Category: Special Interest

Articles and information on Halo related projects and other miscellaneous not covered in other categories.

It’s not Halo, but damn it’s cool! Sun off of Titan

We’re no strangers to Halo/Destiny “coincidences”, with Ghosts, Guardians, Arrays, Oracles and… need I continue? But in this very real-life example, we find more similarity to two of our favorite games. Titan, one of Saturn’s moons, is seen in the above “false-color” image reflecting sun off of one of it’s lakes. The sun also creates a fiery affect on Titan’s…

Halo: Master Chief Collection for Dummies – Abilities

“The following series of articles give a recap and bring new players up to speed on the weapons, vehicles, abilities, and spawn systems and strategy in multiplayer of Halo:CE, Halo 2, Halo 3, and Halo 4. Due to the sheer volume of information, subjects were chosen according to how much they vary from game to game, to better prepare the…

Promethean War Sphinx

  Ancient Forerunner warriors, the Didact’s children, war machines of vast power, these all describe the War Sphinxes. Used by Forerunner Warrior-Servants, including the Didact’s children, war sphinxes were mid-sized fighting suits that were operated by a single pilot. These versatile vehicles worked well in space, in the air, or on the surface of a planet. War sphinxes were used…

The Mantle of Responsibility

  Have you ever wondered why the Forerunners keep referring to the Mantle in the majority of their commentary and why their lives revolve around it? Here is a pretty detailed explanation of the concept and belief of the Mantle of Responsibility. The Mantle of Responsibility, or just the Mantle, is an ancient philosophy thought to have begun with the…

Who is Sergeant Johnson?

Sergeant Johnson cover art,  Halo novel "Contact Harvest"

Sergeant Johnson on the cover of Halo novel “Contact Harvest”

We all know Sergeant Avery Johnson, right? He’s the embodiment of badassery and the trusted companion of the Master Chief. But do you really know who he is, what his story is, and what makes him the great man we all know him to be? Well you’re in luck! Our friend Nervous Celery has just the thing for you.

Everything you need to know about our favorite cigar smoking sergeant is in the video below; from where he was born and his early life, to why he joined the UNSC and how he befriended the Master Chief. Now sit back and enjoy your recommended dose of awesome.

 

 

Be sure to check out Nervous Celery’s other videos here >>

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#ThrowbackThursday – Chronological order of Halo novels

Crop of Karen Traviss' "Glasslands" novel cover art by Eddie Smith

Crop of Karen Traviss’ “Glasslands” novel cover art by Eddie Smith

A couple years back I decided since I was a reader, and a Halo fan, why hadn’t I read any of the books? And so my journey began. I’m enjoying them, and think you will to. Follow the link for this Halo Diehards #ThrowbackThursday and see where you should start! There’s even a list that includes the games in the timeline.

 

What is the chronological order of the Halo novels? >>

 

 

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