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I wanted to post this in the main news channel because IMO I think it's pretty big news even though it's an old game. Many people including myself have been waiting for a reset to happen sometime this summer as it was "about that time."

Blizzard posted today that there will finally be an official ladder reset and the start of Ladder #4. The reset will occur on Monday the 25th but the exact time hasn't been specified yet.

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Diablo II Ladder Reset on June 25!
We will be resetting the Diablo II ladder on June 25, 2007, beginning a new ladder season and providing a fresh start for those participating on the ladder realms. All current ladder characters will be moved to the non-ladder realm, and the ladder realm will re-open as a blank slate where all-new heroes can make their mark. Try out a new character idea, adventure with your friends, and race to be the first on your realm to reach level 99. The realms will be offline for approximately four hours during the ladder reset. Once the specific schedule for the reset has been determined, we’ll post that information in the Battle.net Status Forum.
Good thing I checked the website as I was just about to start a new account/character after finding my D2 CDs.

If anyone is going to be starting in the new ladder, post up your account name so I can add you. I'll be playing as Warrior1986 on the USEast realm.
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I am half tempted to since it's a new ladder season, as I am growing bored of WoW. But then once I get into it I will remember how rigged and bugged it is now, and all my runes will like poof or something odd and I will quit.
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Hmm, wonder if my old keys still work
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I am half tempted to since it's a new ladder season, as I am growing bored of WoW. But then once I get into it I will remember how rigged and bugged it is now, and all my runes will like poof or something odd and I will quit.
Well, with it being a new ladder, there won't be dupes for a while. A new ladder means everything starts completely from scratch. So even if people wanted to dupe the high level runes, they have to find them first.

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Hmm, wonder if my old keys still work
You should have no problems. I haven't played in over 3 years and I just reinstalled D2 and the expansion and was able to login and create a new account just fine.

But if you were using bots or something, then I dunno......
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Yea, but it happens a lot quicker than you would think. I have played d2 through like 3 ladders, I used to be pretty hardcore. I might just join in and play on and off. But I have a feeling once I start up and get back into it I will be all caught up in the ladder race again.

and yea, I need to find all my discs and install it
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This makes me want to sstart playing again also....Hmmmm....
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Great! Going to bring back old memories.
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Awesomeness.

Like I said, once you guys create your new accounts on USEast, post up your account name. Just remember to wait to create new characters until Monday.
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Me and my friend are going to grind levels like crazy for hopefully 6 hours a day until my reach-ahead program starts.
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You know what, I think I am going to start up again. I cannot pass up a chance to play D2 right when the ladder resets... again. I don't even have it on my computer right now, so I guess I will PM you, Warrior, once I decide what to call myself.
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