Diablo Podcast

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The Diablo Podcast is a weekly (or more often) podcast produced by The Unofficial Diablo Site, Diablo.IncGamers.com. Hosted by long-time Diablo community member Flux, TDP covers recent news and controversial issues in the Diablo community, features in-depth discussion and debate about game issues, and hosts regular interviews with game developers and members of the Diablo Community.

Full show archives sorted by year.

2016 Episodes[edit | edit source]

TDP #195: 2015 Year in Review Pt2[edit | edit source]

Current events including the end of Season 4 and the approach of Season 5, plus Season Journey issues and learning from Overwatch’s failure/success. Then it’s 2015 Year in Review time, with coverage of the second half of last year. Featuring N3rdwards, Empty1, and Flux.

  • Posted on: 6 January, 2015.
  • Length: 1:16:25
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TDP #196: Patch 2.4 and Season Five[edit | edit source]

Patch 2.4 is live and Season Five is just days away. Let’s review the new features in the patch and talk about Season Five plans. Plus, Dave Brevik returning to Blizzard? Featuring DaveTheBrave and Flux.

TDP #197: Season Five, Weekend #1[edit | edit source]

The first weekend of Season Five is in the books and how did the rushing and patch 2.4 changes play out? Is a party no longer required for fast leveling? Are Set Dungeons just lame? Featuring Wolfpaq, Aahz, and Flux.

TDP #198: Set Dungeon Despair[edit | edit source]

Set Dungeons are debated at length in this episode. Some hate them, some tolerate them; is the whole thing a half-baked feature that should be suspended? Also SP vs. MP exp curve, Ancient weapon crafting bottlenecks, and S5 power creep. Featuring Aahz, N3rdwards, and Flux.

TDP #199: Power Creep or Power Leap?[edit | edit source]

Players have blasted through GR100 and it seems like everyone is already 20GRs higher than last season. Is this Power Creep or Power Leap? Is Torment 10 obsolete already? Plus, no DPS meter, and Set Dungeons still suck. Featuring N3rdwards, Muggs, and Flux.

TDP #200: Diablo 3 Legendary Item Postmortem[edit | edit source]

Our 200th episode delves deeply into the best and worst of Diablo III’s legendary items, following in the path of developer John Yang’s recent “Ten Items in Ten Minutes” lightning Diablo 3 Item Postmortem talk. Aahz and Flux discuss and debate The RoRG, Furnace, Unity, and many other legendary item milestones in Diablo III. Plus a bonus anti-Set Dungeon rant when you least expect it.

TDP #201: Legendary Gems and Episode #1-101 Review[edit | edit source]

Our big Diablo 3 Anniversary Podcast rolls out content galore, with conversation about Power Creep and brainstorming about the least-used Legendary Gems. Then it’s time for nostalgia, with a fast-paced review of the most memorable shows from our first 100 episodes. We hit all the important milestones and wacky misadventures during the development and first year of Diablo 3. Featuring Aahz, N3rdwards, Muggs, and Flux.

TDP #202: Augmenting Ancients and Avoiding Set Dungeons[edit | edit source]

We debate current game issues including power creep, competing against botters, the ancient item augmentation struggle, and the ridiculous lengths players will go to avoid Set Dungeons. Then it’s time for some more Anniversary review, as we cover TDP #102-125, hitting the super-busy second half of 2013, including the Reaper of souls reveal and beta test. Featuring Tyr, N3rdwards, and Flux.

TDP #203: Patch 2.4.1 Preview & PTR Testing[edit | edit source]

Patch 2.4.1 is live on the PTR and we analyze the big and small changes for gameplay, Demon Hunter and Wizard, plus all the new Legendary Gem options. Featuring Flux and N3rdwards.

TDP #204: Auditions and Patch 2.4 Worries[edit | edit source]

Three first time guests in this installment, as we discuss recent play, Patch 2.4 worries, Set Dungeons, Botter banning, and more. Featuring Cinful, Mel, Captain Goldfish, and Flux.

TDP #205: Ban Waves and D3 Shrinkage[edit | edit source]

Season Five goes out with surprise ban waves and community joy, Patch 2.4 pros and cons, plus controversy as the Diablo 3 team continues to shrink… Featuring Tyr, N3rdwards, and Flux.

TDP #206: Season Six Begins![edit | edit source]

Season Six kicked off over the weekend and we discuss the fun. Rushing strategies, P500 in two days, the best new OP classes/builds, power creep increases, botters running scared, and more. Featuring N3rdwards, Muggs, and Flux.

TDP #207: Season 6 Power Creep + Botters Beaten?[edit | edit source]

Season Six marches on with fewer botters and tons of power creep. Can D3 sustain players going 10-15 GRs higher every season? Also, Diablo 3’s fourth anniversary thoughts. Featuring Captain Goldfish, James, N3rdwards, and Flux.

TDP #208: Top Ten Barbarian Skills[edit | edit source]

A fun and argument-filled ranking of the Barbarian’s Top Ten skills. Plus “Firebug” wizards take over the rankings, Jay Wilson leaves Blizzard, and the Warcraft movie debuts. Featuring Cpt. Goldfish, Aahz, and Flux.

TDP #209: Top Ten Wizard Skills[edit | edit source]

Patch 2.4.2 has hit the PTR and the changes are worth discussing. Also, we debate the Top Ten Wizard skills, with two Wizard experts and lots of opinions, many of them in disagreement. Featuring N3rdwards, HolyKnight, Cpt. Goldfish, and Flux.

TDP #210: Top 10 Crusader Skills[edit | edit source]

Patch 2.4.2 PTR testing, discussion of the big “meta” changes coming to end game parties, the state of Hardcore vs. Softcore, and our debate over the Top 10 Crusader skills. Featuring Leviathan, James, and Flux.

TDP #211: Josh Mosqueira Exits + Top 10 Monk Skills[edit | edit source]

Big news as Josh Mosqueira announces his departure from Blizzard. Is Diablo 3 development done? Also v2.4.2 PTR testing and our class skill ranking continues with a controversial Top 10 Monk skills.

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