Real World

1997 (real world)

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This article is about the real world year. For the in-universe year, see 1997.

1997 is the year Halo started development.[1]


Prior to September 24[edit]


September 24

  • The trademark for Halo's first codename "Armor" was filed.[3]

After September 24[edit]

  • Bungie worried that "Armor" was boring and changed Halo's codename to "Monkey Nuts", knowing it had to be changed later.[2][4]


  1. ^ Bungie Reach Developer Blog, 28 Feb 2010 (Retrieved on Oct 16, 2010) [archive]
  2. ^ a b, Re: Armor (Retrieved on Nov 18, 2021) [archive]
  3. ^, Armor trademark (Retrieved on Oct 20, 2019) [archive]
  4. ^ The Art of Halo - Introduction: Halo's Architects, page 6