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Dthomp

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Well, I was going to give the new season a chance, but after 5 years they still can't get their servers right for an update/launch so I guess I'm going back to MLB the Show. This type of shit would be seen as unacceptable from every other playerbase of a Gaas/MMO style game, but Bungie fans just take it and say be patient. Where is all the money they make going? How on earth can they not have upgraded servers and server capacity for the launch of new seasons, it's the only time this shit game is worth playing for two weeks.
 
Well, I was going to give the new season a chance, but after 5 years they still can't get their servers right for an update/launch so I guess I'm going back to MLB the Show. This type of shit would be seen as unacceptable from every other playerbase of a Gaas/MMO style game, but Bungie fans just take it and say be patient. Where is all the money they make going? How on earth can they not have upgraded servers and server capacity for the launch of new seasons, it's the only time this shit game is worth playing for two weeks.
They are having que issues again? Seriously? I'll wait to buy then...
 

Dthomp

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They are having que issues again? Seriously? I'll wait to buy then...

Yeah I was trying off and on for the last hour, any time I try to go somewhere I get weaseled or chickened. It's embarrassing how bad at making games Bungie is these days. YOU HAVE ONE JOB!
 

Balboa

Member
Sounds like it's even more of a fuck up than the yearly expansion launch days usually are, people waiting 6+ hours to play 15 minutes of new content
 
I started playing just now. did the new starting run. I like the new Ikora VA, but you can clearly hear her voice is different than before. right now trying to join someone for the team xp bonus but can't do the /join thing for the Steam code from LFG. kinda odd. no other issues so far at least.
 

Dthomp

Member
I feel the opposite, I miss real Ikora. Should have just found a way to kill her off and give Osiris back the Warlock Vanguard since he's not doing anything useful anyway
 
I feel the opposite, I miss real Ikora. Should have just found a way to kill her off and give Osiris back the Warlock Vanguard since he's not doing anything useful anyway

isn't that impossible now since they killed off Sagira? Osiris basically don't have a ghost now, same as Eris Morn. so he can't really be the Vanguard or at least take the leading role.
 
I'm not sure I like Lakshmi-2's new VA. she did a great job don't get me wrong, but her voice just sounds way too coarse.
I love the actress. She has been amazing in the expanse. I hope they keep her. She sounds super intense and I think she will need to be in that role this season.

As for the season... I ran through the free content and I'm really not sure the season pass is even worth considering. The 6 player thing was kinda meh.
 

Dthomp

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I love the actress. She has been amazing in the expanse. I hope they keep her. She sounds super intense and I think she will need to be in that role this season.

As for the season... I ran through the free content and I'm really not sure the season pass is even worth considering. The 6 player thing was kinda meh.

I'm in the same boat. I like Lakshmis voice, but I still hate the new Ikora. She is Dinklage levels of just reading the script with no passion or energy at all. I'd rather she just stayed mute.

New content is bad. 6 person activities outside of raids are a waste of resources and manpower. This whole season will only be looked at positive because of a D1 raid. I hate that I log in and need to run strikes/crucible/gambit without a slew of new weapons to chase in those activities. If you are going to force us into old activities the loot pools need updating/new perks added to weapons.
 
I love the actress. She has been amazing in the expanse. I hope they keep her. She sounds super intense and I think she will need to be in that role this season.

As for the season... I ran through the free content and I'm really not sure the season pass is even worth considering. The 6 player thing was kinda meh.

over all I feel this season seems to be pretty good so far. lots of new and returning weapons, VOG, a fun public activity for 6 man. outside of not being able to join people via Steam code to play stuff right now, I have no complaints yet.

btw, anyone know what those flowing white light/mist things are? the ones that flow/fly towards you after you killed something? it seems to appear no matter what weapon or subclass I use.
 
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Bought the pass.... I'm part of the problem

haha, it's fine man. just something more to play, ain't nothing wrong with it.

since everyone's talking about the new Hunter and Titan exotic legs, it's refreshing to see Fallout talking about the Warlock one and seems like it's actually better than a lot of people originally think it would be. and even more crazy when you pair it with Lumina. did the grind last night and took about 3 to 5 tries for each of them.

 
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haha, it's fine man. just something more to play, ain't nothing wrong with it.

since everyone's talking about the new Hunter and Titan exotic legs, it's refreshing to see Fallout talking about the Warlock one and seems like it's actually better than a lot of people originally think it would be. and even more crazy when you pair it with Lumina. did the grind last night and took about 3 to 5 tries for each of them.

Those warlock ones looked really really good. I don't recall the hunter oned
 

splattered

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Ok i completely sat out last season but will probably get back into this one to play with my kiddo... what i've seen so far looks good so hoping i don't get completely bored with it right away like i did last season. To be honest i have largely been popping onto the season and grabbing the season exotic and then not playing till next season exotic is out. Used to play all the damn time but got bored w the same old grind finally.
 

Warnen

Can he swing from a thread? Take a look overhead / Hey, there, there goes the Spider-Man
Enjoying the new stuff as a casual, weapons are fantastic (primary grenade launcher and void super fast pulse rifle are my new favs). The new cosmetic stuff is great (unless you need more then 10 things unlocked lol). Like the new event, with so many people don’t feel the need to run champion weapon/mods and with lower lvl bump already having fun instead of being frustrated.

Hope the story stuff lives up to last season, over all I’m extremely pleased. With work I missed all the down time so got lucky and been up any time I wanted to play.
 
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HoodWinked

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Ya all the complaints about the synthweaves now that it's here I couldn't care less.

It's kind of funny. It ended up being self defeating from Bungie there are so few good looking sets that I'm even inclined to use the ones that I got.
 

LordCBH

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Enjoying the new stuff as a casual, weapons are fantastic (primary grenade launcher and void super fast pulse rifle are my new favs). The new cosmetic stuff is great (unless you need more then 10 things unlocked lol). Like the new event, with so many people don’t feel the need to run champion weapon/mods and with lower lvl bump already having fun instead of being frustrated.

Hope the story stuff lives up to last season, over all I’m extremely pleased. With work I missed all the down time so got lucky and been up any time I wanted to play.

I’m really glad they kept going with the elemental well concept this season. I love the idea of that mod type and I had fun experimenting with them last season. Now if only they’d fucking enable Bleak Watcher again. For fucks sake Bungie you disabled a major part of the subclass 13 days ago and haven’t even bother to communicate that you’re working on the issue you disabled it for.
 

Dthomp

Member
Ya all the complaints about the synthweaves now that it's here I couldn't care less.

It's kind of funny. It ended up being self defeating from Bungie there are so few good looking sets that I'm even inclined to use the ones that I got.

Yeah I don't think the community realized how drastic the armor sets took when we went from D1 to D2. There would be tons I'd use this for in D1, in this game I couldn't find any piece that I cared enough about to bother the boring grind to get the materials. Every new season/dlc shows just how bad this series needs a FULL reset like we got with D2...you know, just good this time
 
Enjoying the new stuff as a casual, weapons are fantastic (primary grenade launcher and void super fast pulse rifle are my new favs). The new cosmetic stuff is great (unless you need more then 10 things unlocked lol). Like the new event, with so many people don’t feel the need to run champion weapon/mods and with lower lvl bump already having fun instead of being frustrated.

Hope the story stuff lives up to last season, over all I’m extremely pleased. With work I missed all the down time so got lucky and been up any time I wanted to play.
I'm using stochastic variable, the new smg. It's great
 
I will never win in trials. No one I know plays. I'm only ok at best too in PvP.

grab the first bounty that gives the weekly weapon. find people on LFG or from your friend list to either try wining or suicide. you still get progress for that bounty no matter you win or lose. so just keep playing and you'll get the bounty done and get a weapon.

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That’s the way right there. My group always matches people with flawless emblems and adept trials weapons. Usually at least one is a shotgun ape. All 3 usually running stasis. It sucks ass. But at least we can still get the weapon.

Oh I've given up. The first game of the passage, which should logically match you up with others at your skill level, is always literally teams with flawless emblems and flawless trials weapons etc.

Trials is in such a bad state that people just opt to jump off the map ten times for the bounty. And I don't blame them.
 

LordCBH

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Oh I've given up. The first game of the passage, which should logically match you up with others at your skill level, is always literally teams with flawless emblems and flawless trials weapons etc.

Trials is in such a bad state that people just opt to jump off the map ten times for the bounty. And I don't blame them.

I got carried to one by two others in our clan a few weeks ago, and the first three matches were the sweatiest fucking things I’ve ever done. The 4 after that were nothing. It made 0 sense.
 

splattered

Member
Used my Transmog Ornament tokens on the full Gambit set, cause it's one of my favorites. Some of the raid outfits my son has are pretty spiffy but sadly i don't have complete sets of those in my collections.
 

Dthomp

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That’s the way right there. My group always matches people with flawless emblems and adept trials weapons. Usually at least one is a shotgun ape. All 3 usually running stasis. It sucks ass. But at least we can still get the weapon.

It's almost like things would be more fun if weapons weren't locked behind the activity that the least amount of people actually want to play in (Due to toxicity of playerbase resetting and such). Another season of the best loot being given to only the most toxic players, forcing people to have to do things like go into matches just to lose 10 to get a gun. Maybe if good weapons like this were in the strike/gambit/crucible playlist folks could get good loot to and the player pool wouldn't be so pitifully low.
 
I did the no time to explain catalyst today... Took forever! Cold heart too. Not really a good use of time sure lol
 
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LordCBH

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It's almost like things would be more fun if weapons weren't locked behind the activity that the least amount of people actually want to play in (Due to toxicity of playerbase resetting and such). Another season of the best loot being given to only the most toxic players, forcing people to have to do things like go into matches just to lose 10 to get a gun. Maybe if good weapons like this were in the strike/gambit/crucible playlist folks could get good loot to and the player pool wouldn't be so pitifully low.

The shitty part also is Bottom Dollar was a legit good gun but gambit weapon drop rate was so abysmally low I only ever got 2 of them across an entire season. Even after they “buffed” the drop rate I still barely get any.
 
I did the no time to explain catalyst today... Took forever! Cold heart too. Not really a good use of time sure lol

You can't join via the lfg in the app on ps5?

NTTE is actually pretty good so I won't say it's a waste of time. and now that they added the trace rifle mods, Cold Heart might be ok for boss/champion dps. so it's still useful.

I don't know about PS5, but on Steam, the /join function had been basically down since Tuesday. they said they knew about it and is working on a hotfix. no idea when thou.


The shitty part also is Bottom Dollar was a legit good gun but gambit weapon drop rate was so abysmally low I only ever got 2 of them across an entire season. Even after they “buffed” the drop rate I still barely get any.

did you put on the mod on your ghost for extra drop in gambit and stuff? those helps. but also, I only play Gambit for doing the bounties for weekly and stuff and since last season I've gotten like 10 Bottom Dollar drops and only kept like 5 of them. they are not the common drop but just keep playing and you'll get more than you expect.
 
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NTTE is actually pretty good so I won't say it's a waste of time. and now that they added the trace rifle mods, Cold Heart might be ok for boss/champion dps. so it's still useful.

I don't know about PS5, but on Steam, the /join function had been basically down since Tuesday. they said they knew about it and is working on a hotfix. no idea when thou.




did you put on the mod on your ghost for extra drop in gambit and stuff? those helps. but also, I only play Gambit for doing the bounties for weekly and stuff and since last season I've gotten like 10 Bottom Dollar drops and only kept like 5 of them. they are not the common drop but just keep playing and you'll get more than you expect.
I don't think that's true for all players. RNG rates seems to be account based, I had that mod on, played so many games that I even got Dredgen and nearly gilded it. I got two Bottom Dollar drops. Both bad rolls.

For the amount of games I played and won, including taking out the HVT many times, that's insane.
 
My goodness those exo challenges can be tough. Just spent 45 minutes trying to do one where you protect ziggurats... Was tough and really RNG driven
 

Dthomp

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The shitty part also is Bottom Dollar was a legit good gun but gambit weapon drop rate was so abysmally low I only ever got 2 of them across an entire season. Even after they “buffed” the drop rate I still barely get any.

I had the same shit luck, didn't grind it anywhere near what you did I'm sure but the 2 I got all of last season were absolute trash tier.

My goodness those exo challenges can be tough. Just spent 45 minutes trying to do one where you protect ziggurats... Was tough and really RNG driven

Check the light level on those, you may just not be leveled enough cause that one is usually pretty easy (Unless it's a heroic one for an aspect)
 
I had the same shit luck, didn't grind it anywhere near what you did I'm sure but the 2 I got all of last season were absolute trash tier.



Check the light level on those, you may just not be leveled enough cause that one is usually pretty easy (Unless it's a heroic one for an aspect)

I did the Heroic one really under levelled. It was no issue at all. You can easily do it without dying 10 levels below what it requires.
 
I had the same shit luck, didn't grind it anywhere near what you did I'm sure but the 2 I got all of last season were absolute trash tier.



Check the light level on those, you may just not be leveled enough cause that one is usually pretty easy (Unless it's a heroic one for an aspect)
It was heroic, I died like 15 times lol.

What is the light level in those usually? I'm a 1271
 

LordCBH

Member
It was heroic, I died like 15 times lol.

What is the light level in those usually? I'm a 1271

The heroic simulation is 1320, so you’re quite a bit below it. Last seasons was 1310 for the heroic. The defend the platforms one is easily my least favorite.
 

Shubh_C63

Member
I am loving the new season so far. Weapons are good.

But they could have made the new activity a little harder. Like really it is way too easy. They jammed 6 player in a 3 player activity.
Hope they bring new set variations of the jumping platforms inside the vex network every week.
 
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