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Will you buy ROS and why ?

LobotomistLobotomist ZagrebPosts: 5,057Member Uncommon

I largely regreted my initial purchase of D3.

it was too expensive for what it offered. And much of promised features were never implemented.

But now with 2.1 patch , i find myself back in the game and largely addicted.

 

The expansion, is again too expensive. Random bounties and dungeons sound fun - but I am not sure its really needed to enjoy the game. You can basically do the same by just playing original game...

 

Are you buying again ?

And if so, why ?

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  • JimmydeanJimmydean Ypsilanti, MIPosts: 1,270Member
    You know the old saying.... "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me 6, 7, or even 8 times, shame on me!"
  • LobotomistLobotomist ZagrebPosts: 5,057Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Jimmydean
    You know the old saying.... "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me 6, 7, or even 8 times, shame on me!"

    Exactly.

    I need to control myself.

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  • AroukosAroukos AthensPosts: 571Member
    ROS seems fine expansion but the price seems not. I m a big fan of Diablo series since the release of the D1 but this time i think i ll pass. I preffer to stick with f2p PoE than give 40$ to play ROS.
  • muffins89muffins89 Yakima, WAPosts: 1,306Member Uncommon

    I bought it. I was really really really drunk.

    I think the prostitute mod corrupted your game files man. -elhefen

  • LobotomistLobotomist ZagrebPosts: 5,057Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by muffins89

    I bought it. I was really really really drunk.

    LOL, ok

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  • Righteous_RockRighteous_Rock Youngstown, OHPosts: 495Member Uncommon

    I'm having a great time with D3 right now, the ROS clearly has an epic protagonist, I will eventually pick up ROS, but it won't be for quite a while. To much other stuff

    1. Just ordered a PS4 - so I will be playing BF4 till my thumbs bleed amongst other ps4 games

    -  Resogun - Infamous 2nd Son, Planetside 2 (curious to see how it does on PS4) ...

    2. Might pick up ESO regardless of how critical I have been of it - not sure if for pc or ps4 - leaning ps4

    3. WoD and Wildstar are on the horizon - launch dates TBD - I didn't think I was going to be interested in WoD but I am

    4. Destiny comes out in Sept - That will consume a lot of my time. The Division will also be coming I think, I will be playing both

    5. EQNext Landmark keeps making changes and I always keep an eye on it 

    6. Various Indies may pop in here and there - I would suggest hold off this, it is the wrong year to launch considering WoD/ESO/WS/Destiny - but I am no expert, next years competition may not be any easier.

     

  • laseritlaserit Vancouver, BCPosts: 1,952Member Uncommon

    Blizzard has become a company that I no longer wish to support. There's an old saying "put your money where your mouth is".

     

    I'm going to take a pass.

     

    For those of you that are purchasing, I do hope that Blizzard gives you a product that is worth your hard earned money. 

    "If you make an ass out of yourself, there will always be someone to ride you." - Bruce Lee

  • Agent_JosephAgent_Joseph SarajevoPosts: 1,070Member Uncommon
    sure, it is D3 expansion

    only EVE is real MMO...but I am impressive with TSW

  • Lord.BachusLord.Bachus Den HelderPosts: 9,065Member Uncommon
    I will buy it when it comes packed  with the orrginal D3 game in the box too, and is on sale..

    Best MMO experiences : EQ(PvE), DAoC(PvP), WoW(total package) LOTRO (worldfeel) GW2 (Artstyle and animations and worlddesign) SWTOR (Story immersion) TSW (story) ESO (character advancement)

  • VyethVyeth Fayetteville, NCPosts: 1,459Member
    40 is a bit much for an expansion imo.. The advertisements look flashy of course, but I have yet to feel like it will be worth it.. I am in a tough spot.. TESO seems to be trying to define itself in these last days, Wildstar doesn't seem to be my type of game, I have too many shooters already to even consider Titanfall.. It seems my next purchase will probably end up being TESO or ROS, either will be spontaneous and on the spot..

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  • LobotomistLobotomist ZagrebPosts: 5,057Member Uncommon
    Actually Dark Souls 2 is coming soon as well. And there is no question which one of them is more worth.

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  • nariusseldonnariusseldon santa clara, CAPosts: 22,441Member

    Already pre-ordered. Reasons:

    - 2.01 is fun. I expect more fun from RoS.

    - it costs me nothing .. i have enough money made from RMAH to pay for it.

    - $40 is a steal .... the price of a good steak from a upscale steakhouse.

     

  • baphametbaphamet omaha, NEPosts: 2,838Member Uncommon

    originally i had no intention on getting it due to the issues it had before and no pvp.

    but after playing the new patch i kind of want to get it now except i know i will be playing ESO like 5 days after this expansion goes live so idk

  • baphametbaphamet omaha, NEPosts: 2,838Member Uncommon


    Originally posted by nariusseldon
    Already pre-ordered. Reasons:- 2.01 is fun. I expect more fun from RoS.- it costs me nothing .. i have enough money made from RMAH to pay for it.- $40 is a steal .... the price of a good steak from a upscale steakhouse. 

    i wouldn't say $40 is a steal but it really aint shit for a month or two of entertainment IMO.


  • Sunnyguy46Sunnyguy46 Santa Rosa, CAPosts: 89Member Uncommon
    I enjoy D3. I have a job. The purchase was an easy choice. I get more playtime from D3 than I have from any non-mmo I've ever played.
  • nariusseldonnariusseldon santa clara, CAPosts: 22,441Member
    Originally posted by baphamet

     


    Originally posted by nariusseldon
    Already pre-ordered. Reasons:

     

    - 2.01 is fun. I expect more fun from RoS.

    - it costs me nothing .. i have enough money made from RMAH to pay for it.

    - $40 is a steal .... the price of a good steak from a upscale steakhouse.

     


     

    i wouldn't say $40 is a steal but it really aint shit for a month or two of entertainment IMO.

     

     

    Well .. it depends on your perspective. A new $60 AAA shooter or action game can be done in 2-4 weeks. RoS will definitely last much much longer than that ... so in my books, it is quite a steal.

    But obviously since i am getting it for free (there is really nothing else i can buy with blizz account money except hearthstone cards, and the new SC2 expansion), there is no reason not to get it.

     

  • jdnewelljdnewell Spring Hill, TNPosts: 2,150Member Uncommon

    For me the time I will play it more than justifies the $40.

    I played D3 for around 100 or so hours when it was released and just recently started playing again. I never regretted the purchase. Any game that I can get 100+ hours out of is well worth the cost. Especially considering some SP games that are the same price and I may get 40 hours out of if I drag my feet playing them.

    I dont need a game to last me for 1000s of hours to feel it worth the cost. If I get a month or two of good solid entertainment for $40 then RoS is a no brainer.

    What I consider funny are the posts in the vein of - Blizzard you suck, I played D3 for 1000 hours and blah blah blah..... For me gaming is a hobby to be enjoyed, not married to and not meant to last a lifetime. I say if you enjoy playing D3 then RoS will probably be a good buy. If not then take a pass and play something you do.

    Gaming is not serious business

  • DMKanoDMKano Gamercentral, AKPosts: 8,564Member Uncommon

    Yes because lvl 70 gear makes current 60 gear an absolute joke.

    Also want to play the crusader.

    But its mostly for new lvl 70 gear.

     

  • DMKanoDMKano Gamercentral, AKPosts: 8,564Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Lobotomist
    Actually Dark Souls 2 is coming soon as well. And there is no question which one of them is more worth.

    100% subjective - my interest in DarknSouls = zero

     

  • jdnewelljdnewell Spring Hill, TNPosts: 2,150Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by DMKano
    Originally posted by Lobotomist
    Actually Dark Souls 2 is coming soon as well. And there is no question which one of them is more worth.

    100% subjective - my interest in DarknSouls = zero

     

    Agreed.

    For me Dark souls in an exercise in frustration and not fun. Others love it and will spend 100s of hours and 1000s of deaths trying to beat it.

    Its all about what you enjoy. Me disliking dark souls does not make it a good or bad game, just not a game for me. Much like opinions on RoS or D3 in general.

  • NightgroperNightgroper Aunt Em''s, NEPosts: 76Member

    From what I played on the PTR, the expansion was quite fun, though many of the features that kept my interest(the reworking of skills, the map, etc.) were added in the 2.1 patch.

    The higher level cap is kinda fun for bigger numbers on items, the new skills are okay, the real reason though to pick it up for me it the crusader. That class was very enjoyable.

    I can't really say there are many reasons to pick up the expansion, but I am enjoying what I have a of D3 now, and I want to enjoy even more of it when the expansion comes out, if that makes any sense.

     

    The more I'm around the forums on this site, the more bitter I become.

  • RaekohRaekoh RochesterPosts: 7Member Uncommon
    I don't know how the currency translation relates but for me being in the UK Blizzard are selling the game for £39.99 which is about $64 and I notice people are saying it's $40 in the US? Well there are other sources I can get the game (all legitimate of course) for £23 so I'm sure you guys can find somewhere selling it cheaper?
  • BadSpockBadSpock Somewhere, MIPosts: 7,974Member

    I am definitely buying.

    I HOPE they announce the game is coming out for XB1 before the 25th, and release date for Ultimate Evil edition(s), otherwise I am buying for PC.

    I've gained many Paragon levels and great loot on my 60 Monk, and started a fresh Barbarian on Master and am now in Act 3 at level 58.

     

  • RobsolfRobsolf Grand Rapids, MIPosts: 4,249Member Uncommon
    My opinion is pretty similar to lots of folks on here, it seems.  I like the game, and I like the changes they made, but 40 bucks for an extra act and some random stuff?  If it was 20-25 bucks I'd consider it.
  • BariliosBarilios Ft Worth, TXPosts: 6Member
    1200 hours of game play 400,000 monster kills and 25,000 elite kills and nothing and I mean nothing to show for it with the exception of being banned from the  blizzard forums for posting my stats. SO THE ANSWER IS BLIZZARD CAN KISS MY ARSE I WILL NEVER EVER GIVE THEM A DIME OF MY MONEY EVER EVER AGAIN.
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