Forging Evolved – Halo 5 Forge Coming to Windows 10

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Since Forge was created for Halo 3, creators have been able to create their own custom maps for the franchise. While the tools for Forge have evolved over the lifespan of its existence, Halo 5 brought arguably some of the most drastic changes to the platform.  Today, 343 Industries takes it one step further announcing Forge – Halo 5: Guardians Edition coming to Windows 10.  This free tool harnesses the same power and features of Forge as it exists in Halo 5 today with some added features targeted specifically to PC:

  • Keyboard & Mouse Support – For the first time ever, Forgers will have the option of using a keyboard & mouse allowing for more precision control than ever before.
  • Increased Resolution – Support for multiple resolutions including 4k.
  • Test and Play with Friends – Enlist the help of Friends to help build, test, and play your Forge creations on Windows 10.
  • Build on Windows 10 and Publish to Xbox One – Experiences built on Windows 10 can be published to and played on Xbox One, opening the doors for countless new experiences to be enjoyed by players all over the world.

There will be more information about Forge for Windows 10 later this year, but in the meantime more updates are slated to be added to Halo 5: Guardians including new environments, advanced file sharing capabilities, new pieces, palettes, props, and much more. You can read more about the announcement over on Halo Waypoint.

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Podtacular 538: Farewell Biowolf

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For almost two years, Biowolf has been co-host of our podcast and today we say farewell as he steps down from his official role on the show.  It’s been a wonderful ride having him riding shotgun, but we wish him the best and expect to see him back from time to time.  While we look for a new co-host to fill the vacancy alongside Dust Storm and Godzilla T, we have the latest content update released with a load of new content.  The Memories of Reach update fills out the rest of the armor sets to represent Noble Team, loadout weapon skins for well known teams from the Halo franchise, Infection, Status Arena map, Forge additions, Requisitions and more.

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Podtacular 537: Remembering Reach

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The next content update brings back memories from Halo: Reach including armor sets to finish out the members of Noble Team.  In addition to the armor sets, new weapon skins for many of the fireteams encountered in the Halo Universe will be added among many other REQs coming with the update.  If you’re rocking the Kat armor, don’t be offended if no one hops in your Warthog.  Continuing our campaign coverage in an effort to get to those lore episodes we know you’re longing for, we visit Genesis as Fireteam Osiris continue their search for Blue Team and Cortana.

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Podtacular 536: File Browser is Back

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343 continues to give out cool new features and responding to community feedback and we are happy to finally see a working File Browser available now on Halo Waypoint.  It is now easier than ever to manage your bookmarked variants and view your game clips and screenshots.  In addition, Super Fiesta has been a blast and with Warzone Turbo back, there’s plenty of opportunity to play with some of your favorite REQ weapons.  Back on the campaign coverage, we discuss Battle of Sunaion as we attempt to wrap up the game so we can jump into some heavy lore discussions.

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Machinima Monday: Red Planet

Sometimes you’ve gotta take a step back and appreciate your surroundings.

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Podtacular 535: Ghosts of Meridian

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The Ghosts of Meridian content update hit Halo 5 last week including new REQs, a new Arena map Tyrant and a new Warzone map Skirmish at Darkstar.  In addition to the update, the Warzone Firefight Beta is also here until April 19th, featuring five waves of enemies and various objectives.  In this show we discuss our impressions and experience with the update so far.

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Podtacular 534: Halo World Championship 2016 Recap

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The Halo World Championship has crowned a victor and Counter Logic Gaming has earned the title of world champions taking home $1,000,000.  This is the largest prize pool in competitive Halo and console eSports history, with 60% of the pool being crowd funded.  In addition to champions being crowned, this is the first major tournament we’ve seen a team from overseas beat out an American team in pool play with Epsilon eSports from the UK.  For this recap, we are joined by the one and only Nak3d Eli discussing the outcome of the tournament, and the way the event and season were run.  We also had the privilege of interviewing Epsilon eSports, Team Immunity and Team Elevate during the weekend getting their views on the tournament as events unfolded.  We also had a chat with Walshy and Goldenboy after day 2 and the semi-finals with their predictions and views of how the teams had performed up to that point.  We would like to congratulate CLG for their success at the Halo World Championship and hope to see all the teams that participated back in the competitive scene again.

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