The reason for this topic is that these are a bit more complicated to install if you want the full experience

First off, especially Gothic 1 and 2 are some of the very best RPGs ever created and still hold up easily today (except for the controls maybe). German quality i guess...

Here's the link

http://store.steampowered.com/sub/6375/

Now here's where it gets a bit more complicated: On newer systems (Windows 7 upward) a few tweaks, mods and fixes are required to get the games running (and to make it look a bit better). What follows now is a list of necessary things to install as well as the install order

Gothic 1:

  1. Latest patch 1.08k (may be included in Steam version, check the letter in the main menu https://www.worldofgothic.de/dl/download_6.htm

  2. Playerkit https://www.worldofgothic.de/dl/download_34.htm

  3. Systempack: Just follow the installattion instructions here carefully https://forum.worldofplayers.de/forum/threads/1340357-Release-Gothic-½-�-SystemPack-(ENG-DEU)

  4. Texturepatch: https://www.worldofgothic.de/dl/download_247.htm

5)World Errors fix: https://www.worldofgothic.de/dl/download_247.htm

  1. Widescreen Patch https://www.worldofgothic.de/dl/download_335.htm

Gothic 2:

  1. Latest patch 2.6 (may be included in Steam version) https://www.worldofgothic.de/dl/download_80.htm

  2. Not necessarily needed on Steam Version, see if it runs without it 2.6 retail fix (choose the second file in the list) https://www.worldofgothic.de/dl/download_278.htm

  3. Systempack: Just follow the installattion instructions here carefully https://forum.worldofplayers.de/forum/threads/1340357-Release-Gothic-½-�-SystemPack-(ENG-DEU)

  4. Texturepatch: https://www.worldofgothic.de/dl/download_330.htm

  5. Extremely important unofficial patch https://www.worldofgothic.de/dl/download_111.htm

  6. Widescreen Patch https://www.worldofgothic.de/dl/download_336.htm

Gothic 3:

  1. Unofficial Patch (VERY IMPORTANT): https://www.worldofgothic.de/dl/download_478.htm

Further mods can be found, but most are in german