How Witcher 3 Builds Character through Choice

The folks at Extra Credits have published a new video on The Witcher 3's narrative. This time, using the romantic dilemma presented in the game (the romantic triangle between Yennefer, Geralt and Triss) as a starting point, they challenge the notion that blank slate protagonists make for a better vehicle for choice-driven stories.

I feel like the video is perhaps a little too dismissive and reductive when it comes to analyzing the so-called blank slate protagonists (the video primarily focuses on the Mass Effect series and its Paragon/Renegade system), but it's still food for thought and a good way to start an interesting discussion: