A spin-off of Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, Jedi Academy allows players to create their own Jedi, train in the Academy under the tutelage of Luke Skywalker and Kyle Katarn and ultimately choose to follow the path of the Light Side or the Dark Side of the Force. The game is powered by the same version of the Quake III engine used in its predecessor, Jedi Outcast, containing modifications to the Quake code to give a third-person view and new lightsaber effects (Jedi Knight II had these 3rd person effects as well). Players have the ability to construct their own lightsaber by choosing the hilt style and blade color. After completing certain objectives, new saber styles become available.

Changes From Jedi Outcast to Jedi Academy

  • Your character, Jaden, can be male or female and is customizable. For example, you can choose from several lightsaber colors and hilt types as well as from several species:
  • - Twi'lek female
    - Kel Dor male
    - Human male or female
    - Zabrak female
    - Rodian male

  • New Force Powers in single player; Force Absorb, Force Protect, Force Drain, and Force Rage (these powers were available in Jedi Outcast's multiplayer game, but not in the single player game.)
  • New lightsaber combat moves including katas, wall gripping, and acrobatics.
  • Four new weapons: DL-44 Blaster Pistol and Stouker Concussion Rifle, Saberstaff (double bladed lightsaber) and dual sabers. A variety of saber hilts are also available.
  • New vehicles and vehicle-based levels, including Tauntauns and speeder bikes.
  • Power Duel mode: Players join as an individual or as a team of two. The individual has more health and Force power in exchange for being at a disadvantage in numbers.
  • Siege Mode: Players work to complete goals and stop the other team from completing their goals.
  • AI NPCs (not just bots, as before) in Multiplayer.
  • Decreased limitations on world objects in Multiplayer, enhancing modding possibilities (and making coop play theoretically possible).
  • Various bugfixes, gameplay tweaks and subtle changes (especially to the Multiplayer component).
  • Enhanced rendering of the Quake III: Team Arena engine, including dynamic glow features.
  • Removal of the First Person Lightsaber view that can be found in both Jedi Knight and Jedi Outcast.
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About Evolution of Combat IV with 4 comments by MattFiler on Aug 29th, 2015

Welcome to the second preview of Evolution of Combat IV! This week we wanted to give you some details about the new A.I. systems in-game in multiplayer and in single player.

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The A.I. system has been overhauled in EoCIV, adding not only new features but improving things like common sense and saber combat. New animations have been added to bots along with different saber styles and classes meaning that all bots you see will now be accurate to the films in terms of the weapons they use. Along with having common sense, bots are now able to put up a good fight making the combat longer, harder and more movie-like. The NPCs in single player now have a command system, allowing you to take control of their actions to create well planned attacks. Along with the command system, NPCs are now also movie accurate, with updated classes and saber styles.

Watch the video to see some of this in action!

There's a lot more to tell you, so don't forget to watch this page to get updates when we post, or alternatively subscribe on YouTube! We'll be posting regular updates like this in the lead up to EoCIV's launch in December.

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dg1995
dg1995 Aug 20 2015 says:

For those of you that are interested, some fans are making the movie of JK 2. here is the link:
Facebook.com
and for the interview with one of the creators:
Jkhub.org

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InvertedInvert Aug 19 2015 replied:

You have to buy it from Steam or Amazon. It's not for free, and providing it for free on any website that doesn't own it would be illegal.

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LordMerek
LordMerek May 27 2015 says:

Its amazing this game remains alive and thriving after 11... 12 years. Holy crap!

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dg1995
dg1995 Jun 17 2015 replied:

yeah thanks to the modding community which lucasarts management at that time made by releasing the game SDK.

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Scarlat.
Scarlat. Feb 18 2015 says:

Now i have reasons to back to play. amazing

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LordMerek
LordMerek Feb 2 2015 says:

SGEHv2 is in the early development stages.

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LordMerek
LordMerek Oct 4 2014 says:

Final Revision of SGEH 1.0 is being re-released. Should be up by tomorrow.

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capt-jack1401081098 Jul 24 2014 says:

Why, is there a Stargate Event Horizon in the downloads

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LordMerek
LordMerek Sep 4 2014 replied:

its a jka mod.

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LordMerek
LordMerek Aug 1 2014 replied:

because it was released here and is a Jedi Academy mod. ^_^

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