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  11:12:52  27 September 2012
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McMick
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On forum: 08/05/2008
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Well, the OP kind of... asked for recommendations for other mods. Of course some of us are going to give some recommended alternatives.
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Sorry if the tone of my post sounded snarky. I was just struck at the time by the number of replies for different mods and the lack of replies for helping him get OL working.
  04:13:04  23 September 2012
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Xeros612
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On forum: 01/05/2010
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As far as everyone eager to jump in and recommend a different mod to play, I'd like to point out that most of them have probably played through OL many times and are bored with it. But for someone who's never played anything beyond vanilla or sc2009, it's a really fun mod. Its weather system isn't as cool looking as sc2009 (in fact I'm working on a merger of OL and sc2009), but it has a lot of cool weapons, vehicles, artifacts, monsters, ability to join factions, companions, etc. and I love it to pieces, personally.
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Well, the OP kind of... asked for recommendations for other mods. Of course some of us are going to give some recommended alternatives.
  00:32:08  20 September 2012
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McMick
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On forum: 08/05/2008
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So, unless someone knows a fix to OL, then what could you recommend me to install instead?
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I can think of two reasons why it wouldn't work: either you have the wrong version for your version of ShoC, or the files weren't extracted properly. To explain:

1. The last official version of OL is 2.2, but there are a couple of sub-versions out there; one is for 1.0005/6 but there is another for 1.0004. Additionally, there are many modded versions of OL, so it can get confusing. The filename of the last official release that works on 1.0005/6 is called OL22_for_10005.7z and the filesize is 177,742,471 bytes.

2. If you didn't use the official 7zip extraction utility, there is a chance that some files didn't get extracted or didn't make it into the correct folder. For example, I use Izarc as my main extraction utility, and it doesn't handle some .7z files correctly. As a result, some files didn't get copied over to the /gamedata folder and the mod was broken.

As far as everyone eager to jump in and recommend a different mod to play, I'd like to point out that most of them have probably played through OL many times and are bored with it. But for someone who's never played anything beyond vanilla or sc2009, it's a really fun mod. Its weather system isn't as cool looking as sc2009 (in fact I'm working on a merger of OL and sc2009), but it has a lot of cool weapons, vehicles, artifacts, monsters, ability to join factions, companions, etc. and I love it to pieces, personally.
  22:30:04  19 September 2012
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Juicebox
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On forum: 05/13/2010
 

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09/19/2012 22:33:28
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Well of course, missions like "find the perfected suit" aren't going to point to where it is, that would defy the entire point of the word "find" being in the name!

Word of warning for OGSE though: mutants are going to be the biggest pains in the ass you'll ever experience there. I'm talking boars that can eat 50 total rounds of 9x39mm and 5.56mm ammo and still be alive to disembowel you with his tusks.

Vanilla shows marker on map for objective. If all I can go by is "north, then west of the dumpster and then two kilometres east" (random example), then I'd rather not use the mod. Some of the first quests you get are heck far away in completely different areas, I would never know these locations by heart, and they're quests you do as you progress further into the game and reach the place.

I enjoyed OL until it crashed (the new creatures especially, its always nice with something new to look forward to). But now I just got Complete '09, I dont wanna worry about it crashing anymore.

I will probably become very unpopular with you for my comment, but here goes:

I think you should stick to Vanilla game, or play console games.

I mean where is the fun in getting a task, and be guided to the exact location. If people knew where stuff can be found they would probably have gone themselves.
A lot of the fun in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. is the exploring/survival that this game has going.

I would not recommend Priboi Story for you if you want to be shown the exact location of all of your objectives, if that is a must-have for you when it comes to mods.

In Priboi Story, you get a general location where the next document you need to find is, the rest is up to you.
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I played World of Warcraft vanilla without ever using addons for showing quest objectives. Similar to Stalker, they give you an idea of where to go, however at least in WoW they gave you a name of a place in the specific zone so you had a closed yet wide area you knew the objective would be within.

Stalker simply tells the objective (Lets say, "Steal the Military Documents" ). Now, unless you noted down where this military place supposedly is from the questgiver, how are you ever gonna tell when you are at the right location? (and I dont find it funny having to use pen and paper to note stuff down). And documents, ie. paper, who wants to check every corner of a building and look-over every single paper in hope that its gonna be those documents? Without an indicator of where to go some quests are gonna be forever uncompleted, unless you are ready to check every single corner of the game.

But like I said earlier, im only playing this casually. If I wanted to play this seriously I'd install Stalker Soup which I already have downloaded, but I simply have other games I put my time in more than this, as I have already completed it once.

And no, not console games. I didnt spend a fortune on a PC to hook up a PS3 or Xbox360, the only console I like is Wii due to Zelda and Mario.
  14:51:11  18 September 2012
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100RadsBar
100RadsBar - Formerly known as LoboTheMan
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On forum: 06/03/2009
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Well of course, missions like "find the perfected suit" aren't going to point to where it is, that would defy the entire point of the word "find" being in the name!

Word of warning for OGSE though: mutants are going to be the biggest pains in the ass you'll ever experience there. I'm talking boars that can eat 50 total rounds of 9x39mm and 5.56mm ammo and still be alive to disembowel you with his tusks.

Vanilla shows marker on map for objective. If all I can go by is "north, then west of the dumpster and then two kilometres east" (random example), then I'd rather not use the mod. Some of the first quests you get are heck far away in completely different areas, I would never know these locations by heart, and they're quests you do as you progress further into the game and reach the place.

I enjoyed OL until it crashed (the new creatures especially, its always nice with something new to look forward to). But now I just got Complete '09, I dont wanna worry about it crashing anymore.
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I will probably become very unpopular with you for my comment, but here goes:

I think you should stick to Vanilla game, or play console games.

I mean where is the fun in getting a task, and be guided to the exact location. If people knew where stuff can be found they would probably have gone themselves.
A lot of the fun in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. is the exploring/survival that this game has going.

I would not recommend Priboi Story for you if you want to be shown the exact location of all of your objectives, if that is a must-have for you when it comes to mods.

In Priboi Story, you get a general location where the next document you need to find is, the rest is up to you.
  05:10:07  18 September 2012
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Juicebox
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On forum: 05/13/2010
 

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Juicebox
09/18/2012 5:11:28
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Well of course, missions like "find the perfected suit" aren't going to point to where it is, that would defy the entire point of the word "find" being in the name!

Word of warning for OGSE though: mutants are going to be the biggest pains in the ass you'll ever experience there. I'm talking boars that can eat 50 total rounds of 9x39mm and 5.56mm ammo and still be alive to disembowel you with his tusks.
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Vanilla shows marker on map for objective. If all I can go by is "north, then west of the dumpster and then two kilometres east" (random example), then I'd rather not use the mod. Some of the first quests you get are heck far away in completely different areas, I would never know these locations by heart, and they're quests you do as you progress further into the game and reach the place.

I enjoyed OL until it crashed (the new creatures especially, its always nice with something new to look forward to). But now I just got Complete '09, I dont wanna worry about it crashing anymore.
  03:15:57  18 September 2012
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Xeros612
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On forum: 01/05/2010
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Well of course, missions like "find the perfected suit" aren't going to point to where it is, that would defy the entire point of the word "find" being in the name!

Word of warning for OGSE though: mutants are going to be the biggest pains in the ass you'll ever experience there. I'm talking boars that can eat 50 total rounds of 9x39mm and 5.56mm ammo and still be alive to disembowel you with his tusks.
  19:53:33  17 September 2012
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Juicebox
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On forum: 05/13/2010
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They all speak russian w/out subtitles, only when you interact with them (F) does it turn to english. Also, the red objective indicator on map doesnt show, so I have no idea where im supposed to go for any quest.

It would near impossible to play the game without objective indicator. What a shane.

the NPC's speaking Russian is because it is a Russian mod from the beginning - it's not really like you're missing out on any crucial information, since their chatter is just that - chatter...

as for the indicator of where to go next; open up your PDA and look at tasks - there you will be shown all your current tasks, so just double-click on the circle beside one of them and you will be taken to the location where the task is
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Active tasks such as finding the "perfected suit", has a red ring on it. Clicking on that task just removes the red circle. The circle that is click-able takes me to the guy who I must deliver to, not the actual quest item. When I enable the red circle, it should show on map, it doesnt.

Then tried OL Ultimate (fixed the pitch black issue), crashed after delivering a quest clearing a bear camp. Then tried regular OL, crashed randomly.

I do have Supermod Pack, but the environment is too happy in it (colorfull flowers everywhere). Seems like in the end, the only mod that really worked was Complete '09.
  19:06:54  17 September 2012
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Lord_Santa
>>opinions will differ>>
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On forum: 07/04/2007
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They all speak russian w/out subtitles, only when you interact with them (F) does it turn to english. Also, the red objective indicator on map doesnt show, so I have no idea where im supposed to go for any quest.

It would near impossible to play the game without objective indicator. What a shane.
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the NPC's speaking Russian is because it is a Russian mod from the beginning - it's not really like you're missing out on any crucial information, since their chatter is just that - chatter...

as for the indicator of where to go next; open up your PDA and look at tasks - there you will be shown all your current tasks, so just double-click on the circle beside one of them and you will be taken to the location where the task is
  17:31:20  17 September 2012
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Juicebox
(Novice)
 
On forum: 05/13/2010
 

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Juicebox
09/17/2012 17:32:06
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Mod is done. I can pick 3 options when I install, but 2 requires "Photo Realistic Zone" by Argus which seem impossible to find!

If anyone has a link for a re-upload please post it!

http://www.playground.ru/files/s_t_a_l_k_e_r_fotorealistichnaya_zona_v1_0-13944/

(it's the link at the bottom of the description, below the red button that says "PG" ) - this one скачать
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Thanks, the textures even worked, however it seems the overall mod is bugged for me. They all speak russian w/out subtitles, only when you interact with them (F) does it turn to english. Also, the red objective indicator on map doesnt show, so I have no idea where im supposed to go for any quest.

It would near impossible to play the game without objective indicator. What a shane.
 
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