Here's a large beachhead assault map from Yankfan.
Khimera is a large, airey battle with AT-TEs, spider walkers, and command flyers. The flyers actually work fairly well- they add a fairly cool element to the map. There are tons of units, and both sides have had their space set of units (pilots and marines) added. Don't expect to live very long in a vehicle- the sheer number of enemy troops with missle launchers (silly AI; ignoring all vehicles until you get in one, at which point they blast away) is overwhelming.
It's set with the Republic assaulting a beach held by the CIS. Yankfan has done a pretty cool job of placing the defensive turrets- up on a bluff, behind Mygeeto walls, whatever. There's a new unit/hero, Commander Gythe, along with pretty decent reskins all around for the Clones.
Okay, now picky things. While Yankfan has done an admirable job using shipped assets, I would have liked to see more new stuff. He's included a custom Rep side with the map, which increases the download size by a bunch, but there's not all that much to show for it. Commander Gythe doesn't feel all that special, he's just a reskined clone commander with infinite ammo.
The map is sorta empty. For the most part, it's water or shrubbery. I loved the objects I saw, like the ruined wookiee huts, but there just wasn't enough. It works the way it is, but I think more would be nice.
All-in-all, it's a solid chaos-y battle. When it deviates from the shipped assets, it works, I just wish it did more. A must for those who love tons of units and high kill counts.
INstallation:copy folder BHA to C:\Program Files\LucasArts\Star Wars Battlefront II\GameData\addon if you don't have an addon folder create one. Unistallation: remove folder BHA from C:\Program Files\LucasArts\Star Wars Battlefront II\GameData\addon Story: The 127th Batallion lead by Commander Gythe attacks one of the many moons of Kashyyyk which has an abandoned Wookie village. After the Republic recaptured Kashyyyk they moved to its moons and tried to recapture those as well. GCW is just for fun. LEGAL: THIS LEVEL IS NOT MADE, DISTRIBUTED, OR SUPPORTED BY LUCASARTS, A DIVISION OF LUCASFILM ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LTD. ELEMENTS TM & (C) LUCASARTS, A DIVISION OF LUCASFILM ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LTD. Special Thanks to a_speck_of_dust for the skins and lighting help Copyright: This lvl was created by Yankfan and cannot be altered in any way shape or form. The idea may not be used in any other lvl without the consent of Yankfan or a_speck_of_dust. This TYGINA map is part of the "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" custom map series by a_speck_of_dust and Yankfan. CONTACT ME AT [email protected]
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