-High quality textures, characters, models
-Bright picture, no darkness
-Good to play if there is nothing to do at home
-downgraded graphics (shadows, water reflactions, particles)
-poor design of open spaces, absence of trully big open areas
-bad AI comparatively to the predecessor
-absence of leans left/right
-absence of a normal save system
-awful plot evolution
While a step forward in graphical fidelity over it's predecessor Shadow Of Chernobyl , S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Clear Sky does take two steps back in countless other ways. I am a fan of the trilogy and give the 8 due to bias perhaps, so if anyone ever finds this review and reads it do not go by my rating. Or any other rating for that matter.
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All in all, Clear Sky feels much different than SOC or COP and right from the start it is clear to most players that the there is a stronger emphasis on combat. So gear up Stalker.
1st trial - Awesome
2nd trial - Very Awesome!
3rd Trial - Very Nice
4th Trial - So so
5th trial - Beautiful
6th Trial - Might as well put a troll face on all those ghosts, cuz that what they were doing to me! It's bad enough that place is a maze, but the ghosts teleporting me weren't really fun.
7th Trial - Pressing the first gravity button caused my FPS to drop down to 5, making it nearly unplayable so I had to toss some boxes up, stack em and jump off of those. And when I reached the pitch black room with the candles, I RAGE quit, even after trying to slide the box on the floor, just so many dead ends, and on this I could not cheat since patch 1.3 raped my level editor and won't let it launch. So I'll gladly get rid of it once I'm done all these other custom stories. >.>
I love history and get infuriated when certain companies (cough cough EA) decide to ignore some of the major points of the time period. As such you can imagine my joy at discovering this mod, it is amazing! Honestly i find it hard to imagine how the total war studio has become so lazy recently with the appalling and blatant attempt (success(?)) of a cash grab that was ROME 2........ may the gods forever curse that name.
One of my biggest quibbles was the representation of the 'barbarian factions', 'sigh' just to start my rant i will say the the term 'barbarian' is simply a semi racist term used to describe a civilization that is considered to be weak, strange, less advanced in technology and sometimes merely misunderstood by those using it at the time, however it does not mean that they lack all forms of complex social order, military tactics, arts and craft and of course an elite army (the Gauls suffer mostly from this :'( as did some of the Iberian factions which is shocking to be honest as these peoples had an incredibly rich culture).
I could probably go on forever but no doubt you have probably heard the general gist of it before so ill cut to the chase:
I love this mod, i didn't give it a 10/10 (YET!) because it constantly crashes to desktop randomly. It is annoying as i can only play 10 mins to half hour before it crashes and also attempting to save frantically all the time.
Honestly sirs i consider what you are creating to be somewhat of an art form so PLEASE............. solve dem bugs ;) x
Well The Mod Is Good Have A New Unit And Some Aspects
and the game is really awesome but there was a lack thing of this game :
the commando is still from red alert 2 yr and still have some of unit from ra2 yr too
some of the projectile like the flame or something (when the building destroyed the game will lag)
just that so i hope the next update will be awesome
Thx For Reading! :)
While it does work and without crashing on a fresh install* of Clear Sky. Now it is not clear what the author intends to accomplish with this mod or addon for CS being as there is no description to be found. One look at the gamedata and the size of the textures tells us it is a Graphical enhancement to the game. When i say it works i mean the game launches and i did play until i stopped at the end of the first mission. So i assume since the author states this is an Alpha Build in the corner of the screen, i imagine there is more to be done. I hope Hybrid gets the support not only from the Author(s)not added feedback from users as well.
* only ran one other mod and it did not cause any issue as far as i could tell. Mod used: FOV Changer v17