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Old 11-17-2001, 09:17 PM   #1
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This is a kind of poll and may sound tad inappropriate (no offence Memnoch or any other BG2 fans,) but which game is better made in terms of gameplay, sound, graphics and other factors? BG2 (SoA and ToB) or Diablo 2 (plus exp)?
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Old 11-17-2001, 10:38 PM   #2
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I would have to say, D2 plays better on lower-end machines cause it doesnt take as much computing power. BG2 graphics are better than D2, D2 has more action which is why i like it [img]smile.gif[/img] . BG2 is cool because it has a more RPG aspect than Action. BG2 has better sound but D2 is pretty cool if you surround sound
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Old 11-17-2001, 11:24 PM   #3
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D1 is better than D2. D2 is a rehash thus gets tired fairly quickly. BG2's replayability is far superior. MHO.
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Old 11-17-2001, 11:34 PM   #4
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Diablo xpac is better than diablo 2. Diablo is better than diablo 2. SoA is better than diablo.
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Old 11-18-2001, 02:50 AM   #5
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I'd pick the original Diablo over Baldur's Gate 1 or 2 for pure entertainment. BG2 when I feel like sitting in a chair all day and relaxing.
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Old 11-18-2001, 06:48 AM   #6
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D2's sounds are better, but I'll take BGII for fun, any day. Hey, what'd you expect, this is the BGII forum.
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Old 11-18-2001, 08:05 AM   #7
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I like them both, but if you have a good item in diablo, u feel much better than when you find a new one in bg, because in bg the items stay in the same place, time after time, in diablo the items are always somewhere else
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Old 11-18-2001, 09:34 AM   #8
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I like them both, but if you have a good item in diablo, u feel much better than when you find a new one in bg, because in bg the items stay in the same place, time after time, in diablo the items are always somewhere else


And for that very reason, you dont feel any achievement at all because its all random. Its such a hit-and-miss affair. You dont really do anything to EARN the item because if its there, its there. If its not, then go kill some more unique monsters. You play the same game over and over and over again. There's no variation in how you must do anything. The only thing Diablo 1 has going for it is its environment, which is bar none the most impressive and immersive I've ever seen.
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Old 11-18-2001, 09:40 AM   #9
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but the process of building a character is rather strategical

in DII, how you built a character does affect his power, so still feel the acheivement
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Old 11-18-2001, 09:40 AM   #10
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i used to be a huge fan of the diablo games bfore i found bg 2 etc but really after a while there is only so much you can do it gets too boring too quick Bg rules all
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