I've finally conquered CDProjekt's The Witcher 2
, and yeah, I'm one of those guys who devours single-player games and thinks about whether they'd make successful MMOs or not.
I played the original Witcher
RPG many moons ago, and one of the few things I remember about it is the tacky naked wench trading cards. Thankfully, the sequel is a superior (and less juvenile) game in every respect, and in fact it's one of the more impressive PC RPGs I've experienced in a number of years. Yeah, it's high fantasy, but it's fairly original, it's for adults, and it features fascinating lore rife with factional conflict (and a unique take on traditional elves).
Would The Witcher 2's
cinematic presentation and unforgiving combat translate to a traditional MMO? I don't know, but I'd definitely pay monthly for a Temerian "action MMO" akin to Vindictus
. What about you, Massively readers? Would you play a Witcher
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