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With over 2 million copies sold, the new episode of the most internationally successful S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series seamlessly connects to the first part of the Shadow of Chernobyl. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat takes PC gamers once again into the vicinity of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that exploded in 1986.
Release Date: Feb 11, 2010
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About the Game

With over 2 million copies sold, the new episode of the most internationally successful S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series seamlessly connects to the first part of the Shadow of Chernobyl.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat takes PC gamers once again into the vicinity of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that exploded in 1986. This so-called "Zone" is a highly contaminated area cordoned off by the military and now is combed through by the so-called stalkers, modern fortune hunters, in search of unique artifacts. In the role of Agent Alexander Degtyarev, who is dressed up as stalker, the player has to investigate the mysterious disappearance of five military helicopters and thereby stand one’s ground against the various stalker groups.

  • One of the first DirectX11 games
  • Story begins where S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl has ended
  • Photorealistic exclusion Zone : All locations are recreated by their true-to-life prototypes based on photographs
  • New exciting storyline with a number of unique characters
  • Extended system of handmade side quests
  • New monsters: Chimera and Burer. New behavior and abilities for all monsters
  • New A-Life system, created using the players’ best-liked elements of the first two games in series
  • Emissions considerably influence the world of the Zone
  • Sleep function added into the game
  • New player’s interface
  • Possibility to continue the game after completion in a free play mode
  • Up to 32 players can compete in the multiplayer part. Four different play modes and a countless amount of maps are available

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, SP2
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Pentium 4/ 2.2. GHz AMD Athlon XP 2200+
    • Memory: 768 MB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 5900 128MB / AMD Radeon 9600 XT 128 MB
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9 compatible
    • Hard Drive: 6 GB of free space
    • Sound: DirectX 9 compatible
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Best normal Russian life simulator around
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I went outside and dogs ate my face. 10/10
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This game.... by the gods i loved it!!!!

reasons why!

1. FREE ROAM!!!
2. The fire fights!
3. like fallout and metro had a baby, wazam
4. Love a good scare from a rat.
Posted: March 6th, 2014
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I have spent many hours playing this game instead of going to work. After a while I just stopped going to work. With what money I had left I bought a plane ticket to the Ukraine. Now I live in the zone and smoke pot with Freedom in Yanov. I hope you buy this game and do the same so we can all smoke pot with Freedom and chuck toilet paper at Duty's base near the Garbage.



- Devil Moth
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x-ray engine 1.6 has stopped working
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Story
Call of Pripyat - takes place shortly after the events in Shadow of Chernobyl.
Having discovered the open path to the center of The Zone, the government decides to take control of it via "Operation Fairway", in which they plan to thoroughly investigate the territory before dispatching the main military force.
Despite these preparations, the military operation fails, with all five helicopters crashing. In order to determine the cause of the crashes, the Ukraine Security Service sends an ex STALKER agent, Major Degtyarev, into The Zone
After discovering that the crashes were caused by strong electrical currents, Degtyarev makes his way to an evacuation point located in Pripyat. Along the way, depending on the choices the player makes, he may meet a number of different characters that can become his allies.
Eventually, after arriving in Pripyat, Degtyarev's party finds themselves surrounded by the military survivors, who take them to their base. Once there, they work together with the military commander of the helicopter group in surviving and escaping The Zone.
They are met by Strelok, the protagonist of the first game, who offers his full cooperation including the reasons why the operation failed in the first place.
Degtyarev then helps to re-establish contact with headquarters and, together with Strelok, organize a desperate evacuation out of The Zone. There are multiple different endings available depending on the player's success, whether or not some of the characters survive the evacuation and how the lives of other stalkers Degtyarev met throughout the game turn out.
In the ideal scenario, Degtyarev becomes head of the Security Service in The Zone, and Strelok gives all the materials he found in The Zone to the government, prompting the creation of the "Scientific Institute for the Research of the Chernobyl Anomalous Area", with Strelok taking up the position of chief scientific consultant.


Gameplay
CoP is an open-world RPG survival shooter with 3 large areas Zaton, Yanov and Pripyat, very atmospheric with plenty of side quests that reward exploration.
The beginning of the game is tricky with hardly any equipment or money, there's no tutorials or any kind of help so you need to find your own way to survive.isn't an easy game, so you need to aim well know your weapons' strengths and weaknesses and conserve ammo because the economy and weapons upgrade systems have been tweaked, that means harder than before.
The A-life will not give up until you ran out of ammo or eventually die, some will trow objects at you Screenshot and even telekinetically steal your weapon, things appear randomly in the sky or mutants with camouflage Screenshot etc. Human opponents put up a tough fight, they kinda cheat in fog weather or at night even without nightvision scopes equipped, (but mods like Misery fixes that) so playind like CoD will get you killed.
Still includes the emissions and anomalies (detectors needed for finding artifacts Screenshot ) and more customization of armor/weapons.



Graphics
it features the X-Ray 1.6 engine supports dx11 elements like real time tessellation, shadows, wet surfaces, volumetric smoke and others like SSAO DOF... so in other words it looks good, models and textures are a little outdated but shadows and sun rays are amazing (i recommend to use mods like AtmosFear3 specially designed for sky textures and weather behavior ).
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Sound
The background noise of the zone is enchanting. In the distance, the reactor is booming as before, animals roaring in the west, shootout in the East, everything draws exactly the image of the restricted area as you are used to it.



Multiplayer
has Deathmatch and CTF style competitive matches with its multiplayer mode. Mind you, this doesn't exactly represent the highlight of the experience. If you want to get the best out of this game, stick with the main campaign, for what it's worth.



Bugs/Glitches
It has soooo many and it will crash or make one or two missions almost unplayable. i recomend to mod the game (some will make it worse lol).



MODs

MISERY: (for hardcore difficulty) its full concept modification that touches every game aspect including textures, sfx, music, weapons, AI, items, weather, economy and 3 playable USS characters classes to choose from: Assaulter, Recon and Sniper.Each comes with unique attributes like endurance, speed, health, stamina, weapon specializations, starting gear...

AtmosFear: like i said before it tweaks and expands the vanilla weather system to be more realistic and various.

Call of Pripyat Reloaded: it's like misery but for better and easier gameplay.

http://www.moddb.com/games/stalker-call-of-pripyat/mods?sort=rating-desc



Overall 8.5/10
It's easily in my top 5
Exploring the hazardous lands and scavenging through abandoned buildings with aggressive wildlife never gets old.
This is a true PC game ( not ported, bad optimized or locked at 30fps and weird controls. not that junk we see today)
If you liked the others stalkers this is a must
or this type of game i recommend Metro series.





sorry about errors/bad spelling, english isn't my main language
Posted: November 26th, 2013
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