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Patch will be available on 3.06.2011
New DLC!
"Barbers and Coiffeuses"

Some traders also provide barbershop services. For a small fee, Geralt can get them to change his hairstyle. Search notice boards for information about barbers and coiffeuses offering services of this nature in a given location. In Flotsam, in Chapter 1 of the game, these services are available from the antique book dealer Einar Gausel. In Chapter 2, look either for Sambor in Henselt’s Camp or for Felicia Cori in Vergen. This apprentice sorceress also provides hairstyling services in Loc Muinne, in Chapter 3 of the game.
Patch 1.2 Corrections/Amendments (June 3, 2011)

All previously released DLC packages are installed with Patch 1.2:
"Blue Stripes Combat Jacket"
Ultimate Alchemist's Outfit"
Ultimate Mage's Outfit"
"Ultimate Swordsman's Outfit"
"Finisher Pack"
"Mysterious Merchant"
"Troll Trouble"
Patch 1.2 adds a new free DLC package titled “Barbers and Coiffeuses.” To take advantage of barbershop and hairstyling services, look for Einar Gausel in Chapter 1 of the game, Sambor in Henselt’s Camp in Chapter 2, Felicia Cori in Chapter 2 if you travel to Vergen, and Felicia Cori once again in Chapter 3.
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Fixes pretty much all issues I am having with the game.. CDProjekt gets a thumbs up from me. They really listen to their costumers, and fix things quickly. Many of these changes aren't actually bugs, but changes for the fanbase of the first game.
Edited by Murlocke - 6/2/11 at 5:05pm
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I hope Steam doesn't download it as a huge patch like last time. 9.34GB took several hours.
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I hope Steam doesn't download it as a huge patch like last time. 9.34GB took several hours.
I'm just glad they are fixing some of the early on difficulty issues. The game is insanely hard in the prologue/chapter 1.... I nearly went to easy. Seems kind of dumb when you are going sword spec to have to constantly roll around and use magic at a distance.

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The Witcher 1 saves are now imported correctly.
Any idea what they mean? What was wrong with the feature? Seemed to work OK for me minus a sword not carrying over.

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Islamic–themed and similar textures have been deleted and/or replaced.
CENSORSHIP!
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Finally been waiting for this patch. I got some performance issues on my rig this game is seriously taxing!
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Love the game. It is meant to be hard. I love the fact that even on normal difficulty regular mobs can still take you out. Kudos to CDProjekt. They will definitely be getting more of my money in the future
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Damn! I just finished all the possible endings today Will have to replay everything

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I'm just glad they are fixing some of the early on difficulty issues. The game is insanely hard in the prologue/chapter 1.... I nearly went to easy. Seems kind of dumb when you are going sword spec to have to constantly roll around and use magic at a distance.
Well, this is what got me hooked in the first place when I started playing (didn't play Witcher before). Had to reload like 15 times to deal with the last bunch of knights in prologue. And I kinda enjoyed it
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I hope Steam doesn't download it as a huge patch like last time. 9.34GB took several hours.
Then you will be horribly disappointed. Unless they change the way the game is packaged then we will cop 9.34GB patches every time as Steam distributes patched games, not patches. Its funny as I have bother versions (gog and steam). Gog patch 1.1 was like 11MB, Steam was the 9 gig. Fun times.
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Damn! I just finished all the possible endings today Will have to replay everything



Well, this is what got me hooked in the first place when I started playing (didn't play Witcher before). Had to reload like 15 times to deal with the last bunch of knights in prologue. And I kinda enjoyed it
I'm having more issues in Chapter 1. It feels cheap just to make 500 bombs and only use bombs at a distance.. yet if I try to use Quen/Aard + Sword I just get 3 shot as soon as Quen falls off. Some dungeons don't exactly allow you to roll around and keep a distant either. I died like 50 times to two wraiths in some dungeon and ragequit.

Sure, I could just go in there and throw 3 bombs at them and they'll die.. but thats not how I want to play and it feels cheap. It's depressing they "force" you to use that stuff, that's the type of stuff you'd use if you went the Alchemy spec in the game.

I'm sadly missing the combat of the first one, when you went sword spec.. you only needed to use your sword with the help of Aard and Igni to speed stuff up.
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I'm having more issues in Chapter 1. It feels cheap just to make 500 bombs and only use bombs at a distance.. yet if I try to use Quen/Aard + Sword I just get 3 shot as soon as Quen falls off. Some dungeons don't exactly allow you to roll around and keep a distant either. I died like 50 times to two wraiths in some dungeon and ragequit.

Sure, I could just go in there and throw 3 bombs at them and they'll die.. but thats not how I want to play and it feels cheap. It's depressing they "force" you to use that stuff, that's the type of stuff you'd use if you went the Alchemy spec in the game.

I'm sadly missing the combat of the first one, when you went sword spec.. you only needed to use your sword with the help of Aard and Igni to speed stuff up.
I agree, really not a fan of using bombs and traps, and with no timing in the game anymore all I do is click spam until everyone is dead...no where near as much fun.

Honestly, after playing the original twice and loving both times...I can say that I'm a little disappointed thus far...with that said though, I'm not even through the first chapter yet, so I'll try to give it more...although at the moment the game is just...boring for me.
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I agree, really not a fan of using bombs and traps, and with no timing in the game anymore all I do is click spam until everyone is dead...no where near as much fun.

Honestly, after playing the original twice and loving both times...I can say that I'm a little disappointed thus far...with that said though, I'm not even through the first chapter yet, so I'll try to give it more...although at the moment the game is just...boring for me.
I've beaten the first one 4 times, and so far think the first one was better combat and UI wise, the 2nd is superior in every other way. I don't know what they were thinking with this UI.. it screams consoles. You also got to remember that the first game with through a few MAJOR patches over it's lifetime, including the enhanced version which dramatically changed much of the game.

Seeing as they've already released 3 DLC updates since release, on top of 6 preorder DLCs... I can bet we will see expansions and much more future DLC, along with many game changes.

This company tends to support their game for a VERY long time, and make such major changes that you'd normally only see in a subscription based game. This makes me just want to wait half a year before I sink a ton of time into it.
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