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Kerosene31

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Still have yet to bite.
Maybe I aint missing anything....

My hope is they slowly drip feed some more content, but so far I'm pretty underwhelmed.

Still though, with so many games coming out this fall, it is hard to put time into this.
 

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Yeah can't argue with any of that. They sunset so much loot and added in so little, and every piece of loot is a major grind. I don't mind a grind for something special like an exotic, but I shouldn't have to do a million things to get a legendary gun just to replace something I lost with sunsetting.

Europa does look cool and the weather effects are neat. Otherwise it feels like a step down from Shadowkeep which was a step down from Forsaken.

The story was really disappointing for me.

Where is the darkness? The pyramid ships wipe out tons of planets, and there's no interaction or resolution. Just "ok thanks bye". An entire season was building up to the arrival of the pyramid ships all for "here's some new powers". Eramis is not the darkness and is just another pointless boss to kill. The Uldren stuff would have been cooler had they not spoiled the whole thing in the vidoc
It is because this story is being dragged out over a 3 year period.

Talking of exotics, do exotic engrams even exist anymore? I haven't seen a single one for myself or anybody in my fireteam.
 
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Kerosene31

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Talking of exotics, do exotic engrams even exist anymore? I haven't seen a single one for myself or anybody in my fireteam.

I got an exotic engram from the season pass, but it gave me an old exotic.

I think you can get exotic drops from legendary lost sectors now, but I think they are pretty high level to farm. I haven't tried them yet. I've got so many bounties and quests now I don't know what half of them do at this point.
 

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Haven't really started Beyond Light yet. Sounds like I might sit it out for another while.
 

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I got an exotic engram from the season pass, but it gave me an old exotic.

I think you can get exotic drops from legendary lost sectors now, but I think they are pretty high level to farm. I haven't tried them yet. I've got so many bounties and quests now I don't know what half of them do at this point.
I'm talking about general world drops. They don't seem to exist. Plus, the Master/Legendary Lost Sectors seem to only give exotic armour.
 

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Haven't really started Beyond Light yet. Sounds like I might sit it out for another while.
You aren't really missing out. Might be wrorth playing to keep up for when Vault of Glass comes back. I know you like that raid.
 

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I'm talking about general world drops. They don't seem to exist. Plus, the Master/Legendary Lost Sectors seem to only give exotic armour.

It wouldn't surprise me if they turned them off. Hard to say if it is just bad luck or something else. Now that I think of it, I don't think I've seen one exotic engram drop since Beyond Light.

I think most of the weapons are going to be from quests. I know Hawkmoon is coming but that's going to be a quest.

That drip feed...
 

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I have to admit, it isn't terrible, it is just drip fed and kind of grindy. I'm starting to get more loot now and supposedly a new quest popped up since the first raid completion happened.
 
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I like it, this is the first Destiny game I’ve played and I feel a lil left out with the story, but it plays sooooooo nice. I still try to do halo 5 moves like dash, burst and float 😆
 

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I haven't been playing this much after beating the campaign because I'm hooked on PoE again but after watching some videos and talking to some people, is it possible I may have spoken too soon on this expansion?

Kerosene31 I've seen you playing a decent amount, you still feel the same way about it?
 

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I haven't been playing this much after beating the campaign because I'm hooked on PoE again but after watching some videos and talking to some people, is it possible I may have spoken too soon on this expansion?

Kerosene31 I've seen you playing a decent amount, you still feel the same way about it?

Yeah, the problem is now you can't judge the DLC on day 1, since so much more comes out the next week with the season, and now even more with the raid. I think this happened last time too. On day 1 the DLC was thin, but two weeks later and there's a lot more.

I've suddenly got plenty to do right now. I'm waiting for weekly reset so I can get my power over 1230 and finish up a lot more.

I still think there are issues (I haven't even touched the raid and am a long way away from that). I think sunsetting is still a big issue and they took away too much loot. I also think too many activities are far too grindy for too little reward. There's one where you have to find 20 destination materials on a spot of Europa where there's probably 5 at a time tops that is just brutal. That means bouncing in and out of the zone a bunch of times. That's just a lazy grind.

Still though, I'm putting a lot of time into it for sure and getting decent rewards out of it. Some of the new weapons are actually really good, and would have taken over even if not for sunsetting. The Bonechiller shotgun is pretty good and the new sidearm is pretty good. The new scout seems like it could be really good.

The lore/story is the one thing that keeps dragging me down. They teased this showdown with the pyramid ships, but did nothing to make it part of the story. Nothing about the current story pulls me in right now, but there's loot so I guess that's all I need. :)
 
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I haven't been playing this much after beating the campaign because I'm hooked on PoE again but after watching some videos and talking to some people, is it possible I may have spoken too soon on this expansion?

Kerosene31 I've seen you playing a decent amount, you still feel the same way about it?
Nope. All the issues it had are still there. A raid, quest, and season content don't change that. It still lacks content. It still drip feeding miniscule content that is a once and done deal. Already sick of doing tge same empire hunts. Strikes are boring and old. Crucible is still terrible. Gambit is still boring. Vendors are garbage and seemingly only have old gear for rewards.

Then thee Europa weapons are garbage and not even worth getting. Older gear is far better.

I'm already done wasting my time with it. Just another massively poor expansion severely lacking meaningful content.
 
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I played a bit of Destiny 1, and just started Destiny 2. Why didn't my character carry over? I don't want to start over at the damn Cosmodome.
 

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I played a bit of Destiny 1, and just started Destiny 2. Why didn't my character carry over? I don't want to start over at the damn Cosmodome.
They only carried over the look of the character (which is the one thing I would have liked to change!). When D2 launched, the story sort of explained how everything was lost, but now they added the Cosmodrome stuff for people who never played D1. So many PC players never played D1 so they put this "D1 lite" story in. You might even be able to skip it.
 

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They only carried over the look of the character (which is the one thing I would have liked to change!). When D2 launched, the story sort of explained how everything was lost, but now they added the Cosmodrome stuff for people who never played D1. So many PC players never played D1 so they put this "D1 lite" story in. You might even be able to skip it.
Can't skip it. Oh well...doing the grind again.
 

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I'm hoping the Battlegrounds are fun, but I know to go in with low expectations.

Granted, this is usually the season they use to drop some better stuff.

I think it will be fun to revisit those classic D1 strikes.