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update - we will have brink and witcher 2 hotfix driver released this week. (hoping in the next couple of days). Stay tuned
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LOL

Just asked about imortelle. Hilarity ensued.

Kayran is easy on hard. Letho, you need to load up on knives etc. Also the sword from the ruined hospital helps TONS. And Kayran armour ofc.
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Anyone else blown away by the sheer epicness of this masterpiece?
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Anyone have a save for the beginner of chapter 3 for first Witcher game? I really wanna beat it, but my saved got deleted.


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I hope they fix the 2560x1600 resolution problem i was just reading some (and myself) have been having. Basically to get the game to launch I have to set my desktop resolution to 1920x1080p and THEN enjoy the game in glorious 1600p resolution.
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Shani was not an important character. Alvin is also not in because you killed him in the first game ( He was the grand master )
Yeah that's true, though it was implied that she was important in Geralt's past.

And the Alvin-Grand Master connection is just a theory, it's implied but not clear... and that still doesn't explain away the fact that Triss and Geralt (at least in my game) were planning to raise Alvin as a son, and then he mysteriously is entirely absent from this game. Not that I'm complaining, Alvin was annoying.


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Anyone else blown away by the sheer epicness of this masterpiece?
My jaw hit the floor, my socks are blown, and I am nearly catatonic from happiness.

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Anyone have a save for the beginner of chapter 3 for first Witcher game? I really wanna beat it, but my saved got deleted.
I can send you one tomorrow morning if you don't mind that I sided with the Scoia'tael.
Edited by AOwpr - 5/24/11 at 1:14pm
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There is now a nexus mod site for the witcher:
http://www.witchernexus.com/

Hopefully it fills up with a lot of cool stuff. Has there been any word about mod tools for TW2?
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Yeah that's true, though it was implied that she was important in Geralt's past.

And the Alvin-Grand Master connection is just a theory, it's implied but not clear... and that still doesn't explain away the fact that Triss and Geralt (at least in my game) were planning to raise Alvin as a son, and then he mysteriously is entirely absent from this game. Not that I'm complaining, Alvin was annoying.


My jaw hit the floor, my socks are blown, and I am nearly catatonic from happiness.


I can send you one tomorrow morning if you don't mind that I sided with the Scoia'tael.
Alvin is the grand master. This has been discussed since the release of the first game. It's not a theory. This isn't an American game so the story isn't made clear on the screen. They don't spoon feed you the plot. This isn't a jab at you, it's just how the writers of the books/game intended it to be.

If you payed close attention to your interactions with Alvin and the story that involves him, you'll see that a lot of the things the grandmaster tells you at the end of the game is pretty much the same as the dialogue you chose when you speak with him in chapter 3/4 ( Especially 4 where he follows you around ). Not to mention the grandmaster wears the same amulet as Alvin and they're both powerful mages.
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Yeah that's true, though it was implied that she was important in Geralt's past.

My jaw hit the floor, my socks are blown, and I am nearly catatonic from happiness.


I can send you one tomorrow morning if you don't mind that I sided with the Scoia'tael.
its just a theory, but it makes sense. They mention that alvin could possibly teleport through time, and he was given the amulet to stop his nightmares, the same nightmares that the grandmaster has.

We never see alvin again because he did teleport through time, which explains why he is never found.

Also, based on the things you teach and tell alvin throughout the game, when the grandmaster talks to you in the end, he repeats those things back, only twisted. It also explains why witchers are allowed into the order, while other nonhumans are not.

The grandmaster saves your life at one point, and says repaid a debt. You have never met him before at that point, how does he owe you? If he is alvin, well, then he owes you because you saved him.

Also, after everything you did to stop the grandmaster, destroyed everything he worked for, rather than try to kill you, he tries to convert you, he does everything possible to convince you to join him, Why would he care that much about you joining him, when he can create mutant witchers to do his dirty work.


Dont open if you dont want to spoiler the first witcher.
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Grandmaster is not alvin cos alvin had blonde hair and blue eyes but grandmaster had dark hair and dark eyes.

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