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Fair enough.
If they do release it as soon as you would like the game is going to be a failure though. The skill system in place outright sucks. Building a character is non-existent in the current beta. That was one of the core features in Diablo and provided for TONS of replayability. Learning every skill on every character based on level is just dumb. I only need one of each class and I have every available build. There would be no point to make a new character of the same class to build it differently since all you have to do is swap skills.
They've already started down that path for World of Warcraft too. The last time I played in Cataclysm it was dumbed down a lot. That game is also far too easy to be any fun any more. It appeals to kids who used Gamesharks and cheat codes for every game they ever played.
If they do that to D3 I'll not be supporting it. I own 3 hard copies of LoD and several keys I bought from people online. I'll not spend a dime on D3 in it's current state. I know many other long-time D2 players who feel the same way. Diablo II has remained untouched by other companies attempting to clone it for over 12 years now for a reason.
Diablo III in it's current state will be like Dragon Age 2... it will appeal to a few people as ANY game does (namely the Blizzard butt kissers who like anything that Blizzard does for some reason). But it will be a complete and utter failure.
Building characters was part of the holy trinity of the Diablo series. They have basically taken the leg off of a 3-legged chair.

I agree with much of what you said but saying that it is going to be a complete and utter failure is a bit of a stretch don't you think? I'm sure you are aware that Diablo, much like Blizzard's other games, has a huge following.

I'm sorry to hear about that debacle you went through at the Blizzard forums, that's really too bad. Blizzard is one of my favorite gaming companies but to hear about how they've treated you (and I'm sure many others) makes me sad.
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If you guys are interested in more confirmation of Q2 release, here is a tweet from Jay Wilson:
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‏ @Angryrobotics

December?!? No way! 2nd quarter! Mayans got it wrong!

https://twitter.com/#!/Angryrobotics/status/174065677597020160
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If you guys are interested in more confirmation of Q2 release, here is a tweet from Jay Wilson:
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Jay Wilson
‏ @Angryrobotics
December?!? No way! 2nd quarter! Mayans got it wrong!
https://twitter.com/#!/Angryrobotics/status/174065677597020160

Nice, its good to hear more and more info like that. Just wish it was released last fall so I don't have to be inside playing DIII in the middle of summer haha.
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Nice, its good to hear more and more info like that. Just wish it was released last fall so I don't have to be inside playing DIII in the middle of summer haha.

Haha I hear ya dude! But really... inside has the Air Conditioning smile.gif
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Haha I hear ya dude! But really... inside has the Air Conditioning smile.gif

I def only have air conditioning in my car. frown.gif It doesn't get that hot up here in NY state, at least not for long stretches of time. The humidity is the worst.
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So there's rumblings going around that Monday, March 5th will be a VERY interesting day for Diablo 3 news...
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
THE RELEASE DATE
will be announced!!



Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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So there's rumblings going around that Monday, March 5th will be a VERY interesting day for Diablo 3 news... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
THE RELEASE DATE
will be announced!! Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Errr it doesn't say for sure that it will be announced, seems like a good chance though!
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Yeah I wanted to point out that I heard "Rumblings" smile.gif

It seems likely to me. I don't see why they wouldn't have a date yet. All major systems are revealed and tweaking/tuning has been going on for a while now.
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I hope Diablo III comes out in May/June time at the earliest...
Why? If it comes out earlier, I fail this year of school and I won't get into uni graduated.gif
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