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Hey guys. I just finished the Witcher and sided with the order. But now I feel really bad about doing so. What happens if you remain neutral and if you side with the Non-humans. I wish to carry my saves through to the The Witcher 2. Is the Murky-waters part a pivotal moment to decide who to side with? Or must you follow a distinct path the whole game? Thanks.
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You will have to side with one or the others or to stay neutral. Since I've finished the game thrice I can say the "neutral" choice is the most difficult towards the end, as the old saying "if you're not with us, you're against us". There are other "choice" moments, not only the murky waters.
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sweet, the save files from Witcher 1 can be used in the new game? i have just started the first game, the control/combat system is INSANELY hard at first, SO annoying trying to kill just one person, but got used to it now

I already know that im going to be going the bad way if i can, just wondering at he start where you have the choice to fight the grasshopper looking monster or the magic dude does what one you pick affect who dies after or if the bandits succeed in there mission?
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I reloaded back to the Murky Waters and went for the neutral path. It was a little less hard on the conscience than the order one. Is siding with the Non-humans the good thing to do? It was a tie at the end between the two factions, but the whole kingdom was affected in my neutral game. The king let them fight it out.
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thats the thing about the witcher, there is no good and no bad. Just shades of gray. All sides and choices are generally bad in some way. Nonhumans are basically terrorists, not freedom fighters. But in the end there is no GOOD like you see in bioware RPGS, where they make a distinct line between good and evil.

We really have no idea how things are going to work out in the sequel at this point. So i would say go with whatever you want to be canon.

I went with the nonhumans. I am currently doing another playthrough so i have my save ready. I never thought i would need a save when i beat it originally.
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