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Forward Unto Dawn

A show focused on the lore and universe of the Halo franchise.

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FUDcast 33: The Denningverse

Dani and David are joined by Haruspis and Halo Canon’s ToaFreak to sum up the year in Halo lore and news, and what they expect and hope for in 2020. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast33. The post FUDcast 33: The Denningverse appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

1hr 2mins

19 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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FUDcast 3: CEA Terminals

Slightly Live (Dani) joins Postmortem (Isaac) and DangerousDave (Dave?) to talk about the Terminals from Halo Anniversary. Recorded back to back with the previous podcast, the recording pre-dates the publication of the latest Halo novel, Primordium. Don’t listen to the very end. There’s nothing at all after the music ends. Just stop your music player at that point. Please. The post FUDcast 3: CEA Terminals appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

1hr 1min

31 Jan 2012

Rank #2

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FUDcast 31: Red Dawn, But Halo

Dani and David are joined by author Cassandra Rose Clarke, who talks about getting into writing, how she came to write Halo’s first YA novel, Battle Born, and the upcoming Halo: Meridian Divide. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast31. The post FUDcast 31: Red Dawn, But Halo appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

25mins

25 Sep 2019

Rank #3

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FUDcast 30b: Talking About Halo (Outpost Discovery Panel)

This is the recording of the Halo podcast panel from Halo Outpost Discovery Philly on July 20, 2019, featuring Dave from FUD and members of the Halo Conversationalists, Podcast Evolved, Drunken Halo, and Gaming Under Fire. The post FUDcast 30b: Talking About Halo (Outpost Discovery Panel) appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

54mins

2 Aug 2019

Rank #4

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FUDcast 29: AI Trap Book

Dani and David are joined by Podtacular’s Dust Storm straight from the E3 floor for a flashcast discussing the Halo Infinite teaser. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast29. The post FUDcast 29: AI Trap Book appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

41mins

10 Jun 2019

Rank #5

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FUDcast 28: Forerunner Dynamite Fishing

David, Dani, and guest Haruspis talk about Halo: Renegades by Kelly Gay. David mispronounces the name of the lead character, Dani is half-asleep, and everyone wonders about where the Halo universe goes from here. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast28. The post FUDcast 28: Forerunner Dynamite Fishing appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

1hr 30mins

13 Mar 2019

Rank #6

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FUDcast 27: Everybody Hates Mickey

David, Dani, and guest Defguru catch up on the latest Halo TV series and Outpost Discovery news, and then discuss the post-Halo 5 world in Matt Forbeck’s novel, Bad Blood. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast27. The post FUDcast 27: Everybody Hates Mickey appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

1hr 12mins

5 Mar 2019

Rank #7

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FUDcast 26: War on Colons

Dani and David catch up on the latest released and upcoming fiction, then dive into the Halo Infinite E3 teaser. Show notes and listening options at: forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast26. The post FUDcast 26: War on Colons appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

36mins

14 Jun 2018

Rank #8

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FUDcast 25: Put That On Your Dating Profile

Dani and David are joined by Dildev and Defguru to talk about the year in Halo, hopes for the future, and pour one out for the unjustly maligned Halo: The Flood. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast25. The post FUDcast 25: Put That On Your Dating Profile appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

1hr 2mins

30 Dec 2017

Rank #9

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FUDcast 24: Grunt Dinner Party

David is joined by Haruspis to talk about the Sentinels, breakfast clubs, and angry aliens of Halo: Legacy of Onyx. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast24. The post FUDcast 24: Grunt Dinner Party appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

1hr 34mins

1 Dec 2017

Rank #10

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FUDcast 23: We Made a Tactical Error

Dani and Dave talk Halo: Retribution with guest Pens_Halo. Topics include drug efficacy, bad UNSC infosec, and why humanity can’t seem to stop blowing everything up. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast23. The post FUDcast 23: We Made a Tactical Error appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

1hr 5mins

5 Oct 2017

Rank #11

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FUDcast 22: George Lucas’ Halo

Dani and David are joined by special guest Haruspis to talk the Vice ‘History of Halo’ article, the never-made Halo film, and more. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast22. The post FUDcast 22: George Lucas’ Halo appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

1hr 7mins

10 Jun 2017

Rank #12

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FUDcast 21: Chekhov’s Nuke

Dani and David talk the newest Halo novel, Tobias Buckell’s Halo: Envoy. The word ‘macguffin’ is uttered many, many times. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast21. The post FUDcast 21: Chekhov’s Nuke appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

52mins

31 May 2017

Rank #13

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FUDcast 20: Halo Creepypasta

Dildev and /r/Halo’s Defguru join Dani and David for a years-end dish about Halo in 2016, our hopes for the future, and a promising Hellboy X Halo crossover event. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast20. The post FUDcast 20: Halo Creepypasta appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

1hr 12mins

23 Dec 2016

Rank #14

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FUDcast 19: Poo Monsters All the Way Down

Dani and David are joined by ToaFreak of Halo Canon fame to talk ‘Halo: Mythos’ and the ‘Halo: Fractures’ anthology. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast19. The post FUDcast 19: Poo Monsters All the Way Down appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

1hr 7mins

19 Nov 2016

Rank #15

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FUDcast 18: Tell Me About the Brutes

Dani and David are joined by Masterz1337, project lead for the Halo: Custom Edition campaign mod SPV3. Masterz talks about the inspiration for the mod, reconciling canon, and more. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast18. The post FUDcast 18: Tell Me About the Brutes appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

45mins

19 May 2016

Rank #16

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FUDcast 15: Rapture in Space

The FUD crew discuss the latest Halo novel, John Shirley’s Halo: Broken Circle. In this episode: Bioshock parallels, sympathetic Prophets, and plant chafing. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast15. The post FUDcast 15: Rapture in Space appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

46mins

18 Dec 2014

Rank #17

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FUDcast #14: ‘Cover Your Butt’ in Latin

The FUD crew discuss Halo 5, Halo 2 Anniversary, terminals, Nightfall, and Waypoint’s mysterious Catalog. Show notes and listening options at forwarduntodawn.com/fudcast14. The post FUDcast #14: ‘Cover Your Butt’ in Latin appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

51mins

17 Jul 2014

Rank #18

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FUDcast 13: Tea-Drinking Funtimes

The FUD crew discusses Mortal Dictata, the final Karen Traviss book, as well as discussing their overall thoughts on the completed trilogy. We also discuss Escalation, and where the story goes from here. Show notes and listening options at forwaruntodawn.com/fudcast13. The post FUDcast 13: Tea-Drinking Funtimes appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

1hr 16mins

6 Feb 2014

Rank #19

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FUDcast 12: Forerunner Poncho

Episode 12 of the Forward Unto Dawn podcast is now live! Dani, Isaac, and Dave belatedly talk about the Halo 5 teaser, Speilberg’s role in the announced live-action series, Spartan Assault, and the comic series Halo: Initiation‘s first issue. Trigger warnings: ponchos and Palmer discussed. Go listen. This episode was sponsored by Paddy Power Games. The post FUDcast 12: Forerunner Poncho appeared first on Forward Unto Dawn.

52mins

3 Sep 2013

Rank #20