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The Witcher 3 Pre-Release Thread [GAME RELEASED, GO TO NEW THREAD]

Discussion in 'CD Projekt Red' started by Bruticis, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. Akratus Self-loathing fascist drunken misogynist asshole Patron

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    On an unrelated but hilarious sidenote, in Dragon Age Inquisition the two followers you can have following you around simply dissapear when you get on your mount, which incidentally poofs out of thin air too, apparently.
     
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  2. WhiteGuts Arcane

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    People on CDProjekt forums have spotted the downgrade weeks ago, actually. There was a bunch of threads about that, and others asking if the PC version will be different from the console version...etc.

    But honestly, doesn't really matter. They will probably release a huge as fuck patch for PC to fix that. Meanwhile, if the game is good enough, people will forget and move on.
     
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  3. Makabb Arcane Shitposter Bethestard

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    Witcher would've been good if not for the shit combat, they should've just made it turn based
     
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  4. Immortal Arcane

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    I want to love the Witcher games because aside from combat.. they are pretty awesome.. C&C, Detailed Plots, Politics and Civil war going on around you and you play a backseat lesser role in the plot, Tits and Ass..

    But holy shit I hate the fucking combat system..
     
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    I kinda like the casualness that creeps once you learn the op moves. Still, would be awesome if they made the game party-based (like most of the saga) with ToEE combat.
     
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  6. Gerrard Arcane

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    Witcher was good despite the shitty combat.
     
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    I'm not sure why anyone thinks they would have done good turn based combat since their initial combat idea boils down to a rhythm game.
     
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    How shitty must a game be if turn based combat controlling a single character would improve it
     
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  9. bloodlover Arcane

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    The combat wasn't really that bad. It was fluent and it punished the player hard if he fucked up. Imo the worst part was not being able to drink potions during battles. Like how the hell are people supposed to guess when a fight is about to happen?
     
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  10. Ninjerk Arcane

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    The worst part IMO was animations not matching what was happening mechanically. The potions being used up during cutscenes was pretty annoying.
     
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  11. bozia2012 Arcane Patron

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    Eh, the only reasonable way would be to make it a party-based game. Geralt usually travels with a few companions, none of which a stranger to combat. And he's getting too old for solo shit.
     
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  12. Gerrard Arcane

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    If you think having turn based combat would improve it you are fucking retarded.
     
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  13. Immortal Arcane

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    I recently just played Witcher 2 on the Dark mode or whatever.. I just felt like a twirly princess.. The combat gets in the way of what I enjoy about that game.

    I would honestly argue.. and this is gonna get me crucified.. that Dragon Age has better combat then Witcher.. *GASP*

    Sorry.. I don't like Action Combat in an RPG.. I would take RTwP over click spamming enemies / spamming a single spell to stunlock heavy armored opponents / rolling around like a retard to dodge kraken tentacles.
     
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  14. Gerrard Arcane

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    Why the fuck did you play it on dark then instead of easy?
     
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  15. Nihiliste Arcane Patron

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    Witcher 2 was better than its direct competitor DA2 for a few reasons but I agree that combat wasn't one of them. Spinning, rolling, QTEs, quen spam, annoying twitch controls, it was just absolutely appalling. That kraken fight was one of the least fun things I've seen in a game in ages. Hopefully they've completely overhauled combat in the new game.
     
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  16. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    http://www.gamespot.com/articles/witcher-3-studio-responds-to-crunch-accusations/1100-6422841/

     
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  18. Rahdulan Arcane Patron

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    They also put a more direct response elsewhere.

    http://www.worldsfactory.net/2014/10/06/cd-projekt-no-downgrade-the-witcher-3

     
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    Neogaf.

    :hmmm:
     
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  20. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    CD Projekt and 'overblown' go together like peanut butter and jelly. Nothing surprising.
     
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    Wasteland 2
    To be fair wolf fur is a gimmick only for people with double/triple Titans and they were clear about that from the beginning. And obviously characters have lowwer detail during gameplay, than during cutscenes.
    Now, this mountain scenery looks lower detail for sure, but how do you know it's from the new build, or that the area is final. It looks a lot like vistas from the first scrrenshots froma year, or two ago.

    Of course what Metro wrote is true, but I hardly see any proof for that yet, if it comes to graphics. Even if true, it'll still look great. I would be more concerned about bullshitting in other areas then visuals.
     
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  22. WhiskeyWolf RPG Codex Polish Car Thief Patron

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    :hmmm:
    What does that exactly mean?

    Besides, PR claiming the second coming of Christ, no really? In a moment someone will tell me they are actually getting paid for it.
     
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  23. Gerrard Arcane

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    Fixed.
     
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  24. tuluse Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I would interpret the statement to mean everything shown is faked in someway and not actually a playable game. Which is a pretty big accusation to make.

    On the other hand, Aliens: Colonial Marines.
     
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    Making separate game builds for conferences like E3 is pretty commonplace.
     
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