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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby Skye1013 » Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:07 pm

Flex wrote:The melee classes are extremely fun to play. Punching something so hard it skin disintegrates is awesome.

I was disappointed at how boring the Demon Hunter was to play for the beta level range. It just lacks all the neat ranged abilities that the Wizard and Witch Doctor have and doesn't have the oomph in its attacks that melee have.

Guess it's a good thing I started with the Demon Hunter (and haven't played any of the other classes.) So far my only complaint is they seem like a one-trick pony. "Let's see how many mobs I can kill before they get close enough to hit me!"

Idk, maybe I just enjoyed D2 more because I love summoning 40 skels out to kill things for me. I'll have to mess around with the other classes and see how I feel about it.

Also, in regards to everything being on the servers: one of my friends was considering getting the game until he found out you HAVE to be connected to the internet to play. At least D2 gave the option to play locally without internet (and even via a LAN iirc.) Sure your characters couldn't cross between the two, but that was never really an issue for me.
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby Fivelives » Wed Apr 25, 2012 5:51 am

I don't get why companies are all doing this crap now.

"An internet connection is required to play this game in single player mode."

Screw that - that's why WRaZ.0.rZ^69.Diablo.III.cracked is going to be more popular than the actual retail game itself. If I want to play a single player game, I'll be damned if I should have to connect to the internet to play it!

Edit: naughty naughty language! My inner sailor slipped out. That sounded dirtier when I read it than it did in my head.
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby Flex » Wed Apr 25, 2012 5:52 am

Fivelives wrote:I don't get why companies are all doing this shit now.

"An internet connection is required to play this game in single player mode."


PRobably because of the real money auction house. They don't want someone that finds an exploit to be a ruiner.
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby Skye1013 » Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:02 am

I don't see where that is a problem for single player. Do like they did in D2 and have single player characters separate from multiplayer chars and require the connection for the latter (and achievements only proc if you're actually online, much like with SC2.)
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby Dantriges » Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:04 am

Isn´t this "connect to net" thing the new copy protection?
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby sahiel » Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:02 am

Skye1013 wrote:I don't see where that is a problem for single player. Do like they did in D2 and have single player characters separate from multiplayer chars and require the connection for the latter (and achievements only proc if you're actually online, much like with SC2.)

But then all those SP gamers wouldn't be able to buy stuff off the AH at all and thus Blizz earns less money, hence why the idea goes out the window.
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby Levantine » Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:02 pm

Hold up... You can play diablo as a single player game? People do that? The only way I have fun with it is when I'm dicking around with my friends seeing what kind of interesting shit we can do with ability combos. Each to their own I guess, but I know I've always seen diablo 2 as a game that you lay with other people because otherwise it'd be boring as shit.
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby Skye1013 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:06 am

I started out in single player, then moved up to LANs. Only ever did online play a couple of times (because it was basically like LFD/LFR is in WoW... different people every time I want to go through it.)

Granted, the game became more interesting to me after we figured out how to duplicate items during LAN play (and my friend found a single item-space rune that gave +7 to all skills, which got us up to 99 in all skills after only spending 1 point each...)

That obviously wouldn't fly in the online version, though I'm to understand that people "hacked" items to make their own. Then again, that might have just been for SP/LAN games.
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby Skye1013 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:07 am

Levantine wrote:a game that you lay with other people because otherwise it'd be boring as shit.

No wonder you prefer multiplayer...
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby Levantine » Thu Apr 26, 2012 5:33 am

Fuck. Busted.
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby Novariety » Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:48 pm

I reinstalled D2 for a little nostalgia last night before D3 goes live, haven't played it since WoW, oh so long ago now.

Looking forward to D3 :).
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby lythac » Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:20 am

I failed in finding my copy of D2. Made me sad.
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby Esilence » Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:41 am

lythac wrote:I failed in finding my copy of D2. Made me sad.


You can get the downloaders etc from the Blizzard site. You would still need your cd key, but if you tied it into your battle.net account you can find that online also.

If you lost it before tying it in though, you are a bit screwed.
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby tinalt » Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:46 pm

After playing the beta one last time over the weekend, I'm in love with the wizard. It's way too satisfying using the arcane orb to destroy giant groups of enemies. the fact that one channel of frost ray was destryong elites was great too. I can't wait to see some of the later abilities in action.
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Re: D3 official release date announced

Postby Flex » Wed May 02, 2012 1:43 pm

Story Found that story via Kotaku about the 2D Physics engine used by Angry Birds and basically every other 2D physics game ever and see that he is now employeed by Blizzard. I hit up the box2d.org website and see he gave a presentation on ragdolls in Diablo 3. Pretty cool that some guy writing a free engine gets to expand on that work in a professional way.
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