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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 :)

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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 17 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 336 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 Mar 7 2015, 10:55pm says:

Anyone know of a mod or changes that can be made in the gamedata folder that will activate stashes? I'm up to the mission at Radar,and have only received 3 clues activating stashes from searching bodies,all near the start of the game. I've discovered numerous stashes hidden throughout the game,but they're empty without the info from bodies,obviously something is broken in my game.Kind of spoils the exploration aspect of the game when you come up empty for your efforts.

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GojiraFan
GojiraFan Mar 8 2015, 3:37pm replied:

New problem. After wiping out the Monolith in Radar,I suddenly got 6 stash clues in a row from bodies.The problem - even though the stashes are marked on my map,they don't show up ingame,no way to open them.Yet unmarked stashes will open,though empty.Strange bug,hope there's a solution.

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Fercyful
Fercyful Mar 7 2015, 5:52pm says:

Chernobyl under the snow : amazing Drone Footage! (1080p)

Dailymotion.com

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Guest
Guest Mar 8 2015, 9:27am replied:

I made these paper models of the power station (youtube):

watch?v=S5WhWvxnQ90

What do you guys think?

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Fercyful
Fercyful Mar 10 2015, 12:00am replied:

Like it !

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Varlen88
Varlen88 Mar 7 2015, 3:06pm says:

The latest patch ruined the cars physics. you turn a little bit and they roll over.

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MorbidSniper
MorbidSniper Mar 7 2015, 4:48pm replied:

That is a known issue , but only occurs with the Niva ( white car you use to escape from the helicopter ) . It is do-able , but takes practice . When you manage to escape from the helicopter , you will find a better car .

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fcotter
fcotter Mar 7 2015, 1:32pm says:

I played this game 3 times without cars but on this 4th play through I am using cars and the game is 10 times better. This game does needs cars because of the long levels. But once again your gas mileage sucks. Its always something. Anyway, I changed fuel consumption to 0.0001 and it is more realistic and fun. I have found no way to get gas accept for buying 10 lb containers from traders. The cars need to get better gas mileage because it makes the game stupid hard without it. Harder is not always better. You need to get better gas mileage because the game is better if you can drive !!!!!!!!!

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Themanpile
Themanpile Mar 6 2015, 10:53pm says:

I have a question about the stalker alpha game. When i download parts 1 threw 4 they stop half way asking me for a volume file. i don't know if anyone can help me with that. also does stalker lost alpha work on windows 8? Just asking to make things easy, is this where i can download the full game of lost alpah? If anyone knows what to do i would be vary happy.

Thank you

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MorbidSniper
MorbidSniper Mar 7 2015, 2:06am replied:

Click the first part , extract to any folder except C:Program files , if the first part extracts correctly it should start the second automatically and so on . Yes it should work on Win8 . This is the full game ( so far , Director's Cut is on its way ) .

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Themanpile
Themanpile Mar 7 2015, 4:29am replied:

Thank you so much for the help it means a lot! it just says you need to have the following volume to continue extraction: then it says to insert a disk with this volume. i tried to download it onto the download list instead of the C:Program file. how do i know if its not in the C:Program file?

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MorbidSniper
MorbidSniper Mar 7 2015, 4:44pm replied:

when you click the first part to extract it asks you the destination-folder . Any folder , except Program Files , will do . All parts ,4, need to be in the same folder to be able to do a sequential extraction .

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Themanpile
Themanpile Mar 8 2015, 4:07am replied:

You are THE BEST MAN!!!!

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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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