Does 343 need better writers?

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I know that Halo 5 released a long time ago and that by now, people are mostly looking forward to what´s next for the franchise.But personally i feel worried Halo was always known for its hability to create compeling narratives in it´s sci-fi worlds filled with mysteries and interesting characters,in halo 4 the story got more intimate and personal it felt in many ways like an evolution of past Halo narratives even with it´s shortcomings when it came to forcing the extended universe into the game however that did not stop me from caring about the relationship between master chief and cortana,they also ended it in a very promissing way,signaling that improvements where to come in future installments...Unfortunetly and as we all know by now Halo 5:Guardians failed to live up to the expectations that many had for its storytelling.So the current writer for the sequel as far as i know is a guy named Brian Reed the same guy who wrote halo 5 and Halo 4:Spartan ops,do you think Brian and his team should be given another chance or should 343  just hire better writers?

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Halo 4 was amazing while i dont know what happened to Halo 5. I think they should just get rid of Reed and get a new guy to lead the writing team.

I never felt like the writing in Halo 5 was bad, it was just the straight up laziness.  Why the hell was there a cutscene of Chief vs Locke instead of an actual boss fight, why the hell am I facing the same boss like 8 times.  

I do not think that Reed needs to go,but i definetly feel like there needs to be someone acting like a narrative director that is not Reed so i guess a demotion is for me almost mandatory at this point possible candidates would be Armando Troisi he was great in Halo 4 and Mass Effect 2 or perhaps MS studios recent acquisition Joseph Staten former Halo writer.

343 needs better everything.

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Most of gaming needs better writers. Most of the games you think have good writing need better writers.

Well, this is new.


The campaign was disappointing but I don't think writing was the issue.

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I'm not really sure, but something does need to be fixed.

Mr Puggsly said:
The campaign was disappointing but I don't think writing was the issue.

I agree to some extent however i think that i could had overlooked the other problems if Osiris and Blue team were better developed and if they did not act like halo 4 never existed...

Campaign was disappointing, though I trust that they'll do better next time. If they can have a campaign as good as Halo 4, and multiplayer as good as Halo 5, that'll be beast!

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