Diablo 3 patch 2.1.2 is on the PTR with a giant community buff, and it’s sparked elitist controversy. Also new Legendary Gems, Marauder’s Set changes, console D3 control improvements, and more. Show features Neinball, Rankil, and Flux

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  • Intro and recent activities. Neinball laments missing Blizzcon.
  • 7:00 — Recent PTR play. What’s up with the endless game join times? Legendary drop rate is incredible, but too much?
  • 16:00 — Put on your elitist hat and explain why it’s bad that lots of new people are filling up the PTR so expert testers can’t log on.
  • 24:30 — Ancient Items need improvements. Weapons are gigantic upgrades, armor is sometimes slightly better, jewelry is irrelevant.
  • 33:00 — Legendary Gems with defensive properties are ignored. Two new ones; can any defensive gem bonus be good enough to use? Plus double Unity fail stories.
  • 43:00 — Diablo 3 Ultimate Evil Edition console. Dupes and cheats and hacks prove why Diablo 3 is online-only?
  • 53:00 — Console shows how melee character controls should work, without having to waste a skill on the left mouse button. Plus general console controls vs. PC controls debate.
  • 58:35 — Preparing for the upcoming patch by stockpiling materials? Or it’s irrelevant since Season 2 characters will be starting from scratch anyway?
  • 1:10:00 — Thanksgiving wishes in Diablo 3… and no mentioning Jay Wilson.

  • The Diablo 3 Podcast Episode Guide in DiabloWiki.net provides links to every show, plus quick summaries.

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