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I wanted to buy Diablo, then Blizzard pulled it from their site, at least as far as I could tell. So then I wanted to buy Diablo 2, and I signed up to the website, and they told me I couldn't buy it from there because I was a dirty European. Screw Blizzard.
 
 
2009 Jun 9 at 17:06 PDT
aaronjer
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As far as fire sorceress spells go, I'd say that Fireball is the best choice for your main attack, couple that with as much FCR as you can and you will turn into what people call a 'Machine Gun Sorceress'.

Sadly, fire spells just don't do as much damage as lightning or cold. They're not bad, they just aren't the best. Lightning is definitely the highest damage if you can get a conviction aura going.

And as far as map hacks are concerned, you have to understand that Diablo 2 is a COMPLETELY different game on Battle.net. Because the game is designed in a way where most of the best character classes cannot function well before level 50 or even 80, everyone just skips the early game. I can give you an example...

Let's say I want to make a Trapsassin, just to keep things simple. ..

Step one: Join a players 8 game and kill things in the blood moor until I hit level 5, this takes about 8-10 minutes.

Step two: Join a Trist Run, continue until I hit 12, this takes 20-40 minutes depending on the skill of the runner.

Step three: Join a Tomb Run, continue until I hit 20, this takes between 1 and 4 hours depending on the skill of the runner and the availability of runs.

Step four: Join a Cow Run, continue until I hit 24, this takes about 5 minutes. Cow runs are godly XP.

Step five: Have someone rush me through normal, if they're as good as me this will only take a couple minutes. This is where the map hack comes in handy. All they have to do is teleport to Andy, open a TP, kill her. Teleport to both parts of the staff and open a TP, they just give me their horadric cube to speed it up. Teleport through Arcane and open a TP, kill summoner. Teleport to Duriel, open TP, use staff, kill. Teleport to council, open TP, kill. Teleport to Mephisto, open TP, kill. Teleport to Diablo, open TP, kill. Teleport to ancients, open TP, kill. This takes about 10 minutes total with map hack. I'll be 25 at this point from the ancients, this is important because you can't get XP from Baal runs until you are 25.

Step six: Baal run until I hit 40. This will take about half an hour. Normal Baal runs are very, very fast. You have to be level 40 to get the ancients quest in NM. I'll have to get someone to kill Baal for me though, as even a level 40 trapsassin can't fight yet well enough to kill Baal realisitcally.

Step seven: Repeat step five on NM. This will put me at 41. This doesn't take any longer than the normal rush if it's a good runner.

Step eight: Baal run until I hit 60, so I can kill hell ancients. I'll be strong enough to kill off NM baal quickly, but I'll still get someone to do it for me because it's faster.

Step nine: Pay someone for a hell rush if I can't get a friend to do it. This will take about 20 minutes if the runner is skilled.

Step ten: Hell Baal run until I hit 80 to get strong enough to complete all the useful side quests. This takes 30 minutes to an hour.

There, now I have a level 80 character at the parts of the game that are actually fun. By that I mean the parts of the game where I can find loot that I actually want to spend the time to pick up and identify. I can now MF run, PVP, just wander around killing stuff, or try to do the Chaos Trist stuff... and I skipped past all the boring crap in under 8 hours! The only thing I actually used maphack for that entire time was just to rush faster than I could without it. I'm just skipping everything anyway, so why skip it slowly?

You have to understand that I've been playing this game since it came out, I've gotten characters to level 90 or higher on nearly every ladder reset, and I just no longer have the patience to wander around in the Great Marsh slowly bludgeoning enemies to death one at a time for six hours. Don't get me wrong, making my way through the game without rushing WAS fun the first 20 times or so... I'm just done with it now. If there wasn't rushing and maphack, I would not still be playing this game. Call it cheating if you want, but the game is slow and boring without it.

Also... is there a reason you don't play on Battle.net? Does it not work with your connection or something? Singleplayer is terrible, really, even if you want to play on your own the whole time. Just being on Battle.net means you can at least trade items between your own characters... I mean, you can't even mule items in singleplayer. Pretty lame...
 
 
2009 Jun 9 at 23:07 PDT — Ed. 2009 Jun 9 at 23:13 PDT
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Kelli

2008 Oct 4 • 2453
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aaronjer said:
As far as fire sorceress spells go, I'd say that Fireball is the best choice for your main attack, couple that with as much FCR as you can and you will turn into what people call a 'Machine Gun Sorceress'.

FCR = faster cast rate? I may try that...

aaronjer said:
Also... is there a reason you don't play on Battle.net? Does it not work with your connection or something? Singleplayer is terrible, really, even if you want to play on your own the whole time. Just being on Battle.net means you can at least trade items between your own characters... I mean, you can't even mule items in singleplayer. Pretty lame...

I had a dial-up connection when I started playing diablo 2 and this was my first character.
I did have some characters on battle.net but then I suddenly stopped playing diablo for a long time and they all expired. Like the pudding I kept in my fridge for a month and a half.

I can still trade between my own characters on TCP/IP (I have two computers with diablo). So I just copy a character savegame to the other computer and trade from there. That's how I got a Swordguard Colossus Blade (which requires a pul and a lum rune, both of which I can only get in the Hellforge after destroying Mephisto's soulstone).
...and that's the bottom line because Mate de Vita said so.
 
 
2009 Jun 10 at 05:11 PDT — Ed. 2009 Jun 10 at 05:11 PDT
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Kelli

2008 Oct 4 • 2453
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aaronjer said:
Anyone who plays on USWest and wants me to rush them... let me know. I can get a character from level 1 to 80 in only a few hours.

I'm playing on US West cause I'm banned from Europe. I have a trapsassin lvl 17, currently doing tomb runs as written in your trapsassin guide. But it's a bit hard to find the game I want when I want it. Except for the trist run part, which took I think a little less than 20 minutes cause I had the help of a lvl 84 shockadin.
...and that's the bottom line because Mate de Vita said so.
 
 
2009 Jun 14 at 12:55 PDT — Ed. 2009 Jun 14 at 13:02 PDT
aaronjer
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Well then. Next time I see you in chat... BAM! D2 rushing. You'll be all like, "OW! WTF! Don't put that THERE!" and I'll be like, "No! It's for your own good, just hold on!" and you'll be like, "I hate it! I HATE D2 rushing!" and I'll be like, "Quit being such a baby!"

It'll be awesome.
 
 
2009 Jun 14 at 16:16 PDT
turnip1

2009 Jan 20 • 139
aaronjer said:
As far as fire sorceress spells go, I'd say that Fireball is the best choice for your main attack, couple that with as much FCR as you can and you will turn into what people call a 'Machine Gun Sorceress'.


Very true If geared right at lvl 30 pvp you can pwn the shit out of an 80. (Experienced) I have seen it happen many times.



aaronjer said:

Step one: Join a players 8 game and kill things in the blood moor until I hit level 5, this takes about 8-10 minutes.

Step two: Join a Trist Run, continue until I hit 12, this takes 20-40 minutes depending on the skill of the runner.

Step three: Join a Tomb Run, continue until I hit 20, this takes between 1 and 4 hours depending on the skill of the runner and the availability of runs.

Step four: Join a Cow Run, continue until I hit 24, this takes about 5 minutes. Cow runs are godly XP.
Step five: Have someone rush me through normal, if they're as good as me this will only take a couple minutes. This is where the map hack comes in handy. All they have to do is teleport to Andy, open a TP, kill her. Teleport to both parts of the staff and open a TP, they just give me their horadric cube to speed it up. Teleport through Arcane and open a TP, kill summoner. Teleport to Duriel, open TP, use staff, kill. Teleport to council, open TP, kill. Teleport to Mephisto, open TP, kill. Teleport to Diablo, open TP, kill. Teleport to ancients, open TP, kill. This takes about 10 minutes total with map hack. I'll be 25 at this point from the ancients, this is important because you can't get XP from Baal runs until you are 25.

Step six: Baal run until I hit 40. This will take about half an hour. Normal Baal runs are very, very fast. You have to be level 40 to get the ancients quest in NM. I'll have to get someone to kill Baal for me though, as even a level 40 trapsassin can't fight yet well enough to kill Baal realisitcally.

Step seven: Repeat step five on NM. This will put me at 41. This doesn't take any longer than the normal rush if it's a good runner.

Step eight: Baal run until I hit 60, so I can kill hell ancients. I'll be strong enough to kill off NM baal quickly, but I'll still get someone to do it for me because it's faster.

Step nine: Pay someone for a hell rush if I can't get a friend to do it. This will take about 20 minutes if the runner is skilled.

Step ten: Hell Baal run until I hit 80 to get strong enough to complete all the useful side quests. This takes 30 minutes to an hour.



STEP 1: Make my char scam people by making them rush you for your forge and then leave (if your an asshole) If not actually give them your forge.

STEP 2: Eventually get enough rushes until you get to A4 Hell.

STEP 3: Chaos runs until lbl 80+

STEP 3.5: Kill the Big D for real.

STEP 4: Baal run until 99.

Done deal. lol. It will take you 6-14 hours to be a lvl 85



Also speaking of expiring i better get on my D2 account before my chars expire.
phoenix_r said:
Hey guyz u liek mai new SIG?!
 
 
2009 Jun 14 at 21:19 PDT — Ed. 2009 Jun 14 at 21:22 PDT
aaronjer
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That would be bug rushing... bug rushing is much slower than regular rushing. There's less steps and it's technically faster, but it's not possible to reliably find good Chaos runs.

If we're gonna go for runs that are faster but harder to get I could bring up Chaos Trist runs. You could be 80 in 2 hours using those... not that anyone would ever do that for you for free...
 
 
2009 Jun 14 at 22:21 PDT — Ed. 2009 Jun 14 at 22:23 PDT
phoenix_r

2009 May 13 • 898
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So I just got home from our man-date at CJ Carlito's only to walk into a D2 LAN party at my house! A zookeeper, a hammerdin, an MF chargadin, a whirlwind barbarian, and hella computer demons - that's my kind of party!
BOO
 
 
2009 Jun 14 at 22:24 PDT
aaronjer
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If it's not on Bnet then you're all fags. Hot, sexy fags.
 
 
2009 Jun 14 at 22:25 PDT
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Kelli

2008 Oct 4 • 2453
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aaronjer said:
Well then. Next time I see you in chat... BAM! D2 rushing. You'll be all like, "OW! WTF! Don't put that THERE!" and I'll be like, "No! It's for your own good, just hold on!" and you'll be like, "I hate it! I HATE D2 rushing!" and I'll be like, "Quit being such a baby!"

It'll be awesome.

Alright, but I won't be on much till Wednesday. Then... BAM! D2 rushing by atojams (I'll probably be done with the cow runs by then. I hope). It'll be awesome.

And I'll be like "Yeah! WTF! Put that THERE already!" and you'll be like "Yeah, it's for your own good, now hold on!" and I'll be like "I love it! I LOVE D2 rushing!" and you'll be like "It's good your not a baby!".
...and that's the bottom line because Mate de Vita said so.
 
 
2009 Jun 15 at 05:46 PDT — Ed. 2009 Jun 15 at 13:41 PDT
turnip1

2009 Jan 20 • 139
aaronjer said:
That would be bug rushing... bug rushing is much slower than regular rushing. There's less steps and it's technically faster, but it's not possible to reliably find good Chaos runs.

If we're gonna go for runs that are faster but harder to get I could bring up Chaos Trist runs. You could be 80 in 2 hours using those... not that anyone would ever do that for you for free...


But there are bots like crazy that make chain runs in Bnet now which makes it really easy to lvl up. Therefore without spending money or items you can be an 80+ quickly
phoenix_r said:
Hey guyz u liek mai new SIG?!
 
 
2009 Jun 15 at 14:19 PDT — Ed. 2009 Jun 15 at 14:20 PDT
aaronjer
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Chaos run bots... right... keep dreamin' pal. How on Earth would that work? The bot like... waits for you?

There's plenty of Baal run bots, not Chaos bots. Upon looking at games for about 10 minutes I saw too many baal runs to count, and about 3 chaos runs. I joined each of those Chaos runs to check them out, and it was not run by a bot, AND the runner failed to complete the run.

Yeah. Chaos runs are great. WHAT WAS I THINKING I AM SO DUMB.

Anyway, if you think about if for 5 seconds you'd understand why there aren't actually chaos run bots... people who run baal bots aren't doing it as a favor to all other d2 players, they're doing it to gain xp for themselves, which goes faster if there's more people in the game. Diablo is zero xp compared to Baal for high level characters, NO ONE would run a bot just to be nice to people they didn't know. People in d2 are assholes, it just wouldn't happen. The only runs you will find are ones where someone is there in person running for a friend. For the same reason you don't ever find Normal and NM Baal bots, or bots for any of the earlier runs.
 
 
2009 Jun 15 at 17:22 PDT — Ed. 2009 Jun 15 at 17:29 PDT
turnip1

2009 Jan 20 • 139
aaronjer said:
Chaos run bots... right... keep dreamin' pal. How on Earth would that work? The bot like... waits for you?


I bet i could go on there right now and find a few that go on forever and they are bots that run them Every single one of them being a hammerdin with a merc that has frost nova. It happens a lot and they are great xp until you hit lvl 60 for Acients then you can start baal running. That is my final answer i will settle with.

I shall agree to agree that we disagree, even though we never agreed in the first place.
phoenix_r said:
Hey guyz u liek mai new SIG?!
 
 
2009 Jun 15 at 17:38 PDT
aaronjer
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A merc that has frost nova?
 
 
2009 Jun 15 at 17:55 PDT
turnip1

2009 Jan 20 • 139
aaronjer said:
A merc that has frost nova?


Yes i think you get those in act 2 nightmare.
phoenix_r said:
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2009 Jun 15 at 17:56 PDT
aaronjer
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What game are you playing, again?
 
 
2009 Jun 15 at 17:58 PDT
turnip1

2009 Jan 20 • 139
aaronjer said:
What game are you playing, again?

Are you gonna make me go play that game get my merc to use frost nova take a screen shot upload it to photobucket and put a link on here for you?
phoenix_r said:
Hey guyz u liek mai new SIG?!
 
 
2009 Jun 15 at 21:23 PDT
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Kelli

2008 Oct 4 • 2453
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turnip1 said:
aaronjer said:
What game are you playing, again?

Are you gonna make me go play that game get my merc to use frost nova take a screen shot upload it to photobucket and put a link on here for you?

OK, go ahead. I can assure you NO merc in diablo 2 uses frost nova. Not even the cold caster Iron Wolf. The problem here I believe is that you don't even know what frost nova is...

Oh and don't argue with AJ about D2. Been there, done that.
...and that's the bottom line because Mate de Vita said so.
 
 
2009 Jun 16 at 00:31 PDT — Ed. 2009 Jun 16 at 00:31 PDT
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Cap'n Moth of the Firehouse

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2007 Oct 19 • 5486
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On amazon uk I have added Diablo 1, 2 and the expansion to my basket. Unfortunately since I had to pay for a destroyed tire on Friday I am now almost certainly overdrawn :(
 
 
2009 Jun 16 at 03:50 PDT
aaronjer
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I'd buy you a painting of Flemish pikemen to make you feel better, but I don't know how I'd get it to you.
 
 
2009 Jun 16 at 04:34 PDT
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Cap'n Moth of the Firehouse

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2009 Jun 16 at 05:03 PDT
turnip1

2009 Jan 20 • 139
Mate de Vita said:

OK, go ahead. I can assure you NO merc in diablo 2 uses frost nova. Not even the cold caster Iron Wolf. The problem here I believe is that you don't even know what frost nova is...

Oh and don't argue with AJ about D2. Been there, done that.



Ok Ill admit i was wrong it is holy freeze the skinnier ring version of frost nova i guess its an aura also.

NM Act 2 defense mercenary...
phoenix_r said:
Hey guyz u liek mai new SIG?!
 
 
2009 Jun 16 at 15:35 PDT — Ed. 2009 Jun 16 at 15:41 PDT
aaronjer
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Skinnier ring version? WTF are you on? Holy Freeze has NO RING. It just freezes things in a radius around the person with the aura. Same as Holy Fire and Lightning... it doesn't have any graphics other than the aura symbol, things in range just take damage. An aura ALSO? It's JUST an aura, it is NOTHING BUT AN AURA. Holy Freeze is not castable in any way, it's only passive.

This is really basic stuff about D2, and you seem totally clueless. You're not helping your case very much here...
 
 
2009 Jun 16 at 19:56 PDT
Jake?!

2008 Sep 2 • 198
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Wow, I may reinstall D2 just to hang out with DR and MDV!
?!
 
 
2009 Jun 16 at 22:50 PDT — Ed. 2009 Jun 16 at 22:50 PDT
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Kelli

2008 Oct 4 • 2453
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Yeah, not so much with me (at least not for the next month...) unless I sort this out with blizzard.

Btw how expensive exactly is enigma and how expansive are the Hellfire torch and Annihilus charms (by expansive I of course mean expensive)?

What is the currency anyway? Perfect skulls? SoJs?
...and that's the bottom line because Mate de Vita said so.
 
 
2009 Jun 17 at 13:40 PDT — Ed. 2009 Jun 17 at 13:44 PDT
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