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 15 comments by CrommCruac on Dec 17th, 2014

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
from Dezowave

Christmas is knocking on our doors again, chestnuts roasting on open fires and Jack Frost nipping at our nose. Another year has passed by, which brought us many good things and some not so good. At this time of the year we all should celebrate and concentrate on all the good that happened to us in 2014! First of all, thanks to your votes, we are in the TOP100 again on MOTY Awards, there are still 3 days left, and then the finals will begin. We are pretty excited about the results, even though we weren't really advertising it, but a little news post can't hurt. We were the first for at least 4 months in a row, and in the top 5 for almost 6 months this year from April till September, which was amazing. We are really glad for the given support from you and the Moddb Staff! The launch wasn't smooth, Lost Alpha killed the moddb servers due to the heavy visits and downloads, and we even beat Black Mesa in downloads and view counts when Moddb Staff compared the statistics of the 'day of release' of these projects. It was unexpected, and we felt honored. Later things calmed down, and we think we are on a good path now to finish the game. Those who regularly visit our site already know of the changes through patches, etc... so if they -you- think we have earned it, to be in the top 5 again, we will be there! Everything depends on your choice.
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And a little status update of the upcoming developers cut. Our programmers updated the audio/sound engine of the game, now you can select all your sound cards from the list, and eax finally works, mainly on sound blaster cards, however eax effect won't work on integrated ac97 and similar chipsets. They also started remaking the weapon upgrade system, this time based more on the system in Call of Pripyat. The game designers are filling the empty parts of the levels with more "life" as well. Currently, we are testing the 2nd edited level of the 10 we plan to change. It's a long sequence, since we need to test run the levels individually, and in story mode as well, to see how the triggers work. When these are finished, we will check the keypoints in the storyline, and try to make the duller parts a bit better without destroying the "jenga tower" :).
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Christmas and New Years is coming, with greetings of peace and prosperity, the whole dezowave group wishes the very best for you during this special time. May You enjoy all the best now and throughout the coming year. 2015 will be a cool year, it's not a secret we are working on our next project as well, which will be announced in a few months!
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Frohman91
Frohman91 Jan 8 2006, 1:27pm says:

I heard about this game in '03, and the game company said it would be out in '04. Now it's '06 and still no sign of this game. They said it's coming out in '07 or '08. That sucks, cuz this game would have been awesome to play. :(

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Mantis
Mantis Sep 29 2005, 1:37am says:

i have already talked to you on aim about stalker, thats why we decided to switch, just havent announced anything yet. but thank you for the offer.

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SNIPER-X
SNIPER-X Sep 28 2005, 12:57pm says:

Got any questions in regaurds to modding. Feel free to contact me on MSN or AIM.
Though only when your serious about doing it right now (no joke).

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Mantis
Mantis Sep 27 2005, 7:53pm says:

oh ok then, no it was not bad at all, it was suppose to be in a good light. and thanks, hopefully it is everything were hopeing.

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SNIPER-X
SNIPER-X Sep 27 2005, 3:37am says:

Ah okay, nvm then.
When reading your comment for the first time it seemed like you were insulting in a sorta tone that we aren't good enough ;)

Well in the mean time. If you switch from hl2 to STALKER.. Welcome to the community.

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Mantis
Mantis Sep 25 2005, 8:21pm says:

ya the list has 6 mods, only 2 are active in the past month, so whats wrong with another mod comment? from what i can tell it was truthful and nothign wrong with it.

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SNIPER-X
SNIPER-X Sep 25 2005, 12:34pm says:

"another mod for stalker here soon" ?
Dude look at the list.

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Mantis
Mantis Sep 23 2005, 4:27am says:

The game takes place in the Ukraine, not Russia. But anyways the game looks very promising, the directx 9.1 video is very good. My mod is most likely going to switch from HL2 to stalker. SO hopefully there will be another mod for stalker here soon :)

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garrett
garrett Aug 14 2005, 6:32am says:

We all knew this would happen to Russia, one of the best game I have ever seen would take place there.

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SuperRad
SuperRad Jul 30 2005, 12:55am says:

The games engine sounds great, I cant wait to see some mods on it but the game has to come out first..

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