Your Journey to Being The One

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Your Journey to Being The One

Postby Andrew on Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:40 pm

Here's a topic all about The One; both The League, and The Streets.

How far along are you in The One? I'll admit that I've mostly been playing the challenges, and a bit of the Pro-Am tour so far. Since I'm already playing MyCAREER in NBA 2K18 in order to grind up my player a little quicker for 2K Pro-Am, I haven't put much time into The League, as it feels like doubling up.

However, that's where I really have to give credit to the upgrade system in NBA Live 18. Even just playing a few of the LIVE Events challenges, I found myself earning Skill Points quite quickly, on top of Reward Points and Hype. It definitely feels like much less of a grind to get to a point where my player doesn't feel exceedingly weak online or in the NBA portion of the mode. I do prefer being able to buy specific items to random drops in crates, but the RP system is way better than VC. My ideal approach would be to combine the two: earn RP at a fair rate, buy the gear you want, as you want it.

Perhaps my biggest complaint thus far is that I can't find a good camera angle. The broadcast cam is alright, but the camera doesn't follow your player, which isn't ideal in transition. The baseline angles feel a bit too zoomed in, without a really good view of the court. What's everyone's preference for camera angles in The One?
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Re: Your Journey to Being The One

Postby zzcoolj21 on Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:41 am

I have a few players I'm building up on The Streets

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Re: Your Journey to Being The One

Postby [Q] on Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:42 am

I wish the baseline cam was a bit higher so you could see the shot clock. I lost interest once my first player hit max and had created a second one for the trophy. I wound up getting back into it a little with the latest wave of live events for jerseys. I really got back into it this last weekend, redoing the pro am to clear the objectives that I couldn't get as a pg the first time (rebounds and blocks were impossible)
I had the Kemp jersey but I had really wanted a Payton version and I found out that you get a Payton jersey for completing objectives in Seattle so I had to play through the first 3 cities to get to Seattle to get the jersey.

On a side note, I think we might be getting more characters from NBA street judging by the nickname list.

I might wind up playing some of the league but I think I'm down for a while until they have new jerseys come out. I'll be playing more ultimate team than the one
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Re: Your Journey to Being The One

Postby zzcoolj21 on Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:35 pm

My ironically defensive minded guard
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Re: Your Journey to Being The One

Postby Andrew on Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:26 pm

Nice work on those NBA Street legends. (Y)

[Q] wrote:I wish the baseline cam was a bit higher so you could see the shot clock.


Yeah, I'm not a fan of the selection of camera angles. The zoom and positioning isn't quite right, and as already mentioned, the focus on the ball rather than your player makes it difficult to keep track of your player, especially in transition.
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Re: Your Journey to Being The One

Postby zzcoolj21 on Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:13 pm

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Spent most of the day building up my own player. Visions of my old athletic finisher from NBA 2k12.
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Re: Your Journey to Being The One

Postby Andrew on Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:41 pm

Looking strong. Plenty of RP for crates too, I see!
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Re: Your Journey to Being The One

Postby [Q] on Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:49 am

Man you really like throwing alley oops lol
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