What happend Bungie??!!! All the Hacking and Cheating in you Halo Series is unstopable. Are programs like Action-Reply, Mod Chips and Custom Editions all meant to be, with your permission? Are you just allowing all this crap to happen? I dont even know if you support these programs or despise them for ruining the story and all the hard work you put into these games to stop it from happining?
Play.tm reports that images of Halo 3 retail discs have been seen online. Of course, they're no good to owners of unmodified consoles, and modified consoles are of no use on Xbox Live, but still...
magnum76 on the Project Torlan-Nexus forum has posted an update on what is and is not acceptable to do in creating a Halo-themed mod, like theirs for Unreal Tournament; basically, it seems that extracting Halo content from PC Halo is okay, but extracting Halo 2 content from the Xbox is not. Keep in mind that the information comes from a supposed "Microsoft insider" and is not an official company statement.
Hack the web server that Microsoft makes, and win a Microsoft console-- that's the proposition of the HackIIS6.0 Challenge run by Roger Grimes. Check that site for details and read the HackIIS6.0 Challenge discussion at Slashdot. The catch? This time, they're going to install all the security patches.
FlyingV over at Battleground: Halo has interviewed enterprising Halo modmaker MonoxideC, responsible for the multiplayer Library mod, among others. One of the tidbits he lets drop is the fact that his next mod, a multiplayer version of Assault on the Control Room, is almost done, and some screenshots may be forthcoming soon, as well as a tutorial on converting single player maps to multiplayer.