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“Loves the action. Not exactly an intellectual, but he can hold his own.
Joined Marines and made Corporal. Did a couple college years then re-enlisted. Made Gunny Sergeant, then went private-sector.
Used to be married to some Egyptian woman. Busy guy for 28 years old.”

Journal Description
Far Cry 2

Marty Alencar is a Brazilian-born naturalized citizen of the United States of America. He served in the United States Marine Corps and the SOUTHCOM advisory group in Colombia and Peru.


Marty can be chosen as the player character in Far Cry 2. If he is not chosen, he will appear as a buddy to the player character.


Depending on which character you choose to play as, Marty can appear in either Leboa-Sako or Bowa Seko. If you play as Warren, Josip, Paul, or Quarbani, Marty will appear in the northern district. If you play as Andre, Hakim, Frank, or Xianyong, he will appear in the southern district. He is also considered the "default" character as his picture is seen in numerous previews, reviews, and in-game trailers of Far Cry 2. In addition, he appears in the front cover of the game.


During the progress of the game, Marty may ask you to do a couple of favours for him.


Bowa Seko


  • Marty has two tattoos on his left arm, one on the forearm which reads "Morte," Portuguese for "death," and a Labarum on his upper arm.
  • When he appears as a buddy, he is armed with either an assault rifle or an LMG (an AK47 or FAL Paratrooper in the North, or an FAL Paratrooper, AR-16 or M-249 in the South).
  • He is the only Character that can appear as a buddy either in the North or in the South, depending on the player character chosen.



  1. Undated, IMDB: Maurice De Coster. Retrieved 2018 October 4.

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Far Cry 2 Characters
Protagonists: Marty Alencar  •  Frank Bilders  •  Warren Clyde  •  Nasreen Davar  •  Hakim Echebbi  •  Paul Ferenc  •  Andre Hyppolite  •  Josip Idromeno  •  Quarbani Singh  •  Xianyong Bai
Buddies: Michele Dachss  •  Flora Guillen
UFLL: Addi Mbantuwe  •  Leon Gakumba  •  Joaquin Carbonell  •  Anto Kankaras  •  Hector Voorhees
APR: Oliver Tambossa  •  Prosper Kouassi  •  Walton Purefoy  •  Arturo Quiepo  •  Nick Greaves  •  Seth Uniya
Others: The Jackal  •  Cab Driver  •  Reuben Oluwagembi  •  Father Maliya  •  Doctor Obua  •  King Nnyere  •  Prince Oeduard
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