By Benjamin Rose This interview was conducted by text on November 23rd, 2019. Oktawian Grochowski is a test manager in Bydgoszcz, Poland, and a fan of The Witcher series. He follows Benjamin on Qoura.com, occasionally reading and commenting on Ben’s work on that site. This interview has been lightly edited for grammar and clarity.
By Michael Busse Overview There are a few things to remember about the video game adaptations of The Witcher. Firstly, the books do inform much of the games, but one doesn’t need to have read the books to understand the games’ stories. Second, a lot of the first two games see our protagonist Geralt sufferingContinue reading “Witcher Game Trilogy Synopses 1&2”
By Sampson Berlinski The Witcher saga author Andzrej Sapkowski built his world with Polish fairy tales in the back of his mind, but quickly decided that such stories with their whimsical nature were lies. The story of the Wawel Dragon for instance, shows a town in terror under the reign of a dragon. When knightsContinue reading “Tribalism and Interspecies Relations in the Witcher Saga”
By Benjamin Rose, Editor You flee my dream come the morning,Your scent berries tart, lilac sweet.To dream of raven locks entwisted stormy,Of violet eyes glistening as you weep. ”Wilcza Zamieć” (“Wolven Storm”), Marcin Przybyłowicz
By Ellie Sullum Calanthe, also known as the “Lioness of Cintra”, spent her life navigating the patriarchal pressures of her society while also maintaining security and safety for her kingdom. Calanthe resisted the confines of marriage, and avoided the consequence of marriage in her society: a complete revocation of her power.
By Michael Busse Outline Prologue Velen Novigrad Skellige Kaer Morhen Isle of Mists Battle for Kaer Morhen Hunting the hunters A Story Ends, and Begins Prologue The world of The Witcher expands to enormous proportions in the third video game installment, but this summary will be focusing on just the most important quests for theContinue reading “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Synopsis”
The Witcher First Trailer Review By Benjamin Rose, Editor After two years of anxiety, angst, and acrimony, Netflix’s The Witcher stands and delivers. 9.0/10