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Old 2012-05-23, 15:18   Link #1921
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afaik, the blacksmithing system is really just an inflation control for the AH. If things become too expensive on the market, BS becomes more attractive and double as a gold sink. If things are too cheap.. well no complains about that from me XD
AH for farmed items are always limited in inflation by the drop rate. It's too high, people just farm them instead of buying from players. Blacksmithing is redundant and superceded. The only thing that blacksmithing system would control is if there were items that can be bought only with real money or manufactured and are not attainable from the loot table.

Raidcall is okay but honestly, I'm sick of the variety of group-voice chatting utilities. It's too many ,and I don't understand why people would go out of their way to use some software that nobody else uses. I have raidcall, google, skype, teamspeak, ventrilo, mumble and I'd still find guilds telling me they use some software that I've never heard of which makes me rip my hair out at the thought of it Dx. I usually just ditch the entire group and find another group that uses something more conventional. I also don't play with any irl friend that uses something I don't have. It's not that I have anything against them r their program. Just that I don't like installing so many programs that do the same thing.

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Old 2012-05-23, 16:05   Link #1922
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Man does Blizzard have such a good customer service

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Old 2012-05-23, 16:17   Link #1923
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Seems blizzard basically wants demon hunters to be full on glass canons...
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Old 2012-05-23, 16:46   Link #1924
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It's pretty clear that Blizzard does not intend to let anyone complete inferno without uber gears.

But to be fair, the DH and Wiz nerfs are warranted.
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Old 2012-05-23, 19:04   Link #1925
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Blizzard, when your Customer service line is full all day long, you have a freakin problem and FIX IT!

Apparently they think since they just got billions of dollars they can slack off.
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Old 2012-05-23, 19:45   Link #1926
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It's pretty clear that Blizzard does not intend to let anyone complete inferno without uber gears.

But to be fair, the DH and Wiz nerfs are warranted.
How they nerf Wizard? Im playing Wizard ( level 55 ) act II Hell and im not having any trouble/
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Old 2012-05-23, 19:49   Link #1927
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How they nerf Wizard? Im playing Wizard ( level 55 ) act II Hell and im not having any trouble/
It's not so much a nerf than correcting an oversight. They basically changed Force Armor so that it has a damage absorption cap based on your Wizard's maximum life.

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Old 2012-05-23, 20:15   Link #1928
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It's not so much a nerf than correcting an oversight. They basically changed Force Armor so that it has a damage absorption cap based on your Wizard's maximum life.

Cheers.
Ahh IC thats why I didnt notice.. I never use Force Armor before.

My roomate is kinda piss off about the DH nerf though.
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Old 2012-05-23, 20:19   Link #1929
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30 seconds of invulnerability isn't fun, I guess.
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Old 2012-05-23, 20:22   Link #1930
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Where are the recent patch notes anyway?
http://us.battle.net/d3/en/blog/5825330

Goddamit Blizzard, stop nerfing things and get to my support ticket. For crying out loud, balance changes aren't nearly as important as ME.
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Old 2012-05-23, 21:03   Link #1931
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Erm, what the shit. I timed out twice when buying shit from the Auction House, and my gold is gone with no item! At least I spent the rest on improvements.
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Old 2012-05-23, 21:12   Link #1932
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It's amazing how much of difference in difficulty once I upgraded my gear to my current level using the AH, and it's not even Rare items, just regular magic items and I'm steamrolling everything again.

In fact, my only difficulty comes from fighting the mid-Act boss, but not because he was tough, but because I was trying not to kill his Guardians to get that achievement -_-;

(Probably shouldn't have used Disintegrate and Hydra...)
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Old 2012-05-23, 21:20   Link #1933
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Erm, what the shit. I timed out twice when buying shit from the Auction House, and my gold is gone with no item! At least I spent the rest on improvements.
And now Auction House is down for repairs.

Blizzard asked for it. They forced everyone online so they could promote the AH, and now they couldn't handle the traffic they themselves forced upon the system.
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Old 2012-05-23, 22:25   Link #1934
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It's pretty clear that Blizzard does not intend to let anyone complete inferno without uber gears.

But to be fair, the DH and Wiz nerfs are warranted.
Force armor was more of a gimmick than a exploit IMO. There are tons of drawbacks to having only 4k HP in Inferno mode. They nerfed Force Armor way too much, it should have been at least 200% of your max HP instead of 100%. Shit will still one shot your ass in Act 3 even with 50k HP. Gotta love Blizzard's terrible balancing abilities.
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Old 2012-05-23, 22:27   Link #1935
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Blizzard asked for it. They forced everyone online so they could promote the AH, and now they couldn't handle the traffic they themselves forced upon the system.
Blizzard sold 6.3 million copies of Diablo 3, and it is the second fastest selling game of all time (behind Modern Warfare 3's 6.5 million spread across multiple platforms). This doesn't even include the 1.2 million "free" copies from the Annual Pass promotion. Source: Engadget

Suffice to say, Blizzards servers got hammered. People can complain, but the logistics of this launch are staggering. Most analysts were predicting D3 would sell that much in a year, not a week. Lifetime sales of D2 hover around 4 million and that game has been around for 12 years. As the cliched phrase goes, Blizzard was the victim of its own success.
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Old 2012-05-23, 22:36   Link #1936
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Suffice to say, Blizzards servers got hammered. People can complain, but the logistics of this launch are staggering. Most analysts were predicting D3 would sell that much in a year, not a week. Lifetime sales of D2 hover around 4 million and that game has been around for 12 years. As the cliched phrase goes, Blizzard was the victim of its own success.
Yet again...

Since vanilla WoW release this has happened a lot.
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Old 2012-05-23, 22:40   Link #1937
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All I have to say I paid 97 cents ( Canadain) because the dude from EB games input the wrong number on the debit machine and didnt even notice. Reg price is 62.97
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Old 2012-05-23, 23:13   Link #1938
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I dunno about Canada, but getting short changed is everyday life 'round 'ere.
I'm not sure why you even brought that up.
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Old 2012-05-23, 23:19   Link #1939
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Blizzard sold 6.3 million copies of Diablo 3, and it is the second fastest selling game of all time (behind Modern Warfare 3's 6.5 million spread across multiple platforms). This doesn't even include the 1.2 million "free" copies from the Annual Pass promotion. Source: Engadget

Suffice to say, Blizzards servers got hammered. People can complain, but the logistics of this launch are staggering. Most analysts were predicting D3 would sell that much in a year, not a week. Lifetime sales of D2 hover around 4 million and that game has been around for 12 years. As the cliched phrase goes, Blizzard was the victim of its own success.
Let me repeat; people would complain less if they could play something when the servers are down. Blizzard is not a victim of anything; they want more Battlenet traffic, and they designed DIII to maximise Battlenet traffic. They GOT battlenet traffic.

Thus, it is their fault that their customers can't play the game they paid for.
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Old 2012-05-24, 00:16   Link #1940
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No, people will complain about everything and anything. We could live in Utopia and someone would complain that the sky isn't blue enough and that the weather is a touch too mild, and the birds chirp too damn much. And who the hell is playing those damn harps!?

I paid for the game too. I had minimal downtime from the servers, very little lag while playing and only a few times where the AH was down. I managed to complete Normal with no problems and am working through Nightmare at the moment when I have free time.

When the servers are down, do you know what I do? I shrug, figure Blizzard will fix it in a few, and go find something else to do. If for some reason the downtime lasts for a day or more, I know Blizzard is good enough to compensate me for it. Yeah I'll rage a bit, especially if I planned to play the whole day. But my life isn't so devoid of shit to do that if it ain't Diablo, I'm twiddling my thumbs.

If it was EA or SOE, I'd definitely be making some calls to CS, but I learned my lesson with those companies and decided to not do business with them. I voted with my dollars, and not with with my super awesome forum complaining skills.

Every time I see humans interact these days, I'm reminded of how prophetic Tseric really was.
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