I was wondering if anyone heard anything about possible changes to the looting system. Nothing was worse than killing a boss and not getting a chance to even see what dropped, or worse lagging to the point where you got absolutely nothing. Is it possible they will switch over to something like the WoW system, where everyone at least gets a shot at getting items? Anyone else thinking like this?
Wishful thinking: A 2nd Diablo 2 expansion to explain what happened to the characters from Diablo 2?
the looting system wont be the same, everyone will get the loot that drops - only you will be able to see your drop, same with the others in game.
i wouldnt hope much for a second expansion. they released a timeline in the official site and will let us know more about the plot in time. Best chance to know what happened to the players from Diablo 2 will be within the sequel, as happened with the heroes of Diablo 1.
As FingolfinGR said, loot will now be individual. You won't have to compete with anyone else for your drops; however, since there is no Bind on Pickup or anything like that, you will still be able to trade the items with others. This is in order to ensure that all players, regardless of class and position, will benefit from killing monsters and bosses and not juust the melee fighters.
PlugY for Diablo II allows you to reset skills and stats, transfer items between characters in singleplayer, obtain all ladder runewords and do all Uberquests while offline. It is the only way to do all of the above. Please use it.
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