Halo 2 Hacks

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Even if you've finished Halo 2 in Legendary Mode, you're not done with this game. Not by a long shot. You know there's a lot more you can squeeze out of Halo 2, and with the clever hacks we have in store, you'll turn the game into a whole new experience. Halo 2 Hacks is the creation of consummate gamer and Microsoft insider Stephen Cawood, an original member of the Halo 2 beta test team. He's got it all, whether you're into single or multiplayer games, a level 25 or above, or ...

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Overview

Even if you've finished Halo 2 in Legendary Mode, you're not done with this game. Not by a long shot. You know there's a lot more you can squeeze out of Halo 2, and with the clever hacks we have in store, you'll turn the game into a whole new experience. Halo 2 Hacks is the creation of consummate gamer and Microsoft insider Stephen Cawood, an original member of the Halo 2 beta test team. He's got it all, whether you're into single or multiplayer games, a level 25 or above, or even a complete n00b.

If you are a beginner, you may not yet appreciate that Halo 2 for Xbox is the biggest game to hit the galaxy. Ten million copies have already sold, including 2.4 million on the first day it hit the shelf. So you're in good company, even if you've never played its predecessor, Halo: Combat Evolved. Pick up this book and you'll be able to fully appreciate the Halo 2 universe.

Halo 2 Hacks is packed with a horde of great hacks for weapons, levels, vehicles, game play and mods. You'll learn how to perform expert tricks, exploit glitches and find Halo 2 Easter Eggs - including the famous skulls. And discover all the nooks and crannies you didn't even suspect were there. Each hack has a thermometer icon to indicate its relative complexity, whether it's a beginner, moderate, or expert hack. Each one stands on its own, so you can either read the book from cover to cover, or jump around until you see a hack you want to try.

This title was created with the help of numerous gamers from the Halo community. Whether it was a trick, a glitch or a mod, Cawood went straight to the source and gathered all of the necessary information to help you complete the hack. The mod section of the book features contributions from Grenadiac, MrMurder, Iron_Forge, GTJuggler, The Swamp Fox, and many more. Halo 2 Hacks also features a foreword by Ducain (the admin for HighImpactHalo.org), Louis Wu (the admin for Halo.Bungie.org) and Grenadiac (the admin for HaloMods.com).

For all the brave souls who want to learn how to trick Halo 2 into running the hacks and mods of their choice, Halo 2 Hacks is a must read. Roughly half of this title is dedicated to creating your own Halo 2 mods. If you're a fan of tricking, glitching or modding, then this is the book for you. But only for gamers who think they're worthy of the distinction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780596100599
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 8.92 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Cawood, a former Program Manager at Microsoft who worked for the Office Server Group, had the good fortune to participate as a member of the Halo 2 beta testing team. Stephen has enjoyed FPS games since the release of Doom, and he's created levels for both Doom and Quake. He recently finished work on The Halo 2 Battle Guide, the only advanced strategy guide published for Halo 2.

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Table of Contents

Copyright

Dedication

Foreword

Credits

Preface

Chapter 1: Halo 2 Jumping

Chapter 2: Halo 2 Skulls

Chapter 3: Halo 2 Easter Eggs

Chapter 4: Gameplay Tricks

Chapter 5: Halo 2 Glitches

Chapter 6: Hacking Setup and Software

Chapter 7: Weapon Mods

Chapter 8: Vehicle Mods

Chapter 9: Level Mods

Chapter 10: Display Mods

Chapter 11: Gameplay Mods

Chapter 12: Halo 2 Remixed

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2012

    Really

    Play the game people! Play the game! I would give it no stars if I could

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2014

    Yo dad sucks xoxks

    Dick licks

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2014

    Halo

    Best

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  • Posted December 30, 2008

    People, People, People

    This is why people like this, make me mad.<BR/>Dont destroy the game.<BR/><BR/> MASTER FORUM NINJA

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2007

    best thin i ever seen

    this book is on of the best books yet

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2006

    So that's why there's so many modders online!

    How to mod? Books like these are what helped DESTROY Halo 2 online! for a period of 6 months, there were modders in every single match that I found. Now I know who to blame.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 22, 2006

    JUMPING THE HALO!

    Do you want to know the type of work that is currently being done by the Halo community? If you do, you're in luck! Author Stephen Cawood, has done an outstanding job of writing a book that will show you how to explore the new dimensions of Halo 2 games and some of the most interesting Halo 2 mods that you can create on a modded Xbox. Cawood, begins by showing you some of the more interesting Halo 2 jumping techniques. Then, he covers the most mysterious of Halo 2 Easter eggs, the skulls. The author continues by showing you how to find some more interesting Easter eggs. Next, he introduces you to interesting things that you can do in the Halo 2 universe. Then, the author covers some interesting anomalies in Halo 2. He continues by showing you the best software tools available for changing the way Halo 2 functions. Then, he shows you how you can create your own weapon variations. The author continues by covering mods that can be made to Halo 2 vehicles. Next, he introduces you to some mods that alter the Halo 2 environment. Then, the author covers mods that relate to the presentation of Halo 2. He continues exploring mods that affect the Halo 2 game engine. Finally, he introduces you to some of the best modded maps that have been produced to date and gets you started on making your own. In this most excellent book, each hack stands on its own. This book has been written with the same goal in mind, that is, to give you afresh way to enjoy your Halo universe.

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