where did halo come from?

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  1. jono_
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    What are the origins of halo? Is it books? or is it a old game?
     


  2. herbanassault

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    What gives you the impression it has origins? It's a typical first person shooter. What are the origins of Duke Nukem?
     
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    It's origins are a couple of smart programmers over at Bungie and Microsoft who made the first episode of the trilogy back in 2001 originally only for the Xbox...
     
  4. legendofphil

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    Origins, well development origins anyway. Going back to 1998 for Windows and Mac.
     
  5. laminaatplaat

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    The only thing I know is that I was realy looking forward to that game when I read about it in PC game magazines. And then came microsoft who needed a hit game for launch and bought the rights [​IMG]
     
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    It has loose roots in the Mac game, Marathon. Marathon was/is a very good Doom-like 3D shooter.
     
  7. Giga_Gaia

    Giga_Gaia Shinigami

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    Halo games come from a book series .... my brother is reading them atm lol
     
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    Very true! Which by the way you can download for free! I remember that game in middle school..... It was the best thing ever.. multiplayer action mmmm. I guess bungie made a comeback with a system they saw had alot of potential.
     
  9. jono_
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    ok so that was basivcally my quesiton, what cam first hte book or the game?

    or this marathon lol
     
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    the game came first the books were later
     
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    More like: Microsoft bought Bungie because they needed a killer app for the original Xbox.

    Back on topic: the Halo world concept was probably lifted from the Ringworld books.
     
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    what are the origins of bubble bobble?
     
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    The concept of Bubble Bobble was first mentioned in The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien. Some general rules and description were given, but they were rather vague.
     
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    A mommy and a daddy FPS loved each other very much...
     
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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA

    Well done.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    me = lose
     
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    Tetris?
     
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