The Case of the Missing Rewards - Luckily, in my many hours playing Destiny 2 I haven’t been bitten by this bug. Seeing behind the curtains of something I interact with so often is pretty neat though!
It’s fascinating to read the tale of a gnarly bug from a domain I have no practical experience working in. In this case, large-scale, long-term game development. The volume and detail of data they work with to find a strange little bug that only manifests in certain kinds of game activities and involves weird decisions made in sizing networking subsystem buffers is amazing.
See also, How I cut GTA Online loading times by 70%