5 Fantastic Game, worth every penny!OldOne | 19/11/2007 | See all OldOne's reviews (1)IN SHORTThis is a Fantastic game to put it simply. Wonderful and Beautiful Graphics, Great and Immersive Storyline, Simple yet Engaging Gameplay and Combat System.IN FULLFirstly the Graphics of The Witcher are awesome and it takes a pretty good machine to get the best out of the witcher however saying that even on medium settings the game still looks beautiful, with the level designs having great realism and thought put into them.The main storyline is well thought out with good cutscenes and good voice overs, the only slight problem there is, is that the dialogue doesnt always sync with the characters mouth movements due to the game originating in polish, however this is a minor minor gripe and doesnt matter a great deal (games such as the Final Fantasy series suffer from this as well). There are lots of optional side quests which are cleverly thought out and in some cases helps you to find out more about the world and charcters around you, and not just for experience.Unlike the other reviewer (ciaus01) i found the gameplay and combat system very very easy to use. To move around the environment simply use the mouse to click to where you want to move and your character runs there and you hover you mouse over things you want to interace with and again click. Now from my point of view the combat system couldnt be easier if they tried, you see an enemy and move your mouse over him and click and your character attacks him, the only difficultly is choosing which combat style to use, which isnt too hard either. The styles are; Strong, Fast, and Group, now depending on the type of enemy you face (heavily armoured, agile, or lots of weak enemies) depends on what style you should use. The in game tutorial for the combat system guides you easily through the different options and styles of combat making it very easy to pick up in no time at all.Im a big fan of games like Baldurs Gate (1+2), Neverwinter Nights, Knights of the Old Republic, Diablo 2 etc, all of which have a 3rd person camera which i personally think is much better for RPG's (obviously my opinion), so i liked the choice of 3rd person camera for The Witcher, as i believe it allows you to better see the world around you.Problems with the gameplay are very minor from my point of view, the amount of time the game takes load from area to area is a little annoying sometimes but bearable and this goes for the auto saving aswell (and the next patch is due to resolve this), and as i said above the bad sync-ing of the dialogue with charcters.All in All this is one of the best RPG games that I have played and I rank it up there with the best RPGs and I cant wait for the second one!