Far Cry 3 is an open world first-person shooter, which also features role-playing game elements including experience points, skill trees, and a crafting system.

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Purchasing UPlay game on Steam

I purchased Far Cry 3 on my Steam account, I downloaded the game from Steam and when I ran it I got a key to activate the game on UPlay but, when I run the game I should login to both services. If I ...
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Not able to select any weapon

I am now in chapter 2 in Far Cry 3 (Harvest the Jungle). Here I need a gun or weapon to kill Boar but I am not able to select any weapon except grenades. Could someone help with this?
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Inability to capture image at this certain location in Far Cry 3

While playing Far Cry 3, I tried to use my camera inside the boat (mission "Get aboard the ship" or similar title). When I pressed Z on the following place, instead of normal blue coloured grid, I was ...
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Far Cry 3 - How Increase Enemies And Enviromental Hostility In FC3

I have already read the following post. Once the player has beaten Far Cry 3, they have the option of resetting all of the enemy outposts. The new outposts either seem easier to take down, or my ...
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Can I play my far cry 3 (Xbox 360 edition) on my laptop?

Ok so for Christmas. I got an Acer laptop. My question is, will I be able to play Far Cry 3 on my laptop with a wireless 360 controller?
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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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Far Cry 3: Bow Scope measuring

So I have recently started running around with the bow equipped with the scope. When I am zoomed in, the markers indicate which point is aiming at what distance. I try to estimate the virtual ...
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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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Sharkskins in Far Cry 3

I am attempting to find sharks in Far Cry 3, so that I might... ahem, "obtain" shark skins. The guides I have seen list how to kill sharks, but now how to find them. How do you find sharks to kill ...
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Which encrypted data can reward which level of mark of mods?

I haven't played competitive multiplayer, so I wouldn't know about that, but co-operative multiplayer awards encrypted data upon completion of any campaign. Encrypted data can be decoded to win XP or ...
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Do sharks attack you if you're using a water vehicle?

I have a real-life phobia that, unfortunately, carries over to video games when I play them. I don't like swimming and not being able to see below me. So when I swim, I'm unable to see sharks and ...
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What missions unlock all the skills?

I've hit a point where I have 6 skill points but all of the skills are still locked. At what point do the skills start unlocking and is there a point at which all of them unlock at once?
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Far Cry 3 Online Multiplayer Never Finds Other Players

I bought Far Cry 3, off Steam, when it came out with the intention of playing online with my friends. At the time my computer was running Windows 8, and I was only ever able to get a single game to ...
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Where to hunt for pigs in Far Cry 3?

I want to craft equipment that requires pigs' skin. Yet I cannot find any pig on the map, only boars. Where to look for them?
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Farcry 3 randomly enters windowed mode

For starters, whenever I face a tiger, game goes windowed mode. After that, whenever I press Z to use the camera (or to take it off) it also changes to windowed mode. I've tried to set the camera key ...
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Far Cry 3 Killing More Than Three Civilians and not Dieing from the Penalty

So I was playing Far Cry 3 and I began to kill some civilians BUT I hit the 3 civilian limit and did not die later though I did the same thing and died from the 3 civilian death limit? Is this a bug ...
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Shooting whilst driving in FC3

Is it possible to get a mod for FC3 that enables you to shoot a pistol while steering the vehicle? Say for a car chase or just to screw with Civies and Rakyat?
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In Farcry 3 does taking outpost affect the number of wild animals?

In Farcry 3 it seems like at the start of the game, when there are a lot of enemy outposts, I seem to encounter more wild animals. Do outpost affect the chance to encounter animals or do I just ...
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Finding lost weapons in Far Cry 3

I tricked out a sniper rifle and had to drop it to pick up another weapon I needed and have since left that area and now its gone but in the gun store it still shows that I own it. How do I get it ...
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How can I get steam to recognize existing game files (Far Cry 3)? [duplicate]

I've downloaded Far Cry 3 through the steam account on my laptop, then copied the files to the Steam account on my desktop PC. I've put the game folder into the common files folder, just as I always ...
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How do I finish the 'Saving Oliver' mission?

I am playing Far Cry 3 and I am stuck on the Saving Oliver mission after talking to Willis. He keeps running out to fight the pirates and getting killed. Is there a way to make this mission easier? ...
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Help setting up USB joystick for Far cry 3 on PC

I am trying to set up my USB joystick to work with my Far cry 3 on my PC. But its not detected. One of my friend suggested that i should use x360ce to emulate the xbox controller to work in my PC. I ...
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How to get all signature weapon in Far Cry 3

I just starting to play the game (Far Cry 3), and somehow, i got the Bull weapon, a signature shotgun without me knowing when I get it, now the question is, how to get other signature weapon, as in ...
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What does leveling up weapon mods/attachments do?

What is the difference in Far Cry 3? Say you have the F1 and have the Marksman's Mod Level 3 for it, what happens if you go up a level to Marksman's Mod Level 4 or 5? Does it increase the stats ...
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The map marker does not work

In one of the first missions, I'm supposed to move the map marker to the hunting grounds. I move the marker to the flashing icon, but nothing happens... Why? Does anybody know? I'm playing on the ...
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I can't keep Willis alive (spoiler)

I'm at the point where Willis has repaired the plane, and we are fighting off the remaining attackers. I can't get past it since he gets killed in like five seconds. I don't even have time to set any ...
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Can you use “Death from Below” from a ladder?

I'm trying to infiltrate the Nostalgia by the stern ladder. I just put a point in Death from below and thought that this was as good a time as any to try it out. However, I can't seem to execute it. ...
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Do signature weapons ever become free?

Just got the Shredder unlocked and am thinking about buying it. But I'm wondering if fixing towers will make it free later?
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Can you access the photos you take with the camera? [duplicate]

I was just wondering if you could view the photos you take with the camera?
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How are Far Cry 3 and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon related

I loved FC3. And now I'm hearing about FC3:BD. They look very (very) different. They don't seem to have anything in common except the title. Are they the same series? Is Blood Dragon a sequel? What's ...
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How do you skip cut scenes?

I hate it when I die and have to see the whole cut scene over and over again. Is there any way to skip them, maybe a hack or a command line when we launch the game ?
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Can the Far Cry 3 minimap be set to be static (non-rotating)?

I loathe rotating minimaps with a passion. I really want to love FC3, but I just can't get over the rotating minimap. But I cannot find an ingame option to make the minimap stop rotating. You know, ...
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How to get new weapons in Far Cry 3 Coop?

I've been playing coop with a friend for a half about an hour. We both have levelled a little, but both can't figure out how to get our new weapons. Things are made worse by this: Change loadout ...
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Weapons will not equip after arrival on South Island

On the max difficulty, I went to the South Island. After I jumped from the plane, I died. When I jumped again and landed safely my weapons would not engage. Also, the second time the pirates were not ...
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Can you get to the south island early in Far Cry 3

Far Cry 3 is a fun game, but it's even more fun with right weapons. The Bushman is the perfect gun, but it's only unlocked after every radio tower is unlocked. It's easy to unlock towers, if you can ...
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Which button do I “HOLD” in Mission 33

When I get to the torture scene, I'm prompted to hit left mouse twice to throw two punches at the prisoner. When it's time to jam my thumb into his wound, all is see is HOLD but no button prompt. I ...
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Heavy Beatdown takedown skill unlocked, but unable to use

I have already unlocked the Heavy Beatdown skill in 'The Shark' skill tree. The lock is removed but it is unusable and has no effect when I double click it. I have 1500 xp out of 4000. What should I ...
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Recover save games in Far cry 3

I completed Far Cry 3 around 60% and I had to refresh my windows 8 pc due to some internet issues. During a refresh all desktop apps will be uninstalled but no files will be lost. So I thought the ...
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Is there a trick to skinning and looting?

Is there a trick to this? I just spent a good 30 seconds trying to pickup a relic despite tea-bagging the stupid thing. I've had similar trouble with skinning animals; finding that I have to be in a ...
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Bullets disappear after a certain distance in Far Cry 3?

I have realised that my shots don't register when I try long-range sniping in FC3 .. Is this a bug that I'm having or does the game really stop registering bullets after a certain distance ? Anyone ...
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Bullet drop in Far Cry 3 ?

Does Far Cry 3 incorporate bullet drop phenomenon ? I always aim a bit higher in very long distance sniping, but don't always get a shot. I'm not sure but I don't think bullet drop is present or ...
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Capturing all outposts in Far Cry 3?

I have noticed that capturing outposts in FC3 removes the random spawn of enemies in the game. What happens if I clear out all the outposts in the game ? (I'm still in the second main quest, so ...
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To achieve 100% completion do I only have to do everything in the Progress section and nothing else?

I've completed the story so I'm just going through and doing any remaining tasks. Mainly my concern is with the loot chests. Although I can see them all on the map now I've bought all the additional ...
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Is there any point in skinning animals after I've made all the pouches?

I already have all the ammo pouches, rucksacks, etc. (well it says Owned All against each one in the menu). Is there any reason I should still skin animals? I could sell the skins, but that's a ...
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Do items in Far Cry 3 become very expensive later on?

I just started playing the game today. I'm two hours in, and I already have about 1500+ dollars! I feel that it's really easy to get money with looting, selling items, mini quests, etc. Also, in the ...
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Is there a way to start further than the first with 2 local players?

I'm trying to play Far Cry 3 co-op with 2 local players. I don't want to start the offline mode from the very beginning. In the online co-op mode, there is a press start to enter button to get the ...
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How does my choice affect the ending?

Spoiler alert, please don't hover over this is if you haven't finished the game yet Thanks!
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How do I check whether I have the latest Far Cry patch on Xbox 360?

I have the somewhat infamous rock/camera glitch and it was supposedly patched in the 1.04 update, but I'm never prompted to download a patch (either through the usual Xbox patch system or Ubisoft's ...
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I want to spend more time stabbing and shooting, and less time climbing radio towers. How do I do this?

I'm looking to start a new game with Far Cry 3 again, but the thought of having to tediously climb those radio towers again, to get the free weapons and show parts of the map are discouraging me. Are ...
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How can I skip skinning/looting animations in Far Cry 3?

Aside from dancing around dead bodies in an attempt to find the proper pointing spot for "Press E to skin", my most frustrating issue with Far Cry 3 is the amount of time it takes for the looting or ...