Links: History of Forza Horizon

Here’s a list of original Forzamotorsport.net articles about Forza Horizon when it was originally released, also available in my spreadsheet at www.ManteoMax.com and bit.ly/ForzaCalendars:

Week in Review 20160902 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/wir_9_2_16 Backward compatible, free for XBL Gold members September 1-15
Week in Review 20160826 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/wir_8_26_16 Backward compatible, free for XBL Gold members September 1-15
Week in Review 20140307 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/wir_3_7_14 March Rivals: Fantastic Fours, Sick Six, Great Eight GT3, No Turns Tens
Week in Review 20140228 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/wir_2_28_14 March contest schedule
Week in Review 20131004 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_10_4_13 Scavenger hunt: motorhome, unicorns for guessing FM5 car clues
October Contest Schedule http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/October_2013_contests Schedule of upcoming photo and livery contests, with special pumpkin carving contest for October
Week in Review 20130927 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_9_27_13 Scavenger Hunt will be announced on Tuesday
Week in Review 20130920 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_9_20_13 Scavenger Hunt: raptor, Forza Filmspeed and behind the scenes clips
Week in Review 20130913 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_9_13_13 Scavenger Hunt: hitched, automotive icons (unicorn opportunity), clip of Viper collection, Porsche 918 clip
Week in Review 20130906 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_9_6_13 Scavenger Hunt: boughs/leaves, Season Pass on sale, Forza Rewards fix with second rewards distribution
Week in Review 20130830 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_8_30_13 September Rivals list, September contest schedule in the next Rear View Mirror, no Scavenger Hunt this week, vote for greatest game series of the decade
Week in Review 20130823 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_8_23_13 Scavenger Hunt: Independence, Forza Rewards FAQ
Announcement: Forza Rewards http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/Forza_Rewards_launch_announce Earn permanent points for activity in FM2, FM3, FM4, FH, and FM5 toward monthly gifts of cars, credits, and tokens in Forza Horizon
Week in Review 20130816 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_8_16_13 Scavenger Hunt: Schwarzenegger quote, T10 hiring
Week in Review 20130809 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_8_9_13 Scavenger Hunt: Eddie Van Halen song, T10 hiring, Forza Rewards beta ending to be opened soon
Week in Review 20130802 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_8_2_13 Scavenger Hunt: driving incident
Week in Review 20130726 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_7_26_13 Scavenger Hunt: home and livery
Week in Review 20130719 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_7_19_13 Scavenger Hunt: dogs barking
Week in Review 20130712 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_7_12_13 Scavenger Hunt: 1 Blue Diamond, Just Married livery contest for Ian, Painting tutorial videos, Playground won Develop Industry Excellence “New Studio” award
Week in Review 20130705 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_7_5_13 Scavenger Hunt: Shredded Wheat, Ayojube’s painting tutorial videos, July Rivals list
Rear View Mirror 20130701 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/RVM_7_1_13 Scavenger Hunt: Need a Lift?, July photo and livery contest schedule
Week in Review 20130628 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_6_28_13 Next Scavenger Hunt will be in Monday’s Rear View Mirror
Week in Review 20130621 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_6_21_13 Scavenger Hunt: Boardwalk, Livestream livery show
Week in Review 20130614 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_6_14_13 E3 FM5 recap
Week in Review 20130607 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_6_7_13 Scavenger Hunt: $1100, June Scavenger Hunt and Photo contest schedule, Veyron 16.4 vs. Agera S Hundra video, Landin Williams drift video, E3 coming
Week in Review 20130531 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_5_31_13 Forza McLaren Ride contest, E3 briefing tickets giveaway, Little Vixen joins community team, June Rivals event list, no Scavenger Hunt this week
Week in Review 20130524 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_5_24_13 Scavenger Hunt: Why STOP?, FM.net updates and new forums coming after E3
Week in Review 20130517 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_5_17_13 Scavenger Hunt: Going Postal Postal, Pizza Hut Mustang DLC, Forza Horizon Gossip Sheet, snake-wolf airbrushed van
Week in Review 20130510 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_5_10_13 Scavenger hunt ideas request, Meguiar’s FR-S photo contest, Scavenger: Back-to-Back, farewell Kenan
Week in Review 20130503 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_5_3_13 Scavenger Hunt: Diamond, SEMA FR-S gift car/rivals/photo contest, May 3 Game Night recap video, Euro XBL Free weekend/rivals
Week in Review 20130426 http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_4_26_13 Scavenger Hunt: Ladies Only, 1000 livestream and challenge #2, new forums coming, May 3 GWD and free Euro XBL Gold weekend contests, May Rivals list
Week in Review 20130419 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_4_19_13 Scavenger Hunt: Rush/Barchetta, 1000 Club Expansion pack & livestream replay, next Forza Challenge livestream on 4/25
Week in Review 20130412 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_4_12_13 Title Update 2 released April 12
Week in Review 20130405 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_4_5_13 Scavenger Hunt: Anchor, April Top Gear Car Pack “is the final monthly DLC Pack for Forza Horizon”, Falken interview, T10 hiring video editor, Venom vs Veyron, April 9 server maintenance
Week in Review 20130329 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_3_29_13 Scavenger Hunt: White Window, April Top Gear Car Pack coming 4/2, Live Challenge #7 ends 3/30
Week in Review 20130322 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_3_22_13 Scavenger Hunt: After noon, Nurburgring for sale, 3/28 forum maintenance, 3/29 Live Challenge, April car pack schedule
Week in Review 20130315 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_3_15_13 Scavenger Hunt: I Can’t Drive 55, Verruckter Schakal proposal livery, Gullstikka Norwegian awards, Honda Challenge winning photo, new supercar opinions
Week in Review 20130308 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_3_8_13 Scavenger Hunt: SNL picture, Game Night 3/8, March Mequiar’s Ferrari Rivals contest, 3/16 12 Hours of Sebring Game Night, ManteoMax photocomp pic
Week in Review 20130301 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_3_1_13 Scavenger Hunt: Sunrise, March Mequiar Car Pack coming 3/5, Facebook Challenge coming 3/11, Game Night mid March, Rivals Event of the Day
Week in Review 20130222 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_2_22_13 Scavenger Hunt: Red Star, Feb. 25 Facebook Challenge, Feb. 26 GWD, VIP pack, Mother of All Photocomps, 2013 NASCAR Fantasy season
Week in Review 20130215 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_2_15_13 Scavenger Hunt: Tight Kicks, Honda Challenge Photo Contest, Ernie Francis Jr. Q&A Feb. 15, Johniwanna out
Week in Review 20130208 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_2_8_13 Jalopnik bumper sticker and DLC contests, GWD 2/12, HMA Q&A 2/15, monthly livery contests, re-title Engine Notes for a unicorn.
Week in Review 20130201 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_2_1_13 February pack coming 2/5, GWD 2/12, Kenan wins CBH, Jalopnik’s best cars never digitized, love of racing thoughts
Week in Review 20130125 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_1_25_13 John loses CBH, GWD 1/29, Scott Dixon Q&A
Week in Review 20130118 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_1_18_13 Photoshop pictures of the unicorn saint
Week in Review 20130111 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_1_11_13 Alex Kierstein leaves T10, Honda Challenge Pack and contest, A-Team fan fiction, GWD 1/15
Week in Review 20130104 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_1_4_13 January Recaro Pack released, Honda Car Pack coming, vote for CBH staffer, Rally pack stories, Motor Racing program covers
Year in Review 2012 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_Year_In_Review_2012 A recap of Forza 4 and Forza Horizon happenings throughout 2012.
Week in Review 20121221 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_12_21_12 Rally pack released, Honda pack Jan. 15, IGN People’s Choice voting, 2012 Forza memories
Week in Review 20121214 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_12_14_12 Title update details, Rally pack details/trailer and Dec. Season Pass car, GWD Dec. 20, Pilgrim Q&A, videos
Week in Review 20121207 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_12_7_12 Game with Dev Dec 20, Halo 4 Infinity Challenge, Dan Autoblog podcast, Pilgrim Q&A Dec 20, Kurtz Q&A
Week in Review 20121130 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_11_30_12 December IGN Pack trailer, Big Air unicorn contest, GWD Dec. 6, Open Letter to Mayor of Horizon, namethefuture.com unicorn opportunity
Week in Review 20121123 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/WIR_11-23-12 First Season Pass Bonus car available 11/20
Week in Review 20121116 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/WIR_11_16_12 Behind the Scenes 5, vote for SPIKE awards, Game With Dev. Nov. 21, Community Bounty Hunter, FYI About DLC unicorns
Week in Review 20121109 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/WIR_11_9_12 Title Update coming Dec. 18 to fix Loyalty Award issue, Game With Dev. Nov. 21, Halo VIP car, Message Center Challenge, Holbrook Q&A unicorn opportunity, Autoweek Adventure Recap
Week in Review 20121102 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/WIR_11_2_12 Nov. Bondurant Car Pack, Message Center Challenges, Game With Dev. Nov. 7
Forza Horizon SmartGlass Experience http://forzamotorsport.net/en-US/news/Horizon_SmartGlass_Experience Interactive map via SmartGlass for Windows 8 and coming soon to Apple iOS
Week in Review 20121026 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/WIR_10_26_12 Smartglass, Photo/Livery contests, Loyalty Car investigation, Halloween Bash, VIP Oct gift Raptor, Escape the Grid
Forza Horizon is Here announcement http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/Forza_Horizon_Is_Here Game With Dev Oct 24/26, October Rivals, Behind the Scenes 4 video
Week in Review 20121019 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/WIR_10_19_12/ Oct 20 Track Day on Facebook, Game with Devs Oct 23 & 26, Month 1 pack Rally Expansion Pack Dec. 18, Demo - Saleen unicorn, #EscapetheGrid
Week in Review 20121012 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/WIR_10_12_12/ Press reviews, Viper and Saleen gifts, LeMay Museum, Chasing series, Austin City Limits, SRT Family Ties video
Forza Horizon Demo announcement http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/Forza_Horizon_Demo_BTS3 Free, players who play the demo and then the game get the 2013 SRT Viper with “gone gold” livery
Week in Review 20121005 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/WIR_10_15_12/ Horizon launch trailer, demo Oct 9 with rivals events and gift Viper, Eurogamer video, Behind the Scenes 3 coming Oct 9
Forza Horizon: Under the Hood 20121010 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/FH_UTH_10_10_12/ Q&A discusses car list, tuning, no Porsche, multiplayer co-op
FH Behind the Scenes Episode 5 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/WIR_11_16_12 Nov 16 - discusses upcoming content
FH Behind the Scenes Episode 4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQGS6XuDq-g&feature=g-high-u Oct 23 - discusses the culture of Horizon Festival
FH Behind the Scenes Episode 3 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/Forza_Horizon_Demo_BTS3/ More background on Horizon with some quick images of events
FH Behind the Scenes Episode 2 http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/Forza_Horizon_BTS_2 More footage of the Horizon environment, with a full list of songs
FH Behind the Scenes Episode 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_V86ohpMJo&feature=g-all-u Footage of the various elements to driving in Forza Horizon
FH Launch Trailer - Demo Promo http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/forza_horizon_launch_trailer/ Horizon Demo releases on October 9. Details on the gift Viper GTS with special livery.

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