Modification for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.- Shadow of Chernobyl which brings pure, desolate autumn to the Zone. Complete graphic/audio/gameplay overhaul.
there is possibility we've finally found (thanks to our polish comrade Jinx) fix on corrupted saved games. If tests will be successful, we are going to move AA2 2.05.01 on patch 1.00008 which has engine's fixes and other improvements. There are people who play v2.05.01 version on this patch and they wrote on 4chan /vg/ forums:
*"I'm playing AA2 with 1.00008-b1 with zero crashes."
*"I have played AA2 on codebro's 1.0008b-fix1 and never had my saves corrupted, only had a CTD once (some particle error near that spooky door in x-18). I've clocked about 20 hours now, I've been to Yantar to say hi to eggheads, but haven't been to x-16 yet."
*"used 1.0008b-fix1 to Yantar with no corrupted saves, but lots of AA2 players don't have the corruption problem without it."
There are also nice improvements like grass distance and fov changeable in game by console. To change your FOV just open the console and type:
*fov [your value]
To change grass distance, type:
Here you are link to this patch.
Installation procedure: put loose files to your /bin directory and replace all files. Then run the game from new xr3da.exe (it has disabled fps cap and it allows on use of 4gb RAM memory.
If you don't have installed VCRedist, install it: Microsoft.com (x86 version).
It seems that new game it's necessary. Still, we don't know as they might work initially but there may be something wrong with them already.