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Originally Posted by Kirby1;13267568 
Actually I think Clear Sky is a prequal. You could play that one fist if you wanted, but Im not 100% sure so probably good to double check.

It's a prequel but it's the second released. I'd still play it in order. Picture it being like Star Wars.
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Originally Posted by chevymeister;13270788 
It's a prequel but it's the second released. I'd still play it in order. Picture it being like Star Wars.

If you wanted to do it that way, you'd have to play it last. tongue.gif
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I consider them int he order they made them for one main reason, Stalker matures like woah. SoC is epic. It is also minimal after I have played the other two. So going from CS to SoC to CoP or CoP backwards is just eh to me.

Yeah, you are talking the bridge, I am talking the literal BASE of military right near the start in SoC. Like 10-20 soldiers and tons of loot. First then I ever do. Just gotta think outside of the box and push the limits and you can easily take them all down with minimal time and ammo spent spent.
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I just started playing SoC, and it is very good. Took a little getting used to some things but overall its a great game and the atmosphere is A+.

Metro also mentioned is an excellent game, I def recommend it, even though it is linear it doesnt feel like the game is just leading you a straight path.
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Stalker games are better for sandbox feel. Metro is better for ooooooooooooohhhhhhhh eyecandy. All are worth a playthrough, though I hear clear sky is the worst. I never finished it because it ran like my computer was made of potatoes, and haven't gotten around to playing again on my new system.
    
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Originally Posted by Secretninja;13271264 
All are worth a playthrough, though I hear clear sky is the worst. I never finished it because it ran like my computer was made of potatoes, and haven't gotten around to playing again on my new system.

i never finished it on my old system for the same reason, but i've just recently played through it on my new system. very enjoyable and to my eyes the best looking of the series (played all 3 games with the Complete mod).
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post #57 of 62
PLAY SoC FIRST.

Period, without a doubt, it must be done this way thumb.gif

The other two it doesn't matter which you do first. I say play CoP before CS just because it's a bit better game. Plus it's entirely new maps, whereas CS shares maps with SoC. This way when you get 'round to CS you don't feel like 'man, I just played these maps' like you would if you played it right after SoC. Mind you, what you DO in the maps is different, and they're not quite identical between games, but ... yeah.

SoC
CoP
CS

That is the best way to do it. But not a big deal to mix up CS and CoP.

And it's not related to the time/storyline betwixt them ... in that regard they're like 99% unconnected with one another, practically all they have in common is that they're in the Zone.

What it is is that you'll really miss out on the 'magic' of SoC if you've already played either of the other two first. SoC *needs to be* a player's first introduction to the Zone. Once you've played all three, you'll understand why this is true thumb.gif
    
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Hmm... now the question is: Do I pick them up now, or wait to see if Steam does a deal on them? smile.gif
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post #59 of 62
Droog, just get SoC (+ complete mod) and play it nao, man!

Even if it was $50 for that one game it's still worth it thumb.gif
    
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It's for Tchernobile fans, it's just not a game for everyone, but only recommended if you are interested in sitting down and exploring the athmosphere of Tchernobile.
It's for people who can really understand all the dialogue, if you are just some American who likes to eat McDac and play dumb games with explosions it's not for you.
Edited by Heret|c - 4/27/11 at 2:34am
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