This Week At Bungie – 04/28/2017

April 28th, 2017 by Bungie.Net Content Feed
Party invites.

Halo Community Update – 04/27/17 ‘Big Team Bonanza’

April 28th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Sketch is back (we met our Grim quota here a long time ago!) finally and with a new community update. Looks like the new Halo Wars 2 leader, Colony, being out in the wild, and a refresh of new maps and gametypes in Big Team Battle are the big focus this week. There's the HCS update, 343 Team Spotlight, Community Spotlights, first image of the VERY cool new Halo Icons figure and more in there too! Check it out in this week's Halo Community Update!(MacGyver10 17:53:12 UTC)

New Novel ‘HALO: Envoy’, Out Now Digitally and Physically

April 28th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
It's been a while, but you can now catch back up with Spartan Grey Team in the latest Halo novel! 'HALO: Envoy' by Tobias Buckell is out now both digitally and physically, and takes us to a planet on the edge of treatied Joint Occupation Zone inhabited by untrusting human colonists and their wary sangheili neighbors.(MacGyver10 17:49:06 UTC)

The Vengeful ‘Vadam Showcases Original, Community Singleplayer Levels for Halo CE

April 27th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
The Vengeful 'Vadam gave us a heads up on a showcase video for a few Halo: Custom Edition mods made as new single player experiences. He gives away the plots on some, but definitely highlights these cool, custom experiences.(MacGyver10 22:05:54 UTC)

Rockslider ‘Force-Launches’ All Over the AoTCR Entry Chamber

April 27th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Rockslider is show off some more fun in the entry chamber of AoTCR. Check out his post in our forum to see his set up and a bunch of crazy launches that take his spartan all over the place!(MacGyver10 22:03:49 UTC)

Halo Is In The News! Whoa!

April 27th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
*YAWN* Okay, I'm up. What have I missed in the last... er, 1537 days?

Gah! One minute I'm sipping mojitos with Wu, and suddenly it's four years later!

Ah well, that's life. Anyway, Halo: Combat Evolved is up for entry into the World Video Game Hall of Fame over at The Strong, a museum dedicated to the history and exploration of play. Go vote!(mnemesis 21:07:30 UTC)

Let’s Play Destiny Co-op #143 Age of Triumphs – Taniks Nightfall

April 27th, 2017 by narcogen
Age of Triumphs - Taniks Perfected

Destiny 1's last live event and update features a new record book and a new quest from the Speaker.

Blackstar watches Funkmon and Narcogen compete to see who can die the most in the Age of Triumph's first Nightfall strike-- rainbow burn Taniks Perfected.

Community Focus – Myelin Games

April 27th, 2017 by Bungie.Net Content Feed
Lore Connoisseur.

Age of Lag: Backfiring

April 25th, 2017 by narcogen
Age of Lag: Backfiring

Down in the plaguelands, Narcogen finds he can fire his weapons backwards, as long as his target is a lagging Funkmon, but only Blackstar can see the phenomenon.

Reddit User Shares List of What Foremer Halo 2 Devs Are Doing Now in 2017

April 24th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Ze Moose gave us the heads up that Forestl over at Reddit, put together a list of most of the people that worked on Halo 2, and what they're doing now. I loved seeing how many employees are still making great games, even if for many different companies, and also how many are over at Certain Affinity with Max Hoberman! Really cool idea to consolidate this into a list like this!(MacGyver10 14:27:29 UTC)

Podtacular 578: Colonizing Ideas

April 23rd, 2017 by Dust Storm
News for Halo Wars this week is good as Halo Wars: Definitive Edition becomes a standalone title for Xbox One, Windows 10 and Steam, and the next leader for Halo Wars 2, Colony, is announced and slated for release. Colony … Continue reading ?

Let’s Play Myth II: Soulblighter Co-op #18 Relic

April 22nd, 2017 by narcogen
Myth II 18 Relic

We're playing the next of Bungie's famous franchises, the Real Time Tactics fantasy wargame, Myth. Set in a mysterious land of cyclical war and destruction, Myth lets you command a ragtag army in a desperate battle against the forces of the Fallen Lords.

The Deceiver leads us to a broken piece of the Tain so we can stop Soulblighter from using the Myrkridia against us.

In this episode we're once again using the high definition tagset, made by Ooga Booga, Renwood and Road. The Myth Myth HD Total Conversion v1.31 provides higher resolution units.

Due to the tireless work of many community members over the years, the Myth engine has been modernized to work on current operating systems, although you'll still need a copy of the game's data files to play. Check Ebay.

For the engine itself as well as texture enhancements, go to Project Magma:

http://projectmagma.net/

There's also multiplayer metaserver available for competitive carnage:

http://gateofstorms.net/

A bunch of other Myth-related downloads are available at The Tain:

http://tain.totalcodex.net/

Intro and outro Music "Into the Breach"
by Martin O'Donnell and Michael Salvatori from Myth The Fallen Lords.

Community Focus – The Mav Show

April 21st, 2017 by Bungie.Net Content Feed
The funny big sister.

Halo Community Update – 04/20/17 ‘Fog of War’

April 21st, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
This week's Halo Community Update went live last night (Thanks for the heads up, munky-058!) on Waypoint. Grim reminds of Halo Wars: DE's standalong release, the next Reach-themed LootCrate, some new Halo 5 playlist changes, community spotlights and a great guide to Halo's novels and stories. There's also an update from Sketch announcing the delay of Halo Wars 2 DLC, 'Colony'. Seems a bug with the new Lekgelo bugs bugged them enough to ask for extra time to squash 'em. You can read the whole thing over at HaloWaypoint!(MacGyver10 21:26:29 UTC)

Original Star Trek Movie Poster Re-imagined with Halo

April 21st, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Being a fan of the original, davidfuchs redid the original Star Trek movie poster design by Bob Peak with the theme of Halo to practice some image editing techniques.(MacGyver10 21:19:18 UTC)

Rockslider Attempts to Get Through the AoTCR Entry Chamber Bottom Barrier

April 21st, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Rockslider has had quite a bit of success going above the entry chamber in AoTCR, but he also put together a vid that showed what happened when he tried to go under the same chamber. It didn't work out quite as well as you'll see from the links in our forum. (MacGyver10 21:17:37 UTC)

This Week At Bungie – 04/20/2017

April 20th, 2017 by Bungie.Net Content Feed
Blazing new trails.

HBO Throwback Thursday – When We First Saw the Hunters, We Were Blinded By How ‘Anime’ They Looked Apparently

April 20th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
With all the recent excitement over the Lekgelo coming to Halo Wars 2 as a new leader, I ran across this old article on HBO of the initial sighting of a Hunter in Halo: Combat Evolved. It was first shown in a copy of Computer Games Magazine No#117 August 2000 (<--- Did you see the issue number? Was that coincidence???) and spotted by an HBOer named Davin! You can discuss it in our forum too!(MacGyver10 18:10:55 UTC)

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Available Now As Standalone Game on Windows 10, Xbox and Steam

April 20th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is officially available today as a standalone product. You can read the bulletin at HaloWaypoint to find where you can pick it up and read a quick FAQ.(MacGyver10 18:08:06 UTC)

Halo Legendary Crate Will Definitely Continue After 6th Box and Start Series 2 of Halo Icons Figures

April 20th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
I think everyone kind of figured this would happen, but this is the first confirmation *I* have seen anywhere that the Halo Legendary Crate will continue after the 6th crate and the Halo Icons series figures wrap up! (MacGyver10 17:39:16 UTC)