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Elixist
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(01-16-2013, 06:12 PM)
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whoa.jpeg , slick as hell Ot.
Yaboosh
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(01-16-2013, 06:13 PM)
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Downloaded this yesterday, pretty excited to try it out but the passive tree is intimidating as hell.

What is an easy class/build to start with?
DMPrince
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(01-16-2013, 06:17 PM)
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Slick OT. nice to have a mobile link too.
garath
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(01-16-2013, 06:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Yaboosh

Downloaded this yesterday, pretty excited to try it out but the passive tree is intimidating as hell.

What is an easy class/build to start with?

Check the official forums, there's a lot of class builds people have come up with throughout the closed beta. A lot of that will change for the open beta over time though. What's I've found is you'll want to do something ranged, even if it's a melee char you use a ranged skill with (like a lighting strike duel wield melee char). Straight up melee isn't as efficient.
Blablurn
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(01-16-2013, 06:18 PM)
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cant wait to try it out soon
Credo
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(01-16-2013, 06:19 PM)
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Great to see we're almost there!
Artanisix
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(01-16-2013, 06:19 PM)
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Sick OT, nice work.
theMrCravens
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(01-16-2013, 06:19 PM)
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Crazy OT. Nice work.
Lactose_Intolerant
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(01-16-2013, 06:23 PM)
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nm: it loaded
Amneisac
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(01-16-2013, 06:23 PM)
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I've been following this for a while, but never actually bothered to sign up for the open beta. The OP has convinced me to throw in my hat.

Edit: Nevermind, it's actually an OPEN beta, nice!
syko de4d
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(01-16-2013, 06:25 PM)
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no time to include the awesome Open Beta Trailer from yesterday :D?
Sophia
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(01-16-2013, 06:26 PM)
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Can't wait til the floodgates are opened and we in the closed beta test can finally play with everyone.
Shining Sunshine
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(01-16-2013, 06:29 PM)
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7 days....!
Clydefrog
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(01-16-2013, 06:29 PM)
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*squee*
BurnOutBrighter
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(01-16-2013, 06:35 PM)

Originally Posted by syko de4d

no time to include the awesome Open Beta Trailer from yesterday :D?

With the way I designed the OT, I'd have to change and "re-cut" the whole thing to integrate something new into the design, especially if it was at the top.

But there's that banner at the top :P
Decado
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(01-16-2013, 06:36 PM)
So when, roughly, is the full release? Game looks cool, but I'm not interested in beta testing.
Interfectum
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(01-16-2013, 06:37 PM)
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nice work on the OT
x-Lundz-x
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(01-16-2013, 06:38 PM)
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Amazing OT. Can't wait to try this out.
Despoilah
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(01-16-2013, 06:39 PM)
nice one :o

I had a blast participating in the early closed tests.
xclaw
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(01-16-2013, 06:40 PM)
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ACK! Can't wait to try Act3. Closed beta was the best 10$ I've ever spent.
kinggroin
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(01-16-2013, 06:41 PM)
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Man I can't wait to jump back into this. From what fee hours I played of the closed beta, I found it to be more Diablo-like than Diablo III. Anyone else feel the same?
Lingitiz
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(01-16-2013, 06:43 PM)
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High level play seems so awesome in this. You really feel the progression of your character getting stronger, and the game becoming more enjoyable along the way.
Deputy Dangle
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(01-16-2013, 06:43 PM)
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Holy crap that OT! I had no idea it was coming out next week.
syko de4d
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(01-16-2013, 06:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by Decado

So when, roughly, is the full release? Game looks cool, but I'm not interested in beta testing.

no char wipe anymore, this is a soft release. What you get now you will have forever.
TheFatOne
(01-16-2013, 06:44 PM)
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Damn I can't wait to play this game.
Yoshichan
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(01-16-2013, 06:44 PM)
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Mother of God, I am excited!

RIP, Closed Beta thread

edit: Wow, this is one of the best OTs I've seen in ages! Good job BurnOutBrighter!
Sn4ke_911
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(01-16-2013, 06:45 PM)
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Very nice OT, good job OP!
Yaboosh
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(01-16-2013, 06:47 PM)
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So there are currently three acts right? How many are planned?



How do the difficulties work? Is it identical to D2, where you play through the acts on the easiest difficulty, then through them on the next and so on, with loot getting progressively better as you move through the difficulties?
Kalnos
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(01-16-2013, 06:48 PM)
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Really good OP, informative but not too ridiculous.
Sophia
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(01-16-2013, 06:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by Yaboosh

So there are currently three acts right? How many are planned?



How do the difficulties work? Is it identical to D2, where you play through the acts on the easiest difficulty, then through them on the next and so on, with loot getting progressively better as you move through the difficulties?

I believe three acts are planned for the Open beta, with more acts as time passes (plan is support the game for ten years), and yes it's identical to D2 in that regards.
Yoshichan
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(01-16-2013, 06:49 PM)
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Is it okay if I post a list of the open beta changes that I've experienced?
ilnadmy
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(01-16-2013, 06:50 PM)
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Damn that OT is purty.

Very interested in this but more than likely my dinky laptop won't be able to handle it. But hey it's free to play so I'll give it a shot.
Lotto
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(01-16-2013, 06:52 PM)
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Great OT. Can't wait to try it out.
BurnOutBrighter
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(01-16-2013, 07:01 PM)

Originally Posted by Yoshichan

Is it okay if I post a list of the open beta changes that I've experienced?

You mean from alpha? Technically it's still under NDA though some of it has been made public on Kripp's stream. If you do post changes, bear in mind that it's not final and still subject to change.
Yoshichan
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(01-16-2013, 07:20 PM)
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All right, should be cool!

Notes:
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Ruthless (hell) difficulty is removed - rebalanced the game across act 3

Merveil consistantly spawns exploding fire-monsters and throws them at you

Rename/recolour stash tabs

Changed death penalties: 0% Normal, 7.5% Cruel, 15% Merciless

New resistance penalties: 0% Normal, 20% Cruel, 60% Merciless

Legendary items have been rebalanced (mostly up) in power

Prismatic Ring - 8 (lowest roll) - 12 (highest roll) to all resistance

Added Quicksilver Flask - improved movement speed by 40% for 5 seconds (20 charges per use)

Bandit leaders now grant different stat bonuses on each difficulty level (Oak 45 from 40)

Cruel Bandits: 4% Attack, 4% Cast, 12% Physical Damage

Merciless Bandits: Maximum Power Charge, Maximum Frenzy Charge, Maximum Endurance Charge

21 maximum available passives through quests, compared to current state (16 points available)

Cruel is now actually hard. The game ramps up significantly near the end of act 3, where enemies can two-shot you.

The increase in level from map to map can be insane in merciless. The early zones can go from level 52 (Mud Flats) to level 58 (Tidal Island).


New Passives
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New passives: Five additional passives next to CI. Four of them being "6% increased ES" and one being "30% more ES"

New passives: 15% Elemental Resistances while holding a Shield

New passives: Keystone Candidate 126 - Life Regeneration applies to Energy Shield instead of Life


Buffs
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Haste buffed, gives movement speed (3% to ~5%)


Nerfs/Removal of stuff
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Granite Flasks now grants 4k armor (from 10k)

Phase Run - Gone from the game, being completely changed

Lightning Arrow - Chance to shock is removed. Number of targets is now always 3

Dual totems nerfed: Ancestral Bond - Can summon up to 1 additional totem. You can't deal damage with your skills yourself

Chaos Inoculation - Maximum Life becomes 1, Chaos Damage no longer bypasses Energy Shield.

Clarity nerfed, 2.1 Mana Per Second @ level 1 (previously 2.5). 20% nerf

Discipline nerfed, 25% less Energy Shield granted - and 25% more mana reserved

Eldritch Battery indirect nerf: Discipline is worthless (costs more mana than what it gives back with EB).

Grace nerfed, 25% more mana reserved

Anger nerfed, 40 more mana reserved (essentially making it pointless, especially early-mid game)

Chain nerfed, 50% less damage (from 40%). Chains two times (from three)

Fork nerfed, 30% less damage (from 20%)

spirity
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(01-16-2013, 07:23 PM)
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Really nice OT, BurnOutBrighter!

Feels great to be in the final stretch here.
KKRT00
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(01-16-2013, 07:23 PM)
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Great OP for awesome game. I've got like 50-60 keys for closed beta and still payed them 50$. Totally worth it.

Originally Posted by ilnadmy

Damn that OT is purty.

Very interested in this but more than likely my dinky laptop won't be able to handle it. But hey it's free to play so I'll give it a shot.

Laptop with 4570 i ts6600 2.2ghz d2c runs it decently, so You will be fine.
greatnorthern
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(01-16-2013, 07:29 PM)
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OT has me so jazzed that I want to spend $10 for ~8 days of closed beta access.
greatnorthern
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(01-16-2013, 07:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by syko de4d

no char wipe anymore, this is a soft release. What you get now you will have forever.

Characters you have in the closed beta will be wiped (stats, items, skills, etc.), but you'll keep the character name so you can start him/her again in open beta. Do I have that right?
Setvan2734
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(01-16-2013, 07:32 PM)
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Been playing this game for a long time, really excited to get back in to it.

Any word on how much community created leagues will cost? I'd be down for purchasing one for GAF if the price is reasonable enough.
Twinduct
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(01-16-2013, 07:35 PM)
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Yay! Finally, no more Character wipes!
Yoshichan
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(01-16-2013, 07:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by greatnorthern

Characters you have in the closed beta will be wiped (stats, items, skills, etc.), but you'll keep the character name so you can start him/her again in open beta. Do I have that right?

Correct.
Fourman
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(01-16-2013, 07:36 PM)
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Amazing work on the OT!
Pandoracell
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(01-16-2013, 07:39 PM)
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I like the OT because not only is it great, but you've included a text version as well.

I'm looking forward to open beta, i've been wanting to play for a while. Still debating on if I just want to buy in now or not.
AllIsOneIsNone
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(01-16-2013, 07:39 PM)
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Great OT. Subscribed and excited! I haven't seen how they've handled PvP, really hope it's good.
Forsaken82
(01-16-2013, 07:49 PM)
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Will be nice to finally get the opportunity to play Act 3... I basically stopped playing when I beat Act 2 back in like september or october.
Zanosuke
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(01-16-2013, 07:49 PM)
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I played the closed beta for a few hours today and the first impressions are VERY good : )
red_13th
(01-16-2013, 07:51 PM)
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OT is outstanding. Good fit since Path of Exile is an amazing game :)
Looking forward to open beta!
Tomat
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(01-16-2013, 07:51 PM)
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Whats the deal with uniques in this game? Just how rare are they?

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