This was another hotly contested Kotaku Australia competition. You guys and girls managed to make me properly laugh out loud more than once.
But winners have to be chosen.
First off, here are the prizes in full:
1 x 1TB Halo 5: Guardians Xbox One with copy of Halo 5: Guardians.
1x Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition
And the overall winner is...
puppylicks The Spartan Smoko.
Your Spartan team decides it's time for a short break and calls smoko.
They sit down on ammo crates or little fold out stools, help themselves to a pie and a Big-M, and maybe break out the thermos for a quick cuppa. During this time they either discuss how the job is doing or, if the boss is not around, complain about the boss who clearly doesn't know what he's doing with this project.
This goes for about 10-15 minutes depending on how long it takes for the team to decide they can be buggered getting back to work. At which point they will do a half-hearted job of it until it's lunchtime in a couple of hours.
The Spartan Smoko doesn't really have any beneficial effects, but if you don't do it every match the team will get cranky and slack off even more. So you better do it.
Press LB to activate this ability and you will see a silhouette of every special weapon on the map, click on the one you want - you have now 'bagsed' (claimed) that weapon and you have 45 seconds to pick it up, any other player who attempts to pick up the weapon before you get there will find it booby trapped with explosives!
Finally a chance to get the good weapons instead of being at the mercy of that really good sniper who always knows where the damn thing spawns!
I also want to highlight a couple of entries that came close.
sabuulia The Autocorrect.
Automatically changes any poor language to be more palatable. Examples would include:
"What the duck?"
"Are you pooping me?"
"Stop ducking around on reddit and kill some birds"
jumbino Randy Sp-orton For 60 seconds, your melee attack turns into a Randy Orton 'Outta Nowhere' style takedown which results in the hit enemy losing their shield and you switching their weapon with yours while they are in a daze.
jpano Spartan ability - Tips fedora -
A fedora flies across the screen caught by the spartan in a prowess manner. The spartan bellows "m'lady" summoning an army of Bronies to charge enemy Spartans. With each kill the screaming of "m'lady" grows lower and the tipping of the fedora intensifies.
wiretap Kasier Chief
When activated a mini game pops up asking you to predict if the next group of enemies you encounter are going to riot or not. If they do you, A catchy early 2000's rock number blares out of your TV speakers. If you don't, then you slowly fade into mediocrity and NME stops caring.
jimu The Divider
Master Chief removes his mask to reveal Native American heritage. Audience says in unison:
"Oh *Chieeef*, riiiiight."
Called The Divider because the nternet breaks in half trying to decide if finally having a prominent Native American protagonist in an American made video game outweighs the arguably racist connotations of referring to him as "Chief".
Congrats to the winners, we'll be in touch!
Thanks to everyone who entered.