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I am aware of what it was. Blizz sold out on the Diablo name and will never be the same to many customers.
 
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D3 still around eh?

Yeah really people are still playing that? lol
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D3's economy has no inflation since there is no fixed structure of comparison. Everything in D3 is relative to each other with no external forces. Anyone who thinks the economy is in bad shape is an idiot and does't understand very simple logic and economics. Then there are those idiots that try to compare real world economics with a videogame which makes me LOL even more, as if real world economics provide any insight into how a videogame's economy can or should work. D3 is exactly the same as D1 and D2 and countless other Powercreep genre game's out there. Power in these games permanently increases and the game developers counter this with ever-increasingly difficult content. It is one of two ways to create a game, neither right nor wrong. (MMO)RPG's from the 90's and early 2000's were almost all powercreep. WoW really popularized the Powerstable game genre with it's almost exclusive "Bind On Equip" specialty items, and other popular RPG's quickly followed suit (Guild Wars, Aion, etc). So it's quite funny in 2012 when D3 comes out with a Powercreep game mechanic all the 20yo's and younger noob gamers have never experienced the Powercreep genre and they spend hours on forums every day whining about the economy and item drops when nothing is wrong they're just too dumb to figure out something so simple.

this would only be true if the rmah didn't exist
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The best ways to drain the economy of excess cash:

Casinos that put a large emphasis on item rewards and have a <<<100% payout.

Some sort of item like a skin or move that can be bought that has no resell value.

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or just go play PoE... rolleyes.gif
 
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The best ways to drain the economy of excess cash:
Casinos that put a large emphasis on item rewards and have a <<<100% payout.
Some sort of item like a skin or move that can be bought that has no resell value.

Basically they need to bring back the "Wirt" type vendor where things cost a crap-ton, and you might or might not get something great.
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