ProjectsWhat's NewDownloadsCommunitySupportCompany
Forum Index » S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl Forum » Single player improvements
Make Novice easier please

1 2 3 4 | Next 10 events »| All Messages
Posted by/on
Question/AnswerMake Newest Up Sort by Descending
  20:52:05  30 September 2008
profilee-mailreply Message URLTo the Top
Okgenuine3.1
(Novice)
 
On forum: 09/30/2008
Messages: 1
Make Novice easier please

It should only take 2 hits in the chest to take someone down on novice. I keep running into dead ends because I don't have awesome twitch skills. I think it takes like 5 on novice and 10 on stalker. I realize people really work hard on these games, and Stalker is a cool game, but it's just too hard. There's too much radiation too.

I miss games like Morrowind that were focused on player involvement/freedom instead of difficulty.
  20:02:18  5 October 2008
profilee-mailreply Message URLTo the Top
hund_schraube
(Novice)
 
On forum: 12/25/2003
Messages: 4
i had the same problem so i mish mashed some other mods together till i got this[may require a new game]

make sure this line in fsgame.ltx[backup before changing]reads

$game_data$ = false| true| $fs_root$| gamedata\

http://files.filefront.com/stalker+funzip/;11813160;/fileinfo.html
  07:00:43  12 October 2008
profilee-mailreply Message URLTo the Top
Starioshka Prokol
Tactical hedgehog of Duty
(Resident)

 

 
On forum: 02/27/2008
Messages: 511
oh no dont change dificulity because then youare crouched behind bloks it looks like:"help me help stalker!!!!" "getout of there and die like coward" "fu*k of stupid militarist"
  09:39:01  31 October 2008
profilee-mailreply Message URLTo the Top
cyberdaemon
Senior Resident
 

 
On forum: 01/08/2005
 

Message edited by:
cyberdaemon
10/31/2008 9:40:05
Messages: 353

---QUOTATION---
oh no dont change dificulity because then youare crouched behind bloks it looks like:"help me help stalker!!!!" "getout of there and die like coward" "fu*k of stupid militarist"
---END QUOTATION---



Haha.Thats right.I think that novice is already too easy.How much easyer do they want it ? Oh , let me see , does adding a F.E.A.R. 2 power suit helps them out or even that isnt enough ? Minigun ? How about dual miniguns with flame thrower too ?
  12:34:35  15 November 2008
profilee-mailreply Message URLTo the Top
rogue trader
(Novice)
 
On forum: 11/11/2008
Messages: 7

---QUOTATION---
Make Novice easier please

It should only take 2 hits in the chest to take someone down on novice. I keep running into dead ends because I don't have awesome twitch skills. I think it takes like 5 on novice and 10 on stalker. I realize people really work hard on these games, and Stalker is a cool game, but it's just too hard. There's too much radiation too.

I miss games like Morrowind that were focused on player involvement/freedom instead of difficulty.
---END QUOTATION---



I think you just need to play a bit more and get the hang of the game. I started out playing on the next difficulty level up from novice (sorry, can't remember what it's called off the top of my head) and find it's giving me a good game. Not too easy but not too hard either. Nicely enjoyable and I'm not a hardcore gamer.

As for the amount of shots needed to take down an enemy... well it all depends on the type of enemy you're shooting, what you're shooting them with, and where you're hitting them. Go for head shots and upgrade your weapons. Dump that crappy pistol you start with and start grabbing some guns from those dead guys. Radiation isn't excessive and you'll find it's there to make you think a little about how to get around the map best. Stalker is a game where you have to think a little if you're to get anywhere with it.

Failing that try Pac Man!
  13:06:45  18 November 2008
profilee-mailreply Message URLTo the Top
Vintar
a bit of this and a lot of that
(Resident)

 

 
On forum: 08/08/2008
Messages: 6347
NOOOO, Pacman is too scary with all those ghosts
  15:45:42  18 November 2008
profilee-mailreply Message URLTo the Top
ShadowWolf
I see you.
(Resident)

 

 
On forum: 05/15/2005
Messages: 574
The first time I played on Master, I recall this was after completing the game on Stalker for the first time, I spent several hours replaying the rescue Nimble mission. Every time I went to the car park I either died, or came out looking like a bag of meat that just got personal with the mincer. Now, I do this silently and restart if I get hit a single time because I consider it a standard to get past the Nimble mission without getting hit.

I'd say all you need is patience, not just in the first mission. Start a new game in Master, find the silenced pistol near Tolik and save the game after you tell Wolf's scouts you will do it alone. Redo this mission until you have successfully saved Nimble without having to use a medkit. To make things easier you can run around the car park, looking at it from different angles, mapping out the patrol routes then take the easy targets out silently before taking out the rest. In the end you may notice that your playing style has changed, mine sure did.

After this you may go back to Stalker difficulty and you'll notice things have gotten easier, even further into the game. Eventually you'll run around the CNPP with a Makarov killing everyone while reading the local newspaper.
  16:14:04  18 November 2008
profilee-mailreply Message URLTo the Top
DRIFTING PROPHET
Psi-Melder librarian and archivist
(Resident)

 

 
On forum: 03/29/2008
Messages: 2341
Couldn't be more true, I only play on the highest difficulty level, sure i get shot and die occasionaly but most of the time it's just too fcking easy eliminate the enemy, especialy if you have the right weapon
  19:59:58  13 December 2008
profilee-mailreply Message URLTo the Top
sunzi
Senior Resident
 

 
On forum: 09/30/2008
Messages: 707

---QUOTATION---
Make Novice easier please

It should only take 2 hits in the chest to take someone down on novice. I keep running into dead ends because I don't have awesome twitch skills. I think it takes like 5 on novice and 10 on stalker. I realize people really work hard on these games, and Stalker is a cool game, but it's just too hard. There's too much radiation too.

I miss games like Morrowind that were focused on player involvement/freedom instead of difficulty.
---END QUOTATION---



You will play better with practice. I haven't read all the thread, but keep in mind that novice level does not only make it easier to kill you. You will have a harder time killing others too. Higher difficulty actually means your skills get better.

sunzi
  20:10:58  13 December 2008
profilee-mailreply Message URLTo the Top
DRIFTING PROPHET
Psi-Melder librarian and archivist
(Resident)

 

 
On forum: 03/29/2008
Messages: 2341
Indeed, if you're skilled enough and have the right equipment, then you can take out anyone with just one hit to head
 
Each word should be at least 3 characters long.
Search:    
Search conditions:    - spaces as AND    - spaces as OR   
 
Forum Index » S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl Forum » Single player improvements
 

All short dates are in Month-Day-Year format.


 

Copyright © 1995-2017 GSC Game World. All rights reserved.
This site is best viewed in Internet Explorer 4.xx and up and Javascript enabled. Webmaster.
Opera Software products are not supported.
If any problem concerning the site functioning under Opera Software appears apply
to Opera Software technical support service.