The Diablo 3 Podcast #98: The “B-Club”, Hardcore DHs, and Blizzcon Hopes
Posted By: July 14, 2013
Flux, Xanth, and JrMint talk about recent happenings in Diablo 3: Demon Hunters in Hardcore, fixing Wizards, the economic thrill of joining the “B-Club,” Diablo 3 fixes, Blizzcon 2013 anticipation.
This podcast is continued in TDP #99, where Xanth’s Blizzard visit, job offer, and impending decades of inexorably-diminishing happiness are discussed at length.
0:30 — Intro, show schedule, JrMint’s efforts to overcome his World of Warcrack addiction, and recent gameplay efforts.
4:30 — Demon Hunters in hardcore. Xanth and JrMint have new ones. Flux laments his past Demon Hunter play and pain. All will end in tears.
10:00 — Joining the Billionaire club. Flux gloats and Xanth kvetches. Recent Hardcore economy issues, and high end gear pricing. Do people die in high MP public games in Hardcore? The psychological porn of watching YouTube vids of high level Hardcore streamers dying.
19:50 — No new Diablo 3 patch content until after Blizzcon. JrMint and Xanth react.
22:00 — Diablo 3 console. JrMint is skeptical, Flux thought it played fine at Blizzard, and Xanth is eager to try to use it to hook in non-PC gaming friends.
25:35 — Josh Mosqueira’s one question to the Fansite summit attendees, asked to Xanth and JrMint. What one fix or improvement would you most like to see in Diablo 3? JrMint proposes a token system to shake up the economy.
33:50 — If you could improve/change one class which one and why? Two votes for the DH and one for the Wizard.
38:40 — Blizzcon 2013 plans? Flux is going, Xanth and JrMint aren’t planning to. We will see Diablo 3 Expansion at Blizzcon, barring some catastrophe. Everyone has excite.