Archive for March, 2012

2,394 days of carnage, codified

March 31st, 2012
Bungie has posted a massive infographic summarizing some of the myriad of stats built up over the past several years - it's a truly fascinating image. (It weighs in at 2.4 mb, so be careful!)(Louis Wu 22:14:37 UTC)

Arby ‘n’ the Chief – Bytes S01E01: Well Hung

March 31st, 2012
joncgj has started a new series of random adventure shorts for Arby 'n' the Chief - the first one is up now. Bathroom shenanigans... thanks, Ogan Panavo. (Louis Wu 19:31:09 UTC)

March 343 SparkastNotes

March 31st, 2012
If the 45 minute Sparkast was too long for you, Greenskull has put up a 3 minute summary - time's important!(Louis Wu 19:29:42 UTC)

Bringing Halo Stats to a close on Bungie.net

March 31st, 2012
Goodbye, Sweetheart.  It's time to go.

Bad Driver

March 31st, 2012
What? I... wat? (For folks not intimate with HaloGAF, OuterWorldVoice is Frank O'Connor, and those lyrics should be sung to this.)(Louis Wu 18:23:50 UTC)

The end of an era

March 31st, 2012
Just a reminder - today is the official 'change of management' day for Halo services. If you visit Bungie's stats pages right now, you'll find them disabled and offline - the likelihood is, when they come back, they'll be frozen in their final state. All online stats are now up to 343!(Louis Wu 17:33:45 UTC)

The Anatomy of Halo 5 – the Containment Facility

March 31st, 2012
The latest in Halo Waypoint's The Anatomy of Halo series looks at the Containment Facility - a great informational piece! Go watch. (Louis Wu 17:16:24 UTC)

Fails of the Weak Volume 80

March 31st, 2012
Fails of the Weak 80 is up (AH.com | YouTube) - a collection of badness. Thanks, Nikko B201 (and hezekiah for the YT link). (Louis Wu 17:14:50 UTC)

Fails of the Weak Volume 80

March 31st, 2012
Fails of the Weak 80 is up (AH.com | YouTube) - a collection of badness. Thanks, Nikko B201 (and hezekiah for the YT link). (Louis Wu 17:14:50 UTC)

Immortal Part II

March 31st, 2012
RVideo pointed us to Immortal Part II, a new Halo 2 montage from Sk0ls. Heavy editing, but pretty great gameplay - oh, the nostalgia!(Louis Wu 17:07:26 UTC)

Immortal Part II

March 31st, 2012
RVideo pointed us to Immortal Part II, a new Halo 2 montage from Sk0ls. Heavy editing, but pretty great gameplay - oh, the nostalgia!(Louis Wu 17:07:26 UTC)

PGCR Fan Fiction Contest Winner

March 31st, 2012
robowski let us know that the winner of the PGCR Fan Fiction contest has been announced - swing by to read all the details (and the story)! (Louis Wu 17:01:15 UTC)

Waypoint Weekly Wrap-Up – 3.31.12

March 31st, 2012


You're a busy person, and we have a thing for releasing as much Halo-related content our multi-fingered appendages can handle. That meansassuming you aren't a speed reading super-soldieryou probably missed a few stories along the way. Not only do we forgive you, but we'll also happily provide a convenient weekly wrap-up of absolutely everything we covered during the last seven days. Don't worry about saying thank you. We'd rather you spend that time soaking in the goodness that is this entertaining collection of articles. Off you go!

Waypoint Weekly Wrap-Up


News
The Halo Bulletin: 3.28.12
Halo Avatar Collection - March
Reach Weekly Challenge – 3.26.12

Videos
Playtime Season 3 - Trailer and Release Date
Game Fails: Ha Ha! You suck! Oh, Right... Crap
SingleHaloClips February 2012 - A Halo Communitytage
The Adventures of Koko Bear Chapter 4 - A Halo Machinima
Cortana Speed Drawing
The Sick Halo: Reach Plays of MLG Columbus 2012
Do a Barrel Roll Reloaded - A Halo: Reach Racetrack
Moving Objects For Machinimas - A Halo: Reach Epic Forge Tutorial
The Last Bullfrog - A Halo: Reach Machinima
Halo: Reach Tips - Timing
Invincible - A Halo: Reach Montage
The Olympia Chain 2 - A Halo: Reach Machinima
Tyrant's Halo 3 Legendary Walkthrough - The Storm
Still Covies - A Halo: Anniversary Trick
Fails of the Weak 80

Fun Stuff
Weekend Webcomic: The Oldest Question, Answered
Tattoo Tuesday: A True Living Monument
Fan-made Battle Damaged Master Chief Figure
Halo IRL: Onyx Place
My Cloth, Your Face
Friday Caption Fun 46
The Proper Way to Celebrate Reaching Inheritor

Community Happenings
HTR Staff vs. The World - A Halo: Reach Event
Community Member of the Week: Toa Freak
HORSE Challenges by oObeX - A Halo: Reach Contest
Test Night with a Cartographer: 3.28.12
Figures in Action: The Five-year Itch
2old2play Over Age 40 Halo: Reach Monthly Tournament
The Running Riot Interviews bs angel

Halo: Reach Screenshots
Headshot – Simply Amazing
Doctor Octopus – Fun with Forge
Choking Hazard – Freakin’ Funny
Shattered Horizon – Simply Amazing
M12 LRV – Simply Amazing

Waypoint Community Modcast Ep 13

March 31st, 2012
CruelLEGACEY sent word recently that the latest Waypoint Community Modcast is online - it's focused on Mass Effect 3, but there's a bit of Halo content at the beginning and the end.(Louis Wu 16:59:32 UTC)

ToTS Legendary – now with commentary

March 31st, 2012
RC Master is going through old speed runs and adding commentary - if you enjoyed his Tip of the Spear run (we mentioned it in September), you can watch it again with his thoughts!(Louis Wu 16:58:02 UTC)

Noble Team Unlimited

March 31st, 2012
crazedone1988 was listening to the Justice League Unlimited intro theme... and got an idea. Works really well - check it out! (Louis Wu 16:54:00 UTC)

343 Sparkast 011

March 31st, 2012
Last night, a new 343 Sparkast went live - it doesn't seem to have been announced yet on Halo Waypoint (or their Twitter feed), but you can grab it from their RSS feed. Pretty interesting discussion - go listen! Thanks, Hypertrooper. (Louis Wu 16:50:12 UTC)

A Reach Campaign Trick Plea

March 31st, 2012
The SuperWaffle dropped in to describe a pretty crazy launch he and some friends are trying to complete - and to offer a reward (1600 MS points) for folks who can help! Go read. (Louis Wu 16:45:20 UTC)

A Reach Campaign Trick Plea

March 31st, 2012
The SuperWaffle dropped in to describe a pretty crazy launch he and some friends are trying to complete - and to offer a reward (1600 MS points) for folks who can help! Go read. (Louis Wu 16:45:20 UTC)

Mail Sack E11even – the Halo Edition

March 31st, 2012
The latest Bungie Mail Sack is online - and it's focused on the impending migration of Halo support services from Bungie to 343, taking place this weekend. If you're unsure at all about what will, and will not, be changing after tomorrow - read this carefully! (There's also a cool fan-made reminiscence video, and plenty of memories.)(Louis Wu 23:53:48 UTC)