The Division 2

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  1. jiminator

    jiminator Capt Obvious

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    one note, you may have some perfect gear pieces at low GS values. you should keep them for darkzone where the values get normalized.
     
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  2. SomeoneElse

    SomeoneElse [H]ard|Gawd

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    Maybe loadouts count as the equipped? I know that I have had stuff drop at slightly high gear scores but after I equipped the higher gear throughout my drops had higher scores. like maybe 1 or 2 levels higher but after I swapped to the max for most I had a 3-5 level increase.

    Edit: Unless of course they changed the way it works after the update.
     
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  3. Frraksurred

    Frraksurred 2[H]4U

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    There's been some debate on this. Progressing through the WT's only seemed to care about my equipped Gear, however there seems to be a hidden 'over-all' GS compiled from the inventory that also effects certain things. Equipped Gear seems to have the most dramatic effect, especially when moving to a new WT and making the big jumps to higher GS. However, once at the cap of a WT, if I put everything in my Stash except for what I have equipped, the GS of drops actually seemed to go DOWN. I don't understand this system completely. What I can say is, when opening chests and especially Field Efficiency Cashes, my equipped gear had the most effect in all the tests I did.

    Starting to wonder this myself.

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    For the Rifle lovers:

     
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  4. Frraksurred

    Frraksurred 2[H]4U

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    Nevermind, I had my head up my rear. Think I need more
    caffeine.
     
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  5. Jabroni31169

    Jabroni31169 My Future Son-in-Law

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    Just got to LVL30....so lonely in this game. At least on the XB1 I had friends to play with. I got no one on the PC.
     
  6. criccio

    criccio Fully Equipped

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    TBH, I don't play with my clanmates that often but i heavily take advantage of the Matchmaking for Hard/Challenging missions and bounties. Its incredibly seamless how easy it is to get in a 4-stack and mow through that stuff even on the harder difficulties. I mean, we don't talk much if at all so if you're actually looking for the social aspect it won't be much help. But if you're looking for a group to play a mission with quickly, the Matchmaking features makes it super easy.

    Hell even using it to get a group to roam around the DZ clearing Landmarks is easy and i'm super impressed with how the feature works.
     
  7. Jumpem

    Jumpem Gawd

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    is it feasible to play a sniper build? Or are you swarmed so much that it isn't practical?
     
  8. criccio

    criccio Fully Equipped

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    I'm pretty happy with my Rifle/Marksmen Rifle/Sniper Specialization build.

    Well rolled, my rifle (Mk17) can melt guys close up.
     
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  9. jiminator

    jiminator Capt Obvious

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    you would want to go rifle/sniper build.
    the m700 was commonly used to oneshot hunters, not to mention players.
    There was a nerf applied, not sure how effective it is any more.
    Rifle (mk17) was also nerfed, however it is still very effective.
    Pure snipers the issue is just with the kick/re-acquisition.
    you probably would want to go with an SVD to minimize that.
    Realistically though, nobody really talks much about sniper builds.
     
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  10. Denpepe

    Denpepe [H]ard|Gawd

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    I'm enjoying assault rifle/sniper so far, with the homing grenade and turret to help me.
     
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  11. Bigbacon

    Bigbacon [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I cant even play the game now. After last patch it crashes on the first loading screen. If iget lucky and get into the game, im lucky to 10 minutes beforeit crashes.

    Olayed dvision 1 instead today. 3 hours, no crash.

    Glad div2 came free with my cpu. Would be p8ssed if i payed 60 bucks for this.
     
  12. criccio

    criccio Fully Equipped

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    Such a shame. Is this a widespread issue? Game is almost flawless over here.

    Now I say almost, and i'm really not one to believe that little applications like this ever do anything but I was suffering from pretty frequent hitches that happened at the worst times. I saw this program posted on reddit and now I can't play without it running.

    https://www.wagnardsoft.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1256

    I run it and click start and whatever its doing, its fixing the issue. If I forget to turn it on, its instantly apparent and the issues go away when I alt-tab out and enable it.
     
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  13. Bigbacon

    Bigbacon [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Binch of post on ubi with lots of folks having same issue. The game just closes, no errors in sight.

    It doesnt seem like a memory errors. I mean i can watch cpu and mem usage and it never spikes or anything. 32gb of ram here.

    Tempted to install windows on a spare hd, install only drivers, uplay, and the game and see what happens but nothing else but this game does this. Can play anything else for hours
     
  14. kamxam

    kamxam [H]ard|Gawd

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    Just hit WT1 a day or so ago. Gear score is 261 so far, but only have played one Invaded mission and gotten gear from the vendor so far. Went with Demolitionist as it suits my play style. Step up in difficulty from level 30 was tough at first but got easier as i got used to it and figured out strategies. :)
    (And it will most likely get much harder from there...lol)
     
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  15. jiminator

    jiminator Capt Obvious

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    I have found that if I alt f4 out of the game it causes endless problems however going the slow route and logging off works much better
     
  16. jmaker

    jmaker Limp Gawd

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    Or an even easier way to quit. Hit enter to open up your chat window and type /quit
     
  17. kamxam

    kamxam [H]ard|Gawd

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    Will hit WT2 tonight as I just need the stronghold to get it and I will try it after work. About 290 on the GS now. Does higher GS make the missions easier? For some reason or the other, it doesn't seem to be as hard in missions as it was. (Well, except for a few parts lol)
    Probably just because of better armor or weapons, but thought it was interesting.
     
  18. Frraksurred

    Frraksurred 2[H]4U

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    SereLaw told me about this a few days ago. What a huge difference!


    Gear Score is just a rough indicator, a good build will do. Like you said however, the increased armor, damage & skill power that comes with the higher GS makes a noticeable difference. When I stop swearing at the game, then I know I'm probably ready. ;)

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    Started a new character so I could craft Blue Gear Mods for my Main (since gear mods are still broke AF)...

    D2_New.jpg

    D2_Glitter.jpg

    She's a bit of a drama queen though. :p

    Anyway, until they get the Tech builds figured out in this game, there is this:



    Lastly, State of the Game for today:



    • Bug Fixes & Balancing
    • Incoming PTS (Player Test Server) for next update
    • Reset Timer streamlining
     
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  19. squishy

    squishy [H]ard|Gawd

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    Frraksurred please add me to OCP if a spot opens up. I've played a bunch with SereLaw already, but would like to join you guys if a spot becomes available.

    In-game: SJSquishy
     
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  20. Frraksurred

    Frraksurred 2[H]4U

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    If you don't mind applying to the HardOCP Clan in-game, I can accept it as soon as we have an opening. (y)
     
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  21. squishy

    squishy [H]ard|Gawd

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    Done (at least it shows applied anyway) and thank you.
     
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  22. SomeoneElse

    SomeoneElse [H]ard|Gawd

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    So I hit GS 461 last night, We are looking at doing the Invaded mission for the Capital (did 2 of them last night). I totally forgot to check the Clan vendor and once i looked there i grabbed 2 477 GS pieces. That helped boost my score and then i started getting better world drops.
    Right now though I've been trying to get the chatterbox but man does RNG really hate me......i found 4 Hyena Keys last night and opened up the 2 crates in the Judiciary Square and nothing. I have now burned like 7 keys and still haven't gotten the last component. :confused::eek:
     
  23. criccio

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    Ouch. I was beginning to think it wasn't RNG and was a guaranteed drop. I crafted two Cahtterboxes and both runs, I got all the parts from each chest.

    That's good to know for the future.
     
  24. Denpepe

    Denpepe [H]ard|Gawd

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    At least she died standing up

    Tom Clancy's The Division 2_20190410_195754b.jpg
     
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  25. criccio

    criccio Fully Equipped

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    LOL. I've been snapping screenshots of all the hilarious t-pose enemies I find.
     
  26. Shikami

    Shikami Gawd

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    Whoa, they are in talks with nVidia for a DX12 fix......took this long (since TCTD1)
     
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  27. jmaker

    jmaker Limp Gawd

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    I really hope they can fix this. I've been running DX12 since launch but the last couple of days I've been getting some Crash to Desktop moments. I don't want to revert back to DX11 because I love the increased frames with DX12. So fingers crossed they can really nail this down.
     
  28. FearTheCow

    FearTheCow [H]ardness Supreme

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    I have been getting random crashes since the patch and the random stutters seemed to have gotten worse too.
     
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    criccio Fully Equipped

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    The stutters/hitches were always a problem for me but that app i posted above totally fixed them.
     
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    kamxam [H]ard|Gawd

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    Had my first crash to desktop tonight as I was loading to go the Safe House. Was fine after that though. DID get to WT2, but only did one Invaded before I had to log off. (Got to a little over 300GS though) Hopefully tonight's run will be better.
     
  31. Skott

    Skott 2[H]4U

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    I never could get the game to run. Tried calling them. Tried emailing them. No response back so forced to go to CC company and do a charge back because I ain't letting anyone take a hundred dollars from me for nothing. Result? Epic account disabled. My friends? lol

    Hi Scott,

    Transactions that are associated with your account have been flagged as fraudulent and/or chargebacks by the issuing bank.

    For this reason, your account has been disabled. If you believe this action was taken in error, please let us know and we will be happy to investigate.

    Kind Regards,
    Your Friends at Epic
     
  32. jiminator

    jiminator Capt Obvious

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    Yeah.... you don't want to be doing any chargeback on any account *ever* that you value. Most companies, including steam, will shut down the account.
     
  33. Skott

    Skott 2[H]4U

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    I had no choice. Couldn't get the game to run. Couldn't get any help or response from Epic so after a few days messing around with it I was forced to go to CC and get my money back. Live and learn I guess.
     
  34. squishy

    squishy [H]ard|Gawd

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    Well, not that it's helpful now, but your specs are similar to mine (and thousands of others) and the game runs fine - so you have something going on with your machine, depending on what the error you were getting.
     
  35. SomeoneElse

    SomeoneElse [H]ard|Gawd

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    When you got your drop did you do it in a certain order to get it, i'm doubting myself and keep thinking I did something wrong. I just can't believe I haven't gotten the drop after all of these keys.
     
  36. criccio

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    Originally I followed this guide since I saw people with this gun but no in game direction for how to get it. It was the first hit on Google so I just went with it. I did the missions in that order.

    https://www.gamesradar.com/division-2-chatterbox-exotic-smg-how-to-get-guide/
     
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  37. Frraksurred

    Frraksurred 2[H]4U

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    Long, but fairly informative:

     
  38. SomeoneElse

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    Yea this is what I have done. I just haven't ran through the Arena a few times to open those, I guess I will have to do that. Just sucks because i opened the two boxes in the world in the square.
     
  39. Frraksurred

    Frraksurred 2[H]4U

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    I am partial to the AR's in this game. They have good distance, accuracy & damage. To that end, I have been working towards a build very similar to this:



    As a side bonus it adds extra survivability from Safeguard and Patience, which I like, plus they fit my playstyle more often than not. He offers options for the run & gunners too, which is his prefered playstyle.

    From my notes:
    • 5 Red, 7 Blue, 3 Yellow
    • 1k Skill Power
    • 2 x Araldi, 1 D&H, 1 Sokolov, 1 Gila Guard, 1 Providence
    Key Components
    • Vest = Unstoppable / Hard Hitting or Hardened
    • Backpack = Safeguard / Hardened
    • AR = Optimist / Allegro
    • Chatterbox
    Useful Stats
    • Gloves = Devestating. Find glove with 1 Red Attribute; can roll up to 13% AR Damage
    • Holster with 1 Yellow roll, roll to max Skill Power
    • Roll as many of your Reds to Weapon Damage as you can.
    • Roll Blues to Armor, Health and/or Hazard Protection
    • All Yellows to Skill Power, especially if you decide not to use a Providence piece
    • Tech Mods, try to use Skill Power and Chem Launcher buffs
    • Poster likes using Marksman Specialization, but Survivalist is an option also, depending on your playstyle
     
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  40. Bigbacon

    Bigbacon [H]ardForum Junkie

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    you guys know a reliable way to get better LMGs? They rarely pop up.

    Also, how in the hell do you get enough sskill power to actually use mods outside of the weapon ones? I don't get it. I really liked the div 1 way of stuff. I seriously DO NOT understand div 2s setup for this stuff at all.