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Should Blizzard wipe the Diablo 2 Realms?

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Should Blizzard wipe the Diablo 2 Realms?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

    8 vote(s)
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  3. Don't care

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    14.3%
  1. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    Should Blizzard wipe the Diablo 2 Realms?

    There has always been cheating in Diablo 2. Blizzard has made an effort to fix this situation (especially lately) but some would say the damage is already done and the realms should be wiped and everyone should just start over. What do you think?
     
  2. Spike

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    There could be some other options.

    Only wipe hardcore. I think hardcore peeps care more about this sort of thing.

    Create a 3rd category. Softcore, hardcore, and Ladder (or somethin).
     
  3. Elbereth

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    I never trade, so it really doesn't matter to me.
     
  4. cowofwar

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    The economy is dead and wont be fixed until the realm is wiped.
     
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    YES!
     
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    I doubt Blizzard would take such drastic measures, but if given a choice, I'd say no.
    It punishes the wrong people. Unless Blizz closes all loopholes in the game and makes it impossible to cheat again, it'll just start all over. And we'll be back to where we are now. But in the meantime, all the legitimate players will be basically told "some people were bad, so we're gonna punish everyone".
    If they wiped the realms, I don't know if I'd want to rebuild my account. it is just a game, but I have invested alot of time into it.

    Most of the people who are in favor off wiping seem to be the people who don't play much anymore. So, it's easy for you to say wipe it. But there are alot of us who are still playing regularly and who would probably be less than overjoyed by the prospect of starting over.
     
  7. Jakeman

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    too many of the wrong people have already been punished :nod:
     
  8. cowofwar

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    There's probably a link between hacking and why we don't play it anymore.
     
  9. Jakeman

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    that is my direct reason for not playing anymore. i was directly affected by this hacking.
     
  10. aleldtritch

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    it be kind of tough to do, but they should reset the ladder or whatever, and then make all the old characters' items invalid or something...so that a character made before the reset couldn't trade, and if he dropped an item, no one else could pick it up.

    This would only hurt the people with like 10 mule accounts, that trade heavily. and i believe that having that much stuff saved is kind of cheap anyways...
     
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    It wouldnt be back to where we are now. Less loopholes = less dupes and hopefully most cheaters who are doing this have all their accounts banned. I read that Bliz banned all accounts associated with a CD-KEY of someone using a cheat.

    Dont think of it as a punishment to you for losing all your items. Think of it as fixing the game so that people can party again (or trade for those into that). Shoot, I lost 5/8 of my chars and mules due to inactivity, but it doesnt bother me any. I just play with what I got. I think that D2 is a much better game when nobody is ubered out. Guess thats why Im into coop ironman games now.
     
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    Blizz is actively banning anybody who has anything to do with cheating. Anybody who has a hacked item, even if they didn't know it was hacked, is getting their CD-keys banned, and any account that has ever been logged on using that key is being deleted.
     
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    Booyah!!
     
  14. cowofwar

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    so my cd keys are banned and my accounts are gone?

    mac_Jakeman
    msc_Jakeman
    mac_JakeMule
    mac_JakemanMule
    macsubculture :eek:
    msc_clan
    mac_west
    mac_east

    they better not have. everyone has had dupes on their chars at some point (almost everyone). if you have ever traded for an soj...

    i'll check them when i get home tonight
     
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    i know i realy shouldent be talking its not like any of my characters have ever been any good but every one has been afected by the cheaters evan if its just some thing you found that you should have gotten more for or if you your self has cheated this is y i think the relms should be whiped
     
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    hmm

    Yes. Wipe the realms.

    Why? Blizzard planned for cheaters in Open Bnet! The main reason people cheat is so they will be better than anyone else- and if everyone cheats then everyone is maxed out. (no sense, right?) So people hack into Bnet. I am all for killing off the cheaters. After all, when you've reached the max with a character than what fun is the game anymore? thers nothing left to get!

    And i have not been keeping up to date with Bnet. My characters are all gone anyway. Can someone tell me the A)Chest hack and B)Any known trade scams?
     
  18. cowofwar

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    Get uswest2.
     
  19. MisterHalleck

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    ???

    There is a USWest 2?
     
  20. cowofwar

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    No, they should make a new realm called USWest-2 where anti-cheating measures are heavily enforced. New economy and everything.
     

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