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Blaster Master (NES)

Developer:Tokai Engineering
Publisher:Sunsoft
Genre:Platformer (Side Scrolling), Top Down Shooter
First released:Jun 1988 (JP), Nov 1988 (NA), Apr 1991 (EU)

Achievements

There are 26 achievements worth 360 (1316) points.
Authors:

 
Target Practice
 
won by 203 (124) of 408 (49.75%)
(0)
Use Homing Missile
Lightning Strikes
 
won by 248 (154) of 408 (60.78%)
(0)
Use Thunder Break
Triple Threat
 
won by 256 (166) of 408 (62.75%)
(0)
Use Multi-Warhead Missiles
Full Blast
 
won by 186 (102) of 408 (45.59%)
(6)
Maximize Gun Energy
Ready for Blast-Off
 
won by 131 (82) of 408 (32.11%)
(7)
Maximize Hover Gauge
Max Homing
 
won by 98 (66) of 408 (24.02%)
(18)
Collect full ammo of Homing Missile (99x)
Max Thunder
 
won by 98 (71) of 408 (24.02%)
(18)
Collect full ammo of Thunder Break (99x)
Max Warhead
 
won by 184 (115) of 408 (45.10%)
(12)
Collect full ammo of Multi-Warhead Missile (99x)
KO the Gatekeeper
 
won by 258 (168) of 408 (63.24%)
(0)
Defeat the mutant blocking the gateway in Area 1.
Detour
 
won by 92 (64) of 408 (22.55%)
(9)
Find the shortcut in Area 3.
Fred ?!
 
won by 100 (72) of 408 (24.51%)
(0)
Reunite with your mutant pet.
Water-Resistant
 
won by 85 (62) of 408 (20.83%)
(10)
Sink Sophia into the abyss in Area 5.
Seventh Heaven
 
won by 72 (45) of 408 (17.65%)
(23)
Defeat all 7 Warlords.
Hyperactivity
 
won by 304 (200) of 408 (74.51%)
(5)
Obtain Hyper
Crush Them
 
won by 171 (116) of 408 (41.91%)
(6)
Obtain Crusher
Hovercraft
 
won by 123 (86) of 408 (30.15%)
(16)
Obtain Hover
I am the Keymaster
 
won by 94 (68) of 408 (23.04%)
(19)
Obtain the Key
Propellers "R" Us
 
won by 83 (56) of 408 (20.34%)
(20)
Obtain Dive
On the Wall
 
won by 80 (50) of 408 (19.61%)
(53)
Obtain Wall I
Defy Gravity
 
won by 73 (46) of 408 (17.89%)
(57)
Obtain Wall II
On Eve\
 
won by 57 (36) of 408 (13.97%)
(27)
Complete Blaster Master
Keen as Howard the Duck
 
won by 38 (24) of 408 (9.31%)
(94)
KO the Overlord guarding the Plutonium chamber, with full health and max gun.
Not a Scratch
 
won by 42 (28) of 408 (10.29%)
(174)
Defeat the Plutonium Boss without getting the whip. (Requires full health)
Overpower the Plutonium Threat
 
won by 24 (14) of 408 (5.88%)
(282)
Defeat the Plutonium Boss with max gun.
Master Blaster
 
won by 27 (15) of 408 (6.62%)
(127)
Complete Blaster Master without using any continues.
In One Go
 
won by 21 (11) of 408 (5.15%)
(333)
Complete Blaster Master without losing a life.
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Recent comment(s):
6 Jul 17:56 2015
Schlimtor
Glad someone's finally bringing achievements to one of my all time favorite games. Can't wait!
9 Jul 1:56 2015
ImpliedKappa
An excuse to finally beat this game. Got to the plutonium boss once as a kid, didn't have the heart to pick it back up again.
19 Jul 21:22 2015
Rushock
Thank you for putting this up. I was actually delaying a play-thru with hopes of this.
22 Jul 4:18 2015
NightmareJames
2 bugs:1. Using homing missiles doesn't work.2. Using the shortcut through the blocks to get you out of Stage 3 doesn't pop the achievement. UGH.
22 Jul 5:28 2015
ENZYME1
Using Homing Missles works, you have to press B repeatedly whiled pressing down inside the Sophia. Keep pressing until it triggers. The value for that address is stubborn.
22 Jul 9:51 2015
Rushock
Shortcut worked for me. Homing missiles worked as well.
30 Jul 10:22 2015
Schlimtor
Area 3 shortcut didn't trigger for me, and I was using Blaster Master (USA).nes.
30 Jul 16:54 2015
ENZYME1
OK, I changed the requirements on "Detour" so that you don't have to jump up over the ledge to open the achievement. So it would trigger at the moment you find the path instead. But people :) please report any broken achievements in RANes, thanx !
30 Jul 20:44 2015
Schlimtor
Thanks for fixing the achievement. And I would report things through RANES, but I only get a response less than half the time. It seems to be a little more effective to post on the game's wall. I'll just use both next time.
26 Feb 1:50 2016
lovelove
Blaster Master is my fav game of NES.
9 Aug 20:37 2016
HippopotamusRex
I think that was uncle fred!!!
3 Jan 16:39 2017
DonCosmo
My favorite game of all time.
26 Feb 5:06 2017
aMafy
full night to beat, uh oh.
15 Jan 0:02 2018
Dimensional
Would be nice if RANes had a Save Point feature for games like this. If you can't complete the game in one sitting, you simply use this, which creates a temporary snapshot that is deleted when you return to the game. Useful for hardcore.
16 Jan 21:51 2018
ENZYME1
Playing like how the game was intended to be played is the true purpose of hardcore mode. With that said, temp saving may not happen at least when in relation to playing in hardcore mode.
5 Aug 6:10 2018
ENZYME1
A guide for this set with further detail and tips: https://github.com/RetroAchievements/guides/wiki/Blaster-Master-(NES)
9 Dec 4:29 2018
ENZYME1
Kdecks has updated the set to nullify if the boss glitch is used. If you attempt to use this exploit, any further achievements will not be earned. This blocks players from skipping bosses as the set is mostly progress based.

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HippopotamusRex
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Schlimtor
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