Excellent guide, sharing knowledge so if any new (and even regular) player really wants to go for it, they can complete the game. It feels great to complete an uberquest for the first time, and it really motivates players to approach other builds with more confidence.
This is also really useful feedback. We are aware how certain uber encounters might feel a bit too frustrating or inconvenient, especially if we consider the Triune. I'm happy to announce that suchbalance and me are going back to sigma development, as we are getting very close to the core completion and first testing phase. The first improvement for triune will be fixing D2 bug that causes charm auras to unwear after death. We'll look to do more changes if they feel necessary, and we'll improve other locations as well especially with the implementation of extra waypoints (torajan jungles, duncraig come to mind).
We are also having some "business" discussions going on with blizzard. We can't tell you what it's about just yet, but it seems cool things will happen.
But in the end it shows how median turned into ez mode with no challange at all since the latest ovrerhaul and versions.
Miss the old median
this causual mod route is just too easy and boring for my taste. If some1 is able to do all content with t6 gear then smthn is rly broken here.
Nothing to take away from ae he is good player with great knowledge and not ev1 is able to achive this but still this shows how "balanced" things are in latest maxl versions.
suchbalance wrote:Ah yes, the good old hard median where you take a caster with honorifics, orb 200 pierce and pretend that you're good at the game by 1 shotting every boss. Where WDM is irrelevant because all bosses can be killed with crushing blow alone. Oh you wanted to play a pure phys or magic damage character? Clearly must be bad at the game.
That reply pretty much sums everything up. I don't really see any reason in pretending median was hard before, as long as you knew what to do. That's underestimating this guide. With this level of knowledge you would be able to beat median with naked assassin in the past, all of us who played her in classic MXL know that, and it pretty much was like that for all of classic MXL's existance. Remember when melee specs were a meme and barbs were not being played at all? Make an average of % for each class played of the last ladders and you'd be mostly surprised by how even it is. Median is definetly still harder than most games, and you can experience even more difficulty if you don't go for the cookie cutter build (tons of other builds received changes).