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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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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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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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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The map marker does not work in Far Cry 3 on Xbox 360

In one of the first missions I'm supposed to move the Mao marker to the hunting grounds. I move the marker to the flashing icon, but nothing happens... Why? Does anybody know?
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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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Can't enter cave

After beating the story in Farcry 3, why will it not let me inside the cave under Dr. Earnhardt's Mansion? I understand certain buildings and places, but not here. No cave that is visible that looks ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Map glitched, can't scroll/zoom in Far Cry 3

I'm having a problem in FC3 where when I open the map it suddenly gets stuck like it doesn't know where the center of it is, and it only allows me to scroll on the left side of the map but not towards ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What am I missing out on by not clearing outposts in Far Cry 3?

The problem with open world sandbox games is that the more you win, the more boring the world gets. (I think I'm the only person in the world that really enjoyed Far Cry 2's respawning outposts). The ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...