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The Sad Story of Diablo 3 : Act 4

“And you, nephalem! Look below and see what your kind has wrought!” – Imperius, Archangel of Valor, Act IV Indeed, what has been wrought? We’ve slain ghosts and ghouls, banished hellish demonic brutes to parts unknown, all in the cause of being rid of the lords of the Burning Hells once and for all. However, … Continue reading

The Sad Story of Diablo 3 : Act 3

“Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent’s fate.” -Sun Tzu, The Art of War After defeating Belial, The Lord of Lies who couldn’t lie his way out of a paper bag, the player character and caravan … Continue reading

The Sad Story of Diablo 3 : Act 2

Last week I mentioned Deckard Cain’s death was too soon, Maghda’s presence was too Disney, and the Coven have their hands on some amazing teleport and portal magic. “I had to follow him. From that moment we travelled… east. Always… into the east.” -Marius, Diablo 2 Act 2 takes place in Lut Gholein. Wait, what? Didn’t we … Continue reading

The Sad Story of Diablo 3 : Act 1

As I’ve mentioned before, my biggest gripe with Diablo 3 had nothing to do with the game and everything to do with the story. Before we go on let me just say that I thought the game as a whole was fine. It has its flaws, sure. It’s not Diablo 2, obviously. Diablo 3 is … Continue reading

Diablo 3 : Worth Every Penny I Paid For It

  For the past several weeks I’ve been lost in the realm of Sanctuary, hunting demons with a bow and arrow. With the help of my bat companion and the strong will of Kormac the Templar, I’ve defeated the forces of the Burning Hells multiple times. I’ve encountered treasure unimaginable, a whimsical land of ponies … Continue reading

In Other Worlds : Mists of Starcraft XIII-2

I haven’t been playing World of Warcraft : Cataclysm as much in the past several weeks. It’s that time of the expansion cycle again. The final boss is vanquished, the next expansion is in beta, and there just doesn’t seem there’s anything interesting to do in Azeroth right now. In the meantime, I’ve been dabbling … Continue reading