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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is confirmed

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by ESh, May 15, 2018.

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  1. Major_Blackhart Codexia Lord Sodom Patron

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    I have to replay again soon.
     
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  2. CreamyBlood Arcane

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    Metro 2033 is not 'very good'. In fact, it sucks horse donkey.
     
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  3. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    Might be popamolish shit far cry ubishit clone


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  4. Agame Liturgist Patron

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    Yea, Metro games have been sadly pretty shit compared to Stalker.

    The odds of this new Stalker game being anywhere near the first is very slim, but I can dream...

    Anyway didnt some of the original devs split of to make a shitty multiplayer style Stalker game? Cos the one thing I always wanted in the Zone is a bunch of retarded teenagers bunnyhopping around everywhere. As has been said this will most likely be another 'Battle Royale' garbage show cos thats flavor of the month.
     
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  5. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    Metrp games are fine linear, setpiece based shooter, but no way they compare to stalker.

    We dont know about exodus yet,but i doubt it will be a simulated as coc in term of enemy AI, factions, patrols, mutants, etc.
     
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  6. Poos Arcane

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    if this thing plays like shadow of chernobyl and looks like metro then wow, look out
     
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  7. sullynathan Magister

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    what?
     
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  8. Astral Rag Arcane

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    Playing STALKER without proper headphones.

    :rpgcodex:
     
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  9. someone else Arcane Patron

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    I wonder how many Codexers will have passed on by the time this releases.
     
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  10. Arrowgrab Learned

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    Blowout is over, you can come out of cover now.
     
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  11. Parabalus Arcane

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    How does Stalker differ from the Far Crys? I never played the FCs.

    Both are open world shooters with no player advancement except for gear, right? The FC games have a more comical style/setting and I'm guessing are much easier, what makes else makes them worse?

    Metro has the Stalkerish atmosphere but plays like a linear CoD game, including Bioware style cinematics, couldn't stomach it myself, even though I really wanted to.
     
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    The more important question is: How the fuck are you still breathing?
     
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  13. Vexxt Educated

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    I'm hopeful. Yes, the main talent behind SoC split off to make 4A games way back in 07, but there are SO MANY people out there that are passionate about STALKER that you have a whole new generation of developers now that some of which got into game development because of growing up playing STALKER.

    Just as a few examples, look at the quality of the guns\animations for the Gunslinger mod - the idle animations, the heal mechanics, etc -



    Take a look at "Froen Zone" - one of the more ambitious mods that sadly was cancelled, but holy shit - this is people doing this just for the love of the game! What made Frozen Zone unique was the amount of NEW assets they created -




    There's plenty of talent out there who would kill to be a part of making a fully-funded, studio driven STALKER.
     
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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Grab the Codex by the pussy Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2
    The original devs are less important than focusing on the right themes.

    Hopefully the GSC devs are fans of the original.
     
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  15. Tancred Educated

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    Did you even play STALKER? It's zone-world not open-world. FC series has crafting & unlockables along with grinding to obtain crafting materials and clearing repeatable sidequests/points of interest to unlock equipment.

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  16. Big Wrangle Guest

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    The closest Far Cry to compare to S.T.A.L.K.E.R. would be the second one, due to emphasis on surviving the gunfights rather than winging them, weapon durability, and opressive atmosphere.
     
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    Like in all Ubisoft open world games, in Far Crys (after 2), you will never have to worry about ever feeling a sense of mystery or discovery. Everything is sign-posted, landmarked, checklisted, and catalogued for your convenience. STALKER is for those of us freaks who fancy things like atmosphere, immersion, unpredictability, exploration, and other silly things.
     
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  18. sullynathan Magister

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    they're practically the same games, except one is made by eastern Europeans and the other French or Germans.

    I've died more and had greater challenge in far cry than in any S.T.A.L.K.E.R. game
     
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  19. vitamin Savant

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    UE4 is not that bad imo. The short preview of Chernobylite game by Polish Farm 51 Studio looks quite good.
     
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    IF you have enough time and money you can make UE4 look and feel like anything you want really.

    Also, my old computer has a whole bunch of stalker 2 design docs in russian, I wonder if they'll just use those.

    EDIT: if anyone here reads russian and is curious, you can find em here: http://www.mediafire.com/file/79exllucsiezmep/some_docs.7z
     
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  21. Vexxt Educated

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    This is an absurd statement -

    STALKER and Far Cry are practically the same? Not even close -

    Far cry (except for 2) is a tongue-in-cheek, humor filled, ADHD fueled power-trip with Michael Bay style explosions and silliness.

    STALKER provides a constant sense of dread, crushing atmosphere, and horror. It's a beautiful blend of FPS, survival-horror, and some light RPG elements to boot.

    I can't recall a single time in ANY far cry game that I was short on ammo, spooked or even felt the slightest bit of immersion.
     
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  23. Parabalus Arcane

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    It's zone-world because it's an old game, no? Was hard to just make everything one big map.
    The zones are locked behind the main plot, but it's still pretty big to freely explore, don't think that warrants a distinction. Googling makes me think "zone-world" isn't even a thing.

    So does metro 1 / 2 give you a freedom later? I played 1 a bit and it looked like all linear missions with plenty of cutscenes, when does it change?
     
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  24. Agame Liturgist Patron

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    Metro games are pure onrail linear story shooters, not that there is anything wrong with that. And to clarify my earlier statement, first one is a good game (but no Stalker), for some reason I bounced of the second game hard, tried to play multiple times and just could not hold my attention, which is strange as the author of the books was heavily involved in 2nd game.*

    *Maybe not so strange as I also think second Metro book was pretty terrible compared to first book being one of my favourite novels.
     
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