Destiny 2 |OT3| The Token King

Jan 5, 2012
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I started playing recently due to Blizzard giving base game for free on PC and so far I'm doing mostly story mode.

I have rather mixed feelings about it so far - generally it's good game (although I preferred art style and climate of D1) but I feel zero incentive to start playing all those side missions just for loot. Another problem is story feels disconnected to D1.

Best aspect is core gameplay as shooting feels very satisfying.

IMHO it would be much better Halo style single player game with multi than service game it is currently.
 

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I have rather mixed feelings about it so far - generally it's good game (although I preferred art style and climate of D1) but I feel zero incentive to start playing all those side missions just for loot. Another problem is story feels disconnected to D1.
Huh? So much plays off of the lore of D1, though that could be me looking back from knowing what happens in Forsaken.

Ghaul comes to Earth because he was called by the Cabal goons who attacked the Dreadnought.
 
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Haven't dove in yet. But saw this article:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/insert...first-impression-with-its-power-requirements/

Mr Forbes Dude said:
The first Forge is buried in a new arena in the EDZ, and it’s recommended 610 power. That seemed…interesting, but given that I’m at the current max of 600, it seemed doable. My matchmade fireteam beat the thing with seconds left on the clock, as the arena spawns special enemies you have to kill to increase the timer, and throw the energy orbs they drop at the Forge.

But then there’s a round 2. 625 power enemies. Uhhhh okay. Well, we beat that too, though just by the skin of our teeth. But I knew what was coming next. A boss. 630 power. No more ball throwing. We were getting two-shot by everyone, now 30 below the power level. We got the boss down to maybe 75% health before the two minute clock expired. We failed. The reward, I kid you not, was two tokens (planet mats) and a blue.
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Mr Forbes Dude said:
Again, I know that this is supposed to be an extension of the current endgame, but it’s also supposed to be an introduction to $35 worth of content, and right now it just slams the door in your face after 40 minutes. It will take many non-streamer, non-pro players a week or so to level enough to beat this first forge in matchmaking, most likely. It will take players who didn’t max out after Forsaken several weeks to do this, because the soft cap has not been raised and you just have to grind out milestones, which apparently, you should have been doing this entire time, or tough luck to you.
 
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Been on a bit of a break since Forsaken landed, due to the number of other titles launched around the same time. Popped in the other day to see that the Eververse offered a silly salute (aka the Rimmer) on purchase for Bright dust. Of course, i had to buy it.
 
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Yeah the golden gun update might kill PvP on PC with the hunter super glitch that you can do (as long as you can hit your targets) and true to form Bungie are completely silent on that. The last few remaining people I play with are a tiny bit annoyed at this update as the game has more pressing QoL issues than super rebalancing. I don't really blame them after all this is the first quality of life update since the release of Forsaken and this is all they can come up with a few spreadsheet number tweaks.

They should be churning out updates like this every couple of weeks max not after fours months.
 
Aug 28, 2012
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I started playing recently due to Blizzard giving base game for free on PC and so far I'm doing mostly story mode.

I have rather mixed feelings about it so far - generally it's good game (although I preferred art style and climate of D1) but I feel zero incentive to start playing all those side missions just for loot. Another problem is story feels disconnected to D1.

Best aspect is core game play as shooting feels very satisfying.

IMHO it would be much better Halo style single player game with multi than service game it is currently.
The problem is that the base game isn't a true reflection on the current state of the game with Forsaken. The Forsaken expansion puts the game in the best state it has ever been in where as the base game stays just as stale as it always has been other than some quality of life improvements.
 
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Yeah the golden gun update might kill PvP on PC with the hunter super glitch that you can do (as long as you can hit your targets) and true to form Bungie are completely silent on that. The last few remaining people I play with are a tiny bit annoyed at this update as the game has more pressing QoL issues than super rebalancing. I don't really blame them after all this is the first quality of life update since the release of Forsaken and this is all they can come up with a few spreadsheet number tweaks.

They should be churning out updates like this every couple of weeks max not after fours months.
Oh I completely agree with you, my main play group has basically stopped playing so I still haven't even attempted SOTP. I enjoyed PVP in D1 and I can play it here and there in D2 but like you said there are alot of QOL changes and balancing things that need addressing, but they keep hearing the words Power Fantasy and think it means we want mayhem in every PVP match so they focus on supers and not guns, or abilities (Why would I ever care about Throwing Knives?) and if we are getting nothing but OHKO special weapons then grenade damage should be increased and slow down the recharge on them.

The big thing they said was leaving last gen would allow much quicker updates and sandbox changes and we are still on the one a quarter if we are lucky. At least now without Activision involved people can stop blaming the wrong people and finally hold bungie responsible for this game that they made. I hope they can turn it around, but honestly I don't think there's much they can do to get back even half the people they have lost with this game.
 
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