Far Cry Primal Developers Talk About Uncovering History - GameSpot
Far Cry Primal Creative Director has shared some new details about lead antagonists and what's it like working without PS3 and XB These characters you'll meet and interact with them and learn about them. Metacritic Game Reviews, Far Cry Primal for PlayStation 4, The era is the title that also has enough historical research meat to keep history nerds happy. A list of characters appearing in Far Cry Primal. The Wenja are a dark-skinned tribe that were formerly nomads before they settled in Oros. The player character, Takkar the Beast Master, wants to gather Wenja scattered across Oros to reunite the tribe.
The graphics are perfect for this game. The scenery is captivating, but also very brutal. And the hunting aspects would have to be the best in the series so far. While you're running around the world, you feel much more vulnerable than you would in a game like Far Cry 4.
In Far Cry 4, if you run into an animal that isn't friendly and starts to attack you, you can blow it up or shoot it down where it stands. But in Primal, you have to be much more careful. Due to your lack of machine guns and RPGs, you only have spears, a bow, clubs, throwing knives, ect.
This causes you to have to be more careful, because if you run into something like a bear, you're basically screwed.
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The game also added a new "Hunter Vision" as I like to call it, where you press in the left stick and everything turns grey except for key things. Plants, materials, and animals all get highlighted in yellow, and that makes hunting very fun and interesting. The crafting is also a very interesting thing now. Rather than just being able to buy things from vendors in previous Far Cry games, you now have to craft most of your arsenal of weaponry. Spears, arrows, throwing knives, and clubs all have to be crafted by different materials, which makes the game a lot harder than past Far Cry games as you have to be watching out for materials if you're starting to get low.
Also, the side-quests aren't really anything too interesting. Usually it's just escorting Wenja Tribesmen and women to another location and on the way you get ambushed at various spots by the Udam tribe.
Or, the hostage missions, somewhat of a staple to the Far Cry series. I haven't really gotten too much into the beast taming, but from what I've seen it seems like a very awesome and interesting addition to this game. We worked with our linguists already, and we wrote the scripts; one in a more primitive English to reflect the period, and one in the Wenja language.
The English one, it immediately was clear that it really popped, as in not right.
It just doesn't fit the period. You've got this beautiful world, you've got these megafauna, megaflora, the whole thing, and then you've got English coming out of the actor's mouths, and it just felt wrong.
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So that was one we stuck with right away. Megafauna was a big thing. Everyone immediately was like, "Sabretooth! One I was happy with, which we got, was one that I didn't even know existed until we started doing research: We have woolly rhinos in the game, but there's a rare rhino that you can find that's a two-horned rhino. And it's based on what they actually had then. They have skeletons of these two-horned rhinos. In 10,BC people didn't quite look like how the actors look now.
How do you explain that?
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This period is a really violent, dangerous period. Everything is predatory against you. And you see that in our characters. You've got the shaman who's got burn marks all over his face. He's got scars across his face. We have a character who's missing an arm. They're all reflecting the world that they live in. These aren't scars that you can just go to the doctor and heal. You get them, and you live with them. I think that's where we mostly reflect this period. In terms of the scars that they've got from the Primal world that they live in.
I was referring to more say, for example Sayla pictured above --her face she looks like someone who could exist today. Where we know for a fact that in 10,BC that people had different skull structures. I mean yes and no--at that period there were still some similarities.
Yes, it was 12, years ago and it's a long time ago, but we haven't radically changed. But we do have the Udam tribe, and they represent the older breed of humans that's dying out.