In 1986, the world's worst nuclear disaster occurred at the Chernobyl power station. Soviet authorities established a 30km 'Exclusion Zone' around this nuclear wasteland, but in 2006 a second explosion rocked the stricken reactor, obliterating all living things and causing the Zone's boundaries to ripple outwards. From this epicenter came waves of mutated creatures, deadly radiation, and a strange, anomalous energy. The Zone was cordoned off by the military, who would shoot on sight anyone foolish enough to brave the horrors within.
A mod which adds a complete set of new sky textures, replacing every sky texture used in game. The rain texture has also been replaced.
STALKERSkies by Cambragol
A mod which adds a complete set of new sky textures, replacing every sky texture used in game. The rain texture has also been replaced. Finally, the default weather has been completely changed, to included ambience and fog/sun colors matching the new textures, full sky rotation, full sun/milky way rotation.
Unzip the contents of the .rar gamedata folder into your game installation's gamedata folder.
Specifically the sky textures should go in gamedata/textures/sky, fx_rain.dds in gamedata/textures/fx and the weather_default.ltx file should go in gamedata/config/weathers
20 new sky textures. Ranging in size from 1024x1024 per side, to 2048x2048, making them 4 to 16 times larger than the vanilla textures. All textures specifically designed to assist in creating the illusion of a sun making it's way across the sky.
New rain texture. Creates a denser and more realistically colored rain.
New default_weather.ltx. This file has been completely redone, Includes much much darker nights, ambient lightening that at all times matches the sky, full 'dynamic' rotation of skies, full rotation of the sun and milky way.
Original photography by Nebarnix, gabl, Seb Przd, and others licensed under the Creative Commons license.