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9. Re: Diablo III Turning One May 14, 2013, 10:27 InBlack
ItBurn wrote on May 14, 2013, 10:16:
Verno wrote on May 14, 2013, 09:51:
Mr. Tact wrote on May 14, 2013, 09:15:
So depressing... was really looking forward to a great D3. Here is to hoping an expansion makes it worth acquiring...

I think an expansion could really turn the game around. The new producer seems to get it more than Jay Wilson whose robotic approach to development made the game feel very shallow, not to mention his weird antagonism of the community. Unfortunately he's forced to deal with many design decisions that you can't really resolve with a small patch.

The auction houses are a bit of a problem though, in a game all about loot collection you can't really have perfect rolls of every item front and center, it diminishes the drops you do find and makes everyone seek the top percentile loot while ignoring many potential upgrades.

I have faith that an expansion could fix the game. Getting good items seems somewhat fixed now from what I heard, but there's still no character progression. Namely, putting points in skills to make them better, so that you can play the way you want to and have multiple characters of the same class.

ItBurn has the main gist of it. One other thing that was a colossal fuckup was the whole tone and presentation of the game itself. Too much WoW influence? I doubt all of those things can be fixed in an expansion though. Thats why they should rather cut and run.
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