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Real Name Undocumented Alien   
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Description An Undocumented Alien working in the US, income and FED Tax free, and sending all earned income back to the country of origin. I thank all your super left-wing liberals for all their support and I look forward to getting my driver's licience soon.
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Signed On Sep 8, 2005, 15:13
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard Revealed
31. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard Revealed May 1, 2012, 20:40 Undocumented Alien
 
This is followed by a blurb saying "Coming this summer to Xbox 360. More details at E3." Presumably it is coming to the Windows and PS3 editions of the game as well. E3 2012 begins June 5th.

It would be OK if Blizz did it...
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Launch Events
70. Re: Diablo III Launch Events Apr 27, 2012, 08:38 Undocumented Alien
 
I also don't generally support Ubi's DRM games, but am happily going to play D3

What others have been saying, hypocritical thinking. You don't "generally" support Ubi's persistent online connection DRM but you are OK with Blizzards...

 
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News Comments > On Guild Wars 2 Worlds
36. Re: On Guild Wars 2 Worlds Apr 25, 2012, 16:55 Undocumented Alien
 
The REAL QUESTION IS Is it going to be another shitty grind again?

I don't remember grinding in GW(1), at all. Level 20 was extremely simply to hit. GW2 will have up to level 80, but from what I have read the level curve is nearly flat. So it should be similar to GW1.

Opps, Yifes beat me to it.

 
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News Comments > On Guild Wars 2 Worlds
26. Re: On Guild Wars 2 Worlds Apr 25, 2012, 14:31 Undocumented Alien
 
Seems like there is smoke billowing up from behind the wall...otherwise why not let people play it risk free?

They might (and they should) have a stress test weekend towards the end of the beta period and let as many people as possible in.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Open Beta Weekend
223. Re: Diablo III Open Beta Weekend Apr 25, 2012, 12:12 Undocumented Alien
 
Am I missing something? Last I saw, Blizzard was not going to make anything on AH transactions... Are you assuming this or was it stated somewhere?

http://www.diablowiki.net/Auction_House

I'm not saying this wiki is "bible", but I believe they are correct (you can find this in many different sites with a Google search) -

"This entire subject is rather a moral and ethical, not to mention ‘’legal’’, quagmire. Yet, Blizzard has always opposed these transactions for the reasons listed above, and others. Their reasoning for finally allowing it, in their own game no less, is twofold: they are able to control the transaction, and they are also able to profit from it. A player will no longer feel the need to go to unreputable websites which may contain malicious software that steals their personal or account information. All of these transactions now take place within the game’s client."
 
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News Comments > On Guild Wars 2 Worlds
19. Re: On Guild Wars 2 Worlds Apr 25, 2012, 12:04 Undocumented Alien
 
Its always fun to watch the predominantly ANTI BLIZZARD Blues News crowd

HUGE fan of Blizz, have basically purchased every game they have released to date. I'm extremely disappointed with D3 (one product), I don't think that makes me (or most people here) "anti-blizzard".



 
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News Comments > Diablo III Open Beta Weekend
218. Re: Diablo III Open Beta Weekend Apr 25, 2012, 10:51 Undocumented Alien
 
The online requirement doesn't affect the nature of gameplay. The singleplayer component is no different in D3 than it is in D2.

Sure it does, if my ISP or the Blizz servers go down, or Blizz Servers have performance issues, I can't play or my playing experience sucks. That's a HUGE difference.

D1 and D2 BOTH had dedicated OFFLINE Single Player modes (as well LAN and B.NET). The ONLY reason why D3 is online only is because of this stupid AH that Blizz will make money on.
 
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News Comments > On Guild Wars 2 Worlds
5. Re: On Guild Wars 2 Worlds Apr 25, 2012, 10:46 Undocumented Alien
 
This game gets dumber every day

An MMO, that doesn't even charge a monthly subscription, offers ways of transferring your character to another place, and it's dumb? Jeez, one of the major complaints of most MMO players is that they can't transfer a character and GW2 will have it at/near launch, sounds "smart" to me.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Open Beta Weekend
206. Re: Diablo III Open Beta Weekend Apr 23, 2012, 20:19 Undocumented Alien
 
With GW2, you get what, 1 beta weekend a month from now until release, which could be the end of the year for all we know. Not a good plan.

Ahhh... well... there are other games that I plan to play as well. Like the awesome OFFLINE SP game Skyrim, which I have many more hours to go. Fills the D3 OFFLINE experience for the time being. I can also play Torchlight OFFLINE to fill a Diablo style itch (I still haven't finished that yet).

I'm sure that the GW2 beta periods will come and go, and when they are around we will play the game, report bugs, and have fun. But, as far as online coop, GW2 is the next game we will be jamming in.

I won't go as far as saying I'll never buy D3, but, definitively not anytime soon. A bunch of people I game with feel the same way after the stress test weekend.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Open Beta Weekend
200. Re: Diablo III Open Beta Weekend Apr 23, 2012, 17:06 Undocumented Alien
 
I'd be willing to bet they have server que's day one for people just wanting to play single player.

Playing a single player mode in an online only format is just an illusion of playing a single player mode.

I remember D2 starting off a little rough, but once you got the game activated you could go OFFLINE and not worry about the internets.

This game will definitely have queues the first week or so. Every new MMO (which D3 is technically architected as) has queues for a while. I won't be waiting for any queue to play a SP mode of a game.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Open Beta Weekend
189. Re: Diablo III Open Beta Weekend Apr 23, 2012, 10:31 Undocumented Alien
 
For D3, nope! I will wait!

Yep, totally agree. My buds and I will be purchasing GW2 today and play the Beta this weekend and start heading down that path. By the time we are done with that, Torchlight 2 should be ready.

None of us are really very impressed by D3.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Open Beta Weekend
182. Re: Runes Apr 23, 2012, 08:37 Undocumented Alien
 
What seems weird to me is that as a wizard, I was using axes, swords, bows, shields, etc. Seemed like I could use pretty much any weapon I picked up. That was just odd.

Yeah, same for the Monk. "Generally" a Monk would use Hand2Hand (or a hand weapon) or a Bow Staff and that's about it as well light armor. With D3 I just gave my Monk "whatever". It makes having different classes seem... useless?

As "Krowen" said, "Skill trees are an illusion of choice, always have been.", then maybe classes and spells/skills are just illusions of differentiation.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Open Beta Weekend
140. Re: Diablo III Open Beta Weekend Apr 21, 2012, 15:47 Undocumented Alien
 
Sorry Ma'am, but that is one UGLY baby.

Besides the horrible graphics and horrible online only DRM...

I can't scroll in to look at my character in a 3D game? Jeez, even Torchlight had this with 1/200th of the budget.

My character felt separated from the background, like it was done by two different artists, just felt "detached". Felt wierd and looked wierd.

I appreciate Blizz having an Open Beta Weekend to conduct a stress test. They have a LOT of work to do. Logging in felt very MMO'ish to me, I believe this game will have a lot of queues the first month or so, going to irritate a lot of people, especially those who just want to dungeon crawl by themselves. I remember D2 having a tough start, but at least with D2 you had a large segment playing offline to lighten the load, now it's all B.NET, won't be pretty for a while. Enjoy that AH...

On the 'positive side' - It brought back some fond memories of playing a Diablo game, seems like it's been an enternity.

*If* I actually ever do buy this game, it won't be for a long while. Seeing the game in person makes it easier for me to skip it with games like T2/GW2 and others coming out. Still enjoying Skyrim until those come along. I think another poster mentioned GW2 beta next weekend.

Thanks for the memories Diablo, but you lost me at 3. Maybe someday you'll patch in a true offline SP, but based on what I heard (we "renters" just get a game client, not the engine), I'm not sure if it is even possible.





 
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News Comments > Diablo III Class Video
1. Re: Diablo III Class Video Mar 28, 2012, 10:39 Undocumented Alien
 
Good thing D3 is online only, protects us from hacks... right? Opps...

http://diablo.incgamers.com/blog/comments/diablo-iii-maphack-and-bot-released
 
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News Comments > New SimCity Only Playable Online
6. Re: New SimCity Only Playable Online Mar 28, 2012, 10:33 Undocumented Alien
 
I thought that no one plays SP Offline games anymore because everyone has a connection to the internets...

This comment was edited on Mar 28, 2012, 10:59.
 
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News Comments > On Guild Wars 2 Microtransactions
60. Re: On Guild Wars 2 Microtransactions Mar 21, 2012, 22:51 Undocumented Alien
 
Which I could care less about, and would lead to even more hypocrisy from those that have a problem with D3 being online required vs GW2 being online required.

Wow, you simply just don't get it. No one has an issue with GW 1/2 being online because it ALWAYS required that, it has NO HISTORY OF HAVING AN OFFLINE MODE.

Again... Diablo 1 & 2 had a dedicated offline mode, it's part of the franchise, the HISTORY OF IT, it SHOULD be part of D3.

There is a CLEAR and DISTINCTIVE difference between GW and Diablo.

But, this all coming from a person who thinks that Diablo offline characters ruined B.NET Diablo play, so expectations are set pretty low.

On the topic of this thread, I'll also take a wait and see with GW2, sounds like the MT will be more intrusive then they were with GW1.

GW1 was very smooth with leveling and loot, it seemed that most items were easy to get with just typical play and no grinding. I'm not getting the warm and fuzzies that GW2 will follow suit. But again, we'll have to see.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III May 15th
191. Re: Diablo III May 15th Mar 16, 2012, 10:49 Undocumented Alien
 
Do you own any games you buy though?

Sure, I can fire up D1 & D2 at any point and play the entire game(s).

The vast majority of the games I purchased I can play at any point as there is no dependance on an online service.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III May 15th
190. Re: Diablo III May 15th Mar 16, 2012, 10:40 Undocumented Alien
 
As expected you actually have nothing to contribute to the debate other than a personal attack.

And the Pot calls the Kettle Black. /facepalm as you would say.

I present facts, you present childish retorts.

You've presented ZERO facts about anything and then resort to childish swearing when you get flustered due to the fact that you present zero facts.

We get it, you are OK with a game being online only, go have fun with it. However, you are completing missing the boat that this franchise has always offered a completely disconnected offline SP experience, that's it's ROOTS, that what it is, that's how they $$$ to make D2, and with that D3. They are "/facepalming" the fans that got them where they are today. History makes you wrong, period. Move on.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III May 15th
161. Re: Diablo III May 15th Mar 15, 2012, 21:13 Undocumented Alien
 

I guess I am dense. If offline and online were separate. And online was messed up. How does removing offline fix the problem?

Bravo!
 
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News Comments > Diablo III May 15th
157. Re: Diablo III May 15th Mar 15, 2012, 21:01 Undocumented Alien
 
Factual - 'But you’d have to start a character from scratch, because there’d be no way for us to guarantee no cheats were involved, if we let you play on the client and then take that character online.'

Whats "amateurish" is paraphrasing to make your case. When you take the paragraph together, as a whole, it is in the context that "Pardo" believes that people want to take their preexisting SP Offline mode characters to B.NET. I am pretty sure the D2 UI told (warned) you it won't be possible to transfer your character from SP to B.NET. So you see, in it's point, this WAS NOT a problem in D2, so why would it be in D3?

I'm all for differing views, and discussion is healthy, but try to stay within the rules of what english consitutes, please : )

Practice what you preach. And if you are going to go out of your way to "try" to teach grammar and English on an internet game forum, then learn to spell ("constitutes").

Don't make me have to be cool and /facepalm you.
 
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