Interview with a Polish Witcher Fan

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, occasionally reading and commenting on Ben’s work on that site. This interview has been lightly edited for grammar and clarity.

Witcher Game Trilogy Synopses 1&2

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”

Tribalism and Interspecies Relations in the Witcher Saga

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”

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Synopsis

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”