This map should be very timely for those of you living in Seattle or the continental northwest. For those of us in the midwest enjoying 60-degree weather, we'll have to stretch out our imaginations. But don't worry! Your weather is coming our way! Soon we'll all be able to enjoy the snowflaky-goodness of this map. If anybody remembers the original version of Sub-Bespin, this version is basically a normal, run-of-the-mill version two... with a twist. SNOW!
Now I love snow, and I think it really adds a new dimension to this map. I really can't say I've ever seen a snowy Bespin map, at the very least. Now frankly if you want to get really technical, the idea of snow on Bespin is kind of silly because it's a gas giant and probably doesn't have those kinds of weather patterns... well I don't know about you, but I don't really care for meteorology, so let's just enjoy its uniqueness for now, shall we? I personally like the snow. The added ice-skating rink also adds to the wintery feel... and the bar in the middle certainly couldn't hurt!
As with the original map, this map still has several gun pickups, a bit of repetative texturing (especially on the exteriors of some of the larger buildings) and I'm pretty sure I even saw some z-fighting, but in spite of all that I still really like this map. It's been expanded significantly, and while a lot of the expansion simply adds open space, several new buildings have been added, and some previously inaccessible buildings now have interiors. I especially liked the building with the fire you could turn on and off. Must be a gas fireplace.
Oh yes, and that AFK section still strikes me as incredibly cruel. All it would take is one little push... :p
Overall I think this map would be a great addition to any server, especially a role-play server for the winter season. The minor errors here and there won't really affect game play, or be very noticible, really, and how can someone resist a map with a hidden rancor in it? Oh yeah, you heard me... now go find it!
New Textures: Yes New Music: No Bot Support: Yes New Models: No
*********************************** Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy *********************************** TITLE: ( Winter Edition ) AUTHOR: LuB E-MAIL: email@example.com WEBSITE: www.luza-leveldesign.dl.am FILENAME: sub_bespin_v2winter.pk3 FILESIZE: 10.050 KB INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: throw sub_bespinv2winter.pk3 into your gamedata/base folder ------------------------------------- New in this Version: It is winter in Sub-Bespin! -snow on roofs and streets -some new places for duels -ice skating area -a new building -Office -Jail -second bar @ the ice-skating area ------------------------------------- Gametypes: FFA, TFFA Botsupport: Yes New Textures: Yes, some from JK:JO (jk2) New Music: No Brushes: 876 Entities: 290 ------------------------------------- thy for downloading, have fun! ------------------------------------- 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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