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Subject: How Old Were You When You First Experienced Halo?

I was about 11 or 12 at a friends house. I didn't have an xbox yet so I was really excited every time I went over because I knew we'd play Halo!. The good memories are still there though. You?

EDIT: Don't forget to tell of the first experience or memories!

[Edited on 04.27.2010 5:19 AM PDT]

  • 03.17.2010 5:20 PM PDT
Subject: How Old Were You When You First Experenced Halo?

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Like 8, The shotgun and the grunts freaked me out, I was always freaked out from first person shooters for some odd reason.

  • 03.17.2010 5:40 PM PDT
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My friend recruited me to get through The Library. First level I ever played. I was in sixth grade, so 12.

  • 03.17.2010 7:36 PM PDT
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13 or 14 I think?

Was at friends house after school, he asked if I ever heard of a thing called "Halo" I said no. We played H2 multiplayer (no live)

The game that really got me into FPS's and got me an xbox and xbox live ^^

  • 03.17.2010 7:50 PM PDT

I was 11. I walked into my cousins room and saw him playing it.
He had so much trouble getting past the very first part of the first level. (when you pick up an AR) I took over and pwned them Elites! First time I played Halo. :')

(it was on easy mode at the time lol)

  • 03.17.2010 11:13 PM PDT

I'm 23, I have a house, dog, girlfriend, job and I have no interest in any fanboyism so if you're thinking about sending me a childish PM, don't be surprised when I don't call back.

I was about 14 when it released but I only played it at a friends house about a year later. I would have been either 15 or 16 possibly.

  • 03.18.2010 2:50 AM PDT
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went to my buddies house walked in the door and saw his dad wreckin on some elites with a needler and i just stared.... awestruck... then me and my buddy raped on easy lol (ahh to be a nub agn) :P

  • 03.18.2010 3:07 AM PDT
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ur cousin had trouble on easy?? >.< he at least got better rite? lol

  • 03.18.2010 3:07 AM PDT
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Something smells fishy...

I was 12 when the game was released in 2001. But I think I played it for the first time on the first XBOX when I was 13.

I remember linking several Televisions and XBOX's and having massive 16 player round robin tournaments. It was crazy fun. I would get my but kicked so bad. The only prior experience I had had with gaming was with my Nintendo 64. I loved my Mario Kart.

Halo Combat Evolved was a totally new video game experience for me. But I loved it. Now I play the PC version all the time. It definitely left a lasting impression on me.

  • 03.18.2010 5:16 AM PDT
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I was 16 when it came out. Before Halo CE came out, my friends would have Goldeneye 007 N64 parties every weekend. As soon as Halo came out, that is what we jumped to. My friend introduced me to Halo. He pwned me in a 1 vs 1 CTF game on Blood Gulch. I didn't know which base was mine. Good times.

  • 03.18.2010 6:30 AM PDT

You just lost the game.

I was around 13 or 14.

  • 03.18.2010 10:01 AM PDT
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27. Having lived through Atari, Intellivision, and the various Nintendos, I had seen some gaming. Got the Xbox because my wife was working for Microsoft at the time...expected nothing, and received the world. It was nothing short of a revolution in every sense. Xbox simply decimated everything before it, and Halo was like a blueprint for the perfect game. Was pretty much done with gaming at that point, but CE changed all of that.

  • 03.19.2010 7:50 PM PDT

I was 9.

  • 03.19.2010 11:46 PM PDT

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i was 14 i think and playing halo the first time was one of the best game experiences i have ever had.

  • 03.21.2010 7:03 AM PDT
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Everytime someone buys a copy of Halo 2 Vista, a puppy dies.

I was about 24-25. Had never played Xbox, but game magazines were raving that the wait was finally over for PC players to experience Halo. I picked up the game thanks to the hype, and wasn't disappointed. I think "enchanted" might be a good word. It took me several PC's to be able to run it smoothly, but I was hooked.... now if only Halo 2 for PC had been as magical.

  • 03.21.2010 11:36 AM PDT

see you in the sky's SPARTAN!

5 years old
i got it with an xbox which also included jet set radio future
there were both fun but i still play halo till this day

  • 03.21.2010 12:42 PM PDT
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10, I think. My uncle let me play Halo 2 the whole time I was visiting. I got somewhere into the middle of outskirts, and then we played slayer on Coagulation.

  • 03.23.2010 7:31 AM PDT

Bam! Said The Lady!

11 my first day of secondary school. Id made a new friend and he asked if i wanted to come around he lived right next to the school. He told me about this game called halo and i loved it from the start. Blood gulch to this day is still one of my favourite maps, first game i played on halo lol.

He kicked my arse... But now i beat him every time.
Been a halo fan for 7 years, and will never defect to any other series. Not a story that's better, or gameplay that i enjoy more.

  • 03.23.2010 9:32 AM PDT

I was 14.

My second FPS, the first being Metroid Prime.

  • 03.25.2010 6:25 PM PDT
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15. I started from H3 down.

  • 03.25.2010 6:29 PM PDT

4 playing with my dads friends

  • 03.25.2010 7:41 PM PDT
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R.I.P. Halo 2
11/9/04 - 4/15/10

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11. End of the summer just before 6th grade began. Good times.

  • 03.25.2010 8:10 PM PDT

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  • 03.29.2010 5:07 AM PDT

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Over with a friend. I still play CE to this day. <3

  • 03.29.2010 5:39 AM PDT