The game mechanics of Destiny
My good friend Paul is about to start playing Destiny with me on the ps4, so I figured I should explain to him the game mechanics upfront so he can make wise decisions early on and maximize his playing time. And since it’s me I figured I might as well share my notes publicly. Do realize this focuses on the game mechanics and not explaining every minute detail of the game, so I will gloss over some bits.
Until you’re level 20
Destiny’s game mechanics are very different from when you start a character until you hit level 20 compared to level 20 and beyond (currently the level cap is 30).
Until level 20 you level up your character through experience; standard fare compared to other games.
Beyond simply having a level, your character also has a focus. You start with one focus and unlock new abilities of your focus through experience. Once you hit level 15, though...
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