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"Action CRPG based on the awesome book series of the same name by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski - play this one!"
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NO GOOD AND NO EVIL - ONLY CHOICES AND CONSEQUENCES

Become The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, a legendary monster slayer caught in a web of intrigue woven by forces vying for control of the world. Make difficult decisions and live with the consequences in an game that will immerse you in an extraordinary tale like no other. Representing the pinnacle of storytelling in role-playing games, The Witcher shatters the line between good and evil in a world where moral ambiguity reigns. The Witcher emphasizes story and character development in a vibrant world while incorporating tactically-deep real-time combat like no game before it.

ABOUT THE WITCHER: ENHANCED EDITION

The RPG of the Year (PC Gamer, GameSpy, IGN) is back in a Premium Edition packed with powerful extras!
The Witcher: Enhanced Edition takes all of the acclaimed gameplay that garnered the original game more than 90 awards, and perfects it with a number of gameplay and technical improvements.

  • Superior dialogue and cutscenes - The developers have re-recorded and rewritten more than 5000 lines of dialogue in English and redone the entire German edition to create more a more consistent experience, while adding more than 200 gesture animations to make characters behave more believably in dialogue and cutscenes.
  • Enhanced inventory - The new inventory system makes item use and organization less complicated by introducing a separate sack for any alchemical ingredients, as well as a simple sort-and-stack function.
  • Technical improvements - The enhancements made to the technical side of the game are too numerous to list, but a few of the highlights include greatly reduced loading times, greater stability, improved combat responsiveness, faster inventory loading, the option to turn autosave on or off, and more.
  • Character differentiation system - To add more variety to NPC and monster appearances, we've added a new character differentiation system that randomizes the appearance and colors of dozens of in-game models.
  • In your download you'll also get: Interactive Comic Book, D'jinni Adventure Editor, Two new adventures offering 5+ hours of gameplay, Official Soundtrack, Music Inspired by The Witcher album, Making-of videos, Official Game Guide, Two Maps of The Witcher's world
Key features:
  • Geralt of Rivia: a one-of-a-kind protagonist
    • A charismatic and unique character, Geralt is a mutant swordmaster and professional monster slayer.
    • Choose from over 250 special abilities correlated to attributes, combat skills and magical powers to build the character in a way best suited to tactical needs and style of play.
  • Original fantasy world drawn from literature
    • Inspired by the writings of renowned Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski.
    • Featuring adult themes, less fairy-tale than typical fantasy, with mature social issues like racism, political intrigue and genocide.
    • It is a harsh world where nothing is black or white, right or wrong, often forcing players to choose between the lesser of two evils to advance.
  • Non-linear and captivating storyline
    • Full of turns, twists and ambiguous moral decisions which have real impact on the storyline.
    • All quests can be accomplished in several ways and the game has three different endings depending on the player's actions and choices throughout the adventure.
  • Stunning tactical action
    • Engage in complex yet intuitive real-time combat based on real medieval sword-fighting techniques.
    • Motion capture performed by medieval fighting experts at Frankfurt's renowned Metric Minds studio, resulting in 600 spectacular and authentic in-game combat animations.
    • Six combat styles, dozens of potions, complex alchemy system, modifiable weapons and powerful magic add tactical depth to the fluid real-time experience.

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Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • Supported OS: Microsoft® Windows® /XP/Vista
    • DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (included) or higher
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz or Athlon 64 +2800 (Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 +3000 recommended). Athlon XP series, such as the Athlon XP +2400, is not supported
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 or ATI Radeon 9800 or better (NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX or ATI Radeon X1950 XT or better recommended)
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM (2 GB RAM recommended)
    • Sound: DirectX version 9.0c-compatible sound card
    • Hard Drive: 15 GB Free
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB of RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce GT 650m (1440x900), AMD Radeon HD 6750M (1440x900) or Intel HD 5000 (1366x768)
    • Hard Drive: 14.25 GB free space

      Display compatibility notice: 1440x900 resolution is the recommended resolution for best performance. It is not recommended to use native Retina resolutions.
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 or Core i7
    • Memory: 4GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce GT 650m (1440x900), AMD Radeon HD 6970M (1920x1080) or Intel Iris Pro 5200 (1440x900)
    • Hard Drive: 14.25 GB free space

      Display compatibility notice: 1440x900 resolution is the recommended resolution for best performance. It is not recommended to use native Retina resolutions.
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6 з 7 людей (86%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
16.4 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 22 лютого
Чудова РПГ, доставляють навіть та неадекватна бойова система і такі ж неадекватні груди молодих панянок, що за квітку злягаються... Хоча й проходжу ще, але видно вартісність проекту з самого вступу в гру і теї гарної вставки. Так сталось, що книги Сапковського читав раніше чим гру купив, видно добре схожість, книги цікаві, а гра ще далі пішла, аж знову хочеться почитати. "Ерпегешникам" маст хев, хоча, гра древня, так що у всіх є, але це так, на випадок випадку. 9.5 із 10... десь так...
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6 з 7 людей (86%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
44.7 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 21 квітня
Після прочитаних книжок Анжея Сапковського, ця гра ще більше додає атмосферності та реальності в уяві історії Геральта. Сюжет дуже цікавий та захопливий, люба прогулянка в ліс може нести з собою послідовність дій і можливих знайомств, насичений світ який хочеться вивчати, дізнаватись та полюбити. Перша частина зіграла велику роль в жанрі РПГ, створила нову історію, в яку хочеться вертатись постійно.

Оцінка 10-ть з 10-ти :)
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2 з 2 людей (100%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
29.5 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 7 березня
10/10 best rpg
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1 з 1 людей (100%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
60.6 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 7 грудня 2014 р.
Good game!!!
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1 з 1 людей (100%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
56.3 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 23 квітня
Грав би у неї вічно
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2 з 3 людей (67%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
3.1 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 15 січня
Прекрасна гра, і прекрасна серія!!!
Рекомендую всім!
+Великий світ
+Десятки, якщо не сотні різних предметів
+Не погана графіка
+Низькі системні вимоги
+Просто бомбезний сюжет
+інтерактив
+перенесення сейвів з вашим рішеннями в наступну частину гри
+покручі(монстри) з казок та легенд слов'янського минулого
+прекрасна бойова система

-є з десяток багів(можливо вже виправлені, але сумніваюсь)
-більше сто годин геймплею (Хоча це і добре, але якщо ви загубили сейви, то дуже довго треба буде перепроходити)
Отак то... Гра відмінна і плюс відсутність DLC робить її обов'язковою до придбання(якщо ви любите RPG)...
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702 з 821 людей (86%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
72 людей вважають цю рецензію кумедною
56.2 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 26 грудня 2014 р.
Had more sex in this game than in real life 10/10
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212 з 221 людей (96%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
76.2 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 9 листопада 2014 р.
The Witcher Saga begins here for "Geralt of Rivia",

* One of the Best Stories told in a RPG, it's not just the Main Campaign even all the Side Mission adds lot of depth.
* The In-Game Choices & Path you choose defines how the story & gameplay unfolds, I loved it.
* Sound & Music are Awesome, so does the dialogues which were very nicely done.
* Atmospere & Graphics are good nothing ground breaking though for game released on 2008 using Aurora Engine.
* Such a Dynamic Combat System, It's Joy Ride to Play on Hard Mode that’s where you start using lot of "Alchemy"
* Many People didn't like the control system, even i find it very wonky at the beginning but once you familiarize them it's a cake walk.

Four years back I've finished this Game twice with "Sco'iatel Path" & "Order's Path" each in a Non-Steam Version and now this time around In Steam Version - I’ve done it right and completed the game with "Neutral Path" which is the True Witcher's Path.

****A Definitely Must Play RPG for the Fans of the Genre.""""
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1 людина вважає цю рецензію кумедною
83.8 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 12 листопада 2014 р.
Do yourself a favor and play The Witcher if you love games like Mass Effect and Dragon Age.
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45 з 49 людей (92%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
1 людина вважає цю рецензію кумедною
47.1 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 14 грудня 2014 р.
I am not a fan of the combat system but the world is very immersive and the story is above average for a modern fantasy game.Graphics are very good for their time as well. If you are an RPG player you'll like it.
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33 з 33 людей (100%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
76.1 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 19 квітня
The Witcher manages to be one of the best RPGs that I have played in spite of many little flaws. There are times the game will frustrate you in minor ways, and yet the game deserves the cult classic status it enjoys. The story is dark and engaging, the world is deep and lore filled, and the moral ambiguity will have you racked with doubt about the choices you have made. But make no mistake, you will make choices in this game, and you will have to bear the responsibility those choices bring.

If you dont mind working through a clumsy interface, and like a game that makes you work for it: The Witcher: Enhanced Directors Cut may be the game for you.

See my full review here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSb1Z380XCM
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25 з 27 людей (93%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
49.4 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 1 грудня 2014 р.
I finished this game, and I have to say that this is one of the games that you are sad you have finished. It is overall interesting, the story, the characters, and not to mention that every choice you make has an impact on the story later on.
This game is a `must`, not to mention that there is a triology, this particular one being the first part of it, so you have just started an adventure that you cant wait to finish but again dont wanna finish.
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4 людей вважають цю рецензію кумедною
49.3 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 30 квітня
I got this game on a sale for 1.49 EUR and it was the best deal ever, it turned out to be amazing. It's not for everyone however, as it's quite long, you need to pay attention to the story and get used to the clunky combat - you'll either love it or give up in the first few hours.

I started the game to see what it's like, struggled with the fighting, played half an hour until it suddenly crashed and I realised I didn't save the game. I didn't really like what I saw first, but I decided to give it another chance. Fortunately, the dialogues are skippable, so I could continue almost immediately and this time I read the tutorial more attentively and managed to find out how to properly kill enemies. As the story progressed, I got more and more into it and started to enjoy the game very much.


Graphics

Even though the game came out in 2007, it's beautiful. The environments are detailed, colourful and interesting, most places are not just visually but aesthetically pleasing. Heck, even some dark crypts and caves look exquisite here and there due to the nice colours and great lighting.


Gameplay

When you start the game, you have to choose a style you want to play it in, and you still have the opportunity to change this anytime. You can have an isometric camera or OTS, so you can play point and click style, and also in third person if you want to (I chose the latter). Being inexperienced with RPGs, I played on easy. My character became pretty strong eventually (maybe too strong for this difficulty), yet there still were a few challenging parts to balance that out.

As you play, you gain XP and level up. While meditating, you can access the skill tree, which looked a bit complicated at first, but it makes perfect sense. Alchemy is pretty useful, especially for bigger fights, I haven't used any bombs though.

The gameplay is not particularly interesting on its own, the story is what makes it special. Sometimes there's a lot of running back and forth, collecting things, which gets boring after a while. I was very grateful for the few fast travel options we got.

On the other hand, there are lots of side quests to keep you busy. Some of them are of the general collect-this-and-I-reward-you tpye, and there are more important ones as well. Some side quests enrich the story a lot and have an overall impact on how you experience it, so it's definitely worth completing those.


Combat

It's doubtless that this is the low point of the game. The first time I saw Geralt grabbing a sword and swinging it around above his head like an idiot, I laughed out loud, I thought it was a bug. (Later though as I applied more talents on the swords, he became a much better fighter.) To evade attacks you need to dodge by pressing one of the direction buttons twice or more times, depending on how responsive it wants to be in the current situation, I had some trouble sometimes when Geralt got cornered. To attack, you need to click on the enemy and do not click again immediately, doing so will cancel the attack. Only click again when the cursor changes, allowing you to do combos if you click in time. It definitely takes some getting used to.

Collect as much information as you can on the enemies you have to face, it's important to read the Journal, especially the pages on Monsters to learn what they're immune to, where they can be found, which fighting styles are efficient against them. It helps you a great deal. The Signs are very useful and fun, too.

The controls during combat are pretty awkward sometimes, even if I had the right fighting style selected, I couldn't attack or hurt the enemies. I had to switch to another style and then back for it to decide to work again.


Story

After the low point, here comes the best part. The story in this game is incredible. It's very detailed, very deep and exciting. The dialogues are filled with humour and deep philosophical thoughts here and there.

The world is consistent, the characters are likeable and unique, after a while you find yourself caring about many of them. They all respond to your actions and choices. There's quite a number of decisions you have to make that (sometimes pretty heavily) affect the story and your relationship to certain characters. I loved the amount of freedom I had in the game, I was never forced to get in an intimate relationship with any character or play dice, etc. - it's entirely up to the player.

The way women were portrayed though - boobs, boobs and more boobs. I've seen more boobs in this game than my own. :P Jokes aside, I simply had to play very carefully when others were in the same room with me, because almost every woman you can interact with is um... underdressed. Good for Geralt I guess. ;)

As you play more and more, the story just drags you in - even if you don't like the combat or the gameplay, it's definitely worth to play this through just for the story alone.


Animation and voices

This is something I wasn't entirely pleased with. Yes, it's not a game from today, but the characters often looked very stiff, which is not a good thing when there's a lot of dialogue. Another thing which detracts from the experience is the mediocre voice acting. First I found it very awkward, but got used to it eventually and after a certain point it simply didn't bother me anymore.
(I kept finding the same character models throughout the game though, now that did annoy me a bit.)


Music and atmosphere

The music was pretty great, fast paced and dark when needed, beautiful and calming while exploring beautiful areas. It really spiced some great moments up. Same with the atmosphere, the time of day really sets the mood of some locations, as well as the occasional rain and storms.
I also loved the art style, there's some gorgeous artwork during storytelling parts.


Summary:

+ nice visuals
+ amazing story with brilliant dialogues
+ great music and atmosphere

- combat might be hard to get used to
- bad animations


It took me 46 hours to finish the adventure and it's become one of my all-time favourite games. If you can get used to the combat and want to take a break from no-brainers, I highly recommend The Witcher, it's going to be an amazing and unforgettable experience.
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15.8 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 12 лютого
If you love old school rpgs then this is the game for you. Be Geralt of Rivia, a professional monster slayer as he is thrown into a world of intrigue and twists, where there are no good or bad choices but only consequences.

If you are new to this kind of gameplay, you will be a bit confused during the first few hours but by the time you have finished the first combat area outside of the prologue you'll be more confident (personal experience). The voice acting and character animations aren't exactly good but what this games excels at is the superior story, unique characters, awesome soundtrack, well written missions, great visuals for a 2008 game and combat mechanics (in that order). The game will keep you enthralled for many weeks at the least.

Keep your save file secure so that you may continue your adventure in Witcher 2... Farewell Witcher!
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2 людей вважають цю рецензію кумедною
188.1 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 20 лютого
Fighting system is a bit weird, but you'll get used to it.

10/10 would bang Lady of the Lake again.
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8 людей вважають цю рецензію кумедною
51.9 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 1 лютого
Talked to a girl in a language I don't understand and found out the meaning of about twenty words. We engaged in hardcore sex.
10/10 looks like my life.
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9 людей вважають цю рецензію кумедною
42.5 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 18 лютого
Paid 150-250 Orens each time I wanted to sleep with a hooker. I spent over 1,000 Orens doing this.

Later I completed a quest and now I can sleep with hookers for only 5-15 Orens!

Wish I knew about the quest earlier, but I can't complain.
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46.2 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 10 квітня
Triss is the only woman I was loyal to, I swear!
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12 з 13 людей (92%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
47.5 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 27 грудня 2014 р.
Though a few years old and definitely not the best looking game in the world, The Witcher brings the fantasy world of Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher novels into the video game world and does it in style. When I first played this game several years ago, I was very turned off by the combat system which uses timed clicks in order to perform increasingly powerful combo attacks against enemies. It feels a lot like a rhythm game when you first start but feels much more natural as you play more.

The Witcher uses its own game systems and rules unlike any other RPG I have played and they not only work very well, but fit the game's lore perfectly. I like that it isn't as complex as a lot of systems such as D&D but still has plenty of depth to work with.

Gameplay is fun with fast-paced combat and plenty of RPG storytelling. The content is well-balanced and the harder sections will require some thought and tactics rather than just plowing right into the fight. Unfortunately some sections of the game will have you running around a lot with little action which can become tedious and may turn some people off. The writing is surprisingly good with many genuinely funny lines and some (unfortunately not all) good voice actors. Characters are interesting and have their own unique personalities.

The game's maps are well designed and leave plenty of room for exploration and side quests while you progress through the story. It doesn't really have any of what I would consider secrets, though you will be rewarded for exploration. One additional feature that I quite like is that the game does not let you collect or utilize alchemy ingredients from plants and monsters unless you first obtain knowledge of them from books or conversations with NPCs. Being as your character has lost all his memory prior to the start of the game, it's a nice touch of realism.

My main gripe about this game is the same as The Witcher 2: combat control responsiveness. Fairly often in combat you will attempt to perform a combo and Geralt will just stand there. You click again and it kills your combo because it worked the first time and it just delayed the attack for no apparent reason. Sometimes you will have to click multiple times for commands to register or it will target a different enemy than the one you clicked on, making Geralt move to another position to attack.

The other main problem I found is the game engine itself, the Aurora Engine. This is the engine that Bioware has used since Neverwinter Nights though they tend to rename it with each major update. Having played most of the games produced on it, I have never been impressed with the performance of any of them and The Witcher isn't any different. In addition, not being able to take advantage of multi-core processors it is heavily CPU-bound on modern gaming PCs and the game's framerate can regularly drop significantly despite its 2007-era graphics. It does still remain playable though.

The Witcher is a very mature game with plenty of (though mostly optional) sexual content. It has been regularly criticized for its callous treatment of sex (it even gives you collectible cards for all the women you sleep with) though I find it makes sense in the context of the lore. It has superb writing, fun gameplay and for me, it beats Dragon Age by a mile in all aspects. I highly recommend the series to any RPG fans.
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5.7 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 13 грудня 2014 р.
The Witcher: Enhanced Edition is the most underrated game ever.
It's perfection. The graphics are amazing: if you compare with Dragon Age they are so much better even though this game is older. The music is a masterpiece and fits perfectly everywhere ... it really makes you feel like the places actually exist and gives the game a very unique and special feeling. The characters are very interesting and you want to know more and more about them all the time (very much as in Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn). The story is also awesome ... I don't want to spoil anything but it really is great.

If you like RPGs then buy this game. It's a masterpiece and one of the best RPGs ever made (Baldur's Gate II and Morrowind are the only RPGs I recon beats this game).
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