i never knew rune drops were better at beginning of ladder... is that just a trading/population thing?
Nah, just something i picked up while playing on PVPGN servers!
But i still get high runes, just today a Gul @ Mephi`s Chest (the one in the back!), thou` it's the first rune 20+ i find there, and i`ve opened that chest at least 1000 times since RR; and i only do 10-15 runs with my hammeredin, and called it a day!
hahahah at the 50-100 runs a day for a month= enigma thing. i love me some d2 but that'd probably burn me out lol. i have lit sorc, bliz sorc, javazon, and fishymancer (all pretty well geared), and been using the lit sorc the most lately to do exactly what u suggested. and maybe the pgems is an idea... i've been banking those for a while now so should have a decent collection (sooo hard not to roll gcs with them too!). tried java in hell cows but even with 250+ mf the drops just seem inferior to other stuff...
i don't think 100 runs per day is a long shot. If u make one Countess run in 35 to 50 seconds (a decent time!) then as google pointed out (if we take the 50 second rule) = 50 seconds multiplied by 100 = 1.38888889 hours
One and a half hour it's not that much... i bet even you play more than that!
We made like 4-5 hours per day when the ladder started, to make Coh/Infinity and then Enigma!
Don't waste your time on cows, lol. Low exp and even lower drop rate! You could probably make more exp and get more items from a Hell: Den of Evil than from a Hell Cow run! and that's not even funny anymore!
i'll probably stick with keyruns
Yeah well, take this into consideration: Everyone has keys and torches, most of them are free!
The only torches that bare some real value are of course the high ones (18+/18+/4+ - if u don't know what those numbers mean, than you have to take a look at our version of a torch
) and the sorc/paly ones! The sorceress being the most hunted!
(yey countess! others are so fast with MH that i can't NOT do them) and make a hammerdin or something to do chaos/worldstone/throne as you suggested!
Yeah, do what Shokat said, but i presumed that this is common knowledge, in act4/5 you find all the items in the game, and there are your best chances to get rich fast!