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Bungie lays out matchmaking map changes

We asked for it and in typical Bungie fashion, they delivered. As part of this week's Bungie Weekly Update, Frankie conveniently outlined all the changes that have been made to Halo 3's matchmaking including the different weapon changes in each map. Go ahead, analyze all the changes after the break and be sure to take note that Bungie doesn't like the Mauler or non-Bubble Shield Equipment. You see, the Mauler has been either removed, replaced or reduced in each map and has an increased spawn time while the Flare and Radar Jammer have been removed entirely. We ask why all the Mauler hate Bungie? Are you admitting weapon balance defeat and giving up on the love it or hate it "can opener"? For shame! For shame!

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Dr Rumble21

12-22-2007 @ 10:33PM

Dr Rumble said...

Taking away the radar jammer and the flare? Another reduction of stealth, stun-and-gun tactics by Bungie. The mauler is annoying as balls, so I don't care about that one. But come on. Swapping BR fire out in the open doesn't cut it anymore.

And they listed Last Resort as Zanzibar in the list.

Call of Duty is a shooter's shooter anyway.

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roxxxo22

12-22-2007 @ 10:46PM

roxxxo said...

what the hell is the mauler?


and like someone else said, where the fuck are the fire grenades in multiplay?

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techboy00723

12-22-2007 @ 11:59PM

techboy007 said...

omg bungie broke xbl it was working fine till this update

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techboy00724

12-23-2007 @ 12:07AM

techboy007 said...

its a duel-weld shout gun dur

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Ryan25

12-23-2007 @ 2:04AM

Ryan said...

Ugh...obnoxious "update".

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Patrick26

12-23-2007 @ 10:18AM

Patrick said...

i want more equipment, not just the bubble shield and power drain, the deployable shield, invincibility, flare, radar jammer, over shields, invisibility, gravity lift, trip mine, and the auto turret

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melloncollie27

12-23-2007 @ 5:14PM

melloncollie said...

Auto-Turret and Invincibility would be overkill in a multiplayer match. Say in narrows a guy has the shotgun and the sniper, or shotgun and rockets, etc. He then gets an auto-turret and invincibility. That guy would completely massacre on a lone wolf playlist, even if invincibility lasts just 10-15 seconds. It's still would be horribly unbalanced. Other than those I'd welcome the rest.

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roxxxo28

12-24-2007 @ 3:14AM

roxxxo said...

well you just gotta spread em out so 1 person can't get it all

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