Halo 3: Combat Evolved is a mod for Halo 3: ODST that re-creates the Halo: Combat Evolved Multiplayer and Campaign experiences within Halo 3: ODST.

IMPORTANT! Gamma settings
The maps in the mod were all designed for a gamma value of 5.5/6 as those are the values that closely match the visuals of the mod tools, if you feel like the levels look too dark then try switching your gamma to 5.5/6 in the video settings for Halo 3: ODST.

Information
The mod is HEAVILY work in progress, bugs, issues and missing content is to be expected. I am the only person working on this mod currently and remaking all levels from Combat Evolved, polishing them, ai placement, scripting and more takes a huge amount of my time so there is bound to be issues I overlook during development. If you found any bugs or have general feedback make sure to let me know!
Because this mod utilizes the Halo 3 ODST engine, you can play through Halo: Combat Evolved's campaign with up to 4 players in online Co-Op. A few select cutscenes have also been modified to account for the increased player count.
While I wanted the mod to stay as close as possible to Combat Evolved, I eventually made the decision to introduce cut content from Combat Evolved as well as a few custom (non intrusive) encounters to spice up the campaign and give it a fresh coat of paint.
Cut content such as encounters, scripts, items and set pieces have been re-added.

How to Play
TODO - Instructions for making a mod folder.. will be here once mod is available

Content
The goal of this project is to remake every single Campaign and Multiplayer level from Halo: Combat Evolved, for now the list of available content is down below. Remember, this project is heavily work-in-progress and the list of available levels will continue to grow overtime.

Campaign

  • The Truth & Reconciliation


Multiplayer

  • Danger Canyon
  • Chasm 34 (Chiron TL-34)


Firefight

  • Hangar A-2


Known Issues
General

  • None


Campaign

  • Keyes uses Romeo's dialogue in-gameplay
  • There's a chance you can soft lock when Keyes is about to die right when you get a checkpoint
  • Projectiles have a chance to go through "4 way" hallways in The Truth & Reconciliation


Multiplayer

  • None


Firefight

  • Sentinels, Flood Stalkers and Flood Tanks do not spawn and can soft lock the session
  • Many issues with 4+ player firefight


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Halo 3: Combat Evolved

By Kashiiera

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Halo 3: Combat Evolved is a mod for Halo 3 that re-creates the Halo: Combat Evolved Multiplayer and Campaign experiences within Halo 3. Because this mod utilizes the Halo 3 engine, you can play through Halo: Combat Evolved's campaign with up to 4 players in online Co-Op - and for more than just a visual overhaul, several cut encounters have also been restored, giving you a new look at a classic game.


Make A Girl A Promise

Halo 4 marked a big change for the franchise, with previous series developer Bungie moving on to their own ambitions (which would coalesce into the Destiny games) and Microsoft forming another in-house studio, 343 Industries, to take charge of Halo. Halo 4 was pretty polarising at the time, taking the story in a very different direction and considerably switching up the art style. Its gameplay also saw shakeups with new enemies and a new faction, although, largely built off of Halo Reach's sandbox, it wasn't all from the ground-up. Ten years later, 343 has launched two more continuations of the Halo saga, spin-offs like Halo Wars, and of course, the seminal return to form that was the Master Chief Collection.

Halo 4

Halo 4 was the first 343 entry into the series, changing up the art style and the direction of the series


More Than Machine

Whilst some may feel 343 is dropping the ball with Infinite, it can't be denied that the modding support offered by MCC (and soon to be offered by Infinite with the release of the most advanced version of Forge ever created) has resulted in a community more than capable of picking up the baton. Halo lives on as it always has - in the community and hands of fans - and ten more years down the line, we'll still be revisiting the Rings with new stories, new weapons, and new characters to explore.

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Zachula5
Zachula5 - - 1 comments

Have you thought about porting this to the new Eldewrito 0.7? Or would you mind if someone else does?

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