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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JEDI FIGHTER beta 3 is here! Get it now!

JEDI FIGHTER is a 2D fighting game mod for Jedi Academy inspired by SNK's Last Blade I & II and Capcom's Street Fighter II. Play against friends online or against challenging AI!

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Features in beta 3

  • Fight as 10 characters from the Star Wars movies and expanded universe, each armed with unique force powers and devastating special moves
  • Fight in 5 arenas, from a Tie hangar bay, to turbolifts in the Deathstar, to the aftermath on Hoth
  • New fighting game artificial intelligence, enabling fighters to learn and adapt from opponents on the fly! (new in beta 3)
  • Gamepad support! (improved in beta 3)
  • Full widescreen support for 16:9 (1080p and 720p), 16:10, 4K and 21:9 resolutions! Or any custom resolution!
  • A dynamic camera that gives a cinematic view of the action
  • Awesome title music
  • and much, much more!

Your honest feedback is incredibly important and very much appreciated! Please post comments to theforums. I'll be checking them regularly so your comments will help shape the direction of the mod!

If you would like to contribute by making maps, please reach out to me via email or messages, or post to the forums. I'd appreciate the help!

You'll need to install Jedi Academy, the OpenJK engine, and Jedi Fighter beta 3 to play.

OpenJK download link:
OpenJK for Jedi Fighter beta 3

Jedi Fighter beta 3 download link:

Check out these installation instructions to get started.

  1. Unzip both Jedi Fighter beta 3 and the OpenJK engine to your Jedi Academy\gamedata directory.
  2. Right click on SETUP.BAT in the Jedi Academy\gamedata\jedifighter directory and choose "Run as Administrator".

Run JF_CLIENT_OJK.BAT in your Jedi Academy\gamedata\jedifighter directory to get started. Configure your controls, max out your video settings and resolution, and have fun!

If you have any issues, check out the detailed instructions in jedifighter\_README_.txt. If you still have problems, feel free to post in the forums.

Future plans:
JEDI FIGHTER will continue to be improved until the v1.0 release in 2016, with a beta 4 in the next few months.

Beta 4 will focus on a few key areas:

  • balancing and adding fighters (including from Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
  • improved user experience with the server browser and match making

As always, thank you for playing and for your feedback!

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somebody should make a episode 7 the force awakens mod that would be so cool

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oh like a story? that would be cool :O

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I believe one is already in development or in pre-development. Ask on JKHub.org, they may be able to clarify that better than I can.

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anybody know how to browse where to set the installation too? its choosing the wrong location

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for gtk radiant? or for the jedi academy installation?

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Could someone tell me what exactly should i download from here?

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In my opinion you should download movie battles 2 ,movie duels 2 and also download the dark pastime and EOC 4(when they get released.)

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Are Quake III: Arena playermodels compatible with this game?
I have these cool Space Ghost models that would be fun to play as.

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They'll need being converted to JA format in order to be available in the game. I remember, that in Q3 they are md3-based, while in JA - they are glm models.

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

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This game is a classic just outrageous fun to be in multiplayer and force choke people off ledges or get in to a intense lightsaber duel sigleplayer is fantastic I think it is a great game and thats that.

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