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Diablo 2: Resurrected remaster

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Morgoth, May 9, 2020.

  1. KeighnMcDeath RPG Codex Boomer

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    Removing PVP would ruin online competitive play. Honestly, the griefing adds to the thrill and terror. Diablo Lord of Terror... no thrill padding and pussifying it. Meh. Maybe bitches are like..
     
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  2. Grotesque ±¼ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Patron

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    the dumbfuck tag is not for games and gickles. it's serious business

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  3. Generic-Giant-Spider Arcane

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    Weird how they can still deliver some great looking environmentals/mood when they are forced to copy someone else's homework but completely fall apart at all that when left to their own devices. D2R put next to D3 or D4 and it doesn't even look like it's from the same company.
     
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  4. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    because it's not, the client itself(+graphics) was developed by Vicarious Visions.
     
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  5. Generic-Giant-Spider Arcane

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    They should hire them and start D4 again from scratch.
     
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  6. Shadenuat Arcane

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    Current society has no problems with blood and gore, humanity is incredibly tolerant to violence. Devs could easily fill entire levels with mountains of bloody corpses (to the point when it becomes boring because violence only works when you do it where it matters). It's a pair of tits they would try and hide even if it's a stone statue.
     
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  7. Hace El Oso Arcane Patron

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    Not all areas are ‘cleaned’, maybe it just seemed a bit uneven. Or maybe I’m mistaken. But the demons certainly bleed less. Not to mention that the dead harem girls were, bizarrely, totally removed.

    As for the sorceress, her face didn’t look like that in my game (though she came off best out of all the classes). I trust I don’t need to post pictures of the new-and-improved paladin and his shitty armor design.

    I don’t think this is true, games in general have far less gore than they did ~16 years ago. Films also have less gore than they did in the 1980-90s, unless it’s a specialty ‘horror’ film.
     
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  8. Grotesque ±¼ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Patron

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    in the past, public executions were a spectacle where people were disemboweled, boiled alive, quartered, burned.

    people attending were waiting at the gallows to gather the human fat from cadavers and other parts of organs because they believed cure particular diseases.

    let's not get too carried away with the "current society" thing
     
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  9. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    they'd be censored if it was recognizably female
    as expected

    violence has only been normalized against men, it's completely taboo if the target is women
     
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  10. Grotesque ±¼ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Patron

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    I never said it's from the game

    I just posted it for other to see that her face could be made to represent somewhat the old artistic direction
     
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  11. Shadenuat Arcane

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    the grimdork in fantasy got lowered by wow and other fantasy, but Game of Thrones made beheadings hip again.
    less? idk, how about popular series like The Boys or new cartoons like Omniman.

    Mostly, people just got used to it to the point that it doesn't work anymore, and so artists struggle terribly to figure out what other drug can they put viewer on. And I think creators now exercise more finesse because it's a better approach.

    people literally self immolate themselves today as a sign of protest :M
    using funny things to cure diseases also happens in some countries right nao :shittydog:
    also, you're creating your own narrative here. I didn't say that there was less violence previously; but that people are more tolerant to violence than SEKS.
     
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  12. Fedora Master Arcane Patron Edgy

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    Please do not apply Kwan retard morals to the rest of us.
     
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  13. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    right, might upset people if we intrude on their scat fetishes with some blood and gore
     
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  14. Kruno Arcane Village Idiot Zionist Agent Shitposter

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    i dont mind
     
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  15. Shadenuat Arcane

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    well kwan still make and consumes lots of games :shitposting:even developers from eastern europ or Ru have to take into consideration what twitter thinks about our games.
     
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  16. Harthwain Magister

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    Diablo 3 had more dismemberment, but compensated it with cartoony graphics. Jedi games lost dismemberment entirely though, because it wasn't considered kids-friendly by Disney.
     
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  17. DeltaForceOperator Literate

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    The Ressurected character design is bad. They made them look like old junkies. Compare this to the fresh and awesome looks of classic version.
     
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  18. Tavar Arbiter Patron

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    I'd add unpatched Bremm Sparkfirst and the ancients on Hell difficulty to that list. Especially as the latter negate any town portals. Nihlathak is also an absolute pain in the ass when playing hardcore.
     
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  19. Shadenuat Arcane

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    act 1 hell cold arrow archer mladies https://www.reddit.com/r/diablo2/comments/etgsio/what_makes_hell_archers_so_powerful/
    hedhehogs with some idiotic auras lmao
    act 2 maggots lair in particular if you are skellie necro :positive:
    there are physically immune ghost bosses potentially even on normal
    on hell every crooked bee swarm is physically immune
    arcane sanctuary to some chars
    guys resurrecting skeleton horders
    packs of serpents on higher difficulties
    duriel

    act 3 pigmy and
    hell https://diablo.fandom.com/wiki/Bone_Fetish :shittydog:
    swamps of gloams https://diablo.fandom.com/wiki/Gloam :shittydog:
    big dudes with clubs have crushing blow https://diablo.fandom.com/wiki/Crushing_Blow :shittydog:
    whole triumvirate/vampires. why? they have physical res https://diablo-archive.fandom.com/wiki/Vampire_(Diablo_II)
    and of course they spam spellz

    act 4 I would say most annoying is corpse eating bros and one particular seal I believe

    act 5 the funny charging skeleton bros & nithilak
    frozen tunnels bit annoying
    gloams later, Death Lords & Lister the Tormentor naturally

    and of course amplify paaaaain

    I recommend going SSF, no botnet, /characters [something], no Ladder Runewords, etc. as some basic melee character to HELL. it can be quite exciting. try not abuse farming and staff of teleportation charges too much.
    you will soon begin to realise that you never really played diablo, you just had fun in family friendly botnet version of it (minus HC of course, which was hilarious). +you will have time to listen to all the dialogue, game has p cool lore and neat little dialogue I appreciate.
    note that today you can respec, but before 1.13 if you wanted perfect build, you'd play with skills at 1 1 1 1 1 not wasting points :positive:
     
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  20. typical user Arbiter

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    The best part of hell is disgusting combos some bosses can spawn with. For example take Preserved Corpse from Act2, give him Fanaticism, Extra Strong and Curse. Potentially - if you are lucky/unlucky - he can oneshot your character unless you are playing Barb with 3k health or Druid with Oak Sage summoned.

    The whole hell part was made it so Act Bosses can easily be killed thanks to no immunities and % damage to demons mod on gear and weapons. The fun part is every monster has at least one immunity and bosspacks can gank you at any moment. Imagine Bone Fetishes with Extra Fast and Mana Burn while you are looking for one of Khalim Artifacts in canals.

    Act 4 and Act 5 hell is no joke where most monsters are level 85 and hit like truck. To farm Baal you need some decent gear. Succubi with their curses can very easily kill you. TPing back to town isn't worth it as each one of them will recast the Amp damage.
     
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  21. Shadenuat Arcane

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    fire enchanted cold enchanted lightning enchanted extra stronk extra fast extra :hero:
     
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  22. Daedalos Arcane The Real Fanboy

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    That's because it technically isn't. Vicarious Visions made D2R not "Blizzard" as you know it.
    Blizzard North wasn't really "part" of Blizzard HQ in the same way, at least according to David Brevik.
    They were sort of their own offshoot rockstar thing with some ties to mother company.

    And yes, I know VV has since been acquired and merged.. but fuck you anyway.
     
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  23. Daedalos Arcane The Real Fanboy

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    My hype is building for a completely lore playthrough until NM/hell with a summoner necro on HC.
     
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  24. Generic-Giant-Spider Arcane

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    WHAT THE FUCK?
     
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