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I can probably enjoy Witcher 3 without playing 1st 2 right?

I've been meaning to pick up Witcher 2 if it hits $5...but now that 3 is announced I doubt I'll even have a crack at that with my massive backlog...better off to just wait for Witcher 3 while I finish my massive backlog that includes RPGs like Fallout 3..Skyrim...Dragon Age...Darksiders...Demon's Soul...Mass Effect 1&3...Ni No Kuni...Valkyria Chronicles? Those titles alone totals to what...minimum 250 hours? rolleyes.gif
     
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I can probably enjoy Witcher 3 without playing 1st 2 right?

Most likely, but the first two are still well worth playing.
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I've been meaning to pick up Witcher 2 if it hits $5.

It is on Steam right now for $10, I can't see it going for less than that any time soon.
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Does this mean it will be free-roam like Skyrim then? I would prefer that to be honest.
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I will most likely buy this because I liked the Witcher 2 for many reasons. However, I just can not finish the darn game. I'm stuck in that little midget town and I'm so sick of running here to get something for her and then heading over there to get something for him just so I can find out why I need to go somewhere else... This type of game structure annoys the crap out of me.
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Does this mean it will be free-roam like Skyrim then? I would prefer that to be honest.

i don't want it as free roaming as skyrim, that game is confusing, i always wondering what should i do next, lots of time i'm doing qests that i'm not supposed to do yet.
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i don't want it as free roaming as skyrim, that game is confusing, i always wondering what should i do next, lots of time i'm doing qests that i'm not supposed to do yet.

It's not as hard as that anymore and there is a lot of handholding now with Skyrim with better quest logs, maps, markers, teleportation and even a spell that marked the ground to your next quest.

I want Witcher to bring back hard core RPG gaming, no more handholding, or at least make it an option if you want the handholding in the game.
 
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It's not as hard as that anymore and there is a lot of handholding now with Skyrim with better quest logs, maps, markers, teleportation and even a spell that marked the ground to your next quest.

I want Witcher to bring back hard core RPG gaming, no more handholding, or at least make it an option if you want the handholding in the game.

i don't necessarily want handholding, just make some parts of the map inaccesible at the start, just like how gta iv and final fantasy series does it.
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I thought the last one was beautiful!! It had some of the best effects, lighting, shadows, etc that I have seen in awhile. I am confident that this 3rd one will be beautiful as well.

My biggest hope is that they continue to evolve the combat. From The Witcher 1 to 2 they really did a good job changing up the combat. I hope it gets even better.

I am curious to see how the "no chapters" thing plays out. Open ended stories/worlds are cool but it can be easy to get bored by having too many options for things to do. I hope they find a good balance in the story. Either way, I think this will be a steam purchase on day 1.

I too thought it was amazing! Just hope it looks even sexier hehehe.
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My money. Take it. Take all of it.
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Wait, we get to see yennifer in this one!
My god I'm 2x as excited as before. I always wanted to know more about her!
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