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Originally Posted by Bobotheklown View Post

Agreed. No game should take 10+ years to develop.
I'm going to have a hard time splitting my time between this and GW2. Hopefully one of them gets delayed and the other releases soon!

It hasn't taken anywhere near 10 years to develop. They didn't start working on it until a year or two before it was announced.

Why they waited so long to start developing is the real question.
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post

It hasn't taken anywhere near 10 years to develop. They didn't start working on it until a year or two before it was announced.
Why they waited so long to start developing is the real question.

Know your facts bro! thumb.gif

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diablo_III#Development
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Pretty sure Starcraft II is an amazing game. I enjoyed it a lot, beat the campaign on hard and brutal and then got to solo Diamond League. Stopped playing though because of Dota and Dota 2.

I'm not saying it was a bad game, but it definitely wasn't amazing. Starcraft was amazing. They nailed every aspect of that game and it became a household name. I remember friends I made in school who never played games before would suddenly talk about their private Battle.net chat room and how they zerg rushed some noob last night. They kept the gameplay similar in the sequel, but they took all the magic out of it. There were no chat rooms at launch, but I think they patched to add them, and there is no LAN support. Sure it's an enjoyable game, but it doesn't even hold a candle to Brood War. For that reason I'm not going to shell out 60 bucks and additional money for each expansion when I already own Brood War.
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I'm not saying it was a bad game, but it definitely wasn't amazing. Starcraft was amazing. They nailed every aspect of that game and it became a household name. I remember friends I made in school who never played games before would suddenly talk about their private Battle.net chat room and how they zerg rushed some noob last night. They kept the gameplay similar in the sequel, but they took all the magic out of it. There were no chat rooms at launch, but I think they patched to add them, and there is no LAN support. Sure it's an enjoyable game, but it doesn't even hold a candle to Brood War. For that reason I'm not going to shell out 60 bucks and additional money for each expansion when I already own Brood War.

Starcraft 2 didn't have the "feel" of the first one in my opinion.

I played the beta a couple times, never touched it again.
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Know your facts bro! thumb.gif
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diablo_III#Development

They fired the team that was working on it back then and scrapped all their work. Don't think that counts tongue.gif.
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They fired the team that was working on it back then and scrapped all their work. Don't think that counts tongue.gif.

But were they working on "Diablo 3"? Yes, they were. Just because the game has been overhauled a few times during development doesn't mean that the final product is not a result of the past 10 years.
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I'm not saying it was a bad game, but it definitely wasn't amazing. Starcraft was amazing. They nailed every aspect of that game and it became a household name. I remember friends I made in school who never played games before would suddenly talk about their private Battle.net chat room and how they zerg rushed some noob last night. They kept the gameplay similar in the sequel, but they took all the magic out of it. There were no chat rooms at launch, but I think they patched to add them, and there is no LAN support. Sure it's an enjoyable game, but it doesn't even hold a candle to Brood War. For that reason I'm not going to shell out 60 bucks and additional money for each expansion when I already own Brood War.

I respectfully disagree. smile.gif

There are indeed chat rooms now and the lack of a LAN feature is an overblown issue, it doesn't matter to me at all or 99.8% of Starcraft players. You can keep playing Brood War with 14 year old graphics instead of SCII, doesn't bother me any. tongue.gif I'm not trying to imply that SCII has the best visuals in the world but I find them quite pleasing.
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I'm still hoping for a release by 2015. thumb.gif
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I'm still hoping for a release by 2015. thumb.gif

If it doesn't come out this year I probably will not be buying it
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If it doesn't come out this year I probably will not be buying it

Why not? It's not going to change how good the game is.
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