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Metro 2033 Glitch; Solution?

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Trying really hard to like this game... really am.
I've read about a glitch in this game on other forums that I seem to have fallen victim to: I cannot remove my totally destroyed gas mask in an area that should be safe to do so. Additionally I am in an area where I REALLY need to see. There are human enemies all around and the lens to my gas mask really is almost like looking through a windshield covered in ice. Is there some work-around to this? I'm pressing G but all I see is an inventory pop-up that says I'm out of gas masks... I just wanna take the thing off!
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Gotta find a new one, or revert to an old save. Got myself trapped like that once, it's moronic not to swap up every chance you get, and I made that mistake once. Some common sense and you'll never run into that.
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Gotta find a new one, or revert to an old save. Got myself trapped like that once, it's moronic not to swap up every chance you get, and I made that mistake once. Some common sense and you'll never run into that.

I get it, but I've only found ONE other, relatively undamaged gas mask. Pretty early in the game still.
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They're usually hidden, I found one attached to a skull, another up on a nail in some guys room, under a flipped train car, on a shelving unit, etc. Metro is a game that rewards you for going out of your way to explore or poke your nose in the sketchy places. It's a game I do thoroughly enjoy, but it takes a lot of commitment to sit down and play it I find. Still haven't finished it, but I'm making progress.
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They're usually hidden, I found one attached to a skull, another up on a nail in some guys room, under a flipped train car, on a shelving unit, etc. Metro is a game that rewards you for going out of your way to explore or poke your nose in the sketchy places. It's a game I do thoroughly enjoy, but it takes a lot of commitment to sit down and play it I find. Still haven't finished it, but I'm making progress.

Maybe I should just start over.....
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Maybe I should just start over.....
thinking.gif

I did that, mostly because the save file was almost a year old when I restarted playing the game.
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