In Orbit – Destiny News, Events, and Community

In Orbit – Destiny News, Events, and Community

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Mash Those Button’s podcast dedicated to Destiny.
#80: Baby, I Got That Sugar Rush.
Aug 14 • 52 min
TWAB Destiny 2 PC Beta Early Access: August 28 Open Beta: August 29 Beta Ends: August 31 Elaboration on Quickplay & Competitive: Quickplay matchmaking times will be shorter with less emphasis on skill. Control winning score is now 100 (up from 75 in the…
#79: Down With Redbull! Up With Monster!
Aug 7 • 59 min
TWAB Destiny 2 PC Beta Early Access: August 28 Open Beta: August 29 Beta Ends: August 31 Monster is the new preferred drink of choice for Activision this time around! Rather than continuing the partnership Bungie had with Red Bull around Taken King time,…
#78: The Gang’s All Here!
Jul 31 • 75 min
Topic #1: TWAB Destiny 2 PC Beta Dates Early Access: August 28 Open Beta: August 29 Beta Ends: August 31 Minimum Requirements Recommended Spec CPU Intel - Core i5-2400 AMD - Ryzen R5 1600X GPU Nvidia - GeForce GTX 970 AMD - Radeon R9 390 RAM 8GB Minimum…
#77: The Beta & The Omega
Jul 24 • 63 min
TWAB The TWAB was spare on new information, but that’s okay considering we just got a giant beta! One major thing did pop up: Beta Design Lead Rob Engeln - “The PVE game tuning has changed pretty significantly since the Beta build was deployed. The nature…
#76: Demoing The Future
Jul 17 • 60 min
TWAB The main item in this week’s TWAB is listing the way to install the Destiny 2 Beta on your console and how complicated it is. In addition to the installation, the known bugs and issues are listed which are typical of any beta given that the version…
#75: Down on the Farm
Jul 10 • 66 min
TWAB The public Beta/demo of Destiny 2 is coming and we have confirmation of what we will be seeing/using during this time. Homecoming mission, Countdown & Control crucible modes each with a specific crucible map, Inverted Spire strike, Dawnblade,…
#74: Roll With It
Jul 3 • 56 min
TWAB GuardianCon was a resounding success with people donating $1.2 million for St. Judes at the start of the event. Many different personalities were there, and next week, our own Jordan will come back with information about GuardianCon. We are…
#73: Countdown To Destination
Jun 26 • 67 min
TWAB Deadline for completion of Age of Triumph book for rewards for Destiny 2 is August 1st, 2017. Emblems in Destiny 2 are different than the rectangular icons in Destiny 1. In Destiny 2, the area above your guardian in the character screen reflects the…
#72: Making A Left Turn On Story
Jun 19 • 69 min
We start with the dates finally confirmed for Destiny 2’s beta. In addition to the dates being revealed, we find out the day Destiny 2 is being released on PC and we find out it’s almost a month and a half later from console release. The In Orbit crew…
#71: Breaking Rasputin’s Code
Jun 12 • 56 min
On today’s show, In Orbit is infected with Rasputin’s code… Christopher “Chikinfingaz” Wagner from Rasputin Radio Podcast joins us to discuss thoughts on Destiny 2! With E3 around the corner, we know that Bungie will be revealing the Arcstrider gameplay…
#70: Striders March To California
Jun 5 • 61 min
This week, David returns to the show after spending some time in Canada. With David back, we get his impressions on the gameplay reveal from not too long ago including graphics, weapons, the strike, and PVP discussion. This week, the community received…
#69: Giggity
May 29 • 74 min
This week Carmine from Fireteam Chat Podcast Facebook Page and Cartridge Blast Gamers joins Jorge on In Orbit to discuss our random thoughts and reviewing our history with Destiny. We begin with how the community built itself up due to the lack of Bungie…
#68: Dominus
May 23 • 96 min
Dominus Ghaul has arrived with his Red Legion, and the In Orbit crew is there to witness the gameplay reveal on Twitch! The conversation begins with analysis of the story being presented. We finally get more information about Commander Zavala and how he…
#67: The Calm Before The Storm
May 15 • 68 min
With Oryx and the horde of Hive neutralized, the Vex paused, and the various Fallen houses quelled, we await word from Bungie on our next adventure taking place in Destiny 2. This coming Thursday, May 18th, we will be hearing from Bungie and Activision…
#66: Execute Mayhem 66
May 8 • 70 min
On this week’s episode of In Orbit, SleepingDogfish returns to the show to discuss Iron Banner Mayhem! With Iron Banner Mayhem, gamers of all skill levels can participate in an end game activity to get loot up to level 400. With the recent changes to the…
#65: Ghosts Are Dead?!
May 1 • 71 min
On this week’s episode of In Orbit, the In Orbit crew discusses Destiny 2 and our current ending run with Destiny 1. Discussion begins with the invitations sent out by Bungie to the popular streamers like Gothalion, TripleWRECK, and more with the image…
#64: Wrathful Machines… Again!
Apr 24 • 83 min
This week the In Orbit crew is joined by Captain McFly, who provides insight on what this game Destiny was to him and what he was hoping to see. We discuss what the concept of Destiny was at the beginning compared to what it eventually became. The group…
#63: Oryx You Glad You Raided Again?
Apr 16 • 66 min
On this week’s show, the In Orbit crew discusses Iron Banner and how our laggy, but fun experience has been. We get into some serious discussion about the crucible, and what the recent changes to the meta along with the upgraded year 1 raid weapons did…
#62: Return to Vault? Challenge Accepted.
Apr 10 • 74 min
This week Jorge and Josh, aka FullClipp101, analyze the latest Iron Banner and our desire (or not) to play the game mode. The group discusses what we would like to see in the future with this game mode. We then discusses the book and our drive to complete…
#61: Returning Rage of the Hive Prince
Apr 3 • 90 min
The In Orbit crew is joined by SleepingDogfish as we discuss the Destiny 2 story reveal and this week’s drop of Age of Triumph. The community is buzzing with excitement for Destiny 2, which has caused a nice bump for returning guardians with this week’s…
#60: Bungie, I Think You’re Leaking.
Mar 29 • 87 min
The In Orbit crew to discusses the recently leaked Destiny 2 poster! One image (shown on two different posters) have been leaked, hinting the direction of Destiny 2. The In Orbit crew discusses and speculates on what the poster means, and what we think of…
#59: It Has Murder, It Has Victory, It Has Mayhem.
Mar 20 • 89 min
The In Orbit team is joined by video game streamer ContraBang as they discuss Destiny patch 2.6.0, Age of Triumph. More information is provided this week by Bungie who showed how the activities and Eververse will be changing come Age of Triumph. We…
#58: Age Of Redux
Mar 13 • 60 min
Bungie returns to streaming new information! The In Orbit crew discusses Age Of Triumph — Bungie’s 2017 remix of the yearly Moments Of Triumph mixed with 2016’s April Update. This year’s spring update revisits our history with the game by upgrading Vault…
#57: From Horizon To Triumph
Mar 6 • 86 min
The path towards our reclamation of our guardian’s history with Destiny is teased. We are approaching the end of Destiny 1, with the Age of Triumph on the horizon in Destiny. The In Orbit crew discusses the teaser revealed on Friday, March 3rd, and…
#56: The Lingering Doubts?
Feb 27 • 78 min
The In Orbit crew continues our review of the divisive and game changing HotFix 2.5.0.2, and we discuss new changes that might be coming with an anticipated fix to the HotFix (say what?) with the expected 2.5.0.3. The group also discusses Iron Banner…
#55: Excuse Me Waiter, There’s Too Much Salt.
Feb 20 • 83 min
McFarlane Toys does Destiny, and it looks great! The Iron Banner Hunter, Vault of Glass Titan, and King’s Fall Warlock will each be 7”, and will be on sale in July for a retail value of $20.00. In addition, a 10” figurine of Lord Saladin will also go on…
#54: Who Needs a Hot Date When I Got a HotFix?
Feb 13 • 77 min
Activision held their earnings call which coincided with rumors flying around the community of Destiny 2. Per the earnings call, Destiny 2 is still on track for a fall 2017 release. Per additional information from Jason Schreier from Kotaku, there are…
#53: Feelin’ Hot Hotfix
Feb 6 • 49 min
On today’s episode of In Orbit, Jorge returns from his medical sabbatical! The In Orbit crew discusses the upcoming HotFix 2.5.0.2, and theorizes what this does and what changes they would like to see. The In Orbit crew brings up the two weapon classes…
#52: We Have Goals, But What do They Mean?
Jan 30 • 53 min
On today’s show the In Orbit crew takes an in depth look at the most recent “This week at Bungie” blog. The crew dives into the new goals that were outlined by a lead crucible designer in the Bungie blog, and how they feel these goals will affect the…
#51: We Got News!
Jan 23 • 55 min
This week on In Orbit, the team dives back into Destiny with talks on Iron Banner and the new “This Week at Bungie”, which brought some light on the future of Destiny. With the return of Iron Banner the team looks at our current crucible conditions and…
#50: The Golden 50s
Jan 16 • 71 min
On this week’s episode, Jorge, David, and Jordan, reunite and finish up the conversation from the past two weeks about our thoughts on the current game including story, the social spaces, patrol, and end game. We then pivot the conversation to Crucible…
#49: An Analysis Of Destiny - Part 2
Jan 9 • 101 min
Last week, Jorge and David talked about Destiny’s patrol and story and how it evolved over the years into what we have currently. This week, Jorge and Jordan discuss social spaces such as the Tower, Vestian Outpost, and the Iron Temple, and our ideas and…
#48: An Analysis Of Destiny - Part 1
Jan 2 • 85 min
Jorge and David take a fond look back at the game and how they began — from the Alpha/Beta to current expansion Rise of Iron. They take a look at items that they did enjoy, items they did not enjoy, and things they hope to see in the future. The two big…
#47: This is My Sorry For 2016
Dec 26, 2016 • 48 min
The In Orbit Crew look back at the year that was 2016! We go over the events that we partook in, the things we liked, the items we did not, and what this all means for us going forward with Destiny. The Destiny Community awes again with $15,000.00 for St.…
#46: Happy Dawning, Guardian.
Dec 19, 2016 • 89 min
The Dawning is here with a whole bunch of nice looking armor sets, returning weapons to crucible drops, and updated strikes, but has SRL been overlooked in terms of updating and balancing? Also is this enough? The update strikes, “Will Of Crota”, “The…
#45: The Future is in Sight
Dec 12, 2016 • 87 min
The Dawning is coming with more quality of life improvements, updated strikes, and changes. In the latest TWAB, other changes have been made — preparing us for this event. Changes to matchmaking settings seems to directly respond to the concerns the…
#44: The Dawning of New Content
Dec 5, 2016 • 44 min
Bungie finally has a winter event in game, which was actually data-mined last year: The Dawning. The Dawning is almost as large as the April Update of 2016 (without a light level increase), in that besides just SRL, The Dawning brings with it 3 updated…
#43: Now Is The Winter Of Discontent?
Nov 21, 2016 • 73 min
On today’s show, Bungie streams the raid and we discuss the presentation. Are Bungie’s ride alongs where we would like them to be? We also go over the matchmaking and how it has affected our perception of the game. Each of us have a variety of opinions…
#42: Guardians Supercharged!
Nov 14, 2016 • 64 min
Aksis decides to offer a little challenge, and it is up to the Guardians to develop proper communication skills to solve his challenge. Jorge & David discuss some of the methods used to defeat Aksis and solve his challenge. They also discuss the new…
#41: Well That was a Challenging Surprise
Nov 7, 2016 • 44 min
Jorge & David discuss the recent, surprising, and fantastic challenge mode added to Wrath of The Machine. Vosik has challenged the guardians to step inside his arena and engage him in a different way. Jorge & David discuss how they feel about the…
#40: I’m Sorry, You Must Spend This Much To Play
Oct 30, 2016 • 57 min
On today’s show, we go over the beginning of Festival of the Lost! Is the event a magical surprise like it was in 2015 or is it a disappointment? Analyzing this week’s event, Jorge & David take a particular look at how this year we are retreading items…
#39: It’s Creepy, It’s Spooky, It’s… Ascendant Raisins?
Oct 24, 2016 • 52 min
On this episode we go over the upcoming Festival Of The Lost, Hard Mode WotM, and where the game stands in PVP & PVE. Episode URL: http://mash4.me/1oo Discord: discord.mash4.me Hosts: Jorge Veguilla twitter.com/Go2NRGtwitch.tv/Go2NRG David Schnoes…
#38: Analyzing The Current Game & Future
Oct 16, 2016 • 78 min
On today’s show we go over the upcoming update to the game on Tuesday, October 18th regarding changes to the maximum light, updates to loot light, and if these changes are enough. Also we discuss the future of the game and the possibility that Destiny 2…
#37: Efrideet Doesn’t Look A Year Past 400
Oct 10, 2016 • 72 min
Iron Banner is showering rewards on us, but highlights potential problems with Supremacy, Aksis, Archon Prime is about to get more devastating, Bungie Bounty is in full effect on October 12th, and we go over the DLC and anticipate what comes afterward.…
#36: Can’t Contain This Outbreak!
Oct 3, 2016 • 54 min
The big monitor puzzle has been solved, raid mechanics are further refined, a raid glitch is discovered to avoid the “Death Zamboni” encounter, Iron Banner supremacy is coming and a little event known as Trials Of Osiris is coming back with some new gear!…
#35: The Iron Has Risen
Sep 27, 2016 • 99 min
The In Orbit crew delves deep into Rise Of Iron, and we discuss what we liked and didn’t like from this fall’s big DLC/update. Episode URL: http://mash4.me/1o7 Discord: discord.mash4.me Hosts: Jorge Veguilla twitter.com/Go2NRGtwitch.tv/Go2NRG David…
#34: Boy, Do I Love Green Engrams.
Sep 13, 2016 • 90 min
The In Orbit crew gets their hand on the blueish and grainy 2.4.0 update as we await the surprise we are going to get the week before Rise Of Iron launch, as well as the new DLC itself! We also go over the last bit of news from Game Informer, and also…
SE: The Crucible Extravaganza
Aug 29, 2016 • 73 min
On a special episode of In Orbit, Jorge brings in several crucible savvy players who discuss their Crucible experience and how recent and future changes to the game will impact how they approach the game in the future. We also discuss competitive changes…
#33: Choo! Choo! Hype Train Is Real!
Aug 16, 2016 • 57 min
Jorge and David continues the discussion regarding Rise Of Iron, Iron Banner returns for the last time in year 2, and we preview the PVP cavalcade coming on the next episode! Episode URL: http://mash4.me/1nf Discord: discord.mash4.me Hosts: Jorge Veguilla…
#32: Blockbusting SIVA News!
Aug 8, 2016 • 67 min
The In Orbit crew discusses GIGANTIC drop from Game Informer about Rise Of Iron including the story, PVE activities, PVP activities, exotics, artifacts, and returning Live Team events such as Festival of the Lost & SRL! Episode URL: http://mash4.me/1n9…
#31: Condoms Won’t Save You From The SIVA Infection
Aug 3, 2016 • 74 min
The In Orbit crew discusses the Cosmodrome Winter Tour, the Iron Banner that came and went, a potential bundle for new players, and Messages From The Reef! Episode URL: http://mash4.me/1n6 Discord: discord.mash4.me Hosts: Jorge Veguilla…
#30: Winter Is Coming… How “Ice” To Meet You
Jul 17, 2016 • 61 min
The In Orbit crew goes over the Cosmodrome Winter Tour, Iron Banner’s return, the Moments Of Triumph, and Messages From The Reef! Episode URL: http://mash4.me/1mu Discord: discord.mash4.me Hosts: Jorge Veguilla twitter.com/Go2NRGtwitch.tv/Go2NRG David…
#29: The Rise Of The Technodrome!
Jul 4, 2016 • 58 min
The The Technodrome clan takes over the show and discusses the still remaining lag and connectivity issues, subsequent unplanned maintenance, old gen goes bye bye metaphorically in August, the upcoming Bungie day 7/7/2016, and current and future…
#28: Won’t Someone Please Think of The Glitches?!
Jun 27, 2016 • 100 min
The In Orbit crew discuss the recent patch 2.3.0 (and subsequent 2.3.1 patch), more information comes out about “Rise Of Iron” since E3 and various interviews, the heavy glitches this game has been having in connectivity and in game glitches, and we talk…
#27: The Mutants Are Coming!
Jun 11, 2016 • 60 min
On today’s show, David, Alan, and Jorge go over the “Rise Of Iron” reveal, what they liked, didn’t like, and thoughts! Episode URL: http://mash4.me/1m9 Discord: discord.mash4.me Hosts: Jorge Veguilla twitter.com/Go2NRGtwitch.tv/Go2NRG David Schnoes…
#26: Is That Some Iron In Your Pocket, Or Are You Just Happy To See Me?
Jun 6, 2016 • 55 min
Bungie’s Crucible ride along lacked content, we go over Challenge of Elders and a review of the arena, June 9th is the date the future takes shape, and we take questions from you the fans in our segment, “Messages From The Reef”. Episode URL:…
#25: Even The Great Osiris Loves Some Glitchy Rockets
May 23, 2016 • 77 min
Trials of Osiris and Iron Banner (which was supposed to come out the week of May 24-30) have been cancelled, Bungie ViDocs, and we take questions from you the fans in our segment, “Messages From The Reef”. Episode URL: http://mash4.me/1m0 Discord:…
#24: The Race To 335 Is Over… So Now What Bungie?
May 9, 2016 • 55 min
Bungie is returning to weekly Twitch shows, Bungie’s patch 2.2.0.2 fixed some year 1 woes and punches, the latest Iron Banner gave tons of loot, Activision mentioned 30 million registered users in their latest earnings call, and questions from you the…
#23: Reduce The Grind. Reuse The Content. Recycle Destiny.
Apr 25, 2016 • 112 min
Note: Please forgive any additional noises you might hear in this episode, we had trouble with the audio this time around. On today’s show: The Spring update is in full effect, we review the new content and go over PvP, a grimore card seems to hint to a…
#22: Dat Balance Tho - When Bungie Gets Crazy with Loot And Shoot.
Apr 12, 2016 • 113 min
The Spring update is coming on April 12 with new PVE content and PVP/PVE tuning, Bungie’s “new” creative lead leaves the company after 13 years, our favorite moments from our time with Destiny from the alpha/beta, and questions from you the fans in our…
#21: We Got Stuff?! Wow Bungie!
Mar 29, 2016 • 69 min
On today’s show, Jorge, David, and Jordan from Up Down Up Down discuss the upcoming April update to The Taken King which will introduce at least one story mission, a new strike, an updated Taken strike, new maximum light, updated Prison of Elders, and new…
#20: Competition Can Be Tough, Eh Bungie?
Mar 13, 2016 • 47 min
In today’s episode, the returning Waldy and Alan join Jorge as they discuss the two Bungie BTS streams, the Crucible patch, and the Playboy article from former Destiny developers. We discuss The Division and the division it’s caused in gamer’s perception…
#19: The Episode Where We Speculate
Feb 29, 2016 • 66 min
In this episode Jorge and Alan go over a light bit of news and the current Iron Banner, as well as go over some in depth questions from the audience where we discuss what we’d like to see in the game, what we expect, and what might be coming down the…
#18: The Future Of Destiny Episode
Feb 15, 2016 • 106 min
In today’s episode, Jorge, David, and Peche along with guests Alan and Jamie jump into the news recently provided by Bungie with regards to the immediate future and extended future of Destiny, along with the disappointing Crimson Days “event” and how…
#17: The Frustrating Episode
Feb 1, 2016 • 109 min
In this episode, Jorge, Alan, and Jamie investigate the latest round of new from Bungie and all the different ways Bungie’s been bungling things up in the present and potentially the future. We discuss the Valentine’s Day event, the apathy towards it, the…
#16: The Wishful Episode
Jan 19, 2016 • 75 min
In this episode Jorge, John, and David discuss 5 major sticking points that we would like to see changed in the future for Destiny 2 (and maybe in the short term future). Where exactly is this game going? Episode URL: http://mash4.me/1kh Discord:…
#15: The Post Holiday Blues
Jan 5, 2016 • 67 min
In today’s episode, Jorge, Jamie, and David discuss SRL, Iron Banner, and loot, loot, and more loot. Additionally we discuss changes and experiences we are missing from the game and things we would like to see happen in the future. Episode URL:…
#14: The Challenge (?) Mode Holiday Extravaganza!
Dec 23, 2015 • 77 min
While John and Jarret are getting ready for Santa, Jorge brings in a cavalcade of guests including David aka DSchnoes, Ryan aka Geanie13, and Jamie “Peche” in to talk about the latest update to the Destiny meta, the challenge mode and it’s questionable…
#13: The Unlucky Episode… If You Were Expecting More Meaningful Content
Dec 8, 2015 • 65 min
Today Jorge and Waldy are joined by Ryan as we go into the nerfs, buffs, and stuffs of Destiny happening during the December update, and while we struggle to understand how sparse the incoming content will be for the upcoming racing addition. Episode URL:…
#12: The Episode Where We Twiddle Our Thumbs & Wait For Changes
Nov 24, 2015 • 101 min
In today’s show, Jorge and Waldy discuss the upcoming changes in the December update and how we feel about Bungie making large sweeps instead of subtle and selective changes. Two and a half months later, where are we at with The Taken King? Is the game…
#11: The Episode Lost to Lag
Nov 11, 2015 • 75 min
In this episode we go over minor news and slightly discuss the upcoming updates. We then get into the gigantic frustrations that have been plaguing us in regards to completing the raid, the rewards from the raid, the constant disappointment with the raid,…
#10: The Episode That Void Hunters Killed With Exploits
Oct 27, 2015 • 121 min
In today’s episode we discuss the first Iron Banner of year 2, Trials of Osiris being delayed, the issue with the leveling system in year 2, No Time To Explain, and concerns for future exotic side quests. We also discuss the Heroic King’s Fall raid, and…
#9: The Long One About The Taken King
Oct 13, 2015 • 181 min
Follow us on this long journey as we go through The Taken King, what we liked, what we didn’t like, and what we see happening in the future. Jorge, John, Jarret and a special guest, Nick, go through the deep PvE story mode, the (mostly) welcome changes to…
#8: Countdown To 2.0 & The Taken King
Sep 7, 2015 • 130 min
In this episode, Jorge, Jarret, and John explore the past month and explosion of news that was presented by Bungie on the path to The Taken King. We first explore the disappearance of Tess Everis, the Nepal shader and emblem, discuss Crucible once again,…
#7: A Whole New Destiny or Same Old Story?
Aug 12, 2015 • 102 min
In today’s show we discuss the upcoming patch 2.0 and what it means for weapons and the crucible, how little (or how much) the fleshing out of the original story means to the upcoming game, how we feel about current events (such as Trials of Osiris and…
Worbit(WoW! Talk! x In Orbit): Is Activision the Bad Guy Here?
Aug 5, 2015 • 98 min
Activision has played the villain for a long time, and with both disgruntled WoW and Destiny players, it is easy to pin both games problems on them. WoW players are currently dealing with what is most likely the shortest expansion in WoW history, while…
#6: That Underwhelming Feeling
Jul 14, 2015 • 119 min
Coming up for a title for this episode was a bit tough, but the overall feel is that Destinys feeling a bit underwhelming on multiple fronts these days. Can The Taken King change that? We discuss that, weapons balance (lol), microtransations, PvP and PvE…
#5: I can’t quit you, you arrogant prick.
Jun 24, 2015 • 135 min
E3 brought Destiny players official information on the upcoming “The Taken King” expansion. It also brought out Bungie’s arrogance. We discuss the fallout from the event known as the “Luke Smith Scandal”, information about The Taken King, the current…
#4: In the House of Wolves
May 29, 2015 • 86 min
After what felt like a long wait, the House of Wolves expansion has finally arrived. The team discusses our experiences so far with the expansion, the return of the Mythoclast, and a huge misstep Bungie might have taken. Episode URL: http://mash4.me/1i7…
#3: High Hopes
Apr 29, 2015 • 116 min
Since launch Destiny has been a bit underwhelming, but early reports about the House of Wolves appears to bring in a new wave of hope for the game. In this episode we discuss what we know about House of Wolves, changes to The Crucible, stats on the…
#2: Content Drought
Mar 20, 2015 • 124 min
Some of the most dedicated Destiny players are suffering from the content drought, with clans becoming less active and moving to other games. We discuss that, the recent weapons update, vault addition to the companion app, Inferno mode, Trials of Osiris,…
#1: Maiden Voyage
Feb 13, 2015 • 130 min
Mash Those Buttons is proud to launch our newest podcast dedicated to Destiny. This episode we discuss Crota Hard Mode, the upcoming weapon nerf, Bungie merging skirmish maps with other Crucible types, House of Wolves Details and more. Episode URL:…