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Diablo 3 Patch 2.0.4 Testing: Golden Chests and Legendary Materials
Patch 2.0.4 changed a lot of skills and it will be interesting to hear player feedback on that once people have hours to work through the new skills, especially all the Crusader buffs.
Everyone Hates the Same Diablo 3 Bounties: How to Fix Them?
Most players value Bounties entirely based on how quickly they can be completed. So while not literally Everyone hates the Same Diablo 3 Bounties, there's pretty wide agreement on the problems.

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Diablo 3 Crusader suicides on the rise, again

Once again Crusaders are dying by their own hand.No it's not due to their ever slow speed, but once again Crusader skills are out to get them. This time it looks like it's Iron Skin: and Law of Justice: that are the culprit.I've been rather lucky to have ...

Diablo Connection Issues

Dozens of reports of Diablo 3 connection and play issues today, with Blue replies from the midst of the fray.So, it's all better now, then? Explanations of the problem are not yet forthcoming, which leaves open space for conspiracy theorists who -- like Rush Limbaugh asserting everything is related to ...

BlizzCon 2014 Announced

Blizzard have announced that the date for BlizzCon 2014 will be Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8. It will once again be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Los Angeles. The blind panic mad dash for tickets will occur on 7th and 10th of May and ...

Blizzard Defends Whirlwind’s Weakness, plus Condemned Bugs

Barbarian players still shocked by the recent nerf to Shard of Hate are speaking out about Whirlwind's apparent lameness. "Alas," says Blizzard, "working as intended."It's a valid point; that WW is meant as an AoE attack to hit lots of targets for moderate damage and will therefore not do so ...

The Diablo 3 Podcast #140: The “Weakest” Crusader, Torment, and Toughness

Fans have named the Wizard the strongest and the Crusader the weakest class. How can the new guy be so unloved? Also, DPS meters, Torment 4-6 item hunting, Toughness strategy, and the Monk's terrible Sets. Featuring Flux, Muggs, and JrMint.Show segment approximate start times.0:20 -- Welcome to JrMint and Muggs. Neither has been on the podcast since 2013. What have they been up to? ...

Blizzard Explains Legendary Source/Mojo Nerf

Legendary sources and mojos got an unannounced reduction to their damage a couple of weeks ago in , and ever since fans have been trying to find out why. Finally Blizzard has come through with the info, and it's complicated. Fixing a bug somewhere else had unforeseen consequences in the ...

Blizzard on Nephalem Rift Buffs, Nerfs, and Boredom

Blizzard on Nephalem Rift Buffs, Nerfs, and Boredom. Rifts have not been nerfed, but they might need some buffs or changes. To the official statements.Any action carried to a repetitive state can become soporific. This certain applies to video games, and if players are just doing the same thing ...

Everyone Hates the Same Diablo 3 Bounties: How to Fix Them?

Most players value Bounties entirely based on how quickly they can be completed. So while not literally Everyone hates the Same Diablo 3 Bounties, there's pretty wide agreement on the problems. The question though, is how to fix them? More flavor? More variety? Reallocated rewards?I've been asking players lately about their most/least favorite bounties, and found the answers very utilitarian. There's some variety in ...

Blizzard Defends the Legendary Shard of Hate Nerf

The Shard of Hate legendary sword was nerfed via a bug fix in a recent hotfix. That change didn't sit well with some players, and even a week later we're still seeing complaints about the change to the item. On Friday Nevalistis offered some additional explanation.You guys think there are ...

Should Diablo 3 Followers Share Gear?

I've seen the issue come up in clan chat, and today it got a Blue reply on the forums.Obviously Character A could just take items off her Follower and stick them in the stash for Character B to retrieve and put on his Follower, so any request for ...

Diablo 3 Survival: Healing vs. Toughness vs. Hit Points

Players are greatly overvaluing Vit/HPs and undervaluing healing and resistance and defense. That's the argument made (confusingly, IMHO) in a post on the forums. But since Wyatt Cheng dropped in to commend it, clearly it's advice we should all take to heart. Especially for Hardcore players: Diablo 3 Survival: ...

Vote: Diablo 3 DPS Meter, Essential Addition or the Worst Thing Ever?

We've seen a lot of requests for a Diablo 3 DPS meter, and Blizzard has turned them all down. There are two more long Blue posts about the issue today, and it's interesting since the Blues offer the same argument against players with very different points of view. One wants ...

RNG leads to Diablo 3 Forum unrest

It's been almost a month since ROS was released so naturally it's time to start complaining, as RNG leads to Diablo 3 Forum unrest! To be fair some never stopped, however the general forums have turned quite sour rather quickly. A cursory glance could see the general complaints about the ...

Blizzard Introduces Diablo 3 Theorycraft Thursdays

Blizzard is going to start featuring a new build every week, with discussion of why it works, what makes it cool and fun, what gear it requires, and so forth, and they're calling it Diablo 3 Theorycraft Thursdays.This sounds like a good way to publicize some new builds and ...

Reaper of Souls Easter Egg: Infernal Bovine Secret Nephalem Rift

There's no Reaper of Souls Easter Egg on the level of , but there are Secret Cows, and a fully-stocked Cow Rift. Hell Bovines, D2 style, can spawn in the game, though it's rare. Recently we saw some from a Cursed Chest in Whimsyshire, and today a reader sends in a bunch of screenshots showing off a full Nephalem Rift level populated entirely by ...