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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Many have wondered about the state of our next two missions; Operation: Knightfall and Father vs. Son, there have been few details about how close we are to finishing, now it's time to reveal.

Voiid and I have been working hard on our respective missions, hoping to deliver the highest possible quality for you all to enjoy. However, as life gets busier for both of us, time to work on the missions gets smaller and smaller.

To address any possible thoughts on us getting lazy with the mods, I elected to release the fixes to the Revan vs. Malak mission ahead of schedule. However, this has only delayed the inevitable.

As it stands, Father vs. Son is close to completion, with Palpatine's POV remaining. Knightfall on the other hand has taken longer than expected, and we're unsure when it will be done.

Fire Phoenix and I talked, and we came to a compromise; if Knightfall isn't complete by February 6th, we will release Father vs. Son by itself on our 1 year anniversary; February 9th. We will then focus efforts on Knightfall, release that, then get to work on the long process of developing 2.2.

Tl;dr: Father vs. Son will release on February 9th, confirmed.

Oh and here's a trailer.

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

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joca94
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Could someone tell me what exactly should i download from here?

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dg1995
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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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eattoast
eattoast

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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NumberWan
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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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Just barley saw this, thanks.

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dg1995
dg1995

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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how do i download it i see it says star wars jedi academy but how to play

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InvertedInvert
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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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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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