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Originally Posted by Kerian View Post
I'm in favor of this DRM !

Less cheaters/hackers, more pleasure to play a fair game !
+1, I hate cheaters in games, I'm all for it as long as it gets rid of these guys who ruin the game experience.


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You actually think this is going to stop the gaming being pirated?
I don't care if they pirate/hack the game, as long as they're not doing it on the servers I'm playing on.
post #22 of 200
There are still going to be cheaters, there are still going to be hacks, Blizzard is only pretending to be "surprised," because the exact same outrage was present for Starcraft 2.
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post #23 of 200
Having to be online for ANY singleplayer game is just stupid.

What if the internet goes down? You're then without a game. Router breaks? Cables cut? Who knows? Blizzard doesn't care.
    
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post #24 of 200
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And you need this in single player because...?
Wait... people actually play Diablo single player?
That sounds horrendously boring.

Also side note for a lot of people, just because a game can be played with 1 person doesn't make it "single player".
post #25 of 200
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I've seen what blizzard did with their sc2 Battle.net 2.0, and absolute garbage. It is far more inferior than the original.
SC2 at first had problems, yes but, it wasn't because of inferiority...They didn't expect the sheer number of consumers they had.

Much like Google, they didn't anticipate the millions that actually purchased the game...

They've since fixed that (you'd know if you still played) and actually have a very good service going on right now.

The same will be true of D3...Just because something isn't working immediately, doesn't mean it won't eventually...Anyone say the Wright brothers?
post #26 of 200
Well hows about make a separate save for D3 offline and your other stored online, Is that too much to ask?
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post #27 of 200
It's one thing to rigorously enforce an anti-cheat system in public multi-player games.

It's a completely different thing to prohibit people from playing how they want to play in single player, or in their own private multi-player games.

The former is a must, but the latter is utterly inexcusable.
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Well hows about make a separate save for D3 offline and your other stored online, Is that too much to ask?
Too much to ask of Blizzard.

It should be simple to segregate local content and server content, that way pure/official severs can remain pure, and people can do whatever the hell they like in the others, with no cross over of characters or items.

Leaving this out makes Diablo 3 half a game, at best.
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Because you have to pay a game to play it !
Nowadays ALL games are getting cracked whatever the protection is ! If the DRM is able to prevent that, so I'm 100% in favor.
Are you somehow under the assumption that single player won't be hacked and pirated? Tell me how many single player games that you know of that haven't been cracked within a few days of release.

Don't delude yourself into thinking that Blizzard has done this to prevent piracy, they know as well as anyone their game will be hacked within days.

The only reason I can think of for this was so they could let people who had been playing single player go online with those same characters at any time. In my opinion they could have two options for single player. Single player mode with online connection required, and those single player characters could go into multiplayer at any time, and single player with no internet connection, and those characters could never be used online or in multiplayer.
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post #30 of 200
Sorry, but I'm calling BS on that article and their reasoning behind it. It's none of their business what people do offline. Virtually every single single player game EVER made had some sort of a console, cheat code or a trainer.
Hell, one of the most fun things to do in D2 was to have a duel on open Battlenet with everyone having awesome gear.

Requiring internet connection has only one explanation - DRM.
    
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