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Diablo III Patched

The Diablo III Website announces a new automatic patch is now available for Diablo III to update Blizzard's action/RPG sequel to version 1.0.3.b. This is for the Americas, and users are warned this will interfere with cross-region play until all territories are in sync. Here are the patch notes:

Auction House

  • Bug Fixes
    • The "Bid" and "Buyout" buttons will now be correctly grayed-out in the confirmation window when attempting to purchase an item with insufficient gold

Bug Fixes

  • General
    • Fixed a bug where leaving a heavily-populated General chat channel would prevent players from rejoining any General chat channel until they logged out and logged back in
    • Fixed several tooltip-related bugs that were occurring when viewing items with 2 or more sockets in the auction house and profile pages
    • Fixed a rare crash with tutorials on item pickup

28. Re: Diablo III Patched Jul 10, 2012, 17:00 Axis
eunichron wrote on Jul 10, 2012, 16:41:
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Jul 10, 2012, 15:46:
eunichron wrote on Jul 10, 2012, 14:59:
Axis wrote on Jul 10, 2012, 13:53:
Glad I got to beta this pile of garbage. I put my money towards PoE and the devs who actually show passion for the genre.

You put your money toward a F2P game that's still in beta?

Either you're not very smart, or you're trying way too hard in your attempts at trolling.
A F2P game that's still in beta, yet still quite good, and cost 1/6 of what D3 costs to get early access. The devs there actually seem to know what they're doing, so the game will likely have a lot more longevity than D3 too.

I've been in the PoE beta for a couple weeks (no, I didn't pay to get in), and I guess I just don't see it. The skill web is a neat idea, albeit a little overwhelming, and I like that they've completely converted the economy to a barter system, negating the need for a gold treadmill/sink. The ability gem idea was cool, but the skills are just so... generic and lackluster.

It's like Diablo 3 tried to take the genre a few steps forward (whether they succeeded or failed is purely subjective), while games like PoE and TL2 are perfectly content with early 2000s design choices. Overall I've put maybe 160 hours into Diablo 3... never did kill Diablo on Inferno difficulty, but I chalk that up more to lack of time than lack of interest, and I've made my money back through the RMAH. I wouldn't call the game a failure by any means, but I doubt I'll go back to it until the inevitable expansion. In the meantime PoE and TL2 just don't grab my interest (though I am still putting a few hours into PoE every week to give the devs bug reports, because I would like to see it succeed). However, I am really looking forward to Grim Dawn, especially after I picked up Titan Quest again a few months ago.

If you play PoE for any amount of time, the skill tree becomes fairly easy to navigate, makes the game seem both simpler and more complicated at the same time - which is the beauty of the system.

As for it's skills, again you need to play awhile to even comprehend how many options there are for character customization. Skills like Discharge, Molten Shell, Frenzy, Novas, Tempest Shield, etc certainly are not lackluster - I'd be willing to bet you never even tried them since their mechanics are not immediately obvious and take a fair amount of skill and planning to make work - especially when you add in the support gems.

I'll repeat a thread I read in the PoE forums which pretty much sums everything up:

We'd like to thank Diablo 3
for being crappy as can be
and guiding the community
to PoE - the passion-fueled arpg.

Diablo 3, we thank once more
for being king of "boring chore"
and thinking we, all stupidly
enjoy to be your cash farm whore.

You got their money, but not their heart.
And for this your guise has come apart.
They now see garbage instead of art
success scent gone replaced with Fart.

So drink up friends! Diablo 3 is teh suck.
There's plenty of 'I told you so' and "yuck yuck yuck!"
But the lesson here is quite, quite clear...
Passion always triumphs over big names and luck.
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Yours truly,

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