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I dont see the problem here. Most people dont have 3 monitor setups. Also unlike most game Blizz games last and they last because they are balanced and fair. Talk about fair if u get owned from the person with 3 monitors.
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post #42 of 128
Blizzard are not idiots. They've probably done their research and concluded that this won't put enough of a dent in sales to be worth bothering about. The lack of a widescreen patch for WC3 can be considered similar. Just don't believe the crap they're serving to you on a silver plate.
post #43 of 128
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No they won't. People with three monitors and a rig to power it are a small, small minority. Plus, those people will probably buy it anyway. Game boycotts don't work.
i dont mean to butt in, but i see someone saying this exact thing in all of the D3 topics and it seems like they are adding up the "Small Minorities" pretty quickly
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I dont see the problem here. Most people dont have 3 monitor setups. Also unlike most game Blizz games last and they last because they are balanced and fair. Talk about fair if u get owned from the person with 3 monitors.
Most people game on consoles instead of PCs. Yet developers do PC versions too. If they only made consoles, I bet you'd see the problem there. But.. you don't see it here?
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I dont see the problem here. Most people dont have 3 monitor setups. Also unlike most game Blizz games last and they last because they are balanced and fair. Talk about fair if u get owned from the person with 3 monitors.
Fair and balanced auction house.I see.
    
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post #46 of 128
This is the perfect game for my laptop, not sure I'll even install it on my desktop, so I'm not too worried about this, although I do see where the hate comes from -- I'm getting Eyefinity soon too. I think that blizzard is looking to keep the game as fair as possible, and with triple monitors, you get three times the FOV. People with only 1 monitor would be at such a disadvantage, because you would/could be able to see further. For a game like Diablo, if it is unfair, its going to suck if you are on the receiving end of that disadvantage.
     
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post #47 of 128
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Using Eyefinity/Surround in Bad Company 2 offers an advantage; but they allow it. At least offer the option, and perhaps note in a players stats that they are running multiple monitors, so you know your having three watchful eyes instead of one.

FOV is also considered by many to be "cheating", even if it doesn't change gameplay mechanics at all.

While I don't see why this is such a big deal, it's the fact that it's a hyped game that so many people were looking forward to (based on D2). It's like a step backwards.
I never really understood that viewpoint... if you're not very good at a game, having increased view doesn't really improve matters! In all honesty, it can make it worse as you get bogged down looking at stuff.

Besides, you can't focus on three screens at once; you focus on the centre of the middle panel, the two extremes work as peripheral vision so the best that happens is you get a twitch of movement in your periphery before you die.

Of course, if you're good, it can help, but you still need what you see in your crosshairs before you can actually do anything about it.

...

And besides - doesn't Diablo have Fog of War? Which means you're viewing range for enemies is restricted anyway to where the FoW is unshrouded by your character. The only thing EyeFinity/Surround will do is allow you to see more of the upcoming (or just gone) terrain.
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Cant wait for D3, it will be great, all the little whiners will be gone and playing torchlight while i reign supreme and dominate the Auction house.
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WTH? Blizard eventually allowed it in SC2 after a few patches, lol....

FOV in SC2 stays at 16:9 optimized no matter what, anyways (meaning anything other than a 16:9 monitor has cropped information on the screen).
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I can see a surprise attack in PvP or something...that is about it. If some one with three monitors wants to spend their investment to just sit in one spot to get a handfull of kills...let them.
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