Element Of Chaos, and I'd have to agree with the author on this, because the feeling you get in this map, is not one of doom and gloom. So, like the author stated (see readme), the name actually fits well.
The map itself is uses several custom textures to create it's mood. I will say off the bat, my favorite aspect of this map would be the sun beams coming through the windows hitting the floor. Very nice touch there. The architecture in this map is fairly good with details used here and there throughout. The only thing I'd suggest is, theres to many direct line of sight places in this map. Meaning, poor fps when facing those ways. By creating turns, you allow yourself to use fps helpers like distancecull or hint brushes. Even doors as a last resort could have area portals to help. Well, there is one more thing. The stairs are to steep. I went down the stairs and never hit one of them because of the angle.
Now, having said those things, I will say this map is pretty. Simple in design, with some things (windows!!! love um!) that totally reinforce the atmosphere. His use of textures were very good, especially the embossed emperor ones.. almost missed them.
Nice map Psycho IV, alittle change in structure, or somthing to raise the fps up in areas, and this would be a really nice map!
*********************************** Element Of Chaos a Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy Modificatoin *********************************** TITLE**: Element Of Chaos AUTHOR**: Psycho IV MMDJ E-MAIL**: [email protected] WEBSITE: N/A FILENAME: Element_Of_Chaos.pk3 FILESIZE: 6.25 Mb DATE RELEASED: 9 September 2005 CREDITS**: First of all to Lucasarts and Raven Software for this glorious game. jk2files for releasing this level. Light_Nazgul for testing it, all those who assisted in thoughts toward building it. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS**: Take the Element_Of_Chaos.pk3 file and place it in your LucasArts\Star Wars Jedi Knight Jedi Academy\GameData\base folder. Then start up the game in multiplayer and play. Enjoy. DESCRIPTION**: Element Of Chaos? It may be some bright happy sunny tomb of a sith lord. It may be he liked the brightness for an odd change. The burning blazes of the mighty sun inspiring his glorious wrath. His impressive windows focusing the stark contrast between the dreariness and his anger. Thus, The Element Of Chaos. BUGS: Frame rate low do to architecture, shiney stuff, fog peaces. There may be some small lines or vertices visible in the pillars. COMMENTS: It is a level, made to be played for FFA and Duel. Reccomended 2-8 players, yet can handle more. I ask that you not use this level in any other packs or mods with out my permission. THIS MODIFICATION IS NOT MADE, DISTRIBUTED, OR SUPPORTED BY ACTIVISION, RAVEN, OR LUCASARTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LLC. ELEMENTS TM & © LUCASARTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LLC AND/OR ITS LICENSORS.
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