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I have seen there is one out there. Is it any good are there any better ones and can they be applied to the Steam version of the game?

I shall be playing through this over the holidays and would to to spruce it up a little.
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I've just bought this from steam as well and will be downloading this texture mod http://www.moddb.com/mods/the-witcher-texturen-mod you can see in one of the comments that it needs to be installed a little differently for steam. There is even a trailer for it [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FmZjmF5A3s&fmt=18[/ame]
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ogikarma Jun 26 2010, 3:36am says: Just a note, the mod doesn't work properly with the steam version of the game, you have to install it somewhere then manually move all the files to the proper location. Aside from that, nice job.
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Nice one. Will have a look tonight. In work so game sights and youtube dont work frown.gif
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A few mods I used last time I played through the Steam version of the game:

The Witcher Texturen Mod:
ModDB
Witcher Forums
This mod sharpens a lot of the background textures like buildings and terrain as well as things like the armor in the game.


Hi-Res Character Mod:
Witcher Forums
This mod is a nice compliment to the texture mod above and mainly focuses on NPCs, monsters, and animals.


Stuff to make Geralt's Life Easier:
Witcher Forums
This is a small mod that makes a few changes that mean less running around for you. It allows you to meditate anywhere (instead of having to search for a campfire or fireplace) and it allows you to access your bank at any time (instead of having to run back to town and find an innkeeper). The latter is a real life saver when you are out picking flowers and your alchemy bag is full or you want to make a potion without running back to town.


List of other mods.
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Thankyou Xealot will have a look at them.
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Just like to confirm I got the Black Addition, Texturen and Hi-Res Character Mod's working no problem in Steam.

What I did:

Install in this order:
Texturen, then Patch
Hi-Res Character Mod
Black Addition

Ensure that all these files are loose in the Override folder which will be created in the Data folder. The installer for texturen is in German so if it does install to the wrong place (which it did in my case) just move the contents on the newly created Data folder over the current data folder, nothing will be deleted and the Override folder will be moved at the same time.

The game looks a lot nicer and I have not had any issues with my copy so far in Vista 64.

I even got 5.1 and EAX working. I just added the .exe for the game from the steam common apps folder to the Creative Alchemy program and followed the instructions off the Alchemy forum.
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I'm having trouble installing these mods. How exactly do I install them on the STEAM version. I've tried "googling" but couldn't find anything useful. Thanks for the help.
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Its in my post above yours.

The game is located in Steam/CommonApps/The Witcher Once you go into the "The Witcher" folder everything is laid out as it would be if it was in program files. You add the mods in the override folder which is in the Data folder. If you installed the texturen mod first the override folder will be created for you.

So the mods go in STEAMSAVELOCATION/CommonApps/The Witcher/Data/Override
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