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 Old Good STALKER Evolution with 13 comments by K.D. on Mar 22nd, 2014


I'd like to share some news about graphics development in future release of OGSE. Almost every feature is checked, tweaked and finalized. And there is some new stuff. Here it is.

Rewrited lens flares and new effect - lens dirt:

Wind waves on the grass:

And little present - grass wave shaders for default STALKER: SOC:

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Zone of Alienation 1.07.2
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Zone of Alienation 1.07.2

Apr 20, 2014 Zone of Alienation mod Full Version 3 comments

Zone of Alienation 1.07.2 (base version); this is a torrent file, see description for more information and DDL link (if you prefer).

ELITE mod 2013 manual
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ELITE mod 2013 manual

Apr 19, 2014 ELITE mod 2013 Stalker_ShOC international ver 3.1 Guides 0 comments

Manual, optimized PDF format, for ELITE mod 2013... ver 3.1, Stalker ShOC (world version) 1.0006 - 20 april 2014 - (.zip file 10.3 mb)

TK Pre-RC build 1-3-14 update
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TK Pre-RC build 1-3-14 update

Apr 17, 2014 STALKER: Twilight K.E.T. 2.ZERO Patch 6 comments

First update for TK build 1-3-14, see full description for details.

Sound Evorment Beta !1.0004 ONLY!
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Sound Evorment Beta !1.0004 ONLY!

Apr 17, 2014 Real Life Sounds Demo 2 comments

Sound Evorment for stalker shoc 10004ver. Turn On EAX!! Tested on Sound Blaster X-Fi SB0460.

Fix for English versions
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Fix for English versions

Apr 15, 2014 Lost World: Origin Patch 9 comments

Fix for English versions which help to run the game.

Priboi Story Overhaul 3.2.5
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Priboi Story Overhaul 3.2.5

Apr 14, 2014 S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Priboi Story Full Version 4 comments

An updated version of Priboi Story designed for v. 1.1.3 released with Dez0wave's permission. (All credits for this mod go to LoboTheMan, aka 100RadsBar...

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The.Reap3r Feb 22 2013, 8:24am says:

Hello everybody.

I have played S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: SOC a long time ago without mods, only with Patch 1.005 but gave up because of the poor weapon accuracy. Then I installed Oblivion Lost 2.2 and loved it, all the new features and weapons were amazing. Then I tried L.U.R.K. 1.1 and loved it aswell.

Recently I ordered CS and COP and am planning to play through the whole series.

Can experienced players recomend the best mods for every game to enjoy the story without bugs, but not changing the core gameplay?

After I finish the series, I would like to play one of the 3 games as an open world game, with a high quality mod that adds a lot of content. Which of the 3 games with which mod do you recomend to use as a sandbox? I would I was looking at COP with the Misery mod, but I am also waiting for Lost Alpha and L.U.R.K. for SOC.

Thank you in advance.

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angryreefer Mar 23 2013, 10:28am replied:

personally i believe the stalker complete mod is the best for having no bugs, realistic weapon accuracy and damaage, and improving the graphics and sound while keeping the atmosphere intact

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prime79 Mar 1 2013, 1:53am replied:

try L.E.G.E.N.D.A.R.Y. advanced

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zorro1582 Feb 25 2013, 4:51am replied:

For COP I would definitely play Misery I cannot recommend this mod enough, it's amazing. I would suggest waiting for Misery 2.0 though. Good hunting Stalker!

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fauxhb Feb 21 2013, 6:57pm says:

i played first few missions and seems like an AWESOME mod. i'll start over again tomorrow, so i don't screw the quests and acquire enough food, because hunger comes up more often, than in original.
a question: side quest, where you have to shoot dogs around the place near the military guarded bridge. can someone give me any tips, how to hunt em? i shoot one-two and others just run away and i can't find them anymore.

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brolee Mar 23 2013, 9:46pm replied:

Emission kills NPCs and leaves weapons maybe?

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MegThompson3 Feb 1 2013, 1:02pm says:

I warmly recommend the mod pack 2013 to every s.t.a.l.k.e.r. fan! i think it's...better than the complete mod (even with a few small bugs)

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PRYDE-74 Jan 10 2013, 6:56am says:

is there any way, or mod, to get a modern gaming cross hair target ?

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brolee Dec 22 2012, 4:36pm says:

Stalker best PC gaming experience I have had to date.

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