Hal's Traders Overhauled (H.T.O.)

A S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl mini-mod by Halcyon777


TRADING FEATURES OF H.T.O. VERSION 1.3 - 2.0

Further Explanation:
I created Hal's Traders Overhauled because I felt that the games trading system was non-existent. The traders would always offer weapons and armor that you didn't need because you already had something better, I decided that since pretty much no other mods out there have a decent trading system that I would create one myself, after weeks of sitting and thinking over how to balance the games trading system, I added and tested hundreds of newly added items, how much they cost and sell for, and from whom specific items would be offered to make each trader in the game feel unique and worth the trip to visit more than once or twice. Traders now have a huge variety of items available, none of their inventories are in any way similar. Prices, availability, and amount of items all massively vary between each trader. The traders should now feel more realistic, they buy and sell what they want based on how convenient it is to them and by the area that they are located in. The zone is now a much more economically diverse place for Stalkers from all walks of life.


An illustration of what some of the traders inventory looks like in the mod can be seen in the image below. To zoom in, click HERE


Extras

The LITE and PURE editions of my mod found in the downloads section contain a separate folder apart from the base trader files folder which include the following mods below. These mods complement my mod very well but should only be used if you are going to play the game with your own merged compilation mod pack or simply in Vanilla (unmodded game)

( All are from Stalker.filefront.com which is no longer in service)


Axes Repair Mod by AxeMan808, MoDD, and Goffik
This mod allows the traders in the game to have the ability to repair your weapons and armor, the price it costs to repair gear is the same throughout all 4 versions of my mod, so using this mod may decrease the realism and possibly the difficulty of the game, since instead of having to purchase a new weapon you can just repair your old one. Use this only if you don't care about possible decreased difficulty.


STALKER Real Gun Names mod v.3 by Kyodan
Changes all the original weapons in the game to be based off their real life counterparts. Simple and realistic mod, adds more immersion.


Chernobyl_tv_v1.1 by Zero_3
Adds video from a documentary about the Chernobyl disaster to the two TV's that are in the game (one behind barkeep, and the other at the military base in Cordon). Instead of showing a couple of lousy in-game screenshots like it did before. I like it a lot!


Hades_Real_Gore_Mod_v1.0 by Hades
Adds more blood and gore to the game, need I say more.


A few suggestions
- I strongly recommend that you play the game on Master difficulty if you use this mod.
- Pay close attention to how the traders in the game progress throughout the story, they may offer you more for certain items at different times in the game, or even less.
- Spend your money wisely, do not get excited and overspend on everything that catches your attention.

- Hal

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Aveng3d
Aveng3d

Sakharov walther pistol price is enormous, but I found that you need to edit trader_ecolog.ltx file and change price in [ecolog_after_brain_sell] section from wpn_walther = 1, 87.8 to 1, 7.8. But there is one bug I cannot find how to fix. It's Petrenko, after RG6 missions he stops selling items, just some ammo that's all. How to fix that?

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Halcyon777 Creator
Halcyon777

It may be the rare case that all of the weapons didn't make it in, every trader only has a specified chance of selling certain weapons and other items. This should be noted in the files with a decimal number between 0.0 - 0.9, with 1 being 100% that they will have it for sale. Other users of the mod have reported there being no items but when they went back after waiting a bit they started showing up. It's very randomized. Thanks for pointing out the Walther price too.

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Aveng3d
Aveng3d

I am using yours original mod files downloaded from moddb, without any changes. I always come back to Petrenko to see if he has something, but no luck, just ammo. Tryed reloading my saves - same stock. Even started new game, but problem still appears.

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Halcyon777 Creator
Halcyon777

Are you using any other mods?

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Aveng3d
Aveng3d

Mhh, only Zone reclamation project. But can it be the problem? Because before duty rg6 mission done, Petrenko sells items just all right. I should test it alone without zrp..

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Halcyon777 Creator
Halcyon777

Yeah do that and tell me what happens.

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Halcyon777 Creator
Halcyon777

If you aren't satisfied with this answer feel free to email me a copy of the trader file for Petrenko, it should be titled dolg_trader.ltx or something like that. I will compare it to mine and see if something is off. christianlindstrom906@hotmail.com

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AnthonyCC
AnthonyCC

does this mod work with stalker complete 1.4.4?

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Halcyon777 Creator
Halcyon777

It may, try using the Complete Edition of HTO with it.

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AnthonyCC
AnthonyCC

it does, still dont understand how the class system gameplay works tho

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Halcyon777 Creator
Halcyon777

That was part of the HTO 2.0 project which won't be completed as originally planned. I have actually just finished HTO 2.0 in it's current form and will be releasing it soon with some of the features I originally intended to implement, but not all.

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AnthonyCC
AnthonyCC

hmmm i will give it a try

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