Replaces the simple zoom for weapons without scopes with full iron sights. It doesn't simply use an image, the front and back sight actually line up in the center of the screen over the crosshair. There is a new option to remove the crosshair.

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13 comments by SemiMono on Oct 7th, 2012

Hello fellow gamers!

At long last, the Iron Sights Mod is released! Yes, I know this should have happened months ago, but it's better now than never. The main changes from alpha 1.1 (yes, I completely skipped beta) are mostly for stability. I haven't encountered any errors, crashes, or annoyances in this most recent iteration, and that shouldn't be a unique experience. I also tweaked the recoil animations and put the videos back into operation.

The full list of features is as follows:

  • Fully functional iron sights for the M4, Falcon, Jackhammer, MP5, and M249.
  • Faster transitions in and out of iron sights.
  • Higher mouse sensitivity while zoomed.
  • New recoil animations when zoomed.
  • A red dot sight for the P90.
  • Smooth transitions in and out of all scopes.
  • Menu options to disable iron sights or crosshairs.

Iron Sights Release

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Iron Sights Release

Iron Sights Release

Oct 7, 2012 Full Version 10 comments

The final release of the Iron Sights Mod. It includes all of the most recent features and fixes and should be glitch free.

Iron Sights - Alpha 1.1 (It's OLD)

Iron Sights - Alpha 1.1 (It's OLD)

Feb 7, 2012 Demo 5 comments

The next iteration. A number of new features have been added, some smaller, some larger. (But it's OLD now!)

Iron Sights - Alpha 1.0 (It's REALLY old)

Iron Sights - Alpha 1.0 (It's REALLY old)

Jan 21, 2012 Demo 7 comments

(SO OLD!) The first playable version of the mod. It should be stable and free of any major glitches, but not every feature is implemented or perfected...

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smurth Oct 8 2012, 10:31am says:

A great mod !
I really enjoy what you've done ;)

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SemiMono Creator
SemiMono Oct 8 2012, 4:01pm replied:

I'm glad to hear that! Thank you!

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SilentDarkness Sep 29 2012, 8:20am says:

Is there any way to merge the mod files together? Cuz i'd love to play it alongside the Enhanced Realism Mod...

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SemiMono Creator
SemiMono Oct 8 2012, 1:29am replied:

There might be. It depends on how extensively the Enhanced Realism Mod changes the game. I may try to contact the creator and work with him on creating a merged version. Thanks for the suggestion!

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SemiMono Jul 5 2012, 1:27am says:

Well, my main computer's hard drive failed. I'm not sure yet if I will be able to recover any of the files, but it looks like most likely not. I have yet to take it apart and see if I can get it spinning again. However, I did have some backups of the mod online and on another comp, so I should be able to get the latest version, up eventually, it just might take me a bit MORE time to either recover it or rebuild it from the older versions. I'll let you know what I can find out. I'm very sorry for the long delay, and I hope the wait will soon be over!


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zach16785 Jun 4 2012, 2:45am says:

Just wanted to say thank you very much for this. I've been looking for something like this for a long time. Far Cry is probably my most replayed game and coming off of playing far cry 2 and crysis warhead it was a little underwelming but this mod breathes a whole new life and challenge back into Far Cry, thanks again.

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SemiMono Creator
SemiMono Jun 6 2012, 2:05pm replied:

I'm glad to hear it thank you! I'm sorry I haven't been supporting it very much as of late, but I might release a final version very shortly here. I've mostly fixed glitches since the last release, and since I hadn't had any complaints about them I hadn't updated it yet. Hopefully in a few days I'll have a release up!

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lowenz Jun 29 2012, 5:31pm replied:

We're waiting! :D

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SemiMono Creator
SemiMono May 21 2012, 11:18pm says:

I would just like to let anyone curious know that I haven't forgotten about this mod and if anyone has questions or desires I would be more than happy to respond. I have pretty recently managed to add videos back in to the game, although I haven't uploaded them yet. I mainly have been coordinating and working with Garcy to bring it to FCAM and any FCAM dependent mods that want it. The main work left to complete the mod is a little tweaking and adding a sixty-four bit version, although I'm still not yet sure the latter of these two is possible.

I'll keep you updated on any new developments.


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Dieger Feb 25 2012, 8:59am says:


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Great mod, quality work and bug free :)

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