Rorschach Inkblot Test – Orbital

Rorschach inkblot tests provide incredible insight into a person’s personality characteristics and emotional functioning. Regardless of the type of ambiguous design displayed, the answers and information gleaned from them are always fascinating. We’ve learned a tremendous amount about each other through our regular Halo 3 Heatmap tests, and I have no doubt today will prove just as entertaining as previous ones. Before we analyze another image though, let’s take a look at the results from the last one we did which took place back in October. The featured map was Heretic and Not Funny kicked off the comments with a Big Daddy reference. Entirely too many people to count found themselves agreeing.

Heretic Inkblot Test


Other video games are usually a popular answer during these festivities, but someone always brings it back to Halo. DieByYourUncleBob insisted the image bore resemblance to the Grunt Head emblem and numerous others, along with myself, saw it as well.

Heretic Inkblot Test

A few other interesting answers included mendicantbias00 saying Lego Princess Leia and Louis Wu citing Dr. Eggman. Unable to choose my favorite between the two, I thought I would leave it up to all of you to decide which one more resembles the Midship remake.

Heretic Inkblot Test

Right as we ran out of room for picture comparisons, I came across Noah’s response of goatse. Talk about bad timing! Unfortunately I’ll have to leave you to judge the similarity of the images in your head as it’s now time to dissect yet another Halo 3 Global Heatmap. The subject of our twelfth enlightening psychological evaluation is Orbital, a docking-station featuring two overlapping hallways. So tell me, what exactly do you see? And as always, extra nonexistent points for originality!

Orbital Global Heatmap

182 Responses to Rorschach Inkblot Test – Orbital

  1. Jussy says:

    Ren? (Of Ren and Stimpy fame)

    • Chance says:

      It looks like an overcharged plasma pistol.

      • Mr27s says:

        dead space plasma cutter?

    • Xbxmstr07 says:

      We will NEVER forget!

      Looks like the trade towers to me….

      • chris says:

        what are trade towers?

        • RIOT says:

          I sincerely hope that was a joke.

        • Marksman says:

          As do I. But I think you’ve got a win there, Xbx. It even has the little antenna’s on top…

    • FrodoNinja says:

      Looks like the Chinese character for “Men” (Third Tone.)

      • WHARRGARBL says:

        It also looks like the Japanese character “Ri” [Or for those phonetic-types, “Li”].

    • daemon says:

      *looks at the cold spot* a perfectly formed silenced pistol
      at the hot spot theres a FAMAS, dead space plasma cutter, “devil horns” or this > \m/

      • Vihtic says:

        Looks like a pistol with a silencer below it.

      • Noskills says:

        the blood of my enemies splattered along the hallways of orbital… (including grunt blood(for blue(and maybe some insect blood for the yellow (Yep that’s pretty much all my enemies))))

        And yes a desert eagle or other COD MW2 pistol(silenced or maybe elongated) in the empty gap.

    • TheJury1 says:

      A pistol on the left and a knife on the right. Look sideways to see them, between the orange outlines

  2. NINJA Dusk2Dawn says:

    I’m seeing the FAMAS from Modern Warfare 2, Maybe I’m just playing it too much…

  3. my vagina says:

    Somewhat reminds me of candles/candle holders, the old sort that hang on the walls, tried googling it but to no avail =S

  4. my butt says:

    Somewhat reminds me of candles/candle holders, the old sort that hang off walls, tried finding an image but no luck =S

    • my butt says:

      My bad for the double post people, when I used the prior name nothing appeared, not even the “awaiting moderation” notice, so I assumed that name wasn’t allowed.

    • my butt says:

      I really don’t understand why people thumb down peoples’ suggestions on here, they’re suggesting what they see on the image, how can you say they’re wrong in regards to what they see? Oh well doesn’t really matter *shrug*

  5. Araknoros says:

    one of the slicers from Dead Space…

    • bs angel says:

      I can see that too!

    • Poopie McGhee says:

      Wow… I was gonna say the Plasma Cutter from Dead space…

      • Awkward Silence says:

        Dude! Me too!!!

      • Kyle says:

        That was exactly what I saw!

  6. Looks a bit like dual magnums?

    • Mike says:

      one is viewed from the side and the other is viewed from above and they are both firing? i see that

  7. Staple gun?

  8. B Falcon says:

    I remember when it was Dr Robotnik… Anyway, swimming pool ladder? Imagine it as a 3D image.

  9. Louis Wu says:

    After reading Jussy’s answer, I can’t see anything BUT Ren. :(

    • Jussy says:

      Yay!

  10. CrunchbiteNuva says:

    I see a zombie bunny ^^

    • rat ferret says:

      i gotta say i agree

    • Jpizzizzleak47- says:

      More like the gamestop bunny

    • Chief says:

      Ya, totally

  11. L337MA573R says:

    I have no idea why, but it makes me think of Wall.E.

  12. XMixMasterX says:

    I see a Uterus… just kidding!

    The devil with his pitchfork.

    or

    Mr Crab from Spongebob squarepants with a frightened look on his face.

    • C says:

      I couldn’t agree more – that is 100% Mr. Krabs.

  13. Oddsock says:

    I definitely see the front half of a UNSC Frigate. You know, with those two booms, the top-most one containing the MAC.

  14. crunktag06 says:

    Swimming pool ladder… Definitely a swimming pool ladder.

  15. Someone says:

    I see two fingers sticking up at me

  16. NartFOpc says:

    A Magnet

  17. Socket says:

    It’s Awesome Smiley…But he’s more…rectangular?

    • blam says:

      yea i noticed that

  18. iCeDrAgOn01 says:

    Guys really? Cmon now. It’s the Golden Gate bridge!! :]

    • A Shaky Shotgun says:

      Works for me.

      • IcyTreats says:

        California FTW!

    • Qix says:

      I never would have seen the Golden Gate there till you said that. Now that’s all I see.

  19. snipe712 says:

    i see a stapler

  20. Grittack says:

    Brute Spiker, Golden Gate Bridge, and Stairs with railings on both sides.

  21. JLay says:

    It’s the flaming ‘rock on’ fist from the H3 Bungie icons (fist with index and pinky fingers up)!

    • HarbingerDawn says:

      Totally agree

    • Groundmaster says:

      That was the first thing I saw, then I just saw a gun with a bullet below?

  22. Jamasia says:

    .45 Magnum on the left

  23. muisje says:

    its the cooling system at the back of a freezer

  24. DethPwn says:

    Looks like that pitchfork cutaway from Hell’s Kitchen.

  25. ROWEBLAST says:

    Simple, Bart Simpson… spiky hair and all.

  26. Hyokin says:

    I see a Halo: Combat Evolved Covenant Dropship.

    That’s just how obsessive I am. I see something in one Halo game from another. lol

    • Chief says:

      I totally agree, and I understand this obsession(its contagious).

  27. ROWEBLAST says:

    further evidence —> http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p106/dabbi25/Bart_Simpson.png

  28. burning crusade says:

    looks like an egyptain god

  29. LVMaxfield says:

    Looks like some dude at a rock concert, raised arms, fists squeezed, and screamin’ “ROCK HARD”…lmao

  30. DarkSideCookies says:

    At first I saw the name, “Li” but then I saw some shapes. A silenced pistol like the Auto Mag or the USP .45 is on the left in a sea of fire and blood. There’s a Lightsaber hilt in the center of the heatmap. And there’s a Flashlight on the right which apparently is having a tough time of cutting through the fire and gore. And the Lightsaber would have to be a Sith’s Lightsaber such as Darth Vader’s as only fire immediately surrounds it and blood is on either side of that. I think I’m seeing way too much…

  31. Geordie says:

    I see a Spirit Dropship about to land on you.

  32. Firestorm12 says:

    Reminds me of one of those diagrams in anatomy books that shows the digestive system. The funny thing is is that there even seems to be an anus/rectum and the bottom-middle of the map.

  33. Somehow, I see Grim Fandango.

  34. Cleansing Aura says:

    If you turn the left-hand part 90o clockwise, and focus on the space between the red; it looks some kind of hand gun, possible with a silencer. The right-hand gap just looks like a lightsaber handle to me…. possibly too much Force Unleashed?

  35. Jickitaku says:

    A magnet, tuning fork, or a poorly drawn plasma rifle/pistol.

  36. Skittlez says:

    I know someone mentioned it, but without reading their comment, I saw the FAMAS from Modern Warfare 2 as well.

  37. BEOWULF_ _ _ _ says:

    I see dead people…

    • Kyle says:

      lol. I see living people.

  38. Chad says:

    Definately Oblina from Ahh Real Monsters.

  39. Monkey_lord says:

    I dunno. it looks like the inner workings of a taser? tazer? hell I can’t spell. You know the thing some people use to get some room in a line *cough*

  40. Stig says:

    The New York Giants “NY” logo or a power outlet.

  41. Zephyrus IX says:

    I see that Alien Atomizer gun from Mothership Zeta

  42. Dropship dude says:

    Am I the only one who sees this?

    • Fuzunga says:

      lol I was going to say a handgun and a hotdog.

  43. B says:

    I see a man falling while on fire…sucks for him…

    • Chief says:

      that would be me

    • Chief says:

      lol

  44. Pondcreature says:

    I see a heatmap…. no images though :(

  45. HellCat says:

    I cant see anything at all :(.

    Oh wait. The birdseye view of a toaster

  46. Drakku says:

    D: I see General Grevious.

  47. Methadonebunyip says:

    Mr Krabs?

    • nae bother says:

      http://www.saltypig.com/blog/MrKrabs.jpg – this image is pretty close

  48. paul says:

    plasma pistol if you learn you head to the left

  49. Halo kid120 says:

    hmmm.. I see spikers or magnums

  50. SomeoneGiveMeCoDMW2 says:

    I see a double-barrelled tazer. Turn it 90 degrees clockwise, you see the handle, the barrels, the pronges, and even the crackling electricity

  51. MineSweeper says:

    I’m seeing a handgun and a tazer pointed upward both shooting off something.

  52. Legohog4001 says:

    Obviously the front of a UNSC frigate

  53. Zee-V70 says:

    It looks like either the Twin Towers or Tesla Coils.

  54. Metalingus627 says:

    Brute Spiker

  55. Dan says:

    somehow at first I saw the Spirit dropship from halo 1, but that doesnt quite work because of the extra bit coming out the side…and with the same thing, a tuning fork?

  56. Fortune says:

    I see a skull, like a secondary one

  57. xLAS3RP01NT3Rx says:


    This is most definitely what I see.
    Rock on, quite.

  58. TimeGlitch says:

    I’m not sure…But part of it sure looks like the FAMAS rifle from MW2.

  59. chris says:

    if you turn it upside down it resembles a chair

  60. Robert says:

    Definitely some falling tetris blocks.

    • Greycat James says:

      Specifically an L and an I block.

  61. Anonymous says:

    An Easter Island Moai Statue. Definitely.

  62. ajarofpickle says:

    looks like a cut of halo 3 sniper with,…..a grenade launcher on the bottom?
    (That’s not a bad idea for Halo Reach,…. Grenade launchers……..Awsome….)

  63. Spart 517 says:

    Brute Spiker, or Sniper rifle stock

  64. That Laggy Noob says:

    To me it looks like an energy sword

  65. A13 says:

    odd, looks like a big red pile of nothing too me!

  66. chris says:

    it looks like the back of an “A-WING” you know from star wars( not an SW nerd)
    turn head on right shoulder

  67. Shini says:

    duel plasma rifles

  68. StephaBon says:

    I am hoping with all my might no one finds this offensive, as it isn’t meant to be, and I’m not trying to make something like this into a joke. But when I saw that I saw the Twin Towers from 9/11. (Optional: Fire and smoke)

  69. doorstop says:

    might be a bit early or late but i see the world trade centers burning

  70. JesseEK590 says:

    Mr. Krabs from SpongeBob or one of the pacman ghosts if u look at it upside down.

  71. A13 says:

    WAIT…WAIT I SEE IT! …TOAST!!!

  72. IIII bRian IIII says:

    What I see is bs angel’s double headed sex toy. See, she uses one of the two *CENSORED* shaped devices to ram into her lovely *CENSORED* while at the same moment, the second *CENSORED* shaped object, next the first, is also being thrust into the tight secludes of her *CENSORED*

    The large base connecting these two *CENSORED* is used as a handle for angel’s Olympic grip, which she obtained by *CENSORED*-ing a *CENSORED* while *CENSORED*-ing two different *CENSORED* at the same time using only her *CENSORED* and her abnormally wet *CENSORED* for 45-minute-sessions, 5-times-a-day, 7-days-a-week.

    I must also mention that she did all this while a *CENSORED* was lodged deep into her *CENSORED* and four other *CENSORED* were *CENSORED*-ing all over her *CENSORED* until she *CENSORED* continuously screaming “*CENSORED* my *CENSORED*-ing *CENSORED*!!! Make my *CENSORED* *CENSORED* until I can’t *CENSORED* anymore and then *CENSORED* me again. I wanna feel your *CENSORED* *CENSORED* deep in my *CENSORED*! Fill my *CENSORED* up with your *CENSORED* and then *CENSORED* the rest all over my *CENSORED*!”

    She actually says more than this but the rest includes 98% censored words and frankly I’m tired of pasting the word *CENSORED*

    As you can see from the evidence above, bs angel is clearly a *CENSORED* and we love her for it :)

    • Kyle says:

      you really put a lot of thought into that, didn’t you. oh well. your story above is *CENSORED* amazing.

    • bs angel says:

      *CENSORED* *CENSORED* *CENSORED*!

  73. porge says:

    it’s DEFINITELY bs angel. no doubt about it

  74. The Flying Spartan says:

    I see a rune from Eternal Darkness.

  75. IIII bRian IIII says:

    Actually, I see a silenced pistol and its clip beside it, lying in a pool of blood.

  76. groggy says:

    the right kinda looks like a pitchfork

  77. Aaron says:

    It looks like a gun and an extra barrel (if you look inside the red lines, the gun is on the left, with the grip pointing to the right, the hammer pointing down, and the barrel pointing up). The spot outlined to the left looks about the same size as the “gun’s” barrel…just my thought.

    (BTW< I just noticed that ||| bRian ||| saw pretty much the same thing…)

  78. wyatt says:

    Something is making me think swastika.

  79. Wenholz says:

    definitely Mr Krabs

  80. Dr FeelGood says:

    I see catdog! from that old cartoon it looks like their two heads

  81. castformking says:

    I think it looks like a helmet from the side.

  82. Tentimook says:

    sideways spiker

  83. Doopy says:

    Definitely a walker, (you know, like for old people.) It’s just upside down.

  84. zython says:

    I see the World Trade Center.

  85. Daaaah Whoosh says:

    I see a gun smoking a cigarette…

  86. Seraphimatador says:

    A vertical “Pillar of Autumn”.

  87. BedsideRogue says:

    Looks like the Plasma Cutter from the game Dead Space

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  89. ttsutaoka says:

    It looks the cover art for Coldplay’s X & Y album.

  90. Hsad says:

    It first looked like the giant sling shot Bungie will soon construct, but now it looks like the Halo CE Dropship.

  91. Pipes says:

    Spitfire flame-on head

  92. Jolterr says:

    Rotated 90 degrees to the left it reminds me of the Scion XB.

  93. Mango says:

    I didn’t see anything but an IR signature so decided to use the ‘hidden picture’ technique after I read other’s comments. Unfortunately that, and someone’s “lightsaber” comment, left me thinking of ‘Mallrats’ and now all I can see is that (gratuitous BLAM inserted here) SAILBOAT!!!!

  94. no way guys it’s either the golden gate bridge or the character Fallen from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.


  95. MarXXXisM says:

    The Shocker

  96. RGC Judge RC says:

    It looks like the DareDevil symbol to me.

  97. Sean says:

    Flip the picture 90degrees clockwise, looks like how the police hold a gun (on the top) and hold a torch (or a knife) underneath

  98. Canuck-Errant says:

    Missingno. Definitely Missingno.

  99. Archon67 says:

    I’ll have to add another vote for the Plasma Cutter of Dead Space. Saw it before I read the comments.

    Also kinda looks like a handheld tazer. But mostly a plasma cutter.

  100. Ultimate Geek says:

    Oddly enough the first thing i thought of was a magnet from microman. I dunno why, i haven’t played that for like 8 years.

    • Ultimate Geek says:

      Here’s a link to a picture of one. Not quite the same version of the game i had but anyways:

  101. GregW17 says:

    It’s the machine inside the clock tower in Myst (the first game)

    If I’d been in time for Heretic, I would have said an overhead view of the Skyscraper battle map in Mario Kart 64.

  102. Lucatron says:

    Orbital looks like that flaming Sign of the horns hand emblem on Halo 3.

  103. bushduckhunter says:

    if you turn it i see a gun a scope four bullets and a mag

    lol?
    i think i have a wicked personality!

  104. Schmidtty says:

    it looks like a magnum with a flashlight below it.

  105. iTextBookNinja says:

    I see a Smiley face. Then I see a pistole and FAMAS.

  106. ob1shw4n says:

    its looks like the aliens from district 9

  107. Drake says:

    I think it looks like a power outlet or electrical socket

  108. coca mola says:

    I think it looks like Mr Crabs. Off spongebob

    • nae bother says:

      I was thinking this too, its uncanny

  109. NIs says:

    looks like a more geometric version of a plasma rifle to me.

  110. CorinthFriday says:

    I see one of those ladders they have in public pools.

  111. Adam says:

    I see shoes if you rotate it left. I also see a bridge and mr. krabs as mentioned above.

  112. DisguisedBandit says:

    Twin Towers

  113. Colonel Caramel says:

    If you look at it sideways, it looks like a plasma rifle!

  114. it looks like a guy sitting down shooting plasma rifles into the air.

  115. Menma says:

    I think it looks more like a Spiker actually…

  116. SparkySniper says:

    OMG….it looks like mr. krabs eyes from spongebob…..and i also agree with whoever said the twin towers.

  117. Justin says:

    I see the devil horns people put up at rock concerts.
    You know.. the rock on sign?
    Especially like the emblem in Halo 3.

  118. wil says:

    seriously…

  119. L1E says:

    I see an old person’s walker, like such: http://bit.ly/58vWzM

  120. Wubbles says:

    I think it looks like upside down acrobatic rings with the ceiling tethers shaped like a maze. The rings of the of the figure are rectangles, with the hand grips made out of some sort of energy.

  121. Gmizzle says:

    looks like the rabbit thing from gamestop

  122. Rob says:

    Looks kind of like a pistol with a flashlight attached, but that could just be Left 4 Dead 2 talking.

  123. CodofWar123 says:

    an off balance star cruiser

  124. odst smiffy says:

    exploding power/plasma relay,or a map layout from one of bungie’s older games or a map layout of a halo 1,2 or 3 map

  125. torrix says:

    Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man.

    That is all.

  126. RamboStrategy says:

    Optimus Prime. I’m not sure why.

  127. guyinplaid says:

    looks like Ren from Ren and Stimpy

  128. tweanut says:

    My first impression was definitely a spirit drop ship. A little less creative was a tuning fork :P

  129. Miscellaneous says:

    Looks like a pistol with an unloaded clip

  130. Fubar Jr says:

    It’s WILSON!!!! WILSOOOON!!!!

    That, or an AT&T commercial.

  131. Havok G77 says:

    I see a Dunov class battlecruiser from sins of a solar empire

  132. Silent Stranger says:

    I see the underside of a Halo: CE phantom. The tuning-fork fuselage and the turret in the bottom rear.

  133. whoadude says:

    looks like my colinoscopy xray….but much cleaner!!!!!!

  134. Scout643 says:

    2 assault rifles, both pointing up, barrels farther away from each other.

  135. [Nigthmarescout] says:

    It looks like the Auto Mag – M6C/SOCOM of Halo 3: O.D.S.T.

  136. SupaStank says:

    Looks to me (with the addition of the outline of the map)
    like a SPARTAN LAZARRRRR ;D

  137. ARCHVYLE says:

    it looks like the inside of a submarine to me…….cpt chair, dropping scope thingy and a radar on the wall

  138. reaper117 says:

    It looks like either a H&K USP .45 with a under-rail mounted flashlight/laser/knife combo

    OR

    One of those “FPS PC Mice” that is shaped like a pistol with a flat base

    OR

    REALLY looks like the plasma cutter from Dead Space

  139. Dudeman says:

    I see a silenced .45(1911) with a tactical knife…

  140. Chief says:

    It looks suspiciously like a heatmap don’t you think?

  141. Morpheus300 says:

    Personally, I think it looks like a Marathon Class Crusier near the Cairo Station

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