D0924 T1201 Y2010Fight = Finished

Three years ago, the gates of Halo 3 swung wide to admit an anxiously waiting public to finisht the fight. Our Hero had been left hanging off of a cliff. Our multiplayer battlegrounds were in desperate need of an upgrade. Our respective warring societies were perched on starting blocks, waiting for the crack of the pistol to mark the arrival of the street date.

Three years later, we have run that race all over again. Reach has fallen, and it is an upgrade of the same magnitude. When the TTL Gunslingers migrate to a new title, we rarely look back. The next evolution is always a welcome milestone in our campaign as gamers. However, on this – the third birthday of Halo 3 – attention must be paid.

Would you cast a reminiscant glance over your shoulder with us? Would you experience the odyssey of virtual combat that was Halo 3 on Xbox Live one final time? Your tour guides will be two of the most stalwart Captains of the official Halo Clan of Tied the Leader. TTL L Askan was and is our first line of offense. TTL Tortacular was and is our last line of defense. Together, they encompass two vastly contrasting experiences that have illustrated the past three years of our life as a team.

As always, these offerings are best viewed in a higher resolution. Hats off to TTL Hoovaloov, the architect of this victory lap. The victory belongs to all of us – to the players and the makers. Halo 3 was an experience for those that love it. Good games were had. Virtual armies were raised all across the Halo Nation – ones that still fight in Halo: Reach. We Gunslingers will be forever grateful for the impact that Halo 3 had on our little social experiment. If Halo 2 was our cradle, Halo 3 was our academy.

The king is dead.

Long live the king.

Posted by XerxdeeJ

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    Fezzer wrote...

    NADE THE HOG!! Probably one the best TTL traditions of H3.

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    TTL Demag0gue wrote...

    Rawkin’ montage, guys!

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    TTL DDay wrote...

    Great work Hoov…

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    Tex wrote...

    “Wake me when you need me.”

    Ahh, I’ll never forget you, Halo 3. You ended my trilogy of a crush not with a bang, but a whimper.

    tyvm.

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    Tortacular wrote...

    Thanks to Hoov for making me look good!

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    bs angel wrote...

    What an amazing montage. Great job to all involved!!

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    pandaboy wrote...

    I just played through the campaign again this past weekend and halo 3 is just plain amazing – love the game!! Love the multiplayer

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    Nazzer wrote...

    I just finished the first Halo again, and now I’m replaying Halo 2. Soon I’ll replay Halo 3.

    It’s hard to believe that it’s over.

    “Were it so easy.”

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    Shane wrote...

    nice montage and happy birthday halo3!!!!!

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    hyghwayman wrote...

    Nice job TTL, great video also.

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    bob the builder wrote...

    Great after seeing triple kills non-stop with lazers i was like “they are saving the best lazer for last” hehe and they did!

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    Shadowbellum wrote...

    I am good at Halo, but DANG!

  13. #LINK D0927 T1728
    H3WM il Duce wrote...

    “Fezzer wrote…

    NADE THE HOG!! Probably one the best TTL traditions of H3.”

    H3WM disapproves of this activity… Awesome editorial as always Xerx!

  14. #LINK D0927 T1740
    mordzy wrote...

    H3 was a game changer. perhaps the single most memorable game i have played, will play… a piece of art/history.

    This video brought back great memories, great work… done the game justice.

  15. #LINK D0927 T2228
    Mini-Me wrote...

    Reminds me very much of the Defend The House community montage from a few weeks ago. Hmm.

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    El Burritoh wrote...

    Ah the memories… Nearly brought a tear to mee eye, so it did….
    Beautiful work, Hoov. Awesome editing!

  17. #LINK D0928 T0223
    Hoovaloov wrote...

    Thank you all for your kind words! I’m glad you all are enjoying it.

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    Haze wrote...

    Goodnight sweet prince.

  19. #LINK D0928 T0747
    Tortacular wrote...

    Thanks for the kind words, peoples. It was nice to see this come to fruition two and a half years after we decided to do it.

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    L0coM0tive wrote...

    Dig it.

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    Hun Sing Redcorn wrote...

    Reach is so easy to beat i’ve beat every Halo game three times over this week including Reach.

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    diwali messages wrote...

    You ended my trilogy of a crush not with a bang, but a whimper.

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