Set during the waning days of the Human-Covenant war, Olympus will be a full-feature game, complete with a story driven campaign mode, the survival mode Firefight and more including online stat tracking and armor customization.

Halo: Olympus was created under Microsoft's Game Content Usage Rules, using assets from Halo, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, and Halo Reach, copyright Microsoft Corporation.

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11 comments by Team_Pulsar on Nov 23rd, 2012

You may have noticed the lack of updates as of late - both here and on our site. I'm sad to announce that we've cancelled work on the project.

I could write a book of reasons why - one of our two programmers bailed and while attempting to regain control of the project we realized that our hearts frankly weren't in it anymore. The project had become dull an unexciting - working within the confines of an established franchise looses its novelty very quickly. The series itself is just getting rather old if we're being honest, and instead of spending another year or two stumbling through development we decided that enough was enough.

At this time, myself and another artist from the team are working on a new project - one we've created entirely by ourselves. We realize that without 'Halo' slapped on the cover of our game we'll loose a good majority of interest, which is always disheartening, but it's be a relief not having to piggyback off of an existing game to get attention. When we're ready to show it off, we'll create a new project page here on IndieDB (after closing down this project, of course. We won't 'bait and switch' our projects.) The game is still a 2D, sidescrolling shooter/platformer and will run on a refined and reworked version of OWaW's engine. We will also be including some of our custom content from OWaW (eg - the Shredder weapon, ability to teleport, enemies derivative from our Thrashers, ect.) A development blog we just put up today can be found here.

Lastly, I'd just like to thank everyone who's stuck with us this long and kept this project going as long as it has. I sincerely apologize that this had to turn out the way it has.

Here's to the future! - Appo

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AFellowStalker
AFellowStalker Nov 30 2011, 9:19pm says:

Voted for best indie. Make it happen.

Also, some sort of way to get at least coop would be nice, if not MP.

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Team_Pulsar
Team_Pulsar Nov 30 2011, 9:26pm replied:

Awesome, thanks alot :)

As for Coop - there's no plans for it at the moment. We originally wanted to do it but there's just far too much on our plate and our team just isn't large enough to juggle all that.

But who knows - I'm definitely not ruling it out altogether - we may go back later and add it in as it's something I'd love to see as well.

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AFellowStalker
AFellowStalker Nov 30 2011, 10:31pm replied:

At the very least you could make it LAN.

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Team_Pulsar
Team_Pulsar Dec 1 2011, 5:58pm replied:

Like I said we'll see, I won't be making any promises at this point in development. There's still a full campaign, firefight, stats, another mode we'll talk about a later and a map editor - so everything that has been playable by the public and then some will still be in the final version.

And did someone really thumbs down my post earlier? How mature :P

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shaulhadar
shaulhadar Nov 30 2011, 1:20pm says:

THat's just a great platformer!!! keep it up :)

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x246h00--r5
x246h00--r5 Nov 29 2011, 5:43am says:

new screens looks is REALLY, really cool
guys, wheres the GAME ?! i want the game !!! i want a new version with multiplayer or coop! :3

and btw if you are looking for artist or animator for your project let me know in PM! i make some game in similar style, take a look here Moddb.com if you are interested ^_^

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MystyrNile
MystyrNile Dec 12 2011, 3:41pm replied:

And I think they said that they will likely finish this next demo in January/February.
Maybe it'll come out this month, with luck. ^.^

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Team_Pulsar
Team_Pulsar Nov 30 2011, 10:27am replied:

We're still working on it on a daily basis, don't worry. Like we've said before we only have a few team members, so progress depends on how much time is available to us.

We're just as anxious as you are for this game to be ready :)

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HeadClot
HeadClot Nov 5 2011, 2:12pm says:

Wait this is on gamemaker!?

I was under the impression that most Gamemaker Games were crap...

THIS IS AWESOME!!!

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Team_Pulsar
Team_Pulsar Nov 30 2011, 10:22am replied:

Heh, thanks man!

GameMaker is pretty easy to work with, but it's so limited - hence why most GM games are very simplistic.

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