Hey /v/. Finally looking to do a playtrough of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Which AMK mod should I start with? Or is Lost Alpha worth playing first?
Looking for a mod that adds the best A-Life and more content, if possible
I, and some others, suggest playing vanilla the first time. The most recent patches fix a lot of bugs up and make the vanilla game much more stable. Just make sure to play on master.
If you really insist on modding, check out the general thread on >>>/vg/ to see what the latest suggested mods for a first play are.
Play patxhed vanilla first, if you already haven't. It really helps you get a better perspective of what the mods do, or what you might want to change. The vanillas are already quite challenging towards the end, and atmospheric as fuck.
afterwards, the original AMK1.4 is the perfect way to re - experience the game. Here's its guide.
Here's the goid old rookie guide with more information and trivia.
Play in release order, always on the Msster difficulty, disable crosshair, and mind the bullrt physics! Starting gear sucks, we know that. Aim to the head.
Lost Alpha should not be played first. It is, after all, a fanmade game.
These. AMK builds on vanilla in such a way that starting with it would probably be a bad idea. If you try AMK after finishing the game normally, you will have a hell of a good time though.
> all those typos
Blyat... I should not type with a phone.
Lost Alpha is trash
There's a reason they cut that content out and it's painfully obvious. It completely fucks the game's atmosphere. Play only for interest's sake in seeing what they cut out.
Same here. I was very skeptical of mods, since I had seen how Oblivion had turned out with them.
I think it was after my 3rd playthru that I finally tried one. It was the clusterfuck OL2, but it really sparked my love towards the game and later the series. I still spent a good two weeks on my first vanilla playthrus.
Major overhauls that add tons of questionable quality content? Dozens
I also tried mods on my third play through but they were really long, I don´t remember how many hours I spend playing because I was so hooked on the game, that image couldn´t be more accurate, I was also playing it the true slav way, all settings low because I´m fucking poor so I had (still do) a portable toaster
I feel for you man.
the worst "toaster I had pleasure of playing the Stalker was my old Windows XP machine, that had 2.4Ghz P4, 3GB DDR1and Geforce 6600 GT 128Mb. It ran SoC on DX9 Lighting, medium-Ish settings, 1024x768, at steady ~30fps average.