Party Play

June 26, 2016

Big Group “Meta” Changes Coming to Diablo 3

Senior Developer Wyatt Cheng has offered up an article-sized forum post in which he discusses the philosophy behind some major changes coming to Diablo 3. The changes will mostly affect the party dynamics, making the current strategy of “1 DPS + 3 support” much less powerful. The developers want players to work more for their record clears; to have to change tactics depending on enemy type, to not just stand in one killing zone and keep dragging new enemies into it, etc.

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By: Flux








June 4, 2015

How Many Hours Played to Top the Leaderboards?

A fan looked at the #1 leaderboard spots for all classes in solo Grifts in softcore Season 3 Americas, and posted the total experience and time played so far this season. The results are somewhat disturbing, though probably not surprising, with incredible hours devoted to video game time by all the contestants.

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By: Flux





April 28, 2015

Diablo 3 Podcast #173: Power Creep and Spin2Win Barbs

Season Three marches on with massive power creep in higher GRifts. Are higher levels of Torment required, or will the removal of Realm of Trials solve the problem? Also, why doesn’t anyone want to play with Spin2Win Barbs, do Seasons need more incentives, and does anyone really want to play Thorns? Featuring N3rdwards, Master X, and Flux.

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By: Flux