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Hedon

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I am so lost in the game now. I am like level 370. I know I have the Forsaken expansion, which includes Warmind. I don't know if I have finished the campaign or not? I can't find any more missions. The only thing left in the flyout menu from the top left is something where I have to find a guy named spider and do some bounties, and the other is for the newly released update, which I haven't paid for I don't think. I think on the map it's inside the "season 7" icon in the upper right corner.
 

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I am so lost in the game now. I am like level 370. I know I have the Forsaken expansion, which includes Warmind. I don't know if I have finished the campaign or not? I can't find any more missions. The only thing left in the flyout menu from the top left is something where I have to find a guy named spider and do some bounties, and the other is for the newly released update, which I haven't paid for I don't think. I think on the map it's inside the "season 7" icon in the upper right corner.
There's usually a character somewhere you have to talk to to progress. Probably talking to Spider will do it. Usually talking to the newest vendor for an expansion opens everything up, but check around all over the map. Destiny 2 loves the "go talk to X over here, then go to this other planet and talk to someone else" to unlock things. If you check the map, there's usually a little star anytime there's something of interest (of course not all of them are campaign related). It isn't always super clear where to go next.
 

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There's usually a character somewhere you have to talk to to progress. Probably talking to Spider will do it. Usually talking to the newest vendor for an expansion opens everything up, but check around all over the map. Destiny 2 loves the "go talk to X over here, then go to this other planet and talk to someone else" to unlock things. If you check the map, there's usually a little star anytime there's something of interest (of course not all of them are campaign related). It isn't always super clear where to go next.
Thanks. Where the hell is spider?
 

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Looks like we're going F2P as well. Base game + first two expansions.

Might actually try it when it goes F2P, I've never played Destiny before
 

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I might actually start playing Destiny.
 

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There is so much to do in this game it has become a monster. Raid, crucible, strikes, mission, gambit, new menagerie, weapon quests. I like the monthly iron banner and weekly dreaming city well and ascendant challenge...
 

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It is not a full free to play. There will be premium content that will need to be purchased.
 

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I think the model may work well. I'm cautiously optimistic. There's a whole ton of casual players who don't raid who can try the game and see. I think the campaigns are worth playing for free at least, and if people get into it they can dig deeper. Hopefully it bumps up the PVP populations, which is one of the bigger problems.

It sounds like they may be fixing some of the underlying flaws in the game - no loot. The idea of playing seasons for a couple pieces of gear got old in a hurry. They need to make a loot game where it is fun and rewarding to play, and doesn't feel like a chore.
 

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I think the model may work well. I'm cautiously optimistic. There's a whole ton of casual players who don't raid who can try the game and see. I think the campaigns are worth playing for free at least, and if people get into it they can dig deeper. Hopefully it bumps up the PVP populations, which is one of the bigger problems.

It sounds like they may be fixing some of the underlying flaws in the game - no loot. The idea of playing seasons for a couple pieces of gear got old in a hurry. They need to make a loot game where it is fun and rewarding to play, and doesn't feel like a chore.
Best way describe the game is 'shallow' it has no depth anywhere.

IMO they need to completely seperate PvE and PvP, then do a borderlands procedurally created loot system and have each activity set to different settings to provide unique looking gear per activity, but hand craft the stats and talents for PvP.

Things like instances need to be proceedurally generated...as do other open world activities.

Supers need to be RPG like with many options but limited unloks points. This creates theory crafting, individuality, and far more options for gamers to play with.

Imagine not having seasons but limited time events with essentially unlimited loot and once the event ends that themed loot wikl never be obtainable again, which leads to far more diverse and unique looks and loadouts.
 

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They need to completely re-do the perk system. There's perks that either increase damage or improve reload speed (which essentially improves damage over time) and then there's a bunch of perks you never want. I'm a casual and that's too shallow for even me.
 

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Have the base game on PC but never got to the expansions. My understanding is that the Osiris and Warmind stuff will be free but then the full DLC won't be. Hopefully a deal on the first DLC at least once it moves to Steam.
 
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Kerosene31

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I just have no urge to get the new stuff this season. I would go out and spend hours just to say I got it and then stop.
 

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I've been catching up on the Black Armory since I started playing again. Still haven't run the Menagerie yet, but will try it this week. If anyone wants to run I'm on PS4, will be on PC too when we get cross saves
 
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"The total daily population for June 16 sits at 1.01 million, with 963,000 players in PvE, 472,000 in Crucible, 319,000 in Gambit, and 139,000 raiding. (Obviously, some players are hopping into multiple activity types.) The data comes from the Charlemagne bot (via Pyro Gaming) and is pretty consistent over the past week – though naturally, the weekends are slightly more populous than weekdays.

More broadly, we know that Destiny encompassed around six million monthly active users by the end of 2018 – just before Bungie bought back the rights to the series and split with Activision. The publisher reported in recent financial results a loss of 12 million monthly active users over the previous quarter, and “around half” of that number is accounted for by the loss of the series."

Alive and well

https://www.pcgamesn.com/destiny-2/player-count
 
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I won a Forsaken Season 2 passlittle over a week ago but did nothing with it. Think I might reinstall and see how things are. I stopped playing after a month of forsaken so it has been a while...think i'm only like 360/70 light.
 

Hedon

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I am still so lost on this game trying to progress. :(
 

CFogle21

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Nice to see they are going deeper into the RPG aspects.

I am having fun with the game again.
 
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Plan on visiting the Xbox people when cross saves come.
 

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I am still so lost on this game trying to progress. :(
I'll be back on it tomorrow. What are you trying to progress through? Maybe i'll be able to help you as I also get reaquinted...i'll likely be at Black Armoury DLC to begin with.
 

Hedon

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I'll be back on it tomorrow. What are you trying to progress through? Maybe i'll be able to help you as I also get reaquinted...i'll likely be at Black Armoury DLC to begin with.
I am gone until Sunday afternoon. I could see if you are on then?