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Recruiting, need a writer. Thinking about switching to the Call of Chernobyl platform.

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This is still in the air, but I think moving to the Call of Chernobyl platform is the best bet to get a working mod out. I've done enough digging to know that porting the story to the better platform is easier then trying to make Clear Sky work right.

I hate the idea of abandoning CS, but the game is incredibly dated at this point and the SDK is just fucking awful. Team Epic has made an awesome mod with CoC with an updated tool kit that we don't have to worry about crashing at the slightest error. And I think we can get the story ported over fairly quickly.

CoC includes all the maps and then some from all three games. Clear Sky only cover's the original SoC maps. Since CoC has all these extra maps, it would probably be criminal to not use them. I don't mean all, just to expand Scar's story to include some.

So....any story tellers want to sign on? We need someone who can write dialog and come up with a script that is similar to the original story, but expanded on.


NOTE: I'll post a dev blog later this week once we figure all of this out. Also, we aren't throwing anything away other then the base game. Clear Sky is basically a beta for Call of Pripyat, 99% of the assets are interchangeable and its just a matter of taking the CS story, plugging it into CoC, and expanding upon it. I'm going to see if there is an original story to CS also, I bet there is a crapton of cut content.

I'm asking on here because we have alot of good writers. Probably need to be familiar with the Stalker Clear Sky story.
So I've been working on this mod for several years now. Took a break for the last 8 months or so because the X-Ray SDK is so fucking awful that it was driving me nuts. Its a small miracle that GSC actually managed to make 3 functional games with it.
This whole thing is still up in the air, but the team is thinking about switching platforms to Call of Chernobyl. The cleaned up code alone makes it worth doing and it has an actual tool set that doesn't crash at the slightest error. It also has working alife and includes ALL of the maps from three games plus the cut ones. Like 32 or something like that. and side missions, etc. Its a huge modders resource.

To me, it would be criminal to waste all of those maps, and the original Clear Sky story only covers the Shadow of Chernobyl maps. I think what we need is a good story teller who can write dialog and expand on the original. I can do the actual scripting, but I need a story and dialog to plug in.

Anyone Interested?
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PerturbedPug
PerturbedPug

CoC definitely needs a good story based mod to complement the massive amount of maps.

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PerturbedPug
PerturbedPug

By the way, how long are you planning to make the new story line? And how many lines of written dialogue?

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VitaminK
VitaminK

nice, wish i had it in me. either way can't wait for release to jump back into the zone!

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Anna_Maniac
Anna_Maniac

You're still alive? I thought you wandered into an anomaly or something.

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Lito.LV
Lito.LV

I can't help you with story writing as I just am not made for that, but I can wish you luck though. :)

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Villainz
Villainz

I downloaded this mod the other day (from old links someone posted) and theres alot of features i like from this mod, one of them being the the dynamic hud effects. I think its better then the one already posted at CoC addons and was wondering if you could make your version of the dynamic hud as an addon to CoC, i think the shooting effect the hit effect item consuming ect. is better written and tuned. Is this a possibility?

If not how hard is it to merge it with CoC?

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tsf00181 Author
tsf00181

I'll see about getting the hud effects ported and separated. Most of it came from CoP anyway so it shouldn't be hard, I just have to remember what all the files are.

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Villainz
Villainz

Thanks bro, thats very much appreciated.

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BearLichan
BearLichan

I have skills with story telling :) I can also write dialogue but not implement it into the game... If you could teach me a thing or two i could help you out.

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Menumorut
Menumorut

DO IT

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tsf00181 Author
tsf00181

I just need a dialog and story writer, I can do the coding. PM me if your interested. This link has the original story are the bottom. Stalker.wikia.com

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Blitzkriegrekrut
Blitzkriegrekrut

Pls for Clear Sky, CS have so less mods...

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tsf00181 Author
tsf00181

Doesn't matter if it has less mods. The game will always be junk because no one is willing to fix the base game. And it needs alot of work. I'm not willing to since its fairly simple to just copy it over to CoC so I can then concentrate on the mod itself and not worry about fixing someone else's crap product.

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Strogglet15
Strogglet15

Will it at least still have some greatness that Clear Sky had?

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Blitzkriegrekrut
Blitzkriegrekrut

But there is the Sky Reclamation Project (SRP) what you can use as base for your mod.

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tsf00181 Author
tsf00181

I already am, its engine troubles within the game. I'm working to FULLY port the game into CoC. It'll be the same game on a new platform. Might get rid of the lame boar/tower tutorial though. I'm looking for a writer to add to the original game.

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Anna_Maniac
Anna_Maniac

I fully support you moving over to CoC.
Much better engine with supported modding tools.

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Capt.Host
Capt.Host

Seems like an interesting route to take with this mod.

I'd love to try and help out :)

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Mriganka
Mriganka

Is the development of this mod still active? I want to apply for the writing part. I not only have a few additions to the story in mind, but also a good deal of side quests and stuff. So, how do I contact the mod author? Or has a story already been pushed forward?

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~Azghëll~
~Azghëll~

Does this mod is still on developing? I'm very interested in. I have some ideas for dialogues and quests, also some fictional plots twist (theorical based on some facts of actual game lines), which involved Ghost, Fang, and Clear sky faction's leaders. And of course strelok.

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