Estimate difficulty: 3/10
Offline: 31 (23 4 4)
Online: 5 (3 2) MUT requires access to EA servers Unachievable due to server closure
Approximate time: 6-10 Hours
Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 20-21 MUT Games, 1 practice in Be a NFL Superstar, 1 year of Franchise, and numerous play now games.
Missable trophies: None
Glitched trophies: MUT trophies unachievable due to server closure
Cheats disable trophies: N/A
Difficulty affect trophies: No, but to earn coins you need to play at least 5 minutes and play on All-Pro difficulty
* All In-Game trophies can be attained by using two controllers.*
Supersimming negates all trophies. However, you can just quit the game once you meet the conditions. The trophy will unlock right after you do so. Credit to jmowen.

Trophy Breakdown: 26 4 6 1


Introduction


Are you ready for some football? If you are, then welcome to EA Sports latest edition of NFL Madden 12. Madden 12 features vast improvements to franchise mode, broadcast presentation, visuals, and player animations to give you the fans the most realistic experience. A new focus this year in Madden is Madden Ultimate Team, where you can build your very own dream team of current and past NFL superstars using coins that you earn by playing the game. Whether you want to take on the CPU or challenge the online world to a game of football, Madden is the only game to play. Let's hit the gridiron and play some football! Following the road map and guide below should help you to a Madden NFL 12 Master

 

Roadmap


Step 1:
To make getting the in-game trophies easiest, you will want to create the worst possible team by going from My Madden > Creation Zone > Create New Team. When creating your team, you will want to select and Edit Team Data and hit till you are at Team Type Editor and select Fantasy Team as this will take you into a fantasy draft. In the fantasy draft , you will want to select the overall worst player for every position by first hitting over OVR. Fill every position to its max till the game tells you you cannot draft any more players. Save your team as team name, stadium, and uniforms do not matter.

Step 2:

If you do not want to go and edit/trade all the players listed below, then you can skip ahead to Step 3. The team you will be using is the Madden NFL 12 Developers team, where most players have a 99 overall rating, but be warned that you may need to play extra games to get Peyton Hillis Award, Jahvid Best Award, and Put Da Team On My Back. You select the Madden NFL 12 Developers team by going to Play Now, and then keep randomly selecting a team by pressing , until they show up

Credit to zeze

Time to do some trading. From the main menu head to My Madden > NFL Rosters> Trade Players. From the trade players screen you will want to trade the players listed below to the Philadelphia Eagles. Remember to save after you finish trading.

Greg Jennings WR (Green Bay Packers)
Peyton Hillis RB (Cleveland Browns)
Jahvid Best RB (Detroit Lions)

After completing your trade, from the main menu go My Madden > NFL Rosters > Player Management and edit the following players to over all 99's if you feel you MAY struggle on Rookie difficulty. If you feel you WILL NOT struggle on Rookie difficulty, then you do not need to edit the following players. Do NOT forget to save your roster.

Michael Vick QB
Greg Jennings WR
DeSean Jackson WR
Peyton Hillis RB
Jahvid Best RB
Brent Celek TE
Asante Samuel CB
Nnamdi Asomugha CB
Dominique Rodgers Cromartie CB
Alex Henery K

Step 3:
From Madden> My settings> Settings adjust sliders for Player Skill to 100 and CPU Skill to 0. Adjust Special Teams to 100 and Penalties to 0. Hit to save your settings.

Step 4:
Time to play some football. From the main menu go from Play Now > Exhibition. Hit to load your horrible created team. Select your loaded Philadelphia Eagles (or Madden NFL 12 Developers team) to play your created team. You can choose to either use two controllers or not. Before you go to the game settings screen, hit to change skill level rookie, then at the game settings screen change the following listed below

Play Calling : Conventional
Quarter Length: 10-15 minutes
Accel Clock: Off

Now go ahead play, and when the game is over you should have the following trophies: Put Da Team On My Back, Leon Washington Award, Reggie Wayne Award, Matt Schaub Award, Oakland Raiders Award, Arian Foster Award, Dan Carpenter Award, DeAngelo Hall Award, Adrian Peterson Award, Kenny Britt Award, Mario Manningham Award, Rob Gronkowski Award, New York Giants Award, Darren McFadden Award, Michael Vick Award, DeSean Jackson Award, Tim Tebow Award, Peyton Hillis Award, Tom Brady Award, Jahvid Best Award, Verizon Scoreboard Overload, and New York Jets Award.

Step 5:
Time to play some football again as this is clean up time for in-game trophies, but you may need to play with a friend or by yourself with a second controller to go after the following trophies: David Bowens Award, Bryan McCann Award, Leon Washington Award, DeSean Jackson Award, Santonio Holmes Award, San Diego Chargers Award, and DeAngelo Hall Award.

Step 6: Unachievable due to server closure
Time to hit up the not so new feature in Madden with Madden Ultimate Team (MUT). In MUT, you will be given a starter pack and your goal here is to play games and earn coins. Coins are used to purchase new packs of cards that will give you new players, contracts, playbooks, stadiums, uniforms and coaches. The goal here is to play 20 games and have a MUT team rated 80 overall to earn the following trophies: This One is Easy, This One is Hard, Wheel and Deal, Ultimate Veteran, and MUT Maniac.

Step 7:
Finally, time hit the game modes. First one you want to tackle is from the main menu go Game Modes> Be an NFL Superstar>New NFL Superstar. Here you want to create your own new NFL Superstar and play in practice nabbing you The Next Big Thing, and We're Talking About Practice. Last game mode you want to tackle is Franchise. In franchise you will want to set all options to user to get Hey, Can I Talk to You?, and sim the season to hit the offseason so you can win a Free Agency bidding war to get Winning.

[PST Would Like to Thank TheDoc for this Road Map]

Madden NFL 12 Trophy Guide

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37 trophies ( 26  )

  • Congratulations on earning every Madden NFL 12 trophy!

    Unachievable due to server closure

  • Catch a 99 yard TD pass with Greg Jennings (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks in-game after requirements are met.*

    See Matt Schaub Award

  • Return 2+ kicks for touchdowns in one game with one player (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    If you are playing against your horrible created team with your maxed out Eagles team and game settings in your favor, then this is quite easy.

    Since you are faster than the other team you should no problems out running the other team or stiff arming them with

    It is easiest with two controllers. Have your opponent kick the ball deep with max power to either sideline. Run the ball up the slideline and have your opponent press to either hit to dive or use the to move the defender away from you. Just do it one more time with the same player and the trophy is yours.

  • Catch 14+ passes in one game with one player (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    See Matt Schaub Award

  • Pass for 497+ yards in one game with one player (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    If you are using the loaded Eagles team on rookie difficulty, then this will be no problem. First off, at the start of the game if you do not win the coin toss, then quit and restart the game. Make sure you win the coin toss and run the kickoff out of bounds at your own 1 yard line. Select a Hail Mary play and launch a pass to Greg Jennings (if you maxed him out, then he should have no problems out running any defenders) who should be able to take it to the house earning you the Put Da Team On My Back and the Mario Manningham Award trophies.

    Now, you will want to continue to run Hail Mary plays with Greg Jennings as your target at least 13 more times to grab the Reggie Wayne Award. By running multiple Hail Mary plays with Greg Jennings, you should easily earn over 225+ yards of receiving to earn the Kenny Britt Award.

    If you're still in need of yards, or just want to get the Rob Gronkowski Award, select a passing play, and hit > select Brent Celek > for streak. With a maxed out Celek on rookie difficulty, you should have no problems in racking up yards and getting at least 3 touchdowns with him.

    By the end of the game you should have way over 497+ yards of passing. If you missed only a few passes to your receivers and had no interceptions, then you should have got a 149+ passer rating earning you the Tom Brady Award.

  • Win by 45 points or more (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    See Verizon Scoreboard Overload

  • Rush for 231+ yards in a game with one player (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    You will want to use Peyton Hillis for this trophy. If you used a maxed out Hillis along with playing on rookie difficulty, then you should be able to get this quickly. Using Hillis on the loaded Eagles, you will want to select any HB running play. Over the course of a half you should have 231+ yards to earn both the Arian Foster Award and the Peyton Hillis Award. In gaining 231+ yards rushing you should have scored at least 4 rushing touchdown with Hillis to also get the Darren McFadden Award.

  • Kick a 60+ yard FG (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks in-game after requirements are met.*

    Using your maxed out kicker on rookie difficulty, you need get to your opponent’s 43-45 yard line. Try and down yourself in between the hash marks, so your kicker has a direct kick in between the goal posts.

    Line up your kick and aim for 100% power along with pushing in the middle of the accuracy section. Using rookie difficulty and having special teams settings set to 100 should easily nab you a 60+field goal.
     

  • Intercept 4+ passes in one game (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    This does NOT have to be done with one player. If you are using your loaded and maxed out Eagles team against your horrible created team and game settings in your favor, then you will have plenty of chances for interceptions.

    The easiest way is using two controllers. Have your opponent run a curl route, and as soon as your opponent snaps the ball quickly press the button to the corresponding receiver for a lob pass. Whenever the ball is in your area press and then press to intercept the ball. You should use either a Cover 2 or Cover 6. With your maxed out Eagles cornerbacks, they will intercept the ball most of the time.

    Do this 4 times and the trophy is yours.

    If you are still having troubles, then try the method below.

    Boost the stats of your cornerback, and then set the difficulty to All-Madden and just lob the ball to you receiver on a curl route with the 2nd controller. You won't pick it every time, but you won't have as many tips as you would on Rookie. I was also able to get 2 pick 6's including a 100 yd return, so don't even worry about adjusting the sliders.

    Credit to josh0608

  • Score on an 80+ yard TD run (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks in-game after requirements are met.*

    Using two controllers, you want to have the opponent team to select the punt block formation, and user team to run the HB-stretch. Have the punt returner move up to the line and using Peyton Hillis you should have no problem running to the endzone. You must line up at your own 20 yard line or less, then use the play to run off an 80+touchdown run nabbing you the Adrian Peterson Award.
     

  • Gain 225+ yards receiving with one player (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    See Matt Schaub Award

  • Hold your opponent to under 67 yds of total offense (minimum 5 min. qtr., no OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    Play against your horrible created team along with offisides set to 0. Before each snap, line up a defender near the quarterback. After the snap, just use the and sack the quarterback. By the end of the game, your opponent might a have a few yards of offense, but nowhere near 67 yards.

  • Catch a 92+ yard TD pass (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks in-game after requirements are met.*

    See Matt Schaub Award

  • Catch a game winning TD pass in OT (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    Make sure you have your game set to 1 minute quarters and accel play clock to yes with 10 seconds remaining on the play clock before you start. Play on rookie difficulty, and whenever you have the ball run a QB kneel to run out the clock. On defense, if offsides are set to 0, then sack the QB each time. If offsides are not set to 0, then blitz the QB. At the end of regulation you need be tied to force Overtime.

    If you lose the coin toss, then just blitz the QB to get the ball back. When you are on offense, run a Hail Mary play and maybe after at try or two you will have scored a game winning touchdown with a pass play.

  • Catch 3+ TD passes with a TE in a game (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    See Matt Schaub Award

  • Record 10+ sacks as a team in one game (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    If you followed the road map, then you should already have offsides set to 0. Before each snap, line up a defender near the quarterback. After the snap, just use the and sack the quarterback. Do this 10 times and the trophy is yours.

  • Score 4+ rushing TDs in a single game (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    See Arian Foster Award

  • Rush for 130+ yards with your QB (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    Using a maxed out Michael Vick, you can either run all option plays with him or run him off set passing plays by pressing . Over time on rookie difficulty and game settings in your favor, you should rack up 130+ yards in no time.

    At some point, you will want to get a 40 yard touchdown run. You want to be at least at your opponents 40 yard line. Best option for this a curl route play. Do NOT pass the ball and instead hit and run with Vick to either side and gain 40 or more yards for the touchdown to get the Tim Tebow Award. You can also use two controllers and just move defenders out of your way.

  • Return a punt for a TD (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks in-game after requirements are met.*

    If you are playing against your horrible created team with your maxed out Eagles team and game settings in your favor, then this is quite easy.

    Since you are faster than the other team you should no problems out running the other team or stiff arming them with

    With two controllers have your opponent press to either hit to dive or use the to move the defender away from you; making the return much easier.

    If you are having a hard time switching between the two controllers you can use the following trick below that will also help with the Leon Washington Award.

    Use a rubberband on the of controller 2 to make all players go right , then just alternate with and to make them dive and move out of my way as I ran left up the sideline towards the endzone.

    Credit to x9248

  • Score a 40+ yard TD run with a QB (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks in-game after requirements are met.*

    See Michael Vick Award

  • Return an interception 100+ yards (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks in-game after requirements are met.*

    Best to do with two controllers. Have your opponent be 10 yards from the endzone. This means your opponent is on your 10 yard line. Have your opponent run a curl route, and as soon as your opponent snaps the ball quickly press the button to the corresponding receiver for a lob pass. Whenever the ball is in your area press and then press to intercept the ball. You should use either a Cover 2 or Cover 6. With your maxed out Eagles cornerbacks, they will intercept the ball most of the time. Your opponent should help you by pressing and then either to dive or to move players out of your way to the endzone.

  • Score 20 points in a game (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    See Verizon Scoreboard Overload
     

  • Rush for 184+ yards in one game with Peyton Hillis (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    See Arian Foster Award
     

  • Have 2 pick 6's in the same game (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    Best to do with two controllers. Have your opponent either take the kickoff or run the QB all the way down to their 5 yard line. Then have your opponent run a curl route, and as soon as your opponent snaps the ball quickly press the button to the corresponding receiver for a lob pass. Whenever the ball is in your area press and then press to intercept the ball. You should use either a Cover 2 or Cover 6. With your maxed out Eagles cornerbacks, they will intercept the ball most of the time. Your opponent should help you by pressing and then either to dive or to move players out your way to the endzone.

    Do this 2 times and the trophy is yours. This does NOT have to be done with one player.

  • Have a passer rating of 149+ in a game (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    See Matt Schaub Award

  • Gain 154+ yards receiving with Jahvid Best (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    While going for the Matt Schaub Award, you will at some point want to insert Jahvid Best into the lineup as the new RB. Select a passing play, and hit > select Jahvid Best > for streak. With a maxed out Best on rookie difficulty and game settings in your favor, you should have no problems in racking up yards.

  • Gain over 100+ yards rushing with 2 RBs in the same game (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    If you followed the road map, then you should already have offsides set to 0. Before each snap, line up a defender near the quarterback. After the snap, just use the and sack the quarterback. Do this 10 times and the trophy is yours.
     

  • User complete one season's final cut day in Franchise Mode

    *Unlocks after requirements are met for all of pre-season.*

    It does not matter what team you choose. When at the Franchise setup screen, make sure you change the following settings listed below:

    Salary Cap: Off
    Update Depth Chart: User
    Re-Sign Players: User
    Free Agent Bidding: User
    Sign Draft Picks: User
    Fill Roster: User
    Sim Cut Days: User
    Sim Scouting: User

    After each preseason game (you can choose to play or not play preseason games), you are given the option to sim the week or sim all preseason. Select sim the week, and the game will ask you to let the CPU cut players or take you to the Cut Players screen. Choose Cut Players Screen, and cut the required amount of players as indicated in the upper right hand corner. Rinse and repeat for each week of the preseason. NEVER select to sim the entire preseason. When the preseason is over and you made the last cut you will get the trophy.

  • Win a FA bidding in Franchise Mode

    *Unlocks after requirements are met.*

    Use the same settings as listed in Hey, Can I Talk to You? You do not need to play the preseason/regular season, so select to sim the entire season, postseason and probowl.

    In the offseason of your franchise, one of your tasks as GM is to bring in new players via Free Agency. Unlike other years, this year there is a timer attached to each player after the first bid is made to the player. Continue to press to increase your offer to the player as other teams will join in on the bidding. When the timer runs out, and if you made the last bid, then you have won the bidding war for that player and unlocked Winning.
     

  • Create an NFL Superstar

    *Unlocks after requirements are met.*

    From the main menu Game Modes> Be an NFL Superstar>New NFL Superstar. Select Create Superstar; if you pick a current NFL Rookie then the trophy will not unlock. Best to make your Superstar a QB. When you are finished creating your superstar and have entered the NFL Draft and been drafted the trophy will unlock.
     

  • Complete a practice in Superstar Mode

    *Unlocks after practice is completed.*

    After your created superstar has drafted, you are taken to the Superstar Hub. In Superstar HUB, select Training Camp. In training camp, select the first open training camp of the preseason. Do NOT sim the event as you MUST play the event. When practice is over after 10 reps, you will have unlocked the trophy.

  • Create a MUT team

    *Unlocks after team is created.*

    Unachievable due to server closure


    From the Main Menu select Ultimate Team. Here you will create your own ultimate team. You can choose any team name you want as long as it is not taken already. The game gives you a starter pack of cards with most cards having a contract of 25 games.

    ***If you have a previous MUT Team from another version of Madden, then you are not able to create a new one. The game imports your old MUT team, and thus making the trophy unattainable. To avoid the glitch, you MUST download patch 1.02.***

  • Build an 80 rated MUT team

    *Unlocks after requirements are met.*

    Unachievable due to server closure


    You can go about this trophy many different ways as listed below to earn coins to buy packs. Best bet is get enough coins to buy about 2-3 Gold packs, and you should have an 80+ overall team.

    • By hitting to add coins via the PlayStation Store. If you have the EA Season Pass, then it is 20% off each different coin package.
    • By playing online either head to head or in MUT tournaments to earn coins.
    • By playing against the CPU with 5 minute quarters and All-Pro difficulty to earn coins. Lowering the difficulty and quarter length will earn you less coins.
    • Trade cards by boosting by clicking here.
  • Make a MUT Trade

    *Unlocks after trade is completed and processed.*

    Unachievable due to server closure


    You are NOT able to trade away any of you starter cards. After you have played a few games you should have enough coins to by a Bronze pack, which is worth 1,000 coins. After opening your Bronze pack, select one of you new cards to be put on the trade block. The trade conditions should be set to ANY to make a trade happen easier. Then just wait till someone offers you a trade or you can boost it by clicking here. On your MUT homepage, it will let you know when an offer has been made and then just agree to the trade and the trophy is yours.

  • Complete 10 MUT Games

    *Unlocks after 10th game is completed.*

    Unachievable due to server closure


    See MUT Maniac

  • Complete 20 MUT Games

    *Unlocks after 20th game is completed.*

    Unachievable due to server closure


    The quick and easy method is to play against the CPU with quarter length set to 1 minute and on rookie difficulty. Play and complete the game. Do this 20 times and the trophy is yours.

    You should not have to worry about player cards expiring on you, if you play all 20 games using your starter card set.

    Other users have unlocked this trophy by using the methods listed below:

    If you supersim your MUT games, remember to earn Ultimate Veteran your next game (game 11) you need to play a full game. After game 11, you can supersim to the 20th game, but to earn MUT Maniac your next game (game 21) you need to play a full game.

    Credit to BlackIsraelite

    I got the Ultimate Veteran and was disconnected 3 times in 10 games.

  • Score 50 points in one game (No OTP or co-op)

    *Unlocks after game ends.*

    Playing against your horrible created team should make scoring 50 points quite easy along with outscoring your opponent by 45 points. If you are going for the Matt Schaub Award, then this will come naturally. If you need to some quick scores, then any Hail Mary play will work. At the end of the game you should have earned Verizon Scoreboard Overload, Happy 20th EA SPORTS!, and the Oakland Raiders Award.

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