Movie Battles is a class-based, team-orientated Multiplayer Total Conversion for Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy.

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Check out the addition of an animated minigun, the Z-6 Rotary Blaster Cannon in action! On top of that, find out how to make your own version compatible with the future release of Movie Battles II for your own replacements and even Full Authentic!

Posted by MaceMadunusus on Feb 11th, 2010

Movie Battles II

Animated Weapons

Animated Weapons - Z6.


Hey, Subaru here.

In my time on the MBII team as a trial coder, most of what I've done has been bugfixing and the like. But now...I present to you...a new visual feature!

The Z-6 rotary blaster cannon model is now available if you purchase Clone Rifle 3 with no blobs. It was modeled and textured by =Someone=, and "animated" and put in-game by me. Frost created the player animation. Check out the screenshots and video below!

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How to:

Here is a little how to courtesy of =Someone= about how you would go making your own version of this for replacements or your own Full Authentic creation.

For any aspiring modeler or those who are just wondering, it works like this:

For first person:
You need to split the gun model up into 3 parts. You need a _hand model that holds all the important tags and takes care of the positioning of everything, a _barrel model for the animated part and the normal gun .md3 for the rest.

For third person:
For the animation to work in world view, the gun needs to be compiled like a vehicle. With a static bone for the static parts and bone_barrel for the animation and everything weighted to it accordingly.

-Subaru and =Someone=

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Renorick
Renorick Feb 12 2010, 12:19pm says:

I always appreciated rotary weapons, can't hit much at long range, but god help your victims if you get in close! sweet job guys!

P.S. What was that "ching" noise in the video? Is that an audio placeholder for something else?

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MaceMadunusus Author
MaceMadunusus Feb 12 2010, 5:03pm replied:

Nah, thats just someone with Xfire sounds on, sounds like someone left a chat.

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_Jinz_ Online
_Jinz_ Feb 12 2010, 2:09pm says:

That is REALLY impressive! Damn man.

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MrEmperor
MrEmperor Feb 15 2010, 9:00pm says:

Looking great!

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anakin2505
anakin2505 May 31 2010, 3:36pm says:

impressive

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samul242
samul242 May 29 2011, 12:27am says:

does anyone notice that the view model of the gun looks alot like the halo ce flamethrower hold?

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