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I agree. Tons of time used to be spent buying and/or picking up ID scrolls or running to Cain. I also like how all of your stats are right on the inventory screen now as seen by this pic. Will be able to see exactly how items benefit or weaken your hero.
In the beta it wasn't blue items that needed ID, just yellow (and presumably orange and purple). A proper beta run wouldn't usually require more than two scrolls to ID all your gear on the fly, maybe three if you're lucky. Scrolls weren't a big deal, though at higher levels and difficulties I can see how they might start to cause problems.

Overall though...I'm not sure what to think about all these changes. Some of them sound great, some of them...not so much.
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In the beta it wasn't blue items that needed ID, just yellow (and presumably orange and purple). A proper beta run wouldn't usually require more than two scrolls to ID all your gear on the fly, maybe three if you're lucky. Scrolls weren't a big deal, though at higher levels and difficulties I can see how they might start to cause problems.
Overall though...I'm not sure what to think about all these changes. Some of them sound great, some of them...not so much.

I was mostly referencing DII. smile.gif
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I was mostly referencing DII. smile.gif

Ah, fair enough. Identify scrolls definitely weren't as annoying in D3 as D2, but seeing them go away altogether is kind of nice. I still think it might be nice if Cain had to identify say, set items and uniques though.
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Man, the inventory screenshot has me really disappointed. The items look so bland and fruity.

I played D2 as an item collector. I obsessed with collecting unique items (not because they were superior to rares but because item collecting was just my thing). The items in the inventory don't inspire me at all. I certainly hope that the artwork shown is not representative of what the release game will have....
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I really really like it that they are taking their time to polish this instead of rushing it out like most developers do these days.
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Man, the inventory screenshot has me really disappointed. The items look so bland and fruity.
I played D2 as an item collector. I obsessed with collecting unique items (not because they were superior to rares but because item collecting was just my thing). The items in the inventory don't inspire me at all. I certainly hope that the artwork shown is not representative of what the release game will have....

it will be. They said in one of the dev blogs that they have unique art for each item or class or rarity level. But that art is as close to final as we'll get.
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These changes seem good to me. There's a couple I feel 'meh' about, so I'll just have to wait and see how it plays when they're implemented.

One of my favorite, small features about D3 is no stamina, so I'm never stuck having to walk and hoping I come across a stam pot on the ground biggrin.gif
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These changes seem good to me. There's a couple I feel 'meh' about, so I'll just have to wait and see how it plays when they're implemented.
One of my favorite, small features about D3 is no stamina, so I'm never stuck having to walk and hoping I come across a stam pot on the ground biggrin.gif

Yeah messing around with stamina in DII was irritating. It was a pretty useless feature as you never run out of it after like level 20 and a couple low-end items. Ditching it altogether was definitely the way to go.
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I can agree with taking out identification scrolls... but not taking out identification altogether. All you have to do is right click to ID an item...wth is that? Based on what? Seems completely redundant. So a barb is as good at ID'ing a legendary item forged by some ancient mystic craftsman as a wizard or mage or even Deckard Cain? The thought of that just breaks the whole role playing fantasy aspect. Why not have identification based on an intellect attribute? Its not difficult to implement but I have a feeling Blizzard is trying to "streamline" the game aka make it so 4 year old children and casual gamers (like A.D.D. casual) can play without getting confused. That to me is a step backwards.
In the end, they'll probably end up taking out the inventory too for "streamlining" purposes... like Bioware did with Mass Effect 2.
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Man I haven't played the beta for a while now. I need to fire it up again this weekend and see what's up.
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