Bungie discusses "Minecraft-like" Project Phoenix, "ridiculo

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Studio co-founder discusses lapsed and internal-only games

Bungie once prototyped a game with Minecraft-style construction mechanics, co-founder Jason Jones has revealed in an interview series with IGN. The developer also built a number of smaller games to "test out some ideas" alongside work on the Halo series, including an untitled role-playing effort.... read more

Bungie discusses "Minecraft-like" Project Phoenix, "ridiculo

Postby Thos. » 11 Jul 2013, 12:21

This game was always a bit of a mystery. Here's the post announcing its cancellation in 2002. To be honest, if Bungie didn't think it was fun enough then it's probably for the best:

http://forums.bungie.org/halo/archive6.pl?read=152609

Here's a gallery I just put up of some spectacular concept art of one of the iterations of Phoenix, by longtime Bungie concept artist Craig Mullins, which was discovered back in the day:

http://imgur.com/a/6hkEC

Oh and here's more info about the game from the same thread above:

http://forums.bungie.org/halo/archive6.pl?read=152247
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Postby OXM ETboy » 11 Jul 2013, 13:00

Cripes! Thanks for that, Thos. I'll update the piece with the concept stuff in a bit.
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