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08-01-07, 05:51 AM
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky is the official prequel to its survival FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, bringing the players one year prior to the events of the original S.T.A.L.K.E.R. game in 2011.

Game Features :
* Atmosphere of the Exclusion Zone
* Research of new depths of the Zone : Red Forest, Limansk, Pripyat Undergrounds and more.
* A-Life-driven War of the Factions
* Possibility to play and lead any faction to victory
* Advanced A-Life system
* Varied behaviour of NPC stalkers in the A-Life world
* Advanced spectacular storyline scenes
* Improved AI of computer-controlled characters
* Skirting around dynamic obstacles by NPCs
* Use of grenades by NPCs
* Fast Travel
* Improved concept of detectors, artifacts and anomalies
* New system of upgrades for weapons and armor
* Weapons and armor repair
* Reworked HUD and PDA
* New version of the game engine - X-Ray 1.5.
* DirectX 10 renderer
* Improved DirectX 9 renderer - parallax bump, soft particles, depth of field, motion blur, eye adaptation effect.
* Cutting-edge and detailed game graphics (normal map)
* Inverse kinematics
* New animation engine

Experienced stalkers and newbies! Get ready for the new challenges in the exclusion zone in Q1 2008.
Looks seriously worth it if all these features are indeed in the game!

screens & trailer :


08-01-07, 06:19 AM
u are laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaate

08-01-07, 06:28 AM
u are laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaate
I know most info have been mentioned before , but i thought i'll wrap it all under one thread so people dont bother with searching for all the info , screens , trailer .. etc

08-01-07, 07:07 AM
Thanks , the video is new ;) .

08-01-07, 08:12 AM
Greeetness :D

08-01-07, 12:50 PM
HOLY *Drool*

#1 stalker fan, right here!

08-01-07, 12:55 PM
bah... how about 'performance optimizations'

08-01-07, 01:03 PM
:thumbdwn: This is total crap.

How about they patch and actually finish Stalker1 first instead of trying to cash in on more money with another game that should have contained all this new stuff in Stalker1 to begin with.

08-01-07, 05:34 PM
:thumbdwn: This is total crap.

How about they patch and actually finish Stalker1 first instead of trying to cash in on more money with another game that should have contained all this new stuff in Stalker1 to begin with.
In another thread it suggests thq are holding the patches back, not GSC. I'm most looking forward to new zones, armor/weapon repair, joining factions (nana2)

08-01-07, 06:51 PM
HOLY *Drool*

#1 stalker fan, right here!
How many times you going to play this one, 38? :D

What do they mean by "A-Life-driven War of the Factions"

08-01-07, 07:05 PM
How many times you going to play this one, 38? :D

More than he played HL2 thats for sure :p

"A-Life-driven War of the Factions" means the arificial life system in Stalker that will drive the non-scripted battle between the factions . i think the feature was already there in Stalker.
more info here :

08-01-07, 09:09 PM
I played HL2 through about 12 times. Stalker i played through a total of 34 times. Big difference there. Come to think of it, i feel like playing stalker.

08-02-07, 03:36 AM
Clear Sky n'a pas encore d'Úditeur "I can't tell you yet about the publisher for the prequel as we are still in discussions. Most likely it will not be THQ." - Oleg Yavosrky, GSC Gameworld.


08-02-07, 03:57 AM
wow THQ stuffed that up :lol:

08-02-07, 04:17 AM
Looking good. Loved STALKER, i was surprised at how great the game was...buggy it maybe..it was quiet enjoyable.

08-02-07, 09:33 AM
Will definitely get this one. Loved the original stalker. :)

08-02-07, 12:07 PM
Stalker i played through a total of 34 times.

You're joking right? Who on earth can play through the same game that many times and still enjoy it?

08-02-07, 12:37 PM
Nope, not joking. Was just running through garbage again when i had to go to work. I find it quite fun really, i try to find every single artifact and weapon and armour. You should really check out the Stalker Feedback thread. I had well over 150+ posts in there helping people out, mainly because i'd played it so much and knew where nearly everything was.

08-02-07, 04:30 PM
Yes.. Fast Travel.. I got tired of the original STALKER because of no fast travel.

08-03-07, 04:23 PM

08-04-07, 08:05 AM
Yes.. Fast Travel.. I got tired of the original STALKER because of no fast travel.

That is the main reason I quit playing also. Anyone know if there is a true good working vehicle mod yet? Someone made one but it was kind of halfassed.

The 2nd thing I hated about this game was the horrible translation to English. Some missions I simple don't understand and have no clue where to go for them cause the Objective or Task makes no sense.

08-04-07, 09:38 AM
You at fail Engrish!

08-11-07, 03:14 AM
http://img355.imageshack.us/img355/6964/marsh002hy3.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

where all kinds of vegetation, water park, reed, sedge was collected in a huge sheaf and delivered by taxi to the office for more detailed information about it.

By the way, our artists have taken very seriously improve vegetation in the game and promised to make many pleasant surprises.

phttp://img172.imageshack.us/img172/1589/img1524gm9.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img182.imageshack.us/img182/1485/marshjp4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img249.imageshack.us/img249/954/housesvt2.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

Translate from the russian with the google transalator (http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.dtf.ru%2Farticles%2Fr ead.php%3Fid%3D47414%26page%3D1%23gsc&langpair=ru%7Cen&hl=es&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&prev=%2Flanguage_tools)

And in english , Weekly Update #6


Hi, everyone,

I am a bit behind on the weekly news, but, believe me, I have a good excuse of a private sort. But that's not the news yet.

Now, to the matter. The project is now in the phase of active development, when features come together to form the game. It is now, when it would be interesting to get the community participating in some areas. First of all, this way we get a better idea of what you like. Second, a fresh perspective is always useful. All in all, the project can only gain from this.

And so, I would like to open this up for discussion - community suggestions for quests.

Briefly, here are the conditions:

- The Blowout has changed the balance of powers in the Zone, and a Faction War for spheres of influences and territories has began.
- The playable factions we can at this point tell you about are: Bandids, Stalkers, Duty, Freedom. Scientists are partially playable.
- The main character is a mercenary. Initially, almost the whole community is neutral towards mercenaries.
- The military, Monolith, and zombies are awlways hostile towards the player.
- Each faction controls a level.
- Each faction has its own goals in story and side quests, based on its own ideology.
- We would like to hear suggestions for secondary and simulation quests, not storyline quests. That is, they should be single missions, or chains of no more than 3-4.

It is most difficult to come up with not just an awesome concept, but a quest we would be able to implement.

How to make it simpler:

- Keep in mind that this is STALKER, and not some game with totally different mechanics, like Max Payne or HL2, Elder Scrolls or War Craft, when you come up with an idea.
- Do not try describe the mechanics of the quest implementation from the point of view of the tool set. Just concentrate on the story, motivations, intrigue...
- Do not try to create literary descriptions of quests, such as: "Black rusty gates made dejected squeaks in cruel wind. The tired stalker can barely keep his yes open; his rifle is almost slipping out of his hands."
- Do not use in your quests objects and abilities that are not present in the original game (such as samurai swards or fishing rods, fireballs or pet monsters).
- Use the recommended format - this will make it simpler for us to read and work with the quests.

What can I promise to the best? Of course, the quest's implementation in the game, the right to name a character in the Zone as you wish, and addition of the author's name to the credits, of course.

Editor's Note:: You're able to post your quest-proposals in the forum, we created a special thread in the new area "Quest-proposals for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Clear Sky" where you can post them into.

08-11-07, 05:44 AM
Wow... that pond looks amazing... :p

08-11-07, 02:39 PM
Go GSC :captnkill: