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Open beta is a winner. I will be pre-ordering this week.
Got a few friends (that are massive D2 fans), and played through it. We all got to level 13 with some insane gear.

Seems like the OP team-comp will be Barb + Wiz + Demon.

The Barb basically has massive tank mode, the demon has infinite scout (rolls freakin' everywhere at mach 4), and the wizard (my class) is just a "right-click-to-win" character. Really. The freeze-ray is OP as hell. It goes ALLL the way across the screen and at level 13 I was hitting for around 47 per tick.
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Open beta is a winner. I will be pre-ordering this week.
Got a few friends (that are massive D2 fans), and played through it. We all got to level 13 with some insane gear.
Seems like the OP team-comp will be Barb + Wiz + Demon.
The Barb basically has massive tank mode, the demon has infinite scout (rolls freakin' everywhere at mach 4), and the wizard (my class) is just a "right-click-to-win" character. Really. The freeze-ray is OP as hell. It goes ALLL the way across the screen and at level 13 I was hitting for around 47 per tick.

Glad to hear you're having fun!

But I must temper your OP calls a bit. The beta is easymode. As in, it literally IS easymode. As you level and try harder difficulties, you will die. It will become massively, massively harder smile.gif
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Even though I wasn't able to play the beta and have never played a Diablo game, I just preordered the Collectors Edition from walmart and the Limited Edition game guide from Amazon biggrin.gif

i r excite


Now I just need to build a rig to play it....
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Finished all 5 classes biggrin.gif
What an excellent way to spend a weekend thumb.gif

Only 20 hours left though, anyone got all 5 to level 13? (Who wasn't in the closed Beta? tongue.gif )
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Okay, this article makes me feel a lot better about this game thumb.gif ...
BTW, it'll probably make a lot of you feel better ... wish I'd read it before I 'went off' earlier.
Heck, I wish I'd read it before I even played the Beta.
I shoulda trusted Blizzard to not totally fail on this game ... sounds like they didn't tongue.gif

I read that before. It doesn't change how things are, just tries to justify it. It is a long-winded version of most of the stuff here by someone that really, really wants the game to be great. Don't get me long, I want the game to be great, and I'm sure it is for some people, but that is an awful lot of trying to convince people the game is something it isn't.

D3 characters are versatile - they all have the ability to do everything that any character of their class can do at any time with a 15 second cooling off period and maybe hanging a new set of gear on them. The charactersaren't customizable though. They are mannequins upon which items are hung.. It is still the same character with a different set of items.

P.S. Just since I haven't seen it elsewhere...

Unlocks and Point Streaks - Call of Diablo!
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Does anybody check your GPU temp and usage while running the game? I don't think this game is that demanding but it cooks up both my GPUs just like in BF3.
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Unlocks and Point Streaks - Call of Diablo!
Lol!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anyways great game but as most of us have said/agreed on the character customization is very lacking, very basic and very hold your hand mode.
It will just be really annyoing to be the same as most of the other players using your class with no difference in builds etc.
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Does anybody check your GPU temp and usage while running the game? I don't think this game is that demanding but it cooks up both my GPUs just like in BF3.

I get GPU utilization in the low 30s to low 40s, tops out at about 60C with a fan profile locked at 65% above 50C. The room is a sweatbox right now though.
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These were my GPU and CPU load levels, pretty hard working i5 2500k

 

 

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Does anyone else think that witch doctors will be the weakest in pvp???
The only way to get WD damage upto the standard of other classes is to use that skill that boosts your INT depending on the monsters around you.
That boosts your INT by like 150+.
But in pvp there are no monsters so you'll be stuck with throwing little spiders that do like 20% damage of your already low damage.

No witch doctor is going to be an anoying class to vrs in pvp, he has so many Dot abilites and a great escape ability. that + the meatshields he can summon and the "curse like abilites" hes going to be very good in pvp and one of the easyest to use in pve.
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