Destiny 2 - I don't have time to explain Bungie's MMO shooter 2.0

Solution: switch from scout rifle to pistol! :)

That’s what I did! I couldn’t believe they let me continue from where I was with absolutely no chance of winning. Even normal enemies were one-shot killing me. Rage Quit!

So if I’m trying to start this on the xboxS with gamepass and there are about 3 or 4 versions of this. I assume they are just the various DLCs from over the years, but I don’t get why there are more than one. Doesn’t the newest (which one is the newest???) give you all the earlier content? I’m confused.

The Forsaken expansion is part of Destiny 2 on Game Pass right?

I wonder if I should re-install and try to figure out how to play that content.

I never understand this at all. They need to “make space” for the new content.


It’s not a one-bedroom in Manhattan.

Destiny continues to be a franchise I do not understand. Or rather, Bungie a company that I do not understand. I mean, I’ve played it. I did have an okay time with it. But so much about it just baffles me from the most anti-fun gear progression conceivable to stuff like this.

I just wish they’d go back to making Myth games.

The tragedy is that the shooty bits are so good sometimes……

…… but then Bungie nail themselves in the face again (and again) by obsoleting out the very content and loot that make the shooty grind worthwhile in the first place.

Lé sigh.

I guess it’s /fine/ if you’re a kid who feels as though they have no money but infinite time to trade.

It’s actually not so rare that potentially great games are marooned or sunk by shitty direction.

Destiny is so good at many things that it was given multiple chances. It’s just not worth it. They’ve wasted everything.

It’s quite simple. It’s not about space, but about amount of work and resource allocation.

Destiny has always been a very expensive game, for a tiny bit of content. Behind the scenes it’s a technical mess. This all means that they cannot properly maintain a large, sprawling online game with a smaller live team (compared to what they used to be).

So they break it into smaller pieces because they are simpler to manage and test, and balance.

This is the correct answer.

Okay, if you ever find yourself in a weird situation where everyone else’s sparrow blows by yours, I figured it out.

For the longest time, I kept wondering how the hell everyone else’s sparrow was so much faster than mine. I had a 160-speed sparrow.

And then I discovered that it’s not the game, it’s my Xbox Elite Controller. The hair trigger lock. If it’s on, you can’t depress the trigger fully. Ugh…

You’re supposed to use an unladen sparrow. The answer was right there!

I started the Forsaken campaign, now that it’s on Gamepass PC. I heard several times that is super good, that I should play it. Let’s see if it’s true…

It might be the sparrow. The sparrow “Always on Time” was a raid drop from the, now vaulted, “Scourge of the Past” raid, and while it claimed to be a 160-speed sparrow, it’s actually a little bit faster. It won’t blow past a regular 160 sparrow, more like ease past them, and it could be what you’re seeing, as it’s been available for purchase at the old exotics kiosk in the Tower for a few seasons now, so likely a lot of folks have it by now.

I won’t say is super good. But is the best story Destiny, but thats not saying much because is not a game know for his story.

Eh… this is not working correctly then.
When you turn on the trigger locks, pressing the trigger to the lock makes the system consider it fully depressed. It essentially just reduces the pull required for it to be fully depressed, it doesn’t prevent it from being fully depressed.

You should be able to test this in the accessory settings app, where you can see how much the system thinks the triggers are being depressed.

I played at release, got a character to whatever the gear score was at that time, and then hung it up for 3 years. I seem to remember the main hub was somebody’s farm or something at release and I remember thinking, Warframe is faster so why not just play that.

Cut to last week when I reinstalled. I bought Forsaken at some Steam sale awhile back so I thought I may as well see that content. Lots of changes but the lore and story are so convoluted that is easier for me to just ignore that stuff and try and figure out the systems.

I am really enjoying myself in PvP. There are people flying around shooting with their giant pistols left and right but I feel like I am getting the hang of it and don’t mind being slaughtered over and over because of the quick respawn in Control. I feel like I will probably be out before I hit the “meta” part of game, but so far so good.

I started playing this as it’s gotten added to PC gamepass with some of the expansions. I’ve really enjoying it and ended up getting the season pass which is pretty rare as I hardly ever put real money into free to play games.

I’ve gotten really hung up on Destiny 2 lately, if anyone wants to play, add me :):) (not doing Crucible, and no voice chat)