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Do any humans still play D2?

Discussion in 'Diablo 2 Community Forum' started by Damric, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. Damric

    Damric IncGamers Member

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    Do any humans still play D2?

    It's been a while, but I logged in today. I looked for a game to play with some people but all I could find is bot games. Literally every game title was either a baal or diablo bot, or a game hosted by an adbot advertising some online diablo item farm shop. I wanted to look at my character so I joined a game, which was so flooded by adbots that even though I kept pressing clear screen repeatedly, I had to exit the game because they spammed so fast I couldn't see. I hope diablo 3 isn't like this.


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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    Mostly private games
     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    I love how people can get temp-banned for joining games too quickly (while transferring), but Blizzard can't seem to be able to stop yet ONE of the ad/spambots from flooding hundreds of games a day, lagging out Battlenet.

    Blizzard, I must say, you're ****ing useless.
     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    It seems much better in normal/nightmare than it is in hell.
     
  5. crawlingdeadman

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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    only recently did hardcore have any.
     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    I still play.

    But, the spam bots make it impossible for me to play anywhere but in passworded games by myself.

    All the people I used to communally level with and mf with are no longer playing. It definitely has lost something because of it. There's something great about killing baal and having a griffon drop and no one rushes to pick it up because we want it to go to whoever needs it for a current character.

    But, I don't expect to repeat that experience again, so I just play on by myself. I love mfing and trading. The economic aspect of the game is the only reason I'm still here. Or would be if I hadn't started playing in those mafia wars games. Christ, that's addictive.
     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    I do still play but it's true there are LOTS of bots on there. Hell is difficult at best because there are so many. Lvl Restricts help some. Usually I create a game, when enough "real" chars show up the next game is private/passworded, and so on. It has destroyed some of the co-op gameplay to a point. But, on the flip side, those kids that want to pay real money for their OMFGL33T gear know where to go with mommy/daddy's credit cards, which helps the rest of us trade for better gear that normally would not be available to us/them.
    I personally do not trade as I find it more rewarding to actually find my own gear. Yeah, it's not the top end runewords and I don't do 100K damage, but I had fun finding it!
     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    Zarni, set a Lv restriction that prohibits lv 1-5 from entering public games =)
     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    If I remember correctly after you get rushed to hell you are level 7. That is of course, unless you do the G-rush thing. I think.


     
  10. crawlingdeadman

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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    doenst help when a bunch of the spambots are lvl 90...

    this doenst make sense to me. the only way to not be 41 (40 for nm ancients+1 for the level they'll give you) or over in hell is to grush (or classic rush). it's like you're saying lvl 7 =/= grush or that you're bound to gain 6 levels through rushing, neither of which are correct.



     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    You can get lv 1 to hell, If you are not present when any normal mobs are killed.
     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    They should definitely implement captchas to join or create a game in diablo 3.
     
  13. crawlingdeadman

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    ugh, that would suck.
     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    whats grush? i set a cap of lvl 10and the odd one gets through. i have seen some spam bots level 70+ but they are few.
     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    Or just have a harsh limit on joins per minute and use captchas if you go over it or do other bot-like things.



     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    ^^ makes his fortune with his army of battlenet spambots?:crazyeyes:



     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    no, i just hate those things.
     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    The bigger problem is the spammers that aren't even "logged into bnet".

    That character is not currently logged into bnet. Can't even ignore them.
     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    First time I came back I entered a public chatroom and think I was the only human in it. I then got whisper-spammed for a few hours after while I was playing. I never entered a bnet chatroom since.
     
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    Re: Do any humans still play D2?

    the default chat channel thing is great!
     

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