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[WarCry] Diablo 3: Respec Will Be Allowed

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According to Diablo 3's new community manager Bashiok, players will be allowed to respec their characters. While perhaps not as liberal as WoW, players will not be 'locked in' to character choices as they are in Diablo 2. Read the announcement:

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There will almost definitely be some sort of system to respec; however, it isn't likely to be as liberal as World of Warcraft. We don't want to lock a player into a system that punishes them for mistakes, experimenting, or lack of knowledge early on in the game. We also don't think a system that allows immediate, complete, and at-a-whim changes to a character spec matches the feel of Diablo. It's likely to be somewhere in between.

That said we still feel like the desire to play the same class again that you may have played before is still a part of the game, and with some ability to respec could potentially require other incentives.
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This could possibly be speculation given the source, but it doesn't sound too unrealistic. Take from it what you will.
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I hope they dont allow too much change. I believe when playing a game like D2 you should have to stick to one char type so you can't change it every day. I have to agree some changes would be nice for early on mistakes
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El lamo.

Let's hope it's restricted to experimenting, and that none of these five-second characters are allowed in proper online play. In the end everyone would be using the same 'uber builds' they found on the same site. Booring.
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yea but when ur lvl 94 and u click on a skill u dont need on accident its a friggin let down. trust me its happened to me before on a hammerdin. Diablo FTW ^_^
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That'll be fun
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Wth is respec?
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Wth is respec?
Respecification (to respec or to respecify) in many MMORPG titles such as Star Wars Galaxies, World of Warcraft, City of Heroes, and City of Villains allows a player to change the attributes of his/her character.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Respecification
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Oh resetting skills. thanks
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what is that ? like X gold to re-do your char ???

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post #10 of 38
This is a good thing, and the source is accurate seeing as it came from a community manager on the Diablo 3 forums originally. Remember, it may take 10 times as long to get through all the content in diablo 3 because rushing probably wont be there in the same form. I dont want to end up putting hours and hours into my character only to screw up a build and have to start over. It's just nothing but a pain. I dont want to have 3 of every class because of how varied specs can be. Experimentation is very fun in d2, but not when I have to re lvl every time. It's not making it carebear, casual, World of diablo. It's a good idea if implemented properly, make it very punishing to respec.
Edited by Opeth07 - 7/9/08 at 4:09pm
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