Forge your weapon and follow the path of the Jedi Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the latest installment of the highly acclaimed Jedi Knight series. Take on the role of a new student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.
User reviews: Very Positive (2,872 reviews) - 93% of the 2,872 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 16, 2003

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Includes 5 items: STAR WARS™ - Dark Forces, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Jedi Academy™, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Mysteries of the Sith™, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast™

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About This Game

Forge your weapon and follow the path of the Jedi
Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the latest installment of the highly acclaimed Jedi Knight series. Take on the role of a new student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Jedi Master Luke Skywalker. Interact with famous Star Wars characters in many classic Star Wars locations as you face the ultimate choice: fight for good and freedom on the light side or follow the path of power and evil to the dark side.
  • Customize your character by defining both look and gender before entering the Academy to learn the power-and dangers- of the Force.
  • Construct your own Lightsaber from handle to blade. As you progress, discover the power of wiedling two Lightsabers or the ultimate double-bladed Lightsaber made famous by Darth Maul.
  • New vehicles, weapons, force powers and Star Wars locations.
  • Unique level selection system allows you to choose your own missions and adventures.
  • Six multiplayer modes including team based siege mode and two-on-one power duel. Fight in 23 multiplayer arenas!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows 2000, XP or Vista
    • Processor: Pentium II or Athlon 450 MHz
    • Memory: 128 MB
    • Graphics: 32 MB OpenGL compatible
    • DirectX®: 9.0a
    • Hard Drive: 1.3 GB
    • Sound: 16 bit Direct x 9.0a
    • Multiplayer Requirements: Pentium II or Athlon 450MHz
    • OS: 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion), 10.9.5 (Mavericks), 10.10.5 (Yosemite), 10.11.1 (El Capitan)
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core), 2.2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB
    • Graphics: 256 MB, (NVidia): Geforce 8800, (ATI): Radeon HD 2600, (Intel): HD 3000
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB
    • Peripherals: Macintosh mouse and keyboard

      NOTICE: The following video chipsets are unsupported by Jedi Academy
      • Intel Integrated GMA 950/X3100
      • ATI RADEON HD 2400
      NOTICE:This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive)
Helpful customer reviews
561 of 575 people (98%) found this review helpful
32 people found this review funny
39.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2015
Update: this review got popular so I made it a bit more detailed

For some reason dismemberment is copy protected on the steam version and will not work via the in game console, also by default the game doesn't support all resolutions via the in game options.

So to get around this we make a file called autoexec.cfg and put it in the gamedata/base folder. In the file write the following, (the autoexec file is read from bottom to top for some reason).

seta r_mode -1
seta r_customaspect 1
seta r_customwidth 1920
seta r_customheight 1080

set g_sabermorerealistic 2
set helpusobi 1

Once that is done you should see it show up like this in the gamedata/base folder
http://i.imgur.com/szG45Aj.png
(notice how the Type for the autoexec shows up as CFG file and not a text file, this is also where you dump .pk3 files to get mods to run)

This is my autoexec for reference, it has a few more tweaks and i play at a laptop resolution because im currently on a laptop.
http://i.imgur.com/6YnU2M0.png

Now you can enjoy maximum dismemberment and the absolute best lightsaber combat in the history of video games at your desired resolution. I would suggest not touching the in game resolution settings while playing, the other options are fine though.

One of my favorite games of all time, enjoy it the right way.
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92 of 98 people (94%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
503.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 24, 2015
An amazing game, a large community, mods are EVERYWHERE, highly customizable game. You can even port models from other games! Highly suggested, best Star Wars game for now!

You can do a variety of things in the game, from mods which allow you to jump higher, enhance combat, and even have custom sieges! (Moviebattles II Peoples, you know who you are!) Perhaps if they make a good successor, it will be a great series. Using the Jedi Outcast assets to make the game what it is today, with enhanced graphics, gives you a variety of different things to do! You can explore secret areas, speedrun the game, spawn thousands of enemies and wreck them!

I say this game is the BEST Star Wars gane if all time, let's see EA Top this game.
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66 of 71 people (93%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
39.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2015
Can some EA or Dice make a game like this? cause this is how you make a starwars game.
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48 of 50 people (96%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
24.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 27, 2015
PLEASE HELP ME! UPDATE THIS GAME I HAVE FIGURED OUT WHY THIS DOESN'T WORK FOR SOME PEOPLE, IT IS NOT COMPATABLE WITH WINDOWS 10 IT WILL JUST SAY IT HAS STOPPED WORKING. SAME THING HAPPENS WITH JEDI KNIGHT 2: JEDI OUTCAST. HEED MY WARNING IF YOU HAVE WINDOWS 10 DO NOT GET UNTILL THEY FIX IT SOMEHOW. (if they can even fix that.) That has actually been fixed thanks to some friendly people who told me how. Type in http://sourceforge.net/projects/gldirect/ and there is a dowload (make sure to press the right dowload button, ads that have download buttons,) then in your file explorer where all your dowloads go you want to go to your os then programs *86 then in that folder go to steam then steam apps then go into the common folder find your game folder then go into the game data folder. Now with the gldirect thing you downloaded you want to extract it then when it's done extracting go into that folder then gldirect5 then go into the bin folder then release folder then it's there, now you want to move that in your game data file that you did earlier. Now you are able to play one of the greatest star wars games ever made.
PS. i forgot to mention that customizing your character is a little glitchy at least it was for me, and it will crash if you go windows D while playing the game then trying to get back into the game so don't forget to save, you should save in this game often. Also Jedi knight 2 Jedi outcast has the same problem and this fixes it also. MARK THIS REVIEW AS HELPFUL SO PEOPLE CAN SEE!
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35 of 39 people (90%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 1, 2015
I've spent over 10 000 hours playing this game during the past 12 years. It's safe to say that it has a lot of lasting power.

The game sports a very intricate lightsaber system unlike any other since then. This is what lightsaber combat should be like in all Star Wars games. The player has full control over his/her attacks unlike modern button-mashers where you are lucky to have an overly simplified combo tree.

In addition to a very well crafted lightsaber system it features a tremendous modding scene, much like any other IdTech 3 engine games. The active modders hang around at jkhub.org and are actively pushing out new models, weapons and maps. There are even some characters from The Force Awakens available.

These alone should keep you playing for days.

If you are a fan of Star Wars shooter games and think Battlefront is a little too bland and unvaried in terms of gameplay, check out the total conversion mod Movie Battles 2. It will transform the game into a funky mix of Counter-Strike and Team Fortress 2 with almost every single possible Star Wars character and location you can think of. For more information visit moviebattles.org ! Do note this is a shameless self-plug as I am one of the developers of the mod.
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