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Diablo IV

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Wulfric Pinewood, Nov 1, 2019.

  1. DraQ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Sounds like layoffs to me.
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  2. vonAchdorf Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    WoW itself is doing fine:

    (Not claiming that the Classic boon will be super sustainable.)
     
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  3. Luzur Prestigious Gentleman Good Sir

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    Meh elite crackers just make false server and voilá!
     
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  4. OctavianRomulus Educated

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    WoW is on life support will not save Blizzard and they know it. Classic is really just a case of a pallitative patient that feels better for a while. It will not last. If Diablo 4 fails they are history.
     
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  5. abija Liturgist

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    https://imgur.com/QuDAx5I for example. Usually the lower level armor looks decent while most higher ones and sets are way over the top.
     
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  6. Grotesque ±¼ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Patron

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    Divinity: Original Sin Divinity: Original Sin 2
    where's the proof of that?
     
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  7. Danikas Erudite

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    Blizzard and their retarted art design WE NEED MORE PAULDRONS.

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  8. DraQ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    You must construct additional pauldrons.
     
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  9. abija Liturgist

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    Warhammer "inspired" and it works well for low poly.
     
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  10. Storyfag Arcane Patron

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    Aside from Chaos Warriors, Warhammer doesn't really suffer from pauldronitis.
     
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  12. Danikas Erudite

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    Its not that bad on actual model

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    Warhammer fantasty doesn't suffer from this ilness.
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  13. Nathaniel3W Rockwell Studios Developer

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    I think that's been the official Blizzard art style for a while now. I'll bet the D3 art director had to tell the artist to take the glowing orbs off the pauldrons before arriving at the linked pic. And since then, he probably gave in and just went full Warcraft. Have you seen the season reward armor sets?

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    Every season, they look like that.

    Am I a bad person if I read "Warhammer" and only think of 40k?
     
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  14. Nathaniel3W Rockwell Studios Developer

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    To no one in particular: Just wondering, if you were the art director, how would you tell the player visually "This armor is phat epic lewt!!!!11" without giant glowing pauldrons?
     
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  15. Danikas Erudite

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    [​IMG]
     
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  16. Grauken Prussian automaton Patron

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    You don't need to if your player base doesn't consist of morons
     
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  17. Diablo1_reborn Savant

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    Don't go full overboard with every armor piece you create, so that ordinary, or even bad looking armor becomes the standard. It's really that easy, tbh. Only the more powerful armor sets then are more detailed, look bigger, have nice ornaments, or whatever.

    In case of Diablo 1, there was just the transition from leather -> chainmail -> plate. And it was really awesome. Simple, but awesome.
     
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  18. OctavianRomulus Educated

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    That's really my problem with them. The art in Diablo 3 is really good BUT it doesn't look like Diablo, except in a few instances. I've learned to enjoy it for what it is but it's not Diablo.

    There are indications that they are returning to a more realistic style, which makes me really happy but we'll see how it turns out.
     
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  19. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    looks like a crappy f2p mobile mmo
     
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  20. Peachcurl Educated

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    I think that's just regular space marine armor, while the other one is an (admittedly extreme) variant of terminator armor ?
     
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  21. DraQ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    gif relevant.
     
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  22. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    If it's enchanted, maybe it should have some glowing runes on it or some sort of persistent visual effect depending on what the enchantment is.
     
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