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Loved FC 1 and for the life of me could not get into FC 2 enough to bother more than 20-30 minutes...just didn't like how it looked/played compared to the first. Media has me thinking FC 3 is more like 1 so I might give it a chance...we'll see. Maybe I'll even give 2 another try though from what I'm reading here maybe I shouldn't bother.

FC2 was fun, just a little redundant. Felt like doing the same thing over and over (Insanity? lol).

Far Cry 3 was just amazing. There are lots of really neat gameplay elements...
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Like the parts when your with Citra and you take the drugs and fight the masks. Those parts were freaking yet really cool at the same time. Reminds me somewhat in the beginning when you go in the cave for mushrooms and you trip in there too. Cool stuff that added to the story IMO
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post #102 of 553
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I bought the retail copy, anyone know if I can put the code into steam?

The game doesn't use Steamworks, so no. If you want it on Steam you have to buy it from Steam
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Just beat FC3... now please note before I say what I want, I don't play many single player games. They bore me.

This is the BEST SINGLE PLAYER GAME EVER MADE! thumb.gif

I still have a ton of stuff I can go back and do, but man the story was just amazing and very well played.

Are there still pirates after you clear out all the outposts?
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I am not a big fan of the story so far. I am of a person which wants to play the strongest char like in Crysis with nano suit not a pain human. Also hate all forms of transport. Why couldn't they include 3rd person view? I loved the first, play the second a bit. This is a lot like FC2.
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"Mission Failed" followed by zoning at a check point when I got spotted by an enemy. Really? That's how an "open world" game behaves? How did they manage to actually take a step backwards from FC2? Missions where I can only equip designated weapons, timed missions.. wow.

I'm really enjoying the narrative and voice acting, though, so I am gonna continue playing this train wreck. I was totally taken in by the flair of the opening 30 minutes or so, which I am guessing is the result of the rave reviews. Such a shame.
    
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"Mission Failed" followed by zoning at a check point when I got spotted by an enemy. Really? That's how an "open world" game behaves? How did they manage to actually take a step backwards from FC2? Missions where I can only equip designated weapons, timed missions.. wow.
I'm really enjoying the narrative and voice acting, though, so I am gonna continue playing this train wreck. I was totally taken in by the flair of the opening 30 minutes or so, which I am guessing is the result of the rave reviews. Such a shame.

Did the mission require lack of detection? Checkpoints! Is there a quick save function? I heard about missions requiring a specific weapon is this more a tutorial thing or all pervasive?
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I am not a big fan of the story so far. I am of a person which wants to play the strongest char like in Crysis with nano suit not a pain human. Also hate all forms of transport. Why couldn't they include 3rd person view? I loved the first, play the second a bit. This is a lot like FC2.

Besides the quick travel system that it shares in common with FC2, I couldn't disagree anymore with you. After the disaster that was FC2, Far Cry 3 feels like a breath of fresh air, IMO. I'm enjoying this game so much more than I did FC2. Maybe it's the change of landscape, characters, or narrative, but this game just feels and plays so much better to me.
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Game is awesome!
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Farcry 3 seems to have more FC1 elements, like tropical island, some magic (beast mode in FC1, magic compass in FC3)

But then again, wasn't all Farcrys separate in story?
     
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Farcry 3 seems to have more FC1 elements, like tropical island, some magic (beast mode in FC1, magic compass in FC3)
But then again, wasn't all Farcrys separate in story?

yes they are. completely seperate
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Liking the game so far, but i hate the catch 22's, your wallet is full so you can't sell off inventory because your inventory is full, so you have to discard items. No biggie since you can just get rid of plants.
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