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I'm going to start leaving this in every new Diablo III topic because "People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it" (Kay, Men in Black).
Edited by answ3r - 8/3/11 at 5:21pm
post #92 of 128
I hope they change this I have 3x 23" monitors in portrait. Im dieing to play Diablo III but im not gonna play it on 1 23" vertically. If they dont change then their not getting my money
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post #93 of 128
This game is just getting worse, and worse by the day. But people are still going to buy it.

To be honest I lost interest in Blizzard long ago. Taking forever to release games, releasing games in three parts, taking away PC features and gold farming.

Why not have a servers specifically for those with eyefinity then? Sure it will be expensive but with the amount of money they're making it shouldn't really bother them.
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I totally agree, but where do you draw the line?

Does having 2x 590s with 4x FPS compared to a single 560 make it unfair to other gamers in FPS?

Does having FIOS vs. cheap DSL from AT&T give me a lower latency and much bandwidth in online gaming?

While we are at it, lets frame cap the game to 20, and the cl_rate to dialup. To put it on an even spectrum.

Multi-monitor usage is a growing crowd, much more so in the last 3 years than the last 20 years. Considering this particular developer supports it in their other games, this can only be seen as a step back from embracing available technologies.

This doesn't phase me all too much, but this is exactly the type of game I would play multi-monitor.



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They design the game so 80% of PCs can play it. Also more fps is totally different then more field view. Its like having a race and different cars participate around the same speed. Some are faster some are not but up to a point speed will not win u the race. Surround in the other had its like having shortcuts in the track.
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Who cares? A top down view game can't possibly benefit from surround or multiple monitors.
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The problem I can see with not supporting eyefinity/surround is that what will happen if I fired up the game? I run portrait mode 3240 x 1920 (all 3 monitors on a mount) and any game that does not run eyefinity does not run for me. Games will crash or I get 3 squashed screens.

To me, this is not so much about whether it's there or not... it's that I won't buy a game that may not even run for me.
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If something like not having eyefinity is stopping somebody from buying a game like Diablo 3, apparently they didn't want it that bad in the first place. The game will be amazing.
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Don't have Eyefinity/Surround on big ass TV so don't care.
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They design the game so 80% of PCs can play it. Also more fps is totally different then more field view. Its like having a race and different cars participate around the same speed. Some are faster some are not but up to a point speed will not win u the race. Surround in the other had its like having shortcuts in the track.
Regarding FPS: Having the ability to see, react, and over power my enemies before anyone else is definitely advantage. I made a comparison in an unfair advantage. FPS games allow eyefinity/surround, but you still have an overall limitation on FOV (Field of View.) No reason why D3 could not have done it.

Regarding Racing: Being able to see more of the track could allow you to find a "shortcut" or level designers could put up tire barricades. It can really be handled.

I just don't see the point of going backwards, technologically speaking.

However, I unlike the others are not going to cry about it, I will play the game the way its meant to be played. I just wanted to point out that EVERY game can have unfair advantages on the players side, and there is no point in singling out one specific group. Combat the AIMBOTERS/WallHackers/FarmBots first. Then focus on hardware disadvantages.

Hell even having a 5600 DPI mouse is considered ultra advantageous in some pro-circuits. Which is why I have two , that and I prefer my cheaper RAT7 to my Mamba
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I can see how some might be disappointed, but I doesn't hurt my feelings since I don't have a multiple monitor set up.
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