[Register] [731851 Members] [102221 Online; 1829 Members, 100392 Guests]  
Jedi Knight 3
File Search





Jedi Knight 3: Jedi Academy Downloads > Maps > Free For All:
Ancient Egyptian Catacombs
Filename: catacombs.zip


Size:
Developer:
Downloads:
Date Added:
Type / Category:
3.71 MB
TK-962
300
09-19-2010
Maps > Free For All


Average User Rating: 7.9
Number of Votes: 21
Related Files:
Latest 5 Maps > Free For All:
- Stargate Beta Site (v0.7)
- Serenity - Firefly (Re-Release) (0.00)
- Phantom Knights Training Academy (1)
- Grand Jedi Palace (1.0)
- RK Arena | Clan Map (v1)

5 Other Files by TK-962:
- Multiplayer Bot Chats are Disabled for JK2 (1.0)
- Darth Sidious' Lighsaber Hilt (1.0)
- Korriban Holdout
- African American Jedi
- Sith Dungeon Duel Map

 Jedi Knight 3
 » FAQ
 » Cheats
 » About JK3
 » Downloads
    - Demo
    - Maps
    - Models
    - Mods
    - Skins
    - Scripts and Binds
    - Utilities
 » Tutorials

 Jedi Knight 2
 » FAQ
 » Cheats
 » Downloads
    - Demo
    - Maps
    - Models
    - Mods
    - Patches
    - Scripts & Binds
    - Skins
    - Utilities
 » Tutorials

 The Files
 » File Browser
 » File Search
 » Submit Files
 » Submission Rules
 » Plagiarism Policy

 The News
 » News
 » News Archive
 » Submit News

 Features
 » JKFiles Uncut
 » Hall Of Fame
 » Modder Interviews

 The Community
 » Links
 » JK2 Forums
    - JK2 General
    - Modding & Editing
    - Problems & Help
    - Clan Forums
 » JK3 Forums
    - JK3 General
    - Modding & Editing
    - Problems & Help
    - Clan Forums
 » Submit PotD
 » PotD Archive

 The Site
 » Latest Poll
 » About
 » Staff
 » Apply To Volunteer
 » Contact





Ancient Egyptian Catacombs - File Description  


Description:
Alright, TK-962's made his first map! Excitement, JOY, AND ...?

Well, any veteran mappers/players out here will probably be like "OH GOD, FIRST MAP *LEAVE* But honestly, with a few touch ups here and there, this could turn out very nicely. The basic theme here is that you're in an egyptian underground complex, with many tight corridors and a balanced weapons placement schemata. It's very well made for a classic Q3-Style guns-only FFA. Now, let's see what exactly needs to be tweaked here.

1.) Atmosphere: Lighting is definitely going to improve this map ten-fold, because as it stands, it's just too bright to be a catacombs. Catacombs are usually dark, and lighting is very sparse, but you can still add enough light to make it navigable without spoiling the mood. Definitely get to experimenting with lighting as soon as you get your hands on a good tutorial, and don't be afraid to try adding in some music to suit the mood.

2.) Technical Tweaks: Alright, so I can see as a mapper you're off to a good start. You've shown proficiency in making standard brushes, ramps, curves, and had adequate practice using textures and even some map objects. Now you gotta do some tweaks. I noticed one particular corridor had two mismatching walls, which seemed a little off, and the random "Yavin" room was VERY awkward. One of the textures for your wall awasn't included(It's JK2 texture,) and resulted in a missing texture error, and your grass(?) texture was tiled as opposed to stretched out over the area, which made it look quite weird. Actually, the whole Yavin room seemed rather out of place in conjunction with the rest of the architecture, so maybe next version might be wise to change that until you have a better mastery of nature design.

3.) Tactical Tweaks: Alright, so while I said the weapons placement was balanced, I meant the weapon selection. The placement of the weapons and the items themselves is a tad systematical, but the health and shield pickups suffer the most here. The health and the shields were all confined to one room, one room for shields, the other for health. They were a fair distance apart, but already I can see this being a problem, as people may begin to camp at these locations to try and hold monopoly on these pickups, which may make gameplay slightly irritating. I'd recommend placing more of these pickups around the map, so you can avoid that detrimental scenario. Otherwise, nice job placing the weapons.

So with all that in mind, I can only imagine what awesome that this map could hold in the future. I gotta say I'm rather impressed by this creation. You've really put some gumption into this piece, and I would so very much like to see a cleaned up version 2 of this, man. No kiddin'

Even for a first map, this is definitely worth a look, lads n' lasses. Give 'er a peek if you're after something a little close quarters, 'cause this'll definitely get the job done.



New Textures: Nay
New Music: Nay
Secrets to plunder: Nay
Bot Support: Aye


- Averus Retruthan



Ancient Egyptian Catacombs - Screenshots  
Screenshots:
Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge


Ancient Egyptian Catacombs - File Download Options  

Primary Download Locations:
  Name:
Location:
Provided by:
Worldwide Mirror by FileFront
usa - USA Central USA Central
FileFront.com
 

Download from Worldwide Mirror by FileFront Download Ancient Egyptian Catacombs!



Ancient Egyptian Catacombs - Readme  
Readme File:
-----Ancient Egyptian Catacombs Map------
Made by: TK-962
Email: porkinspullup@gmail.com

Filename: ae_catacombs.pk3
Date Released: September 18, 2010
Installation: Put the .pk3 file in your LucasArts/GameData/base folder

Credits: Rich Diesal for his mapping tutorial. I haven't finished reading it yet so I still have more to learn,

Description: This is my first Map!!! I know it doesn't go well for looks, but don't judge a book by it's cover. This map is REALLY fun with a lot of people. The layout of this map is based on a level from Rare's Banjo-Tooie game. It does have bot routing but there is one small area where it doesn't work.

Comments: HAVE FUN! Oh, and watch out for the mummies!


--------------------------------------------------
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.


Ancient Egyptian Catacombs - User Comments  
The following comments are owned by the user that posted them. Jedi Knight Files is not responsible for their content.

Total comments: 16 | Last comment: 09-24-2010 at 16:30

Click the Expand symbol to expand all comments (view full comments)

 Expand#1 - Posted by: TK962 (Member) - 09-19-2010 at 19:20

 Expand#2 - Posted by: TK962 (Member) - 09-19-2010 at 19:24

 Expand#3 - Posted by: Thepipex (Member) - 09-19-2010 at 21:47

 Expand#4 - Posted by: TK962 (Member) - 09-19-2010 at 21:50

 Expand#5 - Posted by: MUG806 (Member) - 09-20-2010 at 07:59

 Expand#6 - Posted by: JulioC (Member) - 09-20-2010 at 09:02

 Expand#7 - Posted by: TK962 (Member) - 09-20-2010 at 12:38

 Expand#8 - Posted by: themadfox (Member) - 09-20-2010 at 13:07

 Expand#9 - Posted by: Darth_Mak (Member) - 09-21-2010 at 04:07

 Expand#10 - Posted by: TK962 (Member) - 09-21-2010 at 16:32

 Expand#11 - Posted by: Darth_Mak (Member) - 09-22-2010 at 13:19

 Expand#12 - Posted by: Omegamatt (Member) - 09-22-2010 at 20:13

 Expand#13 - Posted by: TK962 (Member) - 09-22-2010 at 20:41

 Expand#14 - Posted by: Darth_Nugget (Member) - 09-24-2010 at 04:23

 Expand#15 - Posted by: Darth_Nugget (Member) - 09-24-2010 at 04:25

 Expand#16 - Posted by: Darth_Nugget (Member) - 09-24-2010 at 16:30



When posting comments, you must follow these rules:
  1. No "Yay I got First Post!" posts, no exceptions and no matter what other content the post has!
  2. No Pornographic Material. Any sexually oriented imagery or links to such content will not be tolerated.
  3. No Warez or Illegal Software. This includes linking to software, posting about it, and suggesting to get it.
  4. No Cursing or Swear words. We encourage you to use our comment sections as a forum to debate files, news, etc., but please use proper adjectives to express yourself. We will not tolerate abuse upon another member or author.
  5. No Attacks / Retaliation of any kind against a member, or group of members.
  6. Please do not advertise for other sites or forums here.
  7. Maximum of 3 smileys per regular member.
The high interactivity of this site should be considered a luxury, not a right. If you cannot follow these simple rules, you can and will be warned or banned from the comments, site or the entire network for any period of time.
Now enjoy yourself and behave!



  • Register: To get your own Username, click here!
  • Forgot your password? click here!
  • You can use UBB here!
Username:     Password:  
Remember my username and password
Comment Title:
Your comments for this File please:


 Latest Files
 » 187th Legion Ski.. (1.0)
 » JK2/JKA Server b.. (1.1)
 » Project Digimon (1.22)
 » Underwater base (1.1)
 » Kill the Mutant.. (1.72)
 » Home of the Grey.. (1.0)
 » Stargate Beta S.. (v0.7)
 » Darth Ciltress' .. (1.0)
 » Serenity - Fire.. (0.00)
 » Trap 2 (1.0)

 Latest News
 » Weekly Poll Results ..
 » New ForceMod III Ad..
 » Weekly Poll Results ..
 » Weekly Poll Results ..
 » Raven Software Relea..
 » Weekly Poll Results ..
 » Weekly Poll Results ..
 » Weekly Poll Results ..
 » Weekly Poll Results ..
 » Weekly Poll Results ..

 The Network
 » Gaming News
 » Game Demos
 » Game Patches
 » Trailer Videos
 » Gaming Forums

 Game Portals:
 » Age of Empires 3
 » Aliens vs Predator 2
 » America's Army
 » ArmA 2
 » Armada 2
 » Battlefield 1943
 » Bridge Commander
 » Brothers in Arms 2
 » Call of Duty 4
 » Command & Conquer
 » Company of Heroes
 » Crysis
 » Counter-Strike: Source
 » Dawn of War Series
 » Day of Defeat: Source
 » Diablo 3
 » Doom 3
 » Elite Force
 » Enemy Territory
 » Fallout 3
 » Far Cry 2
 » F.E.A.R.
 » Flight Simulator X
 » GTA San Andreas
 » Half-Life 2
 » Halo
 » Jedi Knight 3
 » Knights of the Old Republic
 » Left 4 Dead 2
 » LOTR: Battle 4 Middle Earth
 » Medal of Honor
 » Operation Flashpoint
 » Quake 4
 » Red Faction: Guerrilla
 » rFactor
 » Silent Hunter 4
 » Sins of a Solar Empire
 » Soldier of Fortune 2
 » S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
 » Star Trek: Legacy
 » Star Wars Battlefront 2
 » Star Wars Empire at War
 » StarCraft II
 » Starfleet Command III
 » Supreme Commander
 » Team Fortress 2
 » The Elder Scrolls IV
 » The Sims 2
 » TrackMania United
 » Unreal Tournament 3
 » Warcraft III
 » World of Warcraft
 » X3: Terran Conflict

You got served by in 0.08 seconds using 6 MySQL queries and 13 includes
Copyright © 2014 FileFront, Inc. All rights reserved.
Design by Jos Jongejan aka Pro-Filer & Blumenkohl. Use of Jedi Knight Files materials is subject to certain Terms & Conditions.
TM & © 2014 Activision. All rights reserved. Jedi Knight and related marks are trademarks of Activision, Inc. All rights reserved.