Thursday, September 27, 2007

How to Poster-ize your friends on Halo 3!


Very cool. Here is an example of Shade shooting BC Dad (sorry BC) with the Spartan Laser last night.

My friend Shade has emailed me instructions on how to download pictures to his desktop of actual footage from a Halo 3 game he played last night.

Basically what Shade did was...

- go to the Theater lobby
- look up recent films
- find the film you want to view, highlight it and Save it
- once it's saved, you can view the film
- while viewing it, you can use different controls to follow each player, or float the camera
- at any point you can freeze the movie and take a snapshot; also while moving the camera view, rotating, zooming, etc.

- once I had saved off some screenshots, I went to the File Share option
- from there, click a slot and select the screenshots to upload
- once they're uploaded, you can go to your profile on www.bungie.net and view your shared files; I dunno about movies, but for pix it gives you the option to download them.


Click here to view an example of Shade's file share hosted on the Bungie website.

Monday, September 24, 2007

Halo 2 Ending

In case anyone else is like me and needed a recap of what happened at the end of Halo 2.

Halo 3 Armor Permutations


Body Pieces
Spartan

EVA.................Complete Tsavo Highway on Normal, Heroic, or Legendary
EOD.................Complete Tsavo Highway on Legendary
Scout...............Unlock "Too Close to the Sun" Achievement (Destroy an enemy banshee with the Sp'laser or missile pod in a ranked playlist or campaign)
Elite
Flight...............Complete Tsavo Highway on Heroic or Legendary
Ascetic............Unlock "Up Close and Personal" Achievement (Kill 5 enemies via melee or assassination in a ranked FFA playlist)
Commando....Unlock "Triple Kill" Achievement (Get one triple kill)

Shoulder Pieces
Spartan
EVA.................Complete The Ark on Normal, Heroic, or Legendary
EOD................Complete The Ark on Legendary
Security..........Earn 750 Gamerscore Points
Scout...............Unlock "We're in for some Chop" Achievement (Destroy an enemy vehicle with a piece of equipment in a ranked playlist or campaign)
Elite
Flight...............Complete The Ark on Heroic or Legendary
Ascetic............Unlock "Overkill" Achievement (Get one overkill)
Commando....Unlock "Killing Frenzy" Achievement (Get one killing frenzy)

Head Pieces
Spartan
EVA.................Complete Campaign on Normal, Heroic, or Legendary
EOD.................Complete Campaign on Legendary
Security...........Earn 1,000 Gamerscore Points
Scout................Unlock "Used Car Salesman" Achievement (Destroy an enemy vehicle containing 3 enemies in Campaign or ranked playlists)
Mark V.............Unlock "UNSC Spartan" Achievement (Reach Sergeant ranking online)
ODST...............Unlock "Spartan Graduate" Achievement (Earn 5 EXP or complete 10 ranked matches)
Rogue.............Unlock "Spartan Officer" Achievement (Advance to the Spartan Officer ranks online)
Elite
Flight...............Complete Campaign on Heroic or Legendary
Ascetic.............Unlock "Steppin' Razor" Achievement (Get one triple kill with an energy sword in ranked FFA)
Commando....Unlock "Overkill" Achievement (Get one overkill)

At this time, the Hayabusa (Samurai) is unknown what is needed to obtain it. I'll keep you posted.

Edit: Here's a good picture of armor permutations (Courtesy of Dolemiteb for making it HaloIsMegaKewl for posting it): http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a371/SweetTooth_/armors.jpg

Special thanks to WhiffleBallTony from the B.net forums for providng this information

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Halo 3 Factoids

I came across this very interesting post that features various facts on our favorite game.

Hat Tip to the 7th Coliumnist :)

Halo Nights

Leave Britney Alone Spoof



This one about Michael Vick is pretty funny too.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

"My Other Car is a Warthog"

I found out where they sell these Halo themed license plate frames...Bungie of course. And as luck would have it they are currently out of stock.

Check out this funny video of some dude driving an actual warthog but he gets into a little fender-bender.

Monday, September 17, 2007

Halo Movie Trailer or Commercial?

This is freakin awesome. Click the link to see the video. I dont know if this is from a commercial that I have not seen or if it is a trailer from movie. But either way it is incredible!!!!

Halo 3 Ending Leaked


There were recent reports of the Halo 3 street release date being broken and there have been 2 copies that were sold over a week before its actual release which is unheard of.

Well just as you can expect someone recently uploaded a video of the Halo 3 ending...coincidence, I think not!

Anyways I didn't put the link up because I didn't want to be the guy that spoiled the ending for everyone.

I personally am hoping Bungie released an "Alternate Ending" to thwart a-holes like this one.

Man dies after 3-day gaming binge



BEIJING, China (AP) -- A man in southern China appears to have died of exhaustion after a three-day Internet gaming binge, state media said Monday.

The 30-year-old man fainted at a cyber cafe in the city of Guangzhou Saturday afternoon after he had been playing games online for three days, the Beijing News reported.

Paramedics tried to revive him but failed and he was declared dead at the cafe, it said. The paper said that he may have died from exhaustion brought on by too many hours on the Internet.

The report did not say what the man, whose name was not given, was playing.

The report said that about 100 other Web surfers "left the cafe in fear after witnessing the man's death."

China has 140 million Internet users, second only to the U.S.. It is one of the world's biggest markets for online games, with tens of millions of players, many of whom hunker down for hours in front of PCs in public Internet cafes.

Several cities have clinics to treat what psychiatrists have dubbed "Internet addiction" in users, many of them children and teenagers, who play online games or surf the Web for days at a time.


Lets not be a statistic gentlemen! On Sept 25th remember to get some shut eye eventually!

What a way to go out. I hope when I die it is from something heroic! Not via video games - Raider X

Hilarious Trailer For Halo


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Sunday, September 16, 2007

Warthog in New Zealand


Footage of an actual warthog in New Zealand while Bungie Execs visit Peter Jackson.

So maybe the Halo movie is not dead and buried????

Friday, September 14, 2007

Halo 3 'Believe' ad

Accurate Mjolnir Battle Armor Costume on Sale on eBay

An accurate replica of the Halo Mjolnir Battle Armor is currently on sale on eBay. At the time of this writing, the current bid is $2,000. Below is the description for the item:

You are bidding on the best and most accurate Master Chief Costume on Ebay. This suit is my own personal suit that I am now giving up. The suit is so awesome, it has been featured on Spike TV, G4 TV, and in a Dell Commercial. This suit is FAMOUS!

Now it can be yours. The suit is made from a very hard Urethane Plastic. It isn't one of those cheaply casted vacuumformed suits. You could probably pound in a nail with your forearm if you wanted to. I'm 6"1' in the pictures, so you can figure out how well it might fit you from that.



The costume includes:

* Chest/Back Piece
* Shoulders
* Forarms
* Hand Plates
* Belt/Cod Piece/2 Belt Pouches
* Thighs
* Shins
* Ankles
* Toe Plates
* Boots
* Assault Rifle Display

TARGET, XBOX 360 AND CHIP GANASSI RACING TO FEATURE HALO 3 PAINT SCHEME DURING SNEAK PEEK NASCAR WEEKEND AT DOVER

Select Drivers to Get Chance to Finish the Fight Before Anyone Else

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – September 13, 2007 – Target, Microsoft and Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today that the No. 40 car will feature an exclusive "Halo 3"-themed paint scheme during the Dover 400 Nextel Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway on Sunday, Sept. 23. As fans throughout the world line up for the blockbuster Xbox 360 title, CGRFS driver David Stremme will showcase a distinctly designed paint scheme in advance of the game’s much anticipated release on Tuesday, Sept. 25.



"I'm honored and excited to be running the 'Halo 3' car at Dover and can’t wait to show off this awesome paint scheme," said Stremme. "It's going to be a special experience when the car rolls off the truck for the first time at Dover – as a Halo fan, I'm thrilled."

In addition to the special paint scheme in the Nextel Cup race on Sunday, Target and Microsoft are giving select drivers the chance to play "Halo 3," one of the most anticipated video games of all time, before it releases to the public.

"Target is proud to partner with Microsoft to bring some 'Halo 3' excitement to Dover race fans before the much anticipated release date," said Target Senior Buyer, Troy Peterson. "We expect this to be one of our largest gaming releases ever."

"Halo 3," the final chapter in the groundbreaking "Halo" trilogy, is set to shatter day-one entertainment sales records when it is released worldwide beginning Tuesday, Sept. 25. Created by legendary developer Bungie Studios and exclusive to the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system, "Halo 3" will set a new standard for interactive storytelling and social gaming by engaging consumers worldwide in the epic battle of Master Chief(TM) to save humankind.

In November 2004, the world’s view of video games changed forever with the release of "Halo 2," which generated a record-setting $125 million (U.S.) in sales within the first 24 hours and changed the way people think about interactive entertainment. Three years later, it remains the most-played game on Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE® online gaming and entertainment network, with nearly 1 billion hours of online gaming logged to date.

Mario Level Can Autoplay


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Motion Activated Sprinkler Vs Pigeons


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Cool T-Shirt

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RRoD t-shirt design @ © SplitReason.com

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Monday, September 10, 2007

Help ME.....

I am checking out this site 360Elite4free.com that claims they will send me an xbox360 for free. I read an article about this site on a forum and they say its legit and they don't sell your info or solicit advertisement.

Basically you sign up to their program; name address and email, and one trial membership (I chose Gamefly for 8 bucks) then refere ten others to do the same, and whalaa free xbox Elite. If some of yall would help me out and sign up to see if this thing is real, I will be the guinea pig.

Please make sure its a level A offer and use only this link to get there, (it has my referral code). The sign up box with my number is at the bottom right hand corner of the page, and will lead you through the process(takes about 5 minutes).Make sure you pick the referral system and not the points system when you sign up.

Please try it out and refer anyone you might think would be interested in any of the offers to it as well. When you sign up please comment on the blog or email me so that I can make sure that it goes through and is legit.

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Stupid People Doing Stupid Things

Okay, we need a thread about how dumb some people are. Ever get the urge to throttle someone? I mean, ever see something and just feel like jumping out of your car with a bat, hammering someone's window in and screaming, "WHAT WERE YOU THINKING?!?"

So I'm driving back from the store today, and I see a perfect example of a self-righteous bumper sticker. There's a mini-van in front of me, and it has a bumper sticker on it saying, "Safety First, No Cellphones!". It has a big picture of a cellphone in a circle with a line through it. Brilliant. The first thing that crossed my mind is...it's not cellphones that cause accidents, it's the stupid mental distraction of people too dumb to walk and chew bubblegum in the first place. And as I take a closer look through the back of the mini-van, I see a classic vision. The driver isn't using a cellphone (Safety First!). Oh no, no. Instead, the driver has their left arm leaning out of the window, holding a napkin wrapped donut, which they occasionally lean into to munch on. Oh yes, that's so much safer than a cellphone, you freakin' IDIOT!!!

Anyone else seen stupid people lately?

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Sept. 25th? What're we gonna do?

Okay, so are we going to do anything when H3 comes out, or are we just going to wait until that Friday? I'd love to do the 4 player co-op, but if there's a bunch of us on, multi-player's the way to go. Work permitting, I'll probably be on every night that week. Anyone else?