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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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64. That's a load of shit Feb 1, 2005, 16:32 Zephalephelah
 
The combine are human soldiers. That fragfiles history bullshit starts them out as being alien.

You want to know what Half-life2 is? It is a montage of all kinds of sci-fi flicks. I've already named SuperTroopers for the sand bugs. There's a lot more. The striders are from War of the Worlds. The combine being in control of the citizens is akin to George Orwell's "1984". The headcrabs are from Alien. There's nothing new here. It's a bunch of nods to all kinds of stuff already done before.

Doom3 does it too. The spiders are from "The Thing". Go rent "The Thing". It's a really good movie. But when you see the upside-down head with the spider-legs, you'll be hard pressed not to see the obvious rip off.

The subtlety in Half-life2 isn't a great way to tell a story, it's a way to cover up the fact that they don't really have one. You can imagine one & make one up, just like those over-imaginative kids at fragfiles; or you can just realize that there's really not much there.

Read a Michael Crichton book. He'll explain everything and it will be a damned good story.

I said and still say that Half-life2 is a fun game. I still own it, and I plan on keeping it. Doom3 is going to Ebay. But don't try and tell me that Half-life2 is better than FarCry because that's just stupid. Half-life2 does some really pathetic bullshit things, like for instance, when you first get a group of people following you and come up to a combine barrier, if you just stay there & shoot them then they will never ever stop coming out. You could put on god-mode & ammo cheats & shoot combine until the year 2057 & they would still be coming out of there. Bullshit! That's the kind of BS we had to deal with in Call of Duty.

In FarCry, they don't need to rely on that kind of bullshit. The enemy sees you & makes your life miserable. They'll hide behind trees, try to flank you, run away, sound the alarm, and generally make AI from games like Half-life2 look like complete shit in the AI department.

We're not fanboys. We're not excusing the stupid voice-acting, the mutants, or the end levels. We're open-minded enough to realize that the game has faults. We like Half-life2. The difference is that we aren't blinded by some pretty graphics and interactive environments. Farcry was simply a more enjoyable game because it didn't pull you around on a leash. You could actually use your brain & decide if you wanted to take the frontal assault, snipe them, try to go around them completely, or flank them and take a couple out from the side and then fight. In Halflife2, you are pushed through a rat's maze. You can't do shit about it.

 
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  60. Feb 1, 13:36    The truth about HalfLife2 Zephalephelah
  63. Feb 1, 15:16     Re: The truth about HalfLife2 Beamer
>> 64. Feb 1, 16:32      That's a load of shit Zephalephelah
  65. Feb 1, 17:21       Re: That's a load of shit  famished 
  66. Feb 1, 18:18       Re: That's a load of shit Beamer
  67. Feb 1, 19:34        Re: That's a load of shit Zephalephelah
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