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Far Cry Patch

A new patch is now available for Far Cry, updating Crytek's first-person shooter to version 1.31 addressing some multiplayer issues. The 9 MB download is available on 3D Gamers, ActionTrip, Boomtown (registration required), FileFront, FileShack (registration required), Gameguru Mania, Gamer's Hell, GameSpot DLX (registration required), and Worthplaying.

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58. Re: Wow Feb 1, 2005, 08:04 vacs
 
What's worse, however, is that Gordon Freeman is a dead fucking monkey. Jack Carver might have been a moron, and might have had a hamfist for a voice actor, but at least he kept asking "WHAT THE FUCK IS GOING ON??" and demanded some answers.
Gordon does not. He just nods his head like a good little puppy, and does what Alyx tells him to. Go here Gordon. Go there Gordon. Gordon, go there. Gordon, take the airboat. Gordon, take the buggy. Gordon, lick my boots. Gordon, wash my clothes. Good doggy.


How true! This "you are playing yourself and not some hero" trick valve used for HL1 did completely fail in HL2.

I absolutely agree that there were many places in HL2 were you "interacted" with a NPC but one was always waiting for Gordan to say something, to react to the NPCs, to tell about his feelings. But no, Gordan kept his mouth shut and played "little robot dog". Follow me, do this, do that!

Again, this worked fantastically in HL1 because you didn't need a NPC to tell you what was happening, the scripted events you saw during the game told you everything you needed to... without dialog. That was a work a genius. HL2 is not.

HL2 is merely another scripted, follow one path shooter which could have been released in 2000 but not 4 years later. Sorry, but FarCry did the "freedom" part amazingly well (pun intended), eventhough the end story with the mutants felt somehow cheap and uninspired. The rest of game at least was fun, challenging and gave you all the freedom a post year 2000 game should offer. Great job, crytek.


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