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Linux Diablo III Bans Follow-up

Blend Games has a follow-up to recent reports of Linux users being banned from playing Diablo III on They cite an unlinked post on the WINE forums from a user who claims to have been refunded the cost of a second copy of the game after being apologetically informed by Blizzard that his initial ban for playing the game through WINE was erroneous. Unmoved by the retraction, the site's hash criticism of Blizzard over this continues unabated.

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24. Re: Linux Diablo III Bans Follow-up Nov 16, 2012, 03:42 InBlack
deqer wrote on Nov 15, 2012, 11:17:
Have fun playing your single player game online, being tracked and owned by the company.

There are ways to have fun online with people, and this isn't one of them.

All we have here is a King Kong company who took their best franchise and used it on all of you people as a way to shove DRM/ownage down your throats, and you all bought it.

Hopefully most of you learned from this and you won't buy into this type of thing again.

You cant really argue with this. You have a major point here. All the cool things that made Diablo, Diablo are STILL missing in 1.05. You cant just drop more loot (which is still 99% worthless in quality) on people and expect them to somehow love the game again.

They failed hard on so many levels their biggest fail being getting rid of skill points and ending level progression (Paragon levels dont really cut it).

Dont get me started on the cheesy storytelling and utterly horrible level design (especially Act4 I mean LOL WTF???)

You cant fix horribly bad design choices by a few patches, I doubt an expansion is going to do much good either...
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