The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt: Official Thread

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  1. braamer

    braamer [H]ard|Gawd

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    There are multiple endings that your choices do impact.
     
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  2. jiminator

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    not sure what you are talking about, there are multiple endings regarding the characters. The first DLC is just added content for the game. The second DLC will affirm the endings if played after game completion, not sure how that works if you did the
    "geralt dies"
    ending
     
  3. talk2troy

    talk2troy [H]ardness Supreme

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    I haven't finished the game, so I don't know what I'm talking about either yet...

    Just don't spoil anything for me please - thanks!
     
  4. Conman

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    Heeey hold up there a second. Your choices have a huge effect on the different endings. I think he meant Geralt's personality doesn't change.
     
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    talk2troy [H]ardness Supreme

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    WOW - WOW - WOW again!!!!

    "Scenes from a Marriage" was the most interesting, artistic, impressionistic, game segment I have ever seen in my life @ age 53 (text / dungeon & sports gaming against VAX-1032 mainframes since age 10).

    BRAVO to the devs @ CD Projekt RED

     
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  6. Krenum

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    Yeah, that's what I meant, sorry if I confused you talk2troy. I'd never spoil you on anything :)
     
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    Is there an on / off HUD hotkey? I tried just turning it off, and I am lost without it .
    ~ I'll try to spend more time w/ out it - but an on / off hotkey would be GREAT!!!!

    Is there a HUD mod for this?
    ~ ok, just searched & need to try one of these - Witcher 3 Nexus - HUD Mods
    ~ this looks promising - Friendly HUD at The Witcher 3 Nexus - Mods and community

    Anyway, this might interest newcomers to the game in the future...

    I got impatient & just wanted to plow forward in the story, so I grabbed the "Fast Travel from Anywhere" mod and got busy. I quickly got through some major story points - but also realized that I was missing out on all the "random / chance" encounters that occur along the way - so I just started running again & riding Roach more for medium jaunts. I went back to only using Fast Travel for really long distances. You miss out on a lot by fast traveling, but you get side tracked a lot by NOT fast traveling... YMMV

    I was just feeling like - dammit - I may never walk this path again, so I better take every contract & secondary quest that comes along or I'll never see it again. Eventually, I learned to use the J key / Quest HUD & loosened up a bit, but there is so much AWESOME here - I don't wanna' miss any!!!

    Anyway, this is one of the very few games that I will play again & maybe again after that...

    I might even play again after that as long as my video card & display keeps getting better!

    :D
     
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    Cool thing about TW3, every time you play the game, you can always find something new.
     
  9. talk2troy

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    BTW - after a particularly long story segment & too much time in Novigrad...
    I was given a mission that took me for a long ride through wilderness w/ Roach.

    At some point, I stopped to get a beer from the fridge & said - out loud - in my house - by myself:

    "OMG, it's so nice to get out of the city..."

    Seriously - I was so into the game that it was a huge relief to get out of the city & just gawk at the sky, mountains, trees, lakes, rivers & sunset...

    Call me Geralt.
     
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    Well, I finished the main story line with "Something Ends, Something Begins".

    I did not really like the ending but understand it sets me up for the DLC (haven't started either DLC yet).

    I also saw titles for videos that gave away at least 2 other endings & wish I had not seen them - dammit!!!!



    10 minute version...

    I must be confused, because I thought Yen & Geralt were going to run away & just bang in the wilderness for a while.

    Anyway, I'm still "cleaning up" left over / secondary missions, contracts & treasure hunts per location.
    ~ ie: I'm taking on everything in Skellge & almost done, then I'll go to Novigrad, etc.

    I'm also picking every notice board clean of postings as I pass them & new stuff is still being added (I think?) or new stuff is added as a result of the things I just completed. There are still TONS of "?" marks on my map and places I've never been, so I might milk this for awhile & just continue to enjoy the world.


    Finally (for today), I found a video while searching for the vids in the spolier above & found this...

    It piqued my interest & I might & I might go back to play Witcher 1 & 2 before starting the DLC!!!!!

     
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    Installing this now - LOOKS AWESOME!!!!!!

    Friendly HUD at The Witcher 3 Nexus - Mods and community





    EDIT: Got it working & playing w/ NO HUD!
    The video / tutorial is out of date, so it took some screwing around.
    When I use Witcher senses / right click the minimap shows up.
    When I draw my sword, I get the health bar, etc. Cool beans!

    *Back up the files he says to before copying / overwriting / changing anything!
     
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  12. D4rkn3ss

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    god, it looks fucking gorgeous, i finally started playing it :p

    you guys using any mods with it (aside from the hud mentioned in this page)? do i have to? like, i really must use x or something because it looks great or it makes something better or just because its so fucking cool?
     
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    If you guys are clearing unknown locations then absolutely do not bother anything with The Skelliga islands in the water. The only thing you are going to get is lots of items which is fine if you need money but otherwise it's just a massive time waste.
     
  14. talk2troy

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    No mods are necessary... just play Vanilla for the first 20-40-80 hours.

    There are 2 minor mods to fix misc clipping & close up textures to add after you "live in it" for a while.
    ~ they are: Nitpickers Patch + HD Reworked

    Playing w/ out a HUD is glorious, but more difficult & most HUD options can tweaked in the menus.
    ~ I think it's Options > Video > HUD > tons of settings!!!

    Friendly HUD is a tricky install, but mini-map on RT click w/ witcher senses & health bars only when you draw weapons & more.
    ~ makes it a lot friendlier... imagine that!
     
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  15. D4rkn3ss

    D4rkn3ss 2[H]4U

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    ahh cool, i saw the HD Reworked when i listed the top files, but for now i'll just play as it is then :)
     
  16. braamer

    braamer [H]ard|Gawd

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    The Witcher 3 is not like Elder Scrolls/Fallout. You don't need mods to experience the best game play.