- Apr 4, 2011
Woah, you really need a giant ass to pull that argument out of it. Not saying it is big, but shitty. Internet connection requirement is a great idea when it comes to registering - as a way to combat piracy. However, D3 has a singleplayer option that REQUIRES YOU TO BE CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET. All the time while you play. That is completely retarded. And I don't know why Blizzard is butthurt about piracy, like they aren't making millions, it is enough of a limitation that you can't play a pirated game online.
Playing singleplayer in itself is completely retarded. You can simply host your own games on the internet, and then use those characters anytime you WANT to do something online. I had 3 single player characters in D2 and I have 6 accounts filled with characters on Bnet. Why would anyone ever want to create a singleplayer character?
This doesn't have to be true, and some countries have such shitty internet you can't imagine.
And Blizzard isn't catering to those countries.
I can't believe people think it is okay to have to be connected to the internet to play a SINGLEPLAYER ASPECT of the game. It is not the industry that is the problem, it is morons who support this. Soon they will have us chipped with the data of which games we have purchased, and as soon as we try to open a game we haven't, it will send 'pain' signals to the brain. And then people are going to support their argument with 'IT IS A GREAT PROTECTION AGAINST PIRACY".
You expect me to not play a fantastically fun game because it will spoil the industry? I would hardly consider myself a moron because I bought the game. And buying a game doesn't mean I "support" the features of the game. And tbh I wouldn't play it without a connection to the internet, because everything I have in that game is online. And the example you use of electrostatic shocks to our brains is completely ludicrous.
Great for you, but most people play with random other people they have never met and they don't really socialize.
I find it hard to believe. Your own experiences aren't the experiences of everyone globally.
Or, you mean, those people will never admit it and try not to act needy?
Of course there are people who depend on MMO's to socialize with people but that is a staggering minority such social retardation is present in any populace imaginable. The MMO's are simply their tool of trying to communicate. It's the same as them being a recluse, except they actually get more communication with other people then they might have.
And i can tell you... it's easy to bypass.
I played one of their games which costed i think $40 for free over the internet with other people due to a loophole in security that existed, not sure if it exists anymore.
There have been tons of loopholes with Steam and Valve games. The most destructive was one that allowed people to get every game on Steam for free. However Valve keeps its ear to the ground and as soon as it learns of such exploits it swiftly fixes them. I doubt the loophole you were talking about still exists.
And diablo mobs and items are dynamically generated, clearing a map is never the same also, never, it's always a unique experience.
And that was part of the appeal for me playing the first one. It was a crazy concept at the time.
I'd also like to take a second to remind everyone to keep it civil. There is no need to use profanity in this thread.