“Perseverance is the key to success”. This motto seems like it was made for the gaming world where every achievement is awarded after working hard and trying even harder to surpass your drawbacks. Some players are so dedicated they even spend their whole life perfecting themselves by playing and replaying a certain title a million times, and these ten people who explored one game for years and discovered something new every time are the perfect example of how perseverance looks like.
World of Warcraft Players Discovered a Hidden World Boss
Redditor “drfievel” and his friends discovered a hidden world boss in World of Warcraft after playing the popular mmorpg for several years in a row. This fearsome enemy was named Kosumoth and was found in a certain obscure cave on the Broken Isles, the entire process of seeking him out being kind of convoluted so it’s no wonder that it stood hidden for such a long period of time. Patience and tenacity definitely repay the players of WoW!
GTA V Player Solved Mt. Chilliad’s Mystery after 4 Years
The meaning of the mural found on Mount Chilliad has been a mystery for the first three years after the game’s release, so when this extremely dedicated gamer managed to solve it after playing a million times and thinking of all the possible connotations the drawing might have, the entire community remained in awe. Sir Galehaut did thorough research and put together the ultimate analysis of the mural and we cannot be but impressed by his dedication.
Gamer Plays Skyrim for Years to Discover that Dragons Change the Terrain
A Reddit user named hyrte0010 made a post about how he has been playing Skyrim for several years only to discover one fortunate day that dragons can actually make a dent into the terrain, damaging the ground they fall upon. It seems that this only happens if you hit a dragon while in flight and make it weak enough so that it may crash on the ground, or so the original poster has explained on the Skyrim subreddit.
Halo: Reach Players Spent Seven Years Trying To Enter A Cutscene Room
There are some Easter eggs in video games that you know are hard to reach and then there are the really impossible things that you have to do and you’ll quickly give up even trying to achieve them. For example, the idea of getting into a particular cutscene room in Halo: Reach sounds so crazy that you wouldn’t even attempt to carry on with this insane task. But not these players, who spent no less than seven years trying to enter the cutscene! They gave it their all to see it done!
Battlefield 1 Players Struggled for A Year To Open This Door
Nicknamed the Zombie Door, this secret entrance was so well locked that it took gamers a full year of trial and error to actually be able to open it and discover the secrets that stood hidden behind it. Because there was a succession of specific steps that had to be followed and completed in order to open this door, this task turned into a highly difficult one so it’s no wonder that it took one full year of playing Battlefield 1 to actually discover it.
Secret World Found hidden in ‘Legend of Zelda’ 30 years after its Release
The Minus World stood in the shadows for 30 years, ever since the original Legend of Zelda title was released, this secret section being purposely hidden by developers inside the depths of the game, but, as is the case with many other incredible discoveries, a player named Skelux put all his skills to work and found it. Identifying himself as someone who “dissects classic video games”, this expert player managed to uncover this secret world after three whole decades.
Guy Discovered A Never Before Seen Mario 64 Coin
It seems that when you keep on playing the same video game for months and even years in a row, unexpected details start to surface, like this never before seen Mario 64 coin that was found by Scott Buchanan, a video games expert that managed to uncover the rare 2,093rd coin of the game. The entire finding process is an overly complicated one so we’re not going to go into details right now, but instead we’re going to celebrate the sheer dedication of this gamer.
Minecraft Player Plays for Five Years, Loses Game
There’s nothing more frustrating than losing your progress in a video game after you’ve been playing for hours, but how about losing a game of Minecraft that you’ve been struggling on for FIVE years?! This simply sounds like torture and Phil Watson can tell you how painful it is to lose all of your achievements in a matter of seconds. Sadly, this story doesn’t have a happy ending like the others in our list, because, sometimes, the only discovery you can make after playing a game for years is how deep frustration really feels like.
This Gamer Made a Forever-Marathon of Every Metal Gear Solid Game
You know you are the ultimate fan of a franchise when you have been playing and replaying their games a thousand times, and this gamer who has been making a forever-marathon of all the Metal Gear Solid titles is the living proof of this idea. George Salonikh said that he wanted to make a living out of playing video games but didn’t want to compete in eSports, so he made his own niche where he has been playing the same games for years in a row discovering that one could actually put food on the table by streaming their favorite video game over and over again.
Street Fighter II Combos Discovered After 28 years
When a game has been out for 28 years, you can imagine that any secrets that it might hold were discovered a long time ago, but believe it or not “the world’s greatest fighting game combo technician” named Desk dug out a series of incredible unseen combos in Street Fighter II after playing the game for a million times, probably. The truly incredible thing is that these moves are really-really hard to put together so the gamer who discovered them is a real skilled hero.