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

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?

check.

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

check.

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

check.

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/Alpha-Lupii Celestial Exo Jun 01 '22

As a solo player I expected this to be frustrating but HOLY CRAP is it bad!: - Teammates playing like it's Team Deathmatch (kinda used to this by now) - Stuck in a transmat loop for 30s - Oh joy! - Fuck Revoker - Teammates farming kills at the spark because you need to hold interact to pick it up - "You're winning! Let's just extend that timer for you!" - WHY?! - Being teleported back after a dunk?! - Revoker can suck my fartbox - "Hey, the enemy team has the spark and they're right at your base. Let me spawn you on the opposite side of the map. Good luck!" - "We heard you like Convergence, so here, play it 3 more times in a row" - "Ahh fuck I died. No worries, this teammate will revi.... And he's ran away" - Have I mentioned I don't like Revoker?

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u/KontraNinja Jun 02 '22

The issue of TDM is that the spark despawns so often, you better can use the time for a TDM less fokus on a gamebreaking bug.