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Diablo 3 Podcast #151: Greater Rifts = HC Death, plus favorite Legendary Gems

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Why are players earning more Paragon levels in a month of Seasons than 7 previous months of Reaper of Souls? And Greater Rifts are awesome, but the lure of record times causes a lot of Hardcore deaths. Also, our favorite Legendary Gems. Featuring Monstrous, Xanth, and Flux. Approximate segment times: 0:20 -- Intro to Xanth and Monstrous, who okays the game changes to legendary beams and stars/asterisks. A brief survey of the currently sad state of the Barbarian. 5:00 -- Seasons. Why have so many players gained more Paragon levels in a few weeks of seasons than they did in 8 months of RoS before it? Much faster character advancement possible now. New chars are well into Torment levels after a dozen hours! 11:00 -- Greater Rifts provide a great long term goal. They are pushing people to really advance, and far more frequent Hardcore deaths than in the old days. 19:00 -- Super fast leveling from 1-70 is making the end game so much more accessible. Quick rushing technique tutorial. 25:30 -- Greater Rift access via Trial Keys. Time-wasting problems with the current implementation for non-Demon Hunters, with some classes unable to earn high GR keys via the Realm of Trials. 31:50 -- Gearing up. How best to go from Normal up to Torment 1, and then advance into the higher Torment difficulties? 37:20 -- Solo leveling up with Legendary Gems is amazingly-fun. Even if everyone just gets a cheese to 70 these days. The joy of Boon of the Hoarder, and imagining it without auto-gold pickup? Lazy DHs get free pickup with Ferrets. 47:00 -- Legendary Gem random facts and discussion. Why Marauder's is favored over Taeguk; one works with "hatred spenders" when the skill is no longer a spender, and one doesn't. Because Blizzard loves Demon Hunters. 50:30 -- Diablo 3 Darwin Awards. Collecting the dumbest deaths. http://diablo.incgamers.com/blog/comments/diablo-3-darwin-awards 57:30 -- Everyone's favorite Legendary Gems for high level characters. What new LGem is needed to make melee chars equivalent to ranged at the highest GR levels? ___________________________________ Links and a short description of every show can be seen in the Diablo 3 Podcast Episode Guide in Diablowiki.net. * http://www.diablowiki.net/The_Diablo_Podcast_Episode_Guide Find Diablo:IncGamers on * http://diablo.incgamers.com * Facebook: http://facebook.com/DiabloIncGamers * Twitter: http://twitter.com/DiabloIncGamers