Season 4 approaches and fans plan for the event. Plus debate over D3's out-dated graphics, the "unannounced Diablo project" art director, Blizzcon D3X2 hints, how D4 @ Blizzcon could be a nightmare, and Patch 2.3 rants. Featuring Tyr, Katniss, N3rdwards, and Flux.
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Diablo 3 Podcast #186: Cross-Game Promos and S4 Plans
Apologies to the guests and listeners for the delay in posting this one, which we recorded last weekend. I moved and started a new job, so computer time was limited. Fortunately, (in a way) there was zero news to obsolete any of the content in this show.
- 0:30 -- Intro and katniss makes his trimphant diablo community return.
- 4:00 -- Gamescom 2015 had no Diablo 3, Blizzcon 2015 hopes swelling?
- 14:00 -- Blizzard cross-game promotions. Have to play other Blizzard games to get Diablo 3 things? Even if it's just visual flair or bonus features.
- 18:30 -- How Diablo 4 announcement at Blizzcon could be a nightmare.
- 22:00 -- HotS has much better graphics than Diablo 3 and its outdated engine?
- 32:00 -- Blizzard seeking an Art Director for an unannounced project in the Diablo universe.
- 42:00 -- Futuristic robot looking versions of Diablo characters and monsters. Why not a wild change for Diablo 4's visuals?
- 45:00 -- Diablo 3 has sold 30,000,000+ copies. Top 10 biggest selling video game ever!
- 54:00 -- Most popular builds in D3 are all fast movement with massive AoE. Can all classes ever get equivalent powers? WDs and Crusaders have a sad.
- 1:04:00 -- Is there really that big a gap between classes and season vs. ladder? Or just perception driven by the few highest level players in the top 10 Grift slots?
- 1:13:00 -- Season Four plans. New classes/builds this time around? Kanai's Cube means that speed farming has never been more important.
- 1:24:00 -- Bonus content! N3rdwards hops on for a short rant about issues with the Wizard's Vyr's set in Patch 2.3. Too many required items and a wonky play style? Plus his season 4 plans.
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