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Finish the first one

I know they said it's not necessary to play the first but it was a great game and I'm sure there will be some references to the back story.

Anyone know if you can use your previous game save to play thus having affect on the game (like ME1 and ME2)?
Yes save imports have been confirmed.
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Sweet.. can't wait to see how this will impact the game.
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post #83 of 2183
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Originally Posted by Vhati View Post
several more chapters to go.


also by doing the main quest only, you are causing an effect on it. Lots of sidequests actually influence the main quest.

By ignoring them, you are also causing unintended outcomes for your mainquest. You wont notice it though it will just seem like thats how things were to be, but something could have been different, had you taken the time.
Yeah, i realised that when by not taking part in the skirmish, the scoi'a'tell people died. I mean I'm ignoring the seemingly...unrelated ones that are like on notice boards and stuff.

Stuff like berengar and a few other things, I'm doing.
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Finish the first one

I know they said it's not necessary to play the first but it was a great game and I'm sure there will be some references to the back story.
But that will take sooo long ... I want to enjoy the new hotness now!
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I'll be going to the midnight launch @ gamestop this Tuesday to get my copy.
Oh man. Why do people buy games from Gamestop? They are the worst company ever. Did you know that they fire their employees if they don't make their quota of game reservations and Game Informer subscriptions? I've heard of a person working there for three years getting fired because he simply didn't make his quota one month. I'd go with Amazon or Best Buy if you really want a boxed copy. That's simply ridiculous. I consider myself a hardcore gamer, and I rarely ever reserve games, and I read all of my game news online. As a gamer I can't imagine how hard it is to make that quota every month.

Personally, I really don't see a point in buying from anywhere other than GoG. Why pay $53 when you could get it from GoG for $45? Is the box and DVD really worth $8 to you? I mean, I could see if it was say, the Steam version vs a retail box with extras, but GoG gives you downloadable PDFs of all of the extras, so I don't really see the point?
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If he can't manage $45, he probably shouldn't be spending his time gaming... just sayin'.
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I've played 20h on Steam... since yesterday.

Just preordered 2.
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Oh man. Why do people buy games from Gamestop? They are the worst company ever. Did you know that they fire their employees if they don't make their quota of game reservations and Game Informer subscriptions? I've heard of a person working there for three years getting fired because he simply didn't make his quota one month. I'd go with Amazon or Best Buy if you really want a boxed copy. That's simply ridiculous. I consider myself a hardcore gamer, and I rarely ever reserve games, and I read all of my game news online. As a gamer I can't imagine how hard it is to make that quota every month.

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It's pretty easy answer man, some people don't like having digital content. Some of us prefer having a physical copy because we want to have it in our hands, not on our monitors. Also another driving factor is the DLC content being different for all 3 stores and the fact that Gamestop provides a hardcovered comic book compared to the others.
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I just pre-ordered from Amazon so I get a $10 in store coupon. This will make the first new game I've purchased in a while. Not sure if I'll have time to finish the first one, reinstalled a while ago and was getting DRM errors in win 7 because I had original retail. I was hoping retail still needed steam activation not that I care much about achievements but it would be convenient. But wanted that box...actually since I just reinstalled windows I'd have to reinstall again...not likely, it was quite a pain.
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Trying to play through Witcher 1 right now...still in Chapter 2, got 2 pre-ordered.
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