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4. Re: Diablo III 1.07 on PTR Jan 16, 2013, 10:06 Verno
 
InBlack wrote on Jan 16, 2013, 09:36:
A flawed game is still flawed, no matter how much polish it gets. The simple fact that they chose to base the entire game on the item hunt instead of skill progression/level is what ultimately killed this game.

Until they change that (I seriously doubt that) Im not coming back.

I don't know, item collection/crafting/etc is a big part of the ARPG experience to me. I think they had several different execution problems here and a fundamental misunderstanding of what people liked about ARPGs. They went lavish on production values related to story (though it wasn't a good one at all) and spent less polish time on many of the gameplay elements that Blizzard used to beat into the ground before release.

I do agree though that the game is inherently flawed in a way that's not really fixable, they have patched it up to a better place than release though. I really want a faster pace of combat like Diablo 2 again and all of those new ARPGs have let me down in that regard - PoE, TL2, etc. It doesn't have to be all twitch but some twitch is nice because it gives you a challenge outside of build planning.
 
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