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Offline CJReich46

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Diablo II - Resurrected
« on: February 19, 2021, 05:34:06 PM »
Stay a while...and listen. >:D

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Re: Diablo II - Resurrected
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2021, 06:05:18 PM »
Everyone download the old version of Diablo II before they take it offline forever.
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If they made nothing but WWII games, I'd be perfectly content.  Hypothetical matchups from alternate history 1980s, asymmetrical US-bashes-some-3rd world guerillas, or minor wars between Upper Bumblescum and outer Kaboomistan hold no appeal for me.
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Re: Diablo II - Resurrected
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2021, 06:09:44 PM »
Everyone download the old version of Diablo II before they take it offline forever.

I tried getting back into D2 some months back, but it was just not happening even with the nostalgia factor.  While D3 had a (deservedly) rough start, it blossomed into a really run game that I still binge on from time to time.

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Re: Diablo II - Resurrected
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2021, 07:41:15 PM »
I canít believe itís really been that long since the release of D2. I canít help but be interested in this. I love D3 too. Just big stupid fun.
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Re: Diablo II - Resurrected
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2021, 08:45:13 PM »
Consult your doctor to see if your clicking finger will survive!  :D
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It makes no difference what men think of war, said the judge.  War endures.  As well ask men what they think of stone.  War was always here.  Before man was, war waited for him.  The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner.  That is the way it was and will be.  That way and not some other way.
- Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian


If they made nothing but WWII games, I'd be perfectly content.  Hypothetical matchups from alternate history 1980s, asymmetrical US-bashes-some-3rd world guerillas, or minor wars between Upper Bumblescum and outer Kaboomistan hold no appeal for me.
- Silent Disapproval Robot


I guess it's sort of nice that the word "tactical" seems to refer to some kind of seriousness during your moments of mental clarity.
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Re: Diablo II - Resurrected
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2021, 05:36:01 PM »
^ Great link.  I love how each point has a lengthy paragraph explaining it, but then you get this brief and to-the-point "f#&! off, nerds" bit at the bottom.   :DD

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Ladder is still called ladder: "We don't call it seasons," Gallerani said.
It makes no difference what men think of war, said the judge.  War endures.  As well ask men what they think of stone.  War was always here.  Before man was, war waited for him.  The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner.  That is the way it was and will be.  That way and not some other way.
- Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian


If they made nothing but WWII games, I'd be perfectly content.  Hypothetical matchups from alternate history 1980s, asymmetrical US-bashes-some-3rd world guerillas, or minor wars between Upper Bumblescum and outer Kaboomistan hold no appeal for me.
- Silent Disapproval Robot


I guess it's sort of nice that the word "tactical" seems to refer to some kind of seriousness during your moments of mental clarity.
- MengJiao

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Re: Diablo II - Resurrected
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2021, 08:45:08 PM »
Interesting. They're keeping the classic code (with tighter security) and using that the run the newfangled 3D engine and sounds, in order to ensure fidelity (a blocky puppeteer and a lifelike puppet), although it looks like they'll have to make some tweaks to area effects to account for modern screen rectangularities.

I can see some people trying to play the original graphics (swappable on the fly) in 4:3 resolutions and complaining that the hitboxes and area effects are slightly off now...  ::)
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