Smilin' Like a Butcher's Dog

My thoughts and experiences on gaming, fatherhood, hockey, beer and much much more.

  1. Today's Reach Challenges and some Halo Notes

    So the new Challenges are up this morning, including the new weekly:

    Weekly Challenge
    Your Daily Dose
    Complete all of the Daily Challenges for a given day. - 2000CR

    Daily Challenges
    More than a Handful
    Kill 77 enemies in multiplayer Matchmaking. - 750CR
    One Spartan Army
    Kill 100 enemies in Firefight Matchmaking. - 1000CR
    Roast 'em, Toast 'em
    Kill 10 enemies while jet-packing in Exodus on Normal. - 600CR
    The T.G. Opposition
  2. Halo Reach: Max Rank and Thoughts

    Being unemployed has had it's benefits. I was able to max my NHL 11 character within 1 week and now I have maxed my Halo: Reach rank at Lt Colonel Grade 3 just short of three weeks after picking it up. With that in my rear view and no sign of the rank cap being lifted until late November per the rumor mill I wanted to put out my thoughts.

    First of all the move by Bungie last Tuesday to move the SWAT gametypes to their own playlist was a wise one. SWAT was popping up too often in the ...