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Survivability >>> Stats for damage and glass cannons. All that power is meaningless if you can't survive long enough to pull it off. If this was like D2 where you could spam spells, then I would agree with you. I find myself increasingly dropping int and damage stats for vit and resistances.

^ I'm with this guy.
 
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works.
patch.
don't work.

take back the patch and let us play while they fix it. smile.gif
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works.
patch.
don't work.
take back the patch and let us play while they fix it. smile.gif

Yeah it seems kinda crazy that they have to have the whole realm down to solve issues they created with the new patch.
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Thought it would be great to make something like this, if people wanted to see if they were on the right playing field, etc.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AkJOYEI9DTwxdEJRVDRndGg2ZXV2QnJCcHN6LWpMWFE&pli=1#gid=0

Please feel free to add, do not delete, though!
 
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I read somewhere that DW only gives you a 15% attack speed bonus and averaged the two weapon damages. It doesn't seem like that good of a trade off, considering a shield can give a major armor boost with other stats.
I will try this, but I don't want to plunk down a huge sum of money, then having DW being very good.

Current skill set: http://us.battle.net/d3/en/calculator/monk#WUXdVf!YbX!aaZbaa

you need 2 weapons around the same dps.

Also, I use the +15% dodge while dw'n and the +life per spirit spent. The faster you attack, thw faster you gen spirit.

I can see the benifits of teh shield, but it felt so slow otherwise.
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Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post

Survivability >>> Stats for damage and glass cannons. All that power is meaningless if you can't survive long enough to pull it off. If this was like D2 where you could spam spells, then I would agree with you. I find myself increasingly dropping int and damage stats for vit and resistances.

That's a huge leap you took from my small post lol.
Where did I say anything about glass cannon? I thought this is OCN, not bnet forums tongue.gif

Anyway, I upgrade all my armors with all res before jewelry cuz good jewelry is really expensive.
And while we're making vast assumptions, I would say movement speed is severely undervalued by most builds. People may think only DH's need >12% Frw, but I would surmise that all classes would benefit from 18% or more frw. I see silly boots with tons of resist, but no movement speed being listed on AH. If you can't get out of the way, no amount of resist will save you.
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Gees...everyone is going to hate me forever, but here goes.

Am I the only avid Diablo I, II fan here that is a little disappointed in Diablo III? I have been playing since the game hit the market (yeah, I lined up for it at midnight). I have been playing with six other friends. We all are Diablo lovers from the early days. We have all played the hell out of Diablo II, literally for years.

Don't get me wrong, I'm not on a hate rage or think the game sucks or anything, but IMO ( and that of my friends), if Diablo II had the graphics Diablo III has, it would be a better game.

We don't like auto-stat management. We don't like auto spell/skill management. We don't like the loss of runes and rune words (which was a great part of Diablo II), we don't like the way bosses don't always drop rare items (even if they were random, it was fun farming for them), we especially don't like the loss of armor/weapon/item sets. Another biggy is not having any specific stats on the spells and skills (like how much damage they do). Same goes for the rune system now, no indication of damage done.

One of my biggest complaints is that there are only six skills available on a bar (two of wich are mouse skills). Also, the quality of spells and skills is much lower than what Diablo II had, and there's less of them. I also don't like that there doesn't seem to be much of a method for regaining energy (or hate or mana or whatever) other than just waiting.

I mean, it's not a bad game if you can put up with the dumbing down. We'll likely continue playing it, and also likely play it at our LAN parties, but it's definitely not as good as I had hoped it would be. Currently we all have three characters, two of which are in act 2 nightmare in their early level 40s. We're hoping things improve when we get to hell.

Titan Quest 2 is coming out soon, and from the gameplay video I've seen it looks like it might actually be a better game than the first one was (and we still play the first one). After TQ2 comes out, and GW2, I doubt Diablo II will get much playing time from us. I'm pretty disappointed in Blizzard. They had so much time (way more than they had for Diablo II) but produced a game that's not as good. Too bad.

Mergatroid#1255 if anyone sees me and wants to join.
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I just have to say this here, **** you Blizzard for making my day off from work suck because you don't support your product adequately!
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You know, I'd take your post alot more seriously if it wasn't one of those "I'll be playing XYZ," simply b/c I've heard it 1000x since the launch. After a while, the noise sounds the same honestly.
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we especially don't like the loss of armor/weapon/item sets
Not sure if serious, or if you haven't played the game long enough...
There are sets in the game. While it's true there's no low-level sets like I Sigons or Vidala boots, they are there. I think Blizz made a mistake not having set items that range from top-to-bottom, and this is the key word, DROP enough. Low-level set items, I agree are not there. At the moment, they are really more of a high-level item.

Look at the Wanderlust set ring - mmm:
http://us.battle.net/d3/en/item/wanderlust
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Another biggy is not having any specific stats on the spells and skills (like how much damage they do). Same goes for the rune system now, no indication of damage done.

One of my biggest complaints is that there are only six skills available on a bar (two of wich are mouse skills). Also, the quality of spells and skills is much lower than what Diablo II had, and there's less of them. I also don't like that there doesn't seem to be much of a method for regaining energy (or hate or mana or whatever) other than just waiting.

Ok, now I'm not even sure if you've played the game sufficiently. Turn on "Advanced Tooltips" for the actual numbers. And I have an odd feeling you guys don't even know there's Elective Mode. As for regaining Hatred - spam a Hatred generator? Seriously dude.
Edited by mav451 - 5/29/12 at 5:24pm
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I just have to say this here, **** you Blizzard for making my day off from work suck because you don't support your product adequately!

Hahaha, I can't log in even though the servers show up.

It did show me the new EULA and happily accepted my accept than proceeded to tell me servers are too busy.

To Mergatroid, when you hit higher levels there are resource regen items.

Huge D2 fan before LoD and I don't mind some of the dumbing down. To me the game was awesome because of the loot and D3 at least at higher levels has some epic loot.

On auto stat, 99% of people went cookie cutter builds. So why not just make it auto stat?

I kinda agree with you on skills. I know I would be doing much better if I had more skills but this (at least to me) makes the loot even more important and I love my loot.

Maybe its just me but I love the grinding if shiny things pop out.
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