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Enter the Radius
« on: November 06, 2020, 07:07:38 AM »
I keep mentioning this game in the weekend threads, but I think it deserves some publicity in a thread of its own.

For the VR crowd around here I'd say its a must buy. I'm having an absolute blast with it and every time I think I'm going to play something else, I find myself back in the Radius stalking through gray and dreary Russian swamps, woods and abandoned villages. I've described it as being very similar to S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and the Metro Exodus series because these are obvious comparisons. However, being in VR just raises the bar, and the VR systems are very well done. The way firearms, ammo, weaponry, gear, etc. all works is very well thought out and feels extremely satisfying. Certain pieces of gear are very valuable and you have to take good care of them. Weapons need to be maintained, food and shelter needs to remain available, etc. Its a great survival FPS and for VR titles, it is very unique.

It's also got a major creep/chill factor for the horror fans among you. Gus, I'm looking at you.

Check it out! Keep in mind though that screenshots and videos just do not do this game justice. In VR it is a totally different experience.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1012790/Into_the_Radius_VR/

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Into the Radius is a single-player survival shooter developed exclusively for premium Virtual Reality headsets.

Players are sent stalking through the surreal post-apocalyptic Pechorsk Radius Zone where physics-based interaction, realistic weapon handling, and moody atmosphere will get your adrenaline pumping as you struggle to survive in an unforgiving dystopian environment.

Open-world exploration, climbing, stealth and a dynamic day/night cycle. This creepy immersive VR survival shooter is inspired by 'Roadside Picnic' (Пикник на обочине)

The Pechorsk Radius
In 1987 the 'Pechorsk Event' changed everything for the quiet Soviet mining town. Locals described the event as a short earthquake, which caused clouds of dust to rise into the sky, reducing visibility to almost nothing. After the dust settled, they stated seeing a huge dark-red orb in the sky, with black ash floating around the area.

By 2002, The United Nations Pechorsk Special Committee (UNPSC) still administers the exclusion zone around the Pechorsk Radius, and no one is allowed to enter aside from the UNPSC specialists. Inside, it has been almost completely abandoned and stands as an isolated and blighted territory. Rumors, conspiracies, and legends continue to emerge - alluding to wondrous artifacts, deadly anomalies and bizarre entities that inhabit the once quiet mining region.

Explore
There are miles and miles of forests, swamps and crumbling industrial ruins for you to explore however you want.
But be careful: the Radius is filled with strange, lethal anomalies and hostile forces that threaten anyone foolish or daring enough to risk their lives.
Orienteer with your realistic map, plan your mission route, climb over obstacles, scout out shelters, uncover loot caches, and try not to get killed. At least not too often.

Realistic Weapons
Featuring classic Soviet firearms like the AKM Kalashnikov, PM Pistolet Makarova, SKS Carbine, and much more to come. Realistic interaction, manual magazine loading with different ammo types and weapon attachments.
Be sure to switch off the safety before you start firing! Realistic bullet physics cause ricochets, and bullets can penetrate different kinds of materials.
Take care of your weapons if they take damage or their condition deteriorates, they will begin to jam.

Survival
Your only means of survival is to stalk around with your detector, hunt for artifacts and complete missions assigned to you by the UNPSC.
Stealth, silence, and preparation are your best friends in the Radius Zone. Understand how to navigate the terrain, move slowly, take cover, crouch, sneak, and beware of the threats around you!
Pack the right gear for your journey and plan ahead. Use the realistic day / night cycle to your advantage - scavenge for loot and scout during the day, sneak around quietly and evade your enemies under the cover of night.





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Re: Enter the Radius
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2020, 01:09:57 AM »
Looks creepy!
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