Archive for June, 2013

Halo Legends Abridged Open Casting

June 30th, 2013
CbWilliams is getting ready to film the final episode of his Halo Legends Abridged video series - and he needs your help. Swing by his post for full details on how you can audition for one of the parts available!(Louis Wu 20:51:32 UTC)

A case for reassessment

June 30th, 2013
aPK has some thoughts about the most recent updates to the Halo 4 multiplayer gameplay - go watch his video and see what he has to say! If you left Halo 4 due to unhappiness with the gameplay choices, this might help convince you that it's worth another look!(Louis Wu 20:48:54 UTC)

Hey! Look! Behind you!

June 30th, 2013
pete_the_duck (that's the third time I've had to write that today) and some HBO friends assembled last night to play Halo: Reach - and the clip in his forum post shows off just how clueless the Red team was being. I laughed.(Louis Wu 20:43:47 UTC)

Halo 4 Forge Fridays – Episode Two | Speedrun

June 30th, 2013
halofix posted a new episode of Forge Friday - their focus was pete_the_duck's Speedrun map/gametype. Go watch!(Louis Wu 20:42:14 UTC)

Stronger

June 30th, 2013
AssaultGodzilla released a new Halo music video to celebrate his birthday this year (Happy birthday, AG!) - it's set to Emphatic's Stronger, and it's inspired by another HMV. Go watch!(Louis Wu 20:37:56 UTC)

More Fails and Horses

June 30th, 2013
More AchievementHunter goodies, as usual courtesy of Nikko B201 - you can watch Fails of the Weak 145 (AH.com or YouTube) if you're up for funny fails, or Halo Horse 133 (AH.com or YouTube) if you want to see Burnie faces off against The Martinizer. Enjoy!(Louis Wu 20:29:43 UTC)

HaloCustoms Minigame Contest Finals – going on NOW

June 30th, 2013
pete_the_duck's Speedrun has made it to the finals of the HaloCustoms Minigame Contest - and voting ends tomorrow (Monday) night. Swing by and check out the two finalists, Speedrun and Green Lantern - and cast your vote!(Louis Wu 20:22:56 UTC)

The Only Thing Real Was the Competition

June 30th, 2013
Our beloved Schooly D took us on a little trip down memory lane with regards to how the competitive Halo scene has changed over the years. And my how it's changed!(GrimBrother One 18:37:38 UTC)

BAWler Trick

June 29th, 2013
Tricking extraordinaire, DrBizz, finally completed the BAW (Break Any Wall) into the Warthog Tunnel on Cairo Station. I have no idea what is going on in these tricking videos, but they sure are fun to watch! I'd like to see a setup video for this trick. Thanks, chappified.(mastrbiggy 22:27:08 UTC)

Can’t Find the Door

June 29th, 2013
t00lbox stopped by the share his Halo Reach Clipping Montage - with the help of some friends he managed to find his way into some 'off-limit' areas by using the Armor Lock 'Ground Pound' trick as well as some vehicle clips. Check it out!(mastrbiggy 22:01:42 UTC)

Top 10 Arbiter Lines Video

June 29th, 2013
Mixmaker1 let us know about his newest top 10 video - he picked out his favorite Arbiter lines from the entire series. The Arbiter is definitely one of my favorite characters too. Go watch!(mastrbiggy 21:58:37 UTC)

Halo Waypoint 2013-06-29 12:19:51

June 29th, 2013

A Mail Sack Between Storms

June 28th, 2013
Nothing but blue skies

By the Grace of Grim

June 28th, 2013
We caught up with Kevin Grace from 343 Industries at E3 to talk a bit about the quickly-approaching Halo: Spartan Assault, specifically regarding some of the story elements. Check out what he had to say!(GrimBrother One 19:33:47 UTC)

Halo 4 Friday Caption Fun 13

June 28th, 2013

Last week, for our Friday Caption Fun festivities, you provided quips for an image featuring a mini Spartan. Here are the top captions you left for that particular image!

Halo 4 Screenshot


"Contrary to speculation, the UNSC's "Giant Weapons" program didn't improve effectiveness
in the field." -F1SHNC1PPARONES
"Walk up in the game like 'What up, I got a big gun.'" -John McFarland
"And you thought that the tarp was OP!" -Demon177666
"Bring Your Child to Work Day was going smoothly, until the kids found the War Games simulator" -alchemPyro
"The initial tests of the UNSC's new shrink ray proved unsuccessful." -The Greybeard
"What do you mean I have to be 'this tall' to drive the Warthog?" -sarcasmbully
"Even the Spartans are feeling the effect of a 'downsizing' economy." -Keith Seymour
"Good news, everyone! It's a suppository!" -Brody Smith
"Not what I meant by 'big guns', Cortana." -John Barnhardt
"Say HALO to my little friend!" -Patrick Kobiela


Now that we've wrapped up that picture, let's start a new one. Up for your captioning pleasure this week is an image featuring two Spartans. Soak in the screenshot, then leave your witty and relevant quip in a comment. Off you go!

Halo 4 Screenshot

Author: TheB0NEZ

Caption your heart out here!

Master Chief Birthday Cake

June 28th, 2013

From Kay Vee:

I made this for a coworker's son's birthday. Hopefully he liked it!

Master Chief Birthday Cake

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Halo 4 – Fails of the Weak 145

June 28th, 2013

From Rooster Teeth:

Jack and Geoff laugh and laugh and laugh for your enjoyment!

Editor's note: Language is mature. Proceed with caution.

Halo 4 - Fails of the Weak 145

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Tyrant’s Halo 4 Mythic Walkthrough – Dawn

June 28th, 2013

From MythicTyrant:

Greetings! This video covers the first mission in the game on Mythic difficulty, also known as true LASO - Legendary All Skulls On with no deaths or saves. Additionally, be sure to look out for the written portion of the walkthrough, which is now available on halo.bungie.org!

Tyrant's Halo 4 Mythic Walkthrough - Dawn

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Mighty Morphin Spartan Soldiers

June 28th, 2013
CrazedOne1988 loves Power Rangers - and luckily, Noble Team from Halo Reach make good stand-ins for the originals! Go check out his fun trailer.(Louis Wu 11:23:34 UTC)

Forward Unto the Emmy Awards

June 28th, 2013
Forward Unto Dawn has been nominated for a whole passel of Emmys - and in honor of this, Halo Waypoint has published interviews with two of the series' stars, Anna Popplewell (Chyler Silva) and Tom Green (Thomas Lasky). Go give 'em a read! Great stuff. (The URL suggests there are more interviews to come... we'll keep an eye out.)(Louis Wu 11:21:19 UTC)