Station 5 is a small indoor duel map set in some kind of small control station hub. I would have thought it was some kind of imperial design by the wall textures, but the after seeing the freaky lighting scheme I thought differently. Although you get the feel of a small station, it feels...cramped. Not too cramped to actually duel in...but you just end up feeling a little ‘squashed-in.’
The Architecture is fairly basic, but it's quite solid. What let the map down somewhat are the texturing and the lighting. Some brushes and walls are okay, but there are others, such as the pipe texture and the walkways which really don't work at all. Some of this mismatching is emphasised by the almost disco-like lighting contrasts between blue and red. Furthermore, there was some misaligning on the lifts among various other sections, and the generators didn't really look in place. The ambient noises included in the pk3 did add a little atmosphere though. :)
It's a fairly good attempt at a duel - certainly for gameplay the layout is very well made, with multiple floors and a good area for flat-floor duellists. Perhaps a little more room might have been a good idea, but that's really down to the personal preference of each dueller. What wasn't a good idea, as I've said countless times before, is the lack of bot support. Get it in there people, it's not difficult!
New Sounds: Yes New Textures: No Bot Support: No
********************************** Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy *********************************** Station 5 AUTHOR: Aissa5 E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org WEBSITE: nope FILENAME: station5.pk3 FILESIZE: 1443 kb DATE RELEASED: 15 March 2006 Map Type: DUEL, POWERDUEL, FFA New Music: No New Textures: No New Sounds: No Bot Support: No Brush Count: 500 Build Time: 3 1/2 weeks INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: Place the "station5" PK3 file in the following directory: Local Disk C:/Program Files/Lucas Arts/Star Wars Jedi Knight Jedi Knight Academy/Game Data/Base Station 5 is located on the outer rim of the galaxy. Known for housing criminals and such Station 5 is a sought after refuge for inter-galactic scum. With it's high powered Ion canons, Station 5 is well forified and able to repel attacks form any Star Cruiser. The only chance anyone has of capturing an inhabitant is to go into the station itself. Be careful, not many have been known to return, alive! BUGS: None that I am aware of. If you find any, please let me know. CREDITS: I would like to acknowledge Lucas Arts and Raven for all material used in the making of this map. Nothing is original except the design and arrangement. This is my fourth duel map. I hope you enjoy fighting in it as it is my favorite to date. Station 5 is visually pleasing to the eye hence the Jedi Ho Trance has been known to frequent this place :0) 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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