Far Cry 2 is an open world first person shooter developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft.

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Could Someone explain the twist at the end of Far Cry 2?

I've finally completed Far Cry 2. One of the final missions involves me going to pick up a case of diamonds for the Jackal. When I get there, I find all my old buddies there waiting to gun me down. ...
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How can you tell the gun type on top of the jeeps in Far Cry 2?

I've been playing Far Cry 2 on Infamous (hardest) difficulty lately. Without question the most common vehicle in Far Cry 2 is the Assault Truck. Mounted on top of it is a machine gun. The machine ...
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Is it possible to stop the respawning guard posts system in Far Cry 2?

There is a system of auto repop in Far Cry 2. Is it possible to stop it or to increase the spawn time?
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What happens if you run out of malaria pills?

In Far Cry 2, your character has malaria, for which he needs to regularly acquire and take medication. I know that it's possible to run out of pills, because I have, but I immediately did a mission ...
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Does crouching improve your aim?

In many games you can crouch to improve your aim, specifically the Battlefield and America's Army series, but there are tons of other FPS that feature crouching for aiming. In Far Cry 2, will ...
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Do certain buddy missions in Far Cry 2 lock out other ones?

I've been playing Far Cry 2 on Infamous (hardest) difficulty. (It really gives you an appreciation for tactics.) I've kept all my buddies alive, Flora is my best buddy and Warren is my rescue buddy. ...
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How do I zoom the map in and out in Far Cry 2?

I used to know how to zoom the map in and out in Far Cry 2 (PC version). It was an undocumented control bound to one of the other controls in the game. Now I can't remember what it is. Any help?
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Diamonds indicator on map, is it number of diamonds or suitcases?

When I bring up the map I see a number on top of each region. Is it indicating number of diamonds or suitacases hidden in that region? Some suitcases contain several diamonds.
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Is the character from Far cry 2 the person who shot Longinus (Far Cry 4) in the head?

In Farcry 4 there's the character Longinus, who is a 'converted' warlord that got shot in the head and then nurtured by Priest Maliya, who comes from the Far Cry 2 world. Could it be that ...
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Far Cry 2: swap mouse wheel for changing weapons?

I can't change the way the wheel works to change weapons, scrolling down switches to the previous weapon, scrolling up switches to the next. However I'm used to have it the other way. I can only bind ...
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What happens if you save your buddies instead of the civilians?

At about the midpoint in the game the player has to choose between saving a group of civilians at a church or saving one (or possibly more) buddies at the bar. At first I thought of saving the ...
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What does character choice affect?

At the start of the game, you can choose from a range of characters to play as. What does this affect though? The selection screen only shows you bios and some stats like age and height; it's not ...
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How to avoid killing my best buddy?

My first and very bestest buddy Josip is, well... a few bullets short of a full clip. His crazy, hare-brained schemes have gotten us both in a spot of bother quite a few times. For example, his ...
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What's the link between the different game in the Far Cry series?

Is there a link between the games in the Far Cry series? The only "confirmed" link I can find is that Far Cry 4 takes place after Far Cry 3 as it shares characters (Hurk and Willis) and refers to ...
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How do you free the foreigner at the lumberyard?

In Far Cry 2 I was given a mission by one of the factions to free a foreigner held at the lumberyard. I have tried 3 or 4 times, but can't get the door open. I have even to a save before I received ...
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Can the quick-save button be made to overwrite old save games?

Far cry 2 automatically assigns a 'Quick Save' option to the key F5, which is great, because I find the Far Cry 2 Save menu very clunky. However, it auto-saves to a new file, or slot, when I'd prefer ...
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Should I play the previous Far Cry's games to understand the storyline?

I'm planning to play Far Cry 4 soon. Should I play the previous games in this series to catch up with the story line? Or is it an individual story of it's own?
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Why does Voorhees call me “china”?

In several occasions, Hector Voorhees will refer to the player as "china". I didn't play as Xianyong Bai so why would he call me that? Is it a nickname or slang for something?
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How can I save my buddy in Oeduard Rex?

In the last part of the Oeduard Rex mission, after accepting your buddy's alternative, you need to go to the North East Oasis and go down a cistern to tag the gold. But as soon as you do so, a large ...
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Extend the fire propagation limit in Far Cry 2?

For a game that boasts the "most realistic fire" ever in a video-game (at least when it came out, not too sure about more recent developments) Far Cry 2's fire seems to die out way before a real fire ...
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What determines the secondary gun I get from buddy rescue?

When being rescued by your buddy in a danger zone, your buddy will eventually hand you a secondary gun (pistol) that is not your own. I've noticed however that in Act 1 I get a rusted Star .45, ...
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Where can I find the sound file for Far Cry 2's loading screen?

I have been looking for the bongos loop that plays on the loading screen of Far Cry 2 for ages. It seems I can't find it anywhere. I can find every other sound the game has except that one. What I am ...