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Poll Results: Have the recent Diablo III announcements affected your purchase decision?

 
  • 26% (27)
    Was going to purchase, will no longer be purchasing.
  • 2% (3)
    Was not going to purchase, will be purchasing.
  • 12% (13)
    Was not going to purchase, still will not purchasing.
  • 58% (60)
    Was going to purchase, will still be purchasing.
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post #31 of 38
I'm a libertarian, so no purchase in support of the facist-type game blizzard has spun up

Seriously though, I'm an honest gamer and I can't stand how all of my gaming freedom is restricted because of the non-honest ones. No purchase here. And RL $$ for AH items? Looks like we're going to be seeing more of this.

http://wow.joystiq.com/2011/05/26/ch...-to-farm-gold/
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post #32 of 38
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Originally Posted by Billy_5110 View Post
if i don't need to pay each month as i did for Wow, ill buy diabloIII


But if i need to pay, i won't get it. The new announcement doesn't seem so bad. No more person hacking the game for fake stats and everything. There won't be lazy noobs anymore
You do know that the auction house dealing with real money will require payments to blizzard now i'm not sure if it is a flat fee or based on how much you are selling the item for. How won't there be lazy nubs people with cash will just level their character to max and buy all the rare items. I also see people trying to take advantage of the real money economy like buying out all the super rare items and reselling them for higher

Also they said they might consider having the game on consoles
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/pos...-3-on-console/
Edited by ntherblast - 8/2/11 at 8:36am
post #33 of 38
I was gonna get it day one, now I'm not sure.

The DRM doesn't bother me all. When am I ever not connected to the internet? It's the real money AH that's bothering me. It might turn out ok, but for now I'm not too impressed with the idea.
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post #34 of 38
I will still be purchasing it. I am sure it will be sick.
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post #35 of 38
I couldnt care less about the changes! Im really excited and nowadays thats the way games are! Online only is basically standard, besides, Blizzard does there stuff well. Achievements, SS saving, ladder and all will be nice.

The Real-Money AH... I think ill just ignore it!
Mods? eh no need. I am totally fine with playing fairly!

D2 also worked in an odd way with battle.net and it always seemed wierd to me, although I never actually played the game on the ladder. Anyways, the game is going to be sick no matter what.
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post #36 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by ntherblast View Post
You do know that the auction house dealing with real money will require payments to blizzard now i'm not sure if it is a flat fee or based on how much you are selling the item for. How won't there be lazy nubs people with cash will just level their character to max and buy all the rare items. I also see people trying to take advantage of the real money economy like buying out all the super rare items and reselling them for higher

Also they said they might consider having the game on consoles
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/pos...-3-on-console/
What you have to understand is that the lazy nubs will be able to pay for the stuff regardless of if Blizzard enforces it or not. I can go online right now and pay $20 to get a full hammerdin setup for Diablo II.

All making it official does is give Blizzard a vested interest in the economy, which will be healthy for everyone who plays the game.

Buy it or not on other principals, but the cash for item system should not be one of them.
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post #37 of 38

TotalBiscuit talks about it.
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post #38 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by ntherblast View Post
Also they said they might consider having the game on consoles
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/pos...-3-on-console/
I sincerely disagree with the authors statements here.

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If Blizzard can release Diablo 3 the same way, where PC and console players are completely separate from one another and the PC version gets updates and better support, then I'd say sure, let console people play what's sure to be one of the better games that will come out in the next few years.
If they're going to release a game on a console they should attempt to give the game no less attention than on other platforms in terms of support.

Typical fanboy statement really.

If they can't support a game properly, I'd rather they didn't bother personally. Get a little sick of half arsed support nowadays, on any platform.
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