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This was part of a viral marketing ploy by [[Hard Light Productions]] community member [[user:Goober5000|Goober5000]] to get people hyped about the 25 December 2008 release. Due to a larger than expected workload, the final prize was not ready in time, and instead participants were treated to an early release of ST:R. Many years later, in September 2017, the final prize was finished, and the Phoenix/162 story concluded with the release of [[Deneb III (campaign)|Deneb III]].
 
This was part of a viral marketing ploy by [[Hard Light Productions]] community member [[user:Goober5000|Goober5000]] to get people hyped about the 25 December 2008 release. Due to a larger than expected workload, the final prize was not ready in time, and instead participants were treated to an early release of ST:R. Many years later, in September 2017, the final prize was finished, and the Phoenix/162 story concluded with the release of [[Deneb III (campaign)|Deneb III]].
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==Related Links==
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[http://www.hard-light.net/forums/index.php?board=162.0 Forum]
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[http://www.hard-light.net/forums/index.php?topic=60815.0 An overview of Phoenix]
  
 
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[[Category:Silent Threat: Reborn]]

Latest revision as of 20:18, 28 May 2018

The text "162" was displayed in the end credits of the full trailer for Silent Threat: Reborn, in a style similar to "ilovebees.com" in the Halo 2 trailer.

The reference was to the URL of the then-hidden subforum "Phoenix" with the URL "www.hard-light.net/forums/index.php?board=162.0"

This was part of a viral marketing ploy by Hard Light Productions community member Goober5000 to get people hyped about the 25 December 2008 release. Due to a larger than expected workload, the final prize was not ready in time, and instead participants were treated to an early release of ST:R. Many years later, in September 2017, the final prize was finished, and the Phoenix/162 story concluded with the release of Deneb III.

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Forum

An overview of Phoenix