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Beat the game in a little less than 3 hours, sorry to spoil it for you but it does NOT play like the original or diablo 2, it's a completely different experience. I'm not sure if its a better one, but I'll judge after the game comes out and as far as the beta's goals are, bliz has been pretty successful at eliminating glitches. Also, don't spend many hours on it because characters get wiped every now and then.

Does this mean there is a time limit on the beta? Is the beta a very simplified game in length (story wise)? Or is Diablo 3 just an extremely short game? ... Hmmm, 3 hours just seems absurd if that's the case! I was thinking 20 at the bare minimum.
Also, did you beat the older beta when it first came out a while back? Or are these both exactly the same betas? I was expecting the full game in length with my beta invite, and yes, also expecting my character to be nuked when the full game comes out. Hopefully a nice achievement for beating the beta too. wink.gif But we'll see...
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I did too!!!

This is great, was just gonna post something up myself but then I saw yours!
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i got in. downloading now. i should have been downloading a while ago but i was doing other things... now im wondering what could have been a better use of my time.
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Does this mean there is a time limit on the beta? Is the beta a very simplified game in length (story wise)? Or is Diablo 3 just an extremely short game? ... Hmmm, 3 hours just seems absurd if that's the case! I was thinking 20 at the bare minimum.
Also, did you beat the older beta when it first came out a while back? Or are these both exactly the same betas? I was expecting the full game in length with my beta invite, and yes, also expecting my character to be nuked when the full game comes out. Hopefully a nice achievement for beating the beta too. wink.gif But we'll see...

Don't let him freak you out. he didn't beat the game, he beat the beta which is only Act 1 of the game, not anywhere near the entire thing. From everything I've read/watched about the beta, since back when it was Friends and Family only, the beta has ALWAYS only been Act 1. They added the Skeleton King boss in this one though.
 
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Update: OK, I am noticing some scrolls missing in the cathedral the deeper down I go. Darn, I was hoping this would be the early release but still the full game (somehow haha). Love how they do all of the lore and scroll findings in audio format though! I can keep kicking ass while listening to the authors read them.

On another note, I think you can in fact see the entirety of the game if you do a search for "Mad Cow Diablo 3". It was such a pain to set that up on log in each time, I much prefer the beta as it is now.
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I also just got my Diablo III beta invite!
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Bah, can't download until I remove the authenticator from my account. I recently switched phones that the last app was registered too... so going to have to wait for that to go through.
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Yay downloading it now.
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Just beat the beta. Very fun!

Level 13 is the beta cap, you can craft items up to 26 and sell on AH for blizz tokens. Items are sharable between all of your alts using the Stash in town. No idea if any of this beta stuff is useful for the full release. Have to wait and see.
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I wonder how much room the game will take when installing from cd...
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