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#2431 ShockD

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 09:48

Developers are losing interest in their game? Is that why they released a major expansion a few months ago, are working on a big patch right, now and it's all but been announced that their will be a second expansion?

Well they are still releasing expansions for WoW but this game's dying pretty damn fast too. Yes, a new patch without a date is said to be coming but it sure as hell won't target all the bugs that are currently present in the game. This kind of game just requires updates more often.




#2432 Shadrack

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 12:55

Well they are still releasing expansions for WoW but this game's dying pretty damn fast too. Yes, a new patch without a date is said to be coming but it sure as hell won't target all the bugs that are currently present in the game. This kind of game just requires updates more often.


Stop extrapolating what you think onto the entire population. Speak in terms of your opinion, and other's might begin to take you seriously. This tone of absolute fact that you pretend to possess is arrogant and tiring.

#2433 ShockD

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 13:21

Stop extrapolating what you think onto the entire population. Speak in terms of your opinion, and other's might begin to take you seriously. This tone of absolute fact that you pretend to possess is arrogant and tiring.

What I said IS fact (source of my statements being Blizzard themselves), my only opinion is that it's dying. And why yes, I have the right to express it just like you did. If you don't like it, show me I'm wrong. Everything else is irrelevant (including your feelings).



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Posted 25 August 2014 - 20:23

And now I'm finally playing, Crusader'ing it up :D



#2435 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 20:33

looks like the 2.1 patch is likely for tomorrow (PC version only)

 

new patch files were uploaded to the official servers today

 

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 20:50

Demon Hunter level 70 (Paragon 18) and now it's time do find some epic loot. :)



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Posted 25 August 2014 - 21:25

My gf and I got the game for the PS4 last Wed.  Haven't had a ton of time to play but for co-op she's playing a Wizard and I'm playing a Demon Hunter.  We're starting on the lowest difficulty figuring it's a long term thing and we'll go through all of them one at a time.  We just got to Act II.   For solo play I made a Crusader and set it to the highest available difficulty (3rd?), the rest seem to require you complete Act IV before you can use them.  Solo I just defeated the Skeleton King. So far we're liking it a lot.  The Demon Hunter seems to be a perfect fit for me so I nailed that and the Crusader become more enjoyable once I opened up smite as it gives me decent ranged attack.  I'm still not sure it was the best class for soloing though as taunts and party buffs seem to be a big part of his skill set and don't do a whole lot when you're soloing.  Again though I'm having a good time.  Nothing really beats sitting on the couch with the gf though killing hordes of monsters, rofl.

 

I hope to try out 4 player local co-op soon with my only concern being that we already have to stop fairly often to check gear/skills... I imagine that's even worse with 4 players so I could see that really bogging things down.  I can see us playing this for a while unless Alienation blows us away and takes the 4-player co-op crown:

 



#2438 trag3dy

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 21:27

Well they are still releasing expansions for WoW but this game's dying pretty damn fast too. Yes, a new patch without a date is said to be coming but it sure as hell won't target all the bugs that are currently present in the game. This kind of game just requires updates more often.

 

WoW is only failing in comparison to itself in it's prime. Name a single other game besides LoL that can boast as many active players. As much as it pains me to say it WoW is still doing extremely well.

 

Your unreasonable hatred is showing, and I'm not sure I understand it. You don't like a game and that's perfectly okay but to say it's dieing and the devs are losing interest when that runs contrary to the facts is strange.

 

 

looks like the 2.1 patch is likely for tomorrow (PC version only)

 

new patch files were uploaded to the official servers today

 

Cool. I wasn't expect the patch to hit until mid September. I'm looking forward to seeing how nerfed and buffed my Crusader has gotten at the same time.

 

From what I've read on the ptr forum it should be a net gain.



#2439 trag3dy

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 21:38

My gf and I got the game for the PS4 last Wed.  Haven't had a ton of time to play but for co-op she's playing a Wizard and I'm playing a Demon Hunter.  We're starting on the lowest difficulty figuring it's a long term thing and we'll go through all of them one at a time.  We just got to Act II.   For solo play I made a Crusader and set it to the highest available difficulty (3rd?), the rest seem to require you complete Act IV before you can use them.  Solo I just defeated the Skeleton King. So far we're liking it a lot.  The Demon Hunter seems to be a perfect fit for me so I nailed that and the Crusader become more enjoyable once I opened up smite as it gives me decent ranged attack.  I'm still not sure it was the best class for soloing though as taunts and party buffs seem to be a big part of his skill set and don't do a whole lot when you're soloing.  Again though I'm having a good time.  Nothing really beats sitting on the couch with the gf though killing hordes of monsters, rofl.

 

I hope to try out 4 player local co-op soon with my only concern being that we already have to stop fairly often to check gear/skills... I imagine that's even worse with 4 players so I could see that really bogging things down.  I can see us playing this for a while unless Alienation blows us away and takes the 4-player co-op crown:

 

Crusader is a monster solo class. You shouldn't have any trouble beating every single thing in the game with it with okay gear.

 

http://us.battle.net...2/hero/43915030

 

Here's my Crusader if you want to see an example of a strong build. For killing bosses I run Phalanx - bowmen but when I'm clearing an area I run Steed Charge - Endurance instead. I'm capable of doing torment 6 with this but it's a little slow. I tend to stay in torment 3, 4, and 5 because killing stuff faster trumps higher drop rates. The more you kill the more loot you get.

 

Another thing to note though is that my build is somewhat gear dependent. Without Fate of the Fell it's not going to be nearly as effective.

 

Also it's probably gonna be hard to find a full group until you hit level 70.



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Posted 25 August 2014 - 21:50

Also it's probably gonna be hard to find a full group until you hit level 70.

That's fine because I have no intention of playing online multiplayer. I'm at hardcore gamer at heart (spend a ton on games, even build a gaming rig every few years) with the time to game of a causal gamer (I have a bunch of games I've never even played, rofl). So I buy games the big kids play but only get 30 min or so a few times a week to play (all games combined) and half of that is co-op with the gf. This results in me pretty much sucking at most games compared to people who play for hours and day and generally making my online gaming experience awful. We got Diablo for the PS4 for it's LOCAL coop not online, I doubt I'll ever play with anyone I've not met in real life.

Your character looks amazing though!

#2441 trag3dy

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 21:55

I don't think you need to devote a lot of time see the higher difficulties in Diablo 3. I only have like 400 hours combined on all my characters over the 2 years since the game came out. That comes out to less than an hour a day.

 

Of course there are times when I play 5 or 6 hours a day and then go weeks without playing, too. Which is more common than me playing every day.



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Posted 25 August 2014 - 22:46

My gf and I got the game for the PS4 last Wed.  Haven't had a ton of time to play but for co-op she's playing a Wizard and I'm playing a Demon Hunter.  We're starting on the lowest difficulty figuring it's a long term thing and we'll go through all of them one at a time.  We just got to Act II.   For solo play I made a Crusader and set it to the highest available difficulty (3rd?), the rest seem to require you complete Act IV before you can use them.  Solo I just defeated the Skeleton King. So far we're liking it a lot.  The Demon Hunter seems to be a perfect fit for me so I nailed that and the Crusader become more enjoyable once I opened up smite as it gives me decent ranged attack.  I'm still not sure it was the best class for soloing though as taunts and party buffs seem to be a big part of his skill set and don't do a whole lot when you're soloing.  Again though I'm having a good time.  Nothing really beats sitting on the couch with the gf though killing hordes of monsters, rofl.

 

I hope to try out 4 player local co-op soon with my only concern being that we already have to stop fairly often to check gear/skills... I imagine that's even worse with 4 players so I could see that really bogging things down.  I can see us playing this for a while unless Alienation blows us away and takes the 4-player co-op crown:

 

 

I'm kicking ass as a Crusader on expert. Got a legendary two hander from the skeleton king and thanks to the Crusader passive that allows you to one hand a two hander and keep a shield I'm good to go. Love that passive now :D



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Posted 25 August 2014 - 23:03


Your unreasonable hatred is showing, and I'm not sure I understand it. You don't like a game and that's perfectly okay but to say it's dieing and the devs are losing interest when that runs contrary to the facts is strange.

 

Your accusation is deprived of logic. I said a few posts above that Diablo 3 is an awesome game. Now you put words in my mouth. I really don't understand why are you so butthurt. As if you got credits in the game.

 

To me, the dev is not showing enough support. For casual players it may be enough, but for the majority of hardcore players it isn't. But I totally understand Blizzard, that's not an easy task. Diablo 3 isn't a multiplayer oriented game (except the co-op).

 

It's good you still find the game interesting. It just got boring for me and a lot of other people on the Blizzard forums feel the same way as me. It just doesn't offer the rewards it used to offer before.



#2444 Shadrack

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 14:31

Got into 2.1 last night in between DDoS attacks.  Love all the improvements so far. I think my favorite is probably the coin counter...lol, its always the small stuff.

 

Wish they had "sell all" buttons similar to how they have "savage all" buttons now.  Seems like a logical...oh well, probably next patch.

 

Frame rates are much improved on, overall, I think. I'm noticing less stuttering in game on my 7 year old rig.

 

I rejoined the Neowin community but see nobody else there.  I think I handed the leadership role to Razorwing before I left. Nobody in my clan is playing right now. I need to find a new active clan before Seasons start.



#2445 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 14:32

the bonus gold is a little crazy right now. I did a regular Tier 3 rift last night and netted around 3Million gold for the run.