2.0 - Impact on SP Legacy Characters and Items?

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RookMeister
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I have a collection of characters and items in Single Player. I use OfflineTools to store a large amount of items. I understand that 2.0 will be a major release, and there will not be much backwards compatibility.

My questions are:

1. Will existing SP characters be transferrable to 2.0?
2. Will existing OfflineTools Shared Stashes be transferrable to 2.0?
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RookMeister wrote:I have a collection of characters and items in Single Player. I use OfflineTools to store a large amount of items. I understand that 2.0 will be a major release, and there will not be much backwards compatibility.

My questions are:

1. Will existing SP characters be transferrable to 2.0?
2. Will existing OfflineTools Shared Stashes be transferrable to 2.0?


No, thats what no backwards compability means.
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RookMeister wrote:I have a collection of characters and items in Single Player. I use OfflineTools to store a large amount of items. I understand that 2.0 will be a major release, and there will not be much backwards compatibility.

My questions are:

1. Will existing SP characters be transferrable to 2.0?
2. Will existing OfflineTools Shared Stashes be transferrable to 2.0?


Sometimes through non compatible updates, some items can be transferred through with shared stash (trophies, runes, gems, etc, occasionally items also). As to what will be able to be maintained, it will really depend on the specific content in the update and you would have to experiment by making multiple shared stash files to see what you could port over for single player.

Very plausibly, the effort it would take to port the max of what you can would be more effort than just refinding items in the new version (assuming SU's etc aren't compatible, which they almost certainly wont be).
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Enigma wrote:
RookMeister wrote:I have a collection of characters and items in Single Player. I use OfflineTools to store a large amount of items. I understand that 2.0 will be a major release, and there will not be much backwards compatibility.

My questions are:

1. Will existing SP characters be transferrable to 2.0?
2. Will existing OfflineTools Shared Stashes be transferrable to 2.0?


Sometimes through non compatible updates, some items can be transferred through with shared stash (trophies, runes, gems, etc, occasionally items also). As to what will be able to be maintained, it will really depend on the specific content in the update and you would have to experiment by making multiple shared stash files to see what you could port over for single player.

Very plausibly, the effort it would take to port the max of what you can would be more effort than just refinding items in the new version (assuming SU's etc aren't compatible, which they almost certainly wont be).


I image the save game file code was re-written to account for the in-game shared stash (i.e. increased character file sizes). If that is true, no old saves will be compatible because they simply will not be readable by the new code, not without legacy support built in. Ofc, I could be incorrect, but giving other players potentially misleading or false information is not cool.
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you can make different stashes and try them piece by piece . usually the consumables are compatible (gold , gems , shrines , white base items , some runes , signets , etc )
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ChuckNoRis wrote:you can make different stashes and try them piece by piece . usually the consumables are compatible (gold , gems , shrines , white base items , some runes , signets , etc )


So in short... there's nothing worth keeping.
Bliyadolubov
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From what i am understand, 2.0 changes doesnt not affect SP, and stashed items or even chars wouldnt work anyway in SP, WTF!!! Correct me if i wrong
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Bliyadolubov wrote:From what i am understand, 2.0 changes doesnt not affect SP, and stashed items or even chars wouldnt work anyway in SP, WTF!!! Correct me if i wrong


What? 2.0 is going to be on singleplayer as well (it *has* to be, on account of how d2's client/server model works), and your local characters and offline-tools stash won't be compatible. I don't know how on Earth you got the exact opposite impression.
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Yes, both sp and mp char will not be compatible anymore, nor any items will, but that never has been a problem as olds versions can still be played
You're free to create a second version of your 1.8 game and only update one for exemple, just need to run the 1.8 one though game.exe like old times so it doesn't update automatically