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Just purchased the Witcher Enhanced Uncut Edition

Discussion in 'The Witcher Series' started by Munchkin Blender, Dec 23, 2011.

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    I just purchased and slowly downloading the Witcher Enhanced UnCut edition. I have yet to dig into all of the reviews on the game, but from what I could tell it is far better than some of the other games being released in 2006 time frame. I hope the game is as good as I have heard.

    The question I have are the grapics really dated now or is it close to the graphics of DAO?
     
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    Frankly, I think it looks better than DA:O, despite it's age.

    Also, you should've bought the boxed version, it comes with many nice goodies.
     
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    I bought the digital version because it was $5 vs. $20 for the boxed game. Also, I can easily use my copy on any machine after the 6+ hour download.

    Thanks for the info on how the game looks; I was kinda turned off on buying this game initially when it came out because it was made on the NWN 1 Auroa engine, which seemed dated by 2006/2007.
     
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    I bought the same version from Steam during their Halloween sale (or maybe it was the Thanksgiving sale, and I think it was $5 as well). "Goodies" that come with boxed versions of games don't interest me at all, so I'm not missing out on anything worthwhile going digital. I haven't downloaded the game yet (got a couple of otehr that I want to play first), but I'm looking forward to it.

    And thanks for the mod link, Topken; one of the good things about always being 3-4 years behind on games is that, when I buy a new computer like I did in June, I won't have to worry about performance issues for a couple of years at least.
     
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    Munchkin Blender, the Poles practically rewrote the engine so it bares little resemblance to the original and the game looks nothing like NWN. Miles, miles better.
     
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    Thanks for the link. I've been meaning to go through the original and The Witcher 2 and some mods would be nice to spice things up a little.

    Wasn't DA:O's engine also based off of the Aurora engine?

    Anyway, even if you wouldn't agree with me that it looks better than DA:O, at least Projekt Red has shown that they - quite unlike BioWare - know how to make some proper animations. DA:O was quite horrible in the animations department.
     
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    That is good to hear. As for DAO, keep in mind that I have only played it on the PS3 hooked up to my 46" LED TV. As for the Witcher, I will be playing it on my new Asus G74 laptop I bought a few months ago. Hopefully tonight I will get a chance to play it; if not, by the weekend. That is if I don't get engulfed by Drake Fortune for the PS3.

    I took a look at what the texture mod does; it does make some improvements, but YOU really have to be paying attention to the small details, which I normally don't do. So, the standard vanilla game should work just fine for my 34 year old eyes.
     
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    And the gameplay will let you look beyond the graphics.

    Pick up the books while you are at it.
     
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    huh? explain yourself...
     
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    The game The Witcher is based on the books by Andrzej Sapkowski. I assume that's what Merlanni is referring to.
     
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    Oh...
     
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    Only two translated into English.
     
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