Tag Archives: Artisans

Patch 1.0.3 Changes and the RMAH

The details of Patch 1.0.3 have been circulating for over a week now. Blizzard is bringing big changes to artisans, inferno progression, drop rates and most notably: drop rates. We also expect Blizzard to bring the real money auction house commodities market online for the first time. This will mark the first time players can […]

The 9 Biggest Mistakes Players are Making in Diablo 3

We’re sitting at almost exactly 1 week since Diablo 3 was released in the US and around the world. We’ve seen a lot of things we didn’t expect and others that we completely saw coming. My prediction that the RMAH would get pushed back again came true (it’ll go live on May 29th) – but […]

Final Gold Making Ideas for Launch

Launch is about 8 hours away, hopefully you’re sleeping getting a good rest before the servers open up and the Skeleton King gets pummeled by over a million first-time players. Here’s a list of mental notes I have sitting at my side that I think will be beneficial

Diablo 3 Gold Secrets Review

If you’ve been reading Diablo 3 Artisans then you’ll realize that at the end of every post I have a little mention about the Diablo 3 Gold Secrets guide. It’s what I refer to as Marcko’s Diablo 3 Community. What you might be looking for though, is a honest review of this community. So hopefully […]

The Calm Before the Storm

Today marks the last day of the Diablo 3 beta, a 6 month long journey from a basic unfinished version of Diablo 3 to today’s near-complete masterpiece. We’ve seen artisans removed, the entire skill system change and the Skeleton King die at least 1,000 times. We’ve learned about the new RMAH, its fee potential structures […]

Leveling Blacksmithing

Blacksmithing has gone through a wide array of changes since I started playing the beta last year. It started out among 2 other artisans, the mystic and the jeweler. The mystic was removed and that left only Blacksmithing and Jewelcrafting. Jewelcrafting isn’t really a crafting profession, since it really just offers the ability to combine […]

Big Surprises for World of Warcraft Players in Diablo 3

I don’t have data that shows how many soon to be Diablo 3 players used to be World of Warcraft junkies, but I bet there are a lot. World of Warcraft could easily be considered the MMORPG of the decade, second only to the original EverQuest which was popular before many of the present WoW […]

Using your Stash – Cost to Upgrade

The Diablo 3 stash system is similar to an Artisan because you share it on all of your account’s characters. You throw items in there and they are accessible when you load up the auction house and in game from other players.¬† You also upgrade the stash through various levels to expand its capacity. This […]

Buying and Selling Gold in Diablo 3

When is the right time to buy and sell gold in Diablo 3? Buying it, maybe never. Selling it, as soon as possible. Consider that gold is going to be in huge demand early in the game. Players are going to be racing to level their artisans, acquire high tier gems, buy exquisite essences and […]

Deckard Cain Prank Calls

This has nothing to do with making gold in Diablo 3, but it’s pretty damn funny: Don’t forget to subscribe¬†to D3 Artisans!