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  00:33:14  28 April 2014
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Audioave10
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On forum: 07/19/2008
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I always lower grass density and shut OFF grass shadows. I don't care that much about the grass...its the rest of the game I want to look good.
  00:34:39  28 April 2014
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BobBQ
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On forum: 07/30/2007
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If anyone's wondering, X-Ray Game Asset Converter will unpack the Lost Alpha archives. Just make sure to specify SoC's file format and not the CS/CoP XDB format.
  02:35:41  28 April 2014
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Hazbulator
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On forum: 04/28/2014
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The game is amazing, the cinematics at the start look very professional and in a cool style represented. Graphics are stunning even if i turned them down to medium. Gameplay is cool, already finished a couple of quests in Cordon. No bugs found yet. No CTD's.

Great work dez's team!

  03:05:22  28 April 2014
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reaver2
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On forum: 08/20/2007
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I've played an hour or so on cordon. The voice acting is good, the map is expansive, detailed & atmospheric. It is a little buggy and the installer is janky, but i understand that this is a rushed, unplanned release.

It was worth the wait and i wonder what else team dezowave was planning to do before sending out the game to us. This unplanned build is better than some full releases.

I haven't enjoyed stalker like this in years.

It's good to be back in the zone.
  03:09:56  28 April 2014
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Sleep Dirt
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The Bloodsucker in Cordon is awesome!
I didn't stand a chance! LOL
  03:17:29  28 April 2014
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Pseudostomp
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Great to see LA is here, and it arrives with the promise of more to come (fixes & even mod tools).

Started up fine on an old virtualized test rig, Win7 x64 8G DDR3 Phenom II x2 @4 GHz. Must move the install to one of the better rigs, as the NVidia 8600 GT is just too weak.
  03:18:34  28 April 2014
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kd6dm
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So far, no problems. Install smooth, LA started right up. No crashes so far, but only on 3rd mission. 60 fps on i7 2600 K @ 4.4 Ghz, Geforce 780i maxed out, unlike StalkerSoup, which doesn't ramp up the Turbo all the way. BEAUTIFUL graphics.

Is there a walkthrough yet?
  04:06:45  28 April 2014
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Sleep Dirt
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Is there a walkthrough yet?
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None yet that I've heard of or seen.
  05:25:17  28 April 2014
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SonofX51
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On forum: 05/07/2013
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Not good, honestly.

The game runs pretty meh for me, even on gimped medium settings. Any attempt to run lighting any higher than static results in a white skybox, everything overly bright, and terrible FPS. Right now my FPS is not doing great either, aiming feels very sluggish and "drunk" The game crashes for me, getting a lot of shadow pop in too for graphics.

I'd love to play the game but simply cannot yet. I'll try to play on absolutely lowest settings to see if i get a performance boost (even though my computer should be able to handle this game no problem on very high/max).

Will probably go back to vanilla stalker for a while until the game has patches to make it stable for me.
  05:40:57  28 April 2014
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|FlannelShirt|
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On forum: 06/17/2011
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Looks fantastic, way better then i ever thought possible. Awesome Dez just awesome. Oh and thanks
 
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