are on the ark 456 on covenant and 7 on the last level just see DR guide on halo3
 
ninjamasta  posted on Apr 12, 2008 3:34:28 PM - Report post

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my friend told me that you half to get them in order
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