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The Path of Diablo mod and server for Diablo 2 is entering its 9th season this month which will bring many new improvements to the game. If you're not familiar with the mod, its main goal is to keep the game as close to the original D2 as possible, while actively balancing weaker skills and items and adding a few new ones here and there. The mod already featured many QoL improvements like a larger stash and a charm-specific inventory, a new endgame system of relics that open portals to harder dungeons, as well as a whole lot of balancing and tweaking for the less used skills of each class - for example Fist of the Heavens has had its cooldown removed. You can ready more about the mod in their official FAQ as well.

The biggest addition of the new season, starting on January 24th, is the online trading system, with the patch also adding widescreen support and a new spell for the Necromancer - a bleed curse, all of which you can check out in the trailer below.

We also have a general trailer for the mod that came out today:

So, if you're looking to head back to Diablo 2, but for it to have a bit more of an original feeling than things like Median XL, Hell Unleashed and similar mods that change everything, this is definitely the one for you, both adding enough new stuff to keep things interesting, but still keeping the game very close to its roots. The community in PoD is also pretty active (especially when a new season starts), so your best bet would be to go for it on the 24th.


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PoE is a Blizz project, this isn't.

I tried to load DII up but kept getting errors I couldn't sort out even with looking them up. I was so hoping for a DII remaster

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3 hours ago, Tupi said:

PoE is a Blizz project, this isn't.

I tried to load DII up but kept getting errors I couldn't sort out even with looking them up. I was so hoping for a DII remaster

Not sure what you mean by PoE is a Blizz project?

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