An Almost Complete Guide to Far Cry 2 Modding

Created by Boggalog


This is an attempt to document and facilitate Far Cry 2 modding. The guide includes over a hundred pages on how to make all kinds of different modifications including editing weapons, vehicles, npcs, graphics etc. Also included are lots of guides that cover adding new features and more in depth changes also, including weapon holstering, weapon inspecting, friendly npc factions, shooting while driving etc. The guide is available online via Google docs, here.

The download includes a number of extras:

  • Tools - Unpacking/packing tools and a XML decoder. This is everything you need to do 90% of Far Cry 2 modding. Any other tools required are detailed in the guide.
  • Patch files - These include all the files you need to do all of the edits from the guide. There are two sets of patch files, one that just contains the necessary files and another that contains the same files but with pre-applied bug fixes and base features. All the details of these are in the download.
  • Optional additions - These are a selection of larger features that can be immediately dragged into the included patch files. The aim here is to make creating your Far Cry 2 mod's foundation as easy and customisable as possible. Now includes: Alternate animations, Weapon holstering/inspecting, Silent Machete assassinations, Shoot/grenade while driving, Playable female mercenaries, Limited navigation, Remove rim lighting.
  • File library - It's hard to know what versions of files are the best when adding to your mod, so I've included most of the ones you could need.



With all of this Far Cry 2 modding has never been easier. Feel free to post a comment if you need any help and I will assist ASAP.

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An Almost Complete Guide to Far Cry 2 Modding

An Almost Complete Guide to Far Cry 2 Modding

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An in-progress project to document Far Cry 2 modding. Includes a guide, tools and files to assist any aspiring Far Cry 2 modder.

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