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Have you ever dreamt about playing the old, forgotten S.T.A.L.K.E.R. ?

We were amazed by GSC's work when they released the first S.T.A.L.K.E.R. screenshots in 2002. The old design, and atmosphere was stunning and we couldn't believe our eyes. Later in 2005 things has changed. They redesigned almost all old levels. Some of them became smaller, simpler (still nice, but different), and some levels were removed. After the release in 2007 we played the game a lot, and quickly noticed that some areas are missing. We opened forums, and talked countless nights about those for almost a year. Nowdays we could say, we have a full vision about GSC's old levels, due to the collected materials, videos and forgotten screenshots. We decided to remake those stunning areas, maybe they won't be the same, but we will try everything to make them look really nice, as we always wanted to see them. In early 2009, GSC released a build from 2004, which contained many old materials. We used some of the sdk objects for the level remakes, but adjusted (and bugfixed) them for our liking, also we didn't throw out our own levels. So expect to see our own Darkscape, Dead City, Rostok Factory and some more in Lost Alpha :)

Also need to say, Lost Alpha addon is not just about levels and levels. We will try to make a somewhat, but not fully restricted alife, and deliver a lot of new, never seen features, among with some old ones, which many people wanted to see for long. If you are interested in, check the Features menu for FAQ, Interview, Features List, and many more. Also do not forget to check the gallery, and the movies. All comments are welcome, also we are glad to see suggestions too, however at this stage those won't be considered.
Thanks for your understanding!

Finally, we would like to thank to the old Stalker Team this wonderful game. Without them, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wouldn't be a "dream-game". Big respect to: Glory, Karma, Lex, Prof, Rainbow, Frodo, Dach, Koan, Mike, Jip, Jim, Jon, Yuriy, Terazoid, Tuz, Haron, Stohe, alexmx, chugai, Oles, Zmey, Iov, Sidorovich, CyLLlKA, dandy, Descruo, dima, Olga, LeSTAT, MadMax, Man0waR, Chapaev, Cy27-dw, Shyshkin, Narrator, Rolik, Atem, Yava, and many many more :)

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Hey, hey hey! We are here, as we promised a month ago. It was a long road up until now, but there is finally a sun shining over us brightly. After almost three years, we can finally present you Lost Alpha Developer's Cut. We decided to release it as a patch for now, but after some hotfixes, we will create a full release of Lost Alpha containing all patches and DC as well! The files will be uploaded soon, and they will need to be authorized by ModDB crew, so be patient, and in the end... Have Fun!
Here is a little tutorial: After you download the DC patch, which is quite big (around 2.3gb packed) you need to unpack the zip file (with winrar or any archiving tool) to a clean directory, or to your desktop. But before you would do anything with those files, don't forget, that you need to have Lost Alpha patched up to the 3rd public patch (1.3003) first! If you don't have that installed, DC won't work at all. So if you have LA installed and patched up till 1.3003, run the DC patch installer and wait until it finishes. You can now run the game with the well known icon on your desktop. You will quickly notice the version number in bottom left corner, saying: "Lost Alpha ver. 1.4000 Developer's Cut". If you see that, then you are ready to play the game. Have fun, and if you have questions or something to report, send email to or post here on the chat window, and be patient, someone will surely respond.EMPTY LINE
Here is the final changes log of LA DC 1.4000: click here to open it!

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Lost Alpha Developer's Cut release announcement

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Lost Alpha - Developer's Cut release announcement!

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A little status update for the holidays!

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Here is a small update and summary about our current tasks with LA:DC!

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha Developer's Cut Announcement

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Lost Alpha Developer's Cut v1.4002 small patch for those, who already own 1.4000!

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Lost Alpha v1.4000 Developer's Cut

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Here is the 1st addon package for Lost Alpha SDK v.2.6.

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Here is the S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha Software Development Kit (SDK) v.2.6 beta release! It contains the basic editors and tools we used for creating...

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Here is the long awaited third 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...

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Hello everyone!

I am having a issue with the "Find Nimble" quest, mainly I just do not understand where one is suppose to start looking. Quest says he crossed the rail road tracks in Cordon, so do you look in Cordon or Nimble is elsewhere?

I do not need a exact coordinate, just would like to know what area he is in, for example is he somewhere in dead city?

Much obliged, this game is quite fun!

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He's in the cordon undergrounds.

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I shall look, thank you!

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Hello. I have big problem that I hope someone can solve. It stops me from being able to play the game, as it crashes each 2 minutes after I start playing.

This is the error.

Expression : fatal error
Function : CInifile::r_string
File : Xr_ini.cpp
Line : 525
Description : <no expression>
Arguments : Can't find variable hit_power_critical in [wpn_wincheaster1300]

Did anyone encounter this? Please help , as like all of you I love this game and the work the developers put in this mod.

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dezodor Creator

Hello, seems like you're playing either an unofficial or modded release, or you unpacked the gamedata files in wrong order -> which makes the game crash with such errors like this you have now.

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When we can see a weapons pack for LA DC ??

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LiquidBronze Creator

Whenever someone decides to put one out.

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People complaining about bugs and stuff.

I think that's what makes the game better.

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think again... ;)

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Full Review Here - This mod is a great example of what not to do when trying to recreate a game in your own image, due to it being worse than the SoC in almost every way. +Fantastic Map Design +Good Environments +Great Lighting +Textures better than vanilla +Upgrading System =Gunplay unchanged from Vanilla =Weapon textures + Models unchanged from Vanilla -Maps lack things to do in them -Sounds are subpar -Voice acting is bad and immersion breaking -Constant poorly animated…

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