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Sorry, but whay was wrong with D3?

With respect to the people here who have played and genuinely enjoyed the game, I will not rant about it here.
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Hahaha... D3 didn't suck. And RoS doesn't suck either. People need to move on. Always need something to hate on, I guess.
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post #113 of 169
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With respect to the people here who have played and genuinely enjoyed the game, I will not rant about it here.

Yea, I think we have beat that horse beyond death.
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Hahaha... D3 didn't suck. And RoS doesn't suck either. People need to move on. Always need something to hate on, I guess.

I am glad you and many people did enjoy it, I really am. Why? Because I think enough people enjoyed it, and enough people flipped tables and hated it, that Diablo IV will be much better. I think both sides were vocal enough that Blizzard will continue the franchise, but do better on the next release.
    
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Altough RoS is pretty good i still think it isn't good enough, D3 has some fundemental flaws that just make the game less fun then its predecessor and give it less replayability.
    
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I read the title and my first thought was "I hope they say its sold more copies than vanilla".......rolleyes.gif


I have to say I have owned pretty much every blizzard game(even though I was not a happy blizzard fan with the creation/running of a pay to play game), except WoW(never played Hearthstone). I have lost years to Warcraft 2, Starcraft, Warcraft 3(thank you battleships creator), and insane amounts of time on D2. There wasn't anything left for me to do in D2 when I was quit. SC2 came out and they didn't screw it up by basically upgrading the graphics and a few units...awesome. When D3 came out I was hopeful to start my addiction again, I had been clean for years of D2 but I wanted it back. Then D3 hit, and it was slow, but I made a ton in the auction house, so I kept at it. Made one of every character and got all of them through the game, then with profits from the auction house, I bought 3 of my friends the game and got them to 60 and through it. But the whole time if felt, empty, at some around the end of Sept Borderlands 2 was coming and I played it and never looked back at D3, and never missed.

So if you read that..RoS, my addiction has returned. Those old auction house funds got me to buy the game for those 3 friends who just grumbled "that game again?"(they were not D2 players). Now fast forward a week or two, I have punch in countless hours, one friend has gone from 60 to 70 to 56 paragon levels all on her own, another friend has gone from 60 to 70 to 18 paragon levels, and last guy has gone from 60 to 70 to 12 paragon levels.

They made this game what it should have been all along. I get the anger over vanilla's being horrible, but unless you try RoS, then you are reviewing vanilla and nothing more can be added to the topic. Just my thoughts, I could be wrong...probably am.
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How well do expansions normally sell though? By definition they would sell a lot worse then the original, since you need to buy the original in order to buy the expansion.

2.7m vs 6m seems amazing to me for an expansion.


Naturally, expansions always ship fewer units than vanilla games since there are always people that for whatever reason buy only the original game whereas all xpac players own vanilla by default.
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If you're playing a Diablo game for the story, you're gonna have a bad time.

Excuse me? The original Diablo games had a superb story line behind them. They were intended as story driven RPGs.

Then hordes of degenerate fools who never bothered to read Librarius Ex Horadrim piled in, apparently fixated on the weak and repetitive gameplay, and Diablo II rapidly deteriorated into a trashy MMO - or at least it did by perception. This horrific distortion of Diablo is what Blizzard responded to in making Diablo III.
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You stated that if you counted the bundles correctly, it wouldn't be outselling D2. So my question is this, how do you know that they didn't already properly count the bundles? For example, if enough D2 owners purchased LoD standalone and then newcomers posted the bundle and D2 owners > newcomers, it is possible for LoD to outsell D2, unless something is wrong with my math (entirely possible tongue.gif). That was my point. Sorry if I did not state it clearly.

Because LoD isn't standalone. You can't PLAY it without D2. So, the only way LoD could outsell D2 is if every single person who caused the advantage were sitting there staring at the box, and not playing it.
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Because LoD isn't standalone. You can't PLAY it without D2. So, the only way LoD could outsell D2 is if every single person who caused the advantage were sitting there staring at the box, and not playing it.

I have bought 3 LoD disc's in total because i lost the first 2
    
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Unfortunately, too little too late for me, which is incredibly sad considering how much of a huge fanboy I was for D1 and D2. I am far too addicted to PoE now.
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