Diablo is a dark fantasy/horror-themed action role-playing game developed by Blizzard North and released by Blizzard Entertainment on December 31, 1996.

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Is it possible to connect two PCs using ethernet cable and play diablo in multiplayer mode? [closed]

I want to use my laptop and desktop for playing diablo-1 in multiplayer mode? how do i configure and connect them? I use win-7 os.
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How does the “chance to hit” (or accuracy) work in Diablo 1?

So there's this percentage that shows how accurate your character is when hitting. Say I use a Rogue, and reaches 100% chance to hit (or accuracy) then I believe it hits all the arrows. But after I ...
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How to join a LAN / IPX game on Diablo 1?

Recently some of my friends and I grew nostalgic about the original Diablo and realized we've never truly tried the multiplayer aspect of that game. So we set up a modern VPN LAN solution via tuungle ...
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Playing Diablo 1 on Windows 7

I just found an old copy of Diablo (the first game) in a box and whacked it into my laptop I purchased just yesterday. After the quick install I hit play and found that the screen remained black ...
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Which effects do not persist to a new game?

In the original Diablo, after defeating Diablo (or whenever you feel like it) you can start a new game with the same character retaining your character stats and items. Except that some things do not ...
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How do I fix my color for the original Diablo?

I'm going back with some friends to play through the original Diablo and it has been looking really oddly colored. It either has full on technicolor: Or just random color particles on the edges of ...
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Clear all progress in Diablo: Hellfire

I want to restart the game like I have never played it before. This is because I want the farmer to give me the auric amulet, and I want to play the game over. Even though I deleted all my characters ...
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Where can I listen to Diablo 1, 2 and Starcraft soundtracks? [closed]

Where can I find free (and legal) soundtracks of Blizzard's classics, StarCraft, Diablo and Diablo 2?
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Can I digitally buy and download the first Diablo game? [closed]

Does Blizzard allow people to buy and download the first diablo game online? Or do I need to purchase a physical copy?
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Who is the hero that “uses” the soulstone at the end of Diablo?

Spoiler alert! Don't read if you haven't completed the original Diablo from 1996.
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What is the difference between potions of healing and scrolls of healing?

What is the distinction between these two Diablo 1 healing items? They cost the same, but do they recover the same amount of HP? What differentiates them?
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How does life-steal work in the original Diablo?

I've been recently playing the original Diablo, since back when I was a kid I didn't appreciate it as much as it deserved. Knowledge from later Diablo games helped a lot. I have been having trouble ...
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What is Diablo Spawn?

I've read that it's a shareware version of Diablo 1, but how does it work and what are its actual restrictions? Is it an exact replica of the game, or are some features/areas/dialogues disabled? What ...
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What penalty is there for dying in the original Diablo?

Title says it all. Is their any penalty for dying in the original Diablo (monetary, experience or otherwise)?
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How can I run the original Diablo 1 on OS X Lion (10.7)?

Hankering for some Diablo 1, but most resources online only cover Diablo 2. Is there easy way to run it natively? Would old Mac emulation work in lieu of dual-booting Windows? Is Diablo 1 feeble ...
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How can I run the original Diablo 1 in windowed mode?

I have Windows XP in a VM within OS X Lion, but I'd like to run Diablo in its own window for when I put Parallels in Coherence mode. I can't resize the window once it resets the resolution to 640x480 ...
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Is it possible to be permanently killed by the Black Death?

It is a well known fact that one of the most dangerous monsters in the original Diablo is actually one that you encounter relatively early - a variant of the zombie monster known as Black Death. ...
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What shrines are good for me?

I'm playing through Diablo again and I want to know which of these shrines are actually benefiting me. They all provide cryptic messages that don't really tell me what exactly happened. I probably ...
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Diablo requires “Run as Administrator” to connect to battle.net

If I want to play Diablo connected it requires me to "Run As Administrator". This irritates me a lot, because I perceive it as a security risk. I suspect there is a possible registry fix to get it to ...