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Should I play Witcher 1 first?

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I was looking at getting The Witcher 2, but I was wondering if I should play the first one beforehand.

If it's anything like ME1 > ME2, Storylines can change and you get bonuses when you import.
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If it's available to you, yeah I would. But if you have to purchase it, you should be alright without it. I played through most of witcher 1 forever ago, but i never finished it... Kinda wish I did.
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I would recommend it. A lot of things are not explained in 2 that add a lot to the gameplay. I started with 2, and very quickly went back and started 1. I am now about halfway through 1 and it is already making 2 make a lot more sense.
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I asked the same question a couple weeks back. I ended up playing the first one for a couple hours and then just went to the sequal.

I would recommend just reading up on the story of the first one and then digging into the second. Unless you have time to play through the first:gunner:
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