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Fighting "mutants" in a live-action game

<p>A woman stands in an abandoned industrial building during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009.  REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A woman stands in an abandoned industrial building during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko more

A woman stands in an abandoned industrial building during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A man runs for cover during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A man runs for cover during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A man runs for cover during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>People preparing equipment cast shadows on a wall during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009.  REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

People preparing equipment cast shadows on a wall during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko more

People preparing equipment cast shadows on a wall during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A man holds a replica weapon during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009.  REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A man holds a replica weapon during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A man holds a replica weapon during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A man wears a gas mask during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A man wears a gas mask during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A man wears a gas mask during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A man takes part in a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker" near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009.  REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A man takes part in a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker" near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A man takes part in a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker" near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>People watch two men conduct close combat fighting during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009.  REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

People watch two men conduct close combat fighting during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko more

People watch two men conduct close combat fighting during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>People watch two men conduct close combat fighting during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

People watch two men conduct close combat fighting during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko more

People watch two men conduct close combat fighting during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A man shoots during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A man shoots during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A man shoots during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>People walk to take position a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

People walk to take position a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

People walk to take position a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A man is held at gun point during live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A man is held at gun point during live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A man is held at gun point during live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A man shoots during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009.  REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A man shoots during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A man shoots during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A man runs for cover during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A man runs for cover during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A man runs for cover during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>Men check their equipment before a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009.  REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

Men check their equipment before a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Men check their equipment before a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A man takes part in a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A man takes part in a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A man takes part in a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>People gather in a disused industrial building during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko</p>

People gather in a disused industrial building during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

People gather in a disused industrial building during a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A man walks in an abandoned industrial complex during live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A man walks in an abandoned industrial complex during live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A man walks in an abandoned industrial complex during live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker", near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A man takes part in a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker" near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009.  REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A man takes part in a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker" near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A man takes part in a live action role-playing game based on the computer game "Stalker" near the village of Sengileyevskoe in Russia's southern Stavropol region March 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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