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How To Make Far Cry Look Like Crysis. Ish.

By Alec Meer on August 11th, 2008.

Once upon a time, Far Cry was the great hope of modders everywhere. Its paint-like world-building tool appeared joyously easy to use, and its incredi-graphics seemed malleable to all sorts of visual experimentation.

That didn’t really happen. Half-Life proved a more suitable mod-foundation, and any number of mooted Far Cry efforts didn’t make it far past the drawing board. So it’s great to see one finally make it out the door (though worth noting we’ve had two other splendid FC mods in the last year.)

The Delta Sector is both a single and multiplayer mod, but its main goal – and its greatest accomplishment – is to squeeze every last drop of pixel-juice out of Crytek’s now-aged first engine. The results are incredible:


(Click on the pic for a big’un).
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