On the cusp of The Witcher 2's launch, Nightmare Mode examines the predecessor, The Witcher. In this first post, they tackle on something they believe The Witcher 1 does well: plausibility.
If you're going to play a character, you have to believe that he or she started out as someone normal. Progression to a superhuman level as the game progresses is fine, but you can’t feel for a character who starts out as some overpowered, mystical other.
Enter the Witcher.