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Appears you need to have permanent online connection to play Far Cry 3

If the Far Cry 3 servers are down (as they are last time I checked), you will not be able to continue playing the game once you have gone to look at rucksack inventory in game.
Once you go back to game the game will freeze with the only option of exiting the game.
 
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It comes with the stupid (Console) warning "DO NOT TURN POWER OFF DURING GAME SAVING"...(as if PC users do that.....)

But is should come with "BETTER DO NOT UNPLUG THE INTERWEBS KID, OR YOU WILL HATE US"
 
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hi, I want to ask.
does AMD 6450 can handle FC3? 1gb ddr3 64bit digital alliance.
I never play FC before. should I play FC1 and 2 or not?
It probably won't with any decent frame rate. The 6570 may !

I cannot wait for this game!!!! Have to wait till Christmas though!:banghead:
Yeah I probably will too. Or after because I'll be broke. Just think
we could of saved that money from Warfighter and bought this :nutkick:
 

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Yea, I want this game bad! I just bought MW:BO2 to play with my brother.. My wife will kill me if I buy this as well... lol There to many good games coming out very soon.. To many games not enough monies.. lol

EDIT: Plus I just talked her into letting me buy all new LED lights to hang on the house.. I just finished the house last night.. hehehe It's awesome.. lol
 
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Just taking a little a break from playing this game before I get back to it since the Far Cry 3 AU servers are up and running again.

Still haven't used many of the weapons available.
Mainly using the M700 Predator Sniper rifle which only comes with the Pre Orders.
 
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Tip for maps.

You don't have to buy any it seems. Once you get the cell towers,the map will show on the mini-map screen instead of nothing.
 
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Tip for maps.

You don't have to buy any it seems. Once you get the cell towers,the map will show on the mini-map screen instead of nothing.
Only maps you can purchase are to find the locations of other items.

far Cry 3 set my system to optimal settings and had been playing on optimal until now.
Using ultra showed no impact on performance at the screen res I play at.

I do have a problem with AA in game with the 12.8 drivers though, not that I need AA at my res.
 
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Has anyone Done the Mission ,where you need to Sneak into the Cavern to Retrieve a Privateer Costume?? How did you get in?? I keep getting seen, and I would love some help/Guidance. I'm All the way Down into the Part where you can see the Dock , and the Flame thrower guy's , but I've hit a wall and they Keep discovering me. Please Help.
 
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This is looking like a cool game and from what I've seen you do have access to NPCs and weapons in the editor, but one thing that really bugs me is why the heck did they choose to cloak the NPCs in a shadowy aura?

It just looks so shoddy and I can't think of any reason for it. A game that has fairly detailed environment graphics, selectable FOV and choice of SSAO and HBAO shouldn't be using NPC effects that look like something out of a cell shaded game.

I can't help but be reminded of The Taken in Alan Wake every time I see one of these NPCs with this weird effect surrounding them. The game lacks some polish in ways. I can put up with the subtle flicker of textures here and there, but this is clearly a design choice that makes no sense and just doesn't fit the rest of the graphics.
 
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If You find yourself in a similar situation to what I described in my previous post , then Check out this video I found on uTube. It helped me.

Far Cry 3 Walkthrough Part 30 Let's Play Gamep...
Basically you are not allowed to do the smart thing, back track, throw a rock to distract the guard sitting down looking over the jetty and climb up the ladder to get to the way point.

You have to walk through the group of guards by throwing rocks at the far wall to get to the same way point otherwise the ladder needed to get on the boat will magically not be there.
 
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Can anyone comment on my last post? Any of you with the PC game, do you know if there's a way to turn off this effect or edit it out in the game files?
 
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Can you be more clear and post any images?
 
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Can anyone comment on my last post? Any of you with the PC game, do you know if there's a way to turn off this effect or edit it out in the game files?
C:\Users\natr0n\Documents\My Games\Far Cry 3\GamerProfile.xml

you can edit in there perhaps



So is anyone getting motion sick/dizzy playing this game ?

It's making me feel sick lately after a few mins.
 
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@frag
Can you be more clear and post any images?
I've only been stopping in here briefly lately due to catching up on a lot of work, so I don't have the time to search for pics right now. It's easy to see in any video I've seen of the game though. There's a dark shroud around NPCs. Has no one here really seen this? I can't imagine no one knows what I'm talking about, because it's quite easy to see, and looks horrible.

@natron,
From what I've heard that file only has basic menu settings in it and nothing extensive. As for motion sickness, doesn't the PC version allow you to adjust FOV in the menu? Try cranking it up higher, like at least to 85.
 

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It probably won't with any decent frame rate. The 6570 may !



Yeah I probably will too. Or after because I'll be broke. Just think
we could of saved that money from Warfighter and bought this :nutkick:
I know dude Warfighter is a pile of shit!

But im not paying for Far Cry. asking for it for christmas haha.
 
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Yea, I want this game bad! I just bought MW:BO2 to play with my brother.. My wife will kill me if I buy this as well... lol There to many good games coming out very soon.. To many games not enough monies.. lol

EDIT: Plus I just talked her into letting me buy all new LED lights to hang on the house.. I just finished the house last night.. hehehe It's awesome.. lol
Pics or it didn't happen:)

On topic: Haven't decided if I want to pay full price for this game or wait for it to go on sale....
 
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I get sick only when riding the Quad.

SP is brilliant so far.
 
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Pics or it didn't happen:)

On topic: Haven't decided if I want to pay full price for this game or wait for it to go on sale....
I looked into this A few day's ago , and it looks like they are ONLY for ingame use.:shadedshu
 
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Looks like SSAO looks the best and gives the best frames.

Even though I've been reading HDAO looks better and is better optimized for ATI cards.

http://www.pcgameshardware.de/Far-C...3-Test-Grafikkarten-CPU-Benchmarks-1036726/2/

EDIT: I take it back. SSAO gave a very awkward black glow around characters under certain lighting. You don't get that with HDAO.
Great, thanks for the info. I got the 4 in 1 coupon to get the game free when I bought my 7970, which I just got yesterday. Stoked about seeing what the HDAO looks like.
 
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Ok, now i got what you mean. I have seen that too!
But i would suggest lowering all specs down
 
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Great, thanks for the info. I got the 4 in 1 coupon to get the game free when I bought my 7970, which I just got yesterday. Stoked about seeing what the HDAO looks like.
HBAO and SSAO will give the black shadow on everything. So you will want to use HDAO.

By the way, motion sickness all the way for me. I sit back and watch my son playing.