GCO: "Bungie promises to take a different approach with Destiny’s loot system in upcoming expansions."
Oh, I'm sure they'll create completely original mistakes for their next games... ;)
Well said. Bubs. Aside from theft I still think PSO's loot system is good for this type of game. Diablo 3's was too much for me. I believe rare should mean rare and not something people can buy or everyone has. I hope they include a trading system in the next game as this adds to the community until it gets hacked.
I would agree normally but PSO never ever EVER EVER EVER EVER dropped the Red Sword for me. I searched for months and murdered countless Govulmers but nothing! ...... I'm gonna go cry now...
God forbid Diablo 3 gave you a constant sense of progression, consistently getting better gear. No, let's just make you play 10 hours for a 1% chance to drop a legendary item you want while you're stuck with the same boring stuff for those 10 hours. There's something wrong with you. There certainly are plenty of rings and gear in diablo 3 that are difficult to obtain. Not all Legendary's are created equal, you know. Just like not all normal gear is created equal. Stop you're complaining about a game that gives you stuff at a consistent rate, encouraging you to keep playing because the next better piece of gear is just within reach. It's a very smart system that works, but apparently you don't want loot. Apparently you want it to drop randomly and possibly have to play for months just for 1 thing you want. Whatever floats your boat, weirdo.
^Having started up D3 again for the new expansion this is so true. The game continues to supply you with gear in a meaningful way as to feel like you are making progress. A buddy of mine is taking a break from Destiny after a 6 hour binge to try get one coin for Xur. As he put it, the anti player road blocks and progression based on pure luck of drops is off putting. They can fix it but it needs to come quickly.
They broke it when they added the new expansion resetting of the exotics instead of adding a dmg to it.
Exactly. Why not just continue to upgrade it. I understand currency change so ppl don't hoard mats for expansions, but...they went all out crazy. Though tbh, I think there should have been fewer exotics, with elemental changes from the beginning. And NEW ones as you go.
they should have never upgraded old exotics, this is why people will keep using the same weapons, no matter how many updates are released. Add new stuff don't upgrade old stuff, let the old weapons be 331 make the new 362 and there will be an reason to get the new gear other than trowing it in your full vault to collect dust
I completely agree with this. I wasn't happy when I saw old weapons able to be upgraded to 331, it was like bungie got lazy and didn't want to make new weapons. I will though have a very hard time letting go of my Ghallerhorn if they decide to go that route.
I would have to disagree. I wish there was a way to upgrade legendary weapons similar to how exotics can be upgraded. I've got my load out just how I like it, with the next expansion I will likely have to start all over collecting good weapons. I personally would rather grind so that I can upgrade weapons with perks I like. I'm not a fan of grinding just to get the same guns but with new paint jobs and missing my favorite perks. The best game I've played when it comes to player customization is Warframe. All your gear, weapons, and pets can be customized to fit your play style. Would be playing that instead if it was on last gen consoles.
But don't you think it will break the game's balance even more?! I mean think about it with the Iron Banner and people who don't have the expansion! Isn't that now pay to win? I agree with the how stupid the upgrading system for the Exotics but not upgrading them at all I disagree.
its allready broken in ironbanner you realise people cant get to level 32 and future levels without the dlc, and get the new raid weapons. and do weekly and daily missions for chance at exotics, this can be solved my matchmaking dlc ppl wit dlc ppl only to balance that
I dont havr a problem with this because they did exactly what you're talking about with Legendary items. I have a lot of exotics that i never want to give up. Your argument is kind of moot when you consider that everything you said has been done, just with legendaries, which you see a lot more of considering you can only carry one exotoc at a time.
why buy new expansions if ur still going too use the same things would you not enjoy it more to find a new and better loadout? this would give you somthing new to strive for, i also like my setup but i want to improve it. Destiny is going to last for 10 years seeing people still use 1000 damage gjallahorn ice breaker and fatebringer would just be sad imo
The loot system works for me, its fun pissing people off when they see all the exotics I get.
What mistakes ? the entire LOOT system is flawed
The problem with this game is how one player can complete raids and nightfalls recieving just about every exotic the game has to offer. I then complete the same obstacles and get nothing or things i dont need. I dont expect to recieve the best items all the time, but when my friend gets everything first try and its still going on 4 months without Hawkmoon its a bit ridiculous. This game used to be fun. It now just feels like pointless work. Especially since all we are doing is searching for guns and gear. For what? More of the same action thrown at us. Bungie you made a really great shooter now fix it!
At least they recognize there is a problem, and continue to try to fix it. Knowing they will never make everybody happy. And people will always complain that Destiny's loot system isn't exactly like this other game they like.
damn, shouldn't have deleted my VOG raid gear...
I'm not on Destiny all the time, I tend to just play on Friday evenings, so the problems most people experience don't bother me as much but there is one thing that does kinda bother me. If I'm playing a level 26 strike playlist, which is my main grind at the moment, why do I keep receiving green loot that tends to be level 10 or below gear... i'm level 26, what use is that to me?! At least give me something lvl 20 upwards so I can make a choice to downgrade and use something different instead of breaking down useless gear and maxing out my glimmer again...
After over 200 hours I am going to tone down my time with the game for a bit. The issues he brings up about the loot has me worried about how they will introduce no content down the road. I have come to discover that I feel the light system is just fundamentally flawed it feels like efforts to get new gear are road blocked continuously. There is so much done right but flaws in critical elements like loot. Ill be sticking around until the next expansion to see if they can move in the right direction in regards to loot.
I'm so glad I quit wasting my time with this game 3 months ago.
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