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#1831 cheapbrokegamer

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 12:28 AM

If anyone playing a Wizard wants to do Act IV Inferno (Izual + Diablo), PM me. Please have some good gear and don't suck :)


Also, I upped my standard to a CE so I have an extra standard edition CD key if anyone is looking for one. $50 for it. Save $10!


Is this still available
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#1832 evilw0n

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 01:06 AM

I haven't really played any other class (besides monk), but I've had essentially the same "build" since late Nightmare. That is, building the character for survival above all. Though, I solo, but the character makes a good tank and can handle himself well, though I'm only at 4400 DPS at mid-Act 2. I pretty much need the survivability for bosses and most champs. All of my gear is +Dex/+Vitality. I imagine it'd be the same for the barb... Though, it's even better for me, since I'm constantly healing myself. (skill use generates health, as well as a direct heal, plus a bubble that heals)

I imagine a tank barb and a tank monk doing pretty well together... I played with Pookymeister's wizard, too, and that was an excellent team. I can't wait to do that again.


Can you spec out your Monk skills for me? PM is fine if you do not want to post here/others do not want to hear it. I'm lv 30 and am doing +dex and +vit as well.

#1833 bvharris

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 01:46 AM

I'll say one thing for the DH nerf now that I've played for a bit with the new Smoke Screen: It's going to force me to become a lot better at kiting.

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#1834 SeanAmI

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 02:16 AM

Sorry to hear that bro... did you get invited to a public game?
I usually join random public games through the options screen but i never accept invites. tsk!


I only played one public game for about 1 minute when I first started out, nothing since.
Sadly, I am not the only one.

#1835 Bloodbooger

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 02:20 AM

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#1836 glemtvapen

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 04:00 AM

I only played one public game for about 1 minute when I first started out, nothing since.
Sadly, I am not the only one.


Man. Done a ton of public games so I'm getting worried. I'm still in the Starter edition though (waiting for my CE to come tomorrow) hopefully I don't get hacked down the line. :-?




#1837 Sway

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 04:25 AM

Man. Done a ton of public games so I'm getting worried. I'm still in the Starter edition though (waiting for my CE to come tomorrow) hopefully I don't get hacked down the line. :-?


For ~95% of my 60 hours on D3 so far, I've done public games but I'm not yet worried. Might be a good time to suggest everyone use the Battle.net Authenticator.

#1838 strikeratt

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 04:38 AM

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This is my Monk build after the Boon nerf. Working out pretty well but I'm still on going through Act 1 Inferno
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#1839 Waughoo

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 10:08 AM

So I logged on last night to play. Almost all my items where no longer in storage, and were in my inventory. It didnt appear that anything was missing though except I had over 50,000 gold, and it was all gone.
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#1840 SeanAmI

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 11:39 AM

So I logged on last night to play. Almost all my items where no longer in storage, and were in my inventory. It didnt appear that anything was missing though except I had over 50,000 gold, and it was all gone.


Exact same thing happened to my friend. They just took all his gold.

#1841 crystalklear64

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 02:11 PM

well lets just all be thankful that blizz decided to go always online to protect us from hacks and dupes.

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#1842 Jodou

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 02:28 PM

I've been sacrificing everything for DPS as a Wizard. Even if I run resistances/vitality it's still certain death when I get caught -- much better to kite as long as possible while doing the most damage possible.

Yep, clear advantage goes to the range classes once again. I was watching that inferno diablo kill and their barb is running around with a dagger & shield on armor buff duty, sneaking in attacks when he could with frenzy. We ran into the same problem last night against hell diablo, we just couldn't pull it off with 2 barbs and a monk. Granted I was 57 and undergeared but it was still fun to finally have a real challenge. He'll die tonight for sure and it's off to inferno!

#1843 scrub0bk

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 02:34 PM

Yep, clear advantage goes to the range classes once again. I was watching that inferno diablo kill and their barb is running around with a dagger & shield on armor buff duty, sneaking in attacks when he could with frenzy. We ran into the same problem last night against hell diablo, we just couldn't pull it off with 2 barbs and a monk. Granted I was 57 and undergeared but it was still fun to finally have a real challenge. He'll die tonight for sure and it's off to inferno!


I feel the same way. Im a 35 barb with 36/37 wizard and demon hunter and theyre hammering bosses from a distance while i try to sneak up to them and get hits in when i can. My damage is only about 800 and health at about 2800 so i think i need some serious upgrades esp in VIT. But if i get caught i generally die pretty easy. I'm not sure if im playing it wrong or just too weak to be where im at

#1844 Clak

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 02:51 PM

I wish i had bookmarked the site, but i found a site last week where people posted their full spec sheets, all their gear, any mods to gear etc. Thought it would be good to use to compare our builds to, but i can't find it again.
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#1845 FellOpenIan

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 04:21 PM

Real Money Auction House delayed (well "Coming Soon" :-P)

In light of the post-launch obstacles we've encountered, we have made the decision to move the launch of the real-money auction house beyond the previously estimated May time frame. As we mentioned in our original announcement, our goal has always been to ensure everyone has the smoothest experience possible when the real-money auction house launches, and we need a bit more time to iron out the existing general stability and gameplay issues before that feature goes live. While we don't have a new launch date to share just yet, we’ll have more information so


They also touch on the sessionID stuff which they claim is "technically impossible" although I'd hesitate to ever use terminology like that when it comes to anything technology/security related.
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#1846 Pookymeister

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 05:41 PM

Just read about gimping the wizard's force rune thing - didn't get a chance to use it yet, but was looking forward to maybe not dying whenever someone looked at me in Hell


#1847 Draekon

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 06:01 PM

Just read about gimping the wizard's force rune thing - didn't get a chance to use it yet, but was looking forward to maybe not dying whenever someone looked at me in Hell


You don't really need it in Hell. Inferno it can still be useful if you have a good amount of health. However I can't speak for Acts 3 & 4 as I haven't bothered advancing past the Act 2 boss yet. I'd be further along to give you more insight on it but I had to drag friends up to Inferno and then my friends whine quit yesterday after the DH/Wizard patch nerfs like a bunch of babies even though I told them not to buy equipment based on the specific build they were abusing when I told them it would get nerfed soon.

#1848 Jodou

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 06:14 PM

Any good theorycrafting sites for this game yet? I need to get my thinking cap on.

#1849 Gannikus

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 06:26 PM

Not that mad our Wiz Energy Force rune got nerfed, still doing fine in Hell as of right now.

Ok can someone tell me how to search for +dmg for rings and amulets on the Auction house? It'll save me a lot of time lol I tried the proffered stats and I still haven't figured it out yet -__-

You guys might want to change your pw's as well as staying away from public games (like stated above)
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#1850 SEH

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 06:30 PM

I've changed my PW twice because one of my dumb friends refuses to not join pub games. I've seen him on and join his game only to see he is playing with randoms (while we have a Mumble with like 10+ people all ready to play at any time).

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#1851 Draekon

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 06:30 PM

Ok can someone tell me how to search for +dmg for rings and amulets on the Auction house? It'll save me a lot of time lol I tried the proffered stats and I still haven't figured it out yet -__-


I don't think you can, however go for Attack Speed + Main Stat, it's better.

#1852 strikeratt

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 06:46 PM

Yep, clear advantage goes to the range classes once again. I was watching that inferno diablo kill and their barb is running around with a dagger & shield on armor buff duty, sneaking in attacks when he could with frenzy. We ran into the same problem last night against hell diablo, we just couldn't pull it off with 2 barbs and a monk. Granted I was 57 and undergeared but it was still fun to finally have a real challenge. He'll die tonight for sure and it's off to inferno!


Agreed, but at the same time I have to say it goes both ways.

I sit there and smash things and just eat up damage even in inferno on my monk, why I know good DH and WIZ that die more than me atm. Actually the furthest in our group is a Barbarian haha. But I feel once I get further I'm going to be spanked.
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#1853 FellOpenIan

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 07:11 PM

Blizzard has seemingly applied the same class normalizations which they've implemented in WoW to Diablo III. Some players are bumping up against that very early and are having issues adapting or rather they aren't liking what they've found compared to II and that's a perfectly valid point of view to have. (the higher difficulties only serve to further highlight how truly normalized the classes are)
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#1854 SEH

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 07:31 PM

Been keeping an eye on the way D3 uses my PC while playing and I don't think its taking advantage of my hardware. GPU usage never goes above 40% and CPU usage barely goes above 30%. Meanwhile, every other game pretty much doubles those numbers. Seems like my poor performance is because D3 doesn't use my hardware to its full potential. Anyone else having issues, check to see how much of your GPU and CPU D3 is using.

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#1855 SEH

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 09:06 PM

Finally found a good sword on the AH for cheap. Up to 4300 5k DPS unbuffed on my barb, 5400 buffed 7k buffed.

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#1856 xycury

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 11:23 PM

Been keeping an eye on the way D3 uses my PC while playing and I don't think its taking advantage of my hardware. GPU usage never goes above 40% and CPU usage barely goes above 30%. Meanwhile, every other game pretty much doubles those numbers. Seems like my poor performance is because D3 doesn't use my hardware to its full potential. Anyone else having issues, check to see how much of your GPU and CPU D3 is using.


Why would good code bother to race the GPU/CPU if it didn't have to?

Plus the graphics aren't that high... This game is suppose to run on bare bones minimum, I wouldn't think a switch or slider would exist that would hammer computers.

#1857 Waughoo

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 11:54 PM

D3 runs great for me until theres a huge number of enemies and loot and effects at once. But it's gotta be a huge number of enemies. I do get little lag spikes though. I also have been booted from the game on more than once occasion. Really sucks if you're playing solo, cause now you gotta start a ways back.
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#1858 Number83

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Posted 25 May 2012 - 12:09 AM

Ugh, freinds popping into my game unannounced. I always feel like I'm holding them back because I like to explore everything. And they always click the quests and I miss half of it.../sigh

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#1859 panzerfaust

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Posted 25 May 2012 - 12:17 AM

dude the writing is terrible, honestly better to just skip it and use your imagination.

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#1860 SEH

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Posted 25 May 2012 - 12:29 AM

Why would good code bother to race the GPU/CPU if it didn't have to?

Plus the graphics aren't that high... This game is suppose to run on bare bones minimum, I wouldn't think a switch or slider would exist that would hammer computers.


I just figured it'd actually use my hardware. As it stands, its almost like it doesn't even recognize a game is being played.


Ugh, freinds popping into my game unannounced. I always feel like I'm holding them back because I like to explore everything. And they always click the quests and I miss half of it.../sigh


Set it so friends have to ask you to join your game. Its in the social options.

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