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Diablo 3 With Real Money Auction House For In-Game Items

August 2, 2011 8 comments

You will be able to sell your items for real money in Diablo 3. There will also be a in-game gold auction house as in World of WarCraft

“Ultimately, players want it,” – ”In the past we’ve really taken this hardline stance of, we will just try to stamp it down in every place that we can. And we could take that approach. But I actually think that with Diablo, it actually will end up being a good thing, at least something that players will be excited about. It really is something that a lot of players are already looking to do.” – Blizzard

Source: http://www.geeky-gadgets.com/diablo-3-arriving-with-real-money-auction-house-for-in-game-items-01-08-2011/

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A Sneak Peek of the Monk Skills

July 13, 2011 2 comments

Force Strategy Gaming just brought us a sneak peek of the Monk Skills. But remember this game is still in development and some of this might change, we will have to see in the upcoming beta.

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“No. Spirit is static. It doesn’t regenerate, and it doesn’t degenerate.”

June 16, 2011 Leave a comment

Monk

Monk

Blizzard releases a little bit more information about the Monk in an forum replay over at Battle.net. It was a guy called Bashiok that answered a thread by Blazur where he gives us an answer about the Spirit that the Monk has.

I will post the questions and the answers from the thread here to get an good overview:

Question: Does spirit naturally deplete after not being used for some time?
Answer: No. Spirit is static. It doesn’t regenerate, and it doesn’t degenerate. Punching demons and using melee skills builds Spirit, and most monk skills spend it.

Question: Is it true the Monk’s auras function more like the Barbarian’s war cries now?
Answer: The barbarian shouts are powerful, limited duration buffs that you must re-cast once they wear off. Monk auras are very similar.

Question: Will the UI allow for keeping track of which combo you’re on? His combo skills are really exciting but I’m worried it’ll become too much of a chore playing the entire game counting out my attacks in sequences of 3. It would be unfortunate to unleash a 2nd tier hundred hand attack at range expecting to dash forward because you miscounted.

Answer: We don’t want tracking of combo stages to be so important that there needs to be a UI element to keep track. It should be that if you’re up on your game you’re tracking combo stages and it helps you get a slight edge, but if not you’re kicking ass anyway and will probably do fine. Also, we have made changes to skills so they’re consistent; such as making all stages capable of a dash. We don’t want the situation you’ve described to be an issue.

Question: Do charges expire, or can I hold onto my level 3 charge until I want to unleash it?
Answer: It will reset after a time, but it’s a good amount of time.

It seems like the Monk will be an really interesting class to play when the beta will be released later this summer. I will for sure continue covering the Diablo 3 updates on the blog. So if you find anything I missed send me a message.


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