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The Witcher Old World

Players: 1 – 5 players | Game Duration 90 – 150 mins | Min. Age 14+ | Game complexity: EASY Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Fighting, Miniatures Solo game mode: No | Co-op: No | Online Version: No
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What is The Witcher Old World about?

“The Witcher: Old World” dives into the vibrant and perilous universe of “The Witcher”. This game, blends strategy, narrative depth, and role-playing elements, inviting players to embody Witchers from various schools, each with distinctive traits and skills.

The objective is to gain renown by completing quests, hunting monsters, and challenging rivals.

The Gameplay

Gameplay involves activities such as quest completion, monster hunting, and engaging in duels with other Witchers, all woven into a compelling narrative that unfolds across a beautifully designed map of the Continent. Players navigate this map, facing challenges and making choices that influence their journey and the game’s outcome.

You explore a vast map comprising various terrains, cities, and dangerous locations, all while enhancing their character’s skills and arsenal through a card-driven system. The game cleverly integrates deck-building mechanics with movement and combat, requiring players to manage their cards for fighting monsters, interacting with NPCs, or dueling with other Witchers.

The game mechanics are built around deck-building and hand management. You will need to strategically acquire and utilize a range of ability cards that enhance your combat  skills, magical powers to allow you to adapt to various situations.

“The Witcher: Old World” successfully integrates immersive storytelling with dynamic strategic gameplay. The game captures the essence of the Witcher saga’s moral ambiguity and complex character interactions, offering players a genuinely engaging experience that varies significantly with each playthrough. This variability, combined with the game’s strategic depth appeals to a wide range of players, as well as fans”The Witcher” series.

What is the experience of those who have played The Witcher Old World?

  1. Quality Components:  The good quality and clarity of the board and cards, along with good quality plastics for the pieces.

  2. Edition Confusion when buying online: There is confusion and disappointment among some gamers regarding the edition of the game and the Deluxe Edition. This discrepancy has led to some frustration and calls for clearer product descriptions and imagery to match the actual product being sold.

  3. Gameplay and Immersion: Game is rated highly for its immersive experience and the quality of materials, despite minor typos. The game is praised for being more than just a simple move and action repetition, providing an engaging and lively pace that captures players’ imaginations.

  4. Typos in Story Cards: A few gamers note that typos within the story cards, while not numerous, are distracting. This criticism is especially pointed given the game’s high cost and the expectation of attention to detail

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