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Fixes the Mothership Zeta Alien Captive Recorded Log 12 so it does not crash when you try to play it.

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This is now included in the UPDATED Unofficial Fallout 3 Patch version 1.9.1+ so no need to download it separately if using UUFO3P (highly recommended).

Many people experience a crash when trying to play log #12 (the first one of Sally) in Mothership Zeta. Now, after years of people reporting this crash, it is finally fixed. This is a very simple mod. No plug-in. Just a replacement for a single bugged file in the Mothership Zeta BSA.

A bit of investigation showed the issue was due to a specific OGG file in the BSA (disc and Steam versions both seem to have this problem). Some people may not encounter this bug, possibly due to different drivers and/or audio codecs, in which case you don't need this (but it couldn't hurt). All I did was re-encode the buggy audio file and suddenly VOILA! One of the oldest-reported and annoying bugs in this DLC has finally been fixed! As far as I can tell nobody else has fixed this bug, but if you know of a mod which does address it please let me know as I don't wish to duplicate anyone else's work.

I used Audacity from Sourceforge to create the fixed OGG file. Credit where credit is due. Check it out if you encounter similar issues in this or any other game. http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

And before anyone asks, no I cannot fix log #17. In that case, the audio files are completely missing from the BSA and AFAIK they are unavailable anywhere.
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