Left-Handed Melee Combat

The one thing about playing both of the Knights of the Old Republic games is you always fight right-handed. No lefties exist in that...

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The one thing about playing both of the Knights of the Old Republic games is you always fight right-handed. No lefties exist in that world. Overall it was probably easier to make everybody right-handed since our world is more right-handed dominate; so why not the Star Wars Universe?

DarthDingDong brings us mod that will be the closest you’ll ever get in fighting left-handed in the first Knights of the Old Republic game. From what I’m reading in the author’s readme file, this is a result of a failed modeling attempt. He tried to convert an Inyri Forge model and it turned out to be a null (nothing there) model. Well, in case this will be useful information for the author if he wants to release a Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords version of this mod, he can get null models for each of the games from the KOTOR Tool to save the trouble. :p

How this mod works is you equip a invisible sword the author has provided and then you either equip another sword or a lightsaber and it almost looks like you’re fighting left-handed. Well, it’s like I said earlier; it’s the closest you’re ever going to get in these games. An advantage would be that you appear that you have a single weapon, but you will be given dual weapon damage bonuses. If you’re a lefty (like me), and you really want to have that left-handed look or as close to it as possible, you may want to check this out. Enjoy the mod! :D

Note: Please leave the author feedback, especially if you download this mod and use it. It really helps encourage the author to make more mods in the future.

-Shem

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KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC MODIFICATION
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AUTHOR: DarthDingDong
EMAIL: davies.ryan_93@hotmail.co.uk
NAME: Left-handed melee combat.
CREDITS: InyriForge

FILENAME: invisi_sword
DATE RELEASED: 21/12/07

DESCRIPTION: Has anyone else apart from me noticed that EVERYONE in KotOR is right handed? I did and it kinda bugged me (sad I know). If anyone else noticed this and didn't like it then this mod is the answer. I give you the Invisi-Sword! Equip it in you're right hand and it's completely invisible, then equip a single bladed lightsaber/melee weapon and voila! Now it looks like you are only using you're left hand! (There technically is a weapon in the right hand, though since it's invisible it just looks like your PC/NPC is in a fencing stance. (Anyone who plays Soul Calibur may notice it looks a little like Raphael's fighting stance). 

To get it ingame type g_w_lngswrd032 into the cheat console along with the giveitem code.


INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: Just drop the files into your KotOR Override directory.

BUGS: None.

NOTE: If you open the model in 3DSMax or GMax you'll notice the model is actually a Soul Edge model. This is because I was trying to port Inyri's Soul Edge model from JA over to KotOR. This mod was the result, so really I made this accidentally. I did try to duplicate the effect using a different model but was unsucessful. Inyri did give me permission to use the model a while ago so I did. Thanks Inyri! :-)

PERMISSIONS: This mod may not be used without the explicit permission of the author. This mod may not be distributed on other sites without the express permission of the author.

THIS MODIFICATION IS PROVIDED AS-IS AND IS NOT SUPPORTED BY BIOWARE/OBSIDIAN ENTERTAINMENT OR LUCASARTS OR ANY LICENSERS/SPONSORS OF THE MENTIONED COMPANIES. USE OF THIS FILE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THE ABOVE MENTIONED COMPANIES OR THE AUTHOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED TO YOUR COMPUTER FOR THE USAGE OF THIS FILE.

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