Plugged In

Being a true account of the author’s trials and travails in Destiny 2 PvP

Vol. 8

How’s it going, folks? I know, I know, I’m a bad blogger. More consistent entries will be attempted and I’ll try harder, I promise to do better next time, yak yak yak, all that bullcrap. C’mon, give me a break. I don’t get paid for this, and the holiday season is a busy time! And be fair to myself, I’ve had some health problems recently, and am preparing for a move, so I’ve been legit busy as of late.

So enough with the pleasantries; let’s talk Destiny. First of all, I must announce: I failed. I never attained Fabled rank in season 4 and got my Luna’s Howl. I reached around 1450 Glory — around 650 points from Fabled — and there my glorious quest petered out. I found the matches in the competitive playlist to be sweaty and challenging, however, and I believe playing comp did yield some improvement in my overall level of skill.

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Crucible Chronicles — One_Second_Kill

Being a true account of the author’s trials and travails in Destiny 2 PvP

Vol. 7

Playing against the best of the best. It’s a fantasy many people have in various competitive endeavors, but few ever get to fulfill it. After all, for the average rec league basketball player, getting the chance to go up against Steph Curry or LeBron James — or even an NBA benchwarmer — is unlikely. It’s one of the quirks of competitive video gaming, however, that every so often you may find yourself in a lobby with the digital equivalent of a pro baller.

Such was the fate of myself and three clanmates a few nights ago when, in the midst of a string of late-night quickplay matches, we found ourselves in a lobby with a six-stack. And not just any six-stack.

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