I’m a big fan of Red Vs. Blue, a comedy video series based on and created with Halo. It’s an entertainment form known as machinima–making movies with a video game engine. It’s sort of like puppetry, without the strings.
Well, now someone has taken the whole thing to a new level. This Spartan Life is a talk show “filmed live” on XBox Live in Halo 2. It introduces a whole new problem to the talk show format–how do you carry on an intelligent conversation with a guest while people who have no idea what you’re doing are trying to kill you?
They even have Solid Gold Elite Dancers, and a DJ playing a soundtrack of 8-bit music on a GameBoy. It’s interesting and funny–and the video blog is hilarious.