So, I was doing my best to solo Crota's End last night when I was invited to a Crota Cheese group. I say cheese, but if you are familiar with the method, it is glitching and most would consider it cheating (I do). For the first time, I felt like I was doing something wrong.
Now, mind you, I cheesed Atheon and all of the VoG after completing it legitimately. I have soloed Crota's End up to the deathsinger, or whatever her name is (and completed the entire raid legitimately). These have all felt like creative use of systems Bungie left in place or was too lazy to thoroughly test.
Using an exploding lantern to shoot me across a map seems like a creative use of in game mechanics, not cheating, to me. But the Crota fight... having a player quit the game to freeze the main boss in place, and then wailing away at him... feels entirely different. There is *some* skill needed to make it work, I guess, but only maybe 25% of the skill it takes to do it legit.
Anyway, after it was all said and done,...
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