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    Following the success of the first season of the live-action TV series of The Witcher, Netflix has not only a Season 2 planned but a new spin-off series as well. Indeed, the streaming giant announced The Witcher: Blood Origin. This 6 part live-action spin-off series will take place 1200 years before Geralt of Rivia and will revolve around the story of the first Witcher.


    Additional details haven't been provided at this time but we will update you once we hear more. Are you looking forward to this spin-off?

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  3. yusuo

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    I keep meaning to watch the witcher season 1 is it any good?
     
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    it's fine. Henry Cavill tries to be too much to be stoic and his gruff voice is decidedly faked but it does have some nice action scenes. you could watch it if you've got nothing else to watch.
     
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    Not good at all. If you do your research, you can see that it is hated by everyone.
     
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    You are such a nice person for asking...

    No, I am not.
     
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    It’s fine for what it is. The writing suffers a lot from them telling three non-concurrent stories at once. Some really solid action scenes in most episodes though, and the chemistry between a few of the actors is really good. The books tell the stories better of course, but it laid a good groundwork that can hopefully be fixed and improved for season 2
     
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    It's a good show, don't mind the haters (mostly book readers)
    Only problem with the show that it seems with low budget unloke GOT, other than that it's enjoyable.
     
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    This, pretty much. The only major problem I had with the show was all the timeline jumping between scenes in the same episode, it gets a bit disorienting and if you don't know the source material well you'll have a pretty difficult time following what's going on.

    But it's a good enough show to watch if you're a fan of the series.


    As to the spin-off, neat, so long as they don't butcher any of the currently known lore in the process I'll probably enjoy it.
     
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    If you have more spare time, read books which Imo is more detailed and interesting than both games and Netflix series.
     
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    Is the series on netshitx based on the books, or the cdproject games?
     
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    Books
     
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    cool
     
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    LOOSELY based on books.
    Games are more faithful than them ironically.
     
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    Go and watch few and decide if it is for you. I haven't seen it but I loved the monsters and I hope it is good. I cannot care about some people hate it. We are all different.
     
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    aside from Triss, it's a good show and looking forward to season 2 and this spinoff series.
     
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    oh.
     
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    I'm so excited and I just can't hide it!
     
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    Sure, why not. The forever-quarantine has me running quite low on TV series and movies to watch. Then again, this probably won't be out until fall 2021 at the earliest.
     
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    its actually kinda neat.
     
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    I really tried to like it, I git used to Cavill eventually, I suppose he's imitating Geralt, so ultimately it's decent.

    But the story telling is dire, very poorly done. It would be a decent show if they had someone who could weave it together.

    I seriously hope season 2 is a lot better.
     
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