Far Cry 3? Meh

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#1 Posted by BearSpark (65 posts) -

Don't get me wrong, I can see a great game in there. There's a lot going for it. I just couldn't, can't get into it. I played it for a long time. A long time because I wanted to like it. Enjoy it. Make it worth spending 40 notes on it but I felt no heart. Everyone thinks it's excellent. I think it is only meh. 7 or an incredibly generous 8 out of ten. I'll meet you half way and go for 7.5 but that's stretching it. Sorry to all those who "love" it.
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#2 Posted by Daiphyer (1481 posts) -

Okay?

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#3 Posted by Pie (7309 posts) -

I give this thread 10 out of 15 pens

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#4 Posted by captain_clayman (3349 posts) -

How insightful. Try elaborating a bit more.

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#5 Posted by Bumpton (500 posts) -

Thank you for the apology. I'll allow you to go play something you'd enjoy more now.

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#6 Posted by Spoonman671 (5767 posts) -

Don't really give a shit about your "sorry".

Maybe add some substance to your post?

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#7 Posted by doobie (612 posts) -

so a 7.5 is a meh game then.

i disagree though i think FC3 is great and i love playing it. far from meh.

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#8 Posted by SASnake (507 posts) -

I dont know what just happened, but I feel this is a post where somebody likes to tell people they dont like a game thats popular, to make them look unique.

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#9 Posted by deactivated-57beb9d651361 (4541 posts) -

Not that I particularly care about this flame-baiting thread, but in what world is a 7 or 8 "meh"?

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#10 Posted by Turtlebird95 (3618 posts) -

You're insane. Speaking of which, did I ever tell you the definition of insanity?

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#11 Posted by doobie (612 posts) -

@SASnake said:

I dont know what just happened, but I feel this is a post where somebody likes to tell people they dont like a game thats popular, to make them look unique.

a 'free-thinker' that goes 'against' the 'gain'... '...'

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#12 Posted by UlquioKani (1372 posts) -

A review might have been better than this. Also everyone has an opinion, it doesn't mean I want to know everyone's opinion if its just going to be meh. Next time be a bit better at explaining your views on the game so that I don't go meh at this thread.

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#13 Posted by kgb0515 (427 posts) -

(Sigh) I don't even know what to say to you.

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#14 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5919 posts) -

congratulations.

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#15 Posted by OfficeGamer (1120 posts) -

@BearSpark: What is it that you don't like and what is it that you expected to find and like?

@Turtlebird95 said:

You're insane. Speaking of which, did I ever tell you the definition of insanity?

I'm not saying that I see what you did there, but I see what you did there.

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#16 Edited by ProfessorEss (7957 posts) -

@BearSpark said:

Sorry to all those who "love" it.

Don't feel sorry for me, I'm currently playing what I consider to be Game of the Year and one of the funnest games of the generation.

If anything, I should feel sorry for you.

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#17 Posted by Getz (3764 posts) -

"Sorry" for your "meh" which is a little "useless" when you don't "elaborate" in such a way that we can have a "discussion" about it.

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#18 Posted by Colourful_Hippie (5710 posts) -

I love contrarians who post just so they can be seen going against the grain, especially when there's no backup to their claims. The qualities of a "great" thread, I'm sure.

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#19 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8734 posts) -

To each their own.
 
I agree that the game is doing some things insanely right, but also lacks a lot of polish on other sides. If you're looking to free roam and snipe dudes with a bow for awhile however...best 20 bucks you'll ever spend.

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#20 Posted by DonChipotle (3390 posts) -

I hate that you think a 7 or 'generous 8' counts as meh.

Hate.

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#21 Posted by Skytylz (4136 posts) -

I'll elaborate on why I thought Far Cry 3 was "meh." For about 8 hours I had a great time capturing bases, hunting, and climbing towers. The story missions were also interesting enough to keep me going and the side missions were numerous enough to keep me busy but not over abundant enough to get annoying. Unfortunately, the second 8 hours were exactly the same with one main exception: the story got dumb as hell! I was so pumped the first half of the game and it was definitely on its way to being one of my favourite games of the year, but by the time I finished it I was thoroughly burnt out on the gameplay and story. The only other open world game I played this year was Sleeping Dogs I believe and they had comparable lengths, Sleeping Dogs never had it's story fall off a cliff so I think that's why I didn't burn out on that so much.

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#22 Posted by vaiz (3064 posts) -

I FUCKED UP A SHARK

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#23 Posted by Cloudenvy (5893 posts) -

@ProfessorEss said:

@BearSpark said:

Sorry to all those who "love" it.

Don't feel sorry for me, I'm currently playing what I consider to be Game of the Year and one of the funnest games of the generation.

If anything, I should feel sorry for you.

Yupp, we're the ones that are supposed to feel sorry.

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#24 Posted by falserelic (5770 posts) -

I thought the game was fun, but its just my opinion.

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#25 Posted by YOU_DIED (712 posts) -

who cares?

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#26 Posted by Jrinswand (1745 posts) -

Guys, didn't anybody ever tell you not to feed trolls?

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#27 Posted by ImaTreee (206 posts) -

i'm sorry too

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#28 Posted by hoossy (1071 posts) -

I give this post a 'meh'

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#29 Posted by konig_kei (956 posts) -
@hoossy

I give this post a 'meh'

7/10
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#30 Posted by notdavid (873 posts) -

@konig_kei said:

@hoossy

I give this post a 'meh'

7/10

I'd give it an 8, but I'm willing to meet you half-way.

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#31 Posted by Bourbon_Warrior (4569 posts) -

Explain your views apart from "meh?"

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#32 Posted by VoshiNova (2268 posts) -

@DonChipotle said:

I hate that you think a 7 or 'generous 8' counts as meh.

Hate.

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#33 Posted by TooWalrus (13391 posts) -

I'm... glad I don't feel the need to apologize every time I have a differing opinion from somebody.

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#34 Posted by LikeaSsur (1752 posts) -

@BearSpark said:

...I felt no heart. Everyone thinks it's excellent. I think it is only meh.
7 or an incredibly generous 8 out of ten.

You must work for IGN.

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#35 Posted by killacam (1341 posts) -

WE USE A 5 POINT SCALE HERE

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#36 Posted by core1065 (642 posts) -
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#37 Posted by deathstriker666 (1349 posts) -

I pity those who can't enjoy fantastically chaotic open-world games that don't try to force you to play a certain way or hold your hand the entire time. Your loss

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#38 Posted by Ben_H (3938 posts) -

Finally a use for this video I saw!!!

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#39 Posted by MikkaQ (10296 posts) -

Well if there's one thing I agree with, is that the game seems a little heartless. I liked it and all, but it felt a little... designed by committee.

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#40 Posted by bartok (3074 posts) -

YES!!!! ANOTHER THREAD WHERE SOMEONE VOICES THERE DISAPPROVAL OF A POPULAR AND WELL REVIEWED GAME!!! I NEVER GET TIRED OF THESE THREADS!!!

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#41 Posted by DoctorWelch (2817 posts) -

Meh, I give this thread a lowercase "m" and only the top part of the "e" (just don't include the little part that looks like a mouth) out of Meh.

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#42 Edited by chrjz (430 posts) -

I agree, I didn't like this game because meh.

I would give it an 8.8 out of 10.

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#43 Posted by Rainbowkisses (519 posts) -

Rating Scale

  • 10 - Great
  • 9 - Good
  • 8 - Okay
  • 7 - Meh
  • < 6- Horrible
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#44 Posted by spankingaddict (2940 posts) -

I don't think its meh , but I do think its way overrated .

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#45 Posted by AjayRaz (12803 posts) -

thank you. i am no longer going to buy Far Cry 3. no way am i spending my money on shit games that get 7.5/10 or 8/10

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#46 Posted by Th3_James (2613 posts) -

Far Cry 2 was better IMO

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#47 Posted by Colourful_Hippie (5710 posts) -

@AjayRaz said:

thank you. i am no longer going to buy Far Cry 3. no way am i spending my money on shit games that get 7.5/10 or 8/10

Ugh, don't even get me started on 8.8 games.

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#48 Edited by BearSpark (65 posts) -

Meh is a 7 or 8 as it is only a so so game. For a game to be great would have to be an 8 going on 9 or nine and above. And no, to all those who think I'm starting a thread for some inane reason that I won't even contemplate, no. It's a forum for games and gamers alike. I don't remember there being any 'rules'  about what you can and cannot post. I'm not a critic. I don't write posts for magazines or such like. Being an individual and given that you can post just whatever the hell you like on here, and people do, I felt it worth putting my feelings down. I didn't start this for everyone to slate it at every given opportunity, but I also have the foresight to understand that whatever I said would get a reaction, be it positive or negative. I had the choice of saying what I wanted. You had the choice to read it. You also had the choice to retort. That is your choice.   
It's not about being 'unique' SASnake. Everyone is unique. Including you. A dick for making such a stupid accusation but you're unique none the less. Again my apologies. Not about the game or those who enjoy it but about being vulgar.  
Elaborate on the game? Yeah I could but what would be the point? Everything I say would be challenged and opposed. I know why I don't like it. Do you really care? I suspect not. Do I care that you do not care? No and nor am I bothered but thanks for taking the time out of your lives to comment on my post. Makes me feel really, really important. (Try and spot the sarcasm)
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#49 Edited by kgb0515 (427 posts) -

Actually, a lot of people would have preferred if you had elaborated, and it would have drawn less ire if you had. You are entitled to your opinion, but at least lay the foundation for your feelings toward the game(which you did) then build an argument. A post like your last one just validates everyone's douchey responses since they have nothing to relate your reaction to the game with.

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#50 Posted by sparklykiss (2041 posts) -

@BearSpark said:

I don't remember there being any 'rules' about what you can and cannot post.

Actually, there are! And here is a fabulous link with the ~*~★~*~Forum Rules~*~★~*~!

I'm going to lock this thread seeing as the direction it has headed isn't exactly the most positive one and would appreciate less naming calling (from all sides! >:( ) in the future. Thank you~

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