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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What does slower handling mean?

I have a multiplayer weapon mod that has the text "Longer range and improved accuracy. Slower handling". What does the Slower handling mean?
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What is the song that plays during the “Burn the drug fields” mission?

There's a song that plays on repeat during the "burn the five drug fields, destroy the boat" mission. I think it's kinda catchy. What's the actual name of the song and who performs it?
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Is there way to turn-off auto-tagging of enemies in Far Cry 3's minimap?

Right now, whenever an enemy fires at me or gets near me, they show up on the mini-map, as if they were tagged with the camera. With this effect on, not only do I always see exactly where they are, ...
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Is there a way to undraw the bow without firing it?

Sometimes I get a little twitchy and pull back an arrow I'm not really ready to fire. Is there a way to un-draw the bow without firing the arrow?
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Can you kill the man in white during the Citra's Dream sequence with an RPG?

I dont know what was in that bottle Citra gave me but it must've been pretty fantastic because I found myself falling and then I was at at a poker table. The other players disappeared and then I was ...
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Do I need to worry about setting off my own mines in Far Cry 3?

I just got some mines. I like mines. When I'm tucked into a sniper hide or quietly clearing a long tunnel, there's nothing like knowing there's a couple of mines between me and the bad guys. The ...
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Using a PS3 controller in the PC version of Far Cry 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my PS3 controller on a PC? I have recently bought Far Cry 3 for the PC but I can't play well with the keyboard. I have a PS3 controller, so I decided to try ...
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Can you blind-fire from cover in Far Cry 3? If so, how?

One of the loading screen tips in Far Cry 3 says "Use cover while reloading. You can also blind-fire and peek-and-shoot from cover." I haven't seen options to do either of these things, and I'm ...
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Does it mean anything when the camera screen turns orange to take a pic?

In Far Cry 3, when taking a picture sometimes the screen turns orange and the same sound is heard as when a relic is picked up. Does this have any meaning?
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Where can I play poker?

I know that you can play poker in the game. Do I have to unlock a mission to enable it ? Where are the location I could play ?
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How do I silently take down dogs in Far Cry 3?

When taking on outposts or groups of guards in Far Cry 3, I'm constantly struggling to find a way to silently take down their pet dogs, so I can still earn the extra reward for handling an outpost ...
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What does the Sixth Sense multiplayer skill do?

According to its description, the Sixth Sense skill Lets you know when you’ve wandered into an enemy's line of sight. How exactly does it notify me? I added this skill to some of my loadouts, ...
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Far Cry 3 Service Is Unavailable?

I just bought Far Cry 3 on Steam and I have been trying to connect online to UBI. However it times out and gives this message. This means I cannot go and play Multiplayer or Coop and whenever I ...
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Far Cry 3 Items on map don't exist

I keep getting to map locations where the map indicates there are items but 60% of the items simply aren't there! I go to a relic location and there is no relic to find, for example. I go to a box ...
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What are the differences between the difficulty levels?

I'm currently starting a New Game at 'Warrior' (hardest) difficulty level. I previously finished the game at 'Survivor' (normal) difficulty. What should I expect? Specifically: How do the ...
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What do the different mini-map highlight colors mean?

Some of the different mini-map highlight colors in Far Cry 3: Yellow and red: Light blue and red (red is inside blue): Light blue and red (blue is inside red): Light red and dark red: ...
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What purpose does the 'Take Picture' function serve in the Far Cry 3 Camera?

The camera in Far Cry 3 is useful for tagging enemies from a distance but also includes the ability to take pictures. This does not seem to do anything useful when used on animals or enemies. Is ...
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Are there weapons that use armor piercing ammo/projectiles?

I have observed that explosions, incendiary projectiles, explosive projectiles (AMR - signature Z93 sniper rifle), hitting armored enemies at their non-armored parts and use of a certain takedown ...
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Can I kill two enemies with one bullet?

Can projectiles pass through enemies? If yes, what weapons allow this? How does the damage work? Will the impact on the first enemy hit by the projectile, lessen damage to the second enemy hit?
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What events will trigger an auto-save?

What events will trigger an auto-save? This is so the player can better decide when to save manually.
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I can't find Boars!

Okay, so apart from the first mission where I had to kill 2 Boars near the area where the Komodo Dragons are found, I haven't found any more Boars thereafter. I've searched very very hard using even ...
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Low FPS and Performance Issues During Gameplay

Alright this is just baffling me. I have never had performance issues on my Desktop unless its just an easy Driver Update. The worst part is that my Laptop has no issues playing Far Cry 3. My Desktop ...
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How does the bow and arrow work? Will the arrow fly further, be more accurate or deal more damage if the bow is drawn longer?

How do the Recurve Bow and arrows work? Will arrows fly further or deal more damage if the Recurve Bow is drawn longer (similar to Skyrim)? Do arrows always hit the center or a specific point of the ...
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How do I make a lot of money efficiently?

Far Cry 3 has a relatively expensive item economy, IMO, and money is a little hard to come by when you're at the early parts of the game. Compared to some of the other games I play, I find myself ...
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What affects stealth?

Obviously being out in the open, exposed, or making sound by running or sprinting will negatively affect stealth. But: How do enemies detect by light? Does being in shadow or nighttime matter? ...
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Once I complete certain missions in the Far Cry 3 Story line, can I revisit old islands?

Basically what I want to know is this: Is there a free roam mode available after you finish the main story line? I want to collect all of the items, but I want to make sure that part of the world ...
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What are all the quotes in the Far Cry 3 loading screens?

I've noticed that after finishing a story related mission you usually get 1 or more quotes from what I believe is Alice in Wonderland. I was wondering, is there a list available with all the quotes ...
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In FarCry 3 is there an easier way of finding your kills than stumbling upon the body?

I often lose my kills in the grass and brush, even after tagging them with the camera or by aiming at them. Is there any better way of finding them than having to search? Even with the flashing ...
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How I turn off the constant notifications or beeping while playing far cry 3? [closed]

I am not sure what this is but it will constantly beep for as long as you play the game. I have no idea how to turn it off. Or even if it's a problem, the video card could be over heating as far as ...
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What are useful situations to use the 'Sprint Slide' skill in?

I'm not exactly sure what the 'Sprint Slide' skill is useful for (compared to simply crouching). So, what are useful situations to use the 'Sprint Slide' skill in? Can it improve stealth approaches? ...
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How do I get the “Say Hi to the Internet” achievement?

Just finished up the main storyline for Far Cry 3 and I'm trying to mop up some achievements. I haven't the slightest idea what I'm supposed to be doing for this one though. The description just says ...
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Can I keep multiple save files for the same play-through? (Xbox 360)

I like to keep several save files as I play through games just in case something goes wrong (corrupted file, missed something important, etc.). When I started Far Cry 3 (Xbox 360) I was disappointed ...
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Any use other than selling for items whose 'Recommended Use' is 'Sell"?

In Far Cry 3, when looking at items in your loot rucksack, each item has a 'Recommended Use.' Some say to craft certain things with them, but others simply say 'Sell.' I was wondering if there is ...
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How do I access the preorder content?

I have preordered Far cry 3 on steam but I can't seem to find where the extra missions are. Anyone know how to get access to the extra missions? Thanks
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What makes up your “Tatau”?

I just noticed that retrieving Relics adds to your Tattoo or as called in the game "tatau", along with skills making your "tatau" more elaborate. I've always had a fascination with tattoos (having ...
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What effect does taking radio towers have on weapon availability?

Right in the beginning of the game, Dennis tells you it's important to take radio towers because you can get guns for free in stores as a result. He's awfully unspecific as to how exactly this works, ...
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Why is Far Cry 3 Z93 sniper not visible in shop?

I started playing far cry and in the weapons shop I don't see the Z93 .50 cal sniper. Any idea why?
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Where are all of the memory cards located for the Memory to Spare achievement ?

How many memory cards are there ? Where are they located ?
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Where are all of the “Letters of the Lost” for the Dead Letters achievement ?

How many letters are there total that I need to collect ? Where are they located ?
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How can I find the relics for the Archaeology 101 achievement?

The achievement states to find a total of 60 relics... Is there a way to track those relics in game, or is there a map to do it?
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Graphics colour problem

I am getting slightly peculiar graphics in Far Cry 3. It looks rather like there is some colour quantisation going on - the shadows are pitch black, and change to lighter colours abruptly. This is ...
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SSAO vs. HBAO vs. HDAO - What's the real difference?

The option confused me where I had the choice between SSAO, HBAO and HDAO in Far Cry 3. Hitting google didn't really give me any answers nor did enabling each option and comparing the results. ...
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Do plants respawn after a certain amount of time?

We need plants to make medicine or other stuff for hunting, for that you need to gather plants. The question is, do these plants respawn after a certain amount of time or do I have to check for others ...
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Can we max all skills in Farcry 3?

I was wondering if we can max all skills in the game or we have to choose wisely because they might have a limit?
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How can I use all four weapon slots?

How do you use your four weapon slots in Far Cry 3? I own the holster/sling for four guns but I can only use two even though I own more.
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In Far Cry 3 how can you equip a weapon you already own?

I own an AK-47 (shows as "owned" in store/buy/assault rifile) but holding 1 for the weapon switcher just shows my M133 shotgun. What happened to my AK-47? How can I equip it again?
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Who are the Far Cry 3 voice actors?

A number of reviews so far have praised the voice work in Far Cry 3. Who are these deserving actors and what other stuff have the leads performed in? I guess we are talking about Jason Brody and ...