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* ArtifactTitle: Dr. Krieger's EvilPlan in the original ''[[VideoGame/FarCry1 Far Cry]]'' was dubbed "Project Far Cry". As every following game takes place prior to this game (which was set in 2025) and each has next to no mention of it, needless to say, the title is a remnant.


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** Enemy factions have a tendency to wear red, just in case you can't tell who you're supposed to be shooting at. Aversions include ''VideoGame/FarCry2'', in which a good 99% of the world is trying to kill you, so there's no need to color code, and ''VideoGame/FarCry5'', where the Project at Eden's Gate tend to wear mostly white, if not black. Hunters do wear red balaclavas, however.
** On the flip side, the friendly factions tend to wear blue. Similarly, ''2'' and ''5'' are aversions in which your very few buddies (mostly being the mercenaries you didn't choose as your PlayerCharacter) wear their own unique outfits in the former and the Resistance either wears civies or improvised camo (the Whitetail Militia) in the latter.


* ''VideoGame/FarCryPrimal'' (2016) Rather than a modern setting, ''Primal'' is set in the distant past during the end of the last Ice Age. The player character is Takkar, a hunter for the Wenja tribe, who is attempting to settle the valley of Oros in what is now Central Europe[[note]]The game world's overall layout is actually recycled from ''Far Cry 4'''s Kyrat, though with heavy modifications to the terrain and landmarks to keep it from feeling identical[[/note]]. Unfortunately, Oros is already inhabited by other hostile tribes, including cannibals and slavers, and they won't leave without a fight.

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* ''VideoGame/FarCryPrimal'' (2016) Rather than a modern setting, ''Primal'' is set in the distant past during the end of the last Ice Age.early Mesolithic. The player character is Takkar, a hunter for the Wenja tribe, who is attempting to settle the valley of Oros in what is now Central Europe[[note]]The game world's overall layout is actually recycled from ''Far Cry 4'''s Kyrat, though with heavy modifications to the terrain and landmarks to keep it from feeling identical[[/note]]. Unfortunately, Oros is already inhabited by other hostile tribes, including cannibals and slavers, and they won't leave without a fight.


* ''VideoGame/FaryCry6'' (2021): Set in Yara, a fictional Caribbean[=/=]Cuban inspired tropical island, the character is a guerilla fighter fighting to liberate the nation from the oppressive regime of the dictator Anton Castillo, who is [[InkSuitActor played & portrayed]] by Creator/GiancarloEsposito.

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* ''VideoGame/FaryCry6'' ''VideoGame/FarCry6'' (2021): Set in Yara, a fictional Caribbean[=/=]Cuban inspired tropical island, the character is a guerilla fighter fighting to liberate the nation from the oppressive regime of the dictator Anton Castillo, who is [[InkSuitActor played & portrayed]] by Creator/GiancarloEsposito.


* TropicalIslandAdventure: ''1'' and ''3'' both take place on fictional tropical islands, with the Rook Islands of 3 implied to be somewhere near Thailand, and ''Far Cry Instincts: Evolution'' takes place in Indonesia.

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* TropicalIslandAdventure: ''1'' and ''1'', ''3'' both and ''6'' take place on fictional tropical islands, with the Rook Islands of 3 implied to be somewhere near Thailand, and ''Far Cry Instincts: Evolution'' takes place in Indonesia.Indonesia. The 6th game is set in a Caribbean inspired large island.


* SequelDifficultySpike: ''2'' is a very interesting game, to the point where it's notable in how different it is. Rather than being built up for fun, it was developed for immersion (game producer Louis-Pierre Pharand said that they made changes to the design to "make the game feel like you were really there"), and they succeeded in making the game feel like a brutal, uncomfortable, and distinctly un-fun warzone. Weapons deteriorate at very fast rates, and can jam easily even in the middle of a combat. Enemies respawn instantly and endlessly the moment you leave an outpost, creating endless tension even just to get from point A to B. New weapons are unlocked by a diamond hunt for diamond caches hidden into tiny crevices around the map. And the most famous one, the player character has malaria, and will get sick once in a while, completely deteriorating your combat ability, requiring you to take medicine and do side missions for medicine. There is a reason why none of the other games were designed like this.

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* SequelDifficultySpike: ''2'' is a very interesting game, to the point where it's notable in how different it is. Rather than being built up for fun, it was developed for immersion (game immersive gameplay that avoids GameplayAndStorySegregation.
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producer Louis-Pierre Pharand said that they made changes to the design to "make the game feel like you were really there"), there", and they succeeded in making the game feel like a brutal, uncomfortable, and distinctly un-fun warzone. Weapons Director Clint Hocking coined the phrase [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludonarrative_dissonance Ludonarrative dissonance]] and a desire to avoid that dissonance runs through the game.
***Weapons
deteriorate at very fast rates, and can jam easily even in the middle of a combat. Enemies combat.
***Enemies
respawn instantly and endlessly the moment you leave an outpost, creating endless tension even just to get from point A to B. New B.
***New
weapons are unlocked by a diamond hunt for diamond caches hidden into tiny crevices around the map. And the most famous one, the map.
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player character has malaria, and will get sick once in a while, completely deteriorating your combat ability, requiring you to take medicine and do side missions for medicine. There is a reason why none of the other games were designed like this.



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* ''VideoGame/FaryCry6'' (2021): Set in Yara, a fictional Caribbean[=/=]Cuban inspired tropical island, the character is a guerilla fighter fighting to liberate the nation from the oppressive regime of the dictator Anton Castillo, who is [[InkSuitActor played & portrayed]] by Creator/GiancarloEsposito.


** ''VideoGame/FarCry5'' breaks away from the series' trend of foreign settings (at least to an American audience) and is instead set in rural Montana.

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** ''VideoGame/FarCry5'' breaks away from the series' trend of foreign fictional settings (at least to an American audience) and is instead set in rural Montana.

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* MeaningfulName: The title comes from the idea that the locations and settings the protagonists find themselves in are a "far cry" from what they're used to.

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* ''WebVideo/TheFarCryExperience'' (2012): A {{prequel}} film set before ''Far Cry 3''.


* TropicalIslandAdventure: ''1'' and ''3'' both take place on fictional tropical islands, with the Rook Islands of 3 implied to be somewhere near Thailand, and ''Far Cry Instincts: Evolution'' takes place in Indonesia.
* VanillaProtagonist: The series is well known for having memorable villains at the expense of personality for the protagonist, with ''Blood Dragon'' being the notable exception. ''2'' and ''5'' outright have the main character as a HeroicMime, with the former allowing a choice from a list of twelve mercenaries, and the latter going with CharacterCustomization.

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* TropicalIslandAdventure: ''1'' and ''3'' both take place on fictional tropical islands, with the Rook Islands of 3 implied to be somewhere near Thailand, and ''Far Cry Instincts: Evolution'' takes place in Indonesia.
* VanillaProtagonist: The series is well known for having memorable villains at the expense of personality for the protagonist, with ''Blood Dragon'' being the notable exception. ''2'' and ''5'' outright have the main character as a HeroicMime, with the former allowing a choice from a list of twelve mercenaries, and the latter going with CharacterCustomization.
Indonesia.


* TropicalIslandAdventure: ''1'' and ''3'' both take place on fictional tropical islands, with the Rook Islands of 3 implied to be somewhere near Thailand, and ''Far Cry Instincts: Evolution'' takes place in Indonesia.

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* TropicalIslandAdventure: ''1'' and ''3'' both take place on fictional tropical islands, with the Rook Islands of 3 implied to be somewhere near Thailand, and ''Far Cry Instincts: Evolution'' takes place in Indonesia.Indonesia.
* VanillaProtagonist: The series is well known for having memorable villains at the expense of personality for the protagonist, with ''Blood Dragon'' being the notable exception. ''2'' and ''5'' outright have the main character as a HeroicMime, with the former allowing a choice from a list of twelve mercenaries, and the latter going with CharacterCustomization.


* ''VideoGame/FarCry1'' (2004): Jack Carver, boat captain, is hired to escort a wealthy scientist to a tropical island in the Pacific for research. Once there, his boat is blown up, and he's left stranded on the island with a number of trigger-happy mercenaries out to kill him.

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* ''VideoGame/FarCry1'' (2004): Jack Carver, boat captain, is hired to escort a wealthy scientist to a tropical island in the Pacific for research. Once there, his boat is blown up, and he's left stranded on the island with a number of trigger-happy mercenaries out to kill him.him as well as mutant creatures.


* ''VideoGame/FarCry1'' (2004): Jack Carver, boat captain, is hired to escort a wealthy scientist to a tropical island for research. Once there, his boat is blown up, and he's left stranded on the island with a number of trigger-happy mercenaries out to kill him.

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* ''VideoGame/FarCry1'' (2004): Jack Carver, boat captain, is hired to escort a wealthy scientist to a tropical island in the Pacific for research. Once there, his boat is blown up, and he's left stranded on the island with a number of trigger-happy mercenaries out to kill him.


The games are known for featuring WideOpenSandbox gameplay in a wild environment, where players can encounter animals, drive vehicles, and fight enemies. The environments featured in the games are exotic and beautiful, ranging from the forests of Africa to the mountains of the Himalayas.

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The games are known for featuring WideOpenSandbox gameplay in a wild environment, where players can encounter animals, drive vehicles, and fight enemies. The environments featured in the games are exotic and beautiful, ranging from Pacific islands to the forests of Africa to and the mountains of the Himalayas.
Himalaya.

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