Hardcore Graveyard



July 2, 2014

Diablo 3 Hardcore Character Funerals?


A fan posted about enacting real life ceremonies for his fallen Diablo 3 Hardcore Character funerals, and included some pictures impressive enough to make the rest of us admire his dedication and/or question his sanity. Here’s the quote:

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By: Flux


June 22, 2013

Accepting the Diablo 3 Hardcore Mentality

One of the (few?) players who hasn’t yet made the switch to Hardcore asked some questions about what it’s like to change your mindset to accept the risk of loss and live with the Diablo 3 Hardcore Mentality. If you guys are regular readers you’ve gotten insight into this from Xanth’s columns (and occasional dirge), but if you want to hear some Blue thoughts on the issue, here’s your chance:

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June 2, 2012

Dead Level 60 Hardcore Barbarian

We newsed up our Hardcore Graveyard earlier this week, and today there’s a death that would deserve a really large headstone… with an asterisk. The player is Kungen, the death is a level 60 Hardcore Barbarian in Inferno Act One, and the asterisk comes since the death was about as dumb as possible — from standing on a fire grate, while he was alt-tabbed out, checking the sound settings on his live stream. Just like that, 170 hours of character development and all the gear he was wearing… gone.

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Hardcore Graveyard Returns

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One of the most popular features in the early days of Diablo II was our old Hardcore Graveyard. It’s purpose was simple; to erect monuments to the fallen hardcore characters, their inscriptions chiseled by the players who had all-too-briefly known and loved them. Hundreds and hundreds were submitted, about 150 were posted, but the gravediggers could never keep up with the bodies, and the section eventually fell into disrepair.

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