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Originally Posted by JofaMang View Post
No kidding, the hate for Ubi when they did this couldnt be stemmed. Buuuuuuut, Just give us Diablo, regardless of the the DRM schemes. MAY I HAVE ANOTHER?!?!?!

Thats a No buy for me, since I wanted it for the single player awesomeness, while visiting my parents out in the sticks (no interwebs at their place).
This ubisoft got alot of hate for doing this, so much so it was pretty much badmouthed by the pc community and AC didnt fair to well on pc. After playing it, I had zero problems and was influenced by doomsayers and whiners. Shame since AC is an awesome series.

However since this is a blizzard title and blizzard is the god of pc gaming and can do no wrong people will still get it.
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post #112 of 115
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It was also fun in LAN as well~ but let's conveniently ignore the things that don't affect us. Let's all flip off all the people who travel and our soldiers abroad. The selfishness on this board is really kind of ridiculous. The majority of the opinions here are based on "It doesn't affect me so I don't care." I don't have to be affected by something to still understand why it's not a convenient nor a positive thing for gamers.
If I worried about the feelings of every other person in the world, I'd be one miserable (and highly medicated) person. It's a video game...not a law or some other statute that gravely affects untold amounts of people. Therefore, like I said, I don't care because 1.) It's a game and 2.) It's best played online and everyone knows it.

Edit - And frankly, I think a lot of you just like to complain for the sake of complaining.
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I don't mind if something like this DRM is temporary on release and remove it later by making a patch, but companies like Ubisoft with Assassin's Creed 2 really make DRM like this intolerable.
 
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No LAN, no Mods, a constant Internet connection for those that only want to enjoy the singleplayer and could care less about the MP, and some people here are OK with all this?

Yes, let the companies keep stripping the games and we'll still buy because it's Diablo/Blizzard?

I'd have to ask, what's happened to the PC gaming scene? I'm old and I remember all the priviledges PC Gamers had.

Now, we're being taken over by all the spoiled 12 year olds on this forum, that grew up with consolitis on the brain and deep parental pockets and don't have to pay for that gaming rig/console, games, internet and multitransactions and don't understand the history of PC Gaming.

Diablo was primarily a SP game not an MP. Not much people had internet back then and if they did it was on dial-up, so not too many played it on MP compared to SP. Of course things change, but when people say that Diablo is MP anyways, well it did not start out that way and again Blizzard is forgetting about their roots.

My biggest problem with always online, is if I lose connection, I will lose my progress and that is not acceptable to me and I will pass on this game.

For those saying buy the game and then just crack it. Well, I've done that before, but when there is a patch to install, well you can't do it, since the executable is different and then you have to reinstall the game all over.

In this case, Blizzard is actually encouraging piracy.

I wish people would wake up, this is not about preventing cheating or piracy, it's about forcing everyone to use Battle.net and encouraging everyone, especially those 12 years olds I mentioned earlier, to partake in the microtransactions that will make more money for Blizzard/Activi$ion.
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I'm getting Torchlight II. I made a vow to pass on Blizzard games with the SC2 LAN fiasco.
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