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Aw dayum. I can't do this game!! I'm gonna have to find some cheats or something, lol.
It's hard at first, try more . I died like ~20 times on hard in the prologue when i first played
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The prologue is definitely harder then most of the rest of the game. You really have to use your signs too. I don't bother with blocking as it takes your Adrenaline (or stamina, whatever it's called). Anyway, everyone is going to have their own styles but for me what works is making sure you have the shield up if you are fighting multiple enemies, and then roll around and try and slowly pick off the weak ones. Once you get down to a couple enemies you can use stun/knockdown on one or two enemies and target the other one.

Its really important never to try and take on more than a single enemy as once you start taking hits you will get stunned, then you will take many more hits.

The game is not hard if you do the above.

Edit: For shielded enemies always stun them.
Edited by eggs2see - 6/13/11 at 6:28pm
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Is this game supposed to be hard? I'm on easy mode and I keep getting killed by mobs. I'm only like one level in!
Its easy if you are careful if you run in like it is a hack and slash you might get owned by a mob though.
    
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Really? O_o

Not to sound like a d-bag, but I found Hard mode to be too easy my second playthrough. Once you get Parry, Riposte, and 2x Roll, combat is basically just those 3 moves with signs and backstabbing thrown in for fun.

Maybe because you played an ample amount of time with TW1 and already on your second playthrough so you are already very very familiar with the The Witcher gameplay that's why its just a piece of cake for you.
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Only part I had a problem with really was the first encounter with Letho... Although, I do find TW2 to be more difficult than TW1 over-all.
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Aw dayum. I can't do this game!! I'm gonna have to find some cheats or something, lol.

If you are having trouble with the combat, do this:

1. Always cast/activate Quen as this gives you an advantage when your fighting with a mob.

2. Do the Roll-Flank-Attack. When an enemy try to hit you, roll away and try to hit it at the back with a couple of hard hits.

3. Don't fight multiple enemys at once. Run when your surrounded and attack if the enemy is isolated then run again and hit them. Throwing bombs while you run is also an effective way to control the mob.


Hope this helps. There are still many combinations you could try to defeat an enemy. Experiment. It;s just normal to die and when you get the hang of it, youll master it in no time.
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Is it just me or is Dancing Star bomb easy mode vs humans? They all just stand there on fire until they die.
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Aw dayum. I can't do this game!! I'm gonna have to find some cheats or something, lol.
Grapeshot + Quen = my best friend! I read awhile back that upgrading a few of the alchemy traits where awesome for gathering herbs and making bombs ruthless. I forget which ones but it pretty obvious when you look at it and read 'em.
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Just saw that 11.5 CAP5 supposedly has TW2 Crossfire support and light-bleeding fixes. Is this true?
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upgrading the dodge to cover 2x the distance is awesome. with some practice you can roll out of the way of an attack and around behind the enemy to strike them, all in 1 roll.


i still cant get enough of this song. its to bad the original version isnt like this. i would love to have a real copy of this version.
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