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As the title says, I'm asking anyone here who has the game how it is?
I absolutely adore first-person shooters and horror rpg games. It seems like the perfect fit, but I want to ask around to see if people are having any issues with bugs or with the gameplay. I have vista home premium 32, and I know there's a patch for it, but does it actually work? Also how long is the game???
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I have the game, its pretty fun but the multiplayer lacks players. There are only a few servers and there is some lag. But if you are interested in the single player then its pretty good. Only thing about single player is make sure to patch the game before you start playing because like i found out if you patch from v1.0 to anything higher you cant use the save games from 1.0 anymore.

I kind of took a short break from stalker until the second one comes out later this year, its supposed to be amazing.
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A very fun game, highly recommended.
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how long would you say a game like this would take to go through the single player
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how long would you say a game like this would take to go through the single player
Oh I don't know, if you pursue every single side quest, maybe 60 hours or more (can't remember exactly, but the game lasted a good long time)? It's much like Oblivion in it's approach: a main quest, with numerous side quests in between.
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Stalker is a brilliant game.

Make sure (if you do decide on it) to get the Float32 Mod, to get better rates and all that nonsense..

Oh and patch it up to the latest - 0.5 i think it is. 5 something anyways.

It'll take a bit to get into, maybe 3/4 hours, but once you're into it, it gets good. I couldn't stop playing it untill i reformatted a while back. Now i'm waiting on my 88GT so i can play it again all maxxed. The eerie bits, the invisible monsters, it all adds up.

I'd go for it. Get into it. Finish it. Then buy the new one when it finally gets released.
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Stalker is a brilliant game.

Make sure (if you do decide on it) to get the Float32 Mod, to get better rates and all that nonsense..

Oh and patch it up to the latest - 0.5 i think it is. 5 something anyways.

It'll take a bit to get into, maybe 3/4 hours, but once you're into it, it gets good. I couldn't stop playing it untill i reformatted a while back. Now i'm waiting on my 88GT so i can play it again all maxxed. The eerie bits, the invisible monsters, it all adds up.

I'd go for it. Get into it. Finish it. Then buy the new one when it finally gets released.
Can't WAIT for the sequel, I hope they don't screw it up
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Its the only fps i've played that had multiple endings. It was engaging enough for me to want to finish the bulk of the missions and the colloseum stuff.
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I found the bad overall very bad... I beat the main mission in 5 hours and the side quests wern't really side quests.. they were just random quests that the game would put in there and tell you to go kill 3 guys here or go pick up a package here, and thats about it.
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post #10 of 30
lol 6 guys saying it was great, 1 saying he hated it.
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