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I still haven't beaten it a second time. I really could not get past the simpleton style. That, and the repeating dungeons, click click, got loot. It was never difficult in the slightest. The CGI was cool, the atmosphere is great, killing Diablo was classic. Would I have paid more than $30 for it? No.
    
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I actually started playing it again a couple of days ago. I left it alone for a few months because I got tired of the immense amount of grinding required to get through Inferno, and when I logged in again I had surprisingly little trouble getting to Diablo and beating him. Looks like they decided to nerf some of the ridiculous Elite packs (which gave me far more trouble than any boss except Zoltan Kulle when his enrage timer was broken), which is a good thing in my book.
I don't think it's a bad game, it's just not as great as it could have (should have?) been. Proper skill trees would've been a massive improvement, right now there's 0 point in making a second character of the same class unless you absolutely must have 100% on the achievements. The story could've used some work, same with the voice acting (some is great, some is hilariously bad). I absolutely detest the way the game looks but that's easily fixed with Darker Diablo 3.
The auction house... I wish they would've left that out altogether to be honest. I have two characters in Inferno difficulty and both of them are doing fine now, but that's after I had to spend hours upon hours grinding to get some decent equipment in the auction house. Drop rates were so terrible you had to use it. Seems to be better now. I'll find out when I decide to continue with one of my lower level characters.
Overall, while it's far from great, in my opinion it's still a fun game.
Edited by Vonnis - 1/26/13 at 4:16pm
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This game was in no way and improvement on Diablo 2.
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I did get over 100+ hours playing with friends before growing bored of it. So I believe I got my money's worth. It could have been a better game, it wasn't but it was still a lot of fun for a while. I'll take a second look when xpac rolls around. I just starte PoE, see how that goes.
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Diablo who? I haven't played since 3 months after the game came out. It is quite simply a boring grind with a superficial story and well done cutscenes. That's it, there is nothing special to it.
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Path of Exile already is putting the nail in the coffin for D3
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I and quite considering to do a come back as a way to finance my laptop and galaxy s4.

I have two accounts - I later learned it is called multi boxing. I used it to get twice drop when inferno was so hard that you had to play alone. I made 400$ in total which plenty paid the game.
I stopped playing but knowing how bot improved, I am quite tempted to run my laptop all day with my two accounts grinding for me.

I don't know, I might find an item that is worth 250$ - a nice rebate on the laptop biggrin.gif
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I just played for the story as tribute to diablo series but even the plot and characters disappointed me. Rushed to lvl 60 inferno within 1 week but the game already lost its fun by then as I saw no point in continuing the inferno grind (No PVP! why would I try to grind the best gears possible if I can't use it to kill other players that have done the same?).

To say the least, they released an unfinished game and since they are constantly pressured to release more content but I can't imagine them doing anything dramatic because including it in the expansion pack instead of a patch would possibly gather more sales (like how HOTS is delivering a lot of things they could simply do in a patch).
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Diablo 3 lacks grit and depth and innovative gameplay. It's a total bore.
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Path of Exile already is putting the nail in the coffin for D3

+1 !!!

A FREE game that's tons better than D3
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