TO GAME COMPANIES: First of all - thank you for your work and contribution to the world of gaming. As mentioned before: You are the Easter Bunny. We (the modders) are simply painting the eggs. But we are actively engaged in projects of serious game improvements. Mind that we are doing this in our spare time for zero ecomic benefit. I strongly encourage you to consider staff candidates from the Stalker modding scene. This is likely to be one of the best places for you to find motivation and dedication for a professional development environment. Several active modders are well capable of taking part in an actual and professional game development process. And if you choose not to I wish you the best in development and hope that at least some inspiration was found here. Thank you N.Aaroe The modding community

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N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jul 9 2014, 10:32am says:

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N.Aaroe Mar 19 2014, 6:34pm replied:

I love heavy rain. The Seed endings will be equally diverse. But more of them

+1 vote   media: The Seed by MDT
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Mar 18 2014, 5:29pm replied:

Yes

+1 vote   download: MISERY 2.1 (Part 2/2, Update)
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Mar 17 2014, 4:18pm replied:

The main menu features new aspects that can be toggled on/off even during your game.
In addition the installer of 2.1 offers more variation, including hardcore and rookie modes

+6 votes   article: Pre-release greetings from the team
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 25 2013, 9:28am says:

I love it!

+1 vote   media: A fine day to wandering...
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jul 22 2013, 2:40pm replied:

Loner1, I think you need to compose this guy a wallpaper

+11 votes   media: Not a place for the night
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jul 14 2013, 2:17am says:

Keen on the creation and editing of exe installers?
Please PM me if you feel like doing a little something for us in this regard

+6 votes   media: Bringing death
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jun 29 2013, 12:49pm replied:

Crows will only 'land' if shot.
Good idea about mutant bait I like it.
Will add it to my list of ideas for the future (not 2.0 though ;-))

+12 votes   media: 'The Beak'
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jun 16 2013, 5:33pm says:

Very promising! Thank you all for this serious amount of dedicated modding.
And who had the genious idea of starting feature polls? :-)
I like it.

+4 votes   media: Redux v2.0 - Suits and Upgrades
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe May 27 2013, 5:29am says:

Some modernized weapon profiles may have certain upgrades pre-installed as they were produced with these benefits from the various weapon indutries.

+14 votes   media: Something about weapons
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe May 11 2013, 8:24am says:

I really dig the lighting and the NPC design (his looks).
Nice. Keep it up everyone!

+8 votes   media: Last Night
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Apr 30 2013, 9:06am says:

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N.Aaroe Feb 20 2013, 6:17pm replied:

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N.Aaroe Feb 3 2013, 3:39pm says:

At 3:06 why didn't you pull over? Didn't you see that hitchhiker on your right hand side? And she was even good looking too... Hmpf!

Thank you for a quality glimpse at your beautiful work guys!
This really takes me back to the good old days when we first had video previews of SHoC.

+17 votes   media: S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha Gameplay Trailer
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jan 23 2013, 3:36pm replied:

Not all the time but frequently. Although this static 'pecking' is of frustrating character we will make sure that it is delicate and won't disturb any more than any of the very awful mutant ambient sfx present in vanilla CoP (btw - we removed those...)

+9 votes   media: Woodpecker
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jan 15 2013, 9:45am replied:

My second wife (or mistress?)

+7 votes   media: Let the games begin
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Dec 11 2012, 11:03am replied:

I don't have an issue with the strenght of the font but please remove the drop shadow of anything written by hand if you want it to look real(ish). Illustrations fit well

+5 votes   media: Dev Diary - Day 148, Mount up ...
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 25 2012, 5:03pm replied:

You can have it modified to chamber the 5.56x45 round.
I think the military stock print adds personality to the weapon

+6 votes   media: Military LMG
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 16 2012, 7:20am replied:

Yeah, that 'less ammo type focus' used to apply for me also. But not any more... Image size/proportions are not wallpaper friendly, sorry

+4 votes   media: Know your ammo
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 13 2012, 11:29am says:

Stalker comedy - a nice breather :-)

+5 votes   media: Happy Birthday Loxotron!
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 10 2012, 11:13am replied:

It's these: Moddb.com
and they were introduced in version 1.1

+3 votes   article: Development report no.2
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 10 2012, 6:11am replied:

Instead we have prioritized to edit all configs, stats, animations, sfx and textures to perfection.
Afterall, MISERY already introduced 40+ new weapon in version 1.1

+7 votes   article: Development report no.2
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 8 2012, 11:03am says:

You can't help but putting on a little smile when thinking of that mutant that almost got you in the dark.

But you decided to spare that few rounds left if danger would come across you and the camp on the way home.

Now you think of that mutant again ... and how he will be toasted in this fire storm. He deserves it.

+12 votes   media: Coming home from a raid just in time...
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jul 13 2012, 2:01am replied:

Teaming up with trojanuch and the rest of the dev crew ;) I believe that many sleeping hours were devoted to modding scripts.

+11 votes   article: Features (Version 2.0) - What's new?
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jul 11 2012, 12:20pm says:

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N.Aaroe Jun 30 2012, 3:27pm says:

Where's the features list for this version?

+3 votes   download: *OUTDATED Faction Fronts Clear Sky v2.2.1 BETA
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe May 28 2012, 4:33am replied:

No vanilla suit upgrades are removed.
These are tradable items that can be attached/removed as you wish and whenever you wish.
Surge suppressor protects agains electricity.
Body cooler protects agains fire/burn.

+3 votes   media: Armour attachments
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe May 20 2012, 2:01pm says:

So I like how you really keep sharing this level in relation to all the well deserved possitive feedback that you get.
It is also very obvious that you react upon the constructive feedback that we give you. I.e. you just satisfied my personal suggestions.
So, what method made 86% of all the former orange illumination go away?

+3 votes   media: Metro Station w.i.p. v2
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jan 22 2012, 1:23pm replied:

Stay close to the fences and buildings for cover as you circle around the beast. And yes, you might want some close encounters weaponry

+2 votes   media: Ripped apart
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jan 13 2012, 2:07am says:

This is a really nice discovery I must say! Good luck with handling that new geo. Looking forward to experiencing it myself

+1 vote   article: Levels details restoration in OGSE 0.6.9.3
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Dec 21 2011, 11:30am says:

Looks damn cold and job well done. Any slow snowfall implemented for this kind of weather setting? Would be very awesome to have that...

+1 vote   media: Let it snow!
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Dec 18 2011, 3:28pm says:

If I could fall in love with images I would ask this one to marry me

+7 votes   media: MOTY 2011 Top 100
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Dec 15 2011, 1:45am says:

Well done on the audio guys!
Sounds like you are doing armour ruck to the steps (I am doing so myself as I really like that). Silenced shots sounds good and the echoes and bullet casing clings are great for the audio experience also.

+1 vote   media: Audio Comparison
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Nov 16 2011, 4:08am replied:

Maybe that's exactly what needs to be done to it. It makes sense that you would prefer a lower recoil caliber round for an auto-shotgun like this.
My weapon lore stops here though: is a 'Saiga-12K 20 gauge' more likely to be present in The Zone in comparison to a '12 gauge version'?
Or is any Saiga-12 rifle actually compatible with both ammunition types?

+1 vote   media: Weapon delivery
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Nov 15 2011, 3:10am replied:

This is good input also. I wondered if I could do something on the balancing part by using the fact that the weapon requires a certain type of clip in order for it to be used (but haven't figured that one out). But I have now made the Saiga very rare in The Zone and it is not attainable in the beginning of the game.

+1 vote   media: Weapon delivery
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Nov 14 2011, 2:25am replied:

Thanks for input davidme

+1 vote   media: Weapon delivery
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Nov 11 2011, 1:27am replied:

Shooting range material seems to show that true muscle is required to handle this one on auto. Had it used a special 12 gauge round I could limit the ammo for it and balance it out that way but it's regular 12x70 so I guess that I will have use a different approach

+2 votes   media: Weapon delivery
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Nov 10 2011, 4:29pm replied:

It's really a powerful weapon and I was actually amazed by the intensity of the fight when I was testing it ingame by giving it to a group of foes. I have not yet finished the part of scripting where I am making sure that the weapon doesn't make all other shotguns useless in comparison... There are several ways, but for one it won't be easily attainable..

+3 votes   media: Weapon delivery
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 18 2011, 3:14pm replied:

Davidme, I feel as if we have pretty much the same approach to the game experience and oppinion on immersion. That's why it's cool to have your watchful eye on my development decisions and ideas.
There will be many AK's in The Zone but a Spas12 in a Zaton stash AND the Skadovsk tradeable stock? Not very likely.. That's my direction on weapon availability...

+1 vote   media: Rise of The Green Dragon
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 18 2011, 11:29am says:

There will be just the one in The Zone and I am not going to tell you where to achieve it.. :)
Actually I already made changes to the textures displayed:
Black duct tape also added around the scope body and red/orange parts on the scope (not really shown) are replaced with light metal grey materials.

+1 vote   media: Rise of The Green Dragon
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 13 2011, 9:53am replied:

I'm quite happy with the g36 clip. The bullets look like mean needles

+2 votes   media: DDS ReTexturing
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 9 2011, 9:51am says:

I really like the look of that rifle at the bottom right.
Overall atmosphere seems intense and something that I would enjoy

+2 votes   article: Shavra - Dead Frequency Development Update 6
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Aug 13 2011, 5:13pm replied:

They are not 100% real as the scope is too far away from your aiming eye. But they do use the cool effect of flexible zoom distance and look cool in terms of animation.

+1 vote   media: Designing scopes
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Aug 6 2011, 11:04am replied:

I actually would advice you not to as I didn't change the quests from IWA to MISERY. Just wait for MISERY release or play SoC Autumn Aurora instead. That's your decision of course but I thank you for your very positive comment!

+1 vote   media: Character Selection
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jul 28 2011, 9:23am replied:

It's static as it is right now. But I will try a few ideas and see if it works for me or not.

+1 vote   media: Main menu
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jul 23 2011, 1:20am replied:

The black part is realistic so I will keep it there. It could be removed but that would give you a strange effect as everything around the scope would be zoomed in also. The thing you are wishing for is only realistic when using dot sights on weapons and that sort of 'scope view' seems to be popular in recent FPS games. However, it is not very authentic...

+2 votes   media: Designing scopes
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jun 28 2011, 8:15am replied:

The Bullpup on your right side is the FAMAS F1.
The FAMAS G2 would be very similar with this one so I'm not sure about that...

+1 vote   media: Show of arms
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Jun 26 2011, 5:01pm says:

This concept has somehow been produced below my radar and it really deserves this forum and implementation right here with us.

It shows great design talent and dedication from you Vandrerer.

Loner, you sure do well as group leader welcomming and implementing Vandrerer and his production.

+1 vote   mod: Autumn Aurora 2
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe May 17 2011, 8:51am says:

I don't mind the contrasts at all. In fact I'm currently working on obtaining something similar myself.

+1 vote   media: Lost Alpha
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N.Aaroe May 1 2011, 3:36pm replied:

My Reconstruction of the weapons in ver.1.2: Gathered HIres textures from SoC,CS & CoP. Took parts from here and there to assemble each weapon. Cleaned them. Optmized visual quality. Coloured them. Designed unique amount of scratches, dirt and corrosion on each of them... Then I ReCustomized the audio..

+3 votes   media: Complete weapon retexture 2
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe May 1 2011, 11:50am replied:

I'm afraid not. I would really like that myself so if anyone knows if this is even possible in the coding I would be happy to implement it.

+1 vote   media: Complete weapon retexture 1
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 18 2011, 12:22pm replied:

It's a good idea but impossible (for me) as I currently am lacking the skills required to script new stabile quests. I am unsure wether I should be open to this idea from other scripters or keep the mod to its current development schedule. Hmm.. What do you think?

+1 vote   mod: MISERY
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 18 2011, 11:37am says:

The Green Dragon strikes to kill. I hit a stalker right in the stomach from far way and he was thrown back  and dead before he hit the ground.

+4 votes   media: Rise of The Green Dragon
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 18 2011, 11:00am replied:

Even though this is the conclusion you are still contributing to the general development as this sort of insight and research is fairly positive for the modding community. Thanks for thorough assistance Rvsty.
(And I'm pretty happy with the standard you have ensured on the sounds already)

+1 vote   media: Sound effect tests
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 17 2011, 1:44pm replied:

Although I did quite a bit of editing on the environmental textures it would only be fair to give CrommCruac full credit for their high standard

+1 vote   mod: MISERY
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 17 2011, 7:34am replied:

I second that. It really has its own tone

+2 votes   media: Desolate land...
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 16 2011, 6:43am replied:

I really appreciate this kind of input (and I know of AMK) but I don't know russian and advertising tabs keeps popping up from the site making me close it down quickly.

+1 vote   mod: MISERY
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 16 2011, 6:40am replied:

I will have to get back on this as the subjects is still undetermined

+1 vote   mod: MISERY
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 16 2011, 6:39am says:

You guys are thorough and all your work seems very promising

+3 votes   media: AUG A2 Update
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 15 2011, 3:04am replied:

Seems you'll be fine

+1 vote   mod: MISERY
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 14 2011, 9:57am says:

Great sky texture. The crossover to the ground in the horison is a little too color saturated to my taste but I reAlly like the skies

+2 votes   media: It almost looks surreal
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 14 2011, 9:56am says:

Very nice image (or is it a real life photo ;))

+1 vote   media: The Lone Island
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 14 2011, 9:40am replied:

That's good input

+1 vote   media: DDS ReTexturing
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 14 2011, 9:36am replied:

In comparison to development of other big mods or in relation to your personal patience?

Last night I spend 2,5 hours just making sure that you are able to properly use the iron sights of the new M4A1 rifle - whether you are using a 4:3 or widescreen resolution monitor.
This is a time consuming and boring detail that you would simply expect from the final product but there are many boring tasks like these.
The expanded arsenal takes up about 70% of the development time.
If I didn't add any new weapons the mod would have been released by now.

Here I am doing my best to inform you guys about important development status and gather constructive feedback and I plan to keep it this way. I hope that you will understand.

+4 votes   mod: MISERY
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 14 2011, 4:43am says:

The lookout tower seems to cast an artificial light towards the ground. That sort of thing does add to the atmosphere in addition to the day/night cyclus which is so good in these games. Looks really promising and well executed guys!

+1 vote   media: Bar demonstration
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 14 2011, 2:40am replied:

Sligtly, yes

+1 vote   mod: MISERY
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 14 2011, 12:59am says:

So far just fine :-)

+1 vote   media: DDS ReTexturing
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 13 2011, 3:31pm replied:

Good point, I didn't think of that. It will be added to the "Maybe do" list

+1 vote   mod: MISERY
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 13 2011, 2:07pm replied:

The new weapons are not all done yet but we are getting there at a steady pace. Quality comes before quantity and if the mod is to be released this year we have to focus on the models already presented :-)

+1 vote   mod: MISERY
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 13 2011, 8:14am replied:

Damn, you must have listened when school lectured about pistols huh :)

+9 votes   media: DDS ReTexturing
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 13 2011, 4:05am says:

Left side shows dds texture files from CoP vanilla or another mod
Right side shows new MISERY dds texture files

+5 votes   media: DDS ReTexturing
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 13 2011, 3:36am says:

Looks like ground ready to turn into mud by rain. Well done

+1 vote   media: Autumn Aurora
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 12 2011, 3:42pm says:

It reminds me of that scene in "Aliens" where the militia team enters the colony in heavy rain. Love it

+2 votes   media: Storm lighting
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 11 2011, 1:11pm says:

Evil and beautiful at the same time. Nice

+2 votes   media: Autumn Aurora
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 11 2011, 4:54am replied:

Right, I didn't remove that option

+1 vote   mod: MISERY
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 10 2011, 7:07pm replied:

Some 7zip files doesn't uncompress correctly. Apparently some files might be missed when extracting the files on different OS. Just a heads up - I use it often myself

+1 vote   mod: M.I.N.E.
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 10 2011, 3:14am replied:

Yeah, I will do my best to not overdo them. The strength of recoil relies heavily on the caliber but there are some exceptions though. Some screen effects also makes the shooting seem more powerful in this mod without having extreme recoil.

+1 vote   mod: MISERY
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Sep 9 2011, 3:42pm replied:

That hot flask sounds like a lot of work but I like it. I always appreciated that thing back when I was in uniform too..
And The Underpass, that would be cool also. I will investigate the possibility. Good pointers Davidme

+1 vote   mod: MISERY
N.Aaroe
N.Aaroe Dec 30 2011, 4:01am replied:

Vanilla weapons are still included - in a retouched manor (textures/sounds)

+1 vote   media: Show of arms
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