How could I forget, I love my high-tech night vision goggles for those dark and hard to see dungeons.
Diablo III (was: New game from Blizzard?)
Posted 21 July 2008 - 06:22 AM
That could totally be done with some post-processing. (Hello darken and contrast filters!) As if the 'before' shots are even approaching the cartoon look of Warcraft, and heaven forbid we should have any colours aside from gunmetal grey, puke green and monkey popsnizzle brown.
 we present for contrast the dark and disturbing world of Diablo II. How dare they abandon this in favour of the current candyland graphics!
Finally some sanity. The D3 graphics look awesome and nothing like WoW.
Funny thing was I just finished the Throne of Destruction today with a new Sorceress (1000 firewall damage - she owned Baal!) and the screen was awash with very bright red, bright green monsters, bright blue monsters, and big cute looking yellow monsters from the last wave. My partner's Act3 mercenary was firing bright blue/white cold bolts and his barb was issuing these Battle Commands with this yellow/orange effect and my Act5 barbarian soldier was grunting along with him and my sorceress let out a few blue novas when she was hit and...
But I thought I'd really stick it up the goths and spray unlimited WHITE chain lightning bolts around the place with my finger held down on the mana column of my belt so I could enjoy a continuous flow of pure WHITE to blind the monsters into oblivion.
Yep lots of WHITE - it was so bright we had to wear sunglasses.
It is so sad that Blizzard produce such dark games. I'm fed up with trying to adjust the gamma of my monitor... not.
Posted 21 July 2008 - 07:07 AM
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Posted 28 July 2008 - 01:34 AM
Oh.. I loved the sound of the crying children when you reached levels 5+ in Diablo 1.. ^^
yeah - the music really made the game both DI and DII.
I wonder if Matt Uelmann will come back? He did an amazing job with the soundtracks... I don't see much about him any more on the 'net.
There is a pseudo-petition to bring Matt to DIII music here