Just bought Diablo, Diablo II and LOD

#1 Posted by Wampa1 (707 posts) -

After a recommendation I picked up the three Diablo games developed by blizzard. However after patching LOD up to 1.13 I cant seem to access the battle.net servers, is there any way around this issue?

#2 Posted by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

Are you getting a specific error when trying to connect to Bnet?

I'm not sure that D1 is still up and running on Bnet but D2 should definitely work.

#3 Posted by cmblasko (1282 posts) -

@Wampa1: Which server are you trying to connect to?

#4 Posted by Wampa1 (707 posts) -

@Ravenlight: Yeah D1 is down i think, just felt it was a game I had to play.

@cmblasko: European server, "unable to identify version"

#5 Posted by TooWalrus (13235 posts) -

Dude, where do you buy Diablo 1?

#6 Posted by Matthew (1914 posts) -

The Diablo Battle Chest has the original Diablo in it. As for why you're having trouble connecting, I don't really know the issue there...I'm on the West Coast of the States, and I just started up a game with a buddy in Europe this afternoon. Had no problems there, aside from the occasional lag from time to time. It's really easy, we're on the mumble server, and have a blast while we're at it. You should join up!

#7 Posted by august (3853 posts) -

@Wampa1: Did you get the patch from here: http://us.battle.net/support/en/article/diablo-ii-patch-information ?

#8 Posted by Wampa1 (707 posts) -

@august: Yes

#9 Posted by Wampa1 (707 posts) -

@TooWalrus: I picked it up pre-owned at a local game store, but yeah it's also part of the battlechest!

@Matthew: Would be glad to have some co-op partners, fair warning though I'm still new at the game so might be a bit of a drag..

#10 Posted by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

@Wampa1: Try right-clicking your D2 shortcut and telling it to Run As Administrator.

Source

#11 Posted by Matthew (1914 posts) -

@Wampa1: it aint no thing. Just get on the mumble and we'll help you out tons! Check out this link for all sorts of groovay info.

#12 Posted by TooWalrus (13235 posts) -

@Wampa1 said:

@TooWalrus: I picked it up pre-owned at a local game store, but yeah it's also part of the battlechest!

@Matthew: Would be glad to have some co-op partners, fair warning though I'm still new at the game so might be a bit of a drag..

Actually I've got a copy of the Diablo battlechest right here, and it's only Diablo II, the Lords of Shadow expansion, and the players guide... and a trial disc for WoW. Maybe they updated it or something...?

#13 Posted by Wampa1 (707 posts) -

@Ravenlight: Thanks, I'll give that a try!

#14 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7099 posts) -
@TooWalrus

@Wampa1 said:

@TooWalrus: I picked it up pre-owned at a local game store, but yeah it's also part of the battlechest!

@Matthew: Would be glad to have some co-op partners, fair warning though I'm still new at the game so might be a bit of a drag..

Actually I've got a copy of the Diablo battlechest right here, and it's only Diablo II, the Lords of Shadow expansion, and the players guide... and a trial disc for WoW. Maybe they updated it or something...?

I rebought it a month ago and it had D1 in it still.
#15 Posted by fox01313 (5080 posts) -

@TooWalrus:

You should see a box art image of the Diablo1 game on the middle of the right hand side & there's not much inside apart from one disc for Diablo1. Having reinstalled D2 on this pc in the last week, I have it right in front of me to take a bit of a trip through them again. Shame some of the earlier Blizz titles aren't on Battlenet to download, still can't find the Lost Viking games I never finished & would love to play it more.

#16 Posted by TooWalrus (13235 posts) -

@fox01313 said:

@TooWalrus:

You should see a box art image of the Diablo1 game on the middle of the right hand side & there's not much inside apart from one disc for Diablo1. Having reinstalled D2 on this pc in the last week, I have it right in front of me to take a bit of a trip through them again. Shame some of the earlier Blizz titles aren't on Battlenet to download, still can't find the Lost Viking games I never finished & would love to play it more.

Bummer for me, it looks like they changed it awhile ago (or maybe recently, I don't know) Either way, here's the copy I've got:

#17 Posted by Wampa1 (707 posts) -

@fox01313: So are the D1 servers down for sure now?

#18 Posted by fox01313 (5080 posts) -

: not sure as I've mainly been playing D2, best thing to try is just email blizz to see if it's just down in your area

: How odd, though after looking at amazon that is the newer (suckier version IMO) of the diablo battle chest. The older one (amazon link) has the classic version in it & I have no idea why they did this apart from everyone just loving the sequel, but the original should be played to see how much better the sequel is.

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