VIDEO Source Code Released for Jedi Outcast and Jedi Academy

Discussion in 'Games' started by LAJ_FETT, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    Game developer Raven has released the complete source code for both Jedi Outcast and its sequel, Jedi Academy, for free, as a tribute to their former publishing partner LucasArts.

    Hit the link above for the full story and links to download the source. You're on your own for compiling it though!
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  2. moosemousse CR - FF:UK South

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    That's pretty awesome! I really liked Jedi Acadamy and I'm hoping that someone will pick up the code and do something great with it. For those interested, it's being published under the GNU GPL V2 license, which means that any derivative works must be free though fees can be charged for physical distribution. Full text here: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.txt

    Oh, and I expect there will be people out there who'll compile it and upload it somewhere. It's just a matter of time. ;)
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  3. TrandoJedi Force Ghost

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    I can't wait to see what people do with this! :D
  4. Reveen Jedi Grand Master

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    Yay! Now getting mods going will be less of a pain in the ass!

    I'm hoping we see someone put out a complete graphical and animation overhaul of the games, because these games have not aged well.
  5. TrandoJedi Force Ghost

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    I still love their look! :(
  6. Scars Unseen Jedi Master

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    You know, even if nothing else ever came of it, this alone would make the LucasArts closure a net positive. This is the best news in Star Wars gaming I've seen in years.
  7. Scars Unseen Jedi Master

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    Bonus Points: I just looked at some of the code, and its fully commented. Most helpful of them.
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  8. hunter77 Jedi Master

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    Nice, maybe we will get an overhaul or something.
  9. KudosDas Jedi Master

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    Stoked to see what comes out of this! :D
  10. AronAgmar Jedi Youngling

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    Can't wait to see what people come up with! Replaying Jedi Academy now, bringing back the great memories!
  11. MRCynical Jedi Grand Master

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    A million programmer Star Wars Nerds just cried out in glee and were not suddenly silenced!
  12. The Great No One Force Ghost

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    ok, this is pretty awesome for sure. academy was one of the most played xbox games me and my brother have... i can't even COUNT how many hours and bot battles and times we played through the campaign. i think we got to where we could take out pretty much max level bots in a few strokes because we knew the controls so freaking well. hope something cool comes of this.
  13. The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth

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    Anyone come across an updated link? The files are no longer available.
  14. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    Somebody here had to have downloaded the code. This thread has been up long enough.
  15. The Great No One Force Ghost

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    any particular reason they aren't available anymore?
  16. The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth

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    They were apparently taken down pretty quickly, so maybe LucasArts wasn't happy with that decision?
  17. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    Maybe a disgruntled employee put them up...
  18. Scars Unseen Jedi Master

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    Last edited by Scars Unseen, May 2, 2013
  19. hunter77 Jedi Master

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    Crap, i should have downloaded it while i had the chance.. I was afraid it would be taken down, but assumed it probably woulnd't :/