I am starting a Jedi Knight (Dark Forces 2) mod. It is not the entire game, only the duels:

  1. Qu Rahn vs. the Dark Jedi
  2. Kyle vs. Yun
  3. Kyle vs. Maw
  4. Kyle vs. Sariss
  5. Dark Kyle vs. Yun
  6. Kyle vs. Boc
  7. Dark Kyle vs. Boc
  8. Kyle vs. Jerec
  9. Dark Kyle vs. Jerec

The player will be able to choose the character, like in Movie Duels 2.
Dark Kyle uses only Dark Side powers. Kyle himself uses only Light Side powers after the duel against Maw.
And I will try to convert the SMACKER DF2 videos to ROQ which JA uses, if LucasArts allow me to do so.

And I need:

  • Skinners;
  • Mappers;
  • Experienced menu scripters;
  • Gorc and Pic;

Well, what I have now to do the mod:

  • DF2 Kyle by Jeremy "Mr. Alias" Whinery (permission granted)
  • Dark Forces 2 Skin Pack by DarthPhae (permission granted)
  • The maps are being remade by The_Fixer.
  • Many lightsaber hilts by Trauma Sensei (permission granted)
  • Yun's lightsaber by Inyri Forge
  • The SMACKER DF2 videos converted to the Jedi Academy format

As you can see, I have the bricks but I only need to join them.

Now, what is news, Darth Phae said that I can use his skin pack. Jeremy said that I can use his DF2 Kyle. Trauma Sensei said in the readme that everyone can use his work, as long as he is credited.

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2 comments by Jeff_Katarn on Sep 13th, 2011

It is actually amazing that this mod is progressing even with a small team (me and Ltfuller, scripting contributions from GarynDakari).

The Yun duel map is completely done. I just need to convert cutscenes and the deathscript. The Boc duel map is almost ready, and it is being made by ltfuller.

Apparently, it is a mix of the Valley of the Jedi from the JK in-game, JK's cutscenes, the novel and the JK2 version. Once finished the Yun duel scripting, the other side (Dark Side, playing as Yun) will also be available.

I'll add the First Person LightSaber (FPLS) support too, but be aware that some lightsaber moves may make the camera go off, and the slow-mode death will be disabled in FPLS, because when you kill a Dark Jedi, the camera will rotate around.

"I walk slowly, but I never walk backwards" - Abraham Lincoln
This quote just summarizes this mod's progress.

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A HUD based in the Jedi Knight: Dark Forces 2 HUD.

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MAW - The Revenge

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A Demo, only one level. The level is: MAW, the Revenge. Many things may be missing, but wait. What is coming is something even better.

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Jbachtell1 Jun 10 2011, 11:12pm says:

this mod looks cool! will there be another demo? liked the first one btw. beat like 50 times lol

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Jeff_Katarn Creator
Jeff_Katarn Jun 11 2011, 12:07pm replied:

Yeah, another demo. I finished the menus, now Fixer needs to send me the maps and I'll incorporate them to the UI.
Also, the menu will be simple, don't expect to see map screenshots or icons. Only text.

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BlueEyesDragon Jun 12 2011, 4:39pm replied:

Sweet :) Will Jerec and Dark Kyle have Force Destruction?

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Jeff_Katarn Creator
Jeff_Katarn Jun 13 2011, 9:24am replied:

Jerec will, but probably Dark Kyle won't. I'll ask Fixer. It's a bit of a complex system. There are invisible, non-solid balls that only Jerec can Force Push. When it hits, it explodes, doing damage. It' something like that.

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Jeff_Katarn Creator
Jeff_Katarn Jun 3 2011, 11:04pm says:

It's awesome. In one hour, 30 visitors came. And three more watchers!

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BlueEyesDragon Jun 4 2011, 2:09am replied:

Excellent! :)

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Jeff_Katarn Creator
Jeff_Katarn Jun 4 2011, 6:35pm replied:

My God! 228 visitors! 38 watchers! But the problem is, right now, that the number of visits is 10,666...
And I want this mod to be in Moddb's Top 100 mods.

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BlueEyesDragon Jun 9 2011, 12:43pm replied:

It will be, this is a great mod! :)

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Garyn Dakari Jun 8 2011, 2:48am replied:

Shouldn't focus too much on popularity, you should focus on making the mod great! Besides, 555(Your current rank) is a cool number ;)

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BlueEyesDragon May 2 2011, 4:57pm says:

For some reason the new saber stances have stopped working, Kyle and Maw use the normal, less cooler stances now.

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Jeff_Katarn Creator
Jeff_Katarn May 2 2011, 7:08pm replied:

What are you talking about?

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BlueEyesDragon May 4 2011, 3:38pm replied:

I mean for some reason Kyle and Maw are using normal, unmodified saber stances used in normal Jedi Academy, not their modified stances, sorry.

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Jeff_Katarn Creator
Jeff_Katarn May 5 2011, 9:17am replied:

It will be fixed in 3-level demo.

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