The Gibbering Gemstone drops from a rare mob in a rare spawn cave. When you make a new game, there is no guarantee that the cave will be spawned. In addition, the cave can spawn in one of 6 locations. Lastly, when you do find the cave, there is no guarantee that it will contain the rare mob who drops the gem. So grab some snacks and a beverage of choice…because finding the Gibbering Gemstone can take awhile.
The wings are pretty cool, as are the dyes. I can’t wait to see how these treatments will look when combined with some REAL gear.
The Diablo 3 Collector’s Edition is pretty hard to find right now, but for those of you considering picking one up… know that these wings will apply to all of your characters, as will the D3 CE dyes. Each time you create a new character, the angel wings and dyes will be sitting in their inventory.
European player, Sygodoeden, blasted through Inferno just four days after the game’s release. This is nuts, considering Blizzard’s claims of how ridiculously hard Inferno mode was going to be, along with their prediction of it taking even the best of players MONTHS to complete it.
Kudos to Danish gamer Sygodoeden for proving them wrong in at least one regard. I wonder…how much sleep did he get during those four days after D3′s release..?
The Russian Diablo website – http://horadric.ru – has posted an early unboxing of the Diablo 3 Collector’s Edition. The video shows all of the exclusive physical CE goodies — such as the Soulstone USB drive w/ the Diablo skull base, the behind the scenes DVD/Blu-Ray 2 disc set, the Collector’s Edition soundtrack and the Art of Diablo hardcover book.
…Impressive how the Diablo Skull and Soulstone USB drive even come in their own box within the CE Box. That’s a nice touch.
Blizzard has stated that Inferno bosses will have enrage timers, but that they won’t be unbeatable once these have expired. The idea behind the enrage timer is to get players thinking about creating balanced builds that will be able to handle Inferno bosses efficiently, rather than “playing it safe” with very defensive builds. Blizzard doesn’t want to encourage situations where players are chipping away at Inferno bosses for 30-45 minutes or more, just to cheat death. That sort of gameplay isn’t really all that fun on a regular basis.
IGN posted a video interview with Jay Wilson where he discusses the hows and whys of Inferno difficulty – as well as gameplay strategy in Inferno.
According to Jay, Blizzard tuned Inferno mode until the internal test team found it challenging enough – then they made it twice as hard. He also goes on to say that Inferno mode can be conquered by a solo player, but that co-op play will make the process easier. All in all, nothing really too noteworthy here, as we know that a balanced group will always fare better than one character with a limited skill set. Still, though, it’s nice to at least know that the entire game can be beaten solo if one should choose to go that route.