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Destiny 2 will not use 'Grimoire Cards' to tell its story


Grimoire Cards in Destiny, as the Destiny Wiki explains, are "awards that players earn when they perform certain actions," like killing a particular guy or finding a new location. They can improve experience gains or drops, but their primary purpose is to tell the story behind the game by fleshing out the lore related to characters, weapons and locations. Somewhat maddeningly for players, you can only actually read the cards outside of the game, either on Bungie's website or the official app, which naturally kept a lot of players from bothering. So for Destiny 2, the plan is different: As world lead Steve Cotton told Forbes, Grimoire Cards are being ditched in favor of in-game storytelling.

"The answer to that question [about Grimoire Cards returning] is 'no,' and the reason it's 'no' is because we want to put the lore in the game," he said. "We want people to be able to find the lore. All the story is told through the Adventures,

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