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The Witcher 3: Horse training simulator.

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  • WolfprintWolfprint Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Spoit wrote: »
    Mblackwell wrote: »
    You can't retcon yourself in the same game.

    Sure you can. DA2 does it to your "choices" all the time :P

    EDIT:
    Wolfprint wrote: »
    No game feels complete without a satisfying end-boss fight with suitable denouement.

    Off topic, but I've made the argument before that kotor2's ending would have been significantly stronger, or at least more fitting with the themes it presented, if it had ended at dantooine, rather than tacking on the boss rush at the end

    I think it depends on how well the developers have been leading the player up to the point. If you've been playing a game that feels like hundreds of other mundane RPGs you're used to, you'll be expecting an end-boss fight. But if you've constantly been telling your player that this is a different sort of game, expectations will adjust. TW2 never made the difference explicit, but it is still a different sort of game.

    I agree that the KOTOR2 ending was extremely rushed. What would have been better, was some well-scripted or well thought out denouement, explaining the consequences of your actions. You don't always need a boss fight. But as a player, and as a participant in a semi-narrative story, you will need some kind of satisfying closure. Because this is a game, and not real life dammit.

  • FoefallerFoefaller Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Hardtarget wrote: »
    just curious, has there been any talk of a 1.3 patch at all?

    Yup.

    http://www.en.thewitcher.com/community/entry/55/
    Moreover, we would like to assure you that announcing the Xbox 360 version of the game does not mean discontinuing support for the PC version. We read your comments, we listen to your opinions and we are working hard on the patch. Among other fixes the patch 1.3 will add support for 4:3 resolutions.

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  • curly haired boycurly haired boy Your Friendly Neighborhood Torgue Dealer Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    also apparently the reason why there aren't any official forums up yet is because they contracted that out to an external company so they could finish the game

    and the external company fucked it up

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  • MblackwellMblackwell Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Well someone did it:

    http://witchernexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=87
    Panel Tweaks - Better Item Sorting and Filters
    There are currently two main changes and one minor change:
    1) Adds a miscellaneous items filter to the inventory and trading panel.

    I call it miscellaneous and hesitate to use the word junk. This is what's filtered by it: active items that don't
    appear in any of the other category filters (except "all items"). If that isn't junk, I don't know what is,
    but besides other things like trinkets, used traps, and the like, there's the unlikely chance it could have some other
    undisclosed value.

    <<< ATTENTION GAMEPAD USERS >>>
    The miscellaneous items filter comes after the "all items" filter, even though it's in the top row. From feedback it
    seems to be convenient enough behavior to not change that.

    2) Adds sorting buttons to the inventory and trading panel. By default items are sorted alphabetically in ascending order.

    You can sort:
    2a) Alphabetically. Icon: Glagolitic letter "buky".
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    2b) Time acquired. Icon: Hourglass
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    2c) By aggregate item weight. Icon: Weight.
    AKVr5.jpg

    2d) By aggregate price. Icon: Oren.
    f2duC.jpg

    Time acquired is pretty loosely defined as just the order they were in before they were sorted. So far it seems to
    be that the game initially orders the lists according to when you acquired an item. If you already have some quantity
    of a newly acquired item, the "time acquired" won't update because basically the item already in the list just
    gets one more quantity. I just mention this so you don't wonder where the item you just bought may have gone if
    sorted by time acquired.

    If using a mouse, click the selected button again to change the ordering. See below if using a gamepad. The color of
    the button will change to show you the current order.

    Sorting by name should take localization rules into account. If it doesn't please let me know, but I specified to sort
    them with that option.

    <<< ATTENTION GAMEPAD USERS >>>
    Use the right trigger to cycle through the next sorting button. Use the left trigger to invert the sorting order.
    If you've remapped your input, then try whatever you've remapped it to or reset it.


    3) Sorts the potions to drink alphabetically. As mentioned, the other panels like crafting and alchemy will later be
    in for the same treatment.

    Music: The Rejected Applications | Nintendo Network ID: Mblackwell

  • Silent TristeroSilent Tristero Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    I actually feel like a second run at this, which is rare for me, especially so soon.

    Is Iorveth's path considerably different? I have to assume that it is...

    Kind of want to wait on the 1.3 patch for the aspect ratio. I also wonder what direction DLC will take; more integrated quests like 'Troll Trouble', or stuff that takes the form of additional chapters... If it's integrated, it makes sense to wait, but then again we might not see anything significant added until the 360 version hits.

  • ZxerolZxerol The fullest, most luscious beard. Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    The entirety of chapter 2 is different, which in turn affects what happens in 3.

    Basically, this game requires at minimum of two playthroughs or else you'll miss like a third or more of the game.

  • MongerMonger Hella Fuckin Smokey Dallas, TXRegistered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Mblackwell wrote: »
    Well someone did it:

    http://witchernexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=87
    Panel Tweaks - Better Item Sorting and Filters
    There are currently two main changes and one minor change:
    1) Adds a miscellaneous items filter to the inventory and trading panel.

    I call it miscellaneous and hesitate to use the word junk. This is what's filtered by it: active items that don't
    appear in any of the other category filters (except "all items"). If that isn't junk, I don't know what is,
    but besides other things like trinkets, used traps, and the like, there's the unlikely chance it could have some other
    undisclosed value.

    <<< ATTENTION GAMEPAD USERS >>>
    The miscellaneous items filter comes after the "all items" filter, even though it's in the top row. From feedback it
    seems to be convenient enough behavior to not change that.

    2) Adds sorting buttons to the inventory and trading panel. By default items are sorted alphabetically in ascending order.

    You can sort:
    2a) Alphabetically. Icon: Glagolitic letter "buky".
    d9ctr.jpg

    2b) Time acquired. Icon: Hourglass
    8Gkjb.jpg

    2c) By aggregate item weight. Icon: Weight.
    AKVr5.jpg

    2d) By aggregate price. Icon: Oren.
    f2duC.jpg

    Time acquired is pretty loosely defined as just the order they were in before they were sorted. So far it seems to
    be that the game initially orders the lists according to when you acquired an item. If you already have some quantity
    of a newly acquired item, the "time acquired" won't update because basically the item already in the list just
    gets one more quantity. I just mention this so you don't wonder where the item you just bought may have gone if
    sorted by time acquired.

    If using a mouse, click the selected button again to change the ordering. See below if using a gamepad. The color of
    the button will change to show you the current order.

    Sorting by name should take localization rules into account. If it doesn't please let me know, but I specified to sort
    them with that option.

    <<< ATTENTION GAMEPAD USERS >>>
    Use the right trigger to cycle through the next sorting button. Use the left trigger to invert the sorting order.
    If you've remapped your input, then try whatever you've remapped it to or reset it.


    3) Sorts the potions to drink alphabetically. As mentioned, the other panels like crafting and alchemy will later be
    in for the same treatment.
    Word.

  • DeaderinredDeaderinred Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    bwhaha, theres a naked geralt mod up at the nexus, and he has a tiny ass.

    i cant tell from the screenshots but i'm presuming its also contains witcher penis, since all the mod does is remove the underpant and use the original naked geralt model that is already in the game files.

  • hailthefishhailthefish Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    No penis. Sadly.

  • curly haired boycurly haired boy Your Friendly Neighborhood Torgue Dealer Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    they did promise geralt ass in the game, and i guess they delivered. :P

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  • DarmakDarmak Godking of the Snerkywizards Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    So I just fought the Kayran last night. Holy fuck was that awesome,
    Spoiler:

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  • WolfprintWolfprint Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Darmak wrote: »
    So I just fought the Kayran last night. Holy fuck was that awesome,
    Spoiler:

    I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with QTEs. For one, they aren't so hard that I can't complete them. But then when you're new to the game, or when sometimes the brain is on the fritz, and you screw up a QTE and have to replay the sequence, - man is it irritating.

  • curly haired boycurly haired boy Your Friendly Neighborhood Torgue Dealer Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    they're friggin' tiny, for one thing. if you're watching something cool happen elsewhere on the screen, you can easily miss the icon. i'd blow them up about 5 times the size they are now and make them blink brighter than they do now.

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  • hailthefishhailthefish Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    I absolutely could not do QTEs because the icons were SO TINY so I turned on Easy QTEs and now the icons are the size of my thumb

  • MalechaiMalechai Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    So how high does your persuasion have to be to get Sile in the sack want to see if she keeps wearing the stupid headdress.

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  • curly haired boycurly haired boy Your Friendly Neighborhood Torgue Dealer Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Malechai wrote: »
    So how high does your persuasion have to be to get Sile in the sack want to see if she keeps wearing the stupid headdress.

    it never gets high enough. :(

    i did persuade her.

    she still ignored me
    Spoiler:

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  • Mr_GrinchMr_Grinch Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    This'll probably get me strung up by all you lovely PC gamers but... can I use my 360 pad with this game? Mouse + Keyboard put me off playing the first one when I tried it recently.

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  • ZxerolZxerol The fullest, most luscious beard. Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    It has native support for 360 controllers, to the point where some of the bonky UI issues are probably because of it. Many people prefer it.

  • WolfprintWolfprint Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    My God Dandelion is ploughing irritating in the books. He's like a medieval Johnny Storm, a Witcherverse hyperactive child with ADD.

  • Tim JamesTim James Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Wolfprint wrote: »
    My God Dandelion is ploughing irritating in the books. He's like a medieval Johnny Storm, a Witcherverse hyperactive child with ADD.
    That's weird. I loved him in TW2 after considering him a non-factor in TW1. It helps that the journal is written in his voice, which adds to the character.

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  • SchwhatSchwhat Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Wolfprint wrote: »
    About normalcy:
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:

  • WolfprintWolfprint Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Tim James wrote: »
    Wolfprint wrote: »
    My God Dandelion is ploughing irritating in the books. He's like a medieval Johnny Storm, a Witcherverse hyperactive child with ADD.
    That's weird. I loved him in TW2 after considering him a non-factor in TW1. It helps that the journal is written in his voice, which adds to the character.

    He's much less irritating in the game. More mature, if still retarded.
    Schwhat wrote: »
    Wolfprint wrote: »
    About normalcy:
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:

    I honestly don't remember. I just have to take your word for it. I thought there were only three of them altogether.

  • AntithesisAntithesis Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Does anyone know if anyone has modded in (chapter 3)
    Spoiler:

    **Ah, never mind.

  • curly haired boycurly haired boy Your Friendly Neighborhood Torgue Dealer Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    still doing iorveth's path in chapter 2

    so far it seems a lot less focused than roche's side, not sure i'm a fan of that

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  • MongerMonger Hella Fuckin Smokey Dallas, TXRegistered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Wolfprint wrote: »
    Tim James wrote: »
    Wolfprint wrote: »
    My God Dandelion is ploughing irritating in the books. He's like a medieval Johnny Storm, a Witcherverse hyperactive child with ADD.
    That's weird. I loved him in TW2 after considering him a non-factor in TW1. It helps that the journal is written in his voice, which adds to the character.

    He's much less irritating in the game. More mature, if still retarded.
    "You can make your own decisions, Dandelion. You're an adult. Kind of."

  • WolfprintWolfprint Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    So, potions. Anyone use any potions other than Swallow/Wolf/Rook/Tawny Owl? These are the only potions I ever use. I remember using Petri's Philtre once, but that's about it. The rest of the potions have certain drawbacks, so I never found them worthwhile.

  • TertieeTertiee Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Thunderbolt, just never get hit or spam Quen because your life does depend on it.

  • WolfprintWolfprint Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    So what potions would you recommend for a shirtless run? Apart from the ones listed above? Currently the only piece of clothing that I allow myself to upgrade are the boots.

  • SoundsPlushSoundsPlush yup, back. Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Cat lets you see people's circulatory systems and is therefore awesome regardless of utility. Virga gives you some pretty good defensive bonuses at the expense only of reduced effects...I think.

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  • WolfprintWolfprint Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    I find Cat only useful in the mines. Other times there are enough light sources to see properly. Kinda wish they had some system where mixing different kinds of potions together would produce some effect other than toxicity.

  • curly haired boycurly haired boy Your Friendly Neighborhood Torgue Dealer Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    ugh, i hate the new cat and therefore avoided using it as much as possible

    i want to see what i'm killing dammit

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  • DeaderinredDeaderinred Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    yeah the new cat sucks, i think i only used it once, i perfer witcher 1's cat. (plus dark areas were actually dark and not a brightness thing)

  • LorahaloLorahalo Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    They seem to have taken into account that Geralt is actually supposed to be able to see in the dark without any potion shenanigans.

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  • ProhassProhass Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    I am so excited that I will eventually get to play this at some point, as I have no moneys for the PC.

  • DramDram Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Mblackwell wrote: »
    Antithesis wrote: »
    Things I noticed:
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:

    The equipment you ask about are DLC.
    Fairly late-game spoilers:
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:

    You can't retcon yourself in the same game.

    I'm thinking that
    Spoiler:

  • curly haired boycurly haired boy Your Friendly Neighborhood Torgue Dealer Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Lorahalo wrote: »
    They seem to have taken into account that Geralt is actually supposed to be able to see in the dark without any potion shenanigans.

    then why can't i see in the mine :x

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  • AnteCantelopeAnteCantelope Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Dram wrote: »
    Mblackwell wrote: »
    Antithesis wrote: »
    Things I noticed:
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:

    The equipment you ask about are DLC.
    Fairly late-game spoilers:
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:

    You can't retcon yourself in the same game.

    I'm thinking that
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:

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  • YougottawannaYougottawanna Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Dram wrote: »
    Mblackwell wrote: »
    Antithesis wrote: »
    Things I noticed:
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:

    The equipment you ask about are DLC.
    Fairly late-game spoilers:
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:

    You can't retcon yourself in the same game.

    I'm thinking that
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:

  • SoundsPlushSoundsPlush yup, back. Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Yeah, Cat was a bit garish and annoying to use, but it let you see people's circulatory systems, and is therefore awesome regardless of utility.

    Also, spoilers for both games with question for those who read the books:
    Spoiler:

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  • JepheryJephery Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Yeah, Cat was a bit garish and annoying to use, but it let you see people's circulatory systems, and is therefore awesome regardless of utility.

    Also, spoilers for both games with question for those who read the books:
    Spoiler:

    You know how the guards in Flotsam say "We have a garrison, we don't need a witcher."? As countries like Nilfgard have become more organized and their military and police grow in size and ability, witchers just aren't as needed anymore.

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    "Orkses never lose a battle. If we win we win, if we die we die fightin so it don't count. If we runs for it we don't die neither, cos we can come back for annuver go, see!".
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