Weekly Update 5-1-17

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    Hot With The Fever

    It's officially May and the Spring season is in full swing! With Spring comes new life and this week is no exception to that rule. We've got plenty to show you this week. This week we bring news from contests, updates from 343, news from the forums and as always, cool new community content for you to enjoy! Take some allergy medicine and jump into this week's fresh update!

    French on the Horizon

    Many of you may already be familiar with Tom French, the lead director of the Forge team for Halo 5. What you may not know is that on April 29th, 343 announced that Tom would be stepping up as the lead multiplayer director for Halo 6. This has the community swooning seeing as how French is already a smash hit with the community. We would like to congratulate Mr. French and express our eagerness to see what he has in store for us in the future!

    Near the Finish Line

    The third round of the ForgeHub Extermination contest was completed on April 29th by the entirety of the judging panel. All seven judges dedicated over four straight hours of play in order to go through the 19 maps in round 3. On Tuesday May 2nd, Unyshek from 343 will join the judges to pass verdict on the top ten finalists.

    Blooming with Talent

    The April Community Favorites votes are submitted and finalized with the results being posted this Wednesday, May 3rd. We had a lot of fantastic submissions all around and we are all excited to see what next month has in store!

    Everyday more and more awesome content gets created and it’s amazing what the community can do! Let’s take some time to highlight some of the latest and greatest from the past week.

    Showcasing the History of Forge - MrGreenWithAGun

    Forge has come a long way. We have watched each game mold Forge into something bigger and better than the Forge before it and along side it, the community also grows. MrGreenWithAGun wants to showcase Forge's long journey and he needs your help! Visit his thread by clicking the image above to learn more.

    High Roller by Blaze and WeedCough

    The dynamic duo is back at it again with their new map High Roller. This 2v2/4v4 map is set in an amazingly detailed sea side city that is both vibrant and easy on the eyes. Don't let the awesome art fool you though; this map means business! Want to turn the sweat up and duke it out in this stellar beach front city? Give this map some love!

    Looking to add another Halo channel to your feed? OceanDreamer is a Halo Youtuber who focuses on tips and tricks and tutorials. His latest series is focused on picking apart the newest community playlist, Extermination. Click the image above to check out his channel!

    Unsorted Gaming - Halo 2 Cairo Station | Halo 5 Speed Forge | Time Lapse

    TheRoflzDude - Halo 5 Prefab Showcase: "Flyable Dragon" [Vehicle Prefab]

    Comedy Aerosol - Halo 5 Puzzle Map - Date Night

    Ascend Hyperion - Locust | Halo 5 Map Feature

    UberNick - Halo 5 - It's Extermination Time!

    Every week there are customs lobbies held by a variety of people for a variety of different purposes. Wanna get your maps played or just play some maps? Check out the schedule! Note: Times are listed in Eastern Standard Time.


    11:59pm - Sunday Night Screams :viral: - Brusky0086


    8:00pm - Duke After Dark (4v4) - Duke of Mearl

    11:00pm - The iForge Experience (4-16) - Brusky0086, Hosted Monday - Friday


    9:00pm - Krusher Wednesdays (2-16) - STRAY morais


    8:00pm - The Thursday Thirteen (2-16) - Ascend Hyperion


    8:45pm - Forged Friday (2-16) - Max Extra


    3:00pm - Corn’s Corny Customs (4v4 and Exterm) - ImDahUnicorn


    AngelitoCO has made being the camping sniper a bit more easy. His prefab sniper tower is a modular way to give any would-be Jun the ability to test their metal. It even comes with a sniper in the prefab!​
    And so concludes another weekly update. Remember, the "Clip/Pic of the Week" section is open to submissions. Just include submissions in the comments below. Be sure to include your gamertag, a title for your submission and a viable link to the content. Until the next time, see you later!
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