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Here you go bro:
FC3 DD Content Had me confused too with all the damned UPlay nonsense and whatnot. Even sent Steam a support notice...feel like a fool now doh.gif Starting to see why everyone complains about UBI....
I think I spent at least 3 hours just hunting animals last night. Got mauled by this bumb rushed by that---it was great biggrin.gif
Even with UPlay and all this nonsense, this game is pretty awesome. Seriously. Put it to the hardest setting and it makes it interesting.

Can you elaborate on Uplay and all this nonsense. The only game I own that requires it is Splinter Cell Conviction and it is not currently installed nor is Uplay. I am aware there was a security issue with it but AFAIK that has since been fixed.

I was just going to purchase the game off steam.....should I just Install Uplay and buy it directly on their store instead? Currently running 0 Ubisoft titles on my rig.
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Uplay ain't that bad smile.gif
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Can you elaborate on Uplay and all this nonsense. The only game I own that requires it is Splinter Cell Conviction and it is not currently installed nor is Uplay. I am aware there was a security issue with it but AFAIK that has since been fixed.
I was just going to purchase the game off steam.....should I just Install Uplay and buy it directly on their store instead? Currently running 0 Ubisoft titles on my rig.

I bought it through Steam thinking that, like every other game, it'd just use Steam to run. You will have to download and install UPlay anyway and launch it (but you already have it) along with Steam, every time you play it. Had to register and all that jazz...I was just thinking it'd run via Steam like every other game. Not a big issue, was just another layer of stuff I really wasn't looking to have to use.

I'm not at all familiar with UPlay so, I just purchased via Steam.

It's a great game so I just look past the UPlay. thumb.gif
 
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Haven't had any issues with Uplay working alongside Steam so I don't mind it at all. Now if it was like GFWL...
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I bought it through Steam thinking that, like every other game, it'd just use Steam to run. You will have to download and install UPlay anyway and launch it (but you already have it) along with Steam, every time you play it. Had to register and all that jazz...I was just thinking it'd run via Steam like every other game. Not a big issue, was just another layer of stuff I really wasn't looking to have to use.
I'm not at all familiar with UPlay so, I just purchased via Steam.
It's a great game so I just look past the UPlay. thumb.gif

Ah cool ya I had the same experience with Splinter Cell bought it through steam and figured it would be the same as you described but alas two layers of DRM. Thankfully I saved my Uplay account info. thumb.gif

The security issue was a rootkit but a patch fixed it.....I personally never had any issues with Uplay or SCC but after a reformat, reading news of a security flaw and not really in the mood to play the game anytime soon I opted to just leave it all off. Guess I will just add it to the steam library......Thanks All. biggrin.gif
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Well, i've been getting more into the game as i've been playing it and the missions and interaction have been hit or miss so far with this game, but i've been making the best of it, buying nice gun toys, getting upgrades and pretty paint jobs for them and making life a living hell for all the pirates on the island. Setting crap on fire, sniping and running around in the dark screwing with pirate encampments and being a grade A nutcase just like my Far Cry 1 days lol!

Anyway without spoiling the main storyline, there is this one special mission were I need to go, lets say, "remove" some special grass that's causing problems and I get a very nice toy to accomplish the goal. Being me, I drive across everything in my path NOT following the roads in my dune buggy through forests, running over every endangered species till I come across the "special farms" and I need to cleanse the land.

Before I know it, Jason is completely high off his rocker, I can't aim and shoot at anything with my guns because my aim is so poor from the "smoke" and the pirates are running around screaming and panicking as I lob grenades, mololtov cocktails and flame throw everything I see in my cloudy vision, wildlife is running all over the place as the surrounding forest catches fire, barrels are exploding like rockets and all the while i've got this booming jamaican music in my headphones "Alllright maaaan, we gonna set da place on fire fire fire fire....we gonna have da fun fun fun time, Ya ya man! We haven da fun in da sun!!" and I'm completely laughing my ass off the entire time with a huge grin on my face.


Now THIS, is gaming! biggrin.gif:D
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Silenced sniper + outposts = awesome.
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What up my fellow FC3 fans!

So I used my Upoints to unlock the Revolving Gift for single player and when I entered the game it was not in my inventory. Whats the deal.. Do I have to unlock it in the game? I don't even see it in the gun store. confused.gif


EDIT: 2:29: nevermind, I found the this beastly hand cannon in the "Signature Weapon's" category @ the gun store for $2790. Wow! you have to spend 30 U-points and still pay for it in the game.. laame.

oh well.. its worth it biggrin.gif

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So some mixed reactions to this game so far, im still not sure after falling for the hype of FC2 and being massively disappointed. It does look like they addressed a lot of the problems from FC2.

I may have to add this to my christmas list.
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Im wanting to disable the HUD though I am having a hard time using a hex editor. I was wanting a bit of help from the community. Thanks guys.


http://www.gameranx.com/updates/id/11204/article/far-cry-3-guide-how-to-hide-or-disable-the-ui-hud/
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