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The STALKER MISERY mod 2.1 is here and with it some great news from MDT. Needless to say that the team has been looking forward to this day with great anticipation.

Posted by N.Aaroe on Mar 18th, 2014


- - - MISERY 2.1 RELEASE - - -

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MISERY 2.1 is here and with it the end of an era of compassionate modding.
The energy and drive that flood the development team on a daily basis is quite extraordinary.
MDT has evolved a love/hate relationship with the X-Ray engine and although the MISERY mod
can now be considered a completed modding project there will be more updates and extraordinary content to follow in future updates. We just love our Zone and modding projects that much.

THANKS
Thank you all trackers, testers, gamers... Stalkers!
For the patience, the feedback, the emails, the love and the hatred.
All of this would never have seen the light of day without such a wonderful community to back us when times were rough and when we had to take a beating.

In celebration of this support we have now opened the MDT Testing Lab allowing everyone to utilize this forum as 'core testers' for any future tests, ideas and new content for the mod. So welcome all!

Having worked with MISERY on a daily basis for years now it is needless to say that we all would very much love to enter the gaming industry as professionals.
Such dream scenario does not simply fall from the sky so we decided to go all-in on a new standalone game project.

- - -

Misery Development Ltd. hereby proudly announces: The Seed
Story-driven post-apocalyptic video game set in Eastern Europe, 2026. Single-player 2D interactive novel deeply rooted in psychology.
The Seed is a game where choice matters. YOUR choice. The decisions you make in the novel will have far-reaching consequences affecting how the plot unfolds as
the Construct 2 engine is tracking everything you do to deliver a tailored game experience.

Story progression heavily under the influence of player choices and morale. The player will be able to travel solo or join a group of other survivors.
Conduct an outdoor hunting type of survival or roam the regions as a bandit scavenger.



Constituting such actual game development does not only involve financial investments but it is a real life bet with everything involved and lead MDT members have quit theirs jobs to be able to work full-time on this.

Revealing this project to you all here feels like sharing a new found zone artifact with our best friends. You are our main audience and we hope to have your thoughts and ideas shared as much as it has been the case with MISERY.
For that we have established several social media to be able to discuss apocalypse, survival, ethics and morale.


Join the debate on:
- Kickstarter
- Facebook
- Twitter
- VK

We hope that you will feel as passionate about this project as we do and we can't wait to share our development progression with our backers all along the way.
Please share the news with your friends to let them all know about The Seed.

See you all in Eastern Europe 2026
(Or around the corner on social media)

Thanks again and best regards
The MISERY Development Team

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DarkMajor21
DarkMajor21 Mar 18 2014, 11:21am says:

Good luck guys, I will be among the first to back.

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damjancd
damjancd Mar 18 2014, 11:48am replied:

Thanks dude

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xxVODKAxx
xxVODKAxx Mar 18 2014, 11:21am says:

Well what should I say... congrats on everything dear MDT! Honestly I cannot imagine how that The Seed game is gonna play out, I just never played a video game like it :P Anyway open that champagne and enjoy your success with Misery!

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Spetsnaz_Reaper
Spetsnaz_Reaper Mar 18 2014, 11:43am says:

May "The Seed" be rife with authenticity, and may greatness follow the team into the future.

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N.Aaroe Author
N.Aaroe Mar 18 2014, 12:12pm replied:

Maybe you could assist on some authenticity feedback along the way as you did with MISERY.
We all loved that you know

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Spetsnaz_Reaper
Spetsnaz_Reaper Mar 18 2014, 12:17pm replied:

When it come to authenticity and friendly advice that turns out to be helpful then I am saying "Full steam ahead!" I am always willing.

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Cossack-HD
Cossack-HD Mar 18 2014, 11:55am says:

Congrats on release!
Dat 2D novell game will be real nice because it's like a re-readable book with different endings and choses.

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Emiya-Archer
Emiya-Archer Mar 18 2014, 12:02pm says:

I'll try to back in a few days, looking forward to hopefully more MISERY as well as The Seed in the future :)

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phillon
phillon Mar 18 2014, 12:19pm says:

Awesome news! Thank you Misery development team!

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Oblio1942
Oblio1942 Mar 18 2014, 12:29pm says:

Ahh I cannot wait for this! When will the Download link be avalible??
And Seed looks and sounds great!

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7ty7
7ty7 Mar 18 2014, 12:42pm says:

Thanks for the release, and good luck with the Seed. At first I though you meant you were seeding a torrent XD.

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Roh
Roh Mar 18 2014, 1:12pm says:

Story driven games aren't my favorites but if my situation allows before the close I will be backing at some level just because I really want to see this team continue to develop games. The quality and depth you all go after is something I definitely appreciate.

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Sputnik_
Sputnik_ Mar 18 2014, 1:35pm says:

Any one more than me that can't download 2.1? It downloads a while, and then says "Finished", and you can't open the archive. Help, anyone?

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PerXX
PerXX Mar 18 2014, 1:36pm replied:

I got that too - now I can't even start the download, getting a 404 File not found. Both update and full download. :(

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Sputnik_
Sputnik_ Mar 18 2014, 1:39pm replied:

I see. Well, my theory is that the uploaded RAR is corrupt, and the download think it is completed, the developer noticed this and removed the file from the link. Hopefully it'll be up again soon with a proper file/download :)

At least nice to know that more than just me is having the problem

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PerXX
PerXX Mar 18 2014, 1:42pm replied:

Maybe they have a bandwidth limit and too many people already have downloaded the files :P
Hopefully a dev will fix/comment soon.

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Sputnik_
Sputnik_ Mar 18 2014, 1:51pm replied:

Links has been disabled and "Pending" has been added. Looks like they are working on it now anyway

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jketiynu
jketiynu Mar 18 2014, 2:19pm says:

Congrats guys. I wish you the best of luck not just with this Misery release, but also with The Seed. It sounds like it will be an interesting game (I'm big into psychology, so it catches my interest).

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RRCM
RRCM Mar 18 2014, 3:35pm says:

Does this release include an option to have have the 'green zone' that was previewed here? :

Moddb.com

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sloughfeg00017
sloughfeg00017 Mar 18 2014, 5:04pm replied:

moddb download is up now if anyone don't know

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SeriousSam69
SeriousSam69 Mar 18 2014, 8:36pm says:

a 2D stalker game ? Nice :)

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CrimsonBloodGaming
CrimsonBloodGaming Mar 19 2014, 5:37am says:

hmm, a 2D novel game is not really my jam, I'l send a couple of £ your way anyway though, you really deserve it!

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RBLWarrior
RBLWarrior Mar 19 2014, 12:22pm says:

Just bought my stalker cop from steam. I did a clean install of the steam version of the game, Installed this mod correctly according to the simple instructions and once the game is launched it crashes due to a Xray Engine 1.6 error message. Please helpppp. Ive been waiting for this release to drop so i can play! any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

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sgt.davis44
sgt.davis44 Mar 19 2014, 1:14pm says:

Wow, Spacew Engineers, Kerbal Space Program(almost), 7 Days to Die AND M.I.S.E.R.Y 2.1? Wow, gonna be a busy weekend!

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AudioGhostX
AudioGhostX Mar 19 2014, 7:05pm says:

Damn, got excited about you guys making a game... until I saw it was a 2D "novel" game. Oh well.

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sgt.davis44
sgt.davis44 Mar 22 2014, 2:08pm says:

I still wish the bodies didn't disappear so quickly/on quickload. Really starting to bother me with long/large firefights where you sometimes die but all the other bodies disappear so you just lose and lose and actually end up in negative credits once...

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Browser
Browser Jun 13 2014, 4:34pm replied:

I'm fighting the mercs at the Waste Processing Station and once I had finally killed them all, after a long and very hard fight, I went back to loot corpses only to find they had already started to vanish.

I know because I went back to one that had a good artifact with a user container and the whole corpse was gone. Still pretty early and new to it so it's a major loss and don't even know what I lost on the other bodies that vanished.

That fight is really hard (unless maybe coming back for it later in the game with better gear would help but that defeats the purpose of a hard game), so trying to do this very hard fight while looting bodies is frankly, stupid.

Been searching for a way to increase the corpse body stay duration but haven't had any luck yet.

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SQ5000
SQ5000 Mar 22 2014, 6:41pm says:

Ja alles gute wünsche ich zum neuen Project wenn es so wird wie die misry mod wo ich mir da sicher bin dann erwartet uns eine spannende Story mit Spannung und Wendungen IL!!!

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R0ckSt4r224
R0ckSt4r224 Apr 6 2014, 7:45am says:

I have one question. I play this game, and i am full health. I am not bleeding, or any of physics or chem effects, but i lose my health all the time. When i just in Skadovsk i lose heal, when i go out and just walk through map i lose health :/ Why? How?

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bobbflocka
bobbflocka Jul 30 2014, 6:45pm says:

I've never have played CoP, but it started me with a very quick knife and some binoculars, and then I was insta shotted by some people in this huge base, and then killed by these crawling things. I finally avoided both and found a guy to take me to the airplanes and I'm already sent into this fire thingy.....did I do something wrong?

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