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 S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Lost Alpha with 7 comments by CrommCruac on Jul 11th, 2014

Second patch for
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha
has been released!

Here is long awaited second patch for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha. Here are some very important facts about it:

  • Due to the changes in storyline and engine, it's required to start a new game after you installed this update.
  • Your previous saves will not work.
  • This patch is cumulative, so you don't need to install the previous (1.30013) patch at all.
  • The patch installer will wipe out your gamedata directory so backup whatever mods you've installed
  • Beware, mods made for 1st patch will not work with this 2nd patch until mod makers make them compatible. We can not give support in this case.

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha v1.3002 Patch

Jul 11, 2014 S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Lost Alpha Patch 96 comments

Here is the long awaited second 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...

SECP 0.5 - Zone of Alienation / Compaibility v2
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SECP 0.5 - Zone of Alienation / Compaibility v2

Jul 3, 2014 SECP - STALKER ENBSeries Compatibility Project Full Version 0 comments

New settings to match base preset, double checking files and changes along the way. Rename the entire /shaders/ folder to something different.

SECP - Universal Preset 0.5 (added SweetFX)
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SECP - Universal Preset 0.5 (added SweetFX)

Jun 27, 2014 SECP - STALKER ENBSeries Compatibility Project Full Version 2 comments

Use this preset for any mod listed (in features) that does not need a compatibility patch. Lens Flare disabled for this version, working on getting a...

Map Quiet_Zone 1.0
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Map Quiet_Zone 1.0

Jun 26, 2014 Welcome to Zone Stalker Full Version 0 comments

Hello to all, the day I've waited so long to post the major modification, the main game map, enjoy everyone. Leave your notes of the map.

Compatibility - Twilight K.E.T. 2.ZERO
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Compatibility - Twilight K.E.T. 2.ZERO

Jun 26, 2014 SECP - STALKER ENBSeries Compatibility Project Full Version 0 comments

Compatibility for build 1-3-14 - Installation README included for extra instructions. Unofficial Patch, for support, or issues contact me through the...

ENB Palette Pack #1
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ENB Palette Pack #1

Jun 23, 2014 SECP - STALKER ENBSeries Compatibility Project Full Version 0 comments

Start customizing your stalker look.... first enb pack I decided to upload, after some more testing version 0.5 of the universal preset is coming soon...

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stringed_Evil Apr 8 2007, 6:42pm says:

really enjoying this game....not what people said it would be but the atmosphere is great and generally really getting familiar and attached to the maps. Gives the same feel as HL1 in parts, imo anyway.

good game..8/10 from me because of the many hours of game-play to be had, more interesting quantity than timeless quality. With a decent editor this engine looks like it has a lot of opportunities for post-apoc mod ideas onwards.

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PissedOffAlien Apr 5 2007, 8:08am says:

Awesome, atmospheric RPGFPS that has all the thrills required, definitie thumbs up. Just mind the glitches of doom!

And yes, COOP mod please :D

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SkitZaY Mar 26 2007, 1:37am says:

Aha, I made that S.T.A.L.K.E.R top 100 thing. Man it's been ages. xD

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HangPhyr Mar 25 2007, 2:07am says:

I fainally beat it, but apparently you need to play on the hardest skill level to get the "true" ending. Theres 7 different possible endings, from what I was told. Time to replay it I guess. Awesome game, if a bit glitchy.

Someone NEEDS to make a coop mod for this game. This really isn't a matter of "it would be cool if there was one", this is a matter of it being essential that someone makes a coop mod.

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methy Mar 21 2007, 8:04am says:


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frosty-theaussie Feb 16 2007, 1:02am says:


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SkitZaY May 21 2006, 1:03am says:

Until you make a better game, stop your whining.

I don't mind if its pushed back, as long its done in a decent quality.

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redspartan126 Apr 17 2006, 2:56pm says:

i wanted this when i heard bout this so i upgraded and the kept on pushin it backso i quit watchin this

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ROSS-DA-BOSS Mar 20 2006, 12:53am says:

I too have been waiting for this game for some time as it looks like it will be a killer game but is it really gonna be worth the wait. I reckon that it is already about 95% done and they keep postponing the release date to increase the hype and we all know that most things dont live up to the hype .......BUT i do hope this one does!!! over and out..

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aegir Mar 6 2006, 1:46pm says:

im 1 of the lucky ones who has played this game in beta ( olny multiplayer , but still :thumbup: ):p and it rox the gfx are awesome well eer they were but they still going to be good but i hope the sinlge player is going to be like they say coz i like the sound of that :p but err its coming in 2007 not 2008 according to what i last read on the official site

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