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Why Diablo is better than it's sequel.

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by NovaGhost, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. NovaGhost

    NovaGhost Guest

    These are just a few of the reasons why Diablo is better than Diablo II & Lords of Destruction.

    Diablo = Strong female lead.
    Diablo II = lack of the original characters

    Diablo = Lots of blood and gore.
    Diablo II = Less blood and gore.

    Diablo = No gay advertising bots that join and leave games.
    Diablo II = Tons of advertising bots.

    Diablo = Cheaper than Diablo II.
    Diablo II = More expensive than Diablo.

    Diablo = A much better spell system.
    Diablo II = Removal of the spell system and replaced with a "learning" system.

    Diablo = Any class can use any item.
    Diablo II = Only certain classes can use certain items.

    Diablo = Much better storyline.
    Diablo II = Not so much.

    Diablo = You can finish the entire game with 3 other players.
    Diablo II = With 7 other players you can only beat an act.

    Diablo = You can do quests in games even if other players have completed it.
    Diablo II = If another player in the game completed the quest, then you can't do it.

    Diablo = No CD-key required.
    Diablo II = CD-key

    Diablo = Comes with a free demo version of the game.
    Diablo II = Does not come with a free demo version.

    Diablo = Your all on your own (other than the other players).
    Diablo II = NPCs help you (and take your kills).

    Diablo = You can duplicate items.
    Diablo II = Item duplication has been removed.
  2. Muckbeast

    Muckbeast Adventurer
    Stratics Veteran

    Aug 27, 2008
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    Play LAN.

    I think they are both about equal for main story.

    Since path 1.12 I believe, no CD-Key is required for D2.

    The NPCs are optional.

    I don't see how this is a plus. But if you play LAN or open, you can dupe and edit as much as you want.
  3. XCodes

    XCodes Guest

    Who? The Rogue? A nameless chick in leather armor with ~5 lines through the entire game?

    Apparently you never killed Coldwurm the Burrower.

    PW your games. Play LAN. Set a limit such that level 1 players can't join your game.

    Heard of inflation?

    Diablo's spell system was primitive and utterly broke the game. There's no reason to play anything other than a Sorcerer because of their innately fast casting speed and how much better spells were than weapons.

    On the other hand...
    Diablo = Only about 10 items in the game worth using.
    Diablo II = As many as a dozen functional item strategies per class.

    Diablo had a story?

    This makes no sense.

    Actually, it's usually only if the creator of the game has completed the quest. This is a safeguard against people doing the various A3 quests over and over again for arbitrarily large HP/Stat/Skill point numbers.

    Blame the pirates. If cheap ****s didn't try to rip off game companies then nobody would have needed to create the CD-key.

    The Diablo demo sucked. You could only play a Warrior and I don't think you could even go to the catacombs.

    Let your merc die and don't revive it. Congrats, you now have no merc.

    Awesome, based on this I'll go play D2.
  4. Mad Tamer

    Mad Tamer Visitor
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    Aug 30, 2005
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    Well said guy above me... Who else cant wait for D3...
  5. CaptRex

    CaptRex Guest

    I guess Diablo 3 is better than 1 :scholar: i can sense it..
  6. Miss Mary Jane

    Miss Mary Jane Visitor

    Nov 6, 2009
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    I don't know if it is because i was a little kid when Diablo came out but that game scared the crap out of me. Diablo 2 much less scary for some reason.
  7. 00saturday00

    00saturday00 Guest

    haven't tried D3 as of now...T__T