Spend enough time with someone and chances are you’ll form a bond. Given the amount of time some players spend with Diablo III, the game’s protagonists—the Barbarian, Demon Hunter, Monk, Witch Doctor, and Wizard—are probably their best friends by now.
But what kinds of friends are they? Would you bring them home to meet your parents? Would you phone them in the middle of the night? Would you trust them in a brawl?
These characters have personalities and backstories, meticulously crafted by their creators at Blizzard to provide context and motivations for their actions throughout the game. They’re warriors, priests, brothers, daughters, parents, and lovers—but are they friends?