Explain Grifball to me

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User Info: sec713

4 years ago#1
Can someone explain this gametype to me? I've never bothered with it in the past. I never bothered with Oddball before Halo 4, but since the addition of the 'throw' mechanic, it's quickly becoming one of my favorites. So with Grifball, I understand that there's a ball and you're trying to score it in a designated area, but why does the person with the ball change colors? Why does the Hammer seem to act different (less accurate) than in a slayer game? Help me lessen the learning curve.
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User Info: fLiNo

4 years ago#2
Different color so everyone know who to protect/kill.
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User Info: Incredigasmic

4 years ago#3
They change to the orange color to match Grif from the Red vs. Blue series, hence the name Grifball. It's basically American football, but with hammers and swords. They keep the hammer damage the same, but increase your damage resistance so the game has more of a challenge :)
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User Info: sakurayule

4 years ago#4
Everything you need to know:


User Info: sec713

4 years ago#5
sakurayule posted...
Everything you need to know:


This Wiki along with the rest of your responses have made this make a whole lot more sense. Thanks for the info. Lets see If I can use this to my advantage and stop sucking @ Grifball.
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User Info: ODomm

4 years ago#6
Hammers n balls, hammers n balls
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User Info: The_87_Reaper

4 years ago#7
You spawn, someone kills you before you can move.

Rinse and Repeat.
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User Info: Eiroks

4 years ago#8
Grif dies, thats the objective. You kill him with a hammer or a sword. Even when someone scores everyone becomes grif and they die, so we all win.
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