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Old 03-25-2007, 10:58 PM   #1
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Okay this game was just released 4 days ago. I remember a few years ago their was ALOT of hype about this game, but everyone forgot about it after the HL2 release.

Simply said, this IMO is the best and most revolutionary game since HL2.

I recommend checking out their site http://www.stalker-game.com/
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Old 03-26-2007, 10:34 AM   #2
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I just got my copy a few minutes ago, I'll be installing it soon. I heard it's great, really looking forward to trying it out.
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I hear it's a good game but somewhat unfulfilling.
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hmm, played it a little. Overall I really like it, though I'll have to play longer to get a better idea of what it is really like.
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Old 03-26-2007, 03:41 PM   #5
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I liked the look of it when I first saw it, is there a demo available?
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Old 03-26-2007, 06:09 PM   #6
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To much to run it IMO.
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Old 03-26-2007, 06:42 PM   #7
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Yeah, I bought Supreme Commander without ever playing the demo and I definitely learned my lesson. I've played it once and that's it.

I've heard nothing but good things about this game but I need a demo first
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Okay this game was just released 4 days ago. I remember a few years ago their was ALOT of hype about this game, but everyone forgot about it after the HL2 release.

Simply said, this IMO is the best and most revolutionary game since HL2.

I recommend checking out their site http://www.stalker-game.com/
The concept of the game is nice, but I've lost interest in it. I've waited so many years for that vaporware to go gold. The only screenshots I saw of that game was in an issue of Computer Gaming World (now known as Games for Windows) back when the infamous 5800 Ultra was released (the one with the two slot leaf-blower) and it looked pretty damn nice back then. I waited and waited...too late now. Maybe I'll give it a try when I find it on BitTorrent or RapidShare, but theres no way in hell I'm buying it. I already paid for it with my patience and time.
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Yeah my friend just got it on a torrent but hes a huge gamer esp when it comes to games like this so I can't take his word for his review without a demo.
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Maybe I'll give it a try when I find it on BitTorrent or RapidShare, but theres no way in hell I'm buying it. I already paid for it with my patience and time.
there has been a torrent for some time. I'd recommend the one done by hatred.
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Cool, thanks!
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I know it's only a game but isn't a little ghoulish, some of the children who got high doses of radiation then & lived, are very deformed, & still dying, & there are pastures in England that to this day are radioactive, sheep grazed there then, now they are fenced off as being dangerous to all living creatures, humans included.
I felt I had to say this, as I am still angry, safety precautions at the nuclear power station were appalling, it was only by chance that there wasn't a full scale atomic explosion which would have killed many many thousands, & wiped out the surrounding countries, including the southern half of England.

EDIT; Won't anybody comment then, now if had been Five Mile Island, it'd be a different matter, but as it would have been only England, pfff, who cares, is that it?
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The concept of the game is nice, but I've lost interest in it. I've waited so many years for that vaporware to go gold. The only screenshots I saw of that game was in an issue of Computer Gaming World (now known as Games for Windows) back when the infamous 5800 Ultra was released (the one with the two slot leaf-blower) and it looked pretty damn nice back then. I waited and waited...too late now. Maybe I'll give it a try when I find it on BitTorrent or RapidShare, but theres no way in hell I'm buying it. I already paid for it with my patience and time.
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I picked up the game... its quite good in my opinion. There is serveral bugs right now... wont work on vista, AI problems rarely during firefights, and factions are hard to join if you dont follow a certain course of events. I can understand bugs in games but after we have been waiting this long... they are somewhat hard to overlook.

AND they have released a patch to apparently fix bugs, etc., but the problem with that is that you apparently have to delete saved game files in order to use the patch... kind of a piss off considering i got the game the day it came out and have put about 6 or 7 hours into in so far.

That being said it is a worthy of being purchased if you are a fan of FPS's or survival-horror type games.
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Old 03-31-2007, 07:51 PM   #16
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Hahah, yeah that patch was hilarious. Just make sure you don't mind restarting everything, because if the patch is applied your games can't be read and you can't load them or something like that. Heh, that's funny.
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