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D2 hype. One of the Top 5 games of all time imo.
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I'd love to see Diablo 2 & Warcraft 3 remastered with all those pesky /spambots/hostbots/banlists etc removed.
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I think this is a cool idea, but I've had this exact conversation with a buddy and he says all he wants is a remake of d2. D2 is best game ever. All I want. Etc etc.

I say to him and I'll say it to a lot of people in here: nostalgia is a killer. What we loved 15 years ago may not be something we love today. We just love the idea of it. I know 15years ago there were shows I enjoyed and now I can't stand them.

All im saying is nostalgia makes us whimsical
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Why not World of StarCraft? There are too many remakes lately - just too many. What does it say about PC gaming industry today? Lack of creativity?

I would love to replay the original StarCraft and WarCraft III on StarCraft II engine and Diablo II on Diablo III engine. I think Diablo II on Diablo III engine would make Diablo II remake a better game than Diablo III.
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finally classic blizzard games on modern mac with out parallels or wrappers. that said i'm not sure if i trust these remaster to be any good. SC1 is a tight game, any imbalances or modifications, even different resolutions can give people the upper hand and be found out early. Remaster of Age of Empires (Microsoft/diff studio.) came out okay. Also Blizzard is slipping, failing to innovate and make the sale like they did at once time but, to be honest i think it's cause WoW is slipping, all MMOs are slipping they are all the same game and format over and over gain, save for maybe Star citizen. some folks say MMOs are virgin experience and the decline of Wow could maybe support that statement.
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Why not World of StarCraft? There are too many remakes lately - just too many. What does it say about PC gaming industry today? Lack of creativity?

I would love to replay the original StarCraft and WarCraft III on StarCraft II engine and Diablo II on Diablo III engine. I think Diablo II on Diablo III engine would make Diablo II remake a better game than Diablo III.

Yeah that would bring/make a nice fan base, or potentially could if done right.
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I think this is a cool idea, but I've had this exact conversation with a buddy and he says all he wants is a remake of d2. D2 is best game ever. All I want. Etc etc.

I say to him and I'll say it to a lot of people in here: nostalgia is a killer. What we loved 15 years ago may not be something we love today. We just love the idea of it. I know 15years ago there were shows I enjoyed and now I can't stand them.

All im saying is nostalgia makes us whimsical

Myself, brothers, and close friends still play D2. There is currently another actively play-through going, and my brother is playing a Mod on it as well right now.

A D2 remaster would be so lovely. Maybe expand upon it a little as well? Some new areas, ideas, that just couldn't fit before due to tech limits?
    
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I'd be happy with the same game but the rendering engine shifted up to 8x the resolution with all of the sprites being scaled as well.
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Funny enough, this last weekend, I was asking some friends if they wanted to do a 4-way LAN with Deebs 2 soon. Just got it all running with the multires and pluggy on my little Ubuntu box. This game has insane replayability.

If they altered the game too much in a re-release, it would kill it IMO. Never played D3 as it didn't look that interesting. Still want to replay D1 one day, too.
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