A compilation mod for the STALKER enthusiast, delivering top-quality visuals, mind-blowing audio, useful innovation, more fulfilling gunplay, and enhanced gameplay. What's M.I.N.E. Is Yours.
A list of features in the upcoming M.I.N.E. compilation mod, with credit given to those authors whose works were used with permission. This list is subject to change before the final build is available.
Posted by DrBlizzard on Mar 30th, 2011
Multiple Integrated Necessary Enhancements
M.I.N.E. is a compilation mod, so to give fair and proper credit, we have compiled a list of the major works used in this compilation.
M.I.N.E. features a graphics overhaul, courtesy of the following generous contributors:
Clear Sky Complete
SMRTER Zone Mod for Clear Sky
A complete sound overhaul has been achieved, with the following notable features:
A completely new, atmospheric score composed by Sclera. Sclera's Clear Sky soundtrack overhaul adds a new level of unprecedented mood and dread to the Zone, making each venture more horrifying and believable than the last.
Hand-selected Inventory & Weapon Sounds
Hand-selected weapon sounds from around the community ensure a thrilling experience with each pull of the trigger. Each sound was hand-picked, with no weapons fire sharing the same sound - a truly unique experience further enhancing gunplay in Clear Sky.
Mood Enhancement Through Sound
Through carefully selected entries, all sounds in M.I.N.E. showcase the power of community driven work working together.
Through the generous contribution of CrommCruac, we are able to provide you with Atmosfear + Atmosfear BlowOuts, providing an even deeper level of fear and dread as you traverse the Zone. The aging decay and decrepit conditions of the zone are further enhanced by the same artist's nature and structures texture packs. The highest quality Nature textures were also used to ensure an authentic and awe-inspiring experience.
by Separation | Anxiety
With EasyEconomy, the harsh do-or-die economies of other mods are discarded in favor of an easy-to-use trade-encouraging system. Key features of EasyEconomy are:
by Separation | Anxiety
One of the hallmarks of the STALKER series is the gunplay, or gun fights. One of the things that was frequently noticed was the poor performance of most weapons. We might all recall instances where a TOZ-34 failed to kill a bandit wearing a leather jacket, or a pistol that failed to save us from a charging mutant.
These days are now over!
M.I.N.E. hopes to change these scenarios by making the following adjustments:
M.I.N.E. features a number of community-created enhancements that make M.I.N.E. the definitive mod in user-friendly stalking. Credits are shown below for each contributor.
Faction Fronts by Studio 828
M.I.N.E. is built on a Faction Fronts base, generously supplied by Studio 828. This mod set alone adds many exciting features, including new items, new weapons, better textures, sounds, AI improvements, script fixes, improved stealth, and much more.
Forgotten Fiends & Forgotten Finds by Yuki's MicroMods
Cut-out mutants make a return to Clear Sky thanks to Yuki's MicroMods. Each mutant also has a chance of dropping monster parts which can be sold for quick cash.
Hades' Real Gore Mod
Realistic blood splatter is included thanks to this mod by Hades.
Blue Dots For Dead Bodies Mod by LuxZg
With this mod, dead Stalkers now appear as blue dots on the mini-map, making them easier to identify on the mini-map. Never lose the plunder of a dead enemy again!
PDA Map Pack by LuxZg
In this mod, map locations, often used in dynamic missions (Help: Camp Under Bridge) are now easily identifiable on your PDA thanks to each location being clearly marked on the map. Never lose your way again!
Realistic Weapon Names by Clay65
Clay65's mod replaces the stock Clear Sky weapon names (such as AKM 74/2) with their real-world counterparts, such as AK-74. This added level of authenticity contributes to the overall experience.
Cordon Flash Drive Fix by Ceano
Now the two missing flash drives in the Cordon are no longer an issue - with this script, helping a certain Stalker in the Garbage will give you both flash drives.
Hunger Mod by Ceano
Adding to the realism of the Zone, Ceano's Hunger Mod requires you to eat something every six hours - or suffer the disastrous consequences!
Stash Filler by Yuki's MicroMods
With this update, stashes around the Zone will now populate when you check them. Much like the gameplay in Call of Pripyat, stashes are now no longer tied to having the correct piece of information or you having to pay for that information. If you know where a stash is - check it once to populate it, and then check it again to claim your reward! Getting paid for your memory skills? What a novel idea!
This is a preliminary list of changes, and is subject to change. All features listed are fully implemented in the current Beta which is being tested. If you have a mod you would like to contribute to this compilation, please contact Separation | Anxiety.