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I don't play it as often as I did during Forsaken going for Dregen but I love Gambit.. in moderation.

I think if you play enough, some of the things like invader spawns start to be memorized and you can better counter them. Also the age old "let them burn their invade before we trigger the damage phase" is critical. Like it was mentioned, trying to conduct a damage phase while being invaded is a waste of time and very frustrating.

Ultimately, its far easier with a full 4-stack so you can communicate.

My loadouts vary depending on if I want to focus 100% on invading or not but I usually always have a sniper. I feel like nothing can deal with invaders faster, especially if you get a bead on them the second they spawn in. Plus, they can be useful for the PvE portions. Pick off some priority targets then I'll run in and clean up with Recluse.

Heavy is Hammerhead unless my roll is going to be purely PvE then Wendigo comes out.

Then the biggest help to Gambit and one of its biggest problems.. Taken Armaments. Gambit made easy.
 

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Gambit Prime is fun with a decent team or even a bad team as long as the game is close. I can't say I have any desire to play normal Gambit ever. (Maybe with a 4-stack but a bad team makes this feel like unending torture.)

It would be fun too see a weekly rotation added with modifiers to spice things up. Extra heavy, fast super recharge, special motes, scorch cannons, no invading, Invading that warps everyone to a small arena, primeval damage tug of war, etc.
 

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Daaaaang I got a lot of Fractaline....

I just got booted from the game and trying to get back in I'm getting a "D2 at capacity" message.

Seriously?


Sure enough I'm watching their Help Twitter feed and forums blow up. Their Crimson Days gimmick must have screwed something up.


Here we go again. Unbelievable:

 
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Daaaaang I got a lot of Fractaline....

I just got booted from the game and trying to get back in I'm getting a "D2 at capacity" message.

Seriously?


Sure enough I'm watching their Help Twitter feed and forums blow up. Their Crimson Days gimmick must have screwed something up.


Here we go again. Unbelievable:

Seems like a weekly thing nowadays. They could add a donate 400 fractline button to reduce stress on the servers if all of us donating is too much lol.
 
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There are reports on twitter and reddit that people were losing materials again.

This is not good. If true it might mean another roll back.
 
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There are reports on twitter and reddit that people were losing materials again.

This is not good. If true it might mean another roll back.
Embarrassing. What is their deal? For a long time they were sailing along like champs for the most part. Too many spinning plates now?
 

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Seems like a weekly thing nowadays. They could add a donate 400 fractline button to reduce stress on the servers if all of us donating is too much lol.
It's funny, they added an event that effectively begs the players to DDoS the servers after a reset, lol
 

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Oh Bungie,.....you said it was not going to happen again, and then the very next weekly reset....it happened again...LOL
 
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Donating fractaline is fucking awful. The amount of time is just....you’re no longer playing a game just holding and releasing a button.

And they expect this to be done millions of times.
 

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Donating fractaline is fucking awful. The amount of time is just....you’re no longer playing a game just holding and releasing a button.

And they expect this to be done millions of times.
Not bad with a macro, you can walk away. Though doing that you miss out on so many weapon rolls and XP.
 

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Yeah I’ve got basically a god roll Perfect Paradox and Jack Queen King now. Still gonna go reinvest what I have left (got my triumph and a little extra).
I don't play enough throughout the week to continue to gain fractaline so I donated to 5100 and then reinvested the last 1200 into the final obelisk that wasn't level 11.
 

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Yeah I’ve got basically a god roll Perfect Paradox and Jack Queen King now. Still gonna go reinvest what I have left (got my triumph and a little extra).
That's basically what I've done. After that crazy setup I had a few days ago I got a ton of fractaline so I'm done trying to get it.

I am going to get the Triumph and then save the rest for whatever comes next. I don't see anything else to do with it.

Confusion about lantern of Osiris. I'm rank 190.

Power bonus +19. 12/12 unlocks. The Triumph says I'm 19/20 for power and my step score is 25 and the total is 50. What does that mean?
 
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If you want to see both Worldline Zero skating, double One-Two Punch and Taken Armaments used to their absolute fullest potential, watch this insanity.

I remember getting Whisper back in 2018 with like 4 seconds left on the clock with a full fireteam and this guy now has the mission beat in under 5 minutes solo.

Crazy to watch.

 

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I think next season PvP is going to be hell for me. I got pretty lucky with games in solo survival starting off in the middle of the season (wanted to get the Recluse and queued as controllock with getaways); first and some times second games of the day would always be up against potatoes so my score would shoot up, and then my next few would be rough against some really good players. The problem with those rough games is that it felt like I'd be carried by my team and my best strat was to do my best to survive or trade kills; most of those, my teams would barely win too. My last game I got really lucky and carried the final match 1v3 against a team that was dropping me as soon as I was out of cover, haha. So now I'm stuck with a number of high KD streaks, an Elo of over 1500, but an overall KD just under 1...

I know my biggest issue is dueling and learning maps, it just seems like it's getting tougher when the other teams are really aggressive.

I'll tell you what though, supercharged arc-buddy is really good for putting pressure on unexpecting players. A lot freak out from the hits and scurry for cover or just shut down, giving you enough time to chase or reposition.
 
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If you want to see both Worldline Zero skating, double One-Two Punch and Taken Armaments used to their absolute fullest potential, watch this insanity.
That is super impressive to watch, he definitely has it down to a science. Something us Warlock mains will enjoy as well. It is a shame this could all be going away with the Sword rework coming.
 
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Ok sometimes doubles you have some fun. We were doing a blue weapon only run and this poor, poor gunslinger... (only hear my buddy cackling lol)


And the hits keep coming. I love this thing.
 
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That sums up my doubles experience. Matching with much better players. And the time to kill felt like it was Momentum Control. Got the bow and called it good.
 

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No problems on reset. So today is February 18th. I saw a compelling cutscene and IB is back but what was the big deal about today?
 

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No problems on reset. So today is February 18th. I saw a compelling cutscene and IB is back but what was the big deal about today?
Supposedly any further investment at Obelisks gives less return so today is the day people are talking about just donating. I'm going to dump it all... kinda over it anyway. Time to sit and make as many Perfect Paradox and JQK3's as I can before I die of boredom.
 

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Supposedly any further investment at Obelisks gives less return so today is the day people are talking about just donating. I'm going to dump it all... kinda over it anyway. Time to sit and make as many Perfect Paradox and JQK3's as I can before I die of boredom.
I've pretty much gotten my God rolls or close to it on those weapons so I'll just dump and maybe be a level 300 on XP if I even bother with that. That Perfect Paradox bounty trick definitely works.
 
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