Diablo 3 Tristram music now and then, old version compared to the new one

Diablo 1 and 2 have shared the same OST for Tristram, the music being composed by Matt Uelmen, an American artist.

All the Diablo 3 music was composed by Russell Brower, including the new Tristram version.

Comparing both songs, the first one definitely sounds more old school, the song from Tristram in Diablo 2 being the icon of the game along the menu more »

Diablo 3 patch 1.0.3 changes, attack speed nerfed, repair costs increased

Patch 1.0.3 was already applied for US servers, Europe is currently under maintenance until 1 PM when the game will be available with the latest patch, 1.0.3.

The patch will auto-update once you run the Diablo 3 client, you just need to “allow” from the Firewall window that will pop-up.

Players are generally unhappy with some of the changes that this patch is more »

Diablo 3 Act 1 Inferno speedrun, farming gold as barbarian

It is much better to farm Act 1 if you play a barbarian using a 2 handed weapon, using an offensive build. You can finish Act 1, doing a speedrun in about 2 hours, gaining around 300-400k gold without including the items that you might sell in auction house.

A decent 2 handed weapon can be bought for around 100-200k gold, with at least 1.200 dps and attack speed. You can ignore other more »

DotA 2 invitation, account giveaway on steam with active beta

Since we have a DotA 2 account but we don’t play, we will give it here, free. To enter this contest, you have to leave a comment on this page (a few words or more, as you like), explaining what you expect from DotA 2 or what do you think about the DotA community, your experience with DotA (Warcraft 3), topics like these. Also a name and an e-mail will be required (from the “leave more »

Diablo 3 RMAH minimum bid, how you receive the money, how long it takes, fees and taxes

Diablo 3 RMAH has been available since a few days ago in Europe, there are plenty of items for sale, mostly expensive.
Good legendaries are sold for at least 7-10 euro while there are also poor quality items for 2 euro, or 1.25 euro (the minimum bid/buyout).

If you plan to sell an item for 1.25 euro (minimum), you will only receive 0.21 euro as the transaction fee is 1.00 euro more »

How to setup RMAH for Diablo 3, link PayPal as a paying method to

Blizzard just launched the RMAH system for Europe after the last night’s maintenance. We can access RMAH (real money auction house from the “currency” button).
Players already have reported earning a few bucks from RMAH.

How to setup RMAH for Diablo 3, mostly linking PayPal to your account?
This process is very easy, follow these steps assuming more »

Diablo 3 Barbarian spec with all 3 ultimates

There are many interesting specs to play, one of them (for barbarian) is playing with 3 Rage abilities (Wrath of the berserker, Earthquake and Call of the Ancients). This should work against bosses (Butcher for example and fights that take longer than normal).

You can also farm ACT 1 or further if you have the gear by using both Wrath of the berserker and Earthquake. This will more »

Diablo 3 Barbarian BIS (best in slot) items

Here is a list with Barbarian “BIS” items (best in slot), that you should hunt in auction house if you want to advance in ACT 2 or further, inferno difficulty.

These items are pretty expensive and will require you to farm either hell or ACT 1 inferno if you already have some decent stats and you won’t be required to spend to much on repairs.

You will want to more »

Barbarian 2 handed weapon farming Inferno, spec, skills, items and required stats

“Offense is the best defense” saying works also for barbarians at some point where you can farm better the inferno act 1 or 2, with a 2 handed weapon instead of 1 handed weapon and shield.

The trick is to use a high DPS weapon with life steal, the Frenzy skill and have enough elemental resistance and armor to survive the elite packs.

Farming means that you more »

Diablo 3 Inferno getting nerfed in patch 1.0.3

Blizzard has announced that Inferno difficulty for Diablo 3 is going to be nerfed in the future patch, 1.0.3. More exactly, they are looking into what players complained, melee classes having a hard time to survive in inferno compared to the ranged classes that can kite. Also players complaining that they are getting one shot.

The item drop rate is getting changed, we will have a more »