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I have been playing Halo since 2002.
When I was in college the entire dorm room floor would shut down every Friday night, and the Halo LAN parties began sharply at 6:00pm. You had to pay $5.00 to help pay for the pizza, and until 6:00am the next day 40-50 guys would play Halo 8v8 via four Xbox's and four TV's in separate rooms.
I was on a team with my three best friends, and we would plot out strategies how to capture the flag, or plant the bomb, or how to play in formation for slayer games. We were awesome and a few times we won the weekly tournaments for the week. I would not kid you when I say it was a serious honor to be the best team of the week, and people would say hi to me and mention it at the cafeteria. Halo....was....that.....big.
That went on every weekend from spring 2003 through fall semester 2003. It continued even after I left the dorm and got married that summer.
There were about 15 couples from my church that got married the same year that my wife and I did, and all of us guys were huge Halo fans. A couple of times a month we would all get together, link up four TV's, four Xbox's, and play for 6-8 hours straight, while the wives all would do their girly crafts, talk for hours, and did "their" thing. We did that religiously from winter 2003 until the launch of Halo 2 in 2004.
Then everything changed.
We all started having kids and Xbox Live changed everything....forever. We still played together from our own homes and had tons of fun all the way through Halo 3....but it was never the same.
A few of us still played regularly when Halo 4 came around, but by that time in 2012 we were all working in our careers and had several kids bouncing around by this point. It was all over and we all knew it.
Even after all of these years I still love the Halo franchise. I have so many awesome memories of Halo 1 and 2 and 3, but those days are long gone. I think now there are so many amazing games out there that Halo in a way is "lost" among the crowd. The franchise is old and I think the newest generation doesn't appreciate what Halo has done for the industry.
I finally got a Xbox One spring of 2015 mainly for the Master Chief collection. I loved it. None of my friends play anymore but that is OK. All I need is a controller and Halo 5 and I am happy.
Halo and I go way back and I definitely see Halo and me going way forward.
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