Positive real life aspects of Diablo II obsession.. 1) I myself have played, loved and lost 14 hardcore characters, the last one just minutes ago (lvl69). The first few left me crying (not litterally), as their great futures had been stolen from me. The following stayed alive long enough for me to be emotionally attached to them, which left me in even more agony. With the last few though, I have started to accept their deaths as a part of the game. I feel sad, but I don't dwell on it Long boring story, here comes the point. Six months ago, I missread a note, thinking I had been expelled from my university. A year earlier I would have gone into a month long state of denial, followed by alcoholism and mild insanity. Instead it took me a mere half hour to accept my new life as a grunt in some factory, thinking that life goes on.. 2) Read on blizzard.com some time ago that a couple that had met through D2 were getting married. Whatever one might think about people falling in love while participating in the greatest slaughter in the history of mankind, there can't be many places online where you could more easilly and accurately judge a character... Let's try to get to "5)" atleast!