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I don't think it affects the gem level. I think it just adds an extra gem of, say, emerald to whenever you get any gem drop. At the same level of the drop.

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I don't think it affects the gem level. I think it just adds an extra gem of, say, emerald to whenever you get any gem drop. At the same level of the drop.

All I know is that I had a marquise ruby in my helm and after about 6-7 hours of gameplay with it I had like 15 marquise rubies and only maybe 1 or 2 of every other kind marquise.

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My son got a gift to send me a legendary helm. Very nice. One of the attributes is that whatever gem is socketed is the type of gem that will fall. I threw in a marquise gem I had. My question would be does that mean they will be marquise of that type, say diamond, or just diamond? Anyone know? If that same tier, then holy crap, I'll be making it rain over and over again in all the best types.

It just drops the type (ruby, emerald, diamond etc).

It would be almost game breaking if it dropped the flawless royal level gems.

Reading about it, it appears users report that it causes an additional gem to drop of type and quality, but matching the original. So if I had a socketed marquis emerald and a marquis ruby drops an additional marquis emerald drops. The tier is based on the lower level of the drop, not socketed. Still a valuable tool for getting gems while leveling.

I've had that helm for a little while now and I've been spitting out marquise rubies left and right. Which is what I have socketed into it. I just realized from this post that I need to really take advantage of that and combine a few marquise a swap the new level gem into my helm so I can start getting more of the next level, and so and so forth....

The gems are arguably the most powerful tool in the game. Do everything you can to combine them and improve their affects.

Note that the top tier Flawless Royal (which you want every where) will cost 51 Marquise gems.

And save up your gold. Combining gems is very expensive. If you get the legenday gem call Boon of the Hoarder, you can get a ton of gold using it when farming.

I'd only need that many marquise if I leave the marquise in the helm. If I craft an imperial then socket it in the helm then I'll start get double drops of the imperial level. Rinse and repeat until I'm double dropping Flawless Royals in theory.

It does not work that way. It is not related to the quality of the gem in your helm. If it worked that way it would break the game.

http://diablo.wikia.com/wiki/Broken_Crown

"The additional bonus gem will be of the same quality level as the original gem that drops (not the one that is socketed)."

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I don't think it affects the gem level. I think it just adds an extra gem of, say, emerald to whenever you get any gem drop. At the same level of the drop.

All I know is that I had a marquise ruby in my helm and after about 6-7 hours of gameplay with it I had like 15 marquise rubies and only maybe 1 or 2 of every other kind marquise.

Marquese gems drop from any level 61+ bad guy.

The only other late game level gem that drops is an imperial gem in torrent difficulty.

But if you need to test it, to prove to yourself, it is easy enough. You probably have more than enough to craft an imperial or better gem now. Craft one and see if they drop like candy.

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I went and read a bit about and yeah it does seem to be limited as you described. However that still makes it a very valuable legendary that everyone would want to have. if you are trying to improve your gems this does cut the time in half for building those big ones.

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I went and read a bit about and yeah it does seem to be limited as you described. However that still makes it a very valuable legendary that everyone would want to have. if you are trying to improve your gems this does cut the time in half for building those big ones.

It certainly does. If you are farming for gems it is very useful. But there is a tradeoff. The stats on the Broken Crown suck compared to other helms and as such it lowers the difficulty level at which you can play at which also lowers the drop rate of gems and other goodies.

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Anybody play Mass Effect?

You rang?

I just got done a full 2 month play through the other day. Did an Engineer this time. Still awesome.

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Video games...what ya playing? And what are you looking forward to?:

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You guys were talking about Diablo III. Go.

NO! I think that discussion started the board-pocalypse.

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You guys were talking about Diablo III. Go.

NO! I think that discussion started the board-pocalypse.

Likely so.

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Starting over? Good place to interject some Madden 03 talk?

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I think I had a good 200-300 post lead on the original thread. I'll see if I can keep it close this time.

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Been playing this season of Diablo 3 (pc), meh - this is what the game should have been on release, its got some ways to go - likely doomed to never get there.

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I just wanna say how proud I am of all the FBG gamers to lead this thread into the top 15! You make me proud!

So, MF. Can I call you MF? Anyway, does this mean that we can get our own video game subforum now? Thought I'd ask.

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Starting over? Good place to interject some Madden 03 talk?

I played the #### out of MAdden 03 for PS2. First time I started up a madden online league. 32 guys playing out a season. What a fiasco that was over the PS2 networks.

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Snarky post about starting over.

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This is like after you've finally reached max level, only to have your save get corrupted and have to start all over again,

Nah, we just prestiged.
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This is like after you've finally reached max level, only to have your save get corrupted and have to start all over again,

Nah, we just prestiged.

Yup. NG+

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Been playing H1Z1 early access alpha. The sandbox servers are pretty cool, but the Battle Royale servers are fantastic.

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Anybody else excited about Bloodborne?

I have already ordered the guide that ENB worked on :)
I'm torn cause I want an XB1 but ....

Something else..... The graphics don't appear to be dramatically better. Maybe I was watching a low rez feed. :shrug:

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Hey Newly Retired, had a Nemesis pop up last night while I was playing in a PUG and it dropped something that I hope is very nice that I sent your way. He dropped a meh legendary ring for me.

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Finally finished Far Cry 3. Fantastic FPS. Best I have ever played along with Borderlands.

Fired up Far Cry 4 last night. It rocks. Have that going along with Alien Isolation (on mission 10/16).

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So after playing for just a little, I can say that the helm does spawn an additional drop every time a gem drops. Getting double gems is not a liability in any way. I figure once I get enough to construct a few top tier gems of the first type, I will move on the the 2nd, etc.

BTW - I assume that the tiers of gems above marquise open up in rifts like the enchanter? It shows marquise as my top tier now. I am level 64 and have not finished Act 5 yet.

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I miss the old thread. Lots of good info in there...

It is not entirely gone. It is being archived and will show up on searches if you are looking for specific information.

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Guys use the Diablo thread. Seriously

Is there a Diablo thread?

I have no idea but the last thing any of us should do is talk about video games in this thread.

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I think I'm going to see an uptick in Shadow of Mordor in March. Lots of class stuff wrapping up, and I don't ever seem to study enough. That new free time will likely be spent relaxing, killing orcs, etc...

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I think I'm going to see an uptick in Shadow of Mordor in March. Lots of class stuff wrapping up, and I don't ever seem to study enough. That new free time will likely be spent relaxing, killing orcs, etc...

can you please stop talking about video games in this thread? There must be a Shadow of Mordor thread and if not you should start one immediately.

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I think I'm going to see an uptick in Shadow of Mordor in March. Lots of class stuff wrapping up, and I don't ever seem to study enough. That new free time will likely be spent relaxing, killing orcs, etc...

can you please stop talking about video games in this thread? There must be a Shadow of Mordor thread and if not you should start one immediately.

can we please stop having the same argument that we had about fallout and mass effect. When the chatter basically becomes nonstop about specifics of one game move the discussion to the game thread. Theres a 27 page diablo thread. Use it. Otherwise whats the point? That being said the search function is garbage right now.

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I think I'm going to see an uptick in Shadow of Mordor in March. Lots of class stuff wrapping up, and I don't ever seem to study enough. That new free time will likely be spent relaxing, killing orcs, etc...

can you please stop talking about video games in this thread? There must be a Shadow of Mordor thread and if not you should start one immediately.

can we please stop having the same argument that we had about fallout and mass effect. When the chatter basically becomes nonstop about specifics of one game move the discussion to the game thread. Theres a 27 page diablo thread. Use it. Otherwise whats the point? That being said the search function is garbage right now.

I like the game chatter myself. I learn a lot about games I likely never would have considered because people talk about them in the video game thread. To use your words "otherwise what is the point" of this thread?

But seeing that the ability to scroll past a post you are not interested is not viable, I won't post any more on that game here.

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