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Browsing all articles tagged with The Witcher.

Blood of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski

Blood of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski
4.5

Although The Witcher series had been on my to-read list for years, I didn’t actually get around to it until I spent a bit too much time on YouTube one slow afternoon. I learned two things that day. First, if you play the Lord of the Rings soundtrack enough, YouTube will eventually begin suggesting other […]

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The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski

The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski
5

When I asked Twitter whether I should buy the first Witcher game, I got a unanimous YES. One gentleman informed me that the games were based on a series of novels by Polish author Sapkowski, which I’m sure most Fantasy-Faction readers already know. I didn’t and was therefore mighty curious. Standing in Waterstones, I had […]

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“The Witcher: Sword Of Destiny” Extract

“The Witcher: Sword Of Destiny” Extract 

The Witcher is far more than the title/class of a character in an SFF Book in its native Poland. In its country of origin, the series of novels and short stories by writer Andrzej Sapkowski has the kind of cult following that The Lord of The Rings has over here in Britain. Indeed, the growing […]

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Three More Witcher Novels & Witcher 3 Game Play

Three More Witcher Novels & Witcher 3 Game Play 

We are delighted to hear from our friends over at Gollancz towers that they’ve acquired three more books in ’s THE WITCHER series. For those unfamiliar, the stories centre around a character – The Witcher, Geralt – who is a kind of mutant assassin that’s been trained since childhood to hunt down and destroy monsters. […]

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The State of Fantasy: Videogame News from the Scrying-Glass of E3

The State of Fantasy: Videogame News from the Scrying-Glass of E3 

Fantasy has always been a salient feature in the videogame landscape, right down to the essential footprint of guiding an idealised persona through an imagined world. The hallmarks of fantasy – high fantasy especially – have become a reliable foundation for a great many titles over the years, and there are no signs of it […]

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The Witcher 1 & 2

The Witcher 1 & 2
4.5

Monster slayer, mutant, mercenary, butcher, hero; these terms have all been used to describe Geralt of Rivia, protagonist and star of The Witcher and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. Based on the works of Polish fantasy author Andrzej Sapkowski and developed by the likewise Polish game studio CD Projekt RED, the Witcher games have […]

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