The lights are on
I still can't believe Diablo III is upon us. Now we just need Valve to announce and release the next Half-Life game.
If you picked up Diablo III today, we'd love to hear your war stories, class-related revelations, and, of course, what rare loot you've obtained. So far, it seems most people are battling login screens and servers. Not a great start.
Feel free to jot down anything Diablo III related in the comments section below.
Happy looting to you all! Let's hope this game lives up to the wait!
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Not buying it until next year at least, my laptop is only a year old and to lame to handle a new game. Unless Blizzard pulls their head out of their @$$ and releases it for console, I may end up giving D3 a "pass."
I GOT ERROR 12!!!
Playing as a Monk didnt get to far before I had the game boot me out because of some server issue oh well here I sit patiently waiting to get into it again. :(
Unbelievable from such a gaming giant. One who shocks the world by delaying the launch to improve and work out the bugs. Come Launch the 'load testing' must have been an oversight. I honestly don't know what the issue is, but it obviously has to do with the underestimated fan base. Too many people downloading or for the, have to have the physical disk, installing the game and launching all at once. Not only is the game down but part of the site is down ( http://us.battle.net/d3/en/ ) " We’ll be back soon!
The Blizzard family of websites is temporarily unavailable. Thank you for your patience! "
Well I do still believe in Blizzard, but it is disappointing that on launch day that, after spending the money for the game, the end user is stuck waiting . . . .
I'm still waiting/hoping for the console version.
Got in early Tues. morning and played a good 5 hours. It was really amazing to smack down bones and NOT see the "BETA ENDS" message. Wizard is turning out to be a lot of fun. Yes, right this way melee attacking creatures. Gather round and take shots at my diamond skin. Arcane orb...arcane orb...wave of force. Where'd everyone go? Nothing left but gold and loot. Ah well.
I had no issues by the time I was off work to play the game around 7pm EST, game installed and able to connect without issue. I guess all the connection issues I was reading about had calmed down by that time.
So far, because of work and server issues, I've only gotten to play Diablo III for about half an hour. Still, I'm pretty happy with how the game turned out.
The very first magic item that I found was a shield that increased my chance of finding magic items. I think that bodes well.