What you two noobs miss is that the majority of people have no clue about the real price of something as long as they don’t become adept traders. If you now watch replays of your play time in the games involving trading you will see how many bad deals you made when you learned the game.
But making a good or bad trade is not the point of my objection against trading. I wouldn’t care whether noobs like you enjoy cheating the item progression with trading, as long as I can compete with adequate people and measure my game skill in a pure form of competition not involving a broken system like trading.
You all defending trading here are quite good example of what such system leads to. It leads to scammers which are bad at the game itself, but can look-up the price of items online and troll inexperienced traders.
I am so happy the developers can read this thread and see for themselves what the people defending trading actually are.
It’s best to igore Skelos. He’s the resident D3 troll who will post endlessly in any trading thread with the naive belief that he is going to influence the development of D4. He will bait you with all manner of ridiculous things until he gets a rise from you. And then he will say “SEE LOOK! they bad”.
People who want trading are not wanting it so they can scam people. Yet that’s what he claims. Just pure nonsense. He’s a troll.
Says the guy who just used two hypocritical quips in a row because he couldn’t think up a valid rebuttal to my statements.
You’re just ignorant is all. I don’t care what your moral grounds are on the subject, nice deflection though. The fact that people used items/runes as currency in Diablo II could very well carry over in to D4 and was a valid reason as to how players could use farmed mats as currency. This is why end game farming is viable… if you take no joy in it, then don’t partake.
If you want to live in a bubble, that’s fine, go nuts, but again, you’re looking at this very narrow mindedly and selfishly. Trading should make a come back in Diablo IV and materials should be viable as trading for goods and services, if you don’t like it, go play Diablo III with the bots.
Also, I’m aware that a new patch could very well invalidate some or most of the gear in the game but that’s going to be a long time from the initial release… It doesn’t mean we should invalidate the entire trading system [if they’re implemented] because a patch will kill it.
You just seem to not enjoy the idea of end game farming / trading but there’s a simple solution, you personally can opt out and let the rest of us get rich.
Well, they still seem to reach the wrong conclusion however
And with all that what we will have is knobs, so we can decide which buckets get filled, and how many items we put into each bucket. The hope is that when we’re done filling and testing and iterating, players feel like they can trade a good number of items. But also, that many items they’re wearing have come from their own exploits. Their own kills. That is a core value for us.”
Sounds to me like they underestimate trading.
If you end up with 100% traded gear in the mid-game, only slowly replacing it with the BoA gear, that is not a great experience either.
Saw a video where the lead developer of Diablo 4 said they will have trading, but they are unsure how to go about it at the moment. They are thinking of having it so there is three types of gear. Gear you can trade with anyone at any time, gear that you can only trade once, and gear that can’t be traded. To me that sounds like anything rare and under is completely trade-able with anyone, sets can only be traded once, and legendaries can’t be traded.
No, they are fully aware of such system consequences and they actually want the whales to have an advantage in order to spend more in the MTX shop. This is like masked P2W. The casual player won’t perceive it as P2W. But if they start selling mats themselves the casual player will scream “THIS IS PAY TO WIN, NO P2W IN DIABLO PLEASE!!!”. So they found the best way to shut the eyes of the casuals and offer the whales everything P2W would offer them with the only difference they’ll have to use 3rd parties.
Sad story, but 21st century story. Time is such. Money and power are kings, not proper design.
Best we should advocate for is pure competition not compromised by the whales and their actions. I will try my best to share this in many trading threads as possible to make the community aware, so more people speak against this, just as they are speaking now against paragon and years before the same guys downvoted me when I told how bad paragon was for the game. So, it takes time to educate the community. But we should never give up.
Diablo 4 has to have pure competition free of trading/botting/account sharing influence.
“One of the things that we’re doing with that is we’re going to have three categories, items that can just be fully traded, items that become bound after being traded once, which helps control the economy, and then items that can never be traded because they’re so powerful and special,” Luis explains. “And these are items we want to ensure you got from doing some sort of high skill or demanding activity. And with all that what we will have is knobs, so we can decide which buckets get filled, and how many items we put into each bucket. The hope is that when we’re done filling and testing and iterating, players feel like they can trade a good number of items. But also, that many items they’re wearing have come from their own exploits. Their own kills. That is a core value for us.”
“We want to avoid what we’ve seen in other games, including my experiences sometimes in Diablo II,” Luis continues. “Depending on how you play or what luck you have, sometimes you might be wearing head to toe gear that never dropped for you, it was all fully bartered for. We want to make sure that we are in control of those knobs. I feel pretty good that our balance team can adjust those knobs accordingly too, but it’s still early days so I can’t tell you which items go in which bucket.”
@Skelos , when you quote something , try to quote all and not only what you prefer
edit : there’s a little idea in my mind , you put the item on you it’s permanently non-tradable .
it’s not for you or you don’t put this , you can trade it with limitations on the number of trades depend of the rarity of the item .