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maca2kx
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:15 pm    Post subject: The Official Far Cry 3 Reference Topic Reply with quote

Far Cry 3 is awesome. But I don't want to get into all the reasons why it's awesome, I want to focus on references sneaked into the game in one way or another. So far I've spotted three and they've all been in the bonus missions, The Lost Expeditions:

1. The Lost Expeditions themselves are a huge reference to Assassin's Creed with evidence strongly pointing towards Animus research.

2. When Jacob presses the power button for the elevator he says (in an Irish accent) "Would you kindly work?" - A reference to the sublime Bioshock.

3. When confronted with a crumbling ruin Jacob wishes he had a portal in what I hope was a reference to Valve's classic Portal games.

Anyone spotted any more?
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:09 pm    Post subject: Re: The Official Far Cry 3 Reference Topic Reply with quote

maca2kx wrote:
with evidence strongly pointing towards Animus research.



Ugh...Seriously? I mean, the whole thing feels like AC, but to take it that far? Sigh.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

References are so lazy. They're just "Hey, remember this other thing? SO DO WE!"

References for the sake of references are bullshit.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My favorite is when that one guy is all "Hey, Mr. Longo-two-guns, shut up."
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm thinking about getting it... do I need to play the first two games in order to get the story or are they seperate? Smile
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dont watch Wreck-it-ralph Longo.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Man, Longo would hate Retro City Rampage.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kijan wrote:
I'm thinking about getting it... do I need to play the first two games in order to get the story or are they seperate? Smile


Separate.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

used44 wrote:
Kijan wrote:
I'm thinking about getting it... do I need to play the first two games in order to get the story or are they seperate? Smile

Separate.

It's a lot of fun. Just go in and mess around on your way to objectives.
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