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Playing Diablo III in Hardcore mode is a harrowing experience. No matter how good you are as a player, there's always the real worry that one careless move will mean the end of a character you've worked hard to level. Unfortunately, sometimes that careless move is simply playing in a public game,...

January 8th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Another round of patch 5.1 hotfixes hit the ... Streets ... tonight. The amount of valor points dropped from raid bosses will increase from the current 25 points to 40 points. Noteworthy in this increase is a specific tweet from Ghostcrawler, clarifying earlier remarks: Correction: Mo...

December 3rd 2012 at 8:56pm 0 Comments
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A new batch of hotfixes has hit the servers, and several issues with LFR have been tweaked and adjusted. Several encounters have also been adjusted for difficulty level, which should be a relief to LFR players. In addition, there have been a few tweaks to world bosses, and one mob in particular...

November 21st 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Late last night the realms had a hotfix applied, yet another in a long line of patch 5.0.5 live changes. These changes do not fix the various things that can be modified only with a client side patch, and they're not indicative of patch 5.1 dropping (or not dropping) anytime soon. Some of the hi...

November 14th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Last night another round of hot fixes for patch 5.0.5 was deployed across all the realms. Notably in this round: The amount of valor you get from doing everything except raid bosses was increased. Scenarios are included in this, so it should give some more incentive to run them. Raid Fin...

October 26th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're looking to get a Darkmoon Deck made before the end of the faire, you might be interested to know that despite a false start earlier this week, the Ink Traders and inscription vendors now accept trades of 10 Ink of Dreams for a Starlight Ink. Ink Vendors finally updated. Very sorry...

October 12th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Imagine logging into your favorite MMO only to find that a previously populated capital city is a barren wasteland devoid of life. This actually happened yesterday to some denizens of World of Warcraft, as mischief-makers used an exploit to kill everyone -- human players and NPCs alike -- in the...

October 8th 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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If you thought the item level of endgame PVE gear purchasable with justice points was a little low, Blizzard apparently agrees with you. Bashiok just let the official forums know that a hotfix is incoming, bumping the ilvl 450 PVE rares to 458. Additionally, the hotfix brings down the item level...

October 2nd 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're a Skype user, then you probably ought to know about this: Skype 5.8 for Mac, as well as similar versions for Windows, Linux, and Windows Phone, has a bug that unintentionally shares instant messages with other contacts on a user's friend list. Skype describes the bug as follows:...

July 17th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard Entertainment has been keeping busy, tweaking a number of aspects of its best-selling loot-hunting game, Diablo 3.One of the hotfixes released today addresses an exploit used to circumvent the recent decreases in attack speed. Before the hotfix, players could "temporarily increase their at...

June 29th 2012 at 9:30pm 0 Comments