The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Director's Cut
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Release Date: Sep 16, 2008

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About This Game

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.

System Requirements

Windows
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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O.o
( 36.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
Finish witcher 1, get P.H.D in alchemy

Jokes aside, game is very well done, it takes some skill and common sense to get things done. Story is rich, combat's very easy to learn and alchemy may be needed to survive when overwhelmed
The game has five chapters, including a prologue and an epilogue chapter, simple. You have main quests, secondary quests(contracts and leisure quests),
The main missions includes hunting the salamandra clan, leaded by a zerrikanian sorcerer Azar Javed.
-Throughout the chapters you will be faced to chosing a side, the nonhuman's side or the Order's side. If you do not like either of those choices's outcomes, you could go neutral as well.
The secondary quests are there to complete some bits of the story.
-The contracts are what the name suggests, : You are hired to kill some monsters, recover lost items or even kill bad guys in exchange of orens.
-The leisure activities consist of boxing in taverns, for example, playing dice poker with random people, from the lower level to the most advanced, even play with king Foltest. Last , but not least good is, the romance. Some women you will meet in the game will give you the option to give her a gift , if you give her the gift she wanted you will have insta sex with her. Example : in Vizima's temple guard area, you'll come across a 'Gossip' , you can ask her about a witcher in town, she'll talk about Geralt and blah blah, you will have to choose the right dialogue option and you could bring her a pair of gloves and she'll open her legs for you xD.

This game will offer you AT LEAST 50 hours of adventure, perhaps even more. This is a game meant to be enjoyed, made a good job
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Skyler
( 4.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
One of my favorite game so good Love it. Its great even though its somewhat older but its still very good
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SaSHA <3 Nejc
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Worth every penny even if it's not on sale ($1.49 ) Awesom graphics not to mention no lag at all. I was never in these kind of games then i seen the price and i said oh wdf i'll buy it and haven't regreted it at all. Even if i do have low hours on it for now,which will change when i'm not busy working! And i will soon own every single version and DLC there is!
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Trump 4 Prez
( 5.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Not a bad game but the controls and combat is not good. You can try to play through this but there was only so much I could get through. I recommend it still, eventually Ill get to it. 6.5/10
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Lechuguita
( 53.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
1. Chapter II, get into the Cannibal's hut in the swamp.
2. Tell him you want to rest.
3. Spend 12 hours meditating and preparing potions while the creep is two meters away from you, chewing human/elf meat and talking to himself at the same time.
4. Talk to him once you're done, you'll receive the lovely invitation to join the table.
5. Appreciate the hospitality by replying "Shut up, you son of a ♥♥♥♥♥".
6. Leave.

You'll encounter gems like this all the time.
I initially purchased this with the only purpose of getting to The Witcher III knowing about the characters and the story from the start. I wasn't expecting to get such a cool gaming experience; The Witcher is fun in every way.
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Alejandro Le Piaf
( 39.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Damn, it's good. :)
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Solivarnik
( 21.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
This is an awesome game. After all the years, still nice graphics, story very simple to understand, yet complicated. Geralt is not the character you want him to be. Geralt is Geralt and you will just love him. I am not a fan of fantasy books, but this one was done really good. What I loved the most, this is a RPG, but it lacks all the modern cliches (i.e. new trousers will make you more intelligent) and the battle system is very simple, yet effective. Boss battles are challenging to the extent, that it is not childish , yet you might want to load the game a couple of times. Perfect balance. Very nice music.
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电竞杨过
( 10.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
questss cannot be completed.
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mk2305
( 110.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
If you have the patience to deal with combat that isn't very engaging, and a lust for good storytelling, you should without a doubt play this especially if you have any interest in playing the other Witcher games.

Recommended! 09/10
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RandallGaming
( 15.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
I'll be honest, I didn't finish this. I played about 15 hours of this, and hated most of it. Don't let that drive you away from this game though, I enjoyed this game, but the combat is what takes up 70% of this game and it is absolutly terrible. If it was a person, I would personaly shoot it in the foot, pay it's hospital bill, and shoot it again as it's leaving the Hospital. That is really the only thing that drove me away from this game. (That and a game breaking bug that I can't find a fix for). If you push through all the ♥♥♥♥, though, there is a ♥♥♥♥ing amazing game behind it. If they did a remake of this game (Which I think they should do [CDProjektRed, get on this]) they should rip out the combat and replace it with what they did in The Witcher 2. They remade the combat system for a reason.

At the time of me writing this, the game is $2, and it is completely worth it, but if you are in the future (Which you are [Don't lie to yourself]) Wait for a sale or something to pick it up. Just saying. Then again, that's a general rule for most Steam Games, but follow it especialy for this game.
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ayyl'mao451
( 22.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Product received for free
10/10 would give up on the final boss again.
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DAMN101
( 25.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
TOP 3
#1.Spending orens on ♥♥♥♥♥s.
#2 Gathering ten sephirot #EPIC
#3 Shiana
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ezio30cz | #honey badger
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
good game best campaign
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Durandman
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Good game so far... haven't played much but from what I can tell it is going to be a solid game.
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Doid wato
( 14.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Can't say much I like killing people and RPG's so i would say worth. There are a bit of bugs, but who gives a F it's a pretty old game. If you like killing ppl/monsters/anything and RPG's i would say buy it, worth.
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kleme44
( 16.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Just started off the Witcher series thanks to the discounts.
I must admit that even the first Witcher is incredible, best story I've experienced, it really grabs my attention.
The controls can be hard at first, but you get used to it fast. The game itself is really challenging and fun to play.

NOTE THAT CONTROLLERS ARE NOT SUPPORTED OFFICIALLY.

/Mac OS users can experience some bugs, for example, the cursor disappears. If it happens, you can find solution on the Community Hub./

It's worth its price (even without the discount), I recommend this game.
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sere
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Holds up very well and forever refuses to pay off shallow investments. It's a complex game with a combat apparatus unfairly rejected by many but the savvy rpg veteran will be handsomely rewarded when meeting the game on it's terms. Don't be so quick to dismiss the first Witcher game in hopes of fast-tracking your enjoyment of newer ones, especially if time is no constraint. There are many reasons why you may find it to actually be the best in the series!
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SPECTRE//EV6
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Controls, settings, sound mix, and graphics designing are really bad, if you're playing it in 2016, of course. No offense. I heard that this game is quite, the time before 2016. Pretty obvious. Now, everything are just bad for me.
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148 of 167 people (89%) found this review helpful
15 people found this review funny
Recommended
58.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
Don't play it for the combat, play it for the lore.
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90 of 100 people (90%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
202.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 2
200 hours later.. and I'd do it all again. The Witcher had an amazing combat, potions, and alchemy system. I fear this was lost in the move to The Witcher 2, when the shift went to high-court intrigue, and less about being an actual witcher.. though TW2 IS a fantastic game.

I digress. The Witcher doesn't want to be easy. Played on the hardest settings, it requires you to watch for "tells" in combat to be effective. You must brew and use potions, and be properly equipped for any and all fights.

It then makes you decide how you want to shape your world. Are you going to side with the one group over the other? Or are you going to BE a witcher, and stay neutral?

200 Hours.. and memories that will last a lifetime.
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51 of 59 people (86%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Recommended
45.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
I finished the Order ending. Bonus stuff added at the end.
It's amazing for an 2007 RPG game. 8/10
Baked with care in CD Projekt RED's oven for years, and still considered good to this day.
Literally, one of the few good RPG's that involve isometric view and click-to-kill mechanics that i enjoyed.
(I used OTS view, though.)

PROS:
The best thing about the game is that the combat system is not like;
-*click on enemy*
-*wait for an hour for him to die*
-*get 1shotted because you don't have enough defense skill*

*Very content heavy, will provide you hours of gameplay.

*The world around you is not just plastic, but it feels real, with many places to visit.

*Thanks to the dynamic combat system, you really have a blast while confronting many enemies.

CONS:

*Cutscenes (NOT CINEMATICS!) are pretty buggy, and the lipsync is not on point everytime.

*The optimization is not THAT good, but it's adequate. Hitman Absolution on High/Ultra settings
runs faster than this game with Medium/High settings. I know, two games are very different but mind the 5 year gap.

*Loading scenes are not long, but there are a lot.

CONCLUSION

*Are you tired of the shovelware point-click garbage RPGs which try to market their game with ♥♥♥♥♥♥ anime graphics and edgy plots that you see in google ads and think they should be purged?

*Are you a fan of RPG-esque games, but can't find anything
nostalgic X [エステティック]?

*Do you want an RPG that is actually fun to play?


Should you grab this one out?
Hell yeah.

[Hard] Order Ending Bonus Review

This is like a tl;dr review, but includes a couple of things i have to say.

+ It was a long, challenging yet a very entertaining ride.

+ It took 42 hours with no deaths.

+ Game gets super intense from time to time beyond the third chapter.

+ It feels like you are in a rush, yet you are not and at the point you realise that, it's usually too late. This is very good, adds a lot of tension to the decision making part.

+ Game cuts off resources to make potions at the most unpredictable and the most stressful fights and believe me, this hits like a train.

+ I found the fact above very satisfying, because the overall slow pace in the dialogue story progressions that are supposed to give you a "oh wow im safe now" vibe and then the game shoves in a bunch of elite enemies... I liked the challenge. This way, fights are very fast and quick decisions have to be made, like strafing and dodging, but you can be a baby and eliminate this with active pause which i haven't used.

+ There is usually no handholding except of objective notifications which are vital.

+ If you know the right time to use a potion, you don't finish the game with 600 of them because you actually need them to progress sometimes.

+ The fluidness of game makes you appreciate most basic of resources. The feeling when finding a high quality potion base in a dead enemy, while you are stuck inbetween 2 rooms filled with elite enemies... Even though it's not real at all, the satisfaction, very real.

+ You can't feel the time pass as the game draws you in. You can feel that you are actually progressing after finishing a mission, and that just sucks you in.

+ Fighting multiple fast enemies that dodge and have the ability to stun/pain (wraths for example), is an absolutely edge of seat experience. Even though you are not in an arena and everyone is chanting "Kill them all!", you will eventually find yourself in life/death situations where you have to act very quickly only to survive. You must dodge and attack your way through the enemies without wasting time on potions, because if you usually get bamboozled by a large (10-20) group of enemies consider yourself 6 feet underground.
or just master igni sign and f*ck them all up

+ Speaking of f*cking, you will get a lot if you have some speech up your sleeve.

However, there were one or two cons that dissapointed me.

- Sometimes progression can get slow since game lacks a fast travel.

- There is a quest bug in first quest of Chapter V. Remember to keep a save, if you start it again you may proceed. Not knowing this took my one hour.

- Some other minor things that i can't bother to write.
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31 of 35 people (89%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
175.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 10
This game....

Ok. If you haven't played any of the witcher games before I seriously recommend you play this first, so you don't get thrown off by the combat system. The combat in this game is a combination of left-click qtes and right-click spells. When you attack in this game, you click once, wait for the attack animation to near completion, and then click again when prompted to keep fighting. If you click too fast, you screw up the attack and need to start over. If you do it too slow, you have to do the first attack set again dealing less damage, and possibly getting you killed.

The graphics are from 2008, and it shows. The graphics are 8 years old, so don't expect much. I recommend the rise of the white wolf mod to update some of the character models, and if you so choose, the UI.

Now for the good stuff. The Witcher games are based on a series of books by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, so naturally the story is packed full of lore to discover. The story is pretty awesome, and end game events serve as a direct lead in to the next game. There's a main story focused on justice/revenge, and a secondary civil war-esq plot between the humans and non-humans in the kingdom.

When you get down to it, there really isn't a game like this, and despite it's initial akwardness and age, it is a fun game overall with lots of side missions that have an effect on the next game should you import your save.
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14 of 16 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
63.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 17
This is sort of a rhythm game, gameplay wise. The activity you will spend the majority of your time doing is clicking at the right times.

The aesthetics are very typical of a "dark fantasy" setting. Expect the following: Nastiness, explicit language (even if ackwardly used), and copious application of Murphy's Law (if something can go wrong it will go wrong). The actual plot is pretty typical genre fiction (the main character is clearly a"Batman" like creation). Like most fantasy settings, their is some tinkering at the margins, but it stays mostly true to the D/D foundation.

There are some minigames that you probably won't like, as they generally are deritivate of other games or of the main gameplay of this game.

The game has a couple of gameplay systems the developers use to make you a better "roleplayer" that make this game worthy of your purchase.

1) You get a card for each time you have sex (always wth a female). The developers use a gameplay system (collection) to encourage you to have as much sex as possible. Witcher's are notorious for casual sex because they are infertile and cannot catch a disease. The witcher character would almost always be interested in sex, and this is well documented in the "Witcher" fiction. The developers are encouraging the players to roleplay this aspect of a Witcher's life through gameplay and that's kind of cool.

2) The witchers are always supposed to be neutral between factions. The game articulates this to the player by giving you "story choices" to make. These choices effect quite a bit of the gameplay and yet they rarely reward "good" behavior. The writers try very hard to remove any "good" options from most of the choices you can make. This skews you toward neutrality (or rather selfishness), yet makes you feel that you are the one deciding to be that way. By the end of the game you will probably come to agree with your character's view that all your decisions should be made solely in the best interest of the player character.

- Most games allow you to be a morally righteous night character or a scumbag. This game prods you to exist in between and that's not something that many games allow for.
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
47.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 9
I finally finished the game!
The BEST $1.49 I spent for a game!
I liked the unique controls for the game, but it isn't for everyone.
I didn't play with any mods, and this was my first time playing a 'Witcher' game ever.

RATING: 4.25/5

I got 'The Witcher' for multiple reasons:
1. I ordered a new graphics card, and 'The Witcher 3' was included.
2. Xbox Games for Gold was giving away 'The Witcher 2.'

Before I even wanted to start any of those games, I wanted to play the FIRST game. I've always tried to play games in order if there is a story to them, and boy, I am GLAD that I played the first game!

At first, I was confused on what to do. I wasn't confused on the combat aspect, it was mostly on the vastness of the world and UI. After awhile I started getting use to things.

I only played on Normal difficulty because I wanted to get to the other games in the series, but this a game that you have to take your time with sometimes. I did most of the sidequests, so I would say that I completed about 85% of the game.

Some helpful hints for newcomers:
1. The combat is unique, but I liked it. I think there is a mod that helps with that issue.
2. Potion making seems daunting, but I only used 1 main potion: White Raffard's Decoction (Normal difficulty)
3. Get the Raven's Armor. Believe me, it's worth doing the quest.
4. Blade coatings.
5. Igni Sign is the best! (Fire one)
6. Stuck? GOOGLE is your friend. I did get frustrated on some missions.

I know it doesn't seem like some good tips, but I went into this series blind, and into the game not knowing what to do just like many other people had to do when it first came out, but it's worth learning.

CONS:
1. The game did crash, and glitch out sometimes, but everything still ran smoothly after restarting the games.
2. Inventory sucks. (There is a mod).
3. MAKE SURE YOU SAVE YOUR GAME MANY TIMES...
4. ...and then you have to delete tons of saves, since the menu stinks at saving/deleting games.

The story is great, the lore is great, the game is great!
$1.49 on a Steam sale?..Well worth it!

RATING: 4.25/5
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
49.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 21
Great game hours of fun. Hide your woman though.
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
Recommended
39.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 21
Download a mod to make Geralt run faster, and play the game on the easiest difficulty level since the combat is so terrible. This will make it easier to sit back and enjoy the story and characters, which is what you are really here for. Then buy Witcher 2 and 3 and enjoy them even more as they have better art and better combat on top of continuing the wonderful story.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
47.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 21
Pros:

- EXCELLENT Storyline;
- Mechanics gets easier with time;
- Very good on sound matters (voices, environment, musics);
- Have everything a good RPG game must have.

Cons:

- At first, the gameplay is very difficult to learn and to get used to;
- A lot of things to learn, which takes so time (potions, symbols, alchemy, books, etc);
- Some parts may be a bit boring;


Rating: 75/100 - Worth it!

[]'s,

cont3xt"
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
71.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 19
-THE WITCHER: ENHANCED EDITION-

I've heard a lot of people complain about this game, mainly because of its "boring combat" or lack of fast travel. Although not being able to easily warp from one location to another is a little bit annoying, I never found it to be a major issue, and I wholeheartedly disagree with the Witcher's combat being poor; it's simple, yes, and generally pretty easy, but increasing the difficulty or brewing a few of the many potions in the game can help to spice things up.

The reason I adore this game, however, is less due to the gameplay (which I have no trouble with) but more to do with Andrzej Sapkowski's fantastic characters and world, coupled with CD PROJEKT's great writing and incredible musical score. My only complaint with the Witcher is the fact that Geralt, who gets more action than most of the game's courtesans, looks frighteningly like a lizard.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
14.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 26
Can't say much I like killing people and RPG's so i would say worth. There are a bit of bugs, but who gives a F it's a pretty old game. If you like killing ppl/monsters/anything and RPG's i would say buy it, worth.
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8 of 13 people (62%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
52.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 17
Very late to the Witcher series and starting with the first game im very impressed, cant wait to play the rest, i HIGHLY recommend this to lovers of RPG games!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
38.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
Incredibly good game with great story and dialogue, as well as decent amount of attention to details. The Enhanced Edition will be part of the reason for that (there is only an occasionally cheesy grating line unlike other games...). There is room for more refinement but the settings and characters etc generally make up for that. One nice detail was in an engagement in the city, one of several brigands a knife's throw away walked back into a townsfolk walking another direction and turned and stabbed him in the back and gut, killing him, for disrupting him...then resuming the melee with his brethren. Very nice. <<Only played into chapter 1 atm. >> Special mention to the romance in the game with lots of t&a and nice art....really great. Hospital in C1 is great.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
61.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
Even after playing The Witcher 3, this game is still enjoyable to all of those that enjoy a difficult, unique, thorough RPG that lasts for a while and entertains you the whole way through. The only flaw of this game was Chapter 2 of the Main Story and it may be off-putting to many players. Just get through it and on the other side, you'll be able to enjoy the RPG that set the foundations for one of the greatest games ever, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. I highly reccommend to those who enjoy good stories, lovable characters, and just those who love games themselves.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 26
Holds up very well and forever refuses to pay off shallow investments. It's a complex game with a combat apparatus unfairly rejected by many but the savvy rpg veteran will be handsomely rewarded when meeting the game on it's terms. Don't be so quick to dismiss the first Witcher game in hopes of fast-tracking your enjoyment of newer ones, especially if time is no constraint. There are many reasons why you may find it to actually be the best in the series!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
53.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
1. Chapter II, get into the Cannibal's hut in the swamp.
2. Tell him you want to rest.
3. Spend 12 hours meditating and preparing potions while the creep is two meters away from you, chewing human/elf meat and talking to himself at the same time.
4. Talk to him once you're done, you'll receive the lovely invitation to join the table.
5. Appreciate the hospitality by replying "Shut up, you son of a ♥♥♥♥♥".
6. Leave.

You'll encounter gems like this all the time.
I initially purchased this with the only purpose of getting to The Witcher III knowing about the characters and the story from the start. I wasn't expecting to get such a cool gaming experience; The Witcher is fun in every way.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
21.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 26
This is an awesome game. After all the years, still nice graphics, story very simple to understand, yet complicated. Geralt is not the character you want him to be. Geralt is Geralt and you will just love him. I am not a fan of fantasy books, but this one was done really good. What I loved the most, this is a RPG, but it lacks all the modern cliches (i.e. new trousers will make you more intelligent) and the battle system is very simple, yet effective. Boss battles are challenging to the extent, that it is not childish , yet you might want to load the game a couple of times. Perfect balance. Very nice music.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
Worth every penny even if it's not on sale ($1.49 ) Awesom graphics not to mention no lag at all. I was never in these kind of games then i seen the price and i said oh wdf i'll buy it and haven't regreted it at all. Even if i do have low hours on it for now,which will change when i'm not busy working! And i will soon own every single version and DLC there is!
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
46.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
Product received for free
This has to be one of the best games I have ever played. I played it just last year, and in spite of the outdated graphical quality, it pretty much blew my mind. It took me roughly forty hours to finish the game (and I left out maybe a third of the side-quests) and it was a forty hours well-spent. Not only is it a fully compelling story, the characters are well-developed and fleshed-out throughout. The gameplay is remiscent of Dragon Age-meets-rhythm-game, but it works incredibly well. And what honestly is the most impressive to me is the soundtracking. I haven't played a game before or since this one that is soundtracked as well. Overall, I'd say 10/10 for anyone who enjoys RPGs, or any kind of fantasy game.
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