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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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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.

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" :).

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 15 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 22 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 296 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 301 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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Shadow85 Jan 15 2015, 9:28pm says:

I played this a few times and lately my fps dropped to 15-18! I mean i have a GTX 750 and i know that isnt the best gpu but it has to handle this game easily right?

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3bygone3 Jan 17 2015, 3:04am replied:

What do you mean by "and lately my fps dropped to 15-18!". Was it running fluently and all of sudden it stopped?

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HybOj Jan 16 2015, 5:33am replied:

depends on ur CPU also, how much RAM? Have u set everything on ultra? Last patch installed? I doubt 750 (not even Ti?) is capable of running this game on ultra, step back in ur GFX settings, esp disable grass shadows, lower the shadow map size, lower the sun shafts and ssao to medium and so on.

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Kazemeka Jan 16 2015, 8:39am replied:

I have GTX 750Ti and it runs FC4 on ultra with secret settings on, plus AC:Unity on very high without a single drop (unless streaming).

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repablican04 Jan 20 2015, 7:23am replied:

same here gtx 650Ti runs 60FPS fc4,ac unity on very high with 1300x768 BUT THIS GAME GIVES ME 30-15FPS so i give this mod a 1 star

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HybOj Jan 20 2015, 11:48am replied:

1 star? You should better return to ASSasin unity than, setting up LA is way over your mental capabilities, if the best result you can get out of your PC is 15-30FPS @ 1300x768, damn... :D I dont get this approach. "I cant run it at ulra (whatever the damned ultra means) - game sux!!!" Rofl. U guys need a special restricted version of this game...

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HybOj Jan 16 2015, 10:37am replied:

yea, he has a different GFX card, plays different game, and the rest of his PC is most likely different too... maybe if u told us how LA performs on ur card and PC, your comment would have some informative value. More than "got 750Ti and it runs FC4 on ultra with secret settings on" I mean...

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haemorrhage1 Jan 15 2015, 2:39pm says:

torrent sed plss :) cant download.

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CrommCruac Creator
CrommCruac Jan 15 2015, 5:53pm replied:

Are you blind? There is a big box with torrent link at the top of the page.

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3bygone3 Jan 16 2015, 4:03am replied:

Maybe he mean "seed".

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dezodor Creator
dezodor Jan 17 2015, 3:51am replied:

probably, but the torrent listed here has 55 seeders, just checked yesterday. there are other torrents too, but we dont know which can be trusted (unedited, unmodded).

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Guest Jan 15 2015, 7:59am says:

Great work cromm,thx.

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Crlsdmc Jan 13 2015, 10:15am says:

I need a tip on how to drive, It's impossible as it is right now, I'm trying to escape from the Hind but I screw up my car as soon as I get some speed.

This is a great project and I find it sad that my almost perfect S.T.A.L.K.E.R. experience is getting ruined by this part of the storyline.

Thanks in advance.

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Horians Jan 14 2015, 10:30am replied:

Just run and use the trees an sewer pipes as cover. Much easier.

+2 votes     reply to comment
HybOj Jan 13 2015, 11:47am replied:

drive slowly in a straight line... lol, just use that car to get out of that level and get some other car in there. Green jeep is great for example. This white niva is known to be bugged, I rolled over four times before I realized this car needs some special handling. But its not so hard as it seems, depends on ur gaming skills.

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Schuchart Jan 16 2015, 6:43am replied:

Yeah that's swell, Duff wholeheartedly supports the designated driver program. Now, who wants to Party!?

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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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