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The Demon Hunter is a backflipping tactician, forcibly rearranging the battlefield to leave everything trapped in a dazed clump, to be butchered with a spluttering stream of fire.

In my six days of playing it, I got disconnected twice and experienced unplayable lag five times, each time when my own internet connection was working fine. If you don't have a connection you can reliably play multiplayer games on, don't buy Diablo 3. Blizzard have chosen to exclude you completely, and I'm genuinely pissed off by the hostility and callousness of that decision.

For the rest of us, it's worth knowing that the $60/£45 price for Diablo 3 doesn't mean you'll always be able to play it.

As the Wizard, I liked to stick with a set of area-effect spells that freeze and shatter huge mobs.

But once I got Disintegrate, a magic death ray that cuts through whole ranks of enemies at once, I was able to ditch some of the others to focus on survivability: teleportation, invulnerability and reactive ice-armour to chill attackers.

By a certain point, the difference between your Wizard and mine isn't your Wizard, it's you.

The skill/rune combinations you've picked from the billions of possibilities are an expression of something very personal about the way you like to play, and that makes it easy to get attached.

It's incredibly satisfying when a new tweak like that turns out to be effective, and your playstyle ends up feeling like an invention.

Part of the reason for that, and a lot of the meat and complexity of this system, is in the runes. But they offer an optional modification to a skill you already have.

Each Diablo 3 class has an astonishing tactile pleasure to it.

The Barbarian is convincingly physical: all his attacks involve massive effort and ground-shaking impact.

Eventually you can have six equipped at a time, and between fights you can put any of 20-odd skills in those slots.