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Bungie's latest community update takes an energy sword to rumors that sprung up following the developer's Edge Award for Interactive Innovation acceptance video. Specifically, the dev clarifies that, "There will be no insertion of Campaign objects, enemies or friendlies via the Forge as folks have...

August 26th 2008 at 4:01am 0 Comments
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Do you consider yourself something of a level designing virtuoso in Halo 3? Do you dream about creating maps? Maybe you wish you could, but you just don't have the time. You have no excuses now, thanks to Foundry Designer, a flash application created by PureCallum. As its name implies, Foundry Desi...

June 12th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Bungie's Brian "Ske7ch" Jarrard has posted some Halo 3 maps he created before the holidays over at Bungie.net. As is all the rage these days, Ske7ch made his creations on Foundry, the map specifically designed for the Forge map editor. In addition to explaining each map in detail and the inspiratio...

January 16th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Of all the things we figured people would do with the Halo 3 Forge tool, spectacular suicide failed to make the list. We're not sure why, especially considering the mass devotion to blowing up warthogs in the first Halo. However, it seems that the goal now is not only to create dramatic and difficul...

January 4th 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

The introduction of the Forge to Halo 3 has set the stage for some very interesting game types and play variations, but there is one aspect of the level editor that we haven't seen much of yet: film making. Sure, anyone can stack some fusion coils and record some epic Mongoose launches (we did), bu...

October 5th 2007 at 5:30pm 0 Comments