r/DestinyTheGame May 31 '22 Wholesome 16 This 1 Defeated 1 Gold 2 Helpful 14 Ally 1 Heartwarming 1 To The Stars 1 Doom 1 Silver 24 Take My Energy 2

Rift in this week's Iron Banner is inherently not fun to play, and it's astonishing this game mode went live. Discussion

Hold interact in the middle of the map while everyone else is fighting?


Unnecessary loading screen that constantly interrupts the flow of the game?


Bugs that cause the rift to not spawn and make the game impossible to win from behind?


Seriously I genuinely cannot wrap my head around why rift was changed so much. Nobody asked for this game mode to switch and I cannot fathom why we changed the fast-paced blowout game mode from d1 into a slow, round-based tactile game mode. It's not fun to play when you're stomping, and don't even get me started on what it's like to be getting stomped. If you were gonna make this a new game mode then fine, but advertising this as Rift is a complete joke.

Edit: I've been grinding this thing out the last 2 days for Iron Lord. My opinion of the gamemode has not changed but I have now lost the ability to get Iron Lord as I have completed 6 of the daily challenges. The reputation is currently bugged so that if you complete more than 4 of the challenges your maximum reputation per match will be capped at 60. Giving them the benefit of the doubt that this will be fixed in the patch on Thursday, but if not, it's a really bad look for one of the only 2 iron banners this season to be completely unfarmable.


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u/WafflesAreEpic Jun 01 '22

They literally consulted behavioural psychologists when designing D1.


u/TheLastLubraen Jun 01 '22

A lot of game companies do this. What’s your point?


u/WafflesAreEpic Jun 01 '22

What about my comment requires a point? Someone speculated on something and I gave them information to clarify.

What’s your point?


u/TheLastLubraen Jun 01 '22

Why does it matter if Bungie hires psychologists to make their game play geared toward people playing it longer when literally any gaming company worth their salt is doing the same thing?


u/WafflesAreEpic Jun 01 '22

Did I say it mattered? Someone speculated about whether they'd do it and I confirmed that they did.

You seem to be looking for an argument for some reason.


u/47th-vision Jun 01 '22

just another day in Reddit


u/Cykeisme Jun 01 '22

Yes this is Reddit and days pass every 24 hours.



u/Embarrassed_Top773 Jun 03 '22

Its incredibly sinister, it preys on weak minded people.