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Behold: The first Level 30 character.

     
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Sep 23, 2014, 05:11 PM
 
For some reason, he strikes me as "Armor From Ikea"
     
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Sep 23, 2014, 09:05 PM
 
Man, Level 30 already. I'm a measly 4.
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Sep 25, 2014, 06:19 PM
 
Started a game, dicked around a bit by myself and got halfway to level 4.

Very pretty game, but like Borderlands I'm not seeing much fun unless I have teammates.

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Sep 25, 2014, 06:24 PM
 
I'm also starting to lose some interest in it. Got to level 10 on my own, but since all people I know on PSN are playing on PS4 rather than PS3, I have no real chance of enjoying group content at all until I upgrade.
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Originally Posted by sek929 View Post
Very pretty game, but like Borderlands I'm not seeing much fun unless I have teammates.
At this point I think a Borderlands MMO (or at least more than $+) type game would be more interesting. But it'd need a marketplace and weapon creation. And I don't think 2K is up to the task.
     
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Sep 26, 2014, 11:35 AM
 
Borderlands can be very enjoyable solo just for the humor alone at least, but yes, it is much more fun with friends. I kind of want to play now...
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Originally Posted by sek929 View Post
Started a game, dicked around a bit by myself and got halfway to level 4.

Very pretty game, but like Borderlands I'm not seeing much fun unless I have teammates.
That's exactly right. Luckily, there's a fairly consistent crew that I've been playing alongside, so I'm not over the game yet.

I'm willing to bet we'll return to it for the DLC, go away for a while, and then return again with a new release. It'll be a cycle.
     
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Originally Posted by sek929 View Post
Started a game, dicked around a bit by myself and got halfway to level 4.

Very pretty game, but like Borderlands I'm not seeing much fun unless I have teammates.
Give me a heads up the next time you'll be on.

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Sep 29, 2014, 04:53 PM
 

Bets way to get good loot and to suck at the game.
     
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Sep 29, 2014, 05:30 PM
 
Jesus, I keep getting reamed in PvP.
     
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Originally Posted by EstaNightshift View Post
Jesus, I keep getting reamed in PvP.
You'll have awesome loot in no time!
     
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Originally Posted by EstaNightshift View Post
Jesus, I keep getting reamed in PvP.
He can't help you.
     
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Sep 30, 2014, 01:23 PM
 
I ain't gonna lie, I got a purple engram going 3-12 in a clash match last night.

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The Good And Bad Of Destiny's Crucible Multiplayer
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Sharp was talking about selling Destiny last night. He doesn't like the multi and found the world to be much shallower than he expected.
     
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Oct 2, 2014, 05:10 PM
 
I'm not surprised. I raged quit last night after playing 3 matches in multiplayer.

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Originally Posted by Stogieman View Post
I'm not surprised. I raged quit last night after playing 3 matches in multiplayer.
Did you get any legendary loot?
     
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Nope. Nothing.

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Originally Posted by The Final Dakar View Post
Sharp was talking about selling Destiny last night. He doesn't like the multi and found the world to be much shallower than he expected.
This is the sense I got from the alpha/beta. PS4 continues to sit unused...
     
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Originally Posted by Stogieman View Post
I'm not surprised. I raged quit last night after playing 3 matches in multiplayer.
I feel your pain. I tried this out a little tonight. Worse matchmaking system I've ever played. I'm level 15, the lowest level guy I get matched with is and ENTIRE team of level 27 with all legendary gear. Then after doing decent against the odds and come in first on the team, I get NOTHING, the next match we get creamed, and nothing. Moral of the story don't bother doing multiplayer unless you are level 25+, it's a waste of time.
     
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Oct 7, 2014, 10:03 PM
 
Having fun with Destiny, but I've been mainly playing the story missions so far, with a few control and patrol games. I can see the game was based off of Halo, with a few new things from maybe borderlands. It's just taken me awhile to find things as Bungie seems to hide them behind the scenes. The medal system is still there, challenges are still there, just called bounties. The public events and strike missions are fun. It's nice to have some choice of weapons, although I haven't been given much choice in rocket launchers. I finally bought one.

Its all fresh and new for now, I'll see if I get bored of it.
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Oct 8, 2014, 04:14 PM
 
With Shadow of Mordor and FIFA taking up all of my game playing time, I'm currently failing to muster up the interest to hop back onto Destiny.
     
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Oct 8, 2014, 04:52 PM
 
Yeah, way to leave me hanging. Off to find another Destiny partner.

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Oct 8, 2014, 05:03 PM
 
Please, Jawbone can't be relied upon for any amount of extended gaming. Fool me once, shame on you; Fool me twice… never gonna get fooled again.
     
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Originally Posted by Stogieman View Post
Yeah, way to leave me hanging. Off to find another Destiny partner.
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Please, Jawbone can't be relied upon for any amount of extended gaming. Fool me once, shame on you; Fool me twice… never gonna get fooled again.
This is 100% true.

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Originally Posted by Jawbone54 View Post
If something is boring/broken, I will drop it overnight.
And rebuy it a month later if need be.
     
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Originally Posted by The Final Dakar View Post
And rebuy it a month later if need be.
Luckily, I seem to have conquered that particular demon.
     
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Originally Posted by Jawbone54 View Post
Luckily, I seem to have conquered that particular demon.
We all grow as we get older.

Also, two kids are sucking on the ol' disposable income. Stupid procreation.
     
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Originally Posted by The Final Dakar View Post
We all grow as we get older.

Also, two kids are sucking on the ol' disposable income. Stupid procreation.
AKA new demons to conquer.
     
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Oct 9, 2014, 04:11 PM
 
Same reason: Most recent purchase? Destiny 360. Before that: (not counting the thrift store) Halo Anniversary.

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Originally Posted by The Final Dakar View Post
Guy has a few valid points, but seems to be mostly ranting that Destiny is missing a skill ranking system in PvP. I never cared for skill ranking systems. Probably because I'm an average player and will never achieve the higher ranks.

But that the Destiny world is shallow, I'll agree with that. The strike missions seem to have some depth to the map (I'd get to the point on some maps, what there's more?!? That's a long map). Bot the overall world doesn't have much depth and maybe that will come with the DLC or maybe not.

If he's bored of the game, move on to another game and come back when the DLC comes out.

I'm still not bored, every time I get comfortable with this game, they decide to change things... I'm at level 20, where levelling changes.
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Oct 16, 2014, 02:15 PM
 
I finally got my first piece of legendary armor yesterday. Got a pair of gauntlets after completing the daily challenge. I was pretty stoked to level up to 25 because I've been stuck at 24 for over a week now. After completing a few strikes, I moved over to the Crucible to complete a few bounties.

About three matches in I get another purple engram. This time for a pair of boots. Two legendary engrams in one night? Amazing! I was pretty ecstatic until I got back to the Cryptarch and found out that the boots require a Hunter class. I'm currently a Warlock.

DAMN YOU BUNGIE!!!

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Oct 16, 2014, 02:19 PM
 
That's awesome, then that's mean.

Tie to find someone to trade with, I guess.
     
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Oct 16, 2014, 02:56 PM
 
You can't trade gear with other players in Destiny. Stupid I know. I just placed it in my locker. If I decide to play through again with the Hunter class, I will have legendary boots waiting for me.

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Originally Posted by Stogieman View Post
You can't trade gear with other players in Destiny.
This game is ****ing terrible. That's the hallmark of MMOs or Borderlands. WTF bungie.
     
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Oct 17, 2014, 12:54 AM
 
What the heck should I be spending glimmer on? There seems to be little use for it.

The weapons you can buy with glimmer are terrible. Buy ships? Sparrows? I already bought one ship and was given a third( I'm counting the first one we're given).

FYI... I'm level 20 and starting to get rare armor with small amounts of light.
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Glimmer is pretty much useless once you reach level 20. Rare Coins and Motes of Light are what you want to collect for Legendary and Exotic gear/weapons.

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Oct 17, 2014, 04:18 PM
 
I guess I'll spend it on heavy ammo packs. Those might come in useful in strike missions, although it may be a pain using them. You'd have to find shelter and go to the menu.

Yeah, as for the other currencies, I have been collecting a few of those rare coins and motes of light. Also the crucible marks and Vanguard marks.
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Ammo packs feature heavy in a legendary bounty, as in "buy a shitload, and give them to me."
     
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Just want to note, for all the shit I give this game, it's been by far the most played game on my friends list since it came out.
     
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Oct 21, 2014, 12:22 AM
 
Currently level 22. Almost done the campaign, I have one story mission left and one strike mission on Mars to do. Then I can concentrate on getting the weekly max Vanguard or Crucible marks and some more Legenday or Exotic weapons.
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I hopped on again two nights ago. I'm nearing up on level 23, but I just don't think I have the grind left in me. I've got a crazy-busy week, but I anticipate next week will consist of me using every night to plow through Shadow of Mordor instead of repeating the same boring process in Destiny.
     
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Oct 26, 2014, 10:30 PM
 
A couple pics of my Titan. I think these are a few days old, so he doesn't look the same.

http:///www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...8&l=d3dfc2621b

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...5&l=da2535e5e8
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A couple pics of my Titan. I think these are a few days old, so he doesn't look the same.

http:///www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...8&l=d3dfc2621b

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...5&l=da2535e5e8
That's the thing with Destiny: I know those pics represent achievement, but it's not immediately apparent what is and is not significant as far as armor upgrades are concerned. The only except I can think of is the cloaks, but even they fade into the background during Crucible matches.

The art design is ridiculously generic, and I'm not impressed with it at all. Too many pieces of armor are too similar, colors aren't truly customizable, and there's just a general lack of life. I think they just put all of their thought into gameplay and over-world concepts, but the character design got shafted.

But yeah, I still keep hopping on from time to time.
     
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Oct 27, 2014, 05:42 PM
 
I ran into some buddies over the weekend who had both jumped from Xbox to PS4 (sensing a bit of a trend in this regard) both of them love Destiny so at least I can experience the game with a fire-team in my time zone.

no offense Crosbie!

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No offense taken. The huge gap in our rankings (almost level 28) would make it difficult to play on the same fire-team.

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