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http://us.battle.net/d3/en/blog/7540457/
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The armies of the Burning Hells are about to become a lot more hellacious. In patch 1.0.5, we'll be introducing Monster Power, a new system designed to give players more control over how challenging enemies are in each difficulty setting. Similar to the "Players X" command in Diablo II, Monster Power gives Diablo III players the option to increase the health and damage of monsters according to different "power levels" -- and in return, they'll receive scaling bonuses to their adventure stats (including experience, Magic Find, and Gold Find) as well as more drops.

The option to adjust Monster Power will be available to all players starting at level 1 through the Quest Selection window, and can be adjusted separately for Normal, Nightmare, Hell, and Inferno difficulties. Here's how the system works....

In other words...
Now you'll have to click TWICE as fast!
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Wasn't that announced last week?
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Saw this last night. Looking good. The game is still plagued by stupid bugs but they're making it better.
    
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For the masses complaining they made it too easy... set it to Inferno with max 'monster power'... go on.

I haven't tested it since i stopped playing D3 a long time ago... but stopped at Inferno due to pure boredom. This should add some more spice to things, BUT it's still only Diablo 3. Maybe this will get another few hours from me to try it out at best. At least they're trying. This should help make the remaining player base happy.
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Wasn't that announced last week?

Yeah the article is from the 11th, and I'm pretty sure it was documented before then. Not sure if posted as a topic on OCN though.
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still not worth $10
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What? But I barely beat Inferno mode when the game launched... good lord.
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For the masses complaining they made it too easy... set it to Inferno with max 'monster power'... go on.
I haven't tested it since i stopped playing D3 a long time ago... but stopped at Inferno due to pure boredom. This should add some more spice to things, BUT it's still only Diablo 3. Maybe this will get another few hours from me to try it out at best. At least they're trying. This should help make the remaining player base happy.

The problem is in order to get to the decently hard modes you have to literally sit-and-click in 2 seperate "Complete Moron" modes before the game throws you anything resembling difficulty. Not worth the grind.
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For the masses complaining they made it too easy... set it to Inferno with max 'monster power'... go on.

confused.gif I don't think anyone complained it was too easy... I'm still working my way through Act 3 inferno.
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I remember reading a lot of forums and such where people complained it was too easy, even in Inferno, and that once they nerfed inferno it was all easy mode. Sure, random deaths from elite swarms, but that was one thing... the bosses were cake.
I personally found it a mixed bag of easy/hard... depended on the situations. I wouldn't call it a hard game, even on inferno, but I would call it moderate. Those calling it easy must be uniquely minded, but i saw plenty of complaints to that effect.
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