Welcome to this week's exciting episode of "Why won't the site work?" -_- Thanks to everybody for continued patience.
Pirates of the Caribbean was pretty much a smash hit as soon as it entered the box office, which caught me somewhat off guard since most Disney products are considered somewhat taboo. I guess people just ignored the fact that it was a Disney film since it wasn't a bunch of animated chipmunks, or anything equally inane like that. But hey -- Jack Sparrow. 'Nuff said, right?
Anyway, when I first saw this skin I couldn't figure out for the life of me who Tia Dalma was. This is probably because I wasn't paying attention (and/or did not care) when her name was first revealed. Or any other time it was spoken. To me she's just the crazy-looking swamp witch. Neat character... I guess. I just thought she was kinda weird. This skin is meant to be her, and it was skinned over the Leela model.
Biggest problem with this is that Leela is Caucasian and Tia Dalma is, well, not. And yes, it does make a difference, especially in facial structure. As a result, the face doesn't (and can't) look quite right. I also don't think the outfit is all that spot on, but I haven't seen the third film yet so perhaps she has a different outfit. All you fans can answer that for yourself, and preferably not reveal spoilers... I'd like to see it at some point and actually be surprised. :p
For a skin, it's quite decent. For a good replica I question its accuracy, but I wouldn't say it's not worth picking up. Although the male Jaden filler sounds (to replace the ones that weren't included) kind of bum me out a little. Definitely some room here for an updated version two.
Team Support: No Bot Support: No NPC Support: Yes New Sounds: Yes
*********************************** Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy *********************************** TITLE: Tia Dalma Skin AUTHOR: Saschi E-MAIL: email@example.com FILENAME: TiaDalma.pk3 FILESIZE: 7.64 MB DATE RELEASED: 6 June 2007 CREDITS: goes to DAK, a.k.a Antizac for the Leela model, thank you for letting me play with it. Also to Disney for the cool "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies. The textures are all new. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: put the .pk3 you want to use inside your base folder and there ya go, to uninstall just delete it. DESCRIPTION: This is a skin for fans of PotC. It`s Tia Dalma (more to come!). It has bot support an new sounds (from the Movie), sorry no Team Colors. The name of the Bot is: "Tia" Will also work with Jedi Outcast!! BUGS: Hope none COMMENTS: I made this skin for my own use and used these a while now (in a SP conversion, made by me, with most of the base models replaced by Pirates skeletons etc.). Thank you! THIS MODIFICATION IS NOT MADE, DISTRIBUTED, OR SUPPORTED BY ACTIVISION, RAVEN,LUCASARTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LLC. ELEMENTS TM & © LUCASARTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LLC AND/OR ITS LICENSORS OR DISNEY. IT`S JUST FOR FUN. I WONT MAKE ANY MONEY OF IT.
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