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post #21 of 30
it is a different game. it is a great FPS, but at the same time, it plays like an RPG.

the very early parts of the game are kind of dull, but once you figure out what you're doing and begin to find better weapons/accessories, it gets a WHOLE lot better. especially when you get to the x18 and x16 labs - they satisfied my scary PC game hunger .

i highly recommend that you get it, its a worthwhile game to play. Also, it got me really interested in the Chernobyl incident itself, and i find myself googling up all kinds of information.

- always good when games make you WANT to learn


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Like everyone else said, i would highly recommend stalker.
I spent months playing the game and i couldnt get over it.
The game will end but there are many many many side quests you can choose to do instead of the main quest, sort of like oblivion.
The game is the best and is one of my favorites.
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3-In-1 pack = Float32 + Stalker Weather Overhauled 2.0 + SHARPER Textures 0.95 RECUT
Down here:
German forum gone modding
There's some nice comparing pictures.

Stalker patches at Filefront





http://www.overclock.net/video-game-...ml#post3741165
I played the game and completed it within the first month it came out, so I have apparently missed out on these cool mods. Time to reinstall!
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I really enjoyed S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
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One of my favorite games. The mod community really made it great for me. There are a lot of complete overhaul mods, guns, armor, new creatures, etc... If you are into modding you can adjust just about anything in the game. If you do get it, play through it normally with a couple basic mods, then do it again with a complete overhaul mod. My favorite overhaul mod at the moment is ABC Inferno. But we are currently waiting on a version 2 because there are a couple major bugs, but if you don't use the portals you won't run into any trouble.
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Hold on - Portals!? In Stalker?? You must tell me more!
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I really like this game however it takes about 1-2 hours to get into it.
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Hold on - Portals!? In Stalker?? You must tell me more!
Heh, it's this one http://stalker.filefront.com/file/ABC_INFERNO;84144. But the problem with that mod is that the Stalker engine is limited in the number of variables it can store. So what is happening is as you progress through the game, you build up the variables and you get about 2/3 of the way through and you start having a bunch of weird crashes. The way around it is to not use portals, there is a lot of other stuff in the mod like the sky will get all dark and a bunch of mutants and zombies will spawn around you, but the guy who did it is working on a new version where he redid the variables so it doesn't use as many. It should be close to being done but who knows when he'll release it.
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post #29 of 30
The game is full of bugs, side quests sometimes never end, some side quests HAVE to be done to allow other MAIN quests to be complete and they don't tell you (depending on what ending you want...). Some quests even keep repeating.

That said, patch the game and the bugs are minor annoyances and you will have a BLAST playing this game!

BTW: I have never used any of the mods. I am playing it through once without mods, then I am modding it to the hilt (get the repair mod if you keep destroying weapons and armor).

Get the game and have fun!
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post #30 of 30
Stalker is fun. So much stuff to do, also running around looking for secret stashes, good stuff inside. Once I found an artifact that gave me +30% impact and +5% Bulletproof cap at no negative side effect right next to each other. 'twas good.
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