Published on: Nov 15, 2015 @ 11:41 Tlaloc is an Exotic Scout Rifle that can only be used by the Warlock. You can unlock it by reaching rank 3 with the Gunsmith and completing its Exotic quest. We also have a full review. [divider] PvP Guide Tlaloc has a base Impact of 48 and RoF of 37, putting it into the same class as the Boolean Gemini, Hung Jury SR4, or Vision of Confluence. It’s unique perk is ‘Overflow’ which increases the weapons handling, rate of fire, and stability when the wielder’s super is fully charged. When Overflow is active, there’s a ~20% boost in RoF.
Published on: Nov 9, 2015 @ 16:50 Swain, Birds and Bones had the opportunity to visit Bungie Studios on November 2nd and spend the day talking with the people who create Destiny. It was definitely a fun time, but in true journalistic fashion, Crucible Radio knew they’d have to return with some new information that can help us improve. This article will review of some of the things we learned. [divider] Jon Weisnewski Explains Telesto After Crucible Radio’s Exotic Review episode, Sandbox Designer and weapons master Jon Weisnewski had a few things to say. Swain had rated Telesto pretty low, but Jon insisted that the
Published on: Nov 2, 2015 @ 13:55 The Festival of the Lost has been a blast the past week, but in the world of Crucible Radio, there’s only one thing on our minds – Trials of Osiris! To prepare for the highest level of competition in Destiny, there are a few major subjects to focus on. The latest episode discusses what you should do to be successful. [divider] Loadouts It sounds obvious, but it’s important to remember that a smart loadout is the first and foremost important layer to preparing for Trials. It’s always good to play with a gun
Published on: Oct 26, 2015 @ 23:41 Warning: Lots of videos in this article. [divider] Recap It’s become a bit of a catchphrase, but it was another exciting week in the world of Destiny. The first Iron Banner has come and gone, and the guys put some serious time into it. Thankfully the loot bug will be fixed next time. A listener asked about sidearms, and with the Ironwreath, CR agreed that the right roll can make a sidearm deadly. It’s tough to put down a shotgun or sniper at this point, but future balances might really bring them to
Know Your Enemy Learning how to counter an enemy relies on knowing their strengths and weaknesses. While the Sunbreaker is incredibly powerful, it does have its faults. Strengths: Incredibly high armor; capable of surviving a headshot from a high impact sniper rifle. Ability to heal on kills; Cauterize perk keeps health and shields up after kills with Super. High mobility: Titans are perceived to be all about strength, but can move faster than most classes if the Control jump is utilized correctly. Weaknesses: Reduced visibility; if a Sunbreaker hits a target or surface in front of them, their explosions can create
Published on: Sep 7, 2015 @ 15:40 The ability to identify, locate, and eliminate targets rapidly with your sniper rifle is a great skill to have in your arsenal – you just need some practice and a willingness to step outside your comfort zone. Close quarters snipers and quick-scoping players are implementing a skill that takes a lot practice and bravery, but it’s not impossible to do what they do. With these tips and guidelines, you can enhance your ability to acquire targets faster and make your friends’ jaws drop. [divider] Commit to Sniping Great players are both skilled and comfortable
Published on: Sep 3, 2015 @ 16:03 Even the greatest Crucible warriors can get frustrated from time to time, but the key to success is recognizing when your emotions are getting the best of you. Like in any competition, controlling tilt can help you develop better habits and skill, win the game, and most importantly, enjoy yourself more. [divider] Tilt: What Is It? The term “tilt” is commonly used when referring to poker. Occasionally, a gambler can go on a losing streak and convince themselves that they will eventually recover by winning big. When this happens, they begin to lose
Published on: Sep 1, 2015 @ 15:42 Now that the basics have been covered, let’s dive into the meta-game. Mind games, tactics, map movement, spawn control, and other strategies are part of the meta-game; smaller, more specific aspects of Crucible strategy not made apparent in-game that grant a greater understanding of PvP matches and offer distinct advantages when mastered. In this chapter of the Crucibible, we’ll be talking about the meta of pre-positioning. You’ll learn how to give yourself the advantage before a firefight, and how to take into account equipment, other players, and your surroundings to win a standoff.