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Re: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00
Posted By: [OF/CO] hYlAnDeR <>Date: 10/14/00 10:46 a.m.

In Response To: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00 (Matt)

Thanks for the Update Matt ! Looks like things are moving along nicely. I do hope you find that extra closet space. I certainly know what it is like to run out of storage space, hehe =) Take care for now and keep up the great work sir !


[OF/CO] hYlAnDeR
Orion Faction Commander

> In defiance of expectations, I’m actually writing this update
> thingy. And this week it’s at, because I love those
> guys. At some point I’m going to have to decide on a permanent
> home for these dispatches. Actually I have one in mind already,
> but I can't tell you what it is yet. :-)

> - Did I mention last time that we’re interviewing like mad? It’s
> still happening.

> - We’ve been looking at the floor plans for our new space, and
> things are starting to come together. Amusingly, just like the
> last time we moved, we completely forgot to allocate any space
> for a storage closet. Trying to rectify that. Lots of windows in
> our new space though.

> - We’re coming up on the end of a major engine rewrite. We’re
> now very close to having the indoor areas kick as much ass as
> the outdoor areas, and consequently the game will be split more
> evenly between them (previously the outdoor stuff was going to
> seriously outweigh the indoor stuff). Whether you’re outside or
> under a roof, in Halo things will look better than anything else
> out there.

> - Jason is splitting his time between AI work and story work
> with Jaime and John. The AI stuff is still in the planning
> stages, but it should be very cool. The aim is to make it the
> most fun AI to play against (or play with, if it’s on your
> side).

> - There’s also a new rasterizer in the works so we can take
> advantage of all the cool Xbox features. "Per-pixel
> everything," said Chucky, with a characteristically
> depraved grin.

> - By the way, we’re all very disappointed that none of you took
> the time to post a "Happy Birthday Chucky" message
> even though we made it a news item on Chucky’s
> doing well, considering – right now we’re much more concerned
> about Jason’s habit of dumping his lunch on himself – but we
> were hoping for a little support from you guys.

> - Rob assures me that my personal favorite tool of destruction,
> the mysterious "wall-hugging hippo," still exists.
> Thus we end on a high note. :-)

> -Matt

Message Index


Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00Matt 10/13/00 7:45 p.m.
     Re: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00Jex 10/13/00 7:56 p.m.
           Break the Berlin Wall!Redox 10/14/00 1:07 a.m.
                 Re: Break the Berlin Wall!Luke 10/14/00 1:49 a.m.
     Re: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00Tom Bombadil 10/13/00 9:50 p.m.
           Do you have a problem with your name? ntCyberBob =PN= 10/14/00 2:46 a.m.
                 Who is this Tom guy?Myrch 10/14/00 11:02 a.m.
                       The guy you share an email addy with. ntCyberBob =PN= 10/14/00 3:21 p.m.
                       Re: Who is this Tom guy?instigator 10/15/00 12:08 a.m.
                             Re: Who is this Tom guy?Myrchlamydia 10/15/00 9:53 p.m.
                                   Re: Who is this Tom guy?instigator 10/15/00 10:09 p.m.
                                   Re: Who is this Tom guy?SiliconDream =PN= 10/16/00 4:05 p.m.
                                         Re: Who is this Tom guy?Myrchlamydia 10/16/00 10:05 p.m.
                                   Re: Who is this Tom guy?Baggataway 10/17/00 2:24 a.m.
     Sacré bléu!Pierre LaCoucatine 10/14/00 2:04 a.m.
           Distressing, very distressing. (nt)carb 10/14/00 3:10 p.m.
     Re: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00Dan Rudolph 10/14/00 8:48 a.m.
     Re: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00[OF/CO] hYlAnDeR 10/14/00 10:46 a.m.
     im glad to hear about the insides![[[willhaven]]] 10/14/00 3:27 p.m.
           Re: im glad to hear about the insides!mattD 10/14/00 6:37 p.m.
                 Re: im glad to hear about the insides!Nights 10/14/00 8:40 p.m.
                       Re: im glad to hear about the insides!mattD 10/14/00 9:48 p.m.
                             on portals...[[[willhaven]]] 10/16/00 3:27 a.m.
                                   Re: on portals...Dan Rudolph 10/16/00 9:02 a.m.
                                         Re: on portals...ydnar 10/16/00 1:23 p.m.
                                               Totally OTLouis Wu 10/16/00 1:50 p.m.
                                                     :) n/tydnar 10/16/00 2:28 p.m.
                                               Re: on portals...Loren Petrich 10/16/00 11:56 p.m.
                                         Re: on portals...[[[willhaven]]] 10/17/00 6:26 p.m.
                                   Re: on portals...Mark Levin 10/16/00 9:16 a.m.
     Re: Any Chance of getting some screenies?Massa 10/14/00 4:39 p.m.
           Re: Any Chance of getting some screenies?StarHawk*IG* 10/16/00 1:54 p.m.
     Re: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00Judge 10/16/00 1:40 p.m.
           Re: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00Smokey 10/16/00 1:52 p.m.
           Re: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00Judge 10/16/00 1:55 p.m.
           Re: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00Matt 10/16/00 4:31 p.m.
     mHalo Mods on Xbox?ZeroRage 10/16/00 3:32 p.m.
           nope.....JuJu 10/20/00 11:32 p.m.
     Xbox VS PCDevil Warrior 10/16/00 7:39 p.m.
           Re: Xbox VS PCDan Rudolph 10/16/00 9:46 p.m.
                 Re: Xbox VS PCCreedoG 10/16/00 10:03 p.m.
                       Re: Xbox VS PClummie 10/16/00 10:50 p.m.
                             Re: Xbox VS PCDan Rudolph 10/16/00 11:15 p.m.
                       Re: Xbox VS PCjon 10/17/00 1:29 p.m.
           Re: Xbox VS PCScorpion 10/16/00 9:58 p.m.
           Ahemmattd 10/16/00 10:10 p.m.
                 Re: AhemDan Rudolph 10/16/00 11:16 p.m.
                 This differences in speed, its a trade offFieldcar 10/16/00 11:30 p.m.
                       Re: This differences in speed, its a trade offspitfire 10/18/00 11:35 a.m.
                             Re: This differences in speed, its a trade offDan Rudolph 10/18/00 2:03 p.m.
           Re: Xbox VS PCPlaton 10/17/00 3:00 a.m.
                 Re: Xbox VS PCturkey3 10/17/00 10:47 a.m.
                       Re: Xbox VS PCqirex 10/17/00 7:08 p.m.
     Happy Birthday afterwards, ChuckyHonK_DICE 10/17/00 2:06 a.m.
     Release dates!!!!!!bungiefanfromwayback 10/17/00 1:52 p.m.
           Re: Release dates!!!!!!mattd 10/17/00 2:23 p.m.
           Um, noMark Levin 10/17/00 3:42 p.m.
                 Um, could you be more vague?Pumpkinhead 10/17/00 10:45 p.m.
     Re: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00Pumpkinhead 10/17/00 11:07 p.m.
           Re: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00Louis Wu 10/18/00 9:20 a.m.
                 Re: Matt's Halo Update 10/13/00Pumpkinhead 10/18/00 4:44 p.m.

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