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Ok men, I'm looking for a new game to play to keep me occupied until BF3 is released. So I'm contemplating on either Stalker CoP or ArmaII OA. Which would you prefer. I'm torn between the two and I've seen both in real life gameplay. So help a fellow OCN'er out and give me your opinion.
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If you have people to play with I would say Arma 2, if not probably stalker. Arma 2 has lots of mods though so with more people it definitely becomes more fun.

I haven't checked in a while but I think arma 2 probably has a much bigger multiplayer scene as well.
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I don't know a single body that plays ArmaII. I like SP games that are in depth like Fallout 3, FONV, Ghost Recon AW1&2...hold the flaming please. But I also love MP. So that is why I'm so torn. From what I've seen these two games really catch my attention. But which one to give into?
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post #4 of 23
MP for arma, SP for CoP basically.

I still haven't played the single player completely in arma 2

Taking over towns in multiplayer using tanks,jets,helicopters etc is to addictive, I can never play SP all that much.
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post #5 of 23
I would say CoP coz its modable, I like arma 2 but you really need to be in the mood to play it
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^^^What is your opinion of Stalker COP? Is there a good amount of gameplay and mods? Looking at a SP aspect that is.
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post #7 of 23
I don't remember how long it took me to beat CoP but with mods I would probably only play it one more time whereas I would only play arma 2 once in SP but in MP it changes every time I play.

Guess it isn't on sale still, I bought the combined operations pack for $12.50 on amazon.

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Actualy i may reinstall it in a few, Best game of the lot i think, very enjoyable.
Ya, best of the series for sure. Combines the good features (if little) clear sky had with the original to make a great game.
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^^^What is your opinion of Stalker COP? Is there a good amount of gameplay and mods? Looking at a SP aspect that is.
Plenty of mods, Its the first stalker game i finished, And really i thought it was easier than the previous games, But mods can fix that the next time i go around

Really i dont think its a long game but the exploration makes it longer.

Actualy i may reinstall it in a few, Best game of the lot i think, very enjoyable.
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post #9 of 23
Stalker is really dark, kind of like a creepy version of oblivion mixed with fallout.

I admire it but didnt like it just because it felt weird and lonely and creepy.

ArmA2 is a decent game, if you havent got bad company 2 id get that.
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post #10 of 23
Stalker (any of the three) are good for Single player. ARMA2 is good for single and multi player. A mod they have called CL Revolution is like a role playing version of Grandt Theft Auto. it is multi player and pretty epic. Some are cops, some civilians. Both sides can live a legal or illegal life by your choosing. Farm, fish, fish illegal, farm drugs, run guns, be a terrorist, get voted into office to make or enforce the laws, and more! Pretty awesome stuff overall. Although Arma2 is very "clunky" to most. It is not a game, but a simulator. Much better than anything I have ever played in so many respects, but it is really relative.
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