CD Projekt Red just melted my heart...

...with this thing of beauty. I was honestly surprised that I hadn't heard about this anywhere.

I feel like I finally got the closure I wanted! This is what I wanted to see as the absolute last quest in Witcher 3: an easter egg for people who completed every single quest and contract. A big ol' party at Corvo Bianco with everyone, and I mean everyone from the main game.

I don't know what else to say. This kind of thing is just absolutely wonderful. God I fucking love Witcher 3!

I've still not finished The Witcher 3 and I've had it from release. It's weird as I love it while playing it but I don't feel any real pull to return to it in between sessions.

votemarvel:
I've still not finished The Witcher 3 and I've had it from release. It's weird as I love it while playing it but I don't feel any real pull to return to it in between sessions.

I know what you mean as I've felt that with the first two. But, they are still some of my all time favorite games. It's really odd, but I think in my case it's because the games are pretty daunting in size. I'm waiting until my immediate backlog is complete before starting TW3 though, because I think it will deserve my full gaming attention.

Even if I'm not that invested in the series (Only played Witcher 2 for a couple of hours but I got 125 hours for Witcher 3) it was nice and felt personal.

and what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say, that Bartholen's small heart grew three sizes that day.

No, but seriously, that's an awesome concept. CD projekt proving they deserve their good reputation. Granted, I got insane sensory overstimulation from how much there was to do in the witcher 3... but that easter egg sounds like it'll be a blast when I finally complete all the quests in witcher 3... sometime around 2021

The Witcher 3 is my favorite game of all time. I still play it. I complete it and then I start a new game. Why? Because I have to play something, and The Witcher 3 ruined most other games for me. The only other game that I played this year from start to finish was Divinity Original Sin 2. I loved it, sure, but it's not The Witcher 3.

One day I will play Witcher 3...maybe...

But I need to get through 1 and 2 first.

"But Saelune, you can just skip them"

NO D:<

Saelune:
One day I will play Witcher 3...maybe...

But I need to get through 1 and 2 first.

"But Saelune, you can just skip them"

NO D:<

What about skipping the first and only playing the second?

Saelune:
One day I will play Witcher 3...maybe...

But I need to get through 1 and 2 first.

"But Saelune, you can just skip them"

NO D:<

For God's sake (and for your sanity's)! Do NOT touch Witcher 1 with a 10 foot pole (hue hue hue unintended pun hur hur) unless you have an obsessive fetish for repetition and boredom for 30 hours.

bartholen:

Saelune:
One day I will play Witcher 3...maybe...

But I need to get through 1 and 2 first.

"But Saelune, you can just skip them"

NO D:<

For God's sake (and for your sanity's)! Do NOT touch Witcher 1 with a 10 foot pole (hue hue hue unintended pun hur hur) unless you have an obsessive fetish for repetition and boredom for 30 hours.

I already have. I only stopped cause my data got deleted somehow. I actually thought the gameplay was fine, though the swamp was unpleasant.

Eh jeez, are we still on the Witcher?! They had 10 years to make a game with gameplay that doesn't feel like starting an Airbus 600 and still couldn't. I don't think that's worth celebrating!

Yeah, Witcher 3 (with both expansions, especially), is easily a top 5 game of all time for me, and this was a nice little treat.

Hey CD Projekt! Edited out the utterly immature and tasteless forced sex scenes/nudity yet? No?

*continues to ignore the Witcher series*

Arnoxthe1:
Hey CD Projekt! Edited out the utterly immature and tasteless forced sex scenes/nudity yet? No?

*continues to ignore the Witcher series*

You referring to the third game? Because there's no forced sex scenes in that, and the only nudity is a couple of boobs within the 100+ hours of no-boobs.

Casual Shinji:

Arnoxthe1:
Hey CD Projekt! Edited out the utterly immature and tasteless forced sex scenes/nudity yet? No?

*continues to ignore the Witcher series*

You referring to the third game? Because there's no forced sex scenes in that, and the only nudity is a couple of boobs within the 100+ hours of no-boobs.

Lots of Geralt in the bathtub, tho. But I think that falls under the definition of "tasteful nudity", IMO.

BreakfastMan:
Lots of Geralt in the bathtub, tho. But I think that falls under the definition of "tasteful nudity", IMO.

Yeah, lots of Geralt running around in a towel, too.

votemarvel:
I've still not finished The Witcher 3 and I've had it from release. It's weird as I love it while playing it but I don't feel any real pull to return to it in between sessions.

I'm exactly like that with W3. I pick it up from time to time, play it for a few days, then suddenly just don't feel any pull to go back to it any more. And another few months later the same happens. The game is so awesome, and I want to finish it some time, but it seems my progress will be very slow.

Arnoxthe1:
Hey CD Projekt! Edited out the utterly immature and tasteless forced sex scenes/nudity yet? No?

*continues to ignore the Witcher series*

There are no forced sex scenes in W3 as far as I know. Sure there's nudity, and some intimacy here and there. And the game isn't afraid to show all of that to you. But the sex scenes are pretty much all avoidable. In fact, the only one I've encountered so far (though I'm not super far into the story yet) is one I had to actively pursue through dialogue to get it.

Kreett:

Saelune:
One day I will play Witcher 3...maybe...

But I need to get through 1 and 2 first.

"But Saelune, you can just skip them"

NO D:<

What about skipping the first and only playing the second?

The first (Enhanced Edition of course) isn't nearly as bad as some people make it out to be, even from a gameplay standpoint. Sure, it's different and a bit stilted (dat Bioware engine), but altogether playable. In terms of everything besides the improved combat mechanics and graphics of 2, I still prefer the original by quite a good margin.

Speaking of, this is one of the more impressive user mods I've seen lately -

Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaang. I lost my first Witcher 3 playthrough's save file a while ago, and when I played it and the expansions again recently, I deliberately made a lot of opposite decisions for shits-and-giggles...no Bloody Baron reunion for me...

:(

AT LEAST THE CHILDREN ARE OKAY

bartholen:

For God's sake (and for your sanity's)! Do NOT touch Witcher 1 with a 10 foot pole (hue hue hue unintended pun hur hur) unless you have an obsessive fetish for repetition and boredom for 30 hours.

Aw, it's not that bad. It's just vastly overshadowed by its successors.

To give you an idea, the Witcher game started out as a Neverwinter Nights mod. Those are some damn humble origins.

Arnoxthe1:
Hey CD Projekt! Edited out the utterly immature and tasteless forced sex scenes/nudity yet? No?

*continues to ignore the Witcher series*

There's...no forced sex scenes in the Witcher.

Did you mean "forced" as in "out-of-place?" As opposed to "non-consensual?" Yeah, there's a fair bit of that in the first game, but none in the sequels. They did a good job making the trysts more meaningful from a narrative perspective, instead of just "you saved me from bandits, now come to this windmill and I will give you nudes."

sanquin:
There are no forced sex scenes in W3 as far as I know. Sure there's nudity, and some intimacy here and there. And the game isn't afraid to show all of that to you. But the sex scenes are pretty much all avoidable. In fact, the only one I've encountered so far (though I'm not super far into the story yet) is one I had to actively pursue through dialogue to get it.

bastardofmelbourne:
There's...no forced sex scenes in the Witcher.

Did you mean "forced" as in "out-of-place?" As opposed to "non-consensual?" Yeah, there's a fair bit of that in the first game, but none in the sequels. They did a good job making the trysts more meaningful from a narrative perspective, instead of just "you saved me from bandits, now come to this windmill and I will give you nudes."

Maybe I was mistaken. I could have sworn the intro to W3 had nudity in it at least but after watching it just now, I see it's just showing the backs. Still not optimal but I suppose I'm not gonna be that much of a nun about it. I might give the game another look.

But yeah, if there's a scene that surprises me with nudity even if it's a side-quest, or even worse, if there's some cringy sex scene that also surprises me or that I have to watch in order to progress the game in any way, it immediately degrades my view of the developer by a ton.

Stuff like that (unless it's shown in a VERY disgusting and clear "this is terrible" light, and even then, they can find a way to cover it up at least some) is unacceptable to me. We already live in a society which accepts these things as normal more and moreso. I don't wanna see it in my games as well. Keep in mind, I'm NOT advocating demonizing people who view pornography. I get it. I'd be a HUGE hypocrite anyway if I said I never looked at it. But it should be like cigarettes. Something that we do but we're not proud of and we want to quit.

Arnoxthe1:

sanquin:
There are no forced sex scenes in W3 as far as I know. Sure there's nudity, and some intimacy here and there. And the game isn't afraid to show all of that to you. But the sex scenes are pretty much all avoidable. In fact, the only one I've encountered so far (though I'm not super far into the story yet) is one I had to actively pursue through dialogue to get it.

bastardofmelbourne:
There's...no forced sex scenes in the Witcher.

Did you mean "forced" as in "out-of-place?" As opposed to "non-consensual?" Yeah, there's a fair bit of that in the first game, but none in the sequels. They did a good job making the trysts more meaningful from a narrative perspective, instead of just "you saved me from bandits, now come to this windmill and I will give you nudes."

Maybe I was mistaken. I could have sworn the intro to W3 had nudity in it at least but after watching it just now, I see it's just showing the backs. Still not optimal but I suppose I'm not gonna be that much of a nun about it. I might give the game another look.

But yeah, if there's a scene that surprises me with nudity even if it's a side-quest, or even worse, if there's some cringy sex scene that also surprises me or that I have to watch in order to progress the game in any way, it immediately degrades my view of the developer by a ton.

Stuff like that (unless it's shown in a VERY disgusting and clear "this is terrible" light, and even then, they can find a way to cover it up at least some) is unacceptable to me. We already live in a society which accepts these things as normal more and moreso. I don't wanna see it in my games as well. Keep in mind, I'm NOT advocating demonizing people who view pornography. I get it. I'd be a HUGE hypocrite anyway if I said I never looked at it. But it should be like cigarettes. Something that we do but we're not proud of and we want to quit.

Are you sure you're not a nun? That's a pretty radical view you have on nudity and sex.

BabyfartsMcgeezaks:
Are you sure you're not a nun? That's a pretty radical view you have on nudity and sex.

Compared to current trends, sure.

Saelune:
One day I will play Witcher 3...maybe...

But I need to get through 1 and 2 first.

"But Saelune, you can just skip them"

NO D:<

Read the books first!

Adam Jensen:
I complete it and then I start a new game. Why? Because I have to play something, and The Witcher 3 ruined most other games for me. The only other game that I played this year from start to finish was Divinity Original Sin 2. I loved it, sure, but it's not The Witcher 3.

I know, right. Out of everything that The Witcher 3 has done, the biggest achievement is how badly it puts down other open-world games.

I recently played Shadow of War, and almost every second of my time in that game, I was thinking to myself, "Damn, I wish I was back playing TW3, right now". The game is gorgeous, it is full of detail, and I cared about the side missions more than just because I wanted to tick off the box, or get some gear.

The Witcher 3 was a masterpiece, and brutally, I realise that more in retrospect, more than I did when I was playing it for the first time.

Charcharo:

Saelune:
One day I will play Witcher 3...maybe...

But I need to get through 1 and 2 first.

"But Saelune, you can just skip them"

NO D:<

Read the books first!

I actually disagree, I wouldn't read the books before the games (especially since the stories don't really align). Geralt in the books is a very different Geralt in the games, I read the books as I was playing the game and I stopped playing the game in the last act because I really liked book Geralt and it put me off game Geralt.

Game was fun but dragged towards the end. Especially when you think the story is heading towards a satisfying climax and it just opens another huge area of map to explore. I love the amount of content they included but i think they made it to big. But then i dont have much interest in the lore so thats probley why it dragged. Great game though and one for anyone that loves rpgs.

Rednog:

Charcharo:

Saelune:
One day I will play Witcher 3...maybe...

But I need to get through 1 and 2 first.

"But Saelune, you can just skip them"

NO D:<

Read the books first!

I actually disagree, I wouldn't read the books before the games (especially since the stories don't really align). Geralt in the books is a very different Geralt in the games, I read the books as I was playing the game and I stopped playing the game in the last act because I really liked book Geralt and it put me off game Geralt.

I actually had trouble reading the books.

Rednog:

Charcharo:

Saelune:
One day I will play Witcher 3...maybe...

But I need to get through 1 and 2 first.

"But Saelune, you can just skip them"

NO D:<

Read the books first!

I actually disagree, I wouldn't read the books before the games (especially since the stories don't really align). Geralt in the books is a very different Geralt in the games, I read the books as I was playing the game and I stopped playing the game in the last act because I really liked book Geralt and it put me off game Geralt.

So... you win?

I mean you stop playing the games and simply continue with the superior art form. To me it isnt so bad of an arrangement lol.

I'm on my first playthrough.

I stopped playing 2 as I think a glitch was keeping me from continuing. I might return to it one day, but W3 is spoiling me. It is a cut above 2.

Great video. I'm sad the series is over but what a journey. I'll still go nowhere near Gwent though :)
I would like a remaster of Witcher 1 & 2 in the style of 3 at some point. I love the story in first Witcher but the game style was a bit jarring for me.

Arnoxthe1:

sanquin:
There are no forced sex scenes in W3 as far as I know. Sure there's nudity, and some intimacy here and there. And the game isn't afraid to show all of that to you. But the sex scenes are pretty much all avoidable. In fact, the only one I've encountered so far (though I'm not super far into the story yet) is one I had to actively pursue through dialogue to get it.

bastardofmelbourne:
There's...no forced sex scenes in the Witcher.

Did you mean "forced" as in "out-of-place?" As opposed to "non-consensual?" Yeah, there's a fair bit of that in the first game, but none in the sequels. They did a good job making the trysts more meaningful from a narrative perspective, instead of just "you saved me from bandits, now come to this windmill and I will give you nudes."

Maybe I was mistaken. I could have sworn the intro to W3 had nudity in it at least but after watching it just now, I see it's just showing the backs. Still not optimal but I suppose I'm not gonna be that much of a nun about it. I might give the game another look.

But yeah, if there's a scene that surprises me with nudity even if it's a side-quest, or even worse, if there's some cringy sex scene that also surprises me or that I have to watch in order to progress the game in any way, it immediately degrades my view of the developer by a ton.

Stuff like that (unless it's shown in a VERY disgusting and clear "this is terrible" light, and even then, they can find a way to cover it up at least some) is unacceptable to me. We already live in a society which accepts these things as normal more and moreso. I don't wanna see it in my games as well. Keep in mind, I'm NOT advocating demonizing people who view pornography. I get it. I'd be a HUGE hypocrite anyway if I said I never looked at it. But it should be like cigarettes. Something that we do but we're not proud of and we want to quit.

If the possibility of nudity offends you, perhaps it's not the game for you. It has blood and stuff. And there's even a few fucks thrown in there. But seriously, you are depriving yourself of one of the finest experiences gaming has to offer though.

The Withcer 3 is easily the most overrated game of this generation.

its mediocre game overall with nice presentation and world. the combat suck, the controlling is awful. and most of quest are boring and chore to play.

 

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