It's finally here, after five months!
Hey guys, KingOfYou115 here!
Now, you probably don't care in the slightest about what I just managed to finally code up for myself. But after trial and error and aid from other users (which ultimately didn't lead anywhere but more problems), I managed to get my Template:Irk to work!
What is Template:Irk?
Well, in a sense, it's a means to speed up the process of formatting each and every line of text on my Shenanigans page. Here's an example, the first line on my page:
Got it? Cool.
And before I go, I just want to thank Sev and LOMI for their attempts at getting the code to work. If it wasn't for your attempts, I probably wouldn't have figured out the issue and streamlined the code. So thank you for helping!
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So I'm a little late in posting this, but it's Halo Fanon's ten-year anniversary! After so many years it's nice to see our little community still thriving, and as such I've fired up photoshop for the first time ever and created a collage featuring some of our site's major characters made over the past decade. I hope you all like it. Here's to many more years of wonderful fanon work!
So here's a couple of questions to users both old and new I'd like to ask, so discussion is encouraged!
- What do you like best about Halo Fanon?
- Do you think anything could be improved on the wiki?
- What are your writing plans on here for the future?
I need help naming these guns. I keep thinking & all i can think of is the word FUCK because I can't think of anything
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So, there's been some confusion as to the specifics of the RP, which is my fault for not specifying...anything, really. Alright, here goes.
There's a Frigate fleeing a dying planet late in the war. However, during its blind jump, it comes to a sudden halt. It goes from bad to worse when a Cruiser shows up, carrying a bloodthirsty Zealot gunning for the Spartans aboard. After he boards the ship and cuts off the head of Raj, an SII, the crew desperately scrambles to wake themselves up and stay alive. However, the ship shoots forward unexpectedly and crashes into a mysterious Forerunner Installation..
So, not too complex. I'm looking for variety here. The major groups are these:
UNSC: Self-explanatory. Anyone on the frigate who is in the armed …
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Alright, so it's been a while since I wrote...anything, really, but I've missed doing it. Me, Shivly, and Sev started something on the IRC, and I feel that it would be a goddamn travesty to let the setting we made go to waste. So, here's the premise.
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A group of Spartans, having fought to their last yet again, flees a burning planet, leaving scores of dead Covenant in their wake. However, an Elite Zealot, bent on revenge, watches them flee, and assembles an assassin team to follow them. The Spartans board a fleeing frigate, and make a supposedly blind jump- but when an unplanned emergency stop shuts down the Frigate, they come face to face with the Covenant's revenge- a Cruiser hellbent on snuffing them out. They crash land on the nearest b…
Due to some change of accounts the prophets side with the high council and agree to attempt to assimilate Humanity into the covenant. Perhaps the prophets see that humanity could be used for easier reclamation of forerunner artifacts and were biological creations of the forerunners to be used as tools and guides through forerunner relics similarly to how to forerunners created the Engineers.
In this Covenant Humanity might be similar to some of the covenant races who while serving the Covenant did not necessarily believe in the Great Journey but rather to avoid war and to gain accelerated advancement agreed to join the Covenant fleets. Humanity would perhaps have an embassy of their own that dealt with relations with the covenant and humani…Read more >
Okay, first blog.
Heyo, anyone reading this! I'm KingOfYou115, the guy in the background that no one pays attention to. So I have a shenanigans page for all of my Irk logs, and unlike some shenanigan pages, I put a lot of time into making everything look nice. But to speed up the process of logging, I created four (so far) templates that allow me to not edit long lines of code to get join, leave, /me, and /nick messages to look good. They also link every instance of a person's nick to their user page, allowing for readers to quickly go to their page or identify who is behind the nickname. If anyone wants to use them, feel free to. Below are each of the templates, as well as the source code to write to use the templates:
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(*waves at everyone*) Hello! Did you guys miss me? Wait, what do you mean "who are you supposed to be"? Whatever, I'm going to stop with the lame jokes and get to the point.
As the title suggests, I have an idea for the next season of Survival of the Fittest. Now before you run away screaming in horror, no, this will not be like season 5. If anything, my proposal for season 7 will be on a smaller scale than even the current season; as Brodie informs me that he intends to focus on other projects before returning to host more in 2018, I may be able to give this another try next year. All I need first are your opinions, and if they are favourable, a few lab rats for a beta run (which you can also donate as you please).
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So after going on a bit of an archive binge of all the discussion-heavy blogs we had on the site in the old days, I feel like we've lost that element in recent years as most debates about Halo-related matters tend to be either on the IRC, Skype, or exasperated NCF talk page messages trying to explain why no, you can't have a Human ship that's fifty times larger and more powerful than the UNSC Infinity by 2559.
So, here's a prompt to get discussion rolling: What character or group from the Halo Universe would you most like to see appear in new Halo fiction (games, comics etc.) and why?
Perhaps it's someone who only got their chance to shine in a single story many years ago, or an incredibly obscure faction that you think should appear again. Let…Read more >
Upon learning about the limitations of the alternate template (Thanks Brodie-001) I decided that the alphaverse will follow canonRead more >
I am starting an alternate universe that I will call the Alphaverse.Read more >
Hey fellow Halo Fanoners, My Wunderwaffle iz missin here! (MWIM) How is everyone today?
This past month, I've been declining in my wiki activity here (Not that anybody cares) and most of my time is dedicated to work, which the busy August and September are fast approaching. I head to California in a few days and am hoping that I will have a lot of downtime to write more of my ideas. I was inspired by some of my friends and others who have posted their Halo 6 speculated stories on FF.net and Waypoint.
In the meantime, I've pondered at where 343 plans to take us on the next inevitable sequel that has yet to be announced. Personally, while I did nonetheless enjoy Halo 5's story, I also found it to be quite underwhelming with the Hunt the Truth …Read more >
I have decided that I am going to reboot 323 Canon. This is because I have improved as a writer and feel that anyone who reads my stories deserve better.Read more >
To anyone who read my series starring Jack and Amy, I will be starting a series with Amy as a secondary character and a new protagonist. It will be about a Promethean who gets invaded by a UNSC AI.Read more >
So it only just hit me today. My efforts in Swarmverse, though fruitless, are only to provide more story and more extensive lore on the universe as well as filling in some holes left behind.
But, I had an idea for a new extended verse, one that involves the Precursors returning in an attempt to re-take their former galaxy and subjugate the sentient populace. Since they are the original creators of the flood as well, we can see a comeback from the flood. Please tell me what you all think and if it's a decent proposal.
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So, thought that I've had for a long while, why do we even bother having Eras in character infoboxes? Granted, we do have "Eras" in the Halo Universe, ie the Insurrection, Human-Covenant War, Post-War, and for some Necros or other far-future post-2600 stuff, but a lot of our characters cross over because they take place within the same couple generations worth of time.
The reason I see it as a strange thing is because of where we inherited it from: Star Wars. The site actually owes a lot of its early models for things on Star Wars Fanon, our default Character Infobox basically being copied from what one of their old ones was, and that's where we got the "Era" field in most infoboxes from.
Thing is, Eras as they exist in Star Wars do…Read more >
Hello Halo-Fanon community, I have noticed that many admins are concerned about their infoboxes disappearing by other users. What I found out is that almost any user, new and veteran, are able to change up the infobox entirely or maybe even delete it.
I have ran several tests on my own infoboxes and this is how you might rid yourselves of the migration thingamabob:
- Where it says:
Template type: Unknownjust select the
Designoption, as I have done with most of my infoboxes. Then refresh the page and the migration tool will be gone.
This has been a successful experimentation of mine and I hope it helps the community keep vandalism at bay.
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First blog, eh? I couldn't get any other (brilliant) idea than this one (currently). Hello everybody, and welcome to my review of the critically-acclaimed Xbox exclusive of 2015, '.
My friend Dab started a weekly series of reviews of the games of the Halo series on the Halo Wiki. In the Halo 5 one, I went on to write a comment expressing my views on Halo 5... and ended up writing a review, or more like a half-review, half-opinion. So, I wanted to post the "review" here so you guys can get a better understanding of Halo 5: Guardians. And, I also used this as an oppurtunity to write my first blog post on Halo Fanon (there are very few options of writing blogs here).
The story, although amazing, has many plot-holes. For example, how's the Domain m…
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Hey fellow Halo Fanonites!
We've got a great new community project coming your way. The Community Armour Project is a new project aiming to help you guys get the perfect picture for your Spartan.
With the release of Halo 5, we now have over 400 customization items, meaning the chances of getting your Spartan in the armour you want is real tough. To save you hours of grinding, we've come up with this handy project to help you get in touch with users that might have that armour you want unlocked, so they can help get you, and in turn you can help other members of community get the pictures they want.
Here on out, this blog will be the place to come to to discuss this project, or make requests. If you want to help out your fellow users, head ove…
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Hello everyone, I guess I'm back. I apologize for my extended absence, I hadn't intended to go inactive following my retirement from the administration last January. But school, various other projects, and a recent vacation has kept me occupied for the last while. But for the time being I've returned, in what capacity we shall soon see. Now, since I've popped onto the irk a few times recently and been asked regarding season 5 of Survival of the Fittest, I thought I'd run an attendance check with the participants.
It's simple, really. If there are enough of you who are still around and game to continue the, well, game, then it's a definite yes on continuing. If not, then I will simply retire the season and declare the ship sunk with all hand…Read more >
Hello everyone, Brodie-001 here. Having recently acquired an Xbone and the Master Chief Collection, I'm willing to take screenshots from Halo 2 Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4 for any users who require pictures of Spartans or Sangheili. That way those of you without an Xbox can have good pictures for your characters without having to resort to promotional pictures, concept art, or whatever fanart you can scavenge from Google images. I'll leave a gallery of pictures below for any to take.
UPDATE: As of September 24th, 2016, I will also be taking requests for armour pics from Halo 5: Guardians.
Lists of armour permutations can be found here:
- (Note: The Mark V, ODST, and Ricochet armours are not available, nor are different visor colours.)
Hello! I am Alpha Ranger.
I don't know a TON about halo. But I know things about it and I have a lot of halo games.
So about me... I am Alpha Ranger just call me Alpha :P and I like to write things. Usually on video games and things I like. Now I am going to do a actually fanon series. The series is called Darkness more information will be on it later. It will start probably in a week or two. I am not sure how often I will be doing episodes. I want people to read it and see if it is good. If people like it I will do them more often.
My fanon won't have characters from the main halo series. Or not all of them at least. I will be making new maps and new characters and ideas. It is more fun to me that way. I might go to maps that are actually in t…Read more >
A light cannon is a Forunner weapon. It shoots huge blasts at energy to disinigrate its prey.Read more >
Hola fellow Halo Fanoners!
As some of you probably know, I took a serious blow to the head and decided to add several dozen new MJOLNIR variants from Halo Online. A pretty stupid idea in retrospect, but I've started so I'll finish.
Now I've got plenty of armour variants, with little to no description, and I'm turning to you, the community, to contribute.
What will you get? You'll be cited as a contributor to that MJOLNIR variant, and get a +1 Ajax Respect Point, a commodity rarer than gold.
What am I looking for? Well, it pays to be familiar with my current MJOLNIR variants.
Each variant is not written for a specific and narrow view, but rather written as a list of features. These include software, hardware, sensors, armour design and power sup…Read more >
How long has it been? Two years? I have no idea, but god do I have a lot of maintenance and updating on my pages to do.
If anyone here wants to talk to me, my skype is irockz1066.Read more >
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Okay, so there's a Hunger Games Simulator online, where you can enter names for each district, modify the setting slightly, and see what comes out. For this one, I allowed traps and muttations, and disabled alliances. Note that if the roster may seem somewhat random, I just basically thought of names as they came to me, which is why users suck as RansomTime are here. Anyways, without further ado, I present to you... The First Annual Halo Fanon Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in you favor!
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For those of you who enjoy writing fan fiction across multiple games or genres, Wikia is hosting a giveaway on the Dragon Age Fanon Wiki. If you contribute, you will have the chance of winning your own copy of Dragon Age: Inqusition on PS4, Xbox One or PC.
Click here to get all the details about the subject and how to get started. Happy writing everyone!Read more >
As you can tell, I've changed my username to LoneTraveler. That's the only change though, still the same old Chris... or for most people, CQC.Read more >
Before I begin, I would like to state my intentions so there will be no confusion on what I am writing this for. I have created this as a message directed towards the staff in general NOT as hate mail, but to bring to the light some things I find that are missing in the staff interaction with regular artists. There is no malicious intent in the writing of this article, I have written it purely to give advice on how the staff can make it easier for new members to create good quality fanfiction that lines up with canon. (This is written from what I have gathered thus far from observing the interaction between staff and members. Feel free to challenge any points brought up below. Examples of how any statements are false would be appreciated.…Read more >
Ok guys long time no see, not seen you all since last year etc. Let's get down to brass knuckles. I've been on and off of this wiki and I've barely found the time. Anyways for a while I've been working with scripts and on another wiki I released a story in the script format which was similar to a television show. So I thought that I might try it with Halo soon. It'll be fanfiction but set in the Army or Marines or something. But I want to know what you guys think? Maybe it'll be the comeback I need too.Read more >
I am on a missions to delete all of Kig's pages because he told me to, he told me he hates them and thinks they are crap, he told me to get them all deletedRead more >
This was originally a character page I wrote for a Halo RPG I used to participate in. It's the first piece of writing I ever really committed to, is probably to thank for me ever getting into Halo Fanon many years down the line.
I was eleven when I first wrote this, I don't regret it, because I learned how to write by taking criticism ("you fucking suck you bitch") from the post.
Have a good laugh.
Name: Jakob Zaborowski
Species: white human
Branch: O.D.S.T. (ORBITAL DROP SHOCK TROOPER)
Rank: 1st Lieutenant
-Piloting (pelicans, hornets, longswords)
-very agile and can run very fast
-persausev and is really good at talking to people
Private Benjamin Stevenson - st…
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So I had a dream of making a massive push to finish RLD and then nominate it for one of the annual awards, this has been a plan since January when I first joined. I have had a chapter finished and saving it for my big push and then I WAS TOLD THAT I HAD MISSED THE AWARDS TODAY.
So yeah, my tears are drowning the world right now.
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Dear Halo Fanon users,
I'm essentially gone, forever. I left as quite possibly the most controversial admin this wiki has/will ever see. Funny, looking over my contributions from years long past, it's not hard to see why so many were excited that I left and why so few were disappointed. It is, with great honor, that this wiki that I left so long ago is still churning out articles. This will always be one of my favorite accomplishments in my early life. I've written about how proud I am of this community, so I won't go into that like I did before. I don't know why I felt like writing this, but it just felt right.
Soon, another anniversary for this wiki will come up. It excites me that I can log onto here and see progress being made. I was abl…Read more >
I have just come back from a long hiatus and am ready to get back into editing ... I was just wondering if it would be possible to change my username. I made this user name when I was about 13 so I would like to change it if possible. If someone could let me know that would be great. 1st Lieutenant Aiden Smith 14:55, December 4, 2013 (UTC)Read more >
I've disappeared for a few months with good reason! I got a new job and a new girlfriend and bla bla bla personal life. Regardless, things are finally starting to stabilize a bit and I can probably start updating regularly now. The plan is to finish RLD, go back and redo some stuff I rushed through previously and then combine the whole volume into a single chapter in time for the Fanon of the year contests (maybe I'll get top novel!)
If that goes right, RLD will also be in the top ten largest pages on the site, so that will be awesome! Anyway, I can't wait to start interacting with you all again in a more fanony capacity. As always, feel free to leave criticism for my stories!
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OK ik it says to not cross dimensions or like cross games over unless you have to. So I'm wondering how I would do a cross AVP and halo storyline. I think it would be awesome for it to happen master chief fighting a predator or something like that. So what do you think I should do or if I should. What do you guys think?Read more >
In my experiences on wikis for any- and every- thing, the Canon wiki has very strict rules about what people can post and change. But if you go to the Fanon version of that site, things are much different. I have been to several Fanon sites, and most of them have the same idea of what Fanon means. Fanon mean "fan-made" so in turn the articles and other assorted items are completly and totally up to the creator's mind of how stuff works. I came here because I am a fan of the Halo frachise and wanted to give the wiki a new style of Halo Fanon, being a written series or "episodes" as opposed to the normal "New Halo Game" idea that I've seen around here. Apparently the "law" of the wiki is that you cannont create Fanon characters, places, idea…Read more >
Hey guys I know I'm an old face because I've not been active in ages. Anyway I've got an idea inspired from another wiki I'm on. I think this could be really fun and we should try it.
So the story's set roughly in 2553 on the planet Athlon. We each have our own character, who's a member of the UNSC's Army stationed on the planet. The planet is in the far outer colonies and is filling with refugees from the covenant. Now that's where I'll leave it and its a sandbox from there. The writer of the next issue can decide what happens next and there are no restrictions as to what happens. So tell me what you guys think and here's what the rules will roughly look like.
- Whoever is writing about themselves in the issue cannot make themselves god. Ther…
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I was procrastinating on studying for my Accounting exam, so I ended up drawing up an organizational outline of the UNSC in Mindjet - using confirmed canonical units. This was kind of spurred by certain user's creative interpretations of the UNSC command structure. What I was personally surprised to learn was that UNICOM - Universal Ground Command, has integrated command of all ground forces, when I had previously pinned it on CENTCOM.
In text format, it looks like this (without formatting, cause ain't nobody got time for that):Unified Earth Government Colonial Administration Authority (Colonial Governance, functionally defunct by 2552) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service United Nations Space Command (Military/scient…
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Hey guys, I’m fairly new here but I have been aware of Halo Fanon for a number of years. Since I first discovered this site the Halo logo that has been used for Halo Fanon is the one that appears uniquely for Halo Reach, and if you haven’t noticed the current logo used in recent Halo games and media is different. I think its time to update Halo Fanon’s logo and be current with the rest of the Halo universe. So anyway, what do you guys and administrators think, any ideas on how to present a new logo.
I made a couple of different logos just for fun and I admit I did get carried away, but I thought I might as well upload them with this blog and see what you think about some of my ideas.
These ones resemble Halo Fanon’s current logo, except they appea…
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Im trying it out if bring in the Spirit of Fire would break the Canon or what I should do. So if anyone can tell me what to do it would be very appreciative or someone telling me where I can find the Canon page so I can look it over that would be great. --Sergeant Michael (talk) 20:30, October 11, 2013 (UTC)Sergeant MichaelRead more >
If the covenant attacked right now would we able to make a good defense and push them back. I say yes on the ground cause we do have the firepower and to me our equipment is kinda pack more of a punch then we do then.
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So, I bought the Halo 4: Essential Visual Guide. It was pretty cool, it tied up the inconsistencies between the original trilogy and the reclaimer trilogy.
Remember that chart with every single video game spaceship? Halo's ships were pretty reasonable in size, nothing too huge. Halo's own ships are circled in blue.
So, apparently the Mantle's Approach is 371,000 meters tall. I scaled the ship in Photoshop to see how it measures up with every other ship. WHAT THE BJORK.
The size is crazy. Question is, how did the Infinity take on a ship 74 times its own size? How did one HAVOK nuke destroy a Forerunner ship the size of High Charity? Is this a Typo or a massive inconsistency? Why doesn't ANYONE comment on the size of the ship? Does Halo now hav…
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Today marks 10 years since I first got Halo and I just wanted to hear how the rest of you got into this epic franchise. Note: there were several things on the same day I got Halo so don't think it sad how I remembered :)
My story is:
I remember when I was young my mom was going to buy my dad an Xbox for his birthday - note it was an original Xbox. With it came four games: Amped, Project Gotham Racing, Enter The Matrix and Halo. I didn’t know much about Halo than, other than seeing several copies lined up in a store and one other though I cant say 100% that it was actually Halo; I remember my family dropped in to see some family friends and as soon as we walked in the door they got us to walk into their kitchen because they were watching some…Read more >
Me and Athena are currently in search of a user who is fluent in Spanish toRead more >
declare war on Mexican Fanonto speak to some users on Spanish halo fanon about Where my chilli burito is, I ordered it like twenty minutes ago?!the reasons why plagiarism is wrong and illegal. Anybody willing to help once I stop making slightly racist stereotypes about people who are clearly Spanish and not Mexican.
At first I felt a bit lame asking this and wasn’t sure if a blog was the best place to ask questions, but seeing that most of the blogs are users asking for help I now feel fine about it :)
So I’ve been part of Halo Fanon for a little while now and I’ve discovered how to use most features but there’s still a few I don’t know how to make. So if you can find the time please help by answering a few of my questions thanks:
1. How do I make a template for a series (they normally appear at the bottom of a page and is used to categorize games, novels and other media of a series). For example on Halo Nation and Halopedia games are categorized like this:
Halo CE • Halo 2 • Halo 3
Halo 4 • Halo 5 • Halo 6
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