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The Witcher 3 GOTY Edition

Discussion in 'CD Projekt Red' started by Infinitron, Jul 6, 2016.

  1. norolim Cipher

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    No, I didn't claim, having strong women in your game/film is a sign of wokeness. But repeatedly stressing, that wahmen in your game/film are "strong and independent" and capable of "taking care of themselves", especially using those exact "ritualistic" phrases is woke, though. And that is what I noticed in Witcher 3.

    The only Czech princesses I know is Arabela, a lady threatened by the best villain in the history of television — Rumburak

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  2. jackofshadows Learned

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    What about the source? Have you read it? With this approach it possible to find plenty of "wokeness" there, take "lodge of sorceressess" alone, what a matriarchal shit is that?
     
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  3. Paul_cz Arcane

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    Yeah. The Sapkowski books were plenty woke, but in a good way. Same with games. It's not the cheap agenda-driven shit pushed by farleft morons.
     
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  4. Danikas Magister

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    ‘And then what happens?’ continued Avallac’h. ‘The elves, bored with their boring elven women, start to prefer willing human women, and the bored female elf indulged in the perverse curiosity, of the human male who is always full of vigor and strength. And then something happened that no one expected and no one could explain – elves normally only ovulate once every ten to twenty years, but from mating with humans, they began to ovulate with every intense orgasm. It worked with some kind of hidden hormone or combination of hormones. The elven women understood that in practice they could have children only with humans. Its elven women that stopped us from exterminating you when we were stronger. Later you became stronger and you began to exterminate us. But you still had allies among the elven women, They were the party of convenience, cooperation and coexistence… and they did not want to recognize the reality that it was all about copulation.
     
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  5. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    One problem is everyone's definition of "woke" is different. To some a simple "hey racism is bad bro" is too woke, which is pretty silly. Both sides are way too quick to start whining when confronted by something they don't agree with.

    For me it really comes down to writing. Bioware's dumb tranny in Mass Effect was bad because she was like "HEY HOW YA DOIN' I'M TRANS BY THE WAY," which was poorly written and presented. Witcher 3 has very good (video game) writing, so any messages it might be trying to send are more nuanced and well presented in general. The lack of bitching about it here for the most part bears this out. Unless most of their writing staff quit I'm sure Cyberpunk will be equally well presented, though the setting and themes of the game will likely lend themselves to content many here will be against simply existing in the game. The whiny bitching will be epic.
     
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  6. norolim Cipher

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    Read all the books twice. Sapkowski had a liberal worldview, whether he knew it or not. Remember he started writing the short stories in mid 80s, when Poland was still the Peoples Republic and the divisions were quite different, than they are today. He probably didn't even realise, some of the ideas and characters would be praised by feminists 40 years later. He was likely just a cuck fantasizing about stronk women dominating him. But whether his views were clearly defined or not, he was a more traditional liberal, not the modern radical raging one.

    I clearly stated, it is quite subtle in Witcher 3. Cyberpunk is a different story though, the world is in a different place now, and the signals coming from the studio are not good. I hope I'm wrong, but I'm not expecting too much restraint in the ideology department.
     
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  7. Semiurge Learned

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    I though that pic was from Blackadder.
     
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  8. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    The "signals" most of you rant about are things like having a diversity manager and tweeting out basic support of things like black lives matter, which every corporation does nowadays. Only possible "warning sign" I've seen is allowing you to make a trans character, but starting you off with a male or female body and then letting you do whatever the fuck you want to it is very in keeping with the setting. So is all manner of debauchery in general. If it ends up being poorly written and agenda driven then you can say "I told you so," but at the moment I think it's typical internet sandy vaginas.
     
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  9. norolim Cipher

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    The left, most of which is radical these days, has been trying to shut down discussion for a long time now. A mere mention of a problem or dissatisfaction is enough to try and ridicule and accuse people of whining, bitching or ranting. And if that doesn't work, they use stronger weaponized vocabulary. They are hoping people will refrain from voicing their concerns for fear of being aggregated into a common pool of sexists, misogynists or other fascists. This allows the left to preach their increasingly aggressive ideology to the silent masses. Well, this shit doesn't work anymore.

    So, here is the thing, commie: you go fuck yourself with your gay tactics, and we continue to discuss, bitch and rant about whatever the fuck we want.
     
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  10. Silverfish Educated

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  11. AwesomeButton Cut a deal with the authorities Patron

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    Reminder that Sapkowski has always been overrated, and he rose to fame thanks to supply-side starvation of the market for fantasy fiction.
     
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  12. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    Nice rant, but not sure what it has do with anything. My point is there's nothing to bitch about yet with Cyberpunk, really. Unless you don't think trannies fit the setting at all, which would make you monumentally retarded. If there is some poorly written safe space garbage in the game then I'll be bitching about it with you when the time comes.
     
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  13. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    the witcher games are much better than the novels
     
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  14. AwesomeButton Cut a deal with the authorities Patron

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    An author so clueless about the biology of his own kind can never turn woke :lol:

    And yes, CDPR have done wonders with the IP, and the witcher games have higher literary qualities than anything Sapkowski has, or will ever write.
     
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  15. CoronerZg Educated

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    Well... his Hussite Trilogy was pretty good actually :)
     
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  16. Silverfish Educated

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    Who wrote it for him?
     
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    I think TW3's a massively overrated, dull as hell piece of popamole trash, and I like popamole games if done well. But there can be no denying that one thing it does do well is bury it's wokeness behind good writing. Not only does it contain wokeness, but it actually normalizes it to some degree.

    Another reason for me to never touch it again.
     
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    It was a bit silly how Cerys was the obvious better choice for Skellige and this was rubbed into the player's face at every step of the way, but that's the most "woke" aspect of the writing that I can come up.
     
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  19. norolim Cipher

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    Nice straw man you set up there. Well done for knocking it down so quickly and decisively.
     
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  20. Paul_cz Arcane

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    ...and then they subvert it in the ending cutscene when they say how she defanged Skellige..and Svanrige would have probably been a better ruler anyway

    also this hateboner on Sapkowski is retarded, both Witcher and Hussite books are awesome
     
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  21. CoronerZg Educated

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    Yeah, I can understand the hate for Witcher novels, cause he in fact did steal the idea and part of the setting, even though novels are objectively good and sometimes even great. But it's super silly when people translate the hate to his other books as well. Sapkowski is a dick, but he wrote some good shit too.
    Also, maybe most of the people here read his books in english and I've heard english translation is generally poor and especially terrible at capturing the slavic slang and small talk.
     
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  22. ekrolo2 Novice

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    The official one is okay, sometimes pretty good but I'd recommend everyone to try out the fan translations instead. The dialogue flows better, the prose is in-general less bland and it's made my latest read of the books a much better time for the most part.
     
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  23. Danikas Magister

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  24. TemplarGR Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Bethestard

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    I would pick Cerys even if she was a tyrant because she was hot and who cares if virtual bits and bytes people in a vidya game suffer i choose with my dick.
     
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    If you by any chance mean the Hussite trilogy, it was the blandest thing ever.
     
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