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Now that Halo is available for ordinary Macs and PCs, and not just the Xbox with its dedicated broadband connection (or, at least, the jack for one) its inevitable that people with Internet connections that aren't quite the best are going to try their hand at the game, myself included. However, if you try to play the same way those on high speed, low-latency connections do, you'll find yourself staring at your own corpse more often than not. Here are a few tips on vehicle and weapon choices and strategies that I've devised after some time playing the game on a bad connection-- typically with pings as low as 250 and upwards of 500 sometimes-- as well as talking to a few other of the connectively challenged, or the High Ping Bastards (HPBs) as they are often called.