Original Gamer Trophy Guide
Win a game of Fanorona, Morris and Bowls on the Homestead.
For this trophy, you must win each of the three games mentioned above. Please note that winning Fanorona and Morris on the ship in Sequence 1 and then winning Bowls on the Homestead will not count.
All three games must be won on the Homestead. You must initiate and win each of the three games outside of a mission for it to count towards the trophy.
Also please be aware that winning Bowls at the harbour will not count towards this trophy. You must win a game of Bowls at the main Homestead.
Note: You will need to complete the Level 3 mission for the lumberers before you can play Bowls, as this particular mission is basically an introduction to the game.
Remember that winning a game of Bowls within this mission will not count towards the trophy. You must initiate another game outside of the mission for it to count.
Here is a summary of the rules and aim of each of the games.
- 9 row by 5 column board game. Each player places 22 black or white pieces on the board.
- The aim of the game is try to capture the opponent’s pieces by moving his own pieces either toward or away from them.
- When a piece is taken, all consecutive opponent’s pieces standing behind that piece, will also be taken/captured.
- One piece cannot move to the same slot two times in one turn.
- Each player has 9 stones. Players take it in turns to places stones.
- Obtaining three stones in a row gives the player the right to remove an opponent’s stone.
- The aim of the game is to leave the opponent with less than 3 pieces or block all of his moves.
- Mill – When 3 of your stones are placed in a straight line. Allows player to take an opponent’s piece, which isn’t part of the mill.
- When a player is left with only 3 pieces, he can move them to any empty slot on the board.
- To begin, a player will throw a red glowing ball.
- The aim of the game is to land the other balls as close as possible to the red glowing ball.
- Players will take turns to throw their balls. The closer to the red ball, the more points you will receive.
- If one player doesn’t manage to land the ball closer than their opponent, then they will be granted another turn.
- Each player has a total of 4 normal balls to throw.
- The game will end when one player reaches 5 points in total.
The key to getting this trophy is practice and learning your opponent’s moves. As every game plays differently, there is no step-by-step guide. However if you make use of the java programs stated above and/or take a look at the video below, you shouldn’t have any problems obtaining this trophy.