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Dark Forces™ set the industry standard for first person action in the Star Wars® universe. Now Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II picks up where the award-winning game left off...with even more features and firepower in dazzling 3D graphics.
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Osta Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II

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Osta Star Wars Jedi Knight Collection

Sisältää 5 kohdetta: Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, Star Wars: Dark Forces, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith

Osta Star Wars Collection - 2014

Sisältää 14 kohdetta: Star Wars Republic Commando™ , Star Wars Battlefront® II, Star Wars Starfighter™, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, Star Wars: Dark Forces, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith, Star Wars The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes, Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition, Star Wars® Empire at War™: Gold Pack, STAR WARS® THE FORCE UNLEASHED II, STAR WARS®: Knights of the Old Republic™ II

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Dark Forces™ set the industry standard for first person action in the Star Wars® universe. Now Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II picks up where the award-winning game left off...with even more features and firepower in dazzling 3D graphics. As Kyle Katarn, you must acquire the lightsaber and learn the ways of the Force to become a Jedi Knight. Confront old foes... Greedo, Boosk, stormtroopers. And new enemies... seven dark Jedi who plan to harness the power of an ancient burial ground for unsurpassed evil. But take heart, your 10 weapon arsenal and over 12 Force powers make you a force to be reckoned with.

  • Single or multiplayer gameplay over modem, network or Internet. 9 multiplayer levels
  • All new realistic 3D environments with animated 3D characters in 21 heart-stopping levels
  • Encounter seven dark jedi, each possessing unique powers
  • Compatible with many 3D graphics cards
  • Intense Star Wars action in an all-new story fraught with danger and adventure - do you take the quick and easy path as Darth Vader did or do you take the patient route to Jedi Knighthood?

If you choose the light side:

  • Train to become a Jedi Knight - master the elegant Lightsaber and learn four special apprentice abilities
  • Use exclusive light side powers: healing, persuasion (for the weak-minded), blinding and absorption

Or be tempted by the dark side:

  • Use your Jedi Knight training and apprentice abilities to become an agent of evil
  • Use exclusive dark side powers: the grip (used if there's a disturbing lack of faith), Force throw, energy bolts and destruction


    • OS: Windows 2000, XP or Vista
    • Processor: Pentium 90
    • Memory: 16 MB
    • Graphics: DirectX
    • DirectX®: DirectX 5.2 or higher
    • Hard Drive: 700 MB
    • Sound: 16-bit sound card
    • Multiplayer: 8 players IPX or TCP/IP. Pentium 133

    • Note: Due to the age of the title, users may run into a few compatibility issues from use of current hardware. Please see the forums for more information.
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35/37 (95%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
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WARNING: THIS STEAM VERSION HAS NO MUSIC. Others may have mentioned it but I feel the need to reiterate it for those who will undoubtedly feel cheated by Valve's very sneaky lack of a real explanation on the store page. Steam does not emulate Red Book audio, so this game's iconic soundtrack is just deleted. If you look very closely at the store page you'll see that "Full Audio" has been cleverly unchecked, which is their way of protecting themselves while selling a broken half-product. SHAME ON YOU, VALVE. These kinds of things demand a full disclaimer on the store page in big, bold letters. Looks like I'll be buying all of my classic games on GOG from now on.
Julkaistu 21 tammikuuta 2014.
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12/13 (92%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
565 tuotetta tällä tilillä.
5 arvostelua
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Doesn't work properly on new machines. Pretty much no effort has been made to make this port works on modern machine. Even Dark Force 1 run better than this. I couldn't get any resolution other than the lowest one running without crashing, graphics is full of artifacts and just a muddy mess. It's a shame since this is an awesome game.
Julkaistu 22 toukokuu(ta) 2014.
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20/34 (59%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
77 tuotetta tällä tilillä.
3 arvostelua
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Final edit: I have played through both Jedi Knight and Mysteries of the Sith (the expansion). To do so I followed Steam user -FwG- ^ Bucky's instructions (thanks, man!). I had to roll back my AMD videocard drivers. This means I had to remove all current videocard drivers and install this, older, videocard driver: 13.1 WHQL, which can be found here:

Also, I had to download a DLL file from the JKHub website, which can be found here: Put the file in the same folder where you JK.exe or Mots.exe is.
Don't forget to turn on hardware acceleration in the setup menu in-game.

So, does all of this change my opinion? Well, no. Jedi Knight and its expansion are awesome games, but the way Steam provides them to us is unacceptable. The amount of tweaking that has to be done, is quite severe. If you're not very technical or aren't allowed to change videocard drivers the game is unplayable on PC's with AMD cards.

Besides the tweaking, several issues remain. The cutscenes in Jedi Knight and Mysteries play in a minimized sceen in the top left corner of your screen and the soundtrack doesn't loop, leaving out music for an incredible large part of the game (a Star Wars game without the epic music?!).

If the game was playable as it was intended I would give it ten thumbs up, if I could. But in its current state on Steam, I cannot recommend it. The way Steam throws a broken version of a beautiful game online to be sold, without any heart for how much this game means to people, is unacceptable.

EDIT: After toying with videocard settings and in-game resolutions, I was able to get some gameplay out of it. Still, there are the crashes (when going to the menu screen and back), the small windows in which the menus and videos are shown, the ingame music that doesn't loop (tracks stop after one play-through, so the rest of the level is without music) and the lack of 3D accelaration.

So, contrary to what I stated in my review below, the game can be played, but not stable and with a poor audio and video presentation.


In short: are you running Windows 7, 64Bit with an AMD video card? Then the game will not run.

I'm really wondering if the positive reviews on this game's store page are by people that bought the game on Steam and are playing that or are they by people that remember the game from way back? I would think the latter. If I would have to grade it by how I remember it, it would have ten thumbs up. But now, through Steam not so much.

If you're using Windows 7, do not expect to install and play. It requires a lot of tweaking, downloading unofficial patches and files to get it running. At this time it is not possible to get it running like in the old days. The videos, for example, will only run in a small window in the upper left corner of your screen.

The thumbs down is more for Steam than for the game itself. I love the Kyle Katarn saga and this game was one of the finest in the series. But I feel cheated for buying this and I was so looking forward to this after finishing the first Dark Forces game.

I expect to buy something that works. I have very limited technical computer skills, so trying to make sense of how to get this game to work, is ruining my experience.
I'm now browsing through forums, downloading god knows what kind of files and trying anything to be able to play this game. Which I am still not able to.

With many other games I would have shrugged and just be bummed out. But this game is something special and deserves a proper Windows 7 compatible version. Come on, Steam, make it happen! (Maybe take a look at how GOG has its things sorted out).
Julkaistu 3 toukokuu(ta) 2014.
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5/6 (83%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
81 tuotetta tällä tilillä.
5 arvostelua
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Attention Steam: If you expect modern gamers to pay 5 bucks for a 15+ year old game, some effort should be made to see that said game plays on newer systems. My graphics card wants nothing to do with this and produces fuzzy, sparkly images like everyone in the game belongs in a Steph Meyer's vampire novel. Runs ok on my ancient lap top and there is still a degree of fun to be had with this classic, but be certain you can play it before you consider paying good money for it
Julkaistu 14 tammikuuta 2014.
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4/5 (80%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
310 tuotetta tällä tilillä.
122 arvostelua
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I have an Nvida card and run WIndows 7 64 bit. I can't get this game to run. It crashes as soon as the level loads.
Julkaistu 2 helmikuu(ta) 2014.
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