09/30/2012 04:29 PMPosted by SkiTzOnly thing you didn't get into deeply was the AH/RMAH and the affect's it has on the loot.
He didn't even delve into Battle.net either ><
09/30/2012 04:49 PMPosted by CoolHandLukeOnly thing you didn't get into deeply was the AH/RMAH and the affect's it has on the loot.
The thing about the AH is that a lot of it is speculation. Even what you say about the drops being linked to AH inventory is mostly speculative.
I found 0 Legendary/Sets in the first weeks of 1.04. I pretty much chalk it up to randomness. The forums are not always the best indicator of loot drops. 1 minute you will se "OMG Ninja Nerf Drops" because 1 guy didn't find anything. Next minute is another poster saying "I Find 3 Legendaries Daily So Drops Are Fine." Then there are posters like me who consistently find nothing but garbage. It's all random.
I won't argue that the necessity of the GAH/RMAH is a huge component of the game. It's intrinsic to the design on the game whether they admit to it or not.
It is not solely in Inferno where the AH becomes (almost) a necessity. In NM and Hell you can spend hours farming for level 40 items that you will use for 2 hours then throw away, or you can spend 500 gold and get something from the GAH. Again in A1 Inferno you can spend dozens of hours farming A3/4 Hell or gear up decently for less than 100k per piece.
At its core, however, the GAH is simply very efficient trading. Almost too efficient. It becomes easier to play to the AH than play the game.
Now, ideally we would like to find all of our drops on our own and Blizzard recognizes this. They have made only lvl58 drops in Inferno, as well as doubling the Legendary drop rate. This in itself is a huge step in reducing the importance of the AH.
his opinion but amounts to rehashed drivel.So, for you this game is perfect as is?
Nothing new. same old diversity whines.
09/29/2012 04:02 PMPosted by CoolHandLuke3)Buffed droprates are nice, but do little to fix the core issues of the boring, one-dimensional loot system. Main Stat/Vit/All Res.
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