Jack Carver is cursing the day he ever came to this island. A week ago Valerie, a brash newspaper reporter, offered him an incredible sum of cash to sail her to this unspoiled paradise; but shortly after docking he was greeted by artillery fire from a mysterious militia group swarming over the island. With his boat destroyed, his money gone, and Valerie suddenly missing, Jack now finds himself facing an army of mercenaries amidst the wilds of the island with nothing but a gun and his wits to help him survive. And the further he pushes into the lush jungle canopy, the stranger things become...

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Unique game design encourages a combination of pure reflex shooting as well as intelligent stealth. Draw out your enemies or perform a full-on assault. It's up to you to use the vast environment to your own advantage.

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About FarCry Operation Clearing with 5 comments by pvcf on Dec 4th, 2014

one week before i recorded for map "Desertcamp", which will be released first a stand alone mod, the voice takes for synchronisation. 490 sentences with 4 characters plus 1 female version from jack (jacki then :D).
as you maybe know, you can select a character before playing, which have heavy influence of game style and of course there are two female characters.
the next task was to find a way to handle this switch in-game for the voice takes without work for me, so i simply inserted in my storytelling trigger (its the one which shows text, play voice and play a animation from the other guy), a second female sound slot, the engine now switch then automatically.
next problem was, that the time the showed text was setted for slow readers, so you could read the text and try to understand. but together with the spoken voice files, it was very annoying to wait because the spoken text was, lets say 4 seconds and the written one was shown 9 seconds. in a complete dialogue this was really annoying and destroyed the immersion complete.
so, because the spoken text is not ... very good :D ... (its my hobby project ^^), and showing the written text only the time like the length of spoken text, the player probably does not understand anything what happens... so a new solution for those two problems (there is a third inside) needed to be done:
- voice over needs to be adjustable
- a message log needed to be done.

this is how it looks now:

the message are sorted and marked and saved to savegame, so you can read the task and story with hints at any time you like. in other hand it gives me now more interesting possibilities for puzzles, which is on the other hand bad, because the main story line for that map is written and already recorded -.-
at least i will try to throw out the last few "go to tagpoint" hints and replace them with "follow the road to ... until you see a ..." .

some technically things for those who interested in:
the storyteller trigger which shows the animation, plays sound, shows the text and also can wait if player draws the walki talki (to be sure player is in mood to get new mission or infos), checks first the length of the spoken wav file, then (in default setting), it shows the text only that time and switch automatically to female alternative wav, if its in the slot and if player is female. the automatic messagelogger tracks all triggers which can show messages and provide them with a mark, like main mission, submission or other and gives also a timestamp. if player press tab to mission objective screen, he is on side 1 of 3, pressing tab two times more shows then the message log screen. believe it or not, i needed 3 days for that message logger, 3 hours for messages loggin & showing and 3 days to bring them in a nice viewable format and sort them. its also possible to let make the text size adjustable, but i'm not sure about, so feedback is welcome. a video which shows how the story voice over sounds like will be done in next hours, have to ride my bike now :)

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Once I laid out a screenshot with the changed skin of the mercenary. Changes were that hands at "black" mercenaries became rather black. I know, not one...

FarCry Sniper MP5 Mod (SMP5)
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FarCry Sniper MP5 Mod (SMP5)

Mar 4, 2014 FarCry Sniper MP5 Mod (SMP5) Full Version 0 comments

This mod adds a totally unfair weapon to the original FarCry: the Sniper MP5 aka SMP5 aka "that green beast of a weapon". *** SMP5 FEATURES *** o Ultra...

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Singularity Mod Release

Mar 3, 2014 Singularity Mod Full Version 7 comments

This is the public release of the Singularity Mod, it is packed on a .rar file and is about 704 mb uncompressed. Make sure you read the readme file before...

Episode One - Only English subtitles
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Episode One - Only English subtitles

Dec 8, 2013 Past Attacks Patch 0 comments

In case you didn't understand English voiceacting, here's a file that turns all subtitles into English subtitles.

Past Attacks: Episode One 2.0
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Past Attacks: Episode One 2.0

Dec 1, 2013 Past Attacks Full Version 4 comments

The day is finally here. Past Attacks: Episode One 2.0 is finally here.

Mutant Crisis Patch v1.1
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Mutant Crisis Patch v1.1

Nov 28, 2013 Mutant Crisis Patch 0 comments

A patch that fixed a few reported bugs, remember to PM me here or on CryMods if you find any bugs. Happy gaming!

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MiKail__
MiKail__ Aug 19 2008, 4:31am says:

How active is the multiplayer currently? Do a lot of people play with the XTv4 patch?

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bigtom11
bigtom11 Aug 10 2008, 6:58pm says:

This game came out on my best friends birthday. Yet, it is only #2 in the best games, crysis is better...

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Woolybear777
Woolybear777 Oct 16 2008, 6:05pm replied:

And Crysis Warhead is even better!

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Nokiaman
Nokiaman Jan 4 2009, 9:24am replied:

No all crysis games suck deal with it

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Robots!
Robots! Feb 5 2009, 10:04am replied:

get a graphics card, noob

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leilei
leilei Feb 6 2009, 3:08pm replied:

Gameplay is never equivelant to non-essential graphics features. Crysis still sucks as a game if you have a GTX or a HD4870. At least FarCry is very enjoyable and doesn't try too hard to be Predator-Too.

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CSargeP
CSargeP Jan 13 2009, 12:33pm replied:

You're an idiot, deal with it. We get you don't like this family of games, stop bothering people who do.

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Nokiaman
Nokiaman Apr 15 2009, 11:31am replied:

@CSargeP
STFU. You are an idiot, because Crysis sucks

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Garcy
Garcy Jul 11 2008, 10:26am says:

This game is the best! The engine and game are both very easy to use and even mod!

The engine is also very underestimated, more people should be using it!

Cheers
Garcy

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FPSUHalcyon
FPSUHalcyon Apr 26 2008, 2:54am says:

great game. i like the gameplay at the beginning. unlike most people, i also like the latter part of the game too, with the mutants. however, i wish the beginning part was longer...

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Far Cry is definitely a great game. I can say that its a real masterpiece of Crytek which has everything - the best ever seen graphics by that time, interesting and challenging gameplay, and of course its story. You feel yourself like in a tropical paradise which hides something terrible inside. The game is quite long in compare with other FPS games, and it consists of 20 Single player levels and 8 multiplayer maps. Finally I just want to add that the only thing I dislike is a game difficulty. IF…

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