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lol@this thread.

Seriously, people in here claiming the game is bad because they played it for 2 seconds and couldn't figure it out.

You guys missed out on one of the best games of all time. Many people will agree with that.
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lol@this thread.

Seriously, people in here claiming the game is bad because they played it for 2 seconds and couldn't figure it out.

You guys missed out on one of the best games of all time. Many people will agree with that.
Same people that whine that games are getting too simplified. Oh but all you have to do is click a mouse button then click it again and that's the combat system! No it's not. You'll eventually have to know what enemies are surrounding you and quickly switch between weak strong and group pretty often during combos to keep everyone under control.
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post #23 of 36
Hmmm, Well, I guess I've just really always found his reviews to be spot on, but it DID sound like from his review that he hadn't really given it a chance. I won't hate on it til I've tried it then.
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post #24 of 36
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Good if you're a fan of rpgs...and I mean a real rpg then you'll like it. I highly recommendyou play it in isometric mode though, ames the game 38475 times better
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Wow, he only reached the second mission before quitting. Better than me; I stopped at the opening castle defense. The controls spazzed on me multiple times, and in the end, even when choosing the right fighting mode to be in, I couldn't hit any of the enemies.
You're kinda bad at videogames then
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You're kinda bad at videogames then
Wouldn't say he really sucks at them. Witcher was a pretty intimidating game to take in at first.
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post #27 of 36
Friggin' buy it! It's worth the $5. The alchemy's kind of cool - you can mix random ingredients together. If you have a recipe, you'll know what it is..Otherwise, it'll just be an 'unknown potion.' I drank one once, and promptly passed out. Geralt has a strong liver though, so all's well.

I like how Yahtzee complains about all the screens - really look at what he says though. Those screens he just listed? That's it. He rambles it on as if those were just the intro screens, as if the game's going to spring ten more onto you once you leave the introduction sequence.

Basically, disregard what Yahtzee says here. There are certainly problems, but he lists essentially none of them. Well, maybe one: There are a few things in the game that are not well explained. Mostly related to the monster books, but also random objects in the world you can interact with early on, but aren't useful until later. Or are useful, but there's no chance in hell you have what's needed. This isn't an issue unique to The Witcher though.

$5 is a steal for this game, and you're supporting CD PROJEKT, a great game developer that very much deserves the money.
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post #28 of 36
bought the game, and I'm having a **** ton of fun with it...and apparently it doesn't even pick up until after chapter 2 as well, I'm not even through Chapter 1..

I'll have more time to play it next week. I just pre-ordered Witcher 2 from D2D for 20 bux, bc I had 20 dollars store credit from them.
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bought the game, and I'm having a **** ton of fun with it...and apparently it doesn't even pick up until after chapter 2 as well, I'm not even through Chapter 1..

I'll have more time to play it next week. I just pre-ordered Witcher 2 from D2D for 20 bux, bc I had 20 dollars store credit from them.
hehe say goodbye to your life one you get into it <3 The gambling was by far my favorite aspect of the game.
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Well that makes my decision much easier. Thanks!
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