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Far Cry 3 - Island Survival Guide

Discussion in 'Games' started by natr0n, Aug 29, 2012.

  1. erocker

    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    The original Far Cry is a MUST play for any PC gamer. Some people liked Far Cry 2, some didn't but it might be worth it to try out. Unfortunately the 6450 isn't very powerful, it will handle Far Cry no problem and it might be able to play FC2 okay on lower settings. Not sure about FC3 but most likely not.
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    play the first game, for sure.


    i doubt the card will run FC3 at any decent settings.
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    yes, 6450 is entry lvl card. and not specialized for gaming.
    setting low is okay.

    okay, i'll try the first sequel of the game. in case, FC3 is too big for 6450.
    tnq.
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    I played the hell out of original Far Cry and really enjoyed it. It also had lots of good user made sp maps, some with multiple levels. I ended up making lots of videos of the game, many going for no scratch runs on Realistic.
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    played a lot of Far Cry 1, more than Doom 3 or Half Life 1 (they all came out the same year)
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    Nice little crowbar for your box there snapshot, what capacity? I've seen some great deals on the Samsungs, but I opted for the Plextor M5P 128GB, mostly due to the proprietary firmware that keeps performance fast, which has a been a problem with most SSDs.

    I was planning on using it just for OS and progs, but since I don't have a Smart Response MB yet, I'll probably be loading some games on it too. Hitman Absolution is one game where I often have to reload a checkpoint, and they often load slowly.
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    Far Cry was one of those games that really took me as a 'player" to the next level...
    I was really immersed in the game and it's quality to detail...
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    Custom maps downloaded in seconds so it was always fun to try them out....
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    PRELOADING FROM STEAM NOW Mmmmmmmm :)
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    I cannot wait for this game!!!! Have to wait till Christmas though!:banghead:
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    Unzipping files from capsule (that's a greenmangaming style of installing).
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    If only the GMG deal would allow you to buy it. I'm waiting otherwise, still have to finish Hitman. Maybe I'll ask for this one for Christmas, I've been buying way too many games out of the blue lately.
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    I was allowed and just played a little bit. It seems very promising. All maxed out it averages around 25 FPS on my machine ( at my native res of 1680x1050) but it's smooth. Will try to reduce MSAA (max is 8X). At a first glance the graphics look great.
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    Hitman Absolution is a game that can be played at a variety of frame rates, but I find anything below 40 FPS average on their built-in benchmark can result in choppiness at times. Then again I'm on an older (GTS 250) Nvidia card currently, and it's one of those games that tends to imply it's optimized for AMD in the intro screen. I'm sure when I get my 7970 soon it will be soaring at max settings @ 1080p quite easily.
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    Release date Dec. 4th??? but I wanna play it now!:cry:


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    Hi

    Update an update has been released for Uplay that resolves issues with ingame overlay while connected

    Edit: http://guide4games.com/index.php/fi...h-issue-low-fps-lag-no-sound-errors-and-fixes

    For people that are getting micro stutter, Try this - C:\Users\#Username#\My Documents\my games\Far Cry 3\GamerProfile.xml [open notepad] drag GamerProfile.xml into notepad select format and change to wordwrap; next add MaxFps="60" =60fps [30=30fps] so on so forth. this needs to be entered behind ShowFPS="0" within the xml

    Note: this will help and was used in FC2 as a workaround

    atb (all the best)

    Law-II
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    Sorry to read that.

    Here it is absolutly perfect, max settings, HDOA and no Vsync, fluid play, solid game. SP & MP.
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    Well, well, well, seems I am the lucky guy, because entering the FC3 forums it is only and only complaints of all kinds....
    I have not installed the latest beta geforce drivers released for this game.

    MP so far is well... shooting ranges of different flavours, just more of the same old MP limited maps: a complex, a shipwrech and run and gun. Kill cam is cool as it teaches you about how you got killed.

    EDIT: technically a wonder but it has bugs for sure: everytime I load the game it starts from zero... sucks....

    DIT2: seems that the first "mission" is not such, you have to finish it in one go. Then the game starts... Reminds me terribly the FC2 game.
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    Does anny one know how many cpu threads farcry3 supports?
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    I got 6 threads on my side evenly distributed , its well optimized for multicores.
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    Hey Everyone,

    Farcry 3 just came out and I just wanted to show off some of the campaign gameplay. Hopefully this helps you in deciding whether you want to buy the game or not.

    http://youtu.be/WBKZ8H8WRUk

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