In 1986, the world's worst nuclear disaster occurred at the Chernobyl power station. Soviet authorities established a 30km 'Exclusion Zone' around this nuclear wasteland, but in 2006 a second explosion rocked the stricken reactor, obliterating all living things and causing the Zone's boundaries to ripple outwards. From this epicenter came waves of mutated creatures, deadly radiation, and a strange, anomalous energy. The Zone was cordoned off by the military, who would shoot on sight anyone foolish enough to brave the horrors within.

It is now 2012 - man has ventured further and further into the heart of the Zone driven by reports of strange 'artifacts' imbued with anomalous energy. Mercenaries and bounty hunters compete to recover these artifacts, which command extortionate prices on the black market. Others seek to find the truth behind the Zone, while some merely revel in the desolate lawlessness of the place. Whatever their motivation, over time these individuals - Scavengers, Trespassers, Adventurers, Loners, Killer, Explorers and Robbers - have become known as S.T.A.L.K.E.R.'s.

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About STALKER: Twilight K.E.T. 2.ZERO with 3 comments by ketxxx on Aug 25th, 2014

It's about that time again for another fresh news update for TK, I think theres some new features veteran players especially will like so lets start from the top.

- Further optimised TK memory resources, XR3DA generally doesn't get above 2.2GB - 2.3GB memory usage now and on the texture front I haven't as of yet seen more than 1.5GB video memory in use so overall on both system and video memory counts thats a reduction compared to the RC TK build of anywhere between 300MB - 500MB+.

- Added new weapons, PP-19 Bizon, T134 Minigun, and the Mac10. As usual whenever I add new weapons various NPCs in the game will also carry these weapons. Its highly unlikely I will add any more weapons as I've patched over the few areas I thought were lacking and now there just isn't any further game world to add more weapons. The game itself just isn't big enough nor are there enough enemy NPC variations to introduce more weapons.


- BIG CHANGE! Simple, but significant. Ever wondered to yourself why is it you can strap grenades to your belt but not smaller type weapons? (as is done by some special forces units) well now you can! Instead of only being able to strap RGD5 or F1 grenades to "slot 3" of your inventory you now also have the versatility and choice to strap the Mac10, Bizon, or MP7 (the 3 smallest submachine guns basically) to the same slot as grenades. You can freely carry these submachine guns and grenades at the same time, the system will automatically equip whatever you picked first to fill the slot. Eg; you pick out some grenades they go to "slot 3" as usual, but if you pick out the Mac10, Bizon or MP7 first that weapon will populate the slot. If you want to change the default weapon of "slot 3" just drop them and pick the weapon up you want to be default in "slot 3" first. Oh and of course I've made the necessary script changes so these weapons can be repaired.

- Added more clothing options for novice stalkers to hopefully remedy the "twins" syndrome. I did exactly the same thing I did for the bandits. Variety FTW! :D

- Instead of being lazy and just adding weapon descriptions in their corresponding files I added them to the XML file instead. Just a cosmetic change really so you don't see quotation marks in-game for weapon names and descriptions.

- Fiddled with AI a bit more, smarter, faster... perhaps too smart...

Rest assured, everything is being gone through with a very fine toothed comb to provide the ultimate SoC experience. As I've said before, TK does not aim to be like any of the old alpha or beta builds, nor does it try to copy any other SoC mod. What TK does do though is enhance everything the retail version of SoC had to the extreme.

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Sep 8, 2014 Oblivion Lost Remake Patch 4 comments

Patch-update for Oblivion Lost Remake 2.0 Only for Russian version Stalker Shadow of Chernobyl.

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Aug 31, 2014 S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl Full Version 0 comments

Full version of the mod . For more details , read the "ReadME" file .

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Autumn Aurora 2 (v2.05.01)

Aug 21, 2014 Autumn Aurora 2 Full Version 32 comments

The second version of the Autumn Aurora brings the autumnal atmosphere to the Zone and totally overhauls the graphics, sound and gameplay of S.T.A.L.K.E.R...

Lost Alpha Mod Pack - DX10 Scope Fix
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Lost Alpha Mod Pack - DX10 Scope Fix

Aug 8, 2014 S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Build 1935 Full Version 0 comments

This is for those who complained about scopes being off-center in Lost Alpha Mod Pack 2014. Though running the game in DX9 mode (which actually provides...

Border Zone Beta .
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Border Zone Beta .

Aug 2, 2014 New Zone ! Demo 0 comments

Good map border zone, and an idea of the Zone map Traquila the mod, so in this beta state, be careful with the anomalies and mutants. Recommended patch...

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha v1.3003 Patch
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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha v1.3003 Patch

Jul 31, 2014 S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Lost Alpha Patch 203 comments

Here is the long awaited third patch for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha. Due to the changes in storyline and engine, it's required to start a new game after...

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The.Reap3r
The.Reap3r Oct 3 2009, 1:58pm says:

Hi everyone.

As you may know, there are a couple of global mods for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
Super Mod Pack, STALKER Complete 2009 and L.U.R.K. all seem to be great, bringing back some of the features that did not make it to the final release but were planned when the game was still in the making, and revamping it's less polished aspects, while even adding new cool features. I was wondering if you can give your opinion about the ones you played, compare them, point out their pros and cons, etc.

Thanks in advance

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The.Reap3r
The.Reap3r Oct 10 2009, 4:55pm replied:

Thanks a lot for your opinions :)

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-HollywooD-
-HollywooD- Oct 8 2009, 5:43am replied:

Out of all of them I'd go for Lurk. I haven't played SMP, only the original Oblivion Lost. Stalker complete certainly is a good mod on its own right, but I find Lurk to be that and so much more, and that the graphics are also still superior to Complete.

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the_dingle
the_dingle Oct 3 2009, 5:24pm replied:

I've only played the SMP, but my impression is:

LURK - Pretty much the ambitious, unfinished one. I mean, they added an entire stealth system. Attempts to cherry pick the best parts of the other mods.

SMP - Oblivion Lost, plus the Arsenal and AMK mods and a bunch of other crap thrown in for good measure. Eats through ram like it was nothing.

Complete - The one to go for if you like your graphics shiny. Plays the most like the original game for better or worse.

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Isundir
Isundir Sep 1 2009, 5:11am says:

1 of my favorite FPS games its amazing:)

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Wesser991
Wesser991 Aug 31 2009, 4:14am says:

English, please!?!

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Frozen442
Frozen442 Sep 29 2009, 1:58pm replied:

This game is very interesting,but X-ray engine is full of bugs.. ))

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Frozen442
Frozen442 Aug 18 2009, 12:45pm says:

Игра очень хорошая,но движок ужасно глючный и лагучий ))

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Wesser991
Wesser991 Aug 4 2009, 6:06am says:

When is Stalker Call of Pripyat put, or is it already out, its just ive never seen it?

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iceddeadmeat
iceddeadmeat Jul 29 2009, 8:14am replied:

Found it,look in Steam forum under, Tech Prob.

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