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Happy new years

First I want to apologise I couldn't finish KotF in 2012. But as you know, this project is different to other mods as it is much bigger and has a more complex system.Those  that have checked the files of Part-I (a.k.a KotF 2.0) would know this. KotF 3.0 (a.k.a Part-II) is ten times bigger and has an even more complex system. To make all those contents compatible and work without exceeding Jedi Academy's limits is an onerous work which needs self-devotion. It may even be called a new game rather than a mod. Because of this, calling KotF a "Jedi Academy mod" makes it too basic which I prefer calling a "Jedi Academy Expansion Pack". It has been ten hard years (2003-2013) since I started working on this mod. I have used all the experiences I gained from 10 years' work to make this mod flawless. Because of this I have delayed the game's releasing date lots of times. Sometimes I got really bored and I really wanted to release the game as how it was and I have stated this many times but I have never published and I always continued to finish the game.

Finally in 5 February 2013 you will be able to download the game from my website. Yes we have a release date now. The game will be released at that date even if the translations aren't finished. So don't give anyone any appointment between 15 - 31 January. On January's last two weeks I want everyone to be in a strict work and cooperation with me. We will finish the translations.

I want to thank everyone who made the translations, translations teams have done everything I asked. But the translations aren't finished yet because some texts aren't finished in Turkish (my main language) by me, I'm still making corrections and additions which makes their English translations undone. In 3 weeks most of those texts will have been converted to English and I will need more help from you friends. I want all of you to quickly finish the translations with your friends. Register to the translations teams created in the forum before 20 January and become organized, do task sharing and use programs like skype or msn to fasten the translations. Thanks to your efforts already.

What changes have been made to KotF since October: First game translations have been started and we have progressed much thanks to your efforts. I have evaluated all your requests and I have added some of these to the game (like some important map and model requests. But the game models and characters will only be from the orginal star wars movies)

I have redrawn all KotF 3.0 Multiplayer menus and loading screens to their HD resolutions. I have even redrawn the game's splash screen to wide screen monitors. As you know the game now supports all resolutions both in singleplayer and multiplayer, you won't have to add extra content.

I have fixed many critical errors I could find in multiplayer. Hosting servers and connecting to them are now more practical and increases the game's performance. Also there is now a pratic admin system. Instead of writing commands to console, you will be able to do most of the work from the new admin panel. When you first enter the admin menu the menu will ask you the rconpassword, which will be activated if the password is right. If you hosted your server from your own computer, admin menu will be directly activated without asking for password.

You will able to play the multiplayer from 4 different mods. Each of them has different functions. These mods are KotF 3.0 RPG, KotF Forcemod III, KotF JA+ 2.3, KotF YourMod. "YourMod" is a folder which allows you to play your own mods in KotF by placing the files to the folder. So if you want to combine KotF Multiplayer with other mods you can place the files into this folder(lugormod, clanmod or other mods). Games you have created from this folder will not only harm KotF's engine, but also make it shown on server list. There are lots of other things to show but you will see them all when the game is out. I don't publish any new pictures or videos because the KotF is nearly out, I'll let some details to be surprise.
       

 Date : 02/01/2013

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 Good luck with the 'final' release date Tim, I understand you are working really hard and wish the best for you. Considering the vast amount of 'final' release dates you have given your community, I doubt anybody will stick around for part 2, no offense but JK3 is dying, quite rapidly now. LucasArts have also been discussing the closure of the Ravensoft JK2 masterserver, which could possibly mean a near future closure of the JK3 masterserver. I hope you manage to release in time, also considering the last time i was here you mentioned that the whole of KotF 2.0 was to be released, then a few months later you made notice that KotF will be distributed into two parts, which was also a part of false advertising (: That's only a few reasons why I don't think KotF will be successful.. anymore, but did have the potential a few years ago.
  Comment by: DxFlame   Date : 02/01/2013

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 hey i was wondering will the english translation be complete?
  Comment by: MrDJSilva   Date : 02/01/2013

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 ALRIGHT! 5th of February.. I can't believe I'll soon be playing KOTF!! This is great, GREAT work Tim, you should be 100% proud, you are fucking awesome!
  Comment by: Rob   Date : 02/01/2013

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 I have no words... can't believe its finally going to happen ;_;
  Comment by: Zardoz   Date : 02/01/2013

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 Thank you Tim. Thank you for working so hard. Thank you for giving us a statement. Thank you for apologizing because this is volunteer work and u don´t need to say anything. And finally thank you for this awesome mod. At last i got a question: Could you upload KotF 3.0 in small parts (each 1~2GB) in .rar format? This would be really nice because downloading 15 GB takes me 21 hours without a break :/
  Comment by: RaDau   Date : 02/01/2013

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 Finally, it's coming! I've been looking forward to this for well over a year and it's finally coming! Thank you Master Tim KOTF is an epic project and I am proud to be able to enjoy everything it brings!
  Comment by: Lucan   Date : 02/01/2013

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 yeah february !!!!!!
  Comment by: paulius   Date : 02/01/2013

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 YES!!!!!!! FINALLY!!!! AT LONG LAST!!! :D I've been waiting for this for 8 years!!!!!! Checking this website almost everyday! So excited it is finally coming. You sir, have revolutionized The Jedi Knight Series. LUCASARTS SHOULD HIRE YOU!!! :) Thank YOU!!!
  Comment by: John   Date : 02/01/2013

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 As I've said before, you should MASTER TIM, release game only on ENGLISH and create TRANSLATIONS as separate LNG files or something like that. I don't know how big languages in game are, but since I'm from Serbia, I don't need Russian or German (for example) languages in game. If u have complete SETUP of the game on ENGLISH, you should release it. Thank you and LET THE FORCE FLOW THROUGH YOU.
  Comment by: Killjoy   Date : 02/01/2013

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 I have waited for a long time for this moment...my great Master Tim!!
  Comment by: [kor]Hong   Date : 03/01/2013

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 Thank you Master Tim! It would be really GREAT! I track the Pack progress for several years since I played in Beta - it was amazing even in those condition. So I wish you good luck with realease. And may the Force be with you:)
  Comment by: Izzy Ca$h   Date : 03/01/2013

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 I've been waiting so long to finally play KOTF, I'm really excited to know that I'll play as I always wanted to. THANK YOU TIM, you're great :D
  Comment by: Anonymous   Date : 03/01/2013

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 Many people said it kotf was a fraud,because other modders just want their mod is the best,but I know that is not so because, If you not remember me,i explain you : I needed help on KotF,I did not know who to turn to. A day i have tried to search Osman Günyaz on facebook. And chatting with him i learned many things to KotF. From what has helped me, even for a simple expansion pack, is a great. Despite not knowing him personally, I believe in him and in his great project. Tim, may the force be with you and with all those who have never abandoned you, even when people cheat things on your behalf. And we thank you for all the work you have done for KotF !
  Comment by: DarthDtjasjaff   Date : 03/01/2013

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 well...a new release date and waiting for 2 months again...after we've waited for such a long time, we now have to wait any longer... after a year with many promises and much more disappointments now the next disappointment ! well, Tim, i realize that Part II is a very extensive and large project. but after you told us at first summer 2012, and then autumn and at last end of 2012 as release date, you need to understand, i can't deny of being disappointed and frustrated ! (like many other KotF-Fans, i guess...) however, particularly surprised, indeed, i am not...
  Comment by: fayide   Date : 03/01/2013

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 Now I have something worth fighting for!!!
  Comment by: The Black Rider   Date : 03/01/2013

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 Sounds like you've done a fantastic job mate. Well done! I was wondering if there will be new Force Powers? You know... like "Force Deadly Sight" from Jedi Knight and Mysteries of the Sith. Will the mod also have SFX Sabers? Those sabers are the best looking ever - and they are used in MovieBattles II. I really look forward to see your game, and again, I have to congratulate you for your hard work. Wish you a Happy New Year, Brightest Blessings and that all your dreams come true!
  Comment by: Light Blade   Date : 03/01/2013

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 WoW!Thnak you Tim!:)
  Comment by: LorDOzoN   Date : 03/01/2013

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 VERY THANK YOU!!!! :)
  Comment by: Connor   Date : 03/01/2013

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 Well, finally a release date ... you have no idea about the amount of pills I'm taking to remain calm until the GAME (I think it's too big even for an expansion) is finally released. Master Tim, you're so fucking awesome please forget my bad english, and greetings from Chile :D
  Comment by: HG97   Date : 03/01/2013

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 Just a couple of things 1. F*CK YEAH!! it's been so long.... 2.Torrent please!! is the best way to share the game, it's fast it has no limits and a lot of other features 3. Do you need another spanish translator? 4. I think all the people arguing should just stfu cause this has a lot of effort on it and it's bad ass
  Comment by: Darth Lobo   Date : 04/01/2013

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 First of all: You did a great job, Tim! I'm following this Expansion Pack for many years, and I'm very happy to finally see an official release-date. 15 GB is a huge size, which is also difficult to download and may take many hours. So what kind of download-possibilities will you offer?
  Comment by: Lord Mushroom   Date : 04/01/2013

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  First of all: You did a great job, Tim! I'm following this Expansion Pack for many years, and I'm very happy to finally see an official release-date. 15 GB is a huge size, which is also difficult to download and may take many hours. So what kind of download-possibilities will you offer?


  Torrent and  File portals. (same KotF Part 1 )

  Comment by: :: Tim ::   Date : 06/01/2013

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 Tim, will be compatible with Windows 8?
  Comment by: Luke   Date : 06/01/2013

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  Tim, will be compatible with Windows 8?


  of course no problem KotF 2.0 and KotF 3.0

  Comment by: :: Tim ::   Date : 07/01/2013

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 Do we have to have part 1 installed. To install Part 2
  Comment by: carl   Date : 07/01/2013

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  Do we have to have part 1 installed. To install Part 2


  Not need.  KotF's setup is a very sophisticated system. KotF 3.0 will be able to installed on part 1 or/either original Jedi Academy in the same time. The setup requirement is just one of them on your pc

  Comment by: :: Tim ::   Date : 07/01/2013

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 I love KOTF, and with the last one, Norton blocked me, is it possible that this won't happen with the new one?
  Comment by: Blaze   Date : 07/01/2013

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  I love KOTF, and with the last one, Norton blocked me, is it possible that this won't happen with the new one?


  You know that KotF was being dedected as trojan for some anti-virus programs. I'm testing various programs on XP and Win7 with KotF to foresee the problems and making solutions. In short; KotF 3.0 will be more user friend system.

  Comment by: :: Tim ::   Date : 07/01/2013

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 Finally!!!! You are the best Time. Can't wait!!!!!!!!
  Comment by: Christiano2598   Date : 07/01/2013

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 Awesome! Thanks Master Tim!
  Comment by: Blaze   Date : 07/01/2013

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 @fayide
 Pesamistic much? All those other dates Tim has said all the others were tentive meaning it might or it might not but when he says that it will come out on Febuary 5th I'm inclined to believe him.

  Comment by: NemesisPrime   Date : 08/01/2013

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 Master. your work is incrdible, don't need to apologize, we understand your hard job to make a good expansion. we are waiting with patience. don't worry friend, do what you need and do your best always !!! KOTF Rocks !!!
  Comment by: Luca   Date : 08/01/2013

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 Cheers I can not believe it will happen, Thank you, Tim for such a great job!
  Comment by: Nikita   Date : 08/01/2013

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 Well jk3 is dying this is true since almost last two years but I think KotF will bring old community back to online like three years ago and this time everything will be more different then old times and it will be great to see old fellows in the game I hope :) we will be waiting everyone at 5th february very nice job again Tim =)
  Comment by: b a n e.   Date : 09/01/2013

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 Finally. Thanks and waiting :D You have projects for newer games?
  Comment by: Ziomek64   Date : 09/01/2013

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 Yay!!!You´re amazing Master Tim!I just can´t wait till february!!!!
  Comment by: DarthMischee   Date : 10/01/2013

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 I just found out about KOTF yesterday... Absolutely Superb Mod/Expansion. I don't know how the heck this has been under my radar over the past years, but it makes me feel terrible I never knew about it. I've been having so much with with it over the past few days. I can't believe it's still being worked on in 2013, and a new bigger and better upgrade is going to be released in the near future. It's Christmas In January for me! =D
  Comment by: WolfyBrandon   Date : 11/01/2013

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 Well well, it sounds all so good. I just want the old community back. Singleplayer is for me not rly important. I loved the days were we had in kotf 24/32 players everyday and everytime. I miss all the players ^^ Fox, eagle, toxino, rock... and many other unique players. Only a split of players are rly activ like Zyk, bane, [...lalala].
  Comment by: spinalcord   Date : 11/01/2013

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 Wow, I was waiting for this moment) for a long time, and now, Wait!
  Comment by: Anakin   Date : 12/01/2013

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 Will I be able to play KOTF comfortably with these specs? Intel Core duo 2 gb RAM Nvidia 9500?
  Comment by: Jedi Master   Date : 13/01/2013

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 @spinalcord Ha what about our Confederacy of Independent Systems clan? We keep this game alive for 3 years and all forget about us thanks...
  Comment by: Phoenix   Date : 14/01/2013

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@Phoenix
 excuse me.

  Comment by: spinalcord   Date : 15/01/2013

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  Will I be able to play KOTF comfortably with these specs? Intel Core duo 2 gb RAM Nvidia 9500?


  I'm just guessing but you need at least i5 processor+ 2gb ram and nvidia gtx500 as chipset to play in big battlegrounds like geonisis arena, geonisis battle, battle of endor etc.. but a p4 processor and avarage chipset could be enough to play most of the levels. to sum up, it will be enough a computer from 2005. but do not forget these are just assumtions. i cant run performance tests like a software company

  Comment by: :: Tim ::   Date : 17/01/2013

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 I've got Athlon/Barton CPU (single core) 2500MHz, 2GB of RAM memory (2x512 DDR333, 1x1GB DDR333) and nVidia GF AGP 6200 128MB/64bit. Resolution on KOTF 2.0 is 1024x768 and I'm playing it normally. Graphics is totally ok. I don't know about new one...KOTF.....but.....I hope I can play.
  Comment by: Killjoy   Date : 17/01/2013

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 I CANT WAIT TO GET IN FEBRUARY! THIS IS AN AMAZING NEWS, THANKS FOR MAKING THIS MOD SO COOL!
  Comment by: MORTEGAS   Date : 21/01/2013

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 Hello Master Tim. Are you almost done with the Turkish and English translations?:)
  Comment by: Thrawn2.0   Date : 26/01/2013

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 Any news for the remaining files that need to be translated master Tim?
  Comment by: Eragon2589   Date : 30/01/2013

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 Man, I've been waiting for this for 6 years... It was worth it, I can't believe I'm finally gonna f*cking play this masterpiece!!
  Comment by: J.Victor   Date : 30/01/2013

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  Any news for the remaining files that need to be translated master Tim?


  You must read main page ;)

  Comment by: :: Tim ::   Date : 30/01/2013

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 The time has come, I think! :)
  Comment by: Dave   Date : 05/02/2013

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