Here's a new video showing off the power of the map editor that will accompany Far Cry 3 when the first-person shooter sequel is released next month. Word is: "Create your own tropical oasis, or a jungle death trap, or anything else you can imagine, with the in-game map editor for Far Cry 3. A deep and varied library of set pieces allow for endless possibilities. Plan every last detail from the flora and fauna to the derelict tanker crashed up on a rocky beach. Build your own adventure or download top rated maps from the community, free of charge. What the trailer now to see how."
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Cutter wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 22:45: Empowering PC gamers like this is always a good thing. A big F U to CoD/BF/Etc.
except, it's just half backed mod support. No way to import new assets into it, no single player campaign making, no new multiplayer modes etc.
no dedicated servers either, multiplayer is peer-2-peer with "host migration".
this is more a single player game but it sucks they didn't put more effort into supporting the PC properly with dedicated servers at least.
I can't really disagree with any of that but I will take a map editor over the alternative of nothing. Some pretty creative maps were made in Counter-Strike long before people knew how to import third party assets. The real shame is the lack of dedicated servers, they are a huge community builder.
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