An update to one of the game's most popular mods has increased the max character level to 125 and removed the cap on monster health, making the grind more deadly than ever.
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Even though the Arcane Sanctuary and the jungles of Act 3 in Diablo II were not the nicest maps with their unforgiving layout and enemies, there's something in laztheripper's Minecraft recreation that makes me want to log back and run through them again.
StarCraft II's Galaxy Editor is really powerful. We've seen FPS mini-games, hockey with Protoss zealots, but things go wild when someone starts to remake Diablo II using it — in HD, no less.
On the eve of the release of Diablo III, I've been hearing chatter about the great Diablo series from office colleagues who I didn't even realise were fans. It turns out, for example, that Greg from finance not only loves Diablo, but he used scam people in it. Today, the man who pays me is reformed (thank goodness!) and wants to warn you about the kind of shady dealings that occur in games like these.
College is all about getting exposure to new ideas and experiences. For me, after I made friends with a couple of PC gamers my sophomore year, those experiences began to include countless new games. We routinely played Worms Armageddon or Heroes of Might and Magic III (hot-seat mode on both) until dawn and then kept going through the next day until somebody finally won.
Microsoft isn't the only one swinging the account crushing banhammer just before the holiday rush. Blizzard has suspended an impressive 350,000 Battle.net accounts identified as using "third-party hacks" in both StarCraft and Diablo II. According to folks at Blizzard, this is on top of an additional 7,700 Warcraft III accounts getting the same treatment. We won't miss you, you cheating sons of bitches — no postcards necessary. The full warning statement and explanation for banning follows.