Blizzard has announced the decision to remove the Auction Halls from Diablo 3. No foolsies.
This is a significant change that affects all of us. Because of that, it's a major topic of discussion. It's been less than one day and we're already seeing a flood of threads discussing the decision, as well as threads bemoaning the respawning of identical topics.
So help me and the Hardcore community consolidate.
Post your opinions, excitement, suspicions, and concerns. Give your feedback, good or bad, in a constructive manner. Don't be shocked if someone accuses you of wearing a tin foil hat, but try not to take the insults further than that. We're all playing the same game. It's in our best interest that the game become as good as it possibly can.
Several points have been brought up since this revelation. They consist of:
Again, this is a big deal. At minimum, it's a massive shift in design philosophy for the game. A lot of people want to talk about it, so I say we do it within a dedicated thread. With a little effort and thread redirection, we can avoid an avalanche of repetitive threads and engage in some interesting discussion.