Turns off targeting reticle
Minimizes the HUD presence
Limiting player's ammo reserves.
Increases combat difficulty
Makes enemies more aware of your presence
Degrades weapons at a faster rate
Makes workbenches scarcer
Turns off the manual save feature
Checkpoints are still enabled. The game is very forgiving with these.
I wouldn't say this is all too difficult, if you play on one of the lower difficulties first you'll have a much easier time with this. Knowing where to go and what to expect Update:
- Confirmed by Quiggzo
that the Ranger Hardcore achievement can be unlocked in New Game+. This can be super handy using mutators like having all your previous load outs from a previous save including the powerful ‘Railgun’ Also note you can make the game even easier having the 24 hour clock modifier on. This will mean you can keep the game in night without having to worry about finding a safe house before the sun comes up on the previous 2 hour clock. Tips that may be useful to you.
THE DEAD CITY.