Classic (Old School Clans)

Greetings Blizzard,

I wanted to start by saying that I am a long time fan. Been playing your games since Diablo 1 came out.

The reason for my post is strictly to provide feedback on something that I think is being overlooked in a very big way here, and that is Classic as a whole.
Classic is one of the best things Blizzard Entertainment ever created and attached to video games. It wasn’t just a multi-player platform that allowed gamers to play together online, it forged so much more than that. Through Classic, it gave users the freedom to create clans, clan channels with OP access, as it also inspired programmers to create bots to connect and help hold that access for protection purposes against other clans who would try to take said clan channel. This is where clan wars originated.

Through the years, I have met some great people and maintained those relationships until this very day and I don’t think that creating “Remastered” versions of the game just to make Classic obsolete is the right direction. The biggest mistake that was ever made was when special characters were no longer allowed to be used when creating usernames. It made it difficult for clans to recruit, and in turn clans started to die out. I personally think Classic should be remastered itself, because I know for a fact that you have the fanbase to actually get people to come back on and kickstart a lot of these old clans back up and start new ones as well. You could even do it with the new, all that would need to be done is implement the private channel/op access/illegal character features and you have no idea what type of doors that opens up for players.

If you’re an old school player like me and was a part of any of the clans that survived over the years, i’m sure you share this viewpoint. It would be an awesome opportunity for every player, new and old to experience this type of greatness that I had the opportunity to be a part of when I was growing up.

Clans/Players that deserve some type of recognition will be listed below. If I missed any, feel free to add yours.
{][)K}/BB/v^: The ][)aRk KiNgZ: (JoYkiLLaH, InVersE(Myself), W@R$, VaLeN, QaYiN, ReQuieM, $ativa, rAiSt.
[vL]: Valhalla Legends: Grok, RULE, Yoni
666/CC/sSs: Nosferatu, Coldfire, Magus, viLe, FiReKiNg, DarkStar.
~TG|{~: The Gate Keepers: Poseidon, RoseThorn, Rodent
{RC}/~S: The Royal Council: Assassin/Raihan, Sneaky, BabyDawL.
{bA}: The Blood Angelz
-=^The Un4Given^=-
BeTa ]{LiK
Freedom Fighters (FuNkMaN_FF)
Eye4anEye (i!)

There are so many other clans and people i’m not mentioning because the list is absolutely too long. But these are some of the clans that lasted for years throughout I really hope Blizzard Entertainment reads this and takes my words under consideration. A lot of us would absolutely love to see restored the way it was, or remastered with the same older features.


Ohhhhhh ya i membah… Sitting in channels with bots trying to get the Ops Hammer to “destroy” their clan!! TGK and DK187 were are biggest rivals!!

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I remember invading clan channels with mass bots… lol

Those were the golden days.



This really brings me back. I used to be in TGK in the D1 days. I was just a script kiddie… nuking whoever I could. Trying to get control of the ‘dark’ channel.

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My guy, you forgot (42o) :wink: ~ And (420), we used to war each other constantly. 42o vs 420 was a thing.


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LordRaven, Feanor , SaL , c0ke , Denial , CeLe :joy:

I used to be PwNeD@uswest and PwNeD[vA] @useast

W@R , (2xX) , Round(+)Table , [vL] , ])]{ oh man such great memories with zds :rofl: hope everyone doing good


Oh man those were the days, {][)K}Nate here. Anyone else still kicking around?

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Oh wow dude, I do remember you. I’m trying to remember what my OG name was! I hung around a dude called Azarl or Azeral something like that.

I had a dial up connection from Australia and could reconnend quicker than all the DSL Americans lol. Good times

I’m actually surprised no one mentioned… dbd, Obsol33t, TCC or TP clans. EC also. A couple of those clans were terrorizing players for years on original Diablo.

This brings back some good memories!!! learned alot about programming, web and graphic design and writing in these days all linked to time spent in clan channels like [vL]

Bman and Dooj’in ?

My handle was Cloop

I used the name’s ~AoD~, ~AoD~ThrEE, KrAyZiE, and Payphone the most. Would hang out in KBK Ladies, the S*x rooms… mostly 4 with L&M or L^M(I think) Lord’Bacca[vL] Lords & Mistresses… Mistress^Athena, Mistress^Ras(names were something like those) Town Square was another fun classic channel. {mAc} ‘aZn W@R 420 42o many more.