Forge Features: December 2, 2022

The best thing is when it’s a Hello The player logs into the game and says these three magic words: “It’s Forgin time!”

It’s been almost a month since the release of the Winter Update, which brought with it the long-awaited beta, and we’ve already seen the floodgates really well and open to endless waves of excitement and creativity about what people make with this tool.

And so, that naturally brings us to the second Forge feature, where we feature some of our favorite community-created content. Let’s get right to it!

Maps and conditions

narrows who Halo 3Like you’ve never experienced it before…

We haven’t even given you a Banished-themed Forge board yet, but here it is, simple as day (or, well… night) – Narows has been revamped with a brand new aesthetic and looks absolutely amazing.

You know this dance floor well. Human cannons on either side of a long, multi-level bridge – perfect for those intense sniper duels. Missiles on the Light Bridge in the lower center, and the Plus Shield and Active Camo on opposite sides. It’s a map that rewards strong teamwork and careful coordination, and it looks beautiful as a Forerunner sky bridge and Banished outpost.

UNEEQ | Re-lock action
Credits: UneeQ TV, Soxxxie, Saucy Situation, wild1551, Surasia
bookmark: Uneeq | lock edition

Screenshot of Lockout made in Forge

While we’re on the topic of map remakes, this is a 1:1 re-creation of Lockout from Halo 2.

Return to one of the most iconic multiplayer maps in all of gaming, whether it’s 1v1 with your friend and clearing the score or if you’re looking for some classic 4v4 team action.

This Lockout edition supports classic modes – Slayer, King of the Hill, Oddball. Grab your friends and indulge in it Halo 2 Nostalgia for the past.

Oh, and er… Please let us know if you notice any supernatural occurrences. It is said that ancient places like this are known for strange ghost…

Screenshot of Banshee Battle: Space Cove Made in Forge

See, sometimes you just want to get together with your friends, hop on some Banshees, and shoot each other while navigating a bunch of asteroids. Sometimes, that’s what Hello all about.

Zreakz knows this very well and has created such a map to address this need.

Play Banshee Battle: Space Cove with up to 28 players and jump in with either the FFA or Team Slayer modes for some combat carnage. Zreakz recommends setting the instant respawn timer for more frantic gameplay, and I think this is a recommendation worth hearing!

forsaken
Credits: RyzenFox64
bookmark: forsaken

Screenshot of the castaway map made in Forge

Are you a fan of abandoned hello what? Forsaken by RyzenFox64 it is not exactly That is, but it sure looks like it has a good chunk of that map in its DNA – the aesthetic of the original Xbox map has been lovingly recreated infinite auraModern fidelity, and that strange sense of solitude in a place long forgotten is present evidently from the few glimpses you can get of the (circular) outside world.

Also, see the blocky green tankers of hello what It was recreated in No final Just really hits the spot!

Jump into the map to explore the artwork that went into creating it, or try it out with 4v4 Slayer and King of the Hill.

solution
Credits: I Crush All, Unrated Man, Black Image, Foge, b0b is here, MythicFritz, NightAvenger01, CertifiedChamp, tdubfed1, Max Extra, Kabe, The Xzamplez
bookmark: A work-in-progress solution

Screenshot of the solution map made in Forge

The solution is one of those maps that contains all the details All Corner made me say “Wow!” high. The screenshot above gives an impression of the dense space in its immersive atmosphere.

At a glance and closer examination, it’s a map you can tell quite convincingly about someone shipping the game. with the comprehensive Credits list to the dozens of sloppy collaborators who contributed to this map, the overall coherence and thoughtfulness of this map is really impressive.

Recommended for 2-12 players. If you find yourself somehow stuck wondering what to play next during customs night, this is your solution. (Come for the map recommendations, stay for the terrible puns!)

community creations

In case you missed it, the other week we just sat down for a chat at Community Corner with Red Nomster, who gave us some insight into his journey as a Hello Fan and content creator of both lore and Forge.

If you’re looking to get started with Forge and want some advice from an experienced mapmaker, be sure to give it a read for some helpful tips!

DEWtheMCCOY posts daily videos featuring Forge content from the community. The dedication is quite admirable, posting these videos (along with individual map demos and ‘Top Ten of the Week’ reports) Twenty-four days in a row. If you’re looking for a steady stream of Forge content to browse through, you’ll definitely want to keep an eye on the DEW channel.

Looking for more tutorials to get a better understanding of the myriad systems and tools at your disposal in Forge? unknown

Have a look at some of the more practical items on how to publish your maps and how to update your published maps in infinite auraDucain23 has put together a useful guide.

Finally for that issue, if you’re wondering how to use navigation markers in your map, be sure to give this handy guide from Soft Sharp an hour.

We remain in awe of the crafty creativity of the Forge community, the outburst of content that pops up daily to deliver unique experiences and provide countless hours of fun. Even just flipping through these maps to look at how they’re crafted and feel inspired is awesome!

Also, as you share Forge content online, just as you do with other community creations, be sure to tag it with #HaloSpotlight.

We’ll catch you up on the next Forge Features blog!

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