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    Hawki

    Blizzard Outcasts

    April 1, 2014 by Hawki

    In true April Fool's fashion, Blizzard has come out swinging.

    Though truth be told, I never heard of any rumors concerning Wirt being Belial. 0_0

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    Pseudobread


    UPDATE: We have a winner!

    Congratulations to Hpshout, who won our random drawing from all the eligible candidates! A big thanks to everyone who entered, and have fun with Reaper of Souls!



    Greetings, Diablo Wiki members!

    As I'm sure you saw, we're running a little contest today to find the very best Diablo III Class build out there. We're talking about the most ruthless, OP, Min/Max build you can think of, the kind of build a Diablo 3 speedrunner (do those exist?) would use. The winner will receive a copy of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls for the PC/Mac.

    Unfortunately this contest is only open to citizens of the UK because of legal reasons. If you're not from the UK and would still like to pitch in, please do, but please make a note that you're no…



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    Hawki

    Reaper of Souls Gone Live

    March 25, 2014 by Hawki

    On March 25, 2014, the first expansion to Diablo III, Reaper of Souls, went live. Death awaits...

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    Breywood

    As some of you might have noticed, I left a blurb in the Talk section of Difficulty.  It seems that someone just casually added the relevant information for Diablo III with no regard for the fact it was written up for Diablo II.  The first Diablo seems to have been omitted altogether.

    There's three roads we can take and I'd like to see which one it is before I rebuild it to find out it should have been another road.  First, we fix the main Difficulty article by concisely describing each one for all games and then give a link to a "main" article for each difficulty type, which can have sections for each game, describing how much the game changes from its previous difficulty. Second, merge it all into one article and hope that the index at th…

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    Breywood

    Tables and Charts

    January 18, 2014 by Breywood

    At the moment, I'm working, so there's little I can do for the next few days.


    I've been trying to get those skills done when I realized that the template on the Character Pages for Diablo III doesn't have the kind of formatting that I'd like.  Partly because just trying to put the entire chart with the levels and runes will turn that into something which dominates the article rather than simply listing the relevant skills, but I like the way the table breaks the sections for those skills a bit better.

    I don't think it would hurt to have a separate article just dealing with the skills for each class, as putting it into the overview page makes that article cumbersome.  While I could just come back when I have time and horse around, I think I'd…


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    DominusMortem

    Advice

    December 30, 2013 by DominusMortem

    I am stuck on Duriel in Diablo II. I have a Level 23 Necromancer. I use a sword. The problem is that my hireling + my minions (I summon) keep getting slaughtered. I have been considering getting a wand.

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    Hawki

    http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/company/press/pressreleases.html?id=12067429

    Diablo III: Reaper of Souls now has a release date—March 25, 2014. The game is available to pre-order, including a digital deluxe edition and retail-exclusive collector's edition.

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    Brainwasher5

    Blocking mechanics

    December 7, 2013 by Brainwasher5

    I am sure that everyone here knows that the maximum possible block chance for shields in Diablo II is 75%.

    On paper, at least. Unless shields do not always make the "ding" noise whenever a block activates, I'm noticing that (missed hits aside), enemies are hitting me rather than my shield far more than 25% of the time.

    My question is: is the 75% value accurate? I know that hit percentages aren't with certain attacks, wondering if the same thing is true here.

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    Marcus-Dowell

    Blizzard under attack?

    November 22, 2013 by Marcus-Dowell

    I find not only in the World of Warcraft but in also the Starcraft and Diablo Community that Blizzard is attacked by it's fans because it isn't listening to it's audience. Well I'm here to state that Blizzard is listening to us and some people are acting ignorant to the whole situation. I'm upset to see that they are under seige because of simple mistakes and yet the people state as if they aren't doing enough.


    Blizzard is underway to create multiple games that are new to them such as Hearthfire and Heros of the Storm. A big statement that Blizzard is listening to us is that they are creating WoD to gain it's old original population back and I'm excited for that! Diablo is getting their expansion as well! I'm intrested in grabbing both game…


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    Raylan13


    In addition to the interview with Jesse McCree and John Hight for Reaper of Souls, we also managed to secure an interview with Julia Humphreys, Senior Producer of the console version!



    Miguel (M): Do you consider the console to be on equal footing with the PC?

    Julia Humphreys (JH): I definitely think so. One of our major goals when bringing it to the console was we believed there were legions of console players out there who might want to play Diablo but, for whatever reason, never picked it up for the PC. They weren't PC gamers or they didn't have a PC to play it on; they just had their preferred platforms. I think we've done a tremendous job of reaching those people and giving them an opportunity to experience the Diablo franchise and Blizz…





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    Raylan13

    Hello, Diablo fans! We were lucky enough to snag an interview with Jesse McCree (Senior Level Designer) and John Hight (Production Director) at this year's BlizzCon. We sat down and talked with them about the upcoming expansion, Reaper of Souls.




    Miguel (M): Seems the biggest thing in Reaper of Souls (RoS) is the adventure mode so far. Can you speak to what you were trying to solve with the adventure mode?

    Jesse McCree (JM): We look at what the players are doing and how they're playing the game. We like to be efficient and get the rewards in the quickest way possible. The current way to do that is to find a spot you think is good and play it over and over again. That's not necessarily the most fun thing to do. How do I break myself out of that…




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    DominusMortem

    Tyrael's Might

    The Grandfather (D3)

    Doombringer (D3)

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    Raylan13

    BlizzCon Questions

    November 5, 2013 by Raylan13

    With BlizzCon fast approaching, we're interested in any questions players might have about Diablo III (Reaper of Souls or the console). We'll have some one-on-one time with the powers that be for the game, so if there's anything you've been wanting to ask, something you're wondering about, or even some constructive criticism, we'll be happy to pass it along.

    Feel free to post your questions here and, come interview time, we'll pull from them and post the responses by Sunday.

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    Demise101

    As of the October 29th update, Wikia will be storing its images in a new location. While it updates, you may notice that uploading has been disabled for a short period of time. The time for this period is not known.

    See here:

    "Later this week, Wikia will begin transferring images to a new file storage system. This will be done on a wiki-by-wiki basis, with the smaller, older wikis getting updated first. When the script is transferring the images on your wiki, uploads on your wiki will be disabled. This process will be done quietly on the backend and there will be no major disruption to your wiki other than the disabled uploading. Uploads will be disabled for a small period of time, usually less than an hour."

    Just a short message in case you'…

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    Hawki

    Design a Legendary

    October 21, 2013 by Hawki

    Blizzard is having a design a legendary contest. Over the next few months, staff take players through the all the different design stages behind bringing a single Legendary item to life, from concept to creation to iteration, all the way through animation and implementation. Leading up to release of Reaper of Souls, players will have the opportunity to not only weigh in, but help guide development on a Legendary item that will be implemented and playable.

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    Breywood

    So apart from the two paladins, what other character have I been building on?  I have three more, but there are only two that I've been spending any time on.

    Level 68 Sorceress: Enchantress

    She's made it, albeit with some trouble to the Inner Cloister of Hell difficulty, and she's a bit difficult when facing bosses in Nightmare.  I still don't think this is bad because I haven't put points in much outside of Enchant and Warmth.  I've dropped a single skill point in both Teleport and Static field, but she's a pretty solid character considering I have 28 skill points left over.  I was thinking of choosing Frozen Orb as her secondary attack, and given that Lightning has three synergies and that's not including Lightning Mastery, I think I'll be…

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    Demise101

    Hello everyone! Just a public announcement to say that the Read More section of the wiki (usually at the bottom of each article) has been disabled after I chased up staff about it. If you disagree with this change, please mention it to myself or another admin and we'll discuss the benefits of the feature.

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    Tephra

    Diablicons

    October 10, 2013 by Tephra

    Apparently wikis have two default emoticons. I have replaced these and added five more.

    These are small templates to be used on talk pages, blogs, or forums topics.


    Diablicon
    ]]
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    Breywood

    Someone came by yesterday and mentioned that many of the monster articles are blank.  I quickly mentioned that it's because there's a lot of, well, Diablo III related information to be put in, but wondered if he doesn't have a point about making some headway.  I'd take on editing those pages if it weren't for the fact the monsters section is a big mess.  Some articles have charts, others have copypasted information because it's the same monster type, and some monster articles are huge because the monster type has been used in every game.

    I think that it would be good to have a separate page for each monster type with a chart for every version of that monster, and a separate article for each game, with a redirect link at the top, possibly a …

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    Breywood

    I've been playing along with several characters, and I think that although retirement may be not too far away, I'm still finding these builds challenging.  Without further ado, though, I'll post what I have as work-in-progress.  Keep in mind that I only trade for runes to upgrade exceptional armor and weapons to their Elite versions.

    Level 75 Paladin:  FoH, PvM.

    Yes, I know.  The FoH paladin is a PvP build.  I figured I'd horse around with one because I've done another Conviction build before.  He's a decent caster, but last night I needed my Summoner Necromancer to eek him past Duriel.  He'd completely own my Act 2 Hireling with a Bonehew, Duriel's Shell and Naj's circlet, and me running around with resistances all in the red, it didn't end…

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    Russopanero

    Diablo III

    September 9, 2013 by Russopanero

    Id like to help anyone in editing just ask or email me

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    SaganamiFan

    Reaper of Souls intro

    August 22, 2013 by SaganamiFan

    I have to say I loved the intro, as expected.

    Has anyone else noticed what the indication of [SPOILER] the fact that Malthael is not harmed by El'druin [/SPOILER] might be...?

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    Tephra

    False contributions

    June 18, 2013 by Tephra

    Yesterday a large number of videos were uploaded to this site, supposedly by several different editors, including some who are inactive and myself as well.

    These contributions are false attributions so dishonestly applied by a Wikia bot.

    Sometimes I really hate the stupid things Wikia pulls, and this is one of them.

    Apparently Wikia is updating videos across many wikis, and somehow think it is appropriate to forge editors' names to the contributions, even if said editor hasn't dropped by in years.

    So it isn't a sudden resurgence of inactives making a return, it is only Wikia giving credit where it is not due, and at least for myself, not welcome.

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    Breywood

    Wow, trying to remember what happened...

    Necromancer made it into Hell Difficulty at level 62.  It's a good thing I'm not playing hardcore mode as I died a few times trying to make progress in Act 1.  I can solo, but the going is a bit slow with my hireling wielding Malice.  He has Duriel's shell, which was a nice find, but to be more effective, he'll need some crushing blow.  I was saving an Amn and a Tir for Strength, but I wanted to save that for something like a 2-socket Hyperion Spear or somesuch, as at the moment I have a Partizan.  As if an Amn and a Tir are hard to find...

    My Assassin made it to Nightmare.  I did die a time or two facing Diablo, but on the whole, she made it to Baal without too much trouble.  What I need to do, howev…

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    Breywood

    Despite its age and network issues, I've been playing quite steadily since the ladder reset.  As usual, I have a Summoner as my "builder" and he's halfway through Act 5 Nightmare.  This season, I'm definitely planning to build a Blade Fury Assassin, although I'm sure she'll probably have most of her points in Death Sentry.  And although I was having a ball with Sacrifice long after I had access to Zeal, the name Zeuziel still screams lightning striking from the sky, not a guy who kicks serious butt after he cuts himelf.

    I've had a lot of luck with my runs and I have a decent assortment of low/mid gear to get my characters through normal without getting overwhelmed.  The assassin, Epique_Phaile has a full Cleglaw's and owned Duriel in less t…

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    JAlbor
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    Wagnike2

    Calling all Diablo players! Wikia is hosting a fantasy face-off and we are asking users to prove that the fantasy franchise they love is THE best, and each entrant will get a shot at winning a custom prize pack valued at $500!

    While everyone is free to enter, only residents of the U.S. and U.K. are eligible to win, and submissions will be taken until May 17. If you have a favorite fantasy franchise, whether it's Diablo' or something else, defend it now!

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    TheBlueRogue
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    AquilaRegious

    Finally!!!

    March 31, 2013 by AquilaRegious

    Hey everybody,


    I've been trying to get the "Bashanishu" achivement pretty much since I got the game. At first I was like "meh he'll turn up"...boy was I wrong. So I had some runs at it, I tried to remember taking the blade with me every time I got to the Dahlgur Oasis and I already played with all the characters so I've been there for like 20 times. Not even close...

    After hunting achivements for a while I looked for it in all kinds of forums to see if there's a guide or something I'm doing wrong. Turned out it just the most annoying achivement known to mankind. Grinding doesn't even start to describe it. Today I said enough! I was at it since noon and finally got it 10 minutes ago (the time now is 2:30am around here). I only had 2 breaks (l…


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    AquilaRegious

    XP limit?

    March 23, 2013 by AquilaRegious

    Hey everybody,

    I've encountered a weird thing during my play. I managed to get a "Pulverized" call out for like 15 skeletons and only got about 20 XP points, and afterward I only got the call out message (for "Destruction", "Massacre" etc.) and not the points, until I leveled up.

    The no XP thing has happened to me before, but I thought it was some kind of bug. Does anybody know about this thing? is there a limit for extra XP per level or something?

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    TheBlueRogue

    Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest and longest-running gaming professionals industry event. The conference contains 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game development topics taught by leading industry experts. GDC 2013 begins March 25th and lasts March 29th.

    This year, Diablo 3 will featured in various panels. The summaries of these can be found below. We would like to ask, is there any elements or details of these sessions that you would be interested in getting more information about? How about any questions that you would like answered? Let us know in the comments: we will be attending these sessions, and can help gather the answers you seek! 


    When building any…


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    Sapphirewhirlwind

    Yay!

    I'm gonna keeo making more edits though, and since there's still lots of stuff to edit I guess there's still plenty of opportunities for me to contribute more :)

    In other news, I'm wondering about the Diablo 3 expansion (mostly as to just how the Great Evils will return since the Prime Evil's defeat. Then again, the Black Soulstone never actually broke so I'm keeping my fingers crossed.

    Also, WHY BLIZZARD WHY, Deckard Cain was killed off by some Disney villain hasbeen reject. As a character that has played a major role in the series I personally believed that he should have died much later in the story or not at all. Killing him off that early just ruined the game for me.

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    Sapphirewhirlwind

    50 edits

    February 20, 2013 by Sapphirewhirlwind

    Yay! I've finally reached 50 edits or this wiki.

    I'm hoping to reach a hundred by the next month or two, so to this end I hope that there will be plenty more stuff for me to edit :)

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    Vorknkx

    A HARD Diablo Lore Quiz

    January 30, 2013 by Vorknkx

    So, you think you know a lot about Diablo lore? Prove it!

    Be warned - the quiz is very hard and requires knowledge of the info provided in the Diablo and Diablo II Manuals, as well as various bits of lore that appear in the games themselves (through NPC conversations or books).

    I haven't included any lore from the novels because not every player has read them.

    Here is the quiz itself - QUIZ.


    And here are the answers... but please, don't look at them until you have tried to answer all questions on your own - Answers.


    Good luck :)

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    BlackFrost1417

    The Dreams

    November 30, 2012 by BlackFrost1417

    I don't remember my dreams often. Most of the time they just lapse into the subconscious and wither away, like the fragile constructs of a slumbering mind they are. It is irrelevant whether they are the greatest of pleasures, or the the most sinister of horrors, they all share the same fate.
    But there are exceptions. Like tonight, when I experienced both.


    I remember bits and pieces. An underground installation, a bunker, perhaps. Concrete walls covered with white paint, with sharp angles everywhere, lit by tolerable white lights. Corridors extending into complete darkness. I would feel fear, normally, but here, I did not. I explored. I looked. And the place was empty.
    Walking through the endless maze of a place I never seen before, I came up…




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    ImmortalxLegacy

    If anyone is interested in posting on this blog, go right ahead - I encourage it.

    Was bored and decided to create a post for people checking out random blogs and looking to get the achievement for posting on blogs.

    It's simple, post your favourite gaming quote in the comment box.

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    ImmortalxLegacy

    I want to help!

    September 27, 2012 by ImmortalxLegacy

    Hello, this is Legacy and I just want to let everyone reading this that I enjoy editing various information on different wikis relating to gaming. World of Warcraft and Diablo 3 are the top two that I wish to work on but I will work with any other that I have some information on. These would include Fallout, Skyrim, Gears of War, Call of Duty and many many more.

    Just send me an email at Xboxbullard@hotmail.com contact me directly through the wikis! Thanks for reading.

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    Tephra

    Please note, all fansite creators and/or fans, the Diablo Wiki has a policy against advertising fansites within articles. We regard this to be spam with little difference from any other type of spam.

    This does not mean we reject fansite links anywhere and everywhere. There are a few places where links are acceptable, these include:

    • Blogs
    • Forum topics
    • Your user page

    Fansite spam will be given slightly more leniency than typical spam as we will offer you the benefit of the doubt. This is essentially a three strikes policy: If you add a fansite link to an article, it will be removed. If you put it back, you will receive a written warning on your talk page. If you ignore the warning and put it up a third time, you will be banned from the wiki in th…

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    Demise101
    This competition has been closed! Congratulations to Sk1lls, who has won a pair of Free Gunnars!
    Secondary winners have won a 15% discount on a pair of Gunnars (Usable until the end of September)!

    Here they are:

    • Aidankd10
    • *Opacus*
    • Ivo09


    How to receive your prize:

    In order to receive your prize, please check your Email account (The one that you used for your Wikia account). Peter Kalmbach will direct you from there!


    Hello everyone! As a Community Manager, I've been contacted by Wikia about a pair of GUNNAR Optiks Advanced Gaming Eyewear that they have given to us for a Giveaway! If you're 18 and over, or have guardian or parental permission, you could be the owner of this pair of these gaming glasses!

    How can I enter?

    To enter, just leave a comment…


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    Kate.moon

    Hi,

    Over the past couple of months we have been developing and testing a related videos module on some wikis like Harry Potter, Hunger Games and Halo. During these tests we have been tracking the number of video plays as well as collecting community feedback. We are now ready to expand the rollout to the rest of the site, and we are starting with wikis that there are the most videos for - which includes your wiki!

    The videos we have are fully licensed from video partners we have developed relationships with. They include videos such as trailers, famous movie/TV clips, walkthroughs and behind the scenes interviews. We currently have video content from Screenplay and are working to create partnerships with other vendors, including Hulu, soon. …

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    Demise101

    Search Digest

    July 27, 2012 by Demise101

    Hi there guys, just to notify any editors that might be interested; Special:SearchDigest has been enabled on the wiki after I contact Staff. Basically, what it does is shows you what terms are being searched, and how many times it has been searched. The most searched terms are on the top, and it goes in descending order.

    The Digest is for any administrators or experienced editors that want to increase the usefulness of the Search feature, and gives us a chance to make our content be found more often. It also tells us what the readers want in terms of pages, and lets us know what terms to redirect to pages on the wiki. To make a redirect page, just go to the page, and add to it. Here is an example of a redirect.

    Anyway, just wanted to let ev…

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    Hanachi

    Hello fellow Wiki'ers!

    It hasn't been very long since I came on the wiki but I have noticed that a lot of articles lack profound detailing, and most edits are centered around game stats. What about the lore, the visuals, and the RPG aspect of the game?

    Most of the wikis I had visited beforehand had projects - groups of people that would concentrate their work on developing a certain overlooked aspect of the wiki. I havn't found any project pages on here, and I'm wondering if anyone would be with me in creating projects for Diablo Wiki.

    Examples would be a Locations project, to describe to their best the different locations of the vast and beautiful world of Sanctuary, both visually, historically and statistically, and while most Monster pages…

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    JAlbor

    Wikia at Comic-Con 2012

    June 29, 2012 by JAlbor


    Wikia is headed to Comic-Con! That’s right. We’re pulling up our Internet stakes and traveling circus-style to Southern California where we have a number of fun events planned (meet-ups, parties, interview opportunities, etc.) for the duration of the convention.

    While the convention used to focus solely on comic-books, the event has since expanded to become one of the biggest entertainment shows in world! Let us know if you will be headed to San Diego this year to attend. And, if you are, are you interested in covering any news for your wiki?

    Also, if you do make it do to San Diego, come hang out with your fellow Wikia users and some Wikia staff at our very own party! You can find more details and learn how to RSVP to our Wikia party right h…


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    ArgonSlayer

    Who would win?!

    June 21, 2012 by ArgonSlayer

    The Great Evils vs. The Sixteen Daedric Princes (Elder Scrolls): WHO WILL WIN?!

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    NecroDocta515

    So...


    Hello Wikia bloggers/editors! I am looking for an awesome route for Inferno Diablo 3 gold farming! I found a nice video but this dosen't really fit me... please assist!

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    Zozie

    For those of you hunting for achievements, and were unable to complete Act I because of The Lyceum being bugged and not spawning.... we have our long waited patch! Thats right, Blizzard has fixed the bug preventing The Lyceum from spawning, and it is now available in the Southern Highlands! In order to quickly farm for this spawn, Accept the last quest in Act I, Return to New Tristram. Once logged in, take the portal to "Highlands Crossing" and walk across the bridge. You should be able to find it (if its spawned) north of the bridge.

    This fix has alos allowed players to get the "Villager's Journal," which is a randomly spawned lore book found within the Old Ruins (aka Old Tristram). Before this patch, the journal was thought to spawn in T…

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    Thea1029

    2 diablo wikis

    June 11, 2012 by Thea1029

    Hi wiki welcome to my blog. So while I was searching for an article about something ( I did not search here cause it said its article stub ) and then I found a website with that article and the big surprise is the name was diablo wiki too. I thought it was this website but it's different. The address is www.diablowiki.com. So I was hesitating if it was a rival or the creator of this created another website.

    This is all true.

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    Thea1029

    Hi wiki I am Thea1029 and welcome To my blog. We all know about the Whimsyshire level but there is one more. I can't call this a very secret lvl because others might experience this.


    For the walkthrough I just watch a video from YouTube, I think the it is from sillEScottGames. Anyways this will be the summary of the video. First this lvl only appers in nightmare so you wanna select nightmare then the shattered crown and the northwest gate. In this video he just go through the path were it will lead to tha cemetery of the forsaken. Normally we will see 3 passage and all of them are defiled crypts. He use town portal and leave the game. He start it again and of course we will immediately reach cemetery of the forsaken because of the checkpoin…


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    ArgonSlayer

    Hello wiki! I need some advice about the elite monsters in Hell Difficulty. I cant seem to get past the combanations Arcane + Extra Health + Waller. Any advice on this? Also, leave strategies here for other people. If you leave one, say the class you are speaking of. Thanks!

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    Zozie

    Friday Night Magic

    June 3, 2012 by Zozie

    So, as almost everyone who's been playing Diablo 3 since Tuesday knows... the game servers have been buggy, laggy and almost unplayable. So what better way to spend your Friday night? Well, Sarkoth on the US battle.net Daiblo forums found a fun way to keep it cool....

    The fun started 11 hours ago, at approximately 1pm PST when Sarkoth decided to post in the forums that he was giving away 1 MILLION GOLD. Thats right. All you had to do to win was post in the topic thread at 12am PST, and if you were the poster that posted at midnight, all the gold is belongs to you!

    For the highly entertaining threads, check out the following on the US battle.net Diablo 3 forums! SEcond link is where the winner was announced! GREAT EFFORT EVERYONE!

    http://us.ba…

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