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Making Of Halo 2 Video Officially Released

simoniker posted more than 10 years ago | from the corona-effect dept.

First Person Shooters (Games) 27

An anonymous reader writes "Halo.bungie.org has made available a video showing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Halo 2. The video was shown at the X03 event earlier this year but hasn't been officially available on the 'net. It weighs in at 100MB, with both direct-download and BitTorrent links." We previously covered a shakycam version of this movie, but it's now available in hi-res splendor.

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tsarkon reports HALO SUCKS A GREASED YODA ANUS (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7615704)

9 steps to greasing your anus for Yoda Doll Insertion!
v 3.95.0
$YodaBSD: src/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/yodanotes/9steppro cess.sgml,v 3.95.0 2003/12/01 13:25:25 tsarkon Exp $
  1. Defecate. Preferably after eating senna, ex lax, prunes, cabbage, pickled eggs, and Vietnamese chili garlic sauce. Defecation could be performed in the Return of the Jedi wastebasket for added pleasure. [homestead.com]
  2. Wipe ass with witch hazel, soothes horrific burns. (Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda can use witch-hazel on mouth to soothe the horrific burns from performing so much analingus.)
  3. Prime anus with anal ease. [dimout.com] (Now Cherry Flavored for those butthole lick-o-phillic amongst you - very popular with 99% of the Slashdotting public!)
  4. Slather richly a considerable amount of Vaseline and/or other anal lubricants into your rectum at least until the bend and also take your Yoda Doll [starwars-rpg.net] , Yoda Shampoo bottle [homestead.com] or Yoda soap-on-a-rope [homestead.com] and liberally apply the lubricants to the Doll/Shampoo/Soap-on-a-rope.
  5. Pucker your balloon knot several times actuating the sphincter muscle in order to work it in.
  6. Put a nigger do-rag [firstlinemfg.com] on Yoda's head so the ears don't stick out like daggers!
  7. Make sure to have a mechanism by which to fish Yoda out of your rectum, the soap on the rope is especially useful because the retrieval mechanism is built in. [homestead.com]
  8. Slowly rest yourself onto your Yoda figurine. Be careful, he's big! [starwars-rpg.net]
  9. Gyrate gleefully in your computer chair while your fat sexless geek nerd loser fat shit self enjoys the prostate massage you'll be getting. Think about snoodling [urbandictionary.com] with the Sarlaac pit. Read Slashdot. Masturbate to anime. Email one of the editors hoping they will honor you with a reply. Join several more dating services - this time, you don't check the (desired - speaks English) and (desired - literate). You figure you might get a chance then. Order some fucking crap from Think Geek. Get Linux to boot on a Black and Decker Appliance. Wish you could afford a new computer. Argue that IDE is better than SCSI because you can't afford SCSI. Make claims about how Linux rules. Compile a kernel on your 486SX. Claim to hate Windows but use it for Everquest. Admire Ghyslain's courage in making that wonderful star wars movie. Officially convert to the Jedi religion. Talk about how cool Mega Tokyo is. Try and make sure you do your regular 50 story submissions to Slashdot, all of which get rejected because people who aren't fatter than CowboyNeal can't submit. Fondle shrimpy penis while making a Yoda voice and saying, use the force [toysrgus.com] , padawan, feeel the foooorce [toysrgus.com] , hurgm. Yes. Yes. When 900 years you reach [lemonparty.org] , a dick half as big you will not have. [toysrgus.com]
All in a days work with a Yoda figurine rammed up your ass.



Tux is the result after trimming Yoda's ears off so that Lunix people don't rip themselves a new Asshole

What you can do with you ass after sitting on a GREASED UP YODA DOLL. [theadultpress.com]

y______________________________YODA_ANUS [goatse.cx]
_v;_\__`.;_; I Yoda Have A _____:_:_"+._;_
y_:__;___;_;_Greased Up ME In __:_;__:_\:_y
o_;__:___;_:_MY ASS! This Goes__;:___;__:_o
d:_\__;__:__; On FOREVER!______:_;__/__::_d

- Ground Control to Yoda Doll - Ground Control to Yoda Doll - Take your ass grease pills and put your helmet on - Ground Control to Yoda Doll - Commencing countdown, engines on - Check ignition and may God's love shove up you - Ten, Nine, Eight, Seven, Six, Five, Four, Three, Two, One, Shove Up - This is Ground Control to Yoda Doll - You've really made the grade - And the papers want to know whose butts you tear - Now it's time to leave the suppository if you dare - This is Yoda Doll to Ground Control - I'm stepping through the door - And I'm stinking in a most peculiar way - And the ass look very different today - For here am I sitting in an ass can - Far inside the butt - My face is turning blue - And there's nothing I can do - Though I'm past one hundred thousand bowels - I'm feeling very still - And I think my buttship knows which way to go - Tell my wife I ream her very much, she knows" - Ground Control to Yoda Doll - Your circuit's dead, there's something wrong - Can you hear me, Yoda Doll? - Can you hear me, Yoda Doll? - Can you hear me, Yoda Doll? - Can you....- Here am I floating in my ass can - Far inside his Moon - My face is turning blue - And there's nothing I can do.

I pledge Allegiance to the Doll
of the Greased Up States of Yodarica
and to the Republic for which it shoves,
one nation under Yoda, rectal intrusion,
with anal lube and ass grease for all.

hello.mpeg lyrics.
I'm doin' this tonight ,
You're probably gonna start a fight .
I know this can't be right .
Hey baby come on,
I loved you endlessly ,
When you weren't there for me.
So now it's time to leave and make it alone .
I know that I can't take no more
It ain't no lie
I wanna see you out that door
Baby , bye, bye, bye...

A picture of your ass after YODA. [bmezine.com]

Re:tsarkon reports HALO SUCKS A GREASED YODA ANUS (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7615926)

I've seen a lot of trolls around here over the years, and frankly, this new yoda doll thing sucks. Trolls are supposed to bring undue controversy to the overly-passionate and gullible. This is just stupid.

Re:tsarkon reports HALO SUCKS A GREASED YODA ANUS (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7616106)

ive seen a lot more pussy than youll ever see and frankly, youll never get sex. you see if you read that stroll, you identify with something that made you comment. you are a fat masturbating star wars fan and that troll pissed you off.


you disgusting pig, get the fuck out of here before you sound even more like a fucking rat bitch tool.

YYHBT. YHL (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7616371)


Slashdotted beyond hell ... (0, Redundant)

Jordi Bunster (724637) | more than 10 years ago | (#7615753)

With 0 comments. Feel the power of Slashdot!

(With a direct link to a 100 meg file, what else do you want??) :)

Re:Slashdotted beyond hell ... (1)

JFMulder (59706) | more than 10 years ago | (#7615905)

I don't know what you're talking about. Don't mean to brag, but I clicked on the link from files.bungie.org and I got it under 5 minutes...

Re:Slashdotted beyond hell ... (1)

Jordi Bunster (724637) | more than 10 years ago | (#7616124)

I know. It took me a long time to only load the page. I clicked on the download link, posted the comment about the slashdotting, went for a beer, and by the time I came back, the download was at sixty something percent. I reloaded the page, checked the screenshots, and it was all nice and fast.

"Oh shit. I'm going to be modded down", I thought.

Oh well. We'll just have to slashdot someone else. :)

Bittorrent (1, Insightful)

MMaestro (585010) | more than 10 years ago | (#7615965)

Nice to see more and more companies shifting over to bittorrent for files they know will be in high demand.

But keep in mind that bittorrent is only as good as the number and speeds uploaders can give downloaders (or leechers in the case of bittorrent). Don't bother trying to use the bittorrent if you wanna download this more than 2 weeks after today.

Re:Bittorrent (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7616262)

Thanks for the amazing point about bittorrent, Mr. Obvious. I don't know how this got modded insightful. "Wow, this guy is regurgitating obvious things about something barely related to the topic! Quickly, give him points!"

Re:Bittorrent (4, Interesting)

ctr2sprt (574731) | more than 10 years ago | (#7616654)

Best way to do BT for this sort of thing is to change your high-bandwidth FTP (or HTTP, but only the part that serves files) into BT seeds. Best of both worlds: even if the mirrors become saturated, cable and DSL leeches will generally ensure a minimum 20k/s download; and two weeks after a spike in popularity, the torrent will still work just fine (in fact, you'll be downloading from all the mirrors simultaneously, so there's primitive load balancing as a fringe benefit).

There are a number of other benefits, like no more wading through pages of mirrors trying to find one that works and isn't full. You could probably use it as an rsync replacement, but I'm not sure that would work well. Still, it will iron out file corruption that gets introduced in mirrors sometimes.

Anybody else notice the irony? (5, Funny)

Gogo Dodo (129808) | more than 10 years ago | (#7615981)

Anybody else notice the irony of seeing the Microsoft coffee cup sitting next to Joseph Staten's Apple display and Harmon Kardon SoundSticks (2:06 into the movie)?

Written on a Mac, released on XBox, way delayed for release on the Mac.

Re:Anybody else notice the irony? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7616156)

Written on a Mac, released on XBox, way delayed for release on the Mac.

Unless Microsoft Visual Studio 2003 .NET runs on a Mac, they're not using a Mac to write it. VS2k3 is the *required* Xbox development environment. The compiler isn't available for any other platform than Windows.

You may not be aware, but it's easy to use Apple screens with a PC - and many people do because there is limited choice when it comes to large wide-screen aspect ratios.

The person with the apple screen may also not be a programmer. Content creation can be done on almost any platform.

Re:Anybody else notice the irony? (1)

Gogo Dodo (129808) | more than 10 years ago | (#7616186)

You may not be aware, but it's easy to use Apple screens with a PC - and many people do because there is limited choice when it comes to large wide-screen aspect ratios.

It wasn't a Cinema Display.

The person with the apple screen may also not be a programmer. Content creation can be done on almost any platform.

I'm quite well aware of that. By "written" I meant writing the script as that is what Joseph does. I didn't mean "written" as in programmed, though I can see the line of your confusion.

Re:Anybody else notice the irony? (1)

alphaseven (540122) | more than 10 years ago | (#7616382)

Anybody else notice the irony of seeing the Microsoft coffee cup sitting next to Joseph Staten's Apple display and Harmon Kardon SoundSticks (2:06 into the movie)?

I found it more ironic that their "design lead" had a statuette of Rikku from FFX behind him... maybe he'd rather be at Square.

Re:Anybody else notice the irony? (1)

DeadScreenSky (666442) | more than 10 years ago | (#7636625)

It would be more bizarre to see a game dev without some kind of swag related to other games in their office...

Re:Anybody else notice the irony? (1)

agent oranje (169160) | more than 10 years ago | (#7616517)

Bungee was an Apple exclusive developer back-in-the-day, as we're all aware... Maybe they're still Apple fans and they're just running the dev tools through VirtualPC.

I found it more ironic that the video was released in QuickTime format. I was all set to not be able to watch it because it was a WMV - vlc and mplayer don't exactly support them well. But, alas, Bungee made me proud.

responses to va lairIE on pateNTdead PostBlock(tm) (-1, Troll)

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FPS belongs on PCs (-1, Troll)

superpulpsicle (533373) | more than 10 years ago | (#7616054)

I am sorry but has anyone tried Halo on the PC?

From what I researched it's missing at least 1 mode that was exclusive to the xbox even though it was released ages ago. Typical of M$ to protect their console... soon to be kicked off the market by PS2 anyways.

Mouse, on the other hand, cost a fortune on a console. It's readily available on PC and much needed for any fps.

Re:FPS belongs on PCs (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7620774)

"soon to be kicked off the market by PS2 anyways"

LOL...I was a ps2'er then I bought Xbox, worth every penny!!!

OMG LOL Kevin ASKED ME TO POST THIS!!!1 (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7616406)

The area in the front of my house was littered with leaves which had
fallen from nearby trees during a recent windstorm. I retrieved the leaf
blower from the garage, plugged it in and began clearing the aforementioned
leaves. I was close to completion when I found that the electrical cord that
I was using was of insufficient length. I remedied this by locating an
extension cord in the same garage. I removed the leaf blower plug from the
outlet, plugged in the extension cord, and then plugged the leaf blower cord
into the end of the extension cord. With power thus restored, and an
adequate length of cord, I was able to successfully complete my task.

Kevin Costner

Can you say Pulitzer? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7616713)

What an epic tale. Who has the movie rights?

Does anyone even care? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7616496)

Sure, Halo did very well on the x-box. Console gamers don't get a lot of decent FPS titles. Halo was the new hotness in 1999 when it was demoed at MacWorld. By 2001 it was already old and busted, to say nothing of its 2003 PC debut. (And I'm sure it'll be even better when it comes out on the Mac Real Soon Now (tm).)

Jason Jones and Alex S can burn in hell for selling out.

Re:Does anyone even care? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7617521)

BooHooo :(

Repost (see which one you are):

- It was supposed to be on my precious Apple :(
- I don't get what the big deal is :(
- The levels suck :(
- Bungie sold out :(
- It's made by M$ so it must suck, right? :(
- Could you image how cool it would have been if they released it as originally intended :(


Meanwhile (in the real world)...Halo continues to remain the best console FPS to date. It's a truly awsome & artistic game. The graphics, sound, music, story, gameplay, multiplayer all excel. Its main fault? Some repetitive levels near the end of the game.

And Halo2? Check out the preview videos. Imagine it on Xbox Live. It's gonna be great.

Microsoft Game Studios is aquiring quite the reputation.

Re:Does anyone even care? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7623598)

Halo continues to remain the best console FPS to date.
Gee, isn't that a bit like "Most Enjoyable Fingernail Peeling"? Or "Best Screen Door Submarine"?

Re:Does anyone even care? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#7623995)

Gee, isn't that a bit like "Most Enjoyable Fingernail Peeling"? Or "Best Screen Door Submarine"?

"Not only is [Halo] easily the best of the Xbox launch games, but it's easily one of the best shooters ever, on any platform."
-- Joe Fielder, GAMESPOT"

Rotten Tomatoes Games ranking of 100% (best possible score) [rottentomatoes.com]

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