Let us rename characters

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I'm creating for like 4th time new char because I can't rename my lvl 70.
It's a waste of time for me.
The character name is nothing more than a personal amusement. The only time you can see your character name is in a solo game. Put more than one person in a game, and all you can see is your account name on your portrait no matter which character you are playing. Further, other players in your game can only see your account name, so your clever character names are wasted.

Oh, sure, you can see character names if you look at your profile, either in game or on the web, but in the place it would be most useful and amusing, in a multiplayer game, it's absent.
If all the things wrong with this game you want to be able to change the name of a toon? Seriously!?
1) Take gear off existing 70 and put it into Stash (1 minute)
2) Create new hero with the name you want (30 seconds)
3) Have new hero power-levelled to 70 (15 minutes)
4) Take gear out of the Stash and put it onto the new hero (1 minute)
5) Apply skills / runes / paragon to new hero (1 minute)
6) Delete the old hero (30 seconds)

Elapsed time = 1 + 0.5 + 15 + 1 + 1 + 0.5 = 19 minutes. If you think 19 minutes is too long, then spend more time thinking of your hero's name in the first place.
12/23/2018 04:45 AMPosted by Meteorblade
1) Take gear off existing 70 and put it into Stash (1 minute)
2) Create new hero with the name you want (30 seconds)
3) Have new hero power-levelled to 70 (15 minutes)
4) Take gear out of the Stash and put it onto the new hero (1 minute)
5) Apply skills / runes / paragon to new hero (1 minute)
6) Delete the old hero (30 seconds)

Elapsed time = 1 + 0.5 + 15 + 1 + 1 + 0.5 = 19 minutes. If you think 19 minutes is too long, then spend more time thinking of your hero's name in the first place.


Do this everyone!
sigh... seriously. guys a rename is a no brainer and should be a basic option.

Like renaming someone after a season to reflect their build, etc. it should just be a basic thing, not a 20 minute ordeal.
12/23/2018 04:45 AMPosted by Meteorblade
1) Take gear off existing 70 and put it into Stash (1 minute)
2) Create new hero with the name you want (30 seconds)
3) Have new hero power-levelled to 70 (15 minutes)
4) Take gear out of the Stash and put it onto the new hero (1 minute)
5) Apply skills / runes / paragon to new hero (1 minute)
6) Delete the old hero (30 seconds)

Elapsed time = 1 + 0.5 + 15 + 1 + 1 + 0.5 = 19 minutes. If you think 19 minutes is too long, then spend more time thinking of your hero's name in the first place.


Hero stats displayed on the webpage...gone. Yeah some people care about that.

Interesting than instead of supporting a simple change that doesnt affect you in any way, you troll him with your quasi funny "approach"
12/23/2018 04:45 AMPosted by Meteorblade
1) Take gear off existing 70 and put it into Stash (1 minute)
2) Create new hero with the name you want (30 seconds)
3) Have new hero power-levelled to 70 (15 minutes)
4) Take gear out of the Stash and put it onto the new hero (1 minute)
5) Apply skills / runes / paragon to new hero (1 minute)
6) Delete the old hero (30 seconds)

Elapsed time = 1 + 0.5 + 15 + 1 + 1 + 0.5 = 19 minutes. If you think 19 minutes is too long, then spend more time thinking of your hero's name in the first place.


Exactly this. Proper plvl should take 2-3 rifts, which is 4-6 mins ..8 at most if unlucky. Which brings the total time around 10 mins. If you cant make a good judgment on your character name, you shouldnt play this game. D3 is already simple enough and very tolerant to wrong decisions made. Look at d2 and other games, wrong stats pumped = restart and its more than 10 mins to get back into decent power.
But why do you want to change the name of your toons?
12/23/2018 03:13 PMPosted by lightstorm
Hero stats displayed on the webpage...gone. Yeah some people care about that.

So, they want to maintain the stats of the hero but not the name of the hero that obtained those stats... makes total sense.

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