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Old July 16, 2012, 10:28 AM
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They sold their copies, they got people to re-up for a year with WoW and they have their real money auction house. All sources of money
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Old July 16, 2012, 10:31 AM
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40% is pretty huge drop. I still expected more though. But what does Blizz care? They already sold their copies!
It's 35K down from 80K+ so it's down to around 40 - 45%, so the drop is closer to 55 - 60%.

They're not even really trying to do damage control any more... rumours run wild on the forums with no "blue" response to dismiss them.

The most recent (and gets to the heart of the main problem(s) with the game in it's current state) rumour (based on ancedotal evidence) is that they majorly nerfed rare quality at the same time as they were increasing rare drops... the suggestion is that they greatly increased the stat range which could roll which resulted in even worse prospects for finding a reasonable upgrade.

No response from the CMs leaves the reader to assume that the accusation has merit otherwise they could easily release a post stating specifically that they didn't mess with the stat ranges.
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Old July 16, 2012, 10:36 AM
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Suprised this thread isn't on page 3 of the gaming sub-forum by now. People actually are still trying to play?

I went back to World of Tanks, big patches comming, lots of fun times ahead.

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Old July 16, 2012, 10:39 AM
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Heh.... even if it's a crappy game, I only play a couple of genres so I'll milk it dry until something new comes out that's got my interest.
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Heh.... even if it's a crappy game, I only play a couple of genres so I'll milk it dry until something new comes out that's got my interest.
Come play tanks with me~!

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Old July 16, 2012, 10:50 AM
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Not my kind of game.... If worse comes for worst I've still got an unopened copy of Dragon Age II that I bought but never could bring myself to register for yet another money grab proprietary online DRM system.
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Old July 16, 2012, 10:51 AM
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I'm off playing F.E.A.R. 2 (want to get through the series, been meaning to for a while) after I gave up on the good game but BAD port of Alice: Madness Returns.
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Old July 16, 2012, 10:56 AM
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I'm still playing too. I have a DH and a Monk at 60. The way I look at is that someone is getting drops because there is still a lot of stuff on the AH for sale that I could use. I refuse to spend real money, I am pretty cheap with my gold in game, so the only way I am going to advance is to farm... and if I get an item that upgrades one of my chars once per day, then I am ahead. Also, there have to be people playing Act 2,3,4 Inferno with that gear or no one would be putting it up for sale (or buying it).

I can farm Act 1 Inferno with the monk, the DH is a glass cannon with a lot of HP but no resists. I am still working on my gameplay strategy, and I will have the Butcher on farm soon I think. Funny how 63k HP can go to zero in one shot without resists. I am also going to try farming Hell Level Whimsy. I make about 50K gold and a couple of AH items per run, and I can do a 5 stack run in less than 40 min. With that I will get my 500k investment back in a few hours of game play. All for that one drop :) I have seen 1 set piece drop and 4 legendary, of which only 1 is really worth while. Still, there is an excitement that I feel when I get one of those drops :) so, I keep playing.
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Old July 16, 2012, 11:04 AM
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Best Act I run (IMO) is warden / butcher / watchtower / forest (where the globes for the neph guardians are). I do the cemetary run for neph valor at the start. As far as the butcher goes... you do know about the flame "dead spot" right?
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Old July 16, 2012, 11:18 AM
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Sorry for the quick back to back posts, but I wanted to make sure this didn't get buried if I just edited the last post.... ;)

This just dropped and is probably the most graphic example of what's wrong with the loot system.....



iLvl 63 bloody Axe with 311 damage????? WTF!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?
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