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There not spelling mistakes, Im speaking 'Ye Old English'
that's pretty much what I said
Forgive me. I mistook you for one of the people that like to cry about the game being "too hard."
the most challenging aspect of D3 is not quitting because it sucks
Not really a challenge for me. This game does have its faults, but I still find it a lot of fun to play (otherwise I wouldn't have nearly 1200 hours on my barb. Yeah, you get my point!)
I have leech and loh and run blood magic and it is not enough on any MP to prevent my dude from essentially dying instantly if it gets frozen on a desecrate stack (even on low MPs where it is admittedly more of a race to see who can kill the other in mere seconds) or anything at all goes wrong while it is jailed or walled and just sustaining on leech
Why not? I got 8.5% lifesteal, and can pretty much face-tank everything in sight, unless I die by being stupid, ie getting lost in battle, and not hauling my carcass away from an arcane sentry when I have low health, standing in plagued/desecration a few seconds too long, etc. (Yeah, using Hammer of the Ancients with a lifesteal Skorn makes you feel invincible sometimes. Trust me, you're not, LOL!)
the consensus seems to be 'your mitigation is low', which is fine except adding mitigation to any of my gear without taking a huge step backwards in overall effectiveness to treat the few ridiculous corner cases (while still have to eat a steady diet of blizzard's !@#$ with regard to glitched fire walls and "lol it's challenging" -- fanboy consensus fallen maniac mechanics) starts at about 80-150M per slot and barring sellable drops that's another few hundred hours of funneling diarrhea
That's what it boils down to though - low damage mitigation. I used to think like many of the QQers here, that the game was too hard - at least until I started getting gear that allowed me to farm better. That was before they started nerfing inferno to the ground, however. Now it's not really a challenge for me except at high MP.
By the way, THAT'S why people play on MP10. They want to farm higher MP for the challenge. They know that doesn't necessarilly mean they're going to get GG items. They just like to play a game where the crap they spent endless hours killing can come back and kick their teeth in sometimes (for lack of the ability to use a more "inappropriate" phrase.) It's more fun when you have to actually worry about dying. I'll do MP6 when I'm bored, but I'll do MP8 or 9 when I want a challenge.
This post pretty much sums it up. Sometimes I don't have an item my buddies want, so I'll throw a few coins their way to help them out.
On the other hand, I will sometimes even go on the AH and buy the item for them myself if it's not too expensive.
As for lending gold for repair bills, BoA gold would pretty much leave them in the dark. It sucks not being able to run because you don't have enough money to repair your stuff because your farming efficiency is so darned low. I've been there.
Edited by MimSiE#1669 on 3/2/2013 4:13 AM PST
even if you made gold account bound people would find another item to use as currency, Emerald gems come to mind and or crafting materials, tomes, even pots can be used as currency since u can sell it back to the vendor for a predictable amount.
I too am not fond of the gold farmers but this is the situation we created for ourselves and here me out why. The item pricing in this game have gone from being able to farm the gold in 30 minutes to absurd billions. You are not farming a billion in gold pickup in 500 hours of play. And its not jsut one item overpriced anymore its anything and everything anyone thinks will sell. Gold farmers bridge that gap and perpetuate the overspending and as long as people are successful selling gear for that type of gold items will continue to be priced that high and the gold farmers will continue to get business.
This is a video game and cannot be compared to real life but people talk about ruining the economy really do not understand true economy. Left ungoverned D3 this is what a pure supply and demand economy would be like. The cost of gas, milk, water bread and eggs would be unattainable by the majority of the population while the rich bid and inflate the cost of these items at an exponential rate.
The true fix would be to fix the gear that does drop with more appropriate range. lvl 60+ weapons should never roll 100dps. Barb weapons should roll str and barb abilities etc etc. We dont need 30 rares and 5 legendarys to drop in one run when the reality is they are all trash. Those all could be white for all we care. If only 1 or 2 yellows dropped but they were useful by some class this game and the economy would be better for it.
Its not that hard of a problem, a resolution would need mutiple angles though:
Some great ideas here!!
And Blizzard is an big company with a lot of experience and yet D3 is full of those people, bots, cheaters, exploiters and so on ... why is the game always online again?
Anyway. Please, show me how WoT got "hacked". As far as i know that game is "relatively" save. At least it never had the same kind of bot activity like any Diablo game. Of course runing a bot in World of Tanks isnt really effective anyway (its more a shooter if anything else) and its rather easy to identify a bot there.
They say they're investigating the issue, but they never do anything about it. *sigh*
Basically, the botter/gold farmers, advertise their gold via a 3rd party website, where you would go and buy it, then they would join you in game and give you your gold. Or at least you hope. lol
They do this to undercut the gold sold on the AH, so rather than people spending their dollars on the RMAH and buy gold there, (thus giving Blizzard their cut) they manage to take that away from Blizzard. It also opens the doors for scams, account hacks, viruses, you name it, as the site you may visit to buy the gold might not be trustworthy at all.
So what can we do? NOT buy from them. DON'T support them. If they aren't successful, they won't stay around. Simple as that.
Blizzard knows what goes on in the chats, don't let them fool you there. I think they are just having a hard time deciding how to handle it.
I still think one solution for the chat is to reorganize it. Allowing us to have a friends only chat, that we can use to talk to any of your friends online all together. I have an earlier post in here with more details.
Hopefully they will fix the reporter soon enough. Someone could put up a spammer list thread on the forum, and those of you getting friend requests, or spam in the chat, list the offenders in there! lol Or hell, use this thread.
I would love to see this and additionally I would love for them to remove the 10 items limits for the AH. Do so may help people sell more.
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