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Play Witcher 1 first or does it matter?

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Hey guys, wanted to get the take on where to start the Witcher games. I'm all about story-based RPGs and this seems to be getting some very high marks in that category. Does the story arc between the two games, in which case it would help if I were to play 1? Or does it matter? I don't mind playing the first if it has a good story and plays into the second installment. Thanks.
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It can be a little overwhelming at first playing 2, but I think if you really pay attention and refer to the in game story guide you'll be fine. I didn't play Witcher 1 and I still thought 2 was incredible.
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It plays directly into the second game and the story is fantastic, definitely play the first one before the second imo.
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Make sure you play the Witcher 1 Enhanced Edition, makes life easier.
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Enhanced edition, got it. Thanks fellas! All repped+
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Better than the second, character wise, atmosphere wise, and gameplay wise...so yes.

The Witcher is 2 amazing though.
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when you finish the first the first witcher, all youll want to do is plough more plough more plough more
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