We all patiently awaited what Blizzard was going to reveal at GamesCom and we finally got some new and integral information on Diablo III. Blizzard revealed their crafting system for Diablo III. Characters will be able to create their own gear through the use of Artisans, materials, and rare drops. Blizzard wanted players to be able to craft their own items without having to spend the time hammering away on an anvil creating them. Through the system they have implemented, other NPC's will be doing the hard work for us.
You can view the full article, including the Q & A about the new caravan mechanic from the presskit, the transcript of the press conference including the Q & A with Jay Wilson, and the Diablo III gamescom Q & A over at DiabloFans.