Rumble Hardcore is Live!
Posted by Frankie at 4/25/2006 3:18 PM PDT
Jeremiah, AKA NinjaOnFire has been hard at work testing, tuning and tweaking the latest playlist changes. And now they're live on Xbox Live for you to check out yourself. There are significant changes this time around and perhaps the most significant of all, is the addition of the Rumble Hardcore playlist.

It's tough. Think big kill tallies, lots of rifles, few superweapons and lots and lots of emphasis on marksmanship. It is not for the faint of heart and it is certainly not for quitters.

You can read more about it and discuss it   HERE  and just so you don't ask any pointless questions, this is a basic breakdown of what the changes include:

Global Changes
  • Backwash is being removed from playlists where appropriate
  • Rumble Armory is being removed
  • Rumble Hardcore is being added
  • Big Team Battle will no longer use large squad restrictions

    Rumble Pit
  • All objective games are being removed from the Rumble Pit
  • Rumble Rockets is being removed from the Rumble Pit
  • Rumble Duals is being changed to Rumble Slayer on Midship and Beaver Creek

    Rumble Training
  • Objective games are being given an increased weight
  • Rumble Duals is being changed to Rumble Slayer on Midship and Beaver Creek
  • Rumble Fiesta on Backwash is now Rumble Fiesta on Lockout
  • Rumble Showers on Backwash is now Rumble Showers on Lockout
  • Rumble Swords on Backwash is now Rumble Swords on Midship

    Double Team
  • 2v2 Duals Only is now 2v2 Slayer on Midship and Beaver Creek
  • Foundation is being removed from Double Team
  • 2v2 Rockets is being removed from Double Team

    Team Slayer
  • Team Duals is being changed to Team Slayer on Beaver Creek and Gemini
  • Foundation is being removed from Team Slayer
  • Team Rockets is being removed from Team Slayer
  • Team Snipers is being removed from Team Slayer

    Team Training
  • Team Duals is being changed to Team Slayer on Beaver Creek, Foundation and Gemini
  • Team Plasma Wars on Backwash is now Team Plasma Wars on Lockout
  • Team Showers on Backwash is now Team Showers on Gemini

    Team Snipers
  • Containment, Waterworks and Elongation are being removed from Team Snipers

    Team Hardcore
  • Elongation is being removed from Team Hardcore
  • Team Snipers are being removed from Team Hardcore
  • Team Slayer Covenant on Warlock is now regular Team Slayer
  • Team Slayer (No Sniping) is being added
  • Team Ball on Ivory Tower is being removed
  • Team Crazy King on Gemini, Sanctuary, Beaver Creek and Ivory Tower are being removed
  • Multi Flag on Sanctuary will now have Flag At Home To Score OFF
  • The No Duals weapon set will now be used on Team Slayer, Team Ball, Team Crazy King, CTF Classic and Neutral Bomb gametypes

    6v6 Team Battle
  • Team Slayer and Team Slayer BR will now be 100 kills to win

    Multi-Team
  • Team Plasma Wars on Backwash is now Team Plasma Wars on Lockout
  • Multi Team Ball on Backwash is now Multi Team Ball on Turf

    Clanmatch
  • Team Duals on is being changed to Team Slayer on Beaver Creek and Gemini
  • Team Duals on Foundation is being removed
  • Team Snipers is being removed from Clanmatch

    Team ActionSack
  • Shotgun based gametypes have had their weight reduced
  • Pit of Joy is now 5 minutes to win and has a weight increase
  • Brutality will no longer have damage resistance turned on
  • Dodgeball on Backwash is now Dodgeball on Midship
  • Brutality on Backwash is now Brutality on Gemini
  • Laser Blasters on Backwash is now Laser Blasters on Lockout
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    Goodbye to you.

    Killtacular.

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    YouTube - Walshy - 2nd Halo 2 Montage

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