Release: The Witcher Adventure Game
A virtual table-top realm opens!The Witcher Adventure Game, the digital installment of the Fantasy Flight board game set in the dark fantasy realm of The Witcher, is available 10% off for the first week on GOG.com! If you were taking part in the beta-test program for this title, you get a special (non-stackable) 40% off discount, valid until December 27.The Witcher Adventure Game takes players on a journey across the world of the Witcher as they assume the roles of four distinct characters known from the books and video games: Geralt of Rivia, monster slayer; Triss Merigold, cunning sorceress; Yarpen Zigrin, dwarven warrior; and Dandelion, roguish bard. Each character has unique skills and multiple ways of overcoming obstacles - the choice is yours: do you fight your way to victory, call on your charm or try your hand at diplomacy? It's the true spirit of board gaming brought straight to your computer screen. Set in the mature and brutal world of The Witcher the game features 4 unique heroes with different skills and approaches to problem solving. With clear, simple rules and intuitive mechanics, tons of quest cards allow players to tell a new tale every time they play. Look adventure in the eye in a world with which you'll fall in love!Get The Witcher Adventure Game, for only $8.99 (or $5.99 if you were among the beta-testers!), 10% off until December 4, 10:59AM GMT, on GOG.com. The 40% off special discount for beta-test participants remains valid one month after the game's release until December 27.SPECIAL CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT!In The Witcher Adventure Game, you race against your opponents to gather the most victory points and work together to complete quest objectives. We think it would be fun to find out whom you would like to see in the game (and reward you for it!) - which brings us to the object of this character creation contest. Pick a character from the Witcher universe, describe their role in The Witcher Adventure Game along with a special ability they can use and 2 skills they can choose to master. Then, post your entry in the forum thread for this news post, making sure it’s only up to 100 words long.In the game itself, you can take on the role of one of four characters from the Witcher universe - so make sure you don’t double up on the ones that already exist in-game!-- Geralt of Rivia, the monster slayer - single-handedly eliminate your opponents with the help of powerful potions or witcher signs.-- Triss Merigold, the cunning sorceress - you can protect yourself with magical skills and cast spells in battle on your opponents. -- Yarpen Zirgin, the dwarven warrior - call on the help of your fellowship of dwarves to aid him in battle.-- Dandelion, the rogue bard - become a cunning diplomat and talk your way out of conflicts, bribe your opponents with gold or threaten to call on more powerful friends.We’ll choose three best entries that will be rewarded with a physical copy of The Witcher Adventure Game from GOG! (Disclaimer: we can't promise that the winning concepts will ever appear in-game.)More details on the rules:-- English-only entries, please!-- The contest entry deadline is in one week - 11.59 PM GMT, December 4th-- We’ll announce the winners two weeks after that (on December 17th) in the first post of this thread, with links to their submissions, and through a private message to the three winners-- One post per person! Otherwise, none will be counted-- Similarly, one prize per person, of course ;)Have fun, and good luck!