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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:18 am    Post subject: Vernon Reply with quote

http://xbox360.ign.com/articles/970/970001p1.html

He's a decent writer. You should be all over that.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

We'll see... I've got so much reading to do atm... on top of so much graduating to do.

Maybe over the summer...
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Don't read any of that crap. Fuck Halo.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

lugo wrote:
Don't read any of that crap. Fuck Halo.


Have you played Halo? It's good.

I'd play it again but my Xbox mysteriously disappeared.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The original Halo was good. I've played all three.

That trilogy was the biggest letdown in the world. The story was terrible. They tried to build it up as an amazing masterpiece, and it was just awful.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Are you talking about the games or the books? I don't remember the story of the second game and didn't play the third.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Both, kind of. The first two books weren't that impressive, but I consider the entire Halo machine to be terrible if the primary component of it is.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 1:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can you summarize the story quickly and explain why it's bad?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can't really quickly summarize the story of the game, partly because it didn't make sense and partly because they didn't explain anything (probably because there was no way for it to make sense). I could go into more detail, but don't have the time at the moment
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fair enough. So you didn't like it because it didn't make sense and they didn't even try to have it make sense? Knaak?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mchicken wrote:
Fair enough. So you didn't like it because it didn't make sense and they didn't even try to have it make sense? Knaak?


They had grand ambitions, especially in the way they developed the ARGs and books and other outside-game canon.

But the games as the primary product completely failed to deliver on that promise, so I don't plan on buying whatever random crap they attempt to market under the IP.
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