A project which has one goal in mind, to make a realistic Halo experience. It will promote cover and tactical thinking as well as test your survival skills in brutal combat; where a single shot may be your last. Halo PC and trial development discontinued. Halo CE development however progresses.

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Takeback has been updated with some significant changes. Due to difficulties uploading to ModDB, I have used mediafire. Please read full patch notes for all changes.

Takeback Updated
Takeback Updated

(Halo set on lowest settings and ENB turned off to ensure video stability)

Easy - Mediafire.com
Hard - Mediafire.com
Remember to press Q for slow mo!
(The easy version is called v2.1)

Reality ODST: Takeback
By Spartan717

Patch Notes:

Version 2.1 (Avaliable on Mod DB) (Easy version)

- Significantly reduced difficulty when entering the complex
- Some weapon accuracy changes
- More marines inside by the crashed albatross
- Tougher marines by the crashed albatross
- Heavy machine gun emplacement by the crashed albatross

Version 2.0 (Avaliable from youtube video) (Hard Version)

- New skybox added from Precipice
- Gamma reduced to 50
- Custom ENB settings added
- Amplified recoil for weapons
- Huge buff to covenant weapons damage
- Slight decrease in damage if player is shot in leg
- Weapon accuracy redone, 3 shot bursts are pin point, with accuracy slowly decreasing during extended bursts
- Covenant weapons accuracy heavily reduced to compensate for damage
- Added a Reach warthog to the initial beach assault
- Added a new covenant encounter that attacks the beach after it is taken
- Added approx 7 extra marines by the crashed Albatross, bringing the total number to around 15+
- Added 7 ODST drop troopers which drop shortly after the player enters the complex
- Increased number of covenant in the 1st level of the complex
- Massive increase in numbers to covenant to the 2nd level of the complex (where the hunters are)
- Damage buff to human weapons
- Added slowmo effect when Q is pressed, long recharge, short duration
- Added Reach assault rifle next to Spartan helmet easter egg
- Added a new boss battle with a stealth energy sword elite commander after button is pressed to destroy AA
- Added ODST pod and door scenery
- Added 2 banshees which spawn at the start
- Decreased needler damage to Spartan
- Spartan no longer follows player deeper into the complex
- Added 8 stealth elites after the building with the button is left
- Added 9 extra marines to the Beach Defence
- Doubled length of beach defence by doubling the wave count from 10 to 20
- Less Brute waves, more grunt and jackal waves
- Buff to health and armour of elites and brutes
- Fixed the marines exiting the pelican weird
- Fixed Spartan explosion at the end not showing
- Fixes to Spartan pathfinding
- Removed 1 falcon at beach defence and relocated remaining vehicles
- Added some extra barricades to beach defence and extra gun turret while relocating others
- Fixed elites not shooting player in end cutscene
- Tripled amount of checkpoints during Beach Defend
- Replaced MA5C silenced with ODST pistol
- Spartan now uses regular MA5C
- Combat effectiveness of ODSTs increased with SMGs
- Added human heavy machine gun by crashed albatross
- AA gun now explodes after boss battle
- Other very small fixes and additions

Version 1.1 (Avaliable on Halomaps)
- Added Reach Assault rifle
- Amplified recoil
- Replaced MA5C silenced with ODST pistol
- Fixed pathfinding

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3 years ago News 7 comments

Reality ODST spinoff released. Currently in alpha state.

Reality ODST: Takeback

Reality ODST: Takeback

3 years ago Singleplayer Map 8 comments

Embark on the first segment of the Reality ODST journey with Takeback, a Halo Custom Edition map that offers a new challenging skill based twist onto...

Reality: Multiplayer (Halo Trial)

Reality: Multiplayer (Halo Trial)

4 years ago Multiplayer Map 2 comments

Well everything is more realistic, no shields, inaccurate weapons and such. The map is a base assualt/defence style map. It is meant for Team Slayer...

Reality: ODST lvl 2 V2 (Halo PC)

Reality: ODST lvl 2 V2 (Halo PC)

4 years ago Singleplayer Map 39 comments

Well I actually found the time to update this mod, last release I had to rush it because I was going to be very busy in December/Early January. I wanted...

Reality ODST lvl 2 [OUTDATED] (Halo PC)

Reality ODST lvl 2 [OUTDATED] (Halo PC)

4 years ago Singleplayer Map 7 comments

Since its taking a while for me to mod I decieded that the public would have to wait too long for a full map pack. So I have decieded to release them...

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josephphirmis Oct 7 2012 says:

i can't manage to play the map... I'm trying to click on the map but it no works... can anyone plz help me on making the map work. when i go on halo ce, then on multiplayer and then create... I then try to click on the map but it dosn't work the map name is in black and not white like the others... can anyone plz tell me how to make it work ? thank you very much in advance.

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overwatchprivate Oct 12 2012 replied:

You need to start Halo custom edition dev mode, then open the dev console and type map_name takeback

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Hey-Pi-Ron Oct 4 2012 says:

Are you planning to use Open Sauce?

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B8NDIT Jul 15 2012 says:

Could you lower the alien shields so that it doesn't take so many rounds to kill them. I like the idea of the mod though a lot. By making weapons slightly less accurate and increasing their damage by it a lot it would really change the feel of the game.

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Kryllic Jun 12 2012 buried:


How do I install this onto my xbox 360?

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NUSNA_Moebius Sep 11 2012 replied:


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The_Synthesizer Aug 14 2012 replied:

u idiot

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Alpha234 Jul 5 2012 replied:

its for pc

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Hey-Pi-Ron Apr 24 2012 says:

Any updates?

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infantryspec Nov 29 2011 says:

cool your back with it cant wait,sry for the bad stuff i said

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