The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Roach
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Roach

October 19, 2019


The Witcher 3, its world,
was gonna be yuuuuge from the start. We knew we’d need a faster means of exploring it. That’s why we started
to prototype horse travel early. We ‘ve done a lot of research,
got dozens of references. On my count – one, two, three! But somewhere in 2014,
a year before we were due to release, our in-house horse testers started complaining. They were experiencing nausea, dizzines. Two words – motion sickness. Turned out the design for Roach was just too good. We had to do something. As soon as the perfection problems with Roach surfaced,
my department started growing. It grew bigger and bigger. Because, you see, bugs are a way
of connecting people to the real world. Reminding them that,
at the end of the day, it is just a game. And since they need to be there,
we decided to design them just right. We recruited bug designers, concept artists, even organized custom mocap sessions. Go go go! Go! Higher head! Higher head! Yes… But the effort paid off. Roach became famous, starring in many Youtube videos, Run, deer! even a few animated shorts. I feel you’re getting angry at me? aye, and i apologize She got so famous we decided
that in the new upcoming expansion – ‘Blood and Wine’ we had to give a her a bigger role. Hi, my name is Wojciech,
and I’m the voice of Roach. Until Witcher 3 my main job was recording animal sounds. But as The Witcher 3 is an RPG game,
we decided to have an option to talk with Roach. Your’e awake ?
Had me worried, you were out way too long. Even considered giving you some White Honey.
Kinda hard to do with hooves, though. Talking with Roach will be available for only $4.99. Preorder now to get the Roach sticker.

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  1. masterpiece… really.

    the music alone… fantastic. BRAVO.
    I everyday listen to the witcher 3 music :3

    sadly, that W3 was the last part with Geralt. I really want more stuff from Geralt, Yen, Triss… And i want drink another beer with Eskel and Lambert and dress us like Yen 😀

    I hope, the Witcher Universe isnt ending now :'(

  2. I loved TW3:WH but I'm sorry to tell you that Roach was very annoying during my platinum run. I hated him!
    Why didn't you just borrowed Agro or D-Horse's code?
    Hell, AC:Origins horses were infinite better than Roach!

  3. Awesome video! This really made my day! I’m a huge fan of The Witcher, CDPR, and, of course, Roach. After seeing this video I now know what I want to do with my life. I used to develop software and I just know I’d be an excellent candidate for CDPR’s bug creation dpmt! I’m very experienced! 😂😂

  4. Faster means of exploring? On foot is faster when that twat of a horse is getting stuck on literal pebbles under the ground every two nanoseconds.

  5. I don't understand how people complain about Roach. To me he was just a real horse. Shying away from water. Left him by the road, found him drinking from a nearby trough… I could go on!

  6. If CDPR is still hiring, I would love to apply as head of Bug development and Bug Director.

    My References:
    I worked previously on Fallout 76, my life Projekt actually.

  7. 3x przeszedlem gre i ani jednego buga z Płotką. Trzeba po prostu umiec grac immersyjnie a nie probować ją wzywać w domach, szczelinach skalnych, na zboczu gory czy sprintując przez wieś. Tyle.

  8. Its cool that the company doesnt take itself too seriously and can be like "yeah there are problems with roach" lol

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