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Witcher 1 or wait?

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So I gave Witcher a try, I thought it would be a little similar to Dragon Age's combat since most people compare them.
I only played for maybe an hour or so, but not liking the combat too much.

Should I push myself and keep playing or wait for Witcher 2?
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Others like Witcher, I first picked it up before the "enchanced" version came out etc and I personally couldn't get into it. Then I tried it again with the enchanced patch and again I put it down after a short period of time. I'm more of a morrowind type of gamer and the first witcher just let me down. Hopefully the 2nd will catch my attention more, but it will most likely just keep me busy for a bit until Skryim comes out. To each their own I suppose.
post #3 of 7
I didn't like the original at all, and I tried to get into it a good five times. Just wait for the much improved sequel.
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Hmm so guess ill wait for the next one...
I just hate playing a game and missing some points to the story since I did not play the 1st one.
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I loved the first one. Loved the story, characters, and atmosphere mostly; combat wasn't too bad. I'm playing through the first one again in preparation for W2. If you don't like the first one though I cannot see how you will like the second.
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post #6 of 7
Install the mods listed here:

http://witcher2game.com/2010/06/must...r-the-witcher/

The combat re-balance mod makes it much much better and faster paced. The only thing is that if you let yourself get flanked you will die almost instantly. You also need to use the right oils for each enemy type. The Witcher has a really great story and characters so I would give it another shot.
post #7 of 7
I had the same problem initially I could not get the combat down but after installing the enhanced version I made it through the first chapter/boss. The combos were satisfying and seemed like a nice change from other games. But I never made it back after the first part and I've reinstalled to see if I have enough time to finish. It seems like a good idea to me. The only thing I recall not liking or really getting a grasp of was the elixir making.
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