The Witcher

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Name: Wiedźmin / The Witcher
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Creator: Andrzej Sapkowski; CD Projekt Red
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Medium: novels; video game
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The Witcher is a franchise based on a series of Polish fantasy books and stories by Andrzej Sapkowski. It was adapted into a film, a television series, video games, and a graphic novel series. The three video games in particular have be very successful.

Overview

The story takes place in a medieval fantasy world and follows Geralt of Rivia, one of a few traveling monster hunters who have supernatural powers, known as Witchers. "Witchers" like Geralt are monster hunters who (with training and body modification) develop supernatural abilities at a young age to battle deadly beasts.

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Novels

The novels were published from 1993 to 2013

Games

The game's system of moral choices as part of the storyline was noted for its time-delayed consequences and lack of black-and-white morality.

  • The Witcher (video game) - 2007
  • The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings - 2011
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - 2015

TV series

A Netflix series in currently in production. Henry Cavill was cast as Geralt.

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