Since Diablo II
was released 12 years ago, it's safe to say that Diablo III
will be the first Diablo
title many people will have ever played. When we first mentioned that we would be providing some coverage
of Blizzard's point-and-click dungeoneering action title, one of the first requests we received was a guide to Diablo
basics. How do you play the game? What does it have in common with WoW
We have you covered.
The core of Diablo
gameplay is the mouse click. You do everything from combat to looting to movement with your mouse, and your interactions with your keyboard are extremely minimal overall. On Twitter recently, I noticed many people mentioning they were buying a new mouse specifically to use with Diablo III
-- and that's not a bad idea. No, we're not talking a brand new $80 Razer Naga; we're talking some $10 to $15 thing you can pick up off of a department store shelf. You want a mouse that you're not going to mourn when your buttons inevitably give out from the mountain of abuse you're about to unleash upon them. Grab something cheap and disposable so that when it dies, you will consider it a victory -- just another technological corpse for the bone pile.
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