Well today Blizzard patched the game and one of the changes was to remove the requirement of white quality items as a base for legendary crafting recipes. This does resolve my issue of having to hunt monotonously for high quality white items and frees up a stash space for holding onto more legendary items but I’m not satisfied. I rather enjoyed the prospect of superior quality crafted legendary items by starting with a superior quality base item. The fix put in place today, in my opinion, is not a very creative solution to the problems the system presented. It does fix the negative aspects of the issue, but sacrifices the benefits the system had put into play. It now also leaves white quality items as useless again.
I hope there are plans down the road to bring back a use for high quality ...Read More