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News April 30 2014

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slYnki's AMA
slYnki has been tricking in Halo for a long time - and he's decided to do a reddit-style Ask Me Anything interview. Watch his video for more details - and then ask away! (Louis Wu 23:20:31 UTC) (permalink)

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Getting out of ODST's Coastal Highway
TermaciousTrickosity is back with a new vid - this one gets you out of ODST's Coastal Highway. Pretty ingenious way of solving the 'there's no way out' problem! (I love seeing this stuff. I'd probably go crazy trying to do it myself - but I love seeing others do it.) Thanks, t00lbox. (Louis Wu 23:15:36 UTC) (permalink)

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Master Chief v. Captain America Alternate Ending
robofin117 stopped in with word of an alternate ending for Bat in the Sun's Captain America vs Master Chief battle (we mentioned the original back in March). It might make some of you happier. (Louis Wu 23:10:02 UTC) (permalink)

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How you get up dere?
Rockslider has gone back to a crazy glitch he brought to light years ago... and pushed it to an entirely new level. Go watch. (Louis Wu 23:07:14 UTC) (permalink)

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What does a Forerunner lawnmower look like?
Dark Helmet returned with another render - it's pretty beautiful. You should go look. (Louis Wu 23:03:23 UTC) (permalink)

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Reach - AI Battle - Guta Versus All
Gamecheat sent word that he released another AI battle video - this time we get to see Gútas face a variety of Covenant and Human AI. Gamecheat was a little disappointed with the results, but I still found it pretty darn fascinating. Go watch! (mastrbiggy 22:02:06 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 29 2014

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Oh Captains My Captains
Red vs Blue Season 12 has kicked off - Episode 1 is now available on the Rooster Teeth website. Your friends from the last 11 seasons are trying to step up their game a little... go see how they've done! (Louis Wu 01:22:31 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 28 2014

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Halo TV Show Intro
It seems that Blamite stumbled upon a leak of the intro for the upcoming Halo television series. I wouldn't normally post stuff like this, but all I can say is WOW ;). (mastrbiggy 09:26:30 UTC) (permalink)

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Marlin the Elite - Episode 88: Warm Reception
Layne Thomas sent word that episode 88 of 'Marlin the Elite' has been released. In this episode Marlin's TV service is interrupted so he calls tech support for help. Will they be of any use? Go watch and find out! (mastrbiggy 06:40:21 UTC) (permalink)

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Chettlar's Halo UI Mockup
Chettlar from NeoGAF put together this rather impressive Halo UI mockup. There are plenty of pictures as well as detailed explanations of how the UI functions. I have to say that I like the tab feature and visually the menus are aesthetically pleasing. Oh, he made the whole thing entirely with powerpoint - so double impressive. Check it out! (mastrbiggy 06:29:42 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 27 2014

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Talking to Cortana
Sespider came across a video that shows off some of the functionality of the Windows Phone Cortana app - the video mostly demonstrates Cortana's witty replies and humor and I have to say that I'm pretty impressed. Go watch! (mastrbiggy 22:05:31 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 26 2014

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Fails of the Weak 188
Fails of the Weak is heavy on the Reach fails this week - again, Emile is kind of a dick and there's a lot of stuff that can drop on your head when you're not paying attention. Watch it on AH.com or YouTube, and say thankya to Nikko B201 for the heads-up. (Louis Wu 19:08:03 UTC) (permalink)

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AI Battle - Crawlers vs Imperial Grunts
Gamecheat sent word that he posted another AI-on-AI battle - this one pits Crawlers against Grunts and there are plenty of wonderful moments! As Gamecheat points out, even though the Crawlers have a slight advantage because they can spawn with Boltshots (see, it is overpowered) the Grunts still manage to put up a fight. If you’re interested in seeing more AI-on-AI action make sure to leave suggestions for future videos - I’m thinking 20 Gútas versus 20 forklifts. (mastrbiggy 07:17:56 UTC) (permalink)

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Halo Music Video - Bring Me To Life
TheSparbiter put together another Halo music video - this time using the song 'Bring Me To Life' by Evanescence. It focuses a little more on Cortana's story, but there's plenty of Spartan action as well. Nice work! (mastrbiggy 07:04:33 UTC) (permalink)

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You'll Shoot Your Eye Out
After four years of hard work, Redshirt98 finally completed his airsoft Spartan Laser - the weapon functions and looks pretty much like the in-game model, minus the intense beam of directed electromagnetic radiation. There's a video of the Splaser in action as well as a demonstration of what happens when you fire an airsoft gun at a person. Thanks, bsangel (mastrbiggy 07:03:14 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 25 2014

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Master Chief
Shane Blair sent word that he's released 'Master Chief', an original song relating the saga of Halo. Really well-done! Great choices of video, and pretty impressive storytelling-via-song! Go watch. (Louis Wu 22:02:30 UTC) (permalink)

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GSML - Invasion on Hushed Apprentice
The Great Smokey Mountain LANboree is over now - but at least one Invasion game lives on, thanks to YouTube. You can watch it on DBO, I guess (because Paddy was too lazy to post it here). I have an intense desire to fire up Reach right now... (Louis Wu 16:37:39 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 24 2014

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Ooh, trading cards!
Yesterday's Halo Bulletin focused on matchmaking updates (yay, Heavies!), the recently-released Escalation #05 and some fantastic melee screenshots. Check it out - either at Halo Waypoint, or right here! (Louis Wu 22:23:02 UTC) (permalink)

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DogTag Origins
Meant to get to this yesterday - sorry. Halochief89 stopped by with word of a fan fiction comic called 'DogTag Origins' - it focuses on a Spartan named Melissa. You can read her data file (and some expanded backstory) on his DeviantART account, or just jump through the pages in this Imgur album. Interesting! (Louis Wu 21:56:06 UTC) (permalink)

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Halo - Bartholomew Music Video
TheSparbiter dropped by to let us know about his latest Halo music video. The video utilizes the song 'Bartholomew' by The Silent Comedy and it fits nicely with the visuals. Check it out! (mastrbiggy 21:37:41 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 23 2014

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Shoulda Snarled Back
343 Industries and Dark Horse Comics have just released Issue #5 of Halo: Escalation. Some things are really starting to heat up in the Halo Universe! Some key questions answered, and even more raised. If you are still on the fence, then get down, it's dangerous. Also, you can check out a couple of previews from Waypoint and from Dark Horse. Go read it! (GrimBrother One 13:45:23 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 22 2014

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AI Battle - Knight Battlewagons vs Hunters
Wow, this is actually pretty cool. Gamecheat set up some AI-on-AI battles to see which was more badass - Covenant Hunters or Forerunner Knight Battlewagons? From 1v1 up to 20v20 (which might be a little out of Halo 4's processing range, actually), check this film out to see how these guys choose to fight each other - and who's stronger! (I actually found myself impressed with how the AI handled the varying fights - not from a FIGHTING standpoint, but from a TACTICS one.) (Louis Wu 16:03:20 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 21 2014

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Halo | Godzilla Mashup
Gugga Leunnam put together another mashup trailer - this time he took the audio from the Godzilla trailers and edited it to various Halo footage. As always, the end result is pretty superb. Check it out! (mastrbiggy 17:40:20 UTC) (permalink)

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Never the same game twice
Yesterday, Edge Magazine released a retrospective on Halo - one of a very few titles to ever earn the coveted '10' in an Edge review. It's a look back at what made that first title so special - and how gaming has changed forever in response. As with most Edge articles, it's full of memorable writing (the description of the Library as "the long dark night of the shotgun" was especially enjoyable), but mostly it's just about revisiting an old favorite through the eyes of someone who loved it as much as you did. Go give it a read! (Louis Wu 14:17:14 UTC) (permalink)

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Podtacular 418: Stillness in the Ivory Tower
Dust Storm let us know that Podtacular 418 is available for download - this week, they've teamed up with Guardian Radio to discuss the departure of Marty O'Donnell from Bungie and what he's meant to Halo fans over the years. Go listen! (Louis Wu 14:06:57 UTC) (permalink)

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Earth Needs Heroes
DANYVADERDAY created this awesome teaser banner for the rumored Halo 2 Anniversary game - if only a mobile version was available! Thanks, Craig M. Ferguson. (mastrbiggy 06:40:55 UTC) (permalink)

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Help us Gaben, you’re our only hope
Earlier this month we found out that Gamespy planned to shut down its servers before the end of the year leaving Halo PC and Halo CE players without a hosting service. robofin117 let us know that a group of fans started a petition for Halo PC/CE support on Steam. So far over 15,000 people have signed. Even if you don't sign, it’s worth checking out some of the neat stories from supporters talking about what the game means to them. (mastrbiggy 06:40:12 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 20 2014

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A Crazy Halo 3 Easter Egg Surfaces... on Easter, 7 years later
In January, Lord Zedd posted a short video purporting to show off a newly-discovered Halo 3 Easter Egg - but refused to explain how to reproduce it. (He preferred that fans find it on their own.) There wasn't enough in the video he posted for me to be able to tell if this was staged or real - so I left it alone, figuring that sooner or later, we'd know, one way or the other. It's Easter today, so I guess Lord Zedd decided it was time - he's posted a video showing how to trigger the egg. (It's pretty ridiculous - I don't think this would EVER have been found if not for modders looking through the code.) Go watch - I'm guessing whoever put that into the game knew they were moving over to 343 after Halo 3! (Or maybe they were just commenting on the franchise; the decision to relinquish the Halo IP was finalized in the summer of 2007, just before Halo 3's release.) Pretty cool! Thanks, gamerguy2002. (Louis Wu 17:03:41 UTC) (permalink)

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The Chalk Stick is Mightier than the Sword
SEspider found a pretty fun video called 'Chalk Warfare 3.0' - well-done effects, and the Halo Energy Sword plays a pretty important role! Check it out. (Louis Wu 16:57:03 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 19 2014

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Blue-hot and deadly
Rockslider has revisited his Megabattle setup yet again - this time he's sticking to plasma weapons. Go see how it turns out! (Louis Wu 20:39:20 UTC) (permalink)

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Fails of the Weak 187
I enjoyed the fails this week - there were some funny ones I'd never seen before. (The Kat murder clip was pretty amazing - I'm not sure what the programming behind the behavior might have been.) Watch it on AH.com or YouTube, your choice. Thanks, Nikko B201. (Louis Wu 18:14:16 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 18 2014

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Escalation #8 - here in 3 months!
Grizzlei brings us news about another episode of Escalation - Episode 8 isn't due until July, but you can see the cover (and a summary) on Comic Book Resources now. I'm intrigued! (Louis Wu 21:24:21 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 17 2014

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Rockslide megabattle pistol fiesta
Rockslider returns to Halo's rockslide megabattle, this time focusing on pistol action (with a liberal sprinkling of grenades). Sometimes it's amazing to think how much fun can be generated from this one small area of the original game's campaign! (Louis Wu 16:46:23 UTC) (permalink)

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Bravo: Saving Lives, Every Day
Yesterday's Halo Bulletin is lighter than usual - mostly playlist updates and info about a new Spartan Assault feature - but there are also some answers to community questions, and some cool Adrift screens. Go read! (As always, there's a copy in our Halo Bulletin Archive, too.) (Louis Wu 16:35:38 UTC) (permalink)

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Rogue's Cortana Suit - Behind the Scenes
Robowski shot us a note about Th3 Rogue, who put together a 'behind the scenes' vid showing how she created her Cortana costume - fun to watch. It's not particularly SFW - there's footage of what got on her body after the suit came off - but it's pretty cool to see how much time goes into this sort of thing. Check it out! (Louis Wu 16:25:40 UTC) (permalink)

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Halo | Transformers: Age of Extinction Mashup
Gugga Leunnam sent word that he's got another mashup for you - this one capitalizes on the 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' trailer. I was actually surprised by how well some of the bits worked. Really nicely done! There's even a poster to celebrate. (Louis Wu 16:17:22 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 16 2014

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I should have embedded 'Siege of Madrigal'
It's not really Halo news, since it doesn't change anything related to the game or its music... but it's pretty big news, at least in my world, and it's certainly Halo-related: Marty O'Donnell no longer works for Bungie. More details can be found in this post on our Destiny site. (Louis Wu 19:11:53 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 15 2014

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Podtacular 417
Dust Storm let us know that the latest episode of Podtacular is full of juicy conversation - Ridley Scott, Microsoft's new digital assistant, Gamespy, and more are touched on. Go give it a listen! (Louis Wu 19:35:32 UTC) (permalink)

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4 Years Later: Halo 2 on Xbox LIVE
The staff of Beyond Entertainment has taken this anniversary opportunity (today marks 4 years since the original Xbox LIVE service was discontinued) to look back on Halo 2, and what it meant to them in its heyday. Oh, the feels! Thanks, CyReN. (Louis Wu 18:26:40 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 14 2014

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It's Broken AGAIN?
Wow. Last week, slYnki beat the world speed record for Silent Cartographer... and yesterday, it happened again. Vetro shaved a full 5 seconds off the total - amazing! Check it out. Thanks, Reed Tiburon. (Louis Wu 19:26:57 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 13 2014

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Some days I'm blue. Some days I'm not.
Revenant1988 bought some UV LEDs and turned his Halo 3+ Cortana into a Halo Cortana. Pretty slick! (Louis Wu 18:32:02 UTC) (permalink)

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Fan Fiction Update (at long last)
Eep - forgot to mention this on Friday... but for the first time in nearly 6 months, there's a new Fan Fiction piece loaded! Go give it a read. (Louis Wu 18:28:27 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 12 2014

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Going... going... gone.
Reach's Emile plays a larger-than-usual role in the latest Fails of the Weak (AH.com | YouTube). That guy should spend less time polishing his knife and more time avoiding out-of-the-park swings. Thanks, Nikko B201. (Louis Wu 20:49:48 UTC) (permalink)

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Definitely prettier than a Mongoose.
Awesome - Impact Props released a video of Master Chief - on a motorcycle.d It made me happy. Thanks, thebruce0. (Louis Wu 20:47:55 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 11 2014

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Starhammer - an influence for Halo
Grey101 might be a newcomer to our forum - but he's hit the ground running, that's for sure! A second analysis piece in as many days looks at the Starhammer trilogy, from Christopher Rowley, and focuses on how it has affected the Halo universe. (Spoilers - the answer is 'really heavily'.) Go give it a read! (Louis Wu 21:53:56 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 10 2014

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Halo Bulletin - April 9
The Latest Halo Bulletin went live last night - and Bravo's packed it chock-full of goodies. A new fan-made helmet (killer!), matchmaking updates, info on a new Spartan Assault feature, a shoutout to Beyond Entertainment's Spring Tournament, and a spotlight on 'pink' - it's all in there. Go read! (It's local, too, of course.) (Louis Wu 20:26:06 UTC) (permalink)

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Building Halo 4's Distributed Cloud Services
If you're into cloud computing and massive data processing, there's a pretty in-depth talk from Build 2014 in which the team from 343 discuss how they built the cloud services that power Halo 4. SERIOUSLY technical. Check it out! Thanks, Arithmomaniac. (Louis Wu 20:22:55 UTC) (permalink)

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SC in 3.75 minutes. Wow.
slYnki has (re)broken the world record speed run for Silent Cartographer - it's now down to 3:44! Take a look! (Louis Wu 20:20:30 UTC) (permalink)

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100 not out
Rockslider continues his habit of pushing Halo glitches to their extremes; for his 100th video, he decided to mess with the Spirit dropship, in an attempt to keep it from its normal path. He's successful - to a point. (The end of the video shows some really nice flying.) Check it out! (Louis Wu 20:18:27 UTC) (permalink)

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Impossible Pragmatism - isn't that an oxymoron?
Grey101 stopped by our forum to announce his analysis of Catherine Halsey - swing by his blog to give it a read! A very interesting piece, it is. (Louis Wu 20:10:16 UTC) (permalink)

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I do some web design...
Gugga Leunnam (we've mentioned his mashups before) let us know that he's put out his latest work: Halo/The Amazing Spider-Man 2 FINAL Trailer Mashup. Pretty slick! (He even made some wallpaper for this one!) (Louis Wu 20:07:39 UTC) (permalink)

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Halo 3 ODST - Sword Slaughter
Hey, it's Thursday, time for a little catch-up! We got a note a couple of days ago from Gamecheat - he modded Halo 3: ODST to allow the Rookie to wield an Energy Sword. Pretty satisfying! (Might have been moreso without infinite ammo and invulnerability... but hey. Sometimes you just gotta cut a Grunt.) (Louis Wu 20:00:10 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 9 2014

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Halo TV series - maybe behind schedule?
Running REALLY low on free time - but there's enough to slip you the info that mikimarquez shot our way: it looks like the Spielberg-helmed Halo TV project announced last year has been postponed a bit - according to Deadline, it's still in the 'deal-making phase'. No word on what that might mean for the projects that came AFTER it - like the recently-announced Ridley Scott-produced series. (Louis Wu 23:55:27 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 7 2014

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Halo 4 Alien Vehicle Mod
Hyokin came across this really strange Halo 4 vehicle mod on YouTube. This one is really neat and certainly worth checking out! (mastrbiggy 20:51:19 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 6 2014

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Musical Friends Are Keeping Me Happy
Sumthing Digital let us know that Spartan Assault composer Tom Salta will be at Pax East next week - if you're going, schedule some time for the Maestros of Video Games panel! (Louis Wu 23:23:58 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 5 2014

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Infoporn, HBO-style
Bones did a wonderful job of summing up the B.org March Madness 2014 tournament in a monster infographic - go look! (Louis Wu 22:10:37 UTC) (permalink)

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Halo: Jericho Prototype by VulcanRaptor
Leviathan ran across a DeviantARTist who created a 5-page, no-speech Halo comic - and it's pretty impressive! Check it out. (Louis Wu 21:55:37 UTC) (permalink)

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Halo: Tablet Evolved
I'm not sure I understand what I'm looking at... but it's pretty darned cool. I hope it's real. Thanks, uber. (Louis Wu 21:51:50 UTC) (permalink)

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Fails of the Weak 185
Jack and Geoff from Achievement Hunter are back with another collection of fails from Halo 4 and Halo Reach - the last fail had me giggling. You can watch it on AH or YouTube. Thanks Nikko B201. (mastrbiggy 20:34:22 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 4 2014

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Pfft. He thinks he found all the cameras.
Once again, we're late posting news of the Halo Bulletin - which is sad, because it's a great read this week. Word of the Bravo-Cam, descriptions of Matchmaking updates, the skinny on a new Mega Bloks release (and giveaway!), news about Spartan Assault, an interview with a community Forger, and a dozen grenade screenshots fill this issue. You can, as always, read it in our Halo Bulletin Archive, if you so desire. (Louis Wu 17:41:31 UTC) (permalink)

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Travelogue
Quagga released Travelogue - a snapshot, as he says, of his time in Halo 3 and Reach. It's not a montage, in the normal sense of the word; it's not a collection of incredible shots and plays... it's a collection of moments, some good, some bad, some both. It's a fifteen minute summary of his time in these games, and if you're like me, watching it will make you want to fire up your Xbox. Go enjoy it. (Louis Wu 17:34:57 UTC) (permalink)

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Noah: Halo Style
Kyle 'Kehlek' Johnson sent us a link to his Halo/Noah mashup - pretty nice work! If you like what you see, he's got a whole collection of mashups on his channel - explore! (Louis Wu 17:21:28 UTC) (permalink)

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Halo 4 Music at a pretty good price
Morpheus pointed out a nice bundle at Amazon - it includes the original soundtrack from Halo 4 (on CD and vinyl), the bonus remix CD, the Making of Halo 4 Music DVD (and book), an art print, and a signed Master Chief poster. And a t-shirt. Package price - $35. (Remember - the Vinyl LE, all by itself, was $75 when it was released.) Not too shabby! (Louis Wu 16:40:47 UTC) (permalink)

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It's been a good ten-year run...
FyreWulff pointed out that Gamespy is shutting down its game hosting service before June of this year - this means that online players of Halo PC (and Halo CE) will no longer have a centralized place to find games to jump into. Bummer! (Louis Wu 16:29:19 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 3 2014

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Red vs. Blue Season 12: Teaser Trailer
A couple of nights ago, Rooster Teeth posted a teaser trailer for Red vs Blue Season 12 - go check it out! Looks like CGI will play a big role this time around - and almost everybody's gotten a promotion! ("Captain Caboose"? That doesn't sound right...) The season begins April 28 - less than 4 weeks! (Louis Wu 19:55:40 UTC) (permalink)

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GrifballHub's Spring 2014 Season - Signups End Soon!
Kal let us know that registration is now open for GrifballHub's Spring 2014 season - swing by and throw your hammer in the ring! (Signups end on Friday, so don't dawdle.) (Louis Wu 19:53:37 UTC) (permalink)

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Of all the questions, Frank...
Yeah, so remember how we mentioned yesterday that Cortana, the new digital assistant for Windows Phone 8, had been officially announced? So then this happened. I'm shaking my head... thanks, rhubarb. (To be fair, it's part of this campaign - check out other snippets in the recommended vids.) (Louis Wu 18:58:04 UTC) (permalink)

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Beyond Halo 4 Spring Showdown
Beyond Entertainment is hosting a Halo 4 Spring Showdown - it's a free-to-enter 1v1 tournament taking place at the end of this month - and the prizes are pretty nice! Go read about it. Thanks, CyReN (I miss you too). (Louis Wu 18:52:00 UTC) (permalink)

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New Video Project Surfaces
Interesting thread on our forum last night - thanks to Grizzlei for kicking it off. Looks like a new live-action series is ramping up - it will be produced by Ridley Scott (among others), and directed by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan (best known for his work on Battlestar Galactica). You can read about it at Variety, The Wrap, and IGN, and likely a few dozen other outlets. Interestingly enough, a rumored project from a couple of months ago (that was then debunked, according to the Escapist), might have been this same deal. (Louis Wu 18:47:24 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 2 2014

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Halo Inspired Vintage Poster
stabbim came across a really awesome Halo poster on Etsy - that would make a nice present for any Halo fan…like myself. Thanks in advance! (mastrbiggy 21:03:26 UTC) (permalink)

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Me. Inside Your Phone. Now.
Revenant1988 shared an article from Engadget confirming Cortana for Windows Phone, Microsoft's answer to Siri. Arithmomaniac chimed in and pointed out that The Verge posted an in-depth article about Cortana. The most relevant information is that 343i and Jen Taylor helped work on Cortana. There is also a video walkthrough of Cortana that shows off what is possible - the synthesized voice isn't that convincing, but the dialogue Jen Taylor recorded is a nice touch. It does seem that Microsoft plans to keep working with Jen on future Cortana developments. Neat! (mastrbiggy 20:49:45 UTC) (permalink)

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Podtacular 416
Dust Storm sent word that Podtacular 416 is live - the crew talk about releasing Halo: Spartan Assault on Steam, Phil Spencer's comments on Halo 2 Anniversary, and talk about the rotational playlists mentioned in the Halo Bulletin. (mastrbiggy 20:31:25 UTC) (permalink)

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News April 1 2014

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Poursuit
spartansniper619 stopped in with word of a new short film - it's called 'Poursuit', and though spartansniper619 is French, the movie deals in the language of lead, which is universal. (There are no spoken lines.) Go watch White Guy take on Grey Guys! Nicely done. (Louis Wu 22:43:40 UTC) (permalink)

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Fusion Frenzy Infinite Demo Bundled, Too
Whoa - scoop from Podtacular! Looks like the next Halo title will actually be developed for the original Xbox! For all those clamoring for that older experience... this one's for you! (Louis Wu 21:28:34 UTC) (permalink)

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RedPandaHub Comes Online
Kal, from GrifballHub, sent word that the Hub is moving in a new direction - in his own words:

Instead of focusing on the brutal sport where people are bludgeoned to death by giant hammers, we're now all about the world's cutest animal: The red panda!

Check it out! (Louis Wu 18:47:30 UTC) (permalink)

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Halo meets American Dad
SEspider noticed that an episode of American Dad contains some Halo inspiration - fun! (Rockslider has helped out a bit with links, and timestamps to the relevant portions, so if you're in a hurry, read his post before you watch.) (Louis Wu 18:34:31 UTC) (permalink)

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Tank - a Halo 2 Vista Montage
Over at The Halo Forum, Kiko Mia has posted Tank - it's a 10-minute montage using Halo 2 footage from a variety of players, all collected in Halo 2 Vista. Oh, the memories... thanks, RVideo. (Louis Wu 18:32:07 UTC) (permalink)

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The Halo Community, and its influence - one fan's view
Hey, let's do a little catch-up. It's been a busy week (and yes, it really did just start). A few days ago, Gagnon 30 wrote an article looking at the "Halo Community" (it's in quotes because in this context it's pretty hard to define), and what they want - or, more accurately, what they SAY they want. Or what SOME of them say they want. Hmm... these qualifiers could become a pretty deep rabbit hole if I'm not careful... Anyway, Gagnon 30 has a pretty strong view about this subject, and you can read his thoughts (and comment on the article) at Teabag or Die. (Louis Wu 18:30:03 UTC) (permalink)

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