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Master William
10-18-2003, 11:55 AM
I was looking at the Gametype selector in JA MP server browser... And what do you think I noticed? Among Free For All, Duel, etc, I noticed 'Saga'.

What is this? No server uses it, but what is it? I remember this being in JK2 aswell.

Sovereign
10-18-2003, 12:06 PM
If I remember correctly, it's an unfinished version of Siege from JO.

|GG|Carl
10-18-2003, 01:47 PM
Originally posted by Sovereign
If I remember correctly, it's an unfinished version of Siege from JO.
Almost. Saga was a team-based objective game in JO.

I dunno how you could find it in JA though... Pretty weird...


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recon
10-18-2003, 02:04 PM
And one australian :p

An unfinished JO Siege type game? sounds cool.

|GG|Carl
10-18-2003, 02:10 PM
Yeah, but I think there are only 2 or 3 saga maps... And only one mapper! But the maps are really well done! Especially "anchorhead".

DarthMuffin
10-18-2003, 02:57 PM
Originally posted by |GG|Carl
Yeah, but I think there are only 2 or 3 saga maps... And only one mapper! But the maps are really well done! Especially "anchorhead".

that's the only one I played, and yeah it's pretty good.

I like the siege in JA better though

Neverhoodian
10-18-2003, 03:33 PM
I played Saga mode once or twice in JO. My only gripe was that the Anchorhead map was so big that lag was inevitable. It's a good idea though. There's a mod called Balance of the Force that is also an objective-based mode for JO. Unfortunately, I cannot remember the web address since I haven't played JO ever since I got JA.

cayqel
10-18-2003, 04:40 PM
How do I access this in JO?

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10-18-2003, 04:44 PM
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|GG|Carl
10-18-2003, 06:22 PM
Originally posted by cayqel
How do I access this in JO?
If you download the anchorhead map, I think there is a step-by-step tutorial about how to make it work.

Iblis Reborn
10-18-2003, 09:09 PM
wasnt there a demo done on kurgans JA server with this mode?
it was the one where you have to get inside the old rebel base

id love to know how they did it cause i love coop games :D

Crow_Nest
10-19-2003, 03:18 AM
I also saw "saga", while looking for servers. It shows all the game types.

ASk
10-19-2003, 08:04 AM
http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=77779


SAGA, the original thread.

Kurgan
10-19-2003, 12:53 PM
The demo you saw from my server was one Skinwalker recorded (quite fun btw).

All that was was me loading up a Single Player map from JA in MP in team ffa mode. You can load ANY SP map from the console and have people play it.

Of course some maps are buggier than others, becuase none of them were intended for online play. Often they're laggy, or certain scripted events dont work properly (on the swoop level for example the Swoop riding enemies turn into guys standing next to untextured swoops that respawn forever, on Hoth you never get a key to open a certain locked door, forcing you to cheat.... etc). Also there is only one respawn point on these maps, so if people join all at once and don't get out of the way they'll telefrag each other (and bots of coures just jump around since there are no routes for them). Additionally if you die you respawn way at the very start of the map.

So coop is in JA in a sense, but its hit and miss and you usually have to cheat a lot, but it can be fun. ; )

From what I gathered SAGA was a hidden mode in JK2 that eventually became Siege in JA. It lacked a real class system and drivable vehicles, but otherwise it was similar. Anchorhead and BOTF mods were attempts by people to put those options into a usable context in JO (SAGA itself was just a mod, like JediVMerc, there were no official maps for it in JK2, other than ones third party editors made, like Anchorhead).

I never played it but that's what I'm told by people who have.

Crow_Nest
10-19-2003, 01:26 PM
Originally posted by Kurgan
The demo you saw from my server was one Skinwalker recorded (quite fun btw).

All that was was me loading up a Single Player map from JA in MP in team ffa mode. You can load ANY SP map from the console and have people play it.

Ah, yes that demo.

Btw, have u seen teh flight school demo?

Iblis Reborn
10-20-2003, 06:46 AM
where can i find the flight school demo?

Crow_Nest
10-20-2003, 07:06 AM
Originally posted by Iblis Reborn
where can i find the flight school demo?


No i was talking to Kurgan. :)