The Witcher is a computer role-playing game released in 2007 for the PC developed by CD Projekt, RED STUDIO and published by CD Projekt / Atari. The game is based on the book series of the same name by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. The Witcher takes place in a medieval fantasy world and follows ...

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Change difficulty [duplicate]

As the topic says. Is there any way of changing the difficulty setting after you started a game. I can not seem to find anything in the options menu. Are there any easy workaround?
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Is there a good way to get controller support

I can't seem to find any native controller support for The Witcher (Enhanced Edition Director's Cut for the PC). Is there any good alternative to emulate controller support for this game?
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How can I get sweetfx to work with The Witcher?

Tried to run the first Witcher (EE, via Steam) using sweetfx and the "configurator", but I'm seeing no difference. I have successfully used it previously with Assassin's Creed 3. I installed it on ...
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What are the quests that end each chapter in The Witcher 1

I'm a bit of a completionist so I hate missing quests, so I'd like to do all the secondary quests before ending the chapter. After ending chapter 1 and finding I missed some quests, I had to load an ...
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Is there any use for the secondary weapons?

I'm in chapter 2 and so far, the main weapons seem more effective in most situations, and even if it were useful in some specific situations, changing weapon is quite slow, so I'd like to know if I ...
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Steam backup restoration stops after disk 1

As the title states it, the restoration process (The Witcher) stops at disk 1 and doesn't ask for disk 2 or 3. Only 4.7 GB is restored and I have to download the rest (~6 GB). How can I make it work ...
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Is Witcher 2 very different to Witcher 1? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much of The Witcher 2 will I have trouble with, not having played the first game? I've tried to play the first Witcher game a few times now and just haven't been ...
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Is it safe to delete The Witcher's save games from Windows?

I want to remove most of the old save games from The Witcher that I'm constantly generating while playing (quick saves, autosaves, and manual save points) as I know I won't restart playing from these, ...
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The Witcher: Enhanced Edition missing cursor

I recently purchased The Witcher: Enhanced Edition from Steam. I had played it a few times and everything was fine, but then one time when I started up the game my cursor disappeared on the main menu ...
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Who wants which gifts in the Witcher

I want to know which gifts I should hang on to and, by exclusion, which gifts can be sold to merchants without fear of having to re-buy them to appease that one snotty NPC. So far I've seen the ...
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How do I turn on GOD mode in The Witcher?

Is it possible to "cheat" or adapt my gameplay and to activate a GOD mode in The Witcher?
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Where to find Zoltan Chivay?

I'm currently pursuing the 'Memory of the blade' quest. And I'm told by Shani to talk to Zoltan about the silver sword. I found him at the Hairy Bear Inn a few times before but now I can't find him no ...
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Who is the assassin at the end of The Witcher?

OK, I figured out that the Grandmaster was actually Alvin. That wasn't hard. But who was the assassin in the end animation? I mean both the king and Gerald shared a weird look after Gerald unmasked ...
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How do I get sex from the woman in the village? (Murky Vaters)

I don't seem to be able to get the sex card for woman from the village. What are the prerequisites? I tried to talk with the peasant women both right after entering the chapter and after completing ...
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In the quest 'Berangar's Secrets', how do I go see Coleman if he is dead?

For this quest, I've been told to go see Coleman. However, he is dead and his corpse has vanished, so there's no info there. Have I completely broken the quest somehow, making it incompletable? The ...
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Where can I find Yaevinn for the quest “The Unforgiven”?

I tried to stay neutral at the bank robbery and ended up helping Siegfried (which, as I read, cannot be helped). Now I'm looking to side with the Scoia'tael in the quest "The Unforgiven", but I cannot ...
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How do I know which Difficulty I chose in Witcher I?

I thought I started a game on hard, but the game seems too easy. Is there any way to tell which difficulty I am playing?
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How to attach a rune to a silver sword?

I have found runes in some chests and their description said they can be used with a silver sword, but how can I attach to it?
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How to kill echinops?

I am playing The Witcher at maximum difficulty and it is indeed difficult as it describes, even more. At the moment I have some (many) problems killing Echinops in Vizima swamps. Do you have some ...
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How can I safely start playing The Witcher 2 without having played it's predecessor all the way through? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much of The Witcher 2 will I have trouble with, not having played the first game? I played The Witcher for tens of hours. If I remember correctly I stopped playing ...
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Is there any means by which I can generate and/or download a Witcher 1 Save file for import into The Witcher 2?

So, I'm finally getting around to playing The Witcher 2. (Yeah, yeah, I know, late to the party...). I've played the original Witcher, multiple times, and loved it. I had save files, that I was ...
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Which quests from the first Witcher games matter in the second?

I recently found out that I've lost my savegames from The Witcher. I decided, rather unwillingly, to replay the game in order to try and make the same decisions so that it'll be reflected correctly on ...
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Unresolved plot lines in The Witcher

I recently completed The Witcher, and found myself wondering about some of the plot lines that didn't seem to be resolved. I'm wondering if this is because of the choices I made (meaning they were ...
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The Witcher: turn off combat signals?

I started the game on Normal difficulty. The manual says: Easy – perfect for novice players (not only of The Witcher). At this level, game elements are introduced gradually. Opponents cause less ...
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Change difficulty to hard in The Witcher

I want to change the difficulty in The Witcher 1 to hard in an existing save. I found this: http://witcher.wikia.com/wiki/Difficulty_settings_mod But it doesn't show what the settings would be for ...
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Is it viable to play through the Witcher: Enhanced Edition relying heavily on magic?

Due to the recent release of the sequel, I have reinstalled The Witcher. I have previously played up to the end of the 2nd act but used very little magic. Is it viable to play using mostly magic? If ...
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How can I complete What Lies Beneath “correctly”?

I'm part way through the mystery in Chapter 2 of the Witcher, and while I'm starting to figure things out, I can't figure out how to get Geralt on the same page as me.
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How do I troubleshoot the 'd3dx9_35.dll is missing' error?

I just downloaded and installed The Witcher from GOG.com. However, when attempting to launch the game (the game itself, after the launcher) I get the following error: The program can't start ...
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What's the best way to sober up?

I needed some information out of someone so I had to out drink him. After a few mugs of ale, my vision started to blur and the room started to wobble, but he still wasn't ready to talk so I had a few ...
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The Witcher Play Order [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much of The Witcher 2 will I have trouble with, not having played the first game? Does Witcher 2 continue the story of Witcher 1 and if so is it recommended to play ...
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Is Geralt's Amnesia because I didn't import a Witcher 1 save file?

In the opening scene of the game, you meet the Crinfrid Reavers. Dialog with them implies that Geralt met them previously. Geralt claims to have amnesia. Is this because I did not import a save-file ...
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May I have your card, Madam?

I've just started playing the Witcher. After a romantic encounter with Triss during the tutorial, I received a "card" showing a picture of her. Now when I view her entry in my journal, there is a ...
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What are the effects of importing an old savegame into the Witcher 2?

I've heard in some previews of The Witcher 2 that you can import your old The Witcher 1 savegames into the new game, similar to the way Mass Effect allows this. Is there any information on what ...
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How can I change the difficulty during the game in The Witcher?

In the Witcher you choose a difficulty level at the start and can't change it thereafter. I've played through a fair way and would like to change difficulty without restarting and having to play ...
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What Rune and Meteorite combinations offer me the most effective blades?

So, I've just reached Chapter 4 in The Witcher (playing the Enhanced Edition if that matters), with a melee-focused build for Geralt, and I'm getting to the point where my options for weapons really ...
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What Should I Know Before playing The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) for the first time?

I picked up this game on sale a while back, and have been putting off playing it forever. So, going in blind, what are the essential things I should know before going in? Specifically, I'm curious ...