All the hottest issues of the Reaper of Souls beta test are debated, including the Crusader, Act Five story and avoiding spoilers, tactical combat overhaul, item binding and trading, Hardcore testing adventures, fixing Crushing Blow, and new class skills. Featuring Flux, Ynzerg, and Katniss.

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    Approximate topic starting times:

  • 1:30 — Following streams? Avoiding spoilers? Interested in the RoS story? Is it being held out of the beta?
  • 9:00 — Beta patches vs. hotfixes. Big balance changes coming? Removing features already?
  • 14:40 — Crushing Blow, can it fit into Diablo 3? Hard caps? Make it ultra-rare or only on some legendaries that have other lame stats?
  • 20:00 — Loot 2.0 and binding on everything good in Diablo 3. Trading and BoA issues. Self found bonus rather than BoA or BoE?
  • 36:50 — Changes to the combat engine. More constant damage, more mitigation, more strategy, less spiky damage. It’s definitely working at this point in the Beta. Funny Flux’s hardcore death stories.
  • 47:30 — Is there a point to Hardcore play in the beta test? New class skills and skill changes look exciting?
  • 53:00 — The Crusader. Pros and cons from observing the play style? The fourth passive at lvl 70; a build-changer?
  • 1:04:00 — Updated release date predictions and final thoughts. Why the surprise Reaper of Souls beta start?
  • The Diablo 3 Podcast Episode Guide in DiabloWiki.net provides links to every show, plus quick summaries.

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