That being said, it is safe to say we probably would not be talking about a Witcher TV show without CD Projekt Red's massively popular RPG series. Sapkowski's anthology makes up for eight books and story collections that center on a secretive group of hunters trained from a young age to combat savage and vulgar monsters.
The team also includes Tomas Baginski, who directed the intro videos in all Witcher games.
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Netflix's original series are, for the most part, pretty awesome whereas video game adaptations tend to be pretty lame, but perhaps combining the two will result in a series fans can be proud of.
"The Witcher stories follow an unconventional family that comes together to fight for truth in a risky world", said producers of the TV series, Sean Daniel and Jason Brown. Baginski is said to also be slated to direct at least one episode for each season, adding to the ambition of the series spanning several seasons. This is good news for writer Andrzej Sapkowski who created Geralt of Rivia, the world he inhabits, and who crafted several of the storylines that have made it into the game. He apparently expressed his excitement that "The Witcher" TV series is "staying true to the source material and the themes", which he has passionately worked on for over thirty years.
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"The Witcher stories follow an unconventional family that comes together to fight for truth in a unsafe world", said Daniel and Brown. "The characters are original, amusing and constantly surprising, and we can't wait to bring them to life at Netflix, the flawless home for innovative storytelling". There is also worry thrown into the mix, as movies based on games and books have not always lived up to snuff in the past, including a previous adaptation of The Witcher story, named The Hexer. From there, two more games were released culminating in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt which is considered by many to be one of the best RPGs in gaming history.
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