History Videogame / TheWitcher

30th Jul '16 11:58:56 AM nombretomado
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** A suspiciously-familiar theory about the Holy Grail being a woman is attributed to one [[DanBrown Bronze Dan]].

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** A suspiciously-familiar theory about the Holy Grail being a woman is attributed to one [[DanBrown [[Creator/DanBrown Bronze Dan]].



** And the grail expert shows some contempt for DanBrown.

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** And the grail expert shows some contempt for DanBrown.Creator/DanBrown.
6th Jun '16 11:37:26 PM DivineDeath
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* FullFrontalAssault: [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Bruxa]] wear no clothes when they fight you. Neither do the hag-like devourers, though unlike the former, they just seem to be animalistic creatures.



* UnexplainedRecovery: Well, you probably know this already; Geralt was supposedly KilledOffForReal in the original novels, only to be resurrected in the game.

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* UnexplainedRecovery: Well, you probably know this already; Geralt was supposedly KilledOffForReal in the original novels, only to be resurrected in the game. The sequels go into more detail on how this came to be.
19th May '16 9:14:20 AM DivineDeath
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* GainaxEnding: The Epilogue takes place in [[spoiler:a vision of the distant future created by the Grand Master of the Flaming Rose, who is conjuring apparitions of people Geralt met while rambling only somewhat coherently about philosophy in the middle of an arctic wasteland inhabited by monstrous distant descendants of the human race. And there are enough facts to make it very plausible that he really is an older Alwin who traveled back in time, though none of the characters directly says or implies it.]]

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* GainaxEnding: The Epilogue takes place in [[spoiler:a vision of the distant future created by the Grand Master of the Flaming Rose, who is conjuring apparitions of people Geralt met while rambling only somewhat coherently about philosophy in the middle of an arctic wasteland inhabited by monstrous distant descendants of the human race. And there are enough facts to make it very plausible that he really is an older Alwin Alvin who traveled back in time, though none of the characters directly says or implies it.]]


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* GreaterScopeVillain: The King of the Wild Hunt. He has barely any affiliation with Salamandra, but he constantly stalks Geralt throughout the game and alludes to having a greater plan in mind for the witcher. That plan is only ever learned about in the sequels.
27th Mar '16 2:09:08 PM demonfiren
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* ApocalypseHow: Type 0: The coming ice age that de Aldersberg foresaw will apparently turn the descendants of humanity into savage animals, but he says that the only way for humanity to survive would be a mass exodus south, which he gives as the reason for creating his mutants.

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* ApocalypseHow: Type 0: The coming ice age that de Aldersberg [[spoiler:de Aldersberg]] foresaw will apparently turn the descendants of humanity into savage animals, but he [[spoiler:he says that the only way for humanity to survive would be a mass exodus south, which he gives as the reason for creating his mutants.]]
25th Mar '16 3:02:46 AM demonfiren
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* ContinuityPorn: More often and gratuitous than the standard porn, with many references to the novels thrown in for no other reason than to please the fans. On the other hand, the game is perfectly playable by those who don't know original material, and according to WordofGod, they are an AlternateUniverse sequel to the books with story input by Sapkowski.

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* ContinuityPorn: More often and gratuitous than the standard porn, with many references to the novels thrown in for no other reason than to please the fans. On the other hand, the game is perfectly playable by those who don't know original material, and according to WordofGod, WordOfGod, they are an AlternateUniverse sequel to the books with story input by Sapkowski.
21st Mar '16 1:31:50 PM Clessus
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** [[spoiler: Whether or not Abigail is guilty, and of what, is left deliberately inconclusive, with only circumstantial evidence pointing at her. She also acts harmless when left alone.]]

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** [[spoiler: Whether or not Abigail is guilty, and of what, is left deliberately inconclusive, with only circumstantial evidence pointing at her.her, with Chapter 4 implying she was innocent. She also acts harmless when left alone.]]
21st Mar '16 12:09:39 PM Clessus
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**[[spoiler: Whether or not Abigail is guilty, and of what, is left deliberately inconclusive, with only circumstantial evidence pointing at her. She also acts harmless when left alone.]]
18th Feb '16 9:15:45 AM ObsidianFire
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** Geralt's knowledge of fantasy tropes is not always used to make fun of them, however. They sometimes are very true. For example, in the side-quest "Beauty and the Beast," [[spoiler:the cure for werewolves is sought by [[HookerWithAHeartOfGold Carmen]] for her lover [[DaChief Vincent de Meis]]. Several remedies are found, from the folk (wolf's aloe sewn in a shirt), to the scientific (a potion containing a virgin's tear) to the really corny, fairy-tale remedies (true love). Shockingly, it's the corny one that actually works.]]
** It gets better. Geralt openly admits that he's been specifically trained to see through the schemes of intelligent monsters that are often GenreSavvy enough to utilize misconceptions of the common folk concerning their nature.
27th Jan '16 4:40:36 PM Yora
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* GainaxEnding: The Epilogue takes place in [[spoiler:a vision of the distant future created by the Grand Master of the Flaming Rose, who is conjuring apparitions of people Geralt met while rambling only somewhat coherently about philosophy in the middle of an arctic wasteland inhabited by monstrous distant descendants of the human race. And there are enough facts to make it very plausible that he really is an older Alwin who traveled back in time, though none of the characters directly says or implies it.]]
23rd Jan '16 9:15:09 AM morenohijazo
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* ParryingBullets: Subverted when the Professor comments that he's heard witchers can parry arrows in flight just before he shoots Leo with a crossbow. Later played straight when Geralt blocks a crossbow bolt, causing the Professor to remark, 'I guess it was true after all.'

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* ParryingBullets: Subverted when the Professor comments that he's heard witchers can parry arrows in flight just before he shoots Leo Leo, a witcher trainee, with a crossbow. Later played straight when Geralt blocks a crossbow bolt, causing the Professor to remark, 'I guess it was true after all.''
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