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Got a LOST ALPHA Game problem?
Don't post it here or anywhere else on Facebook. Why? The ModDB and FB formats make posts descend to the bottom with each new one and your concerns can easily be lost. Too many pages and posts can make your problems disappear.
Where to go?
The GSC Forums LOST ALPHA section is designed to post Game problems and to provide answers. In addition the format makes it easy to find previous problems posted where you may not have to ask.

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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 :)

"the original you always wanted brought to life"
Mod of the Year 2014 I Player's Choice
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Travelling to Bar territory. In the Dead City... In the Dead City...
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18 comments by CrommCruac on Dec 17th, 2014

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
from Dezowave

Christmas is knocking on our doors again, chestnuts roasting on open fires and Jack Frost nipping at our nose. Another year has passed by, which brought us many good things and some not so good. At this time of the year we all should celebrate and concentrate on all the good that happened to us in 2014! First of all, thanks to your votes, we are in the TOP100 again on MOTY Awards, there are still 3 days left, and then the finals will begin. We are pretty excited about the results, even though we weren't really advertising it, but a little news post can't hurt. We were the first for at least 4 months in a row, and in the top 5 for almost 6 months this year from April till September, which was amazing. We are really glad for the given support from you and the Moddb Staff! The launch wasn't smooth, Lost Alpha killed the moddb servers due to the heavy visits and downloads, and we even beat Black Mesa in downloads and view counts when Moddb Staff compared the statistics of the 'day of release' of these projects. It was unexpected, and we felt honored. Later things calmed down, and we think we are on a good path now to finish the game. Those who regularly visit our site already know of the changes through patches, etc... so if they -you- think we have earned it, to be in the top 5 again, we will be there! Everything depends on your choice.
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And a little status update of the upcoming developers cut. Our programmers updated the audio/sound engine of the game, now you can select all your sound cards from the list, and eax finally works, mainly on sound blaster cards, even the integrated sound chipsets which supports eax 2.0 will benefit from the changes. They also started remaking the weapon upgrade system, this time based more on the system in Call of Pripyat. The game designers are filling the empty parts of the levels with more "life" as well. Currently, we are testing the 2nd edited level of the 10 we plan to change. It's a long sequence, since we need to test run the levels individually, and in story mode as well, to see how the triggers work. When these are finished, we will check the keypoints in the storyline, and try to make the duller parts a bit better without destroying the "jenga tower" :).
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Christmas and New Years is coming, with greetings of peace and prosperity, the whole dezowave group wishes the very best for you during this special time. May You enjoy all the best now and throughout the coming year. 2015 will be a cool year, it's not a secret we are working on our next project as well, which will be announced in a few months!
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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha SDK Addon 1

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha SDK Addon 1

Oct 16, 2014 SDK 18 comments

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

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha SDK v.2.6 beta

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha SDK v.2.6 beta

Oct 10, 2014 SDK 25 comments

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...

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha v1.3003 Patch

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha v1.3003 Patch

Jul 31, 2014 Patch 367 comments

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...

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha v1.3002 Patch OUTDATED

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha v1.3002 Patch OUTDATED

Jul 11, 2014 Patch 302 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...

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha v1.3001 Patch OUTDATED

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha v1.3001 Patch OUTDATED

May 2, 2014 Patch 380 comments

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: LOST ALPHA Patch v1.30013 (3rd of May 2014.) The patch is savegame compatible, so You do not have to start new game for this patch, but...

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - LOST ALPHA v1.3000 - Part 2

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - LOST ALPHA v1.3000 - Part 2

Apr 27, 2014 Full Version 90 comments

You do not need STALKER to run LA, Stand alone Release. Download all 4 parts, and use winrar or winzip to unpack them, then run setup.exe and follow the...

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GojiraFan
GojiraFan May 3 2015, 2:58pm says:

Will the Directors Cut add a bit more material involving the Freedom Faction? They're really almost non-existent in the present game,one outpost in the Outskirts with one mission in Freeplay was all I've found. I kind of favored them in the three original games,Duty seemed too rigid and hardcore to me,not much better than the Military.

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Chamomileable
Chamomileable May 3 2015, 1:46pm says:

Hey guys. It's a little bit of an undertaking, but I'm a credited writer and I've REALLY enjoyed the mod so far from what I've played. I'm not great at texturing or modeling but if you can somehow send me a copy of all the english text in the game, I'd really like to completely proofread/overhaul it so that there are no grammatical errors, misspellings, or anything like that. Get ahold of me if you can, please!

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HybOj
HybOj May 4 2015, 7:02am replied:

I hope some1 from Dezowave will notice it, its a awesome offer

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johbowfor
johbowfor May 3 2015, 1:18pm says:

I love this mod so much. Is this still being worked on?

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Litosns Online
Litosns May 3 2015, 1:26pm replied:

Yep.
Directors Cut is being developed.

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craigie
craigie May 2 2015, 9:48pm says:

:D
maybe ...ever what happened to the original members and why..
were is robin ,owl hawk hmm

any way any thoughts to my fix ideas, is it possible to get all maps in raw to re-bot .. and can some 1 help me with ai and see what I can come up with .. also the sliding or out of place npc can you not add a flag check if not at location xyz move to this position ,thus aligning the bot that may be in door or passage blocking your path.as I think ai is nice but needs to be tightened up.

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Guest
Guest May 3 2015, 8:14am replied:

Hi craigie, sounds like a great idea, making your own stalker game from scratch! Some people are already busy with something like this: it`s called "Lost Alpha" and it happens that your are posting on its moddb homepage right now, isn`t that awesome :D? Please check out the download section and try to play the game, it will make you a very happy stalker :)

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fcotter
fcotter May 2 2015, 4:06pm says:

Just a reminder.... do a couple hard saves because you may need them

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Weydmar
Weydmar May 2 2015, 3:04pm says:

Hello there,

First I'd like to tell you guys did an amazing work with Lost Alpha.
I have a bad issue i'm trying to solve. I am running 1.3003, the game was working pretty fine until today . It first crashed when I went for Yantar to the swamps with my UAZ. Now it crashes everytime I try to load a save even though these saves were working fine earlier. Here's what the crash report says :
FATAL ERROR

[error]Expression : fatal error
[error]Function : CInifile::r_section
[error]File : Xr_ini.cpp
[error]Line : 499
[error]Description : <no expression>
[error]Arguments : Can't open section 'vehicle_uaz_brokenbcr_vehicle_uaz_broken'

Thanks for your help

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Weydmar
Weydmar May 3 2015, 4:09am replied:

I just tried, it didn't work.
Just some more things : I'm playing with boredgunner's mod pack (http://www.moddb.com/games/stalker/downloads/lost-alpha-mod-pack-2014) but I don't think it causes the problem (since the crash report mentions something about the UAZ, and vehicles are untouched by the mod), and the crash happens when the game displays "loading saved game 'quicksave.sav'"

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dezodor Creator
dezodor May 3 2015, 7:22am replied:

Still, it can be caused by the mod, since we can not reproduce this error in 1.3003, not even with the new wip 1.3004. The mod you linked is a huge compilation of varios mods made for LA, it even has modified exes, and whatnot, and reading the comments, it's not bug free at all.

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Full Review Here - Pastebin.com 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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