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My friend just gave me a copy of Far Cry 2 I was wondering if it was any good? Debating on trying to get into it. What are your guys feeling on the game?
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Great once you start doing the missions its really good! just one word of advice dont go on a fire spree (Setting bushes and tree's on fire) i did it once bad idea surrounded my slef in fire lol

Nah its a great game and the online is brilliant too!
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Alright cool are there any realism mods or anything?
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Originally Posted by KingFrizzy View Post
Alright cool are there any realism mods or anything?
I think so, I've never looked into modding for this game.

Im sure I've heard about a realism mod for it tho but on my laptop "sig" i dont think it would like it too much lol
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It's a pretty fun game go for it! Lots of open-world environment to explore and drive around in. Only dumb thing is AI has stupid-good accuracy and that kinda makes me mad and it's not very realistic when trying to kill them if you play on the hardest difficulty since you die very quickly and they dont. But overall, its a fun game!
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I thought it was a great game. It has a huge map, lots of baddies to shoot and missions to complete. Don't know how many people still play online but I had a blast when I was playing it.

Just be warned, sometimes there can be a bit of driving around to do.
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Its an okay game. The AI are really, really annoying in that patrols just to follow you everywhere you go and will never leave you alone. It makes for exploring the world extremely tedious and a pita.
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It gets boring after awhile. Where you end up going "meh," then load up BC2 instead.
Edited by Diabolical999 - 4/25/11 at 6:56pm
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FC2 was, IMHO, a painfully boring, mindlessly repetitive, and truly annoying experience. Basically a giant, steaming pile of suck and fail.

If you wanna play a sandbox style game with a pathetically shallow storyline, where you spend tons time just traveling place to place, you should fire up Just Cause 2.

Even like the 5th time through JC2 would still be 5x more fun than the first time playing FC2.

It DOES, however, look really nice. It's worth playing for a few hours, just to check it out, esp. since it was free. Who knows, maybe you'll end up liking it. Some people obviously did.

The thing that annoyed me to no end about it is that there's these two factions in the game, and at any given time you're almost always on a mission for one faction or the other, right?

And both factions have their grunts out in the landscape, manning checkpoints and such ... and yet even when you're working on a mission for one of these factions, assigned to you by the faction's leader, ALL their grunts out in the field still hate and want to kill you.

EVERYBODY hates and wants to kill you in this game ... unless you're in one of the games towns. Then you're cool.

It's freaking annoying. And so is the seemingly infinite amount of driving you have to do. Esp. since everywhere you go, anyone that lays eyes on you just starts flinging lead w/o before you're even close enough for them to know who you are.

And don't even get me started on the stupid Malaria mechanic, or the totally half-baked 'friend' system they obviously tried to belatedly tack onto the game once they realized that their game had absolutely zero ability cause a player to feel anything like an 'emotion' in regards to it's banal proceedings ... other than frustration, of course.

Finishing that game was a chore ... one which I never did bring myself to fully accomplish. I think I'd rather get a root canal than try to play it again. At least that's over in an hour or so.
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Did you know that theres a travel system in the game in the shape of buses? Means you dont have to drive very far at all and can avoid 90 percent of the checkpoints. I also had problems running this in DX10 the game would just close with no error after about hour of playtime this didnt happen using DX9 so i would suggest running it in DX9.
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