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 66 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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all.spawn fix, July 25th, 2014
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all.spawn fix, July 25th, 2014

Jul 25, 2014 Zone of Alienation mod Patch 3 comments

Fixed a problem with the hotfix all.spawn being antiquated and lacking the level changers in the release version. The all.spawn used is now the release...

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha v1.3002 Patch
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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 293 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 1 comment

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

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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...

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The.Reap3r
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
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
prime79 Mar 1 2013, 1:53am replied:

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

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zorro1582
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
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
brolee Mar 23 2013, 9:46pm replied:

Emission kills NPCs and leaves weapons maybe?

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MegThompson3
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
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
brolee Dec 22 2012, 4:36pm says:

Stalker best PC gaming experience I have had to date.

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